Heaven Shall Burn is a German heavy metal band from Saalfeld, formed in 1996. They combine an aggressive metal sound with lyrics that show a militant support of anti-racism and fighting social injustice.HEAVEN SHALL BURN are back and show no sign of compromise with their latest offering “VETO”, which offers up 11 songs of unyielding heaviness, lyrical mastery and social commentary.The 3CD edition and the boxset contain a bonus disc with 15 tracks, recorded live in Saalfeld, Germany, December 21st 2012 and a bonus CD with the entire album in an alternative mix ("Blizzard over England mix") by Colin Richardson.
KAI HANSEN, earMUSIC and WACKEN Foundation are happy to announce the release of "XXX", the first "solo project" album by Kai Hansen, one of the most influential guitarists and singers to emerge from Germany during the first part of the 80s. First with ground-breaking band HELLOWEEN (of which Hansen is one of the founding members) and later with GAMMA RAY, one of the bands that contributed to define the genre power metal, bringing it to generation of devoted fans worldwide since its first album.
The brand new album (Coming on the 22nd of April by Cyclone Empire Records worldwide) was recorded at OuterSound Studios (Rome), mixed and mastered in Białystok (Poland) by Wieslawski Bros at Hertz Studio and it sounds bigger and heavier than ever! The new opus contains the typical THE FORESHADOWING mood as well as some new epic and eerie elements that will bring you through an abyssal journey from the past to the future of mankind! The great cover artwork was done by Seth Siro Anton of SepticFlesh, who also did artworks for bands like Paradise Lost, Nile, Soilwork, Heaven Shall Burn, Vader or Moonspell before!
With “The Re-Arrival” DEADLOCK present their fans an impressive overview of their past work, which goes much further than the usual “Best-Of” releases. Within the 30 tracks on “The Re-Arrival” you’ll find some pretty rare and previously unreleased demo tracks from the very early days of the band’s history, complete re-arrangements of DEADLOCK classics and 3 brand new tracks with the new drummer and wunderkind Werner Riedl, which marks another step in the band’s evolution and which shows again, that guitarist Sebastian Reichl is a highly gifted songwriter if it comes down to hit potential of the tracks.
Death metal psychopaths ABORTED have completed work on their eighth full-length album, "The Necrotic Manifesto", with Danish producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, MERCENARY). The CD will be released on April 28 in Europe and on April 29 in North America via Century Media Records.