North American Tour

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.

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).

The band comments:

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.
 

Creeping Death to release debut full-length album “Wretched Illusions” on September 27th 2019

Texas death metal unit Creeping Death will unleash their “Wretched Illusions” full-length debut worldwide via Entertainment One on September 27th, 2019.
 
Summoned forth from the fertile metal grounds of the Lone Star State, the DIY-subculture bred miscreants of Creeping Death are staging their own sort of musical Alamo, entrenched with their fierce dedication to traditional death metal brutality and the fury of classic thrash.
 

Sacred Reich releases official video for new single “Manifest Reality”

Sacred Reich have dropped a brand new track, “Manifest Reality”, today along with accompanying music video directed by acclaimed director Mark Pellington (U2, Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam, Public Enemy).

“Manifest Reality” is the second single to drop from Sacred Reich’s upcoming album and first new music in 23 years, “Awakening”, which drops on August 23rd via Metal Blade Records. Watch the video for “Manifest Reality” below.

Volbeat share music video for new single “Cheapside Sloggers”

Multi-platinum Danish rock band Volbeat have just debuted the music video for their new song “Cheapside Sloggers”, featuring a guest guitar solo by Gary Holt of Exodus and Slayer.

The track comes from their forthcoming seventh album “Rewind, Replay, Rebound”, out on August 2nd, via Vertigo Records.

Chelsea Wolfe releases music video for new single “American Darkness”

Chelsea Wolfe has returned with another stunning track, “American Darkness”, from her forthcoming album, “Birth of Violence” out on September 13th, 2019, via Sargent House.

“American Darkness” is accompanied by this video which Wolfe tells us is an “expression of freedom and beautiful humans being themselves”. Watch the video below.