2019

Annihilator to release new studio album “Ballistic, Sadistic” on January 24th 2020

A name that should need no introduction in the metal world, Annihilator was forged in Canada in late 1984. Since then, the band has been touring and releasing records, selling millions of albums to date, nonstop, for over thirty years. January 24th, 2020, marks the release of their seventeenth studio album, “Ballistic, Sadistic”.
 

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.

Knasterbart to release new studio album “Perlen vor die Säue” on November 29th 2019

German folk rock collective Knasterbart have steered clear of all things golden and glamorous and chosen the hard life of a bunch of partying hicks instead: These seven dudes keep finding the stars in the gutter and have done so since 2012, churning out truly unique folk rock full of lewd humor, naughty daydreams and a healthy dose of self-mockery courtesy of musicians of Versengold and Mr. Hurley & Die Pulveraffen!

Captain Cheesebeard share new single “Deadwood”

Happily emerging many moons ago as a Frank Zappa tribute project, the Brussels-based decet (that’s Ten musicians, and yes, we checked), Captain Cheesebeard, have since developed into a unique fusion ensemble. After years of respectfully interpreting Zappa and his music, bandleader, Johan De Coninck decided that the time had come for the band to explore their own virtuosity and begin writing original compositions.
 

Amaranthe sign to Nuclear Blast

Today, Nuclear Blast are very pleased to announce the signing of modern metal outfit Amaranthe. The Swedish/Danish six-piece are currently working on their 6th studio album, which will tentatively be unleashed in 2020. More big announcements are currently in the pipeline, stay tuned!

Cellar Darling release new lyric video for “Hang”

Tomorrow, the Swiss Prog Metallers Cellar Darling kick off their European tour bringing their concept album “The Spell”, as well as their previously released sound tales to the European stages! They also announce an additional show, on which they will be supporting Opeth on October 27th in Norwich, UK. 

As a bonus, the band unveil the new video for “Hang” from their latest album “The Spell”, which you can see below.

8kids release new music video for “WTF”

With their brand new album, “Bluten”, which is out now on Napalm Records, German-based 8kids not only succeed to combine post-hardcore with indie-rock and pop elements in perfection, but explore the depths of our society with a clear message and to open ears, minds and eyes. The band just released a new music clip to the high voltage song “WTF”, using their voice to stand up against fascism, intolerance and hate in within this world. Watch 8kids’ new video below.

Periphery announces Winter 2020 North American Headlining Tour

Periphery, who recently wrapped up their wildly successful Periphery IV: Hail Stan North American tour, extend the outing, adding a Winter 2020 swing through the U.S. with festivities kicking off on Jan. 30 in San Francisco. See the new dates below.

North American Tour Dates 2020:
January 30 San Francisco, CA Fillmore
January 31 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
February 1 Las Vegas, NV Brooklyn Bowl
February 3 Phoenix, AZ The Van Buren
February 4 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater

Michael Kratz releases new single “My Guitar”

Hypnotized Records, in collaboration with Art Of Melody Music & Burning Minds Music Group, is glad to announce the digital release of “My Guitar”, new official single by Danish westcoast artist, Michael Kratz. The song represents the first studio collaboration by Michael himself & legendary American axeman Bruce Gaitsch (Richard Marx, Madonna, Peter Cetera, Chicago, Elton John, Joe Cocker, Lionville), who also appears as co-writer of the track together with Cormac Neeson.