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As is customary each year, music magazines across the globe gather around and form an arbitrary ranking of the best music released that year. Since music is largely a matter of taste, no magazine typically agrees, not necessarily even internally on what is the best album, the second best album, and so forth. So here at Rockfreaks.net we have always taken a different approach: we think it's far more important to try to capture all relevant albums from a given year of release that will have some significance a few years down the lin...

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The Hellacopters announce Danish concert in May

Posted by AP on 18/01/19

Stockholm, Sweden-based garage-rock icons The Hellacopters have announced a headlining concert at Store VEGA in Copenhagen on May 16th.


Tickets are on sale now, costing 325 DKK (+ fees) over at Ticketmaster.dk, while more information can be found in the official Facebook event.


The Hellacopters’ most recent studio album is their 2008 offering, “Head Off”, which we reviewed here. You can stream the track “In the Sign of the Octopus” from it below:


Devin Townsend to release "Empath" in March

Posted by AP on 18/01/19

Canadian progressive metal virtuoso Devin Townsend will release a new album titled “Empath” through InsideOut Music on March 29th. It features a host of guest appearances including the Elektra Women’s Choir, Elliot Desagnes, Ryan Dhale, Ché Aimee Dorval, Mike Keneally, Chad Kroeger, Nathan Navarro, Samus Paulicelli, Anup Sastry, Steve Vai, Anneke Van Giersbergen and Morgan Ågren. You can view the track listing below:


01. “Castaway”

02. “Genesis”

03. “Spirits Will Collide”

04. “Evermore”

05. “Sprite”

06. “Hear Me”

07. “Why”

08. “Borderlands”

09. “Requiem”

10. “Singularity Part 1 - Adrift”

11. “Singularity Part 2 - I Am I”

12. “Singularity Part 3 - There Be Monsters”

13. “Singularity Part 4 - Curious Gods”

14. “Singularity Part 5 - Silicon Scientists”

15. “Singularity Part 6 - Here Comes the Sun”


While more information about the record is still pending, Danish fans will have an opportunity to watch Townsend live in an acoustic setup at the Bremen Theatre in Copenhagen on April 02nd. Tickets are running low, but you can still secure one here for 350 DKK (+ fees). For more information, see the official Facebook event.

Norma Jean unveils music video for "Children of the Dead"

Posted by AP on 18/01/19

Having made the song available for streaming last week, Norma Jean have now followed up with a music video for their b-side “Children of the Dead”, which you can watch below. It was originally recorded during the sessions for 2016’s “Polar Similar”, which we reviewed here. Rumour has it that the Douglasville, GA-based metalcore troop has been demoing new material for the follow-up of late, so it is likely that a new album is in the works for a 2019 release.


Soen premieres animated "Lotus" music video

Posted by AP on 18/01/19

Soen have posted an animated music video for “Lotus” — the title track to their new album, which will be released through Silver Lining Music on February 01st and is available for pre-order here. You can watch the clip below.


Danish fans will have an opportunity to watch the Swedish progressive metal supergroup live at Stengade in Copenhagen on March 13th, with support from Ghost Iris and Wheel. Tickets cost 165 DKK (+ fees) and can be purchased here, while more information is available in the official Facebook event.


The show is part of a larger European tour, the itinerary for which can be viewed in our tour dates section.


Vile Creature to play two Danish concerts in April

Posted by AP on 18/01/19

Saint Catharines, ON-born doom/sludge metal crew Vile Creature have announced a brief run of European dates this Spring, including two concerts in Denmark. Support on the tour will be provided by Aseethe.


The first of these takes place at Underwerket in Valby on April 05th and includes two opening acts in the form of (0) and Quitters. Tickets will be sold at the door for 60 DKK a piece, with more information available in the official Facebook event.


The second concert is booked for Ungdomskulturhuset in Århus on April 06th, though an official confirmation from the promoter / venue is still pending.


Here’s how the full itinerary for the trek pans out:


April 04th - TBA, Reykjavík, ICE *

April 05th - Underwerket, Valby, DEN

April 06th - Ungdomskulturhuset, Århus, DEN

April 07th - Alte Meierei, Kiel, GER

April 08th - Wedding, Berlin, GER

April 09th - STÖ, Leipzig, GER

April 11th - Roadburn Festival, Tilburg, NLD *

* = Vile Creature only


Vile Creature released their sophomore album, “Cast of Static and Smoke”, last year — you can stream the entire offering below:


Rotting Christ streaming new song: "The Raven"

Posted by AP on 18/01/19

Rotting Christ have made a new song called “The Raven” (inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s poem of the same name) available for streaming online below. It features on the Greek blackened death metal group’s upcoming album, “The Heretics”, which will be released on February 15th.


Danish fans can look forward to watching the band headline this year’s edition of the Midwinter Meltdown, which takes place at Café Von Hatten in Randers on February 16th. Tickets are available here, while more information can be found in the official Facebook event.


