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October 02, 2021
ENSLAVED DEBUT "RUUN II - THE EPITAPH" MUSIC VIDEO

Enslaved's Caravans To The Outer Worlds EP has been released unto the universe, alongside a beautiful video for the track, "Ruun II - The Epitaph". Viewers should note that the video is part two - a second part to the video which accompanied the EP title track.

A new cycle is underway, and Enslaved find themselves on a bridge between the archaic and the unmapped

September 30, 2021
ORDER FEAT. ORIGINAL MAYHEM MEMBERS RELEASE “IT BURNS” VIDEO

Following Lex Amentiae, released in 2017, Norway’s Order are releasing their brand new and second full-length album The Gospel out digitally on October 1 and physically on October 29 via Listenable Records. New video for “It Burns” is streaming below.

Order was founded in 2013 by Anders Odden, Rene Jansen, Kjetil Manheim and Billy Messiah

September 19, 2021
DARK FUNERAL - COMPLETE RECORDING NEW ALBUM

We have now officially completed the recording of our new (yet untitled) full-length album at 33 together with producer Daniel Bergstrand and studio technician Fredrik Thordendal. We have had 5 fantastic, but very intense weeks in the studio, but there is no time to rest.

There are still many things left to prepare and fix before the album is ready for release (Century Media/Sony).

September 17, 2021
BORKNAGAR ANNOUNCE DELUXE ANNIVERSARY REISSUE OF DEBUT ALBUM

Norway’s avant-garde black metal innovators, Borknagar, announce a very special 25th Anniversary reissue of their pioneering self-titled debut album Borknagar, out for the first time ever worldwide via the band’s longtime label partner Century Media Records on November 12.

Borknagar founder and mastermind Øystein G. Brun comments on this special re-release as follows: “Throughout the years I have received countless requests for a re-release of this album…but because this album represents such

September 17, 2021
BEHEMOTH ANNOUNCE LIVE RELEASE FOR IN ABSENTIA DEI; "EVOE" LIVE VIDEO STREAMING

At the peak of the pandemic lockdown last year, Behemoth set the world on fire when they took over an abandoned church in rural Poland, bringing their truly spectacular production for a worldwide streaming event, which was lauded by rock media as one of the very best livestream events to date.

After just over a year since the show’s premiere, ‘In Absentia Dei returns in a range of deluxe formats for fans to relive the drama that took place on that fateful night in 2020

September 16, 2021
CRADLE OF FILTH RELEASES MUSIC VIDEO FOR NEW SONG 'NECROMANTIC FANTASIES'

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH will release their 13th studio album, "Existence Is Futile", on October 22. The official music video for the disc's second single, "Necromantic Fantasies", can be seen below.

Directed by Vicente Cordero, this clip was shot back to back with his previous work for the band, the horribly apocalyptic "Crawling King Chaos", though both are remarkably contrasting.

September 03, 2021
DEMISER SIGNS WORLDWIDE DEAL WITH BLACKLIGHT MEDIA RECORDS / METAL BLADE RECORDS

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

Formed in 2018 out of the primordial ooze of the South Carolina metal scene, Demiser are veritable heavy metal heroes. With influences drawing from first wave black metal and 80s thrash alongside a healthy dose of NWOBHM, Demiser have quickly established a sound that is wholly their own.

September 01, 2021
METALSHOCK RADIO SHOW 1/9/2021 PLAYLIST

1. Candlemass - Black As Time (6:47)
2. Wheel - At Night They Came Upon Us (6:48)
3. Solitude Aeturnus - Destiny falls to ruin (5:05)
4. Blackfinger - I Am Jon (3:16)
5. Blackfinger - All My Sorrow (4:45)
6. The Skull - The Door (5:39)
7. The Skull - Ravenswood (3:51)
8. Lid - Lid (3:32)
9. Trouble - Psalm 9 (4:51)
10. Trouble - Pray for the dead (5:54)
11. Trouble - Peace of Mind (3:00)
12. Trouble - The Wolf (4:34)

August 30, 2021
DARKWOODS MY BETROTHED FEATURING NIGHTWISH MEMBERS TO RELEASE ANGEL OF CARNAGE UNLEASHED ALBUM IN NOVEMBER

After 23 years of silence, Finnish cult black metallers and pioneers of the scene, Darkwoods My Betrothed, are making their long-awaited comeback with a new full-length album, Angel Of Carnage Unleashed, to be unveiled on November 12 via Napalm Records.

The album sets free a unique blend of brutal, fast-driven black metal and epic anthems, in which eerie screams merge with heroic clean vocals, monumental choirs and majestic keyboards along with gory stories of famine, war, plague and the inescapable brutality

August 30, 2021
CRADLE OF FILTH BASSIST DANIEL FIRTH FILMS PLAYTHROUGH VIDEO FOR "CRAWLING KING CHAOS"

"'Crawling King Chaos' is the infernal first single from our new album, Existence Is Futile," begins Cradle Of Filth bassist Daniel Firth. "There's a lot happening in the song, so my approach to the bass was to keep things simple - follow the drums and provide a solid foundation for everything else. I hope you enjoy it!"

"I'm using my signature bass from Schecter, the Hellraiser Extreme-5 in 'Cthulhu Burst'.

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