folk metal

Aether Realm to release new studio album “Redneck Vikings from Hell” on May 1st 2020

Aether Realm takes the next step! After signing with Napalm Records in 2018, the four-piece from North Carolina is ready to unleash their newest multi-faceted full-length, “Redneck Vikings from Hell”, to be released on May 1st, 2020!

The new album will take you on a stupefying rollercoaster ride of death metal, thrash and even neo-classical shred. With their new album, the band improves upon their already distinctive sound that’s been astonishing fans since day one!
 

Nightwish release music video for first single “Noise”

When Finnish sextet Nightwish announce a new studio album people tend to take notice. They know that something special is brewing.

The band’s new and ninth record “Human. :II: Nature.” will be released on April 10th, 2020, and will be a double album containing 9 tracks on the main CD and one long track, divided into eight chapters on CD 2.

Today, the band releases the first single and video clip for the song “Noise”.

Nightwish to release new studio album “Human. :II: Nature.” on April 10th 2020

When Finnish sextet Nightwish announce a new studio album people tend to take notice. They know that something special is brewing. 

Band leader Tuomas Holopainen once said that whenever he creates a new record he has the intention of capturing something rare and unique, a monument and a true album experience. In 2020 he’s certain to achieve his objective once again. 

Nightwish have completed the recordings for their 9th studio album and are proud to announce the title, artwork and tracklisting.

Aherusia - Nostos ~ An Answer (?)

I was never, much of a fan of Aherusia’s first couple of albums, considering them to be a neat, if not a little more artistic, version of Rotting Christ, a band I was never too big on, with the exception of a couple of albums, due to their poor English enunciation. This however totally changed around, when the former released their third album, “Prometheus”, an ambitious concept album, which decides to modernize and give its own interpretation to the Promethean myth.

Brothers Of Metal - Emblas Saga

I was so highly unimpressed by the over the top cos-play power “metal” of Sweden’s Brothers Of Metal, that I easily decided to give em a pass at Sweden Rock fest after a momentary pass by their stage proved to be a futile experience and as another band that I actually wanted to watch was performing at a different stage. I thought they were exactly the type of band that Napalm would sign and cherish. Ohh Napalm.

Alestorm announces new studio album “Curse of the Crystal Coconut” - due out in Summer 2020

The Crystal Coconut definitely granted Alestorm fans their wish: the visionary world travelers have officially entered the recording studio and will return with their upcoming album, “Curse of the Crystal Coconut”, to be released via Napalm Records in summer 2020.

Bloodstock reveals Devin Townsend setlist plans and 5 new bands

As Winter rolls in and Christmas approaches, Bloodstock has been busy confirming yet more bands for 2020’s best heavy metal weekender, plotting daily festive competitions, preparing to launch this year’s deposit scheme, and even devising an early Christmas present, with a little help from Friday headliner, Devin Townsend…