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REDEMPTION Featuring FATES WARNING's RAY ALDER: 'Live From The Pit' Live Album, DVD Due In September

Laser's Edge subsidiary Sensory Records has confirmed the late summer release of the maiden live album from REDEMPTION, the U.S. progressive metal band featuring in its ranks guitarist/songwriter Nick van Dyk and legendary FATES WARNING vocalist Ray Alder. In 2012, REDEMPTION co-headlined the world-famous ProgPower USA festival in Atlanta, where the band recorded a unique ...

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ORIGIN: Entire 'Omnipresent' Album Available For Streaming

Technical death metallers ORIGIN will release their new album, "Omnipresent", on July 8 in North America via Nuclear Blast (July 4 in Europe through Agonia). The CD was recorded with longtime producer/engineer Robert Rebeck at Chapman Recording in Lenexa, Kansas and was mixed and mastered at Menegroth - The Thousand Caves with Colin Marston. The ...

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CONQUERING DYSTOPIA: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Entire Fort Lauderdale Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of CONQUERING DYSTOPIA, the new project featuring former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow, performing on June 7 at Culture Room in Fort Lauderdale, Florida can be seen below. CONQUERING DYSTOPIA's self-titled debut album was mixed at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with Mark Lewis (ARSIS, THE ...

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SANCTUARY Completes Work On 'The Year The Sun Died'

Reunited '80s cult metal outfit SANCTUARY has completed work on its comeback album, "The Year The Sun Died", for a September 30 release (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media. Recorded in Seattle at Soundhouse Studios with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (SOULFLY, SHADOWS FALL, HATEBREED, MUNICIPAL WASTE), the CD will feature 11 tracks and a ...

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ORIGIN: 'Absurdity Of What I Am' Lyric Video

Technical death metallers ORIGIN will release their new album, "Omnipresent", on July 8 in North America via Nuclear Blast (July 4 in Europe through Agonia). The CD was recorded with longtime producer/engineer Robert Rebeck at Chapman Recording in Lenexa, Kansas and was mixed and mastered at Menegroth - The Thousand Caves with Colin Marston. The ...

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CONQUERING DYSTOPIA Featuring CANNIBAL CORPSE, Ex-NEVERMORE Members: Dallas Concert Footage

Fan-filmed video footage of CONQUERING DYSTOPIA, the new project featuring former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow, performing on June 1 at Trees in Dallas, Texas can be seen below. CONQUERING DYSTOPIA's self-titled debut album was mixed at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with Mark Lewis (ARSIS, THE BLACK DAHLIA ...

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ORIGIN: 'All Things Dead' Lyric Video

Technical death metallers ORIGIN will release their new album, "Omnipresent", on July 8 in North America via Nuclear Blast (July 4 in Europe through Agonia). The CD was recorded with longtime producer/engineer Robert Rebeck at Chapman Recording in Lenexa, Kansas and was mixed and mastered at Menegroth - The Thousand Caves with Colin Marston. The ...

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ORIGIN: New Song 'Manifest Desolate' Available For Streaming

Technical death metallers ORIGIN will release their new album, "Omnipresent", on July 8 in North America via Nuclear Blast (July 4 in Europe through Agonia). The CD was recorded with longtime producer/engineer Robert Rebeck at Chapman Recording in Lenexa, Kansas and was mixed and mastered at Menegroth - The Thousand Caves with Colin Marston. The ...

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ORIGIN: 'Omnipresent' Album Details Revealed

Technical death metallers ORIGIN will release their new album, "Omnipresent", on July 8 in North America via Nuclear Blast (July 4 in Europe through Agonia). The CD was recorded with longtime producer/engineer Robert Rebeck at Chapman Recording in Lenexa, Kansas and was mixed and mastered at Menegroth - The Thousand Caves with Colin Marston. The ...

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JEFF LOOMIS, KEITH MERROW Talk To SCHECTER GUITAR TV About CONQUERING DYSTOPIA - Part 2 (Video)

Schecter Guitar TV has uploaded the second part of a new video interview with former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow about Schecter and their new joint project, CONQUERING DYSTOPIA. Also available is a playthrough video of the CONQUERING DYSTOPIA song "Ashes Of Lesser Men". The self-titled debut album from ...

