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HRH Metal

HRH Draw Together Lodestones of Talent.

It’s loud, proud, with a passionate crowd, and made of pure, solid metal. Yes, it’s HRH Metal, promising to be the best yet, to be held up at O2 Academy, Birmingham between 17th & 18th February 2018.

This legendary event, from Europe’s leading residential festival provider, brings together more metal than the Mines of Moria and forges in Asgard combined, and boasts a truly talent-packed line-up.

“Metal has always been part of our lives here at HRH,” says HRH boss Jonni Davis, enthusiastically, “and we listen to our community to make sure we choose the acts the fans want to hear. This year’s HRH Metal line-up is proof of that.”

Alestorm need no introduction as the Seven Seas’ leading purveyors of Pirate Metal. They’ll be bringing their vibrant piratical sound to HRH Metal: ideal for reeling, carousing, chanting and raiding any galleons that happen to be passing.

German heavy metal Grave Digger are famed for their up-tempo, ballsy tunes with heavy power riffs. “It’s some of the purest metal you’re apt to find these days, and that’s a good thing,” said Angry Metal Guy, and we concur.

Other great bands announced include: Evil Scarecrow, Memoriam, Elvenking, Power Quest, Haerken, Fury, Attica Rage, Desert Storm, Ballsdeep, Monument, Kaine, Cypher 16, Collibus, Fire Red Empress, Gravil, Warcrab, Footprints in the Custard, Dakesis, Lifer, Torous, Sister Shotgun, Skarthia, Elimination, Nightmare World, Trivax, Ironrat, The Mighty Wraith, Vice, Incinery, Metaprism, The Face of Ruin, Sodomized Cadaver, XIII, Masters Call, Wrath of the Gods, Ashen Crown, and Devils Playground.

That’s a whole lot of metal, and heavy enough to generate its own gravity!

Check out Alestorm on HRH TV at Hammerfest 9 

Check out Evil Scarecrow on HRH TV at Hammerfest 9

As it’s an HRH event, HRH Metal will be a close-knit community experience, where fans with real passion for the genre meet up, rock out to some incredible bands and sets, and of course enjoy revels and shenanigans with old friends and new. Great acts, chosen by the fans, with quality accommodation – The HRH way.

So sign up for HRH Metal, and remember, HRH events sell out very quickly, so book soon to avoid disappointment, either online at www.hrhmetal.com or ring Bex on 0207 193 9564.

N.B. For 6 days only, you’ll pay 19.90 for full weekend pass with no booking fee!

Klogr

Announce ‘Keystone’ cover & tracklist; pre-orders!

With two albums, a DVD and 23 dates supporting Prong on their European tour, the alternative metal band, Klogr, is back, heavier and more powerful than ever.

Klogr release their third studio album ‘Keystone’ on 6th October via Zeta Factory (distributed in the UK/Europe by PHD) and today have revealed the album artwork and tracklisting.

The artwork is a piece of a painting by renowned Italian artist, Andrea Saltini.

Klogr frontman Rusty comments: “A while ago, I saw a paint of Andrea Saltini and I was really impressed by it. When ‘Keystone’ came to life with its music, I immediately remembered that painting and thought it would be perfect for our cover. Luckily it was still available and we were able to use it for our design.”

Watch the new music video ‘Prison Of Light’:

Pre-orders for the new album ‘Keystone’ are now available in two exclusive bundles with limited edition t-shirt:

‘Keystone’ tracklist:

1. Sleeping Through The Seasons
2. Prison Of Light
3. Technocracy
4. The Echoes Of Sin
5. Pride Before The Fall
6. Something’s In The Air
7. Drag You Back
8. Sirens’ Song
9. Dark Tides
10. Silent Witness
11. Enigmatic Smile
12. The Wall Of Illusion

Klogr’s new album was recorded at Zeta Factory Studio and mixed at Mainstation Studio in Toronto, Canada, by Grammy award winner David Bottrill (Peter Gabriel, Muse, Smashing Pumpkins, Tool, Stone Sour, Dream Theater, Rush).

Devilfire

Release debut album ‘Dark Manouevres’ this October!

It’s said that some of the greatest bands of our time have been forged on the road, Devilfire is no exception..

Following 10 days of gigging to 2000 capacity sold out venues as special guests to former Nightwish singer Tarja Turunen, Devilfire have forged a fiery path into the European Rock N’ Roll road. Returning to the UK to a sold out festival crowd at Hard Rock Hell AOR 2017 was the icing on the cake, and the Birmingham based melodic hard rock outfit are ready to conquer the world with their debut album ‘Dark Manoeuvres’ this October.

Mixed by acclaimed producer Romesh Dodangoda (Motorhead, Bring Me The Horizon, Bullet For My Valentine) and co-produced by Romesh and Devilfire frontman Alex Cooper (Shy, Quireboys Spike, Ginger) at Long Wave Studios in Cardiff, ‘Dark Manoeuvres‘ is a mammoth 13-track album. Calling on varied influences with a darker melodic sound, this hook laden, riff filled collection of music has been carefully crafted with passion. ‘Dark Manouevresis set to push rock’s boundaries with its honest British roots.

Lead singer Alex Cooper said: “I try to put my heart on the page, be as open and honest as its all I know”, says Cooper, “Dark Manoeuvres is a therapy for me. As an artist all you can do is try to put the listener into your shoes. I feel that is the greatest power of music. It’s always what I’ve loved when listening to any music that I emotionally connect with. With this debut album we’ve taken our time to curate the best possible music we can at this stage, and I honestly believe we’ve accomplished what we set out to do.”

Dark Manoeuvres‘ is such an accomplished debut album, you’d be forgiven for thinking this was Devilfire’s third, not first full length studio release. From the opening foot stomper ‘Ready For War‘, to the true immediacy of singles ‘Waiting For A Rockstar‘, ‘She’s Always On The Run‘, to the swing of ‘Tear Me Apart‘, and passion of closing track ‘Somehow‘, this new album wears its hooks loud n’ proud, whilst easily stamping Devilfire’s own take on modern rock music.

“The songs on this record are just so good”, agrees Romesh Dodangoda, “Devilfire are definitely a band for the future.”

Watch ‘Waiting For A Rockstar’ (official music video):

Devilfire live:

26th Aug – Birmingham – o2 Academy (headline show)
2nd Sept – Sheffield – o2 Academy HRH Sleaze

More dates to be announced.

Devilfire’s debut album ‘Dark Manouevres’ is out 6th October.

Tracklist:

  1. Ready For War?
  2. She’s Like Fire
  3. (In And Out Of Love) All Of The Time
  4. Waiting For A Rockstar
  5. Lay It On The Line
  6. Kill Your Love
  7. Tear Me Apart
  8. God Give Me Vengance
  9. Devil In Your Eyes
  10. (You Gotta) Revolution
  11. She’s Always On The Run
  12. A Thousand Times
  13. Somehow

Devilfire is:

  • Vocals – Alex Cooper
  • Guitars – Baz Blackett
  • Guitars – Richard Bloomer-Davies
  • Bass – Davey Bennett
  • Drums – Lars Wickett

Welcome to Devilfire’s official website.

Here you will find music, videos, photos, blogs, up-to-date live dates and much more!