avant-metal

Hail Spirit Noir to release new studio album “Eden in Reverse” on June 19th 2020

Greek psychedelic prog metal band and Agonia Records recent signees, Hail Spirit Noir, announce details surrounding their forth studio album, follow up to “Mayhem in Blue” from 2016.

Titled “Eden in Reverse”, the new album is set to be released on June 19th, 2020, via Agonia Records. Watch a trailer for “Eden in Reverse” below.

Isle Of The Cross to release debut album “Excelsis” on February 21st 2020

Progressive-death metal band Isle Of The Cross has inked a worldwide deal with Rockshots Records for the release of their debut album “Excelsis”.

Isle Of The Cross is a progressive metal band led by composer and multi-instrumentalist Je Schneider, infused with a blend of the avant-garde realms of extreme, symphonic, melodic and technical death metal.

Enslaved enter the studio to record new album - due out in May 2020

Norwegian metal avant-gardists Enslaved have some big news for their fans: the band have just entered the studio and are currently working on new material for their upcoming album. This new gem will be released once again via Nuclear Blast Records and has a tentative release date of May 2020.

Band founding member and guitarist Ivar Bjørnson stated about the recordings:

Enslaved re-sign with Nuclear Blast and release music video for “What Else is There?”

There is ample reason to celebrate: Enslaved have once again joined forces with Nuclear Blast, to spread the music of the Norwegian avant-garde metallers all around the globe. With that, band and label renew a collaboration that has been ongoing for around ten years and two years ago produced the universally lauded album “E”.

Band founding member and guitarist Ivar Bjornson stated about the re-signing:

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