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November 06, 2021
AMORPHIS TO RELEASE HALO ALBUM IN FEBRUARY; DETAILS REVEALED

Rock and metal music have always been a haven for those who have bigger stories to tell; who have grander emotions to convey.

For more than thirty years, Finnish figureheads Amorphis have done their best to carve their very own niche in heartfelt yet aggressive, melancholic yet soothing tunes. On Halo, their staggering fourteenth studio effort, the Finns underline their trailblazing status as one of the most original, culturally relevant, and rewarding acts ever to emerge from the land of the thousand lakes.

November 02, 2021
DECREPIT BIRTH - VOCALIST BILL ROBINSON GOING ON HIATUS

Due to personal reasons, Decrepit Birth's vocalist Bill Robinson has decided to take an extended hiatus from the band. Stepping in will be Mac Smith (KrosisAlterbeast).

The long-running death metallers are currently working on their next album and planning tours for next year. Comments the band: "We have some big news to share. Our vocalist Bill Robinson has decided to take an extended hiatus from the band.

November 01, 2021
OMNIUM GATHERUM ANNOUNCE 2022 EUROPEAN TOUR WITH FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE

After releasing their latest single "Fortitude", taken off the upcoming full-length album Origin, to be released on November 5, Finnish melodic death metal masters, Omnium Gatherum, have exciting news to share.

On September 29, the Veleno Across Europe Tour 2022 kicks off and continues through 40 cities until its end on November 13. As special guest Omnium Gatherum will be part of the package together with Fleshgod Apocalypse, supported by Dark Mirror Ov Tragedy, Chaoseum, Irony Of Fate,

November 01, 2021
NAPALM DEATH ANNOUNCES EUROPEAN TOUR DATES WITH DOOM

British grindcore icons Napalm Death has announced that they will be embarking on a European tour, dubbed the "Campaign For Musical Destruction Tour 2022."

Joining them on the trek will be crust punk legends Doom, as well as Siberian Meatgrinder and Show Me The Body.

November 01, 2021
MACHINE HEAD & AMON AMARTH - ANNOUNCE EUROPEAN ARENA TOUR!

MACHINE HEAD frontman, Robb Flynn tells us; “Head Cases and Lionhearts rejoice! It is with great pleasure we announce our triumphant return to your land to crush skulls, pummel circle pits, and deplete your beer supply!! Only this time we will not be alone.

That’s right! For the first time in nearly a decade, MACHINE HEAD will be foregoing our usual “Evenings with…” to join forces with our battle-hardened brothers in the all-powerful AMON AMARTH, plus their fellow countrymen, THE HALO EFFECT.

October 29, 2021
DESSIDERIUM TO RELEASE ARIA ALBUM IN DECEMBER; "MOON LUST DELIRIUM" LYRIC VIDEO STREAMING

Pacific Southwest prog metal trailblazer, Dessiderium, is pleased to announce that they've signed with The Artisan Era.

The brainchild of Southern California native Alex Haddad, Dessiderium started out as a passion project for the multi-faceted artist, with the band's first two albums (Life Was A Blu & 'Rain Gates) being recorded and produced in his bedroom.

October 27, 2021
ALLEGAEON - ANNOUNCE 'DAMNUM' STUDIO ALBUM

Colorado metal force Allegaeon return with their sixth studio album, Damnum, set for release on February 25th, 2022 via Metal Blade Records. Today, the five-piece also deliver a blistering look into their new album with the first streaming single/video "Into Embers".

"As an introduction to our new album, Damnum, we are thrilled to present "Into Embers," Allegaeon vocalist Riley McShane proudly states.

October 24, 2021
LIMITED EDITION LIVE IN '85 VINYL LPS FROM CANADIAN METAL LEGENDS SACRIFICE AND SLAUGHTER AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER

Cursed Blessings Records is now offering limited edition live recordings from legendary Canadian outfits Sacrifice and Slaughter, both as individual numbered LPs and bundles going under the title Live In '85. A special Sacrifice & Slaughter Live In '85 VIP bundle is also available.

Go to this location to pre-order the albums below. Both are due to ship in February 2022. Click the link for complete details.

October 24, 2021
DEICIDE TO EMBARK ON 'LEGION' 30TH-ANNIVERSARY TOUR IN 2022

In 2022, Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE will embark on a special tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of their second album, "Legion". The Glen Benton-fronted outfit will perform the LP in its entirety, along with other tracks from the band's vast catalog.

According to Wikipedia"Legion" "is one of DEICIDE's most musically ambitious releases, incorporating more technical riffing and song structures. The band considers this album to be its most difficult, and claims it is too chaotic. When the Hoffman brothers

October 21, 2021
ARCH ENEMY TEASES NEW SINGLE / VIDEO

Arch Enemy are teasing their return to the spotlight with a new promo photo by video director Patric Ullaeus and 15 second video clip. The photo is accompanied by the question "Ready?" and the clip with the statement "Soon." 

Arch Enemy's latest album, Will To Power, was released in 2017 via Century Media. It was the band's second record with Alissa White-Gluz, the former singer for Canadian bashers, The Agonist.

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