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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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TANKARD, GOD DETHRONED Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL

TANKARD and GOD DETHRONED 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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RIOT, AMARANTHE To Support HAMMERFALL On European Tour

American metal icons RIOT will be the "special guests" on the first leg of dates on Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL's upcoming "European Outbreak 2011" tour. Support on all dates will comes from AMARANTHE. Commented HAMMERFALL singer Joacim Cans: "For thirty years I have been a true and devoted RIOT fan. Albums like 'Fire Down Under' ...

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HAMMERFALL Singer Doesn't Understand How BIOHAZARD Could Copyright Biological Hazard Symbol

Calum Robson of RushOnRock.com recently conducted an interview with vocalist Joacim Cans of Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. RushOnRock.com: Would you say [the new HAMMERFALL album] "Infected" takes a more traditional metal stance as opposed to the power metal that has described your sound? Joacim ...

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MINISTRY Is Back! 2012 WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival Appearance Confirmed

The reactivated MINISTRY, SCORPIONS, HAMMERFALL, AMON AMARTH and GAMMA RAY are the newly confirmed bands for next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2012 in Wacken, Germany. Also scheduled to appear are U.D.O. and CRADLE OF FILTH. MINISTRY's "farewell" tour, the "C-U-LaTour", started its North American leg ...

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DOOGIE WHITE's Solo Album Due In The Fall

Metal Mind Productions will release Doogie White's solo album, "As Yet Untitled", on October 24 in Europe and November 7 in the U.S. (via MVD). This Scottish vocalist came to the attention of the worldwide audience when Ritchie Blackmore asked him to be the lead singer in his reformed RAINBOW. They recorded one album together ...

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One - FULLFORCE

FULLFORCE, the name's got a powerful ring to it, wouldn't you say? It is what one might expect of an act full of veteran power/trad metal players, including vocalist Mike Andersson (CLOUDSCAPE, SILENT MEMORIAL, PLANET ALLIANCE), guitarist Stefan Elmgren (HAMMERFALL), drummer Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), guitarist Carl-Johan Grimmark (NARNIA), and bassist Tommy Larsson (HEED). ...

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HAMMERFALL Announces 'European Outbreak' Tour

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL will embark on a European headlining tour, "European Outbreak 2011", in October. Commented HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak: "Beginning on October 25th and ending on December 10th, we will embark on the real tour for [the latest HAMMERFALL album] 'Infected'. Dubbed 'European Outbreak', this will show the very best side of HAMMERFALL, ...

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HAMMERFALL Guitarist Interviewed At Finland's SONISPHERE (Video)

Kaaos TV conducted a video interview with guitarist Oscar Dronjak of Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL at the Finnish installment of the Sonisphere festival on July 2, 2011 at Kalasatama in Helsinki. You can now watch the chat below. HAMMERFALL's new album, "Infected", sold around 1,700 copies in the United States in its first week of ...

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HAMMERFALL Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL 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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THERION: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire HELLFEST Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of THERION's entire June 19, 2011 performance at Hellfest in Clisson, France can be viewed below (courtesy of Arte [Association Relative la Tlvision Europenne], a Franco-German TV network). THERION's latest album, "Sitra Ahra", sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at ...

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HAMMERFALL: 'Infected' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Infected", the new album from Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL, sold around 1,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD debuted at No. 16 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in ...

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HAMMERFALL's 'Infected' Enters Swedish Chart At No. 2

"Infected", the new album from Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL, entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 2 (right behind LADY GAGA!). The CD was released in Europe on May 20 and will be made available in North America on June 7 via Nuclear Blast Records. Laying down the foundation themselves ...

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HAMMERFALL: 'Send Me The Sign' Video Released

"Send Me The Sign (Live In Studio)", the new video from Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL, can be viewed below. The clip is taken from the bonus disc that was made available with the band's new album, "Infected", which came out in Germany on May 20 via Nuclear Blast Records. "Infected" will be released on June ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION: 'F**k Yeah' Video Available

"Fuck Yeah", the new video from DEATHDESTRUCTION the Swedish metal "supergroup" featuring current/former members of EVERGREY, HAMMERFALL and DEAD BY APRIL can be viewed below. The clip was filmed with director Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, SAMAEL, SONIC SYNDICATE and KAMELOT, among others. ...

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HAMMERFALL iPhone App Available

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL have unveiled their first-ever app for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, now available here. Fans will receive an exclusive HAMMERFALL song plus band news, blog postings, and additional band-related information. HAMMERFALL will sign copies of its new album, "Infected", on Thursday, May 19 at Media Markt Bckebol in Gothenburg, ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION: New Performance Footage Available

Video footage of DEATHDESTRUCTION the Swedish metal "supergroup" featuring current/former members of EVERGREY, HAMMERFALL and DEAD BY APRIL performing the song "Crank It Up" on May 16, 2011 at Trgr'n in Gothenburg, Sweden as the support act for AMON AMARTH can be viewed below. DEATHDESTRUCTION recently inked a deal with the Swedish branch of Sony ...

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FULLFORCE: 'Walls Of Secrets' Video Released

"Walls Of Secrets", 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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HAMMERFALL Schedules Swedish Signing Session

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL will sign copies of their new album, "Infected", on Thursday, May 19 at Media Markt Bckebol in Gothenburg, Sweden beginning at 5 p.m. To mark the occasion, Media Markt Bckebol will sell a special edition of the CD with extra bonus tracks for a very special price (99 SEK). On April ...

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HAMMERFALL: 'One More Time' Video Released

"One More Time", the new video from Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES, SONIC SYNDICATE, EVERGREY and KAMELOT, among many others. On April 6, Nuclear Blast Records released a limited-edition picture ...

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