melodic power metal

Ultimatium signs with Rockshots Records and announces new album “Virtuality”

Rockshots Records is proud to announce their latest signing of Finland prog power quintet Ultimatium for the release of their upcoming album “Virtuality”, due out on November 27th, 2020.

Ultimatium was birthed out the deep forests of Suomussalmi, Finland. Their 4th studio full length “Virtuality” follows their independently released “Vis Vires Infinitus” (2015), “New Dawn” (2004, Mastervox Records), and “Hwainoo” (2008, Mastervox Records).

Wizardthrone signs worldwide deal with Napalm Records and Napalm Events

Mortals beware - some mighty sorcerers have cast their spell over Napalm Records! We are proud to announce the signing of the newly founded extreme metal supergroup Wizardthrone.

This groundbreaking adventure features members of roaring metal pirates Alestorm, galactic warriors Gloryhammer, melodic death metal formation Aether Realm, kings of goblin metal Nekrogoblikon, epic black metal visionaries Forlorn Citadel and death metal machinery Vale Of Pnath.
 

Helion Prime to release new studio album “Question Everything” on October 5th 2020

It’s been about two years since the band’s sophomore release “Terror of the Cybernetic Space Monster” and Sacramento sci-fi power metallers Helion Prime returns with their third effort and the much shorter title “Question Everything” set for release on Monday, October 5th, 2020, via their label Saibot Reigns.  

Black Fate signs with Rockshots Records and announces new album “Ithaca”

Rockshots Records is proud to announce their latest signing of Greece’s Black Fate for the release of the prog power metal band’s new album “Ithaca” due out on October 23rd, 2020.

With their heartbreaking world-class vocals, catchy hooks and lyrics, along with crashing guitar riffs, haunting melodies, and furious technical and melodic solos, Black Fate continues to satisfy bands with the release of their 5th studio album. 

The band comments on the release of “Ithaca”:

Falconer - From a Dying Ember

Well, Falconer begun as a successor to Viking band Mythotin. Multi-instrumentalist Stefan Weinerhall took along drummer Karsten Larsson from his former band and decided to try and do something similar, but with clean vocals, so lo and behold Falconer were born.

Victoria K announces free live stream show on June 27th 2020

Presented by Rockshots Records and Overdrive Touring, Melbourne’s rising stars of Gothic/Symphonic Metal Victoria K bring their live set directly to your home Saturday 27th June, for FREE!

This show will be recorded live in the studio for top quality audio and video, ensuring you receive the full Victoria K experience.

This is the only way to see new songs from Victoria K’s debut album “Essentia” live for the foreseeable future, so don’t miss out!

NorthTale part ways with vocalist Christian Eriksson

Last year, Swedish-American power metal supergroup NorthTale released their successful debut album “Welcome to Paradise”, via Nuclear Blast.

Today, they are announcing the departure of their singer Christian Eriksson.

Guitarist Bill Hudson states: 

“As if 2020 couldn’t get any more weird…
 
We have to officially announce that Christian Eriksson is no longer a part of NorthTale.