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Hammerfall – Dominion.

As Queen once said, “You know it’s time for the hammer to fall” and it will on August 19th as Swedish power metallers Hammerfall unleash their eleventh studio album Dominion via Napalm Records. They hit hard and heavy from the off as ‘Never Forgive, Never Forget’ bludgeons with big powerchords …

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Atorc – Under The Raven Banner

Formed in 2012, the battle-hardened folk-metal warriors of East Anglia have become a force to be reckoned with on the UK metal circuit, sharing stages with the likes of Evil Scarecrow, Whispered, Manegarm and Grimner, and received praise for their diverse sound and powerful live show.  The group have now released …

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Evergrey – The Atlantic

Evergrey are a metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. Founded in 1995 they released their debut LP ‘The Dark Discovery’ in 1998. Twenty one years and 10 albums later, they hit us with this latest release, the closing epic tale of their ocean trilogy titled ‘The Atlantic’. Having had the initial …

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Midnight Prophecy – Midnight Prophecy

One of the most impressive debut albums I’ve heard in 2018 comes from Midnight Prophecy as their self titled nine track opus has more gallops than the Grand National and more cheese than Wallace and Gromit could ever eat! On a more serious note they have raised the bar high …

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Dakesis – Special Guests on Thunderstone’s UK Tour

Dakesis Announced as Special Guests on Thunderstone’s UK Tour   Finnish power metallers Thunderstone are set to embark on their UK mini tour in May 2016 following the release of their upcoming album ‘Apocalypse Again’ which hit the public domain on 1st April 2016.   Thunderstone last graced the UK …

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Reverence – Release ‘Until My Dying Breath’ Music Video

Reverence Release ‘Until My Dying Breath’ Music Video US power metal act REVERENCE, featuring Riot V vocalist Todd Michael Hall, ex-Tokyo Blade guitarist Bryan Holland and ex-Savatage drummer Steve “Doc” Wacholz, have released a new video for the song “Until My Dying Breath Video” from the upcoming sophomore full length …

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Resistance Release New EP ‘Volume 1 – Battle Scars’

Resistance Release New EP ‘Volume 1 – Battle Scars’ via Metal Machine Records Formed in 2000, RESISTANCE are a Los Angeles based Power/Heavy Metal band delivering a full on Metal assault from a broad range of influences. The new EP “Volume 1 – Battle Scars” is now available worldwide via …

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Dragony To Support Gamma Ray On Their Anniversary Tour

Dragony To Support Gamma Ray On Their Anniversary Tour Austrian power metallers DRAGONY will join the legendary GAMMA RAY on their 25th Anniversary Tour in Europe. DRAGONY recently announced title of their second album, and revealed its front cover artwork. Follow up to their debut album “Legends” from 2011, will …

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Dragony Reveal Cover Artwork Of The ‘Shadowplay’

Dragony Reveal Cover Artwork Of The ‘Shadowplay’ Austrian Power Metallers Dragony announced title of their second album, and revealed its front cover artwork. Follow up to their debut album “Legends” from 2011, will be titled “Shadowplay”, and will be released in September of 2015 via Limb Music. The album’s cover artwork …

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Kamelot – Haven

After the comeback with the album Silverthorn in 2012, Haven is the 11th studio offering from Kamelot and the 2nd album to feature vocalist Tommy Karevik. In this album I feel Karevik has really established he is exactly where he belongs in Kamelot; by having more input in the writing …

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High On Fire announce new album ‘Luminiferous’ to be released 22 June 2015

World-renowned power trio HIGH ON FIRE will release its highly-anticipated new album, Luminiferous, on June 22 via Century Media in Europe. Recorded at Salem, Massachusetts’ GodCity Studios with producer Kurt Ballou, the record is the follow-up to the group’s 2012 release, De Vermis Mysteriis. Universally recognized as one of the …

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Gothic Fate feat. ex-Gamma Ray bassist to release ‘Illuminati’ via Skol Records

Gothic Fate feat. ex-Gamma Ray bassist to release ‘Illuminati’ via Skol Records It’s not a  secret that Hamburg is the capital city of German Power and Heavy Metal, and gave birth to such legendary acts like Helloween, Gamma Ray, Running Wild or Iron Savior. On 29 May 2015, Skol Records will …

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Blind Guardian – Beyond The Red Mirror

Blind Guardian is a special band; a band that has laughed in the face of convention since day one and have created some of the seminal classics of the power metal genre. With a legacy as powerful how will new release Beyond The Red Mirror fare in the land of …

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DIRE PERIL unveils artwork, guest musicians and release date for “Through Time and Space” EP.

DIRE PERIL unveils artwork, guest musicians and release date for “Through Time and Space” EP. In 2012, California Sci-Fi Power Metallers DIRE PERIL announced plans to release 3 special EP’s each consisting of 3 original tracks and one cover song. The first of the 3, “Astronomical Minds” was released independently …

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Power Theory Unveil “Driven By Fear” Cover Art

Power Theory Unveil “Driven By Fear” Cover Art: The new cover artwork completed by Timo Wuerz has been under wraps for well over a year now and as the final recordings are scheduled to begin January 10th and 11th at TTR Studios in Philadelphia, PA we are very excited to share it. …

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TITAN FORCE Reveal Cover Artwork And Details Of “Force Of The Titan”

TITAN FORCE Reveal Cover Artwork And Details Of “Force Of The Titan”   Cult U.S. Heavy Metal act TITAN FORCE has inked a deal with Skol Records. The band’s first release for the label will be “Force Of The Titan”, a collection of 12 previously unreleased studio tracks recorded in …

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MasterCastle – Enfer (De la Bibliotheque National)

We can all remember when female fronted bands were the band du jour for record companies. A lot of the bands were record label copy cats essentially. Like the hair metal scene of the late 80’s early 90’s there were a lot of strong bands that were caught up in …

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Kobra and the Lotus – Nottingham Rock City – 30/09/2014

Tuesdays are always quite a tough night to fill an venue, and this was evident tonight as Rock City’s basement was still a bit sparse as local Nottingham band Enormity Falls take the stage. Opening acts have a rough time drawing a crowd but that mattered not to these lads …

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Steel Prophet – Into The Void / Continuum

30 years on, Connecticut Metallers Steel Prophet have released a re-issue of their 1997 album Into The Void but there is a surprise. With this album comes a re-release of their 1996 EP Continuum for this to become a double album. Sounds like 2 for the price of 1, especially …

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Falconer – Black Moon Rising

Swedish metallers Falconer have returned with 2014’s full-length disc, Black Moon Rising. This is the band’s eighth studio effort, a nice blend of melodic, power, and folk metal elements. This 11-track disc is packed with classic heavy metal, power metal, and folk metal in spades. Top-tier musicianship only helps to …

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