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HAMMERFALL Guitarist Discusses Band's 'SPINAL TAP-Like' History With Drummers

Italy's Rock Rebel Magazine recently conducted an interview with guitarist Oscar Dronjak of Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On HAMMERFALL's recent drummer changes: Oscar: "Well, that's a little bit of a tricky situation, because, let's see, right when we released '(r)Evolution' [2014] ...

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HAMMERFALL: 'Dethrone And Defy' Video Released

"Dethrone And Defy", the new video from Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL, can be seen below. The clip was filmed at four different shows on the "Built To Tour" 2017 trek. "Dethrone And Defy" is taken from HAMMERFALL's tenth studio album, "Built To Last", which was released on November 4 via Napalm Records. The track listing for ...

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HAMMERFALL: 'Built To Last' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for "Built To Last", the title track of the tenth studio album from Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL, can be seen below. The disc was released on November 4 via Napalm Records. Comments HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak: "We wanted to do something simple yet effective, so we recorded this in my studio ...

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Built to Last - HAMMERFALL

Following the band's 2015 "Maximum Metal"award bestowed by Metal Hammer (RIP Team Rock publications, hello again Future Publishing), power metal holdout HAMMERFALL returns with its tenth slab, "Built to Last". If MANOWAR's "The Lord of Steel"was gloriously predictable, so too is this one. Like MANOWAR, HAMMERFALL knows its hordes, and on this release, the group ...

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Watch DELAIN Perform In Toulouse, France

Video footage of DELAIN's November 3 performance at Le Metronum in Toulouse, France can be seen below. As previously reported, DELAIN and HAMMERFALL will join forces for a co-headline North American tour in the spring of 2017. DELAIN will be touring on the heels of their recently released and critically acclaimed album, "Moonbathers". This tour ...

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HELLOWEEN: Pro-Shot Footage Of Tokyo Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of German power metallers HELLOWEEN performing the song "Before The War" on September 26 at Ee-Theater in Tokyo, Japan can be seen below. HELLOWEEN's tour of Japan was originally scheduled to take place this past summer but was postponed after drummer Daniel "Dani" Löble was hospitalized with appendicitis. HELLOWEEN is continuing ...

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DELAIN And HAMMERFALL To Join Forces For North American Tour

Two of Europe's finest metal exports and Napalm recording artists, HAMMERFALL and DELAIN have joined forces for a co-headline North American tour, set for spring of 2017. HAMMERFALL will be on the road supporting its highly anticipated tenth studio album and Napalm Records debut, "Built To Last", which will be released November 4. HAMMERFALL guitarist ...

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Video Premiere: HAMMERFALL's 'Hammer High'

"Hammer High", the new video from Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's tenth studio album, "Built To Last", which will be released on November 4 via Napalm Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Bring It! 02. Hammer High 03. The Sacred Vow ...

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HAMMERFALL: Lyric Video For New Song 'The Sacred Vow'

The official lyric video for the song "The Sacred Vow" from Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's tenth studio album, "Built To Last", which will be released on November 4 via Austria's Napalm Records. Says the band: "Choosing a track for this was not easy, as ...

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ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK Feat. OZZY OSBOURNE Guitarist, EUROPE Bassist, CANDLEMASS Singer: Video Of HOJROCK Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK's July 30 performance at the HojRock festival in Västervik, Sweden can be seen below. ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK is the new Swedish/Greek collaboration between guitarist Gus G. (OZZY OSBOURNE, FIREWIND), bassist John Levén (EUROPE), drummer Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and vocalist Mats Levén (CANDLEMASS, TREAT, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN). The ...

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HAMMERFALL Announces Early 2017 'Built To Tour' European Dates

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL will embark on a European tour in early 2017. The trek, dubbed "Built To Tour", will kick off on January 12 in Bremen, Germany. "It's been a hectic time juggling the remaining shows of the tour with songwriting and, ultimately, recording, so the name of this venture feels very fitting," says ...

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HELLOWEEN Cancels Japanese Tour Due To Drummer's Appendicitis

German power metallers HELLOWEEEN have been forced to cancel their Japanese tour due to the sudden illness of drummer Daniel "Dani" Löble. In the morning hours of June 14, Löble was hospitalized with appendicitis. He underwent an emergency surgery and his doctors have strongly advised him to rest for several weeks. Due to Dani's condition, ...

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ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK Feat. OZZY OSBOURNE Guitarist, EUROPE Bassist, CANDLEMASS Singer: Video Of Debut Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK's May 7 performance at the Stockholm Rocks festival at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, Sweden can be seen below. ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK is the new Swedish/Greek collaboration between guitarist Gus G. (OZZY OSBOURNE, FIREWIND), bassist John Levén (EUROPE), drummer Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and vocalist Mats Levén (CANDLEMASS, ...

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HELLOWEEN: Video Footage Of Paris Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of HELLOWEEN's April 28 performance at Le Trianon in Paris, France can be seen below. HELLOWEEN's 15th studio album, "My God-Given Right", was released in May 2015 via Nuclear Blast. The CD was recorded between October 2014 and February 2015 at the band's MiSueno Studio on the isle of Tenerife with producer ...

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MYSTIC PROPHECY: 'The Crucifix' Video Released

German metallers MYSTIC PROPHECY have just released their ninth studio album, "War Brigade", via Massacre Records. The CD was recorded at the Prophecy & Music Factory Studios with singer Roberto Dimitri Liapakis once again sitting in the producer's chair. Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, ARCH ENEMY) was responsible for the mix at the Studio Fredman ...

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HAMMERFALL Signs With NAPALM RECORDS; New Album Due In November

Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL have inked a deal with Austria's Napalm Records. The band's as-yet-untitled tenth studio album will be released on November 4. Commented HAMMERFALL singer Joacim Cans: "After two exciting decades in the line of metal duty, I feel that signing with Napalm Records is the necessary step we need to take in order ...

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MYSTIC PROPHECY: 'Metal Brigade' Video Released

German metallers MYSTIC PROPHECY will release their ninth studio album, "War Brigade", on March 18 via Massacre Records. The CD was recorded at the Prophecy & Music Factory Studios with singer Roberto Dimitri Liapakis once again sitting in the producer's chair. Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, ARCH ENEMY) was responsible for the mix at the ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Guitarist, EUROPE Bassist, CANDLEMASS Singer Join Forces In ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK

The new Swedish/Greek supergroup ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK is a collaboration between guitarist Gus G. (OZZY OSBOURNE, FIREWIND), bassist John Levén (EUROPE), drummer Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and vocalist Mats Levén (CANDLEMASS, TREAT, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN). This all-star alliance will be united for the very first time at the Stockholm Rocks festival on May 7 at ...

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HELLOWEEN Releases 'Heroes' Performance Video

"Heroes", the new performance video from German power metallers HELLOWEEN, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's 15th studio album, "My God-Given Right", which was released in May 2015 via Nuclear Blast. The CD was recorded between October 2014 and February 2015 at the band's MiSueno Studio on the isle of ...

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