HALESTORM's 'Into The Wild Life' Cracks U.S. Top 5

HALESTORM's third album, "Into The Wild Life", sold around 56,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 5 on The Billboard 200 chart. "Into The Wild Life" was released on April 14. The CD follows up 2012's "The Strange Case Of…" and is already being described ...

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NIGHTRAGE: Entire 'The Puritan' Album Available For Streaming

"The Puritan", the sixth studio album from Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. The CDwill be released on April 24 via Despotz Records. "The Puritan" — described in a press release as "an uncompromising, eerie, dramatic and melodic death metal journey in its purest essence" ...

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RAVEN: New Song 'Fight' Available For Streaming

British/American heavy metal trio RAVEN will release its new album, "ExtermiNation", in Scandinavia on April 22, in Germany on April 24, in the rest of Europe on April 27 and in North America on April 28 via SPV/Steamhammer. The effort will be made available as a digipak version (including one bonus track), 2LP gatefold green ...

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KORPIKLAANI Frontman's JONNE Signs With MASSACRE RECORDS

Massacre Records has announced the signing of JONNE. The group was formed by Jonne Järvelä of KORPIKLAANI as a solo project, which soon morphed and developed into a full band. Wanting to do something that was musically different and away from Järvelä's main band, JONNE is pure shamanistic folk music. Jonne comments: "An idea about ...

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