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U.D.O. to release new live album “Live in Bulgaria 2020 – Pandemic Survival Show” on March 19th 2021

U.D.O. return with the upcoming 5th live album of the heavy metal legend. The year 2020 faced many with tough challenges, but U.D.O. managed to play a great show under pandemic conditions in front of the breathtaking backdrop of the amphitheater in Plovdiv/Bulgaria, making it not only one of the world’s grandest shows under Corona, but also certainly beyond compare. This is exactly the feeling that the live recording captures.

Apocalyptica postpone North American Headlining Tour to August & September 2021

It is with great regret, but obvious and necessary compliance, that Apocalyptica has had to postpone their upcoming North American Tour a second time to August/September 2021 due to the ongoing restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Please note that all tickets bought will remain valid for the rescheduled dates and tickets remain on sale.
 

Epica and Apocalyptica reschedule 2021 European co-headlining Tour to Winter & Spring 2022

The upcoming Epic Apocalypse Tour featuring Dutch Symphonic titans Epica and Finnish cello masters Apocalyptica, with support from prog metallers Wheel, has been postponed to the beginning of 2022 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The tour will kick off on 6th January 2022 in Leipzig and the bands will perform all over Europe, including a five date run in the UK.

Enforcer to release new live album “Live By Fire II” on March 19th 2021

Swedish heavy metal band Enforcer are proud to present their second live album, “Live By Fire II”, which will be released through Nuclear Blast Records on March 19th, 2021. 

Today, the band have released a live video for the first single “From Beyond”. Watch the live video below.

The Crown to release new studio album “Royal Destroyer” on March 12th 2021

On March 12th, 2021, The Crown will release their new album, “Royal Destroyer”, via Metal Blade Records.

For a first preview of “Royal Destroyer”, watch the video for the new single, “Motordeath” (directed and edited by Christoffer Tönnäng) below.

Pre-order “Royal Destroyer”, here, in the following formats:

• jewelcase-CD

Marianas Rest to release new studio album “Fata Morgana” on March 12th 2021

Emerging from the Finnish coastal town of Kotka, melodic death/doom metal strikers Marianas Rest will unleash their third studio album, “Fata Morgana”, on March 12th, 2021, via Napalm Records.

In anticipation, they have just unveiled the first single from the album, entitled “Glow from the Edge”, along with a moving official video.
 

Draconian reschedule 2021 European Tour to March 2022

Draconian have rescheduled their 2021 European tour with Nightfall to March 2022.

Comments the band:
“Unsurprisingly due to the pandemic situation, we’re forced to reschedule the European tour from 2021 to 2022. There were a few changes but most of the cities and venues are maintained. All tickets bought for the 2021 tour will remain valid for the new dates in 2022. We hope to see all of you on tour. Finally”.

Trial to release new EP “Sisters of the Moon” on January 29th 2021

On January 29th, 2021, Trial will release a new 2-track EP, “Sisters of the Moon”, via Metal Blade Records.

For a preview of “Sisters of the Moon”, a video teaser can be viewed below

Pre-order the EP as a 7", here, in the following versions:

• black vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 222 copies)
• gold vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 111 copies)