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January 23, 2024
ARTILLERY RELEASE "BY INHERITANCE" LYRIC VIDEO FROM UPCOMING RAW LIVE (AT COPENHELL) ALBUM

Mighty Music has shared a lyric video for "By Inheritance", taken from Danish thrash legends Artillery's upcoming album, Raw Live (At Copenhell), to be released on February 2 on LP, CD and digital.

In late 2023, Artillery and their guitarist since 2017, Kræn Meier, decided to go their separate ways. Kræn Meier started in the band in 2017 as a replacement for the then ill Morten Stützer and became permanent guitarist in 2019 when Morten Stützer passed away.

January 23, 2024
JUDAS PRIEST PREMIER LYRIC VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE "CROWN OF HORNS"

Judas Priest have released "Crown Of Horns", the third single from their upcoming Invincible Shield album, due for release on March 8.

Over the past 50 years Judas Priest have sold over 50 million albums worldwide and headlined the world’s biggest stages. With their evolving music and live performances also came a powerful unique identity, a look which has both defined the group and influenced future generations of metal bands the world over.

January 23, 2024
THE RODS LAUNCH VISUALIZER VIDEO FOR "NOW AND FOREVER"; RATTLE THE CAGE ALBUM OUT NOW

The Rods, have released their new studio offering, Rattle The Cage. The album is available as CD Digipak, Ltd. Vinyl LP and Digital formats via Massacre Records.

The Rods are a storied heavy metal band that rocked their way through the ‘80s with a powerful, raw energy that had fans and critics alike calling them “The American Motörhead.” 

January 23, 2024
DRAGONFORCE UNVEIL NEW SINGLE “ASTRO WARRIOR ANTHEM”; OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO STREAMING

Extreme power metal unit, DragonForce, have unveiled their new single, “Astro Warrior Anthem”, together with an official music video. The opening track from the epic new album, Warp Speed Warriors, out on March 15 via Napalm Records, lives up to DragonForce’s reputation as the world's fastest band – captivating the listener from the very beginning and stunning with guitar solos delivered at an extreme speed.

January 23, 2024
RIOT V SINGER TODD MICHAEL HALL FEATURED ON FRONT ROW WARRIORS' "DYSTOPIAN TIME"; LYRIC VIDEO

Front Row Warriors are about to release their next big banger - the power metal influenced song, "Dystopian Time", with a warning message, influenced by the myths of Indian cultures.

A song whose lyrics couldn't be more haunting and stirring, with a terrific vocal performance by Todd Michael Hall (Riot V) and Elkie Gee in a soulful duet.

January 10, 2024
METALSHOCK RADIO SHOW 10/1/24 PLAYLIST

1. Crystal Viper - The Cult (4:36)
2. Greyhawk - Call of the Hawk (3:56)
3. Blood Star - Wait to Die (3:23)
4. Sanhedrin - Scythian Women (3:20)
5. Tanith - Snow Tiger (4:39)
6. Satan - Time To Die (3:43)
7. Angel Witch - Don't Turn Your Back (4:55)
8. Wolf - Dust (4:42)
9. King Diamond - A Mansion In Darkness (Live At The Fillmore) (4:40)
10. Attic - The Hound of Heaven (5:28)
11. Portrait - Burn the World (6:14)

January 03, 2024
METALSHOCK RADIO SHOW 3/1/24 PLAYLIST

1. Gatekeeper - Shadow and Stone (6:45)
2. Eternal Champion - Ride For Revenge/Retaliator (6:06)
3. Solitary Sabred - Flight of the Banshee (3:51)
4. Tidal Dreams - King In The North (4:12)
5. Luzifer - Barrow Downs (3:53)
6. Gravety - Carry on the Flame (4:48)
7. Jag Panzer - Onward We Toil (5:29)
8. Marta Gabriel - Light in the Dark (5:17)
9. Chastain - All Hail the King (4:05)
10. Leather - We Take Back Control (4:47)

December 21, 2023
RAGE SET MARCH RELEASE DATE FOR NEW DOUBLE ALBUM, AFTERLIFELINES; NEW TOUR DATES CONFIRMED

German metal band, Rage, have announced the arrival of their latest studio album, Afterlifelines, on March 29. The new double album will consist of a total of 21 songs, including an intro, interlude and outro. Remarkably, the two records feature different musical approaches.

Singer and bassist Peavy Wagner explains: “The first album is called Afterlife and comprises songs that we recorded as a trio, while the material on the second album

December 21, 2023
KING DIAMOND GUITARIST ANDY LAROCQUE NAMES SOLO THAT BEST REPRESENTS HIM - "WELCOME HOME'; I WAS ON FIRE"

Guitarist Andy LaRocque, best known for his work with King Diamond, is featured in a new interview with Guitar World. Following is an excerpt from the chat.

Guitar World: What led to your joining King Diamond?

LaRocque: "I knew (original drummer) Mikkey Dee back in the early ‘80s. He’d moved down to Copenhagen in Denmark with a different band, then ended up in King Diamond....

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