The UK-based heavy metal band NEGACY recently signed with Massacre Records, and announced their new album ‘Escape From Paradise‘.

The album will be released on September 21, 2018 and was mixed and mastered by Andy Mornar at Red Warlock Studio. The cover artwork was designed by Pierre-Alain D. of 3mmi Design.

All drums on the album were recorded by Raphael Saini (ex-Iced Earth), who stepped in for NEGACY‘s original drummer Claudio Sechi during the album recordings.

Escape From Paradise‘ promises to be more melodic and easy-listening than the band’s previous album.

Track list:

  1. Ex Cinere
  2. Born Betrayed
  3. Dog Among The Wolves
  4. Land Of Oblivion
  5. Escape From Paradise
  6. Under The Sycamore
  7. Lies Of Empathy
  8. Scattered Life
  9. Slave To The Faith
  10. Black Messiah
  11. Last Will

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Stormwitch have just released the lyric video for the new song ‘Songs Of Steel‘, which is also the album opener of the upcoming record ‘Bound To The Witch‘.

The upcoming album was mixed and mastered by Marc Ayerle, and will surely please both old fans and new. Michael Vetter is responsible for the cover artwork.

Stormwitch‘s new album ‘Bound To The Witch‘ will hit the stores on June 29, 2018 and will additionally be available as limited edition CD Digipak with exclusive bonus tracks as well as limited edition vinyl LP. You can pre-order it here » https://massacre.lnk.to/boundtothewitch

Track listing:

Songs Of Steel
Odins Ravens
The Choir Of The Dead
Bound To The Witch
Arya
Stormwitch
Life Is Not A Dream
King George
Ancient Times
The Ghost Of Mansfield Park
Nightingale
Stronger Than Heaven (Digipak Bonus)
Rats In The Attic (Digipak Bonus)
Priest Of Evil (Digipak Bonus)

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Massacre Records is happy to announce the signing of the melodic power/speed metal band SINBREED!

The band around the new vocalist Nick Hollemann, the guitarists Flo Laurin & Manuel Seoane, bassist Alexander Schulz and drummer Frederik Ehmke has already released three studio albums so far and is currently working on a new album that is set to be released later this year on Massacre Records.

Nick Hollemann was introduced as the band’s new vocalist about two weeks ago, and steps in the shoes of Herbie Langhans, with whom the band recorded the three previous studio albums.

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Crystal Ball have released a video for the new single ‘Alive For Evermore‘ taken from the upcoming album ‘Crystallizer‘.

With their 10th album ‘Crystallizer‘ – out on April 27, 2018 via Massacre Records – the Swiss hard rockers Crystal Ball once again prove why they are rightfully considered one of the best Swiss melodic metal exports!

The new album was once again produced, mixed and mastered by Stefan Kaufmann, Thomas Ewerhard created the cover artwork. ‘Crystallizer‘ will also be available as a limited edition Digipak CD with bonus tracks and is available for pre-order here: https://massacre.lnk.to/crystallizer

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First it was the ‘Season Of The Witch‘, now Stormwitch declare that they’re ‘Bound To The Witch‘ – and this is going to happen to you too!

Stormwitch ‘s new album ‘Bound To The Witch‘ is going to be released on June 29, 2018 via Massacre Records!

The album will be available as a jewel case CD as well as strictly limited vinyl LP with 11 songs each, as a limited edition CD Digipak with exclusive bonus tracks with a total of 14 songs and as digital download and stream.

The cover artwork was created by Michael Vetter, Marc Ayerle took care of the album’s mix and mastering at the klangMAnufaktur.

Stormwitch ‘s new album ‘Bound To The Witch‘will surely delight both old fans and new!

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The melodic metal quintet Jaded Heart has released its new single ‘One World‘ today! It’s accompanied by a video.

Jaded Heart are going to release their new album ‘Devil’s Gift‘ on March 30, 2018 via Massacre Records. The  album was mixed and mastered by Erik Mårtensson, Thomas Ewerhard is responsible for the cover artwork.

Devil’s Gift‘, which is also available as a limited edition Digipak CD with exclusive bonus tracks, is a melodic metal gem full of power, melody and attitude! You can pre-order it here: https://massacre.lnk.to/devilsgift

Track listing:

1. Wasteland
2. The Enemy
3. Set Free
4. Scream Of Anger
5. Tears Of Our World
6. Phoenix
7. One World
8. Story Of My Life
9. Coming Home
10. Conspiracy Of Science
11. Final Moment
12. Black Days (Digipak Bonus)
13. Flying High (Digipak Bonus)

Live Dates:
31.03.2018 NL Landgraaf – Oefenbunker
01.04.2018 DE Monheim – Sojus 7
25.05.2018 DE Zweibrücken – ACH Eventhalle
26.05.2018 FR Saint-Vincent-de-Mercuze/Grenoble – Salle Des Fêtes (Metalgresifest VIII)
02.06.2018 DE Bochum – Matrix
28.07.2018 CH Röthenbach bei Herzogenbuchsee – Winkelgrube (Waldrock Open Air)
11.08.2018 CH Zweisimmen/Mannried – Turnplatz Mannried (Mannried Open Air)

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Crystal Ball recently revealed the cover artwork as well as first details about their upcoming album ‘Crystallizer‘, which will hit the stores in late April.

