Nightmare Records welcomes SEVEN KINGDOMS to the fold

Nightmare Records would like to welcome Florida-based female-fronted power metallers SEVEN KINGDOMS to the fold. Recently Nightmare records inked a deal with Seven Kingdoms to release their upcoming “self titled” album Seven Kingdoms due to hit streets July 13th worldwide via Nightmare Records and associated distribution partners.

Nightmare Records owner and prog power vocalist Lance King was impressed with the bands vocal siren Sabrina Valentine, her unique, warm and melancholic melodic sense combined with this speedy power metal band  should please fans that are into the sound of Evanesence, Nightwish, Iced Earth, Within Temptation, Epica and Blind Guardian. Seven Kingdoms was formed in Deland, Florida in 2007 by Camden Cruz and Bryan Edwards. After forming the bands initial lineup they entered  Morrisound Recording Studios in August 2007 they finished production on their debut self financed independent release, “Brothers of the Night”  lyrically inspired from the literary works of George R. Martin.

Playing shows throughout the southeastern region of the United States, the band share the stage with bands Sonata Arctica, The Agonist, Stephen Pearcey, Circle II Circle. In 2009 the band solidified their lineup and the new and improved Seven Kingdoms finished their self titled sophomore effort again at the well known Morrisound Studios.


Castiga o invitatie la concertul caritabil de pe 23 mai din Suburbia

Astazi, 10 mai 2010, va dau posibilitatea sa castigati una din cele 3 invitatii puse la bataie de catre mine pentru concertul de pe 23 mai din Suburbia. Detalii:

Tot ce trebuie sa faceti este sa postati un comentariu cu numele vostru si o adresa de e-mail de contact.

Castigatorii vor fi contactati pe e-mail pe data de 21 mai pentru a confirma participarea, lista acestora fiind postata si aici.

Concert Metal Throne la Bacau

Sambata 22 Mai, incepand cu orele 20 sunteti invitati la o seara de “heavy metal” in compania brasovenilor de la METAL THRONE.

Concertul va avea loc in Subway Pub( din Bacau iar pretul unui bilet este de doar 10 Lei.

In deschidere va canta tanara trupa bacauana LUNI LA TEATRU .


Trupa “Metal Throne” ia nastere in noiembrie 2007 dar evolueaza,practic,din iulie 2008, iar stilul abordat este HARD & HEAVY METAL cu ceva influente luate din aria stilului Folk, deoarece folosirea anumitor instrumente “traditionale” precum flaut-ul si vioara, folosita in cam toate piesele, face ca Heavy Metal-ul cu care toti ne-am obisnuit, sa fie mult mai complex si mult mai melodic, dand nastere unui “sound” nou, ce reda prin compozitia lui “ORIGINALITATEA” si “NATURALETEA” trupei “METAL THRONE”.


Krepuskul au inceput turneul de promovare al celui de-al doilea album, Game Over. Primele 3 concerte au avut loc deja in Roman, Bacau si Moinesti, oras care si-a facut debutul in scena live de metale intr-un mod absolut extraordinar. “A fost un concert pe care il vom tine minte toata viata! Cel mai tare public din Romania!

Urmatoarele concerte vor fi in Birlad, Galti, Targu Neamt, Iasi, Baia Mare, Leghia (langa Cluj), Deva, Timisoara, Sibiu, Constanta, Saturn, Hunedoara, Petrosani, Arad, Padova, Verona si Vicenza.

Va asteptam pe la concerte in orasul vostru! Pana atunci intrati pe pentru a vedea detaliile acestui turneu si materialele noi, precum si pentru a asculta cateva piese de pe noul album Game Over.

Avem un castigator

Avem un câştigător, pentru CD-ul oferit de către trupa Dirty Shirt, în persoana domnişoarei/doamnei Szasz Eniko din Târgu Mureş.


Luni o să pun un nou concurs în care veţi putea câştiga un album ediţie limitată al trupei Voices Of Silence (

Anul acesta 8 Martie vine mai devreme!

Sambata 6 Martie 2010, ora 19.00 Casa de Cultura – Busteni , „Stay Metal Forever!” si „OST Group International” organizeaza un concert special pentru toate ROCKERITELE  si nu numai:


True Mind


Highlight Kenosis

Dragi rockeri, va asteptam in numar mare sa petrecem impreuna cu fetele, in avampremiera, pentru ca stim cu totii ce urmeaza pe 9 Martie.


Biletele vor costa 20 lei si se pot achizitiona de la intrare in ziua concertului.


Acest interviu a fost luat trupei Anthenora acum aproximativ 5 ani – 6 ani.

Q1:Hail. Say for the Romanian rockers a short history of your band.

A1: The five pieces-band, Anthenora, was born in 1990 as a classic heavy metal band under a deep influence of metal masters as Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Saxon. The monicker of the band has been inspired by Dante Alighieri’s “Divina Commedia”: it’s a part of the “Inferno” (ch. XXXII).

In 1992 and 1993 we released 2 demo tapes called “Bring me to hell” and “Heretical Symphonies”, recorded at the Dracma Studios of Turin.From 1995 the band played a great number of gigs in Italy either as original-songs-band or as Iron Maiden Tribute band, becoming one of the best italian maiden tribute band. In the last years the band has played all around Italy from north to south,increasing considerably the number of fans with powerful shows, opening also the gigs of Paul Di Anno (ex maiden singer), the italian power band Domine ( and kiko Loureiro (Angra’s guitarist).
The strong belief in the change of the band and the support of the estimators, led Anthenora to enter again in stuido. The new ep, called “The general’s awakening”, has been recorded at Remaster Studios Vicenza (Italy) on aprile 2002 and produced by Tony “mad” Fontò, leader of the well known italian metal band White Skull ( In november 2002 and in april 2003, Anthenora have played with Nicko Mc Brain – The drummer of the “Beast”- on his Tour in Italy, playing with him on 7 gigs through the country.

