atmospheric black metal

Dimmu Borgir and Amorphis announce Winter 2020 European co-headlining tour

The year 2020 is set to start with a roll of thunder! Today, Norwegian black metal force Dimmu Borgir and Finnish melodic prog metallers Amorphis announce a co-headline tour that no metal fan should miss. On January 22nd, this killer line-up will hit London’s Kentish Town Forum, as part of a wider European run. Throughout January and February 2020, the unholy Scandinavian alliance will haunt 10 European cities and also bring American post black metallers Wolves In The Throne Room along as support.

Lord Mantis to release new studio album “Universal Death Church” on November 22nd 2019

The sadistic musical beast known as Lord Mantis discloses the details of their impending fourth full-length, “Universal Death Church”. The album has been finalized for November release through Profound Lore Records, who this week unveils the record’s cover art and other details, including preorders for the album, and the advance single, “Damocles Falls”.
 
Hear the scathing advance “Universal Death Church” single “Damocles Falls” below.
 

Abigail Williams to release new studio album “Walk Beyond the Dark” on November 15th 2019

The black sheep of the black metal scene, Abigail Williams, returns with their boldest and most diverse offering to date, “Walk Beyond the Dark”, available on November 15th, 2019, via Blood Music.

The band recently revealed the first single from the album, “I Will Depart”, whetting fans’ appetites for Abigail Williams’ highly-anticipated fifth album. Watch the lyric video for “I Will Depart” below.
 

Constellatia to release debut album “The Language of Limbs” on November 15th 2019

Hailing from Cape Town, South Africa, Constellatia; the collaborative vision of Gideon Lamprecht and Keenan Oakes, founders of well-known acts Crow Black Sky and Wildernessking, have announced the release of their very own debut record, “The Language of Limbs”, coming on November 15th, 2019, via Isolation Records!

Chrome Waves to release new album “The Cold Light of Despair” on November 8th 2019

Midwestern metal/post-metal outfit Chrome Waves presents “The Cold Light of Despair”, a collection of both new and previously released singles, covers, and more. The record will see release in November through guitarist Jeff Wilson’s independent label Disorder Recordings.
 

Eluveitie to release “Live at Masters of Rock” on November 1st 2019

Eluveitie are a phenomenon that has been flourishing across the world for more than 15 years. Starting out with their legendary debut album “Spirit” (2006) and the outstanding “Slania” (2008), up to their latest masterpiece “Ategnatos” (2019), the Swiss unit have developed a ground-breaking recipe

Verheerer to release new studio album “Monolith” on October 4th 2019

Not even 2 years after releasing their highly acclaimed debut; “Maltrér”, Northern Germany-based, Black Metal unit Verheerer gathered their forces again to bring their sophomore album “Monolith” upon this world: A timeless dark piece of cold and hostile extreme metal; seven songs between black and death metal, seasoned with some heavy metal that will take you on a journey from the rotten roots in the heart of man to the cold, merciless dawn of extinction.

Imperium Dekadenz release new single “Transcendence”

Atmospheric Black Metal duo, Imperium Dekadenz, are set to unleash their brand new magnum opus this Friday August 30th with Napalm Records. “When We Are Forgotten” dives deep into a complex cosmos made of anger, loneliness, melancholy and pure destruction. The band’s upcoming record not only convinces with a dynamic, energetic and organic production and sounds by no means polished, but is the same rough and dark as their home, the Black Forest, itself.

Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2019 - Day 3

After two days of unpredictable weather and slowly growing mud, the heavens finally opened on Bloodstock Open Air’s final offering of heavy to see Belgian death metal figureheads Aborted play the wettest set at the festival thus far. While the circumstances were not ideal for anyone, Aborted saw fit to do what bands performing at festivals ought to; play their biggest hits and some sprinklings of new material here and there.