Polish rock/symphonic metal outfit Alhena have dropped their new single Scarlet. The newly released track is a sample of the sound that will appear on Alhena’s next full-length album, which the band is currently working on. As the musicians say: “”Scarlet” is the beginning of a new chapter, the beginning of a new path in our music. It […] …Continue Reading

Leading symphonic metal band XANDRIA have released a new official video for fan favorite Your Stories I’ll Remember. The track is taken from XANDRIA’s latest and most successful album to date, The Wonders Still Awaiting, which peaked at #9 on the official German album charts. XANDRIA returned with an impressive new lineup, enchanting their fans […] …Continue Reading

What started as more of a way to fill in time during COVID before expanding its reach across three albums, the Leviathan trilogy set in motion in 2021 by Swedish symphonic metal legends Therion finally draws to a close on December 15 with the release of Leviathan III. It has been a spectacular sonic journey […] …Continue Reading

Today marks the release of Tarja’s brand-new Christmas album Dark Christmas. It is the highly anticipated sequel of her 2017 album From Spirits and Ghosts (Score for a Dark Christmas) and features haunted interpretations of classic Christmas hits and carols, as well as the brand-new Tarja original song Dark Christmas. Utilizing the sound of a […] …Continue Reading

Metal Blade Records has just released the new digital EP from Athens, Greece extreme symphonic metal act, W.E.B. titled Into Hell Fire We Burn. The digital EP is a follow-up to 2021’s Colosseum, which AVE NOCTEM referred to as “gratuitous, powerful riffs, indulgent gothic overtones and challenging, personality-filled metal” while METAL OBSERVER said W.E.B. is […] …Continue Reading

Symphonic metal legends SERENITY have revealed the final single, The End of Babylon, from their new studio album, Nemesis AD, out November 3, 2023 via Napalm Records. Successor to The Last Knight (2020) – which entered the official German album charts at #25 – Nemesis AD is the first record featuring Marco Pastorino (Temperance) as […] …Continue Reading

Symphonic metal supergroup EXIT EDEN, feat. Clémentine Delauney (Visions of Atlantis), Anna Brunner (League of Distortion) and Marina La Torraca (Phantom Elite), are back to mesmerize audiences with their second studio album – illustrating strength and female empowerment with the title Femmes Fatales – set for release on January 12, 2024 via Napalm Records. EXIT […] …Continue Reading

Italian symphonic metal outfit Temperance have foregone convention with their new album Hermitage – Daruma’s Eyes Pt. 2. While many bands are basing their albums around conceptual themes and/or ideas, Temperance have decided to flesh that out even more with the addition of several characters and a narrator, each given life by guest artists. Arjen […] …Continue Reading

New Jersey symphonic metal outfit Everdawn have signed to Frontiers and will release a new album entitled Venera on December 8. A first single and lyric video from it for the song Cassiopeia are available from today. “It’s fascinating to think about the fine line between confidence and arrogance and who it is that gets […] …Continue Reading

Symphonic metal unit SERENITY unveils a new single, cut from their new studio album, Nemesis AD, out on November 3, 2023 via Napalm Records. Heart-wrenchingly emotional yet empowering, Reflections (of AD) mesmerizes the listener with its awe-inspiring instrumentation, multifaceted vocals and brilliant changes throughout the gripping eight-minute track. SERENITY has secured their place at the […] …Continue Reading