After the bad ass rockin’ “The Cabaret Of Dreams”, the power metal hymn “Stay” and the blackish “The Paradox”, US theatrical metal outfit SEVEN SPIRES Continue reading Theatrical Metallers SEVEN SPIRES Show Off Their Melo-Death Face With “Serenity”
The freshest new name in punk-influenced rock, BARB WIRE DOLLS, released their electrifying new album, Rub My Mind, July 7, 2017 via Motörhead Music. Continue reading BARB WIRE DOLLS Share Powerful Message of Self-Love in New Track “If I Fall”
Anneke van Giersbergen’s VUUR are pleased to announce the release of their debut album ‘In This Moment We Are Free – Cities’ for the October 20th, 2017 worldwide through InsideOutMusic. Each track on the new album is named after a city that made an impression on Anneke while touring the world, and to celebrate the release they have launched a contest where fans can guess each of the locations featured on the album, and win exclusive and rare merchandise. Continue reading Anneke van Giersbergen’s VUUR launch album contest; further live dates announced
With their latest masterpiece, Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA set new standards. 2016’s “The Holographic Principle” is the most epochal, multi-layered, courageous and successful record of the band, reaching top 10 chart position entries in the German, Dutch and Swiss album charts. Accordingly, all the tracks written for the Continue reading EPICA To Release ‘The Solace System’ EP In September
We are off to a very late start with everyone concentrating on The Metal Madness Marathon for The Sophie Lancaster Foundation and all that involved that (not that this is a bad thing) But below are the 6 candidates for July 2017. Voting will be open until July 7, 2017 11:59 pm. You may vote once daily for your favorite(s)
They are in no particular order Continue reading Women of Metal July 2017 Band of the Month Candidates
With its new theatrical piece “Solveig”, the female-fronted American band Seven Spires is about to pull off a major coup in the ever-growing symphonic metal scene. This debut album, which is to be released worldwide on August 4th, 2017 via SAOL, indeed succeeds in establishing as of now the four-piece orchestra as an essential figure of tomorrow’s extreme soundscape. The first video from the album for the song “The Cabaret of Dreams” can be viewed below. Continue reading Seven Spires To Release “Solveig” August 4th via SAOL Go Fund Me Campaign Under Way Now!
Our Friends at WormHoleDeath are proud to announce that italian alternative metal combo Lightyears have signed with Wormholedeath for the worldwide release of their EP “Erase”. Continue reading Lightyears (Italy) Sign with Wormholedeath and Present Their Official Music Video “Show Me”!
Emily Strigl of the “Talking Metal” podcast conducted an interview with VIXEN guitarist Britt Lightning and bassist Share Ross prior to the band’s April 29 performance at the M3 Rock Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). Continue reading VIXEN Bassist Says ‘It Was Really Awkward’ To Reform Without Founding Guitarist JAN KUEHNEMUND
Napalm Records artists Arkona and Sirenia are ready to kick of their North American tour, tomorrow night in New York, NY at Webster Hall. This tour serves as a special 15th anniversary run for Arkona. The tour is also Sirenia‘s first ever North American tour! A complete list of dates can be found below. Continue reading Arkona and Sirenia To Kick Off North American Tour Today!
Symphonic/Celtic vocalist LEAH – described affectionately by her fans as “the metal Enya” – is recognized in the music world for her work with established heavy metal musicians such as Eric Peterson of Testament and Dragonlord, Timo Somers of Delain, Troy Donockly of Nightwish and many others. With three well-received releases under her belt ( Of Earth & Angels , Otherworld  and Kings & Queens ), LEAH is currently working on her upcoming, currently untitled album featuring many of the players above, in addition to former Delain drummer Sander Zoer and Barend Courbois of Blind Guardian. LEAH‘s music places the listener in a world of fantasy, magic, history and everything in between. Continue reading Symphonic Vocalist LEAH Releases Ethereal Cover of Skyrim Video Game Theme Song “The Dragonborn Comes”