ALESTORM – New Album “Seventh Rum of a Seventh Rum” Out Now!

Superb swashbucklers set sail with their seventh set of seafaring songs! Oh wow! It's time to put on your pirate hat and inflate your rubber ducks, because the world-famous Pirate Metal Drinking Crew ALESTORM, have just set sail on a new voyage with their seventh studio album, Seventh Rum of a Seventh Rum! Produced once again by their long-time..

POWERWOLF releases official live video for “Glabenskraft”, cut from ‘The Monumental Mass – A Cinematic Metal Event’

Photo: Christian Ripkens One of only three songs with German lyrics in POWERWOLF's discography is Glaubenskraft. Celebrating its "live" premiere via the cinematic streaming event THE MONUMENTAL MASS - A CINEMATIC METAL EVENT, the song proves to be a real highlight in the live set of the band, ready to be unleashed to the masses at one of POWERWOLF's..

SCHANDMAUL Releases New Single “Das Gerücht” + Official Music Video

photo credit: Heilemania SCHANDMAUL, leaders of German medieval folk rock, unveil a genius offering of storytelling and medieval instrumentation spliced with modern influences on their uplifting new single, Das Gerücht (eng.: the rumor), in which sounds of long forgotten times meet the modern world. Even though technology and many other things have changed over the last few..

Crematory – Inglorious Darkness (Napalm Records)

Celebrating their 31st year together as a band, German gothic metal institution Crematory are back with their 16th studio album, coming out tomorrow via Napalm Records. Back in 2020, I was far from impressed with their latest release Unbroken, so this time, understandably, my expectations are moderate for Inglorious Darkness. One of the setbacks of..

SCHANDMAUL Releases New Single “Niamh” + Official Music Video, New Album, Knüppel aus dem Sack, out June 10, 2022 via Napalm Records!

photo credit: Heilemania German medieval folk rock greats SCHANDMAUL will release their upcoming 11th full-length, Knüppel aus dem Sack, out June 10, 2022 via Napalm Records.The adventurous new offering once again demonstrates the unit's inimitable talent as songwriters and storytellers and invites everyone to enter a thrilling and captivating world of sound. Today, the third single and album..

Silent Skies – Nectar (Napalm Records)

We now come to the second album by Silent Skies, the most exciting collaboration between Tom S. Englund, vocalist with the Swedish progressive metal masters Evergrey, and the pianist and multi-instrumentalist Vikram Shankar. It is only two years since Satellites virtually turned the world on its head as you would have thought that such a..

Visions Of Atlantis – Pirates (Napalm Records)

It has not been an easy ride for Austrian symphonic metal band Visions Of Atlantis. Formed in 2000, the band has suffered inconsistency in their recorded output which has not been helped by the considerable line-up changes over the years. The band’s first five albums between 2002 and 2013 had no less than four lead..

LORD OF THE LOST Reveals New Cover of Lady Gaga’s “Judas”, Cut from Upcoming EP out May 6, 2022

photo credit: VDPictures / Jan Season German genre-fusing visionaries LORD OF THE LOST return in 2022 with a new EP, The Heartbeat of The Devil! Out May 6, 2022 via Napalm Records, the EP not only features two versions of its title track, which was first released on the band's most recent full-length – the conceptual masterpiece JUDAS – but three cover..

POWERWOLF to Release “The Monumental Mass – A Cinematic Metal Event” On Physical Formats on July 8 via Napalm Records

Photo: Christian Ripkens A cinematic live event of blockbuster dimensions! At the end of 2021, POWERWOLF – the most successful German metal band to date – fascinated with a streaming event of unprecedented dimensions. Those who thought they had seen everything in the live sector were instantly proven wrong with unmatched audio production and visuals that can..