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Valkyrie to release new studio album “Fear” on July 24th 2020

Valkyrie return with their anthemic, riff-driven new album, “Fear”, on July 24th, 2020, via Relapse Records.

The Virginia-based heavy rockers first new album in five years, “Fear” finds Valkyrie sounding more progressive and diverse than ever before. Listen to the first single, “Feeling so Low”, below.

Tia Carrera to release new studio album “Tried and True” on June 12th 2020

Austin, Texas-based heavy psych/blues rock instrumental trio Tia Carrera will release their long-awaited “Tried and True” full-length on June 12th, 2020, via Small Stone.
 
Guitarist/engineer Jason Morales and drummer Erik Conn are pushing two decades under the Tia Carrera banner. Thus, latest endeavor “Tried and True”, has more than earned its name.

Witchcraft to release new studio album “Black Metal” on May 1st 2020

Magnus Pelander’s Witchcraft have existed at the forefront of occult tinged classic rock ever since their formation in the year 2000, when Magnus decided to form the band so that he could record a tribute to his idols Roky Erickson and Pentagram’s Bobby Liebling. The pioneering band has never made excuses for their inspirations, but went on to craft numerous genre-defining classics themselves.

Spell to release new studio album “Opulent Decay” on April 10th 2020

Hypnotizing heavy metal band Spell will release its new LP, “Opulent Decay”, on April 10th, 2020, via Bad Omen Records.

Featuring ten tracks of prime, progressive heavy music rife with crepuscular atmosphere, “Opulent Decay” paints an aural vista where moonlit melody, strident heaviness and potent romanticism collide to startling effect.

Earth Drive to release new studio album “Helix Nebula” on March 13th 2020

March 13th, 2020, will see Portuguese heavy psych rock unit, Earth Drive, release their sophomore, stellar album titled “Helix Nebula”, via Raging Planet.

The four-piece, who is characterized by a dense, melodic, visceral, cathartic and heavy sound, has created their most ritualistic and meditative record to date.

The Well

Hi there, well it’s been a few months since the release of your third album “Death and Consolation”. How’s the response so far?
 
Ian: It has been really good, and it is this one from the jump has sold more initially than the rest of them.

 
Which are those elements that separate “Death and Consolation” from your previous albums?
 

The Well live at The Black Heart in London 2020

Manchester based band Ritual King are already warming up the audience. They show that they can deliver anthem like rock that it’s also commercial, without losing the factor that make the band so hot. Their music is fundamentally heavy blues, influenced by 70s rock and modern stoner rock and makes their sound more unique; they also add some elements of folk rock, which is again something you don’t hear every day!