Blackened Death 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.

Thy Art Is Murder announces Winter 2020 European & UK Headlining Tour

On the back of a monumental main stage performance at this year’s Bloodstock, Thy Art Is Murder have set their crosshairs on Europe as they announce their return for January/February 2020.

The Aussie death metal bruisers will be smashing their way across the continent with Carnifex, Fit For An Autopsy, I Am and a still to be announced special guest in tow.

Shaped In Dreams to release debut album “Echoes of Eldren Deeds” on November 1st 2019

Shaped In Dreams have released a video teaser for “Echoes of Eldren Deeds”, their debut album, which will be released on November 1st, 2019. Shaped In Dreams featuring Members Of Black Crown Initiate, Obscura, Obscurity, Alkaloid and more.

The first single “Fire Within” is set for release on September 6th, 2019, backed by a animated video. The album teaser can be viewed below.

Arctos to release full-length debut album “Beyond the Grasp of Mortal Hands” on September 20th 2019

Arctos is the voice of the mountains, the call of the rising wild. Arctos’ savage brand of Northern Black Metal is brilliantly captured on the band’s full-length debut album, “Beyond the Grasp of Mortal Hands”, which will be released on September 20th, 2019, via Northern Silence Productions.

The album’s first single, “Autumn’s Herald… Interitus”, is streaming below.

Crepuscle to release new studio album “Heavenly Skies” on October 11th 2019

Creator-Destructor Records welcomes Redwood City, California symphonic/melodic death metal quintet Crepuscle. The label is preparing the band’s second LP, “Heavenly Skies”, for release this fall. Additionally, Crepuscle will support new labelmates Light This City on their tour through the Southwest US this week.
 

Kaamos Warriors release new single “Ruined by Plague”

Finnish metal band Kaamos Warriors releases the first single “Ruined by Plague” from their second album “Shadows of Northern Chaos”.

The single will be released on July 25th, 2019 by Inverse Records. “Shadows of Northern Chaos” album will be released in the end of 2019.
 
“The single "Ruined by Plaque" is the fourth track from the album, it is not the fastest one but represents the melodic roughness and dark atmosphere of the album”, says guitarist Jani.

Carach Angren, Wolfheart, Thy Antichrist and Nevalra live in Bristol 2019

The first band of the evening was the brutal trio Nevalra, who came all the way from Missouri, USA. This tour is in support of their debut full-length album, “Conjure the Storm”, which was released on June 7th this year. Vocalist and only guitarist in the band, Scott Eames, came on stage wearing a t-shirt and corpse paint due to the fact he is playing two back to back sets every single night on this tour, one with Nevalra and the second with Thy Antichrist, so he has no other way but to prepare in advance.

Eclipser to release debut album “Pathos” on September 6th 2019

Canadian blackened death newcomers Eclipser will release their full-length debut this September via Noise Salvation Records.
 
A name derived from the all-obscuring sound they produce, Ottawa, Ontario’s Eclipser spews forth a foreboding polarity of soaring melodies and nightmarish dissonance, coiled together to create a harrowing malaise of blackened death metal promised to starve the light of everything it touches.