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UNISONIC: 'Exceptional' Video Released

"Exceptional", the new video from UNISONIC — the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany's PINK CREAM 69) — can be seen below. The song is taken from UNISONIC's second album, "Light Of ...

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UNISONIC's MICHAEL KISKE, DENNIS WARD Featured In New Video Interview

Louis Eustache and Aurélie Piquet recently conducted an interview with UNISONIC members Michael Kiske and Dennis Ward. You can now watch the chat below. UNISONIC, the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany's ...

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MASTERPLAN: Video Footage Of SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of MASTERPLAN's June 5 performance at the Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden can be seen below. MASTERPLAN's new album, "Novum Initium", was released in June 2013 via AFM Records. Joining guitarist Roland Grapow (ex-HELLOWEEN) in MASTERPLAN's current lineup are drummer Martin "Marthus" Skaroupka (CRADLE OF FILTH), vocalist Rick Altzi (AT VANCE, ...

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GAMMA RAY: Video Footage From Japanese Tour

The third in a series of video blogs featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the "Empire Of The Undead" tour from German power metallers GAMMA RAY can be seen below. GAMMA RAY's eleventh studio album, "Empire Of The Undead", registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #13 Czech Republic: #5 Finland: #12 Sweden: #26 "Empire Of The ...

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Empire of the Undead - GAMMA RAY

Seldom few would utter the name GAMMA RAY in vain and if so, they'd be met with disdain twofold from the metal community. GAMMA RAY may slip here and there, but they've historically delivered with more professional consistency than the majority of their peers. Having recently suffered the loss of the band's Hammer Studios to ...

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UNISONIC's MICHAEL KISKE, DENNIS WARD Talk To Spain's 'Metalovision' About 'Light Of Dawn' Album (Video)

Zayk Mov of Metalovision recently conducted an interview with UNISONIC members Michael Kiske and Dennis Ward. You can now watch the chat below. UNISONIC, the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of ...

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ANTHRAX's 'Caught In A Mosh' Like You've Never Heard It Before, Courtesy Of DRIVING MRS. SATAN

DRIVING MRS. SATAN, the London/Naples-based acoustic trio which reinterprets famous metal songs in a unique acoustic style, released its debut album, "Popscotch", last August via Agualoca Records. The CD features covers of old metal classics from the likes of AC/DC, SLAYER, IRON MAIDEN, FAITH NO MORE and more performed with female vocals, acoustic guitars and ...

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UNISONIC To Release 'Light Of Dawn' Album In August

UNISONIC, the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany's PINK CREAM 69), will release its second album, "Light Of Dawn", on August 1 in Europe and August 12 in the U.S. via earMUSIC. ...

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UNISONIC: 'For The Kingdom' Lyric Video Released

UNISONIC, the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany's PINK CREAM 69), will release a new EP, "For The Kingdom", on May 23 via earMUSIC/Edel. Produced by Ward, the EP contains the fast ...

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UNISONIC: 'For The Kingdom' EP Audio Samples

UNISONIC, the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany's PINK CREAM 69), will release a new EP, "For The Kingdom", on May 23 via earMUSIC/Edel. Produced by Ward, the EP contains the fast ...

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Redefined Mayhem - HOLY MOSES

Doro Pesch has rightly earned her sustained crown as The Queen of Metal, yet never make the mistake of discounting Sabina Classen. Well before thrash broke out of Germany and the American West Coast, Classen was on the scene, joining HOLY MOSES in 1981. Though the truly defined thrash element of the band came in ...

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UNISONIC To Release 'For The Kingdom' EP In May

UNISONIC, the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany's PINK CREAM 69), will release a new EP, "For The Kingdom", on May 23 via earMUSIC/Edel. Produced by Ward, the EP contains the fast ...

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METALLICA's 'Battery' Like You've Never Heard It Before, Courtesy Of DRIVING MRS. SATAN

DRIVING MRS. SATAN, the London/Naples-based acoustic trio which reinterprets famous metal songs in a unique acoustic style, released its debut album, "Popscotch", last August via Agualoca Records. The CD features covers of old metal classics from the likes of AC/DC, SLAYER, IRON MAIDEN, FAITH NO MORE and more performed with female vocals, acoustic guitars and ...

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JAMES KOTTAK Sits Out SCORPIONS Show In Bahrain; Ex-HELLOWEEN Drummer MARK CROSS Fills In

German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS performed last night (Saturday, April 5) at the 2014 Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. The concert was one of several events which are highlighting the spectacular off-track celebrations that mark Bahrain International Circuit's (BIC) 10th anniversary. Longtime SCORPIONS drummer James Kottak did not perform with his bandmates at ...

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GAMMA RAY: Interactive Track-By-Track Interview With KAI HANSEN About 'Empire Of The Undead' (Video)

An interactive track-by-track interview with guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen of German power metallers GAMMA RAY about the band's eleventh studio album, "Empire Of The Undead", can be seen below. The effort was released on CD, CD/DVD digipack, LP and digitally via earMusic on March 28. The "Empire Of The Undead" title track was already been made ...

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HELLOWEEN Returns To NUCLEAR BLAST

Germany's HELLOWEEN have been one of the most influential and internationally most successful acts of the global heavy metal scene and this year the Hamburg-based quintet, founded in 1984, celebrates its 30th anniversary. The band's latest studio album, "Straight Out Of Hell", charted at a sensational No. 4, HELLOWEEN's highest German chart entry to date, ...

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GAMMA RAY: Two New Songs Available For Streaming

German power metallers GAMMA RAY will release their eleventh studio album, "Empire Of The Undead", on CD, CD/DVD digipack, LP and digitally via earMusic on March 28. Two songs from the CD, "Avalon" and "Pale Rider", can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The "Empire Of The Undead" title track was already been made ...

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