BLACK MAJESTY to support Blind Guardian

Black Majesty will support Germany’s Blind Guardian on both of their upcoming  Australian tour dates. Australia’s Eyefear will also be on the bill making both shows a huge bill of Power Metal.

 

Friday 30th September 2011 – The Factory Theatre (All Ages), Sydney, Australia

 

Sunday 2nd October 2011 – Bilboard, Melbourne, Australia

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ROXXCALIBUR – Lords Of The NWOBHM

 

Roxxcalibur are bringing songs from such cult names as MORE, SATAN, CRYER, QUARTZ, OXYM, SPARTA, SARACEN, TOKYO BLADE, BLOOD MONEY, HOLLOW GROUND, WITCHFYNDE, but also VENOM, SAXON and TYGERS OF PAN TANG back to the daily listening habits of the new millennium. Co-produced by Chris Tsangarides (Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Yngwie Malmsteen, Thin Lizzy etc.).

 

Tracklisting:
  •  01. London Bridge Is Falling Down – (Intro) / 0:14
  •  02. Atomic Rock – Original by MORE 1981 / 3:49
  •  03. Heads Will Roll – Original by SATAN 1982 / 3:21
  •  04. Flying High – Original by HOLLOW GROUND 1981 / 3:00
  •  05. Day To Day – Original by CRYER 1980 / 3:16
  •  06. If Heaven Is Hell – Original by TOKYO BLADE 1983 / 6:01
  •  07. Lift Up Your Eyes – Original by SAXON (unfinished) / 5:22
  •  08. Satan’s Serenade – Original by QUARTZ 1980 / 4:42
  •  09. Hellbound – Original by TYGERS OF PAN TANG 1981 / 3:37
  •  10. Music Power – Original by OXYM 1980 / 5:45
  •  11. Angel Of Death – Original by SPARTA 1981 / 5:44
  •  12. A Face In The Crowd – Original by SARACEN 1981 / 3:59
  •  13. Battlescarred – Original by BLOOD MONEY 1987 / 5:17
  •  14. Stage Fright – Original by WITCHFYNDE 1980 / 5:16
  •  15. At War With Satan (Preview) – Original by VENOM 1982/ 2:13

Total Playing Time 60:40
 

  • Co-produced by Chris Tsangarides (Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Yngwie Malmsteen, Thin Lizzy etc.)
  • 15 Tracks incl. the unreleased and never completed Saxon Song “Lift Up Your Eyes”
  • Liner notes by John Tucker (author of Suzie Smiled and Biff Byford’s Biographie) and others
  • Cover artwork by Rodney Matthews (Praying Mantis, Magnum, Tygers Of Pan Tang etc.)
  • First edition in slipcase with bonus DVD, poster and sticker
  • Members of Savage Grace, Griffin, Thunder Rider, Abandoned
20. May 2011
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BLACK MAJESTY featured on Guitar gods and Masterpieces TV show

Black Majesty guitarist’s Hanny and Stevie were recently featured on Australia’s Guitar Gods & Masterpieces TV Show show. Checkout the following links for solo exerpts from the song Far Beyond and Dragon Reborn here and here.

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MAGIC KINGDOM – Symphony Of War

 

“Symphony Of War” appears like a soundtrack for a blockbuster history movie and will attract fans of Malmsteen or Rhapsody of Fire. The sound is influenced by classical music, filigree riffing, big choirs and mighty melodies, notwithstanding first-class Metal attacks and a well-balanced heaviness. Limited double CD in deluxe slipcase includes two bonus tracks, video clip, interview with the band, wallpapers, poster & sticker!
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Tracklisting:
  •  01. Symphony Of War / 5:28
  •  02. We Rise / 5:38
  •  03. Million Sinners World / 6:06
  •  04. Evil Magician / 8:13
  •  05. In The Name Of Heathen Gods / 3:47
  •  06. Monte Cristo / 3:51
  •  07. I’m A Lionheart / 5:05
  •  08. Unholy Abyss / 4:15
  • 09. Metallic Tragedy – Chapter 2: The Holy Pentalogy / 29:06
    •  I. Through The Sea Of Ice / Quest For The Holy Light (0:00 – 5:24)
    •  II. Before The Apocalypse / War Of The Black Angels (5:24 – 16:27)
    •  III. At The Gates Of The Last Mystic Dragon Land (16:27 – 19:27)
    •  IV. Resurrection Of The Wizard / With The Gods Of Egypt On Our Side (19:27 – 22:28)
    •  V. Tournament Of Hell (22:28 – 29:06)

Total playing time 71:26

 

  • Fantastic Symphonic Power Metal with deep, mighty, catchy choruses!
  • For fans of Malmsteen, Rhapsody of Fire and similar bands
  • Vocalist Olaf Hayer is known for his work with Luca Turilli, Dionysus, Symphonity to name just a few
  • One of Europe’s best Symphonic Power Metal outfits with an international line-up
  • The straight, hard and hefty mix was done by Uwe Lulis (Rebellion, ex-Grave Digger)
  • Cleverly arranged story with great artwork by Leo Hao (Iced Earth, Blind Guardian, among others)
  • Ltd. 2CD in slipcase incl. 2 bonus tracks, videoclip (We Rise), interview, wallpapers, poster & sticker
29. Oct 2010
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GHOST MACHINERY – Out For Blood

“Out For Blood” is a technically complex, finely interpreted Melodic Power metal album. From start to finish, the eleven songs impress the listener with the explosive guitar work and hugely powerful choruses with great unforgetability factors, which not even the Scandinavian kings of metal were able to write in their heyday. It’s positive metal power in every note!
 

