melodic power metal

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.
 

Black Sun to release new EP “Silent Enemy” on September 4th 2020

Well known in their home country of Ecuador and South America for supporting bands like Judas Priest, Kreator, Firewind (Immortals Tour 2018), Edguy, UDO, and more, heavy metal trio Black Sun will be releasing their new EP “Silent Enemy” on September 4th, 2020, via Rockshots Records. The EP follows the band's three previous albums “The Pupetteer” (2017), “Dance of Elders” (2010), and “Tyrant From a Foreign Land” (2015).

Sonata Arctica announce acoustic live stream shows on May 30th 2020

Finnish power metal band Sonata Arctica will be performing an acoustic concert, titled “Acoustic Adventures 2020”, set to take place via live stream. This will be the only chance to experience the band’s acoustic show in 2020.

They will be playing two shows; the first one aimed for the fans in the Americas, the second one for audiences in Europe and the UK. Access to video will be possible for up to 48 hours after live stream, with a purchased ticket.

Majestica announces live stream on Saturday May 16th 2020

Last year, Swedish symphonic power metallers Majestica, formerly known as Reinxeed, unleashed their debut album “Above the Sky”, via Nuclear Blast.

Now, since their spring tour has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the band have decided to do a live stream on Saturday May 16th, streamed via their Facebook page.

You can find the stream here.

Bassist Chris David comments: 

Black Sun signs with Rockshots Records and announces new EP “Still Alive”

Well known in their home country of Ecuador and South America for supporting bands like Judas Priest, Kreator, Firewind (Immortals Tour 2018), Edguy, UDO, and more. Rockshots Records is proud to announce their latest signing of heavy metal trio Black Sun for the release of their new EP “Silent Enemy” due out in Summer 2020. The EP follows the band’s three previous albums “The Pupetteer” (2017), “Dance of Elders” (2010), and “Tyrant from a Foreign Land” (2015).

Falconer to release new studio album “From a Dying Ember” on June 26th 2020

On June 26th, 2020, Sweden’s Falconer will release their new album, “From a Dying Ember”, via Metal Blade Records.

Listen to the first single, “Desert Dreams”, below.

Click here to pre-order the album in the following formats:
• jewelcase-CD
• ltd. digipak CD (incl. 3 bonus tracks - EU exclusive)
• 180g black vinyl (EU exclusive)