Melodic metal band DIVINEFIRE launches a new album “EYE OF THE STORM” on March 25th

One of the most shining new melodic metal bands the last 7 years developing their own cool style of melodic metal that has been very successful and reached fansall over the world.

Fans of: Nightwish, Narnia, Golden Resurrection, Yngwie Malmsteen, ReinXeed, Dragonforce, Hammerfall & Firewind will love this new album production of DIVINEFIRE.

DIVINEFIRE was formed in 2004 by Finnish composer, guitarist and drummer, Jani Stefanovic (Am I Blood, Sins of Omission, Renascent, Essence Of Sorrow, Miseration. The Weakening) and vocalist Christian Liljegren (Golden Resurrection, Narnia, Audiovision). They also added bass player Andreas Passmark (Royal Hunt, Narnia, Rob Rock & Stormwind, these members will be the holy trinity of DIVINEFIRE.

DIVINEFIRE’s debut album GLORY THY NAME released in December 2004 was very well received worldwide and the band has created a unique style of metal. In October 2005 they did a well received JAPANESE tour to push their 2nd album HERO together with Italian metal bands VISION DIVINE & SKYLARK.

The deal with King Records in Japan went great and now seven years later DIVINEFIRE and KING RECORDS still have a good cooperation together and the support from Japanese fans.

DIVINEFIRE combines the heaviness from the more melodic extreme metal with the melodies from the symphonic style of hardrock/metal while also blending in beautiful vocal harmonies. The result has been a tremendous mix and it takes the listener on an illustrious adventure and celebrated musical journey and DIVINEFIRE have now delivered incredible studio albums GLORY THY NAME, HERO, INTO A NEW DIMENSION FAREWELL and now the 5th studio album EYE OF THE STORM will see the light late March 2011.

The big change happen in 2009 when Andreas Passmark left the band and DIVINEFIRE and also marked a new era for DIVINEFIRE when German Pascual joined the band on vocals. He did the vocals on NARNIA’s latest release CURSE OF A GENERATION. The mix of Christian’s & German’s voices blends perfect and also Jani do some small lead vocal parts on the song HOLD ON. The sound on EYE OF THE STORM is very powerful, majestic & melodic metal at it’s best.

The album is produced by Jani Stefanovic and The production in warmer but still very heavy and powerful. The band has also done some new recordings 2011 of their biggest hits THE WORLD’S ON FIRE & NEVER SURRENDER and The DIVINEFIRE fans will not be disappointed they will get all typical DIVINEFIRE elements. Big bombastic sound with lots of symphonic elements mixed with extreme metal.

Featuring great guestsplaying by:

Pontus Norgren (HAMMERFALL)

Markus Sigfridsson (7Days, Harmony & Dark Water)

CJ Grimmark (Narnia, ROB ROCK & FULL FORCE)

Thomas Vikström (THERION, CANDLEMASS,7DAYS & MEHIDA)

Andreas Passmark (ROYAL HUNT & NARNIA)

Tracklist:

1.TIME FOR SALVATION

2. HOLD ON

3. UNCHAIN MY SOUL

4. BRIGHT MORNING STAR

5. TO LOVE AND FORGIVE

6. EVEN AT MY LOWEST POINT

7. SEND ME OUT

8. MASTERS & SLAVES

9.THE WORLDS ON FIRE (New Recording 2011)

10 NEVER SURRENDER (New Recording 2011)

11.MASQUERADE

12.CLOSE TO THE FIRE

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DEAD BY WEDNESDAY “Will To Fight”

In 2005 Dead By Wednesday hailing from New Haven, CT. made their first mark by releasing their debut CD ‘Democracy is Dead‘ on Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed’s Stillborn Records, USA. Then in 2008 came “The Killing Project“, the highly anticipated sophomore full length CD.

Killing Project” demonstrated with a punch to the face, New Haven CT,’s very own aggressive hybrid of metal, punk & real hard core. While still considered a metal band, DBW’s sound was once called “Cross-over“. With songs of urgency & importance regarding ideas on religion, current world affairs, race & equality, “The Killing Project“, on Eclipse Records was destined to make an impact. And it did! Shortly after the release, the video for the single ‘Pawns‘ by Grammy nominated producer David Brodsky of My Good Eye, NYC went into rotation & debuted on MTV2’s Headbanger’s Ball, Music Choice and Havok TV on demand, Sirius Satellites Liquid Metal, Rock Band Video Game, and UFC.

NOW in 2010 the band is currently working on all new brutally heavy unreleased material & are back in the studio recording their most important junior LP CD w/ long time friend & producer Enoch Jensen @ East Lake Recording Studio’s in MA. Dead By Wednesday are focused on making “their” Master of Puppets.

