GRAND MAGUS – Freja’s Choice

Swedish riff lords GRAND MAGUS released their current studio Album Sword Songs on May 13th 2016 through Nuclear Blast. Once more, the band entered the European charts with high positions. In support of their upcoming UK and Ireland tour, the band has launched a new music video for the song ‘Freja’s Choice’:

THE MISSION – Only You & You Alone

4th promo video from The Mission’s critically acclaimed top forty album, ‘ANOTHER FALL FROM GRACE’, to coincide with the announcement of a beautifully presented 20 page limited edition book, including artworks and lyrics. 2 x 180g Vinyl and 2 x CD, 1 x DVD set, containing the complete works from The Mission’s critically acclaimed 2016 top 40 album. The Complete Another Fall From Grace Includes 2 new bonus tracks and remix, with 4 music videos on the bonus DVD. Pre order your copy here:

THRESHOLD – tour details

Recently, the British progressive protagonists THRESHOLD have announced their 11th masterpiece called ‘Legends Of The Shires’, which is being produced by Karl Groom and Richard West and scheduled to be released later this year. Furthermore, they have also announced the dates for the ‘Legends Of The Shires’ Tour 2017 where you’ll be able to fully experience songs from the new album on stage!

Seven Kingdoms – Napalm Records Debut Decennium!

Florida power metal act SEVEN KINGDOMS have recently signed to Napalm Records and are now ready to unveil the track listing, release date and cover artwork for their forthcoming Full Length album and Napalm Records debut, Decennium. A band started for fun, found that hard work and dedication to their craft has major pay offs… SEVEN KINGDOMS is carving its own path in metal history creating something genuinely unique, yet undeniably Power Metal!

NORDLAND streaming new album

Founded by Vorh in 2011 from the damp east coast of England, Nordland. The original intent of the project was for the sole personal gratification of its creator and the enjoyment of writing the music, never thinking it would become anything else. The concept of Nordand was for the listener to be taken out of the current world of meaningless ego and to pull them into a place where they could return to the cold damp earth. The Idea for each Nordland album is to try to create something other than a group of unrelated songs grouped together, but to … Continue reading


In recent memory, Michael Schenker’s endeavor to unite rock fans together at his concerts has enraptured his audiences and so it is fitting that his most recent concept of ‘Michael Schenker Fest’ does not disappoint one bit. The project reunites the original Michael/McAuley Schenker Group vocalists – Gary Barden, Graham Bonnet and Robin McAuley, plus MSG musicians Steve Mann (guitar, keys), Chris Glen (bass) and Ted McKenna (drums).

The Mission – May / June Tour

As you hopefully already know, THE MISSION has their ANOTHER FALL FROM GRACE TOUR coming up in May/June this year. Special guests for the UK shows (apart from Norwich) are the already announced Skeletal Family and Pauline Murray. But today it gives us great pleasure to announce that GENE LOVES JEZEBEL and EVI VINE will be the special guests at selected shows on the mainland Europe stretch of the tour. Details as follows:

OBITUARY – Ten Thousand Ways To Die

Today marks the official release of death metal legends OBITUARY’s self-titled new album via Relapse Records. The album can be streamed in its entirety via Obituary’s official Bandcamp page and all streaming services. In celebration of the release, the band has also shared an animated music video for “Ten Thousand Ways To Die” directed by Balázs Gróf who previously animated their video for “Violence”.

GRUESOME – Choke On It ’91

GRUESOME, Florida’s modern purveyors of old-school death metal have shared a cover of Death’s “Choke On It” off their legendary Leprosy album. The song is a “Humanized” reworking of the classic track which drummer Gus Rios elaborated on below. “This is a true homage from apprentice to master for me! The idea was to reinterpret this song as if Sean Reinert had recorded it, though I’ve always been very vocal about my adoration of Bill Andrew’s more simple but solid style, so obviously NO disrespect there! This is simply a fun reworking of what I consider to be one of … Continue reading

Dew Scented – new drummer!

Multinational Thrashers DEW-SCENTED have announced a new drummer to their ranks. Comments singer Leif Jensen: “We are excited to announce Marc Dzierzon as new drummer for Dew-Scented. As you might have noticed, we have been going back and forth with session drummer options (Thanks a lot again, Michiel and Uwe…you both rule!) since Koen left the fold at the end of 2015. We were checking for the right match not only for shows, but also to work on new material with us, handle recording duties and then also perform those tracks live in the future. The search is now over!