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MICHAEL KISKE Guests On 'MSRcast' (Audio)

German hard rock singer Michael Kiske (UNISONIC, PLACE VENDOME, HELLOWEEN, AVANTASIA) was interviewed for the latest installment of "MSRcast". Listen in as Kiske discusses all of his projects, including his solo work, AVANTASIA, KISKE-SOMERVILLE, UNISONIC, his work with Timo Tolkki, and yes, even HELLOWEEN. PLACE VENDOME's third album, "Thunder In The Distance", was released on ...

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MASTERPLAN: Pro-Shot Footage Of MASTERS OF ROCK Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of MASTERPLAN performing the song "Soulburn" on July 13 at the Masters Of Rock festival in Vizovice, Czech Republic can be seen below. MASTERPLAN's new album, "Novum Initium", was released in Europe on June 14 and in North America on June 18 via AFM Records. Joining guitarist Roland Grapow (ex-HELLOWEEN) in ...

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VAN CANTO's New Album To Include BLACK SABBATH, EUROPE Covers

German "a cappella metal" band VAN CANTO — which consists of five singers and one drummer (no guitars, no bass, no keyboards) — will release its new studio album, "Dawn Of The Brave", on February 7, 2014 via Napalm Records. The CD was recorded with Charlie Bauerfeind (BLIND GUARDIAN, HELLOWEEN, HAMMERFALL) and Ronald Prent (MANOWAR, ...

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MICHAEL KISKE Talks To 'The Metal Voice' About PLACE VENDOME, HELLOWEEN And IRON MAIDEN (Audio)

"The Metal Voice" recently conducted an interview acclaimed German hard rock singer Michael Kiske (PLACE VENDOME, UNISONIC, ex-HELLOWEEN). You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. PLACE VENDOME's third album, "Thunder In The Distance", was released on November 1 in Europe and November 5 in North America via Frontiers Records. PLACE ...

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TERRANA Completes Work On First Three Songs

TERRANA, the new three-piece power rock trio led by renowned drummer Mike Terrana (TARJA, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, AXEL RUDI PELL, MASTERPLAN, GAMMA RAY, RAGE), has finished recording three songs at Nadir Music Studios in Genoa, Italy with producer Tommy Talamanca (SADIST mastermind). The official video for one of the three tracks, "One Way", can be seen ...

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MICHAEL KISKE Says Classic HELLOWEEN Lineup Never Really Said Everything It Had To Say Artistically

Thomas Schwarzkopf of Myglobalmind webzine recently conducted an interview with former HELLOWEEN and current UNISONIC singer Michael Kiske. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Myglobalmind: What is the current status on the new UNISONIC album? Kiske: Songwriting. Basically, we're all writing songs and we also have to wait for Kai ...

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THE LAST VEGAS: 'Come With Me' Video Released

"Come With Me", the new video from the Chicago rock band THE LAST VEGAS, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's upcoming full-length album, "Sweet Salvation", which is scheduled for release in the spring. The track will also be available as a free download via THE LAST VEGAS Facebook page. THE LAST ...

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RAGE Interviewed In Kiev (Video)

HolyMayhem.com conducted an interview with German power metallers RAGE on October 19 in Kiev, Ukraine. You can now watch the chat below. RAGE's 21st studio album, "21", was released in February 2012 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Twilight Hall Studio in Grefrath, Germany with Charlie Bauerfeind, who has previously worked with ...

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HELLOWEEN's MICHAEL WEIKATH Speaks To METAL STORM (Video)

Metal Storm conducted an interview with guitarist Michael Weikath of German power metallers HELLOWEEN on October 2 at Gothic Theatre in Englewood, Colorado. You can now watch the chat below. HELLOWEEN recently completed a 10-date North American tour. The band travelled across the U.S. and Canada, bringing its power hooks and catchy melodies to fans ...

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EVIL MASQUERADE Announces New Singer

Denmark-based symphonic metal band EVIL MASQUERADE has issued the following update: "Most of you are aware of that [vocalist] Apollo [Papathanasio, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, ex-FIREWIND] hasn't been seen much with the band this year. He feels that he needs to slow down and take a time-out from his musical career for a while and focus more ...

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HELLOWEEN Guitarist Talks To METAL ASSAULT (Audio)

On October 7, Aniruddh "Andrew" Bansal of Metal Assault conducted an interview with guitarist Michael Weikath of German power metallers HELLOWEEN in Anaheim, California. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. HELLOWEEN recently completed a 10-date North American tour. The band travelled across the U.S. and Canada, bringing ...

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HELLOWEEN Guitarist Talks To 'The Metal Voice' (Video)

The Metal Voice recently conducted an interview with guitarist Michael Weikath from German power metallers HELLOWEEN. During the chat, which can be seen below, Weikath spoke about some of HELLOWEEN's back catalog; how he goes about songwriting; a recent encounter with ex-HELLOWEEN singer Michael Kiske; and he answered fan questions. HELLOWEEN recently completed a 10-date ...

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