Ex-HANOI ROCKS Singer MICHAEL MONROE To Release 'Blackout States' Album In October

Former HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe will release his new studio album, "Blackout States", on Friday, October 16 via Spinefarm Records. The 13-track follow-up to 2013's "Horns And Halos" was produced by Chips Kiesbye (HELLACOPTERS, NOMADS) in Gothenburg, Sweden, and mixed by Petri Majuri in Helsinki, Finland. With "Blackout States", Monroe's current touring and recording ...

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EVERGREY Keyboardist RIKARD ZANDER Goes Solo

Rikard Zander, the keyboard player of the Swedish metal band EVERGREY, has released his solo debut under the name RIKARD Z. First up is the single "The World Makes Sure You'll Die", where Rikard Z also introduces himself as a singer. "After doing backing vocals for over ten years, I guess I've gathered courage to ...

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LINDEMANN Feat. RAMMSTEIN Singer, PAIN/HYPOCRISY Mainman: 'Praise Abort' Video Premiere

"Praise Abort", the first video from LINDEMANN, the new project featuring vocalist Till Lindemann of German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN and Swedish producer and multi-instrumentalist Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN), can be seen below. The clip the creation of director (and longtime RAMMSTEIN collaborator) Zoran Bihac, and showcases the song’s dark, gruesome lyrics with a little help ...

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