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Unveil New Details About Upcoming Album! A Decade of Delain – Live At Paradiso’ Now Available For Pre-order!

A Decade of Delain – Live At Paradiso’ Now Available For Pre-order!

Over the last year DELAIN have been celebrating their ten year anniversary – from the release of their fifth full-length Moonbathers and an anniversary edition of their debut album Lucidity to extensive headline tours across Europe and North America to gracing some of the world’s biggest festival stages – the band is set to cap it off with the release of their first ever live DVD/Blu-Ray package coming out on October 27, 2017 on Napalm Records! Continue reading Unveil New Details About Upcoming Album! A Decade of Delain – Live At Paradiso’ Now Available For Pre-order!

Anna Linnemann from Oknos on Women of Metal 8/5/2017

Oknos (July 2017)

Anneke van Giersbergen’s new band VUUR unveil details of their debut album

VUUR, the new band featuring renowned Dutch vocalist Anneke Van Giersbergen, will release its debut album, “In This Moment We Are Free – Cities”, on October 20 via InsideOut Music. The disc was produced by Joost Van Den Broek, who was also involved in the writing process. Others co-writing partners are Mark Holcomb (PERIPHERY), Esa Holopainen(AMORPHIS), Daniel Cardoso (ANATHEMA), and both of VUUR‘s guitar players wrote a song as well. Continue reading Anneke van Giersbergen’s new band VUUR unveil details of their debut album

Exit Eden Release Third Music Video For “Incomplete”! Debut Album Out On Friday, August 11th in North America

EXIT EDEN is the new Symphonic Metal All-star Band featuring charismatic singers Amanda Somerville, Clémentine Delauney, Marina La Torraca and Anna Brunner. Despite their diversity, these 4 singers blend together personally as superbly as they do vocally and this constellation creates extraordinary and powerful ideas. The highly anticipated debut album “Rhapsodies in Black” will be released next Friday, August 11th via Napalm Records in North America (worldwide, with Germany/Switzerland/Austria via Starwatch). Continue reading Exit Eden Release Third Music Video For “Incomplete”! Debut Album Out On Friday, August 11th in North America

LACUNA COIL To Release ‘Nothing Stands In Our Way’ Official Illustrated History

Italian heavy rockers LACUNA COIL are working on their first-ever book, titled “Nothing Stands In Our Way”, to be published around the world early in 2018.

“Nothing Stands In Our Way” is described as “the full twenty-year story of the Italian gothfathers as told by the band in their own words. Illustrated throughout with rare and candid photographs, memorabilia and personal artefacts, it will see founding members Andrea FerroMarco Coti Zelati and Cristina Scabbia sifting through the birth, growth and full flowering of the band to tell twenty years of LACUNA COIL.

“Nothing Stands In Our Way” will be available around the world in two editions, the Classic and the limited-run Signature set. So register your interest now to be sure of getting a copy, and for the chance to have your name printed in the book.

Says LACUNA COIL singer Cristina Scabbia: “I’m so excited to share what the last twenty years of my life were made of! It has been an awesome journey so far and so much happened ,it was almost impossible to remember it all!! You all know a lot about us, but there is SO much more we never said and showed before. Now the time is right to do it. Our backstages and living rooms will open up for you all… you’re welcome, coilers, come in and get comfortable… Once upon a time…”

Ferro recently told the Impact metal channel that LACUNA COIL fans will have to wait at least a couple of years for the follow-up to 2016’s “Delirium” album. “Next year’s gonna be twenty years of LACUNA COIL, so first we’re preparing some surprises for next year, and then after that maybe we’ll start working on a new record,” he said. “So I don’t think there will be a new record at least until 2019.”

LACUNA COIL in December released a new song called “Naughty Christmas”. The front cover and font were all created by bassist Marco “Maki” Coti-Zelati.

“Delirium” entered The Billboard 200 chart at position No. 33 with first-week sales of just over 13,000 units — nearly all from pure album sales. The set followed the No. 27-peaking “Broken Crown Halo”, which also opened with around 13,000 copies back in 2014.

SEVEN SPIRES To Release “Solveig” This Friday – Full Album Stream Available Now

“Solveig”: Seven Spires’ potent, debut full-length concept album – the journey of a lost soul through a neo-Victorian underworld ruled by an ancient demon. Despite small glimmers of hope, it is a grim tale with a heavy focus on escapism, death, and decadence. With distinct attention to melancholic power metal, melodic death metal, and black metal, these storytellers fuse sounds from across the spectrum of metal with their great love for Romantic composers and film scores.  The album is set for release on Friday, but before it is, the band has given you a chance to hear the album in its entirety.  Listen to it HERE.

Seven Spires carved their place in the metal world somewhere between Kamelot and Dimmu Borgir whilst all individually honing their craft at Berklee College of Music. “The human soul is a complex, multifaceted nebula of memories, intentions, and dreams,” says vocalist Adrienne Cowan, “And in order to fully express this in a story-driven album, I think it is so important to use every musical tool available to us. You can expect everything from regal black metal, bittersweet power metal during brighter moments in the story, and even a little doom metal in the darkest depths.”

Following the release of “Solveig”, Seven Spires plan to venture across North America through 2017. After witnessing firsthand the devotion of the European metal scene during a torrential downpour in the misty mountains of Slovenia, their headlining set at MetalDays ’17 proved that 2018 holds another voyage across the Atlantic for these metal storytellers.

Pre-order the album on iTunes and Amazon.

The “Solveig” track listing reads as follows:

  1. The Siren
  2. Encounter
  3. The Siren (Reprise)
  4. The Cabaret of Dreams
  5. Choices
  6. Closure
  7. 100 Days
  8. Stay
  9. The Paradox
  10. Serenity
  11. Depths
  12. Distant Lights
  13. Burn
  14. Ashes
  15. 15. Reflections

XANDRIA Announces Second Leg of North American Tour & Unveil New Lyric Video “Queen Of Hearts Reborn”!

Napalm Records recording artists Xandria are set to return to the road this fall in North America alongside label-mates Kobra and the Lotus.  Also coming along for the ride is September Mourning.  The tour is set to kick off September 29th in Buffalo, NY and will run through October 21st in Atlanta, GA.  A complete list of dates can be found below. But not enough of good news! Continue reading XANDRIA Announces Second Leg of North American Tour & Unveil New Lyric Video “Queen Of Hearts Reborn”!