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Spartan Warrior – Hell To Pay

Finally it’s here! The long awaited album Hell To Pay from NWOBHM stalwarts Spartan Warrior who must have felt like Spartan Worriers as it’s been a long eight year wait since their last studio release. Released via Pure Steel Records with stunning artwork by Timo Wuerz, its ten tracks show …

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Shadowkiller – ‘Until The War Is Won’

This second album from northern California’s Shadowkiller is a very loose concept album, based around the the pain and suffering of the German forces fighting to save themselves, their families and their homeland at the tail of the Second World War, but dealing with the horror of conflict on the front line …

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Power Theory – ‘Driven By Fear’

Am I the only one on this dirty old planet we call “Mosh” that doesn’t “get” the new Iron Maiden album, ‘The Book Of Souls‘, or believe that isn’t quite the best thing since the invention of heavy metal?  I am?  Oh well… wouldn’t be the first time I’ve been …

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Power Theory – Update on the Recording of third release ‘Driven by Fear’

Philadelphia Based Pure Steel Records artists , Power Theory are in the middle stages of the final recordings for their third release entitled “Driven by Fear.” The Final recording sessions have begun at Dirty Viking Audio Production Professional Services, with “The Dirty Viking” Carlos Alvarez at the controls.  Carlos has …

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Shadowbane – ‘Facing The Fallout’

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This second album from Hamburg-based power metallers Shadowbane is one which almost did not see the light of day, as – in common with a number of other projects – it was undergoing its mastering process, at the hands of Dirk Schlächter when the Gamma Ray bassist’s Hammer Studios spectacularly …

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Ruthless return with first album in 28 years

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Veteran Los Angeles metallians Ruthless are to return with their first album in almost 30 years – ‘They Rise’, being released via Pure Steel Records on January 30. Featuring nine new songs, the album also includes 1984’s ‘Metal Without Mercy’ EP. Following the release of ‘Metal Without Mercy’ and the …

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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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Shadowbane – Interview, December 2014

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Now and again, a press release lands in the PlanetMosh inbox that, out of the thousands we receive on a daily basis, piques our interest… such was the case when yours truly scanned a message from Pure Steel Records about one of their new signings, rising Hamburg five piece Shadowbane.  …

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Overdrive – The Final Nightmare

Overdrive, from Grantham in Lincolnshire, are a band I seemed to have overlooked when listening to some of the old eighties rock and metal bands from my heyday. They first came onto the NWOBHM scene way back in 1981 releasing a 3 track EP “On The Run”, and another 4 …

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ARTIZAN start Crowdfounding campaign for the new album

The US Progressive/Power Metal Band ARTIZAN has started a Crowdfounding campaign for their new album “The Furthest Reaches“ on Indiegogo. The album will be released as a limited CD edition (with bonus track), as a standard CD and on vinyl (also with bonus track) on April 2015 at the Keep …

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Death Dealer – War Master.

Ross The Boss (Ross Friedman) will be known to many for being one of the founder members of Manowar until 1988 but before that played with legendary New York punk band The Dictators  and French punk band Shakin Street. His Ross The Boss solo band released 2 albums in 2008 …

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EMERALD – New Singer Wanted!

The Swiss Heavy Metal band EMERALD is looking for a new singer. The search turns out to be much harder than expected. Therefore the band calls in the “Emerald Girls” once more… Written & directed by Al Spicher. LINE-UP: Julien Menth – Guitars Michael Vaucher – Guitars Thomas Vaucher – …

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OUTSIDE release the cover artwork, tracklist and release date for “Never In Security” and “Magic Sacrifice”

The release date for the OUTSIDE albums “Never In Security” and “Magic Sacrifice” on CD is the 18th April 2014. The preorder phase will start on April 4th, 2014 from the Pure Steel webshop. Another legend of the 80’s is finally released on CD! The awaited album “Magic Sacrifice” from …

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SALEM release official video to “X-Rated”

NWoBHM Band SALEM from England has released a new video for the song “X-Rated“. This is a video consisting of pictures and shows photos taken at concerts and festivals in England, Belgium, The Netherlands and in Italy. The video was created by Paul Monteray. The song is from the album …

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ZENO MORF announce release date, tracklist and cover artwork for “Kingdom Of Ice”

The release date of the new ZENO MORF album “Kingdom Of Ice” is March 28th, 2014. The first two studio albums of the Norwegian Band ZENO MORF were already released in 2009 and 2010 by Pure Steel Records  sublabel Karthago Records. Now, three years later, they release “Kingdom Of Ice”, …

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Holy Cross – ‘Place Your Bets’

Italian quintet Holy Cross claim to be “breaking new ground” by attempting to cross traditional power metal and classic thrash: unfortunately for them it’s a cross-pollination which has been attempted many times before – with varying degrees of success. Equally unfortunately for Holy Cross, their attempt is by far one …

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Brute Forcz – Out For Blood

Full length debut loses impact as it wrestles with production. LA’s Brute Forcz is a three piece heavy metal band featuring ex-wrestlers Slammer and Jammer alongside guitarist Will Wallner. Their self-released album has been taken up by Pure Steel Records. “Out For Blood” is a collection of 10 tracks of …

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Steel Raiser – Regeneration

‘Regeneration‘ is the 2nd album of the Italian power metal band Steel Raiser. The band is from Cantania on Sicily. The first thing that attracts attention to me is the voice of Alfonso Giordano (ex Noble Savage). I thought I listen to Blacky Lawless in the most of the songs. …

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Emerald – interview with bassist Adriano Troiano.

I had the pleasure of catching up with Adriano Troiano, bassist from Emerald. We find out more about the band, their influences, Adriano gives us a quick track by track description of all the tracks from “Unleashed”, what their plans are and so on. Can you please introduce the band to …

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