melodic power metal

Helloween to release new live album “United Alive” on October 4th 2019

It was The Sensation of the year 2016. During the Hellbook production to celebrate Helloween’s 30th anniversary, the contributors came to realize that the chemistry in the band had always been unique – and that what belongs together needs to be together again. However, the birth of “Pumpkins United” wasn’t just an original line-up reunion, but the real deal. The ultimate cast consisting of all seven metal heroes: Deris, Kiske, Weikath, Hansen, Grosskopf, Gerstner, and Löble.

Sonata Arctica to release new studio album “Talviyö” on September 6th 2019

On September 6th, 2019, Finnish melodic metal titans Sonata Arctica will release their tenth studio album, called “Talviyö” (which means “Winter Night”), which includes eleven new tracks.

“We were speaking about having an album cover made from a photo, and luckily managed to find the award winning photographer Onni Wiljami, who actually hails from a village not too far from our hometown. His pictures were just perfect for this album”, explains keyboardist Henrik “Henkka” Klingenberg.

NorthTale release lyric video for new digital single “Shape Your Reality”

Only three weeks are left until Swedish-American power metal supergroup NorthTale release their much-anticipated debut album “Welcome to Paradise”, through Nuclear Blast.

Today, the band has unveiled a lyric video for the second single off the album, “Shape Your Reality”. Check the lyric video below.

Purchase the song here.

Sonata Arctica announces November & December 2019 European Headlining Tour

On September 6th, Finnish melodic metal titans Sonata Arctica will release their tenth studio album, “Talviyö” (which means “Winter Night”), including eleven new tracks.

Today, the band are proud to announce a London show at The Electric Ballroom on December 11th, as part of their wider “The Raven Still Flies Over Europe” tour run, set to kick off on November 11th in Stockholm. On the road Sonata Arctica will be accompanied by Edge Of Paradise and Temple Balls.

Narnia releases music video for new single “You are the Air That I Breathe”

Today, Swedish metal band Narnia releases “You are the Air That I Breathe” – the second single from the band’s upcoming studio-album; “From Darkness to Light”. The album is scheduled for release August 2nd, just over a month before touring begins in South America along with American bands Stryper and Tourniquet.
 
Watch the video for “You are the Air That I Breathe” below.
 

Everfrost to release new studio album “Winterider” on September 6th 2019

Finnish symphonic power metal band Everfrost’s sophomore album “Winterider” to be released via Rockshots Records on September 6th, 2019!

“Winterider” will be a unique undertaking for a metal/rock band, as it will be the combination between a fully coherent manga comic and a conceptual album. The story will feature characters from their debut album “Blue Eyed Emotion”.

Twilight Force release lyric video for new track “Night of Winterlight”

Swedish adventure metallers Twilight Force are set to release their latest opus “Dawn of the Dragonstar” on August 16th, 2019, via Nuclear Blast.

After recently revealing the album release date, the group is now unveiling the first musical glimpse of their third creation. The glorious lyrical portrayal for “Night of Winterlight” can be witnessed over below.

Purchase the new single here.