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Gloryhammer

Formed: 2012
From: Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Gloryhammer News

Below is our complete Gloryhammer 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.

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Gloryhammer Parts Ways With Vocalist

Space themed power metal band Gloryhammer has announced that they have parted company with vocalist Thomas Winkler, AKA Angus McFife. A statement from the band reads as follows:

"We regret to announce that Thomas Winkler is no longer a member of Gloryhammer. All upcoming shows (including the UK Tour with Alestorm) will continue as planned, with a new vocalist. For the Eternal Glory of Dundee.

"We have been reading all your comments and appreciate there's a lot of confusion, speculation, and sadness around our last message and we wanted to try and explain why we were so brief.

"Obviously we are all sad that it's come to this, and it's not the outcome anyone really wanted, but we felt we had no option. We currently don't want to elaborate any further, out of respect to Tom.

"All we can promise you is that we will be back, and we will do our very best to bring you a new vocalist that lives up to your expectations so we can continue to bring you Gloryhammer shows and albums, better than ever.

"We want to really thank you for your understanding and kind messages of support, it's a very sad and difficult time for us all."

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Wizardthrone Premiere New Single & Lyric Video

Wizardthrone (Alestorm, Gloryhammer, Aether Realm, Forlorn Citadel and Nekrogoblikon) premiere their new advance track and lyrci video “Forbidden Equations Deep Within The Epimethean Wasteland“. The track is off the band’s impending new album “Hypercube Necrodimensions” that will be out in stores on July 16th via Napalm Records.

Tells keyboardist C. Hyperiax Bowes: More...

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Wizardthrone Premiere New Single & Music Video

Wizardthrone - featuring members of Alestorm, Gloryhammer, Aether Realm, Nekrogoblikon/Vale Of Pnath etc. - will release their new record “Hypercube Necrodimensions” via Napalm Records on July 16th. The band premiere a new official music video for their first advance track off it titled “Frozen Winds Of Thyraxia“ streaming for you below.


Tells the band’s guitarist/songwriter M. Archistrategos Barber: More...

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Wizardthrone Signs With Napalm Records

Mortals beware - some mighty sorcerers have cast their spell over Napalm Records! The label is proud to announce the signing of the newly founded extreme metal supergroup Wizardthrone. This groundbreaking adventure features members of roaring metal pirates Alestorm, galactic warriors Gloryhammer, melodic death metal formation Aether Realm, kings of goblin metal Nekrogoblikon, epic black metal visionaries Forlorn Citadel and death metal machinery Vale Of Pnath.

After countless eons shrouded in secrecy, the elder council of Wizardthrone has been summoned forth from the stellar void in the great blight of 2020, replete with astonishing marvels to horrify and enthrall all who might encounter their majesty. Drawing influence from the greatest extreme metal bands of years past, Wizardthrone shall be imminently unleashing their initiatory incantation upon the world.

Wizardthrone on the signing:
"It is with tremendous exultation that we announce our necrosophic pact with the most esteemed patrons of art, Napalm Records! Immortalise this day in song, humans, and kneel before your Supreme Wizard Overlords! Liber Falxifer! Hail the Non-Euclidean Hypercrystal!"

Wizardthrone are:
V. Morbistopheles Jones (Aether Realm) - vocals/bass
M. Archistrategos Barber (Gloryhammer, Deathcode Society) - guitar
M. Xaviculus Bell (Forlorn Citadel) - guitar
C. Hyperiax Bowes (Alestorm) - synthesizers
E. Wizardthrone Brown (Nekrogoblikon, Vale Of Pnath) - drums

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Judas Priest And Behemoth To Headline Bloodstock

The organisers of Britain's Bloodstock Open Air festival have confirmed that Polish blackened death metal veterans Behemoth and British heavy metal icons Judas Priest will be headlining the 2020 edition of the event on Saturday and Sunday respectively. The festival will take place from August 6th - 9th in Walton On Trent, Derbyshire.

The lineup is now as follows:

Devin Townsend
Behemoth
Judas Priest
Skindred
Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals
Paradise Lost
Gloryhammer
Vio-Lence
Dark Tranquility
Sacred Reich
The Black Dahlia Murder
Jinjer
Life Of Agony
Diamond Head
Butcher Babies More...

