Good news for DragonForce fans. The power metal band has just finished writing its second album with new vocalist Marc Hudson, and plan to enter the studio to start recording in May the successor to The Power Within. The band will work on Fascination Studios in Sweden with Jens Bogren and start laying down tracks.
ZP "Zippy" Theart, the vocalist of UK power metallers I Am I and also ex-vocalist of DragonForce, is set to hit the road as a guest vocalist with Tank this year. Tank's vocalist Doogie White is unable to tour with the band as he will be busy on the road with Michael Schenker Group.
In what would go well on our "Funny Stuff" feature, apparently power metallers DragonForce have been doing more than touring and releasing a new album this year. Guitarists Herman Li and Samuel "Sam" Totman are featured in a TV commercial advertising the Capital One mobile app. It seems that it is possible to use your phone and also shred on your guitar without a problem.
British speed power metallers DragonForce have released a new video for the song "Seasons", now available for viewing below. The song is taken from their latest output The Power Within, the first to feature new singer Marc Hudson, which was released in April through Roadrunner Records.
British speed power metallers DragonForce have premiered their new video for the song "Cry Thunder", taken from their upcoming album The Power Within, exclusively at this location. Alternatively, you can watch it below. The Power Within will be released on April 17th via Roadrunner Records. More album details here.
UK power metallers DragonForce have premiered their new song "Cry Thunder", taken from their upcoming album The Power Within, at this location. The new album will be released on April 17th via Roadrunner Records. More album details were previously reported here.
British power metallers DragonForce have announced the South American leg of The Power Within World Tour, their most extensive tour of South America so far. The tour, as special guests of Trivium, will take them to Ecuador and Venezuela, virgin territories for the band, as well as Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Colombia in September.
British speed power metallers DragonForce have announced their return to North America for a spring tour. This marks the band's first full trek with new singer Marc Hudson, who makes his recorded debut on their latest album, The Power Within, which hits stores on April 17th. Also, you can now download the new track "Fallen World" at this location, which is still streaming here.
British speed power metallers DragonForce have announce a series of UK in-store signing sessions starting on April 15th in London and an album release show in Birmingham on April 18th.
The band posted the following on their official website: "Having recently announced the details of their forthcoming 5th studio album The Power Within, DragonForce now announce a series of instore signings with HMV, commencing in London on the release date of Sunday April 15th together with a special, one-off album launch show in Birmingham."
"Fallen World", the brand new single from British speed power metallers DragonForce is now streaming online at this location. Alternatively, you can listen to it below. The song comes off the band's forthcoming album The Power Within, which will hit stores on April 15th via the band's own Electric Generation Recordings. More album details were previously reported here.
British power metallers DragonForce revealed on their official website details about the band's upcoming album. It will be titled The Power Within and will be released in the UK on April 15th via the band's own Electric Generation Recordings, distributed by Essential Music (UK), Roadrunner Records (North America), 3Wise (Australia) and JVC Victor (Japan). The Power Within is their fifth full-length studio album and the first with the new singer Marc Hudson.
UK power metallers DragonForce have announced on their official website that they had to cancel their performance at the upcoming Soundwave Festival 2012 in Australia due to the delay in the completion of their new album.
UK speed power metal band DragonForce played their first US live show on Friday, October 21st, with the new singer Marc Hudson. They performed two songs from their upcoming studio album ("Cry Thunder" and "Last Fallen World"), as well as a selection from their earlier releases.
Prior to the show, bassist Frédéric Leclerq and drummer Dave Mackintosh did a short interview, where they talked about Hudson's recruitment, the new material, and more. You can now watch the whole interview below.
Emily Alice Ovenden, frontwoman of British symphonic metallers Pythia, is set to make a guest appearance on DragonForce's upcoming album scheduled for release sometime in early 2012. Further details about the new album are yet unknown. Pythia though, gave the following update:
"Just a quick note to let you know that Emily is currently in the studio recording guest backing vocals for the new DragonForce album, due to be released in early 2012! She is delighted to be working with the DragonForce guys and reports back that the new material is sounding great!"