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The Enigma Of Life - SIRENIA

The female-fronted goth/symphonic metal band has become less of an obscurity, or novelty for that matter, in the collective consciousness of the metal community these past several years. That has especially been the case in North America where a number of acts have done quite well from a sales/profile standpoint. Whatever the case, SIRENIA has ...

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HELLOWEEN Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

German power metallers HELLOWEEN have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6, 2011 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ACCU§ER ALBERLOUR'S APOCALYPTICA AS I LAY DYING AVANTASIA BATTLE ...

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SIRENIA's 'The Enigma Of Life' Lands On German, Swiss Charts

"The Enigma Of Life", the new album from Norwegian/Spanish female-fronted gothic metallers SIRENIA, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #73 Switzerland: #53 Commented mainman Morten Veland: "We would like to thank our fans for all your support. Knowing that you appreciate our work is a big inspiration and motivating factor for us. We ...

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BULLET Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish hard rockers BULLET have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6, 2011 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ACCU§ER ALBERLOUR'S APOCALYPTICA AS I LAY DYING AVANTASIA BATTLE ...

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Norway's SHINING Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Norway's SHINING has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6, 2011 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ACCU§ER ALBERLOUR'S APOCALYPTICA AS I LAY DYING AVANTASIA BATTLE BEAST BLAAS ...

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HÄMATOM Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

German thrashers HÄMATOM have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6, 2011 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ACCU§ER ALBERLOUR'S APOCALYPTICA AS I LAY DYING AVANTASIA BATTLE BEAST ...

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SUIDAKRA Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

German melodic folk/death metallers SUIDAKRA have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6, 2011 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ACCU§ER ALBERLOUR'S APOCALYPTICA AS I LAY DYING AVANTASIA ...

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TORTURE SQUAD Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Brazilian metallers TORTURE SQUAD have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6, 2011 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ACCU§ER ALBERLOUR'S APOCALYPTICA AS I LAY DYING AVANTASIA BATTLE ...

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SERENITY: 'The Chevalier' Video Released

"The Chevalier", the new video from Austrian symphonic melodic metallers SERENITY, can be viewed below. The song, which features a guest appearance by Ailyn (SIRENIA), comes off the band's third album, "Death & Legacy", due on February 25 via Napalm Records. The CD was produced by Oliver Philipps, Jan Vacik, Thomas Buchberger and Georg Neuhauser ...

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HAIL OF BULLETS Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR

HAIL OF BULLETS — the Dutch death metal band featuring GOREFEST drummer Ed Warby, THANATOS guitarists Stephan Gebédi and Paul Baayens, former PESTILENCE/ASPHYX singer Martin Van Drunen and former HOUWITSER bass player Theo van Eekelen — has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6, ...

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SIRENIA: New Song Available For Streaming

"Fallen Angel", a brand new song from Norwegian/Spanish female-fronted gothic metallers SIRENIA, can be streamed using the Soundcloud player below. The song comes off the band's new album, "The Enigma Of Life", which will be released on January 21 via Nuclear Blast Records. "The Enigma Of Life" track listing: 01. The End Of It All ...

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BATTLE BEAST Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

The 2010 winner of the "Finnish Metal Battle" BATTLE BEAST has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6, 2011 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ACCU§ER APOCALYPTICA AS ...

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SERENITY: Six-Minute 'Death & Legacy' Video Teaser Posted Online

A six-minute video trailer for "Death & Legacy", the third album from Austrian symphonic melodic metallers SERENITY, can be viewed below. Due on February 25, 2011 via Napalm Records, the CD was produced by Oliver Philipps, Jan Vacik, Thomas Buchberger and Georg Neuhauser and it features guest appearances by Ailyn (SIRENIA), Amanda Somerville (AVANTASIA, EPICA, ...

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DEVILDRIVER Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Santa Barbara, California metallers DEVILDRIVER have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6, 2011 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ACCU§ER APOCALYPTICA AS I LAY DYING AVANTASIA BLAAS ...

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SIRENIA: 'The End Of It All' Video Released

"The End Of It All", the new video from Norwegian/Spanish female-fronted gothic metallers SIRENIA, can be viewed 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, SONIC SYNDICATE and KAMELOT, among many others. "The End Of It All" comes ...

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SIRENIA: 'The Enigma Of Life' Album Trailer Released

A trailer for "The Enigma Of Life", the upcoming album from Norwegian/Spanish female-fronted gothic metallers SIRENIA, can be viewed below. The CD will be released on January 21, 2011 via Nuclear Blast Records. "The Enigma Of Life" track listing: 01. The End Of It All 02. Fallen Angel 03. All My Dreams 04. This Darkness ...

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SERENITY: New Album Details Revealed; Audio Samples Available

Austrian symphonic melodic metallers SERENITY will release their third album, "Death & Legacy", on February 25, 2010 via Napalm Records. The CD was produced by Oliver Philipps, Jan Vacik, Thomas Buchberger and Georg Neuhauser and it features guest appearances by Ailyn (SIRENIA), Amanda Somerville (AVANTASIA, EPICA, KISKE/SOMERVILLE) and Charlotte Wessels (DELAIN). The album was mixed ...

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SIRENIA: New Album Title Announced

Norwegian/Spanish female-fronted gothic metallers SIRENIA have set "The Enigma Of Life" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in early 2011. According to the band, singer Ailyn is currently in the studio laying down her vocals on the CD. SIRENIA's last album, "The 13th Floor", debuted at No. 149 on the Top New ...

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SIRENIA Interviewed By Mexico's 'Familia Perro'

Mexico's metal podcast "Familia Perro" recently conducted an interview with Morten Veland (guitar, vocals) and Ailyn (vocals) of the Norwegian/Spanish female-fronted gothic metal band SIRENIA. The chat is now available for streaming using the audio player below. (Note: Morten Veland's answers are in English, but Aylin's are in Spanish because she was born in Spain ...

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PARADISE LOST: Australian Tour Cancelled

PARADISE LOST's previously announced Australian tour with SIRENIA has been cancelled "due to promotional problems," according to a statement released by PARADISE LOST. The band adds, "We are all very upset and were looking forward to the shows." Affected dates: April 24 - Hi Fi - Brisbane, Australia April 26 - Metro Theatre - Sydney, ...

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