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HAMMERFALL: Second '(r)Evolution' Trailer

After taking a creative break last year, Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL are fully recharged and back with a vengeance. The band's new album, "(r)Evolution", will be released on August 29 in Europe and September 2 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The second trailer for "(r)Evolution" can be seen below. It was edited by David Havlena ...

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Video Premiere: IN FLAMES' 'Rusted Nail'

Loudwire is hosting the U.S. premiere of "Rusted Nail", the new video from Swedish metallers IN FLAMES. The clip, which can be seen below, was helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE and LACUNA COIL, among many others. "Rusted ...

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HAMMERFALL: First '(r)Evolution' Trailer

After taking a creative break last year, Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL are fully recharged and back with a vengeance. The band's new album, "(r)Evolution", will be released on August 29 in Europe and September 2 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The first trailer for "(r)Evolution", recorded during the band's album presentation in Gothenburg on May ...

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HAMMERFALL: 'Bushido' Single Details Revealed

After taking a creative break last year, Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL are fully recharged and back with a vengeance. The band's new album, "(r)Evolution", will be released on August 29 in Europe and September 2 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The first single from "(r)Evolution", "Bushido", will be released on July 18 digitally as well ...

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ANCIENT: New Album Update

Norwegian black/death metallers ANCIENT are working on their seventh album, "Chapter VII: Back From The Land Of The Dead", for a tentative fall release. Nick Barker (ex-DIMMU BORGIR, CRADLE OF FILTH) recorded the drums for the CD at Alpha-Omega Studio in Como, Italy, and the guitars were laid down in March. Founder and frontman Zel ...

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HAMMERFALL To Release '(r)Evolution' Album In August

After taking a creative break last year, Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL are fully recharged and back with a vengeance. The band's new album, "(r)Evolution", will be released on August 29 in Europe and September 2 in North America via Nuclear Blast. With "(r)Evolution", HAMMERFALL takes things back to the roots in many ways, as the band ...

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Triumph and Power - GRAND MAGUS

Swedish trad metallers GRAND MAGUS have enjoyed a respectable global following as a subtler Scandinavian answer to MANOWAR. As would be expected by their seventh album, "Triumph and Power", there's no letting up with these guys. Consider this one 2014's best album to read the latest issue of "Red Sonja" by. The first three songs, ...

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HELLOWEEN Returns To NUCLEAR BLAST

Germany's HELLOWEEN have been one of the most influential and internationally most successful acts of the global heavy metal scene and this year the Hamburg-based quintet, founded in 1984, celebrates its 30th anniversary. The band's latest studio album, "Straight Out Of Hell", charted at a sensational No. 4, HELLOWEEN's highest German chart entry to date, ...

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ANCIENT Working On New Album

Norwegian black/death metallers ANCIENT are working on their seventh album, "Chapter VII: Back From The Land Of The Dead", for a tentative fall release. Nick Barker (ex-DIMMU BORGIR, CRADLE OF FILTH) recorded the drums for the CD at Alpha-Omega Studio in Como, Italy, and the guitars are in the process of being laid down right ...

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HAMMERCULT: 'Into Hell' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Into Hell" from Tel Aviv-based neo-thrashers HAMMERCULT can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's second album, "Steelcrusher", which was released on CD and colored vinyl on January 27 in Europe and February 4 in North America via Sonic Attack/SPV. The effort was produced by ...

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RAGE To Release 'The Soundchaser Archives' In May

German power metallers RAGE will celebrate their 30th anniversary with the release of a unique collection of songs from their outstanding back catalogue. Due on May 23 via Nuclear Blast, "The Soundchaser Archives" will contain 30 tracks spread out over two CDs, covering everything from previously unreleased material to alternate versions, demo recordings and incomplete ...

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SUICIDAL ANGELS' NICK MELISSOURGOS Speaks To Austria's MULATSCHAG TV (Video)

Austria's Mulatschag TV recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Nick Melissourgos of Greek thrashers SUICIDAL ANGELS. You can now watch the chat below. SUICIDAL ANGELS' new album, "Divide And Conquer", entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 82. The effort was made available on January 14 (one day earlier internationally) via NoiseArt Records ...

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VAN CANTO: 'Into The West' Video Released

"Into The West", the new video from the German "a cappella metal" band VAN CANTO — which consists of five singers and one drummer (no guitars, no bass, no keyboards) — can be seen below. The song is taken form the group's new studio album, "Dawn Of The Brave", which was released on February 7 ...

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SUICIDAL ANGELS' 'Divide And Conquer' Lands On German Chart

"Divide And Conquer", the new album from Greek thrashers SUICIDAL ANGELS, has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 82. The effort was made available on January 14 (one day earlier internationally) via NoiseArt Records as a limited digipak, vinyl LP in different colors and as a digital download. Commented SUICIDAL ANGELS guitarist/vocalist ...

