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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.

Tungsten release music video for new single “The Fairies Dance”

Swedish metallers Tungsten, formed by Anders Johansson (ex-Hammerfall), was recently unveiled to the world and announced their signing to Arising Empire.

Today, they have released their brand new single “The Fairies Dance” off their forthcoming full-length debut album “We Will Rise”, which will be available on September 20th, 2019! For their new music video, Tungsten teamed up with video producer Patric Ullaeus (rEvolver Film Company).

Elvenking to release new studio album “Reader of the Ruins - Divination” on August 30th 2019

The wheel of fortune is turning again: The Italian Pagan Metal band Elvenking release their new single and video for “Silverseal”. This epic song with its catchy melody is from the forthcoming album “Reader of the Ruins - Divination”. The tenth masterpiece of Elvenking thrills with a fantastic concept around ancient powers and the secret of the runes.

Wind Rose to release new studio album “Wintersaga” on September 27th 2019

Wind Rose is releasing their fourth album “Wintersaga” on September 27th, 2019, via Napalm Records, including the viral smash single “Diggy Diggy Hole”. After their breakthrough album “Stonehymn”, appearances at major festivals as Bloodstock Open Air and successful tours with bands like Finntroll, Wintersun, Ensiferum and Eluveitie, Wind Rose are now ready to continue their journey through mountains, ice and snow! The Dwarven army is now stronger than ever and so will be the next album.

Cemican to release new studio album “In Ohtli Teoyohtica In Miquiztli” on August 23rd 2019

On the eve of their Sunday appearance at France’s largest annual metal festival, Hellfest, Mexico's Cemican have premiered a lyric video for a new song from their forthcoming third album (and M-Theory Audio debut), “In Ohtli Teoyohtica In Miquiztli” (“the mystical path of the dead”).

Check out the lyric video for “La Que Baja De Las Estrellas” (“the one that comes down from the stars”) below.

Equilibrium releases first digital single “A Lost Generation”

Progress without estrangement is a rare craft that very few bands truly master. All too often, a band ventures so far from its roots that it loses its trademark sound. And every so often, a band’s stagnation drains all of its charm.

Finding that rare balance between the two is a huge task not easily accomplished. And yet there is a band that has been coming close to that perfect balance more and more over the course of the past few years. A band that, ironically, already bears that balance in its well-known name: Equilibrium.