ELECTRIC WIZARD Signs With SPINEFARM RECORDS

Visually intoxicating, uncompromisingly heavy and revered for making music and lifestyle one, ELECTRIC WIZARD has completed work on its new studio album, title to be confirmed; the effort will be the band's first release through Spinefarm Records. Formed by vocalist/guitarist Jus Oborn in 1993, ELECTRIC WIZARD — based in the U.K.'s South-West — has thus ...

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JOURNEY Guitarist NEAL SCHON: 'What You Want' Video Released

Guitar legend Neal Schon has joined forces with bassist Marco Mendoza (BLACK STAR RIDERS, TED NUGENT, WHITESNAKE, THIN LIZZY) and drummer Deen Castronovo (JOURNEY, OZZY OSBOURNE, STEVE VAI, HARDLINE) to create a unique body of work with jazz and blues-inspired virtuosic hard rock playing, entitled "So U". The new album features Schon, Mendoza and Castronovo ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY: 'Me And Mary Jane' Video Released

"Me And Mary Jane", the new video from Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Mason Dixon in Nashville, Tennessee. "We wanted to make a cool, interesting, and dangerous video… all the while keeping it sexy and rock 'n' roll," BLACK STONE CHERRY frontman Chris Robertson tells

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DUST BOLT: 'Beneath The Earth' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Beneath The Earth" from German thrashers DUST BOLT can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sophomore album, "Awake The Riot", which will be released on June 10 in North America; May 30 in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland and Benelux; June 4 in Spain, Sweden ...

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LEAVES' EYES Singer LIV KRISTINE Recording 'Vervain' Solo Album

Norwegian singer Liv Kristine (LEAVES' EYES, ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY) has entered Mastersound Studio in Steinheim, Germany — the facility owned by her husband, Alexander Krull (ATROCITY, LEAVES' EYES) — to begin recording her fifth solo album, "Vervain", for a fall release via Napalm Records. She says: "With this album, I wish to take you on ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN: 'Magic Forest' Title Track Available For Streaming

Finnish female-fronted symphonic metal band AMBERIAN DAWN will release its new album, "Magic Forest", on July 8 (one day earlier internationally) via Napalm Records. The CD's title track can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. Says AMBERIAN DAWN songwriter Tuomas Seppälä: "I'm very glad about this new deal with Napalm Records. I'm sure that ...

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DREAM THEATER's JORDAN RUDESS Speaks To Indonesian Fan Club (Video)

Julius Sontany of the Indonesian Dream Theater Fan Club (IDTFC) recently conducted an interview with keyboardist Jordan Rudess of progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER. You can now watch the chat below. DREAM THEATER's latest, self-titled album sold around 34,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. ...

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ALESTORM To Release 'Sunset On The Golden Age' In August

Scottish folk/power metallers ALESTORM will release their new album, "Sunset On The Golden Age", on August 5 in North America (one day earlier internationally) via Napalm Records. The CD was recorded at Lasse Lammert's LSD Studio in Lübeck, Germany. "Sunset On The Golden Age" will contain the following tracks: * Walk The Plank * Drink ...

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