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Týr announces April 2020 North American Headlining Tour

The Faroe Islands’ very own Týr will return to North America this April with three of Europe’s finest folk exports in tow. The Valor & Folklore Tour features headliners Týr with Heidevolk, Trollfest, and Metsatöll performing over twenty shows in cities across the US and Canada.

This is a rare chance for fans to catch this fine collection of folk all in one venue!

Queensrÿche and John 5 live in Orlando, FL, 2020

First up to take the stage at The Plaza Live in downtown Orlando was somewhat of a home state band, Eve To Adam. Having formed in Florida in the late nineties and playing many of the state’s rock venues they were no stranger to many in the crowd. When they hit the stage, there was no theatrics or drama. They came out with a purpose to rock out, and that’s exactly what they did.
 

Course Of Fate to release debut full-length album “Mindweaver” on May 15th 2020

Course Of Fate have set to release their first full length album “Mindweaver”, on May 15th, 2020, via ROAR! Rock of Angels Records!
 
This 45 min conceptual piece of music was born back in 2014, when Kenneth Henriksen started making new songs right after the release of the band’s “Cognizance” EP. After finishing a few songs it became obvious that the band wanted the album to have a red line throughout, inspired by albums like “The Wall”, “Scenes From A Memory” and “Operation Mindcrime”.

Tool announces Spring & Summer 2020 North American Headlining Tour

Tool, who recently took home the GRAMMY Award® for Best Metal Performance for the song “7empest”, has added an extensive Spring/Summer tour for North America.

The tour news arrives as the Los Angeles-based band wraps up a sold out Australasian tour, with the final two shows of the trek, back-to-back sold out performances at Auckland’s Spark Arena, happening later this week.

Black Lilium - Dead Man’s Diary

Black Lilium should have a better press releases for severalreasons. I read progressive melodic metal and Muse / Mando Diao influences and what I get is Bullet For My Valentine (without growls or serious solos) crossed with Tokio Hotel’s “hardest” moments aiming for that lucrative BMTH market. A transparent ploy. I will avoid making some seriously funny double entendres, based on the unfortunate word choices till later, opting to concentrate on what the band has to offer with their alternative rock/meta..
 

Dyscordia - Delete / Rewrite

Dyscordia are a Belgian bunch, who probably make a bit more fuss and do a bit more namedropping about themselves and their collaborations than what would seem logical and right. They’ve been going on for the better part of the past decade and in that time they’ve released another two albums preceded by an EP, all overseen by Jens Borgen (Opeth, Paradise Lost, Katatonia, etc.), supported bigger bands locally and performed at many smaller festivals.