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laCasta to release debut full-length album “Æternvm” on February 28th 2020

Italian Black Metal Hardcore act laCasta have revealed the details of their upcoming album, set for a release on February 28th, 2020, with powerhouse label Argonauta Records.

Titled In “Æternvm”, the band’s first full-length unites the darkest art in metal with the traditions of all that is extreme in a furious way: Bleak, dissonant and black-eyed sounds filled with rage and disgust.

Raspberry Bulbs to release new studio album “Before the Age of Mirrors” on February 21st 2020

New York’s Raspberry Bulbs - featuring members of Bone Awl and Rorschach - makes their Relapse Records debut with their highly anticipated new album, “Before the Age of Mirrors”.
 
Raspberry Bulbs emphasizes the volatile, confrontational attitudes of punk with the discordant sounds of lo-fi black metal and inspirational fever dreams found only in weird fiction.

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals announce Summer 2019 European Tour

Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals will continue their 2019 worldwide live takeover with a month-long European tour. Set to commence on June 20th and run through July 20th, the journey includes a host of prestigious festival appearances including Graspop Metal Meeting, Hellfest, Roskilde Festival, and Dynamo Metal Fest. The band’s latest journey follows their recent Australian tour with Housecore labelmates King Parrot. See all confirmed dates below.
 

Crystal Lake drops new music video for “Hail to the Fire”

Japan’s biggest metal export in years, Crystal Lake, has dropped a visually stunning new video for their latest single “Hail to the Fire” today.

The song is featured on the band’s newly released album, “Helix”, that’s available everywhere now from SharpTone Records.

Watch the music video for “Hail to the Fire” below.

Crystal Lake announces June 2019 UK Headline Shows

Japan’s heavyweight metalcore export Crystal Lake have announced that they will be playing two UK headline shows in June 2019 following their appearance on The Dogtooth Stage on the Sunday of this years Download Festival.

See all dates below.

UK Live Dates 2019:
16.06 - Download Festival, Donnington
18.06 - Star And Garter, Manchester*
19.06 - Boston Music Room, London*
* (just announced)

Crystal Lake drops stunning new music video for “Devilcry”

Japan’s biggest metal export in years, Crystal Lake, has dropped a visually stunning new video for their latest single “Devilcry” today.

The song is featured on the band’s newly released album, “Helix”, that’s available everywhere now from SharpTone Records.

Watch the video for “Devilcry” below.

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