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Khemmis to release new EP “Doomed Heavy Metal” on April 17th 2020

Denver, Colorado based doomed heavy metal quartet Khemmis unveil their new EP, “Doomed Heavy Metal”, which will be released digitally on April 17th, 2020, via Nuclear Blast.

In celebration of the announcement the band are pleased to reveal a live video for their cover of Dio’s “Rainbow in the Dark”. Watch the video below.

Epica enter studio to record their new album

Dutch symphonic metal giant Epica recently have entered Sandlane Recording Facilities to record their new album and follow-up to the successful “The Holographic Principle”. The band will be recording again together with producer Joost van den Broek (Powerwolf, Ayreon).
 
In the studio, the band is joined by Panda Productions, who will record behind the scene footage of this recording process. The band just launched their first studio vlog on the band’s YouTube channel - check it out below.
 

And The Sky Darkened to release new EP “Between Ghosts” on May 8th 2020

South Wales heavy rockers And The Sky Darkened release their explosive new sophomore EP, “Between Ghosts”, on Friday 8th May, 2020, via all outlets.

The ascending foursome have also just set loose a stream of their new track, “The Darkened Await”. Listen to the new song below.

Crimson Shadows to release new digital EP “The Resurrection” on March 13th 2020

Canadian melodic power/death metal quintet Crimson Shadows have returned with their powerful new digital EP, “The Resurrection”, set for release on March 13th, 2020, via Napalm Records.

The EP features a reimagining of the band’s 2007 track, “Betrayed by thy King”, as well as blistering covers of Stratovarius’ “Against the Wind” and Dragonforce’s “Blackfire”.
 

Space Of Variations announce May 2020 European Tour

Having just signed to Napalm Records and simultaneously released their brand new EP, “XXXXX”, Ukrainian breakthrough modern metallers Space Of Variations will soon embark on their first European tour in support of mentioned EP.

European Tour Dates 2020:
08.05.20 DE – Hannover / Subkultur
09.05.20 NL – Amsterdam / Q-Factory (Basement Hall)
10.05.20 DE – Hamburg / Indra
13.05.20 CZ – Brno / Melodka
14.05.20 DE – Berlin / Sage Club

Epica and Apocalyptica announce Fall & Winter 2020 European co-headlining Tour

This fall Dutch Symphonic titans Epica and Finnish Cello masters Apocalyptica will join forces for the “Epic Apocalypse Tour”.

The tour comes in support of Epica’s upcoming album, which will be released later this year. Support on all dates will be provided by Helsinki prog metallers Wheel.
 

Lutharö to release new EP “Wings of Agony” on March 27th 2020

Lutharö, from Hamilton, Canada announce they will be unleashing their sophomore EP “Wings of Agony” on March 27th, 2020, and this release promises to be more innovative and imaginative than the last one. Lutharö stepped out of their comfort zone for this recording and they anticipate a solid reception from current and new fans.

The band adds: