melodic black metal

Enslaved announce new date for Summer Breeze “Utgard - The Journey Within” release event

Enslaved are preparing for the final act of their Cinematic Summer Tour - now due to take place on Thursday 1st of October at 7pm BST / 8pm CEST.

This virtual release event “Utgard - The Journey Within” is named after their upcoming studio album “Utgard” (out on October 2nd), from which they’ll be performing several tracks for the first time ever.

Yoth Iria signs with Pagan Records and announces debut album “As the Flame Withers”

Greek black metal act Yoth Iria have signed a deal with Poland’s Pagan Records to release their debut album. Entitled “As the Flame Withers”; the album is planned for a December 2020 release.

Yoth Iria is a massive comeback from the duet, which developed and pioneered the underground scene back in the day: Jim Mutilator and The Magus.

Cradle Of Filth announce live stream concert from St. Mary’s Church on October 30th 2020

Despite the extremely difficult situation for musicians and concerts all over the world, Vampyric Masters of Extreme Metal, Cradle Of Filth, continue to appease their salivating fans by celebrating All Hallow’s Eve in style, even in 2020, the official year of the plague.

This time the band, draped around lead singer Dani Filth, take it to the next far-flung tower by announcing a live stream concert from St. Mary’s Church, Colchester Art Centre, England for the auspicious date of October 30th, 2020.

Primordial announces April 2021 European Headlining Tour

Primordial continue to promote their highly acclaimed latest studio album, “Exile Amongst the Ruins”, which was released worldwide, via Metal Blade Records, in 2018.

The band will therefore be embarking on a next, re-scheduled third leg of the “Heathen Crusade” across Europe in April and have furthermore confirmed various international festival appearances for 2021, also in celebration of Primordial’s 30th Anniversary since inception in 1991. Below are the dates announced so far.

Lord Almighty to release new studio album “Wither” on October 16th 2020

Hard-to-pigeonhole black metal-centered outfit Lord Almighty is proud to announce their upcoming second album, “Wither”. Set for release on Friday, October 16th, 2020. It is the follow up to the group’s 2015 debut album, “Paths”.

The Boston-based group has been active since 2013 and continues to craft a unique crushing mix of black metal blasts and rock and roll melodics that is stylistically ever-evolving into the present. Cover art for “Wither” was handled by Adam O’ Day

Nachtblut to release new studio album “Vanitas” on October 2nd 2020

Three years since the release of their previous album, “Apostasie”, dark metal pioneers Nachtblut return with even more vigor and announce their new gloomy offering, “”, out October 2nd, 2020, via Napalm Records.

The first single “Das Puppenhaus” (engl. the dollhouse) is reminiscent of scene giants such as Rammstein and draws the listener deep into the significant Nachtblut sound. Rhythmic guitars weave all throughout this smashing hymn while a steady rhythm underlines the honest lyrics.

Second To Sun to release new studio album “Leviathan” on September 29th 2020

Ever prolific and consistently ferocious, Russian metal stalwarts Second To Sun will release new album “Leviathan” on September 29th, 2020.

The follow-up to 2019’s raging “Legacy”, itself a game changer, the new album finds the band firing on all cylinders!

Stream “I Psychoanalyze Ghosts” and the title track here.

Agathodaimon signs worldwide deal with Napalm Records

Dark metal institution Agathodaimon have officially signed a worldwide record deal with Napalm Records. Formed by Sathonys (guitar) and Matthias Rodig (drums) the German five-piece quickly evolved, performed at major European festivals and released six studio albums throughout their vast career.
 
Seven years after their highly praised full length “In Darkness”, Agathodaimon reunited in February 2020 and are currently working on new material! More to be announced soon!
 
Guitarist Sathonys states: