GYZE - The Rising Dragon EP

Formed in 2009 in Sapporo, Japan, GYZE gained credence among many talented local artists. As a result, they were invited to Tokyo where they released their first EP in 2011. In 2012 the band took the second place in national Metal-Battle Finals in Japan organized by Wacken Open Air...

 

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After Forest - Act II & III

How would human react to it's own actions such as to usage of oil and plastic if they were used by some animal instead of human? Vaasa, Finland based After Forest wrote their first full length album around this theme...

 

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Annominus - The Architect

Annominus is a Danish rock band formed in 2009 with the goal of creating their own musical universe by taking the best of what they know and love from the rock and metal scene and adding their own personal touch to the mix...

 

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Kissin' Dynamite - Ecstasy

Started as a high-school band in 2007, Kissin Dynamite quickly became one of Germany’s most appreciated hard rock / heavy metal acts. Since their debut in 2008 with “Steel of Swabia” they have released four more albums...

 

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Panophobia - Demon Slaughter EP

The band Panophobia was formed late August 2013 in Norway by the screamer/vocalist Jostein and the guitarist Didrik. Later on they kind of re-hired the drummer Erlend...

 

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Heroes Don't Ask Why - The Sound Of A Broken Heart EP

Heroes Don’t Ask Why is a Finnish melodic rock metal band formed in 2015. Their debut self-titled EP, released in December 2016, got good reviews and radio airplay in many countries from Finland to Australia.

 

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Nonexist - In Praise Of Death EP

Nonexist was formed in 2000 by Johan Reinholdz. Johan Liiva (ex-Arch Enemy) joined on vocals and Matte Modin (ex-Dark Funeral, Raised Fist) on drums and the debut album "Deus Deceptor" was released in 2002...

 

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Morgengrau - Blood Oracle

Out of fire-blasted Texas comes Morgengrau, returning with their new album ‘’Blood Oracle’’. The band's German name belies its American origins, just as much as its combination...

 

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Metalwings - For All Beyond

After a successful debut with the single “Crying of the Sun” in 2015, and the well-received EP “Fallen Angel in the Hell” (2016), Bulgarian symphonic metal band Metalwings have independently...

 

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Forodwaith - The One

Forodwaith was formed in 2010, performs in the style of melodic death metal/folk metal. The official release of the first album entitled "Nirnaeth Arnediad" was held in 2012...

 

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Meridian - The Fate Of Atlantis EP

Meridian debuted in 2013 with the album, ”Metallurgy”, and in 2016 released the follow-up “Breaking The Surface”, are now ready with a new four track EP titled “The Fate Of Atlantis”...

 

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Death By Unga Bunga - So Far So Good So Cool

Get this – a modern band from Europe that’s not metal! Jokes aside, Norwegian garage rock

band Death By Unga Bunga released their latest album So Far So Good So Cool this past April.

Being an active band since 2008, the....

 

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Ghost - Prequelle

You love them or you hate them, but Ghost is becoming a phenomenon in the music (dare I say metal?) scene. It was about time Ghost showed up with a new album, their last release called ‘’Meliora’’ was released in 2015...

 

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A Perfect Circle - Eat The Elephant

One of the three bands that vocalist Maynard James Keenan is best known for, A Perfect Circle

has been consistent in their sound throughout their 13 years of existence. The lineup, ever

changing, has been able to keep this feat...

 

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Estate - Mirrorland

Russian power metal band Estate are back with their sophomore album, “Mirrorland”, released on April 20 via Mighty Music. Formed in 2012, in Krasnodar, Estate released its debut album “Fantasia” in 2014, followed by the EP...

 

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Dead City Crown - Apex Of Fury

Dead City Crown is a melodic death metal band founded in April 2014 by guitarist/composer Fabio Sisco, vocalist/lyricist Carl Conquest and bassist Erick Hugo. Their mission: to create heavy and melodic music influenced by various...

 

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Midnattsol - The Aftermath

After many changes in their personal lives, Midnattsol rises again from their 7 year slumber with some surprising news. On March 2017, band announced on their page original members Brigit and Chris, and Matthias who joined the band in 2011 parted ways with the band in months...

 

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Kataklysm - Meditations

For over a quarter century the monumental vessel of Kataklysm has overwhelmed the world with immense, powerful, death metal. Since their formation in 1991 they have uprooted influence in everything from ancient human history to the basic instincts surrounding mortal emotion...

 

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Follow The Chipher - Follow The Cipher

I just love it when studio / solo projects become full-flagged bands. It has happened with Delain, Sault, Phantom Elite and now, here we are with Follow the Cipher. Originally started in 2014 as Ken Kängström’s personal, small project, the band quickly became an entity in its own right...

 

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Red Eleven - Fueled By Fire EP

The story of Finnish alternative metal band Red Eleven began in 2009 under the name 'Project Red Eleven', when guitarist Teemu Liekkala and vocalist Tony Kaikkonen performed a couple of songs together...

 

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Amorphis - Queen of Time

The Finnish heavy metallers are back with their thirteenth studio album “Queen of Time”. Helsinki-based band Amorphis became a notorious band in their home country of Finland for their concept album “Tales of a Thousand Lakes” based on the the Finnish epic poetry “Kalevala”, which...

 

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At The Gates - To Drink From The Night Itself

At The Gates are innovators. From debut album, ‘’The Red In The Sky Is Ours’’, through comeback stunner, ‘’At War With Reality’’, the Gothenburg-based death metal act have always traversed the left-hand path on their own terms...

 

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Stone Sour - Hydrograd

American hard rock band Stone Sour made a strong come-back with “Hydrograd”, out on June 30, 2017 via Roadrunner Records, their sixth release following the double concept album “House of Gold & Bones” from 2012-2013...

 

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Shinedown - Attention Attention

Formed in 2001 by vocalist Brent Smith, they have since released five full length albums, which makes “Attention Attention” (out May 4th) their sixth release with Atlantic Records, growing bigger and bigger with each new album...

 

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Waking The Sleeper - The Seven Deadly Sins, PT 1

Hailing from Wichita, Kansas, Waking the Sleeper is a metal band lead by vocalist Regina “Raven” Turney (formally of Apparition). The line-up currently consists of keyboard player Shon “Gunnie” Gunderson, lead guitarist Juni...

 

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