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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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THE LAST VEGAS To Release 'Sweet Salvation' In May

Chicago-based rock outfit THE LAST VEGAS will release its fifth studio album, "Sweet Salvation", on May 12 in Europe and May 13 in North America via The ILS Group. The follow-up to 2012's "Bad Decisions" was recorded at the end of 2013 in Los Angeles, California by renowned producer and engineer Roy Z. (HALFORD, BRUCE ...

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RAGE To Release 'The Soundchaser Archives' In May

German power metallers RAGE will celebrate their 30th anniversary with the release of a unique collection of songs from their outstanding back catalogue. Due on May 23 via Nuclear Blast, "The Soundchaser Archives" will contain 30 tracks spread out over two CDs, covering everything from previously unreleased material to alternate versions, demo recordings and incomplete ...

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GAMMA RAY: 'Hellbent' Lyric Video Released

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. The "Empire Of The Undead" title track was already been made available on the single/EP "Master Of Confusion", an appetizer the band released in 2013, just before touring ...

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GAMMA RAY: New 'Empire Of The Undead' Trailer Available

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. The "Empire Of The Undead" title track was already been made available on the single/EP "Master Of Confusion", an appetizer the band released in 2013, just before touring ...

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VAN CANTO: 'Into The West' Video Released

"Into The West", the new video from the German "a cappella metal" band VAN CANTO — which consists of five singers and one drummer (no guitars, no bass, no keyboards) — can be seen below. The song is taken form the group's new studio album, "Dawn Of The Brave", which was released on February 7 ...

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