symphonic metal

U.D.O. to release new live album “Live in Bulgaria 2020 – Pandemic Survival Show” on March 19th 2021

U.D.O. return with the upcoming 5th live album of the heavy metal legend. The year 2020 faced many with tough challenges, but U.D.O. managed to play a great show under pandemic conditions in front of the breathtaking backdrop of the amphitheater in Plovdiv/Bulgaria, making it not only one of the world’s grandest shows under Corona, but also certainly beyond compare. This is exactly the feeling that the live recording captures.

Apocalyptica postpone North American Headlining Tour to August & September 2021

It is with great regret, but obvious and necessary compliance, that Apocalyptica has had to postpone their upcoming North American Tour a second time to August/September 2021 due to the ongoing restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Please note that all tickets bought will remain valid for the rescheduled dates and tickets remain on sale.
 

Epica and Apocalyptica reschedule 2021 European co-headlining Tour to Winter & Spring 2022

The upcoming Epic Apocalypse Tour featuring Dutch Symphonic titans Epica and Finnish cello masters Apocalyptica, with support from prog metallers Wheel, has been postponed to the beginning of 2022 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The tour will kick off on 6th January 2022 in Leipzig and the bands will perform all over Europe, including a five date run in the UK.

Avaland to release debut album “Theater of Sorcery” on April 2nd 2021

Grenoble, France’s Avaland welcomes fans to their symphonic and operatic metal world with their debut music video for “Theater of Sorcery”. The song is the title track from their forthcoming debut album due out in April 2021 via Rockshots Records. The full length was directed, written, and composed by 22-year-old prodigy Adrien G. Gzagg.

Bloodbound to release new studio album “Creatures of the Dark Realm” on May 28th 2021

Bloodbound after the last album “Rise of the Dragon Empire” again to the hammer blow and put with “Creatures of the Dark Realm” again a turn up.

The new album, “Creatures of the Dark Realm”, will be released on May 28th, 2021, via AFM Records.

With this album, the Swedes have once again given their own special style a great polish and open us a deep insight into a musical universe of wonders.

Royal Hunt - Dystopia

Royal Hunt are back with a new release, almost two years after “Cast in Stone”. The line-up has remained the same and the album features some significant guest appearances such as: Mats Leven (ex-Candlemass, TSO, Skyblood) on “The Art of Dying” & “Snake Eyes”, Mark Boals (Y.J.

Nightwish announces live streaming shows on March 12th and March 13th 2021

Nightwish, one of the world’s leading symphonic metal bands and Finland’s most successful music export – sets the stage for an exquisite interactive experience in March 2021.

In “An Evening with Nightwish in a Virtual World”, the band will perform at The Islanders Arms, a tavern built in virtual reality. The event takes place on two nights, Friday March 12th and Saturday March 13th, 2021.
 

King Baal to release debut album “Conjurements” on January 29th 2021

Portuguese heavy metal combo King Baal signed a deal with Wormholedeath for the release of their debut album “Conjurements”, due for digital release on January 29th, 2021, worldwide.

“Somewhere between Doom, Symphonic and pure Heavy Metal, King Baal hail from Portugal with a very personal approach to metal, blending powerful and intense patterns with occasional dreamy musical landscapes”.

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