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Within Temptation and Evanescence postpone European & UK Tour to Spring 2022

Due to the ongoing restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the uncertainty that local authorities will be able to provide a safe environment in which their European fans can thoroughly enjoy shows by September of this year, Evanescence and Within Temptation have unfortunately had to make the decision to push back their highly anticipated co-headline ‘Worlds Collide’ Tour to Spring 2022.

Tragedy to release new “best of” compilation album “Disco Balls to the Wall” on July 30th 2021

Prepare your air guitars and get the party started with the hottest metal tribute to The Bee Gees and beyond: Tragedy! The New York based cover song reinventors are set to release a “best of” collection chock full of remastered favorites, “Disco Balls to the Wall”, on July 30th, 2021, via Napalm Records.

Kissin’ Dynamite signs worldwide deal with Napalm Records

Napalm Records is proud to announce the signing of one of Germany’s standout rock acts, Kissin’ Dynamite!
 
Founded in 2007 as a school band, the Swabian powerhouse acclaimed their status as one of the best live acts out there at more than 600 shows around the world, while sharing the stage with acts such as Powerwolf, Steel Panther and U.D.O.  
 

Temperance to release new acoustic EP “Melodies of Green and Blue” on February 19th 2021

Maestros of modern melodic/symphonic metal Temperance are back one year after the release of their vibrant album, “Viridian”, with an acoustic gift to their fans! After many years of band history and tours with genre giants like Nightwish, Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody, and Tarja, Temperance will release their acoustic EP, “Melodies of Green and Blue”, on February 19th, 2021 – including two brand new songs, “Evelyn” and “Paint the World”.

Wig Wam to release new studio album “Never Say Die” on January 22nd 2021

Norway’s Wig Wam are reunited and back in the ring with an exciting new album, aptly titled “Never Say Die”. The new record showcases all the elements that helped the band develop the monster reputation they are known for: driving energy, unstoppable force, and never ending fun! Due out on January 22nd, 2021, on Frontiers Music Srl.

Wathc the video for the new single “Kilimanjaro” below.

Metalite to release new studio album “A Virtual World” on March 26th 2021

The update for modern Power and Melodic Metal will be coming sooner than expected – with a new album called “A Virtual World” to be released on March 26th, 2021, the Swedish Power Metal quintet Metalite returns to the metal dancefloor.

It’s barely even a year and a half since they returned with their new singer Erica Ohlsson – who brought in a massive amount of energy and musicianship to increase the impact for the new heroes of Modern Metal - trendsetting, epic and of the highest quality.

Dead Girls Academy announce May 2021 UK & European Headlining Tour

Hot on the heels of their latest album release, “Doves in Glass Houses”, Las Vegas rockers Dead Girls Academy are anxious to deliver the goods to the live stage next year with the “Doves In Glass Houses Tour,” kicking off May 21st in Birmingham, England. Special guests include Ovtlier, Paul Bartolome and The Edge Of Reason.

Lizzy Borden to release “Best of Lizzy Borden, Vol. 2” on November 13th 2020

After releasing “My Midnight Things” (his fifth Top 200 Billboard release) to critical acclaim in 2018, Lizzy Borden has been touring in support of it, joining the likes of Demons & Wizards and Týr on the road in North America last year, plus performing at stages around the world. Now, Lizzy Borden has announced a new greatest hits collection for fans: “Best of Lizzy Borden, Vol. 2”.