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From The Depth to release new studio album “Moments” on August 28th 2020

Italy’s From The Depth has just signed with Rockshots Records for the release of their second full-length album “Moments” hitting sales platforms around the world on August 28th, 2020.

Punchy and aggressive, fans who have been waiting since 2014’s EP “Perseverance”, are now rewarded with this 10 track album. “Moments” is a series of personal occasions in the band member’s lives that they are reliving through their music, from hard times to the anniversary of the band forming. In the band’s own words:

W.A.S.P. cancel their “1984 To Headless” Tour due to Covid-19 pandemic

Sadly the upcoming W.A.S.P. “1984 To Headless” tour is cancelled due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Read the official statement from the band below. Refunds will be available from point of purchase. Stay tuned for some exciting new W.A.S.P. announcements soon!

Band statement:

Airforce to release new studio album “Strike Hard” on September 4th 2020

UK old-school rockers Airforce have joined forces with Pitch Black Records for the release of the band’s new album, their second full-length since reforming in 2016.

The new Airforce studio album “Strike Hard” is set for release on September 4th, 2020, on CD and Digital.

Airforce stem originally from the NWOBHM era back in the 80’s with the band’s style best described as Old School Metal at its best, full of hooks, riffs and soaring melodies!

Doro to release new single “Brickwall” on June 26th 2020

One and a half years after the release of her extremely successful double album “Forever Warriors, Forever United”, metal queen Doro Pesch has already started working on material for a new album.

“Since February, I've been back in the studio in the USA. There are some pretty awesome things happening in these writing sessions”, Doro reveals.

Kvelertak announces new live stream show on June 20th 2020

Following the success of their initial live stream show in April, acclaimed Norwegian band Kvelertak have revealed fresh plans for new date, “Live From Amper Tone Studio”, on Saturday, June 20th, 2020!

The set will once again be broadcast via Vierlive at 9pm CET (8pm BST / 2pm CST).

Kvelertak elaborate further, commenting:

“Hello friends!

The Metal Tour Of The Year streaming event will take place on Friday June 12th 2020

To celebrate what would have been the start of one of the most highly anticipated North American tours of the year, showcasing four of the world’s very best metal bands, The Metal Tour Of The Year will be broadcasting a mammoth streaming event this Friday June 12th at 2pm PST / 5pm EST / 10pm BST / 11pm CEST.

Mind Of Fury announces special full live stream show on June 13th 2020

Even with the inability to play live in a venue, Heavy Metal has a deep need to break the lockdown chains and be heard, felt and witnessed as it monstrous shape lifts its head.

The Floridian Heavy Metallers, Mind Of Fury, will be hosting a special full live stream show this coming Saturday, June 13th, 2020. The show will be streamed via Radical Online Radio & RFL Records in the following timetables:

5pm EST (Eastern Time – EST / EDT)
2pm PST (Pacific Time – PST / PDT)
10pm UK Time

Corrosion Of Conformity announces Spring 2021 European & UK Headlining Tour

Corrosion Of Conformity are pleased to announce that some of their previously planned 2020 UK/EU tour dates that had been halted due to the spread of Covid-19, have been rescheduled to take place in spring 2021, alongside some new dates.

C.O.C will be hitting our shores in April and May 2021, with support due to come from Arizona’s Spirit Adrift

UK & EU Tour Dates 2021:
24 Apr – Academy, Dublin, IE 
25 Apr - Limelight 2, Belfast, UK

Anvil announces live stream metal show on July 4th 2020

Back in February, Canada’s Anvil released a new album “Legal at Last” celebrating the legalization of recreational cannabis use in the country. To support this album, the heavy metallers had a very thorough tour planned in the UK and Germany, with an assortment of other stops along the way. Unfortunately, like everyone else, COVID-19 stopped the tour in its tracks.

Wail signs with Wormholedeath and announces new album “Civilization Maximus”

Norwegian heavy metal combo Wail signed a deal with Wormholedeath for the digital release of 4 singles and afterwards the full album “Civilization Maximus” (TBA).

The band stated:
“Wail tighten their grip on the underground as they sign with WormHoleDeath”.

A representative for the band has given the following statement: “Wail is proud to become part of the WHD family. We are really pleased. It’s a great deal. We make the greatest deals!”