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Legendary British rockers MAGNUM rescheduled their European tour with the new album "The Serpent Rings" which was released in January this year. The reason is the same as in most of other concerts, restrictions and precautions imposed because of the spreading of the infection Covid-19. Fortunately, you will not miss the concert of these rock giants! Guitarist Tony Clarkin, singer Bob Catley, keyboardist Rick Benton, drummer Lee Morris as well as their new support Dennis Ward (Gus G., PINK CREAM 69, UNISONIC) they will come to Prague to present their latest gems in a new date!

Dutch Symphonic Metal Giants EPICA announced the release of their new album "Omega", out on February 26th 2021. "Omega" is the band’s first studio album in five years. Last Friday, EPICA have also released the first single and video clip from the album, titled „Abyss Of Time“, which was viewed on YouTube over a million times within its first week. Now EPICA reveals a drum playthrough video of „Abyss Of Time“.Drummer Ariën van Weesenbeek comments: "Here’s the drum playthrough from the abyss!! During the shooting, I hit and kicked the crap out of my kit ...

In 2019 the Swedish power metal heroes MAJESTICA released their debut album "Above The Sky" and it became a huge success within the metal community. Now in 2020 they are back with not only a new album, but a special treat for their fans: a Christmas musical power metal album entitled “A Christmas Carol”. It’s pure symphonic power metal in the true MAJESTICA spirit along with elements inspired by the likes of TWILIGHT FORCE, RHAPSODY, ALAN SILVESTRI, DANNY ELFMAN and JOHN WILLIAMS. The band have released a video for the first single, titled „Ghost Of Christmas Past“....

The day has come to celebrate the release of HAMMERFALL’s new live album & BluRay, „Live! Against The World“. In a time when live shows are missed the most, the undisputed masters of ground-breaking anthems and unforgettable live shows deliver an outstanding testimony of power, energy and glory to the templars around the globe! Recorded on February 15th at the MHP Arena in Ludwigsburg, Germany, „Live! Against The World“ contains songs fresh off their latest album, „Dominion“, mixed with a ton of band classics and a hand-picked selection of songs that rarely ap...

Finnish folk-metal superstar KORPIKLAANI really won't be idle! Last week, they announced the release of her new studio album called "Jylhä" (Majestic), which will be released on February 5th!"Jylhä" (which has no direct meaning, can be described as Majestic and it can also be described as wild, rugged in a strong beautiful way) will be available as digital album, CD, black vinyl and grass green vinyl (limited to 300 pieces). The pre-order will start soon.KORPIKLAANI are unique. Their blend of Finnish folk music and heavy metal is like no other. Like traditional fol...

Norwegian folk metal band TROLLFEST has prepared a new release of the single and video for the song "Der Jegermeister" for you! Legendary Norwegian outfit TROLLFEST is back, ready to deliver their groovy, energizing and „K.A.O.S“, infused sound to the masses! Since forming in 2003, the band has played numerous shows all around the world, sharing the stage with ALESTORM, WINTERSUN, KORPLIKAANI and FINNTROLL, making a name for themselves as the pioneers of True Norwegian Balkan Metal! In True Norwegian Balkan „K.A.O.S.“, TROLLFEST release an energizing and bombastic re-re...

Post-Hardcore band IMMINENCE from Sweden released a brand new song called „To The Light“, available now on all streaming platforms and launched the pre-orders for the deluxe edition of their highly acclaimed masterpiece „Turn The Light On“ (2019) including the complete reimagination and live sessions, >>HERE<<„Turn The Light On (Deluxe Edition)“ will be available on the 27th of November as CD & LP!

Watch the music video for „To The Light“ now here:

Last week, Swedish Modern Metal force AMARANTHE released their highly anticipated sixth studio album, „Manifest“, and now the band can announce the record reached #12 in the German album charts. The band also achieved awesome results in their homecountry Sweden (#23), Finland (#4) and Switzerland (#14).All Chart results:Sweden #1 (Hardrock), #23Finland #4UK #5 (Rock), #121Germany #12Switzerland #14Austria #17Belgium #26Japan #37Czech Republic #40USA #48AMARANTHE comments: "We would like to extend a HUGE thank you to every...

Dedicating this week's „Sepulquarta“ session to Mental Health awareness, SEPULTURA welcomes the famous artist Derek Hess alongside America Paredes from Mental Health America for a chat. Derek Hess made his mark by creating an own unique style of work making strong connections in the music world whereas Mental Health America is the United States' leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all. In a Q&A, they will explore the critical questions about mental illness that exists in the mu...

