melancholic metal

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.
 

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

In Mourning to re-release “Monolith” on July 24th 2020

Sweden’s melodic, progressive death/doom metallers In Mourning, will re-release their sophomore studio album, “Monolith”, on July 24th, 2020, via Agonia Records.

The album is coming to CD and three different double LP formats. In anticipation of the re-release, the song “The Smoke” has been made available for a free download on Bandcamp, here.

My Dying Bride - The Ghost of Orion

There’s something endearing in My Dying Bride’s entire discography and existence and that is and that is the fact that they’re one of the few bands of their ilk that started from England, some thirty years ago and managed to maintain their style and heaviness almost entirely intact, unlike Anathema, who turned into an impressive firework that burnt out too soon, leaving only embers in its wake and Paradise Lost, who seem to be going in circles, having forever lost the cool factor and songwriting that their earlier works had.
 

Fires In The Distance to release debut album “Echoes of Deep November” on May 22nd 2020

Connecticut-based melodic death/doom outfit Fires In The Distance are proud to announce the release of their debut album, “Echoes of Deep November”. The album will see release on Friday, May 22nd, 2020.

The melancholic cover art for “Echoes of Deep November” was created by Caelan Stokkermans, who is known for his work with Soreption, Cattle Decapitation, Misery Index, Lorna Shore, and many more.

My Dying Bride release official lyric video for new single “Tired of Tears”

British doom legends My Dying Bride are set to release their 13th studio album, “The Ghost of Orion”, on March 6th, 2020, via Nuclear Blast.

Today, the band have released a new single from the album titled “Tired of Tears”. Check out the new lyric video below.

The track has a particularly special meaning for frontman Aaron Stainthorpe, as he explains: