melodic black metal

Tragedy In Hope to release full-length debut album “Sleep Paralysis” on February 12th 2021

Tragedy In Hope are pleased to announce the band's forthcoming full-length debut album, “Sleep Paralysis”. The album will be self-released on February 12th, 2021.

The first single, “Fighting with the Rain”, is out and streaming below.

The story told in the album’s lyrics is as gripping as it is chilling.

Guitarist, vocalist, and composer Sasha Giller describes it as follows:

Einherjer to release new studio album “North Star” on February 26th 2021

Viking Metal pioneers Einherjer will release their eighth studio album, “North Star”, on February 26th, 2021, proving their status as the pioneers of blending Nordic Black Metal and Folk Metal genres to pure Norse Heavy Metal once again.

On “North Star”, the band around singer / guitarist / bassist Frode Glesnes and drummer / keyboarder Gerhard Storesund adds more modern, mass-appealing facets while staying true to their roots.
 

Enslaved announces Winter Solstice live streaming event for Saturday 19th December 2020

Enslaved’s new studio album “Utgard” was recently released into the world, the concept of which explores the esoteric place in Norse mythology that celebrates the rebirth of the individual - a place where one goes for unification of that which is above and that which lies below. A reckoning of dark and light, of night and day.

Enslaved announces May 2021 European Headlining Tour

Norwegian blackened avant-gardists Enslaved are proud to announce a European tour for May 2021, having just released their acclaimed new studio album “Utgard” little over a week ago - achieving some incredible chart positions worldwide including; US #67 Billboard #9 Current Hard Music #3 Top New Artist, Germany #30, UK #17 Indie #8 Rock and Italy #39. More to come!

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