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More Bands Confirmed For Bloodstock 2020

The organisers of Britain's Bloodstock Open Air festival have confirmed a further four bands for next year's edition of the festival. Joining the bill in 2020 will be former Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo & The Illegals, who will be performing a full Pantera set, while another band treating fans to a unique performance will be British Gothic metal icons Paradise Lost, who will be playing the "Draconian Times" album in full. Also performing that weekend will be alternative metal veterans Life Of Agony, who have just released their sixth album, "The Sound Of Scars" and New Wave Of British Heavy Metal legends Diamond Head, who also released a new album, "The Coffin Train" this year.

The lineup is now as follows:

Devin Townsend
Skindred
Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals
Paradise Lost
Gloryhammer
Vio-Lence
Dark Tranquility
Sacred Reich
The Black Dahlia Murder
Jinjer
Life Of Agony
Diamond Head
Butcher Babies

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Gloryhammer Announces UK Tour Dates

Gloryhammer are about to return from another epic quest, and they come bearing their new album, Legends From Beyond The Galactic Terrorvortex, due out late spring 2019 via Napalm Records! The galaxy waits in fear for the return of Angus McFife XIII, who fought the greatest battle the galaxy has ever heard of, against the evil sorcerer Zargothrax. All hope of the Kingdom of Fife lies in the strong arms and the infinite wisdom of their young prince.

And the mighty warriors of the galaxy have just announced an eight date headline tour of the UK and Ireland which kicks off in Heaven (the London one!) on October 18th, 2019 and ends in the mighty city of Dundee. Joining them are Beast In Black and Napalm label mates Wind Rose.

Gloryhammer on the tour:

“Mighty Warriors of the Galaxy! We are pleased to announce the next stop in the Intergalactic Terrortour, and Gloryhammer's triumphant return to the United Kingdom and Ireland! This October, supported by Finnish metal titans Beast In Black and the Dwarven legions of Wind Rose, chaos will spread across the land, and one hell of a party will be had. Are you ready for epic battles?” More...

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Gloryhammer Announces North American Tour

Mighty warriors of the galaxy, Gloryhammer, are about to return from another epic quest, and they come bearing their new album, "Legends From Beyond The Galactic Terrorvortex" due out late spring 2019 via Napalm Records. The galaxy waits in fear for the return of Angus McFife XIII, who fought the greatest battle the galaxy has ever heard of, against the evil sorcerer Zargothrax. All hope of the Kingdom of Fife lies in the strong arms and the infinite wisdom of their young prince.

In conjunction with the release of the upcoming new album, Gloryhammer will head out on a North American headline tour in late spring, featuring support from Aether Realm! The tour will kick off in Brooklyn, NY at the Knitting Factory on June 4th, and will stop in several major cities, coming to an end on June 18th in Austin, TX at Come and Take it Live! See below for all confirmed tour dates.

In a band statement, Gloryhammer says, "Mighty Warriors of North America! We are proud to announce the beginning of the Intergalactic Terrortour! Beginning this June, we will spread the Legends From Beyond The Galactic Terrorvortex across the USA and Canada, joined by North Carolinian heavyweights Aether Realm. Are you ready to taste the power of HOOTS?"

The tour dates are as follows: More...

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Gloryhammer Reveals New Album Title

Mighty warriors of the galaxy! Gloryhammer are about to return from another epic quest, and they come bearing their new album, "Legends From Beyond The Galactic Terrorvortex!" Today we received the cover of the third chapter of the mighty Gloryhammer saga.

The galaxy waits in fear for the return of Angus McFife XIII, who fought the greatest battle the galaxy has ever heard of, against the evil sorcerer Zargothrax. All hope of the Kingdom of Fife lies in the strong arms and the infinite wisdom of their young prince.

In late spring, Gloryhammer’s new album will tell us the whole story of the most gigantic battle of all time. Until then, we expect to receive more parts of what will end as the best power metal album the galaxy has ever seen. Keep your eyes and ears open!

