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Iron Maiden announces rescheduled European tour dates for Summer 2021

Iron Maiden have announced new rescheduled tour dates for Summer 2021.

Read the band’s official statement below:

“I hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and well, wherever you may be, and my continued thanks to you all for bearing with us so patiently.

Due to the continuing health issues Worldwide around Covid-19 we regretfully inform you that Iron Maiden will now not be playing any concerts until June 2021.

Black Sun to release new EP “Silent Enemy” on September 4th 2020

Well known in their home country of Ecuador and South America for supporting bands like Judas Priest, Kreator, Firewind (Immortals Tour 2018), Edguy, UDO, and more, heavy metal trio Black Sun will be releasing their new EP “Silent Enemy” on September 4th, 2020, via Rockshots Records. The EP follows the band's three previous albums “The Pupetteer” (2017), “Dance of Elders” (2010), and “Tyrant From a Foreign Land” (2015).

Dokken to release new album “The Lost Songs: 1978-1981” on August 28th 2020

It wasn’t always multi-platinum sales and stadium gigs for Dokken. There was a first-phase and there were early days, and it is those bold first steps to stardom which are celebrated comprehensively on Dokken’s “The Lost Songs: 1978-1981” album, out on August 28th, 2020, through Silver Lining Music.  
 

Supreme Unbeing signs with EMP Label Group and announces debut album “Enter Reality”

Supreme Unbeing is a mysterious rock/metal band led by vocalist/prophet Zac Red, who acts as the physical form of our collective consciousness, the ambient quantum entanglement of our most personal thoughts. After observing the world for some 30 years, he has assembled his fellow prophets D. Vine, Unknown and Al Mytee to shed some light over our present existence through the medium of heavy riffs, astounding solos, and philosophically intriguing lyrics.
 

Valkyrie to release new studio album “Fear” on July 24th 2020

Valkyrie return with their anthemic, riff-driven new album, “Fear”, on July 24th, 2020, via Relapse Records.

The Virginia-based heavy rockers first new album in five years, “Fear” finds Valkyrie sounding more progressive and diverse than ever before. Listen to the first single, “Feeling so Low”, below.

Burning Witches announce live acoustic studio jam on May 29th 2020

The witches still gather, even in times like these - and even without the possibility of enjoying “real” concerts. Burning Witches are taking the concert experience, like many other bands right now, to the next level. This Friday May 29th, the Swiss heavy metal heroines invite you to their “Corona Live Acoustic Jam from the Studio”.

Sonata Arctica announce acoustic live stream shows on May 30th 2020

Finnish power metal band Sonata Arctica will be performing an acoustic concert, titled “Acoustic Adventures 2020”, set to take place via live stream. This will be the only chance to experience the band’s acoustic show in 2020.

They will be playing two shows; the first one aimed for the fans in the Americas, the second one for audiences in Europe and the UK. Access to video will be possible for up to 48 hours after live stream, with a purchased ticket.

Majestica announces live stream on Saturday May 16th 2020

Last year, Swedish symphonic power metallers Majestica, formerly known as Reinxeed, unleashed their debut album “Above the Sky”, via Nuclear Blast.

Now, since their spring tour has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the band have decided to do a live stream on Saturday May 16th, streamed via their Facebook page.

You can find the stream here.

Bassist Chris David comments: 

Black Sun signs with Rockshots Records and announces new EP “Still Alive”

Well known in their home country of Ecuador and South America for supporting bands like Judas Priest, Kreator, Firewind (Immortals Tour 2018), Edguy, UDO, and more. Rockshots Records is proud to announce their latest signing of heavy metal trio Black Sun for the release of their new EP “Silent Enemy” due out in Summer 2020. The EP follows the band’s three previous albums “The Pupetteer” (2017), “Dance of Elders” (2010), and “Tyrant from a Foreign Land” (2015).