After appearing in 2022 as Iron Maiden’s special guest during their North American Tour and embarking on their highly anticipated ‘Worlds Collide Tour’ – a massive European co-headline tour together with Evanescence, for which they sold almost 200,000 tickets – 2023 is set to be an even bigger year for Within Temptation. Their brand new single ‘Wireless’, out today, marks the start of the countdown to the much-anticipated release of their eighth studio album, due later this year. A […]

Following on from the release of their debut album ‘December’ in August 2022, Israeli symphonic metallers StormbounD have returned with a video cover of the Queen classic track ‘The Show Must Go On‘. Speaking about why they chose to go with this track, the band stated: “First of all, most of us are Queen fans. One day we were just fooling around with this song’s intro at rehearsal, and it felt like something that could fit our sound and style, so we learned the entire song and played it at the next show. Ever since then, we can’t do […]

Review – Kamelot – The Awakening Napalm Records (17th March 2023) Reviewer:  Stephen Brophy One of the leading lights in the Symphonic/Power Metal scene, and they have been for a long time, The international mix of extremely talented individual musicians that always come together so tightly as a unit whether they are playing live or […]

Behind the scenes of 70000TONS OF METAL 2023: EMPRESS (USA), OSYRON (CAN) and HEI’AN (SVN) talking about boat, bands, and bonding with fans! “Every year since the very first 70000TONS OF METAL, The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise, set sail in the Caribbean Sea, we from CMM and our label service SAOL have been part of the crew. And every year, we are proud of taking artists from […]