German power metal band Brainstorm proudly announces the upcoming new album "Midnight Ghost," which is scheduled to drop on September 28th via AFM Records! Pre-order the album now at this location. The band‘s 12th studio album is seemingly forging into something special. Vocalist Andy B. Franck comments: "'Midnight Ghost' is the album we always wanted to create for our fans – and ourselves. Every song, the sound, the cover artwork… it feels perfect to us! It all has such an i
Kobra & The Lotus released a new video clip for the song "Velvet Roses." The song appears on the latest album "Prevail II," which is available now via Napalm Records. The album is available over here! "High impact, pure rock adrenaline!! This video is a fabulous trip. Free falling through the sky, whipping tight turns on a planet where everything that makes sense to you doesn't apply and the impossible doesn't exist. Join this tenacious driver and her motley crew as they take
Spanish melodic metal band Kilmara has announced details of the impending new album "Across the Realm of Time," which will drop on August 31st via ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records. Pre-orders can be made at this location. The album was produced, recorded, mixed & mastered by Roland Grapow (Lords of Black, Masterplan, Squealer, Black Majesty, Eagleheart...). The artwork (shown below) was created by Didac Plà. Guests on the album include: Jordi Longán (ex-Ipsilon) (keyboard solo on
German melodic power metal act Mob Rules will release the new album "Beast Reborn" on August 24th is via SPV/Steamhammer. The artwork for the album can be found at the bottom, with more details expected soon. The new album will be presented via three release shows, among others in the Nordic Pumpwerk (Wilhelmshaven), where Mob Rules has already performed legendary concerts. The powerful new album tells stories about legends with mythical and historical references involved; pe
The new sensational heavy metal band from Sweden Saate - featuring Stefan Rådlund (Guitars) and Robert Ahlenius (Bass) from power/progressive metal band Binary Creed along with Summoned Tide vocalist Rickard Thelin - issued a video clip for the new single "Sovereign Plea." Check it out in the player above. The song is part of the band's campaign to release a new single every month via Rockshots Records. Stay tuned for new songs in the coming months. #Saate #melodicpowermetal
American power metal act Sonic Prophecy issued a new lyric video for the song "Man the Guns," which is available in the player above. The song appears on the band's latest album "Savage Gods," which was issued via Rockshots Records back in January. #SonicProphecy #melodicpowermetal #modernpowermetal #metal #RockshotsRecords #traditionalmetal #lyricvideo
French heavy metal band Elvenstorm is streaming the new song "Ritual of Summoning" in the player above. The song appears on the upcoming new album "The Conjuring" coming on June 8th via Massacre Records.
The band, hailing from Grenoble, has been around since 2008 and has already released two studio albums, among others, and has played countless gigs. Elvenstorm features vocalist Laura Ferreux, guitarist Michaël Hellström, drummer Antoine Bussiere and bassist Benoit Lecuona.
Germany's most successful symphonic rock event will be touring the world in 2019 with its new album "Moonglow"! the album is due to be released in January 2019 (exact date TBA). After sold-out shows in Asia, America and Europe, the tremendous success of the "Ghostlights World Tour 2016/2017" culminated in a headline show broadcasted on TV at Wacken:Open:Air, and next year, Tobias Sammet's Avantasia is getting back on the road. The unique concert experience mixing epicness, ro
In February, guitarist Bill Hudson announced his new band, which features ex-Twilight Force vocalist Christian Eriksson. The band launching a name contest, receiving around 1500 suggestions. To date, the members picked up the 10 favorite options, and now the fans have a chance to vote for the favorite name! The voting will be ongoing from the 1st of May and it will end on the 7th of May. To vote, you need to join the group on Facebook at this location.
