Unleash The Archers Share Single and Video for “Green And Glass” to Announce New Album



Canada’s Unleash The Archers have just announced the upcoming release of their sixth studio full-length. The AI-inspired concept album Phantoma, is due out May 10th, 2024, via Napalm Records. It is the follow up to the band’s JUNO Award winning 2020 album, Abyss. This news also sees the release of the long-player’s first single, “Green & Glass.” Its video was created using AI, while still supporting traditional artists with character models trained on work licensed from Bo Bradshaw. Check out the new video and read more below.
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Powerwolf Book First Full North American Tour


German heavy metal heroes, Powerwolf, have announced their return to North America. Featuring support from Canadian power metallers and label mates, Unleash The Archers, the tour will begin in Los Angeles, CA at The Hollywood Palladium on August 29, running through to September 15, at Place Bell, Laval, QC. The band will also be on tour in Europe later in the year. Keep reading below for live listings and more.

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Thunderflix Add New Releases from Soulfly, Immortal, Soilwork, and More, Revealing Their Top Ten Streaming Titles of 2023


Metal video streaming service, Thunderflix, have shared the top ten releases on their service for 2023. Featured among them are Death, Ozzy, Powerwolf, Opeth, and more. The site has also teamed up with Nuclear Blast Records, and added a huge batch of new material. Head into the article below for more.

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Powerwolf Honors Ozzy Osbourne’s 75th Birthday by Covering Legendary Hit “Bark At The Moon”!


Powerwolf honors the 75th birthday of the Prince of Darkness himself, the legendary Ozzy Osbourne, by releasing a cover of one of the Black Sabbath vocalist’s most famous solo tracks, “Bark At The Moon”! The title track of Ozzy’s celebrated 1983 album, Bark At The Moon, is an immortal classic, and the wolves’ cover of the song is performed in true Powerwolf style while fully respecting the original version. The cover arrives with an accompanying official lyric video. Watch the Official Lyric Video for “Bark At The Moon” now!

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Powerwolf Book 2024 European Tour Dates with New Album Planned


With news of a new album next year, this week Powerwolf announced this week that they have booked their biggest headline tour to date, for October 2024. Taking place at the biggest arenas in Europe, with 16 shows in total, the tour will visit venues in Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, Budapest, Prague and Vienna. Find out more below.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Nanowar of Steel – Dislike To False Metal


 

Once upon a time in a faraway land called The Eighties, heavy metal fans had long hair, wore denim and leather, possessed a fierce aversion to all forms of hygiene products, and had absolutely no sense of humour whatsoever. So what? if your favourite bands wore assless chaps, furry loincloths, or looked like an explosion in a clown factory. That was fine. It was metal and metal was serious.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Feuerschwanz – Todsünden


 

Exactly a year on from the release of Memento Mori (Napalm Records), German medieval folk metallers Feuerschwanz return with a collection of previously recorded cover versions. Releasing material lifted from bonus discs might seem a little superfluous to anyone without a tendency towards rampant completism but Todsünden is filled with surprising choices and no lack of creativity.

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Hellfest 2023 Books Kiss, Mötley Crüe, Iron Maiden, Slipknot, Def Leppard, Pantera, Porcupine Tree, Amon Amarth, Alter Bridge, and More


After their biggest year ever this year, Hellfest 2023 has booked headliners Kiss, Mötley Crüe, Iron Maiden, and Slipknot! Set to take place June 15-18, 2023 In Clisson, France, the bill also includes Def Leppard, Pantera, Porcupine Tree, Amon Amarth, Alter Bridge And Within Temptation, and more! Headliners for the 2022 edition of Hellfest included Guns N’ Roses, Metallica, Judas Priest, Deftones, Ghost, Scorpions, and Korn over two long weekends to make up for the missed pandemic year of 2020.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Warkings – Morgana


 

Hail to thee, warriors of the world. Weary of continually polishing your mighty sword or washing your bloodstained loincloth in anticipation of the next slab of homoerotic battle fantasies from a certain band of American warriors? Then saddle your horse, drink your last ale and look no further than costumed European guardians of true metal, Warkings.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Werewolves – From The Cave To The Grave


Because it’s been widely known for years that the singular purpose of every plant and creature living in or around Australia is to kill you, our friends down under don’t actually have much of a requirement for mythical monsters. Not when the natural world is more than willing to fulfil that need entirely by itself. Continue reading