HELLOWEEN Begins Recording New Album

German power metallers HELLOWEEN have entered MiSueno Studio on the isle of Tenerife with producer Charlie Bauerfeind (GOTTHARD, HAMMERFALL) to begin recording a new album for a May 2015 release via Nuclear Blast. A short video clip of the drum-recording sessions can be seen below. HELLOWEEN's forthcoming CD will be the band's first since their ...

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PSYCROPTIC Signs With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Acclaimed Tasmanian extreme metallists PSYCROPTIC have inked a deal with Prosthetic Records. The band's new self-titled album will be released in the spring. A track from the upcoming CD, "Echoes To Come", will be available across all digital platforms next Tuesday, November 4. PSYCROPTIC commented: "We're very happy to finally announce the signing to Prosthetic ...

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WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Lays Down Bass On New TREMONTI Album

VAN HALEN bassist Wolfgang Van Halen has finished laying down bass tracks for 20 songs that are being considered for inclusion on the second album from TREMONTI, the band led by CREED and ALTER BRIDGE guitarist Mark Tremonti. The follow-up to 2012's "All I Was" is being helmed by producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette (ALTER BRIDGE, ...

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