Zargothrax on the new album:
“Oh wow! I know a lot of people have been waiting on this album for what seems like centuries. For the last three years we've been working non-stop on it in absolute secrecy, and now it is finally complete! We can't wait for y'all to hear it...this is the greatest power metal album of all time. HOOTS!“

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Obituary Posts 70k Tons Short; Napalm Death Added

Florida death metal legends Obituary has posted a new animated short online promoting their upcoming appearance at the 70000 Tons cruise. You can check it out below. In addition to this, British grindcore masters Napalm Death has been added to the lineup. The ship will set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on January 31 and dock in Labadee, Haiti, before returning on February 4.

The lineup is now as follows:

Accept
Arkona
Atrocity
Bodyfarm
Carnation
Chontaraz
Convulse
Coroner
Cyhra
Dark Funeral
Delain
Dragony
Eluveitie
Ensiferum
Exmortus
Fleshgod Apocalypse
Gloryhammer
Heidevolk
In Vain
Kalmah
Kamelot
Krisiun
Max & Iggor: Return To Roots
Mayan
Mors Principium Est
Napalm Death
Ne Obliviscaris
Night Demon
Nile
Obituary
Onslaught
Paradise Lost
Perpetual Warefare
Persefone
Pestilence
Rage
Raven
Riot V
Sodom
Soulfly
Steve Grimmett's Grim Reaper
Subway To Sally
Svartsot
The Black Dahlia Murder
Tiamat
Tristania
Twilight Force
Tyr
Unleash The Archers
Van Canto
Vicious Rumors
Visions Of Atlantis
Vomitory
Warbringer More...

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Three More Added To 70000 Tons Of Metal

The organisers of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise has announced a further three bands for this year's edition of the floating festival. Joining the lineup is Belgian death metal outfit Carnation, while Colombian thrashers Perpetual Warfare and Austrian power metal band Dragony have also been added to the bill. The ship will set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on January 31 and dock in Labadee, Haiti, before returning on February 4.

The lineup is now as follows:

Accept
Arkona
Atrocity
Bodyfarm
Carnation
Chontaraz
Convulse
Coroner
Cyhra
Dark Funeral
Delain
Dragony
Eluveitie
Ensiferum
Exmortus
Fleshgod Apocalypse
Gloryhammer
Heidevolk
In Vain
Kalmah
Kamelot
Krisiun
Max & Iggor: Return To Roots
Mayan
Mors Principium Est
Ne Obliviscaris
Night Demon
Nile
Obituary
Onslaught
Paradise Lost
Perpetual Warefare
Persefone
Pestilence
Rage
Raven
Riot V
Sodom
Soulfly
Steve Grimmett's Grim Reaper
Subway To Sally
Svartsot
The Black Dahlia Murder
Tiamat
Tristania
Twilight Force
Tyr
Unleash The Archers
Van Canto
Vicious Rumors
Visions Of Atlantis
Vomitory
Warbringer

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Tyr Confirmed For 70000 Tons Of Metal

Faroe Islands metal outfit Tyr are the latest band to be confirmed for this year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise. The ship will set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on January 31 and dock in Labadee, Haiti, before returning on February 4.

The lineup is now as follows:

Accept
Arkona
Atrocity
Bodyfarm
Chontaraz
Convulse
Coroner
Cyhra
Dark Funeral
Delain
Eluveitie
Ensiferum
Exmortus
Fleshgod Apocalypse
Gloryhammer
Heidevolk
In Vain
Kalmah
Kamelot
Krisiun
Max & Iggor: Return To Roots
Mayan
Mors Principium Est
Ne Obliviscaris
Night Demon
Nile
Obituary
Onslaught
Paradise Lost
Persefone
Pestilence
Rage
Raven
Riot V
Sodom
Soulfly
Steve Grimmett's Grim Reaper
Subway To Sally
Svartsot
The Black Dahlia Murder
Tiamat
Tristania
Twilight Force
Tyr
Unleash The Archers
Van Canto
Vicious Rumors
Visions Of Atlantis
Vomitory
Warbringer

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Three More Bands Added To 70000 Tons Of Metal 2019

The organisers of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise has announced a further three bands for this year's edition of the floating festival. Joining the bill are Brazilian death metal legends Krisiun, American heavy metal outfit Night Demon and Norwegian progressive metal group Chontaraz. The ship will set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on January 31 and dock in Labadee, Haiti, before returning on February 4.

