melodic rock

The Black Moods sign to FM Music Management

The Black Moods have entered into a management deal with FM Music Management. They have joined FM Music Management’s impressive roster which includes Nonpoint, Adelitas Way, Through Fire, SHIM, Kataklysm, Royal Bliss, Deadset Society, Keith Wallen, Spoken and more.

The band is currently #37 on the rock chart with their single “Bella Donna” and have announced a special show on January 17th at The Viper Room in West Hollywood, California. The band will also be attending NAMM 2019.

John Sykes signs with Golden Robot Records and announces new solo album

Golden Robot Records is very proud to have signed guitar legend and incredible songwriter John Sykes.

John is an English rock guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter who has played with Street-fighter, Tygers Of Pan Tang, John Sloman’s Badlands, Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake, and Blue Murder. Sykes co-wrote the majority of the songs on Whitesnake’s 1987 self-titled album with David Coverdale. John is also a successful solo artist releasing five solo and live albums ranging from the critically acclaimed “Nuclear Cowboy” to “Loveland”.

Holter - Vlad the Impaler

Holter is the project that initially was known as “Dracula: Swing of Death” an album that saw a collaboration between a couple of ex-members of Norwegian glam merchants Wig Wam (whose bassist however has always also held membership in Artch – so they’re also versed in pure heavy metal as well) with the celebrated Jorn Lande.

Imperial State Electric nominated for Swedish Grammy Award

Imperial State Electric have been nominated for a Swedish Grammy Award for their “Anywhere Loud” album which came out on Psychout Records/ Sound Pollution in February 2018 and crashed the Swedish national charts at Number 1 on release!

The band stated:
“We were stoked to hear our double live record "Anywhere Loud" was nominated Best Rock Album in the Swedish Grammis 2019! The award ceremony will be on February 7th. In the meantime, hope you all have a Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year!”...
 

King Zebra release music video for new single “Like a Hurricane”

Swiss hard rock band King Zebra - featuring Eric St. Michaels (ex-China) on vocals - have released a new digital single and music video for the song “Like a Hurricane”, taken from their forthcoming EP. The video can be viewed below.

The track was recorded & mixed by V.O. Pulver (Gurd, Poltergeist) at Little Creek Studio and mastered by Dan Suter (Krokus, Shakra, Eluveitie) at Echochamber.

Aaron Buchanan And The Cult Classics sign to Listenable Records

British rock band Aaron Buchanan And The Cult Classics are pleased to announce that they have signed to Listenable Records. To celebrate, the band and the label are releasing a Special Edition of the album “The Man With Stars on His Knees” on Friday 22nd February, 2019, featuring five brand new bonus tracks, consisting two brand-new studio tracks “Undertow” and “Fire in the Fields of Mayhem” and of three live tracks on the CD version.

Michael Kratz releases lyric video for “If This is Christmas”

Art Of Melody Music & Burning Minds Music Group, in collaboration with Hypnotized Records, are glad to announce the digital release of “If This is Christmas”, second single taken from the special 3CD digipack combo titled “Live Your LIVE”, new official release by Danish westcoast artist Michael Kratz.

“If This is Christmas” is one of the three exclusive bonus tracks included in the third disc of this special digipack combo, the reissue of rare Michael’s debut album “Cross That Line”.

Ghost live in Florida 2018

For those that don’t know Ghost, the band was formed by Tobias Forge back in 2006 in Linkoping Sweden. As the music they were creating was unlike anything that they had created before, the band decided to take on a more theatrical approach and the Forge adopted the persona of “Papa Emeritus” and dressed in Papal garb, while the rest of band donned black outfits and masks and would be known as Nameless Ghouls.