Now the band presents the first single off the upcoming album in form of a lyric video, created by Marco Nespoli / Pirate Fox.

Crystal Ball‘s new album was once again produced, mixed and mastered by Stefan Kaufmann, Thomas Ewerhard created the cover artwork. ‘Crystallizer‘ will also be available as a limited edition Digipak CD with bonus tracks and is available for pre-order here: https://massacre.lnk.to/crystallizer

With their 10th album – out on April 27, 2018 via Massacre Records – the Swiss hard rockers Crystal Ball once again prove why they are rightfully considered as one of the best Swiss melodic metal exports!

Track listing:

1. Crystallizer
2. Curtain Call
3. Alive For Evermore
4. S.O.S.
5. Crazy In The Night
6. Gentleman’s Agreement
7. Let Her Go With Love
8. Beauty In The Beast
9. Death On Holy Ground
10. Satisfaction Guaranteed (Digipak Bonus)
11. Exit Wound (Digipak Bonus)
12. Dusty Deadly
13. Symphony Of Life

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Jaded Heart’s new single ‘Wasteland” is here, and it’s accompanied by a video.

 

The single is taken from the band’s upcoming album ‘Devil’s Gift‘, which was mixed and mastered by Erik Mårtensson, and will be released on March 30, 2018 via Massacre Records. The cover artwork, which probably gives a lot of people who are afraid of clowns the heebie-jeebies, was created by Thomas Ewerhard.

You can pre-order the album here: https://massacre.lnk.to/devilsgift

From start to finish, ‘Devil’s Gift‘ is a melodic metal gem full of power, melody and attitude! It will additionally be available as a limited edition digipak CD with exclusive bonus tracks!

Track listing:

1. Wasteland
2. The Enemy
3. Set Free
4. Scream Of Anger
5. Tears Of Our World
6. Phoenix
7. One World
8. Story Of My Life
9. Coming Home
10. Conspiracy Of Science
11. Final Moment
12. Black Days (Digipak Bonus)
13. Flying High (Digipak Bonus)

Jaded Heart Live

31.03.2018 NL Landgraaf – Oefenbunker
01.04.2018 DE Monheim – Sojus 7
25.05.2018 DE Zweibrücken – ACH Eventhalle
26.05.2018 FR Saint-Vincent-de-Mercuze/Grenoble – Salle Des Fêtes (Metalgresifest VIII)
28.07.2018 CH Röthenbach bei Herzogenbuchsee – Winkelgrube (Waldrock Open Air)
11.08.2018 CH Mannried – Turnplatz Mannried (Mannried Open Air)

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The Swiss melodic metal outfit Crystal Ball will release its new album ‘Crystallizer‘ on April 27, 2018 via Massacre Records.

The band comments: “Crystallizer is the full package – it’s powerful and full of melodic hooklines and catchy songs!

Crystal Ball‘s new album was once again produced, mixed and mastered by Stefan Kaufmann (ex-Accept, ex-U.D.O). The cover artwork has been created by Thomas Ewerhard, who already designed the album artwork of bands like Jaded Heart, Kreator or Edguy, among others.
It will additionally be available as a limited edition Digipak CD with bonus tracks.

The 10th album of the Swiss hard rockers is a doozy! ‘Crystallizer‘ once again proves why the band is considered as one of the best Swiss melodic metal exports!

Live Dates:

24.02.2018 DE Wuppertal – Hako Event Arena
26.04.2018 DE Bochum – Zeche*
27.04.2018 DE Saarbrücken – Garage*
28.04.2018 DE Aschaffenburg – Colos-Saal*
29.04.2018 DE Nürnberg – Hirsch*
01.05.2018 DE München – Backstage*
02.05.2018 DE Ludwigsburg – Rockfabrik*
04.05.2018 NL Weert – Muziekcentrum De Bosuil*
05.05.2018 DE Erfurt – HsD Gewerkschaftshaus*
06.05.2018 DE Bochum – Zeche*
08.05.2018 DE Berlin – Huxleys*
09.05.2018 DE Hamburg – Grosse Freiheit 36*
24.05.2018 CH Solothurn – Kulturfabrik Kofmehl
26.05.2018 CH Wetzikon – Hall Of Fame
28.07.2018 DE Thalmässing – Brauereigutshof Pyras (Pyraser Classic Rock Night)
10.08.2018 CH Mannried – Turnplatz Mannried (Mannried Open Air)

*supporting Axel Rudi Pell

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The Swedish melodic power metal outfit Kardinal Sin has signed with Massacre Records.

The band was formed in 2003 as Rough Diamond. Following several line-up changes, the band reformed in 2014 and changed its name to KARDINAL SIN.

Kardinal Sin are now ready to release their debut album ‘Victorious‘, which is expected to be released in late April 2018 via Massacre Records.

Line up:

Daniel Wikerman (vocalist)

Joakim Vähätalo (guitarist)

Hannu Viita (bassist)

Thomas Gustafsson (keyboardist)

Mikael Asp (drummer)

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