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GOROD: 'The Axe Of God' Video Released

"The Axe Of God", the new video from French progressive technical death metallers GOROD, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's fourth full-length album, "A Perfect Absolution", which will be released in the U.S. on May 8 via Unique Leader Records (March in Europe through Listenable Records). The CD was mixed by ...

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KING OF ASGARD Completes Work On New Album

Swedish Viking metallers KING OF ASGARD have finished recording their second album, "…To North", at Sonic Train Studios in Varberg, Sweden with engineer Andy La Rocque (KING DIAMOND guitarist) at the helm. A July release is expected. Comments bassist Jonas Albrektsson: "The '…To North' master just arrived and it sounds astonishing! Andy La Rocque made ...

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DRIVER: 'Countdown' Artwork, Release Dates Revealed

Reunited '80s melodic heavy rock band DRIVER — featuring powerhouse vocalist Rob Rock (IMPELLITTERI, JOSHUA, WARRIOR, AVANTASIA, AXEL RUDI PELL) and acclaimed guitarist/producer Roy Z (BRUCE DICKINSON, HALFORD, JUDAS PRIEST, SEBASTIAN BACH, ROB ROCK, TRIBE OF GYPSIES, HELLOWEEN) — has completed work on its new album, "Countdown", to be released later in the year via ...

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ANGEL KING To Release Debut Album Next Month

Swedish rockers ANGEL KING will release their debut album, "World Of Pain", on May 18 via Meantime Music (a division of Yesterrock). Formed in late 2010, ANGEL KING is a Stockholm-based quartet playing sleaze/glam rock. Before the band even had existed, guitar player Jack Vegas had worked on song ideas for a couple of years, ...

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CRYPTOPSY To Debut New Material At This Weekend's Shows

Canadian extreme metallers CRYPTOPSY will debut some of their brand new material at the following shows: April 28 - The Rockpile - Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada April 29 - The Dominion House - Windsor, Ontario, Canada The band states, "We will be playing some new songs from our upcoming release for the first time live in ...

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STEVEN TYLER Stars In BURGER KING Commercial

AEROSMITH singer and "American Idol" judge Steven Tyler stars in a new Burger King commercial promoting the fast food chain's new hot-and-spicy chicken strips. In the 30-second spot, which can be seen below, Tyler works the drive-through greeting female customers with a "Welcome to Burger King, honey!" Steven "also Get(s) A Grip on a couple ...

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SCOTT WEILAND: New Solo Track Available For Streaming

"Breathe", a new song from STONE TEMPLE PILOTS/ex-VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland will appear on the upcoming soundtrack to this year's highly anticipated movie, "Marvel's The Avengers". "Breathe" is included on "Avengers Assemble", a 14-track compilation of music from and inspired by the film. "Avengers Assemble" will be released on May 1. In addition to ...

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BLACK VEIL BRIDES: Official 'Unbroken' Lyric Video Released

"Unbroken", a new song from Los Angeles theatrical rockers BLACK VEIL BRIDES will appear on the upcoming soundtrack to this year's highly anticipated movie, "Marvel's The Avengers". "Unbroken" is included on "Avengers Assemble", a 14-track compilation of music from and inspired by the film. "Avengers Assemble" will be released on May 1. In addition to ...

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'Metal Masters 3' Clinic: Pro-Shot Footage Of Drum-Off, Performance Highlights

Philip Anselmo (DOWN, PANTERA, ARSON ANTHEM, SUPERJOINT RITUAL) and legendary BLACK SABBATH/HEAVEN & HELL bassist Geezer Butler made special guest appearances at the third installment of Samson's "Metal Masters" series, which was held on April 12 at the Key Club on the famed Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California. Anselmo joined David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Mike ...

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BURY TOMORROW: 'Royal Blood' Video Released

"Royal Blood", the new video from the U.K. metalcore act BURY TOMORROW, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Tom Welsh and filmed at the Ridgeway Studios and on location in Sheffield. The song comes off the band's second album, "The Union Of Crowns", which will be released on July 16 via Nuclear ...

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U.D.O.: 'Celebrator' Audio Samples Available

U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, will release a "rare-tracks" album with some very special gems for the fans. Entitled "Celebrator", the effort will be made available on May 4 via AFM Records. "Celebrator" track listing: CD 1: 01. Stormbreaker ("Rev-Raptor" Japan BONUS) 02. Tallyman (Taken from the "Rev-Raptor" ...

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SOIL: 'Re-LIVE-Ing The Scars' DVD Preview Clip Posted Online

Chicago heavy rockers SOIL will release their first-ever DVD, entitled "Re-LIVE-Ing The Scars", on May 8 via Bieler Bros. Records. The two-disc set, which was recorded live on October 14, 2011 at Electric Ballroom in London, England, will contain an audio CD version of the same concert. Also included is over one hour of backstage ...

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DREAM THEATER: Beijing Concert Canceled

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER have been forced to cancel their May 5 concert in Beijing, China Beijing after the organizers were unable to secure the necessary working visas in time for the band to properly enter the country. The group states, "We at DREAM THEATER are truly sorry for any inconveniences." DREAM THEATER has ...

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EMPIRES OF EDEN Vocalist Competing On Australia's 'The Voice'

Chris Ninni, one of the singers featured on the global metal project EMPIRES OF EDEN, makes his major TV debut as contestant on the Australian version of the hit singing competition "The Voice". The show prides itself on revealing the true talent of the unsigned world. Chris has appeared on all EMPIRES OF EDEN's releases, ...

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Former MEGADETH, SCAR SYMMETRY, DEICIDE Members To Guest On New SIGHT OF EMPTINESS Album

Costa Rica-based melodic metal band SIGHT OF EMPTINESS has finished recording its as-yet-untitled third album, to be released later this year. The CD was recorded at SoloHits Studios in San José, Costa Rica with Swedish producer Thomas "Plec" Johansson (SCAR SYMMETRY, WATAIN, ESKIMO CALLBOY, SOLUTION .45, MISERATION), who traveled all the way to Costa Rica ...

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SOIL: 'Earthday Birthday 19' Performance Footage

Fan-filmed video footage of SOIL's April 14 performance at Earthday Birthday 19 at Tinker Field in Orlando, Florida can be seen below. SOIL will release its first-ever DVD, entitled "Re-LIVE-Ing The Scars", on May 8 via Bieler Bros. Records. The two-disc set, which was recorded live on October 14, 2011 at Electric Ballroom in London, ...

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BUCKCHERRY: Audio Sample Of New Song Available For Streaming

A one-minute audio sample of "Wherever I Go", a brand new song from California rockers BUCKCHERRY, can be streamed using the ReverbNation player below. The track will appear on the upcoming soundtrack to this year's highly anticipated movie, "Marvel's The Avengers". "Wherever I Go" is included on "Avengers Assemble", a 14-track compilation of music from ...

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SABATON: Songpier App Now Available

The new Songpier app from Swedish metallers SABATON is available at this location. The free app enables you to listen to the title track of the new SABATON album, "Carolus Rex", while reading the corresponding lyrics, check out SABATON's entire discography, biography, tour dates, and get news and information on the band. All ...

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