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October 13, 2022
ROYAL HUNT SET TO LAUNCH PRE-ORDER FOR DYSTOPIA - PART II

Royal Hunt will release their new studio album, Dystopia - Part II, on October 26 via King Records (Japan/SE Asia) and on October 28 via NorthPoint Productions (EU/N & S America). The band will launch the pre-order for the album this Friday, October 14.

Dystopia - Part II will be released in following formats: regular CD, various Deluxe editions/bundles and a gatefold, heavy vinyl double LP (availability date pending).

October 13, 2022
STÄLKER SURPRISE WITH 12” DOUBLE SINGLE VINYL TO BE RELEASED IN NOVEMBER; "RIPPED TO PIECES" MUSIC VIDEO POSTED

Speed metal trio, Stälker, are on a blazing roll with two full-length releases under their bullet belts. Now in the Year of the Beast, 2022 marks another batch of Necronomicon-induced incantations from Stälker, as the band releases a 12” double single as their fourth offering, Cranking Evil.

The release will be unveiled to the world on November 4 via Napalm Records.

October 13, 2022
BLIND GUARDIAN PREMIER "LIFE BEYOND THE SPHERES" MUSIC VIDEO

German metal giants, Blind Guardian, have released a video for "Life Beyond The Spheres", from their new album, The God Machine, out now via Nuclear Blast Records.

Guitarist André Olbrich states about the song: "I’m a big supporter of innovation, to bring the whole music genre forward to something else. Maybe even find something new that wasn’t there before, I think with 'Life Beyond The Spheres

October 12, 2022
NWOTHM WARRIORS... HELL FIRE FROM USA

Hell Fire Is US Heavy Metal Band From San Francisco, California. Pulls influences like the twin guitars and soaring vocals of New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement of the late 1970s combined with the speed and intensity of the early 1980s Thrash Metal Scene. 

Sometimes a band grows so exponentially from one record to the next, it’s almost jarring. Hell Fire has already established themselves as the preeminent masters of a new hybrid breed of Bay Area thrash and NWOBHM in just a few short years, but their fourth album Reckoning is the type of ascendance that truly sets a band apart.

October 12, 2022
TERAMAZE STREAMING NEW SONG "DANGEROUS ME"; FLIGHT OF THE WOUNDED ALBUM OUT NOW

Melbourne, Australia-based progressive metal band, Teramaze, are streaming "Dangerous Me", featured on their 10th album, Flight Of The Wounded, released independently via Wells Music.

Tracklisting:
"Flight Of The Wounded"
"Gold"
"The Thieves Are Out"

October 12, 2022
UFO GUITARIST VINNIE MOORE TO RELEASE DOUBLE EXPOSURE ALBUM IN NOVEMBER

The follow up to Vinnie Moore’s 2019 Soul Shifter album will be released on November 8 via his Mind’s Eye Music label. Vinnie is joined by singers Ed Terry (Rage And Beyond, American Mafia), Keith Slack (MSG, Mother Road), Mike DiMeo (Riot) and Brian Stephenson (Old James) on this half vocal half instrumental album.

October 11, 2022
HIGHLORD SIGNS TO ROCKSHOTS RECORDS; FREAKIN’ OUT OF HELL ALBUM OUT IN DECEMBER

Rockshots Records has announced their latest signing of power metallers Highlord for the release of their new album Freakin' Out of Hell due out on December 9.

Infusing heavy-power metal with progressive and symphonic influences was formed in Turin Italy in 1997, over the span of their career they have released eight albums

October 11, 2022
SCRATCH - BEYOND THE FEAR

On April 22nd, 1995, one of the greatest heavy metal singers of all time, Carl Albert, was tragically killed in a car accident, at the very young age of 32, depriving the world of his divine powerful voice.
Carl became worldwide known for his iconic performances with VICIOUS RUMORS, with whom he recorded several classic albums.

October 10, 2022
KISS SHARE "LICK IT UP" LIVE FOOTAGE FROM AFTERSHOCK FESTIVAL 2022

KISS has shared a snippet of "Lick It Up" performed live at the Aftershock Festival in Sacramento, CA on October 7th.

Lick It Up is the 11th studio album of Kiss. Before its 1983 release, the band members appeared on MTV without their trademark make-up. It was the first public appearance without make-up by the band, and their first for Mercury Records

October 10, 2022
QUEENSRŸCHE RELEASE OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE "HOLD ON"

Queensrÿche released their new album, Digital Noise Alliance, on October 7. They have followed up with a video clip for the song “Hold On”.

The band comments: "'Hold On' primarily focuses on the misfortune of social media and how this new societal landscape has become a false barometer of ones’ value, essentially, influencing and affecting peoples’ self-worth.

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