Italian based Frontiers Records do not only have some fine bands on their roster, but they are also known for setting up new projects and bands to release the best voices in rock. Their latest project is a fusion between Smackbound’s Netta Laurenne and Battle Beast’s Noora Louhimo. Together they will launch an album somewhere in 2021!
There are not so many female fronted symphonic metal bands from the Baltic states left. There’s Emphasis and Portread from Estonia and Lureaway and EVERLUST from Latvia. The latter are going to record a new album for Wormholedeath, probably for release in 2021.
It has been 7 years since Norwegian band TRAIL OF TEARS released their last album ‘Oscillation’. But blood is thicker than water and the band with acclaimed singer Ailyn is working on a comeback in this troubled year 2020. A new album is an option and they plan to do some ‘special’ concerts.
After 5 albums for AFM Records, it was time for a new deal. So Polish heavy metal band CRYSTAL VIPER, with Marta Gabriel at the helm, inked a new deal with Listenable Records and announce ‘The Cult’ for release in January 2021.
It’s been 4 years since ‘The Holographic Principle’ came out, but we have great news for all EPICA fans! The title, the cover art, the tracklist and the release date of the new album ‘Ωmega’ have been revealed! And even better, a new single is out on October 9th!
Since ANETTE OLZON was told to leave Nightwish in 2012, she hasn’t rest on her laurels. She released a solo album ‘Shine’ in 2014 and did some other projects, THE DARK ELEMENT and ALLEN/OLZON. And now the busy full-time nurse is working on her 2nd solo album.
Australian heavy metal band TEMTRIS are going to break all boundaries and step out of the isolation from the land down under (Australia is kind of separated from the rest of the metal world) by signing to Italian label Wormholedeath. A new album can be expected in April 2021.
Almost 3 months ago, we closed the COVID-19 QUESTIONS topic, as we didn’t expect more answers to come in. But we were wrong, first Brittney Slayes sent hers in and now we got them back from FRANTIC AMBER’s Elizabeth Andrews as well. But this is definitely the last one!
Finally the word is out. After a few weeks of waiting, BURNING WITCHES have announced their new lead guitarist: Larissa Ernst. Not really a surprise, as she already participated on their ‘Corona Acoustic Jam’ and is an friend of the coven.
UNLEASH THE ARCHERS will do a virtual album release show to promote their new album ‘Abyss’, that will be out on August 21st via Napalm Records. They will play new songs and fan favorites. Don’t miss it!