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February 15, 2024
ACCEPT LAUNCH TEASER FOR UPCOMING "HUMANOID" MUSIC VIDEO

Legendary heavy metal titans, Accept, recently announced that their new album, Humanoid, will be released on April 26. The upcoming masterpiece was once again produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by critically acclaimed heavy metal producer, Andy Sneap.

The first single and video, "Humanoid", will be released on February 28.

February 14, 2024
METALSHOCK RADIO SHOW 14/2/24 PLAYLIST

1. Starbenders - The Game (3:46)
2. Wytch Hazel - The Fire's Control (3:49)
3. Bible Of The Devil - Yer Boy (4:26)
4. Black Trip - Die With Me (4:12)
5. Crimson Fire - Sortilege (Sortilege Cover) (3:27)
6. Tower - Lay Down the Law (4:48)
7. Sin Starlett - Blessed by the Shot (5:20)
8. Venator - Manic Man (4:39)
9. The Night Eternal - Prince Of Darkness (5:12)
10. Satan's Fall - Afterglow (3:29)
11. Wolf - Dust (4:42)

February 14, 2024
LORDS OF BLACK DEBUT "I WANT THE DARKNESS TO STOP"

Lords Of Black have released a video for "I Want The Darkness To Stop", the new single from their sixth studio album, Mechanics Of Predacity, slated for a global release via Frontiers Music on March 15.

Mechanics Of Predacity marks a pinnacle in the band's evolution, seamlessly fusing power, epic grandeur, and intense musicality with a profound narrative woven through evocative lyricism.

February 14, 2024
WARLORD RELEASES “CONQUERORS” LYRIC VIDEO; 7” SINGLE OUT IN APRIL

Epic metal pioneers, Warlord, are on a mission in tribute to fallen bandmate, William J Tsamis, and return once more with Free Spirit Soar on May 10 via High Roller Records.

New single and lyric video "Conquerors" is streaming below. A 7" single of "Conquerors" will be released on April 12.

February 14, 2024
RIOT V BASSIST DONNIE VAN STAVERN - "THIS LINEUP SEES THE VISION OF RIOT'S LEGACY"

US heavy metallers, Riot V, will release their new studio album, Mean Streets, on April 12 via Atomic Fire Records. In a new interview with Metal-Rules.com, bassist Donnie Van Stavern tells Robert Cavuoto about the importance of continuing to make music, how each song should have a killer riff, what influences his writing, and why this is the band’s most stable lineup.

Mean Streets contains 12 tracks which were recorded by Bruno Ravel in New Jersey. Ravel also mixed the album while Bart Gabriel took care of its mastering.

February 14, 2024
FIREWIND RELEASE OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE "CHAINS"

Firewind have released a lyric video for their new song, "Chains", to be featured on their new studio album, Stand United, out March 1 via AFM.

Stand United will be available as CD, LP Vinyl, digital formats and highly collectable bundles including an autographed card, a Firewind cat patch plus a ticket for the band's upcoming European tour with Masterplan (see all dates listed below). For every ticket bundle purchase, fans will also get the chance to win a Meet & Greet.

February 14, 2024
IRON SAVIOR DROP NEW SINGLE "RAISING HELL"

Firestar features a wide range of influences from hard rock to pop, all calibrated to heavy metal trademark the band is known and loved for. But sometimes pure coincidence or seemingly inconspicuous little details can turn a very good album into an outstanding release. In the case of Firestar, it has come as a real surprise even for Sielck that the new songs surpass the material of the impressive 2020-album Skycrest.

February 14, 2024
LADY BEAST - SECOND ALBUM TO BE REISSUED IN APRIL

On April 26th internationally, Dying Victims Productions will reissue Lady Beast’s cult second album, Lady Beast II, on vinyl LP format. A promo medley from the album can be enjoyed below. 

Since 2009, Lady Beast have been flying the flag for refined Heavy Metal. The band hail from the Steel City of Pittsburgh, forming with firm influences ranging from Motörhead, Dio, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, and Mercyful Fate.

February 08, 2024
HEADBANG TO MINDRAZER'S INFECTIOUS VIDEO "SUFFER IN SILENCE" OF NEW ALBUM “A THING OF NIGHTMARES”

Get ready to headbang and sing along in your car with Mindrazer's latest music video "Suffer in Silence" in support of their debut album, “A Thing of Nightmares” (produced by Kevin Antreassian - The Dillinger Escape Plan), which was released this past October via the label Misanthropic Records.

The lyrics are simple and the melody is infectious. Get your pipes warmed up for this power-thrashing banger!

February 08, 2024
SONATA ARCTICA PREMIER OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO FOR "DARK EMPATH"

Leading the way to their new offering, Clear Cold Beyond, to be released on March 8, 2024 through Atomic Fire, Finnish melodic metallers, Sonata Arctica, surprise fans with a brand new music video today.

Their latest track, "Dark Empath", can now be enjoyed in all its visual glory. Telling the story of a character being chased, both mentally and physically, the haunting result...

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