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Texas Melodic Death-Doom Unit HINAYANA to Release Death Of The Cosmic EP

Austin, Texas-based melodic death-doom metal unit HINAYANA have been turning heads in the metal scene since their formation in 2014, starting out as a one-man band spearheaded by frontman Casey Hurd. Now, after releasing their crushing 2018 full-length Order Divine and subsequently securing the attention of Napalm Records, HINAYANA are poised to release their next musical offering – the crushing Death Of The Cosmic EP – set for release on August 28, 2020. Today, HINAYANA are introducing their new and improved sound to the world via the charging, melancholy crusher ‘Cold Conception’, featuring trailblazing late Tengger Cavalry frontman and multi-instrumentalist […]

FEUERSCHWANZ – Release Official Music Video For ‘Meister Der Minne’

German medieval rock masters FEUERSCHWANZ have released the official music video for their song ‘Meister der Minne’. The song comes off their brand new album Das Elfte Gebot which was released on June 26 and landed #3 of the official German album charts. Commented the band: “As a thank you for your incredible support we present to you yet another music video. If Iron Maiden and A Knight’s Tale as well as Bon Jovi and Robin Hood: Men In Tights each had a child and those two would beget an heir during a hot and sticky night on the highest […]

Heavy Experimental Rockers VILLAGERS OF IOANNINA CITY Release New Lyric Video for ‘Age Of Aquarius’

Experimental rock standouts VILLAGERS OF IOANNINA CITY’s intense wall of sound manifests itself once again with their newest atmospheric audiovisual for ‘Age Of Aquarius’, fresh off their same-titled album, which was physically released last Friday, April 3rd, via Napalm Records. ‘Age Of Aquarius’’ pulsating and picturesque expressiveness envelops the listener and engulfs them in a furious cabinet of psychedelic soundscapes. Alex’ echoing voice, swelling riffs and thundering drums float through the sophistication of the underlying composition, creating a deeply hypnotizing magnetic field. VILLAGERS OF IOANNINA CITY play themselves into a veritable frenzy – long, intense instrumental passages unfold their entirety […]

WOLFHEART Releases Official Music Video for New Track ‘Hail Of Steel’

Finnish heavy melodic death metal unit WOLFHEART recently announced the upcoming release of their new full-length Winter War epic, Wolves Of Karelia, out April 10, 2020 via Napalm Records. Today, WOLFHEART has revealed another fantastic offering cut from Wolves Of Karelia, entitled ‘Hail Of Steel’. The track signals oncoming war with an ocean-like wave of rhythm and hair-raising guitars, cascading into an extreme, melodic wall of blastbeats and symphonics. Accented by piercing clean vocal harmonics and pummeling double bass, the track sets the grand stage for the entire album. The new music video is equally as searing – a fiery […]

Heavy Music Icons DELAIN To Release New Album, Apocalypse & Chill, On February 7, 2020

Transcending boundaries – DELAIN invites you to Apocalypse & Chill! The wait is over! Following the release of their two latest singles, ‘Burning Bridges’ and ‘One Second’, Napalm Records is pleased to announce details regarding the new dystopian masterpiece by Dutch symphonic hard rock/metal pioneers DELAIN. Their newest full-length offering, Apocalypse & Chill, features an electrifying blend of heavy rock and metal influences, and marks a new chapter in the band’s evolving catalog. Apocalypse & Chill – out February 7, 2020 – explores topics of impending doom and human indifference, making this their boldest, most daring and undeniable offering yet. […]

Legendary doom metal forefathers Candlemass nominated for Grammy

Listen to Nominated Track ‘Astorolus – The Great Octopus’ Featuring Tony Iommi & Watch the Official Music Video HERE CANDLEMASS are truly the manifestation of pure doom metal! Early 2019 saw the release of their latest album, The Door To Doom, via Napalm Records – an offering that features an unforgettable pairing with legendary Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi on the track ‘Astorolus – The Great Octopus’. The song has now been nominated for a 2020 Grammy Award in the Best Metal Performance category. This is the first nomination for the band and the first nomination for Napalm Records! The […]

FINSTERFORST Unleash Brand New Lyric Video for Magnum Opus ‘Ecce Homo’, Zerfall coming early August on Napalm Records

Black Forest Metal unit FINSTERFORST returns with their brand new album, Zerfall, on August 2nd with Napalm Records. On this record, the band gets back to their roots and elegiac soundscapes of classics such as the critically acclaimed Mach Dich Frei. Their emotional brand of post black metal gives vent to endless rage with pounding riffs, somber choirs and astonishing orchestral elements Zerfall has to offer. The centerpiece and culmination of it all has to be the 36-minute long (!) ‘Ecce Homo’ though, that unfolds into a majestic post metal journey crowning FINSTERFORST ’s songwriting skills and career to date. […]

VISIONS OF ATLANTIS TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM, WANDERERS

VISIONS OF ATLANTIS will release a new album titled Wanderers on August 30th via Napalm Records. Following their chart breaking album The Deep & The Dark, the band adds another spectacular album to their repertoire. Wanderers is VISIONS OF ATLANTIS’ seventh album. The listener will be taken on a journey into the breathtaking depths of the symphonic metal universe. Wanderers offers a captivating musical and lyrical journey across the untamed seas along a powerful path towards self-discovery. It’s armed with amazing duets by Clémentine Delauney and Michele Guaitoli and is one of the most intense and profound symphonic metal albums […]

IMPERIUM DEKADENZ Reveal Album Details + Premiere New Music Video

Atmospheric Black Metal duo, IMPERIUM DEKADENZ, have revealed the hotly anticipated details of their sixth studio album titled When We Are Forgotten, due out on August 30th with Napalm Records! Where most of us might think that everything has been said and done in a genre, IMPERIUM DEKADENZ boldly seek new horizons: The highly atmospheric and emotionally dense soundscapes of the band shun a simplistic tag like “Melodic Black Metal” and have done so for ages – as Horaz and Vespasian seize the moment with When We Are Forgotten and delve deep into a complex cosmos made of anger, loneliness, […]