Tag Archives: Dragonforce


DragonForce: “Sad to see Vadim and Fred go […] we continue to bring the full bombastic DragonForce experience” Extreme Power Metal 2019

On September 27, 2019, the influential and distinctive British power metal band DragonForce, founded in 1999 by guitarists Herman Li and Sam Totman, will release their eighth studio album, titled: “Extreme Power Metal.” A video for the track “Highway to Oblivion” has already been released, with praise heaped onto it by loyal fans. And “Heart Demolition” — the track that’s ...

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DragonForce got EXTRA retro with video for ‘Heart Demolition’

DragonForce have always attracted fans of retro gaming, sci-fi, and anything awesome – so it comes as no surprise their latest video, for ‘Heart Demolition’, borrows from the best bits of the 80s, 90s and beyond… This track is taken from DF’s upcoming album Extreme Power Metal, possibly the most self-aware thing in the world, will be made available to ...

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Frédéric Leclercq of DragonForce at Download 2018 “We’re working on a new album that we’re releasing next year”

Love them; hate them; flail your body in a sugar rushed category five whirlwind to them; you got to give it to DragonForce – they actually made power metal… well, cool…-ish. Frilly laced shirts and pompous three-disc marathons of operatic guitar wankery does not sit well in the frenzied equation of DragonForce’s hyper speed power/fantasy recipe. Bringing a balls to ...

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Download 2018: Friday Highlights

Over for another year. This week is like the ‘boxing day’ of Download: everything’s done, everyone’s recovering, and another year to go. Fifteen years since Download was launched, is it still exciting as it was back in 2003? Will it go down in history like it’s spiritual predecessor Monsters Of Rock? Or will it be like that Christmas you got ...

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Dragonforce unleash ‘Midnight Madness’ video ahead of UK Tour

Metal maestros Dragonforce have released a video for ‘Midnight Madness’ ahead of their UK and Europe tour. Check out the video below: The track is taken from their new album Reaching To Infinity. Out now via EarMUSIC. Guitarist Herman Li had this to say about the video clip: ‘Many fans have asked us over the years what’s it like working ...

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Interview: DragonForce guitarist Herman Li – Bloodstock 2016 (Podcast & Gallery)

Anyone who has even dabbled in rock and metal in the past decade has surely heard the anthem that is ‘Fire and The Flames’ known for its intricate guitar work and power-metal vocals. By popular demand the track was even featured on Guitar Hero III and usually seen as the most challenging track to master. Since then the five-piece have ...

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Bloodstock 2016 Highlights: Sunday

Last day of a fantastic weekend full of metal and good times. This has been the biggest Bloodstock to date, and what better way to end it with two of the big four: Anthrax and Slayer! Check out our highlights of Thursday / Friday and Saturday here. Through many confusing ‘Harambe’ lines, black rum ice cream, nacho bowls and real ...

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Bloodstock 2016: DragonForce, Rotting Christ and Paradise Lost announced

Following the exciting news that Twisted Sister and Mastodon are headlining next year’s Bloodstock-Open-Air, more great bands have been added to the bill. Multi-national space-metallers DragonForce, Greek extreme metal band Rotting Christ and UK dark rockers Paradise Lost. Rotting Christ front-man, Sakis, had this to say: “We’re very proud to be coming back to the biggest metal festival in the ...

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Photoset: Dragonforce at Download 2015

We caught Dragonforce at Download Festival 2015, see the photo set below. Anyone that has seen Dragonforce before will know that they put on one hell of a show, and this was no different; they came out well and owned the stage like the metal legends they are. The energy and musicianship of this band is astonishing and something that ...

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DVD Review: Dragonforce – In the Line of Fire

Whilst in full force of their Maximum Overload Tour that started in 2014 and aims to finish in 2016 – yes, you read that right – Dragonforce played at Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo. During this show, they had multiple cameras capturing the raw energy and dexterity that this band is in no short supply of and are quite rightly celebrated for world-wide. The sold-out arena houses 36,500 crazy, pumped-up ...

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