symphonic power metal

Sonata Arctica to release new studio album “Talviyö” on September 6th 2019

On September 6th, 2019, Finnish melodic metal titans Sonata Arctica will release their tenth studio album, called “Talviyö” (which means “Winter Night”), which includes eleven new tracks.

“We were speaking about having an album cover made from a photo, and luckily managed to find the award winning photographer Onni Wiljami, who actually hails from a village not too far from our hometown. His pictures were just perfect for this album”, explains keyboardist Henrik “Henkka” Klingenberg.

Twilight Force releases music video for title track “Dawn of the Dragonstar”

Swedish adventure metallers Twilight Force are set to release their latest opus “Dawn of the Dragonstar” on August 16th, 2019, via Nuclear Blast.

Today, the fellowship has unveiled another epic tale off the much anticipated album in the form of animated pictures.

The spellbinding images were captured by Tommy Eriksson and the video was produced and directed by Stefan Altzar. Enjoy the magic melodies of “Dawn of the Dragonstar” below.

Sonata Arctica announces November & December 2019 European Headlining Tour

On September 6th, Finnish melodic metal titans Sonata Arctica will release their tenth studio album, “Talviyö” (which means “Winter Night”), including eleven new tracks.

Today, the band are proud to announce a London show at The Electric Ballroom on December 11th, as part of their wider “The Raven Still Flies Over Europe” tour run, set to kick off on November 11th in Stockholm. On the road Sonata Arctica will be accompanied by Edge Of Paradise and Temple Balls.

Visions Of Atlantis to release new studio album “Wanderers” on August 30th 2019

“Heroes of the Dawn” is the first glimpse of a new chapter for Visions Of Atlantis. Epic melodies take the listener into an unknown world in which symphonic metal reigns. A captivating chorus gives the listener hope for more and awakens anticipation for “Wanderers”, which will be released on August 30th, 2019.

Today, Visions Of Atlantis releases the first lyric video for the new single “Heroes of the Dawn”. Check out the video below.

Astralium releases music video for first single “The Journey”

Italy’s symphonic metal band Astralium has just unleashed “The Journey”, first single and video off the new album “Land of Eternal Dreams”, due out on August 23rd, 2019, via Rockshots Records (worldwide release) along with the full length being available in Japan via Spiritual Beast on the same date. 

Turilli/Lione Rhapsody release music video for “Zero Gravity”

The day has finally come! Today, Turilli/Lione Rhapsody - the new group featuring original Rhapsody members Luca Turilli and Fabio Lione, completed by former Rhapsody members Dominique Leurquin, Patrice Guers and Alex Holzwarth - release their debut album “Zero Gravity (Rebirth and Evolution)”, via Nuclear Blast (King Records in Japan & Rest of Asia).

Everfrost to release new studio album “Winterider” on September 6th 2019

Finnish symphonic power metal band Everfrost’s sophomore album “Winterider” to be released via Rockshots Records on September 6th, 2019!

“Winterider” will be a unique undertaking for a metal/rock band, as it will be the combination between a fully coherent manga comic and a conceptual album. The story will feature characters from their debut album “Blue Eyed Emotion”.

Astralium to release debut album “Land of Eternal Dreams” on August 23rd 2019

Italy’s symphonic metal band Astralium announces they will be releasing their debut album titled “Land of Eternal Dreams” on August 23rd, 2019, via Rockshots Records (worldwide release) along with the full length being available in Japan via Spiritual Beast on the same date.

Gloryhammer releases lyric video for “Masters of the Galaxy”

Mighty warriors of the galaxy! Today, Gloryhammer release their fourth new video for “Masters of the Galaxy”, from their third album, “Legends from Beyond the Galactic Terrorvortex”, which hit the charts worldwide upon release late last month! The legends around Angus McFife XIII just started their world tour in the US, which will lead them through the whole galaxy until February 2020.

Check out the lyric video for “Masters of the Galaxy” below.