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SERENITY: 'When Canvas Starts To Burn' Video Released

"When Canvas Starts To Burn", the new video from Austrian symphonic melodic metallers SERENITY, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's third album, "Death & Legacy", which was released on February 25 via Napalm Records. The CD was produced by Oliver Philipps, Jan Vacik, Thomas Buchberger and Georg Neuhauser and it features ...

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MAYAN: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'War On Terror' Video Shoot

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "War On Terror", the new video from MAYAN the band featuring EPICA guitarist/songwriter Mark Jansen alongside Jack Driessen (ex-AFTER FOREVER) and Frank Schiphorst can be seen below. Also available are photos from the video shoot, which took place on July 3. "War On Terror" comes off MAYAN's debut album, ...

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MAYAN: Quality Apeldoorn Footage Available

Video footage of MAYAN the band featuring EPICA guitarist/songwriter Mark Jansen alongside Jack Driessen (ex-AFTER FOREVER) and Frank Schiphorst performing on October 2, 2011 at Gigant in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands can be seen below. MAYAN's debut album, "Quarterpast", was released in Europe on May 20 and in North America on July 12 via Nuclear Blast ...

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DELAIN: More Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Dutch female-fronted symphonic rock outfit DELAIN recently began recording its as-yet-untitled third studio album at various studios in Stockholm, Sweden for a spring 2012 release via Roadrunner Records. Behind the production desk is Jacob Hellner, renowned for his work with RAMMSTEIN and APOCALYPTICA, alongside the Epicentre team of Fredrik Thomander and Anders Wikstrm (SCORPIONS, BACKYARD ...

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DELAIN Begins Recording New Album

Dutch female-fronted symphonic rock outfit DELAIN has completed the songwriting process for its third studio album, tentatively due in the spring 2012 via Roadrunner Records. The group is currently recording the as-yet-untitled opus at various studios in Stockholm, Sweden. Behind the production desk is Jacob Hellner, renowned for his work with RAMMSTEIN and APOCALYPTICA, alongside ...

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MAYAN: 'War On Terror' Video Released

"War On Terror", the new video from MAYAN the band featuring EPICA guitarist/songwriter Mark Jansen alongside Jack Driessen (ex-AFTER FOREVER) and Frank Schiphorst can be seen below. Also available are photos from the video shoot, which took place on July 3. "War On Terror" comes off MAYAN's debut album, "Quarterpast", which was released in Europe ...

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MAYAN Films First Video; Photos Available

MAYAN, the new band featuring EPICA guitarist/songwriter Mark Jansen alongside Jack Driessen (ex-AFTER FOREVER) and Frank Schiphorst, filmed its first-ever music video on Sunday, July 3. Photos from the video shoot can be seen below. "Quarterpast", the debut album from MAYAN, was released on May 20 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded and ...

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MAYAN Filming First Video

MAYAN, the new band featuring EPICA guitarist/songwriter Mark Jansen alongside Jack Driessen (ex-AFTER FOREVER) and Frank Schiphorst, is filming its first-ever music video today (Sunday, July 3). More information will be made available soon. "Quarterpast", the debut album from MAYAN, was released on May 20 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded and mixed ...

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MAYAN: Interview, Performance Footage Available

Blitzkrieg conducted an interview with keyboardist Jack Driessen of MAYAN, the new band led by EPICA guitarist/songwriter Mark Jansen, on May 21 in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands. You can now watch the chat below. Also available is footage of MAYAN's May 14 concert at Escape in Veenendaal, the Netherlands. "Quarterpast", the debut album from ...

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DELAIN: Performance Footage Of Two New Songs Available

Video footage of Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers DELAIN performing two brand new songs with the working titles of "Get The Devil Out Of Me" and "Milk And Honey" on April 29, 2011 at the Academy in Manchester, England can be viewed below. DELAIN last month announced the addition of guitarist Timo Somers to the group's ...

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EPICA Guitarist's MAYAN: New Trailer Posted Online

A new trailer for "Quarterpast", the debut album from MAYAN, the new band featuring EPICA guitarist/songwriter Mark Jansen alongside Jack Driessen (ex-AFTER FOREVER) and Frank Schiphorst, can be viewed below. Due on May 20 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was recorded and mixed by Sascha Paeth (EPICA, KAMELOT). "Quarterpast" track listing: 01. Symphony Of ...

