atmospheric metal

Diabulus Ιn Musica to release new studio album “Euphonic Entropy” on February 14th 2020

Symphonic metal quartet Diabulus Ιn Musica has just released the power ballad, “Otoi”, the first single fresh off their forthcoming studio album, “Euphonic Entropy”. The long-player is to be released via Napalm Records on February 14th, 2020, and takes the listener on a wild ride through time, emotions and genres. Beautiful classical elements paired with heartwarming symphonic metal melodies, as well as heavy guitar riffs and smashing drums, traverse all throughout their upcoming album.
 

Kvelertak to release new studio album “Splid” on February 14th 2020

Rise Records is pleased to announce the signing of Norwegian band Kvelertak. The band will release their long awaited, fourth studio album “Splid”, on February 14th, 2020.

The record will be the first from Kvelertak since 2016’s “Nattesferd” and is their first album featuring new singer, Ivar Nikolaisen, who joined the group in 2018.

The band has just shared brand new song “Bråtebrann”. Listen to the new track below.

Candlemass nominated for “Best Metal Performance” Grammy Award

Candlemass are truly the manifestation of pure doom metal! Early 2019 saw the release of their latest album, “The Door to Doom”, via Napalm Records – an offering that features an unforgettable pairing with legendary Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi on the track “Astorolus - The Great Octopus”. The song has now been nominated for a 2020 Grammy Award in the “Best Metal Performance” category. This is the first nomination for the band and the first nomination for Napalm Records!

Skyblood release lyric video for new single “Out of the Hollow”

Without a doubt, Mats Leven is one of the most influential and illustrious names in Swedish metal. His distinctive and colorful voice has graced albums by Candlemass, Therion, Krux, Yngwie Malmsteen and At Vance – and now, after lending his vocals to others for decades, fans can finally experience the charismatic singer’s solo album!
 
Under the solo flag of Skyblood, the self-titled debut album will see the light of day this Friday, November 22nd, 2019, via Napalm Records.

Dark Matter releases lyric video for first single “Except Love”

“Except Love” is the first Dark Matter single taken from the album “Nebula to Black Hole” ready to see the light on January 31st, 2020.

The lyric video was edited by Özgür “Ozzy” Deniz. Check out the lyric video for the wonderful, poetic and intimate song, below.

“Except Love” also features Daniel Cavanagh (Anathema) on vocals and Fab Regmann (Antimatter, Disbelief) on drums, as special guests.

Liturgy and Hunter Hunt-Hendrix to release two new albums in 2020

2020 will see the release of two separate full-lengths from New York’s Liturgy and Hunter Hunt-Hendrix - one being a new Liturgy studio album titled “HAQQ”, featuring the previously released monumental single “God of Love”, which Tiny Mix Tapes praised, stating: “Between its rhapsodic strings, cascading harp, and thunderous wall of drums, this new track sees the band finding yet another new paradigm in their legacy of avant-garde metal,” while Brooklyn Vegan noted: “it’s an eight-minute track that works an orche

Moonspell and Rotting Christ live in London 2019

Silver Dust are an annual visitor in the UK, this time coming back for the third year in a row, both previous years supporting our favourite Finnish monsters Lordi on their European tours. Although they are still touring in support of their last album “House 21”, which was released in April 2018, they are getting visibly bigger crowds, and many people have been returning to catch them every year.