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Lucidity to release new studio album “Oceanum” on February 22nd 2019

Lucidity’s second single, “Scotoma”, continues the dive into the similar dark waters than the first single, “Surface”, of the upcoming album.

Strong atmospheric melancholy gets support from arrangements that is not that familiar in Lucidity’s creations before. This gives a glimpse of the albums diversity.
 
Watch the video for “Scotoma” below.

In Flames release lyric video for new single “I, The Mask”

After recently announcing the release of their upcoming album “I, The Mask”, out on March 1st, 2019, via Nuclear Blast (worldwide, excl. North America) and Eleven Seven Music (North America), Swedish legends In Flames are ready to unleash the third single off their 13th studio piece.
 
The title track, “I, The Mask” is another heavy anthem accompanied by a visually stimulating lyric video that gives us the first look into the album’s intricate artwork. Watch the lyric video below.

Children Of Bodom release music video for first single “Under Grass and Clover”

Finland’s melodic death superstars Children Of Bodom are proud to the announce the release of their tenth album, “Hexed”, on March 8th, 2019, via Nuclear Blast Records.

Today, the band reveals the official music video for “Under Grass and Clover”, which can be seen below.

Nicumo release lyric video for previously unreleased track “Inhale the Flame”

Nicumo is set to celebrate their 10th anniversary next year. But before the real celebration begins it’s time to wash hands of previously unreleased tracks.

“Inhale the Flame” was recorded in “Storms Arise” album recording sessions and it represents more fast-paced Nicumo. The track is composed by band’s bassist Sami Kotila and lyrics is done by vocalist Hannu Karppinen.

Sami Kotila comments:
“When composing the track, I added some oriental twist and ramming groove. First time we played this track with the vocals, I was 100% certain that damn it works!”...
 

Children Of Bodom to release new studio album “Hexed” on March 8th 2019

Finland’s melodic death superstars Children Of Bodom are proud to the announce the release of their tenth album, “Hexed”, on March 8th, 2019, via Nuclear Blast Records.

COB frontman, guitarist, and mastermind Alexi Laiho comments: “People have said that this album is generally catchier. So I started thinking about that, perhaps the song structures are easier to grasp on initial listen. But there’s some crazy shit in there, almost progressive or at least technical. There are certain melodies across the album that could have come from jazz songs, although they’re completely metal with us, of course (laughs)”.

Arch Enemy to release “Reason to Believe” 7inch and digital single on December 7th 2018

Extreme Metal giants Arch Enemy will release a strictly limited, hand-numbered 7inch single and a digital single for their song “Reason to Believe” on December 7th, 2018 ,through Century Media Records!

Both formats, physical and digital, feature the cover song “Shout” (Tear For Fears) as a b-side.

The 7inch single will be available in the following vinyl colors:
• Black vinyl – limited to 300 copies
• Clear vinyl – limited to 100 copies, only available at CMDistro EU
• White vinyl – limited to 200 copies

Imperial Domain release new music video for “Conspiracy”

On November 20th, 1998, Swedish melodic death metal band Imperial Domain released the album “In the Ashes of the Fallen”.

Now exactly 20 years later they have remastered and are releasing the album again on digital platforms.

To celebrate this 20th anniversary Imperial Domain is also releasing the brand new music video for the song “Conspiracy” from the album “The Deluge”, which was released earlier this year by Inverse Records.

Watch the video for “Conspiracy” below.

Aether Realm sign with Napalm Records

Formed back in 2010 in Greenville, North Carolina, Aether Realm have been delivering their very own mixture of melodic death metal and folkish hymns.

This raging quartet managed to thrill the heavy metal world with its unique songwriting and performance – especially their latest studio album “Tarot” is talked about as a classic release already.

Now Aether Realm rage on with their by signing with Napalm Records!

Napalm Records A&R Sebastian Muench comments: