Epica are teaming up with German power metallers Powerwolf for an European co-headline tour in early 2017. This trek will happen in support of the Dutch metallers upcoming album, The Holographic Principle, which will be released on September 30th, 2016. The tour begins in January.
Scandinavia! Are you ready to be blessed? German power metallers Powerwolf have announced that they are going to preach in Scandinavian clubs for the very first time, and will be accompanied by Swedish power metal band Civil War. The tour kicks off this fall.
A few days ago, French metallers Lonewolf announced that guitarist Alex Hilbert has left the band for personal reasons even though he recorded their new album with them. Now, the band says they have found his replacement. Guitarist Michael Hellström (also in Elvenstorm) joins in as the new guitarist.
French metallers Lonewolf just announced that guitarist Alex Hilbert has left the band, due to personal reasons. This happens at a time the band's new album, The Heathen Dawn, is about to be released on May 20th, 2016 via Massacre Records.
You might remember that Chelsea Wolfe released the eerie and brilliant Abyss album last year. If you haven't listened to it, you can still discover it on her Bandcamp page. But today you can also listen to a new song, or a B-side rather, from Abyss, to be released on a 7" vinyl. It's a track called "Hypnos" and you can spin it as much as you want on the SoundCloud player below.
Former Leatherwolf members, guitarists Carey Howe and Geoff Gayer, have teamed up with solo recording artist Wreck Ignition to form Haunt Of Jackals. The band began to take shape in 2015 after Howe and Gayer decided to launch a modern metal band which clearly showcased some of their newer hardcore metal influences. The duo teamed up with recording artist Wreck to deliver the vocal melodies and grinding verses, and added power drummer Dan Bruette and longtime colleague Pat Guyton (Leatherwolf) on bass.
Downfall Of Gaia have parted ways with one of their founding members: guitarist/vocalist Peter Wolff. He was there at the genesis of the German band but now departs. His last show with the band will be in April 2016 and they are looking for a new guitarist.
Icelandic group Sólstafir are confirmed as the second headliner of Wolfszeit Festival 2016. The festival will take place in Thuringia, Germany from 25th to 27th of August 2016. The fest will celebrate its 10th edition with great bands, special shows and for the first time three days of live music on the big stage!
Wolfmother are ready to release a new album! The Aussie hard rockers have named their new record Victorious and revealed all about it. You can grab Victorious in stores on February 19th via Universal Music Enterprises. Before that, you already have two new songs to discover: the single "Victorious" and another new song "City Lights". Both are available below. Let the journey begin.
Finnish act led by Tuomas Saukkonen, Wolfheart, has just posted a brand new video online. The tune "Zero Gravity" is taken from their latest album Shadow World, which came out this year and follows the successful debut Winterborn. The video, available for your viewing pleasure below, features beautiful Norwegian landscapes and the band performing in the outdoors.
The German wolves in Powerwolf have announced more tour dates for next year. They have been touring a lot to promote their newest album Blessed & Possessed and their Wolfsnächte tour is almost over. The Blessed & Possessed Tour 2016 will cover most of the countries they haven't visited in depth with the Wolfsnächte tour. Go celebrate with the band! Also, supports on these shows will be announced soon.
In a perfect match, Swedish heavy metal units Wolf and Enforcer have joined forces for an upcoming European tour. Wolf will be promoting their latest album Devil Seed while headliners Enforcer present From Beyond in what promises to be a a celebration of Swedish steel.
Wolfheart will release a new album, titled Shadow World, on August 21st through Spinefarm Records. Recently, the band led by Tuomas Saukkonen released a promotion video for the new song "Aeon Of Cold". You can watch it through the YouTube player below, as well as see the third album teaser released so far. So, there is plenty of new material to be discovered. Enjoy!
July 17th marks the release of Powerwolf's new album Blessed & Possessed. Apart from the 11 brand new tracks, fans can also hear 10 cover songs that the band recorded for Metallum Nostrum, which is part of the limited 2-CD Mediabook. On that note, you can check out the lyric video for their cover version of Gary Moore's "Out In The Fields" right now.
While you wait for Powerwolf's new album Blessed & Possessed, to be released worldwide on July 17th on Napalm Records, the power metallers have offered a brand new video to watch. The song you get to hear is "Army Of The Night" and the ceremony is available in the YouTube player below.