symphonic extreme metal

Cradle Of Filth announce live stream concert from St. Mary’s Church on October 30th 2020

Despite the extremely difficult situation for musicians and concerts all over the world, Vampyric Masters of Extreme Metal, Cradle Of Filth, continue to appease their salivating fans by celebrating All Hallow’s Eve in style, even in 2020, the official year of the plague.

This time the band, draped around lead singer Dani Filth, take it to the next far-flung tower by announcing a live stream concert from St. Mary’s Church, Colchester Art Centre, England for the auspicious date of October 30th, 2020.

Ensiferum to release new studio album “Thalassic” on July 10th 2020

On July 10th, 2020, Ensiferum will release their new album, “Thalassic”, via Metal Blade Records.

Check out the lyric video for the first single, “Rum, Women, Victory”, below. 

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

• Ltd. box set (incl. Digipak, bonus CD, flag, pendant)
• Ltd. box set (incl. Digipak, bonus CD, flag, pendant, drinking horn - EMP excl.)

Evil Scarecrow announces new line up and Fall 2020 UK Headlining Tour

Evil Scarecrow is delighted to present the new line up following the sad news that Brother Pain and Princess Luxury are to depart the band.

Joining existing members Dr. Rabid Hell (vocals and guitars), Kraven Morrdeth (bass) and Ringmaster Monty Blitzfist (drums) will be Count Gravedïga (guitars) and Alice Babylon (keys).

Genus Ordinis Dei to release new studio album “Glare of Deliverance” on December 4th 2020

Symphonic death metallers Genus Ordinis Dei have announced their new full-length concept album “Glare of Deliverance”, which will be released on December 4th, 2020. The album will be produced by Tommaso Monticelli at Sonitus Studio (Crema, Italy).

The band have also announced a crowdfunding campaign to create the first metal music opera which will feature a series of ten music video episodes (one for each song on the album), limited-edition merchandise, exclusive access and more!

Evil Scarecrow part ways with guitarist Brother Pain and keyboardist Princess Luxury

Evil Scarecrow has parted ways with Brother Dimitri Pain (guitars) and Princess Luxury (keyboards).

The band stated:
“We are living in strange times and perhaps that is true more so than anywhere else at the ‘Crow’s nest. Evil Scarecrow have some big news to announce. Is it more important than the latest update about COVID-19, perhaps not, but it is pretty damn important to us.

They Despair to release new studio album “The Song of Desolation” on May 8th 2020

Rockshots Records announces their latest signing of Kiev, Ukraine’s Thy Despair for the release of their forthcoming album “The Song of Desolation”, due out on May 8th, 2020.

The dark metal band blends black, gothic, doom, symphonic and melodic death elements into their sound along with vocals being sung in both English and Ukrainian. Today they are sharing with fans the first single off the full length “Free One”.

Manam to release new studio album “Ouroboros” on April 3rd 2020

Melodic death metallers Manam have announced the release of their sophomore album “Ouroboros”, coming out on April 3rd, 2020, via Rockshots Records!

Following up the previous “Rebirth of Consciousness”, the new record is a concept album about alchemical initiation in the typical Manam’s style made of epic, cathartic and emotional songs.

Cradle Of Filth announce the departure of keyboardist Lindsay Schoolcraft

It is with a very heavy leaden heart that Cradle Of Filth must announce the mutual departure of keyboardist Lindsay Schoolcraft from amidst the band’s ranks. 

Lindsay has been with the band for the last 7 years and in that time has been privy to a massive resurgence both on record and live, with Cradle Of Filth undertaking some of the most prolific touring in the band’s 28-year history, a feat that has indelibly been both (ultimately) rewarding and understandably exhausting at the same time.

Symbolik to release debut full-length album “Emergence” on April 10th 2020

As 2020 begins, the new year brings a familiar feeling of cyclical rebirth with it as a rush of new music and new talented acts make their presence known to larger audiences for the first time. Having recently signed to The Artisan Era at the end of 2019, technical melodic death metallers Symbolik are proud to announce their upcoming debut album, “Emergence”. The album is set to drop on Friday, April 10th, 2020, via The Artisan Era.