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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), DaĆ­sa Munhoz (VANDROYA, SOULSPELL), Eli ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Signature 'Cleartone Monster' Guitar Strings

Heavy metal legend Dave Mustaine has switched to Cleartone Monster strings; and the California-based guitar string manufacturer will release a signature set of .010-to-.052 gauge strings that pay tribute to the MEGADETH founder and frontman. Mustaine says: "The first time I played Cleartone strings, I noticed a ton more volume. They were bright, felt solid ...

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WARRION Signs With PURE STEEL RECORDS

U.S. metal act WARRION, the brainchild of guitarist Ron Ravi, has inked a deal with Pure Steel Records. The band's debut album, "Awakening The Hydra", will be released in August/September In addition to Ravi, WARRION features in its ranks Mike Vescera (OBSESSION, ANIMETAL USA, ex-LOUDNESS, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on vocals, Tim Thomas (ABATTOIR, ex-AGENT STEEL, ex-NEW ...

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Tend No Wounds - BLACK TUSK

If you've ever been to Savannah, you know the place can be hotter than one of Satan's farts. Thus it stands to reason why the metal coming out of there is sludgy, swampy and full of angst. A day care full of undisciplined brats makes less racket than BLACK TUSK along with their neighbors KYLESA ...

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HIBRIA Singer To Front LOUDNESS For LIVE N' LOUDER Performance

Iuri Sanson, singer of the Brazilian metal band HIBRIA, will front Japanese metallers LOUDNESS for their appearance later today (Sunday, April 14) at the Live N' Louder festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil. A photo of Sanson and LOUDNESS rehearsing for the show can be seen below. Ex-LOUDNESS vocalist Mike Vescera, who was originally supposed to ...

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Beneath the Surface - ALPHA TIGER

ALPHA TIGER's sophomore LP, 2013's "Beneath the Surface", sees the precocious German quintet graduating from indie label Sonic Attack (which unveiled their modest debut, "Man or Machine", two years prior) to heavy metal major player Century Media - but are they really ready for prime time yet? Shit, why not? In a weird ironic twist, ...

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