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Thu
12
Oct

ANGEL NATION Release Lyric Video For 'Breathe Again'

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The female fronted melodic metal band ANGEL NATION just released a lyric video for "Breathe Again", the second single from their new album "Aeon".
 
 
"Aeon" will be released October 27th in Europe and North America through Inner Wound Recordings
 
Angel Nation is a melodic metal band founded by the classically trained Finnish singer Elina Siirala who moved to London in 2008 and fell in love with the power of rock and metal.
 
Their debut album [released under the name EnkeliNation] "Tears of Lust" was received with glowing reviews all over the world. The release in 2014 was followed by shows at Bloodstock Open Air, shows in Finland amongst others.
In 2016 Elina also joined Leaves' Eyes as their new vocalist.
 
Angel Nation's second album "Aeon" continues the musical diversity that Elina likes to express in her songwriting. The unique blend of retro and modern sounds is developed even further with this album. The power of metal and rock combined with Elina's ethereal yet strong and emotional vocals create the perfect platform for stories of both earthly and otherworldly she likes to create with her lyrics.
 
The album features a guest appearance by Jukka Pelkonen [Omnium Gatherum] on vocals and the artwork was created by Darkgrove Design [Apocalyptica, Delain, Leah].
 
Get ready for it all: Heavy, rocking and epic tunes from this highly anticipated album with tons of character!
 
"Aeon" track listing
01. Burn The Witch
02. Blood Is On Your Hands
03. Breathe Again
04. Wonder Who You Are
05. Farewell
06. Free
07. Enough Is Enough
08. Music Plays
09. Fireflies
10. Destination
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Mon
09
Oct

METALITE 'Nightmare' Video Released

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The Swedish melodic metal band METALITE just released a lyric video for "Nightmare", the second single from their debut album "Heroes In Time".
 

 
"Heroes In Time" will be released on October 27th in Europe and North America through Inner Wound Recordings.
 
"Heroes In Time" is an impressive debut album filled with melodic and memorable songs, crowned with the strong and emotional vocals by vocalist Emma Bensing as well as a powerful production by Jacob Hansen [Volbeat, Amaranthe, Evergrey]. The album should be perfect for fans of bands like Beyond The Black, Dynazty and Amaranthe!
 
The artwork was created by Jan Yrlund [Apocalyptica, Leah, Korpiklaani] and guest appearances on the album includes Fraser Edwards [Ascension] and Jakob Svensson [Wigelius].
 
"Heroes In Time" track listing
01. Afterlife
02. Purpose of Life
03. Nightmare
04. The Hunter
05. Heroes in Time
06. Power of Metal
07. Over and Done
08. The Light of Orion
09. In The Middle of the Night
10. Black Horse Rider
11. The Great Force Within Us
 
Link to the music video for "Afterlife": https://youtu.be/lIbj45hPpWc
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Tue
29
Aug

ANGEL NATION ‘Aeon’ Details Revealed

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Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the signing of the female fronted melodic metal band ANGEL NATION to the label. The band's new album "Aeon" will be released on October 27th in Europe and North America.
 
Angel Nation is a melodic metal band founded by the classically trained Finnish singer Elina Siirala who moved to London in 2008 and fell in love with the power of rock and metal.
 
Their debut album [released under the name EnkeliNation] "Tears of Lust" was received with glowing reviews all over the world. The release in 2014 was followed by shows at Bloodstock Open Air, shows in Finland amongst others.
In 2016 Elina also joined Leaves' Eyes as their new vocalist.
 
Angel Nation's second album "Aeon" continues the musical diversity that Elina likes to express in her songwriting. The unique blend of retro and modern sounds is developed even further with this album. The power of metal and rock combined with Elina's ethereal yet strong and emotional vocals create the perfect platform for stories of both earthly and otherworldly she likes to create with her lyrics.
 
