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Best Music Of 2020

Best Music Of 2020

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 line...

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Rot Away premieres new video single: "Spitshine"

Posted by AP on 24/07/21

Rot Away have premiered a new video single dubbed “Spitshine”, and you can check it out below. It appears on the Copenhagen, Denmark-resident hardcore punk troop’s upcoming album “Nothing Is Good”, which is scheduled for release through Last Mile Records on August 13th and the details around which were listed in our earlier news story. You can also read our advance review of the effort here.


The band has two domestic appearances lined up in the near future — click on the dates below to find more information about the shows.


August 07th - Support Out Scene Fest, Fredericia, DEN

August 28th - Næstved Metalfest, Næstved, DEN


Wang Wen to release "100,000 Whys" in September

Posted by AP on 24/07/21

Dalian, China’s post-rock stalwarts Wang Wen have announced September 24th to be the official release date of their new album “100,000 Whys”. The record will be issued through Pelagic Records and includes the following songs:


01. “Forgotten”

02. “The Ghost”

03. “Wu Wu Road”

04. “If Tomorrow Comes”

05. “A Beach Bum”

06. “Lonely Bird”

07. “Shut Up and Play”

08. “Forgotten River”


Pre-orders have not been launched yet, but you can watch a live music video for the lead single “Wu Wu Road” below.


The Raven Age posts lyric video for new song "No Man's Land"

Posted by AP on 24/07/21

London, United Kingdom-born melodic metalcore troop The Raven Age have posted a lyric video for their new, stripped down song “No Man’s Land” online below. It is taken from their upcoming album “Exile”, which is set to arrive via EX1 Records on September 17th and is available for pre-order on all formats here.


Danish fans can look forward to watching the group live at the Copenhell festival taking place at Refshaleøen in Copenhagen next year, where they are scheduled to perform on Saturday, June 18th. Only a few one-day tickets for the festival still remain available for purchase over at Ticketmaster.dk, while further details can be found in the official Facebook event.


Love And Death reveals music video for "Let Me Love You"

Posted by AP on 24/07/21

Korn guitarist Brian ‘Head’ Welch’s alternative metal side-project Love And Death have revealed the official music video for “Let Me Love You”, one of the tracks that comprise their latest album “Perfectly Preserved”, which came out earlier this year. You can watch the clip below.


Grand Cadaver's début album "Into the Maw of Death" due in October

Posted by AP on 24/07/21

Grand Cadaver — the new death metal ensemble uniting Dark Tranquillity’s vocalist Mikael Stanne with guitarists Alex Stjernfeldt (of Let Them Hang) and Stefan Lagergren (ex-Tiamat), bassist Christian Jansson (of Pagandom), and drummer Daniel Liljekvist (of Ikhon) — will release their début album “Into the Maw of Death” through Majestic Mountain Records on October 29th. The full details surrounding the effort are yet to be revealed, but you can listen to the first single “Reign through Fire” from it below.


Sleep Waker posts music video for "Alias"

Posted by AP on 24/07/21

Sleep Waker have posted the official music video for their song “Alias” online below. It serves as the title track on the Grand Rapids, MI-born metalcore unit’s newly released album, which dropped yesterday, July 23rd via UNFD.


Tremonti announces new album: "Marching in Time"

Posted by AP on 24/07/21

Tremonti — the alternative metal outfit led by Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti — will release a new album titled “Marching in Time” via Napalm Records on September 24th. It comprises the following tracks:


01. “A World Away”

02. “Now and Forever”

03. “If Not for You”

04. “Thrown Further”

05. “Let That Be Us”

06. “The Last One of Us”

07. “In One Piece”

08. “Under the Sun”

09. “Not Afraid to Lose”

10. “Bleak”

11. “Would You Kill”

12. “Marching in Time”


Pre-orders for all formats have been launched over at this location, where you can also inspect the artwork, while a music video for the lead single “Not for You” is available for watching below.


Orbit Culture to release new EP "Shaman" in September

Posted by AP on 23/07/21

Eksjö, Sweden-born death / groove metal unit Orbit Culture will release a new EP titled “Shaman” through Seek & Strike Records on September 24th. It includes these five songs:


01. “Mast of the World”

02. “Flight of the Fireflies”

03. “Carvings”

04. “Strangler”

05. “A Sailor’s Tale”


Pre-orders for the record are yet to be launched, but you can watch the official music video for the lead single “Flight of the Fireflies” from it below.


The band is scheduled to perform at Amager Bio in Copenhagen on November 22nd, as part of a package headlined by Thy Art Is Murder and also featuring Malevolence, King 810 and Alpha Wolf in various support roles. Tickets for the show cost 275 DKK (+ fees) and are still available for purchase here, while more information about it can be found in the official Facebook event.


The concert is part of a larger European tour, the complete routing for which is listed in our dates section.


Aborted post visualiser clip for new song "Drag Me to Hell"

Posted by AP on 23/07/21

Beveren, Belgium’s deathgrind troop Aborted have posted a visualiser clip for their new song “Drag Me to Hell”, featuring a guest appearance by Humanity's Last Breath vocalist Filip Danielsson, online below. It is included on their forthcoming album “ManiaCult”, which will be released by Century Media on September 10th and the details around which were revealed in our previous news story.


