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Rise Of The Northstar set to perform at Rockmaraton 2019

Vocalist Victor “Vithia” Leroy formed Rise Of The Northstar (ROTN) in 2008. He drew inspiration from bands like Rage Against The Machine and Slayer, as well as rap music and Japanese anime. More than 10 years later, the self-dubbed “biggest crossover band in Europe” is promoting a new full-length album as they’re set to play at Rockmaraton 2019.

Sweden Rock Festival – Past, Present and Future Secrets revealed

This following article is multipurpose. It wishes to present my past experiences when visiting the Sweden Rock Festival in the years 2008, 2009 and 2010. In doing so, the article will also work as a short guide of how to get there, economically and tips about having a good time and enjoying the most out of your stay there. Lastly there should be short feature of what’s in store in 2019, when this year’s festival opens its doors from the 5th to the 8th of June 2019.

Bjørn Riis to release new studio album “A Storm is Coming” on May 3rd 2019

Fans of Atmospheric Prog Rock will have something to look forward to on the 3rd of May, 2019, because that’s the date that Karisma Records will release “A Storm is Coming”, the latest album from Bjørn Riis, also known as the co-founder, songwriter and lead guitarist of Norwegian Prog Rockers Airbag.

Vader to release new EP “Thy Messenger” on May 31st 2019

Polish extreme metal veterans Vader are pleased to announce that they will release a new EP titled “Thy Messenger” on May 31st, 2019.

The release will contain four of the five songs that were recorded over a week-long period in January and February at Hertz Studio in Białystok, Poland under the supervision of the Wiesławski Brothers.

Crystal Lake announces June 2019 UK Headline Shows

Japan’s heavyweight metalcore export Crystal Lake have announced that they will be playing two UK headline shows in June 2019 following their appearance on The Dogtooth Stage on the Sunday of this years Download Festival.

See all dates below.

UK Live Dates 2019:
16.06 - Download Festival, Donnington
18.06 - Star And Garter, Manchester*
19.06 - Boston Music Room, London*
* (just announced)

The Black Hands release lyric video for new single “Straight & Narrow”

Chesterfield’s roots-rock 4-piece, The Black Hands release a brand new single and video for “Straight & Narrow” on March 1st, 2019, as they prepare for the release of their highly anticipated debut album.
 
“Straight & Narrow” is the fourth song to be taken from their forthcoming debut, planned for release in May 2019.
 
“Straight & Narrow” will be available via all major download and streaming outlets.
 

Crystal Lake drops stunning new music video for “Devilcry”

Japan’s biggest metal export in years, Crystal Lake, has dropped a visually stunning new video for their latest single “Devilcry” today.

The song is featured on the band’s newly released album, “Helix”, that’s available everywhere now from SharpTone Records.

Watch the video for “Devilcry” below.

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Duel to release new studio album “Valley of Shadows” on May 17th 2019

Heavy Psych Sounds Records is proud to reveal the first and hotly anticipated details of Duel’s forthcoming album! The Texas occult rockers conjure up another heavy dose of tripped out old school doom metal with their third full length, “Valley of Shadows”, set to be released on May 17th, 2019.