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Black Majesty

Formed: 2001
From: Australia
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Black Majesty News

Below is our complete Black Majesty news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Black Majesty Streaming Song From New Album

Australian power metal act Black Majesty has now released new album "Stargazer" in Europe, and the opening track from the release, "Falling," is available for streaming in the player below. "Stargazer" will see release in Japan on August 8th via Stay Gold/Art Union and North America on September 25th via Entertainment One.

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Black Majesty Unveils Album Art, Release Date

Austrailian power metal band Black Majesty unveiled the album artwork for the band's fifth full length studio album "Stargazer." The cover was created by Dirk Illing (Scorpions). "Stargazer" is scheduled for release on July 20, 2012 in Europe through Limb Music. Release dates for the rest of the world are expected shortly.

Check out the cover art here:

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Black Majesty Issues New Album Update

Melodic power metal act Black Majesty has issued the following update about the release of the new "Stargazer" album:

"The release of Black Majesty’s new album Stargazer will be slightly delayed as the band puts the finishing touches on the recording. Roland Grapow has already finished mixing 5 songs with the remainder of the album to be completed in the coming weeks.

"Other news sees Black Majesty announced as support act for the Tim Ripper Owen’s solo date on Thursday 17th May 2012 at The Hifi Bar Melbourne, Australia.

"Unfortunately Black Majesty will not be playing at the 2012 Masters Of Rock show in the Czech Republic as previously announced. More news on the release date of the new Black Majesty Stargazer album soon, with album launch tour dates to follow.

"Next Black Majesty gig - Friday 4th May 2012 – Central Club Hotel – Melbourne, Australia"

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Black Majesty Titles New Album "Stargazer"

Australian melodic power metal act Black Majesty has announced "Stargazer" as the title of the band's new album, due out in May 2012 through Limb Music Germany.

Black Majesty began recording drums back in October 2011 with Roland Grapow (Masterplan) at Grapow Studios in Slovakia and has since been busy in the band's homeland of Australia laying down guitars and vocals.

Roland Grapow will mix the cd in the coming months. Look out for Black Majesty's new album "Stargazer" this coming May, with more details to be released in the near future.

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Black Majesty Reveals Album Details

Australian melodic power metal band Black Majesty will begin recording a fifth album with Roland Grapow (Masterplan) at Grapow Studios in Slovakia in October, 2011. The new album is scheduled to be released through Limb Music in June, 2012.

Some of the song titles set to appear on the new album include "The Fallen," "Edge Of The World," "The Killing Hand," "Lykan," and "Journey To The Soul."

Black Majesty is also set to support Germany's Blind Guardian on an upcoming Australian tour. Live dates include:

30th Sept. 2011 – The Factory Theatre (all ages) – Sydney, Australia
2nd Oct. 2011 – Bilboard (over 18's), Melbourne, Australia
3rd Oct. 2011 – Bilboard (over 18's), Melbourne, Australia

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Black Majesty to Enter Studio in October 2011

Australian Power Metal Band Black Majesty reported on Twitter that the demos for a new LP are complete and the band will enter the studio in October 2011. The new album will be the follow up to 2010's "In Your Honor." The band is shooting for a mid-2012 release date.

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Black Majesty Posts Music Video

Australian melodic power metal act Black Majesty has released a new music video for the song "Further Than Insane," which is from the band's latest album "In Your Honour," produced by Roland Grapow (Masterplan, ex – Helloween) and released through Limb Music. The video was produced and directed by Steve Ravic (Manowar, Gamma Ray, Rhapsody, The Poodles) and features footage from the Sci-Fi film Humanity's End. The clip can be viewed below, or you can checkout footage of the band appearing on ustralia's Guitar Gods & Masterpieces TV show at this location.

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Black Majesty Posts TV Appearance Clips

Black Majesty guitarists Hanny and Stevie were recently featured on Australia's Guitar Gods & Masterpieces TV show. You can view solo excerpts from the songs "Far Beyond" and "Dragon Reborn" in the clips below. Black Majesty's latest album "In Your Honour" was released through Limb Music and the band's next live appearance will be a hometown at Metal Central in Richmond, Victoria, Australia on Friday, June 3rd.

