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HELLENNIUM Parts Ways With Singer

Uddevalla, Sweden-based metallers HELLENNIUM have parted ways with singer Khaled El Tayara for personal reasons. Says the band: "We never thought we'd have to type these words... The friendship shared in HELLENNIUM has been a really rare sight and even people outside the band have noticed this. That and the fact that we've shared so ...

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GEOFF TATE Talks New Solo Album In Video Interview

Pittsburgh Music Magazine conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE vocalist Geoff Tate on October 24 at the Rex Theater in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. You can now watch the chat below. Tate, who was fired from QUEENSRŸCHE in June after fronting the group for three decades, will release his second solo album, "Kings & Thieves", on November 6 ...

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BLOODBOUND: 'In The Name Of Metal' Video Released

"In The Name Of Metal", the new video from Swedish melodic metallers BLOODBOUND, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's fifth full-length album, "In The Name Of Metal", which will be released on November 7 via AFM Records, The effort was recorded with producer Jonas Kjellgren (SCAR SYMMETRY, SONIC ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM: 'Ugly Noise' Cover Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Ugly Noise", the new album from Arizona metal veterans FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, can be seen below. The CD will be released on November 21. When asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the new album, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM guitarist Michael Gilbert told Metal Army America in July, "I worked ...

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BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Interviewed In Manchester (Video)

Frank of Planet Mosh TV conducted an interview with progressive rock/cutting-edge metal innovators BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME on October 5 in Manchester, England. You can now watch the chat below. BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME's new labum, "The Parallax II: Future Sequence", sold 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of ...

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ARCH ENEMY Bassist To Perform With SNOWY SHAW In Sweden

Bassist Sharlee D'Angelo (ARCH ENEMY, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, ILLWILL, MERCYFUL FATE) is one of the guest musicians who will perform with Swedish multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw at a special Halloweeen concert event on November 3 at Sparbankshallen in Varberg, Sweden. Also scheduled to appear are legendary MERCYFUL FATE/KING DIAMOND guitarist Michael Denner and former KING DIAMOND guitarist ...

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SLAYER Performs In India For First Time; Video Available

Thrash metal legends SLAYER made their Indian live debut last night (Saturday, October 20) at the Vladivar Rock 'N India event in Bangalore. Multi-camera video footage of the "War Ensemble" performance from the Bangalore concert can be seen below. Guitarist Kerry King, Chilean-born bassist/vocalist Tom Araya and drummer Dave Lombardo were once again joined by ...

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MIKE PORTNOY, BILLY SHEEHAN, TONY MACALPINE, DEREK SHERINIAN: Budapest Concert Footage

Fan-filmed video footage of the new supergroup featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD), bassist Billy Sheehan (STEVE VAI, DAVID LEE ROTH), guitarist Tony MacAlpine (neo classical-metal style, STEVE VAI) and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER, PLANET X, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION) performing on October 19 in Budapest, Hungary during the band's European tour can ...

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SLAYER Drummer Interviewed In India (Video)

Headbangers India conducted a short interview with drummer Dave Lombardo of thrash metal legends SLAYER Friday (October 19) after the band's press conference ahead of their first-ever appearance in India at the Vladivar Rock 'N India event in Bangalore. You can now watch the chat below. United Spirits of liquor baron Vijay Mallya is the ...

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SLAYER: Footage Of India Press Conference Available

Thrash legends SLAYER will make their first-ever appearance in India late Saturday at the Vladivar Rock 'N India event in Bangalore. United Spirits of liquor baron Vijay Mallya is the producer of the premium dual-flavored Vladivar vodka, which is also the second-largest selling vodka brand in Britain. "We are excited to perform in India for ...

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MIKE PORTNOY, BILLY SHEEHAN, TONY MACALPINE, DEREK SHERINIAN: 'Instrumental' DVD Promo Clip

The new supergroup featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD), bassist Billy Sheehan (STEVE VAI, DAVID LEE ROTH), guitarist Tony MacAlpine (neo classical-metal style, STEVE VAI) and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER, PLANET X, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION) has just released a DVD called "Instrumental Inspirations" containing footage of the four members of the band ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Members Slam GEOFF TATE For Comparing 24-Year-Old Incident To Brazil Assault

Members of the Seattle-based progressive rock band QUEENSRŸCHE have slammed their former lead singer, Geoff Tate, for comparing his alleged assault of his ex-bandmates in Brazil to an incident involving bassist Eddie Jackson that occurred 24 years ago. Tate, who was fired from QUEENSRŸCHE in June after fronting the group for three decades, recently sought ...

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SOIL: New Audio Interview With RYAN MCCOMBS

Brian Moline of the U-Rock 107.9 WUIL radio station recently conducted an interview with SOIL lead singer Ryan McCombs. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. As previously reported, SOIL has tapped Phoenix-based musician Mitch Gable (ECHOES THE FALL) as its new touring drummer. Commented McCombs: "Our hope since Tim ...

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GOD SEED: 'Alt Liv' Video Teaser

A teaser for "Alt Liv", the first video from GOD SEED, the Norwegian band featuring former GORGOROTH members King (bass; real name: Tom Cato Visnes) and Gaahl (vocals; real name: Kristian Espedal), can be seen below. Shot in the depths of the Norwegian wilderness, the clip was produced by Mats Willassen. "Alt Liv" comes off ...

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