MAJESTICA – Ghost Of Christmas Past

In 2019 the Swedish power metal heroes MAJESTICA released their debut album “Above The Sky” and it became a huge success within the metal community. Now in 2020 they are back with not only a new album, but a special treat for their fans: a Christmas musical power metal album entitled “A Christmas Carol”. It’s pure symphonic power metal in the true MAJESTICA spirit along with elements inspired by the likes of  TWILIGHT FORCE,  RHAPSODY, ALAN SILVESTRI, DANNY ELFMAN and JOHN WILLIAMS. Today, the band have released a video for the first single, titled ‘Ghost Of Christmas Past’. Chris David comments: “If you know the story of ”A Christmas Carol” I think the title ’Ghost of Christmas Past’,… Continue reading

HEAVY FEATHER – Bright In My Mind

Heavy Feather are finally back with their new single “Bright in My Mind”, out everywhere on Friday, October 23, 2020. The single is the first taste of their upcoming sophomore album ‘Mountain of Sugar’, to be released by The Sign Records in spring 2021. 60’s and 70’s rock influences and amazing vocals from blues singer Lisa Lystam are at the core of the new release. “Bright in my Mind” is the first single from Heavy Feather’s upcoming sophomore album. A roots rock single oozing with a 70’s sound and feel, filled with attitude and raw vocals from blues singer Lisa… Continue reading

IRON MASK – One Against All

IRON MASK’s new video & single ‘One Against All’ is out now, the second track taken from upcoming new album ‘Master Of Masters’, out 4th December on AFM Records. The first taste from the new Iron Mask album sees the band return with a real crowd-pleaser. ‘Tree Of The World’ has slight celtic influences, galloping drums and a jaw-dropping solo courtesey of the guitar wizard and main man Dushan Petrossi. A true Metal Anthem! There’s not only Odin when it comes to mythology and pagans gods, there’s also Svarog, God of gods and all slavic people. The world tree carries… Continue reading

MITOCHONDRIAL SUN – Pulsar 2

February 2020 seen former Dark Tranquillity guitarist, Niklas Sundin, debut his critically acclaimed, self-titled solo album, and his first public foray into different musical realms. Now, the multi-instrumentalist returns with his sophomore, full-length offering from MITOCHONDRIAL SUN, titled “Sju Pulsarer”, and which is set to be released on November 13, 2020 via the Italian label Argonauta Records. While the core of the music still is electronic and instrumental, MITOCHONDRIAL SUN’s new album displays a very different and probably more “black metal” aspect of the project. If the first album mainly consisted of quiet meditations on space and time, “Sju Pulsarer” (Swedish for “Seven… Continue reading

DEMONICAL – Slipping Apart (feat. Nils Patrik Johansson)

In anticipation of tomorrow’s release date of DEMONICAL’s sixth studio album “World Domination”, the Swedish death metallers unveil a brand new video for the song “Slipping Apart”, featuring guest vocals from heavy metal singer Nils Patrik Johansson (Astral Doors, ex-Civil War). The new album “World Domination” will be available on October 23rd via Agonia Records. The record is available in physical and digital formats at this location. “World Domination” is a gateway to old and new DEMONICAL. The band’s sixth album marks the debut for vocalist Christofer Sätderdal and the return for original drummer Ronnie Bergerstål (2006-2011, 2019-present). There are no major changes to the band’s proven formula of brutal, melodic and… Continue reading

JAKOB MIND – WATCH THE CITY BURN

Jakob Mind release the single and music video ”Watch the City Burn” on Friday, October 23, 2020. The single is the first taste of Rotten Mind singer/vocalist Jakob Arvidsson‘s newly established solo project. During the spring of 2021, his debut album ’The One Who Got Away‘ will be released on Lövely Records. Jakob Arvidsson, mostly known as the singer and vocalist of punk outfit Rotten Mind, has once again teamed up with Lövey Records. This time, the two has joined forces to release an album with Jakob‘s newly established solo project, entitled Jakob Mind. On April 16, 2021, his debut… Continue reading

SOEN – Antagonist

The provocative, imperious and engaging Swedish-based metal group SOEN will unveil their fifth album, IMPERIAL, via Silver Lining Music on January 29th 2021. Founder members Joel Ekelöf (vocals) and Martin Lopez (drums), along with Lars Enok Åhlund (keyboards and guitar), Oleksii “Zlatoyar” Kobel (bass) and Cody Ford (lead guitar) have never shied away from challenging our perceptions of life and humanity, and IMPERIAL continues SOEN’s unique journey through the psyche of our species and the conundrum of our times. Eight crisp, sharp, and supremely constructed songs spanning frustration, reflection and hope, IMPERIAL is the most fierce and dynamic release of SOEN’s journey, one which continues to be deeply therapeutic for both… Continue reading

March in Arms – Welcome the Blitz

Originally recorded November 2018, MARCH IN ARMS’ second studio release entitled “Pulse Of The Daring” is finally ready for release. After months of tracking, mixing and mastering the band deemed the creation epic enough for public consumption. This time around the themes have branched out to varying battlefields. The title track tells the harrowing tale of the first day of the Battle Of The Somme. “An Act Of Valor” takes us to the chaotic streets of Mogadishu during the Blackhawk Down episode. “Thunderbolt” is a thrashy powermetal tribute to the A-10 warplane and its devastating Gatling gun. “Welcome The Blitz”… Continue reading

ALIEN – What Are We Fighting for

ALIEN, the legendary Swedish AOR band, just have released the first single for the track “What We Are Fighting For”! The track is now available on all digital platforms and the forerunner of their upcoming full album release “Into The Future” which will be released via AOR Heaven on November 30th, 2020! This record is taking the band from being merely an AOR band to more of a hard rock band with a heavier sound and more guitars. Creating “Into The Future” was really a journey back to the days of being free in a musical way to experiment with… Continue reading