ALBUM REVIEW: The Halo Effect – Days Of The Lost


 

Although lockdown was undeniably a desperate time for the entertainment business, for some, the time spent in isolation actually created opportunities. With schedules and timetables suddenly emptied, many long-standing ideas and projects, that for whatever reason, looked set to never get off the ground, were finally able to grow and develop into something more than a mere hopeful nucleus of an ideaContinue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Victorius – Dinosaur Warfare Pt. 2 – The Great Ninja War


Just when you thought things had finally returned to normal after the pandemic, up pop Victorius to make you question your own sanity. Returning with their sixth full-length studio album (or second since going full dino-ninja bonkers) the five German nutters with a Gloryhammer sense of humour and an instant autocorrect for a name thrust Dinosaur Warfare Pt. 2 – The Great Ninja War (Napalm Records) onto an unsuspecting (Jurassic) world.Continue reading


NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: February 25th New Music Releases


 

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ALBUM REVIEW: Therion – Leviathan


Having successfully navigated their way around the many obstacles and challenges thrust into their path by the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, Christofer Johnsson and his Swedish symphonic act Therion return with their seventeenth studio album Leviathan (Nuclear Blast).

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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