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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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Babymetal + DragonForce = Dragonmetal?

Posted by on January 7, 2015

Or is that Babydragon? Either way, the girls of Babymetal got together with guitarists Herman Li and Sam Totman of DragonForce to write a song called “Road of Resistance.” We detailed that last year, but now the song is available for streaming via a trailer. Granted, it’s a very long trailer that features the majority […]

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Babymetal to release DVD in January, collaborate with Dragonforce

Posted by on December 18, 2014

When looking back at the year in metal, 2014 will be known as the year Babymetal came to America. The combination of J-pop and metal may turn out to be a short-lived gimmick here, but the Su-Metal, Yuimetal and Moametal and their backing  band have sold a solid amount of albums in the states despite […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/3: The charts are looking rather pale

Posted by on September 3, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. After a few leaks, release date changes, and endless discussions about what it will sound like, Opeth’s latest album is finally here to the joy of some (meaning they liked Heritage) and the grumbling of others […]

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