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Wolfheart to release new EP “Skull Soldiers” on March 5th 2021

As if announcing today’s new virtual performance stream wasn’t enough of an early holiday gift (see below for more information), Finnish melodic death metal mainstays Wolfheart are doubling their musical output with the announcement of their upcoming EP, “Skull Soldiers”, scheduled for release on March 5th, 2021, via Napalm Records!
 

Mara signs with Wormholedeath and announces debut album “Djävulstoner”

Swedish metal outfit Mara have signed a deal with Wormholedeath for the release of their debut album “Djävulstoner” (TBA).

The band will release their first single & video for “Born to Die” on January 29th, 2021.

Mara is a unique band that deliver a sort of misty metal, fusing the sounds of misanthropy and spiritual seeking.

Check out an album teaser below.

Band statement:

Marianas Rest to release new studio album “Fata Morgana” on March 12th 2021

Emerging from the Finnish coastal town of Kotka, melodic death/doom metal strikers Marianas Rest will unleash their third studio album, “Fata Morgana”, on March 12th, 2021, via Napalm Records.

In anticipation, they have just unveiled the first single from the album, entitled “Glow from the Edge”, along with a moving official video.
 

Draconian reschedule 2021 European Tour to March 2022

Draconian have rescheduled their 2021 European tour with Nightfall to March 2022.

Comments the band:
“Unsurprisingly due to the pandemic situation, we’re forced to reschedule the European tour from 2021 to 2022. There were a few changes but most of the cities and venues are maintained. All tickets bought for the 2021 tour will remain valid for the new dates in 2022. We hope to see all of you on tour. Finally”.

Tragedy In Hope to release full-length debut album “Sleep Paralysis” on February 12th 2021

Tragedy In Hope are pleased to announce the band's forthcoming full-length debut album, “Sleep Paralysis”. The album will be self-released on February 12th, 2021.

The first single, “Fighting with the Rain”, is out and streaming below.

The story told in the album’s lyrics is as gripping as it is chilling.

Guitarist, vocalist, and composer Sasha Giller describes it as follows:

Wolfheart announces live streaming show on January 20th 2021

In April 2020, Finnish melodic death metal unit Wolfheart were one of the very first international metal bands to present a full-scale, professional-grade virtual concert livestream just weeks after the entire world went into lockdown. Now, resilient as ever, the band optimistically enters 2021 with another exciting presentation: a brand new, streaming studio performance event, set to take place on January 20th, 2021, at 12 PM PST / 3 PM EST / 9 PM CET.

Crawl Below to release new studio album “9 Mile Square” on February 12th 2021

Post-Metal/Doom Project Crawl Below will release new album “9 Mile Square” on February 12th, 2021.

“9 Mile Square” is a six-song LP of doom-infused post-metal focused on the history of Eastern Connecticut. The album was was mixed by Dave Kaminsky at Studio Wormwood, and mastered by Ryan Williams at Augmented Audio.

Evergrey to release new studio album “Escape of the Phoenix” on February 26th 2021

Swedish progressive metal band Evergrey is gearing up for the release of their highly anticipated 12th album - on February 26th, 2021, they will release “Escape of the Phoenix”, another heavy, melancholic and thought-provoking journey as only Evergrey can create.

Demon Head to release new studio album “Viscera” on January 29th 2021

On January 29th, 2021, Demon Head will release their new album, “Viscera”, via Metal Blade Records.

For a first preview of the record, watch the video for the new single, “The Triumphal Chariot of Antimony” (created by Justine Morrow aka lathe.of.heaven), below.

Pre-order “Viscera”, here, in the following formats:
• hardcover digisleeve-CD