In preparation to the new full length album to be released in April 15th, the digital single “Will To Fight” will see the light of day in February 25th.

New full length album:

DEAD BY WEDNESDAY – “The Last Parade”

Release Date: April 15th, 2011

“Welcome to 2011…It may be our last year on Earth, but it doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate! So come join the parade!!”

The Last Parade” is a brutal yet intelligent blend of metal, hardcore and punk and is the third LP/CD from the US band DEAD BY WEDNESDAY.

The Last Parade” cries for humanity and apocalyptic images can be heard between ripping guitar riffs, machine gun drumming and intricate bass lines. For fans of PANTERA, Classic METALLICA, LAMB OF GOD, SLAYER, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, SHADOW’S FALL, ALL THAT REMAINS, etc. ‘The Last Parade” may very well be the world’s farewell party and DBW’s new release will be the last album you will need to own!

Feedback about DBW:

Dead By Wednesday is a band that holds the future of hardcore metal in the palm of their hands” – Paul Gargano (Metal Edge Magazine)

DBW has a new & total original sound that’s guaranteed to set the world a blaze!” — Marc Rizzo (guitarist of SOULFLY/Calvera Conspiricy/x-ILL Nino)

Heavy, thrashing and hardcore. Perfect!” — David Ellefson (bassist of MEGADETH)

A metal mosh massacre fueled by shredding guitars, double bass, catchy melodies & lyrics that actually make you think.” — Beattie (bassist of HATEBREED)

Whhoooaa! The Killing Project does just that! It kills!!” — Mike Haze (DJ @ the Lazer, 99.3FM.)

www.dbwmusic.com

www.myspace.com/deadbywednesday

www.twitter.com/deadbywednesday

Line-up:

CESCHI RAMOS – Vocals

MORBID JOE – Vocals/Screams

OPUS – Drums

MIKE MODESTE – Bass

ROSS RAGUSA – Guitar

Clandestine – The Invalid will be released on March 18, 2011

CLANDESTINE is a female fronted melodic rock band with a serious emphasis on kick you in the face bad attitude. Formed in 2006, the band won the title “Best Female Fronted Band” from an LA magazine.

Mixed by well known producer Sylvia Massey (Tool, System Of A Down), this band has wickedly infections melodies and music that crosses many lines in the sand of purists rock, alternative, electronic and metal genres an extremely impressive, 10 fresh songs equaling a 45 minute slab of hard edged rock that never fails to deliver on all levels.

The band is fronted by singer June Park who wields a very impressive almost otherworldly and fierce voice. Enigmatic and engaging she is without a doubt, a star on the rise…..

This Album has diversity-o-plenty but even so, has it’s own sound, the band cannot be summed up easily but once heard will be remembered.

The four-piece is fulfilling the thirst of today’s music fans that are in search of a new sound that triggers their ultimate aural pleasure. Clandestine’s ultimate goal is combining diverse influences and styles that mark a new generation with an unnamed creation while striving to provide a sonic link from the past to the future.

Clandestine is a truly unique band, combining progressive rock with female fronted metal, a touch of electronic music that enhances the futuristic timbre, and some smooth huge pop melodies. “The Invalid” is a must for fans of bands as diverse as Evanescence, Dream Theater, Fair To Midland, Rush, Lacuna Coil, Tool and Between The Buried & Me.

What more can you ask for?

Tracklist:

1. Fearless

2. Disappear In You

3. Silent Sin

4. Philistine

5. Pretend

6. Fracture

7. Dead to the World

8. Phantom Pain

9. The Invalid

10. Comatose

http://www.myspace.com/clandestineband

http://www.clandestineband.com/

CAGE – The Rise To Power – Live out on March 15th

San Diego metalers CAGE are ready to release of their first ever DVD, CAGE- THE RISE TO POWER. The package is a 2 disc DVD set packed full of material and will be released on March 15th 2011 in Europe through Music Buy Mail and through HEAVY METAL MEDIA for North America and the rest of the world.

Disc 1 features their entire performance at Progpower X in Atlanta Georgia, USA. Disc 2 features footage from various festivals and performances around the world as well as backstage and on tour clips. Also on disc 2, are 5 unreleased audio tracks including one off of their upcoming brand new CD.

CAGE is currently in the studio finishing their follow up to SCIENCE OF ANNIHILATION which is due out 2nd quarter 2011. CAGE is currently booking dates to tour Europe in May 2011 in support of the DVD and upcoming new CD release. Guitarist STEVEN BROGDEN and Bassist PETE STONE have recently joined to help form their most vicious lineup yet.

