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Powerwolf announces October 2021 “Wolfsnächte” European Tour

Currently being hard at work on the successor of their 2018 No. 1 hit album, “The Sacrament of Sin”, heavy metal’s finest, Powerwolf, have now announced the tour dates for their 2021 “Wolfsnächte” European tour in support of their as of yet untitled upcoming album due in summer 2021.

The tour will lead the band through Germany, Spain, France, the UK, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Czech Republic, Hungary and Austria, kicking off on October 1 in Stuttgart, Germany at the renowned Schleyerhalle. 

Armored Saint virtual record release show from Whisky A Go Go 2020

Armored Saint were at the Whisky A Go Go in Hollywood, CA, and performed a full set, including 4 new songs from the new album “Punching the Sky”. It was great to hear how clean the live show was throughout the stream. The band was punctual, and tight as hell, which you would expect from these metal heavyweights.
 

Arrayan Path to release new studio album “The Marble Gates to Apeiron” on November 27th 2020

The Epic Power Metal force that is Arrayan Path returns with the band’s 8th full-length, a follow-up to 2018’s double-disc album “Archegonoi”.
 
Titled “The Marble Gates to Apeiron”, the new album is due to be released on November 27th, 2020, on CD and Digital.
 

Blind Guardian to release special 25th anniversary edition of “Imaginations from the Other Side” on December 11th 2020

Today, German power metal masters Blind Guardian kick off the pre-order for a special 25th anniversary edition of their “Imaginations from the Other Side” album, due to be released on December 11th, 2020. This edition will contain live recordings and other special versions of the Blind Guardian classics featured on the album.

Bloodstock confirms ten more bands for 2021

While everyone is adjusting to uncertain times right now and finding the best way forward, Bloodstock is choosing to remain positive and keen to be reunited with the best metal community next summer. With that in mind, Bloodstock is pleased to reveal five more bands joining the Sophie Lancaster stage line-up next August, and another five bands re-confirmed from 2020 for 2021.

Armored Saint announces live virtual record release show on October 10th 2020

On Saturday, October 10th, 2020, at 1PM PST//4PM EST//10PM CET, Armored Saint will host a live record release show online for their upcoming album, “Punching the Sky” (due out October 23rd, via Metal Blade Records).

Set to take place at the Whisky A Go Go in Hollywood, CA, Armored Saint will be performing a full set, including 4 new songs from “Punching the Sky”.

Armored Saint to release new studio album “Punching the Sky” on October 23rd 2020

On October 23rd, 2020, Armored Saint will release their eighth full-length, “Punching the Sky”, via Metal Blade Records.

For a first preview of the album, a video for the new single, “End of the Attention Span” (directed by Robert Graves), can be viewed below.