Steeve Balocco, the bass player, plays also with Boroken Arrow, a band led by Nick Savio, White Skull’ s lead guitarist, and has recorded a song with the italian band Power Symphony” (

Q2:I’ve heard some of your songs in 1997. I don’t remember what songs. Do you continue with your style from the ’80?

A2: Really? Where? Were they tunes from “Demons”?Yes, of course we continue in our 80’ style. We’re musically born in the 80’, we lived in the 80’ and…….we’ll die in the 80’! ah.ah.ah. We try to keep the faith alive!! Don’t worry, I’m not crazy, I’m just jocking!!!!Speaking seriously, our style is strongly influenced from the 80’s.

Q3:What bands influenced you and your music?

A3: Each of us has been influenced by different bands, even if all of them came from the 80’.Stefano Pomero (guitar) is a child of Kai Hansen and Michael Weikath. He likes a lot bands such as Gamma Ray, Helloween, Rage and Grave Digger. He is virtually “born” in Germany!!
Gabriele Bruni (guitar) is the man that in the band is more openminded to the different kinds of metal music. He likes very much old bands such as Saxon, but also new bands like System of a down and all th enew metal scene. Luigi Bonansea (vocals) is a great fan of Iron Maiden, Helloween, Queensryche and Queen.Stefano Balocco (bass) and me, Fabio Smareglia (drums), are devoted to all the new wave of British heavy Metal (Iron Maiden, Saxon, Judas Priest first of all).

Q4:Describe your music in one word. Why do you think that word is suitable for you?

A4: Classic Heavy metal is the right word to describe our kind of music, cause we don’t use keyboards and we have a powerful, not to fast way of play metal.

AnthenoraQ5: You’re a top band. How do you stay there?

A5: Don’t exagerate! We’re only one of the millions of bands that play in the world of the “fucking steel”!

Q6: What metal style is most used in Italy?

A6: In the last years the Italian metal scene has been dominated by the so called Italian speed or symphonic metal. The great success of bands like Rhapsody, Domine, Labyrinth has created a path for a lot of bands playing power or speed metal. Our music is a little bit different, is more similar to the classic english or deutsch classic metal (Saxon , Judas Priest, Rage).

Q7: The new bands, to get a contract with a label, must renounce to a lot of things. Have you ever been asked to change something in your music? If so, what?

A7: We haven’t ever accepted compromises. But this does not mean that we have never changed. But we’ve changed just one thing in our music: we developed our music personality. In the past, if you heard our first works as “Heretical symphonies” and “Demon’s”, you could find in the songs a strong influence from Iron Maiden. Then, we grew up and we changed something in our sound and in our way of making music. Now, our songs have a strong Anthenora’s trademark.

Q8: What do you think about the new heavy metal bands? They have a more commercial style?

A8: Well, I don’t think that the new metal bands have a more commercial style. Simply they have a different style. I don’t like some new kind of metal as the so called “new-metal”, I prefer the classic way to play metal. But it’s only my personal position. Among Anthenora, for example, Gabriele Bruni likes very much the new metal scene.

AnthenoraQ9: Do you feel threaten by them?

A9: No. The music universe is wide enough for all!

Q10: Explain me your name, please. What does it mean?

A10: You Know, Anthenora is name taken from the most important work of the Italian poet Dante Alighieri, The “Divina Commedia”. In this work, Anthenora is one of the circle of hell, a place of “Inferno” (hell), one of the three reign beyond life described by the italian writer Dante Alighieri.

We liked the sound of this name and so we have decide to use it for our band, not giving to this word a special meaning. The name Anthenora could you remind hell, but it’s only a word. We are not a satanic band as someone could think.

AnthenoraQ11: Do you have any distro’s in Romania? Where can we buy your cd’s?

A11: No, up to now, we have no distro in Romania, so to buy our cd’s the metal fanatics could contact us by mail at or write us at the address Anthenora c/o Fabio Smareglia, Piemonte 94/a, 12037 SALUZZO (Cn), Italy.

Q12: Can you tell me the line of your last album?

A12: Well, our last work is the ep called “The general’s awakening”. The cd includes 4 songs: Planet jail, Dark Horizon, The saviour and Gemini. The style is, as i said before, classic heavy metal with english and deutsch influences. The ep is the prologue to our next full length album that we’ll start to record the next September with Tony Fontò from White Skull as producer.The songs of the ep “The general’s awakening” could be downloaded from our website at

AnthenoraQ13: How was it received by the Italian rockers?

A13: The ep has been received very well not only from the Italian fans, but also from the webzines and fanzine of Europe and North America as you can read on our website.

Q14: Where did you had your last gig? Was the atmosphere set on fire?

A14: Now we’re preparing the songs of our new full length album that will be called “The dark alliance” and so our last gig goes back to the last april on Rome during the tour we did with Iron Maiden’s drummer Nicko Mc Brain. In fact, after the experience did the last year on November, he came in Italy again to play with Anthenora some gigs trough our country on his Total Mc Brain damage. As you could think, it was a fantastic experience. Nicko is a great musician, but also a great man. We all have learnt a lot of things from him not only as musicians but also as men.

Q15: Thanks for this interview. Any last words?

A15: Yes, thanks a lot to Metal Silvae and to all the metal headbangers from Romania. We hope to see you soon dear “brothers in hell”!


Armageddon in the Park – Anthenora – fear of the dark

Anthenora – Dream Catcher