symphonic power metal

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.

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.

Beyond The Black to release new digital EP “W:O:A Acoustic Clash - The Lockdown Session” on December 18th 2020

Right in time for Christmas, symphonic/melodic shooting stars Beyond The Black are gifting their fans with a really special treat: their new EP, “W:O:A Acoustic Clash - The Lockdown Session”, available digitally on December 18th, 2020, via Napalm Records.

Victoria K to release new DVD “Live Isolation Concert” on January 29th 2021

Australia’s Victoria K are releasing the first official DVD “Live Isolation Concert” on January 29th, 2021, via Rockshots Records.

The top-notch live DVD show was recorded during the pandemic crisis and includes all the songs from the highly acclaimed debut album “Essentia”, released in April 2020.

The DVD is available for preorder here.

The live show will be also released as digital album on the major online stores.

Souls Of Diotima to release new studio album “Janas” on January 29th 2021

Italian female fronted metal band Souls Of Diotima will release their fourth studio album, titled “Janas”, on January 29th, 2021, via Diotima Records/Rockshots Records.
 
Today the four-piece band unveils the lyric video for the first single “The Black Mask”. Watch the video below.

Everdawn to release new studio album “Cleopatra” on February 7th 2021

New Jersey-based symphonic metal outfit Everdawn - formerly known as Midnight Eternal - has issued the details for their Dan Swanö-mastered second album, “Cleopatra”, now confirmed for release in early February through Sensory Records. Alongside the cover artwork, track listing, and other details, a brief teaser for the album has been issued.
 

Ad Infinitum to release special acoustic version of debut album on December 4th 2020

Symphonic metal alliance Ad Infinitum have reimagined their spellbinding debut album, “Chapter I: Monarchy”, with “Chapter I Revisited” – a very special acoustic version of their first full-length, to be digitally released on December 4th, 2020, via Napalm Records!