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Yatra to release new studio album “All is Lost” on October 9th 2020

Maryland-based psychedelic doom metal trio Yatra recently finalized work on their most ambitious and devastating release to date. The band proudly offers their crushing third album, “All is Lost”, now confirmed for October release through Grimoire Records, who this week issues the record's cover art, track listing, preorders, and more.
 

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.

The Acacia Strain to release new studio album “Slow Decay” on July 24th 2020

Metal titans The Acacia Strain - Vincent Bennett [vocals], Kevin Boutot [drums], Devin Shidaker [guitar], Griffin Landa [bass], and Tom “The Hammer” Smith, Jr. [guitar] - have just dropped “Y”, a new seven inch and digital release today through Rise Records. It’s available here.
 

deathCAVE to release debut full-length album “Smoking Mountain” on August 14th 2020

Seattle-based doom/sludge trio deathCAVE will release their “Smoking Mountain” debut full-length this August via Satanik Royalty Records.

Named after the Apache Death Cave in Arizona, deathCAVE was forged in 2018 and hit the ground running as its three members - Freiburger (Throne Of Bone, Brain Scraper), Benny Koslosky (Swampyheavy), and Tony Muñoz (Razorhoof, Worship) - are longtime veterans of the underground touring circuit.

Nibiru signs with Argonauta Records and announces new studio album

Never change a winning team. This team’s story started back in 2013, when Nibiru released their pathbreaking debut on the ever-growing powerhouse label Argonauta Records. Together they have released four highly acclaimed full-length albums and one EP, until the band inked a deal with Ritual Productions.

Today, the Italian collective announced their return to Argonauta Records, who will release Nibiru’s forthcoming, sixth studio album in the Fall of 2020!

Alkymist announces Fall & Winter 2020 Danish Tour

Copenhagen based progressive doom metal combo Alkymist released their sophomore album “Sanctuary” on May 1st amidst pandemic chaos and lockdown nationally and abroad.

The band’s release shows were cancelled, but nonetheless “Sanctuary” has received massive attention. The record achieved a #3 in the Official Danish vinyl charts in the week of release.