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Anubis to release new studio album “Homeless” on March 10th 2020

Australian Progressive Rock Band Anubis have revealed that their sixth studio album “Homeless” is to be released on March 10th, 2020.

To celebrate the announcement, the Marillion influenced sextet have launched a lyric video for the single “Home”.

Check out the lyric video for “Home” below.

Douglas Skene, guitarist and vocalist, says this about the single:

Enslaved enter the studio to record new album - due out in May 2020

Norwegian metal avant-gardists Enslaved have some big news for their fans: the band have just entered the studio and are currently working on new material for their upcoming album. This new gem will be released once again via Nuclear Blast Records and has a tentative release date of May 2020.

Band founding member and guitarist Ivar Bjørnson stated about the recordings:

Psalm Zero to release new studio album “Sparta” on February 24th 2020

New York City-based Psalm Zero, the art metal outfit led by guitarist/singer/songwriter Charlie Looker, announces their third album, “Sparta”.

The album will see release in late February in direct conjunction with the band’s Eastern US tour with Kayo Dot. A brief trailer for “Sparta”, the album’s cover art, track listing, and other details have been unveiled.
 

Mantra reveal new music video for “Medium”

In what is perhaps a world first, French progressive metal band Mantra have unveiled an interactive three-sided record listening experience, to showcase their most recent LP “Medium” (October 18th, Finisterian Dead End).

Conceived as an experience of both mind and body, “Medium” is a record centred on the theme of duality. The band took it upon themselves to compose a piece in which both sides can be played simultaneously and controlled by the listener, generating a unique third side. 

Enslaved re-sign with Nuclear Blast and release music video for “What Else is There?”

There is ample reason to celebrate: Enslaved have once again joined forces with Nuclear Blast, to spread the music of the Norwegian avant-garde metallers all around the globe. With that, band and label renew a collaboration that has been ongoing for around ten years and two years ago produced the universally lauded album “E”.

Band founding member and guitarist Ivar Bjornson stated about the re-signing:

Joe Satriani announces Spring/Summer 2020 European & UK Tour

World-renowned guitar virtuoso, Joe Satriani, announces a string of Spring/Summer 2020 European & UK tour dates to support the release of his 17th solo album. Travelling under the moniker of “The Shapeshifting Tour”. The six-date UK run will start at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea (May 22) finishing up at Birmingham Symphony Hall (May 28).

Moloken release music video for first single “Surcease”

“Surcease” is the first single taken from Moloken’s fourth album “Unveilance of Dark Matter”, set for release on January 31st, 2020.

Released with a music video, the single is one of the shortest and most direct songs of the upcoming album, combining uncompromising modern hardcore influenced metal with overloads of melodies and despair. You can hear that Moloken is from Umeå, Sweden - there are a lot of influences from acts as Meshuggah, Cult of Luna and Refused.
 

Liturgy and Hunter Hunt-Hendrix to release two new albums in 2020

2020 will see the release of two separate full-lengths from New York’s Liturgy and Hunter Hunt-Hendrix - one being a new Liturgy studio album titled “HAQQ”, featuring the previously released monumental single “God of Love”, which Tiny Mix Tapes praised, stating: “Between its rhapsodic strings, cascading harp, and thunderous wall of drums, this new track sees the band finding yet another new paradigm in their legacy of avant-garde metal,” while Brooklyn Vegan noted: “it’s an eight-minute track that works an orche