The Press Release:
Napalm Records is pleased to welcome a unique new discovery from the depths of the metal underground to its growing roster. The world’s very first black metal band incorporating the feral, desolate sounds of classic, old western cinematics – UNTAMED LAND – has just inked a worldwide record deal with the premier rock and metal label.
UNTAMED LAND explores yet uncharted territory, evoking the sound and atmosphere of classic Spaghetti Western soundtracks with a crushing black metal foundation. Based in Akron, Ohio, USA, Patrick Kern, the exceptional mind behind UNTAMED LAND, merges the seemingly infinite sonic environment of the Wild West with crushing rhythms and the sweeping force of cinematic scores à la Ennio Morricone. Continue reading Napalm Records Signs Western-Themed Untamed Land→
The Press Release:
British thrash metal unit EVILE has signed a worldwide contract with Napalm Records!
Since their formation in 2004, EVILE has been turning heads and taking names – delivering four pure thrash offerings blended with an uncompromising death metal attack. EVILE are known for explosive and captivating live shows, having performed at Wacken Open Air, Bloodstock Festival and Hellfest and with bands like Megadeth, Kreator and Amon Amarth. With their current discography, the four-piece have been tearing up the scene with a raucous new take on the classic thrash metal sound.
Since recently announcing some exciting new line-up changes with the talented Ol Drake on vocals/guitar and new member Adam Smith of RipTide as rhythm guitarist, they are now more than ready to drop some new material. EVILE are currently in the studio recording the long awaited follow up to their 2013 release Skull. More exciting news to come in early 2021 … Continue reading Napalm Records Signs Britain’s Evile→
The Press Release:
Ready to unleash yet unknown forces of Extreme Wizard Metal!
Mortals beware – some mighty sorcerers have cast their spell over Napalm Records! We are proud to announce the signing of the newly founded extreme metal supergroup WIZARDTHRONE. This groundbreaking adventure features members of roaring metal pirates ALESTORM, galactic warriors GLORYHAMMER, melodic death metal formation AETHER REALM, kings of goblin metal NEKROGOBLIKON, epic black metal visionaries FORLORN CITADEL and death metal machinery VALE OF PNATH.
The Metal World just received the news that the famed ProgPower USA Festival for 2020 had been cancelled (discussed HERE) and now, the holiday weekend ends with similar news from the Eluveitie Camp about their scheduled Fall tour. Read on down below for the bands statement as secured from their Facebook Page.
Dear fellow metalheads, You all have probably already suspected it – and it is with a heavy and bleeding heart that we have to confirm your apprehension: Due to the current covid-19 pandemic we are now forced to cancel our upcoming North American tour. Continue reading Eluveitie Cancels North American Fall Tour→
Though I know that cancellation news after cancellation news comes as no surprise to the readership, we will continue to post these alerts to make sure that you check your own personal calenders and the credit card statement so you can be properly refunded. Earlier today, the mighty Hammerfall announced that they too would be cancelling the tour that was heading our way in September and October. Read on down below.
Some of you have already started to get your refunds, so now it’s official: the North American tour that was to take place in September/October is cancelled. That sucks, but with the current global pandemic wreaking havoc on the world we (meaning the local promoters, booking agent and the band) had no choice. We are hopeful to be able to rebook the tour for a future time, but since everything is so unstable at the moment the decision was made to scrap altogether it and return to it when things have calmed down. We are as sorry for this as you are, but hope you have understanding for our predicament brought on by the Corona virus. Stay safe, stay healthy, stay metal, and take care of each other! #HammerHigh Continue reading Hammerfall Cancels 2020 North American Headline Tour→