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Night Demon Darkness Remains cover
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 02/24/2017 - 21:33 / News - Comments

Night Demon to release new studio album “Darkness Remains” on April 21st 2017

Ventura, California based Metal outfit Night Demon have proclaimed their epic return in 2017, which comes in the form of the band’s upcoming full length studio effort, “Darkness Remains”. The new album is the follow up to their debut record, “Curse of the Damned”, and is primed for an April 21st, 2017, release on SPV/Steamhammer. In...
Submitted by rockavlon on Fri, 02/24/2017 - 00:50 / Reviews - Comments

Firewind - Immortals

Firewind were pretty much left to their own devices, for as long as Gus G. was away playing guitar for Ozzy Osbourne’s band and he released a couple of mostly questionable solo albums that failed to really make any mark, despite their illustrious guest vocalist talent. Now Firewind, which was “on ice” for quite a few years, (I believe the last...
Mastercastle band pic
Submitted by newseditor on Wed, 02/22/2017 - 19:04 / News - Comments

Mastercastle to release new studio album “Wine of Heaven” on May 19th 2017

Power/Neoclassical Metal band Mastercastle have announced that their new, sixth album “Wine of Heaven” will be released on May 19th, 2017, via Scarlet Records. Founded in 2008 by guitarist Pier Gonella (Necrodeath) and vocalist Giorgia Gueglio, Mastercastle soon became one of the leading forces in the European Power/Neoclassical Metal scene, thanks to...
Helstar Athens 2017 poster
Submitted by rockavlon on Mon, 02/20/2017 - 22:09 / Live Reports - Comments

Helstar live in Athens, Greece 2017

All in all, people around the club were few and there were some delays before Endomain and Memorain took the stage with some quite long pauses between them. Because of some misunderstanding, it wasn’t possible to cover these bands, but they did sound quite fine, in general, according to other punters, if not a little removed from the overall “spirit...
Kobra And The Lotus Prevail I cover
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 02/17/2017 - 23:57 / News - Comments

Kobra And The Lotus to release new studio album “Prevail I” on May 12th 2017

Explosive Canadian Hard Rockers, Kobra And The Lotus have completed work on their new album and Napalm Records debut “Prevail I”. The album is set for release on May 12th, 2017! Today the band reveals the artwork, track listing and has unleashed their brand new single “Gotham”. Listen to new single “Gotham” below. Beginning...
Wardrum band pic
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 02/17/2017 - 21:00 / News - Comments

Wardrum signs with Rockshots Music

Rockshots Music is proud to announce a worldwide and exclusive management deal with Wardrum as well as per booking their live shows! Wardrum, after the release of their 4th studio album called “Awakening” on October 25th, 2016, via Steel Gallery Records and on October 27th, 2016, in Japan via Spiritual Beast, joined forces with Rockshots Music for the...
Kasperi Heikkinen photo
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 02/17/2017 - 20:06 / News - Comments

Kasperi Heikkinen leaves U.D.O./Dirkschneider

Kasperi Heikkinen is leaving U.D.O./Dirkschneider for personal reason. There is no bad blood or drama in this departure! The band and especially Udo wanna thank Kasperi for his great support and many fantastic shows on this planet. “All the best Kasperi!”... Kasperi's statement: “I want to thank everyone, especially the fans, for these great...
Autumn Silence Echoes in the Garden cover
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 02/17/2017 - 17:50 / News - Comments

Divebomb Records to reissue “Echoes in the Garden” by Autumn Silence on March 10th 2017

Autumn Silence originally formed in 1987, when a group of high school friends banded together under the name Prophecy. As a stable lineup settled into place, the quartet eventually changed names to Midnight Divine, and - with the addition of vocalist John Leese - recorded two previously unreleased tracks of searing progressive metal influenced by their growing...
Syrus Tales of War cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Thu, 02/16/2017 - 01:01 / Reviews - Comments

Syrus - Tales of War

Syrus is a Texas band, most famous for featuring the later Fates Warning frontman Ray Alder on an early 1987 demo. This is pretty much a digital only less-songs version of the eponymous compilation album that Steel Legacy brought out in 2008 combining the 2 demos together; here fewer songs are featured, along with some generic “medieval” artwork....
Leathermask Lithic cover
Submitted by thanos on Sat, 02/11/2017 - 00:53 / Reviews - Comments

Leathermask - Lithic

Leathermask is an Italian band that started in 2008, initially as a cover band till they became a proper band with a stable line-up in 2011. The band started giving some live shows and also working on their own stuff. In 2013 they released their debut EP, The Key”. In the last months of 2015 the band began working on their full-length debut album. During the...