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BREAKING BENJAMIN Announces Fall 2017 Acoustic Tour

BREAKING BENJAMIN has announced a fall 2017 U.S. acoustic tour, kicking off September 29 in Boston. Presale starts today and continues tomorrow beginning at 10 a.m. local time. The dates are as follows: Sep. 29 - Boston, MA @ Paradise Lounge Sep. 30 - Hampton Beach, NH @ Hampton Beach Ballroom Oct. 02 - Montclair, ...

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SEPTICFLESH Frontman On Using An Orchestra: 'It's One Of Our Biggest Weapons'

The Conductor of WSOU 89.5 FM recently conducted an interview with bassist/vocalist Spiros "Seth" Antoniou (a.k.a. Seth Siro Anton) of Greek masters of symphonic death metal SEPTICFLESH. You can listen to the full chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's forthcoming "Codex Omega" album: Spiros: "This ...

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Wall Of Sound - MARTY FRIEDMAN

I live about 45 minutes from Laurel, Maryland, and frequently end up in the District of Columbia. You pass through, or by, Laurel to get to D.C., and though I almost never speak of it to anyone riding with me—unless, as rock fans, they can grasp the significance of it—I always think the same thing: ...

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Zero Days - PRONG

Don't you wish "Headbangers Ball" was back? Not just for the obvious reasons, if you're a metalhead. The Gen X'ers who made The Ball their Saturday night Sabbath will confirm that what made the show so damned great, and at the same time so damned awful, was just as much about the intro and commercial-break ...

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GRAVE PLEASURES: 'Be My Hiroshima' Video Released

Finnish post-punk quintet GRAVE PLEASURES has released the official video for the song "Be My Hiroshima", taken from the band's upcoming sophomore album, "Motherblood", due on September 29 via Century Media Records. "Be My Hiroshima" is available as a single on all streaming and download platforms and also as an instant-grat track on iTunes and ...

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FIREBALL MINISTRY: 'Remember The Story' Album Details Revealed

Southern California rock 'n' roll band FIREBALL MINISTRY will release its fifth studio album, "Remember The Story", on October 6 via Cleopatra Records. The band's first disc in nearly seven years delivers their tried-and-true signature stomp and fuzzy swing with an even broader scope and deeper emotional range. The album mines the depths of loss, ...

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CRIMFALL: 'Until Falls The Rain' Video Released

"Until Falls The Rain", the new video from Finnish cinemascope metallers CRIMFALL, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Olli Hakkinen and shot by Max Smeds. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Amain", which will be released on August 25 via Metal Blade Records. CRIMFALL comments: "Before we unleash the ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN To Release 'Darkness Of Eternity' Album In November

Finnish symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN will release their eighth album, titled "Darkness Of Eternity", on November 10 via Napalm Records. Commented AMBERIAN DAWN keyboardist and mastermind Tuomas Seppälä: "'Darkness Of Eternity' is one of the most emotional AMBERIAN DAWN albums so far. It's got some really bombastic songs in mood of dark and symphonic melodic ...

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IMMOLATION Announces 'Atonement Europe Tour 2017'

New York death metallers IMMOLATION will embark on a European headlining tour in September. Support will come from MELECHESH and AZARATH. The dates are as follows: Sep. 07 - D - Munich - Backstage Sep. 08 – CH - Hüttikon - Meh Suff! Metal Festival Sep. 09 - F - Paris - Fall of Summer ...

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CRIMFALL: New Song 'Mother Of Unbelievers' Available For Streaming

On August 25, Finnish cinemascope metallers CRIMFALL will release their new album, "Amain", via Metal Blade Records. The disc's second single, "Mother Of Unbelievers", can be streamed below. CRIMFALL comments: "We couldn't be happier to publish a meaty sample from our forthcoming album. This massive six years of production is finally seeing the light of ...

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MORBID ANGEL Cancels European Summer Festival Appearances

Death metal veterans MORBID ANGEL have been forced to cancel their European summer festival appearances slated for late July and August due to "unfortunate and last-minute unforeseen problems with a passport for one of the members of the band." MORBID ANGEL's management, World Management, said in a statement: "In well over thirty years, we have ...

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PRONG: Lyric Video For New Song 'Divide And Conquer'

The official lyric video for the new PRONG song "Divide And Conquer" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Zero Days", which will be released on July 28 via Steamhammer/SPV as a CD digipak, 2LP gatefold, digital download and as a stream. Commented PRONG mainman Tommy Victor: "Hey, our ...

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Watch MORBID ANGEL's New Lineup Perform In Austin

Fan-filmed video footage of MORBID ANGEL's entire June 24 concert at at Come And Take It Live in (Grizzly Hall) in Austin, Texas can be seen below. MORBID ANGEL played a brand new song, "Warped", live for the first time on May 23 at the opening show of the band's North American tour at The ...

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CRIMFALL To Release 'Amain' Album In August

On August 25, Finnish cinemascope metallers CRIMFALL will release their new album, "Amain", via Metal Blade Records. The disc's first single, "The Last Of Stands", can be streamed below. CRIMFALL comments: "We couldn't be happier to publish a meaty sample from our forthcoming album. This massive six years of production is finally seeing the light ...

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Video Premiere: NIGHT RANGER's 'Running Out Of Time'

"Running Out Of Time", the new video from NIGHT RANGER, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest studio album, "Don't Let Up", which was released on March 24 via Frontiers Music Srl. The disc was made available in both a standard edition and a deluxe edition (featuring bonus track and ...

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Watch MORBID ANGEL's New Lineup Perform In Los Angeles

Fan-filmed video footage of MORBID ANGEL's entire June 16 concert at The Regent in Los Angeles, California can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Summoning Redemption 02. Bil Ur-Sag 03. I 04. Warped 05. To The Victor The Spoils 06. Curse The Flesh 07. Prayer Of Hatred 08. Covenant Of Death ...

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AKERCOCKE To Release 'Renaissance In Extremis' Album In August

London's AKERCOCKE has reunited with Peaceville Records to unleash the band's sixth full-length album, "Renaissance In Extremis", on August 25. Mixed by legendary studio guru Neil Kernon (NILE, DEICIDE) and mastered by Alan Douches (DEATH, MISFITS, CRO-MAGS) at West West Side Music, the disc is nothing short of a new dawn for these most eccentric ...

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