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Torrefy to release new studio album “Life is Bad” on July 1st 2020

Black Speed Death Thrash! That’s what Canada’s Torrefy offer on forthcoming album “Life is Bad”, set to be self-released on July 1st, 2020.

The official video for the album’s first single, the aptly titled album-closer “Plague of Empires”, is available below.

Purchase/stream “Plague of Empires” here.

Bloodred to release new studio album “The Raven’s Shadow” on May 18th 2020

Bloodred will release their second studio album “The Raven’s Shadow” on May 18th, 2020.

On his second album with the mystical title “The Raven’s Shadow” Bloodred mainman, Ron Merz, celebrates his optimally proven Blackened Death Metal mix, which he has been refining successful as a one-man-project since 2009.

Connoisseurs know: the absolutely determined guitarist and singer does his thing here again like only few protagonists in the heavy music guild.

Auroch to release new mini album “Stolen Angelic Tongues” on April 24th 2020

Vancouver’s Auroch returns with new music for the first time in nearly four years. This April, 20 Buck Spin will unveil the band's new “Stolen Angelic Tongues” MLP - the band’s first new release since 2016’s “Mute Books” LP - and its extended/renamed CD counterpart, “All The Names of the Night”. The bestial new track “Coffin Nails”, is now streaming below.
 

Sinistral King to release debut full-length album “Serpent Uncoiling” on April 24th 2020

It’s been the insatiable hunger for musical creation, a never-ending desire to manifest occult creativity, that brought Sinistral King together in early 2018. Featuring members of Unlight (Ger), Triumph Of Death (Sui) and Vredehammer (Nor), the trio continues the traditional roots of Black Metal, while never fearing to create a new, dark path.

Wolfheart to release new studio album “Wolves of Karelia” on April 10th 2020

Finnish heavy melodic death metal unit Wolfheart are back with their most commanding offering yet. The four-piece Nordic machine returns with their highly-anticipated new full-length masterpiece, “Wolves of Karelia”, set for release on April 10th, 2020, via Napalm Records.
 

Ex Deo to release new single “The Philosopher King” on March 13th 2020

After three years since the release of their latest acclaimed full-length, “The Immortal Wars”, Roman Empire-inspired epic death metal band Ex Deo are about to make their grand return – with a little extra boost from special guest Francesco Ferrini of Italian symphonic metallers Fleshgod Apocalypse! The collective will release a brand new single, entitled “The Philosopher King”, set to drop on March 13th, 2020, via Napalm Records.
 

Aodon to release new studio album “11069” on March 27th 2020

French post-black metal trio Aodon have signed with Willowtip Records and will release their sophomore album “11069” on March 27th, 2020.

The album will be available on CD digipak, vinyl LP, and digital formats.

Check out new single “Les Rayons” below.

Multi-instrumentalist/composer M-kha has taken Aodon to new heights with “11069”.The follow-up to 2016 debut album “Sharphood” is the full realization of the Aodon sound: Dark, Atmospheric, and Extreme!

Neaera launches music video for new single “Catalyst”

Founded in 2003, Neaera has been with Metal Blade Records since 2004, releasing six albums during this time. The band announced their farewell tour in 2015 and have been on hiatus since then - until now! Neaera has re-formed and is ready to release a new self-titled album via Metal Blade Records on February 28th, 2020.

Watch the video for the new single, “Catalyst”, below.