atmospheric metal

Devin Townsend announces November and December 2019 European & UK Tour

Canadian heavy music artist Devin Townsend has recently announced the release of his forthcoming new album “Empath” for March 29th, 2019, and now he is pleased to reveal the dates for the “Empath Europe – Volume 1“ tour starting in November 2019.

The full list of dates are as follows.

European Tour Dates 2019:
15th November – Salle Pleyel, Paris, France
16th November – Trix, Antwerp, Belgium
17th November – 013, Tilburg, Netherlands

Vaura to release new studio album “Sables” on April 26th 2019

The ever-evolving quartet Vaura follows up their 2013 album “The Missing” almost six years later with “Sables”, their most refined and contemplative release yet. Introspective and somber, “Sables” finds the band shedding most of its post-metal heaviness in favor of experiments with brooding kosmische musik and the more avant-garde elements of new wave.
 

The Great Discord releases music video for new single “Heart”

The Great Discord’s new single “Heart”, featured on their upcoming EP “Afterbirth” to be released through The Sign Records on March 22nd, 2019, is a hint at a new path for the band.

Following their two previously released full-length titles “Duende” and “The Rabbit Hole”, the new EP gives a taste of what is to expect of the band’s next album.
 
Check out the video for “Heart” below.

2 Wolves to release new studio album “...Our Fault” on April 12th 2019

2 Wolves is set to release their 4th studio album “...Our Fault” on April 12th, 2019 via Inverse Records.

This gothic metal band comes from South Karelia, Finland. Since their formation in 2010, the band has released three studio albums. With elements from melodic death metal and doom metal, and inspiration from Finnish melancholy and nature, 2 Wolves create their sound.

The album was recorded, mixed & mastered by Saku Moilanen at Deep Noise Studios.  

Life Of Agony announces new album “The Sound of Scars” - due out in Spring 2019

Brooklyn, NY’s Life Of Agony is currently tracking their highly anticipated sixth studio album “The Sound of Scars” with esteemed producer Sylvia Massy (Tool, System Of A Down) at her recording studio Studio Divine in Ashland, Oregon.

Additional recording will take place at various studios in New York. Sylvia Massy will also handle mixing duties for the album. “The Sound of Scars” is expected to drop this fall from Napalm Records.

Watch the album trailer below.

Neurosis announce July 2019 European Headlining Tour

Iconic pioneers of heavy music Neurosis announce European tour dates this summer, with support from YOB - dates and details below.

Mike Schiedt from YOB remarks:
“We are deeply honored to be supporting Neurosis in Europe this Summer. We’ve said it before and will say it again: collectively, they are our favorite band. We cannot wait for these shows, to play for people who are in attendance, and watch Neurosis every night. It can’t get better than that”.
 

Dead To A Dying World to release new studio album “Elegy” on April 19th 2019

Profound Lore Records welcomes Texas-based elemental dark metal ensemble Dead To A Dying World to the label’s roster. The band has completed their long-awaited new epoch, “Elegy”, for release on April 19th, 2019.

A trailer for the record, as well as its cover art and more, have been posted. The band is confirmed to perform at this year’s Northwest Terror Fest and is booking new tour dates to follow.
 

Hell’s Guardian release new lyric video for “My Guide My Hunger”

Hell’s Guardian today released a brand new lyric video for their third single, “My Guide My Hunger”, from their latest album, “As Above So Below”.

Guest vocalists are Adrienne Cowan of Seven Spiers and Marco Pastorino of Temperance.

Thematically, the powerful, striking and catchy song is about desperation and hope very often lying pretty close to each other.

Check out the lyric video for “My Guide My Hunger” below.

Gojira announces Summer 2019 UK Headlining Shows

French metal goliaths Gojira have today announced their return to the UK, for a string of headline shows in June/July 2019. Special guests will be announced at a later date.

Tickets go on general sale this Friday at 10am, but are also available via O2’s pre-sale now and Live Nation’s pre-sale tomorrow at 10am. Pick up tickets here.

UK Live Shows 2019:
Sat 29th Jun - BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy