melodic 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.

Dimmu Borgir and Amorphis announce Winter 2020 European co-headlining tour

The year 2020 is set to start with a roll of thunder! Today, Norwegian black metal force Dimmu Borgir and Finnish melodic prog metallers Amorphis announce a co-headline tour that no metal fan should miss. On January 22nd, this killer line-up will hit London’s Kentish Town Forum, as part of a wider European run. Throughout January and February 2020, the unholy Scandinavian alliance will haunt 10 European cities and also bring American post black metallers Wolves In The Throne Room along as support.

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)

Twilight Force release lyric video for new track “Queen of Eternity”

Dear Knights Of Twilight’s Might, your nearly infinte wait has finally come to an end as Swedish adventure metallers Twilight Force release their third opus, “Dawn of the Dragonstar”, today via Nuclear Blast.

To mark this momentous occasion, the fellowship has unveiled another piece of art, displaying the lyrical majesty of their new tale “Queen of Eternity”. Witness the story in all its magical glory, below.

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