melodic metal

Epica and Apocalyptica announce Fall & Winter 2020 European co-headlining Tour

This fall Dutch Symphonic titans Epica and Finnish Cello masters Apocalyptica will join forces for the “Epic Apocalypse Tour”.

The tour comes in support of Epica’s upcoming album, which will be released later this year. Support on all dates will be provided by Helsinki prog metallers Wheel.
 

Megadeth and Lamb Of God announces Summer & Fall 2020 North American co-headlining Tour

Two of the biggest bands in heavy metal – Megadeth and Lamb Of God – will be joining forces on a co-headline tour across North America this year, presented by SiriusXM.

And to add to the firepower of this already formidable tour, Trivium and In Flames are joining, making this THE must-see heavy music package of the year. Tickets will go on general sale Friday, February 14th, here.
 

ColdSpell release music video for new single “Infinite Stargaze 2.0.2.0.

Sweden melodic metallers, ColdSpell, have released a new music video and single for “Infinite Stargaze 2.0.2.0.”.

ColdSpell is firing off the new decade on 20.02.2020 with a release of “Infinite Stargaze 2.0.2.0.” accompanied by a video from the studio recordings and IRL shooting from their latest tour in Spain.

Watch the video for “Infinite Stargaze 2.0.2.0.” below. Get the single here.

Star Insight releases lyric video for new single “Reaching for the Sky”

Finnish symphonic metal band Star Insight is back after six years. The band released their debut album “Messera” in 2014 and they are ready to release its successor “Across the Galaxy” later in 2020, via Inverse Records.

The second album contains eleven new tracks and the first single from the upcoming album is released today.

Watch the video for “Reaching for the Sky” below.

Fallen Arise to release new studio album “Enigma” on April 10th 2020

Fallen Arise are excited to announce the release of our new, third album called “Enigma”, via ROAR! Rock of Angels Records, on April 10th, 2020.

On this new offering, the band wanted their music to sound as contemporary as possible, but at the same time to remain faithful to their melodic/symphonic roots.

Guardian Of Lightning signs worldwide deal with Eclipse Records

Eclipse Records is thrilled to announce the signing of thunder-metal pioneers Guardian Of Lightning to an exclusive, worldwide deal.

The band’s unique sound known as “thunder metal” is a fresh take on the metal genre, replacing the typical lead guitar role with that of an ultra-heavy thundering electric bass.

Nightwish release music video for first single “Noise”

When Finnish sextet Nightwish announce a new studio album people tend to take notice. They know that something special is brewing.

The band’s new and ninth record “Human. :II: Nature.” will be released on April 10th, 2020, and will be a double album containing 9 tracks on the main CD and one long track, divided into eight chapters on CD 2.

Today, the band releases the first single and video clip for the song “Noise”.