progressive extreme metal

Dvne to release new studio album “Etemen Ænka” on March 19th 2021

On March 19th, 2021, Dvne will release their sophomore album, “Etemen Ænka”, via Metal Blade Records.

Watch the video for the new single “Sì-XIV” below.

Pre-order “Etemen Ænka”, here, in the following formats:

• digisleeve-CD
• 180g black vinyl (EU exclusive)
• raisin rouge marbled vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 400 copies)

Meshuggah announces November and December 2021 European Headlining Tour

Swedish extreme tech-metal pioneers Meshuggah are proud to announce their European tour dates for November and December 2021.

The band is currently working on the successor of “The Violent Sleep of Reason”, which was released four years ago. Meshuggah will kick-off the European part of the tour on November, 19th in Vienna.

Special guest (except for the Oberhausen Show) will be the Swiss/American Post Black Metal act Zeal & Ardor.

Sulphur Sun to release new EP “Placodermic Heraldry” on October 30th 2020

Bern, Switzerland-based dissonant/progressive death metal unit Sulphur Sun is proud to announce their upcoming EP, “Placodermic Heraldry”. Set for release on Friday, October 30th 2020. It is the follow up to the group’s 2017 standalone single “Vitreous” and 2013 debut EP, “Bioluminescence”. 

Contrarian to release new studio album “Only Time Will Tell” on November 20th 2020

Progressive Death Metal Titans Contrarian are set to release their fourth album, “Only Time Will Tell”, on November 20th, 2020, via Willowtip Records!

Kicking things off in grand fashion, watch the official video for opening track “In a Blink of an Eye” below!

Black Crown Initiate invite fans to exclusive album listening party and Q&A on August 6th 2020

Black Crown Initiate, in partnership with WSOU, are offering 100 fans an early listen to their forthcoming album, “Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape” (Aug. 7, Century Media), on Thursday, Aug. 6 at 12 pm pacific/3 pm eastern. The listening session will be followed by a live Q&A with members of the band.

Fans can RSVP here.

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.