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AMARANTHE: First Video Report From The Studio

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE entered the studio on September 24 to begin recording their sophomore album for an early 2013 release. The follow-up to last year's "Amaranthe" is once again being recorded at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen. The first in a series of video reports from the studio can be ...

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NIGHTWISH In Denver: A Night Without ANETTE OLZON

KAMELOT backing singers Elize Ryd (also of AMARANTHE) and Alissa White-Gluz (also of THE AGONIST) filled in for NIGHTWISH vocalist Anette Olzon last night (Friday, September 28) at the Ogden Theatre in Denver, Colorado after Olzon was taken ill and had to be hospitalized. Photos of last night's concert can be seen below (courtesy of ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer Explains Denver Concert Absence

KAMELOT backing singers Elize Ryd (also of AMARANTHE) and Alissa White-Gluz (also of THE AGONIST) filled in for NIGHTWISH vocalist Anette Olzon last night (Friday, September 28) at the Ogden Theatre in Denver, Colorado after Olzon was taken ill and had to be hospitalized. In a posting on her official blog, Olzon wrote earlier today, ...

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KAMELOT Backing Singers Fill In For NIGHTWISH Frontwoman In Denver

KAMELOT backing singers Elize Ryd (also of AMARANTHE) and Alissa White-Gluz (also of THE AGONIST) filled in for NIGHTWISH vocalist Anette Olzon last night (Friday, September 28) at the Ogden Theatre in Denver, Colorado after Olzon was taken ill and had to be hospitalized. Commented NIGHTWISH: "We were in hell [yesterday]. Vocalist in a hospital. ...

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KAMELOT: New Video Interview With THOMAS YOUNGBLOOD

On September 19, guitarist Thomas Youngblood of American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT was interviewed by "The Metal Voice" in Montreal, Quebec, Canada during the band's current North American tour with NIGHTWISH. You can watch the chat below. KAMELOT's new album, "Silverthorn", will be released on October 30 in North America, October 26 in Germany and October ...

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KAMELOT: 'Sacrimony' Video Screenshots Available

Two screenshots from the video for the song "Sacrimony (Angel Of Afterlife)" 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, which features guest appearances by ...

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AMARANTHE: Audio Interview Posted Online

Metal-Trails.com conducted an interview with Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE at this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which took place August 2-4 in Wacken, Germany. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. AMARANTHE will enter the studio on September 24 to begin recording its sophomore album for an early ...

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KAMELOT: Quality Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Atlanta Performance

Quality fan-filmed video footage of KAMELOT's September 12 performance at Center Stage in Atlanta, Georgia as the support act for NIGHTWISH can be seen below. KAMELOT's new album, "Silverthorn", will be released on October 30 in North America, October 26 in Germany and October 29 in the rest of Europe via Steamhammer/SPV. The CD will ...

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KAMELOT Joined By BLACKGUARD Frontman For 'March Of Mephisto' Performance (Video)

Vocalist Paul Zinay of Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based sympho/black/folk/power metallers BLACKGUARD joined KAMELOT on stage this past Saturday, September 8 at Circo Volador in Mexico City, Mexico to perforn the song "March Of Mephisto". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. BLACKGUARD will support KAMELOT on a European tour in November. Also appearing ...

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LORD: 'Betrayal Blind' Video Released

"Betrayal Blind", the new video from Australian melodic metallers LORD, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Digital Lies", which will be released later in the year through Dominus Records. The cover art was once again created by Felipe Machado (BLIND GUARDIAN, IRON SAVIOR, ICED EARTH, GAMMA RAY). The track ...

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KAMELOT Performs In Costa Rica For First Time; Video Available

American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT made their Costa Rican live debut last night (Thursday, September 6) at Club Peppers. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. KAMELOT's new album, "Silverthorn", will be released on October 30 in North America, October 26 in Germany and October 29 in the rest of Europe via Steamhammer/SPV. ...

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

American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT recently filmed a video for their new single, "Sacrimony (Angel Of Afterlife)", in Belgrade, Serbia with director Ivan Colic, who has previously worked with MOONSPELL, SOILWORK, HAMMERFALL, TYPE O NEGATIVE and SYMPHONY X, among others. The clip, which features guest appearances by Elize Ryd (AMARANTHE) and Alissa White-Gluz (THE AGONIST), is ...

