It had to happen, eventually… Dutch most talented sextet BLACKBRIAR from Assen, with the lovely Zora Cock on vocals, have finally broken the tradition of being an independent band and have signed a contract with Nuclear Blast.
German thrash metal band HOLY MOSES, founded in 1980 (!) and with original band member Sabina Classen on vocals, released their last album in 2014. But they will be back with a brand new one on a new label, Fireflash Records, in 2023!
After she had functioned as a stand-in for Sonia Anubis on the CRYPTA tours in Latin America and Europe, guitarist Jéssica di Falchi has now been hired as a full member of the Brazilian death metal four-piece.
Swedish melodic metal act METALITE from Stockholm intend to transform their excellent performance at the Sweden Rock Festival this year into a 4-track live EP, available on AFM Records from October 28th.
Melodic heavy metal band REXORIA from Jönköping in Sweden, fronted by Frida Ohlin, have inked a deal with Black Lodge Records in Stockholm. A new, third album “Imperial Dawn” will be released in the beginning of 2023.
Italian record label Rockshots Records have added Italian/Malaysian power metal/symphonic metal band SILENT ANGEL to their roster. Debut album “Unyielding, Unrelenting” will be out in 2023.
Ex-Izegrim members Marloes Voskuil and Jeroen Wechgelaer are back with a new collaborative named HALIPHRON. The band is ready to conquer the world with their groundshaking bombastic metal.
Finnish/Greek gothic metal band SEDE VACANTE have signed a deal with Italian label Scarlet Records and plan to release their second album in October 2022.
BENEATH MY SIN’s Emma Elvaston and Clément Botz and EVEN FLOW’s Pietro Paolo Lunesu have merged into a new project called ATTRACTIVE CHAOS. A debut single and full-length album are already in the pipeline.
After an absence of 11 years, Lisa Johansson returns to the ranks of Swedish gothic doom metal band DRACONIAN. This also means the departure of Heike Langhans, who has served the band with her beautiful vocals for 10 years.