loudness in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

CAGE Singer Talks About His Guest Appearance On EMPIRES OF EDEN Album

Singer Sean Peck of San Diego metallers CAGE is among the musicians who have recorded guest appearances on "Reborn in Fire", the recently released album from EMPIRES OF EDEN — the brainchild of PAINDIVISION/ex-DUNGEON guitarist Stu Marshall. Video footage of Peck and Marshall talking about their collaboration can be viewed below. Commented Stu: "Sean was ...

Read more

Posted in: News

LOUDNESS: Interview, Performance Footage From Holland's ZWARTE CROSS Festival

Japanese heavy metal veterans LOUDNESS were interviewed by the Dutch broadcasting organization VPRO when they performed at this year's Zwarte Cross (Black Cross) festival on July 18, 2010 in Lichtenvoorde, Holland. The seven-minute report, which includes professionally filmed performance footage from the event, can be viewed below. Also available is a fan-filmed clip from the ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Story continues after advertisement

AEON: 'Forgiveness Denied' Video Released

"Forgiveness Denied", the new video from Swedish technical death metallers AEON, can be viewed below. The clip was directed, filmed and edited by Standard Film Team Umeå HB and was shot in April in two different locations; band scenes being filmed in Östersund, Sweden and the storyline in Umeå, Sweden. Commented guitarist Daniel Dlimi: "There ...

Read more

Posted in: News

LOUDNESS: 'King Of Pain' Video Released

"King Of Pain", the new video from Japanese metal veterans LOUDNESS, can be viewed below. The song is the title cut of the band's new album, which was released in Japan on May 19 via Tokuma Japan Communications. The CD includes a 32-page booklet, a LOUDNESS original pick, and application card (valid only in Japan). ...

Read more

Posted in: News

CAGE Singer To Guest On New EMPIRES OF EDEN Album

Singer Sean Peck of San Diego metallers CAGE has been added to the list of musicians who have recorded guest appearances on "Reborn in Fire", the upcoming album from EMPIRES OF EDEN — the brainchild of PAINDIVISION/ex-DUNGEON guitarist Stu Marshall. Commented Stu: "Sean was one of the guys I approached for the album after being ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Former EVERGREY Bassist Explains His Departure

Finnish bassist Jari Kainulainen has commented on his recent departure from the Swedish metal band EVERGREY in order to become a permanent member of the U.S. metal act KILLING MACHINE. His exit came after a period of turmoil within EVERGREY which also saw two other members leave the fold. Commented Kainulainen: "Leaving EVERGREY was a ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AEON: Another New Song Posted Online

Swedish death metallers AEON will release their third album, "Path Of Fire", on May 25 (one day earlier internationally) via Metal Blade Records. The CD was recorded in September 2009 at Empire Studio in Östersund, Sweden and was mixed the following month at Mana Recording Studios in St, Petersburg, Florida by Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KILLING MACHINE To Support AC/DC In France

KILLING MACHINE, which features in its ranks former members of SLAYER, TESTAMENT and EVERGREY, will support AC/DC on the French Leg of the "Black Ice Tour" next month. The two shows will take place at Parc Des Sports Charles Ehrmann in Nice on June 15 and the Stade De France in Paris on June 18. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

LOUDNESS: 'King Of Pain' Artwork Revealed

Japanese metal veterans LOUDNESS will release a new album, "King Of Pain", in Japan on May 19 via Tokuma Japan Communications. The CD will include a 32-page booklet, a LOUDNESS original pick, and application card (valid only in Japan). "King Of Pain" track listing: 01. Requiem 02. The King Of Pain 03. Power Of Death ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Former GRIM REAPER Singer To Guest On EMPIRES OF EDEN Album

British vocalist Steve Grimmett (GRIM REAPER, LIONSHEART, ONSLAUGHT) has been added to the list of musicians who have recorded guest appearances on "Reborn in Fire", the upcoming album from EMPIRES OF EDEN — the brainchild of PAINDIVISION/ex-DUNGEON guitarist Stu Marshall. Featured on the track "Beyond Daybreak", Steve "delivers an emotive and aggressive vocal performance that ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HAMMERFALL, DARK TRANQUILLITY, SAVAGE GRACE Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

HAMMERFALL, DARK TRANQUILLITY, SAVAGE GRACE and DEW-SCENTED have been confirmed for this year's Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place July 16-17, 2010 in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANVIL BULLET DARK TRANQUILLITY DEW-SCENTED DORO ENFORCER FATES WARNING FORBIDDEN GRAND MAGUS HAMMERFALL JAG PANZER JON OLIVA'S ...

Read more

Posted in: News

OBSESSION At Germany's KEEP IT TRUE Festival; Video Available

Video footage of the reunited classic early '80s metal band OBSESSION performing the song "Scarred For Life" at this year's Keep It True XIII festival, which was held April 23-24 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany, can be viewed below. OBSESSION is currently working on a new album, entitled "Order of Chaos", for a tentative late ...