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At the moment, German melodic power metal act Mob Rules is in the studio working hard on the new (as of yet untitled) album, which is scheduled for an August 2018 release via SPV/Steamhammer. The new album will be presented via three release shows, among others in the Nordic Pumpwerk (Wilhelmshaven), where Mob Rules have already performed legendary concerts. This powerful album tells stories about legends with mythical and historical references involved; personal events are p
Named after a glacier in Nunavut, Canada, Saate is a new sensational heavy metal band from Sweden featuring Stefan Rådlund (Guitars) and Robert Ahlenius (Bass) from power/progressive metal band Binary Creed along with vocalist Rickard Thelin from fellow Swedish band Summoned Tide. Teaming up with Toilet Ov Hell, Saate premiered the music video for the debut single “The Conjuring” over here, or just in the player above. The sound is heavy, fresh and modern with a traditional m
Kobra & The Lotus released a video clip for the Fleetwood Mac cover "The Chain," which is available in the player above. The band's take on the classic appears on the new album "Prevail II," which drops via Napalm Records tomorrow, April 27th The album is available for pre-order over here. "We couldn't be more stoked to release the final closer to our 'Prevail' album series!! We've chosen a classic, recorded in 1976, and we hope to connect and carry the magic forward from tha
After the release and critical acclaim for the debut album "Awakening From Abyss," all female Japanese J-Metal group Lovebites continue the march towards world domination and we have the latest news on what’s coming up: The band was nominated for “Best New Band” in the Metal Hammer Golden God Awards 2018! This is a fantastic honor and you can help by adding your vote by visiting this location. The girls have also just announced an appearance at this years Bloodstock Open Air
"Prevail II" is the proverbial yang to the yin and continues right where Kobra and the Lotus left off in 2017. Today, the band is celebrating its premiere of the music video for "Let Me Love You" over at Loudwire at this location, or you can simply just click play in the player above! You can be sure that this is not just an ordinary music video premiere - This is the very special Japanese bonus version of "Let Me Love You"! And lucky you - the instant grat track will be unlo
One of the biggest up and coming bands on the progressive metal/melodic power metal scene is Canada's Borealis. The band signed with AFM Records a few years back with the release of 2015's "Purgatory," which was subsequently followed up by the re-recording of the debut album "World of Silence" in 2017. Now in 2018, the band just dropped the 4th album entitled "The Offering," perhaps the band's stongest album to date (see CROM's review over here). The album marks a deviation f
Listening to Estate’s new album "Mirrorland" was a particular treat, not just because it is engaging, smart power metal, but because the only other Russian metal band I have heard is Arkona (epic pagan metal). Fans of power metal in the European tradition will likely be pleased by this album. Estate now stands poised to spread further into the metal community’s general awareness, as "Mirrorland" is an enjoyable fusion of contemporary power metal elements and classic rock. Whi
Italy’s Frozen Crown is one of those bands who will genuinely surprise the listener with how deceptively diverse the album is throughout. It is a power metal album, yes, however there are moments of proggy exploration and screaming death metal vocals that are reminiscent of Devin Townsend, Opeth, Children of Bodom and the like. It is very easy to become drawn into each track, and it’s an incredibly strong debut album with a lot to offer for everyone. It started as a side proj
The first single 'Losing My Humanity' from Kobra And The Lotus' upcoming album "Prevail II" is celebrating its track premiere with a lyric video! The album will follow on April 27th 2018 via Napalm Records. Watch the lyric video premiere HERE, courtesy of Bravewords at this location, or simply use the player above! Pre-order "Prevail II" RIGHT HERE! "Losing My Humanity" is an exemplary melodic feast of both guitar and vocal craftsmanship that anchors the Canadian four piece f
U.K. power metal act Power Quest is streaming the title track of the latest album "The Sixth Dimension." The song features a guest appearance by ex-Nightwish vocalist Anette Olzon. "The Sixth Dimention" was released back in October 2017 via Inner Wound Recordings. Check out the clip above. Power Quest is currently on tour supporting Freedom Call in the U.K., with remaining dates as follows Feb 22 Cathouse, Glasgow UK Feb 23 Corporation, Sheffield UK Feb 24 The Station, Can
Kobra And The Lotus kept its word and will soon deliver the second part of the opus magnum one year after the successful release of rock juggernaut "Prevail I"! Set for a release on April 27th 2018, "Prevail II" is now available to pre-order over here! "Prevail II" is the proverbial yang to the yin and continues right where Kobra And The Lotus left off in 2017. Set for a release on April 27th via Napalm Records, the band has now unveiled the cover artwork and track listing f