modern metal

Space Of Variations announce September 2020 European Tour

Up and coming Ukrainian modern metallers Space Of Variations have announced the replacement dates for their recently cancelled spring tour.

The tour had to be cancelled due to the ongoing worldwide Covid-19 crisis. 

The band will be touring in support of their current EP “XXXXX”, which was released earlier this year via Napalm Records.

European Tour Dates 2020:
11.09.20 CZ - Jablunkov / Rock Cafe Southock
12.09.20 CZ - Budweis / K2
16.09.20 CZ - Brno / Melodka

Sylosis to premiere live video for “Cycle of Suffering” and chat to fans online on April 2nd 2020

UK modern Metal quartet Sylosis unleashed their long-awaited 5th studio album, “Cycle of Suffering”, earlier this year via Nuclear Blast followed by an album release show at Islington Hall in London.

The band filmed a video for the raging title track at that show, which they will be premiering on YouTube on Thursday, April 2nd at 6pm GMT / 7pm CET / 10am PST.

Join Josh to chat about all things Sylosis as the video goes live, here.

Powerman 5000 signs with Cleopatra Records - new album to be released later this year

LA-based indie label, Cleopatra Records, is proud to announce the signing of industrial metal superstars, Powerman 5000. Fronted by the creative mastermind Spider One, the band will launch a new album later this year and tour in support of the release both in the US and overseas.

Jupiter Hollow to release new studio album “Bereavement” on June 12th 2020

One of Toronto’s favourite ambient progressive metal/rock duo Jupiter Hollow announce they will be releasing their new album “Bereavement” on June 12th, 2020, to follow their two highly praised recordings “AHDOMN” (2018) and “Odyssey” (2016). 

“Bereavement” is the continuation of the storyline from both previous releases. The band further explains:

Napalm Records launches online informational Hub in response to COVID-19 related tour delays and restrictions

As the impact of COVID-19 is being felt around the world, many of our Napalm Records artists and their teams have had to make the very difficult decision to postpone or cancel their previously scheduled tours. This current situation will cause previously unforeseeable issues for artists and the entire live entertainment industry, but the health and safety of everyone – including our artists, their teams and live music fans – is absolutely paramount, now and always. 

Lamb Of God release music video for new single “Memento Mori”

Lamb Of God has released the music video for “Memento Mori”, the opening track on their forthcoming self-titled album due out on May 8th, via Nuclear Blast Records. Fans were able to unlock a 10 second teaser of the song through an eerie Instagram Story filter released by the band over the weekend. 
 
Watch the video for “Memento Mori” below.
 

Smackbound to release debut album “20/20” on May 8th 2020

Smackbound is a new hard rock/metal band from the robust and acclaimed Finnish music scene, who will release their debut album, “20/20” on Frontiers Music Srl. Due out on May 8th, 2020, hard rock and metal fans can expect powerful, driving songs, impeccable musicianship, and stunning vocals from this exciting new band.

For a taste, check out the newly released single and video for “The Game” below.