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MICHAEL KISKE Says HELLOWEEN Was 'Fearless' When Creating Classic 'Keeper Of The Seven Keys' Albums

Veteran Japanese rock journalist Masa Itoh recently conducted an interview with vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarists Kai Hansen and Michael Weikath of German power metal legends HELLOWEEN about the band's current "Pumpkins United" tour, which also features current vocalist Andi Deris, guitarist Sascha Gerstner, bassist Markus Grosskopf and drummer Dani Löble. You can listen to ...

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MARDUK Guitarist On New Album 'Viktoria': 'It Has A Lot Of Variation, Power, Aggression, Devotion, Feeling'

Impact metal channel conducted an interview with guitarist Morgan Steinmeyer Håkansson of Swedish black metallers MARDUK prior to the band's May 4 concert at Blue Hell in Budapest, Hungary. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what to expect from MARDUK's forthcoming "Viktoria" studio album: ...

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Listen To New MARDUK Song 'Equestrian Bloodlust'

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have released another new song called "Equestrian Bloodlust". The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Viktoria", which will be released on June 22 via Century Media Records. The effort will be made available in the following versions: * Limited CD box set (with CD, woven patch, metal pin, three ...

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IMMORTAL: 'Northern Chaos Gods' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Northern Chaos Gods", the title track of the new album from Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL — now consisting of lyricist/guitarist Demonaz (real name Harald Nævdal) and drummer Horgh (real name Reidar Horghagen) — can be seen below. Due on July 6 via Nuclear Blast, the disc features eight new tracks ...

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SLAYER Kicks Off Farewell Tour In San Diego: Video, Photos

SLAYER kicked off its farewell tour last night (Thursday, May 10) at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Repentless 02. Blood Red 03. Disciple 04. Mandatory Suicide 05. Hate Worldwide 06. War Ensemble 07. Jihad 08. When The Stillness Comes 09. Postmortem 10. Black Magic ...

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Listen To LAMB OF GOD's Cover Of BAD BRAINS' 'I Against I'

Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD will release their covers album as BURN THE PRIEST, "Legion: XX", next Friday, May 18 via Nuclear Blast in celebration of BURN THE PRIEST's upcoming 20th anniversary. "Legion: XX" is a collection of songs reflecting the greatness of the classic punk, hardcore, crossover and noise artists that influenced them ...

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GRAVEYARD: 'The Fox' Video Released

"The Fox", the new video from Swedish classic rock connoisseurs GRAVEYARD, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's eagerly anticipated comeback album, "Peace", which will be released on May 25 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at Park Studios in Stockholm with producer Chips Kiesbye (THE HELLACOPTERS, MICHAEL MONROE, THE ...

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KORN's JONATHAN DAVIS Releases 'Basic Needs' Song From 'Black Labyrinth' Solo Album

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis has released the song "Basic Needs" from his upcoming debut solo album, "Black Labyrinth". The disc will be released on May 25 via Sumerian Records. Diverse and progressive, "Black Labyrinth" represents a natural evolution for Jonathan, whose previous musical contributions have yielded two Grammy Award wins, eight Grammy Award nominations, worldwide ...

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TAD MOROSE To Release 'Chapter X' Album In June

Veteran Swedish metallers TAD MOROSE have inked a new deal with GMR Music. The band's tenth album, titled "Chapter X", will be released on June 15. The Bollnäs-based outfit followed the release of 2015's "St. Demonius" with a successful European headline tour as well as making the rounds on the festival circuit before launching into ...

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10 YEARS: 'Burnout' Video Released

Knoxville, Tennessee rockers 10 YEARS have released the official music video for "Burnout", taken from the band's latest album, "(How To Live) As Ghosts". The clip was directed by Robert John Kley and filmed in a warehouse at Structure Exhibits in Las Vegas, Nevada. "'Burnout' is a song about having everything you've ever wanted in ...

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AUGUST BURNS RED Releases 'King Of Sorrow' Video

AUGUST BURNS RED has released the official Dan Fusselman-directed music video for the song "King Of Sorrow". The track is taken from the band's seventh full-length album, "Phantom Anthem", which came out last October via Fearless Records. The follow-up to 2015's "Found In Far Away Places" was recorded with longtime producers Carson Slovak and Grant ...

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IRON MAIDEN's TROOPER Beer Celebrates Its Fifth Birthday

Trooper beer, the award-winning collaboration between Stockport-based Robinsons Brewery and British music icons IRON MAIDEN, celebrates its fifth birthday today, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Since its launch in 2013, the 4.7% ABV premium British beer has sold over 20 million pints, firmly establishing itself as a top 40 U.K. beer brand, whilst becoming a leading ...

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DEF LEPPARD Releases New Lyric Video For 'Pour Some Sugar On Me'

On June 1, Bludgeon Riffola/Mercury/UMe fires the first salvo in DEF LEPPARD's projected four-volume career-spanning box set series, when the appropriately dubbed "Volume One" appears in multidisc LP and CD collections. The collection arrives in time for this summer's highly anticipated DEF LEPPARD co-headline tour with JOURNEY. To promote the arrival of "Volume One", DEF ...

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SLAYER: Unboxing Video For 'Repentless' 6.66" Vinyl Box Set

SLAYER will release an exclusive "Repentless" collector's box set that includes six single EPs featuring all the songs off the band's latest album pressed on unique 6.66-inch vinyl. The box set, which will be released on June 6, will be available in black, red, and gold. An unboxing video for the "Repentless" collector's box set ...

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