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POWERWOLF kündigen "Wolfsnächte" Europa Tour 2021 an (Mo, 23 Nov 2020)
Die Heavy-Metal-Connoisseure von POWERWOLF befinden sich derzeit bei den Arbeiten am Nachfolger ihres Nummer-1-Hit-Albums The Sacrament Of Sin (2018). Heute kündigt die Band die Daten für ihre "Wolfsnächte" Europa Tour 2021 an, die ihm Rahmen ihres kommenden Albums stattfinden wird. Das bislang noch unbetitelte Album soll im Sommer 2021 erscheinen.   Die Tour wird die Band durch Deutschland, Spanien, Frankreich, England, die Niederlande, Belgien, Italien, Tschechien, Ungarn und Österreich führen und am 1. Oktober in der renommierten Stuttgarter Schleyerhalle starten.    Fans können sich darauf einstellen, nicht nur brandneue Heavy-Metal-Hymnen, aus tausenden von Kehlen mitgesungen, erleben zu dürfen - zudem werden POWERWOLF die bis dato größte und epischste Produktion ihrer Bandgeschichte auf die Bühne bringen, womit sie ihren Status als eine der intensivsten Live-Bands Europas einmal mehr untermauern!   METAL IS RELIGION! Die Band kommentiert: "Wir freuen uns, die Tourdaten für die WOLFSNÄCHTE Tournee 2021 ankündigen zu können. Mit unserem kommenden Album, das im Sommer erscheinen wird, werden wir mit Euch allen ein neues Kapitel an Metal-Messen feiern! Euch erwarten Nächte voller episch-wölfischen Wahnsinns - wir können es kaum abwarten!"   POWERWOLF Wolfsnächte 2021 01.10.21 DE - Stuttgart / Schleyerhalle 04.10.21 ES - Barcelona / Razzmatazz 05.10.21 ES - Madrid / Riviera 07.10.21 FR - Paris / Zenith 08.10.21 UK - London / Roundhouse 09.10.21 BE - Antwerp / Lotto Arena 10.10.21 NL - Amsterdam / Afas Live 12.10.21 IT - Milano / Alcatraz 13.10.21 DE - Frankfurt / Jahrhunderthalle 15.10.21 DE - Munich / Zenith 16.10.21 DE - Oberhausen / König Pilsener Arena 17.10.21 CZ - Prague / Tipsport Arena 18.10.21 PL - Katowice - MCK 20.10.21 HU - Budapest / Arena 21.10.21 AT - Vienna / Gasometer 22.10.21 DE - Berlin / UFO im Velodrom 23.10.21 DE - Hamburg / Sporthalle   Quelle:  Napalm Records
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MOONSPELL Shares Upcoming Album Details and Brand New Video! (Sun, 22 Nov 2020)
"Hermitage" out February 26, 2021 via Napalm Records!   MOONSPELL is approaching their 30th anniversary as a band more ambitiously and stronger than ever, as the Portuguese dark metal pioneers have finally revealed the hotly anticipated details for their upcoming, 13th studio album! Hermitage will be released on February 26, 2021 via Napalm Records.   While the world is struggling in the dark, MOONSPELL’s forthcoming album was recorded, mixed and mastered by Jaime Gomez Arellano (Paradise Lost, Primordial, Ghost, Sólstafir & many more) at the Orgone Studios in the UK. Building upon the sensitive facets of Hermitage, one can expect an entertaining and revolutionary, yet epic journey through the darkest days of human existence. Beautifully crafted songs such as “The Greater Good“ show us the modernity of the wolves in 2021, while other tracks embrace the MOONSPELL tradition of writing a dark, gothic metal record like no other band can.   The ethereal and melodic sounds of MOONSPELL, while not straying away from their metal roots -- influenced by underground metal bands such as Bathory -- make Hermitage most likely one of the deepest, surprising and most epic albums MOONSPELL has ever written. Today, the band is sharing the first song taken from Hermitage, the album opening track “The Greater Good”. Lead singer Fernando Ribeiro reveals:   “The Greater Good is a sociological concept implying the benefit of the public, of more people than oneself. To do which is better and more correct. Unfortunately, a lot of wrong- doing and pure evil actions were taken on behalf of this principle both by world leaders, and citizens. With a “screenplay” designed by myself, and put together by director Guilherme Henriques (Gaerea, Crippled Black Phoenix, Schammasch) The Greater Good strikes at the deep contrast of our priorities as human beings. The plot evidenciate the daily clash between the problems we could never or never wanted to solve; and our “first world preoccupations”. The cult of the body versus the African famine; the killing of the innocent versus the second amendment; the beauty of monuments against the ugliness of violence.   