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JORN Parts Ways With Longtime Drummer WILLY BENDIKSEN

JORN, the hard rock band fronted by powerhouse Norwegian singer Jorn Lande (MASTERPLAN, ARK), has parted ways with longtime drummer Willy Bendiksen. A replacement drummer has not yet been announced. JORN in July announced the addition of bassist Thomas Bekkevold to the group's ranks. JORN's latest album, "Traveller", landed at position No. 12 on the ...

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EVIL MASQUERADE Announces New Singer

Denmark-based symphonic metal band EVIL MASQUERADE has issued the following update: "Most of you are aware of that [vocalist] Apollo [Papathanasio, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, ex-FIREWIND] hasn't been seen much with the band this year. He feels that he needs to slow down and take a time-out from his musical career for a while and focus more ...

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EDEN'S CURSE: New Song 'Unbreakable' Available For Streaming

"Symphony Of Sin", the fourth studio album from multinational melodic metallers EDEN'S CURSE, is being released on October 4 via AFM Records. Produced by Paul Logue and mixed and mastered by the group's longtime engineer, PINK CREAM 69 and UNISONIC bassist Dennis Ward, the CD is the first EDEN'S CURSE release with new Serbian vocalist ...

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EDEN'S CURSE: 'Symphony Of Sin' EPK Available

An EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for "Symphony Of Sin", the fourth studio album from multinational melodic metallers EDEN'S CURSE, can be seen below. "Symphony Of Sin" will be released on October 4 via AFM Records. Produced by Paul Logue and mixed and mastered by the group's longtime engineer, PINK CREAM 69 and UNISONIC bassist Dennis ...

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SIGNUM REGIS: 'Exodus' Album Details Revealed

Slovak melodic metal band SIGNUM REGIS will release its third album entitled "Exodus" on November 15 in Europe and December 3 in North America via Ulterium Records. The CD features guest vocals by Lance King (ex-PYRAMAZE, BALANCE OF POWER), Michael Vescera (OBSESSION, ANIMETAL USA, ex-LOUDNESS, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Matt Smith (THEOCRACY), Daísa Munhoz (VANDROYA, SOULSPELL), Eli ...

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EDEN'S CURSE: 'Evil & Divine' Video Released

"Evil & Divine", the new video from multinational melodic metallers EDEN'S CURSE, can be seen below. The clip was shot on location at the famous St. Andrews in the Square location in Glasgow under the direction of Ryan Priddy and his team at Independent Element. "Evil & Divine" comes off EDEN'S CURSE's fourth studio album, ...

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SEVENTH KEY: 'I Will Survive' Details Revealed

Fans of melodic, progressive hard rock have been waiting a long time for this: "I Will Survive", the new album by SEVENTH KEY, and the first new CD of studio recordings since 2004's "The Raging Fire". Spearheaded by longtime KANSAS bassist/vocalist Billy Greer and guitarist/keyboardist Mike Slamer (ex-CITY BOY, STREETS, STEELHOUSE LANDE), they are joined ...

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MASTERPLAN Mainman Interviewed On 'Metalkast' Podcast (Audio)

Former HELLOWEEN and current MASTERPLAN guitarist Roland Grapow was interviewed for the latest episode of the "Metalkast" podcast. You can now listen to the entire show using the audio player below. "Novum Initium", the new album from MASTERPLAN, was released in Europe on June 14 and in North America on June 18 via AFM Records. ...

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JORN: 'Cancer Demon' Video Released

"Cancer Demon", the new video from the Norwegian hard rock singer Jorn Lande, can be seen below. The song comes off his new album, "Traveller", which landed at position No. 12 on the official chart in Norway. The CD was released on June 11 in North America and June 14 in Europe via Frontiers Records. ...

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JORN: 'Cancer Demon' Video Released

"Cancer Demon", the new video from the Norwegian hard rock singer Jorn Lande, can be seen below. The song comes off his new album, "Traveller", which landed at position No. 12 on the official chart in Norway. The CD was released on June 11 in North America and June 14 in Europe via Frontiers Records. ...

