oriental metal

Ignea releases animated video for new single “Queen Dies”

In advance of their heading out on the Female Metal Voices Tour, also featuring Butcher Babies, Kobra And The Lotus, Skarlett Riot, Asphodelia, and Martyrium across Europe, Ignea have dropped a killer new track, “Queen Dies”, and video to go with it.

The video was directed by Masha Goruliova in what marks the third time the Ukraine based oriental folk metal outfit will have co-operated with the talented director, having previously worked together on “Seytanu Akbar” and “How I Hate the Night”.

Orphaned Land announces February/March 2018 European Tour

In order to celebrate the release of their 8th studio album “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs” – to be released on January 26th, 2018 – the biggest and most influential middle-eastern metal band, Orphaned Land, will be touring Europe again in early 2018!
Singer Kobi comments: “We are impatiently waiting to hit the roads and stages and play our new songs for you all. We feel that we have an amazing album on our hands. Join our ride and see you all very soon!”...

Orphaned Land to release new studio album “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs” on January 26th 2018

Oriental metal pioneers, Orphaned Land, will release their new studio album “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs” on January 26th, 2018, via Century Media Records.

Jens Bogren once again took over mixing and mastering duties of what turned out to be the band’s best and biggest production so far.

“Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs” will feature a guest appearance of guitar virtuoso Steve Hackett as well as guest vocal appearances by no other than Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian) and Tomas Lindberg (At The Gates). The great album artwork was created by Valnoir.

Orphaned Land announces new studio album “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs” - due out in January 2018

Oriental metal pioneers, Orphaned Land, just announced they will release a new studio album on January 26th, 2018 via Century Media Records.

Most parts of the album, which will be entitled “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs”, have already been recorded and Jens Bogren will once again take over mixing and mastering duties of what is to be destined to become the band's best and biggest production so far.

“Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs” will feature a guest appearance of guitar virtuoso Steve Hackett and more specials will be announced soon.


Myrath are back with their fourth release, “Legacy”, can you give us some details about its recordings and release?
EB: We recorded the album under a series of peculiar events and circumstances, yet the whole process was very rewarding. We have recorded with members of the Tunisian symphonic orchestra which was an enriching factor. In addition to that, due to the long period of anticipation before the release of “Legacy”, the excitement was overwhelming at every stage of making the album.

Orphaned Land announces new side project Kna’an and Fall 2016 European Tour

Kna’an is a project that was born in the head of the Memmingen's Landestheater director - Walter Wayers. Wayers wrote a complete new play with his modern perspective about the familiar biblical story of Abraham in the land of Kna’an and was looking for someone to fit in writing the soundtrack and songs for this purpose. That's how a co-production between Kobi Farhi (Orphaned Land) and Erez Yohanan (Amaseffer) was born.

Myrath to release new studio album “Legacy” on February 12th 2016

Myrath return with a new album of their special brand of “Oriental Metal”!

After many shows in many countries and over four long years since their last album, they're back with a new collection of great tracks simply titled “Legacy” being released on Nightmare / Sony/ RED to North America on February 12th, 2016.

Myrath is a Franco-Tunisian Rock/Metal band, yet in just a few years they've become a very enjoyed and respected band by the international Prog-Power community.

Their new album “Legacy” promises to rocket the band higher yet, with both European and North American tour plans and their most exciting album to date.

Orphaned Land announces European Unplugged Tour 2015

Orphaned Land, the leaders of Middle Eastern metal, are happy to announce their European Unplugged Tour 2015.

Singer and frontman Kobi Farhi comments: “Anyone who have seen already an unplugged show of Orphaned Land knows that it's an unforgettable experience. We are super excited to finally have our first ever acoustic tour accompanied by the Stimmgewalt male/female choir. It's always nice to strip our songs with different arrangements and we are eager to go back on the roads! I've waited a long time to take my "Jesus white dress" out of the closet and I guarantee it is going to be a holy musical experience, something to remember. See you all very soon!”