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Ulver release official video for new single “Russian Doll”

Friday 14th February, Valentines Day 2020, Ulver release the new single “Russian Doll” from a forthcoming album. 

The song follows in the footsteps of their previous album, “The Assassination of Julius Caesar”, only this time the wolves draw the listener deeper into a black infinity mirror.
 
Watch he video for “Russian Doll” below. Get the single here.
 

Last Call At Nightowls to release debut album “Ask the Dusk” on March 6th 2020

This one is a true bliss for all fans of Bohren & Der Club of Gore, The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation, The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble and alike.

Hailing from Italy, Australia and Mexico, Last Call At Nightowls is an international musical collaborative group carving out a musical language through file sharing and improvisation that encompasses dark ambient, doom jazz and noir soundscapes within their debut album, to be released on March 6th, 2020, via Subsound Records.

JG Thirlwell & Simon Steensland to release debut album “Oscillospira” on April 24th 2020

Brooklyn based composer/producer/performer JG Thirlwell (Foetus, Manorexia, Xordox) - who has collaborated with the likes of Zola Jesus, Melvins, Swans, Kronos Quartet and many others, and is the composer for the highly acclaimed animated TV series “Archer” and “Venture Bros” - and Swedish multi-instrumentalist and theatre music composer Simon Steensland collaborate on a new album “Oscillospira”, due out on April 24th, 2020, via Ipecac Recordings.

The Nest to release debut album “Ad Astra” on March 20th 2020

The Nest has released “River Mnemosyne”, the third single from their upcoming album,“Ad Astra”, on all digital platforms. This song is about a couple who worry that the man has the Alzheimer’s that runs in the family.

The band wants to use their music to make a difference, so the release coincides with the launching of a fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Disease International. Vocals were recorded, and songs were mixed, by Mikko Herranen of Noise Floor studios in Helsinki.
 

Mitochondrial Sun release official video for new single “The Great Filter”

From Dead can dance-like tribal atmospheres to futuristic sci-fi soundscapes, from lush and cinematic passages to a harsh distortion and massive futuristic soundscapes, the founding member and guitarist of Swedish metal masters Dark Tranquillity, Niklas Sundin, has not feared any musical borders with his first public foray into his solo-project, Mitochondrial Sun.

Chiasmata release music video for new single “Foreboding”

Progressive metal quartet Chiasmata have released the video for their latest single “Foreboding”, the third taste of their forthcoming release. 

The video for “Foreboding” explores the song title in a fitting manner. The figures represented by the band appear misrepresented against the beautiful landscapes that provide the setting for this piece. Unable to shake the feeling that something is wrong, it becomes abundantly clear that this release deals with a struggle of powerlessness. 

God Is An Astronaut announces April 2020 UK and Irish live shows

15 years ago an unknown band from Ireland released their sophomore album “All is Violent, All is Bright”.

The album captured the imagination of the underground youth and gained the band a worldwide Cult following.
 
2020 will see God Is An Astronaut for the first time perform the entire album from beginning to end.
 
See all live dates below.

Ireland & UK Tour Dates 2020:

Crematory to release new studio album “Unbroken” on March 6th 2020

Welcome to the panopticon of darkness: German gothic pioneers Crematory continue to perform the tightrope act in the somber void with their brand new first single, “The Downfall”, along with an artful black and white lyric video.

The first single introduces not just a new chapter, but prepares fans for their upcoming fifteenth album, “Unbroken”, to be released on March 6th, 2020, via Napalm Records.

Big|Brave announces Spring 2020 European & UK Tour

Big|Brave are returning to Europe in April and May for a wide reaching tour in support of their fourth opus “A Gaze Among Them” released by Southern Lord last year.

Opening the tour with their second appearance at Roadburn Festival, followed by dates in the UK and beyond - dates and details below. Joining them for three dates will be violinist and sound artist Jessica Moss, who has toured with, and appeared on Big|Brave’s previous album.