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January 04, 2022
SCREAM MAKER RELEASE DYSTOPIAN VIDEO FOR "MIRROR, MIRROR"

Are we threatened with technological enslavement? Warsaw-based heavy metal band, Scream Maker, answers affirmatively with their new dystopian video, "Mirror, Mirror", which is promoting their new album, BloodKing, out on January 27. You can watch the music video below.

"Artificial intelligence, computers and automation could be a blessing, but in the wrong hands, such as those of autocratic rulers...

January 04, 2022
MICHAEL MONROE - TRAILER FOR OFFICIAL DOCUMENTARY ABOUT FORMER HANOI ROCKS SINGER STREAMING NOW

The official trailer for the fully authorized documentary about former Hanoi Rocks frontman Michael Monroe can be seen below.

Directed by Saku Perinnön, the 77-minute film details the bright, but unfortunately short-lived career (1979 - 1985) of Finnish glam band Hanoi Rocks, as well  their resurgence (2001 - 2009).

January 04, 2022
IAN PARRY'S ROCK EMPORIUM RELEASE "IN ISOLATION" MUSIC VIDEO

Ian Parry celebrated his 40th year as a professional singer songwriter with the release of the new album by his melodic power rock / neo classical metal band, Rock Emporium.

The album, Brute Force, was released in mid-2021 via Metal Mind Productions.

January 04, 2022
EPICA SHARE HD REMASTERED MUSIC VIDEO FOR "THE PHANTOM AGONY"

Dutch symphonic metal legends, Epica, have released an HD remastered edition of their music video for "The Phantom Agony", the title track of their first full-length studio album, released in 2003 via Dutch label, Transmission Records.

Says Epica: "To kick-off our 20th Anniversary year, we’re throwing the full HD remastered version of ‘The Phantom Agony’ at you!

January 03, 2022
LORD RELEASE NEW DIGITAL EP FEATURING COVERS OF JUDAS PRIEST'S "BLOOD RED SKIES" AND IRON MAIDEN'S "STRATEGO"

Australian metal band Lord have kicked off 2022 with a bang, releasing their "Blood Red Skies" EP, featuring a cover of the Judas Priest classic of the same name, as well as a recent cover of Iron Maiden's "Stratego"

Commented bass player Andy Dowling: "2021 was a big year for cover songs with the release of Undercovers Vol.1, and while we did originally vow to not do any more cover songs...

January 03, 2022
NIGHT DEMON TO RELEASE YEAR OF THE DEMON SINGLE COMPILATION ALBUM IN MARCH

Virtually as the clock struck midnight, greeting 2022, Ventura-based trio Night Demon announced the forthcoming Year Of The Demon, a compilation of the five 7" vinyl singles released during the pandemic. 

Explaining the rationale, the band says, "The LP/CD is set to be released worldwide on March 25th, via Century Media Records. Year of the Demon compiles all five of the rare...

December 31, 2021
AVANTASIA - PRO-SHOT VIDEO OF "DYING FOR AN ANGEL" FROM WACKEN OPEN AIR 2014 FEATURING MR. BIG VOCALIST ERIC MARTIN STREAMING

Wacken TV continues to share pro-shot video from the Wacken Open Air archives, and they recently posted footage of Avantasia performing "Dying For An Angel" at the 2014 edition of the festival. 

Avantasia mastermind Tobias Sammet is currently working on the follow-up to 2019’s Moonglow and in a new social media post has expressed his excitement for the new album.

December 31, 2021
STRATOVARIUS’ JENS JOHANSSON ANNOUNCED AS GUEST ON NEW STAR ONE ALBUM

Stratovarius, Rainbow keyboardist Jens Johansson has been announced as the next guest on Arjen Anthony Lucassen’s new Star One Album.

Says Lucassen, “Jens plays a solo in the track 'The Year of ‘41' of the new Star One album Revel In Time. Check out this video to see him play the solo and see his message at the end.

December 31, 2021
STRYPER FRONTMAN MICHAEL SWEET ON NEW ALBUM - "LOTS OF RIFFS, GROOVES... EVERYTHING HAS A GREAT FEEL TO IT"

Stryper vocalist / guitarist Michael Sweet took to social media earlier today with the following update on what will be his band's 14th studio album, expected sometime in 2022.

"I’m happy to say that all the songs (music) for the new Stryper album are complete. I started work on everything 2 weeks after my eye surgery (once I could lift my head) so it’s taken a little longer than usual (3 weeks) and also due to the holidays.

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