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Isaac Delahaye of Epica launches College Of Metal

Isaac Delahaye, guitar player for symphonic metal band Epica, is launching College Of Metal for all metal musicians interested in getting their band and their playing to a higher level. Find more details below. Prior to joining Epica in 2009, Delahaye was the lead guitarist in the Dutch death metal band God Dethroned […]

Federica Lanna and Angela Di Vincenzo are covering Within Temptation

Italian vocalists Federica Lanna (Sleeping Romance) and Angela Di Vincenzo (Secret Rule) have joined forces to cover one of the most touching Within Temptation ballads titled “Somewhere”. You can listen to their beautiful duet below. “Somewhere” was originally released on Within Temptation’s third studio album “The Silent Force” […]

Sirenia – Arcane Astral Aeons (Full Album)

It’s time to listen to the ninth Sirenia studio album! Gothic metallers released their newest masterpiece “Arcane Astral Aeons” on Friday, October 26 via Napalm Records. It’s the second album with French mezzo-soprano vocalist Emmanuelle Zoldan who joined the band in 2016. The album features two male guest vocalists: […]

Nightwish Inducted Into The Finnish Hall Of Fame

Symphonic metal giants Nightwish have been inducted into the Finnish Music Hall Of Fame. The band became the 11th member of the honorary gallery on Friday, October 26, when Nightwish frontman Tuomas Holopainen received a commemorative award at the Helsinki Book Fair. In early October, the first ten […]

A major lineup change in Visions Of Atlantis

Symphonic power metal band Visions Of Atlantis has announced a major change in their lineup. The male vocalist Siegfried Samer decided to part ways with the band. The ongoing Symphonic Metal Nights Tour will be his last as one of the voices of Visions Of Atlantis. The name […]

Marcela Bovio – Roardin (Lyric Video)

Mexican vocalist and songwriter Marcela Bovio presents the second single from her upcoming solo album “Through Your Eyes”. The single is called “Roardin (No One Is Born A Hero)” and it comes with a lyric video, which can be seen below. Bovio is best known as ex-Stream of […]

Kalidia – Black Sails (Lyric Video)

Italian melodic power metal band Kalidia led by the charismatic vocalist Nicoletta Rosellini presents a lyric video for the second single off their upcoming album “The Frozen Throne”. Watch the video for “Black Sails” below. Earlier this year, the band signed a deal with Inner Wound Recordings. “The […]

Battle Beast: European Tour 2019

Finnish heavy/power metal act Battle Beast reveals the first touring leg for next year! The band is currently recording their fifth studio album and its release means an extensive touring to present it live to fans all around the world. The band will take over Europe with 33 […]

Manuela Kraller announces a solo project

Manuela Kraller, best known as a former vocalist of symphonic metal band Xandria, has announced a solo project called Alanae. You can listen to the first Alanae music, a beautiful cover of “Scarborough Fair”, below. Kraller started her musical career in a Swedish band Nagor Mar and as […]

MaYaN: Baltic Tour 2018

Symphonic death metal supergroup MaYaN announces “The Baltic Tour 2018”. Promoting the latest album “Dhyana” that came out September 21, the band will play four shows in the Baltics. Special guests for these shows will be Tunisian metallers Carthagods. Support bands to be announced soon. Check the dates […]

Blackbriar – I’d Rather Burn (Music Video)

Dutch alternative metal five-piece Blackbriar presents a music video for “I’d Rather Burn”. The song is taken from their second EP “We’d Rather Burn” that came out October 20. Watch the video below. “We’d Rather Burn” is Blackbriar’s second EP and it features five brand new songs – arranged, […]

Northward – Storm In A Glass (Lyric Video)

Not only Northward – a hard rock project of Floor Jansen  (Nightwish) and Jørn Viggo Lofstad (Pagan’s Mind) – released its self-titled debut album but also a lyric video for one of the new songs yesterday. You can now sing-along with Floor to “Storm In A Glass”. Watch the video […]

Delain/Anneke van Giersbergen: North American Tour 2019

Delain have just announced a North American Tour with Finnish metallers Amorphis. They will play shows in the US and Canada, starting in September 2019. The special guest at these shows will be the Dutch vocalist and songwriter Anneke van Giersbergen. See the dates below. 19/09 – Philadelphia, […]