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Turilli / Lione Rhapsody announce new studio album and launch crowdfunding campaign

Original Rhapsody members Luca Turilli and Fabio Lione re-join forces to write and record a new album under Turilli / Lione Rhapsody.

It will be the first time that they will record new music together in over 8 years. The band will be completed by former Rhapsody members Dominique Leurquin, Patrice Guers and Alex Holzwarth.

Visionatica signs with Frontiers Music Srl and announces new album “Enigma Fire”

Frontiers Music Srl announces signing of German symphonic metal band Visionatica. New studio album to be released in 2019.

Led by vocalist Tamara Amedov alongside guitarist Manuel Buhl, drummer Gerhard Spanner and bass player Tim Zahn, Visionatica first entered the symphonic metal scene in 2016. With fantastic, crystal clear soprano vocals combined with powerful grooves, melodic guitars, and orchestral elements, the band announced themselves with force with their debut album, “Force of Luna”.

Dead End Finland releases lyric video for new single “War Forevermore”

Dead End Finland has released their third single, “War Forevermore”, as an appetizer for the upcoming album, on which they are currently working on.

The fourth full length album will be released in 2019, via Inverse Records.

The new song “War Forevermore” consists elements from modern to traditional metal combined with Dead End Finland’s familiar symphonic soundtrack style.
 
Watch the video for “War Forevermore”, below.

Leah releases lyric video for “Lion Arises”

Symphonic/Celtic vocalist Leah - described affectionately by her fans as “the metal Enya” - released her new full-length album, “The Quest”, on October, 5th!

The album features a stronger Celtic and Fantasy connection in comparison to her previous release, “Kings & Queens”, as well as prog rock elements and ethereal ambiance, combined with traditional symphonic metal elements.

The album is available to order here.
 
In celebration of the album's release, Leah has revealed another new lyric video, this time for the track “Lion Arises”.

Leah releases lyric video for new track “Edge of Your Sword”

Symphonic/Celtic vocalist Leah - described affectionately by her fans as “the metal Enya” - recently announced the release of her upcoming full-length album, “The Quest”, out on Friday, October 5th.

The album features a stronger Celtic and Fantasy connection in comparison to her previous release, “Kings & Queens”, as well as prog rock elements and ethereal ambiance, combined with traditional symphonic metal elements.

The album is available for pre-order here.
 

Leah to release new studio album “The Quest” on October 5th 2018

The Celtic metal songstress Leah will release her new album “The Quest” on October 5th, 2018, in Europe and North America through Inner Wound Recordings.

The album was mixed and mastered by Jacob Hansen (Volbeat, Amaranthe, Evergrey) and musicians on the album includes Troy Donockley (Nightwish), Timo Somers (Delain), Chen Balbus (Orphaned Land), Barend Courbois (Blind Guardian) and Sander Zoer (ex. Delain).

Cretura announce Fall 2018 UK & Ireland Tour

Cretura returns overseas in September.

Taking on England, Scotland and Ireland in one tour setting.

Already joining forces are Mordrake from Bristol, Byrde from Norway, A Night In The Snow from Ireland and more bands still to be announced.

See all dates below.
 
UK & Ireland Tour Dates 2018:
25.09.2018 - The Unicorn, Camden, London
27.09.2018 - The Basement, Essex.
28.09.2018 - Firebug, Leicester.
29.09.2018 - The Gryphon Real Ale and Metal pub, Bristol.
30.09.2018 - Ivory Blacks, Glasgow, Scotland.
01.10.2018 - The Wharf Chamber, Leeds.

Beyond Forgiveness signs with Sliptrick Records

Sliptrick Records are happy to announce that symphonic metallers Beyond Forgiveness have joined their roster.

Beyond Forgiveness is a Symphonic Metal band from Colorado Springs, US. Reformed in 2014, the group is on a focused quest to embody the full meaning of the label “symphonic”, through the composition of lush classical orchestras, choirs, and operatic vocals colliding with heavy and aggressive metal.

Tragul release lyric video for new single “Before I Say Goodbye”

Multi-national Symphonic Metal six-piece Tragul released their new single “Before I Say Goodbye” on April 13th, 2018.

Watch the lyric video for “Before I Say Goodbye” below.

“Before I Say Goodbye” presents an undeniably renewed Tragul, which returns with a very catchy melodic song, a rhythm halfway between the modern sound and the traditional power metal that leads to a fresh and melodic metal at its best.

Midnattsol to release new studio album “The Aftermath” on May 25th 2018

In December 2018, it was announced that Liv Kristine joined Midnattsol as their official second singer - right next to her very talented sister Carmen Elise Espenæs.

The name “Espenæs” rightfully makes people swoon: Liv Kristine and Carmen Elise were a vital part of a magnitude of gothic / symphonic / folk metal milestones – but so far a supergroup involving both sisters sharing microphone duties was only the stuff dreams were made of. This truly is full sister power!