heavy metal

King Diamond announces new album “The Institute” and November & December 2019 North American Tour

After introducing a new live show, as well as music, at festivals across Europe this summer, King Diamond is now ready to officially reveal the title and theme for the first studio album in 12 years: “The Institute”!

Fans can expect the debut single to arrive this fall and an album in 2020; in the meantime, a tour teaser with a sneak peak of the new stage set can be viewed below.

Grand Magus announces March 2020 UK & Ireland Headlining Tour

The mighty Grand Magus have announced that they will return to the UK & Ireland in 2020 for a run of 9 shows. The Stockholm based heavy metal three piece will be rallying their hordes of fans under the banner of the “Wolf God” as they showcase tracks from their latest studio album.

General overlord JB comments on their return to the UK:

Testament announces February & March 2020 European & UK Tour with Exodus and Death Angel

2020 is set to be an unforgettable year for British and European thrash metal-heads - three legendary pioneers of the genre have announced that they will be touring throughout next spring. Hitting the road will be no other than the Bay Area’s very own Testament, Exodus and Death Angel – who have all teamed up to bring the catchily dubbed “The Bay Strikes Back” tour to our shores!

Testament’s Chuck Billy commented:

Doro release music video for “Freunde Fürs Leben”

After a raft of successful summer festival performances this year, Doro is preparing to continue her Forever Warriors - Forever United World Tour in a few weeks.

Kicking off the next leg of the tour in Russia and the USA, the band will then be traveling back to Europe for gigs in Germany, UK, Switzerland, Netherlands and Luxemburg.

Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2019 - Day 1

Since 2015, Bloodstock has grown incapacity, and this year’s event had its fair share of controversies. The most high-profile being the inevitable booking of their first metalcore headliner, Parkway Drive, at the expense of many enraged ‘true metal’ fans, as well as numerous band drop-outs beyond the organizer’s control, including the likes of Skeletonwitch, Code Orange and Dimmu Borgir (who they cancelled a day before their show).

Tungsten release music video for new single “The Fairies Dance”

Swedish metallers Tungsten, formed by Anders Johansson (ex-Hammerfall), was recently unveiled to the world and announced their signing to Arising Empire.

Today, they have released their brand new single “The Fairies Dance” off their forthcoming full-length debut album “We Will Rise”, which will be available on September 20th, 2019! For their new music video, Tungsten teamed up with video producer Patric Ullaeus (rEvolver Film Company).

Sinner releases lyric video for new single “Last Exit Hell”

Sinner released their cracking new single “Last Exit Hell” today (August 16th), the second track from new album “Santa Muerte”, which is due for release on September 13th, 2019, AFM Records.

Check out the lyric video for “Last Exit Hell” below.

Pre-order “Santa Muerte” here.

Tracklist:
01. Shine On
02. Fiesta Y Copas (feat. Ronnie Romero)

Prime Creation to release new studio album “Tears of Rage” on September 27th 2019

Swedish metal band Prime Creation, featuring former Morifade members and $ilverdollar vocalist Esa Englund have announced the release of their new album “Tears of Rage” on September 27th, 2019.

Tracklist:
1. Fingers Crossed
2. Lost in the Shades
3. Before the Rain
4. Pretend till the End
5. Walk Away
6. All for my Crown
7. A Beggar’s Call
8. Tears of rage
9. Endless Lanes