melodic metalcore

The Acacia Strain to release new studio album “Slow Decay” on July 24th 2020

Metal titans The Acacia Strain - Vincent Bennett [vocals], Kevin Boutot [drums], Devin Shidaker [guitar], Griffin Landa [bass], and Tom “The Hammer” Smith, Jr. [guitar] - have just dropped “Y”, a new seven inch and digital release today through Rise Records. It’s available here.
 

The Outliers to release new studio album “Dissipating Eternity” on July 10th 2020

Wormholedeath USA is proud to announce the signing of The Outliers, its first band from the States!!

The Grand Rapids (MI) metal quintet signed a distribution deal for the release of their astonishing new album “Dissipating Eternity” due for release on July 10th, 2020.

The band stated:

Perfect NME to release debut album “Remains to Be Seen” on July 10th 2020

Norwegian modern metal combo Perfect NME are proud to announce that they have signed with Wormholedeath a deal for the distribution of their debut album “Remains to be Seen”, due for release on July 10th, 2020, via Wormholedeath / The Orchard / Aural Music Group.

The band stated:

Alpha Wolf to release new studio album “A Quiet Place to Die” on September 25th 2020

An iron will is only ever hardened within the forge, and Australia’s fastest rising metalcore act Alpha Wolf have proven they are made of sterner stuff. Building on every lesson learnt from their 2019 EP “Fault”, the band today announce their sophomore album “A Quiet Place to Die” will be released on September 25th, 2020, via Greyscale Records / Sharptone Records.

Holding Absence announces rescheduled European Headline Dates for February & March 2021

Fast-rising Welsh post-rock quartet Holding Absence have announced the rescheduled European dates for their tour with Static Dress and Wargasm.

The four-piece will take to the road in February 2021. Tickets are on sale now. Check out the dates below!
 
European Tour Dates 2021:
February 18th Antwerp, BE - Kavka
February 19th Paris, FR - L’International 
February 20th Cologne, DE - MTC
February 21st Hamburg, DE - Headcrash

Amaranthe finish new studio album - to be released in August 2020

We can reveal some excellent news from camp Amaranthe: the band have just finished the studio recordings for their new masterpiece!

The sixth studio album from the Swedish modern metal heroes will be released on August 28th, 2020, which the band revealed in a digital press conference at the weekend.

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Desource to release new EP “Ambition” on September 4th 2020

Italian progressive metal band Desource have unleashed a lyric video for their new single “Sheepdogs” featuring Monuments drummer Mike Malyan. The track is taken from their forthcoming EP “Ambition” due out in September 202,0 via Rockshots Records.

Watch the lyric video for “Sheepdogs” below, Stream it on Spotify here.

Regarding the new single “Sheepdogs”, the band had this to say:

Make Them Suffer to release new studio album “How to Survive a Funeral” on July 24th 2020

Make Them Suffer have just shared their new song “Soul Decay”. Listen to it below.

“"Soul Decay" is about watching someone you know fall back into the same bad habits over and over, unaware that they themselves are the root of their own problems”, explains singer Sean Harmanis. “I believe this is a message we all need to hear sometimes. Being able to accept responsibility for our own mistakes keeps us humble”.