Atomic Fire Records is massively proud to join forces with Athens, Georgia based progressive power metal five-piece Theocracy. Formed in 2002 to spread their majestic metal in the likes of Stratovarious, Sonata Arctica and Symphony X, Theocracy released four critically acclaimed studio albums, building a loyal fanbase as well.
Theocracy's fifth studio album will see the light of the day later this year.
Nicko McBrain has revealed that he suffered a stroke back in January. The Iron Maiden drum legend shared the following via social media:
"Hello Boys and Girls, I hope this message finds you all well!
The reason I'm writing to you all today is to let you know of a very serious health problem that I have been through. In January I had a stroke, thank the Lord it was a minor one referred...
Stryper have checked in with the following update:
"New Song: 'In The Darkness You Are Light' coming 8/9 only to the Fan Club+ (all for one tier).
Stryper frontman Michael Sweet recently checked in with the following update:
1 - I start on the new Iconic album this week. Tommy, Joel, Nathan, Marco and myself are really excited! Coming 2024...
Veteran rockers Y&T are celebrating 40 years of the Mean Streak album with a new shirt. This black Unisex Gildan Heavy Cotton T-shirt features the classic gold Y&T logo as a pocket-sized graphic with "horns up" framing the song title: “Hang 'Em High”.
The back features the album cover art from Mean Streak.
Soul Sign, comprised of founder and bassist Bjorn Englen (Yngwie Malmsteen, Quiet Riot, Dio Disciples), vocalist Mark Boals (Ted Nugent, Yngwie Malmsteen, Uli Jon Roth), drummer Mike Cancino (Unida, Lynch Mob) and guitarist Rob Math (Leatherwolf, Player) have released their first single, “Clean Soil”, It is available only via iTunes.
This is their first release featuring Boals and Cancino.
Southern by the Grace of God indeed. On October 13, Geffen/UMe Recordings is set to release FYFTY, a 4CD/digital 50th anniversary box set that celebrates the enduring legacy of one of rock & roll’s most pre-eminent bands, Lynyrd Skynyrd.
The career-spanning 50 tracks featured on FYFTY represent the best of the best music the band has offered up to its loyal, worldwide fanbase from the very beginning.
In a new interview with Vikram Chandrasekar of Tales From The Road, DEATH ANGEL guitarist Ted Aguilar spoke about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's next studio album. He said: "[We're] slowly working on it. I'll, I'll say we have some [song] skeletons. They've still gotta be worked on.
There's stuff there. We've just gotta work on 'em more and write more.
The MANOWAR YouTube channel has uploaded bassist Joey DeMaio's playthrough video of "Call To Arms" recorded in his new studio, Asgard Studios New York. The track is featured on the band's 2002 album "Warriors Of The World". This past January, new MANOWAR guitarist Michael Angelo Batio responded to the controversy about DeMaio's bass playing technique, as seen in his solo during MANOWAR's show in Mexico.