After the first leg of HARDCORE SUPERSTAR’s “C’mon Take On Me” tour in spring in support of their latest eponymous album release with sold-out shows in Sweden and Finland, the street metallers will take their notorious live celebrations to other corners of Europe in November/December – in the course of a co-headliner tour with L.A. based rockers BUCKCHERRY, including full sets of both bands!
Be sure to be there when the wild bunch parties down your town.
Swedish visionary metallers SOILWORK have announced the first dates of the upcoming “The European Infinity Tour” in support of the band's most recent album “The Living Infinite”. Additional tour and festival dates will be announced later.
Finland’s ENSIFERUM have spent the past 18 years honing the steel of their folk-infused battle metal auditory attack. Their albums are further bolstered by a live show that has become one of the most entertaining in all of metal. Proof of ENSIFERUM’s status as one of the most vital bands in modern metal was made apparent through their headlining slot on this year’s Paganfest USA tour. To further spread the band’s music to a worldwide audience, ENSIFERUM has forged a deal with Metal Blade Records! The band inked the deal with Metal Blade CEO Brian Slagel during the Paganfest USA tour, and all parties are enthusiastic about new music and new possibilities.
Acclaimed Norwegian Progsters LEPROUS are soon to release their much anticipated new album "Coal" on May 20th, 2013 in Europe and May 28th, 2013 in North America via InsideOutMusic.
Now, the band is revealing the cover artwork for "Coal", conceived no other than acclaimed American artist Jeff Jordan, who already took care of the previous album release "Bilateral" and also worked for bands like The Mars Volta.
Here is what LEPROUS had to say about the artwork:
Melodic death metal heroes AMON AMARTH are pleased to unveil the details of their ninth studio album. Titled “Deceiver of the Gods”, the epic offering was recorded at Backstage Studios in Derbyshire, UK, produced, mixed and mastered by Andy Sneap (Opeth, Megadeth, Exodus, Arch Enemy, Killswitch Engage).
The cover art was, once again, completed by Tom Thiel and depicts a mythical battle between the Norse Gods Loki & Thor.
ORPHANED LAND, the leaders and pioneers of Oriental Metal, are happy to announce their upcoming European "All Is One" headline tour!
From September to November places all over Europe will be played to present the new studio album "All Is One", surfacing June 24th (USA June 25th). Before heading on the headline tour ORPHANED LAND will pay a few festivals and shows in South America, as well as European festivals.
ORPHANED LAND live 2013:
13.04. PPM Festival - Lotto Mons Expo / Be
Acclaimed Norwegian Progsters LEPROUS are getting ready to release their new album "Coal" on May 20th, 2013 in Europe and May 28th, 2013 in North America via InsideOutMusic.
In order to give a first sneak-preview of this intriguing and challenging release, LEPROUS have now launched a first new song today. Check it out below.
LEPROUS singer/synth-player Einar Solberg comments about the song as follows:
Finally, the waiting time is over: After relentless touring with W.A.S.P. in late 2012, ALPHA TIGER have confirmed more live activity for their much lauded album "Beneath The Surface"!
First up are German shows with fellow German heavy metal act ATTIC as special guest in April/May followed by several festivals during the summer time including Wacken Open Air. See below for all upcoming tour dates.
Watch the video for the album track, "From Outer Space," below.
After finishing off a very eventful and busy past year of promotions for their previous album release, "Bilateral", acclaimed Norwegian Progsters LEPROUS had directly entered studios to start the recordings for their next album after wrapping up their "European Progressive Assault" headlining tour in September-October 2012.
The new album is entitled "Coal" and will be released on May 20th, 2013 in Europe and May 28th, 2013 in North America via InsideOut Music.
Sweden's classic rock heavyweights SPIRITUAL BEGGARS recently wrapped up work on their 8th studio album release, "Earth Blues", which celebrates their 20th anniversary as band. The album will be released via InsideOutMusic on April 15th, 2013 Europe and April 16th in North America .
The artwork for "Earth Blues" has now been unveiled and SPIRITUAL BEGGARS' guitarist and songwriter Michael Amott comments as follows: