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NIGHTRAGE: 'Affliction' Video Released

"Affliction", the new Rawrec Production-directed video from Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's seventh album, "The Venomous", which will be released on March 31 via Despotz Records. The disc was recorded at Zero Gravity Studios in Athens with producer Terry Nikas. Says the band: "The ...

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS Releases New Song 'You Don't Know'

"You Don't Know", a brand new song from Canadian hard rockers KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Prevail I", which will be released on May 12 via Napalm Records. The disc was produced by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, AMARANTHE, EPICA) and mastered by Grammy Award-winning ...

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PYRAMAZE: Lyric Video For New Song '20 Second Century'

Melodic metal band PYRAMAZE will release its fifth album, "Contingent", on April 28 in Europe and North America through Inner Wound Recordings. The official lyric video for the song "20 Second Century", taken from the new disc, can be seen below. With "Contingent", PYRAMAZE has grown and matured into a band that is capable of ...

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Former IN FLAMES, AMARANTHE Members Join Forces In CYHRA

Former IN FLAMES members Peter Iwers (bass) and Jesper Strömblad (guitar) have joined forces with ex-AMARANTHE singer Joacim "Jake E" Lundberg and LUCA TURILLI'S RHAPSODY drummer Alex Landenburg in a new band called CYHRA. Says the band in a statement: "The vast experience all four of us have gathered during our times in previous bands ...

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NIGHTRAGE: New Song 'Bemoan' Available For Streaming

"Bemoan", a brand new song from Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's seventh album, "The Venomous", which will be released on March 31 via Despotz Records. The disc was recorded at Zero Gravity Studios in Athens with producer Terry Nikas. Says the band: "The NIGHTRAGE ...

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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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GHOST Wins Swedish GRAMMIS Award For 'Popestar'

GHOST was honored in the "Best Hard Rock/Metal" category at the Swedish Grammis awards (Swedish Grammy equivalent), which was held Tuesday night (February 28) at Konserthuset in Stockholm. This marks the act's third win in this category. The bands were nominated for their most recent releases, all of which came out during 2016. "Best Hard ...

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PYRAMAZE To Release 'Contingent' Album In April

Melodic metal band PYRAMAZE will release its fifth album, "Contingent", on April 28 in Europe and North America through Inner Wound Recordings. With "Contingent", PYRAMAZE has grown and matured into a band that is capable of satisfying their fans while simultaneously continuing to break new ground. The incorporation of modern cinematic film score elements mixed ...

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Video Premiere: NIGHTRAGE's 'The Venomous'

The official video for "The Venomous", a brand new song from Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE, can be seen below. The track is the title cut of the band's seventh album, which will be released on March 31 via Despotz Records. The disc was recorded at Zero Gravity Studios in Athens with producer Terry Nikas. ...

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Video Premiere: AMARANTHE's 'Boomerang'

"Boomerang", the new video from Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE, can be seen below. The clip was once again directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES and KAMELOT, among others. Commented AMARANTHE guitarist Olof Mörck: "It is finally time to release our brand new ...

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Singer JAKE E Is 'Stepping Off The AMARANTHE Tour Bus' To Pursue Other Projects

Vocalist Joacim "Jake E" Lundberg has broken his silence regarding his departure from AMARANTHE, the successful Swedish melodic metal band he co-founded. AMARANTHE has kept an active touring schedule in between recording and releasing four studio albums. Following AMARANTHE's tour of Japan with HELLOWEEN last September, Jake E, one of the band's three vocalists, announced ...

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Former ICED EARTH Singer MATT BARLOW Launches SENTINELS

Vocalist Matt Barlow (ICED EARTH, ASHES OF ARES, PYRAMAZE) and composer, keyboardist and pianist Jonah Weingarten (PYRAMAZE, STRUCTURE OF INHUMANITY) have joined forces in a new project called SENTINELS. Combining sweeping motion picture style orchestral arrangements, modern classical piano, thunderous percussions, and the dynamic and powerful vocals of Barlow, SENTINELS has set out to create ...

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NIGHTRAGE: Listen To 'The Venomous' Single

"The Venomous", the new single from Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE, has just been released via Despotz Records. The song, which can be heard using the SoundCloud widget below, is available on all major streaming services. "The Venomous" is the title track of NIGHTRAGE's seventh album, which will be released in early 2017. The disc ...

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NIGHTRAGE To Release 'The Venomous' Single This Friday

"The Venomous", the new single from Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE, will be released this coming Friday, December 16 via Despotz Records. The song will be made available on all major streaming services. "The Venomous" is the title track of NIGHTRAGE's seventh album, which will be released in early 2017. The disc was recorded at ...

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Video Premiere: SONIC SYNDICATE's 'Confessions'

"Confessions", the new video from Swedish/British modern metallers SONIC SYNDICATE, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's fifth full-length studio album, which was released on October 14 via Despotz. The CD was recorded at Purple Skull Music with producer Kritoffer Folin and is said to be "the band's most ...

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AMARANTHE Wanted To Incorporate New Influences On 'Maximalism' Album

Metal Temple's Daniel Fox recently conducted an interview with singer Elize Ryd of Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the AMARANTHE sound constantly evolving and changing: Elize: "Since we have so much inspiration and different angles ...

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Video Premiere: AMARANTHE's 'That Song'

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE have dropped the video for their latest single, "That Song", a track from their epic and gloriously over-the-top new album, "Maximalism". The record is due out October 21 on Spinefarm Records, and finds the band further expanding its pop-metal hybrid style. The album is full of songs so catchy that they ...

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Watch AMARANTHE's Entire Performance In Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Fan-filmed video footage of AMARANTHE's entire September 30 performance at the Zal Ozhidaniya club in Saint-Petersburg, Russia can be seen below. AMARANTHE's new album, "Maximalism", will be released on October 21 via Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to 2014's "Massive Addictive" is described in a press release as "a hyper-modern, metallic beast of a record" containing ...

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Listen To New AMARANTHE Single 'That Song'

AMARANTHE, the cutting-edge Swedish rock band with the triple lead-vocal attack, has dropped "That Song" from its upcoming album, "Maximalism". Check it out at Spotify. "The time has come to unveil 'That Song' to the world," said guitarist Olof Mörck. "Showcasing a new side of AMARANTHE, the song combines an anthemic arena riff ...

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SONIC SYNDICATE: Watch Lyric Video For New Single 'Start A War'

Swedish/British modern metallers SONIC SYNDICATE have just released the lyric video for "Start A War", the debut single from their fifth full-length studio album — and first for Despotz"Confessions". Produced by Kristoffer Folin at Purple Skull Music, "Start A War" is the band's public introduction to the new direction they have taken on ...

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