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Lares sign worldwide deal with Argonauta Records

Berlin- based, psych blackened doom metal unit, Lares, have inked a worldwide deal with Argonauta Records, who will release the band’s sophomore album in the Spring of 2020. The four-piece collective, formed in 2015, combines the elements of post-metal, psych doom, ambient prog-rock and black metal, while adding a unique flavour to their heavily crushing sound.

Moloken release music video for first single “Surcease”

“Surcease” is the first single taken from Moloken’s fourth album “Unveilance of Dark Matter”, set for release on January 31st, 2020.

Released with a music video, the single is one of the shortest and most direct songs of the upcoming album, combining uncompromising modern hardcore influenced metal with overloads of melodies and despair. You can hear that Moloken is from Umeå, Sweden - there are a lot of influences from acts as Meshuggah, Cult of Luna and Refused.
 

Dvne signs worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records

Metal Blade Records is proud to welcome Dvne to its worldwide roster! Founded in 2013, Dvne is a 5-piece progressive rock/metal band from Edinburgh, Scotland. With highly dynamic compositions venturing from delicate and intricate melodies to crushing and brutal soundscapes, Dvne’s music takes its listeners through a deeply emotional journey filled with dystopian thematics, grand narrative, and other-worldly landscapes. Fans can expect their upcoming 2nd full-length album - and Metal Blade debut - in 2020.

Moloken to release new studio album “Unveilance of Dark Matter” on January 31st 2020

Moloken joins The Sign Records and will release their fourth album “Unveilance of Dark Matter” on January 31st, 2020.

Moloken is powerhouse that has fueled the North Swedish hemisphere for 12 years. The new album holds eleven tracks of progressive and uncompromising metal that establish the band further.

Cult Of Luna announces February & March 2020 North American Headlining Tour

Cult Of Luna will return to the US for a North American headlining tour early next year. The journey will run from February 25th through March 13th.

Support will be provided by Emma Ruth Rundle and Intronaut. See all confirmed dates below.
 
North American Tour Dates 2020:
2/25/2020 Trees - Dallas, TX
2/26/2020 Come and Take It Live - Austin, TX
2/28/2020 Masquerade - Atlanta, GA
2/29/2020 Soundstage - Baltimore, MD

Queen Elephantine to release new studio album “Gorgon” on November 8th 2019

The avant-garde post-apocalyptic rock unit Queen Elephantine have revealed the first details about their forthcoming, sixth studio album, titled “Gorgon”. Set for a release on November 8th, 2019, via Argonauta Records, the album’s dissonant riffs will pull you down a river of unearthly atmospheres, guided by the incantations of sardonic fakirs, unravelling their final sermon before the cosmos combusts.

Lord Mantis to release new studio album “Universal Death Church” on November 22nd 2019

The sadistic musical beast known as Lord Mantis discloses the details of their impending fourth full-length, “Universal Death Church”. The album has been finalized for November release through Profound Lore Records, who this week unveils the record’s cover art and other details, including preorders for the album, and the advance single, “Damocles Falls”.
 
Hear the scathing advance “Universal Death Church” single “Damocles Falls” below.