MetalGate Records News

Dear friends, the second part of our coverage pertaining to the first volume of the new book series Dělníci kovu by Václav Votruba, wherein you can look forward to authorized biographies of notable personas of the Czech metal scene, is here. If, based on our previous opening announcement, you guessed that the "object" of the first installment, which will apropos be released this June, is Tom Necrocock, you are of course correct.

Dear friends, though the current pandemic mess did impact our release plans for Spring and Summer, it does not mean however that there will be nothing new from our production. Quite the contrary. After an acclaimed novel from the local metal scene Krev černých vran (The blood of black crows), the writer, musician and journalist Václav Votruba returns into the Czech metal waters also in a non-fictional manner...

Dear friends, though the current situation is not forthcoming to bands across the board, there is no shortage of noteworthy projects on the scene. Take for example the most recent news from the ranks of our friends from the Lovecraftian act Postcards From Arkham in the form of a short film entitled "Yidhra" that premiered last week.

Dear friends and all afficionados of the metal esthetic in particular, today marks the official release of the Czech edition of the exquisite artbook "Masterpieces" by the British publishing house Heavy Music Artwork, which offers the best metal artworks of 2018!

Dear friends and warriors in particular, just a few days away is the one month anniversary of the release of the new full-length "Flame of Rebellion" by the Czech death/black metal horde Purnama, so it is only apt that this album now gets its first music video, straight for its title song "Rebellion"!

Dear friends, we are exactly a week away from the release of the Czech translation of the exquisite artbook MASTERPIECES, which offers the best metal artwork of 2018! Last time we brought you a reminder as to the book itself and its contents, in today's refresh, we shall look at who is behind it.