neoclassical

Aevum to release new studio album “Dischronia” on March 17th 2017

Hailing from Turin, Italy, 8-member Symphonic metallers Aevum have signed with Canadian label Maple Metal Records to release their sophomore full-length album “Dischronia” on March 17th, 2017, worldwide.

As part of the deal Maple Metal Records will re-distribute the band's 2014 debut album “Impressions”, plus previously released material from the band's two EPs “Celestial Angels” (2008) and “Nova Vita” (2012).
 

Echo Us premiere new video for “It’s Time for Winter”

In keeping with the recent tradition, Echo Us is releasing its 4th animated music video called “It’s Time for Winter”, on the winter solstice.

The single is the first Echo Us work to see release after the three-album “Trilogy Memoriam” concluded in 2014. As the project's founder, Ethan Matthews is also celebrating his 15th year of creating and releasing music as Echo Us.

Sage’s Recital - Winter Symphony

Niels Vejlyt is the mastermind behind Sage’s Recital, who he formed in 2012, intent on creating an over the top Neo Classical/ Symphonic sort of metal fusion joined by Jakob Vand on drums and John West (Royal Hunt, Artension etc) on vocals for the eponymous debut album. The sophomore coming a few years later maintains the members and the style, while adding a bassist Franck Hermanny on bass (Adagio) and Fabio Leone (Rhapsody, Angra etc) and Henrik Brockmann (ex-Evil Masquerade) on vocals and choirs.
 

Demise Of The Crown to relase self-titled debut album on March 4th 2016

Montreal, QC's Demise Of The Crown have set to release their debut self-titled album on March 4th, 2016.

The album was produced by Kevin Jardine (Uplift Studios, guitarist of Slaves On Dope) and mastered by Joao Carvalho (Protest The Hero, Alexisonfire, Rush).

The album features this Canadian power metal band's strong melodic death metal and hard rock influences fused with epic choruses, classic high ranged vocals plus explosive guitar solos that are reminiscent of Eddie Van Halen with undertones of Yngwie Malmsteen sure to leave fans humming.

Guitarist Manuel Iradian comments:

Zephaniah to release “Reforged” on February 12th 2016

“Reforged”, the sophomore outing from Indiana's Zephaniah, builds upon the power thrash foundation laid by their debut, 2008's “Stories From the Book of Metal”, to unleash a catchier and more dynamic intensity - made possible through the refined musicianship of the group's new, markedly more diverse lineup.

Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody - Prometheus, Symphonia Ignis Divinus

Luca Turrili, is a nice guy, generally speaking and back when he came out with the original Rhapsody albums, he managed to really capture the public’s imagination with his very melodic and annunciated epic power metal, that featured tons of ornamentations and followed a very neoclassical train of thought.