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Esoteric reveal album title and cover for “A Pyrrhic Existence”

Esoteric reveal album title and cover for “A Pyrrhic Existence”

UK Doomsters ESOTERIC have unveiled the cover artwork and track list of their new album ‘A Pyrrhic Existence’. The record is set for worldwide release  on November 8, via Season of Mist. The long-awaited follow up to 2011’s ‘Paragon of Dissonance’ was recorded earlier this year at vocalist/guitarist Greg Chandler’s Priory Recording Studios in Birmingham. [...]

August 1, 2019 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on Esoteric reveal album title and cover for “A Pyrrhic Existence”

Preview: Iron Maiden @ Centre Videotron

Preview: Iron Maiden @ Centre Videotron

Following up on their successful tour “The Book of Souls” which was a celebration of the 16th and latest album in Iron Maiden’s discography, the beast is unleashed again! Iron Maiden is back two years after their last show in Québec City for “The Legacy Of The Beast World Tour ‘19. This tour started in [...]

July 24, 2019 Michael Parent Previews Comments Off on Preview: Iron Maiden @ Centre Videotron

Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 2

Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 2

DAY 3: Day number three was opened by Matt Heafy and Trivium on the main stage, and the chaos around it. The inflow of crowd surfers during their show was the highest until that moment at Copenhell. Trivium delivered a high-quality performance as they always do. Matt is an amazing performer, he has this ease [...]

July 22, 2019 Kasper Pasinski Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 2

Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 1

Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 1

Occurring for ten years— the second part of June in Copenhagen equals the biggest metal event in Denmark: Copenhell. The 10th edition of this metal event took place as always, in Copenhagen’s Refshaleøn. Counting with tens of thousands of fans invading the place eager to listen to some good music. DAY 1: The whole event [...]

July 22, 2019 Kasper Pasinski Festivals, Reports Comments Off on Copenhell 2019 – Ten Years In Hell – part 1

Desolate Plains release new video “A Final Thought”

Desolate Plains release new video “A Final Thought”

Greek progressive death metal act Desolate Plains released their brand new video “A Final Thought”. This is the first single extracted from the band’s new album “The Face of the Earth”, out now in digital format via Molon Lave Records. Just two years after the release of Desolate Plains’ debut album “Practicing the Inner Arts”, [...]

July 18, 2019 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Desolate Plains release new video “A Final Thought”

Under The Doom fest announces Alcest, Daylight Dies & more

Under The Doom fest announces Alcest, Daylight Dies & more

Portuguese festival Under The Doom has just revealed the first confirmations for this year’s edition. Alcest (Fr), Daylight Dies (Usa), Disillusion (Ger), Darkher (UK), Ardours (Pt), Wells Valley (Pt) and Pântano (Pt) are the first confirmations. The Festival will be held on 6, 7 and 8 December in Lisbon, RCA Club and LAV-Lisboa ao Vivo [...]

July 17, 2019 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Under The Doom fest announces Alcest, Daylight Dies & more

Milhões de Festa festival postponed to 2020

Milhões de Festa festival postponed to 2020

The Municipality of Barcelos and Lovers & Lollypops, partners and co-producers of the Milhões de Festa festival since 2010, agreed not to hold the festival in 2019, deferring to 2020 the tenth edition of this collaboration. This decision has been announced today. Here is what the organizers have to say: “After nine uninterrupted editions, the [...]

July 16, 2019 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Milhões de Festa festival postponed to 2020

The Way Of Purity premiere new single video “Spectral”

The Way Of Purity premiere new single video “Spectral”

International controversial collective The Way Of Purity premiere today their new single and official video “Spectral”, taken from the band’s upcoming album “Schwarz Oder Rot”. You can watch it below. Here is the band statement concerning the new release: “We are so proud to announce that, after a long silence, we are back with a [...]

July 16, 2019 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on The Way Of Purity premiere new single video “Spectral”

Preview: Sonic Blast Moledo 2019

Preview: Sonic Blast Moledo 2019

Sonic Blast Moledo is back! The 9th edition of Sonic Blast Moledo presents itself in 2019 with a new proposal – three days of music instead of two, taking place in Moledo from the 8th to the 10th of August. The festival located in the Cultural Center of Moledo continues to assert itself as a [...]

July 10, 2019 Filipe Gomes Previews Comments Off on Preview: Sonic Blast Moledo 2019

Heilung ‘s new album and confirmed live performances

Heilung ‘s new album and confirmed live performances

HEILUNG ‘s “Futha” album was released on 28th of June, 2019 and can be streamed via the official Season of Mist youtube channel. HEILUNG comments: “‘felleg er fuþ sin bylli Fuþorglbasm’ Ofnir was a masculine album about combat, anger and rage, Futha is the counterpart, the balance point, the feminine side. The great healing power of [...]

July 9, 2019 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on Heilung ‘s new album and confirmed live performances

The Great Old Ones reveal “Cosmicism” album details and teaser

The Great Old Ones reveal “Cosmicism” album details and teaser

French Lovecraftian black metal masters THE GREAT OLD ONES have unveiled the cover art, album title and tracklist of their upcoming new record, ‘Cosmicism’. The album is set for worldwide release in the fall of 2019 via Season of Mist. Vocalist and guitarist Benjamin Guerry comments: “’Cosmicism’ is a literary philosophy developed by H.P. Lovecraft. In [...]

June 26, 2019 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on The Great Old Ones reveal “Cosmicism” album details and teaser

Essence of Datum premiere music video for “Pendulum”

Essence of Datum premiere music video for “Pendulum”

Instrumental progressive metal band ESSENCE OF DATUM premiere the music video for the song “Pendulum”. The track has been taken from the band’s upcoming record “Spellcrying Machine”, to be released via Season of Mist on August 30th. ESSENCE OF DATUM comment: “One of the favorite buildings in our hometown is Minsk city crematorium! The comprehension [...]

June 26, 2019 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on Essence of Datum premiere music video for “Pendulum”

Necronomicon unveil album details and shared teaser

Necronomicon unveil album details and shared teaser

Canadian extreme metal veterans NECRONOMICON have announced the release of their new full-length ‘UNUS’. The record will be released via Season of Mist on October 18. Vocalist Rob the Witch comments: “When all is said and done, one most return to the start and begin a new life. ‘UNUS’ is the first major Arcana that [...]

June 26, 2019 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on Necronomicon unveil album details and shared teaser

The Dark Silence of Death by The Dark Silence of Death is now available

The Dark Silence of Death by The Dark Silence of Death is now available

  In September 2015, after a season of relative musical inactivity this collective found the inspiration for a new band concept and for the first riffs for a project unnamed at that time. Their influences were mainly an abundant exposure to horror films and series and a trip into the retro world of that same genre. [...]

June 26, 2019 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on The Dark Silence of Death by The Dark Silence of Death is now available