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REDEMPTION Feat. FATES WARNING Singer RAY ALDER: New Album Completed, Deal With METAL BLADE Announced

REDEMPTION, the U.S. progressive metal band featuring in its ranks guitarist/songwriter Nick Van Dyk and legendary FATES WARNING vocalist Ray Alder, has completed recording a new album, due laer in the year via Metal Blade Records. The band's current lineup is rounded out by bassist Sean Andrews, drummer Chris Quirarte and guitarist Bernie Versailles, who ...

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TREMONTI And TRIVIUM To Co-Headline 2015 'HardDrive Live' Tour

The 2015 HardDrive Live Tour, sponsored by long-running new rock radio program "HardDrive", is set to hit the road this coming September.with co-headliners TREMONTI and TRIVIUM. The 33-city tour is scheduled to kick off in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on September 9 and will run through October 20, when it will wrap up in Denver. Exclusive ...

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VAN HALEN: Video Footage Of Irvine Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of VAN HALEN's July 14 performance at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre (formerly Verizon Wireless Amphitheater) in Irvine, California can be seen below. VAN HALEN kicked off its summer North American tour on July 5 in Seattle with a set featuring a number of rarities from the band's catalog that have not been heard ...

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SABATON To Film Hometown Show For Upcoming DVD/Blu-Ray

Swedish metallers SABATON will film their performance at the Sabaton Open Air in their hometown of Falun in August for an upcoming DVD/Blu-ray, to be made available in early 2016. Says the band: "[Sabaton Open Air] is happening for the eighth year in a row, and this unique event has, over the years, brought people ...

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET Reveals Original CLINT LOWERY-Penned Riff Idea For 'Yahweh' Song (Video)

"Fallen", the new album from STRYPER, will be released worldwide on Friday, October 16 via Frontiers. The CD was tracked at SpiritHouse Recording Studios in Northampton, Massachusetts and includes a cover version of the BLACK SABBATH classic "After Forever". The first song from "Fallen", "Yahweh", was co-written by SEVENDUST guitarist Clint Lowery. A new video ...

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Video: STEEL PANTHER's MICHAEL STARR, THE WINERY DOGS' BILLY SHEEHAN Perform VAN HALEN's 'Atomic Punk'

MR. BIG and THE WINERY DOGS bassist Billy Sheehan and STEEL PANTHER singer Michael Starr (real name Ralph Saenz; ex-L.A. GUNS) performed cover versions of the VAN HALEN classic "Atomic Punk" and TALAS's "Shy Boy" last night (Wednesday, July 15) at Lucky Strike in Hollywood, California. The duo was accompanied during the performance — which ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE Feat. Ex-MEGADETH, SHADOWS FALL, SCAR THE MARTYR Members: 'Refrain And Re-Fracture' Song

"Refrain And Re-Fracture", a brand new song from ACT OF DEFIANCE, the band featuring former MEGADETH members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), alongside ex-SCAR THE MARTYR singer Henry Derek Bonner, and SHADOWS FALL's Matt Bachand (bass), can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is taken from ACT OF DEFIANCE's debut ...

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET Explains How Collaboration With SEVENDUST's CLINT LOWERY Came About

"Fallen", the new album from STRYPER, will be released worldwide on Friday, October 16 via Frontiers. The CD was tracked at SpiritHouse Recording Studios in Northampton, Massachusetts and includes a cover version of the BLACK SABBATH classic "After Forever". The first song from "Fallen", "Yahweh", which was co-written by SEVENDUST guitarist Clint Lowery, can be ...

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TREMONTI: 'Another Heart' Guitar Instructional Video

A guitar instructional video for the song "Another Heart" from TREMONTI, the band led by CREED and ALTER BRIDGE guitarist Mark Tremonti, can be seen below. The track is taken from TREMONTI's second album, "Cauterize", which was released on June 9. "Cauterize" follows up TREMONTI's 2012 debut, "All I Was", and is the first of ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN To Release 'Innuendo' Album In October

Finish symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN will release their new album, "Innuendo", on October 23 via Napalm. The follow-up to 2014's "Magic Forest" is being produced by composer Tuomas Seppälä, who also plays keyboards and guitar, and Mikko P. Mustonen, known for his work with DELAIN, ENSIFERUM and SONATA ARCTICA. Commented Seppälä: "This is one of ...

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STRYPER: New Song 'Yahweh' Available For Streaming

"Fallen", the new album from STRYPER, will be released worldwide on Friday, October 16 via Frontiers. The CD was tracked at SpiritHouse Recording Studios in Northampton, Massachusetts and will include a cover version of the BLACK SABBATH classic "After Forever". The first song from "Fallen", "Yahweh", which was co-written by SEVENDUST guitarist Clint Lowery, can ...

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STRYPER: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Fallen' Album

"Fallen", the new album from STRYPER, will be released worldwide on Friday, October 16 via Frontiers. The CD was tracked at SpiritHouse Recording Studios in Northampton, Massachusetts and will include a cover version of the BLACK SABBATH classic "After Forever". Audio samples of all the tracks that are set to appear on "Fallen" have been ...

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