We are all responsible for the things we see here. For the greater good, for the greatest evil. It’s not a question of race, gender, class or education. It’s a question of conscience. It’s vital we renew our communities’ ties, our humanly behavior. Only we can save us from ourselves.” Like this first appetizer showcases, with Hermitage MOONSPELL created a wonderfully intuitive and epic journey, but also a testament to what they’ve always loved the most: Honest, emotional metal that binds us even in the darkest times.   As Fernando tells us more about the upcoming MOONSPELL album: “We know that we are entering the final years of our career as musicians: the winter of our lifetime.  We don’t care about people saying we’re still young at heart, or “leading” wolves in a pack. We are not! But we do care about how those around us feel about us, and this album is all about how we feel, our answers to your questions.   Under these circumstances, we feel our musical stakes are higher than ever. For us, it’s not about likes or algorithms, reach, or opportunity of growth. We only care about the music. Music does come first on this album you will hold in your hands soon enough.”   He continues: “The record is about turning our backs to the conventions of modernity. We are currently convincing ourselves that it’s all about us, that we (humanity) are everything. That the world revolves around us. However, ipsi facto, we are nothing and nothing revolves around us. Moonspell’s goal, on these last turns around the Sun, are to write the best music we possibly can. To tell you a few stories with our lyrics, to be close to you in these times of distancing. We wish not to tease you or to influence you or to sell you our fish. We want to sit down with you at your table and feast together upon our notes and words. Like if we were close friends, like back in the time where music matters the most. In your bedroom listening to music, without having to post our smart remarks about it, inviting the hate in.   Hermitage is an open-hearted invitation to simplicity. To be humble. To be thankful. To serve you solace. Provide you comfort, entertainment. We sincerely hope this call reaches you. That you kindly accept what we offer. That you take our music with you to the place you must feel as yours. To your secret place, to your hermitage. Blessed be.“   Hermitage is slated for a release on February 26, 2021 via Napalm Records, and will be available in several highly limited and collectable Deluxe Editions, Mediabook, Cassette, all of them including the Candlemass Cover "Darkness in Paradise", but also as Jewelcase and Digital formats. The Deluxe Box will also include an etched 7’’ Vinyl with another special bonus track, “The Great Leap Forward", as well as much more exciting additional collectable items!    The Hermitage tracklist will read as follows: 01. The Greater Good 02. Common Prayers 03. All or Nothing 04. Hermitage 05. Entitlement 06. Solitarian 07. The Hermit Saints 08. Apophthegmata 09. Without Rule 10. City Quitter (Outro) + Bonus Tracks: 11. Darkness in Paradise (Candlemass Cover – available on LP, Deluxe Box, MC + Mediabook) 12. The Great Leap Forward (7" Vinyl – available in Deluxe Box)   Quelle:  All Noir
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GENERATION STEEL veröffentlichen neues Video (Sun, 01 Nov 2020)
Die Aufnahmen zum Debütalbum „The Eagle Will Rise“ sind abgeschlossen. Heute feiert nun der erste Song aus dem Album die offizielle Viedeo-Premiere. Es handelt sich um den Titelsong „The Eagle Will Rise“.   Neben vielen weiteren brandneuen Heavy Metal-Hymnen wird natürlich auch dieser Track auf dem Album vertreten sein. Das Video wurde unter Einhaltung der Corona-Bestimmungen von Videoproduzentin Alina Lorenz (Lorenz Productions) aufgenommen. Hier geht es zum offiziellen Video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIHtSVD0mf4   Die 2019 gegründete Band GENERATION STEEL aus Wetzlar hat einen weltweiten Plattenvertrag bei PURE STEEL RECORDS unterzeichnet. Das Label wird das Debütalbum „The Eagle Will Rise“ Anfang 2021 veröffentlichen. Die künstlerische Produktion dieses Albums übernahm kein Geringerer als ACCEPT-Gitarrist Uwe Lulis.   www.generation-steel.de/ www.facebook.com/GenerationSteelOfficial www.puresteel-records.com/bands/view/539/Generation_Steel www.nauntownmusic.com/
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