U.D.O. announces career-spanning ‘best of’ compilation ‘The Legacy‘, out on 18th November on AFM Records. The rare track ‘Dust And Rust‘ (originally from 2013‘s U.D.O. album ‘Steelhammer‘ and now included on ‘The Legacy‘) is is streaming now. Rounding off a special anniversary year for the band (35 years since foundation of the group as well as launching […]

Dynazty have released a new single, ‘The White‘, taken fro mtheir new album ‘Final Advent‘ (review here), which will be  released on August 26th via AFM Records. As previously-released, first album singles already proved, the ‘Final Advent‘ will mark the band’s most cohesive, imaginative, complex and at the same time most homogeneous album to date […]

Review: Edenbridge – Shangri-La AFM Records (August 26th, 2022) Reviewer: Jason Hopper Austrian Symphonic Metal band Edenbridge return with their eleventh studio album ‘Shangri-La‘.  If you are a longtime fan of the band, please forgive my ignorance. I am not a close follower of symphonic metal and I have never heard of the band before. […]

Review: Dynazty – Final Advent AFM Records (August 26th, 2022) Reviewer: Jason Hopper There are few bands that can reinvent themselves with the success that Dynazty was able to achieve. Evolving from the hard rock genre into the realm of power metal, the band continues the trajectory set forth by 2014’s ‘Renatus‘ with new album […]

Austrian symphonic metal act, Edenbridge, is currently gearing up for the release of their eleventh studio album, ‘Shangri-La‘, due out on August 26, 2022 with AFM Records. Nine epic, new tracks take the dedicated Edenbridge listener on a musical ride into the realms of finest symphonic metal. ‘Shangri-La‘ not only unleashes a sophisticated range of […]