American melodic speed / true heavy metal warriors Vänlade have released a lyric video for their new song ‘The Curse at Raven’s Reach‘ from the ‘Highway Hounds‘ single collection.

The new ‘Highway Hounds‘ single collection can be downloaded for free via their Official BandCamp page

Vänlade vocalist Brett Scott has checked in with the following comment:

We’re back with a new track! Jump into the old West with us and we’ll weave you a tale of murder and magic, all set to a stylish lyric video. Turn it up loud and sing along to “The Curse at Raven’s Reach!”. Download the track for free and keep an eye out for upcoming Vänlade dates in your town. Stay heavy or die!

Upcoming Tour Dates:

April 7: Kansas City, MO – Davey’s Uptown with Alsatia
April 28: Smithville, MO – Midwest Metal Mayhem Festival with Visigoth

Vänlade‘s last release was their 2016 covers EP ‘Wayward Sons: Masters of Time Vol. I‘ which featured Vanladized versions of legendary songs from Heart, Saxon, Black Sabbath, Rush, Judas Priest and Kansas.

Vänlade‘s last full studio album ‘Rage of the Gods‘ was released in 2015 via Metalizer Records (Germany) and was mastered by guitarist / producer Stu “The Hammer” Marshall of Night Legion, Blasted To Static, Death Dealer and Empires of Eden fame.



Burnt Out Wreck, featuring ex Heavy Pettin‘s Gary Moat, have released a lyric video for ‘Flames‘, taken from their debut album ‘Swallow‘ which was released last year.

They’ve also announced their upcoming shows & festivals for 2018 kicking off with support slots to Anvil, more shows are to be confirmed.

Tour Dates:
6th February – Underworld, Camden supporting Anvil
9th February – Yardbirds, Grimsby supporting Anvil
10 February – Cathouse, Glasgow supporting Anvil
20th February – Robin 2, Bilston supporting Anvil
2nd March – Iron Road, Evesham supporting Little Caesar
25th March – New Cross Inn, London, Four Sticks All-dayer
30th March – Dolls House, Abertillery, Dementia Awareness Festival
5th May – The Maze, Nottingham, Rocking For The Children
19th May – New Cross Inn, London supporting Zodiac Mindwarp
2nd June – The Carlisle, Hastings
23rd June – Hiraeth Festival, Wales
7th July – Seven Sins Festival, Swansea
5th Aug, Upton, Drunken Monkey Festival
1st September – New Cross Inn, London supporting Eddie & The Hot Rods
15th September, Red Lion Gravesend supporting Bad Touch (Rockposer Dot Com! Promotion)
5th October – New Cross Inn, London supporting Diamond Head
3rd November – Ilfracombe, Ilfracombe Rocks
11th November – Pontins, Southport
15th December – Stereo Bar, Glasgow
16th December – The Church, Dundee

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Johan Kihlberg’s Impera releases ‘Fear‘ lyric video.

Fear‘, is taken from the forthcoming album ‘Age Of Discovery‘, which is due for release on February 23rd, on German label Aor Heaven.

Track list:
1. Prelude (intro)
2. That´s The Way That Life Goes
3. Fear
4. Falling
5. The End Of The Road
6. Just A Conversation
7. The Right Stuff
8. Why Does She Care
9. I Am I
10. It´s A Revolution

Official Website