KORPIKLAANI To Release First DVD And Live CD

Finnish folk metallers KORPIKLAANI are working on their first-ever DVD release. The DVD will contain exclusive live footage filmed across two shows in 2015, with more live footage due to be filmed this year. A sensational live CD will also accompany the release. KORPIKLAANI frontman Jonne Järvelä commented: "Finally we can release our first ever ...

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Video Premiere: STEEL PANTHER's 'The Burden Of Being Wonderful' From 'Live From Lexxi's Mom's Garage'

"The Burden Of Being Wonderful", the new performance video from Los Angeles glam-metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER, can be seen below. The track is taken from "Live From Lexxi's Mom's Garage", the band's first full-length film featuring a live ten-song acoustic concert interspersed with comedic vignettes showcasing the band's unmatched shenanigans and debauchery. The album and ...

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DESTRUCTION: 'Under Attack' Album Artwork Unveiled

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION will release their new album, "Under Attack", on May 13 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the CD was created by acclaimed artist Gyula from Hungary, who has previously worked with ANNIHLATOR, GRAVE DIGGER, STRATOVARIUS and TANKARD, among others. Comments DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier: "I had the vision of the ...

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Sweden's TWILIGHT FORCE Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST

Swedish adventure metallers TWILIGHT FORCE have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast. The foundation for what is now TWILIGHT FORCE was laid out in 2011, with a quest to bring back the golden age of epic symphonic power metal. By combining strong melodies with orchestral arrangements and fast tempos, TWILIGHT FORCE wanted to create an ...

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SONATA ARCTICA Working On New Album

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have commenced work on the follow-up to their "Pariah's Child" album. Like its predecessor, the as-yet-untitled ninth studio effort will be recorded at Studio 57 for a late 2016 release via Nuclear Blast. Regarding the musical direction of the new album, SONATA ARCTICA keyboard player Henrik "Henkka" Klingenberg said: "It's ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Guitarist Slams Singer Who Turned Them Down

When STONE TEMPLE PILOTS revealed last November that singer Chester Bennington was leaving the band, HIGHLY SUSPECT frontman Johnny Stevens tweeted that he had been contacted by STP guitarist Dean DeLeo about the gig and had turned it down. Now in an interview with Detroit radio station WRIF, Dean said that things went down a ...

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