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MOONSPELL Frontman On Why New '1755' Record Is Sung In Portuguese: 'I Don't Think The Album Could Be Otherwise'

Spark TV, which is part of the Czech monthly magazine Spark, recently conducted an interview with frontman Fernando Ribeiro of Portuguese metal veterans MOONSPELL. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On MOONSPELL's forthcoming Portuguese-sung "1755" full-length, which was originally intended as an EP: Fernando: "When ...

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Former CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Vocalist ERIC EYCKE Dies

Eric Eycke, who sang on CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's 1984 debut album, "Eye For An Eye", has passed away. Just prior to his death, Eycke had reportedly been in hospice with various maladies. C.O.C. said in a statement that Eric's "broad musical knowledge shaped the band's early identity," adding that "[his] energy is evident on our ...

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VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS: 'Tightrope' Video Released

"Tightrope", the new video from VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS, can be seen below. Four years after Adrian Vandenberg made a spectacular comeback with VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS, the band returns with a sophomore album, simply titled "MK II". Due on November 3 via the Mascot Label Group, the disc has all the qualities of the debut: once again the ...

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Listen To New NOCTURNAL RITES Song 'What's Killing Me'

"What's Killing Me", a new song from Swedish melodic metal masters NOCTURNAL RITES, can be streamed below. The song is taken from the band's long-awaited comeback album, "Phoenix", whch will be released on September 29 via AFM. The effort will be made available as a CD, digipak, on clear/blue/black marbled vinyl (limited to 250 units) ...

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TESTAMENT: Classic Albums To Be Reissued With New Artwork

Five classic albums from San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT will be re-released on November 17 via Nuclear Blast. Albums being reissued: * "Live At The Fillmore" (1995) * "Demonic" (1997) * "The Gathering" (1999) (remastered by Andy Sneap) * "First Strike Still Deadly" (2001) * "Live At Eindhoven '87" (2009) Commented TESTAMENT guitarist Eric ...

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OTHERWISE Releases Video For 'Angry Heart'

"Angry Heart", the new video from Las Vegas rockers OTHERWISE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's third full-length album, "Sleeping Lions", which is being released today (Friday, September 22) via Century Media. The conceptual clip is a dynamic, new look visually for the band, as they all acted in this ...

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SWEET & LYNCH Featuring MICHAEL SWEET, GEORGE LYNCH: Listen To 'Bridge Of Broken Lies' Song

The song "Bridge Of Broken Lies" from SWEET & LYNCH — the band featuring guitarist/vocalist Michael Sweet of STRYPER, legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB), bassist James LoMenzo (MEGADETH, WHITE LION, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) and drummer Brian Tichy (THE DEAD DAISIES, WHITESNAKE) — can be streamed below. The track is taken from SWEET & ...

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TARJA To Release 'From Spirits And Ghosts (Score For A Dark Christmas)' In November

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen is bringing the festive season early with the release of her brand new Christmas album, "From Spirits And Ghosts (Score For A Dark Christmas)", on November 17. The album includes eleven Christmas classics and brings them to a never-before-seen level, uniquely blending Tarja's classically trained voice with darker gothic influences. ...

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BUSH Releases 'Lost In You' Video

"Lost In You", the new video from BUSH, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's seventh album, "Black And White Rainbows", which was released on March 10. Written, recorded and produced by Gavin Rossdale, "Black And White Rainbows" is the follow-up to 2014's "Man On The Run". Gavin said of the ...

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BEAST IN BLACK To Support W.A.S.P. On European Tour

BEAST IN BLACK, the Helsinki, Finland-based metal band led by former BATTLE BEAST guitarist and main songwriter Anton Kabanen, will support legendary heavy metallers W.A.S.P. on the European leg of their "Re-Idolized: The Crimson Idol 25th Anniversary" tour. Anton stated: "It's a great pleasure and honor to go on tour with the legendary W.A.S.P., which ...

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METALLICA's 'One' Featured In 'The Punisher' Trailer

METALLICA's classic song "One" is featured in the brand new trailer for "The Punisher", the latest series from Marvel and Netflix. Due later in the year, the series stars former "The Walking Dead" cast member Jon Bernthal as the title character, reprising the role he originated in season 2 of "Daredevil". It's billed as an ...

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Former AC/DC Drummer PHIL RUDD Cancels European Tour

Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd and his solo band have canceled their previously announced European tour. The trek, which was scheduled to run from September 14 through November 6, was called off because of a combination of "a key bandmember" coming down with a virus and "unforeseen key logistical and technical issues," according to a ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Members, SEBASTIAN BACH, RUDY SARZO Perform At At 'Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp' Finale At Whisky A Go Go

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach and members of JUDAS PRIEST appeared at the Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp earlier this month in Hollywood, California. The campers jammed with Rob Halford, Richie Faulkner, Ian Hill and Scott Travis of JUDAS PRIEST and Sebastian Bach at the private Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp facility, participated in ...

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Listen To New THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Song 'Matriarch'

"Matriarch", a brand new song from THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's eighth full-length album, "Nightbringers", which will be released on October 6 via Metal Blade Records. Rather than meticulously plan things out or stick rigidly to any kind of template, when it comes to writing, ...

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BLACK SABBATH Drummer, DREAM THEATER Keyboardist, Others To Be Inducted Into 'Hall Of Heavy Metal History'

BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward, DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess, bass virtuoso Billy Sheehan. and other metal royalty will be inducted into the Hall Of Heavy Metal History on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at the Anaheim Wyndham Garden Grove in Anaheim, California. Television and radio personality Eddie Trunk will host the event. An all-star jam, ...

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Watch Gory Video For New CANNIBAL CORPSE Song 'Code Of The Slashers'

"Code Of The Slashers", the brand new video from Florida-based death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Zev Deans, who previously worked on BEHEMOTH's "Messe Noire", GHOST's "Square Hammer" and PORTAL's "Curtain" videos. Deans comments: "After crawling through abandoned buildings, crashing our van into a tree in the middle ...

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