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THERION: 'Beloved Antichrist' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

On February 2, symphonic metal pioneers THERION will finally release Christofer Johnsson's monumental brainchild "Beloved Antichrist", a sweeping rock opera loosely inspired by Vladímir Soloviov's "A Short Tale Of The Antichrist". The entire piece reaches an impressive length of three hours. The dramatic and epic opus comes to life through 27 different character roles, performed ...

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MINISTRY: 'AmeriKKKant' Cover Artwork Unveiled; 'Antifa' Music Video Released

Industrial metal veterans MINISTRY will release their new album, "AmeriKKKant", on March 9, 2018 via Nuclear Blast Records. The disc will feature guest appearances by DJ Swamp (Beck), Burton C. Bell (FEAR FACTORY), Arabian Prince (N.W.A.) and Lord Of The Cello. Produced by mainman Al Jourgensen, recorded at Caribou Studios in Burbank, California between January ...

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ROB HALFORD, FOREIGNER, NICKELBACK Among Newly Announced Guests On SAMMY HAGAR's 'Rock & Roll Road Trip'

AXS TV, the premier destination for classic rock programming, has announced the premiere date for the return of the network's most popular original series, "Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar Presented by Mercury Insurance". The Red Rocker, Sammy Hagar, cruises across the country for even more candid conversations and unforgettable jam sessions with ...

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HAMMERFALL Guitarist On Leaving NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS: 'We Felt They Took Us A Little Bit For Granted'

Spain's TNT Radio Rock conducted an interview with guitarist Oscar Dronjak of Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL at this year's edition of the Leyendas Del Rock festival, which was held August 9-12 at Polideportivo Municipal de Villena in Villena, Spain. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the ...

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SUSPERIA To Release 'The Lyricist' Album In March

On March 16, Norwegian extreme, melodic metallers SUSPERIA will return with their long-awaited first full-length studio album since 2009, titled "The Lyricist", via Agonia Records. A video trailer for the album can be seen below. The origins of SUSPERIA can be traced back to 1998 when Tjodalv, then occupying the drum seat with DIMMU BORGIR, ...

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IGOR CAVALERA Says He And Brother MAX Were Not Thinking About 'Roots' While Recording New CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Album

Psychosin of That Metal Station's "The Psychosin Project" conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY drummer Igor Cavalera. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the death metal-inspired direction of CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's new album, "Psychosis": Igor: "It's how it came out. Every CAVALERA ...

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BEN BRUCE Says ASKING ALEXANDRIA Is 'Obsessed' With New, Self-Titled Album

Metal Wani's Dawn Brown recently conducted an interview with guitarist Ben Bruce of U.K. metalcore outfit ASKING ALEXANDRIA. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether Bruce, who is ASKING ALEXANDRIA's primary songwriter, collaborated with his bandmates on the group's forthcoming self-titled album: Ben: "I'm the ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO Hologram: 'Dio Returns: The World Tour' Kicks Off In Bochum, Germany (Video)

"Dio Returns: The World Tour" — featuring Ronnie James Dio reuniting via hologram with his DIO bandmates — kicked off earlier tonight (Wednesday, December 6) at Matrix in in Bochum, Germany. The Ronnie hologram performed throughout the show, treating fans to an alternating setlist that featured songs such as "Rainbow In The Dark", "We Rock", ...

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BODY COUNT To Perform During GRAMMY AWARDS Pre-Telecast Ceremony

BODY COUNT, the metal band fronted by hip-hop legend, actor and director Ice-T, will perform during the pre-telecast ceremony at the 60th annual Grammy Awards, which will be held on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. BODY COUNT's song "Black Hoodie" was nominated in the "Best Metal Performance" category ...

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