2019

Týr to release new studio album “Hel” on March 8th 2019

On March 8th, 2019, the Faroe Islands’ Týr will release their eighth full-length, “Hel”, via Metal Blade Records.

“Hel” is a collection of ruthlessly melodic and irresistibly compelling progressive folk metal that will immediately resonate with any who have followed the band at any point over the two decades of their storied career.

Check out the lyric video for the first single, “Fire and Flame”, below.

Michael Schenker Fest kick off recording process for new studio album

In 2016, guitar virtuoso Michael Schenker put together Michael Schenker Fest, a tour featuring former Michael Schenker Group vocalists Gary Barden and Graham Bonnet, plus Robin McAuley of the McAuley Schenker Group. Instrumental back-up was provided by former M.S.G. bass player Chris Glen and drummer Ted McKenna, plus guitarist/keyboard player Steve Mann, also of the McAuley Schenker Group.

ShapeShiftingAliens presents haunting futuristic video for “Fade Away”

Sweden’s ShapeShiftingAliens presents their new single “Fade Away”, following up their latest video for “Showing My Face” earlier in 2018.

“Fade Away” is the second single off the band’s self-titled album “ShapeShiftingAliens”, the CD release of which will take place in mid-February via Stockholm-based label The Sublunar Society.

Rage Of Light to release debut full-length album “Imploder” on March 29th 2019

Something big is coming! Switzerland’s rising stars Rage Of Light are about to unleash a musical monster! Their mix of sharp riffs, electronic beats, melody and screaming violence breaks down to the long awaited debut album “Imploder”, out on March 29th, 2019, via Napalm Records!

S.R.L. release lyric video for first single “Il Museo Delle Cere”

In 1992, Italy’s, S.R.L. was born in Italy back in 1992 and their monicker is the acronym for “Società a Responsabilità Limitata (Limited Liability Company)”. The deep meaning of the name is both how the society has a limited responsibility in the daily occurrences and a tribute to the great Italian rock bands of the 70s (P.F.M. - Premiata Forneria Marconi, BMS - Banco del Mutuo Soccorso, etc.).

Jinjer release new music video for “Perennial”

Jinjer are ready to drop their highly anticipated EP “Micro” tomorrow, Friday Jan 11th! To get in the right mood, the band premieres another single & music video off of their upcoming release today.

Watch the new music video for the track “Perennial” below.

This powerhouse will present their EP all over Europe on tour with Amorphis, Soilwork and Nailed To Obscurity, which kicks off tomorrow as well! This is definitely how to start a new year right!

Zemial sign with Agonia Records

Multi-genre metal heretics Zemial, from Greece, enter 2019 with a new record deal in place.

The Athens-based band, who’ve been around since 1989 and who now celebrate a milestone 30-year anniversary, landed a contract with Agonia Records.

Work on the band’s fourth studio album, follow-up to their seminal “Nykta”, has already commenced.