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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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FOZZY's CHRIS JERICHO Interviewed By Examiner.com (Audio)

David Garlow of Examiner.com recently conducted an interview with FOZZY singer and WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho. You can now listen to the chat below. In a recent interview with ARTISTdirect, Jericho stated about FOZZY's latest album, 2012's "Sin And Bones": "We worked really hard on 'Sin And Bones'. We had a lot of momentum ...

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SIGNUM REGIS: 'Exodus' Album Details Revealed

Slovak melodic metal band SIGNUM REGIS will release its third album entitled "Exodus" on November 15 in Europe and December 3 in North America via Ulterium Records. The CD features guest vocals by Lance King (ex-PYRAMAZE, BALANCE OF POWER), Michael Vescera (OBSESSION, ANIMETAL USA, ex-LOUDNESS, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Matt Smith (THEOCRACY), DaĆ­sa Munhoz (VANDROYA, SOULSPELL), Eli ...

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FOZZY Singer Interviewed On 'Iron City Rocks' Podcast (Audio)

FOZZY singer and WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho was interviewed on the latest episode of the "Iron City Rocks" podcast. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. In a recent interview with ARTISTdirect, Jericho stated about FOZZY's latest album, 2012's "Sin And Bones": "We worked really hard on 'Sin And ...

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OPERADYSE To Release 'Pandemonium' In November

French symphonic power metallers OPERADYSE will release their debut album, "Pandemonium", through a joint venture between Sonic Attack and SPV in Europe on November 25 and in North America on November 19. The CD was recorded in late 2012 at Draudenhaus Studio in Nantes, France and "shows a strong atmospheric touch wrapped around a pounding ...

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PLACE VENDOME Featuring MICHAEL KISKE: New Album Details Revealed

Frontiers Records will release the much-anticipated third album from PLACE VENDOME, "Thunder In The Distance", on November 1 in Europe and November 5 in North America. PLACE VENDOME is the melodic rock project featuring UNISONIC and former HELLOWEEN singer Michael Kiske on all lead vocals and production from Dennis Ward (PINK CREAM 69). PLACE VENDOME ...

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HELLOWEEN Singer Launches BAD BANKERS Project

HELLOWEEN/ex-PINK CREAM 69 frontman Andi Deris has launched a brand new project called ANDI DERIS & BAD BANKERS. Says Andi: "It's been years I was looking for a band (all over the planet) that I could actually ask to record an album with me, only to find it on the little island I live on ...

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GAMMA RAY To Enter Studio Tomorrow

German power metallers GAMMA RAY have issued the following update: "After a successful tour across Europe and Asia, it is time now to finish what had been started with 'Master Of Confusion' EP beginning of this year: the band will enter their studio tomorrow looking through and carrying together new material for the new album, ...

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