Traditional Metal

Lordi to release new studio album “Killection” on January 31st 2019

AFM Records are extremely excited to announce the new album “Killection” from the acclaimed Finnish Hard Rock/Heavy Metal monsters Lordi!  
 
“Killection” will hit the streets on January 31st, 2020, and this, the tenth album in the band’s history, has turned out to be the most extraordinary and varied album so far.
 

Queensrÿche announces Winter 2020 US Headlining Tour

Rock icons Queensrÿche are proud to announce “The Verdict” 2020 Headline Tour today! The band will be joined by special guests John 5 and Eve To Adam starting on January 17th in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and wrapping up on February 27th in Orlando, Florida.

For more information on upcoming tour dates and to purchase tickets, or VIP packages, please visit our website tour page here.

Vandallus to release new studio album “Outbreak” on December 12th 2019

US Hard Rock / Metal band, Vandallus, will release their third powerhouse album “Outbreak” on December 12th, 2019, on CD, digital and vinyl, via Mercinary Records. It’s all about classic dynamic recordings with a real live drummer, no pitch shifting, and no crushed or fake elements.

The album was produced by CrazyV & Vanik. Recorded at Mercinary Studios (Avon, OH). Mixed and mastered by CrazyV. Production assistant Noah C. Buchanan.

Aerodyne releases music video for new single “March Davai”

Swedish uprising old-school heavy metal act Aerodyne released their second official video and radio single for the song “March Davai”! Watch the video below.

The track is taken from the band’s second album “Damnation” out on October 18th, 2019. The video was directed, shot and edited by Jim Nedergard.

Digital single of “March Davai” is now available across all digital and streaming platforms!

Angel Witch launches second single “Condemned”

On November 1st, 2019, Angel Witch will release their fifth full-length, “Angel of Light”, via Metal Blade Records. Angel Witch’s 1980 eponymous debut on Bronze records created shockwaves that would resonate throughout the nascent realm of thrash, doom and death metal. Now, nearly four decades later, the band remain custodians of a style that transcends era and archetype.

For a preview of their upcoming record, “Angel of Light”, the second single, “Condemned”, can now be heard below.

R.U.S.T.X to release new studio album “Center of the Universe” on November 15th 2019

Formed in 2003, the Cypriot rockers were fully determined right from the start. Truly-from-the-heart and no BS melodic heavy metal with classic rocking passages is their absolute passion as one can easily determine with just one listen.

Enthusiastic and passionate about everything R.U.S.T.X do, their upcoming 3rd album “Center of the Universe” will unquestionably convince old school lovers that they do mean serious business.

Nanowar Of Steel signs worldwide deal with Napalm Records

Nanowar Of Steel, international masters of parody-metal, have pushed it to the next level and signed a worldwide contract with Napalm Records.

Humor in metal is a rarity, but Nanowar Of Steel impressively boost its existence by mixing contrasting musical styles like ska and true metal, crafting a genre-fluid fun formation. The band was formed in 2003 in Rome (IT) and has been dedicated to tongue-in-cheek metal ever since.  
                                                                               

Cirith Ungol launches live video for “Join the Legion”

On October 25th, 2019, Cirith Ungol will release their new live album/DVD, “I’m Alive”, via Metal Blade Records. Capturing Cirith Ungol at the peak of their darkened, mystical powers before a rapturous crowd at the Up the Hammers festival in Athens, Greece, this recording showcases the magic and might of the band onstage. It’s accompanied by additional performances recorded at the Hammer of Doom (2017) and Rock Hard Festivals (2018) in Germany.