doom metal

Khemmis to release new studio album “Deceiver” on November 19th 2021

Doomed heavy metal outfit Khemmis will make their long-awaited return this autumn with their fourth full-length album, “Deceiver”. Set to be released on November 19th, 2021, via Nuclear Blast, their first record in over three years is their darkest release to date.

Today, the band have also revealed a music video for the first single, “Living Pyre”. Watch the new video below.

Pallbearer announces Fall 2022 co-headlining European Tour with Elder

Unique Arkansas progressive doom quartet Pallbearer, who are currently working on new material, are elated to announce that they will be gracing our neglected European stages once again. In autumn 2022 they will be returning to our shores for a co-headline tour alongside heavy psychedelic band Elder. Appearing as special guests on the run will be ascending label-mates Irist, set to make their European live debut. 

When The Deadbolt Breaks to release new studio album “As Hope Valley Burns” on November 26th 2021

For over fifteen years, New England’s When The Deadbolt Breaks has lurked in the dark corners of underground metal. With a doom style both psychedelic and unsettling, their music has been labeled many things - heavy, daunting, overwhelming, unnerving - while the band is singer/guitarist Aaron Lewis’ gritty vision of life on the subcultural fringes of New England society.

The Answer Lies In The Black Void to release debut album “Forlorn” on September 24th 2021

The Answer Lies In The Black Void is a collaboration between Martina Horváth (singer for the avant-garde metal project Thy Catafalque) and Jason Köhnen (Celestial Season, Bong-Ra, ex-The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble) born out of their shared passion for doom.

October Tide announces May 2022 European Headlining Tour

Sweden’s melodic death/doom metallers October Tide will hit the road in May 2022 for a headlining European tour.

The tour, postponed from May 2021 due to the covid pandemic, will see extreme metal band Noctem as special guests. The shows in Prague, Hamburg, Mainz and Pratteln could not be rescheduled, because of time frame limitations.

European Tour Dates 2022:
7 May 2022 - INCINERATION FEST, LONDON, UK
8 May 2022 - BAROEG, ROTTERDAM, NL

Cripta Blue to release self-titled debut album on September 24th 2021

Italy’s up and coming power rock trio, Cripta Blue, who just recently signed a worldwide record deal with Argonauta Records, has finally revealed more details about their upcoming album! The band’s self-titled, first full length record will be out on September 24th, 2021, and available on Vinyl and as Digital formats.

Dawn Of Solace announces new studio album “Flames of Perdition” - due out in November 2021

On January 24th, 2020, more than a decade after its predecessor “The Darkness”, Finnish death and gothic doom metal icon Tuomas Saukkonen returned with “Waves”, his sophomore solo-album under the flag of Dawn Of Solace.

Praised by fans and critics alike as one of the best albums of the year, the release and the band’s resurrection raised high hopes that it won’t be another 14 long years until a new full-length is out.