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Heathen to release new studio album “Empire of the Blind” on September 18th 2020

Bay Area thrash legends Heathen are back! Today, the band reveal the details of their fourth studio album entitled, “Empire of the Blind”, which will be released on September 18th, 2020, via Nuclear Blast Records.

Check out the lyric video for the first single, “The Blight”, below.

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Stryper to release new studio album “Even the Devil Believes” on September 4th 2020

Once again proving their lasting durability, iconic rock band Stryper returns on September 4th with their 13th studio album, “Stryper”, via Frontiers Music srl.

Earlier today, the band announced the album’s first single, “Blood From Above”. Watch the official lyric video below.

Filled with the band’s signature riffs, harmony-laden melodies and positive themes, the 11-track project is Stryper’s first studio album with Perry Richardson (Firehouse) on bass and background vocals.

Fortress Under Siege to release new studio album “Atlantis” on October 9th 2020

Greek Power-Prog Metal band, Fortress Under Siege, have announced the release of their new album “Atlantis” on October 9th, 2020, in physical and digital format, via ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records under exclusive licence from Metal Mad Music.

The official album trailer can be viewed below.

The Return of the Greek Power-Prog Masters Fortress Under Siege! “Atlantis” includes 50 minutes of Power-Prog Metal, 12 tracks, 10 full songs and 2 small instrumentals.

European Metal Festival Alliance 2020 announce final line-up

With Bloodstock joining forces with twelve of the best independent European metal festivals to create a unique online event, there’s lots of planning underway.

Today, the full & final line up has been revealed for ‘festival weekend’ of 7th, 8th & 9th August and tickets are now on sale (priced at just €6.66) here

Nergard releases cover of “Under Fire” as a tribute to late singer Tony Mills

Norwegian all-star melodic metal act Nergard is taking a break from recording the upcoming third album to pay tribute to the late Tony Mills (Shy, TNT). Mills, who sadly passed away on September 18, 2019, after battling cancer, was a legend in the melodic rock scene.

Candlemass announces live streaming concert on July 3rd 2020

Experience the electricity of a live Candlemass performance straight from your home!

The Swedish Grammy award-winning/US Grammy-nominated doom metal legends are scheduled to host their very first live streaming concert – a special performance to be broadcast from Studio Gröndahl in Stockholm, Sweden. The livestream will take place this coming Friday, July 3rd at 8:00 PM CEST/2:00 PM EDT/11:00 AM PDT. 

Witche’s Brew announces new album “Chronicles of Electric Sorcery” - due out in September 2020

In September 2020 Witche’s Brew are gonna unleash their 4th album “Chronicles of Electric Sorcery”, via Universal Music Italia.

Recently the dedicated rockers released a music video for the album track “Find a Way”. Watch the video below.

The new, all around sovereignly presented compositions reveal truly outstanding, great potential, and it is by no means a coincidence that the production of the record also strongly reminds of the glorious 80s.

Dygitals sign with Golden Core Records and announce new album “God Save the King”

French traditional Heavy Metal band, Dygitals, have signed with German label Golden Core Records a division of ZYX Music for the release of their new album “God Save the King” later this year.

It’s a treat for every metal- and hard rock fan with strong songs and powerful, yet natural sounding production.