epic metal

Twisted Tower Dire

Hi Marc and welcome to Grande Rock. As you already know “Wars in the Unknown” has been added to our “Gems” category, which means that the album is among the best releases of 2019! How does it feel to return TTD to active duty?
M: It feels great. We put a lot of work into the album and it really feels good to finally have it out there for others to enjoy!

Gloryhammer - Legends from Beyond the Galactic Terrorvortex

If there’s a god he must be punishing me for sins that I have not atoned for, by making me review bands like Gloryhole… sorry I meant Gloryhammer.
Gloryhammer perform cliché-ridden third-rate power metal of the Europower variety, with lyrics that give cheesy a whole new layer of Chedar. They feature a circus worthy ensemble of second-rate musicians, who perform quantized parts in tights.

Equilibrium releases first digital single “A Lost Generation”

Progress without estrangement is a rare craft that very few bands truly master. All too often, a band ventures so far from its roots that it loses its trademark sound. And every so often, a band’s stagnation drains all of its charm.

Finding that rare balance between the two is a huge task not easily accomplished. And yet there is a band that has been coming close to that perfect balance more and more over the course of the past few years. A band that, ironically, already bears that balance in its well-known name: Equilibrium.

Amon Amarth announces November & December 2019 European Headlining Tour

Prepare for the Swedish invasion! Sweden’s heavy metal warlords Amon Amarth are set to crash onto European shores this November and December to raid the continent with their biggest and most ambitious, must-see full production tour to date!

This epic tour comes on the heels of the victorious worldwide release of the band’s 11th studio album, “Berserker” (Columbia Records/Sony Music/Metal Blade Records).

Gloryhammer releases lyric video for “Masters of the Galaxy”

Mighty warriors of the galaxy! Today, Gloryhammer release their fourth new video for “Masters of the Galaxy”, from their third album, “Legends from Beyond the Galactic Terrorvortex”, which hit the charts worldwide upon release late last month! The legends around Angus McFife XIII just started their world tour in the US, which will lead them through the whole galaxy until February 2020.

Check out the lyric video for “Masters of the Galaxy” below.

Turilli/Lione Rhapsody release lyric video for new single “D.N.A. (Demon and Angel)”

Turilli/Lione Rhapsody - the new group featuring original Rhapsody members Luca Turilli and Fabio Lione, completed by former Rhapsody members Dominique Leurquin, Patrice Guers and Alex Holzwarth - recently announced the release of their debut album “Zero Gravity (Rebirth and Evolution)”, on July 5th, 2019, via Nuclear Blast (King Records in Japan & Rest of Asia).

Amon Amarth share new music video for “Mjölner, Hammer of Thor”

Amon Amarth released their 11th full-length album, “Berserker”, last month to critical acclaim via Sony Music, and recently concluded their North American trek with Slayer, Lamb Of God, and Cannibal Corpse.

Today, the band has unleashed the final clip in their trilogy of music videos for the album: “Mjolner”, which can be viewed below.

Equilibrium to release new studio album “Renegades” on August 23rd 2019

Epic metal pioneers Equilibrium have revealed the cover artwork for their upcoming 6th studio album, “Renegades”.

The stunning visualisation was created by their new band member Skadi Rosehurst, and the album will be released on August 23rd, 2019, via Nuclear Blast.

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Equilibrium announces new studio album “Renegades” - due out in August 2019

Today, German epic metal pioneers Equilibrium are pleased to announce their upcoming 6th studio album, “Renegades”. The album will be released on August 16th, 2019, via Nuclear Blast.

“Renegades” was recorded and produced throughout the period of September 2018 until March 2019 by the band and Swedish producer Robin Leijon. It is the first Equilibrium album to feature Skar with his clean vocals and Skadi Rosehurst on synths.