Formed more than three decades ago, in 1989, only to fall into a slumbering hibernation lasting until last year, Swedish hard rock outfit, Nestor, decided to reunite, reinvent the iconography of rock and restore its glory in 2021 with their debut album - yes, their debut album - Kids In A Ghost Town.
As “The Voice of Live” during the past four decades, Pollstar has consistently documented the state of the live entertainment industry from year to year with a commitment that has never changed. Along with editorial coverage of contemporary newsmakers and the hottest stories of the day, they have also charted box-office success of the industry’s biggest players.
Chastain has been a force in Metal for over 35 years and Chastainium V2 is the second album to chronicle the history of the band. Two tracks from each of the last ten albums showcases Chastain's inventive and unique sound.
The band originally put together by David T. Chastain and producer Mike Varney has created some of metal's iconic moments.
June 2021 saw the release of Helloween's new self-titled studio album. Media and critics were cheering almost breathlessly, but the fans were the ones who catapulted the album straight to #1 in Germany and Spain, into the Top 5 of seven countries and worldwide 15 times into the best of the year album charts.
Slayer guitarist, Kerry King, recently told Metal Hammer that he “won’t be dragging my feet much longer” when it comes to his new project.
King revealed in 2021 that he has more than two records' worth of music written for the as-yet-unnamed band. Speaking to Metal Hammer, he says that fans of his old band won’t be disappointed when it comes to the new music.
August 26 will see Austrian symphonic metal force, Edenbridge, release their eleventh studio album, Shangri-La, via AFM Records. Following previously-released songs "Somewhere Else But Here" and the magical "The Road To Shangri-La", today Edenbridge have premiered a music video for new single, "The Call Of Eden".
Vocalist Sabine Edelsbacher comments: "The Call of Eden deals with power and manipulation. The lie is sweet in the beginning, but bitter in the end. While the truth is bitter in the beginning but sweet in the end.
Sabaton have released an animated music video for "Stormtroopers", featured on the band's album, The War To End All Wars. Watch below.
Says Sabaton: "Metal family, we’ve got a surprise for you! Our animated video for our song ‘Stormtroopers’ has just dropped. This video was created by our friend, Marius (you can follow him on YouTube or Instagram).
Frontiers Music Srl continue their long standing relationship with House Of Lords by releasing their 11th studio album, Saints And Sinners, on September 16. Recorded and produced by the band’s singer and mastermind, James Christian, along with keyboardist Mark Mangold, Saints And Sinners is another jewel in House Of Lords' musical crown.
Today, fans can enjoy a new single, "House Of The Lord".
With today's single release, German metal giants Blind Guardian throw "Violent Shadows" on these hot summer days. In this pulsing track, the band delivers another epic track foreshadowing the release of their new album The God Machine - out on September 2 via Nuclear Blast Records.
"Violent Shadows" is an onslaught of thrashy riffs and relentless drumming, presenting itself as one of the most straightforward bangers of the album.