post-metal

Bloodstock reveals Devin Townsend setlist plans and 5 new bands

As Winter rolls in and Christmas approaches, Bloodstock has been busy confirming yet more bands for 2020’s best heavy metal weekender, plotting daily festive competitions, preparing to launch this year’s deposit scheme, and even devising an early Christmas present, with a little help from Friday headliner, Devin Townsend… 

Chiasmata release music video for new single “Absolution”

Progressive metal quartet Chiasmata have released the video for their new single “Absolution”, the second taste of their forthcoming release. 

The deliberate nature of the tonal dissonance within “Absolution” provides an ample canvas for the video, which portrays an internal struggle and personifies the same battles which are explored in the track.

Mantra reveal new music video for “Medium”

In what is perhaps a world first, French progressive metal band Mantra have unveiled an interactive three-sided record listening experience, to showcase their most recent LP “Medium” (October 18th, Finisterian Dead End).

Conceived as an experience of both mind and body, “Medium” is a record centred on the theme of duality. The band took it upon themselves to compose a piece in which both sides can be played simultaneously and controlled by the listener, generating a unique third side. 

Bloodstock reveal Sophie Lancaster stage headliners and more

Bloodstock is delighted to share that New Delhi’s Bloodywood will headline the Sophie Lancaster stage on Friday, in a UK festival exclusive. Blending Indian folk instruments and heavy metal, this is sure to be a unique set you won’t want to miss! Check out their most recent single (closing on 1.4 million views), “Machi Bhasad (Expect a Riot)” here.

Moloken release music video for first single “Surcease”

“Surcease” is the first single taken from Moloken’s fourth album “Unveilance of Dark Matter”, set for release on January 31st, 2020.

Released with a music video, the single is one of the shortest and most direct songs of the upcoming album, combining uncompromising modern hardcore influenced metal with overloads of melodies and despair. You can hear that Moloken is from Umeå, Sweden - there are a lot of influences from acts as Meshuggah, Cult of Luna and Refused.
 

Dvne signs worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records

Metal Blade Records is proud to welcome Dvne to its worldwide roster! Founded in 2013, Dvne is a 5-piece progressive rock/metal band from Edinburgh, Scotland. With highly dynamic compositions venturing from delicate and intricate melodies to crushing and brutal soundscapes, Dvne’s music takes its listeners through a deeply emotional journey filled with dystopian thematics, grand narrative, and other-worldly landscapes. Fans can expect their upcoming 2nd full-length album - and Metal Blade debut - in 2020.

Moloken to release new studio album “Unveilance of Dark Matter” on January 31st 2020

Moloken joins The Sign Records and will release their fourth album “Unveilance of Dark Matter” on January 31st, 2020.

Moloken is powerhouse that has fueled the North Swedish hemisphere for 12 years. The new album holds eleven tracks of progressive and uncompromising metal that establish the band further.

(0) signs worldwide deal with Napalm Records

(0), the best-kept secret of the Danish underground has signed a worldwide contract with Napalm Records. They choose to remain nameless, they choose to remain faceless and they choose to have their harsh and extreme soundscapes speak for them.

Testing the boundaries of black, progressive, drone and post metal while mixing it with elaborated visuals and an impressive performance live on stage, (0) captivates you into the void.

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