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Nightwish reschedule 2020 European Headlining Tour to May 2021

Finnish sextet Nightwish recently released their ninth studio album “Human. :II: Nature.” - it conquered the charts worldwide, including landing a #1 in their home country of Finland as well as Germany, and #2 in Canada, Austria, Hungary and Switzerland.

Today, the band announce that they’ve had to postpone their European tour that was originally scheduled for November and December 2020, until May 2021.

Sodom to release new studio album “Genesis XIX” on November 27th 2020

German thrash metal legends, Sodom, will release their new studio album, “Genesis XIX”, on November 27th, 2020, via Entertainment One (eOne) in North America and Steamhammer/SPV in Europe.
 
The album was recorded by Siggi Bemm and mastered by Patrick W. Engel and comes shrouded in the cover illustration of Joe Petagno of Motörhead fame. Find the track listing and cover art below.
 

Beast In Black announces November & December 2021 European Headlining Tour

Having released two sensational records through Nuclear Blast Records, international Heavy Metal group Beast In Black have played numerous thrilling shows, including a run of mostly sold out international headline tours in Europe, Russia and Japan, supporting Gloryhammer in the UK and festival appearances around the world (Sweden Rock, Graspop, Summer Breeze, Heavy Montréal etc.).
 

Diamond Head to release 40th Anniversary re-recording of “Lightning to the Nations” on November 20th 2020

Vital, venerated, and vintage, when Diamond Head first released “Lightning to the Nations” forty years ago in 1980, few could have predicted the importance it would carry - and establish - with regards to heavy metal's new wave and sound. Stacked and packed with riffs, “Lightning to the Nations” would be one of the prime catalysts for a movement known as the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM).

Venom Prison announces Winter 2021 UK & European Headlining Tour

Death metal firebrands Venom Prison have announced tentative European touring plans for January & February 2021.

As safety continues to be of the utmost importance, the 22 headline dates across 8 countries remain subject to the global pandemic situation. Special guests will be Creeping Death and Leeched.

Enslaved announce new date for Summer Breeze “Utgard - The Journey Within” release event

Enslaved are preparing for the final act of their Cinematic Summer Tour - now due to take place on Thursday 1st of October at 7pm BST / 8pm CEST.

This virtual release event “Utgard - The Journey Within” is named after their upcoming studio album “Utgard” (out on October 2nd), from which they’ll be performing several tracks for the first time ever.

Ancient Thrones to release new studio album “The Veil” on November 6th 2020

Ancient Thrones, formerly Abysseral Throne, have a new concept album “The Veil” coming out this year and are teasing fans with the first single “The Soul To Flesh”.

More than just a headbanging metal record, “The Veil” ushers in their new image and shows fans their evolution with the first release under the new name. Current fans will be pleasantly surprised and new fans will be intrigued by the familiar melodic material and the upcoming technical and progressive approaches.