SONATA ARCTICA announce first trailer for »The Ninth Hour«!
»The Ninth Hour« is approaching and Finnish power metal Titans SONATA ARCTICA
are ready to celebrate it with you on October 7th. Today, the band releases the first trailer for their upcoming ninth album that you can check out here...
If you missed the first lyric video, you can watch 'Closer To An Animal' here...
SABATON now issued a new album »The Last Stand«!
Just today, 19. 8. 2016 publishes the popular Swedish band SABATON new album "The Last Stand". This is the already the eighth studio album, which the band recorded from April to May in the renowned Abyss studio. The basic version of the album contains eleven songs that deal with the recent military rebellion. Singer Joakim Brodén along with bandleader Pare Sundstrom prepared this time the battle from a different time period. Thematically, so devoted, for example, the Battle of Thermopylae, first and second world war, the samurai or a dispute between Afghans and Soviets. Musically it is the most diverse SABATON recording.
New album will be presented in mega show which will be held March 14, 2017 in Prague TipSport arena! SABATON will tour together with special guests ACCEPT! So do not miss!
SONATA ARCTICA announce new single!
After announcing the new album »The Ninth Hour«, due on October 7th, the Finnish melodic metal quintet SONATA ARCTICA now presents its first single and lyric video 'Closer To An Animal'.
Watch the lyric video to 'Closer To An Animal' here...
SABATON - live clip from »The Last Stand« bonus DVD released!
Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON
will release their new studio album, entitled »The Last Stand«
, in two weeks through Nuclear Blast
. To give their fans a taster of what to expect from the bonus DVD, which is included with the Digibook and Earbook formats, the live clip of 'The Art Of War'
(live @ Stereolux, Nantes (France)) has been launched today. Check it out here...
Amaranthe will issue a new album and going on tour with a stop in Prague!
Amaranthe going with a new album and with an exciting new live show on a European tour! After a successful summer festival season coming to 21 cities to present their new album. The six-member group gives in his performance absolutely everything and beautiful vocals of singer Elize together with the second voice of frontman Jake are the icing on the cake of their perfect podium show. Do not miss only one stop of European Tour in Czech Republic, on November 14 in Prague's club MeetFactory, so be there!
Special guests of Amaranthe concert will be Swedish melodic death metal wallop SONIC SYNDICATE! And first band of this evening will be SMASH INTO PIECES. They will demonstrate their unique approach to music and starts the whole concert. Do not miss these three melodic bands in one evening on a great concert!
SONATA ARCTICA announce a new album
Only two years after the release of »Pariah's Child« and a massive world tour, the Finnish Melodic Metal quintet SONATA ARCTICA are already back for more – their ninth masterpiece entitled »The Ninth Hour« will see the light of day on October 7th.
Once again, the album was produced by SONATA ARCTICA themselves and mixed by Pasi Kauppinen, to create a typical yet refreshing sound that defines the spirit of the band in the year 2016.
“The studio work for the new record started seriously in mid-April 2016 in several home studios around Finland," singer Tony Kakko explains. “But the main recording and mixing took place at the Studio57 in Alaveteli, Finland. It functions as a kind of centre point and all work finally ends up there. We aimed to create another melodic, beautiful, surprising SONATA ARCTICA album… Did it turn out that way? I surely think so. But maybe I should leave that for you to decide!”
EPICA release lyric video for their first single 'Universal Death Squad'
Today, Dutch symphonic metal stars EPICA release the lyric video for their first single entitled 'Universal Death Squad'. The song comes from the upcoming album »The Holographic Principle« and is an impressive first demonstration of what fans can expect from EPICA's sound in the year 2016. Do not miss the LIVE performance - 28 January, Prague - hall Forum Karlin!
Download the new single 'Universal Death Squad' here...
"The first song we unleash upon you is "Universal Death Squad"," states guitarist and vocalist Mark Jansen. "This track is representative for "The Holographic Principle", as it's a heavy and melodic album. The lyrics are dealing about advanced robotic legions with a self-determination to kill. We have chosen for a different kind of lyric-video concept in which EPICA plays the track in a rehearsal room. The song is very much fun to play and I expect this one will do very well on stage. Hope you'll enjoy it as much as we did creating it!"
BLUES PILLS - release brand new song 'Little Boy Preacher'
Up and coming multi-national rock act BLUES PILLS
have released another brand new song called 'Little Boy Preacher'
off their upcoming album, »Lady In Gold«
(out August 5). Watch the lyric video by editor extraordinaire Tommy Antonini here...
Support of the ANNIHILATOR concert will be Australian predators MASON!
MASON is hilarious thrash metal band, which this year will visit the Czech Republic as the opening act of the concert ANNIHILATOR! Listen to one of songs and tune in to the concert!
The video clip for the song 'Warhead' here ...
Legendary Canadian thrash / heavy metal band Annihilator last year released their fifteenth studio album »Suicide Society«, which recently after release introduced at the fall tour. Stormy acceptance and positive feedback on the successful album forced the band to go on a European tour "In The Blood" for the second time. This time it stops even in the heart of Europe, on Thursday, November 17th at Prague club Storm!