Specials: 2DVD set with live material, unreleased songs and a preview of new material of forthcoming album.

Tracklist:

DVD1

01. Planet Crusher (Prog Power USA)

02. I Am The King (Prog Power USA)

03. Kill The Devil (Prog Power USA)

04. Scarlet Witch (Prog Power USA)

05. Hell Destroyer (Prog Power USA)

06. Black River Falls (Prog Power USA)

07. Speed Kills (Prog Power USA)

08. Metal Devil (Prog Power USA)

09. The Dungeons Are Calling (Prog Power USA)

DVD2

01. Rise Of The Beast (Keep It True festival)

02. Kill The Devil (Keep It True festival)

03. Final Solution (Keep It True festival)

04. King Diamond (Monterrey, Mexico, Mago De Oz festival)

05. Chupacabra (Monterrey, Mexico, Mago De Oz festival)

06. Shoot To Kill (Monterrey, Metal Fest)

07. From Death To Legend (Monterrey, Metal Fest 2)

08. Wings Of Destruction (Monterrey, Metal Fest)

09. War Of The Undead (unreleased bonus track)

10. Skinned Alive (unreleased bonus track)

11. Europe Raging

12. Mexico Madness

13. New Album Preview!

3 hidden Easter Eggs are also somewhere on the DVD!

MYLAND – “Light Of A New Day”

Paolo Morbini (ex-EVA, EXILIA, BRUNOROCK) has a long experience with many Milan’s area rock bands performing original material and cover repertoire from most famous rock bands of the world. Early 90’s Paolo worked in Milan for the most important Musical Academy in Italy and there he met brothers Stefano (keyboard) and Marco Andreasi (guitar) who were also huge Aor/melodic rock fans just like Paolo was and still is. Guido Priori (vocal) and Adalberto Rizzoli (bass) also played in many Milan’s rock bands and were also Paolo’s oldest buddies and sometime they jammed at various rock venues performing songs of Toto, Journey and Survivor.

After many years of playing live (around 2.500 shows as of today), Paolo decided to record the first debut album “MyLand”. The album was written, arranged, mixed and produced by Paolo Morbini himself. The band decided to bring in their most important melodic rock musical influences, trying to capture the sounds as much as live they can and concentrate their efforts on melody lines, powerful chorus/ vocals and instrumental parts as well. To the fact that “MyLand” still remains a project, all the members are busy with other bands on the road, even though Paolo has already written some new original material for a second “MyLand” album.

In 2007, the band released “No Man’s Land” which was mixed by Marco Barusso at Massive Studios in Milan and features also some great special guests ex-Europe guitarist Kee Marcello, swedish guitarist wizard Tommy Denander (Chicago, Toto, Richard Marx, Paul Stanley etc.), key’s master Alex Del Vecchio (Edge of forever, Glenn Hughes), italian metal hero guitarist Steve Angarthal (Fire Trails) and chorus voices by Lia Kant.

Myland’s new album titled “Light of a New Day” is featuring a new line up:

Paul Morbini drums

Hox Martino guitar

Fabian Andrechen bass

David I Keyboards

Franco Campanella vocal

It’s a Masterpiece of Melodic Hardrock, 12 tracks recorded in Italy Mixed by Marco Barusso (Lacuna Coil, 50 Seconds

to Mars, Eros Ramazzotti).

www.myspace.com/mylandrock

Tracklist:

1. LIVING IN THE MAGIC

2. LOVE HURTS SO BAD

3. NEVER CARE FOR THE FUTURE

4. FLYNG HIGHER

5. IN YOUR EYES

6. DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT

7. NEVER STOP SCREAMING ROCK

8. HEY YOU

9. SHATTERED DREAMS

10. FIRE BURN DESIRE

11. WHEREVER YOU GO

12. STAND UP TONIGHT

line-up:

Paolo Morbini – Drums

Hox Martino – guitar

Davide Faccio – Keyboards

Fabian Andrechen – Bass

Franco Campanella – Vocal

Images of Eden new album out on March 1, 2011

Known for their own unique breed of universal, upliftingprogressive metal, Images of Eden is a passion-based, melodic metal band originating from theBaltimore, MD/ York, PA-USA region.

IOE combines a very dynamic sound with a wide range ofmetal/ hard rock styles, ranging anywhere from progressive rock to power metal. They combine thought-provoking, inspirational lyrics, stellar musicianship with complex compositions and anhonest and powerful vocal delivery, keeping the technical and unpredictable aspect of prog-metalbut with very accessible hooks and melodies.

