symphonic metal

Visions Of Atlantis announces Fall & Winter 2020 European Headlining Tour

After having to postpone their tour this spring due to the current COVID-19 related event bans, the pioneers of symphonic metal are now more than ready to conquer Europe with their upcoming tour this fall 2020.

Visions Of Atlantis continue their everlasting, symphonic journey and announce the new dates for their tour, originally scheduled for April / May. All previously purchased tickets remain valid. 

Dark The Suns to release new single “Suru Raivosi Sydämeni Pimeydessä” on May 21st 2020

Finnish legendary melodic metal band Dark The Suns is back after almost ten years. The band released a teaser for the upcoming single “Suru Raivosi Sydämeni Pimeydessä”, which is set to be released on May 21st, 2020, by Inverse Records.

This is the first single from the upcoming fourth album which is set to be released later in 2020.

Check out the teaser below.

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Dark Sarah to release new studio album “Grim” on July 17th 2020

Finnish cinematic metal icons Dark Sarah have officially signed a worldwide contract with Napalm Records! Over the course of eight years and three epically conceptualized albums, the band has proven their standing in the scene.

As a classically-educated opera singer and experimental performer, Heidi Parviainen (formerly of Amberian Dawn), created her alter ego with Dark Sarah and fascinates listeners with their talent for unique soundscapes in symbiosis with truly magical worlds.

Epica enter studio to record their new album

Dutch symphonic metal giant Epica recently have entered Sandlane Recording Facilities to record their new album and follow-up to the successful “The Holographic Principle”. The band will be recording again together with producer Joost van den Broek (Powerwolf, Ayreon).
 
In the studio, the band is joined by Panda Productions, who will record behind the scene footage of this recording process. The band just launched their first studio vlog on the band’s YouTube channel - check it out below.
 

Nightwish announce “World Land Trust” partnership and reveal official video for new single “Ad Astra”

Recently, Finnish sextet Nightwish release announced their ninth record “Human. :II: Nature.”, that will be released on April 10th, 2020, and will be a double album containing 9 tracks on the main CD and one long track, divided into eight chapters on CD 2.

Beyond The Black to release new studio album “Hørizøns” on June 19th 2020

Just in time for international women’s day, symphonic metal outfit Beyond The Black – fronted by the exceptional Jennifer Haben – present their new single “Misery”, off of their upcoming album “Hørizøns”, to be released on June 19th, 2020, via Napalm Records.

Victoria K to release debut album “Essentia” on April 24th 2020

Australia’s Victoria K is sharing their new video “Forsaken”, featuring Sheri Vengeance in support of the forthcoming debut album “Essentia” due out on April 24th, 2020, via Rockshots Records.

The full length was produced by Lee Bradshaw and features special guest Michalina Malisz (Eluveitie).

Crimson Shadows to release new digital EP “The Resurrection” on March 13th 2020

Canadian melodic power/death metal quintet Crimson Shadows have returned with their powerful new digital EP, “The Resurrection”, set for release on March 13th, 2020, via Napalm Records.

The EP features a reimagining of the band’s 2007 track, “Betrayed by thy King”, as well as blistering covers of Stratovarius’ “Against the Wind” and Dragonforce’s “Blackfire”.