Finnish metal band and a participant of MASTERS OF ROCK 2021 Festival – AMORPHIS - kicked off the pre-order for their shape vinyl single "Brother And Sister", that will be released on December 18th, 2020! The single is limited to 666 copies only!Keyboarder Santeri Kallio comments: "Two great songs from "Queen of Time" sessions in vinyl which is great. Athmospherical 'Brother and Sister' and majestic prog-driven 'As Mountains Crumble' were also good candidates for the "Queen of Time" album final tracklist, but in the final run ended up as a album bonus tracks to give specia...

KORPIKLAANI, Partawa and Mad Viking Finland, a charity supporting club of bearded men, have created a beard oil in collaboration. It will be sold as a limited edition of 2000 bottles. Of the price of each sold bottle, 5€ will be given to SYLVA, a charity that supports children and youth fighting cancer.  The CEO of Partawa, Mika Poikonen, is very happy with the new oil. "The oil is called Korven Kyynel (Tear of the Wilderness). It has the scent of an evergreen tree and it's straight from the "Eyes of the Forest" like a song with almost the same name by Korpiklaani. The beard...

A few weeks ago, HEATHEN released their highly anticipated studio album, „Empire Of The Blind“, and now the band announced the record reached #23 in the German album charts! All Chart results:UK #12 (Rock)Germany #23Austria #55Switzerland #79Japan #101Belgium #120France #145HEATHEN comments: "Heathen would like to thank Zeuss, Travis Smith, and the worldwide staff at Nuclear Blast for their hard work on this album, and most importantly our fans for their amazing response to Empire Of The Blind! Spread the word and let’s keep this Empire risi...

Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST), Biff Byford (SAXON) and Doro Pesch are among the musicians who have wished MOTÖRHEAD's "Ace Of Spades" album a happy 40th anniversary in a new video posted to the band's official YouTube channel.

Featured artists:

0:00 Don Jamieson ("That Metal Show")0:54 Frank Ferrer (GUNS N' ROSES)2:19 Andi Derris (HELLOWEEN)2:49 Wendy Dio3:19 Ginger Wildheart (THE WILDHEARTS)4:11 Joel O'Keefe (AIRBOURNE)5:40 Joey Tempest (EUROPE)6:27 Biff Byford (SAXON)7:14 Doro Pesch9:09 Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST)

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BPMD – featuring Bobby Blitz (Overkill) on vocals, drummer Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs, Sons of Apollo), bassist Mark Menghi (Metal Allegiance) and guitarist Phil Demmel (Vio-lence, ex-Machine Head) – released their debut full-length album of '70s rock covers, „American Made“, this past June. It's no surprise that the members of BPMD consider the late Eddie Van Halen one of their biggest musical influences, therefore, the the inclusion of an impassioned cover of Van Halen's "D.O.A." on the album was a given. With the recent news of Eddie Van Halen's passing, the band has com...

Dutch Symphonic-Metal band EPICA proudly announce the release of their new album "Omega", out on February 26th 2021! "Omega" is the bands first studio album in five years. EPICA have also released the first single from the album, titled „Abyss Of Time“, with an amazing accompanying video that was made in collaboration with Grupa 13.Simone Simons comments: "Finally we can show you the video for our newest single 'Abyss Of Time'! We flew all the way to Poland to work with Grupa 13 for the first time. Shooting videos is one of my favorite parts of creating the v...

In 2019 the Swedish power metal heroes MAJESTICA released their debut album "Above The Sky" and it became a huge success within the metal community. Now in 2020 they are back with not only a new album, but a special treat for their fans: a Christmas musical power metal album entitled “A Christmas Carol”. It’s pure symphonic power metal in the true MAJESTICA spirit along with elements inspired by the likes of TWILIGHT FORCE, RHAPSODY, ALAN SILVESTRI, DANNY ELFMAN and JOHN WILLIAMS. The pre-sale of the album will start on October 23rd, along with the release of their first singl...

Swedish metal warriors SABATON released a new animated video clip for their song „Night Witches“, that was created in collaboration with Yarn Hub.Pär Sundström comments: “I first came into contact with Yarn Hub when a fan recommended a video that was connected to one of our songs and I was impressed by the emotions Yarn Hub delivers in their videos. When Yarn Hub asked if they could feature our singer Joakim in a small cameo I said yes instantly and thought it added such a nice touch to the episode about T.E Lawrence. After that we started to discuss if we could do somethi...

