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Red Cain to release new studio album “Kindred: Act II” on January 22nd 2021

Canada’s Red Cain is finishing their “Kindred” saga with the release of “Kindred: Act II”. The album was originally slated to be unleashed on December 4th, 2020, but due to interruptions caused by this year’s main culprit, Covid, the band has decided to push back their second studio album’s digital sales date to January 22nd, 2021, along with announcing the CD physical release will be done by Sliptrick Records at a later date in the new year.

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Knotfest.com announce Pulse of the Maggots Online Fest on November 13th 2020

Knotfest.com today announce Pulse of the Maggots Fest, a free online festival sponsored by ESP Guitars and presented by MusiCares, Ernie Ball and Rock Against Racism.

Hosted by Knotfest.com’s very own Beez, Ryan J Downey and special guests, Pulse of the Maggots Fest comprises 3 digital stages (the MusiCares stage, Rock Against Racism stage and ESP stage) with performances from 20 of the the most exciting up-and-coming artists.

Holding Absence announces Fall 2021 UK Headlining Tour

Following the announcement of their second album “The Greatest Mistake of My Life” last week, Welsh rockers Holding Absence have confirmed a run of eight UK shows throughout October and November 2021.

The shows will be the band's biggest headline tour yet, rounding off with a huge show at London’s Electric Ballroom on the 6th November.

UK Tour Dates 2021:
Oct 28th Cardiff- Y Plas
Oct 29th Oxford - O2 Academy 2
Oct 30th Birmingham - O2 Institute 2

Killer Be Killed to release new studio album “Reluctant Hero” on November 20th 2020

Killer Be Killed, Max Cavalera (Soulfly, ex-Sepultura), Ben Koller (Converge, Mutoid Man), Greg Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Black Queen) and Troy Sanders (Mastodon, Gone Is Gone), announce one of the year’s most anticipated heavy releases, confirming the November 20th, 2020, arrival of the all-star band’s sophomore album, “Reluctant Hero” (Nuclear Blast Records).

Synthetic to release new studio album “Clepsydra: Time Against Infinity” on October 2nd 2020

Synthetic announce the release of their second full length album “Clepsydra: Time Against Infinity”, out on October 2nd, 2020!

Both musically and lyrically, “Clepsydra: Time Against Infinity” is a natural progression from the band’s debut album (“Here Lies the Truth”).

Softcore Suicide signs with RFL Records

Life has never been easy, and dealing with hardships may result in going down the drain, oozed up by frustration leading to sinking deep into the alcoholic illusion of release. Many have challenged these issues in manners that would put anyone to shame, but not as down and dirty as the ferocious Finnish group of Softcore Suicide.

Today, Softcore Suicide made their next step in their careers, signing with the American label, RFL Records, which from its end signed its second European band to its roster.