The lineup is now as follows:

Accept
Arkona
Atrocity
Bodyfarm
Chontaraz
Convulse
Coroner
Cyhra
Dark Funeral
Delain
Eluveitie
Ensiferum
Exmortus
Fleshgod Apocalypse
Gloryhammer
Heidevolk
In Vain
Kalmah
Kamelot
Krisiun
Max & Iggor: Return To Roots
Mayan
Mors Principium Est
Ne Obliviscaris
Night Demon
Nile
Obituary
Onslaught
Paradise Lost
Persefone
Pestilence
Rage
Raven
Riot V
Sodom
Soulfly
Steve Grimmett's Grim Reaper
Subway To Sally
Svartsot
The Black Dahlia Murder
Tiamat
Tristania
Twilight Force
Unleash The Archers
Van Canto
Vicious Rumors
Visions Of Atlantis
Vomitory
Warbringer

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Eight More Bands Confirmed For Graspop 2019

The organisers of Belgium's biggest metal festival, Graspop Metal Meeting, has announced a further eight bands for next year's event. Newly announced headliners Kiss will be performing their final show in Belgium at the festival, as will thrash metal icons Slayer, where they will also be joined by Slash & Myles Kennedy, Cradle Of Filth, Lamb Of God, Anthrax, Death Angel and Skalmold. The festival will take place in the town of Dessel from June 21 - 23.

The current lineup is as follows:

Within Temptation (Headliner)
Slipknot (Headliner)
Kiss (Headliner)
Agnostic Front
Amon Amarth
Anthrax
Bleed From Within
Borknagar
Candlemass
Carcass
Children Of Bodom
Combichrist
Cradle Of Filth
Crisix
Crowbar
Cult Of Luna
Deathstars
Death Angel
Def Leppard
Delain
Demons & Wizards
Disturbed
Eluveitie
Equilibrium
Fleshgod Apocalypse
FM
Gloryhammer
Godsmack
Grand Magus
Halestorm
Hammerfall
Hatebreed
Hawkwind
Immolation
In Flames
King Diamond
Krokus
Lamb Of God
Legion Of The Damned
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Municipal Waste
No Fun At All
Orange Goblin
Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons
Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals
Power Trip
Sabaton
Sick Of It All
Skalmold
Slash & Myles Kennedy
Slayer
Sonata Arctica
State Champs
Testament
To The Rats And Wolves
Trivium
Whitechapel
Whitesnake

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Sodom Confirmed For 70000 Tons 2019

German thrash metal legends Sodom are the latest band to be confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise. The ship will set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on January 31 and dock in Labadee, Haiti, before returning on February 4.

The lineup is now as follows:

Accept
Arkona
Bodyfarm
Coroner
Dark Funeral
Delain
Eluveitie
Ensiferum
Fleshgod Apocalypse
Gloryhammer
Heidevolk
In Vain
Kalmah
Max & Iggor: Return To Roots
Mayan
Mors Principium Est
Ne Obliviscaris
Nile
Obituary
Onslaught
Paradise Lost
Persefone
Pestilence
Rage
Riot V
Sodom
Soulfly
Steve Grimmett's Grim Reaper
Subway To Sally
The Black Dahlia Murder
Tiamat
Tristania
Twilight Force
Unleash The Archers
Visions Of Atlantis
Vomitory
Warbringer

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Graspop Announces First Batch Of Bands

The organisers of Belgium's premier metal festival Graspop Metal Meeting have announced the first fifty names for next year's edition of the event. Headlining the Friday night will be Dutch symphonic metal outfit Within Temptation, while capping off Saturday will be Iowa nine piece, Slipknot. Also performing at the festival will be Def Leppard, Whitesnake, King Diamond, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Amon Amarth, Carcass, Testament and many more. You can see the initial lineup below. The festival will take place in the town of Dessel from June 21 - 23.

