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One of Europe’s leading and most popular prog metal acts is finally back: Norway’s COMMUNIC have made a lasting impression on the scene with their previous four studio albums “Conspiracy In Mind” (2005), “Waves Of Visual Decay” (2006), “Payment Of Existance” (2008) and “The Bottom Deep” (2011), which all have been released by Nuclear Blast.

Toronto-based frontman DANKO JONES has been singing and playing guitar in his eponymously named rock band for the last 20 years. In that time, his band has played in 37 countries on 6 continents and released 11 albums. He has been writing for various rock publications around the world since 2005 and joined the KISS Army when he was 6.

SOiL release their new clip "Gimme Some Lovin'", taken from "SCREAM: The Essentials", out on September 15th.

On September 29th (USA: October 20th) the new EMIL BULLS album „Kill Your Demons“ will be released. Check out the first single and lyric video for „The Ninth Wave“.

Finnish Heavy Metal cult band OZ is back! More than five years after the re-start of their career with the ”Burning Leather” release, the band led my founding member and drummer Mark Ruffneck finally delivers the anticipated new studio album (their first all new songs album since 1991!), titled "Transition State"

Power metal meets Western atmosphere in ORDEN OGAN's fourth single taken from the latest album "Gunmen": check out the lyric video for "Vampire In Ghost Town".

It’s getting serious! Melodic power metal band SERIOUS BLACK not only releases the highly anticipated third album, titled „Magic“ today, but also a brand new lyric video for the song “The Witch Of Caldwell Town” is available now.

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.