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ALAN PARSONS Signs With FRONTIERS MUSIC SRL

Frontiers Music Srl has announce the signing of Alan Parsons. Alan is working on a new studio album, tentatively scheduled for release in the spring of 2019. Alan and Frontiers' relationship began in 2010 when the label released "Eye 2 Eye - Live in Madrid". They have kept in close contact since, with the ultimate ...

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Video Premiere: KALMAH's 'Take Me Away'

"Take Me Away", the new video from Finnish metallers KALMAH, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Palo", which was released on April 6 via Spinefarm Records. Once again recorded at Tico Tico with trusty old Ahti Kortelainen manning the helm and finalized by studio sorcerer Svante Forsbäck (RAMMSTEIN, ...

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SEPTICFLESH Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS; New Album Due In 2019

Nuclear Blast has announced the signing of Greek symphonic death metallers SEPTICFLESH to a worldwide deal. The group's unique blend of symphonic arrangements, avant garde elements, atmosphere and eviscerating extreme metal has been converting legions into fans since the '90s. Now, with a streak of modern classic albums under their belt such as "Sumerian Daemons" ...

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UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS To Release 'Wasteland' Album In October

The brainchild of mercurial Cambridgeshire mystic Kevin Starrs, UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS have been making extraordinary music since 2009. Now they return with their fifth full-length album. 47 minutes of vital, audacious and frequently bewildering heavy psychedelia, it bears the title "Wasteland" and is instantly recognizable as Starrs's most immersive and evocative body of ...

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THE WHITE SWAN Feat. KITTIE's MERCEDES LANDER: 'Inamorato' Song

"Inamorato", a new song from THE WHITE SWAN, the Canadian doom-laden sludge rock trio founded by drummer-turned-vocalist/guitarist Mercedes Lander (KITTIE), can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new EP, "Touch Taste Destroy", which will be released on September 7. Following up from THE WHITE SWAN's previous EPs, 2017's "The White" and ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Drummer SHAWN DROVER On SLAYER's Decision To Call It Quits: 'Somebody In The Band Doesn't Wanna Tour Anymore'

Former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE drummer Shawn Drover spoke to Heavy Metal And Booze about SLAYER's decision to call it quits after completing one last world tour. He said (see video below): "Well, it's obviously something that they want to do. And it's all speculative, what you read on the Internet, which most ...

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JETBOY: Making Of 'Born To Fly' Album (Video)

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of JETBOY's new album, "Born To Fly", can be seen below. The disc will be released on January 25, 2019 via Frontiers Music Srl. Founded in 1983 by guitarists Billy Rowe and Fernie Rod, JETBOY continues to crank out its brand of rock 'n' roll in the 21st century with ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist's DRAGONLORD: Making Of 'Dominion' Album Part Three (Video)

The third in a three-part series of videos featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Dominion", the upcoming third album from DRAGONLORD, the California-based black metal band led by TESTAMENT guitarist Eric Peterson, can be seen below. The disc, which is due on September 21 via Spinefarm Records, will feature eight tracks of devastatingly unrelenting ...

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Video Premiere: THE AMITY AFFLICTION's 'D.I.E.'

"D.I.E.", the new video from THE AMITY AFFLICTION, can be seen below. The clip marks the conclusion of a three-part short film established by the music videos for "Ivy (Doomsday)" and "Feels Like I'm Dying", all written and directed by THE AMITY AFFLICTION vocalist Joel Birch. "D.I.E.", "Ivy (Doomsday)" and "Feels Like I'm Dying" are ...

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Germany's NECRONOMICON To Release 'Unleashed Bastards' Album In September

German thrash metal veterans NECRONOMICON will release their ninth studio album, "Unleashed Bastards", on September 28 via El Puerto Records. Nearly three years have passed since the arrival of "Pathfinder ... Between Heaven and Hell" — an album that thrilled fans and press from South America to Russia alike. NECRONOMICON guitarist/vocalist Volker "Freddy" Fredrich promises ...

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OCEANHOARSE Vocalist Forced To Leave Band Due To Hearing Loss

Helsinki-based heavy metal quartet OCEANHOARSE has regretfully announced that Tommy Tuovinen will not be able to continue as the singer of the band due to hearing loss. "I got my ears checked recently, and the results showed dramatic decrease in hearing," Tuovinen says. "I was basically told by the doctor that I couldn't keep exposing ...

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STARKILL: 'Until We Fall' Video Released

STARKILL's new single, "Until We Fall", is available now via all digital retailers, along with a music video directed by Davide Cilloni (EPICA), which can be viewed below. "Our new songs are the first we've put together where Sarah Lynn Collier was a full-time member before we started writing, so we were able to fully ...

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Chasm - MUTILATION RITES

The blackened beast of Brooklyn's MUTILATION RITES has returned with its third album: "Chasm". While New York has a bit of a reputation for some pretentious black metal in recent years, the act released an ugly, debut long player in 2012 titled "Empyrean"—following a split, some EPs and demos—that grasped the spirit of DARKTHRONE and ...

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GEOFF TATE Says Performing 'Suite Sister Mary' With His Daughter EMILY For First Time Was 'Very Special'

Former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate spoke to the Northwest Music Scene about the first time he was joined by his now-21-year-old daughter Emily to perform the band's classic song "Suite Sister Mary". Tate, who is celebrating the 30th anniversary of QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation: Mindcrime" album on his current tour, said: "Oh, wow. It was ...

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