melodic metal

Lords Of Black to release new studio album “Alchemy of Souls, Pt. I” on November 6th 2020

Spanish metallers Lords Of Black have announced their new album “Alchemy of Souls, Pt. I” will be released on November 6th, 2020, via Frontiers Music Srl.

Today, fans can get their first taste of music from the album with the powerful new single, “Dying to Live Again”. Watch the music video below.

Nightwish reschedule 2020 European Headlining Tour to May 2021

Finnish sextet Nightwish recently released their ninth studio album “Human. :II: Nature.” - it conquered the charts worldwide, including landing a #1 in their home country of Finland as well as Germany, and #2 in Canada, Austria, Hungary and Switzerland.

Today, the band announce that they’ve had to postpone their European tour that was originally scheduled for November and December 2020, until May 2021.

Voyager announces online show on October 11th 2020

Australia’s premiere progressive metal act Voyager have announced an online show, inspired by the legislation that was passed in Australia that is preventing them from touring their latest album, “Colours in the Sun”.

Fans can tune in to the online show where Voyager will perform from their hometown Perth, Western Australia, on Sunday October 11th, 2020. 

Time:
9pm Melbourne / 7pm Perth / 4pm Russia / 1pm Central Europe /12pm UK / 7am New York /4am Los Angeles

Doro to release “Magic Diamonds - Best of Rock, Ballads & Rare Treasures” on November 13th 2020

On November 13th, 2020, Metal Queen Doro proves once again that she literally gives her all when she cares about something. On this November Doro’s own label, Rare Diamonds Productions, will release her long awaited best of album “Magic Diamonds - Best of Rock, Ballads & Rare Treasures”.

Beast In Black announces November & December 2021 European Headlining Tour

Having released two sensational records through Nuclear Blast Records, international Heavy Metal group Beast In Black have played numerous thrilling shows, including a run of mostly sold out international headline tours in Europe, Russia and Japan, supporting Gloryhammer in the UK and festival appearances around the world (Sweden Rock, Graspop, Summer Breeze, Heavy Montréal etc.).
 

Diamond Head to release 40th Anniversary re-recording of “Lightning to the Nations” on November 20th 2020

Vital, venerated, and vintage, when Diamond Head first released “Lightning to the Nations” forty years ago in 1980, few could have predicted the importance it would carry - and establish - with regards to heavy metal's new wave and sound. Stacked and packed with riffs, “Lightning to the Nations” would be one of the prime catalysts for a movement known as the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM).

Amahiru to release self-titled debut album on November 27th 2020

Amahiru arose from Frédéric Leclercq’s and Saki’s friendship. Having gotten to know each other in 2015 when Mary’s Blood opened for Dragonforce in Hong Kong, they immediately hit it off, both personally and musically.

After exchanging many ideas over the years, Frédéric finally travelled to Japan in March 2019 to finalise what soon became their debut album. Combining traditional metal with melodic and oriental-infused elements, Amahiru’s self-titled debut will be released on November 27th, 2020, via earMusic.

Artillery to release “The Last Journey” single as tribute to Morten Stützer on October 16th 2020

On October 16th, 2020, Artillery will release the new song “The Last Journey” - featuring former singers Flemming Rønsdorf and Søren Adamsen - digitally and on vinyl via Metal Blade Records. The B-side features “Trapped Under Ice”, a cover by Metallica.

“The Last Journey” is dedicated to the memory of former Artillery guitarist Morten Stützer, who passed away in October 2019.