Heavy Metal: New Single From Canadian True Metallers Traveler

Calgary-based heavy metal firebrands Traveler are a month out from releasing their sophomore album, Termination Shock.

They’ve dropped another rifftastic single, ‘STK’, which continues to hold the bar high for the upcoming album.

Termination Shock is set to be released on 24 April under Gates of Hell Records. It’s only been a year since the band’s debut, so a similar freshness is sure to accompany this effort!

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Melodic Metal: New Single From Volturian

Volturian is a new melodic metal band formed by Frozen Crown’s founder/songwriter/guitarist Federico Mondelli and Federica Lanna of Sleeping Romance. The band’s debut album, Crimson, is set for a 24 April release under Scarlet Records.

‘New Life’ features the first taste of Volturian’s sound: slow-paced, heavily-electronic metal with floating vocal melodies and syncopated guitar rhythms.

Volturian describe their sound as suitable for fans of early-00s In Flames, Soilwork, and Amaranthe. Based on this single, I’d say that’s more-or-less an accurate assumption.

01. Crimson Dust
02. New Life
03. Haunting Symphony
04. Broken
05. The Killing Joke
06. In a Heartbeat (feat Giada “Jade” Etro)
07. Between the Sleepers
08. Days Before You Died
09. Forevermore
10. Fading Like a Flower (Roxette cover)

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Symphonic Metal: Diabulus In Musica Release ‘One Step Higher’

Spanish symphonic metal outfit Diabulus In Musica are just a few days from releasing their fifth album, Euphonic Entropy. In anticipation, the band has released another single: ‘One Step Higher’.

Singer Zuberoa Aznárez on the new single:
“’One Step Higher’ is a bright look to the future, a song about personal growth and about embracing new stages of life with thrill. Despite the obstacles, our path is about overcoming them and finding the light again, making us stronger and wiser.”

01. A Lucid Chaos 
02. Race to Equilibrium 
03. Nuevo Rumbo 
4. The Misfit’s Swing 
05. In Quest of Sense 
06. Otoi
07. Blurred Dreams 
08. On the Edge 
09. Our Last Gloomy Dance 
10. One Step Higher 
11. Blind Muse 
12. In the Vortex

If heavy, melodic, groove-driven symphonic metal is your thing, make sure to catch Euphonic Entropy this Friday, 14 February!

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Melodic Metal: New Single From Temperance

Italian melodic metal outfit Temperance are a bit of a breath of fresh air in their space. Fronted by the talents of three vocalists, the band offers a brand of melodic metal that has a unique melodic delivery over symphonic and electronic elements.

With their fifth album, Viridian, coming out this Friday, the band have released another single, ‘I Am the Fire’.

Vocalist/Guitarist Marco Pastorino, on the new single:
“Our paths have crossed at a lot of places and stories. ‘I Am the Fire’ is about motivation and a trigger that can help us to reach our goals. Through different colors, moods and situations, we can find a light on our journey. As always we blend our three different vocal styles in one of the most melodic tracks from Viridian.

As a side note, we were not particularly thinking of seasonal wildfire or the horrible tragedy that is happening in Australia right now. The word ‘fire’ is recurrently used as an analogy to inner strength, and we believe that we can take it as a call to action for uniting and together, overcoming any obstacles we face individually as well as a society.”

01. Mission Impossible
02. I Am The Fire
03. Start Another Round
04. My Demons Can’t Sleep
05. Viridian
06. Let It Beat
07. Scent of Dye
08. The Cult Of Mystery
09. Nanook
10. Gaia
11. Catch The Dream

Marco Pastorino on Viridian:
“We’re beyond stoked to announce that our new album and first through Napalm Records Viridian is scheduled for worldwide release on January 24th, 2020! Finally, the time has come: Viridian is ready to see the light of the day! We’ve worked hard during the last year to write our best songs ever. This is our heaviest album so far, yet with a lot of melodies, vocal harmonies and epic modern metal hymns! The recording process was super fun and we really enjoyed finding new, different ways to express ourselves with our music. We really can’t wait to spread Viridian all over the world on the next tours – stay tuned for more exciting news!”

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Progressive Metal: Scardust Release Track From Upcoming Album

Israeli symphonic proggers Scardust have released a live video for the first single, ‘Tantibus II’, of their upcoming album. While there are no further details of the album, it is set to come out this Fall.

Scardust is a ferocious female-fronted prog outfit that was founded in 2015. The band released their debut album, Sands of Time, in 2017.

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Power Metal: Serenity Release New Single

Ahead of their upcoming album, The Last Night, progressive power metallers Serenity have released another single, ‘Souls and Sins’.

The Last Knight, due on 31 January 2020, will be Serenity’s seventh album. This concept album will follow the deeds of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I with epic, modern, symphonic metal.

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Heavy Metal: New Single From Running Wild

Pirate metal outfit Running Wild have released another single from their upcoming EP! ‘Ride on the Wild Side’ sees a more straightforward metal approach than the previous single, and it will be the closing track of Crossing the Blades.

Crossing the Blades will be released on 6 December via SPV/Steamhammer.

01. Crossing The Blades
02. Stargazed
03. Strutter
04. Ride On The Wild Side

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Melodic Metal: Delain Release New Single

2019 has been a busy year for Delain. The melodic/symphonic metallers have already released two singles and an EP, but their third and latest single, ‘One Second’, blows all of that out of the water with snappy riffs, driving energy, and a powerful chorus.

Delain on ‘One Second:
“We’re happy to present our new single ‘One Second’, an eclectic anthem about falling for that long lost love over and over again. Contrasting our previous orchestral singles, ‘One Second’ showcases the other side of our upcoming album; this song features snappy riffs and a chorus we can’t wait to hear you sing along with, courtesy of Timo Somers. The video was shot on the road in North America. Make sure to catch our upcoming gigs in the US and Europe.”

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Progressive Metal: New Single From Freaky Jelly

Brazilian proggers Freaky Jelly have released their first single since their debut album in 2017. The band also has a new album on the way for 2020, although no more details have been released yet.

Singer Ricardo De Stefano on ‘When Hope Dies’:
“We tried a different approach in terms of production, getting closer to the sound of modern prog metal bands. Guitars are heavier, keyboards delivers futuristic atmospheres, and there is some tribal elements which gives dynamics to the song. The mood is dark and melancholic.”

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Power Metal: Powerwolf Release 15th Anniversary Version Of ‘Kiss Of The Cobra King’

Germany’s Power metal priests Powerwolf have redone one of their most popular songs for their 15th Anniversary! ‘Kiss of the Cobra King’.

Guitarist Matthew Greywolf on the new track:
“To celebrate the packs 15th birthday, we decided to realize an idea that had been around for many years – it felt like now was the right time for it to be realized. As a birthday present to ourselves and all the legions of PW-maniacs out there, we have re-written the ‘Return in bloodred’-classic ‘Kiss Of The Cobra Kin’. This song has been one of our faves ever since and it was a fun experience to transform this song into how it would sound if it were a song written by Powerwolf in 2019.

In fact, it has become a totally new song and we absolutely love it. The writing and recording-session for this one was truly special to us, as there was no album context, no huge framework, just a loose idea and the freedom to let it happen. And since a special recording deserves a special visualization, we went all the way and shot an amazingly weird video-clip – enjoy!“

Also in celebration of fifteen years on the metal scene, Powerwolf have also come out with a board game, called Armata Strigoi. You can check it out here!

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