melodic metal

Solution 13 signs with Wormholedeath and announces new album “Chapters From Private Hell”

Finnish metal band Solution 13 have signed a deal with Wormholedeath for the release of their sophomore album “Chapters From Private Hell” worldwide.

Band statement:
“"Chapters from Private Hell" is a metal album, that has quite a lot of rock influences. We tried to mix big riffs with big hooks, it’s up to listener to decide how we succeeded. Late 2020 we got in contact with Wormholedeath, and pretty soon we signed a deal with them”.

Check out a brief album teaser below.

Big City to release new studio album “Testify X” on July 16th 2021

Frontiers Music Srl is excited to announce the signing of Big City, a melodic metal band from Norway, to a multi-album deal. Fans of bands such as Firewind, Queensryche, Magnus Karlsson’s Free Fall, Europe, Fair Warning, and the like should look forward to being introduced to this exciting band. The band’s new album, “Testify X” will be released on July 16th, 2021.

Megadeth and Lamb Of God reschedule 2020 North American Tour to Summer & Fall 2021

It’s time. Megadeth and Lamb Of God cannot be stopped and today announced the rescheduled run of the Metal Tour of the Year. Joining them, as previously planned, will be special guests Trivium and In Flames, heralding the long-awaited return to the stage for these bands, who are every bit as excited about these historic and not-to-be-missed shows as fans are.

Bloodstock Festival announces 19 new bands for 2021

With the weather slowly warming up, we’re counting down the days to Bloodstock. There’s a veritable feast of new bands to get your ears around before August - some you may know, some you may not (yet), but one thing is for sure - they’re all determined to help make this year’s Bloodstock the absolute best fun you’ve had in over a year. 

Anthrax announces 40th anniversary celebrations

One of The Big Four turns the big 4-0 this year, and are celebrating with a number of special activities and events to honour the landmark anniversary. Formed by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker in Queens, NY on July 18th 1981, Anthrax were one of the first thrash metal bands to emerge from the East Coast and quickly became regarded as a leader in the genre alongside Metallica, Slayer, and Megadeth. 
 

Epica announces “Ωmega Alive” Streaming Event on June 12th 2021

Dutch symphonic metal heavyweights Epica announce their first-ever streaming event titled “Ωmega Alive”. The universal streaming event will mark the band’s triumphant return to the stage to perform for the first time in support of their latest album “Ωmega”, their eighth full-length release the band’s first album in five years.
 

L.A. Guns to release new live album “Cocked and Loaded Live” on July 9th 2021

L.A. Guns, featuring Phil Lewis and Tracii Guns, have announced that they will release a new live album, “Cocked & Loaded Live” on July 9th, 2021. As the title implies, the performance celebrates the band’s treasured second album, “Cocked & Loaded”.  “Cocked & Loaded Live” will precede the release of a brand new studio album from Lewis, Guns, and company, which is due this fall. More details on that in the coming weeks.

Nanowar Of Steel to release new studio album “Italian Folk Metal” on July 2nd 2021

Parody Metal aficionados Nanowar Of Steel previously made waves by retiring from metal and transforming into a pop boygroup. Now they are ready to officially announce their comeback of their beloved comedy infused parody metal, releasing their new single and video for “Der Fluch des Kapt’n Iglo” (engl. “The Curse of Captain Birdeye”) today!