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Venom Prison announces Winter 2021 UK & European Headlining Tour

Death metal firebrands Venom Prison have announced tentative European touring plans for January & February 2021.

As safety continues to be of the utmost importance, the 22 headline dates across 8 countries remain subject to the global pandemic situation. Special guests will be Creeping Death and Leeched.

Enslaved announce new date for Summer Breeze “Utgard - The Journey Within” release event

Enslaved are preparing for the final act of their Cinematic Summer Tour - now due to take place on Thursday 1st of October at 7pm BST / 8pm CEST.

This virtual release event “Utgard - The Journey Within” is named after their upcoming studio album “Utgard” (out on October 2nd), from which they’ll be performing several tracks for the first time ever.

Ancient Thrones to release new studio album “The Veil” on November 6th 2020

Ancient Thrones, formerly Abysseral Throne, have a new concept album “The Veil” coming out this year and are teasing fans with the first single “The Soul To Flesh”.

More than just a headbanging metal record, “The Veil” ushers in their new image and shows fans their evolution with the first release under the new name. Current fans will be pleasantly surprised and new fans will be intrigued by the familiar melodic material and the upcoming technical and progressive approaches.

Sulphur Sun to release new EP “Placodermic Heraldry” on October 30th 2020

Bern, Switzerland-based dissonant/progressive death metal unit Sulphur Sun is proud to announce their upcoming EP, “Placodermic Heraldry”. Set for release on Friday, October 30th 2020. It is the follow up to the group’s 2017 standalone single “Vitreous” and 2013 debut EP, “Bioluminescence”. 

Sepultura to present a special environmental edition of SepulQuarta on September 16th 2020

Next week there is a very special “SepulQuarta” scheduled! Sepultura are proud to welcome Carolina Castro (Sea Shepherd Brazil) and Mitch Anderson (Amazon Frontline) to next week’s Q&A which will focus on the ongoing environmental issues that we are facing as a planet. Also joining next week’s Q&A is Andre Trigueiro, a Brazilian journalist who specialises in ecologial and environmental issues.
 

Alien Weaponry sign with the Rick Sales Entertainment Group

New Zealand metal band Alien Weaponry join Los Angeles based management company, The RSE Group, home to high profile artists including Slayer, Gojira, Mastodon and Ghost.
 
“We couldn’t be more excited to work with Rick Sales and be a part of the company that manages some of our favorite artists”, said Henry de Jong, drummer of the powerhouse trio. “Rick Sales is a legend, and an influential figure in the metal scene worldwide”.
 

Jinjer to release new live album “Alive in Melbourne” on November 20th 2020

Today, Ukrainian modern metal leaders Jinjer have announced the official release of the audio recordings from one of the last metal shows played on the planet before the global Covid-19 lockdown: their ferocious sold out Melbourne, Australia performance on March 5th, 2020.