Traditional Metal

Saxon to release new studio album “Carpe Diem” on February 4th 2022

Life hath no fury like a legend in full roar... and on February 4th, 2022, Saxon will show just that to the world when they release their 23rd studio album, “Carpe Diem”, through Silver Lining Music, serving notice to anyone who ever felt otherwise that they remain both vanguards and masters of British Metal.

Ashes Of Ares to release new studio album “Emperors and Fools” on January 21st 2022

Nine years after forming Ashes Of Ares, Matt Barlow and Freddie Vidales return with their third full-length album “Emperors and Fools”. This album sees the duo take the darkness and aggression from their previous album “Well of Souls” to a higher echelon.

Battle Beast to release new studio album “Circus of Doom” on January 21st 2022

After re-signing to Nuclear Blast in early 2021, the Finnish heavy metal sextet Battle Beast are once again getting ready to unleash their force upon the world in the shape of their brand new masterpiece “Circus of Doom”.

The album is set to be released on January 21st, 2022, via Nuclear Blast and the first single will be revealed soon, on October 22nd. To shorten the wait, the band kick off the digital pre-order for the album today.

Wolftooth to release new studio album “Blood & Iron” on December 3rd 2021

Richmond, Indiana’s Wolftooth launched onto the scene in 2017, swiftly grabbing the attention of fans, tastemakers and industry alike. Now, building upon the subterranean success of their lauded previous albums (2018’s “Wolftooth” and 2020’s “Valhalla”), the band unveils their colossal full-length Napalm Records debut, “Blood & Iron”, out December 3rd, 2021.

Iron Maiden - Senjutsu

I will admit that Iron Maiden going all Japan-esey, with a very thematic album at least in terms of title and imagery – but also certain songs, was an idea that both bewildered and excited me and maybe gave me a bit of an anxiety too, thinking that if this sucked – it would suck a huge wang – monumentally that is (political correctness just left the building, thank you)!

Michael Schinkel’s Eternal Flame to release new studio album “Gravitation” on October 29th 2021

Already with their 2018 comeback-album “Smoke on the Mountain”, Eternal Flame laid down the foundation for their new album “Gravitation”. Still, “Gravitation” excels its predecessor in terms of songwriting, performance and virtuosity. Classic Heavy Metal meets catchy rock-songs and neo-classical tunes – all carried by Michael Schinkel’s brilliant guitar and unequalled voice.