atmospheric metal

Apocalyptica postpone North American Headlining Tour to August & September 2021

It is with great regret, but obvious and necessary compliance, that Apocalyptica has had to postpone their upcoming North American Tour a second time to August/September 2021 due to the ongoing restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Please note that all tickets bought will remain valid for the rescheduled dates and tickets remain on sale.
 

Epica and Apocalyptica reschedule 2021 European co-headlining Tour to Winter & Spring 2022

The upcoming Epic Apocalypse Tour featuring Dutch Symphonic titans Epica and Finnish cello masters Apocalyptica, with support from prog metallers Wheel, has been postponed to the beginning of 2022 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The tour will kick off on 6th January 2022 in Leipzig and the bands will perform all over Europe, including a five date run in the UK.

Draconian reschedule 2021 European Tour to March 2022

Draconian have rescheduled their 2021 European tour with Nightfall to March 2022.

Comments the band:
“Unsurprisingly due to the pandemic situation, we’re forced to reschedule the European tour from 2021 to 2022. There were a few changes but most of the cities and venues are maintained. All tickets bought for the 2021 tour will remain valid for the new dates in 2022. We hope to see all of you on tour. Finally”.

Iotunn to release debut full-length album “Access All Worlds” on February 26th 2021

On February 26th, 2021, Denmark’s Iotunn will release their new album, “Access All Worlds”, via Metal Blade Records.

Watch the video for the new single “Voyage of the Garganey I” below

Pre-order “Access All Worlds”, here, in the following formats:

• digipak-CD
• 180g black vinyl (EU exclusive)
• “deep space” marbled vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 200 copies)

White Void to release debut album “Anti” on March 12th 2021

Eclectic Norwegian hard rock band White Void are proud to release their first single, “Do. Not. Sleep.”, from upcoming debut album “Anti”, out on March 12th, 2021, via Nuclear Blast.

Watch the music video for “Do. Not. Sleep.” below.

Band leader and songwriter Lars Nedland (Borknagar, Solefald) comments:

Satyrus signs with Argonauta Records

Hailing from Sicily, Italy, occult doom metal heavy weights Satyrus have announced the signing with powerhouse label Argonauta Records. The four-piece, who just recently self-released their epic doom monolith of a debut album, “Rites”, immediately gained the attention by not just several record companies but fans around the globe in within the current heavy doom and metal scene. Featuring members of bands alike Uthaar or Wolvesguard, Satyrus invites its listener on a slow and dark ride into doom heaviness.

King Baal to release debut album “Conjurements” on January 29th 2021

Portuguese heavy metal combo King Baal signed a deal with Wormholedeath for the release of their debut album “Conjurements”, due for digital release on January 29th, 2021, worldwide.

“Somewhere between Doom, Symphonic and pure Heavy Metal, King Baal hail from Portugal with a very personal approach to metal, blending powerful and intense patterns with occasional dreamy musical landscapes”.

Band statement:

Crawl Below to release new studio album “9 Mile Square” on February 12th 2021

Post-Metal/Doom Project Crawl Below will release new album “9 Mile Square” on February 12th, 2021.

“9 Mile Square” is a six-song LP of doom-infused post-metal focused on the history of Eastern Connecticut. The album was was mixed by Dave Kaminsky at Studio Wormwood, and mastered by Ryan Williams at Augmented Audio.