Sep 132017

Check out video footage of Power Quest performing ‘Temple of Fire’ and ‘Power Quest (Part I)’ at ProgPower USA last week, together with guest vocalists Alessio Garavello (A New Tomorrow) and Matt Smith (Theocracy).

Former Power Quest vocalist Garavello said: “Loved it!! What an experience being here in the US and having the chance to share the stage once more with my brothers. Thanks everybody for this amazing moment… it meant a lot to this Italian guy!!”

Power Quest‘s new album “Sixth Dimension” will be released on October 13th via Inner Wound Recordings in Europe/USA and on October 11th in Japan via Marquee/Avalon. Continue reading »

Nov 032016

Matt SmithTheocracy frontman Matt Smith says a few words about the inspiration behind the title track from the new album. “We hope you love the album, and as always, we thank you for your incredible support!”. The video can be seen below.

“Ghost Ship” is released on October 28th in Europe and North America through Ulterium Records & will be released in Japan on Nov. 9th. The album is available on CD, 2LP and digital. The 2LP edition is strictly limited to 1001 copies worldwide. 750 copies comes with black vinyl discs and 251 copies comes with white vinyl discs.

Theocracy will return to Europe this month for the “Ghost Ship European Tour”. See the list of confirmed shows below: Continue reading »

Apr 202016

Ulterium-Project-Aegis-Angel-In-The-Ashes_0fbUlterium Records is proud to announce the release of ‘Angel In the Ashes’, an all-star charity track for sale with 100% of the income going to feed homeless and refugee families in Greece. The song is being released under the banner Project Aegis, and was composed by Theocracy songwriter and vocalist Matt Smith. You can watch a studio video with the track below.

‘Angel In the Ashes’ features vocals by Rob Rock (Solo, Impellitteri), Daísa Munhoz (Vandroya, Soulspell), Vasilis Georgiou (Sunburst, Black Fate), Leah McHenry (LEAH) and Smith, as well as a guitar solo by Gus Drax (Sunburst, Black Fate). The artwork was created by Markus Sigfridsson (Darkwater, Harmony). Continue reading »

Dec 242015

theocracy 2011Athens, Georgia-based melodic metal band Theocracy is currently working on their fourth album, that will be released in 2016 and it will be their third on Swedish label Ulterium Records. The upcoming album will be the follow-up to “As The World Bleeds” (2011). In a new update the band says:

“Unfortunately there was no time to record a new Christmas song this year, but we thought you might like a sneak peek at some songs from the new album instead. These clips are still from works-in-progress, including demos, so bear that in mind, but enjoy. Merry Christmas!” Continue reading »

Apr 162014

Matt Smith BF 2013Matt Smith frontman of melodic power-metal band Theocracy issued the following:

“I thought some of you might enjoy hearing a hint of some of the new material I’m working on. I’m (obviously) not a great keyboard player–it’s just a composing tool for me, and this is an early demo so these ideas will probably evolve quite a bit as they usually do. But I know it’s been quiet on this front lately, so here’s a little something. I hope you enjoy.”

Earlier last month the band announced the departure of longtime drummer Shawn Benson to pursue other interests. Continue reading »