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OTHERWISE To Release 'Sleeping Lions' Album In September

Las Vegas rockers OTHERWISE are will release their third full-length album, "Sleeping Lions", on September 22 via Century Media. You'd be hard pressed to find a more fitting album title than "Sleeping Lions" for latest studio release from OTHERWISE. The album hits like a revelation, jolting the listener upright and transporting them from a dreamy ...

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THE DARKNESS To Release 'Pinewood Smile' Album In October; Listen To 'All The Pretty Girls' Single

England's hugely entertaining rock gods THE DARKNESS are back with their fifth album, "Pinewood Smile", due for release October 6 through Cooking Vinyl. Marking the announcement, the band has unveiled the spectacular album opener "All The Pretty Girls" across all streaming platforms. It's also available for download with pre-orders of the album for the instant ...

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Video Premiere: THE HAUNTED's 'Spark'

"Spark", the new video from Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's ninth studio album, "Strength In Numbers", which will be released on August 25 via Century Media. The disc was recorded at Parlour Studios in the U.K. with producer Russ Russell (NAPALM DEATH, DIMMU BORGIR, THE ...

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VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS: Performance Footage Of New Song 'Tight Rope'

Fan-filmed video footage of VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS, the Dutch rock band led by former VANDENBERG and WHITESNAKE guitarist Adrian Vandenberg, performing a brand new song, "Tight Rope", on July 9 at Streetrock in Bakel, The Netherlands can be seen below. The track is expected to appear on VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS' sophomore album, tentatively due this fall. VANDENBERG'S ...

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Croatia's ANIMAL DRIVE Signs With FRONTIERS MUSIC SRL

Frontiers Music Srl has signed a deal with ANIMAL DRIVE, a young and driven hard rock act founded in Zagreb, Croatia in 2012 by singer Dino Jelusic, who is the primary writer and driving force behind the band's sound. Dino was chosen by the late, great Paul O'Neill to be a featured vocalist on TRANS-SIBERIAN ...

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PARADISE LOST Vocalist Says 'Humans Tend To Ruin Everything On The Planet'

Barbara Caserta of Italy's Linea Rock recently conducted an interview with vocalist Nick Holmes and lead guitarist Gregor Mackintosh of U.K. gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether Nick Holmes's participation in the Swedish death metal supergroup BLOODBATH had any influence ...

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NORTHLANE Releases 'Solar' Video

Australia's NORTHLANE has released a video for its new single, "Solar". Lifted from the band's critically acclaimed fourth album, "Mesmer", the song is a groove-laden, multi-layered prog journey that showcases the incredible vocal talent of Marcus Bridge, whose range and dexterity has proven unparalleled. The video, directed by long-time collaborator Jason Eshraghian, was premiered via ...

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YES, MARILLION, MIKE PORTNOY + DEREK SHERINIAN Set For Next Year's 'Cruise To The Edge'

Details for the fifth annual Cruise To The Edge excursion — progressive rock's largest festival at sea hosted by classic rock icons YES — have been announced. Featuring some of the world's greatest prog-rock musical artists, the five-night cruise out of Tampa, Florida next February 3-8, will return aboard Royal Caribbean's award-winning Brilliance Of The ...

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SIKTH To Release 'The Future In Whose Eyes?' Album In June

SIKTH, the U.K.'s progressive metal forefathers, will release their new album, "The Future In Whose Eyes?", on June 2 via Millennium Night, the newly created label imprint from Snapper Music, home of Peaceville and Kscope. SIKTH guitarist and producer Dan Weller stated about the band's first full-length studio album since 2006's "Death Of A Dead ...

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NORTHLANE Drops Surprise Fourth Album, 'Mesmer'

Australia's NORTHLANE has released its fourth album, "Mesmer". "Mesmer" appeared with no forewarning on digital services at 8 a.m. AEDT and is also available on CD, LP, and tape from all good music stores. "Mesmer", NORTHLANE's fourth full-length release, is a triumph — the band's most organic-yet-precise album yet. it covers familiar topics but renders ...

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Video Premiere: NORTHLANE's 'Citizen'

Australia's NORTHLANE has released the official music video for its new song "Citizen". The track was recorded in New Jersey by producer David Bendeth (BRING ME THE HORIZON, A DAY TO REMEMBER, PARAMORE). Speaking about the meaning of the song, NORTHLANE guitarist Josh Smith said: "'Citizen' is a song that was written about the First ...

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SIKTH: Lyric Video For New Song 'No Wishbones'

SIKTH, the U.K.'s progressive metal forefathers, will release their brand new studio album on May 26. To coincide with the start of their European tour with TRIVIUM, SIKTH has premiered their first new single and lyric video for "No Wishbones". SIKTH vocalist Mikee Goodman said: "I think SIKTH fans old and new will love this ...

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ALICE COOPER Guitarist NITA STRAUSS, HUNTRESS Singer JILL JANUS Join Forces In THE STARBREAKERS

THE STARBREAKERS will debut at The Viper Room in West Hollywood, California on Saturday March 11. The all-star cover band features five of the most talented female musicians today. With unparalleled musicianship and looks that kill, they've mastered the art of the cover song — delivering a mind-blowing live show and unforgettable party. THE STARBREAKERS ...

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SIKTH Begins Work On New Studio Album

SIKTH, the U.K.'s progressive metal forefathers, have commenced recording their brand new studio album. The as-yet-untitled third LP will be their first new full-length since 2006's "Death Of A Dead Day" and follows on from last year's acclaimed "Opacities" EP, recorded after their reunion performance at the U.K.'s legendary Download festival. The new album is ...

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OTHERWISE Taps Producer BOB MARLETTE For Fourth Album

Las Vegas rockers OTHERWISE have entered a Los Angeles studio to begin recording their new album with producer Bob Marlette (SHINEDOWN, SEETHER). The band's fourth full-length effort will arrive later in the year via longtime label Century Media. Commented OTHERWISE's Adrian and Ryan Patrick in a joint statement: "It feels good to finally be surrounded ...

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AT THE GATES Members Launch THE LURKING FEAR

AT THE GATES members Tomas Lindberg (vocals) and Adrian Erlandsson (drums) have joined forces with Jonas Stålhammar (guitar; THE CROWN), Fredrik Wallenberg (guitar; SKITSYSTEM) and Andreas Axelsson (bass; DISFEAR, TORMENTED, EDGE OF SANITY) in a brand new band called THE LURKING FEAR. According to the new group's official mission statement, "THE LURKING FEAR is bringing ...

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