Tag Archives: Nuclear Blast Records

Album Review: Marko Hietala – ‘Pyre Of The Black Heart’

Posted by on January 24, 2020

Marko Hietala is no stranger to the worldwide metal scene as his role of bass player and backing vocals in Nightwish has seen him tour the world several times. He’s also known for his previous work with Sinergy, Tarot, and several apparitions with the Dutch band Delain. Additionally, he participated a couple of times with […]

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Believe buys majority stake in Nuclear Blast

Posted by on October 11, 2018

Music Business Worldwide reports, Believe Digital has acquired a majority stake in Nuclear Blast Records for what is said to be an eight-figure sum. Believe will become a distribution partner and shareholder of the company as founder Markus Staiger will also remain a shareholder. Based on a joint statement, this strategic alliance goal is to […]

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Photos & Review: The Decibel Magazine Tour takes the pleasure to kill in Santa Ana, CA

Posted by on March 28, 2017

One of the most exciting annual tours we have in the states is the Decibel Magazine tour. Each year they do a fantastic job at pairing some of the best metal acts from the domestic and international scene, and this year was no different. The tour consisting of thrash giants Kreator, death metal legends Obituary, Ohio’s […]

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Review: Sabaton – The Last Stand

Posted by on September 19, 2016

This time around with The Last Stand, Sabaton brings us another concept album as a follow-up to their latest release, Heroes. This time, the focus is on legendary “last stand battles,” where brave warriors were facing insurmountable odds. Some tell of miraculous victories, and others of crushing but valiant defeats. One such tale is that of the Spartan’s […]

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Opeth to release ‘Sorceress’ this fall

Posted by on June 15, 2016

Opeth have had a fairly busy 2016 so far, working on new beer, publishing a book commemorating 25 years as a band, and now we find that they’ve been in the studio finishing up their 12th record, Sorceress, with producer Tom Dalgety (Killing Joke, Royal Blood). Coming off news that the band has signed with Nuclear […]

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Avantasia’s Ghostlights gets second single/music video with “Draconian Love”

Posted by on May 12, 2016

The German symphonic project Avantasia have released a live music video for the song “Draconian Love.” The song is their second single off of their January release Ghostlights, which was the sequel to their 2013 release The Mystery of Time. The song features guest vocalist Herbie Lanhans of Sinbreed, and has a darker tone to it […]

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Review: Avantasia at the PlayStation Theater in NYC (4/15/16)

Posted by on April 19, 2016

On Friday, April 15th, the German symphonic metal act Avantasia played their first ever show in New York City, and their second ever date in the United States in their entire 16 year career. This is a band that headlined the Wacken Open-Air in 2014 to over 80,000 attendees, but despite numerous word tours never […]

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Death Angel gives us a “cause for alarm” with new song

Posted by on April 7, 2016

Just last week, Death Angel treated fans with a new song called “The Moth.” Now the Bay Area thrash legends have us even more excited for the release of their new album The Evil Divide with yet another song. Titled “Cause For Alarm,” Death Angel deliver a fast past, thrash-tastic tune. It’s packed with blistering […]

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Death Angel unleash new song “The Moth”

Posted by on March 30, 2016

Death Angel will be releasing its new album The Evil Divide on May 27 via Nuclear Blast. Since announcing the album’s release last month, the Bay Area thrash legends have been holding fans off with teasers. Today, though, Death Angel finally treats us to a full new song off the album. Titled “The Moth”, the […]

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Avantasia release lyric video for title track of upcoming ‘Ghostlights’ album

Posted by on January 19, 2016

Yesterday Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia released a second song off of their upcoming release, Ghostlights. The lyric video is for the title track from the album, and apart from frontman Tobias Sammet, the song also features Michael Kiske (Unisonic, Place Vendome, ex-Helloween) and Jorn Lande (ex-Masterplan, ex-Ark) on vocals. You can listen to the new track below. […]

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