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King Woman to release new studio album “Celestial Blues” on July 30th 2021

King Woman, the outfit featuring songwriter, producer, vocalist and “tour de force of gloom and woe” (Rolling Stone) Kris Esfandiari, return with their eagerly-awaited sophomore album, “Celestial Blues” (July 30th, 2021, Relapse Records).

News of the album arrives with a raw, one-take performance “Morning Star”, which was directed by Muted Widows. Watch the new video below.

Mayhem to release new EP “Atavistic Black Disorder / Kommando” on July 9th 2021

The infamous Mayhem return with the “Atavistic Black Disorder / Kommando” EP (July 9th, Century Media Records) featuring additional material from the “Daemon” sessions, including three original tracks, as well as covers of classic punk tracks from Discharge, Dead Kennedys, Rudimentary Peni and the Ramones.

The Magik Way to release new studio album “Il Rinato” on December 11th 2020

The Magik Way is a band like no other and “Il Rinato” is the new album of one of the most iconic Ritualistic Occult Music bands in the scene, an album that is an authentic and arcane trip thanks to its obsessive atmosphere.

The album will be released on December 11th, 2020, via My Kingdom Music.

Pre-order “Il Rinato”, in jewelcase CD and in a special Box edition limited to 99 copies, here.

Avatarium to stream concert film “An Evening With Avatarium - Live in Stockholm” on August 28th 2020

Swedish doom metallers Avatarium have announced their concert movie “An Evening With Avatarium - Live in Stockholm”, which will be available on August 28th, 2020. Recorded at their live show in Stockholm this January, the show was filmed by five cameras at the legendary concert venue Nalen, and gives fans the chance to experience Avatarium’s live power despite the COVID-19 crisis.

Acherontas premiere title track and postpone album release date to June 26th 2020

Greek occult black metallers with retro rock influences, Acherontas, premiere title track from the band’s upcoming, eighth studio album, “Psychic Death - The Shattering of Perceptions”.

Due the virus outbreak, the release date of the album has been postponed to June 26th, 2020, on Agonia Records. Listen to the new song, below.

Acherontas to release new studio album “Psychic Death - The Shattering of Perceptions” on April 24th 2020

Greek occult black metallers with retro rock influencees, Acherontas, reveal details surrounding their eighth studio album “Psychic Death - The Shattering of Perceptions”. 

The album is slated for an April 24th, 2020, release via Agonia Records.

Check out an album trailer below.

Avatarium - The Fire I Long For

Avatarium are a side project of Candlemass mastermind, Leif Edling, who pretty much took a life of their own after their debut was met with a fair bit of success. The albums that followed up still featured Edling, but his involvement was more limited, due to his battle with exhaustion, after years on the road that manifested psychosomatically. He didn’t tour with the band however; in fact he didn’t even tour with Candlemass during that time.

Avatarium launch lyric video video for “Lay Me Down”

Swedish doom metallers Avatarium release their highly-praised new dark gospel “The Fire I Long For” today via Nuclear Blast.

To mark the occasion, the band has unveiled an official lyric video for the song “Lay Me Down”, which features guest appearances by Leif Sundin (backing vocals) and Michael Blair (percussion).

Check out the lyric video for “Lay Me Down” below.

Avatarium launch visualizer video for new single “Voices”

Doom metal wizards Avatarium will finally release their new dark gospel titled “The Fire I Long For”, next week via Nuclear Blast.

After teasing fans with album trailers recently, the group is proud to present the second single “Voices” today. Watch the accompanying mystical visualizer video below.