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Mastercastle band pic
Submitted by newseditor on Wed, 02/22/2017 - 19:04 / News - Comments

Mastercastle to release new studio album “Wine of Heaven” on May 19th 2017

Power/Neoclassical Metal band Mastercastle have announced that their new, sixth album “Wine of Heaven” will be released on May 19th, 2017, via Scarlet Records. Founded in 2008 by guitarist Pier Gonella (Necrodeath) and vocalist Giorgia Gueglio, Mastercastle soon became one of the leading forces in the European Power/Neoclassical Metal scene, thanks to...
Helstar Athens 2017 poster
Submitted by rockavlon on Mon, 02/20/2017 - 22:09 / Live Reports - Comments

Helstar live in Athens, Greece 2017

All in all, people around the club were few and there were some delays before Endomain and Memorain took the stage with some quite long pauses between them. Because of some misunderstanding, it wasn’t possible to cover these bands, but they did sound quite fine, in general, according to other punters, if not a little removed from the overall “spirit...
The Evil Dead Earth Inferno cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Mon, 02/20/2017 - 01:31 / Reviews - Comments

The Evil Dead - Earth Inferno

The Evid Dead, apart from a fan series of movies featuring the godly Bruce Campbell, is an Argentinian quintet that seems to perform something that I could not describe any differently that classic metal, but with vocals that sound a bit like Dissection only a little dodgier.   While the antithesis is supposed to create intrigue and draw the listener to this...
Kobra And The Lotus Prevail I cover
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 02/17/2017 - 23:57 / News - Comments

Kobra And The Lotus to release new studio album “Prevail I” on May 12th 2017

Explosive Canadian Hard Rockers, Kobra And The Lotus have completed work on their new album and Napalm Records debut “Prevail I”. The album is set for release on May 12th, 2017! Today the band reveals the artwork, track listing and has unleashed their brand new single “Gotham”. Listen to new single “Gotham” below. Beginning...
The Unity cover
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 02/17/2017 - 22:45 / News - Comments

The Unity to release self-titled debut album on May 5th 2017

When haunting songs at the interface between hard rock and melodic metal meet with the excellent musical skills and extensive experience of all musicians involved, the result is bound to be brilliant. The Unity are a prime example of this, all musical parameters pointing to an outstanding act with a promising future. After all, The Unity is the new group founded...
Labyrinth Architecture of a God cover
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 02/17/2017 - 22:13 / News - Comments

Labyrinth to release new studio album “Architecture of a God” on April 21st 2017

Frontiers Music Srl is particularly pleased to announce that after a seven year hiatus, Labyrinth, the legendary Italian Metal band, will return with a brand new studio album, “Architecture of a God” on April 21st, 2017. In the spring of 2016, the band’s founding members, Andrea Cantarelli and Olaf Thorsen received a call from Frontiers asking...
Wardrum band pic
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 02/17/2017 - 21:00 / News - Comments

Wardrum signs with Rockshots Music

Rockshots Music is proud to announce a worldwide and exclusive management deal with Wardrum as well as per booking their live shows! Wardrum, after the release of their 4th studio album called “Awakening” on October 25th, 2016, via Steel Gallery Records and on October 27th, 2016, in Japan via Spiritual Beast, joined forces with Rockshots Music for the...
Kasperi Heikkinen photo
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 02/17/2017 - 20:06 / News - Comments

Kasperi Heikkinen leaves U.D.O./Dirkschneider

Kasperi Heikkinen is leaving U.D.O./Dirkschneider for personal reason. There is no bad blood or drama in this departure! The band and especially Udo wanna thank Kasperi for his great support and many fantastic shows on this planet. “All the best Kasperi!”... Kasperi's statement: “I want to thank everyone, especially the fans, for these great...
Autumn Silence Echoes in the Garden cover
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 02/17/2017 - 17:50 / News - Comments

Divebomb Records to reissue “Echoes in the Garden” by Autumn Silence on March 10th 2017

Autumn Silence originally formed in 1987, when a group of high school friends banded together under the name Prophecy. As a stable lineup settled into place, the quartet eventually changed names to Midnight Divine, and - with the addition of vocalist John Leese - recorded two previously unreleased tracks of searing progressive metal influenced by their growing...
Syrus Tales of War cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Thu, 02/16/2017 - 01:01 / Reviews - Comments

Syrus - Tales of War

Syrus is a Texas band, most famous for featuring the later Fates Warning frontman Ray Alder on an early 1987 demo. This is pretty much a digital only less-songs version of the eponymous compilation album that Steel Legacy brought out in 2008 combining the 2 demos together; here fewer songs are featured, along with some generic “medieval” artwork....