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JORN's 'Traveller' Cracks Norwegian Top 15

"Traveller", the new album from Norwegian hard rock singer Jorn Lande, has landed at position No. 12 on the official chart in Norway. The CD was released on June 11 in North America and June 14 in Europe via Frontiers Records. Considered one of the greatest legends in rock, and by many as the best ...

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DGM: 'Trust' Video Released

"Trust", the new video from Italian progressive metallers DGM, can be seen below. The clip was filmed at Domination Studios by Matteo Ermeti. The song comes off the band's eighth album, "Momentum", which was released on March 26 via Scarlet Records. The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered by the band's guitarist Simone Mularoni at ...

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MASTERPLAN: Official 'Novum Initium' Album Trailer

The official trailer for "Novum Initium", the new album from multinational melodic metallers MASTERPLAN, can be seen below. The CD will be released in Europe on June 14 and in North America on June 18 via AFM Records. "Novum Initium" track listing: 01. Per Aspera Ad Astra 02. The Game 03. Keep Your Dream Alive ...

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MASTERPLAN: 'Keep Your Dream Alive' Video Released

"Keep Your Dream Alive", the new video from multinational melodic metallers MASTERPLAN, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in February in the Luftverteidigungsbunker Erndtebrück, also called "Bunker Erich." "Keep Your Dream Alive" comes off MASTERPLAN's new album, "Novum Initium", which will be released on June 14 via AFM Records. "Novum Initium" track listing: ...

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JORN: 'Traveller' Video Released

"Traveller", the new video from Norwegian hard rock singer Jorn Lande, can be seen below. The song is the title track of Lande's new album, which will be released on June 11 in North America and June 14 in Europe via Frontiers Records. Considered one of the greatest legends in rock, and by many as ...

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MASTERPLAN: 'The Game' Lyric Video Released

"Novum Initium", the new album from multinational melodic metallers MASTERPLAN, will be released on May 17 via AFM Records. The official lyric video for the song "The Game" can be seen below. "Novum Initium" track listing: 01. Per Aspera Ad Astra 02. The Game 03. Keep Your Dream Alive 04. Black Night Of Magic 05. ...

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JORN LANDE Appointed 'Prince Of The Sun'

On April 7, Norwegian powerhouse singer Jorn Lande was officially appointed "Prince Of The Sun" by the mayor of his city of birth, Rjukan, in Telemark, Norway. The Prince and his entourage arrived at the town square stage after being part of a long royal style cortege through the streets of Rjukan. The ceremony was ...

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EDEN'S CURSE: Third Studio Video Report

Multinational melodic metal band EDEN'S CURSE is in the studio working on its as-yet-untitled fourth album for a late summer release via AFM Records. The third in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the new album recording sessions can be seen below. The 14-minute video features German guitarist Thorsten Koehne tracking his ...

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JORN To Release 'Traveller' Album In June

Frontiers Records will release a brand new — all-original — studio album from Norwegian hard rock singer Jorn Lande, "Traveller", on on June 11 in North America and June 14 in Europe. Considered one of the greatest legends in rock, and by many as the best male rock singer of the millennium, Lande never seems ...

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MASTERPLAN: 'Novum Initium' Teaser Video Available

"Novum Initium", the new album from multinational melodic metallers MASTERPLAN, will be released on May 17 via AFM Records. The first trailer for the CD can be seen below. "Novum Initium" track listing: 01. Per Aspera Ad Astra 02. The Game 03. Keep Your Dream Alive 04. Black Night Of Magic 05. Betrayal 06. No ...

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WASTEFALL: 'Hearts In The Gutter' Video Released

"Hearts In The Gutter", the new video from reactivated Greek progressive metallers WASTEFALL, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's long-awaited new EP, "Meridiem", which will be released on April 12. You will be able to purchase it via iTunes, Amazon MP3, Deezer, Google Play, Xbox Music and many other digital stores. ...

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