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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.

Humavoid to release new studio album “Lidless” on August 21st 2020

Take a deep breath before these progressive-aggressive Finns take you on a rollercoaster of sophisticated madness. Backing their dual scream attack with a multidimensional hybrid of down tuned high tech guitar riffs and jazz fusion piano licks, Humavoid delivers a blistering and unpredictable blend of prog metal that effortlessly shifts from chaotic beating to contagious refrains and back.

Kvelertak announces new live stream show on June 20th 2020

Following the success of their initial live stream show in April, acclaimed Norwegian band Kvelertak have revealed fresh plans for new date, “Live From Amper Tone Studio”, on Saturday, June 20th, 2020!

The set will once again be broadcast via Vierlive at 9pm CET (8pm BST / 2pm CST).

Kvelertak elaborate further, commenting:

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Gojira to debut stream of Live At Red Rocks concert on May 20th 2020 for 24 hours only

For the first time ever, twice Grammy®-nominated band Gojira will host an official stream of their previously unreleased Live At Red Rocks concert on May 20th, 2020. The show broadcasts exclusively from the band’s official site for 24 hours only, beginning at 9pm BST (4pm ET) May 20 until 9pm BST (4pm ET) May 21st.

Fans can check out a teaser trailer from the legendary performance below.