EUROPE To Begin Recording New Album In Early 2017

Planet Rock's Wyatt conducted an interview with EUROPE singer Joey Tempest and drummer Ian Haugland backstage at Ramblin' Man Fair on July 23 at Mote Park, Maidstone, England. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On EUROPE's plans for the coming months: Joey: "We're looking forward to ...

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MESHUGGAH To Release 'The Violent Sleep Of Reason' Album In October

Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH have set "The Violent Sleep Of Reason" as the title of their new album, due on October 7 via Nuclear Blast. The CD's title and artwork were revealed in the new issue of Revolver magazine, which features a full-page ad for the effort. MESHUGGAH guitarist Mårten Hagström told RockSverige.se last ...

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Video Premiere: EVERGREY's 'Distance'

"Distance", the new video from Swedish metallers EVERGREY, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES, SONIC SYNDICATE and KAMELOT, among others. "Distance" is taken from EVERGREY's new album, "The Storm Within", which will be released on ...

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GILLAN: Trailer For 'The Vinyl Collection 1979-1982'

Demon Records will release a new must-have GILLAN vinyl boxset on September 23. "The Vinyl Collection 1979-1982" will feature five albums — seven LPs in total — including "Mr. Universe" (1979), "Glory Road" (1980; 2 LPs, with bonus disc "For Gillan Fans Only"), "Future Shock" (1981), "Double Trouble" (1981; 2 LPs) and "Magic" (1982). A ...

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