extreme metal

Sepultura to release new studio album “Quadra” on February 7th 2020

The age of “Quadra” is upon us: on February 7th, 2020, Sepultura will release their new masterpiece - a savage slap in the face proving once again the sheer endless versatility of the Brazilian metal heroes.

“Quadra” is Sepultura’s fifteenth studio album, which presents a thrilling and brutally honest concept around the Portuguese word “quadra”. Everyone grows up in a different quadra, shaped by rules and definitions. We are all determined by these concepts, our relationships, our careers. Our whole lives.

Night Crowned to release debut album “Impius Viam” on February 28th 2020

In the frozen part of Europe’s northernmost realm, a new slithering seed is festering at the heart of the Swedish scene, known as Night Crowned. Combining past and present members of legendary acts as Dark Funeral, Nightrage and Cipher System, this unholy ritual is a true reawakening of the sounds dormant from the most influential acts and masterpieces of the Scandinavian ‘90s!

Sutrah signs with The Artisan Era

The Artisan Era is proud to announce the signing of Montréal-based Progressive Death Metallers Sutrah. Active since 2011, Sutrah released “Effervescence ”in 2015, a two-song demo that made clear from their inception how serious the project is aimed at achieving something special.

Korpiklaani announce March 2020 UK Tour and release music video for new track “Jägermeister”

Finnish folk metal heroes Korpiklaani who are currently preparing for two Russian shows with Trollfest later this month, are pleased to announce that they will be returning to UK shores in March 2020 for a string of eight headline shows, as part of their ongoing Land Of A Thousand Drinks world tour! The final performance is set to take place at Hammerfest UK. Support on the tour will come from Nuclear Blast label mates Burning Witches

Banisher to release new studio album “Degrees of Isolation” on February 29th 2020

Selfmadegod Records excitedly announces the signing of Polish death metal act Banisher for the release of their fourth album, “Degrees of Isolation”. Now confirmed for release in late February, the label has issued the cover art, track listing, and other details on the record.
 

Enslaved enter the studio to record new album - due out in May 2020

Norwegian metal avant-gardists Enslaved have some big news for their fans: the band have just entered the studio and are currently working on new material for their upcoming album. This new gem will be released once again via Nuclear Blast Records and has a tentative release date of May 2020.

Band founding member and guitarist Ivar Bjørnson stated about the recordings:

Melechesh announces January 2020 European Headlining Tour

Melechesh have announced that they are set to start 2020 with a bang: the band have revealed their Sumerian Sonic Magick Tour, set to lead them across Europe in January 2020 including a date at London venue, the Boston Music Rooms on 12th January.

W.E.B. and Selvans will join the Sumerian black metal band, with more bands due to be announced soon.

Singer Ashmedi commented:

Aronious to release debut full-length album “Perspicacity” on March 13th 2020

After recently signing with The Artisan Era, Wisconsin-based progressive death metal/tech-death unit Aronious is excited to keep things moving forward by announcing the upcoming release of their debut album, “Perspicacity”. The ambitious 13-song album will see release on March 13th, 2020, via The Artisan Era. It is the follow up to the group’s highly praised 2014 EP, “Truth in Perception”.