Tracklisting:
  •  01. Face Of Evil / 3:41
  •  02. Out For Blood / 4:02
  •  03. Guilty 3:41
  •  04. Blood From Stone / 3:53
  •  05. Name Remains In History / 4:00
  •  06. The Fortuneteller / 5:06
  •  07. Lost In Time / 3:57
  •  08. Sentenced To Life (In Paradise) / 3:49
  •  09. Mask Of Madness / 4:56
  •  10. Eternal Damnation / 4:31
  •  11. Send Me An Angel (Blackfoot Cover) / 4:43

Total Playing Time 46:19
 

  • Pete Ahonen, Burning Point singer & guitar player, with the sophomore album of his second band
  • Fantastic Neo-Classical Power Metal with unforgettable, powerful choruses!
  • All band members can look back on extensive musical experience in various Finnish bands.
  • For fans of Sonata Arctica, Stratovarius, Thunderstone, Altaria, etc…
  • Worldwide tremendous reviews for their debut album “Haunting Remains”.
  • Cover artwork by Rainer Kalwitz (Metal Church, Shadow Gallery, Praying Mantis, etc.)
27. Aug 2010
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JUVALIANT – Inhuman Nature

On “Inhuman Nature” JUVALIANT present nine tracks of the highest quality in both composition and musicianship. The sheer variety of the tracks on which neither heaviness, melody or bombastic choruses are ignored, high recognizability has been programmed by default. Whichever way you look at it, JUVALIANT and their debut album have come up with a very impressive statement of their musical visions.

 

Tracklisting:
  •   01. Into The Abyss / 1:55
  •   02. Heroes (We Will Be) / 5:50
  •   03. Doomsday Machine / 4:41
  •   04. Live To Die / 5:46
  •   05. Hell’s Roundabout / 7:01
  •   06. Killing Child / 8:19
  •   07. On Wings Of Steel / 5:11
  •   08. Silent Agony / 5:32
  •   09. Cold Distance Of The Universe / 11:32

Total playing time 55:38

 

  • Debut album of Austria’s most versatile Prog Metal Band
  • Musically a balanced mixture of elements of Dream Theater, Symphony X, Threshold, Kamelot, Angra and Epica
  • Great artwork by the Columbian artist Felipe Machado Franco who has worked in the past for Iced Earth, Ayreon and Axel Rudi Pell
04. Jun 2010
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BLACK MAJESTY – In Your Honour

With their three previous albums BLACK MAJESTY have proved that they are absolutely capable of playing excellent melodic Power Metal, which has its roots in the very earth of the genre. The songs on “In Your Honour” reflect elements of Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Helloween, Queensyrche and even Hammerfall without trying to copy them, topped by the BLACK MAJESTY trademarks in the form of brilliant lead guitars and highly melodic vocals.

 

Tracklisting:
  •  01. Far Beyond / 5:31
  •  02. God Of War / 5:06
  •  03. Millenium / 3:58
  •  04. Break These Chains / 4:50
  •  05. Further Than Insane / 4:35
  •  06. End Of Time / 4:44
  •  07. Wish You Well / 4:23
  •  08. Follow / 4:57
  •  09. Witching Hour / 5:25

Total playing time 42:54

 

Bonustracks Digipak:
  • 10. Two Hearts / 4:35
  • 11. Silent Company (Accoustic) / 5:13

Total playing time 52:37
 

  • Diversified mixture of Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Queensryche, Hammerfall, Helloween and Pegazus
  • Great reviews of their previous releases
  • Album produced and mixed by Roland Grapow (Masterplan, ex-Helloween)
  • Live shows with Edguy, Hammerfall, Dragonforce, Saxon, Nevermore, Paul DiAnno, etc…. including performance at the Wacken Open-Air Festival
  • European tour in June 2010
14. May 2010
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SAVAGE GRACE – After The Fall From Grace / Ride Into The Night

When the talk is about high quality 1980s metal, the US band SAVAGE GRACE has a truly legendary reputation. The band’s releases belong to the basis of every reasonable metal collection. However, it has become increasingly difficult to find works by the legendary West Coast band, so this musical masterpiece is now re-appearing in high class form: “Master Of Disguise” and “The Dominatress” have been completely remixed and remastered, making the old material sound truly heavy and as clear as a bell.

 

Tracklisting:
  • After The Fall From Grace
  •  01. Call To Arms / 01:36
  •  02. We Came, We Saw, We Conquered / 05:50
  •  03. After The Fall From Grace / 05:41
  •  04. Trial By Fire / 04:40
  •  05. Palestinia / 00:25
  •  06. Age Of Innocence / 03:52
  •  07. Flesh And Blood / 04:39
  •  08. Destination Unknown / 04:58
  •  09. Tales Of Mystery / 04:11
  • Ride Into The Night
  •  10. Ride Into The Night / 04:31
  •  11. We March On / 04:11
  •  12. The Healing Hand / 04:59
  •  13. Burn / 05:20
  • Bonustracks:
  •  14. Mainline Lover / 04:03
  •  15. Bare Bottom Blues (Live) / 04:02
  •  16. Such A Dirty Mind (Live) / 05:19

Total playing time 68:25

 

  • Official re-release of the US Metal classics in new sound form (remastered by Uwe Lulis).
  • With three rare bonus tracks.
  • SAVAGE GRACE are performing at the 13th “Keep It True” Festival. They are one of the most requested bands for the event.
  • Milestones of early US Speed Metal.
23. Apr 2010
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