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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.

Heathen to release new studio album “Empire of the Blind” on September 18th 2020

Bay Area thrash legends Heathen are back! Today, the band reveal the details of their fourth studio album entitled, “Empire of the Blind”, which will be released on September 18th, 2020, via Nuclear Blast Records.

Check out the lyric video for the first single, “The Blight”, below.

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Stryper to release new studio album “Even the Devil Believes” on September 4th 2020

Once again proving their lasting durability, iconic rock band Stryper returns on September 4th with their 13th studio album, “Stryper”, via Frontiers Music srl.

Earlier today, the band announced the album’s first single, “Blood From Above”. Watch the official lyric video below.

Filled with the band’s signature riffs, harmony-laden melodies and positive themes, the 11-track project is Stryper’s first studio album with Perry Richardson (Firehouse) on bass and background vocals.

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.

Joe Satriani reschedules Spring & Summer 2020 European & UK Tour to April and May 2021

World-renowned guitar virtuoso, Joe Satriani, has rescheduled his Shapeshifting UK & and the first leg of the European Tour until April and May 2021, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Tickets for his May 2020 UK “Shapeshifting” Tour will remain valid for the rescheduled 2021 dates.

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Cult Of Lilith to release debut full-length album “Mara” on September 4th 2020

On September 4th, 2020, Iceland’s Cult Of Lilith will release their debut full-length, “Mara”, via Metal Blade Records.

A frantic collision of death metal, prog, complex classical structures and more, “Mara” is a restless, constantly shifting collection that is as imaginative as it is compulsive.

Listen to the new single, “Cosmic Maelstrom”, below.

Hinayana to release “Death of the Cosmic” EP on August 28th 2020

Austin, Texas-based melodic death-doom metal unit Hinayana have been turning heads in the metal scene since their formation in 2014, starting out as a one-man band spearheaded by frontman Casey Hurd.

Now, after releasing their crushing 2018 full-length “Order Divine” and subsequently securing the attention of Napalm Records, Hinayana are poised to release their next musical offering – the crushing “Death of the Cosmic” EP – set for release on August 28th, 2020.
 

Yours Truly to release debut full-length album “Self Care” on September 18th 2020

Australian pop-punk favourites Yours Truly have announced their debut album “Self Care” will be released on Friday September 18th, 2020, and revealed their latest single “Together” today.

“Together” follows the band’s acclaimed recent single “Composure”, which continues to garner worldwide airplay at the likes of BBC R1, Kerrang! Radio, idobi, Music Choice and triple j/Unearthed. Stream the new single here.

Nergard releases cover of “Under Fire” as a tribute to late singer Tony Mills

Norwegian all-star melodic metal act Nergard is taking a break from recording the upcoming third album to pay tribute to the late Tony Mills (Shy, TNT). Mills, who sadly passed away on September 18, 2019, after battling cancer, was a legend in the melodic rock scene.