heavy metal

Amon Amarth announces November & December 2019 European Headlining Tour

Prepare for the Swedish invasion! Sweden’s heavy metal warlords Amon Amarth are set to crash onto European shores this November and December to raid the continent with their biggest and most ambitious, must-see full production tour to date!

This epic tour comes on the heels of the victorious worldwide release of the band’s 11th studio album, “Berserker” (Columbia Records/Sony Music/Metal Blade Records).

Michael Schenker Fest to release new studio album “Revelation” on September 20th 2019

Following on from the release of their successful debut album “Resurrection”, Michael Schenker Fest have completed the recordings for their second studio album, which is now scheduled to be released on (please note new date) September 20th, 2019, this year worldwide through Nuclear Blast. The album pre-order will start on June 14th.

RAM announces September 2019 European Headlining Tour

On September 13th RAM will release their new album “The Throne Within”! The unstoppable Swedish Heavy Metal machine will take no prisoners on this one, instead they will roam again the streets of Europe and kick off their tour a day prior album release on September 12th in Hamburg, Germany.

Very special guests on this run will be their Metal Blade labelmates Vulture! A third band is yet to be announced.

European Tour Dates 2019:

Burning Witches announce vocalist Laura and stream new single “Wings of Steel”

The sad news of frontwoman Seraina leaving Burning Witches has been circulating the internet over the last week, highlighting that sometimes there are things beyond your control that you don’t see coming... Continuing in their relentless pursuit of bringing heavy metal magic to the masses, the band are delighted to welcome new witch Laura from the Netherlands into the fold. The band are introducing Laura to their fans in the form of a new track.

Pallbearer signs worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast and releases new single “Atlantis”

Revered purveyors of their own critically celebrated style of doom infused progressive rock/metal, Pallbearer, have expanded their relationship with leading metal label, Nuclear Blast Records, announcing today that they’ve signed a worldwide deal for the band’s highly anticipated fourth full-length album.

Michael Schenker Fest releases music video for first single “Rock Steady”

Michael Schenker Fest have completed the recording sessions for their second studio album, “Revelation”, which is scheduled to be released on September 20th this year worldwide via Nuclear Blast.

Today, the band release their first single, “Rock Steady”, as well as launching pre-orders for the new album. Watch the official video below.

Get the song digitally here.

Conception launches crowdfunding campaign to record first full length album in over two decades

After a year which has seen Norwegian hard rock band Conception triumphantly returned to the musical fold with the highly acclaimed EP “My Dark Symphony” and a series of sold out shows, they now launch a new campaign aiming to record their first full length album since 1997.

Volbeat releases music video for new single “Last Day Under the Sun”

Today, multi-platinum Danish rock band Volbeat debut the music video for their new song “Last Day Under the Sun”, from their upcoming album “Rewind, Replay, Rebound”.

The video was directed by Jakob Printzlau, who has previously directed Volbeat’s videos for “The Devil’s Bleeding Crown”, “Lonesome Rider”, “16 Dollars”, and “Cape of Our Hero”.

Zonder/Wehrkamp release music video for “The Next Big Thing”

Zonder/Wehrkamp, featuring drummer Mark Zonder and guitarist/keyboardist Gary Wehrkamp, released their debut album “If It’s Real” on May 24th, 2019!

The band has unleashed the 3rd production-performance video for the song “The Next Big Thing”, taken from the debut album. Watch the video below.

Gary on the video:

Tau Cross to release new studio album “Messengers of Deception” on August 9th 2019

Multinational punk/metal collective Tau Cross returns with their immersive third full-length titled “Messengers of Deception”, coming on August 9th, 2019, via Relapse Records.

Tau Cross features Amebix bassist/frontman Rob “The Baron” Miller, Voivod drummer Michel “Away” Langevin, and members of cult crust outfits Misery and War//Plague.