modern extreme metal

Lamb Of God announces November and December 2021 European & UK Headlining Tour

Grammy Award-winning, uncompromising Virginia natives Lamb Of God are pleased to announce they’ve rescheduled their European tour dates, which had been postponed/cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Originally intended for April 2020, the dates will now be in November & December 2021. Reconfirmed to join them as special guests are labelmates, German thrash classics Kreator, with Texan thrash squad Power Trip opening proceedings each night.

The Ocean to release new studio album “Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic” on September 25th 2020

On September 25th, 2020, The Ocean will release their 8th full-length, “Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic”, via Metal Blade Records (CD / digital) and the band’s own Pelagic Records (vinyl).

In 2018, The Ocean released “Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic” - the first half of a sprawling but superbly cohesive paleontology concept album. Now, the group is ready to release the eagerly-awaited concluding parts of the Phanerozoic journey.

Amaranthe to release new studio album “Manifest” on October 2nd 2020

In these difficult times we’re all in need of uplifting, in need of an escape from the four walls we’ve been locked up in - to be transported into a new dimension. With today’s triumphant return of Amaranthe our calls have been answered!

The Swedish modern metal force are proud to announce their new album “Manifest”. With this new album, Amaranthe set their mark with a vibrant, epic masterpiece to be released on October 2nd, 2020, via Nuclear Blast.

Jinjer to play select European shows in September 2020

Your favorite heavy hitting Ukrainian modern metal juggernatus Jinjer recently streamed their ferocious sold out Melbourne, Australia performance - originally filmed on March 5th, 2020 - exclusively here. The show had never been released in its entirety and was one of Jinjer’s last performances before the global Covid-19 lock down.

Sylosis launch pay per view stream of live at Lite Up Studios show

UK modern Metal quartet Sylosis are launching a pay per view stream via their website!

Tune in from tonight July 24th at 6pm BST to watch an extended version of the footage the band shot for the recent live stream with Trivium, here.

Tickets for the event are £7 and include the stream of the pre-recorded live tracks, plus a download of the audio from the show. The show will be available online for two weeks.