Apr 292022

Facedown Records are very excited to announce their first signing of 2022, London, England’s Confessions of a Traitor, and to launch their first single ‘Peacekeeper’, out TODAY!

Confessions of a Traitor join the Facedown Family to release their new album “Punishing Myself Before God Does” on September 16. Mixed and Mastered by Andrew Wade (Wage War, ADTR), “Punishing Myself…” is an enormous and dynamic anthem-filled full length album.

Confessions Of A Traitor offer raw emotion through the medium of an energized and confronting sound.

Honest and passionate, the band wears their hearts on their sleeves. COAT shares this through emotive lyrics that venture to some of the darkest places the band have endured.

“We want to provide an escape for people, to embrace their belief when all else is lost.

Aggressive music, to build positive people.”

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Apr 292022

The melodic metal band Signum Regis will release their first ever live album “Made in Switzerland” on CD and digital on June 10th via Beyond the Storm Productions. The album was recorded in Wiedlisbach, Switzerland last year and was mastered by Tony Lindgren (Amorphis, Dragonforce, Powerwolf).

The band just released the first single from the album, the set closer ‘Wrath of Pharaoh’, taken from their 2013 album “Exodus”.

The video can be seen below.

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Angel Nation – “Antares”

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Apr 292022

Five years have passed since Angel Nation released Aeon and the band led by vocalist Elina Siirala (Leaves Eyes) is back with their third album Antares, which is sure to please fans of melodic power metal.

A magnificent ballad orchestration can be heard by the guest musician Jonah Weingarten (Pyramaze). The striking artwork is created by Jobert Mello (Sabaton, Primal Fear) and the stellar job of mixing and mastering is done by Alexander Krull (Leaves’ Eyes, Atrocity) at Mastersound Studio.

Back in 2011 Elina Siirala, ventured away from her classical opera background and started Angel Nation under the name EnkeliNation (Finnish for Angel Nation). As the story goes, the actual origin of the band goes back even farther to a time when Elina moved to London in the UK for vocal studies and fell in love with rock and metal. When her studies ended she formed the band originally joined by guitarist Shadow (Empyreal Destroyer, Stand Aside) and the first years of the band were spent playing shows around London and enduring lineup changes. In 2012 the band released a three song ep and in 2014 a video for the song “Tears of Lust” which gained them notoriety in the scene. That year saw the release of the album Tears of Lust and the band headlining shows and getting a slot at the Bloodstock Festival. In 2015, the band played some shows with Leaves Eyes, wrote and recorded Aeon, and changed the name of the band to the English translation. The time with Leaves Eyes provided a bit of foreshadowing as Elina became their vocalist in 2016. For the third Angel Nation album, the band brought in guest musician Jonah Weingarten (Pyramaze) and had mastering and mixing done by Alexander Krull (Leaves Eyes, Atrocity) at Mastersound Studios with Jobert Mello providing some stunning artwork.

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Apr 222022

After releasing their epic 2019 album of powerful tales and even more powerful riffs, Wintersaga, power metal’s mightiest dwarves, Wind Rose , return from the forge – hammering more anthems against the anvil on their new album Warfront, out June 10 via Napalm Records.

The dwarven power metal army marches onward with their new single ‘Together We Rise’ complete with solid, stomping riffs and heroic chants. Inspired by brotherhood and dwarven armies in combat, ‘Together We Rise’ truly stands out musically on the new album “Warfront.”

“’Together We Rise’ is a new, heavy piece of metal forged and smithed to the anvil; it comes from deep underground. It’s the sound of a thousand blacksmiths creating weapons for the biggest dwarven army of the century,” says Wind Rose.

Watch the music video for ‘Together We Rise’ below.

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