AMARANTHE – announce co-headline tour with Dragonforce for Spring 2024

Following the incredible feedback from their joint, recent US tour announcement, Swedish metal virtuosos AMARANTHE and UK extreme power metal outfit DRAGONFORCE have decided to take things further and extend their touring partnership: Spring 2024 will see both bands extensively touring mainland Europe and the UK on their Co-Headline European tour. Photo: Rafal Makiela AMARANTHE's Olof Mörck states: "We are *dangerously*..

GREEN LUNG – release video for ‘Maxine (Witch Queen)’ the second single from ‘This Heathen land’

Occult rock darlings GREEN LUNG have released a new video for Maxine (Witch Queen), the second single from their hotly anticipated new record This Heathen Land, which will be released on November 3rd via Nuclear Blast Records. Photo: Andy Ford Vocalist Tom Templar comments "We've celebrated British witchcraft in our lyrics since our first EP, and with this new single we wanted to..

BLIND GUARDIAN | announces ‘The God Machine’ UK & Ireland Tour 2024

After their triumphant return to the stage last year in the form of their Somewhere Far Beyond Tour across Germany, the breath-taking story of Blind Guardian's latest masterpiece The God Machine goes on. Today, the metal legends have announced some new tour dates in 2024 across the UK and Ireland. Blind Guardian are thrilled to be able to finally present some of..

CYHRA | release new album ‘The Vertigo Trigger’ + single/video ‘Ashlight’

Photo: Linda Florin. Four years after the release of their previous studio album No Halos in Hell, CYHRA proudly present their new album The Vertigo Trigger. The Swedes' third full-length has been released today, and it perfectly reflects what the melodic metal band stands for: ear-splitting riffs, catchy choruses and plenty of melodies that make the band truly stand out. ..

SVALBARD – release melancholic composition ‘How To Swim Down’ alongside heart-breaking animated video

Photo: Georgia Penny DON'T BREAK THE SPELLI'LL NEVER TELLWHY WE WON'T DROWNIF WE SWIM DOWN... Svalbard have released the third single from their forthcoming new studio album, The Weight Of The Mask, due out on October 6th. The track titled How To Swim Down is Svalbard's most unique and moving work to-date, featuring heart-rending, ethereal violin parts from Liam Phelan, and a profound vocal..

MINISTRY | announces 16th studio album HOPIUMFORTHEMASSES + new single/video ‘Goddamn White Trash’

As the world continues hanging on by a thread through pandemics, wildfires, climate change, social-political chaos and social media-fueled conspiracy theories, at least there's Ministry to get us through. Industrial provocateur Al Jourgensen is ready to unleash his latest missives with Ministry's groundbreaking 16th album, HOPIUMFORTHEMASSES, slated for release March 1, 2024 via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the six-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum act gives the..

DECAPITATED | announces ‘Nihility’ UK & Ireland Tour 2023

Photo: Maciej Hevi Janas Death metal paragons Decapitated have been unstoppable since the release of their latest studio album Cancer Culture, and today, the band are pleased to announce a lengthy, 17-date tour across the UK and Ireland set for this winter. Decapitated will be performing their classic, second studio album Nihility in full each night. Accompanying them on the road as special guests..

EXMORTUS – shreds on classic cover ‘Storm Of Strings’

Photo: Hugo Juarez (Juarez Photography, Heavy Defender). Southern Californian melodic death shredders EXMORTUS have revealed the final single, Storm Of Strings, ahead of the highly anticipated release of their 6th studio album, Necrophony, that's out August 25th from Nuclear Blast Records. On their latest song, EXMORTUS puts their signature shred into a cover of legendary new age artist Yanni's song The Storm, which was based off of the great..