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Slipknot announces Knotfest Los Angeles on November 5th 2021

In a show of force for the band and the loud music genre overall, Knotfest, the music and counterculture experience created by the multi-platinum sonic phenomenon Slipknot, has today announced the band’s biggest Los Angeles headline performance yet, Knotfest Los Angeles, at Banc of California Stadium on Friday November 5th, 2021.

Gemini Syndrome to release new studio album “3rd Degree – The Raising” on October 15th 2021

LA alternative metal band Gemini Syndrome have just announced that their new studio album “3rd Degree – The Raising” will be released worldwide on October 15th, 2021, via Century Media. Special pre-order album configurations (limited edition vinyl, deluxe CD sets, etc.) along with special merchandise bundles are available here.

Criminal to release new studio album “Sacrificio” on September 17th 2021

On September 17th, 2021, Criminal will release their new album, “Sacrificio”, via Metal Blade Records. 

For a first preview of “Sacrificio”, a video for the new single, “Zona De Sacrificio” (directed by Carlos Toro of Abysmo Films, who has previously worked with Kreator, Arch Enemy, Rob Halford, etc.), can be viewed below.

Pre-ordered “Sacrificio”, here, in the following formats:
• jewelcase-CD

Shotgun Facelift to release new studio album “Dakota Blood Stampede” on December 17th 2021

Eclipse Records is extremely excited to announce the signing of Shotgun Facelift to an exclusive worldwide deal! The band is from Grand Forks, ND (USA) and they were formed in 2012. The band just wrapped up production on their new full-length album “Dakota Blood Stampede”, which is set for a worldwide release on December 17th, 2021.
 

Gojira announces Winter and Spring 2022 European & UK Headlining Tour

2x Grammy® nominated, unmissable French titans Gojira have announced their eagerly-awaited return to Europe with an extensive tour January - March 2022. 
 
The new dates, which will be split into two legs, feature special guests Alien Weaponry and Employed To Serve. The first leg kicks off Jan 17th in Finland and closes in France on Feb 9th, with the second leg picking up in The Netherlands on Feb 20th and wrapping in the UK on Mar 14th.

Dagoba signs worldwide deal with Napalm Records and announces new single “The Hunt”

French modern metallers Dagoba are back and have signed a worldwide contract with premier Austrian rock and metal label Napalm Records to bring their career to the next level. The signing is crowned with the announcement of their new 7" single “The Hunt” (out on July 20th, 2021), strictly limited to a rare selection of copies at Napalm Records mailorder.
 

Vio-Lence announces new EP “Let the World Burn” - due out in early 2022

Last year, Vio-Lence released a digital single - “California Uber Alles” (a cover version of the Dead Kennedys classic!) - via Metal Blade Records. After giving fans a taste of what’s to come, the band is now ready to announce their upcoming EP: “Let the World Burn” - their first original release since 1993’s ”Nothing to Gain”!