heavy metal

Steve Vai and Dreamcatcher Events announce Vai Academy 6.0 – “Finding Your Note” in August 2022

Steve Vai and Dreamcatcher Events have announced Vai Academy 6.0 – “Finding Your Note” will be staged August 4-8, 2022 in Las Vegas, NV at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa. Featured guests at this year’s gathering include Nuno Bettencourt, Guthrie Govan, Larry Mitchell, Joe Robinson, Billy Sheehan, Yvette Young, plus special guest Tommy Emmanuel.

Battle Beast to release new studio album “Circus of Doom” on January 21st 2022

After re-signing to Nuclear Blast in early 2021, the Finnish heavy metal sextet Battle Beast are once again getting ready to unleash their force upon the world in the shape of their brand new masterpiece “Circus of Doom”.

The album is set to be released on January 21st, 2022, via Nuclear Blast and the first single will be revealed soon, on October 22nd. To shorten the wait, the band kick off the digital pre-order for the album today.

Volbeat to release new studio album “Servant of the Mind” on December 3rd 2021

The wait is finally over. Today, multi-platinum Danish band Volbeat announce the release of their eighth studio album, “Servant of the Mind”, on December 3rd, 2021, via EMI Records.
 
For “Servant of the Mind”, the band - Michael Poulsen (guitars/vocals), Jon Larsen (drums), Rob Caggiano (guitars) and Kaspar Boye Larsen (bass) - took their signature heavy metal, psychobilly, and punk ‘n’ roll sound up a notch while showcasing Poulsen’s keen ability for songwriting and storytelling.
 

Estriver signs licensing deal with Wormholedeath for the release of their debut “Outcry”

Italian Hard Rock band Estriver have signed with Wormholedeath a licensing deal for their new album “Outcry”, due for release on December 10th, 2021.

Estriver deliver the finest hard rock with metal and progressive influences!

Check out an album teaser below.

Tracklist:
1. Nails
2. Belonging
3. To Wish to Have a Human Nature
4. Slavery
5. Human Destiny
6. Primordial
7. March of the Black flags
8. The ManWho Could Fly

Wolftooth to release new studio album “Blood & Iron” on December 3rd 2021

Richmond, Indiana’s Wolftooth launched onto the scene in 2017, swiftly grabbing the attention of fans, tastemakers and industry alike. Now, building upon the subterranean success of their lauded previous albums (2018’s “Wolftooth” and 2020’s “Valhalla”), the band unveils their colossal full-length Napalm Records debut, “Blood & Iron”, out December 3rd, 2021.