Krakow premieres "The Stranger" music video

Posted by AP on 18/01/19

Bergen, Norway-based experimental metallers Krakow have premiered an animated music video for “The Stranger” — one of the tracks off their latest album, “minus”, which was issued through Karisma Records last year. You can watch the clip right here:


Regarding Ambiguity to support Cartographs in Copenhagen

Posted by AP on 18/01/19

Post-hardcore / screamo newcomers Regarding Ambiguity have been confirmed as the support act for Cartographs’ release show at BETA in Copenhagen on March 01st.


Tickets cost 95 DKK (+ fees) and can be purchased here, while more information is available in the official Facebook event.


You can stream the band’s début single, “Movie Kiss”, right here:


The Antlers to Denmark in acoustic setup in April

Posted by AP on 18/01/19

Brooklyn, NY-born indie-rock group The Antlers will tour Europe in an acoustic setup this Spring to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their “Hospice” album, and the trek includes a concert at Hotel Cecil in Copenhagen on April 28th.


Tickets are on sale via Ticketmaster.dk for 275 DKK (+ fees), while more information can be found in the official Facebook event.


Here’s how the full itinerary for the tour currently pans out:


April 19th - Belgrave, Leeds, UK

April 20th - Dancehouse, Manchester, UK

April 21st - Saint Luke’s & The Winged Ox, Glasgow, UK

April 23rd - Union Chapel, London, UK

April 25th - Het Depot, Leuven, BEL

April 26th - Vondelkerk, Amsterdam, NLD

April 28th - Hotel Cecil, Copenhagen, DEN

April 30th - Sugar, Dublin, IRL


Reacquaint yourself with “Hospice” by streaming the track “Bear” from it below:


Huldre announces farewell concert in March

Posted by AP on 18/01/19

Danish folk metal tribe Huldre have announced a farewell show at Pumpehuset in Copenhagen on March 29th.


Tickets are priced at 185 DKK (+ fees) and can be purchased here. More information can be found in the official Facebook event.


The band only managed to release two studio albums during their career, the latest of which was 2016’s “Tusmørke” — you can stream the effort in its entirety right here:


Town Portal to release "Of Violence" in April

Posted by AP on 17/01/19

Danish instrumental math-rock outfit Town Portal will release a new album titled “Of Violence” on April 05th, featuring the following tracks:


01. “Better Angels”

02. “Archright”

03. “Veyshnorians”

04. “Receiving End”

05. “Soil to Own”

06. “Roko’s Basilisk”

07. “Othering/Anothering”

08. “Human Touch”

09. “Vanitas”


You can view the artwork and pre-order the offering here, while the groovy first single, “Roko’s Basilisk”, is available for streaming below:


Morild streaming new song: "En sort sky af minder"

Posted by AP on 17/01/19

Head over to Decibel Magazine to stream the first single from Morild’s upcoming début album, the title of which is built from its track list. It will be released through Indisciplinarian Records on February 01st, with more details available in our earlier news item.


There is a unique release show planned at the Danish national aquarium, Den Blå Planet on the same day, though that is already completely sold out. More information about it can be found in the official Facebook event.

Two new additions to Kill-Town Death Fest 2019 line-up

Posted by AP on 17/01/19

The two latest additions to the Kill-Town Death Fest 2019 line-up are the Melbourne, Australia-based death metallers of Ignivomous and San Jose, CA’s death metal mob Mortuous. The former’s latest studio album, “Contragenesis”, dates back to 2012, while the latter released a new offering in “Through Wilderness” last year. You can stream both records in full below.


The festival takes place at Copenhagen venue Pumpehuset between September 05th and September 08th, and partout tickets are already completely sold out. You might be lucky and spot someone selling theirs in the official Facebook event, however.



Une Misère premieres new video single: "Damages"

Posted by AP on 17/01/19

Icelandic experimental hardcore crew Une Misère have inked a record deal with Nuclear Blast and to celebrate the signing, they have premiered a new video single dubbed “Damages”, which you can check out below. It is safe to assume that a new album is on the horizon, though it remains to be seen when that is going to be released.


Mono streaming new single: "Meet Us Where the Night Ends"

Posted by AP on 17/01/19

Japanese post-rock/shoegaze group Mono have unleashed the third single from their upcoming album, “Nowhere Now Here”, which will be released through Pelagic Records and Temporary Residence Ltd. next Friday, January 25th. The track in question is called “Meet Us Where the Night Ends”, and is available for streaming below.


The band is scheduled to play at the iconic Roadburn Festival in Tilburg, Netherlands on Thursday, April 11th, though on that occasion they be joined by the Jo Quail Quartet for a full performance of Mono’s 2009 album, “Hymn to the Immortal Wind”. This will be followed by a European tour promoting the new record, the itinerary for which can be found in our tour dates section.


Tickets for Roadburn Festival are completely sold out, but keep an eye on the official Facebook event in case somebody decides to sell theirs.


Pedro The Lion share music video for "Quietest Friend"

Posted by LL on 17/01/19

The Seattle indie/emo band Pedro The Lion have shared a music video for a new song called "Quietest Friend" that you can check out below. The song comes from their new album "Phoenix" that is released tomorrow, January 18th, via Polyvinyl Records. It is their first release since 2004's "Achilles' Heel" and you can already check out a stream of it over at npr.org here.


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