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The Erkonauts to release new studio album “I Want It to End” on October 1st 2020

Hailing from Geneva, Switzerland, chaotic prog-punk-metal powerhouse The Erkonauts have released further details of their forthcoming third studio album, “I Want It to End”.

Recorded and mixed by Drop at Downtone studio and mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios, “I Want It to End” will release on October 1st, 2020.

Of the album, The Erkonauts’ vocalist and bassist Ales Campanelli comments:

Mr. Bungle to release new album “The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo” on October 30th 2020

Mr. Bungle, who a year ago today announced their first live outings in two decades, have announced the release of “The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo” on October 30th, 2020, via Ipecac Recordings.

As was the case with the live performances, original Mr. Bungle members Trevor Dunn, Mike Patton, and Trey Spruance are joined by Scott Ian (Anthrax, S.O.D.) and Dave Lombardo (Dead Cross, Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies).

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I really was dumbfounded by this new band; in reality a duo of either brother and sister or husband and wife joined by bass player extraordinaire Oliver Holzwarth (Sieges Even, session for Blind Guardian and Rhapsody) – substituted by one as well as Van Canto’s sole instrumentalist, drummer Bastian Emig. I didn’t know what to make of them.

Sumo Cyco signs worldwide deal with Napalm Records

Over the course of the past several years, Ontario, Canada’s Sumo Cyco  have proven themselves as one of, if not the, hardest working band in the heavy music underground – garnering an undeniable following of fans with their impressive mixture of influences ranging from metal to pop and everything in between. Celebrated for their DIY attitude, viral savvy and explosive live performances that continue to convert new audiences around the world, Sumo Cyco have somehow maintained their status as the industry’s best kept secret – until now.