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...video from a new album!

Barely three weeks after the release of their acclaimed 11th studio album „Jylhä“, Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI prove they still have a few tricks up their sleeves to keep their fans entertained while they can't go to shows.As of today, you can watch drummer Samuli Mikkonen rip through the album opening track „Verikoira“ in an entertaining drum playthrough video featuring multiple camera angles."The composition of Verikoira was kind of unorthodox. Samuli wrote the drum arrangements on his own first and after the ...

Dutch Symphonic metal band EPICA will release their new album „Ωmega“ tomorrow. New, the last one vlog about the new album called „From Alpha To Omega“ is online now! Mark Jansen comments: "In this last Vlog we talk about our favorite parts on the album. Even though we all feel extremely proud of the album as a whole, each and every one of us has some special memories to share. Despite the chaos and turmoil in the world today we hope that our music & lyrics can bring happiness and smiles on your faces."Pre-order the album in the format of your choice...

Dutch Symphonic metal band EPICA will release this Friday, February 26th a new album „Ωmega“!  The band already revealed a music video for an acoustic version of the title track, named „Omegacoustic“.“It’s always a lot of fun to work on acoustic versions of new songs. For this one, I stripped down the title song of our upcoming album and wanted to give it an uplifting country vibe. Also, it’s the first time we are releasing an acoustic version before the actual album version! I absolutely can’t wait for you to discover the original. Hang on, the 26th is coming!...

In August 2019, power metal newcomers NORTHTALE released their successful debut album "Welcome To Paradise" and recently announced their new vocalist: the 30 year old Guilherme Hirose from Sao Paolo, Brazil. Now, the band is happy to reveal a new clip of the song "Bring Down The Mountains" with Guilherme Hirose on vocals.“After getting such amazing feedback on our new singer, you asked us to hear him singing some of the songs from “Welcome To Paradise”. Based on your feedback and your votes, we present you the first video of Guilherme Hirose singing “Bring Down The ...

After announcing their new EP „Happy Heroes“ (out today!), the kings of True Norwegian Folk Metal TROLLFEST release the EP’s title track, “Happy Heroes”, along with a truly Kaotic animated music video. Viewer discretion is advised!TROLLFEST unleash their next troll adventure as soon as this tune kicks off! The video is a Kaotic, mad and colorful mess, where our trolls attempt to become powerful super heroes – however their plans to save the world don’t end up as planned. “Happy Heroes” takes you on a ride through an absurd world, musically accompanied by triumphant ...

TEMPERANCE will release their new acoustic EP „Melodies Of Green And Blue“, this upcoming Friday, February 19th. The new single, “Paint The World“, is one of the six acoustic renditions of songs from their critically acclaimed album, "Viridian", found on the melodic/symphonic metal outfit’s new EP. After many years of band history and tours with genre giants like NIGHTWISH, Luca Turilli's RHAPSODY and TARJA, TEMPERANCE will release „Melodies Of Green And Blue“ – a gift to their loyal fans!On this acoustic version, sparkling musical production hits mult...

...in January 2022!

Dutch Symphonic metal band EPICA will release their new album „Ωmega“ on February 26th. Recently they revealed their 14th vlog and give an insight about the songwriting, the album concept and the artwork created by Heilemania."This month our new album "Ωmega" will finally be released, thank you for all your patience! In this vlog we talk about some lyrical concepts and personal views about our road to "Ωmega". Also we go more in-depth into the cover artwork with Heile", comments Mark Jansen. Also join EPICA on their „road to ΩMEGA“ wit...

Swiss Heavy Metal coven BURNING WITCHES are delighted to reveal the magnificent cover artwork for the band's fourth full-length, „The Witch Of The North“, which will be released on May 28th, 2021!

BURNING WITCHES comment: "We are happy and proud to announce the new album already and show you the terrific cover art! We have grown together as a team and have evolved our sound to the next level, the WITCHES 2021 are heavier and more epic than ever! So is the cover: Claudio Bergamín's amazing art is the perfect reflection of the record: icy, mystical, timeless and powerful! ...

