SALIVA: Entire 'Rise Up' Album Available For Streaming

"Rise Up", SALIVA's ninth studio effort and second since the departure of original singer Josey Scott, will hit the street on April 29. Vocalist Bobby Amaru is back for his second set with the band, along with longtime drummer Paul Crosby and founding members Wayne Swinny on guitar and Dave Novotny on bass. The entire ...

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TEXTURES To Celebrate 10th Anniversary Of 'Polars' Debut

With their fifth album in the works, Dutch progressive/technical metallers TEXTURES will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their debut album, "Polars", this year. On account of this special occasion, TEXTURES will embark on a headline tour through Europe in October, during which the band will perform "Polars" in its entirety, supplemented with songs from the ...

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DEATH: Entire 'Leprosy' Reissue Available For Streaming

The fifth installment in Relapse's exhaustive reissue campaign of DEATH's immensely influential catalog is "Leprosy", the band's titanic second album. Originally released in 1988 the pioneering LP built upon the thrash sounds of METALLICA and SLAYER but added a previously unheard level of raw extremity. These songs are the roots of an entire genre: death ...

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ARJEN LUCASSEN And ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN Collaborating On New Project

Dutch guitarist/composer Arjen Lucassen (AYREON) will collaborate with former THE GATHERING singer Anneke van Giersbergen on a new project. Arjen says: "Expect an epic concept double album, a combination of 'classical meets metal' and 'acoustic folk." Anneke states: "Yesch!! I'll be teaming up with the one and only Arjen Lucassen for a concept double album! ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Leads List Of Most Misunderstood Singers

The Pulse Of Radio reports that Ozzy Osbourne topped a list of singers who have been voted the most difficult to understand, according to a new survey conducted by U.K. video-on-demand service Blinkbox. Along with Ozzy, other artists whose lyrics and vocals are hard to decipher include Lady Gaga, ABBA, QUEEN, BON JOVI and Jimi ...

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Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Drummer MATT SORUM Releases 'The Sea' Video

Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer and legendary drummer of GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER and THE CULT, Matt Sorum released his new album, "Stratosphere", under the moniker MATT SORUM'S FIERCE JOY on March 11 on Rok Dok Recordings via Kobalt Label Services. "Stratosphere" is major departure from the hard-hitting rock Sorum is best known ...

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