Seventh Wonder - Tiara

Swedish progressive metal masters Seventh Wonder have made a strong come-back this year with the release of the concept album “Tiara”, the highly anticipated follow-up to 2010’s “The Great Escape”. In the meantime, that band was not at all idle, as they released the DVD “Welcome to Atlanta, live 2014” in September 2016...

 

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Elyose - Reconnexion

Elyose is a French Industrial rock with some gothic metal elements, formed in 2009 by bassist Ghislain Henry and singer Justine Daaé. The four-piece Paris-based band has a truly unique sound, by mixing the harshness of rock and metal with a very powerful electronic soundscape, coupled with beautiful female vocals.

 

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Evilon - Leviathan

Evilon was created in 2015 by Kenneth Evstrand and Jonny Sjödin. In the beginning the genre was melodic death metal, in the style of At The Gates, Amon Amarth and In Flames. During 2016 the music evolved and is now inspired by celtic and Nordic folk with a lot of heavy riffs and capturing melodies.

 

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Godless - Swarm EP

 Led by their recent international live debut at the Wacken Open Air, Hyderabad, India-based death metal purveyors Godless have launched the first single from their upcoming EP Swarm. About the new song, Godless states: “‘From Beyond’ is about cosmic monstrosities from otherworldly...

 

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Two Of A Kind - Rise

 Two Of A Kind is a melodic rock band from the Netherlands, whose self-titled debut album was released by Frontiers in 2007. Fred Hendrix, better known as main songwriter and singer for the Melodic Rock masters TERRA NOVA, heads up the band. Back at the turn of the century...

 

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Amaranthe - Helix

MASSIVE. MODERN. METAL! These are the voyages of the visionary Swedish band Amaranthe. Their ultimate mission: to explore the opaque realms between extreme metal and electronic tunes, to pioneer the invention of new approaches of joining two traditionally contradicting musical worlds, to boldly go where no metal band has gone before.

 

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Atreyu - In Our Wake

Everyone leaves a legacy behind. No matter how big or small, our words and actions echo forever and make a lasting imprint.Two decades since their 1999 formation in Southern California, that truth weighed heavy on the members of gold-selling metal mavericks Atreyu.

 

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Enemy Inside - Phoenix

Enemy Inside is a dark rock band with modern metal influences from Aschaffenburg, Germany, formed in 2017 by Nastassja Giulia (vocals) and Evan K (guitar). They came up with this mix of styles by experimenting with a wide range of sounds and genres until they created a sound that is uniquely theirs...

 

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Behemoth - I Loved You At Your Darkest

“It doesn’t get more blasphemous than this.” That’s Behemoth mastermind Nergal talking about the title of the band’s 11th and latest album, I ‘’Loved You At Your Darkest’’. While it certainly seems an unlikely title for a black metal band—especially one that called their last album ‘’The Satanist’’—its origin might surprise you even more than the words themselves.


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Mycelia - Apex

 Genres are a thing of the past... Mycelia have continuously strived to defy the traditional boundaries between metal’s various subgenres, while still keeping their sound fresh and engaging. Drawing on influences ranging from hardcore, metal and djent to jazz and classic film scores...

 

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Julian's Lullaby - Prisoner Of Emotions

Formed in 2006, Julian’s Lullaby is a Greek heavy / symphonic metal band with various influence, as their aim is to blend metal and rock music with neo-classical and acoustic-folk elements.Although many line-up changes have occurred to-date, the vision still remains pretty much the same.

 

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Leah - The Quest

 From the rugged coast of British Columbia, Canada, Celtic metal songstress, LEAH, is making waves across the globe. From ethereal ballads to folk-tales, mysterious world instrumentation and operatic blast beats, LEAH’s voice is a breath of fresh air among a sea of female-fronted rock.

 

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Manimal - Purgatorio

Hailing from Sweden, a country with a very rich and diverse metal scene, and combining heavy metal with power metal elements into a very cohesive sound, Manimal are definitely a band to watch out for.

 

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24/7 Diva Heaven - Superslide EP

24/7 DIVA HEAVEN is a brand new band from Berlin, Germany, formed by members Kat, Mary and Karo. Influenced by the sounds of the 90s Hard Rock Scene, this band is made up of 3 talented members who all come from the Stoner Rock and Metal scene.

