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XANDRIA: 'Call Of Destiny' Video Released

The official video for the song "Call Of Destiny" from German/Dutch symphonic metallers XANDRIA can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Theater Of Dimensions", which will be released on January 27 via Napalm Records. Commented the band: "After the release of 'Sacrificium', we embarked on our longest tour so ...

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Built to Last - HAMMERFALL

Following the band's 2015 "Maximum Metal"award bestowed by Metal Hammer (RIP Team Rock publications, hello again Future Publishing), power metal holdout HAMMERFALL returns with its tenth slab, "Built to Last". If MANOWAR's "The Lord of Steel"was gloriously predictable, so too is this one. Like MANOWAR, HAMMERFALL knows its hordes, and on this release, the group ...

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OVERKILL: Lyric Video For New Song 'Mean, Green, Killing Machine'

The official lyric video for the song "Mean, Green, Killing Machine" from legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's eighteenth album, "The Grinding Wheel", which will be released on February 10, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. Commented OVERKILL lead vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth: "Let's keep this rolling. ...

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The Serpent Only Lies - CROWBAR

CROWBAR fans have been rejoicing with the recent return of original bassist Todd Strange following a 17-year hiatus. During this time, he focused on domestic life. The timing couldn't be more fitting since "The Serpent Only Lies", the band's eleventh full-length, is more than just a little bit reminiscent of its classic early material. The ...

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OVERKILL: Third Trailer For 'The Grinding Wheel' Album

Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will release their new studio album, titled "The Grinding Wheel", on February 19, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by OVERKILL and mixed by Andy Sneap (TESTAMENT, EXODUS, ACCEPT). The artwork was created again by Travis Smith (NEVERMORE, OPETH, SOILWORK, DEATH). "The Grinding Wheel" track listing: 01. Mean ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE And ANTHRAX To Join Forces For 'The Killthrax Tour'; Special BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

Metalcore forefathers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE (pictured) and thrash legends ANTHRAX will hit the road next spring to co-headline a 27-date North American tour, presented by SiriusXM. The bands' itinerary will also include an April 15 appearance at the Texas Independence Festival in Austin, as well as each band headlining two solo shows separate from the double ...

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LAST IN LINE To Record Second Album In 2017

Vivian Campbell has confirmed that there are plans for his band LAST IN LINE to record a second album to follow this year's "Heavy Crown". Cambell, along with drummer Vinny Appice and bassist Jimmy Bain, was part of the original DIO lineup, which reunited in 2012 alongside singer Andrew Freeman to form LAST IN LINE. ...

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SCOTT 'WINO' WEINRICH On THE OBSESSED's New Lineup: 'We Got To Take It To The Next Level'

Metal Nexus conducted an interview with members of reactivated Washington, D.C. doom metal overlords THE OBSESSED prior to the band's November 25 show at 123 Pleasant Street in Morgantown, West Virginia. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's new lineup: Scott "Wino" Weinrich: "We got ...

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OVERKILL: Second Trailer For 'The Grinding Wheel' Album

Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will release their new studio album, titled "The Grinding Wheel", on February 10, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by OVERKILL and mixed by Andy Sneap (TESTAMENT, EXODUS, ACCEPT). The artwork was created again by Travis Smith (NEVERMORE, OPETH, SOILWORK, DEATH). "The Grinding Wheel" track listing: 01. Mean ...

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XANDRIA: Listen To 'Theater Of Dimensions' Audio Samples

German/Dutch symphonic metallers XANDRIA will release their new album, "Theater Of Dimensions", on January 27, 2017 via Napalm Records. Audio samples of the songs "Where The Heart Is Home", "When The Walls Came Down (Heartache Was Born)", "Ceilí" and "Song For Sorrow And Woe" can be streamed below. Commented the band: "After the release of ...

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OVERKILL: First Trailer For 'The Grinding Wheel' Album

Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will release their new studio album, titled "The Grinding Wheel", on February 10, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by OVERKILL and mixed by Andy Sneap (TESTAMENT, EXODUS, ACCEPT). The artwork was created again by Travis Smith (NEVERMORE, OPETH, SOILWORK, DEATH). "The Grinding Wheel" track listing: 01. Mean ...

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XANDRIA's 'Theater Of Dimensions' Album To Feature Guest Appearances By SOILWORK, FIREWIND Members

German/Dutch symphonic metallers XANDRIA will release their new album, "Theater Of Dimensions", on January 27, 2017 via Napalm Records. Commented the band: "After the release of 'Sacrificium', we embarked on our longest tour so far. Over 150 shows that took us around the globe. Through so many different countries and diverse cultures. Through so many ...

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WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival Site Undergoes Major Excavation

It is known as the "Holy Wacken Land," but during this autumn, the infield in Wacken, Germany, where the world's biggest heavy metal festival takes place, looked like a moonscape. Large infrastructure measures for drainage and securing the area required special treatment. During the last two years, the Wacken Open Air was drawn by rain ...

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