2020

Cirith Ungol to release new studio album “Forever Black” on April 24th 2020

On April 24th, 2020, Cirith Ungol will release their new album, “Forever Black” - their first collection of all-new material in 29 years!

Check out the lyric video for the first single, “Legions Arise”, below.

Pre-order the album, here, in the following formats:
• jewelcase-CD
• digipak-CD (EU exclusive)

Epica and Apocalyptica announce Fall & Winter 2020 European co-headlining Tour

This fall Dutch Symphonic titans Epica and Finnish Cello masters Apocalyptica will join forces for the “Epic Apocalypse Tour”.

The tour comes in support of Epica’s upcoming album, which will be released later this year. Support on all dates will be provided by Helsinki prog metallers Wheel.
 

Megadeth and Lamb Of God announces Summer & Fall 2020 North American co-headlining Tour

Two of the biggest bands in heavy metal – Megadeth and Lamb Of God – will be joining forces on a co-headline tour across North America this year, presented by SiriusXM.

And to add to the firepower of this already formidable tour, Trivium and In Flames are joining, making this THE must-see heavy music package of the year. Tickets will go on general sale Friday, February 14th, here.
 

Joe Satriani to release new studio album “Shapeshifting” on April 10th 2020

Joe Satriani’s new studio album, “Shapeshifting”, is set for release on April 10th, 2020, via Sony Music/Legacy Recordings.

The first single, “Nineteen Eighty”, is available today on all streaming platforms and at rock radio stations nationwide. Listen to the the new single below.

Lamb Of God to release new self-titled studio album on May 8th 2020

Lamb Of God have revealed a brand new single and video for “Checkmate”, from the band’s first release in five years and the first to feature new drummer Art Cruz. The self-titled new album “Lamb of God” is due out on May 8th, 2020, via Nuclear Blast.

Watch the video for “Checkmate” below.

Fires In The Distance to release debut album “Echoes of Deep November” on May 22nd 2020

Connecticut-based melodic death/doom outfit Fires In The Distance are proud to announce the release of their debut album, “Echoes of Deep November”. The album will see release on Friday, May 22nd, 2020.

The melancholic cover art for “Echoes of Deep November” was created by Caelan Stokkermans, who is known for his work with Soreption, Cattle Decapitation, Misery Index, Lorna Shore, and many more.

Ryders Creed to release new studio album “Lost Souls” on May 8th 2020

UK hard rockers, Ryders Creed, having given us a taste of the majesty that is to come with the stunning first single “Lost Soul”, there is no doubt that the now 4-piece from the Midlands have raised the ante with this upcoming long-player.

May 8th, 2020, sees the release of “Lost Souls” - the highly anticipated second album via Off Yer Rocka Recordings.