With their latest internationally successful outputs, the high priests of heavy metal, POWERWOLF, have truly proven that metal is alive and they are at the top of the scene: While heavy metal’s finest are constantly working on „Call Of The Wild“, the successor to their globally acclaimed full-length, „The Sacrament Of Sin“, they are also offering a new, very special treasure to their fans.Their 2015 album „Blessed & Possessed“, which achieved Gold status for the first time in the Czech Republic and held fast at the top of the German charts for several weeks,...

DELAIN keyboardist Martijn Westerholt has announced the dissolution of the band's most recent lineup. Going forward, Martijn plans to "keep DELAIN alive" by taking it back to a project form, releasing music with special guests. The reason for the disintegration was variances between the musicians and the alleged reluctance of the bandleader to perform more, when he could. Most of the band also had to switch to session musician status, what they rejected. The future of the band is uncertain. However, as the band we know, it officially ends.

Charlotte Wessels statement: „Delain h...

On January 29th, Accept released their new album "Too Mean To Die", which has now entered the official sales and streaming charts, with top 10 entries all around the globe.

"We are completley overwhelmed by all the great response and fantastic feedback on “Too Mean To Die” and our thanks goes out to all of our fans worldwide", stats Wolf HoffmanTop chart results:#1 USA Hard Music / #4 Rock / #12 Current Albums#2 Germany#3 UK (Rock)#4 Finland / #2 physical#4 Switzerland#7 Sweden 7 / #1 Rock / #1 Physical#8 Japan#9 Austria#10...

Heavy-metal titans SABATON announced a release of a new single, the band's first new music since 2019's "The Great War", called „Livgardet“. The single will arrive on February 26th and honors the Swedish Royal Guards first established in the year 1521. "Livgardet" marks a return to the band's native language. As SABATON's frontman, co-founder, and principal songwriter Joakim Brodén declared: "Damn, it feels good to be singing in Swedish again!""Since 2012 and Carolus Rex, we have been looking forward to writing more songs in Swedish, and we felt that w...

... followed by a new video!

It´s here, finally! The Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI released last Friday a new album called „Jylhä“! In celebration of the release of their 11th full-length the band have produced another gorgeous music video for the song „Tuuleton“. Buy or listen to the full album >>HERE<<

Here's what front man Jonne has to say about the new album „Jylhä“: "This is the most versatile Korpiklaani album we have done. We have some of our h...

"Like ourselves, Alexi was beyond stoked about these songs and anxious to get these out so we are happy that we can fulfill his wish. Needless to say that we are  honored and proud to be a part of his very last creative work and unleash it the way he wanted it to. It’s time to let the beast out of the cage one more time as a celebration of Alexi’s music, legacy and the man himself." - BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT

In 2020, the news was flooded: Led by the extremely talented Alexi Laiho, newly formed supergroup BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT was about to become the striking successor to l...

Dutch symphinic-metal band EPICA will release a new album „Omega“ this month already, exactly Feb. 26th! Recently, the band have released a music video for their mesmerizing third single, the ballad „Rivers“ and now, you can take a deeper insight into the waters of this beautiful single, through the band's 13th vlog.Simone Simons comments: "'Rivers' is written by Rob van der Loo. A beautiful, intimate ballad that I immediately felt a connection with. Writing the lyrics for 'Rivers' went really fast. A fun fact is that the working title was 'Rivers' and there was no ...

...DC Dark NIghts: Death Metal series!

In anticipation of the international launch of DC’s runaway 2020 hit limited series, Dark Nights: Death Metal, the publisher announced plans to collaborate with seven of the most renowned metal music bands for Dark Nights: Death Metal – Band Edition.Representing a cross-section of metal music from across genres and generations, each special edition will feature a variant cover spotlighting a different metal band, an introduction from the band and exclusive interview.The lineup includes:Issue #1:     &...

What has become of the time when heavy metal and passion were pretty much the same thing? When a band wasn’t a job but a vocation. The times, they are a-changin’. Still, it’s somewhat comforting to know that there is a Swiss community, a close circle of friends in which things are done in a different way. Like they were done in the past. It´s a female band BURNING WITCHES - Europe’s most recent heavy metal sensation, which joins, instead of FREEDOM CALL, PRIMAL FEAR and SCARLET AURA on their „Metal Commando Over Europe Tour 2021“! They will play 2x in the Czech Republic!

