black metal

Enslaved announces May 2021 European Headlining Tour

Norwegian blackened avant-gardists Enslaved are proud to announce a European tour for May 2021, having just released their acclaimed new studio album “Utgard” little over a week ago - achieving some incredible chart positions worldwide including; US #67 Billboard #9 Current Hard Music #3 Top New Artist, Germany #30, UK #17 Indie #8 Rock and Italy #39. More to come!

Bloodstock confirms ten more bands for 2021

While everyone is adjusting to uncertain times right now and finding the best way forward, Bloodstock is choosing to remain positive and keen to be reunited with the best metal community next summer. With that in mind, Bloodstock is pleased to reveal five more bands joining the Sophie Lancaster stage line-up next August, and another five bands re-confirmed from 2020 for 2021.

Déluge to release new studio album “Ægo Templo” on November 6th 2020

On November 6th, 2020, France’s Déluge will release their sophomore album, “Ægo Templo”, via Metal Blade Records.

Check out the lyric video for the new single “Opprobre” below.

Pre-order “Ægo Templo” here, in the following formats:
• digipak-CD
• 180g black vinyl (EU exclusive)
• blue / white / black marbled vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 300 copies)

Enslaved announce new date for Summer Breeze “Utgard - The Journey Within” release event

Enslaved are preparing for the final act of their Cinematic Summer Tour - now due to take place on Thursday 1st of October at 7pm BST / 8pm CEST.

This virtual release event “Utgard - The Journey Within” is named after their upcoming studio album “Utgard” (out on October 2nd), from which they’ll be performing several tracks for the first time ever.

Ancient Thrones to release new studio album “The Veil” on November 6th 2020

Ancient Thrones, formerly Abysseral Throne, have a new concept album “The Veil” coming out this year and are teasing fans with the first single “The Soul To Flesh”.

More than just a headbanging metal record, “The Veil” ushers in their new image and shows fans their evolution with the first release under the new name. Current fans will be pleasantly surprised and new fans will be intrigued by the familiar melodic material and the upcoming technical and progressive approaches.

Yoth Iria signs with Pagan Records and announces debut album “As the Flame Withers”

Greek black metal act Yoth Iria have signed a deal with Poland’s Pagan Records to release their debut album. Entitled “As the Flame Withers”; the album is planned for a December 2020 release.

Yoth Iria is a massive comeback from the duet, which developed and pioneered the underground scene back in the day: Jim Mutilator and The Magus.

Primordial announces April 2021 European Headlining Tour

Primordial continue to promote their highly acclaimed latest studio album, “Exile Amongst the Ruins”, which was released worldwide, via Metal Blade Records, in 2018.

The band will therefore be embarking on a next, re-scheduled third leg of the “Heathen Crusade” across Europe in April and have furthermore confirmed various international festival appearances for 2021, also in celebration of Primordial’s 30th Anniversary since inception in 1991. Below are the dates announced so far.

Lord Almighty to release new studio album “Wither” on October 16th 2020

Hard-to-pigeonhole black metal-centered outfit Lord Almighty is proud to announce their upcoming second album, “Wither”. Set for release on Friday, October 16th, 2020. It is the follow up to the group’s 2015 debut album, “Paths”.

The Boston-based group has been active since 2013 and continues to craft a unique crushing mix of black metal blasts and rock and roll melodics that is stylistically ever-evolving into the present. Cover art for “Wither” was handled by Adam O’ Day

Behemoth announces “In Absentia Dei” immersive live-stream event on September 5th 2020

Behemoth have announced “In Absentia Dei”, a groundbreaking immersive livestream spectacular which will broadcast on September 5th, 2020, from a secret church location in Poland.

The event will be streamed in high definition 4K, with an immersive experience option, allowing viewers to choose from 8 different camera angles in the multi-camera shoot or watch the “Director’s Cut”.