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Within Temptation and Evanescence postpone European & UK Tour to Spring 2022

Due to the ongoing restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the uncertainty that local authorities will be able to provide a safe environment in which their European fans can thoroughly enjoy shows by September of this year, Evanescence and Within Temptation have unfortunately had to make the decision to push back their highly anticipated co-headline ‘Worlds Collide’ Tour to Spring 2022.

King King announce The Damn Truth as specials guests on their February 2022 UK Tour

Celebrated Canadian rock and roll band The Damn Truth are pleased to announce they will be special guests on King King’s February 2022 UK Tour. Tickets are available from thegigcartel.com and planetrocktickets.

The nine-date tour starts at York’s  Grand Opera House on February 10th, 2022, and ends at London’s The Electric Ballroom on February 24th, 2022.  

Epica announces “Ωmega Alive” Streaming Event on June 12th 2021

Dutch symphonic metal heavyweights Epica announce their first-ever streaming event titled “Ωmega Alive”. The universal streaming event will mark the band’s triumphant return to the stage to perform for the first time in support of their latest album “Ωmega”, their eighth full-length release the band’s first album in five years.
 

The Spectre Beneath to release new studio album “The New Identity of Sidney Stone” on May 28th 2021

UK power/prog metallers, The Spectre Beneath, unleash their follow up album, “The New Identity of Sidney Stone”, to their acclaimed debut album, “The Downfall of Judith King”. Modern, complex and bombastic, The Spectre Beneath blend infectious melodies, churning guitar riffs and a healthy dose of pace. 

The Lucid Furs sign with Argonauta Records

Detroit’s traveling freak rock experience, The Lucid Furs, have announced their signing with Italy’s powerhouse label Argonauta Records, who will proudly release the band’s forthcoming, third album in the Fall of 2021!

“The Lucid Furs are pleased to continue the propagation of Detroit Freak Rock with our new partners Argonauta Records”, the band comments. “After many months sequestered in the studio we are eager to unleash our third album”.

Light By The Sea premiere debut single and music video for “Eleanor”

Light By The Sea - a musical journey which wasn’t planned, but meant to be. Born during the quarantine times, this project is the lovechild of Eszter Anna Baumann and Davy Knobel, whose music consists of rock, avant garde and folk music elements with a catchy pop vibe. They recorded their first three singles with their producer Eddy Bopp this winter, and now they are ready to go back to the studio to finish their debut album, which will be released later this October.

Marta Gabriel to release debut solo album “Metal Queens” on July 16th 2021

Crystal Viper front woman Marta Gabriel announced the release of “Metal Queens” - debut solo album, which is a collection of cover songs, and a tribute to the female heavy metal and hard rock singers of the ‘80s. “It’s a celebration and tribute to some of my favorite female vocalists, and a solid piece of heavy metal that fans might enjoy even if they don’t know original versions of those songs”, says Gabriel.

Rebirth to release new EP “Storm” on May 7th 2021

Italy (Milan) based symphonic/gothic metal band Rebirth haven’t released anything since their EP “Frozen Moments” in 2006. But now they come back with a new EP “Storm”. The new EP is not a real concept album but finds its common thread in the storm of emotions triggered by a separation, be it from a person, a place or faith.

Rebirth have also released a lyric video for “Devotion”, the first single from the upcoming EP “Storm”. Check out the lyric video below.