Support of the Dirkschneider concert will be VICIOUS RUMORS!
VICIOUS RUMORS, this are legendary US metal killers! On this occasion, will present the new album »Concussion Protocol«, which will be release on August 26th!
Do not miss the grand final appearances of hits Accept from Udo Dirkschneider! Dec. 9 in Brno Vodova hall.
EPICA release first trailer for »The Holographic Principle«!
Today, the Dutch symphonic metal stars EPICA grant a little insight into the making of their massive new longplayer »The Holographic Principle« and release a first trailer from the studio. In this brandnew clip, the band explains their songwriting process and even comes up with some musical surprises:
"Halfway through 2015, Epica started a new journey: writing and recording the 7th studio album »The Holographic Principle«", explains guitarist Isaac Delahaye. "In between touring we spent our time in the Sandlane Recording Facilities with producer Joost van den Broek and here's the first part of our studio documentary! It gives you a little insight into the creation of what we see as our most complete album ever. You'll hear rough snippets of new music, and you'll see how we built things up. Enjoy!"
EPICA are set to release their newest masterpiece »The Holographic Principle« via Nuclear Blast on September 30th
APOCALYPTICA celebrates 20 years since the release of the album
After a stunning performance at the Masters of Rock, goes this grouping playing with the cellos into two large concert halls.APOCALYPTICA remains until the end of 2016 in touring of their latest album »Shadowmaker« with concerts in the US, Europe, Australia and South America.
In 2017, the band returns with special anniversary concert to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of album »Plays Metallica by Four Cellos«.
Two special show for the Czech Republic can be viewed on February 11 in Prague's Karlin Hall Forum on Feb. 19 at the Congress Center in Zlin. So do not miss! Waiting for you an intense and thrilling experience!
AMON AMARTH by Facebook likes and readership is one of the most successful bands of this year's Masters of Rock and again going to the Czech Republic! Viking thunder you will hear in Prague with supports TESTAMENT and GRAND MAGUS!
After three years vikings AMON AMARTH released a new album »Jomsviking« whose part of the audience showed at Masters of Rock with an incredible ovation. At this time we can again expect a great show with special effects and perfect sound on a separate concert - "Jomsviking European Tour"!
For the show Amon Amarth tunes you in advance the American thrash metal legends TESTAMENT, which prepares new album »The Brotherhood of the Snake«. The album will be very varied and epic will include perfect thrash riffs and rhythms in the style of TESTAMENT, its release is planned for October 28th! Live performances of this news waiting for you before concert of Amon Amarth.
The first opening band of the evening will be the Swedes GRAND MAGUS! Heavy doom metal trio performs extremely intense heavy metal in bringing new album »Sword Songs«, which was released this spring. Honest heavy metal lovers will certainly come into their own!
Concert of AMON AMARTH along with TESTAMENT and GRAND MAGUS will be held on November 25 in hall Forum Karlin! So do not miss!
Tarja preparing a new album. Look forward to shows at Zlin and Prague!
Glamorous singer Tarja Turunen
since leaving Nightwish went a long way. After several very successful solo albums with his band prepares new. Finnish metal queen preparing a heavy rock album called »The Shadow Self«, whose release is scheduled for August 5. Exclusive performances will be in two cities. First concert will take place on December 1 in Prague's Forum Karlin and the second on December 3 in Zlin hall Euronics!
And beware! It will be a large performance with a monstrous scene. Tarja will have first time on stage a series of LED walls, for which currently handles animations and videos to their songs.
Do not miss the performance of novelty metal album from this favorite singer! Hear one of the songs from anticipated album ...
Tickets purchase at this website!
Watch the video from Dave Mustaine!
Megadeth will attend Masters of Rock 2017! Watch here!
Sunday at Masters of Rock festival will complement Slovak legend Tublatanka.
Look at the corrected Sunday's program:
10:00 – 10:45 PROXIMITY 10:55 – 11:45 RED'S COOL
12:00 – 12:50 SWALLOW THE SUN
13:05 – 13:55 ALKEHOL
14:15 – 15:15 BRAINSTORM
15:35 – 16:35 TUBLATANKA
16:55 – 18:10 OOMPH!
18:40 – 20:00 ENSIFERUM
20:30 – 22:00 AIRBOURNE
22:30 – 24:00 TARJA
MEGADETH canceled his European tour! Dave Ellefson yesterday in Hungary broke his leg. Thrash metal legend not play to Masters of Rock!
Now we are from the agent MEGADETH got this sad news. Megadeth came forward yesterday in Hungary for breaking their legs bassists. And canceled all other shows. Sad news, but nothing can be done. Now we are working on modifying the Sunday program, watch these pages. Headlining of the Sunday program at prime time will be Tarja.
Legendary Slayer yesterday showed at Masters of Rock the best show and took a gold record for sales of the last album in the Czech Republic!
Apocalyptica make a great show!
The area in front of Ronnie James Dio Stage is completely full ! Photos here!
Avatarium first time in Czech Republic!
Masters of Rock! Photos here!