2021

Ricky Warwick to release new studio album “When Life was Hard and Fast” on February 19th 2021

Ricky Warwick (Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy, The Almighty) has announced today that he will be releasing a brand new studio album, his first since 2015.

The new album is titled “When Life was Hard and Fast” and will be released on February 19th, 2021, via Nuclear Blast. The album’s first single “Fighting Heart” has also been released today and is available on all streaming services right now.

Watch the video for “Fighting Heart” below.

Enslaved announces May 2021 European Headlining Tour

Norwegian blackened avant-gardists Enslaved are proud to announce a European tour for May 2021, having just released their acclaimed new studio album “Utgard” little over a week ago - achieving some incredible chart positions worldwide including; US #67 Billboard #9 Current Hard Music #3 Top New Artist, Germany #30, UK #17 Indie #8 Rock and Italy #39. More to come!

Epica to release new studio album “Omega” on February 26th 2021

Today, Dutch Symphonic Metal Giants Epica proudly announce the release of their new album “Omega”, out on February 26th, 2021, via Nuclear Blast.

“Omega” is the bands first studio album in five years. Epica have also released the first single from the album, titled “Abyss of Time”, with an amazing accompanying video that was made in collaboration with Grupa 13.

Watch the video for “Abyss of Time” below. Get the single digitally here

Less Than Jake to release new studio album “Silver Linings” on December 11th 2020

Descendents, Blink-182, Bon Jovi, Linkin Park, Snoop Dogg, Bad Religion, and more, and over 365 shows on the Vans Warped Tour – Less Than Jake has never been a band to rest on its laurels. Today the ska punk veterans have shown the best is yet to come with the release of their first new song in 3 years “Lie to Me” and announcement of their new album “Silver Linings” out on December 11th, 2020, via Pure Noise Records. 

Watch the video for “Lie to Me” below.
 

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.

Joe stated:

War Curse signs worldwide deal with Blacklight Media Records / Metal Blade Records

Blacklight Media Records / Metal Blade Records is proud to welcome War Curse to its worldwide roster!

Formed in 2013 in Cincinnati, OH, War Curse unleashed their debut full-length “Final Days” (Static Tension Recordings / Iron Mouth) in 2015, with media hailing it as “catchy, quick to the point, precisely executed with plenty of shredding solos, and enough punk/hardcore grit to give it a snarling edge” (NineCircles.co).

3 dreAms neVer Dreamt to release new studio album “Another Vivid Detail” on February 5th 2021

3 dreAms neVer Dreamt created a new Surrealistic and Avantgarde Metal album breaking down any musical barrier created with their previous release.

Their new album, “Another Vivid Detail”, will be released on February 5th, 2021, and the delirant circus of emotions created is well represented by the fantastic cover artwork that’s created by Mattia Stancioiu.

Pre-order “Another Vivid Detail” here.

Stellar Death to release debut album “Fragments of Lights” on January 8th 2021

Washington D.C. two-piece Stellar Death will release their debut album, “Fragments of Lights”, in early 2021.

Featuring eight instrumental tracks that traverse a vast and richly diverse musical landscape, “Fragments of Lights” takes the listener on a challenging, yet rewarding journey. The album blends elements of prog rock, post metal and emotive ambiance for a sonic experience like none other.

This is evidenced by album track “Binary Collapse”, streaming now at this location.