It’s pouring out, and I still need to go for a run, but I am happy tomorrow is Friday.
Dunk!festival is going virtual for 2021, and will feature the likes of Amenra, Brutus, B R I Q U E V I L L E, and many more. The online edition takes place the weekend of May 13th (which is a Thursday, but you know what I mean). Even better news… the event is free!
Epica have announced “Ωmega Alive”, their first universal streaming event. That is, obviously, in support of their new album, and is scheduled for June 12th. Get your tickets and merch bundles here. And if you need help making a decision, you can also check out this trailer.
Vulture is dropping a new album on May 21st titled Dealin’ Death, and today they released a new video for “Star-Crossed City”, taken from that album. The album will be out through Metal Blade, and the video is available for your viewing pleasure immediately below.
The latest installment from Wode, titled Burn In Many Mirrors, drops on April 2nd through 20 Buck Spin, and pre-orders are up for digital and physical formats. More importantly, at least terms of today’s relevance, they dropped a new track called “Fire In The Hills”, and it is expectedly awesome.
Big | Brave have a new LP coming soon. Vital will be released on CD and digitally on April 23rd, with a vinyl format following on July 9th, from Southern Lord. For a glimpse into what’s to come, check out the video for “Half Breed”. It’s a Friday, so there are new videos to share all over the place, but make sure this one is on your list.
Oceans has a new EP scheduled for an April 30th release through Nuclear Blast, titled We Are Nøt Okay, and today they released a video for the title-track. Andy Dörner of Caliban jumped in to provide some vocals on that one, which is pretty cool.
And lastly, this has been coming for awhile, today is the official release date for Ωmega, the latest studio album from symphonic metal legends Epica. To celebrate the album’s arrival, they’ve also released a new music video for “Skeleton Key”, which has been embedded immediately below. Check it out.
Remember that lineup announcement from Scardust last week? If so, you probably remember the hints of an upcoming live performance. Well, we have those details to share today. It will be a live streamed event, titled “Breaking The Ice”, and it’s scheduled for March 8th.
Tombs dropped a new music video for “Secrets of the Black Sun”, and that sounds like the perfect way to wrap up the day. Of course, that one is taken from 2020’s Under Sullen Skies, an awesome album start to finish, available through Season of Mist.
Epica dropped a bass playthrough for the recently released new single “Free – The Wolves Within”. That track is taken from Omega, which will be out on February 26th through Nuclear Blast.
Ola Englund, the Swedish guitarist associated with Six Feet Under, The Haunted, and more, is releasing his second solo album in early 2021. It will be titled Starzinger and pre-orders are available here.
Mora Prokaza premiered a new video today for “Madonna”, a track taken from By Chance, which was released earlier this year through Season of Mist. You can snag the album here, and watch the video below.
And let’s wrap with a new lyric video from The Way of Purity for the track “Bemoan AD”. That one is taken from their latest album, Schwarz Oder Rot, which is available through Wormholedeath and The Orchard.