melodic black metal

Cradle Of Filth announce the departure of keyboardist Lindsay Schoolcraft

It is with a very heavy leaden heart that Cradle Of Filth must announce the mutual departure of keyboardist Lindsay Schoolcraft from amidst the band’s ranks. 

Lindsay has been with the band for the last 7 years and in that time has been privy to a massive resurgence both on record and live, with Cradle Of Filth undertaking some of the most prolific touring in the band’s 28-year history, a feat that has indelibly been both (ultimately) rewarding and understandably exhausting at the same time.

Acherontas to release new studio album “Psychic Death - The Shattering of Perceptions” on April 24th 2020

Greek occult black metallers with retro rock influencees, Acherontas, reveal details surrounding their eighth studio album “Psychic Death - The Shattering of Perceptions”. 

The album is slated for an April 24th, 2020, release via Agonia Records.

Check out an album trailer below.

Aodon to release new studio album “11069” on March 27th 2020

French post-black metal trio Aodon have signed with Willowtip Records and will release their sophomore album “11069” on March 27th, 2020.

The album will be available on CD digipak, vinyl LP, and digital formats.

Check out new single “Les Rayons” below.

Multi-instrumentalist/composer M-kha has taken Aodon to new heights with “11069”.The follow-up to 2016 debut album “Sharphood” is the full realization of the Aodon sound: Dark, Atmospheric, and Extreme!

Hangatyr to release new studio album “kalt” on March 2nd 2020

When the fellows launched Hangatyr in Spring 2006, the stylistic direction of the idealists from Saxony and Central Thuringia was immediately clear: cold, Nordic guitar riffs, paired with typical Thuringian melodies and German lyrics, inspired by the mythology that lives deep inside the creators, should shape the music.

Lychgate to release new EP “Also Sprach Futura” on March 13th 2020

Debemur Morti Productions welcomes UK-based progressive black/doom metal outfit Lychgate to the label’s roster for the release of the band’s “Also Sprach Futura”.
 
“Also Sprach Futura” was recorded, mixed, and mastered by Greg Chandler of Esoteric at Priory Recording Studios (Esoteric, Fen), who also provides vocals to the album. The album’s cover art painting, illustrations, design, and layout were handled by Khaos Diktator Design.
 

Primordial announces April 2020 European co-headlining tour with Moonsorrow

14 years after their first European “Heathen Crusade” and only 2 years after the second Crusade, Primordial and Moonsorrow will invade Europe again, bringing their double co-headliner brand to another 6 European countries during 9 days.

As very special guest they will bring the neo-folk one-man act Rome to round up the tour package.

European Tour Dates 2020:
18.04.2020 BE - Bomal, Durbuy Rock Festival
19.04.2020 FR - Paris, La Machine du Moulin Rouge

Enslaved enter the studio to record new album - due out in May 2020

Norwegian metal avant-gardists Enslaved have some big news for their fans: the band have just entered the studio and are currently working on new material for their upcoming album. This new gem will be released once again via Nuclear Blast Records and has a tentative release date of May 2020.

Band founding member and guitarist Ivar Bjørnson stated about the recordings:

The Vice release music video for new single “White Teeth Rebellion”

Swedish black metal/rock ‘n’ roll trio The Vice have released a new music video for the song “White Teeth Rebellion”.

The song is taken off the new album “White Teeth Rebellion”, which is scheduled for a 2020 release.

The video for “White Teeth Rebellion” can be viewed below.