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Ross "The Boss" Friedman left a huge mark on the scene as co-founder and songwriter of Manowar in the 1980s. Between 1982 and 1988, the band released one classic album after another and became the epitome of epic  heavy metal. In 1989, Ross left the band and indulged in other projects, in 2008 the cult guitarist launched his solo band under the banner ROSS THE BOSS - again clearly geared towards traditional heavy metal. The debut "New Metal Leader" was succeeded two years later by "Hailstorm".ung

Good news from the BRAINSTORM camp: one of Germany's premiere metal bands will enter the Greenman Studios to record their upcoming new album with producer Sebastian Seeb Levermann (ORDEN OGAN, Rhapsody Of Fire). The album will be titled "Midnight Ghost", a release is scheduled for September and the tour will start in January 2019.

German hard'n'heavy legends BONFIRE proudly present the first single taken from the upcoming album "Temple Of Lies", which will be available on April 13th. Lyric video "Crazy Over You"

Firewind mastermind and ex-Ozzy Osbourne guitarist GUS G. has released a music video, filmed for the new album's first single "Letting Go". “Dennis and I have collaborated very closely for a number years, he produced the current Firewind album "Immortals", among other things.

BOREALIS release the second single and lyric video "River" from their new album "The Offering", out on March 23rd. BOREALIS once again prove their potential with strong melodies, tasteful instrumentations and their very own blend of modern metal riffs, classic power metal and progressive elements.

LORDI will release their new album „Sexorcism“ on May 25th. Possibly their most controversial record to date, the 9th studio album „Sexorcism“ is a full on and uncensored shot of LORDI brand hard rock and roll.

Dead City Ruins release the video for their new single „We Are One“. The band plows ahead with everything they’ve got, and you can hear this in every note of their new album, "NEVER SAY DIE“, which will be out on April 13th.

Highly acclaimed guitarist GUS G. is set to release his new album, titled “Fearless”, on April 20th. “Fearless” is the successor to 2015’s “Brand New Revolution” and marks the Firewind mastermind’s first release since exiting Ozzy Osbourne’s band in 2017.

Brazilian metal warriors ARMORED DAWN are gearing up for the battle: on February 23rd, the band around vocalist Eduardo Parras will release “Barbarians In Black”, their new studio album. Right after, ARMORED DAWN will embark on some European shows, supporting Metal legends Saxon.

A (quite entertaining) music video for the title track of their upcoming album “Morgenland“ is what German rock act LETZTE INSTANZ proudly presents no to their fans.

Hard rock fans, watch out! The new VOODOO CIRCLE album „Raised On Rock” will be released on February 9th (CD, Digipak, colored Vinyl). It’s VOODOO CIRCLE’s first with new vocalist Herbie Langhans (Avantasia), so it made perfectly sense that he and band leader Alex Beyrodt are the protagonists who guide through the official “Raised On Rock” EPK.

Brazilian heavy/power metal band ARMORED DAWN strikes twice! Not only has the group released an official video clip for their new single „Sail Away“ now, but there’s also...

German rock band LETZTE INSTANZ is set to unleash the new album "Morgenland" on February 16th. The follow-up to 2016's chart-breaking...

Few German rock acts can look back at as long and successful a career as BONFIRE. Counting their predecessor...

ARMORED DAWN is a promising heavy/power metal band from Brazil who will debut on AFM Records with their new album “Barbarians In Black” on February 23rd.

Dead City Ruins release the video for "Bones", taken from the new album "Never Say Die", out on April 13th!

Check out the new video "The Prophet Of Doom" from the upcoming Ektomorf album "Fury", to be released on February 16th!
Ektomorf will be on tour in Europe soon:

Asenblut release their amazing new video for "Asenblut (2018 Version)" from their upcoming EP "Legenden", out on February 16th 2018! 
"Legenden" contains 4 songs from the band’s early days, re-recorded and refined in the most perfect way, again by Mr. Sebastian „Seeb“ Leevermann (ORDEN OGAN).

Watch out for some Canadian progressive power metal coming your way soon...

Australian rockers Dead City Ruins sign with AFM Records! Frontman Jake Wiffen comments:  „It has been a wild ride for DCR (Dead City Ruins). To be honest there has, like all bands, been so many highlights and so many pitfalls that have at times completely consumed me and I’m sure all members of this band.