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EVANESCENCE's 'Synthesis' Album Is 'Very Much Taking It To The Next Level Musically,' Says AMY LEE

Kaaos TV conducted an interview with EVANESCENCE members Amy Lee (vocals), Tim McCord (bass) and Jen Majura (guitar) before the band's June 10 concert at Rockfest in Vantaa, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On EVANESCENCE's forthcoming album called "Synthesis", which will reimagine some ...

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JEFF WATERS On Upcoming ANNIHILATOR Album: 'This Is One Of The Best Ones We've Done'

Metal Wani's Laura Vezer recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Jeff Waters of Canadian thrash metal veterans ANNIHILATOR. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On ANNIHILATOR's upcoming follow-up to 2015's "Suicide Society" album, tentatively due at the end of October: Jeff: "Every artist, of course, ...

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PROJECTED Feat. SEVENDUST, ALTER BRIDGE, TREMONTI Members: 'Reload' Video

"Reload", the new video from PROJECTED, the band featuring SEVENDUST members John Connolly (guitar) and Vince Hornsby (bass) alongside ALTER BRIDGE/CREED drummer Scott Phillips and guitarist/vocalist Eric Friedman (a.k.a. E-Rock; TREMONTI), can be seen below. The clip was produced, directed and edited by Jamie Brown for Smoking Gun Productions. "Reload" is taken from PROJECTED's sophomore ...

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ANTHRAX Releases 'Leftoverthrax' Two-Track Digital Single

ANTHRAX will return to European shores later this month in support of its current album, "For All Kings", which was released more than a year ago. To mark the occasion, the band has released a digital two-track single titled "Leftoverthrax", including cover versions of KANSAS's "Carry On Wayward Son" and THE WHITE STRIPES' "Black Math". ...

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WARBEAST To Release 'Enter The Arena' Album In August

Texas metal titans WARBEAST will release their new album, "Enter The Arena", on August 4 via Philip H. Anselmo's Housecore Records. Captured at Anselmo's Nodferatu's Lair, mixed by Mike Thompson at the Riff Factory and mastered by Lee Russell, the disc features newest WARBEAST recruits, guitarist Drew Shoup and bassist Lyric Ferchaud, and stands among ...

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Video Premiere: GREAT WHITE's 'Big Time'

GREAT WHITE's video for the song "Big Time" can be sen below. The clip was filmed in Yucaipa, California and was directed by Todd E. Braley. "Big Time" is taken from GREAT WHITE's new album, "Full Circle", which was released on June 2. The effort sees the band re-teaming with its original producer, Michael Wagener. ...

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HALESTORM Is Working With Producer NICK RASKULINECZ On Fourth Album

HALESTORM is collaborating with Nick Raskulinecz on material for the band's fourth album. At least some of the sessions are taking place at the Dark Horse Recording studios just outside Nashville. Raskulinecz is an acclaimed producer who has previously worked with RUSH, KORN, ALICE IN CHAINS and DEFTONES, in addition to having helmed HALESTORM's third ...

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FILTER: 'Mother E' Video Released

FILTER's music video for the song "Mother E" can be seen below. The track comes off the band's current album, "Crazy Eyes". Frontman/mastermind Richard Patrick commissioned an epic clip for the compelling cut. FILTER has always been about defying expectations and making strong statements. Patrick has sounded off on many timely topics of late, none ...

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PROJECTED Feat. SEVENDUST, ALTER BRIDGE, TREMONTI Members: EPK For 'Ignite My Insanity' Album

An EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for "Ignite My Insanity", the sophomore album from PROJECTED, the band featuring SEVENDUST members John Connolly (guitar) and Vince Hornsby (bass) alongside ALTER BRIDGE/CREED drummer Scott Phillips and guitarist/vocalist Eric Friedman (a.k.a. E-Rock; TREMONTI), can be seen below. Due on July 21 via Rat Pak Records, the two-disc collection is ...

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INCANTATION To Release 'Profane Nexus' Album In August

Extreme metal veterans INCANTATION will release their tenth studio album, "Profane Nexus", on August 11 via Relapse Records — the very same label that released the band's influential LPs "Onward To Golgotha" (1992), "Mortal Throne Of Nazarene" (1994), "Diabolical Conquest" (1998) and "The Infernal Storm" (2000). As expected, INCANTATION has taken steps to ensure that ...

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PROJECTED Feat. SEVENDUST, ALTER BRIDGE, TREMONTI Members: 'Ignite My Insanity' Album Due In July

PROJECTED, the band featuring SEVENDUST members John Connolly (guitar) and Vince Hornsby (bass) alongside ALTER BRIDGE/CREED drummer Scott Phillips and guitarist/vocalist Eric Friedman (a.k.a. E-Rock; TREMONTI), will release its sophomore album, "Ignite My Insanity", on July 21 via Rat Pak Records. The two-disc collection is currently available for pre-order in various configurations at

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Former AMARANTHE Singer JOACIM 'JAKE E' LUNDBERG Discusses CYHRA's Formation, Upcoming Album

CYHRA, the new band featuring former IN FLAMES members Peter Iwers (bass) and Jesper Strömblad (guitar) alongside ex-AMARANTHE singer Joacim "Jake E" Lundberg and LUCA TURILLI'S RHAPSODY drummer Alex Landenburg, recently recorded its debut album at Top Floor Studios in Gothenburg, Sweden for a fall 2017 release via Spinefarm. Speaking to AntiHero Magazine, ...

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NAZARETH Signs With FRONTIERS MUSIC SRL; New Album Due In 2018

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of legendary rockers NAZARETH. The band's brand new studio album will be released in 2018. The current lineup of NAZARETH consists of Jimmy Murrison (longest-serving guitarist in the band's history), Lee Agnew (drummer since Darrel Sweet's death in 1999), Pete Agnew (founding member, on bass) and new singer ...

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Watch SLASH And JACK BLACK Perform GUNS N' ROSES' 'Welcome To The Jungle' At This Year's 'Beastly Ball'

Slash appeared at the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association's (GLAZA) annual Beastly Ball on Saturday, May 20 at the L.A. Zoo. This year's signature fundraiser celebrated the L.A. Zoo's 50th anniversary and featured a performance with the GUNS N' ROSES guitarist and noted wildlife advocate in an exclusive live concert backed by Jimmy Vivino and ...

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Early VAN HALEN Manager Publishing Tell-All Memoir

According to The Pulse Of Radio, fans can pre-order the new book "Runnin' With The Devil: A Backstage Pass To The Wild Times, Loud Rock, And The Down And Dirty Truth Behind The Making Of Van Halen". The new tome by the band's early manager Noel Monk, is available in autographed editions via

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BLACK VEIL BRIDES To Release New Album In September

Los Angeles rockers BLACK VEIL BRIDES have completed work on their fifth album for a tentative mid-September release. The follow-up to BLACK VEIL BRIDES' 2014 self-titled effort was produced by John Feldmann at his Southern California studio. Speaking to Front Row Live at last night's (Sunday, May 14) inaugural "Strange 80s" benefit concert at the ...

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