DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI: 'It's Really Hard' To Write Short Songs

Guitar Interactive magazine recently conducted an interview with guitarist John Petrucci of progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER. You can now watch the chat in four parts below. Asked about the shorter, more compact nature of some of the songs that appear on DREAM THEATER's latest, self-titled album, Petrucci said: "Actually, the funny thing is, this ...

Read more

HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Releases 'Glue' Single

Swedish sleaze rockers HARDCORE SUPERSTAR have released a brand new single called "Glue". The track is expected to appear on the band's next studio album, due in early 2015. The CD is being mixed by Joe Barresi, who has previously worked with SLIPKNOT, QUEENS OF STONE AGE and SOUNDGARDEN, among others. HARDCORE SUPERSTAR will hit ...

Read more

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 ...

Read more

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 ...

Read more