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Evil Scarecrow part ways with guitarist Brother Pain and keyboardist Princess Luxury

Evil Scarecrow has parted ways with Brother Dimitri Pain (guitars) and Princess Luxury (keyboards).

The band stated:
“We are living in strange times and perhaps that is true more so than anywhere else at the ‘Crow’s nest. Evil Scarecrow have some big news to announce. Is it more important than the latest update about COVID-19, perhaps not, but it is pretty damn important to us.

They Despair to release new studio album “The Song of Desolation” on May 8th 2020

Rockshots Records announces their latest signing of Kiev, Ukraine’s Thy Despair for the release of their forthcoming album “The Song of Desolation”, due out on May 8th, 2020.

The dark metal band blends black, gothic, doom, symphonic and melodic death elements into their sound along with vocals being sung in both English and Ukrainian. Today they are sharing with fans the first single off the full length “Free One”.

Manam to release new studio album “Ouroboros” on April 3rd 2020

Melodic death metallers Manam have announced the release of their sophomore album “Ouroboros”, coming out on April 3rd, 2020, via Rockshots Records!

Following up the previous “Rebirth of Consciousness”, the new record is a concept album about alchemical initiation in the typical Manam’s style made of epic, cathartic and emotional songs.

Cradle Of Filth announce the departure of keyboardist Lindsay Schoolcraft

It is with a very heavy leaden heart that Cradle Of Filth must announce the mutual departure of keyboardist Lindsay Schoolcraft from amidst the band’s ranks. 

Lindsay has been with the band for the last 7 years and in that time has been privy to a massive resurgence both on record and live, with Cradle Of Filth undertaking some of the most prolific touring in the band’s 28-year history, a feat that has indelibly been both (ultimately) rewarding and understandably exhausting at the same time.

Symbolik to release debut full-length album “Emergence” on April 10th 2020

As 2020 begins, the new year brings a familiar feeling of cyclical rebirth with it as a rush of new music and new talented acts make their presence known to larger audiences for the first time. Having recently signed to The Artisan Era at the end of 2019, technical melodic death metallers Symbolik are proud to announce their upcoming debut album, “Emergence”. The album is set to drop on Friday, April 10th, 2020, via The Artisan Era.

Fleshgod Apocalypse announces Fall 2020 European Headlining Tour

Last year, Italian orchestral-death metal giants Fleshgod Apocalypse unleashed their highly-praised 5th album, “Veleno”, unto the world through Nuclear Blast. After storming European stages as part of the “MTV Headbanger’s Ball Tour” alongside label mates Kataklysm as well as Whitechapel and Dyscarnate in November/December 2019, the time has come for the band to once again return to our clubs as headliners in autumn 2020. This time, the sextet will be supported by metal legionnaires Ex Deo.

Fleshgod Apocalypse announces February 2020 UK & Ireland Headlining Tour

Following their appearance on the 2019 edition of the Headbanger’s Ball Tour, Italian symphonic death metal stalwarts Fleshgod Apocalypse have announced their return to the UK and Ireland with a string of tour dates for 2020.

The six date run will provide the band with a further opportunity to showcase tracks from this year’s mighty “Veleno”. Support on all dates comes from UK based futuristic death metallers Bloodshot Dawn.

See what Francesco had to say about the newly announced dates below.

Diabulus Ιn Musica to release new studio album “Euphonic Entropy” on February 14th 2020

Symphonic metal quartet Diabulus Ιn Musica has just released the power ballad, “Otoi”, the first single fresh off their forthcoming studio album, “Euphonic Entropy”. The long-player is to be released via Napalm Records on February 14th, 2020, and takes the listener on a wild ride through time, emotions and genres. Beautiful classical elements paired with heartwarming symphonic metal melodies, as well as heavy guitar riffs and smashing drums, traverse all throughout their upcoming album.
 

Uriel to release new studio album “Multiverse” on October 25th 2019

Canadian-based melodic death metal act Uriel are glad to announce that they have signed a deal with WormHoleDeath for the release of their album “Multiverse”, that will be out on October 25th, 2019, via Wormholedeath / Goodfellas.

Check out the lyric video for the first single “Insight” below.

Tracklist:
01. Long Way Home
02. Multiverse
03. Mysterious Dancer
04. A Thousand Burdens
05. Follow You
06. Blood Forest
07. Insight