BATTALION – Runaway

Limited Edition 1000 Handnumbered CDs (ASR CD-023)


Release Date: August 1, 2012

Winsconsin, LaCrosse’s christian melodic power metal presents “Runaway” first album from 1994 + unreleased demo 1995 + live trax 1992. All full digital remaster, lyrics, unpublished pics and bio. For all Sacred Warrior, Queensryche, Heir Apparent, Lethal fans!

WARLORD – Anthology

Limited Edition 1000 Handnumbered DCDs (ASR DCD-028)

—ONLY the first 400 of the 1000 hand-numbered copies of this double CD, are packed with a book featuring the band’s official biography full of details, information and photos never before available to the public, provided by William J Tsamis himself.—


Release Date: April 25, 2012

Los Angeles, California, Lyrical / Epic / Power Metal masters WARLORD are represented through a double Anthology CD including the band’s entire back catalogue: The “Deliver Us” Mini-LP from 1983, the “And The Cannons Of Destruction Have Begun” album from 1984 and the “Rising Out of the Ashes” album from 2002. The bonus material consists of “Mrs. Victoria” track from the Japanese edition of “Deliver Us”, the Out Of Print “Lost And Lonely Days / Aliens 12” single, the “Hands And Feet (Thunderchild’s Farewell)” instrumental from the “Thy Kingdom Come” compilation, plus the “Lost and Lonely Days” track from the Japanese edition of “Rising Out of the Ashes”. Everything is fully re-mastered for the very first time and packed with exclusive artwork, photos, lyrics and info. As all the fans know, WARLORD has influenced the entire Epic & Power Metal genres, so this is an absolute must have.

DRAGONSCLAW – Prophecy

Rizing Force CDs (ASR CD-027)


Release Date: December 30, 2011

A newly formed traditional/power metal band from Sydney, Australia. ‘Prophecy’ features guest vocals on select tracks from the legendary Blaze Bayley (Iron Maiden, Wolfsbane) and Alessandro Del Vecchio (Edge Of Forever, Eden’s Curse, Glenn Hughes, Ian Paice, James Labrie). For all Riot, Jag Panzer, Crimson Glory, Judas Priest, Warlord fans!

First release under Arkeyn Steel’s new series called: Rizing Force

THE LAST THINGS – Circles And Butterflies

Limited Edition 1000 Handnumbered CDs   (ASR CD-020)

—ONLY first 500 copies available with BONUS Blackkout live DVD—


Release Date: October 31, 2011

Florida, St. Petersburg’s techno power metal presents first album from 1993 + unreleased demo 1994 + unreleased Blackkout demo 1990. All full digital remaster, lyrics, unpublished pics and bio. For all Psychotic Waltz, Savatage, Secrecy, Jester’s March fans!


CYPERUS – Blow It Out Your Ass

Limited Edition 1000 Handnumbered CDs (ASR CD-022)


Release Date: April 20, 2011

Washington, Olympia’s strong power metal presents first demo from 1986 + unreleased LP-demo 1988 “Blow It Out Your Ass” first time on CD. All full digital remaster, lyrics, many unpublished pics and bio. For all Jag Panzer, Metal Church, Liege Lord, Commandment fans!

MERCURY RISING – Under a Big Sky

Limited Edition 1000 Handnumbered CDs (ASR CD-021)


Release Date: February 16, 2011

Baltimore, Maryland’s prog/power metal presents first demo 1992 + unreleased very first demo 1991 + unreleased live songs from 1991 first time on CD. All full digital remaster w/lyrics, unpublished pics and bio. For Queensryche, Lethal, Fates Warning, Mystic Force fans.

KRAKEN – Abandoned

Limited Edition 1000 Handnumbered CDs (ASR CD-018)


Release Date: December 13, 2010

Toronto, Canada’s true power metal presents first album from 1982 with Lips (Anvil) on soundboard first time on CD. All full digital remaster, lyrics, unpublished pics and bio. For all Anvil, Cirith Ungol, Jag Panzer, Deaf Dealer fans!

MORIAH – Fallen Fortress

Limited Edition 1000 Handnumbered DCDs (ASR CD-019)


Release Date: October 6, 2010

Massachusets’ prog./power metal presents first 5-song demo 1990 + “Speak” private MCD 1991 + 5-song live demo 1993 + 5-song unreleased demo 1994 first time on CD. Over 110′mins of music, all on double CD. Full digital remaster, lyrics, unpublished pics, bio. For all fans of old Fates Warning, Queensryche!

KRAKEN – Underground 1980-1983

Limited Edition 1000 Handnumbered CDs (ASR CD-017)


Release Date: Mai 31, 2010

Canada, Toronto’s true power metal presents first 3-song demo ’80 + 6-song demo (with C. Tsangarides) + 5 live songs from 81-83 first time on CD. Running time about 66’ mins! All full digital remaster, lyrics, unpublished pics and bio. For all Anvil, Cirith Ungol, Jag Panzer, Deaf Dealer fans!

BLACKKOUT – Ignorance Of Man

Limited Edition 1000 Handnumbered CDs (ASR CD-016)


Release Date: Mai 31, 2010

Florida’s strong technical power metal presents “Ignorance Of Man” LP-tape first time on CD plus rare 2-song 7” vinyl EP. Running time about 77’ mins! All full digital remaster, lyrics and unpublished pics. Incredible cover artwork from Uwe Jarling! For all Oliver Magnum, Realm, Savatage, Toxik fans!

HEIR APPARENT – One Small Voice

Limited Edition 2000 Handnumbered CD/DVDs (ASR CD/DVD-014)


Release Date: April 8, 2010

For many fans of U.S prog/power deserves a place in the genre’s top-3 along with “Operation:Mindcrime” and Crimson Glory’s “Transcendance”. 21 years later, Arkeyn Steel acquired the rights to re-release this US prog masterpiece featuring a total digital remaster with 3 extra songs and an extra bonus DVD of a 60-minute live performance of the band in Washington just a few months before they entered the studio to record “One Small Voice”.