melodic metal

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.

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.

Dragony signs worldwide record deal with Napalm Records

Unstoppable Austrian symphonic power metal heroes Dragony have signed a worldwide record deal with Napalm Records. Eight years have passed since they debuted with their first album “Legends”, and despite their humble beginnings back in 2007, the band is now a well-known representative of the genre. Owing to their outstanding live performance skills, Dragony quickly arose to share the stage with Blind Guardian, Sonata Arctica, Powerwolf, Van Canto and many others.
 

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.

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!

Grave Digger announces February & March 2021 European Headlining Tour

After the chart breaking release of German Heavy Metal heroes Grave Digger’s 20th studio album on their 40 year band jubilee, the band around singer Chris “Reaper” Boltendahl have released the fourth video, taken from “Fields of Blood”, “Barbarian”.  Heavy riffs, thundering drums and the distinctive vocals take us back to 1746 - to the battlefield of Culloden deep in the Scottish Highlands, where the Jacobites were defeated in a bloody battle by the Duke of Cumberland - The “Barbarian”.