July 2017 - Blabbermouth Archive

ALMANAC Feat. Ex-RAGE Guitarist VICTOR SMOLSKI: 'Kingslayer' Album Due In November

ALMANAC, the band featuring former RAGE guitarist Victor Smolski, will release its sophomore album, "Kingslayer", on November 3 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at HeyDay Studios in Wuppertal, Germany and once again features cover artwork by Hungarian artist Gyula Havancsák (ACCEPT, DESTRUCTION). ALMANAC stands for a new dimension of symphonic power metal, featuring ...

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DEVIL YOU KNOW Explains Name Change To LIGHT THE TORCH

DEVIL YOU KNOW, the band fronted by former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Howard Jones, has changed its name to LIGHT THE TORCH. The group says: "After member issues and legalities continued for a year with no end in sight, we collectively felt it was time to put DEVIL YOU KNOW to rest. Every effort was made ...

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RAGE Releases Video For 'Seasons Of The Black' Title Track

The official video for "Seasons Of The Black", the title track of the new album from the German heavy metal trio RAGE, can be seen below. The follow-up to 2016's "The Devil Strikes Again" is being released today (Friday, July 28) via Nuclear Blast. RAGE leader Peter "Peavy" Wagner stated about the "Seasons Of The ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Announces Fall 2017 U.S. Tour

Legendary Swedish guitar virtuoso Yngwie J. Malmsteen will embark on the second 2017 leg of his "World On Fire" U.S. headlining tour in the fall. Yngwie and his ensemble of top-tier musicians will perform pieces from the legendary neo-classical stylings of "Rising Force" (1984) as well as songs from the fierce "World On Fire", and ...

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