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Tool wins Best Metal Performance Grammy Award for “7empest”

Tool has won a GRAMMY Award® for Best Metal Performance (“7empest”).

Danny Carey (drums) and Justin Chancellor (bass) accepted the awards at today’s Premiere Ceremony in Los Angeles.

“I’d like to thank all the gods because I don’t think it’s a good time to piss them off”, Carey said. He also thanked his band mates Chancellor, Adam Jones and Maynard James Keenan.

Joe Satriani announces new studio album “Shapeshifting” - due out in Spring 2020

Joe Satriani s ready to kick off the new decade with a new album release and world tour. Set for release this spring, “Shapeshifting” marks the legendary guitarists 18th studio album in his nearly 35-year career in music. More details on the new album to come shortly.

Igorrr to release new studio album “Spirituality and Distortion” on March 27th 2020

On March 27th, 2020, Igorrr will release their new album, “Spirituality and Distortion”, via Metal Blade Records.

Watch the video for the new single, “Very Noise”, below.

Pre-order the album here, in the following formats:
• digipak-CD
• box set (digipak CD, pink vinyl, cassette, 48-page artbook, puzzle, pendant - EU exclusive - limited to 1000 copies)

Big|Brave announces Spring 2020 European & UK Tour

Big|Brave are returning to Europe in April and May for a wide reaching tour in support of their fourth opus “A Gaze Among Them” released by Southern Lord last year.

Opening the tour with their second appearance at Roadburn Festival, followed by dates in the UK and beyond - dates and details below. Joining them for three dates will be violinist and sound artist Jessica Moss, who has toured with, and appeared on Big|Brave’s previous album.
 

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.

Villagers Of Ioannina City sign worldwide deal with Napalm Records

Experimental psychedelic rock standouts Villagers Of Ioannina City have officially signed a worldwide contract with Napalm Records.

Since their formation in 2007, Villagers Of Ioannina City have drawn listeners into the heat – their sound slowly flowing melancholically yet booming with irrepressible energy and wildness. With a sonic synthesis of post and stoner rock influences and waving yet vibrant soundscapes topped by a large dose of Greek-folk elements, the quintet precisely hits the mark.