gothic metal

Paradise Lost to release new studio album “Obsidian” on May 15th 2020

Obsidian”… dark, reflective and black: it’s a pretty decent description of the music that Paradise Lost have been making over the last 32 years, even though this most resilient of British metal bands have stoically refused to be pinned down to one easily defined formula. Powered by a lust for creativity and a stout devotion to haunting heaviness, Paradise Lost have defied the odds by coming back stronger than ever over the past decade.

Epica enter studio to record their new album

Dutch symphonic metal giant Epica recently have entered Sandlane Recording Facilities to record their new album and follow-up to the successful “The Holographic Principle”. The band will be recording again together with producer Joost van den Broek (Powerwolf, Ayreon).
 
In the studio, the band is joined by Panda Productions, who will record behind the scene footage of this recording process. The band just launched their first studio vlog on the band’s YouTube channel - check it out below.
 

PORN release official music video for new single “Dead in Every Eyes”

PORN has premiered their official music video for new single “Dead in Every Eyes” off of their anticipated album “No Monsters in God’s Eyes – Act III” today.

The music video was shot in Los Angeles with Fernando and Vicente Cordero from Industrialism Films (3teeth, Skold, Stabbing Westward, 69 Eyes, etc.).

Watch the video for “Dead in Every Eyes” below.

They Despair to release new studio album “The Song of Desolation” on May 8th 2020

Rockshots Records announces their latest signing of Kiev, Ukraine’s Thy Despair for the release of their forthcoming album “The Song of Desolation”, due out on May 8th, 2020.

The dark metal band blends black, gothic, doom, symphonic and melodic death elements into their sound along with vocals being sung in both English and Ukrainian. Today they are sharing with fans the first single off the full length “Free One”.

Blut unveil visualizer video for “1 The Magician”

Italian-Swiss gothic metallers Blut unveil the visualizer video for the song “1 The Magician”. The track is taken from the new album “Hermeneutics”.
 
Watch the video for “1 The Magician” below.
 
Before the album the eponymous book written by Alessandro Schümperlin, singer and songwriter, will be released. Pre-orders are available now on Amazon.

PORN release music video for new single “Low Winter Hope, pt.2”

PORN premiered their new single/ video for “Low Winter Hope, pt.2” off of their anticipated album “No Monsters in God’s Eyes – Act III” today.

In this final act of the “Mr Strangler Trilogy” and “No Monsters in God’s Eyes – Act III” album series, the convicted serial killer Mr Strangler is facing his death, imprisoned and waiting for his execution while also being studied by psychiatrists.

Deathstars postpone their European tour and announce new dates for Fall & Winter 2020

Sweden’s infernal five-some have postponed their UK and European tour: after a four year live absence, the death glam sensation Deathstars returned to the stage last summer, playing some of the world’s biggest festivals, and now they plan to come back with their UK and European tour in autumn/winter 2020.

Due to delays with their upcoming album recording process, the band has been forced to postpone the spring tour dates. All tickets purchased will be vaild for the new dates and venues.

Epica and Apocalyptica announce Fall & Winter 2020 European co-headlining Tour

This fall Dutch Symphonic titans Epica and Finnish Cello masters Apocalyptica will join forces for the “Epic Apocalypse Tour”.

The tour comes in support of Epica’s upcoming album, which will be released later this year. Support on all dates will be provided by Helsinki prog metallers Wheel.