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TESTAMENT To Enter Studio This Summer

British producer Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, ARCH ENEMY, NEVERMORE, EXODUS) has revealed to Radio Metal that he will enter the studio this summer with San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans TESTAMENT to begin work on the follow-up to 2008's "The Formation Of Damnation". A late 2011/early 2012 release is expected. "The new album will ...

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WARRANT: 'Rockaholic' Track Listing, Audio Samples Available

Californian rockers WARRANT will release their new album, "Rockaholic", in North America on May 17 via Frontiers Records. At the helm of the CD is mega-producer Keith Olsen (OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE, SCORPIONS), with the mixing duties having been handled by Pat Regan (KISS, DEEP PURPLE, TED NUGENT). "Rockaholic" track listing: 01. Sex Ain't Love 02. ...

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ORIGIN: Second 'Entity' Studio Webisode Available

The second in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Entity", the new album from American technical death metal innovators ORIGIN, can be viewed below. Due on June 7 in North America and June 10 in Europe via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD features the following track listing: 01. Expulsion Of ...

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ORIGIN: First 'Entity' Track-By-Track Commentary

The first installment of a track-by-track commentary on "Entity", the new album from American technical death metal innovators ORIGIN, can be found below. 1. Expulsion of Fury Paul Ryan (guitar, vocals): "Well, I don't how to put it other than we're back! It's just a taste of what's to come. Out of the gate at ...

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WARRANT To Film 'Life's A Song' Video

Californian rockers WARRANT will film a video for their new single, "Life's A Song", on Tuesday, April 19. The song comes off the band's new album, "Rockaholic", which will be released on May 17 via Frontiers Records. The CD was produced by Keith Olsen, who has previously worked with OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE and SCORPIONS, among ...

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ORIGIN: First 'Entity' Studio Webisode Available

The first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Entity", the new album from American technical death metal innovators ORIGIN, can be viewed below, Due on June 7 in North America and June 10 in Europe via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD features the following track listing: 01. Expulsion Of ...

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PREY To Release 'Heal Me' Digital Single

Swedish metallers PREY will release a new digital single, "Heal Me", on April 20 via GMR Music. The track will be premiered on the PREY Facebook and MySpace pages and various radio stations on Monday, April 18. The "Heal Me" artwork was created by acclaimed cover artist Monowasp, who has previously worked with TNT, HOUSE ...

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WARRANT: 'Rockaholic' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Californian rockers WARRANT will release their new album, "Rockaholic", on May 17 via Frontiers Records. The CD was produced by Keith Olsen, who has previously worked with OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE and SCORPIONS, among others. In a recent interview with the Phoenix New Times' "Up On The Sun" blog, WARRANT/ex-LYNCH MOB singer Robert Mason ...

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SCOTT WEILAND: Los Angeles Book Signing Added

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS/ex-VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland's long-awaited autobiography, "Not Dead & Not For Sale", will be released on May 17 via the Simon & Schuster imprint Scribner. Weiland, 43, collaborated on the project with David Ritz, the "Sexual Healing" lyricist who has co-written autobiographies for the likes of Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: More 'The Unforgiving' Chart Positions Revealed

"The Unforgiving", the fifth studio album from Dutch symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION, has registered the following first- and second-week chart positions: Netherlands: #2, #2 (second week) Finland: #3 Belgium (Flanders): #5, #3 (second week) Belgium (Wallonia): #27, #14 (second week) Germany: #7 Austria: #7 Sweden: #7, #17 (second week) Switzerland: #9 Czech Republic: #12 Poland: ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Talks About His New Projects

Former DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy recently spoke to AOL's Noisecreep about new projects, including new band with SYMPHONY X's Russell Allen on vocals, Mike Orlando on guitar, and Paul DiLeo on bass; his work with Steve Morse, Neal Morse, Casey McPherson and Dave LaRue; and his involvement with Neal Morse's latest solo ...

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ORIGIN: New Album Track Listing Unveiled

American technical death metal innovators ORIGIN will release their new album, "Entity", on June 7 in North America and June 10 in Europe via Nuclear Blast Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Expulsion Of Fury 02. Purgatory 03. Conceiving Death 04. Swarm 05. Saliga 06. The Descent 07. Fornever 08. ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Interviewed On U.K.'s ROCK RADIO (Audio)

Paul Anthony of U.K.'s Rock Radio recently conducted an interview with vocalist Sharon den Adel and guitarist Robert Westerholt of Dutch symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. "The Unforgiving", the fifth studio album from WITHIN TEMPTATION, sold around 12,000 copies in the United States in ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION's 'The Unforgiving' Cracks U.S. Top 50

"The Unforgiving", the fifth studio album from Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION, sold around 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 50 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released on March 29, "The Unforgiving" was produced by Daniel Gibson and is based on a comic ...

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EVANESCENCE To Enter Studio Next Week

Following a three-year sabbatical after the multi-platinum, worldwide success of its sophomore effort, "The Open Door", EVANESCENCE is going into the studio on April 11 to begin recording its third studio album with producer Nick Raskulinecz, whose recent producing credits include FOO FIGHTERS, RUSH, STONE SOUR, DEFTONES and ALICE IN CHAINS. Comments EVANESCENCE frontwoman Amy ...

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SABATON To Support IRON MAIDEN In Sweden

Swedish metallers SABATON will be the main support for IRON MAIDEN on July 1 at Ullevi Stadium in Gothenburg Sweden. Also scheduled to appear is GRAVEYARD. Commented SABATON: "We are really happy to announce that we will be the main support of IRON MAIDEN when they visit Sweden on their current tour. The show will ...

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IN OTHER WORDS Signs With TRAGIC HERO RECORDS

New Jersey post-hardcore band IN OTHER WORDS has inked a deal with Tragic Hero Records. The band' s new album was produced at Think Sound with producer Drew Fulk (DECODER, TO SPEAK OF WOLVES, DELUSIONS) and is expected to released mid-summer 2011. Drummer/lead vocalist Anthony Ruggiero says, "We could not be happier to be part ...

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ORIGIN: New Album Title, Release Date, Artwork Unveiled

American technical death metal innovators ORIGIN will release their new album, "Entity", on June 7 in North America and June 10 in Europe via Nuclear Blast Records. One of the most intense and technical forces of the contemporary death metal world, ORIGIN has returned to stake its claim as the leader of metal's new wave ...

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Swedish 'Supergroup' TRAMP Releases Debut Album

TRAMP, the new Swedish "rock 'n' roll super group consisting of well-known rock gurus from bands such as THE HELLACOPTERS, CAPTAIN MURPHY, HENRY FIATS OPEN SORE and THE TURPENTINES, has just released its debut album, "Indigo", in Sweden via Killer Cobra Records. A wider European release is scheduled for May 2. The band's lineup is ...

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BACKDRAFT: 'This Heaven Goes To Eleven' Out Now

Stockholm, Sweden-based hard rockers BACKDRAFT have just released their third album, "This Heaven Goes To Eleven", via GMR Music. The CD was recorded — just like its predecessor, 2007's "The Second Coming" — by the band itself in its own A.R.T. Studios in Stockholm, over the course of 2010 and then mixed by Jo E ...

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