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EXODUS Singer ROB DUKES Says Next Album Will Be 'Very Fast' And Will Have 'More Of A Punk Rock Feel'

Veteran San Francisco thrashers EXODUS recently entered a studio in Northern California with producer Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, ARCH ENEMY, NEVERMORE) to record their tenth studio album. Speaking to Brian Aberback of Patch.com, EXODUS frontman Rob Dukes stated about the band's upcoming CD: "This album is very fast and has more of ...

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Video: WARREL DANE Performs NEVERMORE Classics In Brazil

Fan-filmed video footage of Warrel Dane's (SANCTUARY, NEVERMORE) April 12 solo performance at the Led Club in Várzea Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil can be seen below. Guitarist Jeff Loomis and drummer Van Williams announced their departure from NEVERMORE in April 2011 due to personal differences with Dane and bassist Jim Sheppard. Their replacements have not ...

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GHOST SHIP OCTAVIUS Debut Album To Feature Guest Solos From JEFF LOOMIS, CHRIS CAFFERY

Jeff Loomis (NEVERMORE, CONQUERING DYSTOPIA), Per Nilsson (SCAR SYMMETRY), Mattias "IA" Eklundh (FREAK KITCHEN), Rusty Cooley (OUTWORLD, DAY OF RECKONING) and Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA) will contribute guest guitar solos to the upcoming debut album from GHOST SHIP OCTAVIUS, the new progressive metal band formed by lead guitarist Matt Wicklund (GOD FORBID, HIMSA, WARREL ...

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Former NEVERMORE Guitarist JEFF LOOMIS Discusses Redesigned JL-7 Signature Guitar At MUSIKMESSE (Video)

Session conducted an interview with former NEVERMORE and current CONQUERING DYSTOPIA guitarist Jeff Loomis at this year's Musikmesse fair, which was held March 12-15 in Frankfurt, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. Loomis redesigned his main Schecter signature signature-series JL-7 black seven-string electric guitar for 2014. It includes increased access and playability, lighter ...

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JEFF LOOMIS, KEITH MERROW Talk To SCHECTER GUITAR TV About CONQUERING DYSTOPIA Project (Video)

Schecter Guitar TV has uploaded video footage of former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow talking about Schecter and their new joint project, CONQUERING DYSTOPIA. Also available is a playthrough video of the CONQUERING DYSTOPIA song "Ashes Of Lesser Men". The self-titled debut album from CONQUERING DYSTOPIA was mixed at ...

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SLAYER, DEATH ANGEL, Ex-TESTAMENT Members Join Forces In FROM HELL

FROM HELL, the new horror heavy metal band featuring George Anderson (a.k.a. Aleister Sinn) on vocals and lead guitar, Paul Bostaph (SLAYER, TESTAMENT, EXODUS) on drums, Steve Smyth (NEVERMORE, TESTAMENT, FORBIDDEN) on lead guitar and Damien Sisson (DEATH ANGEL) on bass, will release its debut album, "Ascent From Hell", on April 8 via Scourge Records. ...

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JEFF LOOMIS, KEITH MERROW Talk To MADCAP MUSIC REVIEW About CONQUERING DYSTOPIA Project (Video)

Madcap Music Review's John Golden conducted an interview with former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which took place January 23-26 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. A 15-minute ...

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CONQUERING DYSTOPIA Featuring NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE Members: 15-Minute Teaser For Debut Album

A 15-minute teaser for the self-titled debut album from CONQUERING DYSTOPIA, the new project featuring former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow, can be found below. The CD was mixed at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with Mark Lewis (ARSIS, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, WHITECHAPEL, DEVILDRIVER, DEICIDE, SIX FEET UNDER). ...

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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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JEFF LOOMIS, KEITH MERROW Talk To MUSICIANS INSTITUTE About CONQUERING DYSTOPIA Project (Video)

Musicians Institute recently caught up with former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow to discuss networking and inspiration. Jeff and Keith talk about how networking opportunities allowed them to work on their current project, CONQUERING DYSTOPIA. Check out the clip below. CONQUERING DYSTOPIA is mixing its debut album at Audiohammer ...

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ONE MACHINE Speaks To Revolution-Inc.dk (Audio)

Revolution-Inc.dk conducted an interview with ONE MACHINE, the brainchild of acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth (TESTAMENT, NEVERMORE, FORBIDDEN, DRAGONLORD, VICIOUS RUMORS), on February 1 at the Midwinter Meltdown festival in Randers, Denmark. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. The Mike Sloat-directed lyric video for "The Distortion Of Lies ...

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