The current lineup is as follows: More...

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Bodyfarm Added To 70000 Tons Of Metal

The organisers of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise has announced that Dutch death metal outfit Bodyfarm is the latest band to be added to the lineup for next year's edition of the floating festival. The ship will set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on January 31 and dock in Labadee, Haiti, before returning on February 4.

The lineup is now as follows:

Accept
Arkona
Bodyfarm
Coroner
Dark Funeral
Delain
Eluveitie
Ensiferum
Fleshgod Apocalypse
Gloryhammer
Heidevolk
In Vain
Kalmah
Max & Iggor: Return To Roots
Mayan
Ne Obliviscaris
Nile
Obituary
Onslaught
Paradise Lost
Persefone
Pestilence
Rage
Riot V
Soulfly
Steve Grimmett's Grim Reaper
Subway To Sally
The Black Dahlia Murder
Tiamat
Tristania
Twilight Force
Unleash The Archers
Visions Of Atlantis
Vomitory
Warbringer

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Bloodbath And Rage Added To 70000 Tons 2019

The organisers of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise has announced a further two bands for the 2019 edition of the event. Joining the lineup will be Swedish death metal supergroup Bloodbath, whose frontman Nick Holmes will also be performing with his main band, Paradise Lost on the ship, as well as German metal veterans Rage, who will be accompanied during both of their sets by the Lingua Mortis Orchestra. The floating festival will set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on January 31 and dock in Labadee, Haiti, before returning on February 4.

The lineup is now as follows:

Accept
Arkona
Coroner
Dark Funeral
Delain
Eluveitie
Ensiferum
Fleshgod Apocalypse
Gloryhammer
Heidevolk
In Vain
Max & Iggor: Return To Roots
Mayan
Ne Obliviscaris
Nile
Obituary
Onslaught
Paradise Lost
Persefone
Pestilence
Riot V
Soulfly
Steve Grimmett's Grim Reaper
Subway To Sally
The Black Dahlia Murder
Tiamat
Tristania
Twilight Force
Unleash The Archers
Visions Of Atlantis
Vomitory
Warbringer

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Paradise Lost & Tristania Added To 70000 Tons

The organisers of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise has announced a further two bands for the 2019 edition of the event. Joining the lineup will be British Gothic metal pioneers Paradise Lost, who are currently promoting their latest studio album, "Medusa," as well as fellow Gothic metal veterans Tristania, which will mark their first live performances since 2016. The floating festival will set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on January 31 and dock in Labadee, Haiti, before returning on February 4.

The lineup is now as follows:

Accept
Arkona
Coroner
Dark Funeral
Delain
Eluveitie
Ensiferum
Fleshgod Apocalypse
Gloryhammer
Heidevolk
In Vain
Max & Iggor: Return To Roots
Mayan
Ne Obliviscaris
Nile
Obituary
Onslaught
Paradise Lost
Persefone
Pestilence
Riot V
Soulfly
Steve Grimmett's Grim Reaper
Subway To Sally
The Black Dahlia Murder
Tiamat
Tristania
Twilight Force
Unleash The Archers
Visions Of Atlantis
Vomitory
Warbringer

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Fleshgod Apocalypse To Debut Album At 70k Cruise

Italian symphonic death metal favourites Fleshgod Apocalypse has announced that they will debut their new album at the upcoming 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise. This is the latest announcement for the floating festival which will set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on January 31 and dock in Labadee, Haiti, before returning on February 4.

The lineup is now as follows:

Accept
Arkona
Coroner
Dark Funeral
Delain
Eluveitie
Ensiferum
Gloryhammer
Heidevolk
In Vain
Max & Iggor: Return To Roots
Mayan
Ne Obliviscaris
Nile
Obituary
Onslaught
Persefone
Pestilence
Riot V
Soulfly
Steve Grimmett's Grim Reaper
Subway To Sally
The Black Dahlia Murder
Tiamat
Twilight Force
Unleash The Archers
Visions Of Atlantis
Vomitory
Warbringer

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