KATATONIA New Album out now + Music Video for “Opaline”

Photo: Matias Blom The day has come to dive into the most beautiful realms of melancholy, as Swedish grand seigneurs of gloom KATATONIA have finally unveiled their Napalm Records debut and new studio album, Sky Void of Stars. With Sky Void of Stars, KATATONIA has already enthralled critics and fans worldwide - resulting in extensive streaming and video views as well..

Modern Symphonic Metal Icons KAMELOT to Release New Album, ”The Awakening”, on March 17, 2023

Photo: Nat Enemede One of the most innovative and prestigious bands in modern symphonic metal, heavy icons KAMELOT are thrilled to announce the upcoming release of their most introspective, uplifting, vital release to date - their first full-length in five years, 2023's aptly titled The Awakening, out March 17, 2023 via Napalm Records. Having reigned supreme with the..

Metal Masters Delain release third single “Moth To A Flame” + mesmerising music video

Photo: Andrea Falasch In 2022, DELAIN strode boldly forwards, announcing a revitalised line-up and plans for a new studio album, entitled Dark Waters, to be released February 10 via Napalm Records. The album is a sonic rollercoaster ride of catchy tunes with explosive elements, ranging from pop to film score-inspired to blistering, room-shakin' metal, and even includes a..

FEUERSCHWANZ Celebrate the Final Hours of 2022 with “The Final Countdown”, New Covers Album, Todsünden, Out Now

Following the success of their previous #1 charting album, Memento Mori, and countless festivals and shows in 2022, FEUERSCHWANZ thanks their fans with the release of their cover album, Todsünden, via Napalm Records. Giving 16 sinful tracks an impressive makeover, the band paints them in their own characteristic sound of heroic bagpipes, powerful harmonies and melodic violin interludes. As the year..

LORD OF THE LOST Drop New Album, ‘Blood & Glitter’

Photo: VDPictures German genre-fusing visionaries LORD OF THE LOST are ending 2022 with a big surprise - releasing their eighth studio album, Blood & Glitter, virtually overnight on December 30 via Napalm Records. After the great success of their last album, JUDAS (#2 Official German Album Charts), and supporting metal icons Iron Maiden on both their most recent and upcoming tours, the..

INTERVIEW WITH MAPPE BJÖRKMAN OF CANDLEMASS

Last November, doom titans Candlemass returned with Sweet Evil Sun, which is not only among the best releases in the genre this year, but happens to be the second consecutive (and third overall) album with original vocalist Johan Längquist. Was it a difficult task to follow the Grammy-nominated The Door To Doom? We called Long-time..

Katatonia – Sky Void of Stars (Napalm Records)

Meritorious masters of melancholic metal Katatonia continue their legacy of rearranging the order of the heavy music universe, proudly presenting their hauntingly beautiful next studio album, Sky Void of Stars, out January 20, 2023 via Napalm Records. Founded in 1991, Katatonia have continually embraced the dark and the light alike and, living through genre evolutions..

KAMELOT Announces 2023 European Headline Tour, Beginning in March! Featuring Very Special Guest Myrath + Additional Support from Eleine and League of Distortion

One of the most innovative and prestigious bands in modern symphonic metal, unstoppable icons KAMELOT, are coming back to European stages on their upcoming headline tour, beginning March 12, 2023 in Prattlen, CH! The glorious American band, founded and led by mastermind and guitarist Thomas Youngblood, have announced new dates in 14 cities in 11 countries,..

Punk Rock Outfit SERUM 114 Surprise Fans With Unplugged EP, Zuhause Unplugged + Emotional Single

Photo: Christian Eschweile There are just a few short days until the bells of Christmas ring, but successful German punk rockers SERUM 114 have already unveiled a special early gift! The band surprised fans with a new EP, Zuhause Unplugged, out now via Napalm Records. Marking the band's first acoustic release ever, ten unfiltered honest songs are painted..