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BUCKCHERRY: New Studio Clip Posted Online

Hard rock outfit BUCKCHERRY is currently in the midst of recording its sixth studio album and has posted two video diaries online that allow fans a glimpse into the group's creative process. The third clip can be seen below (courtesy of AOL's Noisecreep). According to The Pulse Of Radio, the first video showed ...

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DAVID ELLEFSON Says 'Metal Masters' Was Way For PHILIP ANSELMO To 'Revisit The Past'

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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THE FALLEN DIVINE: 'Shades Of Oppression' Video Released

Oslo, Norway-based progressive/extreme metallers THE FALLEN DIVINE will release their debut album, "The Binding Cycle", on May 18 via Indie Recordings. The CD was recorded with Andy La Rocque (KING DIAMOND guitarist) at his Sonic Train studios in Varberg, Sweden and mixed by Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, NIGHTINGALE). According to a press release, THE ...

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JORN: 'Bring Heavy Rock To The Land' Details Revealed

Frontiers Records will the release of the brand new studio album from Norwegian powerhouse vocalist Jorn Lande (MASTERPLAN, AVANTASIA), "Bring Heavy Rock To The Land", on June 1 in Europe and June 5 in North America. Following a three-year silence since the release of "Spirit Black", Jorn unleashes upon the world yet another slab of ...

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Special Edition Of METALLICA's 'So What!' Magazine To Hit Newsstands In May; Video Preview

METALLICA, in conjunction with U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine, announced they will be publishing a special edition of METALLICA's So What! magazine called "Metallica The 30th Anniversary Event". This special edition commemorating METALLICA's 30th-anniversary celebration that took place at San Francisco's iconic Fillmore Theatre in December 2011 will hit newsstands nationwide on May 14, will be ...

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FATES WARNING Featuring MIKE PORTNOY: São Paulo Drum-Cam Footage Available

U.S. progressive metal icons FATES WARNING tapped Mike Portnoy (ADRENALINE MOB, TRANSATLANTIC, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) to sit behind the kit for their first-ever visit to South America as special guests for QUEENSRŸCHE this past Saturday (April 14) in São Paulo, Brazil. Drum-cam video footage of the performance can be seen below. Commented FATES WARNING: ...

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FATES WARNING Joined By MIKE PORTNOY For São Paulo Concert; Video Available

U.S. progressive metal icons FATES WARNING tapped Mike Portnoy (ADRENALINE MOB, TRANSATLANTIC, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) to sit behind the kit for their first-ever visit to South America as special guests for QUEENSRŸCHE this past Saturday (April 14) in São Paulo, Brazil. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. Commented FATES WARNING: ...

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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Talks Vocal Technique In New Video Interview

Marko Osterholz of Rockvoice HQ recently conducted an interview with former ACCEPT and current U.D.O. frontman Udo Dirkschneider. You can now watch the chat below. U.D.O. 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 ...

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ENGEL: 'Question Your Place' Video Released

"Question Your Place", the new video from Gothenburg, Sweden-based metallers ENGEL, can be seen below. The clip was filmed on February 10 at Sticky Fingers in Gothenburg with director Kristofer "Kiggs" Carlsson. "Question Your Place" comes off ENGEL's third album, "Blood Of Saints", which will be released on May 18 via Season Of Mist. The ...

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DREAM THEATER: North American Tour Dates Announced

DREAM THEATER has annouced a second North American leg of a world tour in support of its acclaimed and globally successful album "A Dramatic Turn Of Events" (Roadrunner). The progressive hard rock icons, who've sold in excess of 10 million records and DVDs worldwide, will launch their summer dates June 15 in Rochester, New York ...

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BURY TOMORROW: 'Lionheart' Video Released

"Lionheart", the new video from the U.K. metalcore act BURY TOMORROW, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's second album, "The Union Of Crowns", which will be released on July 16 via Nuclear Blast Records. "We are unbelievably honoured to be signing to Nuclear Blast," said the the group in a statement. ...

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MOONSPELL: 'Lickanthrope' Video Released

"Lickanthrope", the new video from Portuguese gothic metallers MOONSPELL, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Filipe Melo, who worked with the band on the "I Will See You In My Dreams" video ten years ago. The shoot took place in Nandufe, Tondela, in the central region of Portugal. The full version of ...

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PHIL ANSELMO, GEEZER BUTLER Perform PANTERA, SLAYER, BLACK SABBATH Classics At 'Metal Masters'

As correctly predicted by BLABBERMOUTH.NET on April 11, 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 last night (Thursday, April 12) at the Key Club on the famed Sunset Strip ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist GLEN DROVER Working On New Album

Canadian guitarist Glen Drover (MEGADETH, KING DIAMOND, TESTAMENT, EIDOLON) has issued the following update: "We started work on the new GLEN DROVER BAND album recently, and have just finished the first track completely. This album will follow the last album's [2011's 'Metalusion'] style, but will contain more metal stuff this time around. There won't be ...

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ARTILLERY Drummer Announces His Departure

Danish thrash metal veterans ARTILLERY will perform in the U.S. for the first time ever next month. ARTILLERY will play gigs in May in New York and at the Maryland Deathfest in Baltimore. They will then move to South America to perform in Argentina, Chile and Brazil. At the end of the year, ARTILLERY will ...

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BUCKCHERRY: New Tour Dates Announced

Hard rock outfit BUCKCHERRY will be hitting the road this spring on a headlining tour beginning on April 21 in San Antonio, Texas. The band will be joined by "American Idol" alumnus James Durbin and REDLIGHT KING for a North American jaunt throughout over 30 cities. BUCKCHERRY will also be performing on the main stage ...

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MICHAEL KISKE, KAI HANSEN Talk UNISONIC In New Video Interview

A new video interview with former HELLOWEEN and current UNISONIC members Michael Kiske and Kai Hansen can be seen below. In addition to Kiske and Hansen, UNISONIC features in its ranks Dennis Ward (bass) and Kosta Zafiriou (drums) of Germany's PINK CREAM 69 and Swiss guitarist Mandy Meyer (who has previously played with ASIA, GOTTHARD ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Rumored For Tomorrow's 'Metal Masters' Clinic

Philip Anselmo (DOWN, PANTERA, ARSON ANTHEM, SUPERJOINT RITUAL) is strongly rumored to be making a special guest appearance at the third installment of Samson's "Metal Masters" series, which will be held on Thursday, April 12 at the Key Club on the famed Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California. Anselmo joined Scott Ian (ANTHRAX), David Ellefson ...

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MOONSPELL Filming 'White Skies' Video

Portuguese gothic metallers MOONSPELL have begun filming a video for the song "White Skies" from their forthcoming album, "Alpha Noir". The cover artwork for the CD — which will be released on April 27 via the band's new label home, Napalm Records — is described as an intricate, marvellous and symbolic creation by Seth Siro ...

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ENGEL: 'Blood Of Saints' Track-By-Track Breakdown (Video)

Gothenburg, Sweden-based metallers ENGEL will release their third album, "Blood Of Saints", 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' [2010] and 'Absolute Design' [2007], but ...

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HEATHEN Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Nuclear Blast Records has announced the signing of San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans HEATHEN. Commented HEATHEN founding member and guitarist Lee Altus: "I'm really happy and couldn't think of a better label for HEATHEN. I've known people at Nuclear Blast, some of whom have been fans of the band going as far back ...

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