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DIMMU BORGIR's SHAGRATH On CHROME DIVISION Side Project: 'It Was Never The Idea Of Becoming Big Or Making Money'

HeavyMetal.dk conducted an interview with vocalist Eddie Guz and guitarist Shagrath (real name: Stian Tomt Thoresen; also of DIMMU BORGIR) of Norwegian rockers CHROME DIVISION prior to their February 17 concert at Beta in Copenhagen, Denmark. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what led ...

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MAX CAVALERA Says It Was A 'Nightmare' To Relearn Certain Songs From SEPULTURA's 'Beneath The Remains' And 'Arise'

Sticks For Stones conducted an interview with SOULFLY and CAVALERA CONSPIRACY frontman Max Cavalera prior to the short Australian tour where he and brother Igor Cavalera will perform select tracks from SEPULTURA's seminal "Beneath The Remains" and "Arise" albums. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Guitarist Calls 'The Verdict' 'A Complete Band Effort With Brilliant Chemistry'

QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton recently spoke with Valentino Petrarca of WSOU 89.5 FM, the South Orange, New Jersey college radio station of Seton Hall University. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's new album, "The Verdict": Michael: "The writing process was a complete band ...

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AVATAR To Release 'The King Live In Paris' Album In May

Swedish metallers AVATAR will release a new live album, titled "The King Live In Paris", on May 17 via Entertainment One (eOne). Recorded live at Download Festival 2018 in Paris, France, the effort underscores fan favorites such as "A Statue Of The King", "Let It Burn" and "Hail The Apocalypse". "Looking back at all that's ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Announces Summer 2019 European Tour

Florida-based death metal veterans CANNIBAL CORPSE will embark on a European tour in June. The dates are as follows: Jun. 08 - Gelsenkirchen, Germany - Rock Hard Festival Jun. 09 - Regensburg, Germany - Event Hall Airport Jun. 10 - Budapest, Hungary - A38 Jun. 11 - Novi Sad, Serbia - Novosadski Sajam Jun. 12 ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Says He Was Asked By JUDAS PRIEST Camp To Stop Using 'Jugulator' And 'Demolition' Artwork To Promote Solo Shows

In a brand new interview with "Talking Metal", ex-JUDAS PRIEST frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens was asked if it's true that the band's management requested that he stop using artwork related to his time with the group to promote his solo shows. "Yeah, it did happen," Owens confirmed (hear audio below). "It was basically… Someone released ...

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SOEN Feat. Ex-OPETH Drummer MARTIN LOPEZ: 'Covenant' Video

"Covenant", the new video from SOEN, the progressive heavy rock group featuring world-renowned drummer Martin Lopez (formerly of AMON AMARTH and OPETH), can be seen below. The track is taken from SOEN's fourth album, "Lotus", which was released on February 1 via Silver Lining Music. The clip was directed by RISK and Maxi Muniz and ...

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Anesthetic - MARK MORTON

There is nothing to be gained from being cynical about albums like this. Clearly created as a very personal labor of love, "Anesthetic" captures the devoted musician and all-round good guy that we know from LAMB OF GOD exploring other sides of his songwriting and inviting a bunch of friends and idols to chip in ...

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DARK SKY CHOIR Recruits Guitarist IRA BLACK

DARK SKY CHOIR has announced the addion of guitarist Ira Black (I AM MORBID, LIZZY BORDEN, VICIOUS RUMORS, METAL CHURCH) to the group's ranks. DARK SKY CHOIR features vocalist Brian Allen (VICIOUS RUMORS), bassist Percy Trayanov (MADAME MAYHEM) and drummer Mike James Sakowski (EXXPLORER). The group's new album, "End Of Days", was written and produced ...

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NITA STRAUSS Announces Spring 2019 U.S. Tour Dates

Having wowed fans across the U.S. on her co-headline tour with Angel Vivaldi at the end of 2018, Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, has announced a new run of dates. The trek will start on April 10 in Hermosa Beach, California and continue across the country with a ...

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The Verdict - QUEENSRŸCHE

Think back to 2011. It was pretty hard to imagine anyone beyond Geoff Tate's immediate friends and family feeling particularly excited about the prospect of a new QUEENSRŸCHE album, and while "Dedicated to Chaos" was full of interesting ideas and strong melodies, even the band's most devoted fans must surely have been stifling a bemused ...

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LINKIN PARK's MIKE SHINODA Releases 'I.O.U.' Music Video

LINKIN PARK vocalist Mike Shinoda has released the official music video for the song "I.O.U.". The track is taken from Mike's solo album, "Post Traumatic", which came out last June. Directed by Chady Awad, the "I.O.U." video features exclusive footage from Mike's U.S. tour this past fall and comes just days after the kick-off of ...

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