Just five days after Judas Priest announced that they would be moving ahead as a four-piece, parting ways with touring guitarist Andy Sneap,
the Metal Gods have just announced that he is back!
Video footage of Judas Priest's September 9, 2021 concert at Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater in Virginia Beach, Virginia can be seen below, courtesy of YouTube user Dennis Justus.
Judas Priest will return to the road as a “relentless four piece heavy metal band”...
After releasing the first single, "Speed Demon", from the upcoming album, Kingdom Immortal, Midnite Hellion proffer their second single and video, "Phantomland" for your listening and viewing pleasure.
The band comments: "All aboard the stagecoach to 'Phantomland', the second single from Kingdom Immortal. The soulless will greet you, then whisk you away... it's a one-way ticket!"
Swedish progressive metal juggernauts, Evergrey, have released an official live video for "King Of Errors", taken from the album Before The Aftermath - Live In Gothenburg, out on January 28 on Digpak BluRay/2CD and vinyl editions via AFM Records.
Evergrey, like every other artist, suffered heavily from the pandemic in 2020 and after much deliberation decided to stream a concert live from Gothenburg.
Symphonic pirate metallers, Crusade Of Bards, will be sailing high tide on February 18 with the release of their sophomore album, Tales Of The Seven Seas, via Rockshots Records. With an emotional and energetic live-action production for all kinds of audiences from power to folk, from gothic to pagan, the band has been making a name for themselves with touring and festival performances in Germany, Switzerland, France, and their home country of Spain.
New York's Sanhedrin has issued "Correction," the first single from their upcoming Metal Blade Records album, Lights On, set for worldwide release on March 4th.
The Brooklyn power trio do metal the old school way, channeling the greats that preceded them to create something that is instantly familiar, yet with a new, modern energy to it. On this particular track, vocalist / bassist Erica Stoltz explains, "The pandemic put the unbridled excess of humanity on hold.
Nameless Grave Records presents Crest Of The Martyrs Demos, an alternate/demo version of Twisted Tower Dire’s adored third album, making the recordings available for the first time.
In the days of olde, after classic heavy metal was supplanted by extreme music and before the current reignition of interest that the genre has enjoyed, Northern Virginia’s Twisted Tower Dire tirelessly defended true heavy metal in all forms as they sought to breathe new light into a then largely dead genre
The Lucid, featuring vocalist Vinnie Dombroski (Sponge), bassist David Ellefson (ex Megadeth), guitarist Drew Fortier, and drummer Mike Heller, have released their debut music video for "Deaths Of Despair", a track from their debut self-titled album, released back in October via SpoilerHead Records.
UK hard rock stalwarts, Ten, used the downtime during the worldwide pandemic to work on not one, but two new albums.
The first album to be released, Here Be Monsters, will land on February 18. Their new single and lyric video for the track "Hurricane" is out today.