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Belgian progressive melodic metal band ETHERNITY is the newest addition to the AFM Records roster. The group's self-released debut album "Obscure Illusions" was released in March 2015 and featured guest appearances by Tom S Englund (Evergrey), Kelly Sundown (Civil War (the band)) and Mark Basile (DGM). It was produced by DGM's Simone Mularoni.

„Naked In My Cellar“ single and music video is out now! Watch it, touch yourself and indulge...

TANKARD's "Thirst" album will celebrate its 10th Anniversary this December. The alcoholic thrashers' 2008 strike was received very well by press and fans alike. Back then only a small run of black Vinyls was made available - it was sold out quickly and has never been re-pressed ever since. Until now!

Eight long years have passed by since „Hailstorm“, the latest album by heavy metal icon and Manowar co-founder ROSS THE BOSS, was released. But on April 20th the world will finally witness the return of Ross and his band, dishing out a full dose of raw and epic metal greatness: “By Blood Sworn”.

J.B.O. release their new single and video „Du hast dein Smartphone vergessen“, taken from the new album „Deutsche Vita“. „Deutsche Vita“ will be out on March 30th as digipak, ltd. vinyl and ltd. boxset.

2018 marks the incredible 30 year anniversary for DANZIG. To commemorate the occassion, DANZIG will be performing a limited number of special shows in Europe in August 2018. The run begins August, 2nd at Wacken Open Air, where DANZIG will headline one of the main stages

Finnish power metallers BURNING POINT are an active part of the European Metal scene since the late 90’s. Led by mastermind Pete Ahonen, the band has released seven studio albums since then, all to critical acclaim.

Swedish power metal band BLOODBOUND has gathered an impressive following since the band debuted on the scene in 2006 with “Nosferatu”. In 2011, BLOODBOUND joined the AFM Records roster and since became more and more successful with every new release. 

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...