Stratovarius are gearing up for the release of their new album, Survive, on September 23rd on earMUSIC. Check out their new single, "Firefly", below.
Stratovarius - the Scandinavian flagship of symphonic metal and one of the most famous bands of their genre - managed to establish themselves as one of the top names in the metal scene and have since influenced bands all over the world.
More than ten years without a new studio album could be reason enough for a band to fall into oblivion, unless of course they left a lasting impression on their fans before their hiatus. In case of Swedish melodic metal masters Dragonland, who have inspired their extensive following repeatedly since the release of their debut The Battle Of The Ivory Plains in 2001, the anticipation of new material has continued to grow from year to year since their 2011 release Under The Grey Banner.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Rory Gallagher’s Deuce sophomore solo album from 1971, a deluxe CD boxset will be released by UMC on Friday September 30.
The extensive celebratory release digs deep into the Rory Gallagher Archives and will include a new mix of the original album...
Former Accept members Herman Frank & David Reece, along with Victory members Malte Burkert and Mike Pesin, and former U.D.O. drummer Francesco Jovino, are presenting their new hard-hitting heavy metal band, Iron Allies.
The band has signed with AFM Records, and will release their debut album, Blood In Blood Out, on October 21.
Metalville Records has announced the signing of After All, whose new studio album, Eos, will be released on October 14 internationally.
After All are best known for their original take on speed metal songwriting, where killer riffs lay the foundation for songs with hooks and big choruses, lavishly garnished with guitar leads and harmonies.
Dutch metal legends, Martyr, have undergone a lineup change.
On behalf of the band, guitarist/founding member Rick Bouwman states: “Unfortunately Rick Valcon recently informed us he made the decision to lay down his drum activities. We would like to thank Rick for over 4 years of dedication and all the good times we shared in Martyr.
Whitesnake revisit its multi-platinum career as it remixes some of its biggest hits for the new collection that spotlights updated versions of classic tracks like “Still Of The Night,” “Here I Go Again,” and “Is This Love.”
Whitesnake's Greatest Hits is available now on digital and streaming services, on CD, 2LP, and fans are invited to order the collection by going here.
Michael Schenker Group (MSG) have released a video for "Fighter", a bonus track on the digipak edition of their new album, Universal, available via Atomic Fire Records.
Says Schenker: ""Hi everybody, here is our new video 'Fighter' from our latest album, Universal. It's a catchy little song. Enjoy. We are currently playing festivals and it’s a lot of fun seeing all of you happy guys out there.
On July 23rd, W.A.S.P. performed at Skansen in Stockholm, Sweden. Fan-filmed video of the band's show can be viewed below.
The setlist was as follows:
"On Your Knees"
"Inside the Electric Circus"
"The Real Me" (The Who cover)...