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KAMELOT Signs New Deal With STEAMHAMMER/SPV

American melodic metallers KAMELOT have inked a new deal with Steamhammer/SPV. The agreement covers the entire world except Japan, where KAMELOT will remain with King Records. KAMELOT is currently recording the drums for its new album at Morrisound Studios in Tampa, Florida with renowned engineer Jim Morris before travelling to Wolfsburg, Germany's Gate studios to ...

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PRIMAL ROCK REBELLION: 'No Friendly Neighbour' Video Released

"No Friendly Neighbour", the new video from PRIMAL ROCK REBELLION, the project featuring IRON MAIDEN guitarist Adrian Smith and SIKTH frontman Mikee Goodman, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's debut album, "Awoken Broken", which was released in the U.S. on April 17 and in Europe on February 27 through Spinefarm Records. ...

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ENGEL's 'Blood Of Saints' Lands On Swedish Chart

ENGEL's new album, "Blood Of Saints", has entered the official chart in Sweden at position No. 60. Released on May 18 via Season Of Mist, the CD was recorded at Antfarm studios in Aabyhøj, Denmark. According to the group, the new album "is going to be a good mixture between both [previous ENGEL efforts] 'Threnody' ...

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PUTERAEON: 'Flesh Architect' Video Released

"Flesh Architect", the new video from Swedish death metallers PUTERAEON, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's sophomore album, "Cult Cthulhu", which will be released on June 1 via the German label Cyclone Empire. The 11-song follow-up to last year's "The Esoteric Order" was tracked at RZA Mobile Recording with sound engineer ...

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KAMELOT Signs Japanese Deal For New Album

American melodic metallers KAMELOT have inked a deal with King Records for the Japanese release of their next album, tentatively due in the fall. Commented KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood: "We are very excited about working again with King on the new album! We are also planning to return to Japan for some very special concerts ...

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RAGNAROK Signs With AGONIA RECORDS

Agonia Records has announced the signing of Norwegian black metallers RAGNAROK. The band is set to enter the Endarker Studios in Norrköping, Sweden on June 24 to record what will be their seventh full-length album. At the production helm will be studio owner and MARDUK bassist Magnus "Devo" Andersson. The as-yet-untitled CD is due for ...

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GRAND MAGUS: Another New Song Available For Streaming

"Valhalla Rising", a brand new song from Swedish heavy rockers GRAND MAGUS, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The track comes off the band's new album, "The Hunt", which will be released in Europe on May 25 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD's cover artwork was created by Arik Roper (CATHEDRAL, HIGH ON ...

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KING OF ASGARD: First ' …To North' Studio Webisode Released

Swedish Viking metallers KING OF ASGARD recently 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 30 release via Metal Blade Records is expected. "…To North" will feature two guest musicians. The band states: "First out is ...

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BURY TOMORROW: 'An Honourable Reign' Video Released

"An Honourable Reign", the new video from the U.K. metalcore act BURY TOMORROW, can be seen below. The clip was directed and produced by Sitcom Soldiers. The song comes off the band's second album, "The Union Of Crowns", which will be released on July 16 via Nuclear Blast Records. "An Honourable Reign" lyrics: Reign upon ...

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CONFESSOR: Footage Of Hometown Concert Available

Acclaimed Raleigh, North Carolina-based progressive doom metal band CONFESSOR played a hometown show this past Friday night (May 18) at the Lincoln Theatre. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Intro 02. Cross The Bar 03. Prepare Yourself 04. Until Tomorrow 05. The Stain 06. ...

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SLAYER Recording Vocals For New Two-Song EP

During a brand new interview with Greece's Rock Overdose, SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo revealed that the band is putting the finishing touches on a two-song EP, to be released later this year, possibly in time for their appearance at this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival . "Kerry [King, guitar] and Tom [Araya, ...