 

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MaYaN – Dhyana

For those who are not familiar, MaYaN is a Dutch symphonic death metal band formed in 2010 by vocalist Mark Jansen, guitarist Frank Schiphorst, and keyboardist Jack Driessen. MaYaN currently features in their ranks the incredibly talented Marcela Bovio and Laura Macrì, whose clean...

 

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Dynazty - Firesign

With their sixth album, “Firesign”, Swedish melodic metal outfit Dynazty have taken their sound to a whole new level. Founded in early 2008, the band soon gained a cult following as well as critical acclaim, and for good reason too, as their brand of heavy metal mixed with melodic soundscapes...

 

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Beyond the Black – Heart of the Hurricane

German symphonic metal band Beyond the Black have really come into their own with “Heart of the Hurricane”, their third full-length album of their rather short career. Formed in 2014 by Jennifer Haben, the band soon performed at Wacken...

 

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Book review - At The Dephts Of Soul

It’s been two years since we first got to know Alyssa. We interviewed her about her art, passion and life. She spread her wings like a beautiful butterfly and got more skilled with every piece she created. Next to traditional and digital art, Alyssa also writes a lot of poetry. Her newest creation is ‘’At The Depths Of Soul’’, a poetry book.

 

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Korpiklaani - Kulkija

After 3 years since the last album, Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI offer their 10th album titled ‘’Kulkija’’ ("Wanderer"), set for a September 7th, 2018 release.Concluding 14 (!) tracks, ‘’Kulkija’’ is their longest album...

 

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Lux Terminus - The Courage to Be

 Lux Terminus is an up and coming fusion trio hailing from Cleveland, Ohio in the United States, formed in 2016 by keyboardist Virkam Shankar along with drummer Matthew Kerschner and guitarist Brian Craft, the musicians have...

 

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Michael Romeo - War Of The Worlds, Pt. 1

Internationally acclaimed guitar hero Michael Romeo has released his eagerly anticipated first official solo album, War of the Worlds / Pt. 1, on July 27th thru Music Theories Recordings / Mascot Label Group.

 

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Dark Sarah - The Golden Moth

Dark Sarah is a Finnish cinematic metal band led by classically trained singer/songwriter Heidi Parviainen. After parting ways with Amberian Dawn in late 2012, she started to build up a new project called Dark Sarah.

 

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Dee Snider - For The Love Of Metal

Dee Snider signed a deal with Napalm Records for his upcoming solo album ‘’For The Love Of Metal’’ produced by Hatebreed vocalist Jamey Jasta and featuring contributions from Howard Jones (ex-Killswitch Engage), Mark Morton (Lamb Of God), Alissa White-Gluz (Arch Enemy)...

 

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Redemption - Long Night's Journey Into Day

For a band that just replaced long-time vocalist Ray Alder with Swedish crooner Tom Englund (Evergrey), progressive metal outfit Redemption seem to be firing on all cylinders. The addition of Vikram Shankar’s keyboards skills didn’t hurt...

 

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Unanimated - Annihilation EP

They are back! After nine years in vigilant slumber the mighty Unanimated, originators of the infamous Swedish melodic death/black metal sound, return with four brand new tracks. The band’s new EP “Annihilation” continues...

 

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Crossing Eternity - The Rising World

Crossing Eternity is a power metal band formed in 2017 by seasoned musicians from both the Romanian and the Swedish metal scene. As such, the core of the band consists of guitarist and composer Manuel Savu, Romanian vocalist...

 

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Rolled Up Sleeves - Pointless EP

 Rolled Up Sleeves is a young rock group from the city of Århus in Denmark with members between 19 and 21 years old. They have blood on their teeth, and their expressions are raw and very punked!

 

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Tomb Of Finland - Frozen Beneath

Tomb of Finland was formed in 2009, but their first album ‘’Below The Green’’ wasn’t released until 2015, when they signed a contract with Mighty Music. They have undergone a few line-up changes since, but that did not stop these corpses from creating new material...

 

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Helion Prime - Terror Of The Cybernetic Space Monster

Helion Prime returns with their sophomore effort ‘’Terror Of The Cybernetic Space Monster’’ on August 31st, 2018 through AFM Records. The album consists of nine brand new tracks - with the seventeen minute monster title song marking...

 

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Lord Of The Lost - Thornstar

Lord of the Lost was founded in mid-2007 by Chris Harms as a solo project. While working on the initial songs and publishing them on MySpace, Harms received a lot of positive reception and realized that he would require a full band to...

 

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