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DRAGONFORCE Frontman Marc Hudson Announces New Solo Album. Drops Single!


Napalm Records is more than proud to welcome DragonForce frontman MARC HUDSON to its growing roster, who has just signed a worldwide contract with the premier rock and metal empire. Along with the signing and after 12 years with DragonForce, MARC HUDSON presents his first solo album, entitled 'Starbound Stories', set for release on August 25, 2023! 'Starbound Stories' is a sparkling, anime-inspired power metal ride, heavily influenced by both Japanese music and video game soundtracks, and featuring a horde of notable guests.

MARC HUDSON adds: “It is with great pride that I can finally announce my signing to Napalm Records. I'm very grateful for the label's belief in me as a solo artist and can't wait to have Napalm on my side to show 'Starbound Stories' to the world!”

Today, MARC HUDSON’s brand new single, “Astralive”, marks the start of an exciting new chapter and serves as a first taste of his upcoming solo debut, accompanied by an official music video. “Astralive” lures with an undeniably catchy chorus whilst also featuring fast drum patterns, spellbinding guitarwork and keys, and skillful power metal vocals that reach for the skies.

Mark talks about the single: “’Astralive’ is the first single from the album and takes the listener on a power metal journey through space and time. This song explores the cosmic mysteries of the universe and mankind's eternal search for wisdom beyond the stars."

You can check out MARC HUDSON's latest single Astralive, Pre-Order "Starbound Stories" plus more below!


'Starbound Stories' Track List:

1.As the Twilight met the Sea

2.Freedom Heart

3.Dracula X!


5.The Siren


8.Call of the Martyrs

9.Starbound Stories

10.One more sight of the sun with You

'Starbound Stories' will be available in the following formats:

=> 1 LP Gatefold translucent Blue (incl. 24 page booklet + recordbutler)

=> 1 LP Gatefold Black (incl. lyric sheet)

=> 1 CD Digipak + T-shirt

=> Digital Album

Band Line Up:

Marc Hudson - Vocals, Guitar, Backing vocals

Shaz D - Keyboards

Frédéric Leclercq - Guitars, Bass

Rich Smith - Drums


You can check out info on MARC HUDSON in the links below:



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