melodic death metal

Dagoba to release new studio album “By Night” on February 18th 2022

Modern metallers Dagoba are back! After putting their stamp on the metal scene with their unique blend of metal and neckbreaking grooves, and relentlessly touring and sharing the stage with legendary acts like Metallica, Machine Head and In Flames, Dagoba’s undeniable talent was discovered by Napalm Records. Now, the French four-piece is gearing up to reach the next level with their most ambitious material yet - the punishing new full-length, “By Night”, out on February 18th, 2022 via Napalm Records!
 

Persefone to release new studio album “metanoia” on February 4th 2022

Andorra’s own extreme progressive metal unit Persefone is thrilled to announce the upcoming release of their long-awaited Napalm Records debut, entitled “metanoia”. Scheduled for release on February 4th, 2022, “metanoia” crosses genre boundaries with ease, mesmerizing the listener with dynamic songwriting and technical precision and proving Persefone’s worthy position as longstanding favorites of progressive metal!
 

Amorphis to release new studio album “Halo” on February 11th 2022

Rock and metal music have always been a haven for those who have bigger stories to tell; who have grander emotions to convey. For more than thirty years, Finnish figureheads Amorphis have done their best to carve their very own niche in heartfelt yet aggressive, melancholic yet soothing tunes.

On “Halo”, their staggering fourteenth studio effort, the Finns underline their trailblazing status as one of the most original, culturally relevant, and rewarding acts ever to emerge from the land of the thousand lakes.

Machine Head & Amon Amarth announce Fall 2022 European co-headlining Tour

Prepare for the most monumental metal tour of 2022!! Two of the world’s most revered heavy bands, Bay Area metal icons Machine Head and Sweden’s Viking metal overlords Amon Amarth are teaming up for the colossal co-headline ‘Vikings and Lionhearts’ arena tour set to rampage across Europe in September & October 2022.  

The Halo Effect signs with Nuclear Blast and announces new single “Shadowminds”

The year of the corona-pandemic, when the music world was forced into a standstill, five old friends put in motion an old idea that had been lingering - and what eventually was to become a new band and powerhouse: The Halo Effect, who recently inked a contract with Nuclear Blast.

Allegaeon to release new studio album “DAMNUM” on February 25th 2022

Colorado metal force Allegaeon return with their sixth studio album, “DAMNUM”, set for release on February 25th, 2022, via Metal Blade Records.

Today, the five-piece deliver a blistering look into their new album with the video for “Into Embers”. Album and merch pre-orders are available now here.

Nightshade to release new studio album “Sounds of Dark Matter” on November 19th 2021

Swiss Blackened Industrial Metallers Nightshade unveil new album “Sounds of Dark Matter” cover. 

The album will be released on November 19th, 2021, via My Kingdom Music and will contain 8 tracks, including the cover of The Kovenant’s classic “Chariots of Thunder”.

“Sounds of Dark Matter” is now available to pre-order on digipak CD, here.

Tracklist 
1. Set to Destroy the Heart of the Sun

Aephanemer to release new studio album “A Dream of Wilderness” on November 19th 2021

Following their much-acclaimed 2019 album, “Prokopton”, November 19th, 2021, will see Toulouse based symphonic melodic death metal force Aephanemer return with their third and thunderous full-length record, “A Dream of Wilderness”, via Napalm Records!