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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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LEVERAGE – ‘The Devil’s Turn’ : Comeback EP out 27.08.18

Leverage

Leverage landed on Finland’s rock scene in 2006 with the release of their debut album, ‘Tides’, which generated a buzz with its blend of symphonic and progressive metal and melodic hard rock. They were signed by Frontiers in 2008 for the release of a second album, ‘Blind Fire’, with its follow-up, ‘Circus Colossus’, being …

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Darkyra Announces European Headline Tour Dates

Darkyra Announces European Headline Tour Dates Australian symphonic metallers DARKYRA will play for the first time live in Europe, announcing a headline tour in April 2016 through the Netherlands and Germany. The following dates have been confirmed: 07. April – Jack’s Music Bar, Zwolle (NL) 08. April – De Engel, Den Helder (NL) 09. April – De Driesprong, Aalten (NL) 10. April – …

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Diabulus In Musica Touring Europe With Leaves’ Eyes This Autumn

Diabulus In Musica Touring Europe With Leaves’ Eyes This Autumn DIABULUS IN MUSICA, the Spanish masters of Symphonic Metal have just announced that they will support Leaves’ Eyes on their upcoming tour through Europe! The fantastic female vocalist Zuberoa Aznárez and her band members masterfully combine heavy metal riffs, with …

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Selene – ‘Paradise Over’

Selene - Paradise Over artwork

Sometimes, no matter how well you think you know your local music scene, you suddenly find you don’t know it quite so well as you did, as something comes completely out of left field and makes you ask “where the fuck did that come from?”. In this case, I had …

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Selene to release new EP

Selene - Paradise Over artwork

Northern Ireland symphonic metallers Selene are to release their second EP, ‘Paradise Over’, on October 17. The band recently recruited Darkest Era drummer Cameron Åhslund-Glass and Sandstone bassist – a move which guitarist John Connor says gives Selene a “new heavier sound”. http://www.selene-theband.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/SeleneNI

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Dissension – Of Time And Chronic Disease

Canada’s Dissension have released a ten-song, fifty-minute concept album, Of Time And Chronic Disease. Combining elements of symphonic black, gritty death, burly power, and raging thrash metal, it offers sonic shocks to a diverse palette. Fans of second-wave symphonic metal (contemporaries to Dimmu Borgir, Cradle Of Filth, et al) ought …

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My Endless Wishes – Pub Anchor, Stockholm – 18/07/13

My Endless Wishes – Pub Anchor, Stockholm – 18/07/13

Half way along Sveavägen in Stockholm, lies Pub Anchor, the rock heart of Sweden’s capital. It’s a buzzing venue with great beer, food and music. Tonight people are gathering for the Pub Anchor debut of Lindesberg’s, My Endless Wishes. The intro music begins and all five members take their positions …

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Asylum Pyre – Fifty Years Later

Asylum Pyre serve up an excellent album of Melodic / Symphonic Metal.   Formed in France in 2006 ‘Fifty Years Later’ represents Asylum Pyre’s second full length album following on from their debut ‘Natural Instinct’. Sitting very comfortably in the Melodic Symphonic camp the band have produced a thoroughly engaging …

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Wintersun – Time I

Not many bands can say it’s taken eight years between debut and sophomore album but Finnish metallers Wintersun have finally returned with the first part of their epic concept album, Time. It’s something akin to a fantasy soundtrack and wouldn’t sound out of place as the musical backdrop to the …

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Neverstar – When Dreams Come True (cd)

Neverstar are a female fronted Symphonic Metal/Hard Rock band who has been delivering high energy music and live performances since 2009. Their songs are a combination of various styles which includes symphonic metal, pop rock and nu metal. The band’s signature sound is inspired by classical and symphonic tones mixed …

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