In summer 2018, Epica won a competition organized by the Dutch Grammy award-winning Metropole Orkest, the first prize being the recording of a song of their choice with the orchestra. Advertisements
2018 marks the 20th anniversary of Lacuna Coil’s debut, self-titled EP released in 1998. They celebrated the milestone with a one-of-a-kind show on January 19th in London at the O2 Forum Kentish Town. The performance was recorded for a live CD/DVD “The 119 Show – Live In London” which will be […]
Ex Libris present a lyric video for “The Courtship”. The song comes from the first chapter of Ex Libris’s trilogy “Ann“. You can watch the video below.
Artists for Raskasta Joulua (Heavy Christmas) tour 2018 have been revealed! Next to many Finnish and international successful rock and metal artists, it will feature Tarja Turunen and Elize Ryd of Amaranthe again. The 14th edition of the successful Christmas tour “Raskasta Joulua” starts November 16th and will […]
“I’m looking forward impatiently to the studio time.” – Interview With Michalina Malisz Of Eluveitie
It was May 2016, when she joined one of the most renowned folk metal bands in the world. It all started with Youtube covers and playing her favourite songs on one of the most unique instruments in metal. It took one message from the frontman of her favourite […]
Visions Of Atlantis present new music video for “The Last Home”. The touching ballad comes off the band’s seventh studio album “The Deep & The Dark” released in February. The concept and script were written by VOA’s very own Clémentine Delauney. Watch it below.
Anneke van Giersbergen will release a live album with orchestral renditions of songs from her more than 20 years long career. “Symphonized” was recorded last May in Dutch venues 013 (Tilburg) and Paard (The Hague). Anneke performed alongside one of the leading Dutch symphony orchestras Residentie Orkest The […]
Swedish symphonic metallers Eleine have shared sad news last night. They have parted ways with two members – drummer David Eriksson and bass player Andreas Mårtensson. “Eleine has come to a crossroad, where we have decided to part ways with David & Andreas. We simply don’t work towards the same […]
Beyond The Black are back with their third studio album. „Heart Of The Hurricane“ represents the new beginning for the German musicians grouped around the vocalist Jennifer Haben. In 2016, the singer was left alone, but it didn’t take her long to shape the band once again. The […]
All-female Swiss heavy metal band Burning Witches have released a new lyric video for “Executed”. The song is the first single from their upcoming album “Hexenhammer”.
Italian symphonic metal band Sleeping Romance welcomes Mattia Todescato to the family. Todescato has officially joined Sleeping Romance as second guitar payer. You may already know Mattia from the “Symphonic Metal Nights Tour” when he joined the band on stage. You can watch his guitar cover of Sleeping […]
Leaves’ Eyes are back with a new video. “Riders On The Wind” is taken from their latest album “Sign Of The Dragonhead” and will be now released as a special 3-track single on a CD.
Earlier this year, Eluveitie hurdy-gurdy player Michalina Malisz launched a blog Ancient Made Present and resurrected her Youtube channel helvetion, as well. Today, Michalina premiered a special show called “Hurdy Gurdy TV”, which is available on her channel. “You know guys that I can’t shut up about the […]
Last October, Delain announced that they are going separate ways with their drummer Ruben Israel. Yesterday, they welcomed their new permanent drummer Joey de Boer, who’s been filling in for Ruben live since his departure, to the Delain family. Besides Delain, Joey is also a member of Purest […]
Melodic death metal band Light This City will tour Eastern US and Canada later this year. The tour starts in Cleveland, Ohio on November 6th. Rest of the dates can be seen on the poster below. Gygax will support Light This City on this run.