dark metal

My Dying Bride to release new EP “Macabre Cabaret” on November 20th 2020

No rest for one of Britain’s most melancholic exports: Just half a year after My Dying Bride returned from their break with their haunting and successful (German Album Charts #12) masterpiece “The Ghost of Orion”, the kindred of Yorkshire raise the curtains to the “Macabre Cabaret” - their new MLP that will be released on November 20th, 2020, via Nuclear Blast.

Sombria to release debut album “Chirographon Dei” on November 27th 2020

Sombria is a dark / melancholic metal project which has been formed by singer/songwriter Dimi De San, who comes under the name “Valentina Devin” and guitarist/composer “Raven Seven”.

The band has an international line-up featuring members from Norway, Greece & Mexico. Sombria is set to release their debut album “Chirographon Dei” on November 27th, 2020,via Inverse Records.

Watch the music video for their first single “Sarcophagus of Roses” below.
 

Kaunis Kuolematon to release new studio album “Syttyköön Toinen Aurinko” on November 27th 2020

Between beautiful melodic soundscapes and soft vocals, extreme driven metal and harsh screams - Kaunis Kuolematon, the embodiment of Finnish Melancholic Metal, will release their third full-length record, titled “Syttyköön Toinen Aurinko”, on November 27th, 2020, via Noble Demon.

Pulchra Morte to release new studio album “Ex Rosa Ceremonia” on November 6th 2020

Death/doom unit Pulchra Morte will release their long-anticipated second full-length, “Ex Rosa Ceremonia”, on November 6th, 2020, via Transcending Records
 
With drums recorded to tape in the analog environment of Earth Analog Studios, and guitars, bass, vocals, and cellos captured at New Constellation RPM, the nine-track offering carries on where the band’s “Divina Autem Et Aniles” debut left off conjuring often alarmingly weighty psalms focused on atmosphere, feeling, and flow.
 

Marianas Rest signs worldwide deal with Napalm Records

Finnish melodic death metal strikers Marianas Rest have officially signed a worldwide contract with Napalm Records!

Hailing from the coastal town of Kotka, Marianas Rest pool the full extent of their musical expertise to raise their gloomy symbiosis of melancholic melodic death metal spiced with significant doom elements to the next level.

Helfir to release new studio album “The Journey” on November 6th 2020

From years the decadence has a great interpreter: its name is Helfir. The new creation, “The Journey” will see the light on November 6th, 2020 on CD and digital format.

The cover artwork was done by Antonio Leo.

Pre-order “The Journey” here.

Tracklist:
Chapter I: Lying on a Blue Lawn
1. The Game

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.

Members of Immolation and Goreaphobia form new band Shadows and sign with Agonia Records

Shadows is a new dark avant-garde metal band from Immolation and ex-Goreaphobia guitarist Alex Bouks, who brought other former Goreaphobia members to the table, including Henny Piotrowski (guitars) and Jake G (vocals). Alongside multi-instrumentalist Lance Walter, the US-based quartet has signed a record deal with Agonia Records, with plans to release their debut material in 2021.