Traditional 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.

Illusory signs with Rockshots Records and announces new album “Crimson Wreath”

Rockshots Records is proud to announce their latest signing of Greece’s Illusory for their third full length “Crimson Wreath” planned for release in May 2021. Having opened for such legendary acts Blue Oyster Cult, Warrel Dane, Geoff Tate, and Gus G, the heavy metallers new album is the next step in their widely praised evolution to follow 2016’s “Polysllabic” (7hard/7us) and 2013’s “The Ivory Tower” (The Leaders Records).

Enforcer to release new live album “Live By Fire II” on March 19th 2021

Swedish heavy metal band Enforcer are proud to present their second live album, “Live By Fire II”, which will be released through Nuclear Blast Records on March 19th, 2021. 

Today, the band have released a live video for the first single “From Beyond”. Watch the live video below.

Trial to release new EP “Sisters of the Moon” on January 29th 2021

On January 29th, 2021, Trial will release a new 2-track EP, “Sisters of the Moon”, via Metal Blade Records.

For a preview of “Sisters of the Moon”, a video teaser can be viewed below

Pre-order the EP as a 7", here, in the following versions:

• black vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 222 copies)
• gold vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 111 copies)

Wolftooth signs worldwide deal with Napalm Records and announces new album “Valhalla”

After hustling in the underground scene for the better part of three years, Richmond, Indiana-based metal outfit Wolftooth snagged the attention of Napalm Records with their multifaceted blend of classic NWOBHM and doom influences lifted by heavy stoner rock riffage.

Closing out a bleak year with something very bright, the band is pleased to announce that they’ve signed worldwide contract with the premier rock and metal label!