orchestral metal

Rhapsody Of Fire to release new studio album “Glory For Salvation” on November 26th 2021

After symphonic power metal force Rhapsody Of Fire just recently released their brand new EP, “I’ll Be Your Hero” — an appetizing precursor for a new full length to follow – now the Italian band has finally shared a first song from their upcoming, 13th studio album. “Glory For Salvation”, which is slated for a release on November 26th, 2021, through AFM Records, will be the second part of an enthralling trilogy.

Visions Of Atlantis announce new European Tour Dates for December 2021

Visions Of Atlantis fans now have a reason to look forward to the end of this year, even as it is only beginning! The band embark on yet another journey to remember and are more than ready to conquer Europe with five new live dates in December 2021 for the second part of their tour! After the current COVID-19 related event bans, these pioneers of symphonic metal will finally continue their everlasting introspective journey and invite you to join the depths of their unique universe!
 

Nightwish reschedule “An Evening with Nightwish in a Virtual World” for late May 2021

The interactive concert experiences titled “An Evening with Nightwish in a Virtual World”, that will kick off their Human. :II: Nature. World Tour have been rescheduled from March to May due to changes in the band’s touring schedule. The new dates are Friday May 28th and Saturday May 29th, 2021.

• Tickets purchased for the original dates are automatically valid for the new dates, or can be returned by March 12th 2021. More details further below.

Nightwish reschedule May 2021 European Headlining Tour to November & December 2021

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Nightwish have announced some rescheduled tour dates for late 2021. Previously purchased tickets will remain valid for all rescheduled dates.

The band will present their current studio album “Human. :II: Nature.” and maintain their reputation as one of the best live bands in heavy music. Being known for unique stage designs and pyro effects, the Finnish symphonic metal heroes promise to take their audience on a spectacular audiovisual journey - once again.

Royal Hunt

Hi André… always a pleasure to have you on Grande Rock. Once again you did an excellent job on the new album “Dystopia”!
 
A: Thank you very much. Nice talking to you again and thank you for appreciating the work we did on “Dystopia”.
 
 

Royal Hunt - Dystopia

Royal Hunt are back with a new release, almost two years after “Cast in Stone”. The line-up has remained the same and the album features some significant guest appearances such as: Mats Leven (ex-Candlemass, TSO, Skyblood) on “The Art of Dying” & “Snake Eyes”, Mark Boals (Y.J.

Nightwish announces live streaming shows on March 12th and March 13th 2021

Nightwish, one of the world’s leading symphonic metal bands and Finland’s most successful music export – sets the stage for an exquisite interactive experience in March 2021.

In “An Evening with Nightwish in a Virtual World”, the band will perform at The Islanders Arms, a tavern built in virtual reality. The event takes place on two nights, Friday March 12th and Saturday March 13th, 2021.
 

Souls Of Diotima to release new studio album “Janas” on January 29th 2021

Italian female fronted metal band Souls Of Diotima will release their fourth studio album, titled “Janas”, on January 29th, 2021, via Diotima Records/Rockshots Records.
 
Today the four-piece band unveils the lyric video for the first single “The Black Mask”. Watch the video below.