melodic death metal

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.

Norvhar release new single “Fest in Midgard”

About a month before the official release of their debut effort and after already sharing the single “Of Stone, Gold & Blood” on the digital platforms, Swiss Pagan/Folk-metal band Norvhar just unveiled another track from this upcoming effort with “Fest in Midgard” available right now below.

The song will feature on “Kauna”, the band’s first album coming out on February 16th, 2019, for physical and digital formats.

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)”.