NIGHTWISH Singer FLOOR JANSEN Is Four Months Pregnant

NIGHTWISH vocalist Floor Jansen has revealed that she is four months pregnant. The singer, whose partner is SABATON drummer Hannes Van Dahl, is expected to welcome her first child next year while NIGHTWISH is off the road for the band's previously announced year-long break. NIGHTWISH keyboardist and main songwriter Tuomas Holopainen told TeamRock: ...

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DEEP PURPLE's New Album Tentatively Due In February

DEEP PURPLE's new studio album is tentatively due in February 2017, singer Ian Gillan has revealed in a new interview with Antihero magazine. The follow-up to 2013's "Now What?!", which was tracked earlier this year at a studio in Nashville, Tennessee, was once again helmed by Bob Ezrin, who has previously worked with ...

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IN FLAMES Announces New Drummer

Swedish metallers IN FLAMES have announced the addition of drummer Joe Rickard to the group's ranks. Joe joins the band as the replacement for Daniel Svensson, who left IN FLAMES last fall to focus on his family life. Says IN FLAMES in a statement: "As you know, our longtime drummer, friend, and brother that is ...

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GHOST Recruits Female Bassist For American Tour

Swedish occult rockers GHOST have enlisted a female bassist for their "Popestar" North American tour, which kicked off Friday night, September 16 at Main Street Armory in Rochester, New York. The exact identity of the musician playing the four-string has not been disclosed, although a couple of separate rumors point to either Sean Yseult, best ...

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NARNIA Releases 'I Still Believe' Music Video

Swedish melodic metal band NARNIA has released a music video for its new single, "I Still Believe". The track comes off the group's new, self-titled album, which was released on September 16. On "Narnia", the band revisits its melodic roots but with an updated sound, creating a perfect blend. The CD was produced by guitarist ...

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