I think it's a pretty safe statement to make that you know exactly what you are going to get from those Swedish power metal behemoths Bloodbound! Just like Italy's Rhapsody Of Fire, Bloodbound is a band of epic and gargantuan proportions that bludgeons with the power of a sledgehammer to the brain and always delight..
September 1, 2023 sees hard rock power metal titans FIREWIND release their epic anniversary live album, titled Still Raging, through AFM Records. Recorded in 2022 at a frenetically-acclaimed hometown show in Thessaloniki, Greece, Still Raging will be available on Blu-Ray and as a 2CD edition, the pre-sale has just recently started. Following a previously-released single, a new live version of Orbitual Sunrise, today, the..
We now come to Pyramaze album number six and, with just a little luck, this could be the record that launches the band to a stratospheric career for that is exactly what they deserve as their exciting and enticing progressive/power metal deserves to be heard throughout the world. The band was formed in Denmark in..
In celebration of their 40th anniversary last year, British thrash metal pioneers ONSLAUGHT reissued their latest three studio albums Sounds Of Violence (2011), VI (2013) and Generation Antichrist (2020) as red 180 gram Vinyl editions in gatefold sleeve and a special anniversary edition of Sounds Of Violence as a 2-CD digipak including a bonus CD. A brand..
Following their critically acclaimed offering, Reforged - Ironbound (released in 2022 via AFM Records), Hamburg-based power metal act Iron Savior announce the release of a brand new studio album! 'Firestar' will be out on October 6, 2023 through AFM, the pre-sale has just started. To shorten your wait for the full-length release, today, Iron Savior have unleashed their blistering album title track. It's immediately evident, Firestar is..
In support of their recent, much-acclaimed reissue Scandinavian Aftermath, the fourth studio album by modern melodic metal act dEMOTIONAL, today, the Swedes are presenting us a brand new video clip for their song and album closing track Everbound! With four albums under their belt, followed by a worldwide record deal with AFM Records, the Hamburg-based powerhouse..
We now come to the eagerly awaited second part of the Reader Of The Runes trilogy which sees the bombastic folk/power metal band very much cement its place as one of the premier hard rock, fantasy, folk metal bands out there. Power metal is a genuinely exciting branch of the music tree and it is..
Swiss hard rockers SHAKRA release new album Invincible on 9th June, out on AFM Records. Flashback: February 2020. The SHAKRA album Mad World is released, and the band is ready for all mischief. And suddenly the world stands still. As if someone had pulled the plug. Just like that. There was a need for a deep breath. But: What..
June 23, 2023 sees Danish prog-and power metal band, PYRAMAZE, unleash their seventh studio album, entitled Bloodlines, through AFM Records. Following previously-released, first album singles, Broken Arrow, Fortress and now PYRAMAZE is premiering a music video for the stunning track Alliance, featuring Melissa Bonny (Ad Infinitum, The Dark Side Of The Moon) on guest vocals. The band comments: “Alliance is Pyramaze’s first collaboration with the ever so..
"Perfect" in time for a hot summer, on July 14, 2023, power metal act WINTERSTORM will release their upcoming, fifth studio album titled "Everfrost" via AFM Records. It's their first offering since 2016. As the "Winter" stands for nordic viking and folk metal, the "Storm" for fast-paced power metal, combined with epic and orchestral metal facettes, WINTERSTORM shines in a new splendor as first..