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LETTERS FROM THE COLONY Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST

Borlänge, Sweden-based progressive extreme metal architects LETTERS FROM THE COLONY have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast. The band is currently recording its debut album, "Vignette", for an early 2018 release. The disc will be mastered by Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, OPETH, PARADISE LOST, SEPULTURA and KREATOR, among others. According ...

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SHADOWSIDE Releases 'Alive' Video

Brazilian metallers SHADOWSIDE, who feature in their ranks Swedish bass player Magnus Rosén (ex-HAMMERFALL), have released the official music video for the song "Alive". The track is the first single from the new SHADOWSIDE album, "Shades Of Humanity", which was recorded and produced in Sweden by Fredrik Nordström (ARCH ENEMY, HAMMERFALL, EVERGREY) and Henrik Udd ...

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SHADOWSIDE To Release 'Shades Of Humanity' Album In July

Brazilian/Swedish metallers SHADOWSIDE will release their new album, "Shades Of Humanity", in Japan on July 26 via Spiritual Beast, in North America/Europe on July 28 via EMP Label Group (the U.S.-based label of MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson), and in Brazil on September 4 via Furia Music. "Shades Of Humanity" explores deep subjects such as depression, ...

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Listen To New DREAM EVIL Song 'Creature Of The Night'

"Creature Of The Night", a new song from Swedish metallers DREAM EVIL, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's sixth album, aptly titled "Six", which will be released on May 26 via Century Media Records. Commented the band: "When we chose from all recorded songs the ones to be released on ...

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ICED EARTH's JON SCHAFFER And BLIND GUARDIAN's HANSI KÜRSCH Are Working On Material For Third DEMONS & WIZARDS Album

ICED EARTH mainman Jon Schaffer has confirmed that he and BLIND GUARDIAN frontman Hansi Kürsch are working on material for the long-awaited third album from their side project DEMONS & WIZARDS. DEMONS & WIZARDS was launched in 1997 and has released two full-length albums so far: 2000's self-titled effort and 2005's "Touched By The Crimson ...

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DREAM EVIL Releases 'Antidote' Video

Swedish metallers DREAM EVIL will release their sixth album, aptly titled "Six", on May 26 via Century Media Records. The official video for the song "Antidote" can be seen below. The clip was directed by the band's longtime partner in visuals Patric Ullaeus (IN FLAMES, LACUNA COIL, DIMMU BORGIR, ARCH ENEMY). DREAM EVIL has checked ...

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DREAM EVIL Releases Video For 'Dream Evil' Song

Swedish metallers DREAM EVIL will release their sixth album, aptly titled "Six", on May 26 via Century Media Records. The official video for the disc's opening track, "Dream Evil", can be seen below. The clip was directed by the band's longtime partner in visuals Patric Ullaeus (IN FLAMES, LACUNA COIL, DIMMU BORGIR, ARCH ENEMY). DREAM ...

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DREAM EVIL To Release 'Six' Album In May

Swedish metallers DREAM EVIL will release their sixth album, aptly titled "Six", on May 26 via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2010's "In The Night" was once again produced by DREAM EVIL guitarist Fredrik Nordström at his own Studio Fredman facilities, which is the birthplace of many modern metal masterpieces by such bands as ...

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ARCHITECTS Guitarist TOM SEARLE Dead At 28

Tom Searle, guitarist and founding member of the British metalcore band ARCHITECTS, has died after a three-year battle with cancer. He was only 28 years old. In a statement posted on the ARCHITECTS Facebook page, Tom's twin brother and bandmate Dan Searle says: "He was an incredible songwriter and guitarist. He was my closest and ...

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Video: SLASH Joins WHITFORD/ST. HOLMES On Stage In Nashville

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash joined WHITFORD/ST. HOLMES, featuring the dynamic duo of AEROSMITH guitarist Brad Whitford and TED NUGENT vocalist/guitarist Derek St. Holmes, on stage last night (Thursday, July 7) at Exit/In in Nashville, Tennessee to perform the songs "Red House" (Jimi Hendrix) and "Stranglehold" (Ted Nugent). Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can ...

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THY ART IS MURDER Parts Ways With Singer CJ MCMAHON

Australia's incendiary extreme musical export THY ART IS MURDER has parted ways with singer CJ McMahon. Commented the remaining members of the band: "After much conjecture and ambiguity on his behalf, it is with a heavy heart that we must announce today that CJ is no longer a part of THY ART IS MURDER. "We ...

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Ex-IRON MAIDEN Singer PAUL DI'ANNO Is Recording Cover Of DAVID BOWIE's 'Heroes' For Paris Terror Attack Victims

Former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di'Anno is teaming up with French singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Stéphane Honde (HOLLYWOOD MONSTERS, THE STARS) to record cover version of the David Bowie song "Heroes" to benefit victims of the November 13 Paris terrorist attacks. "I left it up to Steph to get the rest of the band together, ...

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COUNTING DAYS: 'Liberated Sounds' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Liberated Sounds", the title track of the debut album from the London metalcore quintet COUNTING DAYS, can be seen below. The CD will be released on October 16 via the Mascot Label Group. Formed in 2014, COUNTING DAYS entwine a complex and ferocious blend of hardcore punk, thrash and British ...

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