The album features a guest appearance by Jukka Pelkonen [Omnium Gatherum] on vocals and the artwork was created by Darkgrove Design [Apocalyptica, Delain, Leah].
 
Get ready for it all: Heavy, rocking and epic tunes from this highly anticipated album with tons of character!
 
"Aeon" track listing
01. Burn The Witch
02. Blood Is On Your Hands
03. Breathe Again
04. Wonder Who You Are
05. Farewell
06. Free
07. Enough Is Enough
08. Music Plays
09. Fireflies
10. Destination
 
Angel Nation tour dates
Dec 14: Boston Music Room - London, UK
Dec 15: De Verlichte Geest - Roeselare, BE
Dec 16: Le Batofar - Paris, FR
Dec 17: Popcentrale - Dordrecht, NL
Dec 20: De Bosuil - Mannheim, DE
Dec 21: T.B.A.
Dec 22: De Bosuil - Weert, NL
 
ANGEL NATION online
 
Inner Wound Recordings online
 

 

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Tue
29
Aug

METALITE ‘Heroes In Time’ Details Revealed

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Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the signing of the Swedish female fronted melodic metal band METALITE to the label. The band's debut album "Heroes In Time" will be released on October 27th in Europe and North America.
 
Metalite was formed in Stockholm, Sweden in 2015 when Edwin Premberg [guitar] met Emma Bensing [vocals]. The goal was to write and record melodic and memorable metal songs with a modern and fresh sound.
 
Edwin and Emma started to co-operate with the Danish producer Jacob Hansen [Volbeat, Evergrey, Amaranthe] and songs started to take shape. During 2016 Metalite found three experienced musicians that agreed to join the band: Lea Larsson [drums], Robert Örnesved [guitar] and Robert Majd [bass].
 
"Heroes In Time" is an impressive debut album filled with melodic and memorable songs, crowned with the strong and emotional vocals by vocalist Emma Bensing as well as a powerful production by Jacob Hansen. The album should be perfect for fans of bands like Beyond The Black, Dynazty and Amaranthe!
 
The artwork was created by Jan Yrlund [Apocalyptica, Leah, Korpiklaani] and guest appearances on the album includes Fraser Edwards [Ascension] and Jakob Svensson [Wigelius].
 
"Heroes In Time" track listing
01. Afterlife
02. Purpose of Life
03. Nightmare
04. The Hunter
05. Heroes in Time
06. Power of Metal
07. Over and Done
08. The Light of Orion
09. In The Middle of the Night
10. Black Horse Rider
11. The Great Force Within Us
 
Metalite online
 
Inner Wound Recordings online
 
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Fri
24
Feb

VANDROYA 'Beyond The Human Mind' Details Revealed

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The progressive power metal band VANDROYA will release their new album "Beyond The Human Mind" on April 28th in Europe and North America through Inner Wound Recordings.
 
With a more evident progressive influence but without giving up the weight and virtuosity of power metal, the new album brings a more mature band, a more balanced sound and reflects the musicians technical and artistic evolution since the debut album "One".
 
The album concept revolves around the journey we all go through in search of fullness and inner peace. The album artwork is created by Felipe Machado Franco [Blind Guardian, Rhapsody of Fire, Iced Earth].
 
Lead by vocalist Da­sa Munhoz, Vandroya are ready to take the next step and make a mark in the metal scene with "Beyond The Human Mind".
 
"Beyond The Human Mind" track listing
01. Columns Of Illusion
02. The Path To The Endless Fall
03. Maya
04. Time After Time
05. Last Breath
06. I'm Alive
07. You'll Know My Name
08. If I Forgive Myself
09. Beyond The Human Mind
 
Vandroya online
 
Inner Wound Recordings online

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Fri
21
Nov

LEAH New Album "Kings & Queens" Announced

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LEAH: NEW ALBUM "KINGS & QUEENS" ANNOUNCED

Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce the signing of the Celtic metal star LEAH to the label. Her new album "Kings & Queens" will be released on January 30th in Europe and February 3rd in North America.

