Category: News

Tarja announces a Christmas tour

Finnish vocalist Tarja Turunen announces a brand new Christmas tour for November and December. Starting November 22 in Iislami, Tarja will visit 15 Finnish cities with her winter holiday set. Check all dates below.   22.11. Iisalmen kirkko, Iislami 23.11. Oulun Tuomikirkko, Oulo 24.11. Vaasan kirkko, Vaasa 28.11. […]

Epica and Lacuna Coil back in the studio

Great news for the fans of Dutch symphonic masters Epica and Italian gothic metallers Lacuna Coil. Both bands have reported on being back in the studio, cooking up new tunes. Epica  At the beginning of May, the band spent some time at Sandlane Recording Facilities with the renowned […]

Ardours – Last Moment (Music Video)

On May 2nd, Ardours released “Last Moment”, the first music video from their upcoming debut album “Last Place on Earth”. Watch it below. Founded in 2015, Tristania frontwoman Mariangela Demurtas reconnected with fellow Sardinian musician Kris Laurent to launch Ardours. Lyrics and drum parts are provided by fellow […]

Tarja announces a new album “In The Raw”

Symphonic queen Tarja Turunen is back with her fifth rock album. It’s titled “In The Raw” and will be released on August 30 via earMUSIC. See the details including tracklist and cover artwork below. The theme of the new album and Tarja’s aesthetic was inspired by gold and […]

Tarja – Dead Promises (Lyric Video)

Symphonic metal queen Tarja presents a lyric video for “Dead Promises”. The track is the first taste of her upcoming studio album titled “In The Raw”, due out 2019. Watch the video below. “Dead Promises” is taken from Tarja’s upcoming album “In The Raw”, which will include a […]

MaYaN – The Power Process (Music Video)

Symphonic death metal supergroup MaYaN presents a music video for “The Power Process”, taken from their third studio album “Dhyana”. Watch it below. MaYaN is an international outfit featuring current and former members of bands such as Epica, After Forever, Delain and Stream of Passion. In September 2018, […]

Jinjer: North American Tour 2019

Ukrainian metal stars Jinjer just announced their first ever North American headlining tour for fall 2019. Joining the band will be American electronicore outfit The Browning. Check the dates and video message from Jinjer’s vocalist Tatiana Shmayluk below. The band states: “Our dear North American brothers and sisters, […]

Arch Enemy: North American Tour 2019

The Swedish death metal giants Arch Enemy announced that they will support fellow compatriots Amon Amarth on their “Berserker World Tour”. Joining the fall Swedish madness over Canada and the US will be death metallers At The Gates and heavy metal band Grand Magus. See the dates on […]

Monochromatic Black set to release a debut record in May

American hardcore/progressive metal band Monochromatic Black is ready to drop their debut album. It’s titled “Pneuma” and comes out May 3. Read more details below. Monochromatic Black is an American metal band from Long Island, New York, formed in January 2018 after the demise of past projects. The […]

Death metal band [In Mute] welcomes their new vocalist

Nearly four months after the departure of former vocalist Estefanía (Steffi) García, the Valencia-based band revealed the name of her successor. Everyone, welcome Vanja Plavšić! New [In Mute] vocalist is the Serbian singer Vanja “Obscure” Plavšić. From 2012 to 2018, Vanja was frontwoman of a Maltese death/black metal […]

Wishmasters – Afterworld (Music Video)

Czech symphonic metal band Wishmasters presents an explosive music video for the title track of their new concept album “Afterworld”. Watch it below. The journey of Wishmasters is rather an interesting one. Originally a Nightwish tribute band, Wishmasters were founded in 2007. Seven years later, in 2014, the […]

Floor Jansen to take part in a music TV show

Following in the footsteps of Sharon den Adel of Within Temptation (Liefde voor Muziek) and Jennifer Haben of Beyond The Black (Sing Meinen Song), Nightwish vocalist Floor Jansen will be taking part in a Dutch music TV show “Beste Zangers”. Continue reading for more details. “I am proud […]

Outreach release a new single “Insane Mind”

Spanish progressive/melodeath band Outreach released the 3rd single from their upcoming debut album “Ephemeral Existence”. Listen to “Insane Mind” below. The Madrid-based band was formed in 2015 by guitarist Tony Liz (Oceans Garden), Nines Bathory (melodies/vocal fry) and Bloodhunter’s frontwoman Diva Satanica (screams/growls). On April 26, Outreach will […]