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Video Premiere: PRAYING MANTIS's 'Keep It Alive'

British rockers PRAYING MANTIS will release their 11th studio album, "Gravity", on May 11 via Frontiers Music Srl. The official music video for the disc's opening track, "Keep It Alive", can be seen below. "Gravity" track listing: 01. Keep It Alive 02. Mantis Anthem 03. Time Can Heal 04. 39 Years 05. Gravity 06. Ghosts ...

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Watch New AMARANTHE Singer NILS MOLIN Lay Down Vocals For Upcoming Album

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE recently entered Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, EPICA, DELAIN) to begin recording their fifth album, due later in the year. The follow-up to 2016's "Maximalism" will mark the band's first release with DYNAZTY's Nils Molin, who officially joined AMARANTHE in July 2017 as the replacement for ...

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SOILWORK: First Video From The Studio

Swedish metallers SOILWORK recently entered Nordic Sound Lab studios in Skara, Sweden with producer Thomas "Plec" Johansson to begin recording their eleventh album. The follow-up to 2015's "The Ride Majestic" is tentatively due in the fall via Nuclear Blast Records. "The Ride Majestic" was SOILWORK's last album to feature longtime drummer Dirk Verbeuren, who left ...

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BEN WELLS On New BLACK STONE CHERRY Album 'Family Tree': 'We've Finally Embraced That We're A Southern Blues Rock And Roll Band'

Tristan Pratt of The Metal Tris recently conducted an interview with guitarist Ben Wells of Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the "unique aspects" of BLACK STONE CHERRY's sound: Ben: "I don't know… that's a unique question in itself. I think ...

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CANCER BATS Surprise-Release New Album, 'The Spark That Moves'

Canadian hardcore metal punks CANCER BATS have just surprise-released their sixth studio album, "The Spark That Moves". Choosing to forgo the traditional lead ups and teaser singles, CANCER BATS, with no forewarning, released "The Spark That Moves" in its entirety on all digital services at 12:01 this morning, with vinyl and CDs ready to ship ...

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SLEEP Releases First New Album Since 1998, 'The Sciences'

SLEEP has just released its first full-length album of new recordings since 1998. Years after the release of "Volume One" in 1991, "Holy Mountain" in 1992 and "Dopesmoker" in 2003, the sonic titans reaffirm their place at the top of the riff pyramid with this brand-new double album, "The Sciences", available on Jack White's Third ...

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SCORPIONS Announce U.S. Shows With QUEENSRŸCHE

German rockers SCORPIONS have announced five U.S. shows this summer with special guests QUEENSRŸCHE. The dates are as follows: Aug. 31 - Stateline, NV - Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena Sep. 02 - Irvine, CA - Five Point Amphitheatre Sep. 07 - San Antonio, TX - Freeman Coliseum Sep. 12 - Hollywood, FL - Seminole Hard ...

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Watch BLACK STONE CHERRY Perform In JIMI HENDRIX's 1960s London Flat

Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY recently gave an exclusive performance inside Jimi Hendrix's 1960s London Mayfair flat of "Tired Of The Rain" and their brand new single, "Bad Habit", from the band's upcoming album, "Family Tree". Check out video footage below from Guitar Interactive magazine. "Family Tree" will be released on April 20 via Mascot ...

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Video: Former JUDAS PRIEST, MEGADETH Members Perform Heavy Metal Classics In Montreal

Vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), guitarist Glen Drover (MEGADETH, KING DIAMOND, TESTAMENT, EIDOLON), drummer Shawn Drover (MEGADETH, ACT OF DEFIANCE, EIDOLON) and bassist Adrian Robichaud (EIDOLON) joined forces to perform heavy metal classics under the A NIGHT OF METAL banner on April 12 at Piranha Bar in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...

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Listen To New PRAYING MANTIS Song 'Keep It Alive'

British rockers PRAYING MANTIS will release their 11th studio album, "Gravity", on May 11 via Frontiers Music Srl. The disc's opening track, "Keep It Alive", can now be streamed below. "Gravity" track listing: 01. Keep It Alive 02. Mantis Anthem 03. Time Can Heal 04. 39 Years 05. Gravity 06. Ghosts Of The Past 07. ...

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RIOT V Releases 'Messiah' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Messiah" from RIOT V, the band featuring members of legendary metal pioneers RIOT, can be seen below. The track is taken from RIOT V's upcoming album, "Armor Of Light", which will be released on April 27 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier ...

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Video Premiere: BREAKING BENJAMIN's 'Torn In Two'

"Torn In Two", the new video from BREAKING BENJAMIN, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "Ember", which is being released today (Friday, April 13) via Hollywood Records. The "Torn In Two" clip is the second chapter in a trilogy chronicling the living hell a father goes through ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Subject Of 'Autopsy' TV Series

According to The Pulse Of Radio, the Reelz cable network was recently filming "Autopsy: The Last Hours Of Chris Cornell" at Shepherd's Bush Hall in England, where the program recreated SOUNDGARDEN's and singer Chris Cornell's last show at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. It was also revealed that British actor and singer Paul Ayres is ...

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Listen To New HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS Song 'Starlighter (Echo, Utah)'

HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS' new song "Starlighter (Echo, Utah)" can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Bad Frequencies", which is due out April 27 via Pure Noise Records. "Bad Frequencies" was produced by HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS along with Nick Ingram, and mixed by Cameron Webb (NOFX, SOCIAL DISTORTION). The band previously worked ...

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