Featuring musicians such as Timo Somers and Sander Zoer of Delain, and Barend Courbois of Blind Guardian and Vengeance, this 14-track masterpiece emerges as the heaviest of all her releases. Dabbling in worldly Celtic, middle eastern, and New-Age flavors, while lyrically laced with epic imagery of dystopias, fallen empires, spiritual warfare, love and destiny, this album proves to be very promising and is expected to be received by fans and critics as one of the top symphonic metal albums of the year.

The artwork for "Kings & Queens" was created by Jan Yrlund at Darkgrove Design [Delain, Apocalyptica, Sirenia]

"Kings & Queens" track listing
01. Arcadia
02. Save the World
03. Angel Fell
04. Enter the Highlands 
05. In the Palm of Your Hands 
06. Alpha et Omega 
07. Heart of Poison
08. Hourglass
09. Palace of Dreams
10. This Present Darkness
11. The Crown
12. Remnant
13. There Is No Farewell
14. Siúil a Rún (Acoustic Version)

Pre-order "Kings & Queens" at the official LEAH store here: http://leahmchenry.com

LEAH online
Website: http://www.leahmusic.net
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/LEAHthemusic

Inner Wound Recordings online
Website: http://www.innerwound.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/innerwoundrecordings

 
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Thu
20
Nov

NOCTURNAL RITES: Limited 12" Vinyl Editions Of "Grand Illusion" And "New World Messiah" Announced

 
NOCTURNAL RITES: LIMITED 12" VINYL EDITIONS OF "GRAND ILLUSION" AND "NEW WORLD MESSIAH" ANNOUNCED
 
 
Inner Wound Recordings are proud to announce limited 12" vinyl editions of the classic NOCTURNAL RITES albums "Grand Illusion" and "New World Messiah". A deal was inked with Century Media Records, and the release dates are set to February 6th for Europe and March 3rd for North America.

Both editions are strictly limited to 500 copies worldwide. 400 copies are standard black, and 100 copies are transparent.

The releases are available for pre-ordering at the Inner Wound Store: http://www.innerwound.bigcartel.com

"Grand Illusion" track listing

Side A:
01. Fools Never Die
02. Never Trust
03. Still Alive
04. Something Undefined
05. Our Wasted Days

Side B:
01. Cuts Like a Knife
02. End of Our Rope
03. Never Ending
04. One by One
05. Deliverance

"New World Messiah" track listing

Side A:
01. New World Messiah
02. Against the World
03. Avalon
04. Awakening
05. Egyptica

Side B:
01. Break Away
02. End of Days
03. The Flame Will Never Die
04. One Nation
05. Nightmare

 
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Sun
28
Sep

NEONFLY Signs With Inner Wound For New Album

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NEONFLY SIGNS WITH INNER WOUND RECORDINGS
 

Inner Wound Recordings

are proud to announce the signing of the melodic metal band Neonfly to the label. Their up-coming album "Strangers in Paradise" will be released on November 28th in Europe, December 1st in the UK and December 2nd in North America.

"Strangers In Paradise" is the work of a band who have patently grown in stature and now very much developed their own true musical and lyrical voice. Issues addressed include invasion, addiction, social injustice, political corruption, the end of innocence and emotional loss. The album artwork, inspired by Aztec / Mesoamerican culture, is courtesy of up and coming US artist Jorge "Qetza" Garza.

"Strangers in Paradise" was produced, mixed and mastered by Dennis Ward [Pink Cream 69, Unisonic, Angra, Primal Fear, Krokus].

Neonfly are currently on tour with Dragonforce on the UK leg of their "Maximum Overload" world tour. The UK tour runs through 18 cities, and almost all shows are sold out.

