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Tengger Cavalry regroup and release music video for new single “Heart”

After their split up right after the release of the latest album “Cian Bi” in February 2018, Tengger Cavalry have gathered their forces and return with a big bang.

The Nomadic Folk Metal pioneers led by mastermind Nature have renewed completely and strike back with their new single “Heart”, which is available as the regular 13-minute version and as a shortened radio and music video edit as bonus track.

Nature about the new single:

Zeal & Ardor announce November/December 2018 European & UK Tour

Following on from their captivating set at Download Festival last weekend, Zeal & Ardor have announced their first UK tour for this November/December.

Tickets for the seven headline shows go on sale this Friday, 15th June, here and all venue box offices.

European & UK Tour Dates 2018:
11/02 Linz, AUT – Ahoi P op Festival
11/03 Vienna, AUT – Europavox Festival
11/08 Milan, ITA – Bloom
11/10 Rome, ITA – Traffic Club
11/12 Ljubljana, SLO – Orta Bar
11/13 Budapest, HUN – Akvarium

Zeal & Ardor to release new studio album “Stranger Fruit” on June 8th 2018

Picture the scene: a late Summer evening, crickets sing their song, your bare feet firmly planted in the soil, the poplars gently sway in the wind, and the stench nearly knocks you out cold.
 
Creative firebrand Manuel Gagneux returns with a brand new Zeal & Ardor single.

“Gravedigger’s Chant” was released on Good Friday, March 23rd, and serves as an omen of what's to come from his forthcoming second Zeal & Ardor album, “Stranger Fruit”.
 

Terry Bozzio announces Summer/Autumn 2018 North American Tour

Drum legend Terry Bozzio is known for his work with Frank Zappa, Jeff Beck, Korn, UK, Missing Persons, Mick Jagger, Robbie Robertson, Alan Holdsworth, Tony Levin, Steve Vai, Quincy Jones, Ken Scott, Metropole Orkest - as well as Film score composers Basil Poledouris, Mark Isham & Patrick O'Hearn.

He is a Grammy Winner, RockWalk Honoree, Modern Drummer Magazine's Hall of Fame Award, & is in Rolling Stone's Top 5 Drummers of All Time!

Shadygrove to release debut album “In the Heart of Scarlet Wood” on April 6th 2018

Rockshots Records is proud to announce their latest signing of Shadygrove for the release of their debut album “In the Heart of Scarlet Wood”.

Featuring members from Elvenking, Evenoire, and Sound Storm, Italy's Shadygrove journey into our primordial and mythological past for inspiration. Like musical time travelers or aural archaeologists, they have trawled eras beyond most bands' inspiration to create music from the soul... for the soul!

Tengger Cavalry to release new studio album “Cian Bi” on February 23rd 2018

Nothing is impossible! Tengger Cavalry teach the greatness of every sound symbiosis: With a mighty mix out of Mongolian overtone singing and violin empowered folk metal these New York mind blasters create something special and unique.

And here it is: Tengger Cavalry's sixth record and Napalm Records' debut titled “Cian Bi”, set to be released on February 23rd, 2018!

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.