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 »

Jan 032014

signum_regis_band_2013The melodic metal band Signum Regis have uploaded the track ‘The Ten Plagues’ to YouTube. The track comes off their album “Exodus” and feat Matt Smith [Theocracy] on vocals. “Exodus” was released on November 15th in Europe and December 3rd in North America through Ulterium Records. The song can be streamed below.

As preciously reported Signum Regis will perform at the annual ‘Elements of Rock’ festival in Switzerland, March 14 – 16 2014.

“Exodus” feat. guest vocals by Lance King [ex. Pyramaze, Balance of Power], Michael Vescera [Obsession, Animetal USA], Matt Smith [Theocracy], Daísa Munhoz [Vandroya, Soulspell], Eli Prinsen [Sacred Warrior, The Sacrificed], Samuel Nyman [Manimal], Thomas L. Winkler [Gloryhammer, Emerald], Göran Edman [ex. Yngwie Malmsteen, John Norum] and Mayo Petranin [Castaway]. Continue reading »

Nov 182013

signum_regis_band_2013Signum Regis has posted a video on youtube, where they play the song ‘The Ten Plagues’ together with Matt Smith from melodic metal band Theocracy on vocals. The video was filmed on November 12th. when Signum Regis supported Theocracy [USA] & Sleeping Romance [ITA] in Slovakia. The video can also be seen below.

The track comes off their album “Exodus” that is released on November 15th in Europe and December 3rd in North America through Ulterium Records.  Continue reading »

Sep 102013

theocracy 2011Theocracy‘s frontman Matt Smith has put another video online, where he performs the song ‘Storm’s A-Comin”. Matt has the following to say:

“Here’s a little video I made for a demo of another song that’s not really suited for Theocracy, but that I thought some people might enjoy. I had a good time going all-out with the vocal arrangement, horns and swing feel on this track–fun little tune. Enjoy!” – Matt

The video can be viewed below. Continue reading »