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RIOT Forced To Pull Out Of HAMMERFALL European Tour

Due to complications from singer Tony Moore's emergency oral surgery, legendary U.S. metal band RIOT is disappointed to announce that it will not be able to support HAMMERFALL on the Swedish metal act's previously announced European headlining tour. A routine dental checkup discovered a deeply infected root canal, and the infection had spread to the ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS Added To Second Leg Of HAMMERFALL's European Tour

San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS will support HAMMERFALL on the second leg of the Swedish metal band's European headlining tour. Commented VICIOUS RUMORS guitarist Geoff Thorpe: "This will be the highlight of our year! After doing three festivals with HAMMERFALL last summer, we were honored to be invited to join the Swedish metal ...

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FULLFORCE Working On New Material

FULLFORCE the new Swedish melodic metal outfit featuring Mike Andersson (CLOUDSCAPE, SILENT MEMORIAL, PLANET ALLIANCE) on vocals, Stefan Elmgren (HAMMERFALL) on guitar, Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on drums, Carl-Johan Grimmark (NARNIA) on guitar, and Tommy Larsson (HEED) on bass has issued the following update: "FULLFORCE will during the rest of 2011 and early 2012 ...

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RIOT: New Song Premiers On Japanese Radio

"Riot", a brand new song from the legendary U.S. metal band RIOT, was premiered on this weekend edition of Japan's "Power Rock Today" radio show, hosted by Masa Itoh. You can now listen to the track in the YouTube clip below. The song comes off the RIOT's new album, "Immortal Soul", which will be released ...

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KAMELOT Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

Florida-based melodic metallers KAMELOT have been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ...

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ATHEIST Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

Reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST have been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up ...

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MACHINE HEAD Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2012 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH AXEL RUDI PELL CRADLE OF FILTH DARK FUNERAL DIMMU BORGIR ENDSTILLE FORBIDDEN GAMMA RAY HAMMERFALL ...

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PENTAGRAM Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

Doom metal legends PENTAGRAM have been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ...

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RAGE Working On Its 'Hardest' Album To Date

German metallers RAGE will enter Twilight Hall Studio in Grefrath, Germany in mid-October to begin recording their new album for a March 2012 release via Nuclear Blast Records. The recordings will once again be helmed by Charlie Bauerfeind, who has previously worked with SAXON, BLIND GUARDIAN, HAMMERFALL and HELLOWEEN, among others. As a direct consequence ...

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NAPALM DEATH Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2012 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH AXEL RUDI PELL CRADLE OF FILTH DARK FUNERAL DIMMU BORGIR ENDSTILLE FORBIDDEN GAMMA RAY HAMMERFALL HENRY ROLLINS ...

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DARK FUNERAL Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2012 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH AXEL RUDI PELL CRADLE OF FILTH DARK FUNERAL DIMMU BORGIR ENDSTILLE FORBIDDEN GAMMA RAY HAMMERFALL HENRY ROLLINS ...

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FULLFORCE: 'Heart And Soul' Video Released

"Heart And Soul", the new video from FULLFORCE the new Swedish melodic metal outfit featuring Mike Andersson (CLOUDSCAPE, SILENT MEMORIAL, PLANET ALLIANCE) on vocals, Stefan Elmgren (HAMMERFALL) on guitar, Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on drums, Carl-Johan Grimmark (NARNIA) on guitar, and Tommy Larsson (HEED) on bass can be viewed below. The clip was directed ...

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DOOGIE WHITE: New Solo Track Available For Streaming

"Time Machine", a brand new song from renowned Scottish singer Doogie White, who has worked with such bands as RAINBOW, CORNERSTONE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, MIDNIGHT BLUE and PRAYING MANTIS and TANK, can be streamed in the SoundCloud player below. The track comes off Doogie's solo album, "As Yet Untitled", which is scheduled for release on October ...

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Singer LORI LEWIS Gets 'Permanent' Status In THERION

AESMA DAEVA singer Lori Lewis has officially joined Swedish progressive/experimental metallers THERION as a "permanent" member. THERION mainman Christofer Johnsson states, "[Lori] has been a fantastic partner of the band being a great friend and making the best operatic performance known to the metal world for several years. Now she will also be an active ...

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VENOM Confirmed For Germany's CHRISTMAS METAL FESTIVAL

British black metal pioneers VENOM have been confirmed for the Christmas Metal Festival, set to take place November 25-26 at Stadthalle in Lichtenfels, Germany. Commented VENOM vocalist/bassist Conrad "Cronos" Lant: "I know were supposed to be just working on the new album release, etc., but c'mon, some of our most hardcore legions are German. How ...

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RIOT Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

RIOT has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL CORPSE ...

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RAGE To Enter Studio In October

German metallers RAGE will enter Twilight Hall Studio in Grefrath, Germany in October to begin recording their new album for an early 2012 release. RAGE's latest CD, "Strings To A Web", was released in February 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Twilight Hall Studio and was produced by Charlie Bauerfeind (BLIND ...

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SUFFOCATION Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

SUFFOCATION has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL CORPSE ...

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RIOT: 'Immortal Soul' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Legendary U.S. metal band RIOT has revealed the cover artwork and track listing for its new album, "Immortal Soul", which will be released on October 21 in Japan via Marquee/Avalon; October 26 in Scandinavia; October 28 in Germany; Austria and Switzerland; October 31 in the rest of Europe; and November 22 in the U.S. and ...

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OVERKILL Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

OVERKILL has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL CORPSE ...

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WHIPLASH Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

WHIPLASH has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL CORPSE ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

CANNIBAL CORPSE has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL ...

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VIRGIN STEELE Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

VIRGIN STEELE has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CORONER ...

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RIOT Signs With STEAMHAMMER/SPV

Legendary U.S. metal band RIOT has inked a deal with Steamhammer/SPV Records for all territories excluding Japan. The band's new album, "Immortal Soul", will be released on October 28 in Germany, October 31 in the rest of Europe and early November in the U.S. and Canada. With lineup changes knocking their momentum and the Eighties ...

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THERION: New Video Interview With SNOWY SHAW

Natalie of Onslaught Radio conducted an interview with vocalist Snowy Shaw of Swedish progressive/experimental metallers THERION at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 12-14, 2011 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. THERION's latest album, "Sitra Ahra", sold around ...

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