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August 13, 2022
SUNSTORM FEAT. RONNIE ROMERO DEBUT "HOLD THE NIGHT" LYRIC VIDEO

Sunstorm have released a lyric video for "Hold The Night", featured on the new album, Brothers In Arms, the second to feature lead vocalist Ronnie Romero (Michael Schenker, Lords Of Black). Watch the clip below.

Romero’s debut album with Sunstorm, Afterlife, was released in early 2021 and showcased a rejuvenation of Sunstorm's previous musical formula, mixing melodic rock/AOR with more '70s oriented hard rock, ala Rainbow

August 13, 2022
DYNAZTY RELEASES NEW SINGLE “THE WHITE”

Swedish melodic metal force Dynazty is currently gearing up for the release of their upcoming magnum opus. The band's new album, entitled Final Advent, will drop on August 26, 2022 through Hamburg-based powerhouse AFM Records.

As previously-released, first album singles already proved, the Final Advent will mark the band’s most cohesive, imaginative, complex and at the same time most homogeneous album to date in their over 10-year career. Only a few days left until Final Advent arrives, Dynazty has just shared another epic single! 

August 12, 2022
SUMERLANDS RELEASE VISUALIZER FOR NEW SONG "EDGE OF THE KNIFE"

Sumerlands have returned from the astral plane with another powerful collection of timeless, hooked filled hits: Dreamkiller.

In the driver’s seat is renowned producer and guitarist Arthur Rizk who polished these eight metallic gems at Philadelphia’s Redwood Studios with his brothers in Sumerlands.

August 12, 2022
DIAMOND HEAD TO RELEASE LIGHTNING TO THE NATIONS (THE WHITE ALBUM) [REMASTERED 2021] IN SEPTEMBER; VIDEO POSTED FOR "LIGHTNING TO THE NATIONS" (LOST ORIGINAL MIX)

Diamond Head are of seminal importance to heavy metal music, and their debut album Lightning To The Nations is a key influence on the genre.

Lightning To The Nations (The White Album) [Remastered 2021] is the ultimate version of this ultimate album, which is set for release via Silver Lining Music on September 30.

August 12, 2022
KINGDOM OF TYRANTS FEAT. MELIAH RAGE, STEEL ASSASSIN MEMBERS SIGN TO METAL ON METAL RECORDS

Metal On Metal Records have announced the signing of a new US power/heavy metal band from Boston, MA, Kingdom Of Tyrants featuring members of Meliah Rage and Steel Assassin.

The band's debut album Architects Of Power is scheduled for the release this November.

August 12, 2022
YNGWIE MALMSTEEN - "FOR THE LAST 30 YEARS OR MORE, I'VE NEVER ALLOWED MYSELF A BAD SHOW"

Guitar legend Yngwie Malmsteen is featured in a new Guitar World Q&A session.
"I was about eight. I had an electric guitar with a little amp, and although it wasn’t a good one, it made a lot of noise. It was at my school in the cafeteria, which had a sort of a stage. I had asked one of my school friends to play drums, but he said he didn’t know how to, so I showed him how – so we could play the gig, which we did.

August 12, 2022
ROYAL HUNT ARE MIXING THEIR NEW ALBUM - "SO FAR IT SOUNDS QUITE A BIT EDGIER THAN ITS PREDECESSOR"

Royal Hunt will release their new studio album, Dystopia - Part II, on October 26 via King Records (Japan/SE Asia) and on October 28 via NorthPoint Productions (EU/N & S America).

An update from André Andersen states: "Hey all. Good news from the NorthPoint dungeon: Dystopia - Part II is at the mixing stage. So far it sounds quite a bit edgier than its predecessor, but fear not - it's still very much Royal Hunt.

August 12, 2022
UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER PERFORMS ACCEPT CLASSISCS "FAST AS A SHARK", "BALLS TO THE WALL" AND MORE AT WACKEN OPEN AIR 2022; PRO-SHOT VIDEO STREAMING

On August 4th, former Accept frontman Udo Dirkschneider hit the stage at Wacken Open Air 2022 for a full set of Accept classics.

Udo Dirkschneider released his new album, My Way, on April 22nd via Atomic Fire Records. According to the label,  Dirkschneider made the sensational jump to #4 in the official German album charts.

August 10, 2022
CHICAGO’S WITCHSLAYER RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM OF ‘80S PENNED TRACKS

Chicago’s Witchslayer has finally released their self-titled album. Following the success of Witchslayer’s five-song demo in the early 1980’s, Metal Blade Records included the song “I Don’t Want To Die” on the iconic Metal Massacre 4 compilation album.

Unfortunately, the group disbanded before a new full length album could be recorded.

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