Danish fans will have an opportunity to watch the band live on either or both of two occasions next year, with The Acacia Strain, Hideous Divinity and Fleddy Melculy providing support. Click on the dates below to find tickets as well as more information about the shows.


March 19th - VoxHall, Århus, DEN

March 23rd - Amager Bio, Copenhagen, DEN


The concerts are part of the Hell over Europe tour, the full itinerary for which is listed on our dates page.


Bastarður announces début album: "Satan's Loss of Son"

Posted by AP on 23/07/21

Bastarður — the crust punk side-project of Sólstafir’s guitarist / vocalist Aðalbjörn ‘Addi’ Tryggvason — have signed with Season of Mist and will release their début album “Satan’s Loss of Son” through the label on October 29th. It includes these tracks:


01. “Viral Tumor”

02. “Neonlight Blitzkrieg”

03. “Satan’s Loss of Son”

04. “Burn”

05. “The Whispering Beast”

06. “Black Flag Fools”

07. “Afturhalds Kommatittir”

08. “Rise Up”


You can inspect the artwork and pre-order the record on all formats via the label’s webstore, and then listen to the lead single “Viral Tumor” below.


The Night Flight Orchestra to release "Aeromantic II" in September

Posted by AP on 23/07/21

Swedish AOR supergroup The Night Flight Orchestra will release the follow-up to their 2020 album “Aeromantic” through Nuclear Blast on September 03rd. Entitled simply “Aeromantic II”, the effort consists of the following tracks:


01. “Violent Indigo”

02. “Midnight Marvelous”

03. “How Long”

04. “Burn for Me”

05. “Chardonnay Nights”

06. “Change”

07. “Amber through a Window”

08. “I Will Try”

09. “You Belong to the Night”

10. “Zodiac”

11. “White Jeans”

12. “Moonlit Skies”


You can take a look at the artwork and pre-order the record on a format of your choosing here, and then listen to the latest single “Chardonnay Nights” below.


MØL releases new video single: "Photophobic"

Posted by AP on 23/07/21

Århus, Denmark-based blackgaze ensemble MØL have released a new video single titled “Photophobic”, and you can check it out below. It offers the first taste of the band’s upcoming sophomore album “Diorama”, which will arrive via Nuclear Blast on November 05th, with more details still pending.


The group currently has the following domestic appearances lined up in the near future:


July 24th - Radar, Århus, DEN

September 18th - Copenhagen Metal Fest, Copenhagen, DEN


Between The Buried And Me share new single: "Revolution in Limbo"

Posted by AP on 23/07/21

Raleigh, NC-born progressive metal visionaries Between The Buried And Me have shared a new single called “Revolution in Limbo” online below. It is part of their upcoming album “Colors II”, which is scheduled for release through Sumerian Records on August 20th and the details of which were listed in our previous news article.


Zeal & Ardor debut another new single: "Erase"

Posted by AP on 23/07/21

The Swiss-American avant-garde metallers Zeal & Ardor have debuted the second single from their upcoming self-titled album, which has now been given a February 11th release date by MVKA, with more details still pending. This latest track to arrive from it is called “Erase” and you can check it out below.


Carnifex to release "Graveside Confessions" in September

Posted by AP on 23/07/21

San Diego, CA-based deathcore brutes Carnifex have set September 03rd as the official release date for their eighth studio album “Graveside Confessions” through Nuclear Blast. It comprises these tracks:


01. “Graveside Confessions”

02. “Pray for Peace”

03. “Seven Souls”

04. “Cursed”

05. “Carry Us Away”

06. “Talk to the Dead”

07. “January Nights”

08. “Cemetery Wander”

09. “Countess of Perpetual Torment”

10. “Dead Bodies Everywhere” (Korn cover)

11. “Cold Dead Summer”

12. “Alive for the Last Time”

13. “Collaborating Like Killers” (Graveside edition)

14. “My Heart in Atrophy” (Graveside edition)

15. “Slit Wrist Savior” (Graveside edition)


You can find the artwork as well as pre-orders for all formats over at this location, while a newly premiered music video for the title track is available for watching below.


Danish fans will have an opportunity to catch the band live at Gimle in Roskilde on February 22nd in a co-headlining setup with Chelsea Grin. In addition, Lorna Shore, Varials and The Convalescence will also play. Tickets for the show can be bought via the venue’s website for 225 DKK, while more information can be found in the official Facebook event.


The show is part of a larger European tour, the full itinerary for which is listed on our dates page.


Bullet For My Valentine lets new video single "Parasite" loose

Posted by AP on 23/07/21

Bullet For My Valentine have let loose the second single and music video off their upcoming self-titled album in the form of “Parasite” below. The Bridgend, United Kingdom-born heavy metal and metalcore fusionists will officially release the outing through Spinefarm Records on October 22nd and you can find all the details surrounding it in our earlier news story.


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