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The Ocean to release new studio album “Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic” on September 25th 2020

On September 25th, 2020, The Ocean will release their 8th full-length, “Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic”, via Metal Blade Records (CD / digital) and the band’s own Pelagic Records (vinyl).

In 2018, The Ocean released “Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic” - the first half of a sprawling but superbly cohesive paleontology concept album. Now, the group is ready to release the eagerly-awaited concluding parts of the Phanerozoic journey.

deathCAVE to release debut full-length album “Smoking Mountain” on August 14th 2020

Seattle-based doom/sludge trio deathCAVE will release their “Smoking Mountain” debut full-length this August via Satanik Royalty Records.

Named after the Apache Death Cave in Arizona, deathCAVE was forged in 2018 and hit the ground running as its three members - Freiburger (Throne Of Bone, Brain Scraper), Benny Koslosky (Swampyheavy), and Tony Muñoz (Razorhoof, Worship) - are longtime veterans of the underground touring circuit.

Corrosion Of Conformity announces Spring 2021 European & UK Headlining Tour

Corrosion Of Conformity are pleased to announce that some of their previously planned 2020 UK/EU tour dates that had been halted due to the spread of Covid-19, have been rescheduled to take place in spring 2021, alongside some new dates.

C.O.C will be hitting our shores in April and May 2021, with support due to come from Arizona’s Spirit Adrift

UK & EU Tour Dates 2021:
24 Apr – Academy, Dublin, IE 
25 Apr - Limelight 2, Belfast, UK

Nibiru signs with Argonauta Records and announces new studio album

Never change a winning team. This team’s story started back in 2013, when Nibiru released their pathbreaking debut on the ever-growing powerhouse label Argonauta Records. Together they have released four highly acclaimed full-length albums and one EP, until the band inked a deal with Ritual Productions.

Today, the Italian collective announced their return to Argonauta Records, who will release Nibiru’s forthcoming, sixth studio album in the Fall of 2020!

Alkymist announces Fall & Winter 2020 Danish Tour

Copenhagen based progressive doom metal combo Alkymist released their sophomore album “Sanctuary” on May 1st amidst pandemic chaos and lockdown nationally and abroad.

The band’s release shows were cancelled, but nonetheless “Sanctuary” has received massive attention. The record achieved a #3 in the Official Danish vinyl charts in the week of release.

Gojira to debut stream of Live At Red Rocks concert on May 20th 2020 for 24 hours only

For the first time ever, twice Grammy®-nominated band Gojira will host an official stream of their previously unreleased Live At Red Rocks concert on May 20th, 2020. The show broadcasts exclusively from the band’s official site for 24 hours only, beginning at 9pm BST (4pm ET) May 20 until 9pm BST (4pm ET) May 21st.

Fans can check out a teaser trailer from the legendary performance below.

ads. to release new studio album “Push” on May 29th 2020

Following their critically acclaimed 2018 album, “Collider”, May 29th, 2020, will see post-punk / noise-rock act Heads. release their third full- length album, “Push”, via Glitterhouse Records.

On “Push”, the three-piece from Berlin and Melbourne continues to evolve their very own blend of noise-rock, post-punk and alternative rock in a sprawling soundscape – an experimental, wild, distinguished, radical and yet still catchy ride.