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Swedish Symphonic Metal band THERION released their 17th studio album „Leviathan“ on January 22nd, 2021. The album ranked #11 in the German Album Charts, which marks the highest chart entry the band has ever had in Germany. Additional great European chart results are #8 (Rock & Metal Albums) in the UK, #12 in Switzerland, #14 (Physical Albums) in their home country Sweden and #25 in Poland.

Guitarist and founder Christopher Johnsson comments: "It’s great to see that Leviathan is getting such a strong support and also great to see that so many people are still buying...

After a one-year coerced pause, we return to the cooler variant of the MASTERS OF ROCK festival, the 16th edition of WINTER MASTERS OF ROCK! In ZLÍN, the Datart hall, it´s going to be again a great day packed with great music, an unique atmosphere, and a great fun which you can enjoy again with friends and interesting bands! Make a note of the new date in your already tight concert diaries, it´s Saturday 27th November 2021, ZLÍN, Datart Hall - WINTER MASTERS OF ROCK 2021!

On the band´s line-up we are working very intensively now and today, we can present the first confirmed trio o...

The interactive ”An Evening with Nightwish In a Virtual World” concert experiences that will kick off the ”Human. :II: Nature.” World Tour have been rescheduled from March to May due to changes in the band’s touring schedule.

The new dates are Friday, May 28 and Saturday, May 29, 2021.

Tickets purchased for the original dates are automatically valid for the new dates, or can be returned by March 12, 2021.

2 day tickets will be on sale for the current price until February 14, 2021, 22:59 CET. After this the price will go up.

VIP packages will go on s...

AMORPHIS released their shaped vinyl single "Brother And Sister", limited to 666 copies! The band have also revealed a new lyric video. Keyboard player Santeri Kallio comments: "Two great songs from the "Queen of Time" sessions on vinyl which is great. The atmospheric 'Brother and Sister' and majestic prog-driven 'As Mountains Crumble' were also good candidates for the "Queen of Time" album’s final tracklist, but in the final run ended up as album bonus tracks to give a special edge to different releases. With this release it is great to see these songs get the attention t...

... "First Flight Of The White Raven"!

WARDRUNA announce a unique virtual release show taking place on 26th of March.

Their signature sound has no borders. Transcending time, language and musical genres. The Norwegian collective is widely admired for their idiosyncratic, authentic and extraordinary stage performances. Amidst the global pandemic and the uncertain future of live performances, WARDRUNA welcomes you to join them from your own homes for an ambitious virtual release show. Seeking to reconnect audiences from around the globe, and to reimagine the entire Wardru...

After 8 full length studio albums and playing their asses off at over 650 shows, Finnish metal band TURMION KÄTILÖT is ready to take a step towards the world. Their 9th full length studio album “Global Warning” has been released in 36 countries (April 2020). „Global Warning“ will be served all over Europe as TURMION KÄTLÖT is confirmed to support mighty NIGHTWISH on their European run before playing their very own headline tour in Europe. After NIGHTWISH confirmed moving their tour into late 2021, TURMION KÄTILÖT now announce their headline tour has been moved to early 2022! T...

Dutch Symphonic metal band EPICA will release their new album „Ωmega“ on February 26th! This will be the band’s first album in 5 years.  In the month leading up to the release the band will be launching daily specials. Expect exclusive competitions, content, giveaways and much more.

Isaac Delahaye comments: “Our brand-new album ‘Ωmega’ will be released later this month on the 26th of February. We know that it has been a long time waiting for the fans. So to help you count down the days, and to celebrate the release of our new album, we will take you with us on “The ...

FINALLY! After an enforced production break in spring 2020 and a recent virus-related postponement of the release recently, the time has come: Last Friday released ACCEPT, the German masters of heavy metal, their new, eagerly awaited 16th studio album with ingenious title "Too Mean To Die".  US vocalist Mark Tornillo, who put his incomparable stamp on the album explains: "After the cruel year 2020 for all of us worldwide, we are happy that we can present our new album to the fans. We are very excited about the reactions. And we're looking forward to hopefully being on...

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