atmospheric metal

Skyblood release lyric video for new single “Out of the Hollow”

Without a doubt, Mats Leven is one of the most influential and illustrious names in Swedish metal. His distinctive and colorful voice has graced albums by Candlemass, Therion, Krux, Yngwie Malmsteen and At Vance – and now, after lending his vocals to others for decades, fans can finally experience the charismatic singer’s solo album!
 
Under the solo flag of Skyblood, the self-titled debut album will see the light of day this Friday, November 22nd, 2019, via Napalm Records.

Dark Matter releases lyric video for first single “Except Love”

“Except Love” is the first Dark Matter single taken from the album “Nebula to Black Hole” ready to see the light on January 31st, 2020.

The lyric video was edited by Özgür “Ozzy” Deniz. Check out the lyric video for the wonderful, poetic and intimate song, below.

“Except Love” also features Daniel Cavanagh (Anathema) on vocals and Fab Regmann (Antimatter, Disbelief) on drums, as special guests.

Liturgy and Hunter Hunt-Hendrix to release two new albums in 2020

2020 will see the release of two separate full-lengths from New York’s Liturgy and Hunter Hunt-Hendrix - one being a new Liturgy studio album titled “HAQQ”, featuring the previously released monumental single “God of Love”, which Tiny Mix Tapes praised, stating: “Between its rhapsodic strings, cascading harp, and thunderous wall of drums, this new track sees the band finding yet another new paradigm in their legacy of avant-garde metal,” while Brooklyn Vegan noted: “it’s an eight-minute track that works an orche

Dark Matter to release debut album “Nebula to Black Hole” on January 31st 2020

After two singles, Dark Matter are ready to release their debut album titled “Nebula to Black Hole”, where they paint melancholic, introspective and ethereal musical landscapes thanks to an extremely amazing sound.

The album features 8 songs, great guests from all around the world and everything is held together by the dark art of this creature headed by the visionary Aria Moghaddam from Iran and his talented band mate Mehdi 14CH.

Alcest unveil studio documentary “La lumière autant que l’ombre”

Today, Alcest release their 6th studio album and Nuclear Blast debut “Spiritual Instinct” upon the world. To celebrate, the band has unveiled a studio documentary titled “La lumière autant que l’ombre”, accompanied with the acoustic instrumental version of their new track “Protection”, which was recorded by Neige and can also be found exclusively as a bonus track on select versions of the album. Watch the video below.

Life Of Agony - The Sound of Scars

Life Of Agony has been a band that’s been dabbling in alternative rock and sort-of-hardcore ever since their 90s beginnings. Actually “The Sound of Scars” is a bit of a sequel to their 1993 debut, “River Runs Red” a concept album about a troubled Brooklyn teen’s apparent suicide… or as we find out, here, “attempt” that didn’t quite prove fatal. The recording of an emergency dispatcher’s voice in prelude reveals as much. “Scars” and “Black Heart” are groovy, energetic and exciting in their own dark way.

Lord Of The Lost release new music video for “Ruins”

Lord Of The Lost release their eighth video for “Ruins”, from the chart-breaking album “Thornstar”. Having shot the video in Guadalajara, Mexico on a day-off on tour, the video takes place in a country that has seen a big part of their Aztec culture disrupted. The local community didn’t let that keep them from striving and growing into something entirely new though, and ultimately became the country they are today.