melodic metal

King Diamond launches new video for “Arrival (Live at Graspop)”

On January 25th, 2019, King Diamond will release a new DVD/Blu-ray, “Songs for the Dead Live”, via Metal Blade Records.
 
There is only one King Diamond, and for more than thirty years the great Dane has been dropping classic albums and putting on shows fans remember for the rest of their lives. Perhaps the only downside to having such a formidable catalogue is that there are just too many great songs to fit into a single set.

Scala Mercalli releases music video for new single “Be Strong”

Italian heavy metallers Scala Mercalli have finished mixing their new album “Indipendence” at Alpha Omega Studio’s by Alex Azzali. The album is set to be released on January 25th, 2019.

Today the band unleashes a new video for “Be Strong”, taken from “Indipendence”, watch the video below.

Evil Conspiracy releases music video for new single “Dogs Ov War”

Swedish metalists Evil Conspiracy have released another potent taster from their forthcoming album “Evil Comes”, set for release worldwide via Sliptrick Records on February 19th, 2019.

The song is called “Dogs Ov War” and sounds exactly as it reads, with it’s balls very firmly fixed to the wall. Check out the brand new official video below.

Doro to release new EP “Backstage to Heaven” on March 8th 2019

2018 was an exciting year for Doro, having released her very successful debut double album “Forever Warriors, Forever United” on top of completing the first leg of her world tour, which included some killer performances in the UK - at Bloodstock Festival straight after Judas Priest plus some hugely popular shows with Saxon.

Manowar announces new guitarist E.V. Martel for The Final Battle World Tour 2019

E.V. Martel will be the guitarist on Manowar’s upcoming Final Battle World Tour 2019.

A musician since the age of 8 and devoted Manowar fan, E.V. lives the life of true metal and the music of Manowar. He has performed for years in the only official Manowar tribute band in the world. E.V. is proud to know every Manowar song ever recorded, and his style is a mix of all previous Manowar guitarists combined with his own metallic burning.

Wind Rose sign with Napalm Records

After their successful album “Stonehymn”, appearances at major festivals as Bloodstock Open Air and successful tours with bands like Finntroll, Wintersun, Ensiferum and Eluveitie, Wind Rose are now ready to continue their journey through mountains, ice and snow! Napalm Records is proud to be part of this journey from now on!

Wind Rose recently returned to their subterranean caverns to record a new studio album. There is a lot to expect for 2019. A dwarf doesn’t write songs. He smiths them against the anvil!

Holter - Vlad the Impaler

Holter is the project that initially was known as “Dracula: Swing of Death” an album that saw a collaboration between a couple of ex-members of Norwegian glam merchants Wig Wam (whose bassist however has always also held membership in Artch – so they’re also versed in pure heavy metal as well) with the celebrated Jorn Lande.

Hammerfall announces new studio album “Dominion” - due out in August 2019

Swedish Heavy Metal legends Hammerfall unveil a very special Christmas surprise for their fans!

Some very first details of their highly anticipated upcoming studio album have been released by Joacim Cans and Oscar Dronjak. Don’t miss out on the news below.

So to start the new year right Hammerfall will hit the recording studio starting January 7th 2019.

Fans can expect the new masterpiece entitled “Dominion” on August 16th, 2019!