Other News From Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun – Belzebubs, Grand Magus, Gloryhammer and More

Bite sized news from the 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th of April.


Belzebubs have released a lyric video for their latest song Nam Gloria Lucifer. The Satanic animated band have certainly been busy ahead of the April 26th release of their album Pantheon Of The Nightside Gods.

Swedish riff lords Grand Magus are set to release their new studio album Wolf God this week via Nuclear Blast. In anticipation of the release, the band has premiered another new single. Watch and listen to A Hall Clad In Gold

Blind Guardian have revealed a new interview video covering the re-issue of The Forgotten Tales.

Gun, FM and Dan Reed Network will be touring together in celebration of their 30th anniversaries. You can catch them at the following dates in December:
9th Bristol – O2 Academy
10th Southampton – Engine Rooms
11th London – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
13th Wolverhampton – KK’s Steel Mill
14th Norwich – LCR UEA
15th Nottingham – Rock City
17th Newcastle – O2 Academy
18th Leeds – O2 Academy
20th Manchester – Academy 2
21th Glasgow – Barrowland

Gloryhammer have released a video for the song Gloryhammer from their upcoming album The Galactic Terrorvortex. All those theories about Ant-Man beating Thanos are clearly wrong, it’s gonna be these guys! They also will be touring the UK in October:
w/ Beast In Black, Wind Rose
18.10.19 UK – London / Heaven
19.10.19 UK – Manchester / Club Academy
20.10.19 UK – Bristol / Swx
22.10.19 UK – Birmingham / The Mill
23.10.19 UK – Nottingham / Rescue Rooms
24.10.19 IE – Dublin / Academy
25.10.19 UK – Glasgow / Slay
26.10.19 UK – The Mighty City Of Dundee / Church

Possessed are set to release their first album in over 3 decades, Revelations of Oblivion, on May 10th via Nuclear Blast Records. The band has released their second single, Shadowcult with a live video from their performance at Bloodstock Open Air 2017.

Disneyland After Dark break a long 8 year drought with the release of their new single Burning Star. It’s great to hear the Danes back in action again after so long!

Dodecahedron guitarist and singer for Nihill, Michiel Eikenaar, has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 42. Nihill made the announcement via Facebook and stated they would be disbanding. Dodecahedron’s last studio album was Kwintessens in 2017 followed by a live album in 2018.  Eikenaar is survived by his wife and two young children.

Royal Republic have released Boomerang from their upcoming album Club Majesty. The band have also announce UK tour dates:
15.06. UK Donington – Download Festival
18.10. UK Norwich – The Waterfront
19.10. UK Nottingham – Rock City
20.10. UK Glasgow – The Garage
22.10. UK Newcastle – University
23.10. UK Hull – The Welly
24.10. UK Leeds – Brudenell Social Club
26.10. UK Manchester – Academy 2
27.10. UK Birmingham – O2 Academy
28.10. UK Bristol – Trinity Centre
30.10. UK Southampton – Engine Rooms
31.10. UK London – Electric Ballroom

Firespawn have a new album, Abominate out on 7th of June. You can check out the track The Great One now.

Swedish metal crust punks Martyrdöd will release their seventh studio album Hexhammaren on May 10th, 2019 via Century Media Records. In preparation they have released a video for Helveteslarm

Red Death are working on a new album and will be supporting Cro-Mags on their European tour.
27.09.2019 Essen (Germany) – Turock
28.09.2019 Limburg (Belgium) – Hardcore Fest
29.09.2019 London (UK) – Underworld
30.09.2019 Paris (France) – Gibus
01.10.2019 Stuttgart (Germany) – Keller Klub
02.10.2019 Prague (Czech Republic) – Futurum
03.10.2019 Budapest (Hungary) – Dürer Kert
04.10.2019 Graz (Austria) – Explosiv
05.10.2019 Leipzig (Germany) – Naumanns
06.10.2019 Berlin (Germany) – Musik & Frieden

Ukrainian Wacken Metal Battle 2018 winners Motanka have released an official video for their first single Verba from their upcoming self titled album which is out on June 7th.

Brothers Olof and Jonas discuss how the new Enforcer album came together and the recording process in a new video.

Nails have returned to unleash their relentless fury once again with the release of a new song, I Don’t Want To Know You The digital single out now is accompanied by the ripping B-side Endless Resistance which features guest Max Cavalera.

Rising Michigan metal band Of Virtue will release their awaited new album, ‘What Defines You‘, with SharpTone Records on May 24th. The band have also released a lyric video for ‘No Control‘.

Aviana have signed with Arising Empire records. The band have a new music video for Heavy Feather, their first release to feature new singer Joel Holmqvist.

Toxpack have a new single and video for Setz die Segel from their new album Kämpfer which is out on May 31st.

Monkey3‘s new album Sphere has just been released. The instrumental space rockers have release a new video for the 11 minute epic Spirals.

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