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Exhorder to release new studio album “Mourn the Southern Skies” on September 20th 2019

NOLA thrash metal legends Exhorder have announced plans to release their first album in 27 years, “Mourn the Southern Skies”, which will be released on September 20th, 2019, via Nuclear Blast Records.

The wait is finally over; today the band has also debuted the record’s lead track, “My Time”, alongside a music video that can be seen at the link below. Fans can pre-order the album now as well.

Watch the official video for “My Time” below.

Helloween to release new live album “United Alive” on October 4th 2019

It was The Sensation of the year 2016. During the Hellbook production to celebrate Helloween’s 30th anniversary, the contributors came to realize that the chemistry in the band had always been unique – and that what belongs together needs to be together again. However, the birth of “Pumpkins United” wasn’t just an original line-up reunion, but the real deal. The ultimate cast consisting of all seven metal heroes: Deris, Kiske, Weikath, Hansen, Grosskopf, Gerstner, and Löble.

Sonata Arctica to release new studio album “Talviyö” on September 6th 2019

On September 6th, 2019, Finnish melodic metal titans Sonata Arctica will release their tenth studio album, called “Talviyö” (which means “Winter Night”), which includes eleven new tracks.

“We were speaking about having an album cover made from a photo, and luckily managed to find the award winning photographer Onni Wiljami, who actually hails from a village not too far from our hometown. His pictures were just perfect for this album”, explains keyboardist Henrik “Henkka” Klingenberg.

Alter Bridge to release new studio album “Walk the Sky” on October 18th 2019

For over 15 years, Alter Bridge has been a band known for blurring the line between hard rock and heavy metal. Building upon the sound that has won the band worldwide critical acclaim and a devoted global fan base, the band returns with their sixth studio album, “Walk the Sky”.

Iron Kingdom announces Fall & Winter 2019 North American Tour

Announcing the release of their new album “On the Hunt” on October 4th, 2019, Vancouver heavy metallers Iron Kingdom are excited to share the first batch of North American tour dates in support of the full-length.

The tour will kick off in Vancouver, BC on October 3rd and take the band on a 2-month trek across Canada, the USA and Mexico, ending in Everett, WA on December 1st (dates listed below).

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City Of Industry to release new studio album “Conspire Conspire Conspire” on September 27th 2019

Seattle hardcore outfit City Of Industry will release their damaging new LP, “Conspire Conspire Conspire”, late this September through independent label/network, Amerikan Aesthetics. The details on the album and a Pacific Northwest run of tour dates in conjunction with its release have been issued.
 

Knaaves to release debut full-length album “The Serpent’s Root” on September 3rd 2019

Milwaukee-based metallic hardcore practitioners Knaaves will release their “The Serpent’s Root” debut full-length via Confluence Records this fall.

Knaaves is vocalist Andy Parmann and guitarist Jamie Kerwin, formerly of Amora Savant, bassist/vocalist Amanda Daniels formerly of Enabler, and drummer Antonio Ninham formerly of Die Alone.
 

Monolord to release new studio album “No Comfort” on September 20th 2019

Monolord, who have been dubbed “Swedish doom royalty” (Noisey) and praised for their “truly modern sound” (Consequence of Sound), release their Relapse Records’ debut, “No Comfort”, on September 20th, 2019.

The album news arrives as the Scandinavian trio share the new song, “The Bastard Son,” from the six-song release, check it out below.

Russian Circles reveal new single “Kohokia”

With the steady reveal of their forthcoming album “Blood Year”, Russian Circles continue to remind the world why they have reigned as one of post-rock’s most stalwart forces. Their latest single, “Kohokia”, finds the trio in one of their most exploratory modes, capturing Slint-esque negative space in one moment, and blizzards of ashen metal in the next. 
 
Listen to Russian Circles’ blistering seven-minute track “Kohokia” below.
 

8Kids release lyric video for new single “Dein Zuhause”

On their upcoming album, “Bluten”, German-based 8Kids not only succeed to combine post-hardcore with indie-rock and pop elements in perfection, but explore the depths of our society with a clear message and to open ears and eyes.

Set for a release on August 23rd with Napalm Records, today 8Kids share with us a brand new single to the track “Dein Zuhause” (english: “Your Home”), a political, controversial but important statement.