black metal

Nachtblut to release new studio album “Vanitas” on October 2nd 2020

Three years since the release of their previous album, “Apostasie”, dark metal pioneers Nachtblut return with even more vigor and announce their new gloomy offering, “”, out October 2nd, 2020, via Napalm Records.

The first single “Das Puppenhaus” (engl. the dollhouse) is reminiscent of scene giants such as Rammstein and draws the listener deep into the significant Nachtblut sound. Rhythmic guitars weave all throughout this smashing hymn while a steady rhythm underlines the honest lyrics.

Second To Sun to release new studio album “Leviathan” on September 29th 2020

Ever prolific and consistently ferocious, Russian metal stalwarts Second To Sun will release new album “Leviathan” on September 29th, 2020.

The follow-up to 2019’s raging “Legacy”, itself a game changer, the new album finds the band firing on all cylinders!

Stream “I Psychoanalyze Ghosts” and the title track here.

Sunken to release new studio album “Livslede” on September 18th 2020

Bleak and depressive soundscapes, ethereal melodies and inspiration from the ocean and Danish nature – Atmospheric Black Metal unit Sunken just announced the release of their highly anticipated sophomore full length record, titled “Livslede”, to be released on September 18th, 2020, via Berlin’s finest home for blackened underground music, Vendetta Records!

European Metal Festival Alliance 2020 announce final line-up

With Bloodstock joining forces with twelve of the best independent European metal festivals to create a unique online event, there’s lots of planning underway.

Today, the full & final line up has been revealed for ‘festival weekend’ of 7th, 8th & 9th August and tickets are now on sale (priced at just €6.66) here

Venom to release “Sons of Satan” early demo material on August 28th 2020

Extreme metal icons Venom announce “Sons of Satan” – a collection of early demo material recorded between 1979-1984 to be released on August 28th, 2020, via BMG.

“To me, Venom represent the start of a very important movement that has split into many more important movements. It was a revolution. After that moment, death metal, thrash metal, black metal and all these genres exploded and they all owe something to Venom” - Michel “Away” Langevin (Voivod)
 

Oranssi Pazuzu announces Spring 2020 European Headlining Tour

Finland’s black metal anti-traditionalists Oranssi Pazuzu will finally return to the stage in 2021, following the unfortunate cancellation of their tour for autumn of this year.

After recently releasing their new album “Mestarin Kynssi” and contorting the minds of listeners with their psychic and colourful black metal that knows no boundaries, the Finns announce new tour dates for April and May. Their intense ride will be supported by Brazil’s Deafkids and Norway’s Sturle Dagsland.