VIRGIN STEELE releases second new single and lyric video


Virgin Steele Unleashes Powerful Single ‘The Gethsemane Effect’ and Announces ‘The Passion of Dionysus’ Album Release

US Metal legends VIRGIN STEELE released a new single and lyric video today. The song “The Gethsemane Effect” will also be included in the upcoming album “The Passion Of Dionysus”.

The new album “The Passion Of Dionysus” will be released on June 30th, 2023 worldwide through SPV/Steamhammer as CD DigiPak (incl. poster and 24 pages booklet), 2LP Gatefold (in purple-violet vinyl), CD/LP bundle with shirt (only at the Steamhammer Shop), download and stream:

Virgin Steele is an iconic American heavy metal band known for their powerful sound, epic songwriting, and theatrical performances. Formed in 1981 by the talented musician David DeFeis and his brother Edward Pursino, the band quickly gained recognition in the metal scene for their unique blend of traditional heavy metal, power metal, and classical influences.

One of the defining features of Virgin Steele’s music is their ability to create grandiose and epic compositions. Their songs often feature intricate guitar solos, soaring vocals, and symphonic arrangements that transport listeners to fantastical worlds. Whether it’s the thunderous riffs or the melodic hooks, Virgin Steele’s music has an unmistakable energy that captures the essence of classic heavy metal.

David DeFeis’ distinct vocal style adds another layer of intensity and emotion to Virgin Steele’s music. His powerful and versatile voice can effortlessly transition from melodic and soulful to aggressive and gritty, making every song a captivating journey. Combined with thought-provoking lyrics that often delve into mythological, historical, and philosophical themes, Virgin Steele’s music becomes a compelling narrative that resonates with fans worldwide.

Over the years, Virgin Steele has released a string of critically acclaimed albums, including “Noble Savage,” “The Marriage of Heaven and Hell,” and “Invictus.” Each album showcases the band’s growth and evolution, pushing the boundaries of their sound while staying true to their heavy metal roots. Their ability to consistently deliver high-quality music has earned them a dedicated and passionate fanbase that cherishes their contributions to the genre.

Beyond their recorded works, Virgin Steele is also renowned for their energetic live performances. Their stage presence and theatricality bring their music to life, creating an immersive experience for concert-goers. Whether it’s the band’s elaborate costumes, David DeFeis’ commanding presence, or the raw energy emanating from the stage, a Virgin Steele show is a true spectacle that leaves a lasting impression.


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