Read more

Posted in: News

CIRCLE II CIRCLE/Ex-SAVATAGE Singer To Guest On EMPIRES OF EDEN Album

Vocalist Zak Stevens (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, MACHINES OF GRACE, ex-SAVATAGE) has been added to the list of musicians who have recorded guest appearances on "Reborn in Fire", the upcoming album from EMPIRES OF EDEN — the brainchild of PAINDIVISION/ex-DUNGEON guitarist Stu Marshall. Zak's vocals were recorded in Tampa, Florida by Mark Prator, who engineered the ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AEON: New Song Posted Online

Swedish death metallers AEON will release their third album, "Path Of Fire", on May 25 (one day earlier internationally) via Metal Blade Records. The CD was recorded in September 2009 at Empire Studio in Östersund, Sweden and was mixed the following month at Mana Recording Studios in St, Petersburg, Florida by Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AEON: New Album Artwork, Track Listing, Release Date Revealed

Swedish death metallers AEON have revealed the track listing and artwork for their third album, "Path Of Fire", due on May 24 in Europe via Metal Blade Records. The CD was recorded in September 2009 at Empire Studio in Östersund, Sweden and was mixed the following month at Mana Recording Studios in St, Petersburg, Florida ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AEON: Teaser For New Album Posted Online

A teaser for "Path Of Fire", the forthcoming third album from Swedish death metallers AEON, can be viewed below. Due later in the year via Metal Blade Records, the CD was recorded in September 2009 at Empire Studio in Östersund, Sweden and was mixed the following month at Mana Recording Studios in St, Petersburg, Florida ...

Read more

Posted in: News

EMPIRES OF EDEN: 'Reborn In Fire' Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Reborn in Fire" — the upcoming album from EMPIRES OF EDEN, the brainchild of PAINDIVISION/ex-DUNGEON guitarist Stu Marshall — can be viewed below. The artwork was created by U.S.-based artist Alex Ruiz. A sneak peek at the recording sessions for "Reborn in Fire" with the melodic voice of Chris Ninni can ...

Read more

Posted in: News

FORBIDDEN Confirmed For Holland's ZWARTE CROSS Festival

Reactivated San Francisco Bay Area metallers FORBIDDEN have been confirmed for the "Aardschok" stage at this year's Zwarte Cross (Black Cross) festival, set to take place July 16-18, 2010 in Lichtenvoorde, Holland. The billing for the "Aardschok" stage is shaping up as follows: CONVERGE DEVILDRIVER FORBIDDEN GOD DETHRONED JON OLIVA'S PAIN KAMELOT KUDRA MATA LOUDNESS ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GRAND MAGUS, FORBIDDEN, SACRED STEEL Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

FORBIDDEN, GRAND MAGUS and SACRED STEEL have been confirmed for this year's Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place July 16-17, 2010 in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANVIL BULLET DORO ENFORCER FATES WARNING FORBIDDEN GRAND MAGUS JAG PANZER JON OLIVA'S PAIN KROKUS LOUDNESS NEVERMORE QUEENSRŸCHE ...

Read more

Posted in: News

LOUDNESS: 'King Of Pain' Track Listing Revealed

Japanese metal veterans LOUDNESS will release a new album, "King Of Pain", in Japan on May 19 via Tokuma Japan Communications. The CD will include a 32-page booklet, a LOUDNESS original pick, and application card (valid only in Japan). "King Of Pain" track listing: 01. Requiem 02. The King Of Pain 03. Power Of Death ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KILLING MACHINE Joined By EVERGREY/Ex-STRATOVARIUS Bassist

U.S. metallers KILLING MACHINE have announced the addition of former STRATOVARIUS and current EVERGREY bassist Jari Kainulainen to the group's ranks. Jari will continue with his position in EVERGREY, but the chance to challenge himself in a different field with KILLING MACHINE was an opportunity he did not want to miss. Commented Kainulainen: "When [KILLING ...

Read more

Posted in: News

LOUDNESS To Release 'King Of Pain' In May

Japanese metal veterans LOUDNESS will release a new album, "King Of Pain", in Japan on May 19 via Tokuma Japan Communications. The CD will include a 32-page booklet, a LOUDNESS original pick, and application card (valid only in Japan). More information will be made avaialble soon. LOUDNESS has scheduled the following European tour dates: July ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KILLING MACHINE Set To Return

U.S. metal heavyweights KILLING MACHINE are set to make their return after a break of four years. The group's current lineup includes founding member and guitarist Peter Scheithauer (ex-TEMPLE OF BRUTALITY, BELLADONA) alongside Csaba Zvekan on vocals, Jon Dette (ex-TESTAMENT, SLAYER) on drums. A new bass player will be announced soon to replace David Ellefson, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AEON: New Album Title Announced

Swedish death metallers AEON have set "Path Of Fire" as the title of their third album, due later in the year via Metal Blade Records. The CD was recorded in September 2009 at Empire Studio in Östersund, Sweden and was mixed the following month at Mana Recording Studios in St, Petersburg, Florida by Erik Rutan ...

Read more

Posted in: News