"Strangers in Paradise" track listing
01. Whispered Dreams
02. Highways To Nowhere
03. Better Angels
04. Rose In Bloom
05. Heart Of The Sun
06. Aztec Gold
07. Fierce Battalions
08. Sons Of Liberty
09. Chasing The Night
10. Falling Star

"Strangers in Paradise" can be pre-ordered at the Inner Wound Store: http://www.innerwound.bigcartel.com

Neonfly online
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/neonflyuk
Website: http://www.neonfly.net

 
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Thu
25
Sep

AXENSTAR 'Where Dreams Are Forgotten' Details Revealed

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AXENSTAR: "WHERE DREAMS ARE FORGOTTEN" DETAILS REVEALED

"Where Dreams Are Forgotten", the up-coming album from the Swedish power metal band AXENSTAR will be released on November 28th in Europe and December 2nd in North America through Inner Wound Recordings.

"Where Dreams Are Forgotten" was mixed by Axenstar and Pelle Saether [Wolf, Harmony, Månegarm] at Studio Underground and mastered by Daniel Beckman [Månegarm, In Mourning, Deals Death] at Ridge Street Studios. The artwork was created by Felipe Machado Franco [Blind Guardian, Rhapsody of Fire, Iced Earth]

Axenstar about the new album:
"This is an album we're extremely proud of! The whole band have contributed to the songwriting and we have really taken the time to make sure every song has gotten the attention it deserves. We have gone back to the roots of the Axenstar sound and mixed it with all the new influences we got over the years and it has turned into this great and exciting new album. As always we have recorded the album at Studio Underground with Pelle Saether in charge of the mixing and producing. And of course we're really excited to have been signed to Inner Wound Recordings and to work with them on this release! Make sure to check out our new album "Where Dreams Are Forgotten" later this year!"

Check out an album teaser at YouTube: http://youtu.be/GCRel0rdNeg

"Where Dreams Are Forgotten" track listing:
01. Fear
02. Inside The Maze
03. My Sacrifice
04. Curse Of The Tyrant
05. The Return
06. Demise
07. Annihilation
08. Greed
09. The Reaper
10. This False Imagery
11. Sweet Farewell

"Where Dreams Are Forgotten" can be pre-ordered at the Inner Wound Recordings Store at http://www.innerwound.bigcartel.com

Axenstar online:
Website: http://www.axenstar.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/axenstartheofficialsite

 
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Fri
19
Sep

NEONFLY 'Strangers In Paradise' Second Album Released December 1

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NEONFLY

***Superlative 'Strangers In Paradise' Second Album Released December 1, Following Special Guest Slot On Entire Dragonforce Sept / Oct UK Tour***
 
Mighty new hard driving melodic metal rockers Neonfly are set to release their awesome, hotly anticipated second studio album 'Strangers In Paradise', produced by Dennis Ward (Angra, Michael Kiske, Krokus, Pink Cream 69, Unisonic), on December 1st on Inner Wound Records. 'Better Angels', a taster taken from the album, will be released as a download single a week prior, on November 24th.
 
Neonfly, a dynamic young band who have already won a slew of eyebrow-raising high profile support slots on tours with the likes of Alice Cooper, Magnum, H.E.A.T, Sonata Arctica, Pagan's Mind and Freedom Call, have now been confirmed as special guest act on Dragonforce's (mostly sold out) upcoming September / October UK tour:-
 
17th September          EDINBURGH Liquid Room
18th September          ABERDEEN Lemon Tree
19th September          GLASGOW King Tuts
23rd September          CARLISLE Brickyard
24th September          MIDDLESBROUGH Empire
25th September          MANCHESTER Deaf Institute
26th September          STOKE Sugarmill
27th September          BIRMINGHAM Template
30th September          BRIGHTON The Haunt
1st October                 SOUTHAMPTON Joiners
2nd October                PLYMOUTH The Hub
3rd October                BRIDGEND Hobo's
4th October                 BRISTOL Thekla
7th October                 LEEDS Brudenell
8th October                 NOTTINGHAM Rescue Rooms
9th October                 COLCHESTER Arts Centre
10th October               NORWICH Waterfront
11th October               LONDON Bush Hall
 
