German tour

The Oklahoma Kid sign with Arising Empire and release music video for new single “Oasis”

Arising Empire are proud to announce the worldwide signing of stylish German metal quintet The Oklahoma Kid. Welcome to the family!

Their 2014 debut EP “Fortuneteller” generated interest within the scene with their unique genre-blending approach, a year later the band followed up with their second EP “Doppelganger”, which includes the hit single “Scharlatan”.

Wolf Prayer to release debut full-length album “Echoes of the Second Sun” on July 5th 2019

German-based fuzz-driven power rock trio Wolf Prayer have inked a worldwide deal with Barhill Records, who will release the band’s first full length album this summer, on July 5th, 2019!

Since their formation in 2015 and the release of their self- titled EP, “Wolf Prayer” create a variation of dry-to-the-bone-riffing and atmospheric sounds taking you on a wild ride of fuzzy guitars, characteristic and versatile vocals, strong hypnotic bass lines and hard drum beats that wake you up and take you straight to another heavy trip.

Heart Of A Coward sign worldwide deal with Arising Empire Records

Arising Empire Records are proud to announce the worldwide signing of intrepid British metal quintet Heart Of A Coward.

Welcome to the family! Heart Of A Coward announced the addition of vocalist Kaan Tasan to their ranks early last year, alongside the release of bruising new track “Collapse”. The band have since been busy working on new material, and are planning to release a new album in 2019.

Backyard Babies release lyric video for new single “Good Morning Midnight”

Legendary Swedish rockers Backyard Babies are launching the second track “Good Morning Midnight” off their upcoming album “Sliver & Gold”!

Watch the brand new lyric video for “Good Morning Midnight” below.

“Good Morning Midnight” is the opener for an album that the band themselves describes as the most intense record they have ever produced!

Backyard Babies to release new studio album “Sliver & Gold” on March 1st 2019

Legendary Swedish rockers Backyard Babies are back! More than three years after their last studio album “Four by Four”, Nicke, Dregen, Johan and Peder are about to celebrate their upcoming 30th anniversary in style with a brand new record entitled “Sliver & Gold”, which is set to be released on March 1st, 2019, via Century Media Records.

Peter Baltes announces departure from Accept

Accept’s founding bassist Peter Baltes has announced his exit from the band.

He said in a statement: “To all Accept fans: I hereby announce my departure as bass player from Accept. I have been with the band from the very beginning. Many of you were there as well. I’d like to thank you all for the great years we shared together. Keep it metal”.

Satan to headline Retribution Alive 5th Anniversary show on November 24th 2018 in London

NWOBHM legends Satan have announced they will team up with Retribution Alive to celebrate their fifth anniversary of blasting Metal through all corners of the capital.
The very special event will take place at The Lounge, newly re-housed right next to Camden Town tube station on Saturday November 24th, 2018.
A full supporting bill will be announced soon.
Live Show 2018:
Nov 24th LONDON – The Lounge

Satan announces Fall 2018 German shows

This week Friday, September 7th, Metal Blade Records will release “Cruel Magic”, the brand new studio album by English NWOBHM legends Satan!

Satan have now announced a bunch of German shows!

German Live Shows 2018:
31/10/18 DE - Hamburg - Markthalle (w/Ross The Boss/Bullet/Portrait)
01/11/18 DE - Bochum - Matrix
02/11/18 DE - Mannheim - 7er Club
03/11/18 t.b.a.

Festivals 2018/2019:
14/12/18 GR - Athens - Into Battle Festival Vol. 2
26/04/19 DE - Lauda-Königshofen - Keep It True Festival