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AMARANTHE: New Video Interview Posted Online

On April 1, MetalMouth conducted an interview with guitarist Olof Mörck and vocalist Elize Ryd of Swedish metallers AMARANTHE. You can now watch the chat below. AMARANTHE's sophomore album, "The Nexus", sold around 1,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 12 on the Top ...

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AMARANTHE Interviewed In Milan (Video)

On April 10, journalist and musician Barbara Caserta of Linearock conducted an interview with guitarist Olof Mörck and vocalist Jake E. of Swedish metallers AMARANTHE at Radio Lombardia Studios in Milan, Italy. You can now watch the chat below. AMARANTHE's sophomore album, "The Nexus", sold around 1,700 copies in the United States in ...

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PRETTY MAIDS: 'Motherland' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"Motherland", the new album from veteran Danish hard rockers PRETTY MAIDS, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Denmark: #3 Switzerland: #29 Germany: #71 "Motherland" was released on March 22 in Europe and March 26 in North America via Frontiers Records. After their successful and highly acclaimed 2010 album "Pandemonium", PRETTY MAIDS celebrated their 30th ...

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AMARANTHE: 'The Nexus' First-Week Sales Revealed

"The Nexus", the sophomore album from Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE, sold around 1,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 12 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never ...

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KAMELOT: More Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'Sacrimony (Angel Of Afterlife)' Video Shoot

More behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Sacrimony (Angel Of Afterlife)", the new video from American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in Belgrade, Serbia with director Ivan Colic, who has previously worked with MOONSPELL, SOILWORK, HAMMERFALL, TYPE O NEGATIVE and SYMPHONY X, among others. The video features guest appearances ...

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AMARANTHE Featuring SCARPOINT Singer: Budapest Footage Available

Due to scheduling conflicts and for family reasons, Andy Solveström — who normally handles screaming vocals for Swedish metallers AMARANTHE — is sitting out the band's current European tour with STRATOVARIUS. AMARANTHE states: "We are obviously sad about this, but the show must go on! Henrik Englund from Swedish band SCARPOINT [is] joining us instead! ...

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TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON: 'Enshrined In My Memory' Video Released

"Enshrined In My Memory", the new video from TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES, SONIC SYNDICATE and KAMELOT, among others. The song is also available for download and legal streaming through all ...

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AMARANTHE: New Video Interview Posted Online

On March 12, TJ Fowler of Skullbanger.net conducted an interview with Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE at Henry's Pub in Kuopio, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. AMARANTHE's sophomore album, "The Nexus", will be released on March 26 (one day earlier internationally) via Spinefarm. The cover artwork was created by Gustavo Sazes and can ...

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PRETTY MAIDS: 'Motherland' EPK Released

An EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for "Motherland", the new album from veteran Danish hard rockers PRETTY MAIDS, can be seen below. The CD will be released on March 22 in Europe and March 26 in North America via Frontiers Records. PRETTY MAIDS has just released "Sad to See You Suffer", the second digital single off ...

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AMARANTHE: 'Mechanical Illusion' Track Available For Streaming

"Mechanical Illusion", a brand new song from Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE, can be streamed below. The track comes off the band's sophomore album, "The Nexus", which will be released on March 26 (one day earlier internationally) via Spinefarm. The cover artwork was created by Gustavo Sazes and can be seen below. The album was once ...

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THE LAND OF NEW HOPE: Two-Minute Teaser Posted Online

A two-minute teaser for THE LAND OF NEW HOPE, the new metal opera project featuring contributions from Russell Allen (SYMPHONY X), Elize Ryd (AMARANTHE), Rob Rock, Tony Kakko (SONATA ARCTICA), Sharon Den Adel (WITHIN TEMPTATION), Michael Kiske (UNISONIC, HELLOWEEN), Jens Johansson (STRATOVARIUS) and Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION), can be seen below. More ...

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LORD: 'Digital Lies' Lyric Video Released

Australian melodic metallers LORD will release their new album, "Digital Lies", on February 22. The official lyric video for the CD's title track can be seen below. Stated LORD mainman Lord Tim: "For this release, we thought long and hard about other options regarding labels and, frankly, it's a mess out there. The larger labels ...

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STRATOVARIUS: New Video Interview Posted Online

Berlin Metal TV recently conducted an interview with STRATOVARIUS vocalist Timo Kotipelto and keyboardist Jens Johansson. You can now watch the chat below. STRATOVARIUS' new album, "Nemesis", will be released on February 22 via earMUSIC. The CD will be made available as a standard 11-track edition as well as 13-track special edition. A taste of ...

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AMARANTHE To Release 'The Nexus' Album In March

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE will release their sophomore album, "The Nexus", on March 26 (one day earlier internationally) via Spinefarm. The cover artwork was created by Gustavo Sazes and can be seen below. The album was once again recorded at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen. "The Nexus" track listing: 01. Afterlife ...

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STRATOVARIUS: New Audio Interview Available

Metal Kaoz conducted an interview with STRATOVARIUS vocalist Timo Kotipelto and keyboardist Jens Johansson after the January 21 listening party for the band's new album, "Nemesis", at Idle Hands Bar in New York City. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. "Nemesis" will be released on February ...

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LORD: 'Digital Lies' Release Date Announced

Australian melodic metallers LORD have set a February 22 Australian release date of their new album, "Digital Lies". Dates for New Zealand and Japan will follow, along with announcements for distribution partners for the rest of the world. Stated LORD mainman Lord Tim: "Finally! It seems like a lifetime since we started this album until ...

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AMARANTHE Singer Records Song With Ex-STRATOVARIUS Guitarist

Swedish singer Elize Ryd (AMARANTHE, KAMELOT) has recorded a song with former STRATOVARIUS guitarist Timo Tolkki for an as-yet-undisclosed project. Ryd is on her way to Gothenburg to film a video for the track, which she says "sounds great." Tolkki recently opened a new mixing and mastering studio, Studiotolkki, in Helsinki, Finland. The guitarist last ...

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PRETTY MAIDS: 'Mother Of All Lies' Video Released

"Mother Of All Lies", the new video from veteran Danish hard rockers PRETTY MAIDS, can be seen below. The clip was shot by the famed director Thomas Tjader. "Mother Of All Lies" comes off PRETTY MAIDS' new album, "Motherland", which will be released on March 22 in Europe and March 26 in North America via ...

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PRETTY MAIDS To Release 'Motherland' In March

Frontiers Records will release "Motherland", the new album from veteran Danish hard rockers PRETTY MAIDS, on March 22 in Europe and March 26 in North America. After their successful and highly acclaimed 2010 album "Pandemonium", PRETTY MAIDS celebrated their 30th anniversary with their debut visual release, "It Comes Alive (Maid in Switzerland)", in 2012. "Pandemonium" ...

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THE NEW BLACK Taps JACOB HANSEN For New Album Mix

German heavy rockers THE NEW BLACK are preparing to enter Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, PRETTY MAIDS, AMARANTHE, RAUNCHY) to begin mixing their third album for an early 2013 release via AFM Records. THE NEW BLACK will embark on the "Rock N' Roll Overdose" tour of Germany in April with ...

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KAMELOT: New European Tour Webisode Available

American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT have posted the sixth and final in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the band's recently completed European headlining tour. Check it out below. KAMELOT's new album, "Silverthorn", sold 5,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 79 on ...

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