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Finnish melancholic metal act Nicumo release their third album ‘Inertia’


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Finnish melancholic metal act Nicumo released their third full length album. The album is titled “INERTIA” and it’s out March 27th 2020 through Inverse Records.
Aki Pusa, the drummer says:
“Inertia” continues kind of naturally from where our second album “Storms Arise” left. Atmosphere is even deeper and more intense than in previous albums. We have grown as a band during these years of course, and I believe that it can be heard on this album. Songs are more solid and thoughtful entities, composed by needs of the song. Sound-wise this album is most experimental in our discography. Saxophone and even concrete floor played with drumsticks can be heard from the album just for an example.

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AS I LAY DYING Release ‘Destruction Or Strength’ to benefit crew members and local charity


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A message from AS I LAY DYING:

“These are concerning and unprecedented times. Amidst the uncertainty of how long the COVID-19 pandemic will last, or how severe its impact will be, there are countless people desperately struggling to weather the storm. 

In an effort to make a positive contribution to our communities and the people closest to us, we are releasing a b-side from our ‘Shaped By Fire’ album sessions called ‘Destruction or Strength’. It will be available on all streaming platforms and digital retailers, including Bandcamp as a “pay what you want” download. We will also be selling a t-shirt featuring the single artwork. 

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POWERWOLF release brand new version of “Werewolves of Armenia”


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They are the ultimate high priests of heavy metal, and 2019 marked their 15th band anniversary: Without a doubt, POWERWOLF are one of the most successful heavy metal bands of modern times, and their triumphant history must be celebrated in glorious style! Just recently, POWERWOLF announced the release of a very special album, Best Of The Blessed, slated to see the light of day on July 3, 2020 via Napalm Records. But, Best Of The Blessed isn’t just another Best Of album. Featuring 16 metal anthems and timeless classics by the band shrouded in a brand new shape, this record will include several new versions of hits such as “We Drink Your Blood”, “Werewolves of Armenia”, “Sanctified with Dynamite”, or the most celebrated festival hymn of all time, “Resurrection by Erection”.
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JAMIE LENMAN releases brand new single+video ‘The Future Is Dead’ + Live request show happening Weds March 31st at 7pm on his FB page


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Today, March 23rd, JAMIE LENMAN releases a brand new single and video ‘The Future Is Dead’ which features a guest appearance from Illaman from Pengshui and is out now via Big Scary Monsters. The track was given its world premiere last night with Daniel P Carter and his Radio 1 Rock Show, which you can listen back to – HERE
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THE ACACIA STRAIN release ‘E’ 7inch / Listen To The Two New Singles ‘Solace and Serenity’ and ‘The Lucid Dream’


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New England metal titans THE ACACIA STRAIN, known for their battering ram grooves and poignant lyrics, have dropped “E,” a new seven inch and digital release today, 20th March through Rise Records. It includes two tracks: ‘Solace and Serenity’ and ‘The Lucid Dream.’ The latter track features vocalist Jess Nyx of Mortality Rate.

Listen here or below.

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HIM’s Ville Valo Releases New EP ‘Gothica Fennica Vol. 1’


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Former HIM vocalist Ville Valo has returned with a new 3 song EP titled ‘Gothica Fennica Vol. 1’ released under the name of simply VV.

HIM fans rejoice as the 3 songs bare a resemblance to Ville’s former love metal sound which made HIM so popular. The EP features the following tracks: “Salute The Sanguine”“Run Away From The Sun” and “Saturnine Saturnalia”.

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