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At our label night at this year's Rockharz Festival we had the opportunity to talk to one of our longest partners Udo Dirkschneider about how his DIRKSCHNEIDER Project evolved and how the future will look like!

As announced recently, melodic metal band SERIOUS BLACK was busy putting finishing touches on their new video clip. Witness the result now, as the band proudly presents “Serious Black Magic”

The return the melodic metal scene has been waiting for so long.... NOCTURNAL RITES will release their first new album since 2007's "The 8th Sin" on September 29th. "Phoenix" is available as CD, Digipak (incl. bonus track and Nocturnal Rites patch) & ltd. colored Vinyl.

EDEN'S CURSE are delighted to present the second preview from their forthcoming 10th Anniversary CD & DVD release 'Eden's Curse - Revisited'‘Fallen King’.

Busy times for SERIOUS BLACK: after the band had released their latest single “Burn! Witches Burn!” a while ago, they are currently putting finishing touches on the upcoming official video clip, filmed for the song “Serious Black Magic”, which will premiere later this week

EKTOMORF release a new live clip for "You Leech" (Live at Wacken 2016) taken from the DVD/CD "Warpath (Live And Life On The Road)", out on August 25th!

Norwegian Dark Metal Masters GOTHMINISTER will release their 6th studio album "The Other Side" on October 13th worldwide. You can already preorder your copy at the AFM shop.

The new DIRKSCHNEIDER DVD/2CD "Live - Back To The Roots - Accepted!" is finally OUT NOW! Available as DVD/2CD, BluRay/2CD and colored triple vinyl!

Check out the live video for "Holocaust" (Live in Wacken 2016), taken from the new EKTOMORF DVD/CD "Warpath (Live And Life On The Road)", out on August 25th

End of August 2007:  multinational melodic hard rock/metal act EDEN’S CURSE releases its self-titled debut album. End of August 2017: to celebrate the “Eden’s Curse” album’s tenth Anniversary

Are you ready for MASTERPLAN’s upcoming release “PumpKings”? It’s a special album for band leader Roland Grapow, including 11 songs he originally wrote and recorded with Helloween during his time with the band.

DIRKSCHNEIDER release a new live clip "Restless And Wild" from their upcoming DVD/2CD "Live - Back To The Roots - Accepted!", out on August 4th (EU) / August 18th (USA).

With the recent passing of Chris Cornell (an early influence of SOiL), the band decided to pay homage and add their version of the classic Soundgarden song "Rusty Cage" to the compilation.

German power metallers ORDEN OGAN continue their successful crusade with numerous chart entries worldwide for their new album “Gunmen”, which dropped on July 7th.

Another new song taken from MASTERPLAN's upcoming release "PumpKings" is available now: Check out "Escalation 666", a song originally written by Roland Grapow and released on Helloween's "The Dark Ride" album (2000) - now re-recorded by the current MASTERPLAN line-up.

On time for their 10th anniversary, hard rockers of KISSIN’ DYNAMITE are striking a balance. All members are just in the middle of their twenties, though the group around singer Hannes Braun have seen and achieved a lot since they first appeared on the map in 2006

On August 25th the new EKTOMORF DVD/CD package "Warpath (Live And Life On The Road)" will be available worldwide!

Celebrating the band's 20-year career, this release will feature tracks from their humble beginnings, rise to fame, and also include alternate versions and mixes.

This year, AFM Records and the Rockharz festival again team up to bring you great metal entertainment the "AFM labelnight" will kick off the Rockharz festival in Ballenstedt, Germany, on July 5th.

A lyric video for "The Chance", a track taken from MASTERPLAN's upcoming release "PumpKings" (out July 28th), is available now.