Neonfly, who comprise Willy Norton on vocals, Frederick Thunder on guitars, Patrick Harrington on guitars, Paul Miller on bass and Boris Le Gal on drums, won hordes of new fans over in the UK when they went down a storm on Magnum's Spring 2014 UK tour. Powerplay reviewed them at Nottingham's Rock City, the night after their van had been broken into and nearly all their gear, (worth about '10K), had been stolen; despite this, they soldiered on, having borrowed, begged or hired replacement kit earlier that day, and completed the tour. 'I can't remember when I last saw a support band enjoying themselves this much. Their jollity was catching too, and by the end of their set, they had won a lot of new friends' (Martin Howell, June 2104 issue). Classic Rock's Adam Aiken reviewed them at Norwich Waterfront in July's issue, noting 'Neonfly's heavy riffs are complemented by the soaring vocals of frontman Willy Norton. With nods to Evanescence and Rush, they grow in confidence throughout the set, and closer 'Morning Star' ' complete with pleasantly catcchy chorus ' provides the highlight, as this exciting five-piece shoow that a new generation is keeping prog alive and well.'
 
Neonfly released their explosive debut album 'Outshine The Sun', in September 2011 on Rising Records, to critical acclaim. Powerplay's Bruce Turnbull awarded the album 8/10 in the September 2011 issue, stating that 'This is an enjoyable, heartwarming album with a rather a cool, almost traditional edge in the guitar work, mid-paced percussion, and a slew of AOR melodies that keep songs like 'Broken Wings', 'The Enemy' and 'Ship With No Sails' catchy and memorable.'
 
Classic Rock's Tommy Udo reviewed 'Outshine The Sun' in October 2011's issue, proclaiming 'They're a young band still in thrall to their influences, but If they can write stuff as good as 'Ship With No Sails' and 'Morning Star' now, then when they develop a truer voice of their own they'll be pretty much unstoppable.'
 
The band then hit the road, first supporting Freedom Call and then Pagan's Mind in 2011, before progressing to major stages at 2012 festivals such as Masters Of Rock (CZ), Galapagai Roko Naktys Festival (LT), and Download in the UK, where they earned a nod of approval from no less than the Daily Mail; 'Other honourable mentions for Friday also have to go to Slash, still the coolest guy in rock, and London-based Neonfly who performed early on the acoustic stage.'
 
A full European tour as main support to Magnum in the Autumn of 2012 was followed by a UK tour in support of Finnish melodic metallers Sonata Arctica. Neonfly were invited back to the Masters Of Rock Festival in 2013, where they excelled in front of 10,000 baying punters, before returning to the UK to light up the Sophie Lancaster Stage at Bloodstock 2013. Neonfly's rapidly rising reputation as a force to be reckoned with in the live arena then won them an invitation to open for Alice Cooper on the German leg of his Raise The Dead Tour 2013.
 
Neonfly, who had been writing and honing new songs down constantly on the road over the previous three years, then began recording what was to become 'Strangers In Paradise', at Hofa Studios in Frankfurt, with Dennis Ward, who they had met and gelled with at Masters Of Rock 2012.
 
'Strangers In Paradise' is the work of a band who have patently grown in stature and now very much developed their own true musical and lyrical voice. Issues addressed include invasion, addiction, social injustice, political corruption, the end of innocence and emotional loss. The album artwork, inspired by Aztec / Mesoamerican culture, is courtesy of up and coming US artist Jorge 'Qetza' Garza.
 
Particular highlights among the ten expertly produced and perfectly performed compositions on 'Strangers In Paradise' include the soaring single 'Better Angels', the hard driving 'Highways To Nowhere', the melodious, proggy 'Heart Of The Sun', and the balladic album closer 'Falling Star'.

 
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