CANTO: Necronomicon, Nightfall, Wo Fat, and More

I didn’t have to work today, but that doesn’t mean it felt like a holiday.

  • We’ll lead off with a tour. Necronomicon is covering North America with The Convalescence staring on April 29th, and running through June 4th. Tickets are available here. These shows are going to be gnarly. I might dabble.
  • Wo Fat, a band I remember covering as Horns Up back in the day, have announced a new album. The Singularity will be out on May 6th through Ripple Music. Check out the new single, “The Witching Chamber”, right here.
  • For the sake of pivoting to something fun, here’s the new video from Feuerschwanz for “Skaldenmet”. That track is taken from Memento Mori, which is out now through Napalm Records. Did I mention it’s fun? Because it is.
  • It’s time to get back to my day-long lack of production, so we’ll wrap this up with the new live clip from Nightfall for “Witches”. That footage is taken from a performance in Athens last November. And if you haven’t checked out At Night We Prey, get on that.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Emptiness, Agrypnie, Wardruna, and More

Emptiness Vide Band Photo

This is just getting chaotic at this point. Unsustainable will be the word of the year for 2021 in my life. Anyway. What did I miss in the metal world in the past 36 hours?

  • Emptiness is streaming their full performance from Roadburn Redux. That event took place back in April (yet somehow feels only like yesterday), but is available again at the Season of Mist YouTube channel. This is obviously in support of their latest album, Vide, which I really wish I enjoyed more… but I still need to spend more time with it. Stay tuned.
  • The Wardruna North American tour that was supposed to happen… this year? Last year? Whatever. It’s been moved to 2022, and they’ve added a couple new dates to the excursion. Those dates are all in October and November, so there’s some time to kill before we get there. That said, this is something I would like to take part in when the time comes.
  • German post-black metal project Agrypnie have debuted a new track and video ahead of the release of the sixth full-length effort, Metamorphosis. That album is set for a July 30th release through AOP Records (and a few others), but you can check out “Verwüstung” right now.
  • This is a fun one to toss in the mix today. Ghoul have announced a free livestream this coming Saturday, the 26th, along with the release of a limited edition “Live In The Flesh” VHS. I mean, I know tapes are making a comeback… but I didn’t see VHS tapes doing the same. But who knows!?
  • And we’ll wrap up with a new music video from Nightfall for “Martyrs of the Cult of the Dead (Agita)”. The link below is the censored version, because I guess the original was released via OnlyFans? What on Earth is even happening anymore.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Crown, Nightfall, The Amenta, and More

Ok, getting back on track for the rest of week. Something like that.

  • The highly anticipated sophomore release from Crown, The End Of All Things, is steadily approaching. Today, they released the new single, “Shades”. The official release date is set for April 16th, through Pelagic Records, with pre-orders also available at that link. I’m definitely excited about this one.
  • For those that can’t wait an extra day for the release of At Night We Prey, I have good news. Nightfall is streaming their new album in full at this link. But, like I said, it’s out officially tomorrow through Season of Mist, and you can still snag a physical copy if you feel so inclined.
  • Atreyu news for anyone that might be interested. Today they released two new tracks, “Warrior” and “Underrated”, the former of which features Travis Barker, which is pretty cool. Of course, those releases also came with a new album announcement. Baptize will be out on June 4th through Spinefarm Records, and pre-orders are already up.
  • For those planning on checking out Roadburn Redux, and you should, another slew of bands was announced today. The list includes Primitive Man, Mizmor, Wayfarer, and more. Here’s some more info, if you need it.
  • And we’ll close with a new video clip from The Amenta for “Psoriastasis”. Revelator is out now through Debemur Morti Productions. Dang, solid roundup today…

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Witherfall, Nightfall, Of Virtue, and More

This might be the most Monday-ish Wednesday ever.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Dread Sovereign, Nightfall, The Deviant, and More

It sure doesn’t feel like the holiday season. Except for the stress… that feels familiar.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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