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VAN CANTO: 'Dawn Of The Brave' Album Preview

Audio samples of all the tracks that are set to appear on "Dawn Of The Brave", the new studio album from German "a cappella metal" band VAN CANTO — which consists of five singers and one drummer (no guitars, no bass, no keyboards) — can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. "Dawn Of The ...

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HAMMERCULT: 'Steelcrusher' Video Released

The video for "Steelcrusher", the title track of the second album from Tel Aviv-based neo-thrashers HAMMERCULT, can be seen below. Comments HAMMERCULT singer Yakir Shochat: "This is a live video of the band performing the song 'Steelcrusher' live for the first time, which is truly capturing the raw power and unstoppable energy of HAMMERCULT live ...

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SUICIDAL ANGELS: 'In The Grave' Video Released

Greek thrashers SUICIDAL ANGELS will release their new album, "Divide And Conquer", on January 14, 2014 (one day earlier internationally) via NoiseArt Records. The effort will be made available as a limited digipak, vinyl LP in different colors and as a digital download. Comments SUICIDAL ANGELS guitarist/vocalist Nick Melissourgos: "We recorded again in the Prophecy ...

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Video: TESTAMENT, ANTHRAX, NIGHTWISH, Ex-HELLOWEEN, ACCEPT Singers Perform At 'Christmas Metal Symphony' In Prague

Fan-filmed video footage of the December 19 concert of this year's Christmas Metal Symphony European tour at Incheba Arena in Prague, Czech Republic can be seen below. Magnum Opum Rockestra (under conductor Marcel Heijnen), a 32-strong orchestra accompanied by the METALFORCE 1 rock band and led by singers/vocalists which influenced the metal scene in recent ...

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Video: TESTAMENT, ANTHRAX, NIGHTWISH, Ex-HELLOWEEN, ACCEPT Singers Perform At 'Christmas Metal Symphony' In Bochum

Fan-filmed video footage of the December 18 concert of this year's Christmas Metal Symphony European tour at RuhrCongress in Bochum, Germany can be seen below. Magnum Opum Rockestra (under conductor Marcel Heijnen), a 32-strong orchestra accompanied by the METALFORCE 1 rock band and led by singers/vocalists which influenced the metal scene in recent years and ...

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VAN CANTO: 'Badaboom' Video Released

"Badaboom", the new video from the German "a cappella metal" band VAN CANTO — which consists of five singers and one drummer (no guitars, no bass, no keyboards) — can be seen below. The song is taken from the group's new studio album, "Dawn Of The Brave", which will be released on February 7, 2014 ...

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VAN CANTO: 'Dawn Of The Brave' EPK Available

German "a cappella metal" band VAN CANTO — which consists of five singers and one drummer (no guitars, no bass, no keyboards) — will release its new studio album, "Dawn Of The Brave", on February 7, 2014 via Napalm Records. The CD was recorded with Charlie Bauerfeind (BLIND GUARDIAN, HELLOWEEN, HAMMERFALL) and Ronald Prent (MANOWAR, ...

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SUICIDAL ANGELS: 'Marching Over Blood' Lyric Video Released

Greek thrashers SUICIDAL ANGELS will release their new album, "Divide And Conquer", on January 14, 2014 (one day earlier internationally) via NoiseArt Records. The effort will be made available as a limited digipak, vinyl LP in different colors and as a digital download. "Divide And Conquer" track listing: 01. Marching Over Blood 02. Seed Of ...

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HAMMERFALL To Return In 2014

Two years ago, Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL announced a creative break after celebrating their 15th anniversary of their legendary debut, "Glory To The Brave". "We are taking a pause to ensure that we have another 15 years ahead of us," guitarist Oscar Dronjak said at the time. "The plan is to use the year off ...

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VAN CANTO's New Album To Include BLACK SABBATH, EUROPE Covers

German "a cappella metal" band VAN CANTO — which consists of five singers and one drummer (no guitars, no bass, no keyboards) — will release its new studio album, "Dawn Of The Brave", on February 7, 2014 via Napalm Records. The CD was recorded with Charlie Bauerfeind (BLIND GUARDIAN, HELLOWEEN, HAMMERFALL) and Ronald Prent (MANOWAR, ...

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HAMMERCULT: 'Steelcrusher' Teaser Available

Tel Aviv-based neo-thrashers HAMMERCULT will release their second studio album, "Steelcrusher", on CD and colored vinyl on January 27 in Europe and February 4 in North America via Sonic Attack/SPV. The CD was produced by Tal Vaisman and mixed and mastered by Chris "Zeuss" Harris. "Steelcrusher" track listing: 01. Hymn To The Steel (intro) 02. ...

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