melodic hard rock

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.

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.

Ocean Hills to release debut album “Santa Monica” on September 25th 2020

Ocean Hills, featuring Zoli Téglás, have set to release their debut album “Santa Monica” on September 25th, 2020, via AFM Records.

He has been the voice of melodic hardcore band Ignite, but Zoli Téglás is a lot more than just that: Having also been fronting Pennywise and the Misfits temporarily, Téglás in addition has a nice resume of acting in Hollywood movies and is known as an activist for animal rights and environmental protection for many years.

Wildstreet announces Summer 2020 US Headlining Tour

US rockers Wildstreet have just announced that their “Kings of the World Tour” will begin on July 11th at Frankie’s Inner City in Toledo, OH.

Joining them on select dates are Waterloo, IA punk rockers, The Rumours.

US Tour Dates 2020:
Jul 10 - Brandy’s On Main, Irwin, PA
Jul 11 - Frankie's Inner City Toledo, OH
Jul 12 - Irving Theatre, Indianapolis, IN
Jul 14 - The Rock Dock, Keokuk, IA

W.A.S.P. cancel their “1984 To Headless” Tour due to Covid-19 pandemic

Sadly the upcoming W.A.S.P. “1984 To Headless” tour is cancelled due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Read the official statement from the band below. Refunds will be available from point of purchase. Stay tuned for some exciting new W.A.S.P. announcements soon!

Band statement:

Airforce to release new studio album “Strike Hard” on September 4th 2020

UK old-school rockers Airforce have joined forces with Pitch Black Records for the release of the band’s new album, their second full-length since reforming in 2016.

The new Airforce studio album “Strike Hard” is set for release on September 4th, 2020, on CD and Digital.

Airforce stem originally from the NWOBHM era back in the 80’s with the band’s style best described as Old School Metal at its best, full of hooks, riffs and soaring melodies!