Roky Erickson sadly passed away due to unknown causes on May 31st, 2019, having lived a troubled life but one that happily also included a triumphant return in recent years.
Berthammer states: “Once again Skadi has captured the spirit of our new album “Renegades” in an awesome piece of art. It fits perfectly with the music and lyrics that can be expected on this album.
The album, the music and the lyrics all seek to empower the listener and remind them that THEY are masters of their destiny and what happens in their lives.
Swedish death metal legends Unleashed will take Annihilator’s slot on Sweden Stage on Saturday, June 8th.
Sanctuary have announced two European festival shows this summer and will tour North America in July performing the entire “Refuge Denied” album.
Swedish/Norwegian power metal act Saint Deamon have announced the signing with Ram It Down Records. Ten years after their latest (sophomore) release, “Pandeamonium”, the band consisting of former/current Dionysus- and Highland Glory members, have just finished works on their new album which will be released in 2019.
Swiss folk metal act Cellar Darling have announced a show in Stockholm this November. Tickets are on sale now!
Swedish symphonic power metal act Twilight Force have announced they will release their new album, “Dawn Of The Dragonstar”, on August 16th. This is the band’s follow-up to the much-loved “Heroes Of Mighty Magic” (2016).
Swedish masters of progressive heavy-rock Opeth have revealed today the title and tracklisting for their awaited 13th album, “In Cauda Venenum”, that’s due out this fall. Recorded last year at Stockholm’s Park Studios, ”In Cauda Veneum” will be released in two versions, in both Swedish and English languages.
German epic metal act Equilibrium have announced their upcoming 6th studio album, “RENEGADES”. The album will be released on August 16th, 2019 via Nuclear Blast. “RENEGADES” was recorded and produced during September 2018 until March 2019 by the band itself and Swedish producer Robin Leijon and it is the first Equilibrium album to feature Skar with his clean vocals and Skadi Rosehurst on synths.
As previously reported, Swedish Death Metal band Vomitory will make their only Swedish festival performance of 2019 at Gamrocken, taking place at Grängesbergs Folkets Park on 31/5-1/6. Metal Blade now announce that they will continue to re-issue the Vomitory catalogue on June 7th with brand new vinyl editions of “Primal Massacre” and “Terrorize Brutalize Sodomize”, two of the band’s biggest classics.
Century Media Records announce that Aborted, Entombed A.D. and Baest will team up for “Hell Over Europe III” tour in October/November 2019. The “Hell Over Europe III” tour kicks off October 18th in London and wraps up November 17th in Hamburg. Tickets are on sale now!
Tickets go on sale on monday, May 20th at 10.00 through Tickster. Having toured with bands like Aerosmith and Scorpions, Eclipse will release their 8th album this fall.
The seventh full length effort of Marta Gabriel and her crew will be entitled “Tales Of Fire And Ice”, and will be released by AFM Records as CD, limited edition vinyl LP and digital download.
Built as a concept, „Reader Of The Runes – Divination” is an adventurous journey into a mystic world of runes, magic and ancient powers far away from the visible. Expect big melodies, folk tunes, lots of acoustic breaks and heavy stuff ´.