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Amaranthe – Helix

Amaranthe have just released their fifth album – Helix. When they first started it was a definite shock to many – a band daring to combine death metal with pop – think of it as Arch Enemy meets Abba. It’s an unlikely formula but as they’ve proved consistently over the …

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POWERWOLF Unleash Brand New Video! On Tour This Fall!

POWERWOLF Unleash New Music Video For “Killers With The Cross”! ON TOUR THIS FALL! POWERWOLF, the most successful band in Germany and probably hottest act in terms of Metal nowadays, have been mixing up the international charts for weeks. In Germany they rigorously topped the charts again with their latest …

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Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2018 – Sunday

Sunday is always a sad day when it’s the last day of Bloodstock so it was the final journey from our hotel in Tamworth (getting too old to sleep on the ground now) to just catch the start of the rain and opening Ronnie James Dio Stage band Monument. Fronted …

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How These Metal Bands Got Their Names

Here are an evil Lucky 13 metal bands, representing a variety of genres, for you to listen to, plus learn the Wikipedia versions of their name origins. The rules: Only metal is included; no rock, blues, or punk feature in this round. No origin stories from anywhere but Wikipedia are …

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Amaranthe – Maximalism

OK, cards on the table, I really like Amaranthe.  There I’ve said it.  Ever since coming across Within Temptation a decade or so ago I have had a soft spot for the the female fronted melodic death metal genre and with Maximalism. Amaranthe have managed to keep me hooked in it. With this …

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AMARANTHE Drop “That Song”

NEW STUDIO ALBUM MAXIMALISM DUE OUT OCTOBER 21 VIA SPINEFARM RECORDS.  AMARANTHE, the cutting edge rock band with the triple lead vocal attack, have dropped “That Song” from their upcoming album Maximalism, out October 21 via Spinefarm. Listen and preorder the album HERE.   “The time has come to unveil ‘That Song’ to the world,” said …

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Rock On Green Festival – 05/06/16 – Forum London

This past Sunday I headed to Kentish Town’s O2 Forum for the first edition of Rock On Green Festival; it was a bit surreal getting there and there not being a queue as it’s 4pm doors today. Initially there are only a hundred or so people there and the back part …

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AMARANTHE, new album due out in October

Swedish melodic metal forerunners Amaranthe have officially entered the studio to work on the follow-up to 2014’s breakthrough album MASSIVE ADDICTIVE, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart upon release and which enjoyed unprecedented U.S. radio airplay in support of the singles “Drop Dead Cynical” and “Digital …

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Rock on Green announces final acts

Brand new London metal festival Rock On Green has now announced the full line-up for its inaugural event, which takes place at Kentish Town’s O2 Forum on 4th June.  Previously announced co-headliners Tarja Turunen and Amaranthe are set to be joined by Austrian power metal giants Serenity, Australian multifaceted metallers …

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Rock on green festival announces first acts

Divergent Concerts have announced the launch of a brand new one-day London metal festival for summer 2016.  The inaugural Rock On Green festival, which will be taking over the O2 Forum Kentish Town from 4pm onwards on Saturday 4th June, is set to present a packed bill of established names …

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Coldspell Confirmed For Sweden’s ‘Norrlandsvrål’ Festival 2016

Swedish hardrockers COLDSPELL has been confirmed for the new ‘Norrlandsvrål‘ rock festival, set to take place May 27-28, 2016 in Luleå, Sweden. COLDSPELL is scheduled to play on Friday, May 27th, alongside with bands like Pain, Hoffmaestro, Thundermother, Corroded, Amaranthe, to name a few. The new indoor festival will be located at Coop Norrbotten Arena and tickets can be obtained via Luleå Ice Hockey/the Arena. More …

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Amaranthe To Return To North America This Fall

AMARANTHE will make their triumphant return to North America this fall for a headline tour. This marks the second time the band has toured through the U.S. and Canada in 2015, when they headlined alongside their labelmates in Santa Cruz. On this run, fans will enjoy the full AMARANTHE experience, as it is their headline run. …

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Amaranthe – Nottingham Rescue Rooms – 21st March 2014

Situated off the beaten track, the courtyard outside the Rescue Rooms in Nottingham is certainly one of the few places I don’t mind queueing to get into a show. With a few benches, umbrellas with patio heaters and the public bar everything adds up for a relaxed atmosphere leading up …

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AMARANTHE announce UK headline tour for March 2015

The infinitely epic and enormously addictive AMARANTHE have announced a UK leg to their extensive touring schedule, set to cover much of the globe. The band are currently playing headline shows in the US following their remarkably successful stint with WITHIN TEMPTATION. AMARANTHE are hugely excited to be returning to …

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AMARANTHE Premiere New Song “Drop Dead Cynical”

AMARANTHE have debuted the song “Drop Dead Cynical” from their new album MASSIVE ADDICTIVE, out October 21 on Spinefarm Records. The track premiered via Loudwire today, September 9. It is the first worldwide taste of the Gothenburg band’s upcoming opus.   Have a listen to the song in all its …

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AMARANTHE To Release Third Album ‘Massive Addictive’

Gothenburg, Sweden’s Amaranthe, known for fusing melodic metal with elements of EDM, will release their third album MASSIVE ADDICTIVE via Spinefarm Records on October 20th.   MASSIVE ADDICTIVE is true to its title. The band’s signature, larger-than-life sound, comprised of kinetic riffing, pulsating beats and celestial, melodic choruses, remains intact, …

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AMARANTHE announce new album for Autumn 2014!

AMARANTHE the modern metal sextet from Gothenburg, Sweden, have confirmed an autumn 2014 release date for their new studio album via Spinefarm Records; as yet untitled, this latest outing will be the follow-up to ‘Amaranthe’ (2011, now gold in Sweden) and ‘The Nexus’ (2013). These two releases, which defined the …

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Graspop Metal Meeting 2013 – Day 2 – Saturday 29/06/13

Graspop Metal Meeting 2013 – Day 2 – Saturday 29/06/13

On a cold Saturday morning, the sounds of laughter abounded in Metal Town with the rumour that the sun was going to make an appearance on Day 2 of the Graspop Metal Meeting 2013. Saturday June 29th Vanderbuyst (7) were a new band to this reviewer but their fantastic set …

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