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KAMELOT: Audio Sample Of New Single Available

An audio sample of "Sacrimony (Angel Of Afterlife)", the new single from American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT, can be streamed at Amazon.com. The track, which will be released on September 4, comes off the band's new album, "Silverthorn", due on on October 30 in North America, October 26 in Germany and October 29 in ...

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AMARANTHE To Enter Studio Next Month

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE will enter the studio on September 24 to begin recording their sophomore album for an early 2013 release. The follow-up to last year's "Amaranthe" will once again be recorded at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen. Commented AMARANTHE guitarist Olof Mörck: "So it is finally revelation time! In ...

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LORD: European Tour Diary Part 1 (Video)

Australian melodic metallers LORD performed at this year's edition of the Headbangers Open Air festival, which took place July 26-28 in Brande-Hoernerkirchen, Germany. It marked the first time the mebers of LORD have been to Europe since 2005, when they toured as DUNGEON. The first part of LORD's European video tour diary, which can be ...

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AMARANTHE: Video Highlights From WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

A seven-minute video clip featuring highlights from AMARANTHE's appearance at this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which took place August 2-4 in Wacken, Germany, can be seen below. AMARANTHE's self-titled debut album was released in Europe in April 2011 via Spinefarm Records. AMARANTHE is the project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, ...

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AMARANTHE Members Talk Next Album In New Video Interview

ZaragonTV recently conducted an interview with Olof Mörck and Jake E of AMARANTHE. You can now watch the chat below. AMARANTHE's self-titled debut album was released in Europe in April 2011 via Spinefarm Records. AMARANTHE is the project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM), ...

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KAMELOT: New Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Video footage of Amanda Somerville (TRILLIUM) and Elize Ryd (AMARANTHE) recording backing vocals for KAMELOT's new album at Wolfsburg, Germany's Gate studios under the direction of producer Sascha Paeth (EDGUY, AVANTASIA, RHAPSODY) can be seen below. KAMELOT laid down the drums for the new CD at Morrisound Recording in Tampa, Florida with renowned engineer Jim ...

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KAMELOT Guitarist Says New Vocalist Fits The Band 'In Terms Of Sound, Writing And Image'

KAMELOT's official Facebook page has been updated with a brand new interview with the band's guitarist/mainman Thomas Youngblood. The question-and-answer session follows below. Q: So how are recordings [for the new KAMELOT album] going? Thomas: It's going fantastic!! We just finished the choir sessions and they feature some amazing guests including Amanda Somerville ...

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LORD: New Album Details Revealed

Australian melodic metallers LORD will release their new album, "Digital Lies", later in the year through Dominus Records. The cover art was once again created by Felipe Machado (BLIND GUARDIAN, IRON SAVIOR, ICED EARTH, GAMMA RAY). The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Incipio 02. Betrayal Blind 03. Digital Lies 04. Point ...

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AMARANTHE: '1.000.000 Lightyears' Video Released

AMARANTHE's video for the song "1.000.000 Lightyears" can be seen below. The track comes off the band's self-titled debut album, which was released in Europe in April 2011 via Spinefarm Records. AMARANTHE is the project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM), Morten Lowe Sorensen ...

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THE CLEANSING Announces New Lineup

Danish death metal veterans THE CLEANSING have announced the addition of drummer Mads Lauridsen (KONKHRA, PANZERCHRIST) and bassist Martin Leth Andersen (KOLDBORN) to the group's ranks. Lauridsen joins THE CLEANSING as the replacement for Morten Løwe (now with AMARANTHE), while Andersen was tapped to replace Mads Haarløv (INIQUITY). The current lineup is rounded by vocalist ...

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KAMELOT Taps AMARANTHE Singer For North American Tour

Swedish vocalist Elize Ryd of AMARANTHE has once again been selected to fill the female singer spot on KAMELOT's upcoming North American tour with NIGHTWISH in September/October. Commented KAMELOT: "Elize has been touring with KAMELOT since 2010 and will once again join the band for a very special tour throughout North America." AMARANTHE's self-titled debut ...

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ANKOR: 'Completely Frozen' Video Released

"Completely Frozen", the brand new video from Barcelona, Spanish melodic metallers ANKOR, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's second full-length album, "My Own Angel", which was released last October via STF Records. The CD was produced by the band and Radish Records in Barcelona. The "Completely Frozen" video was shot last ...

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