2020

Annihilator to release new studio album “Ballistic, Sadistic” on January 24th 2020

A name that should need no introduction in the metal world, Annihilator was forged in Canada in late 1984. Since then, the band has been touring and releasing records, selling millions of albums to date, nonstop, for over thirty years. January 24th, 2020, marks the release of their seventeenth studio album, “Ballistic, Sadistic”.
 

Lordi to release new studio album “Killection” on January 31st 2019

AFM Records are extremely excited to announce the new album “Killection” from the acclaimed Finnish Hard Rock/Heavy Metal monsters Lordi!  
 
“Killection” will hit the streets on January 31st, 2020, and this, the tenth album in the band’s history, has turned out to be the most extraordinary and varied album so far.
 

Apocalyptica to release new studio album “Cell-0” on January 10th 2020

Bristling with an epically baroque life and energy, “Cell-0”, the ninth studio album by Finland’s multi-Platinum cello-rockers Apocalyptica, will be released on January 10th, 2020, via Silver Lining Music.

The recording of “Cell-0” followed a four-year break between albums that gave the band - Eicca Toppinen, Perttu Kivilaakso, Paavo Lotjonen, and Mikko Siren, all of whom are classically-trained musicians - a fresh perspective and affected the way they approached the new music.

Joe Bonamassa announces Spring 2020 UK Headlining Tour

Celebrated blues-rock guitarist and singer-songwriter Joe Bonamassa will return to the UK in April/May 2020 to perform six concerts. Dates include the Brighton Centre (25 April), Edinburgh Playhouse (27 April), Liverpool M&S Bank Arena (April 28), Gateshead Sage (April 30), Leeds First Direct Arena (1 May) and Cardiff Motorpoint Arena (2 May).

Queensrÿche announces Winter 2020 US Headlining Tour

Rock icons Queensrÿche are proud to announce “The Verdict” 2020 Headline Tour today! The band will be joined by special guests John 5 and Eve To Adam starting on January 17th in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and wrapping up on February 27th in Orlando, Florida.

For more information on upcoming tour dates and to purchase tickets, or VIP packages, please visit our website tour page here.

Savage Hands to release debut full-length album “The Truth in Your Eyes” on January 31st 2020

US metalcore infused alt-rock outfit Savage Hands are proud to announce their debut full-length album, “The Truth in Your Eyes”, set to be released on January 31st, 2020, via SharpTone Records.

The band have also released the debut single/video off the album, “Memory”, which is now available to purchase and stream. “The Truth in Your Eyes” was produced by Andrew Baylis.

Watch the video for “Memory” below.

Lord Of The Lost release new music video for “Ruins”

Lord Of The Lost release their eighth video for “Ruins”, from the chart-breaking album “Thornstar”. Having shot the video in Guadalajara, Mexico on a day-off on tour, the video takes place in a country that has seen a big part of their Aztec culture disrupted. The local community didn’t let that keep them from striving and growing into something entirely new though, and ultimately became the country they are today.

Civil Defiance reunite and announce “Eye of the Dog” digital single - due out on October 28th 2019

Long dormant Southern California progressive avantgarde metal outfit Civil Defiance have announced their first new release since their sophomore album, “Circus of Fear”, for GSM/Nuclear Blast in 1999. Led by Philm frontman Gerry Nestler, the group will issue the “Eye of the Dog” single on October 28th, on all digital outlets and are currently working on songs for a full-length album.