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The Ocean to release new studio album “Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic” on September 25th 2020

On September 25th, 2020, The Ocean will release their 8th full-length, “Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic”, via Metal Blade Records (CD / digital) and the band’s own Pelagic Records (vinyl).

In 2018, The Ocean released “Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic” - the first half of a sprawling but superbly cohesive paleontology concept album. Now, the group is ready to release the eagerly-awaited concluding parts of the Phanerozoic journey.

Joe Satriani reschedules Spring & Summer 2020 European & UK Tour to April and May 2021

World-renowned guitar virtuoso, Joe Satriani, has rescheduled his Shapeshifting UK & and the first leg of the European Tour until April and May 2021, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Tickets for his May 2020 UK “Shapeshifting” Tour will remain valid for the rescheduled 2021 dates.

Joe stated:

Anna von Hausswolff to release new studio album “All Thoughts Fly” on September 25th 2020

“Sacro Bosco” (“Sacred Grove”) is the starting point for Anna von Hausswolff’s new album “All Thoughts Fly”, incoming on Southern Lord on September 25th, 2020. Here in solo instrumental mode, the entire record consists of just one instrument, the pipe organ, and represents absolute liberation of the imagination.

Subterranean Masquerade signs with Sensory Records and announces new album “Mountain Fever”

New Jersey-based progressive metal source Sensory Records has signed Israel’s long-running troupe Subterranean Masquerade. The band has recently completed their fourth LP, “Mountain Fever”, which is being prepared for release in the months ahead.
 

Shibalba to release new studio album “Nekrologie Sinistrae (Orchestral Noise Opus I)” on October 2nd 2020

Dark, meditative music group Shibalba will release a new studio album titled “Nekrologie Sinistrae (Orchestral Noise Opus I)” on October 2nd, 2020, via Agonia Records.

In anticipation of the album the band revealed a new song, “Δαήμων Tunnel A”, which is available for streaming below.

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).

Greg Puciato to release solo debut album “Child Soldier: Creator of God” on October 23rd 2020

Greg Puciato, the wildly adaptive musician whose resume ranges from the unpredictable Dillinger Escape Plan to the pop-infused electro outfit The Black Queen, and the metal supergroup Killer Be Killed, has set an October 23rd, 2020, release date for his eagerly-awaited solo debut album, “Child Soldier: Creator of God”.

Black Country, New Road announce Winter & Spring 2021 European Headlining Tour

London and Cambridge’s Black Country, New Road spent the start of 2020 performing a number of sold-out and memorable live shows, including an incendiary headliner at The Village Underground, before beginning work on their as-yet-untitled and much-anticipated debut album.

Today they announce a series of further dates across Europe for 2021 including their biggest London play yet at The Electric Ballroom.

They will be playing the following dates.

European Tour Dates 2021:

Geoff Tyson to release first instrumental guitar album “Drinks with Infinity” on July 31st 2020

Acclaimed American guitarist Geoff Tyson will release his first instrumental guitar album, “Drinks with Infinity”, on CD, vinyl and digital download on Friday 31st July, 2020.

Distributed by Cargo Records, the album is available to pre-order here.