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UNISONIC: More Rehearsal Footage Posted Online

The second in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the rehearsal sessions for UNISONIC's current tour can be seen below. UNISONIC is the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: New Wales Concert Footage

Video footage of Blaze Bayley's (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) May 16 performance at The Patriot in Crumlin, Wales can be seen below. Blaze is being accompanied by the following musicians on his "King Of Metal" tour: * Matteo "Lehmann" Grazzini (NEURASTHENIA) - Bass * Claudio Tirincanti - Drums * Andrea Neri (ASTARTE SYRIACA) - Guitar * ...

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IN FLAMES Guitarist Talks New ENGEL Album In Video Interview

Kaaos TV recently conducted an interview with ENGEL/IN FLAMES guitarist Niclas Engelin. You can now watch the chat below. ENGEL's new album, "Blood Of Saints", was released today (Friday, May 18) via Season Of Mist. The CD was recorded at Antfarm studios in Aabyhøj, Denmark. According to the group, the new album "is going to ...

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SABATON Announces Hollywood Record-Release Party

To make their record-release party in Hollywood a memorable one, Sweden's epic metal specialists SABATON are inviting all their Southern California fans to attend their May 23 show at the Key Club dressed in World War I- or World War II-period regalia to celebrate the arrival of their sixth studio album, "Carolus Rex". Any female ...

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CONFESSOR: Tonight's Hometown Concert To Be Webcast

Acclaimed Raleigh, North Carolina-based progressive doom metal band CONFESSOR is hoping to stream its hometown show tonight (Friday, May 18) live from the Lincoln Theatre between 11 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. EST. Says the band: "[The webcast] is being set up on short notice so we are hoping that everything falls into place for the ...

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JORN: 'Bring Heavy Rock To The Land' Video Released

The video for "Bring Heavy Rock To The Land", the title track of the brand new studio album from Norwegian powerhouse vocalist Jorn Lande (MASTERPLAN, AVANTASIA), can be seen below. The clip was directed by Thomas Tjäder (PRETTY MAIDS, IN FLAMES). Jorn says, "The title track has really a strong Jorn trademark. It was a ...

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LOUDNESS: Pro-Shot Footage Of M3 ROCK FESTIVAL Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of LOUDNESS's May 12 performance at the M3 Rock Festival at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland can be seen below. LOUDNESS recently inked a deal with FrostByte Media. The band's latest album, "Eve To Dawn", will be released outside Japan this summer. The CD was originally made available in ...

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DEADLANDS Signs With MASSACRE RECORDS

Sacramento, California-based metallers DEADLANDS have inked a deal with Massacre Records. The band's debut album, "Evilution", which was originally made available on February 1 via Molten Metal Records, will be re-released later in the year. The CD was mixed and mastered at Trident Studios by Juan Urteaga (MACHINE HEAD, TESTAMENT). The cover artwork was created ...

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MARYANN COTTON: 'Free Falling Angels' Trailer Released

Four musicians who performed on KING DIAMOND's 1990 album, "The Eye" — guitarists Andy La Rocque and Pete Blakk, bassist Hal Patino and drummer Snowy Shaw — are featured on "Free Falling Angels", the forthcoming debut album from Patino's son, Danish rock singer Maryann Cotton (born Jackie Patino). The CD, which also features guitarist Sebastain ...

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U.D.O.'s 'Celebrator' Lands On German Chart

"Celebrator", a collection of rare tracks from U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 73. "Celebrator" was made available on May 4 via AFM Records. The official trailer for "Celebrator" can be seen below. "Celebrator" track listing: CD 1: 01. ...

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ENGEL Frontman Talks About Lyrics On 'Blood Of Saints' (Video)

An eight-minute video clip in which vocalist Mangan Klavborn of Gothenburg, Sweden-based metallers ENGEL talks about the lyrical themes covered on the band's third album, "Blood Of Saints", can be seen below. ENGEL will take part in a signing session in their hometown on May 18 at 5:30 p.m. at Media Markt Bäckebol. There will ...

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I AM I: 'Event Horizon' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

I AM I, the new band led by former DRAGONFORCE singer ZP Theart, will release its debut album, "Event Horizon", independently on May 26. Written and produced by Theart and Jacob Ziemba and mixed and mastered by Roland Grapow (HELLOWEEN, MASTERPLAN), the CD is described in a press release as "an absolutely blistering slice of ...

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