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Lisa Gerrard and Jules Maxwell to release new studio album “Burn” on May 7th 2021

Lisa Gerrard and Jules Maxwell, best known for their work as part of the legendary band Dead Can Dance, present “Noyalain (Burn)”, the first single from their forthcoming studio album “Burn”.

Produced by James Chapman (MAPS), the long-play will be released on May 7th, 2021, via Atlantic Curve, a London-based label that is part of the Schubert Music Europe.

Acolyte to release new studio album “Entropy” on May 14th 2021

Acolyte have exploded back into the heavy music scene with rapturous applause since their return. Unleashing an ambitious 10 minute single that painted a vibrant musical landscape of theatrical melodies, crushing riffs, soaring leads and exemplary technical musicianship, Acolyte’s “Entropy” has set the wheels in motion and can now be named as the official title track to the quintet’s new album.

Perturbator to release new studio album “Lustful Sacraments” on May 28th 2021

Perturbator, aka James Kent, returns with his highly-anticipated new full-length album, “Lustful Sacraments” (Blood Music) on May 28th, 2021.

Watch the video for the new single “Death of the Soul” below. Kent said of the song: “The track takes inspiration from old school EBM a la DAF or Front 242, Valnoir (Metastazis) has managed to perfectly pair visuals that reflect the nihilistic tone of it”.

Untamed Land signs worldwide deal with Napalm Records

Napalm Records is pleased to welcome a unique new discovery from the depths of the metal underground to its growing roster. The world’s very first black metal band incorporating the feral, desolate sounds of classic, old western cinematics – Untamed Land – has just inked a worldwide record deal with the premier rock and metal label.

Mitochondrial Sun to release new studio album “Sju Pulsarer” on November 13th 2020

Less than a year after his critically acclaimed debut album, former Dark Tranquillity guitarist and multi-instrumentalist, Niklas Sundin, returns with a new full-length offering from Mitochondrial Sun. “Sju Pulsarer” will be released on November 13th, 2020, via the Italian label Argonauta Records.

Ayreon to release new studio album “Transitus” on September 25th 2020

Ayreon will be releasing a brand-new sprawling and epic studio album “Transitus”, on September 25th, 2020, via Music Theories Recordings.

From the mastermind of Dutch multi-instrumentalist Arjen Lucassen, “Transitus” is inspired by supernatural movies such as The Others, The Changeling and Ghost along with the music of soundtrack composers John Carpenter (Halloween), Ennio Morricone (Once upon a Time in the West) and Jerry Goldsmith (Omen).

JG Thirlwell & Simon Steensland to release debut album “Oscillospira” on April 24th 2020

Brooklyn based composer/producer/performer JG Thirlwell (Foetus, Manorexia, Xordox) - who has collaborated with the likes of Zola Jesus, Melvins, Swans, Kronos Quartet and many others, and is the composer for the highly acclaimed animated TV series “Archer” and “Venture Bros” - and Swedish multi-instrumentalist and theatre music composer Simon Steensland collaborate on a new album “Oscillospira”, due out on April 24th, 2020, via Ipecac Recordings.

Mitochondrial Sun release official video for new single “The Great Filter”

From Dead can dance-like tribal atmospheres to futuristic sci-fi soundscapes, from lush and cinematic passages to a harsh distortion and massive futuristic soundscapes, the founding member and guitarist of Swedish metal masters Dark Tranquillity, Niklas Sundin, has not feared any musical borders with his first public foray into his solo-project, Mitochondrial Sun.

Major Parkinson to release new single “Jonah” on January 3rd 2020

It’s been a long time coming, but Bergen based 7 piece experimental pop rock outfit Major Parkinson have just revealed that they will launch a brand new track to bring in the new year. Major Parkinson will release the new single “Jonah” on January 3rd, 2020, ahead of their headline show at the Vulkan Arena in Oslo on January 11th 2020.

Anubis to release new studio album “Homeless” on March 10th 2020

Australian Progressive Rock Band Anubis have revealed that their sixth studio album “Homeless” is to be released on March 10th, 2020.

To celebrate the announcement, the Marillion influenced sextet have launched a lyric video for the single “Home”.

Check out the lyric video for “Home” below.

Douglas Skene, guitarist and vocalist, says this about the single: