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Riot V band pic
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 02/23/2018 - 21:31 / News - Comments

Riot V releases single & lyric video for “Victory”

Cult New York heavy metal band and godfathers of power metal, Riot V, will release their 16th album entitled, “Armor of Light”, on April 27th, 2018, via Nuclear Blast. Today sees the release of the first single off the new album, “Victory”. Check it out the lyric video below. Pre-order “Armor of Light” here. Mastermind Donnie...
Drakkar band pic
Submitted by newseditor on Thu, 02/22/2018 - 23:06 / News - Comments

Drakkar to release new EP “Cold Winter’s Night” on April 27th 2018

Prime movers of the Italian Power Metal scene, Drakkar have completed work on their new release titled “Cold Winter’s Night”, a 4-tracks EP set for release on April 27th, 2018, via My Kingdom Music. The album will be released in limited digipack-CD including 3 new songs plus a bonus live track and in ultralimited vinyl edition featuring as bonus...
Sanctuary North American Tour 2018 poster
Submitted by newseditor on Thu, 02/22/2018 - 16:41 / News - Comments

Sanctuary joined by guitarist Joey Concepcion on their North American Tour with Iced Earth

Today Seattle metal legend Sanctuary are joining label mates Iced Earth on an extensive tour of North America and Canada. As previously announced, following the unfortunate loss of one of metal's most revered vocalists, Warrel Dane, these upcoming shows will act as a tribute to his musical legacy with guest vocals to be performed by Joseph Michael (Witherfall...
Angra Ømni cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Tue, 02/20/2018 - 01:28 / Reviews - Comments

Angra - Ømni

Of all things… Angra, have gone through ups and downs and 2015 and “Secret Garden” sort of started a third nova “era” in Angra’s history – but one that wasn’t quite as impressive as their highly original – latin sprinkled power metal with superb musicianship of yesteryear, but an almost equally impressive heavy...
Burning Witches band pic
Submitted by newseditor on Wed, 02/14/2018 - 17:36 / News - Comments

Burning Witches sign to Nuclear Blast

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Nuclear Blast are proud to present some great news for all fans of old school heavy metal: The five girls from Burning Witches and the no. 1 heavy metal label have tied the knot on this most auspicious day. We welcome Burning Witches to the family! Romana (guitar) comments: “We are a bunch of crazy ladies from...
Glenn Tipton pic
Submitted by newseditor on Mon, 02/12/2018 - 22:25 / News - Comments

Glenn Tipton diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

Ten years ago Glenn Tipton was diagnosed to have the onset of the early stages of Parkinson’s - from then until recently Glenn has lived his life as the great heavy metal guitar player he has always been, maintaining by his own definition a standard of quality and performance that is incredibly important. Right now Glenn is able to play and perform some of...
Rebellion A Tragedy in Steel Part II: Shakespeare’s King Lear
Submitted by eric on Mon, 02/12/2018 - 01:16 / Reviews - Comments

Rebellion - A Tragedy in Steel Part II: Shakespeare’s King Lear

Whoever says metal and Shakespeare don’t mix would do well to check out Rebellion’s latest and eighth full-length (released via Massacre Records), “Tragedy in Steel Part II: Shakespeare’s King Lear”, as the durable Teutonic power metallers have managed to create a highly captivating and intelligent as well as fun, badass rendition of...
Emerald Sun Under the Curse of Silence cover
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 02/09/2018 - 23:32 / News - Comments

Emerald Sun to release new studio album “Under the Curse of Silence” on April 13th 2018

Emerald Sun have set to release their new studio album “Under the Curse of Silence” on April 13th, 2018, through Fastball Music / SOULFOOD. The new album features eleven brand new power metal tracks plus bonus and some exciting surprises. Following their last album “Metal Dome” from 2015, the Greek band Emerald Sun, founded in 1998, now...
Beast In Black band pic
Submitted by newseditor on Wed, 02/07/2018 - 21:16 / News - Comments

Beast In Black announces new drummer Atte Palokangas

Up and coming metallers Beast In Black are about to perform their very first headline shows this weekend - and both of them are already sold out! But these concerts are just the beginning of a promising 2018 for the band, featuring ex-Battle Beast guitarist Anton Kabanen: On Saturday, February 17th, the band will kick off their EU run with Italian symphonic metal...
Stryper God Damn Evil cover
Submitted by newseditor on Wed, 02/07/2018 - 00:04 / News - Comments

Stryper to release new studio album “God Damn Evil” on April 20th 2018

Iconic hard rock/heavy metal band Stryper will celebrate their 35th anniversary with the upcoming release of their 10th studio album, “God Damn Evil”, due out on April 20th, 2018, via Frontiers Music srl. Produced by frontman Michael Sweet, the band returns with their most powerful album to date, doubling down on the hard rock/heavy metal sound that...