New Video from Xandria
Xandria have released the first live action music video from the upcoming album Sacrificium. The video, for the song Nightfall, showcases the band in full symphonic metal mode after the softer Dreamkeeper which was released as a lyric video. Click here to see that video plus a list of places you can pre-order the album. Dianne Van Giersbergen joined the band last year after the departure of Manuela Kraller who left to pursue solo projects.
Confirmations for Metal Female Voices Fest
Belgium's MFVF has added three more bands to the line-up. Symphonic metal pioneers Therion were previously announced as headliner but had to be put back under wraps due to another festival's exclusivity clause - they are now back on the bill. Also added are Sirenia, the symphonic/gothic metal superstars who were on many fans' wishlists to play the fest, and Enemy of Reality, a Greek symphonic metal band fronted by festival favourite Iliana Tsakiraki.
Nuclear Blast Opens UK Webshop
And a final mini piece of news: Nuclear Blast have opened a UK webshop selling CDs, Vinyl and Box Sets so that fans can save money on shipping. Click here to check it out.