atmospheric black metal

Wolfheart to release new studio album “Wolves of Karelia” on April 10th 2020

Finnish heavy melodic death metal unit Wolfheart are back with their most commanding offering yet. The four-piece Nordic machine returns with their highly-anticipated new full-length masterpiece, “Wolves of Karelia”, set for release on April 10th, 2020, via Napalm Records.
 

Ex Deo to release new single “The Philosopher King” on March 13th 2020

After three years since the release of their latest acclaimed full-length, “The Immortal Wars”, Roman Empire-inspired epic death metal band Ex Deo are about to make their grand return – with a little extra boost from special guest Francesco Ferrini of Italian symphonic metallers Fleshgod Apocalypse! The collective will release a brand new single, entitled “The Philosopher King”, set to drop on March 13th, 2020, via Napalm Records.
 

Cradle Of Filth announce the departure of keyboardist Lindsay Schoolcraft

It is with a very heavy leaden heart that Cradle Of Filth must announce the mutual departure of keyboardist Lindsay Schoolcraft from amidst the band’s ranks. 

Lindsay has been with the band for the last 7 years and in that time has been privy to a massive resurgence both on record and live, with Cradle Of Filth undertaking some of the most prolific touring in the band’s 28-year history, a feat that has indelibly been both (ultimately) rewarding and understandably exhausting at the same time.

Oranssi Pazuzu to release new studio album “Mestarin Kynssi” on April 17th 2020

Uncovering the intensity and the metal inherent in non-metal, the avant-garde and anti-traditionalist inclinations of Finland’s Oranssi Pazuzu have always had transcendental goals at heart. Through the rabbit hole and out the other side to 2020 with the release of their fifth album “Mestarin Kynssi”, (“The Master’s Claw”).

Acherontas to release new studio album “Psychic Death - The Shattering of Perceptions” on April 24th 2020

Greek occult black metallers with retro rock influencees, Acherontas, reveal details surrounding their eighth studio album “Psychic Death - The Shattering of Perceptions”. 

The album is slated for an April 24th, 2020, release via Agonia Records.

Check out an album trailer below.

Aodon to release new studio album “11069” on March 27th 2020

French post-black metal trio Aodon have signed with Willowtip Records and will release their sophomore album “11069” on March 27th, 2020.

The album will be available on CD digipak, vinyl LP, and digital formats.

Check out new single “Les Rayons” below.

Multi-instrumentalist/composer M-kha has taken Aodon to new heights with “11069”.The follow-up to 2016 debut album “Sharphood” is the full realization of the Aodon sound: Dark, Atmospheric, and Extreme!

Hangatyr to release new studio album “kalt” on March 2nd 2020

When the fellows launched Hangatyr in Spring 2006, the stylistic direction of the idealists from Saxony and Central Thuringia was immediately clear: cold, Nordic guitar riffs, paired with typical Thuringian melodies and German lyrics, inspired by the mythology that lives deep inside the creators, should shape the music.

Kaamos Warriors release new double single “Kuura & Horros”

Finnish dark metal band Kaamos Warriors has released a new double single “Kuura & Horros”. The second track is titled “Chaos & Mayhem II”

The band comments:
“"Kuura & Horros" single captures the raw beauty of the icy North and introduces some new elements of the Kaamos Warriors including Jani’s clean vocals”.