heavy metal

Powerwolf live in Athens 2019

The long queue of people waiting outside going around the corner could only mean too things, ie that actually lots of people had turned up and that the doors had not opened at the appointed time and it was probably a bit of both. Gloryhammer, who were the support band, had been late to arrive, as they had their own traveling arrangements and as such their soundcheck was delayed.

Kvelertak to release new studio album “Splid” on February 14th 2020

Rise Records is pleased to announce the signing of Norwegian band Kvelertak. The band will release their long awaited, fourth studio album “Splid”, on February 14th, 2020.

The record will be the first from Kvelertak since 2016’s “Nattesferd” and is their first album featuring new singer, Ivar Nikolaisen, who joined the group in 2018.

The band has just shared brand new song “Bråtebrann”. Listen to the new track below.

Annihilator release music video for new single “Psycho Ward”

Canadian heavy metal/thrash legends Annihilator are pleased to unveil the official video for “Psycho Ward”.

The thought-provoking track centered on domestic violence, comes by way of the band’s seventeenth studio album, “Ballistic, Sadistic”, set for release on January 24th, 2020, via Silver Lining Music.
 

Bloodstock reveal Sophie Lancaster stage headliners and more

Bloodstock is delighted to share that New Delhi’s Bloodywood will headline the Sophie Lancaster stage on Friday, in a UK festival exclusive. Blending Indian folk instruments and heavy metal, this is sure to be a unique set you won’t want to miss! Check out their most recent single (closing on 1.4 million views), “Machi Bhasad (Expect a Riot)” here.

Marko Hietala to release debut solo album “Pyre of the Black Heart” on January 24th 2020

Today, Finnish singer/ bassist Marko Hietala announces his signing with Nuclear Blast for his upcoming solo album “Pyre of the Black Heart”, that is set to be released on January 24th, 2020.

Hietala himself describes the style of the upcoming release as “hard prog”, but to give his fans a first impression of what the new album is going to be like, he also reveals the first single and video “Stones”.

Victorius release lyric video for new single “Shuriken Showdown”

Mighty Shinobi – Sharpen your Laser Katana and enter the cosmic commando base with Victorius’ brand new single “Shuriken Showdown” along with an official lyric video. Named after the well-known ninja game “Shuriken Showdown”, the intergalactic warriors continue with another chapter of their epic saga.

Mystic Prophecy release music video for first single “Metal Division”

Mystic Prophecy have released their first official video and single for the song “Metal Division”.
 
The track is taken from the band’s upcoming album “Metal Division”, out on January 10th, 2020, and can be viewed below.

“Metal Division” will be released through ROAR! Rock of Angels Records, physically and digitally worldwide on January 10th, 2020.