The program of the festival OSTRAVA V PLAMENECH 2021, which takes place from 30th to 31st July 2021, is enriched with young progressive-post-apocalyptic-heavy metal band from Norway CHONTARAZ! The newcomer of the year in the world of metal became the band by their debut album "Rondamauh" (2017). Their world is set in a post-apocalyptic future and with their live shows they draw listeners into a unique, interactive world, for which the band even developed a new, original language that can be heard in lyrics. Through the fictional characters in the band - AKHON (passion), KRAAKH (reali...

One of the Sweden’s most creative and exciting export, AVATAR, debuted their documentary titled „Scaling The Mountain“ that follows the band throughout the creation of their critically-acclaimed, new album „Hunter Gatherer“. Spanning over two years and multiple countries, Scaling The Mountain gives some of the deepest insight to the band and their process that fans have seen yet. „Hunter Gatherer“, marked the darkest and most thought-provoking release of the band’s near decade long career. A striking and bold manifesto, the album is an unflinchingly ruthless stu...

RAGE are going to play a very special show on October 10th in Essen, Germany! For the first time ever RAGE will perform in a church, and believe it or not, despite all COVID-19 restrictions – which will be followed 100% - there will be a real audience (a strictly limited amount of 300 tickets). RAGE will be supported by their friends from BONDED. For those of you from around the globe, who cannot be there, we have good news: the show will be streamed worldwide and will be available as video-on-demand.

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So the day, AMARANTHE shared their latest treasure in the form of the album "Manifest" has already come!

AMARANTHE commented: "So, we come to it at last! We are so very proud and happy to finally unveil 'Manifest' to the world, an album written with so much pure joy and enthusiasm, and yet very nearly did not see the light of day. When faced with the decision to record the album despite a world wide pandemic, the answer was the same as when we canceled tours that were supposed to promote the album: we HAVE to release this album in 2020! As our long-time listeners are wel...

It´s February 2022!

The coronavirus pandemic and the various regulations, restrictions, and rules different in each country, the uncertainty and ambiguity surrounding traveling and gathering people, all this led the band SERIOUS BLACK to postpone and reschedule their planned autumn tour! However, the autumn of next year is already quite full with rescheduled concerts from this year's infected year, so the band SERIOUS BLACK has planned their "Kings Today Tour" for January / February 2022!

The date of the Prague´s stop of this tour is confirmed! A power-metal party full of br...

On this week’s „SEPULQUARTA“ session SEPULTURA welcomes skate legends STEVE CABALLERO, BOB BURNQUIST, PEDRO BARROS and CHRISTIAN HOSOI for a Q&A with ANDREAS KISSER and DERRICK GREEN. Also joining will be OLIVER PERCOVICH [SKATEISTAN]. SKATEISTAN is an international non-profit organization that uses skateboarding and education to empower children in Afghanistan, Cambodia and South Africa. Derrick Green comments: “We are extremely excited to welcome skateboarding legends to our next Sepulquarta. Cristian Hosoi, Steve Caballero, and Pedro Barros. We look forward to hearing thei...

ACCEPT ARE BACK! The German kingpins of Heavy Metal have today released "The Undertaker", the first single from their highly anticipated new studio album "Too Mean To Die”. The album will be released on January 15th, 2021!  The video was filmed in an abandoned castle in Poland and at an old cemetery in Nashville, TN. The mid-tempo number will captivate fans with its mesmerizing build and stirring vocals. Sing-a-longs are guaranteed, and the track is sure to deliver some future memorable live moments! According to ACCEPT mastermind Wolf Hoffmann, "The Undertaker...

If you honor legends, honor the memory of one of them. It's been ten years since a unique man and singer Steve Lee from the rock band GOTTHARD, tragically past away. However, he lives on in the hearts of friends, colleagues and fans.For the 10th anniversary of Steve Lee’s passing, GOTTHARD bow to their frontman with "The Eyes Of A Tiger" and offer two unreleased tracks – among them the eponymous „Eye Of The Tiger“ in two different takes – as well as eleven stripped-down versions of well-known songs: performed by GOTTHARD – sung by Steve Lee.

On October 5th, 2010,...

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