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AVANTASIA, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Singers Join Forces In All-Female Band EXIT EDEN

Four musicians from four different countries with four entirely different biographies, yet all stemming from the world of rock, now united in one band: EXIT EDEN. The all-female four-piece ensemble unites all attributes ascribed to the new millennium: cosmopolitan, self-confident-independent and ready to do their very own thing. Despite their diversity, the four singers — ...

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SAXON's 'Thunderbolt' Album Could Feature Appearance By Late MOTÖRHEAD Icon LEMMY

"Thunderbolt", the forthcoming album from British heavy metal legends SAXON, could include a special appearance by the band's longtime friend, late MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy. The follow-up to 2015's "Battering Ram", which is once again being recorded with British producer Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, TESTAMENT), will feature the song "They Played Rock And Roll", written about ...

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Video Premiere: LEPROUS's 'From The Flame'

Norwegian progressive metallers LEPROUS will release their fifth studio album, "Malina", on August 25 via InsideOut Music. The official video for the disc's first single, "From The Flame", can be seen below. The clip was directed by David Solbjørg of Twitchy Films. The band checked in with the following comment about "From The Flame": "'From ...

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SILVERSTEIN Premieres New Song 'Lost Positives'

Ontario, Canada's post-hardcore heavyweights SILVERSTEIN have premiered "Lost Positives", a new track from their recently announced album, "Dead Reflection", due out July 14 via Rise Records. "Dead Reflection" is SILVERSTEIN's eighth full-length and it takes all of the band's strengths — pummeling riffs, explosive dynamic shifts, and hugely anthemic choruses — and ramps up their ...

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TED NUGENT Says He Will No Longer Engage In 'Hateful Rhetoric': 'We Have Got To Be More Respectful'

Outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent has promised to do away with his "hateful rhetoric" after a gunman opened fire at a GOP baseball practice Wednesday morning, critically wounding House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. The attack has prompted calls for media and lawmakers of all political stripes to dial down their comments. During an appearance on ...

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Singer And Ex-PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS Guitarist Release 'A Monster Within' Song

Former SUPERJOINT RITUAL and PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS guitarist Marzi Montazeri has joined forces with ex-JUDAS PRIEST and ICED EARTH singer Tim "Ripper" Owens to record a six-song EP, "The Uprising". Due on June 23 via Montazeri's recently launched Crunchy Western Records, the effort was recorded at Matherne Studios by Kevin Matherne in ...

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RIVERDOGS Feat. VIVIAN CAMPBELL: 'American Dream' Video

"American Dream", the new video from RIVERDOGS, the band featuring DEF LEPPARD and LAST IN LINE guitarist Vivian Campbell, can be seen below. The track is taken from RIVERDOGS' comeback album, "California", which will be released on July 7 via Frontiers Music Srl. Featuring original members Campbell, Rob Lamothe (vocals, guitars) and Nick Brophy (bass, ...

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MASTODON Drummer's ARCADEA: Entire Debut Album Available For Streaming

The self-titled debut album from ARCADEA can be streamed in its entirety below. The disc is being released today (Friday, June 16) via Relapse Records. ARCADEA was born when drummer-vocalist Brann Dailor of MASTODON teamed up with guitarist and keyboardist Core Atoms (ZRUDA) to create a synth-laden progressive, heavy psych band. Adding guitarist Raheem Amlani ...

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TAU CROSS Feat. VOIVOD, AMEBIX Members: 'Killing The King' Video

"Killing The King", the new Jakub Moth-directed video from TAU CROSS, the multinational punk/heavy metal collective featuring AMEBIX bassist/frontman Rob "The Baron" Miller, VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and members of cult crust outfits MISERY and WAR//PLAGUE, can be seen below. The song is taken from TAU CROSS's second full-length album, "Pillar Of Fire", which ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: Lyric Video For New Song 'Roots'

The official lyric video for the song "Roots" from IN THIS MOMENT can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Ritual", which will be released on Friday, July 21. The group's sixth studio effort will be released by Atlantic Records in partnership with Roadrunner Records and is available for pre-order ...

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CELLAR DARLING Feat. Former ELUVEITIE Members: 'Avalanche' Video

"Avalanche", the new video from CELLAR DARLING, the band featuring former ELUVEITIE members Anna Murphy (vocals, hurdy-gurdy), Merlin Sutter (drums) and Ivo Henzi (guitars, bass), can be seen below. The song is taken from CELLAR DARLING's debut album, "This Is The Sound", which will be released on June 30 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was ...

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New Song Premiere: MR. BIG's 'Mean To Me'

"Mean To Me", a brand new song from MR. BIG, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's ninth studio album, "Defying Gravity", which will be released on July 7 via Frontiers Music Srl. The effort will be available at traditional retail and all digital service providers, as will a deluxe edition ...

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THY ART IS MURDER Releases Video For New Song 'Slaves Beyond Death'

Australia's incendiary musical export THY ART IS MURDER will release its new album, "Dear Desolation", on August 18 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Check out the music video for the first single, "Slaves Beyond Death", below. "Dear Desolation" was produced, engineered, mixed and mastered by Will Putney at Graphic Nature Audio in Belleville, New Jersey. Artwork ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH To Release 'Cryptoriana - The Seductiveness Of Decay' Album In September

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH will release their twelfth full-length album, "Cryptoriana - The Seductiveness Of Decay", on September 22 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork, photography and videography was created by Artūrs Bērziņš, best known for his defiant neo-symbolism raster graphics and oil paintings; postmodern interpretations of classic myths. He has been proclaimed ...

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REVOLUTION SAINTS Feat. DEEN CASTRONOVO, DOUG ALDRICH, JACK BLADES: Release Date For Second Album

REVOLUTION SAINTS, the band featuring Deen Castronovo (JOURNEY, BAD ENGLISH), Doug Aldrich (THE DEAD DAISIES, WHITESNAKE, DIO), and Jack Blades (NIGHT RANGER, DAMN YANKEES), will release its second album on Friday, October 13. The disc was recorded in Italy with producer Alessandro Del Vecchio, who also helmed the band's debut album. Castronovo, Aldrich and Blades ...

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Video: PHILIP ANSELMO's SCOUR Performs PANTERA's 'Strength Beyond Strength' At Brooklyn's Saint Vitus Bar

Fan-filmed video footage of SCOUR — the new extreme metal "supergroup" featuring Philip Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN, SUPERJOINT) alongside members of CATTLE DECAPITATION and PIG DESTROYER — performing the PANTERA classic "Strength Beyond Strength" on June 14 at Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn, New York can be seen below. The self-titled debut EP from SCOUR was ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO's Widow Calls GENE SIMMONS's Attempt To Trademark 'Horns' Hand Gesture 'Laughable' And 'Disgusting'

Wendy Dio has slammed Gene Simmons's attempt to trademark the "horns" hand gesture as "laughable." The widow of deceased singer Ronnie James Dio, who's widely credited with popularizing the symbol — a staple at rock concerts for decades — told TheWrap about Simmons's trademark application: "To try to make money off of something ...

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Ex-JUDAS PRIEST Singer TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Joins Forces With SAVATAGE Guitarist CHRIS CAFFERY

Former JUDAS PRIEST singer Tim "Ripper" Owens is collaborating with SAVATAGE and TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA guitarist Chris Caffery on a new project. The duo is currently writing material with producer Roy "Z" Ramirez (BRUCE DICKINSON, HALFORD) for an album that will be released through Frontiers Music Srl. Regarding how his collaboration with Caffery came about, Owens ...

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