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CELESTE release new single ‘Elle répète froidement’ + new album ‘Assassine(s)’ out today


There’s a menacing red-shimmering light, hovering at the end of the dark journey that CELESTE started last year, since signing to Nuclear Blast and announcing their latest masterpiece. Today, the band unleashes their new longplayer Assassine(s), produced by Chris Edrich (Gojira, Tesseract, The Ocean, Leprous). With their unique mix of black metal, sludge and post hardcore, and over 500 shows played since their inception in 2005, CELESTE have cemented their status as one of France’s most important underground acts. Today, they have also unveiled a new single off the record, named ‘Elle répète froidement‘, accompanied by a video.

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PLAYGROUNDED ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ON PELAGIC RECORDS + RELEASE MUSIC VIDEO FOR TITLE TRACK


Greece has spawned countless instances of criminally underrated music acts in diverse genres ranging from black metal to electronic to avant garde pop music, and the sophomore album of modern progressive metal act Playgrounded titled ‘The death of Death’ is yet another striking example.


“Where did this come from?” you will find yourself wondering, while absorbing the stunning intensity and musical prowess on display. From the perfection of the production and the inherent innovation in defining heaviness by means of not only downtuned guitars, but also elements of electronica are the pillars of an intriguingly idiosyncratic, incredibly mature sound.

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SOLEFALD “In Harmonia Universali” to be released for first time on vinyl


Spikerot Records is stoked to announce the reissue of this timeless classic of Avantgarde Metal. 20 years after its recordings, SOLEFALD’s fourth album “IN HARMONIA UNIVERSALI” will be finally available on vinyl for the first time ever.

SOLEFALD are a wilful and truly unapologetical one-of-a-kind band, defying all known genre definitions with each release. “IN HARMONIA UNIVERSALI” is one of their most complex works to date, layered and eclectic, it stems from the band’s obsession with Progressive Rock, making its way through art, history and philosophy with lyrics touching five different languages. An unheard-of blend of Extreme Metal with bombastic passages, Gothic mystique, acoustic interludes, and the fearless use of instruments like saxophone, hammond and piano, make this album a crucial step in the band’s career.

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CELESTE unveil music video for new single ‘Le coeur noir charbon’


On January 28th, French avant-garde black metallers CELESTE will unleash their new longplayer Assassine(s), produced by Chris Edrich (Gojira, Tesseract, The Ocean, Leprous). With their unique mix of black metal, sludge and post hardcore, and over 500 shows played since their inception in 2005, CELESTE have cemented their status as one of France’s most important underground acts.

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IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT Announce New Live Album + Preorder


New York´s most infamous Avantgarde Black Metal troupe IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT are back with their opulent live release “An Evening With Imperial Triumphant”. Recorded in the notorious Slipper Room – New York City´s legendary variety theatre – the band proves their technical excellence and outstanding musicianship live on stage. Performing most of the songs from their recent fan hailed long player “Alphaville” but also older material from previous records IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT delivered an unprecedented live performance right in the center of their musical homeland New York.

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ROLO TOMASSI ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE LIVE SHOW


Avant-garde alternative act ROLO TOMASSI have announced their first live event in 2 years, set to take place at Brighton Chalk 12th November, 2021. The band will be joined at this exclusive event by very special guests The Devil Sold His Soul. Fans can purchase tickets to the event HERE.

“We’re very excited after such a long break to have the chance to get back to what we love doing the most. This show is the start of the next chapter for our band and we can’t wait to get going” – Rolo Tomassi 

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