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GHOST Wins Swedish GRAMMIS Award For 'Popestar'

GHOST was honored in the "Best Hard Rock/Metal" category at the Swedish Grammis awards (Swedish Grammy equivalent), which was held Tuesday night (February 28) at Konserthuset in Stockholm. This marks the act's third win in this category. The bands were nominated for their most recent releases, all of which came out during 2016. "Best Hard ...

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PYRAMAZE To Release 'Contingent' Album In April

Melodic metal band PYRAMAZE will release its fifth album, "Contingent", on April 28 in Europe and North America through Inner Wound Recordings. With "Contingent", PYRAMAZE has grown and matured into a band that is capable of satisfying their fans while simultaneously continuing to break new ground. The incorporation of modern cinematic film score elements mixed ...

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Video Premiere: NIGHTRAGE's 'The Venomous'

The official video for "The Venomous", a brand new song from Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE, can be seen below. The track is the title cut of the band's seventh album, which will be released on March 31 via Despotz Records. The disc was recorded at Zero Gravity Studios in Athens with producer Terry Nikas. ...

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Video Premiere: AMARANTHE's 'Boomerang'

"Boomerang", the new video from Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE, can be seen 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 and KAMELOT, among others. Commented AMARANTHE guitarist Olof Mörck: "It is finally time to release our brand new ...

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Singer JAKE E Is 'Stepping Off The AMARANTHE Tour Bus' To Pursue Other Projects

Vocalist Joacim "Jake E" Lundberg has broken his silence regarding his departure from AMARANTHE, the successful Swedish melodic metal band he co-founded. AMARANTHE has kept an active touring schedule in between recording and releasing four studio albums. Following AMARANTHE's tour of Japan with HELLOWEEN last September, Jake E, one of the band's three vocalists, announced ...

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Former ICED EARTH Singer MATT BARLOW Launches SENTINELS

Vocalist Matt Barlow (ICED EARTH, ASHES OF ARES, PYRAMAZE) and composer, keyboardist and pianist Jonah Weingarten (PYRAMAZE, STRUCTURE OF INHUMANITY) have joined forces in a new project called SENTINELS. Combining sweeping motion picture style orchestral arrangements, modern classical piano, thunderous percussions, and the dynamic and powerful vocals of Barlow, SENTINELS has set out to create ...

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NIGHTRAGE: Listen To 'The Venomous' Single

"The Venomous", the new single from Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE, has just been released via Despotz Records. The song, which can be heard using the SoundCloud widget below, is available on all major streaming services. "The Venomous" is the title track of NIGHTRAGE's seventh album, which will be released in early 2017. The disc ...

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NIGHTRAGE To Release 'The Venomous' Single This Friday

"The Venomous", the new single from Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE, will be released this coming Friday, December 16 via Despotz Records. The song will be made available on all major streaming services. "The Venomous" is the title track of NIGHTRAGE's seventh album, which will be released in early 2017. The disc was recorded at ...

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