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Black Majesty Checks In From Australian Music Show

Black Majesty guitarists Steve Janevski and Hanny Mohamed are currently appearing at the Australian International Music Show. The band has now checked in with the following update about the appearance:

"Hanny & Stevie to perform Black Sabbath's Neon Knights at Australian International Music Show
Day One saw Hanny & Stevie perform and meet a bunch of metal heads at the Jackson Guitars Stand at the 2010 Australian International Music Show. Looking forward to Day two which also sees Hanny and Stevie perform a tribute to the mighty RJD by performing Black Sabbath's Neon Knights at the Fender Jam."

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Black Majesty Members To Appear At Music Show

Black Majesty has issued the following statement about Hanny Mohamed and Stevie Janevski at the Australian International Music Show:

"Hanny Mohamed & Stevie Janevski of Australian melodic power metallers Black Majesty will be amongst some of the special guests performing at the Fender Jam, playing their Jackson Guitars alongside band mate Evan Harris & Danny Cecati of Eyefear which promises to be a great finale for the Australian International Music Show - October 2nd & 3rd 2010 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Victoria, Australia. Other performers set to take part in the jam include Chris Cheney of The Living End, Jeff Martin, Phil Manning & James Ryan amongst others.

"Black Majesty have also made a new promo clip available for the song ‘Wish You Well’ from their latest cd In Your Honour which was filmed on their recent tour of Europe after their co-headlining performance at Basinfirefest in the Czech Republic."

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Black Majesty Announces Touring Drummer

Australia's Black Majesty has checked in with the following update about recruiting a touring drummer:

"Melbourne melodic power metallers Black Majesty will play their first show back after their recent tour of Europe by launching their new album In Your Honour on Friday 17th of September at the Bald Faced Stag – 343 Parramatta Rd. Leichhardt, Sydney, Australia. Support on the night comes from Darker Half & Hellbringer. Black Majesty also welcome Richard Evensand (Therion, Demonoid, Lions Share) who takes over as the bands touring drummer for all Australian shows whilst fulltime drummer Pavel Konvalinka is overseas."

Sample Black Majesty tracks are also available for streaming via this location.

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Black Majesty Checks In With Tour Recap

Australian power metal act Black Majesty has checked in with the following recap of the band's recent tour dates:

"After a whirlwind tour of Europe which saw Black Majesty launch their new album In Your Honour in Switzerland, Germany and Czech Republic, Black Majesty will release their latest CD in Japan through Stay Gold/Art Union on the 4th of August 2010 with a bonus track titled ‘Hunt For You’. Black Majesty have also announced an album launch in Sydney, Australia for Friday 17th of September 2010 at the Bald Faced Stag in Leichhardt, Sydney, Australia."

You can hear Black Majesty tracks through the band's official MySpace page.

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Black Majesty Announces Album Launch Party

Australian power metallers Black Majesty have announced an album launch show for their "In Your Honour" album. The show, which will include special guests Darker Half and Hellbringer, will take place in Sydney on September 17th at the The Bald Faced Stag. You can also check out sample Black Majesty tracks through the band's official MySpace page.

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Black Majesty Added To Basinfirefest Lineup

Australian power metal act Black Majesty is the latest band to be confirmed for the 2010 edition of the Basinfirefest, which takes place from July 2nd - 4th in Spalene Prorici, Czech Republic. Other confirmed bands include Testament, Dope Stars Inc., Dream Evil, Ektomorf, Venom, and more. Additional details on the festival can be found at this location.

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Black Majesty Streaming New Song "Far Beyond"

Australian power metallers Black Majesty are currently streaming a new song online from their upcoming album "In Your Honour." The track "Far Beyond" can be heard via the band's MySpace page. "In Your Honour" is scheduled to be released in Europe on the 14th of May, 2010 through Limb Music and on the same date in Australia, New Zealand & Far East Asia through Just Say Rock/Limb Music. The U.S release date is set for the 13th of July 2010 out through ADA/Warner. Black Majesty's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

6/4 2010 Monstrothic, Rosies Live, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Brisbane, Queensland
6/5 2010 Hifi Bar, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Melbourne, Victoria
6/25 2010 Rock City, Uster, Switzerland Uster, Switzerland
6/26 2010 Die Halle , Germany "IN YOUR HONOUR" Album Launch Frankfurt , Germany
6/28 2010 Exit Music Hall Chmelnice, Prague, Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
6/29 2010 Melodka - Brno, Czech Republic Brno, Czech Republic
6/30 2010 Tancírna, Ostrava, Czech Republic Ostrava, Czech Republic
7/3 2010 Basinfirefest, Spalene Prorici, Czech Republic Spalene Prorici, Czech Republic

