The Finnish power metal outfit Frozen Land has released its first digital single, ‘Mask Of The Youth‘, from the upcoming self-titled debut album, which will be released on November 23, 2018 via Massacre Records.

Do you miss the power metal of the glorious 90’s? Frozen Land have got you covered! And fans of Sonata Arctica and Stratovarius should definitely keep an eye on Frozen Land, too!

The upcoming album was mixed by Matias Kupiainen (Stratovarius) and mastered by Mika Jussila (Stratovarius, Sonata Arctica, Children Of Bodom). Andrey Vasilchenko is responsible for the album’s artwork.

You can already pre-order the album in selected stores » https://lnk.to/frozenland

The Swiss symphonic metal outfit Deep Sun has signed with Massacre Records and plans to release a new album in spring 2019!

Powerful and expressive vocals of Debora Lavagnolo are accompanied by catchy keyboard tunes by Tom Hiebaum, ever-present guitar riffs by Pascal Töngi as well as massive bass lines by Angelo Salerno and killer drum sounds by Tobias Brutschi.

Deep Sun are without a doubt one of the best bands in the Swiss symphonic metal scene and are eager to take the rest of the world by storm, too!

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The Finnish power metal quintet Frozen Land has signed with Massacre Records, and will release its self-titled debut album on November 23rd!

The band was originally formed as a solo project by Tuomas Hirvonen (guitar), but quickly became a full-fledged band with the addition of Aki Kuokkanen (drums), Lauri Muttilainen (keys), Juhana Heinonen (bass) and Tony Meloni (vocals).

The upcoming debut album was mixed by Matias Kupiainen (Stratovarius) and mastered by Mika Jussila (Stratovarius, Sonata Arctica, Children Of Bodom). Andrey Vasilchenko has created the album artwork, that is available below.

Fans of Sonata Arctica and Stratovarius should definitely keep an eye on Frozen Land!

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SINBREED have just released their new digital single ‘Pale-Hearted‘ – and also a lyric video for the song too!

It’s the first single taken from the upcoming album ‘IV‘, which will be released on November 23rd via Massacre Records. It’s the first album with Nick Holleman on vocals, who replaced long-time vocalist Herbie Langhans earlier this year.

The album is available for pre-order here » https://lnk.to/sinbreed_iv

Track listing:

01. First Under The Sun
02. Falling Down
03. Wasted Trust
04. Into The Arena
05. Pale-Hearted
06. Final Call
07. The Purge
08. Pride Strikes
09. At Least I Am
10. Through The Fire

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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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