black metal

Primordial announces April 2020 European co-headlining tour with Moonsorrow

14 years after their first European “Heathen Crusade” and only 2 years after the second Crusade, Primordial and Moonsorrow will invade Europe again, bringing their double co-headliner brand to another 6 European countries during 9 days.

As very special guest they will bring the neo-folk one-man act Rome to round up the tour package.

European Tour Dates 2020:
18.04.2020 BE - Bomal, Durbuy Rock Festival
19.04.2020 FR - Paris, La Machine du Moulin Rouge

Bloodstock reveals Devin Townsend setlist plans and 5 new bands

As Winter rolls in and Christmas approaches, Bloodstock has been busy confirming yet more bands for 2020’s best heavy metal weekender, plotting daily festive competitions, preparing to launch this year’s deposit scheme, and even devising an early Christmas present, with a little help from Friday headliner, Devin Townsend… 

Night Crowned to release debut album “Impius Viam” on February 28th 2020

In the frozen part of Europe’s northernmost realm, a new slithering seed is festering at the heart of the Swedish scene, known as Night Crowned. Combining past and present members of legendary acts as Dark Funeral, Nightrage and Cipher System, this unholy ritual is a true reawakening of the sounds dormant from the most influential acts and masterpieces of the Scandinavian ‘90s!

Enslaved enter the studio to record new album - due out in May 2020

Norwegian metal avant-gardists Enslaved have some big news for their fans: the band have just entered the studio and are currently working on new material for their upcoming album. This new gem will be released once again via Nuclear Blast Records and has a tentative release date of May 2020.

Band founding member and guitarist Ivar Bjørnson stated about the recordings:

Melechesh announces January 2020 European Headlining Tour

Melechesh have announced that they are set to start 2020 with a bang: the band have revealed their Sumerian Sonic Magick Tour, set to lead them across Europe in January 2020 including a date at London venue, the Boston Music Rooms on 12th January.

W.E.B. and Selvans will join the Sumerian black metal band, with more bands due to be announced soon.

Singer Ashmedi commented:

Bloodstock reveal Sophie Lancaster stage headliners and more

Bloodstock is delighted to share that New Delhi’s Bloodywood will headline the Sophie Lancaster stage on Friday, in a UK festival exclusive. Blending Indian folk instruments and heavy metal, this is sure to be a unique set you won’t want to miss! Check out their most recent single (closing on 1.4 million views), “Machi Bhasad (Expect a Riot)” here.

Enslaved re-sign with Nuclear Blast and release music video for “What Else is There?”

There is ample reason to celebrate: Enslaved have once again joined forces with Nuclear Blast, to spread the music of the Norwegian avant-garde metallers all around the globe. With that, band and label renew a collaboration that has been ongoing for around ten years and two years ago produced the universally lauded album “E”.

Band founding member and guitarist Ivar Bjornson stated about the re-signing: