EUROPE To Release 'War Of Kings' Album In March

Swedish hard rock veterans EUROPE will release their tenth album, "War Of Kings", in March 2015 via UDR Music. Recorded at the brand new PanGaia Studios in Stockholm, Sweden, produced by Dave Cobb (RIVAL SONS) and engineered by John Netti, the CD sees the classic rocking quintet confidently creating 11 monsterously melodic, yet hard-hitting, classic ...

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BLACK STAR RIDERS: 'The Killer Instinct' Artwork Unveiled

BLACK STAR RIDERS will release their seond studio album, "The Killer Instinct", in February 2015 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2013's "All Hell Breaks Loose" was recorded in October at a studio in Nashville, Tennessee with producer Nick Raskulinecz (RUSH, FOO FIGHTERS, ALICE IN CHAINS, MASTODON). "The Killer Instinct" will be released in different ...

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Today Marks 10th Anniversary Of DIMEBAG DARRELL's Death

Today (Monday, December 8) marks the 10th anniversary of the death of PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Abbott, one of the most beloved and respected musicians in hard rock, was shot onstage during a DAMAGEPLAN concert on this date in 2004 at the Alrosa Villa club in Columbus, Ohio by a 25-year-old ex-Marine ...

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NIGHTWISH To Release 'Élan' Single In February

Finnish / Dutch / British symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH will release a new single, "Élan", on February 13, 2015 via Nuclear Blast. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, which is due in the spring. Commented NIGHTWISH keyboardist and songwriter Tuomas Holopainen: "'Oh, while I live to be the ruler of life, Not a ...

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Drummer NICK MENZA 'Doesn't Rule Out' Rejoining MEGADETH

Ex-MEGADETH drummer Nick Menza says that he "doesn't rule out" rejoining his former bandmates, explaining that his return to the group is up to MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine. Writing on his Facebook page, Menza said: "Like I have said in the past, I don't rule out rejoining MEGADETH and the opportunity would be totally cool. ...

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VIVIAN CAMPBELL's LAST IN LINE Resumes Work On Debut Album

LAST IN LINE — the band featuring DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell alongside fellow founding DIO members Vinny Appice, Jimmy Bain and Claude Schnell, plus singer Andrew Freeman, who has previously fronted HURRICANE and LYNCH MOB — has returned to the studio to put the finishing touches on the songs for its debut album. LAST ...

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