Sonic Prophecy Debut New Song & Video “Night Terror” From Upcoming New Album “Savage Gods”

American power metallers Sonic Prophecy are set to unleash their third full length “Savage Gods” via Rockshots Records on January 19, 2018. Featuring 10 fist pounding tracks rooted in traditional heavy metal melded with the symphonic beauty of power metal, Sonic Prophecy capture the excitement and sound of such bands as Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Helloween, Hammerfall and Kamelot while blending other musical styles to arrive at a sound all their own.

The band’s new music video and first single “Night Terror” can be viewed below.

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Coldspell Releases “Forevermore” Video

Today Coldspell releases a music video for the song “Forevermore,” taken from “A New World Arise,” which drops today — September 22nd. The album was recorded at various studios throughout Sweden and once again mixed by Tommy Hansen (Pretty Maids, Helloween, Jorn).

1. Forevermore
2. Call of the Wild (watch the video here)
3. It Hurts
4. Miles Away
5. Signs
6. Love Me Like You Do
7. This is Me
8. Get to the Top
9. Wait Until Tomorrow
10. Losing My Mind
11. Just One Night
12. A New World Arise

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MASTERPLAN Dropping “PumpKings,” July 28

MASTERPLAN‘s upcoming release will be a special one for band leader Roland Grapow, because it shows the man revisiting his Helloween past. “PumpKings” includes 11 songs which Roland contributed to Helloween’s rich legacy during his time in the band. These songs have been re-recorded by Masterplan’s current line-up recently. “PumpKings” will be released on July 28th as […]

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MASTERPLAN Dropping “PumpKings,” July 28

MASTERPLAN‘s upcoming release will be a special one for band leader Roland Grapow, because it shows the man revisiting his Helloween past. “PumpKings” includes 11 songs which Roland contributed to Helloween’s rich legacy during his time in the band. These songs have been re-recorded by Masterplan’s current line-up recently. “PumpKings” will be released on July 28th as […]

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Re-Worked Helloween Cover “Escalation 666” Posted By MasterPlan

German power metal act MasterPlan, featuring ex-Helloween guitarist Roland Grapow, is streaming the re-worked Helloween song “Escalation 666” in the player below. The song appears on the new album “PumpKings,” a release years in the making in which Grapow re-recorded a collection of classic Helloween tracks from the 1989-2001 era of Helloween, in which he was a songwriter.

The album is available via AFM Records. Check out “Escalation 666” here:

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Ancestral Issues New Album Update

Following previous full-length album “The Ancient Curse,” this coming October Ancestral will mix and master new album “Master of Fate” at the Hertz Studio in Poland (Behemoth, Decapitated, Vader).

The new album, which will be released next spring, contains 9 new songs plus the bonus Helloween cover track “Savage.”

Ancestral also comments: “We are honoured to announce that one song will feature Fabio Lione (Rhapsody of Fire, Vision Divine, Angra) as special guest. Stay tuned for more news!”

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Second Album Trailer For New Helloween “My God-Given Right” Available

German metal icons Helloween released a second preview trailer for the upcoming new album “My God-Given Right,” which is set to drop on May 29th (EU), June 1st (UK) and June 2nd (US) via Nuclear Blast Records.

The standard CD track list is as follows:

1. Heroes
2. Battle’s Won (see lyric video here)
3. My God-Given Right
4. Stay Crazy
5. Lost In America (song streaming here)
6. Russian Roulé
7. The Swing Of A Fallen World
8. Like Everybody Else
9. Creatures In Heaven
10. If God Loves Rock ‘n’ Roll
11. Living On The Edge
12. Claws
13. You, Still Of War

Check out the clip here:

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Drum Recordings For New Album Started By Helloween, In Studio Video Posted

German metal pioneers Helloween have entered the studio to record the follow up to the “Straight Out of Hell” album (see review here). In the first studio video for the recordings, vocalist Andi Deris introduces drummer Dani Löble.

More information on the new album is expected soon. Check out the clip here:

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Unisonic Releases “Exceptional” Music Video

“Exceptional,” the new video from supergroup Unisonic, can now be seen below. The song comes by way of the band’s forthcoming new full-length, “Light Of Dawn,” set for release in North America on August 12th, 2014.

“Light Of Dawn” follows the band’s “For The Kingdom” EP released digitally in North America in May. Unisonic boasts a royal lineup of former Helloween vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist Kai Hansen (Gamma Ray, also ex-Helloween) alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (Asia, Gotthard, Krokus), bassist Dennis Ward, and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany’s Pink Cream 69). The new album’s track listing is as follows:

01. Venite 2.0
02. Your Time Has Come
03. Exceptional
04. For The Kingdom
05. Not Gonna Take Anymore
06. Night Of The Long Knives
07. Find Shelter
08. Blood
09. When The Deed Is Done
10. Throne Of The Dawn
11. Manhunter
12. You And I

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Second Preview Clip Of New Album “Empire Of The Undead” Posted By Gamma Ray

German power metal act Gamma Ray, featuring Helloween founder Kai Hansen, released another preview teaser for the band’s upcoming new release “Empire of the Undead.” The preview clip features an interview segment featuring Hansen discussing the challenges of making the new release. The album is set to drop March 28th via earMusic.

Check out the preview here:

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