Tag Archives: Dragonforce

Wacken Open Air Festival already sold out for 2016

Posted by on August 4, 2015

The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival had a good, eight-year run. Meanwhile, next year’s Germany’s Wacken Open Air Festival has already sold out – for the 11th year in a row. That’s 75,000 tickets already sold. For an event without a complete line-up announced. From the official Wacken Open Air website: “You are really crazy. Thank you for your loyalty and […]

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DragonForce is living a Black Winter Night

Posted by on July 10, 2015

The British shredders at DragonForce just released what would be their very first live DVD named In the Line of Fire…Larger Than Live featuring their live performance at the 2014 edition of Loud Park Festival in Japan, mixed and mastered by Damien Rainaud, and produced by guitarist Herman Li and to show what you can expect from the […]

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[Updated] Iced Earth, Dragonforce, and more announced for 70,000 Tons of Metal

Posted by on June 25, 2015

Yesterday the heavy metal cruise ship festival 70,000 of Metal has begun announcing their 2016 line-up, starting with a personal favorite of mine, Iced Earth. Each hour since, another band has been announced, with Lacuna Coil and Fleshgod Apocalypse being the next two followed by Dragonforce, Delain, and At the Gates. The most recent (as […]

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Dragonforced to postpone show in Baltimore

Posted by on April 30, 2015

In the midst of the Baltimore uprising, it’s a given that some musical events might get cancelled. In this case, Dragonforce had to postpone a show earlier this week because Maryland was under a State of Emergency. The band posted the following update: “Due to the situation (riots) in the city of Baltimore with the state […]

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Metal Power Rankings: …And cassette tapes for all

Posted by on April 24, 2015

This is a bit of a hard reset after last week’s all-Metalfest edition of the Metal Power Rankings (spoiler alert: you missed out if you weren’t there). And what a hard reset it is when this week’s top band released a cassette. What is this, the ’80s? We live in a crazy world where a […]

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Herman Li takes Through the Fire and the Flames underwater

Posted by on April 20, 2015

A bunch of metalheads fully clothed in a pool watching Herman Li of Dragonforce play the band’s signature solo underwater sounds like an extremely weird dream. For the attendees of this year’s Full Metal Cruise, however, it became a reality this past week. During one of the band’s performances on the ship, Dragonforce decided to […]

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earMUSIC partners with eOne Distribution

Posted by on March 26, 2015

In a brand new deal, Europe’s earMusic record company has partnered up with eOne Distribution in an exclusive deal here in the United States. The earMusic label is the home of rock and metal acts like Deep Purple, Dragonforce, Baby Metal, Stratovarius, Gamma Ray, and more, so this move will certainly help bolster earMusic’s roster here in the US. Scott Givens, VP Metal […]

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This 15 year old girl guitarist is a (Dragon)Force to be reckoned with

Posted by on March 7, 2015

No matter who you are or what walk of life you come from, chances are you like watching videos of either kids or pets on the internet (it’s OK, we all do). But some of the best viral videos are of kids doing incredible or entertaining things. There’s no shortage of examples of this within the […]

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Is the Rock Band franchise coming back?

Posted by on February 24, 2015

About ten years ago, the Guitar Hero and Rock Band franchise were a new and exciting fusion of music and video games. Many gamers were turned on to music, much of it heavy, by playing the games. Dragonforce and The Sword were among the bands that got popularity boosts by having their music featured in the games. […]

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Kamelot like Napalm Records a lot

Posted by on January 14, 2015

After seven years with SPV/Steamhammer and Edel America, power metallers Kamelot have signed with Napalm Records via their own Kamelot Music LLC. The band’s next album will be out this April or May, coinciding with a North American tour with Dragonforce. Here’s what Kamelot founder/guitarist Thomas Youngblood said about the band’s new label: “We are […]

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