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TesseracT announce details on their live cinematic experience


TesseracT presents P O R T A L S – a cinematic live experience. As mysterious, monolithic structures appear across continents, it is perhaps not a complete coincidence that TesseracT chose such an artwork before the first news reports came in from Utah. A portal offers a gateway for its passenger to travel amongst realms; through 5 acts, TesseracT have designed a gateway into their world.  

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ENSLAVED announce celebratory Winter Solstice streamed event for Saturday 19th December + Sunday 20th December


Enslaved‘s new studio album Utgard was recently released into the world, the concept of which explores the esoteric place in Norse mythology that celebrates therebirth of the individual – a place where one goes for unification of that which is above and that which lies below. A reckoning of dark and light, of night and day.

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JINJER Surprises Fans With Entire Melbourne Concert Streaming On YouTube Today At 8pm CET + Monumental Live Album, Alive In Melbourne, Out Now


Ukraine’s progressive groove metal frontrunners JINJER have finally released their very first official live album, Alive In Melbourne, today via Napalm Records. The album shows JINJER at what they do best: smashing crowds to bits like very few bands can. Recorded on March 5th 2020 on the Australian leg of their highly successful Macro World Tour, the show was one of the last performances for JINJER, as well as the rest if the world due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Alive In Melbourne features 17 of JINJER‘s heaviest hitting tracks including I Speak Astronomy, Noah, Pit of Consciousness, Words of Wisdom and their breakthrough single Pisces.

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VIDEO PREMIERE: ROYAL HUNT RELEASE SINGLE “THE ART OF DYING” feat. MATS LEVEN – FROM THE UPCOMING CONCEPT STUDIO ALBUM “DYSTOPIA”


ROYAL HUNT will release their new studio album – “Dystopia” – on December 16th via King Records (Japan/SE Asia) and on December 18th via NorthPoint Productions (Europe/N & S America). A concept album offering a considerable expansion of the band´s trademark sound and featuring performances by guest vocalists: Mats Leven (Candlemass, TSO, Skyblood), Mark Boals (Y.J. Malmsteen, Ring of Fire), Henrik Brockman (Royal Hunt, Evil Masquerade, N´Tribe), Kenny Lubcke (Narita, Zoser Mez) and Alexandra Andersen (Royal Hunt, JSP).

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WITHERFALL Release “The Last Scar” & Reveal Album Cover for “Curse Of Autumn”


What could possibly be a better time of the year to dive headfirst into dark and progressive melodic metal? While the shadows of winter are creeping up upon us and the nights get longer it is the perfect time for “Curse Of Autumn”, the upcoming album from L.A.’s finest WITHERFALL that is scheduled for a release in March 2021.

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JINJER Releases “Retrospection” Live Video


Ukraine’s busiest groove metal machine JINJER are back with their brand new single “Retrospection (Live)”, taken from their upcoming live album: Alive In Melbourne, which will be released on November 20, 2020 via Napalm Records. The live album and subsequent videos were filmed on March 5th this year during their debut Australian tour with the pandemic hot on the heels of their Macro World Tour, which would sadly, along with the rest of the musical landscape come to a screeching halt a week after the Melbourne set was captured for on film. Still, with JINJER‘s sheer will, drive, determination and never give up attitude they were able to turn the madness of this year into a positive.

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