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Ensiferum to release new studio album “Thalassic” on July 10th 2020

On July 10th, 2020, Ensiferum will release their new album, “Thalassic”, via Metal Blade Records.

Check out the lyric video for the first single, “Rum, Women, Victory”, below. 

Pre-order “Thalassic”, here, in the following formats:

• Ltd. box set (incl. Digipak, bonus CD, flag, pendant)
• Ltd. box set (incl. Digipak, bonus CD, flag, pendant, drinking horn - EMP excl.)

Powerwolf start working on new studio album - due out in 2021

The high priests of heavy metal, Powerwolf, have announced work on a brand new studio album, to be released in 2021!

The band is currently getting ready for the release of their upcoming special album, “Best of the Blessed”, on July 3rd, 2020 via Napalm Records.

Guitarist Matthew Greywolf has just commented the exciting news as follows:

Bloodstock clarifies 2020 event position and reveals further bands for August

In these unprecedented times and following the recent cancellation of Download & other May/June festivals, Bloodstock HQ wishes to reassure everyone that currently, Bloodstock 2020 event planning is proceeding with full care and attention, in order to bring you the best event yet to celebrate 20 Years of Bloodstock.

Týr announces April 2020 North American Headlining Tour

The Faroe Islands’ very own Týr will return to North America this April with three of Europe’s finest folk exports in tow. The Valor & Folklore Tour features headliners Týr with Heidevolk, Trollfest, and Metsatöll performing over twenty shows in cities across the US and Canada.

This is a rare chance for fans to catch this fine collection of folk all in one venue!

Dark Passage to release debut album “The Legacy of Blood” on April 3rd 2020

Italy’s heavy metal band Dark Passage has unleashed the official audio track “When I Killed the King”, first single off the upcoming debut album “The Legacy of Blood” coming out on April 3rd, 2020, via Rockshots Records.

The band comments on the track: “The commander kills the old king and prepares for a period of peace after he is taking over the crown”.

Cirith Ungol to release new studio album “Forever Black” on April 24th 2020

On April 24th, 2020, Cirith Ungol will release their new album, “Forever Black” - their first collection of all-new material in 29 years!

Check out the lyric video for the first single, “Legions Arise”, below.

Pre-order the album, here, in the following formats:
• jewelcase-CD
• digipak-CD (EU exclusive)