ALBUM REVIEW: Death Dealer – Conquered Lands

Former Manowar guitarist Ross the Boss returns with all guns blazing on Conquered Lands (Steel Cartel), the third full-length release from his subtly named Death Dealer project. In a gloriously predictable manner, the riffs come thick and fast as gods, blood, battles and all other true metal necessities rain down like exploding magma from the skies.

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Hammerfall Shares Video for “Keep The Flame Burning”, New Live Album Coming Soon

Heavy metal legends Hammerfall have shared another new video from their upcoming new live album & BluRay, Live! Against The World due out on October 23rd via Napalm Records. The live concert film and album celebrates the 20th anniversary of their chart-storming album Renegade (2000). “Keep The Flame Burning” is rarely heard in their setlists, so the live video is a treat for fans. Watch the video and pre-order the set below.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Warkings – Revenge

A four-piece band of indeterminate origin (their home town is listed merely as “The Home of Kings”), Warkings are an international – presumably European based – supergroup who like nothing more than to cosplay while singing about such diverse subject matter as fighting, marching, combat, battles, warfare, and conflict.

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Hammerfall Teases New Video for “Second to One” ft. Noora Louhimo of Battle Beast

Hammerfall has shared a teaser for a new music video! ‘Second To One’ features Noora Louhimo of Beast in Black. The track comes from the bands’ acclaimed album Dominion, out now via Napalm Records.  Both of these bands will tour together in the USA in 2020. Check out the teaser! Continue reading

Hammerfall Books USA Headline Tour for 2020 with Beast In Black and Edge of Paradise

Hammerfall is currently traversing North America along with Sabaton on their massive sold-out tour, touring in support of their globally dominating latest album Dominion. Now, they have announced a 2020 North American Headline tour, also in support of Dominion. The tour starts September 14, 2020 in West Palm Beach, FL and runs through October 19, 2020 in Silver Spring, MD. Support will come from Beast in Black and Edge of Paradise. A complete list of dates can be found below. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, October 26. VIP tickets will be available at the link below. Continue reading

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: August 16th New Music Releases

Check out all of today’s new releases in the music world!

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Sabaton Books A US Headline Tour For Next Fall with Hammerfall

Power metallers Sabaton will return to North America for “The Great Tour”. The headline excursion will feature support from special guest Hammerfall, and will begin in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on October 4 and will end in Silver Spring, Maryland on November 3. A special Blabbermouth.Net presale will begin on Wednesday, May 1 at 10:00 a.m. local time and end on Thursday, May 2 at 10:00 p.m. local time. When prompted, type in the presale code “GREATTOUR” to access tickets before the general public. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, May 3 at 10 a.m. local time. Continue reading

Rockharz Festival 25 Is Totally Sold Out!

This year’s Rockharz Open Air is sold-out, faster than ever before. As preparations begin to host the 25th edition of the festival, it will take place from July 4th to July 7th, 2018 in Ballenstedt.  The fest is headlined by In Flames, Powerwolf, Kreator, Hammerfall, Eisbrecher, Paradise Lost, Amorphis, Knorkator, Schandmaul, Cannibal Corpse, Alestorm, Ensiferum, Exodus, Sodom, Equilibrium, Die Apokalyptischen Reiter, Finntroll, Battle Beast, Amaranthe, Bannkreis, Gloryhammer and many more. You can see the final poster below. Continue reading

Rockharz Open Air Adds Six More Bands, Tickets On Sale Now

Rockharz Open Air is celebrating 25 years as a festival in 2018. This year’s fest is already loaded with talent and grows all the time, now with six new bands. Joining the lineup headlined by In Flames, Powerwolf, Kreator, and Hammerfall are Bannkreis, Versengold, Winterstorm, Oni, Blind Channel, Manntra with special guest, Michael Rhein (In Extremo). The fest takes place from July 4th to July 7th 2018 in Ballenstedt, Germany. Tickets are on sale now and a sellout is expected. Continue reading