modern extreme metal

Sepultura announces November 2021 UK Headlining Tour Dates

Early last year, Sepultura released their sensational new record “Quadra” - a contemporary thrash monument, backed by sublime melodies and technical dexterity. Itching to perform new tracks live to their fans, the band are thrilled to announce a UK leg to their Quadra European Tour, already announced for later this year.

Tickets and VIP upgrades will go on sale this Friday 26th March @ 10am GMT here.

Tooth And Claw to release debut full-length album “Dream of Ascension” on May 21st 2021

Metallic hardcore band Tooth and Claw announced the impending release debut full-length, titled “Dream of Ascension” on May 21st, 2021, via Good Fight Music. The group also shared the scathing lead single “Your Crucifixion” and the accompanying music video can be seen below.

Reject The Sickness to release new studio album “The Weight of Silence” on May 28th 2021

Two years after their second album “The Weight of Silence”, Belgium’s Reject The Sickness returns with an album so mercilessly crushing and heavy that you have to experience it to believe it. 2019’s in-between EP “The New Chapter” already indicated that Reject The Sickness were travelling on a new path towards musical maturity. With “While Our World Dissolves” this journey has been completed with astonishing results exceeding the promise of the earlier EP.

Maitreya to release new studio album “Hyper Reels” on June 25th 2021

Hailing from Oshawa, Canada, Maitreya will be unleashing their upcoming album “Hyper Reels” this coming June 2021. To date, they have shared two singles “Departed” and “Catalyst”.  

Continuing in lead up to their new record’s release, the band is sharing their American Gods inspired single “Summit” - watch the music video below. Pre-save the new single here.

Mindpatrol to release new studio album “Ikaria” on June 4th 2021

Luxembourgish Extreme Progressive Metal band Mindpatrol announces their 4th album “Ikaria”, a concept album set in a seemingly perfect future: thanks to an omnipresent mind monitoring mechanism, the city Ikaria is purged of all crime and vile intent, allowing its inhabitants to live a perfectly peaceful life at the cost of their freedom of thoughts. A young woman named Myra finds herself unaffected by this thought monitoring due to her inability to hear.

Meshuggah enter Sweetspot Studios for new album and announce return of guitarist Fredrik Thordendal

Swedish extreme tech-metal pioneers Meshuggah have entered Sweetspot Studios in Sweden to record their ninth studio album and follow-up to their highly acclaimed and Grammy Nominated album, “The Violent Sleep of Reason”.

The band comments: “Things are happening. As some of you figured out we have entered Sweetspot Studios and have begun recording a new album. ::Spoiler:: There will be distortion and kicks. 

Jinjer announces Fall 2021 European Headlining Tour and working on new album

Ukraine’s modern metal juggernaut Jinjer have proven that they will never lessen their relentless pace and continue to work overtime, earning them the reputation as one of metal’s hardest working bands out there today. With many of their videos cracking the million mark and each of their albums released so far are highly praised by critics, scene insiders and fans alike, the band never tires of distributing their mercilessly progressive, heavy metal music to anyone that will listen.