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Black Majesty Announces New Album Release

Just Say Rock has signed a license deal with Limb Music Germany for the release of Black Majesty’s latest album “In Your Honour” in Australia, New Zealand, and Far East Asia. The album is currently set to be released in Europe on May 14th, 2010 via Limb Music. Samples from the new album can be streamed through the band's MySpace page.

Black Majesty also has the following upcoming tour dates:

6/4 2010 Monstrothic, Rosies Live, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Brisbane, Queensland
6/5 2010 Hifi Bar, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Melbourne, Victoria
6/25 2010 Rock City, Uster, Switzerland Uster, Switzerland
6/26 2010 Die Halle , Germany "IN YOUR HONOUR" Album Launch Frankfurt , Germany
6/28 2010 Exit Music Hall Chmelnice, Prague, Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
6/29 2010 Melodka - Brno, Czech Republic Brno, Czech Republic
6/30 2010 Tancírna, Ostrava, Czech Republic Ostrava, Czech Republic
7/3 2010 Basinfirefest, Spalene Prorici, Czech Republic Spalene Prorici, Czech Republic

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Black Majesty Posts New Album Samples

Australian melodic power metallers Black Majesty have put up samples of songs from their new album "In Your Honour" on their MySpace page. The album is set to be released in Europe on May 14th, 2010 via Limb Music. "In Your Honour" was produced by Roland Grapow (Masterplan, ex Helloween) and the artwork was handled by Dirk Illing (Scorpions, Wizard).

Black Majesty also has the following upcoming tour dates:

6/4 2010 Monstrothic, Rosies Live, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Brisbane, Queensland
6/5 2010 Hifi Bar, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Melbourne, Victoria
6/25 2010 Rock City, Uster, Switzerland Uster, Switzerland
6/26 2010 Die Halle , Germany "IN YOUR HONOUR" Album Launch Frankfurt , Germany
6/28 2010 Exit Music Hall Chmelnice, Prague, Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
6/29 2010 Melodka - Brno, Czech Republic Brno, Czech Republic
6/30 2010 Tancírna, Ostrava, Czech Republic Ostrava, Czech Republic
7/3 2010 Basinfirefest, Spalene Prorici, Czech Republic Spalene Prorici, Czech Republic

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Black Majesty Announces Album European Release

Australian melodic power metal band Black Majesty will release the new album titled "In Your Honour" in Europe on the 14th of May 2010 through the Limb Music label. The band worked with Roland Grapow of Masterplan/ex Helloween who produced the album at Grapow Studios in Slovakia. The art work for the new album was again handled by Dirk Illing, which can be viewed here.

The "In Your Honour" track listing is as follows:

1. Far Beyond
2. God Of War
3. Millenium
4. Break These Chains
5. Further Than Insane
6. End Of Time
7. Wish You Well
8. Follow
9. Witching Hour

The European digipack will include two bonus tracks:
10. Two Hearts
11. Silent Company - acoustic version.

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Black Majesty Confirmed For Basinfirefest

Australian metallers Black Majesty have been announced as part of the Basinfirefest line-up scheduled for the 2nd - 4th of July, 2010 in Spalene Prorici, Czech Republic. Further details on the festival can be found at this location. Black Majesty will be touring Europe throughout June and July in support of their upcoming album "In Your Honour," which will be released through Limb Music. You can hear sample Black Majesty tracks at the band's MySpace page.

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Black Majesty To Headline Bla Bla Bla Festival

Australian metallers Black Majesty have issued the following update about headlining the Bla Bla Bla Festival:

"Black Majesty will headline the 'Bla Bla Bla' Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia on the 21st of February 2010. This marks Black Majesty’s first ever performance on Indonesian soil, with a full headline set spanning selections from the band's entire back catalogue. With over 40 bands scheduled to appear at the festival on the 20th and the 21st of February, this promises to be an amazing time for all who attend!"

More information on the Bla Bla Bla Festival can be found at this location.

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