extreme metal

God Dethroned to release new studio album “Illuminati” on February 7th 2020

On February 7th, 2020, God Dethroned will release their new full-length, “Illuminati”, via Metal Blade Records.

Watch a clip for the album’s title track (a first of three interconnected short movies), below.

Pre-order “Illuminati”, here, in the following formats:
• jewelcase-CD
• digipak-CD (EU Exclusive)

Carcass debut new single “Under the Scalpel Blade”

English death/grind legends Carcass are gearing up to headline the closing night of Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles on December 14th. In preparation, the band have released a new single called “Under the Scalpel Blade” on streaming services today!

The track is the band’s first new song in 6 years. “Under the Scalpel Blade” was recorded during sessions for their upcoming 7th studio album that’s due out in 2020.

Jeff Walker about the single:

Suicide Silence release music video for new single “Become the Hunter”

California based extreme metal titans Suicide Silence will release their sixth studio album, “Become the Hunter”, on February 14th, 2020 via Nuclear Blast.

Today, the band present their new single, “Feel Alive”. Watch the music video, which was once again directed by Scott Hansen of Digital Thunderdome, below.

Korpiklaani release new digital single “Jägermeister” and announce new drummer Samuli Mikkonen

Finnish folk metal heroes Korpiklaani, who are currently preparing for two Russian shows with Trollfest set to happen today and tomorrow, today release their new digital single “Jägermeister” and also wish to extend a very warm welcome to their new drummer Samuli Mikkonen!

Korpiklaani stated:

Post Pulse releases lyric video for new single “Inherited”

Helsinki-based death metal band Post Pulse release their new single, “Inherited” worldwide today. The song is about a child whose father is abusive and the challenges he faces to avoid turning into the same kind of abuser his father was as he grows up.

Check out the lyric the lyric video for “Inherited” below.

Kaamos Warriors release new double single “Kuura & Horros”

Finnish dark metal band Kaamos Warriors has released a new double single “Kuura & Horros”. The second track is titled “Chaos & Mayhem II”

The band comments:
“"Kuura & Horros" single captures the raw beauty of the icy North and introduces some new elements of the Kaamos Warriors including Jani’s clean vocals”.
 

Primordial announces April 2020 European co-headlining tour with Moonsorrow

14 years after their first European “Heathen Crusade” and only 2 years after the second Crusade, Primordial and Moonsorrow will invade Europe again, bringing their double co-headliner brand to another 6 European countries during 9 days.

As very special guest they will bring the neo-folk one-man act Rome to round up the tour package.

European Tour Dates 2020:
18.04.2020 BE - Bomal, Durbuy Rock Festival
19.04.2020 FR - Paris, La Machine du Moulin Rouge

Bloodstock reveals Devin Townsend setlist plans and 5 new bands

As Winter rolls in and Christmas approaches, Bloodstock has been busy confirming yet more bands for 2020’s best heavy metal weekender, plotting daily festive competitions, preparing to launch this year’s deposit scheme, and even devising an early Christmas present, with a little help from Friday headliner, Devin Townsend… 

Night Crowned to release debut album “Impius Viam” on February 28th 2020

In the frozen part of Europe’s northernmost realm, a new slithering seed is festering at the heart of the Swedish scene, known as Night Crowned. Combining past and present members of legendary acts as Dark Funeral, Nightrage and Cipher System, this unholy ritual is a true reawakening of the sounds dormant from the most influential acts and masterpieces of the Scandinavian ‘90s!