black & roll

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

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)
 

Kvelertak announces new live stream show on June 20th 2020

Following the success of their initial live stream show in April, acclaimed Norwegian band Kvelertak have revealed fresh plans for new date, “Live From Amper Tone Studio”, on Saturday, June 20th, 2020!

The set will once again be broadcast via Vierlive at 9pm CET (8pm BST / 2pm CST).

Kvelertak elaborate further, commenting:

“Hello friends!

Midnight announces Fall 2020 European Headlining Tour

Midnight, who released their new album, “Rebirth by Blasphemy”, in January of this year via Metal Blade Records, have now announced a full European tour for the fall. 

Special guests on the Speed Darkness and Excrement Euro Trash Tour 2020 are Red Death and Hellripper! See below for the dates.

European Tour Dates 2020:
Oct. 29 - Leiden, NL - Gebr De Nobel
Oct. 30 - Eindhoven, NL - Dynamo
Oct. 31 - Hamburg, DE - Markthalle

Kvelertak announce “Live From Your Living Room” streaming show on April 10th 2020

Acclaimed Norwegian band Kvelertak have announced plans for a special live stream show on April 10th, 2020, “Live From Your Living Room”.

The 60-minute band set will be broadcast from the venue Artilleriverkstedet in Norway via website Vierlive at 9pm CET (8pm BST / 2pm CST).

Midnight launches new single “Fucking Speed and Darkness”

On January 24th, 2020, Midnight will release their new album, “Rebirth by Blasphemy”, via Metal Blade Records.

“"Rebirth by Blasphemy" is a rebirth”, states Midnight’s sole driving force, Athenar. “It’s a change in life and it’s a rebirth of doing whatever the fuck you want and seeing what happens after that. It’s about saying yes, taking opportunities, taking a fucking chance”.

Kvelertak releases music video for new single “Crack of Doom”

Norwegian band Kvelertak have shared a second track from their upcoming new album “Splid”, which is set for release on February 14th, 2020, via Rise Records.

Premiering on the BBC Radio 1 Rock Show last night, “Crack of Doom” features Troy Sanders (Mastodon) and is one of the first songs performed by the band in English. The group have also released the official video for the track.