heavy metal

Sunflower Dead - C O M A

When California based quintet came out with their first two albums, the 2012 self-titled debut “Sunflower Dead”, and the 2015 release “Time to Get Weird”, they established themselves as an up and coming heavy weight band. With their constant touring in support of those albums and their theatrical makeup and stage show they built up their fanbase. With some upheaval in the band, and a new record on the horizon, it was time for a new direction. They ditched their makeup and refocused their sound to match their new look.

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.

Hammerfall announces new studio album “Dominion” - due out in August 2019

Swedish Heavy Metal legends Hammerfall unveil a very special Christmas surprise for their fans!

Some very first details of their highly anticipated upcoming studio album have been released by Joacim Cans and Oscar Dronjak. Don’t miss out on the news below.

So to start the new year right Hammerfall will hit the recording studio starting January 7th 2019.

Fans can expect the new masterpiece entitled “Dominion” on August 16th, 2019!

Generation Axe at Hard Rock Live Orlando in Florida 2018

The format of the show is simple, all five of the guitarists hit the stage for an opening number, then they each come out and show the crowd what they can do individually and with a little help from their fellow guitarists, then finally they close the show together. While this may sound simple, when you get musicians of this caliber in one place, you never know what can happen.
 

Warkings - Reborn

Warkings are an international power metal band/project, made up of Viking on Bass (some Scandinavian guy?), Spartan on drums (maybe a Greek, as the band’s bandcamp lists Pieria in Northern Greece as their base of operations), Crusader on guitars (likely a Brit or Frenchman?) and Tribune on vocals, who’s been revealed to be Georg Neuhauser, the Austrian singer of bands like Serenity and another international project, by the name of Phantasma that if fate serves correctly we did review some time ago.

Satan announces February 2019 European Headlining Tour

English metal powerhouse Satan will return to central Europe for the “Cruel Winter” tour featuring ten dates in six countries. Satan are in full promotion swing of their current album “Cruel Magic”, which has been released in September of 2018. The album is a huge success for band and label which culminated in a sensational German chart entry on position 28.

Ash Of Ashes release new video for “Down the White Waters”

At the end of the year of the album release, Ash Of Ashes have created a very special treat for their fans.

A music video for the title song “Down the White Waters”, which in less than three months could reach the absolutely remarkable number of 90.000 Spotify plays for a newcomer!

The epic metal song has thus received the appropriate and mood-appropriate images, and was produced by the band themselves with the help of friends.

Steel Engraved to release new self-titled studio album on January 25th 2019

German Heavy/Power Metal machine Steel Engraved, have announced the release of their new self-titled album for January 25th, 2019, via ROAR Rock Of Angels Records.

Steel Engraved’s third studio outing will comprise 13 tracks guaranteed to please the fans of majestic, melodic, modern yet old-school metal.

Darkwater to release new studio album “Human” on March 1st 2019

The Swedish melodic progressive metal band Darkwater will release their new album “Human” on March 1st, 2019, in Europe and North America via Ulterium Records. The album will be available on CD, 2LP and digital.

“Human” won’t leave fans of melodic metal or progressive metal disappointed. The songs are heavier, more melodic and atmospheric than before and the band worked really hard on tweaking the ten songs and over 76 minutes of playing time into perfection.