The Gloria Story – Live & Acoustic

Swedish old school rockers, THE GLORIA STORY, known for their flamboyant, high voltage 70’s style rock shows, strip down to the core as frontman Filip Rapp and guitar player Freddie Axelsson, along with backup vocalist Bella Varini hit the road for an acoustic tour of the UK together with THE QUIREBOYS! Continue reading

Lilium – Disappear

Expressing an intoxicating sound that tips its hat to everyone from Jeff Buckley, Pearl Jam and Muse to proggy acts such as Yes and The Dear Hunter, Lilium’s music is powerfully melodic and moving, and has a relatable coherence that belies the complex and intricate craft used to create it, making it all the more unique and engulfing. Continue reading

REALMS OF ODORIC: “Towering Solitude” Studio Video and Tracklist

MDD Records has announced a new release from soundtrack/art project of Kris Verwimp and composer Arkadius Antonik entitled “Second Age”! For the first time in the history of the project, the album was recorded with guest musicians from all over the world, containing 18 songs with a playing time of almost 44 minutes. The second video from the production process (“Towering Solitude”) is available now, on which the cellist Eva Brömer shows her recording at the Troisdorf-based Gernhart Studio. The final tracklist of the album can be found below. Apparently you may only order the Collectors Edition until the 24th … Continue reading


A week ago, Black Star Riders announced their third studio album, “Heavy Fire”, set for release via Nuclear Blast Entertainment in February 2017. Today, the band have revealed the first video trailer in which frontman Ricky Warwick explains the writing process behind the forthcoming album and looks forward to the band’s March 2017 UK tour Continue reading


Prepare for an icy metal winter, because Canadian hyperblasters, KATAKLYSM, will return to Europe in December 2016 as part of the MTV Headbangers Ball Tour! The varied line-up will be completed by US heavy metallers ICED EARTH, Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM and US metalcore stalwarts UNEARTH. In support of this impressive tour combo, KATAKLYSM release an official tour video for ‘The World Is A Dying Insect’ off their latest album Of Ghosts And Gods. Continue reading

BATTLE BEAST – Bringer Of Pain

Silence was reigning the camp of Finnish heavy metallers, BATTLE BEAST, during the last weeks. But now this tranquillity has come to an end – the band with frontwoman Noora Louhimo has returned and are set to release their fourth studio record titled ‘Bringer Of Pain’, on February 17th, 2017 through Nuclear Blast Records! Continue reading