Images of Eden is unique in that each CD release is achapter of a story, portraying an ongoing journey through life, with each release picking up wherethe previous one has left off. Images of Eden’s 3rd release, “Rebuilding the Ruins”, is a 74 minute concept CD, mastered by Grammy-nominated producer, Eric Zimmermann (Fates Warning, Limp Bizkit, Deftones, Buckcherry, Suicidal Tendencies, etc.) who adds top notch production to the release.

The title track, “RebuildingThe Ruins“, was also selected by an indie film company to be used as a soundtrack for an upcomingshort film to debut at Cannes/ Tribeca Film Festivals later next year.For fans of Iron Maiden, Queensryche, Dream Theater, Fates Warning, Symphony-X as well as otherprogressive/ melodic metal bands.

Early Praise:

Rebuilding the Ruins goes far into announcing Images of Eden as one of those bands to be reckonedwith in the Progressive Metal genre. From deft songwriting to stellar musicianship to top notchproduction, Rebuilding the Ruins is a force.” – Derric Miller (www.hardrockhaven.net)

A majestic and uplifting triumph.” – Matthew Bankes (www.risingforcesusa.com)

http://www.imagesofeden.com

http://www.myspace.com/imagesofeden

LAVA ENGINE’s new album IN LIMBO released on January 28th 2011

Lava Engine is a progressive rock/metal band featuring well experienced members from among others: MODEST ATTRACTION, FLAGSHIP, XT, THE QUILL, NARNIA (drums), ASSAILANT, BEYOND KNOWN, LEVITICUS & SYSTEM BREAKDOWN.

In Limbo has been mastered by CJ Grimmark (NARNIA, FULLFORCE, ROB ROCK).

If you are a fan of progressive, emo and classic rock like PORCUPINE TREE, OPETH, PAIN OF SALVATION, RIVERSIDE, PARADISE LOST, DREAM THEATER, MARILLION & MUSE, this is the album you have been waiting for!

Lava Engine found its current line-up after a couple of years experimenting with both musical styles and a variety of members. The 4-track EP “Lava Engine” was released back in 2008, including Magnus Florin and Ronnie Jaldemark (System Breakdown, Beyond Known) as members of the band. This was the first step towards a more dark and atmospheric sound and therefore the finding of the genuine and characteristic way of todays Engine. The album was mixed and mastered by CJ Grimmark (Narnia, Full Force) and released worldwide both digital and physical form.

After this, Mick Nordström (Modest Attraction, Flagship, XT, toured with Narnia, Leviticus, The Quill etc) observed the band on a live occasion and thought that he should join up. As things turned out, the previous drummer at the same time felt the need to leave the band which opened up a slot for Nordström to become a member of Lava Engine. A while after Simon Dahlström (Beyond Known) joined as well, fitting the progressive but yet melodic way of thinking. This is the mark on the time line where magic would begin to happen.

By the end of 2009 new songs were completed, recordings of the second album started and in June 2010 the follow up “In Limbo” was ready for release. This time mixed by the bands new drummer Mick Nordström but once again mastered by CJ Grimmark. This one was recieved very well by fans and media:

5 out of 5 – Sea of Tranquility

We all have melancholy times sooner or later and now Lava Engine has given us a soundtrack just for those moments!

5 out of 5 – IgelMetal.de

This album simply has no faults!

5 out of 6 – Unprogged.com

We can all expect great things from Lava Engine!

Dutch Progressive Rock Pages

They are clearly very good musicians, the production is top notch and Magnus Florin has a truly excellent rock voice!

The album is recorded, mixed and produced by Lava Engine on various locations between Dec 2009 – May 2010.

Mixed by Mick Nordström

Mastered by CJ Grimmark at Statliga Ljudinspelningsverket.

Cover art: Sandra Johansen (sadieart.bilddagboken.se)

Band photo: Tomas Carlström (www.tomas-carlstrom.se)

Design: Magnus Florin

Lyrics by Magnus Florin

Music by: Track 1,3 (Florin, Jaldemark), Track 2,4 (Florin, Jaldemark, Nordström), Track 5 (Jaldemark)

WEB: http://www.lavaengine.net

E-MAIL: theband@lavaengine.net

 

LINE-UP:

Magnus Florin – Vocals & Guitars.

Ronnie Jaldemark (System Breakdown) – Guitars, Keyboards & Vocals

Simon Dahström – Bass

Mick Nordström (Modest Attraction, Flagship) – Drums & Vocals

 

TRACKLIST:

1. Drain Your Sou

2. In Limbo

3. Common Ground

4. Ctrl Z

5. Windows Closed