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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.

Testament announces February & March 2020 European & UK Tour with Exodus and Death Angel

2020 is set to be an unforgettable year for British and European thrash metal-heads - three legendary pioneers of the genre have announced that they will be touring throughout next spring. Hitting the road will be no other than the Bay Area’s very own Testament, Exodus and Death Angel – who have all teamed up to bring the catchily dubbed “The Bay Strikes Back” tour to our shores!

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Exhumed and Gatecreeper announce Fall & Winter 2019 US co-Headlining Tour

Gore metal maniacs Exhumed and Sonoran death metal unit Gatecreeper have confirmed a US co-headlining tour this Fall/Winter. The tour begins on October 31st in Austin, Texas and ends December 4th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Additional support will be provided by Necrot and Judiciary. See all confirmed dates below.
 

In Mourning premiere music video for new single “Black Storm”

In anticipation of their new studio album “Garden of Storms” - which is due for release on October 4th, 2019, via Agonia Records - Sweden’s melodic, progressive death/doom metal masters In Mourning, premiere the first single titled “Black Storm”.

The single comes as a music video recorded by Jonna Andersson. Watch the video for “Black Storm” below.

Strigoi sign to Nuclear Blast and announce debut album “Abandon All Faith”

When Paradise Lost guitarist Greg Mackintosh put to rest his Vallenfyre side project in 2018, he closed a difficult, but an ultimately cathartic period in his life. Created as a tribute to his father John, who passed away in 2009, Vallenfyre originally served as a sounding board for Greg’s grief, but then delved into his nihilistic take on the world.

Entrails to release new studio album “Rise of the Reaper” on October 11th 2019

On October 11th, 2019, Entrails will release their new album, “Rise of the Reaper”, via Metal Blade Records.

For a first preview of the record, the new single, “Crawl in Your Guts”, can be heard below.

Pre-order the album here, in the following formats:
• jewelcase-CD
• limited edition digipak CD (EU exclusive)
• 180g black vinyl (EU exclusive)

Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2019 - Day 1

Since 2015, Bloodstock has grown incapacity, and this year’s event had its fair share of controversies. The most high-profile being the inevitable booking of their first metalcore headliner, Parkway Drive, at the expense of many enraged ‘true metal’ fans, as well as numerous band drop-outs beyond the organizer’s control, including the likes of Skeletonwitch, Code Orange and Dimmu Borgir (who they cancelled a day before their show).

Dawn Of Disease to release new studio album “Procession of Ghosts” on November 1st 2019

Dawn Of Disease return with their smashing new album, “Procession of Ghosts” – a phenomenal new melodic death metal album with more than enough energy to stand out from the masses. Accompanied by a sinister artwork by Michał “Xaay” Loranc, who has worked with bands like Behemoth, Nile, and Evocation, the album possesses significantly more atmosphere and catchy melodies without sacrificing the band’s extreme spirit.

Une Misère to release full-length debut album “Sermon” on November 1st 2019

Icelandic wrecking crew, Une Misère, are proud to announce they are unleashing their full length debut, “Sermon”, unto the world on November 1st, 2019, via Nuclear Blast Records.

In celebration of the announcement, the band offer fans the music video for the first single “Sermon”. Watch the video directed by Amy Haslehurst, below.