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Bloodbound to release new studio album “Creatures of the Dark Realm” on May 28th 2021

Bloodbound after the last album “Rise of the Dragon Empire” again to the hammer blow and put with “Creatures of the Dark Realm” again a turn up.

The new album, “Creatures of the Dark Realm”, will be released on May 28th, 2021, via AFM Records.

With this album, the Swedes have once again given their own special style a great polish and open us a deep insight into a musical universe of wonders.

Powerwolf announces October 2021 “Wolfsnächte” European Tour

Currently being hard at work on the successor of their 2018 No. 1 hit album, “The Sacrament of Sin”, heavy metal’s finest, Powerwolf, have now announced the tour dates for their 2021 “Wolfsnächte” European tour in support of their as of yet untitled upcoming album due in summer 2021.

The tour will lead the band through Germany, Spain, France, the UK, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Czech Republic, Hungary and Austria, kicking off on October 1 in Stuttgart, Germany at the renowned Schleyerhalle. 

Armored Saint - Punching the Sky

While the whole world hunkers down in lockdown, Armored Saint comes out fighting with their new, eighth full-length, album “Punching the Sky”. We had a chance to talk to Joey Vera recently about this epic new release, along with what it takes to build a creative masterpiece such as “Punching the Sky”. The band has unleashed some serious metal on this album.
 

Armored Saint virtual record release show from Whisky A Go Go 2020

Armored Saint were at the Whisky A Go Go in Hollywood, CA, and performed a full set, including 4 new songs from the new album “Punching the Sky”. It was great to hear how clean the live show was throughout the stream. The band was punctual, and tight as hell, which you would expect from these metal heavyweights.
 

Arrayan Path to release new studio album “The Marble Gates to Apeiron” on November 27th 2020

The Epic Power Metal force that is Arrayan Path returns with the band’s 8th full-length, a follow-up to 2018’s double-disc album “Archegonoi”.
 
Titled “The Marble Gates to Apeiron”, the new album is due to be released on November 27th, 2020, on CD and Digital.
 

Blind Guardian to release special 25th anniversary edition of “Imaginations from the Other Side” on December 11th 2020

Today, German power metal masters Blind Guardian kick off the pre-order for a special 25th anniversary edition of their “Imaginations from the Other Side” album, due to be released on December 11th, 2020. This edition will contain live recordings and other special versions of the Blind Guardian classics featured on the album.

Bloodstock confirms ten more bands for 2021

While everyone is adjusting to uncertain times right now and finding the best way forward, Bloodstock is choosing to remain positive and keen to be reunited with the best metal community next summer. With that in mind, Bloodstock is pleased to reveal five more bands joining the Sophie Lancaster stage line-up next August, and another five bands re-confirmed from 2020 for 2021.