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In Flames announce Spring & Summer 2020 UK and European Headlining Tour

Last year, Swedish metal giants In Flames unleashed their latest album “I, The Mask” onto the world, through Nuclear Blast.

The highly lauded record achieved great chart positions, including #1 in Sweden and Austria as well as #2 in Germany. Now the band are proud to announce they will be returning to our UK shores for a run of nine shows, as part of a wider European tour. Support acts will be announced later.

Frontman Anders Fridén stated:

Nightwish to release new studio album “Human. :II: Nature.” on April 10th 2020

When Finnish sextet Nightwish announce a new studio album people tend to take notice. They know that something special is brewing. 

Band leader Tuomas Holopainen once said that whenever he creates a new record he has the intention of capturing something rare and unique, a monument and a true album experience. In 2020 he’s certain to achieve his objective once again. 

Nightwish have completed the recordings for their 9th studio album and are proud to announce the title, artwork and tracklisting.

Aodon to release new studio album “11069” on March 27th 2020

French post-black metal trio Aodon have signed with Willowtip Records and will release their sophomore album “11069” on March 27th, 2020.

The album will be available on CD digipak, vinyl LP, and digital formats.

Check out new single “Les Rayons” below.

Multi-instrumentalist/composer M-kha has taken Aodon to new heights with “11069”.The follow-up to 2016 debut album “Sharphood” is the full realization of the Aodon sound: Dark, Atmospheric, and Extreme!

Irist to release debut full-length album “Order of the Mind” on March 27th 2020

Georgia heavy metal powerhouse Irist has joined Nuclear Blast and will release their debut, full-length album, “Order of the Mind”, on March 27th, 2020.

Today, the band has unveiled a monstrous new song titled “Burning Sage”, with an accompanying music video that can be viewed below.

Watch the video for “Burning Sage” below.

White Stones release music video for first single “Worms”

From Martin Mendez, bassist of the ubiquitous Opeth comes White Stones, a solo death metal project. 

Recently, they announced that their debut album named “Kuarahy” (pronounced Kwa-Ra-Hee) will be released on March 13th and today, they offer their fans a first insight into the album with the first single “Worms”, that comes with a video! Watch the video below.

Mitochondrial Sun release official video for new single “The Great Filter”

From Dead can dance-like tribal atmospheres to futuristic sci-fi soundscapes, from lush and cinematic passages to a harsh distortion and massive futuristic soundscapes, the founding member and guitarist of Swedish metal masters Dark Tranquillity, Niklas Sundin, has not feared any musical borders with his first public foray into his solo-project, Mitochondrial Sun.

Hangatyr to release new studio album “kalt” on March 2nd 2020

When the fellows launched Hangatyr in Spring 2006, the stylistic direction of the idealists from Saxony and Central Thuringia was immediately clear: cold, Nordic guitar riffs, paired with typical Thuringian melodies and German lyrics, inspired by the mythology that lives deep inside the creators, should shape the music.