2020

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.

Savoy Brown to release new studio album “Ain’t Done Yet” on August 28th 2020

Legendary British Blues Rock band Savoy Brown led by founding member Kim Simmonds, announces the August 28th, 2020, release of their exciting new album, “Ain’t Done Yet”, on Quarto Valley Records.

The new album follows Savoy Brown’s critically acclaimed 2019 album, “City Night”. The CD and vinyl editions of the album can be pre-ordered here.

Heathen to release new studio album “Empire of the Blind” on September 18th 2020

Bay Area thrash legends Heathen are back! Today, the band reveal the details of their fourth studio album entitled, “Empire of the Blind”, which will be released on September 18th, 2020, via Nuclear Blast Records.

Check out the lyric video for the first single, “The Blight”, below.

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Stryper to release new studio album “Even the Devil Believes” on September 4th 2020

Once again proving their lasting durability, iconic rock band Stryper returns on September 4th with their 13th studio album, “Stryper”, via Frontiers Music srl.

Earlier today, the band announced the album’s first single, “Blood From Above”. Watch the official lyric video below.

Filled with the band’s signature riffs, harmony-laden melodies and positive themes, the 11-track project is Stryper’s first studio album with Perry Richardson (Firehouse) on bass and background vocals.

Amaranthe to release new studio album “Manifest” on October 2nd 2020

In these difficult times we’re all in need of uplifting, in need of an escape from the four walls we’ve been locked up in - to be transported into a new dimension. With today’s triumphant return of Amaranthe our calls have been answered!

The Swedish modern metal force are proud to announce their new album “Manifest”. With this new album, Amaranthe set their mark with a vibrant, epic masterpiece to be released on October 2nd, 2020, via Nuclear Blast.

Kataklysm to release new studio album “Unconquered” on September 25th 2020

Canadian melodic death metal heavyweights Kataklysm are proud to reveal their 14th full length studio album, “Unconquered”, which will be unleashed on September 25th, 2020, via Nuclear Blast Records.

Today, the band release the first single entitled, “The Killshot”. Watch the video directed by Scott Hansen of Digital Thunderdome, below.
 

Agathodaimon signs worldwide deal with Napalm Records

Dark metal institution Agathodaimon have officially signed a worldwide record deal with Napalm Records. Formed by Sathonys (guitar) and Matthias Rodig (drums) the German five-piece quickly evolved, performed at major European festivals and released six studio albums throughout their vast career.
 
Seven years after their highly praised full length “In Darkness”, Agathodaimon reunited in February 2020 and are currently working on new material! More to be announced soon!
 
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Greg Puciato to release solo debut album “Child Soldier: Creator of God” on October 23rd 2020

Greg Puciato, the wildly adaptive musician whose resume ranges from the unpredictable Dillinger Escape Plan to the pop-infused electro outfit The Black Queen, and the metal supergroup Killer Be Killed, has set an October 23rd, 2020, release date for his eagerly-awaited solo debut album, “Child Soldier: Creator of God”.