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Stryper to release new studio album “Even the Devil Believes” on September 4th 2020

Once again proving their lasting durability, iconic rock band Stryper returns on September 4th with their 13th studio album, “Stryper”, via Frontiers Music srl.

Earlier today, the band announced the album’s first single, “Blood From Above”. Watch the official lyric video below.

Filled with the band’s signature riffs, harmony-laden melodies and positive themes, the 11-track project is Stryper’s first studio album with Perry Richardson (Firehouse) on bass and background vocals.

Nergard releases cover of “Under Fire” as a tribute to late singer Tony Mills

Norwegian all-star melodic metal act Nergard is taking a break from recording the upcoming third album to pay tribute to the late Tony Mills (Shy, TNT). Mills, who sadly passed away on September 18, 2019, after battling cancer, was a legend in the melodic rock scene.

Witche’s Brew announces new album “Chronicles of Electric Sorcery” - due out in September 2020

In September 2020 Witche’s Brew are gonna unleash their 4th album “Chronicles of Electric Sorcery”, via Universal Music Italia.

Recently the dedicated rockers released a music video for the album track “Find a Way”. Watch the video below.

The new, all around sovereignly presented compositions reveal truly outstanding, great potential, and it is by no means a coincidence that the production of the record also strongly reminds of the glorious 80s.

Dygitals sign with Golden Core Records and announce new album “God Save the King”

French traditional Heavy Metal band, Dygitals, have signed with German label Golden Core Records a division of ZYX Music for the release of their new album “God Save the King” later this year.

It’s a treat for every metal- and hard rock fan with strong songs and powerful, yet natural sounding production.

Doro hosts first metal drive-in show in Germany

The undisputed queen of metal Doro hosted the first metal drive-in show last week! Hundreds of her fans celebrated her famous hits including “Für Immer”, “Love Me in Black” and “All for Metal”.

During the “All We Are” encore, she climbed down from the stage and sang for fans at their cars whilst they flashed their lights and honked their horns.

W.A.S.P. cancel their “1984 To Headless” Tour due to Covid-19 pandemic

Sadly the upcoming W.A.S.P. “1984 To Headless” tour is cancelled due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Read the official statement from the band below. Refunds will be available from point of purchase. Stay tuned for some exciting new W.A.S.P. announcements soon!

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Airforce to release new studio album “Strike Hard” on September 4th 2020

UK old-school rockers Airforce have joined forces with Pitch Black Records for the release of the band’s new album, their second full-length since reforming in 2016.

The new Airforce studio album “Strike Hard” is set for release on September 4th, 2020, on CD and Digital.

Airforce stem originally from the NWOBHM era back in the 80’s with the band’s style best described as Old School Metal at its best, full of hooks, riffs and soaring melodies!

Doro to release new single “Brickwall” on June 26th 2020

One and a half years after the release of her extremely successful double album “Forever Warriors, Forever United”, metal queen Doro Pesch has already started working on material for a new album.

“Since February, I've been back in the studio in the USA. There are some pretty awesome things happening in these writing sessions”, Doro reveals.

Mind Of Fury announces special full live stream show on June 13th 2020

Even with the inability to play live in a venue, Heavy Metal has a deep need to break the lockdown chains and be heard, felt and witnessed as it monstrous shape lifts its head.

The Floridian Heavy Metallers, Mind Of Fury, will be hosting a special full live stream show this coming Saturday, June 13th, 2020. The show will be streamed via Radical Online Radio & RFL Records in the following timetables:

5pm EST (Eastern Time – EST / EDT)
2pm PST (Pacific Time – PST / PDT)
10pm UK Time