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DELAIN Announces New Guitarist

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers DELAIN have announced the addition of guitarist Timo Somers to the group's ranks. The band states, "Timo's been rehearsing with us for quite some time and we're very confident that we've found the best possible new DELAIN team member in him; this guy's got music in his blood. "You'll be getting ...

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LOST IN THOUGHT Signs With INNER WOUND RECORDINGS

Inner Wound Recordings has announced the signing of the progressive metal band LOST IN THOUGHT from Wales. The group's debut album, "Opus Arise", will be released on April 29. The CD, which was mastered by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, PRETTY MAIDS, DESTRUCTION), is said to be "a must for all fans of bands like THRESHOLD, CIRCUS ...

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SERENITY: 'The Chevalier' Video Released

"The Chevalier", the new video from Austrian symphonic melodic metallers SERENITY, can be viewed below. The song, which features a guest appearance by Ailyn (SIRENIA), comes off the band's third album, "Death & Legacy", due on February 25 via Napalm Records. The CD was produced by Oliver Philipps, Jan Vacik, Thomas Buchberger and Georg Neuhauser ...

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EPICA Guitarist's MAYAN Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Due to his "very busy schedule," bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling (PESTILENCE, OBSCURA) has been forced to leave MAYAN, the new band featuring EPICA guitarist/songwriter Mark Jansen alongside Jack Driessen (ex-AFTER FOREVER) and Frank Schiphorst. MAYAN says in a statement, "MAYAN wishes [Jeroen] all the best for the future and you'll see him around at one ...

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SERENITY: Six-Minute 'Death & Legacy' Video Teaser Posted Online

A six-minute video trailer for "Death & Legacy", the third album from Austrian symphonic melodic metallers SERENITY, can be viewed below. Due on February 25, 2011 via Napalm Records, the CD was produced by Oliver Philipps, Jan Vacik, Thomas Buchberger and Georg Neuhauser and it features guest appearances by Ailyn (SIRENIA), Amanda Somerville (AVANTASIA, EPICA, ...

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DETONATION Announces Lineup Changes

Guitarist Mike Ferguson of the Dutch death/thrash metal act DETONATION has issued the following update: "We have some good and some sad news! "Sad news first... we parted ways with three band members recently. Danny [Tunker; guitar) and Michiel [van der Plicht; drums] have gone on to seek their fame and fortune with GOD DETHRONED ...

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SERENITY: New Album Details Revealed; Audio Samples Available

Austrian symphonic melodic metallers SERENITY will release their third album, "Death & Legacy", on February 25, 2010 via Napalm Records. The CD was produced by Oliver Philipps, Jan Vacik, Thomas Buchberger and Georg Neuhauser and it features guest appearances by Ailyn (SIRENIA), Amanda Somerville (AVANTASIA, EPICA, KISKE/SOMERVILLE) and Charlotte Wessels (DELAIN). The album was mixed ...

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WATCH ME BLEED Announces New Singer

Vocalist Markus Wenzel quit WATCH ME BLEED — the German band featuring MYSTIC PROPHECY guitar player Markus Pohl and SYMPHORCE drummer Steffen Theurer — in May and has been replaced by Alex Gindu. The group states, "Alex comes from the Austrian deathmachine FADENKREUZ. His brutal old-school death-metal-voice perfectly fits into the sound of the WATCH ...

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HANGOVER HERO: Another Song Available For Streaming

Former members of EPICA, DELAIN and AFTER FOREVER have joined forces in a brand new band called HANGOVER HERO. The Holland-based group recently completed a promotional recording at the Gate Studio (AVANTASIA, EPICA, KAMELOT) in Wolfsburg, Germany with Sascha Paeth and is currently seeking a label home. Another one of the songs that were ...

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DELAIN: São Paulo Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of DELAIN's September 18, 2010 performance in São Paulo, Brazil can be viewed at this location. A couple of the clips are available below. DELAIN will release its third album in January/February 2011 via Roadrunner Records. The band recently announced the addition of bassist Otto "The Baron" Schimmelpenninck van der ...

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