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AVANTASIA: Entire 'Ghostlights' Album Available For Streaming; 'Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose' Video Released

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. The entire "Ghostlights" album can now be streamed ...

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Rulebreaker - PRIMAL FEAR

Ralf Scheepers and Mat Sinner keep the power metal faith flying with PRIMAL FEAR's eleventh studio album "Rulebreaker". Francesco Jovino joins the fold on drums for this outing, while the band is fortified with the triple guitar attack of Magnus Karlsson, Alex Beyrodt and in-out-in member Tom Naumann. There should be no surprises what PRIMAL ...

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RAGE: 'My Way' Video Released

German metallers RAGE — led by singer/bass player Peavy Wagner — will release a four-track EP on January 22 to coincide with the band's tour with HELLOWEEN. "This EP will shorten your waiting time until the release of our new album — the first one since 2012 — which will be in the shops next ...

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AVANTASIA: Official Lyric Video For 'Ghostlights' Title Track

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. The official lyric video for "Ghostlights" can be ...

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REDEMPTION: New Song 'Damaged' Feat. MARTY FRIEDMAN

REDEMPTION, the U.S. progressive metal band featuring in its ranks guitarist/songwriter Nick Van Dyk and FATES WARNING vocalist Ray Alder, will release its sixth full-length, "The Art Of Loss", on February 26 via Metal Blade Records. The album is available for pre-order now in various formats at metalblade.com/redemption, where fans can also watch the lyric ...

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Former BLACK SABBATH, IRON MAIDEN, GUNS N' ROSES Members Cover DAVID BOWIE For Paris Terror Attack Victims

French singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Stéphane Honde (pictured; HOLLYWOOD MONSTERS, THE STARS) has assembled an all-star lineup of rock musicians — including former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di'Anno, STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet and ex-BLACK SABBATH and DIO drummer Vinny Appice — to record cover version of the David Bowie song "Heroes" to benefit victims of ...

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AVANTASIA: Trailer For 'Ghostlights' Album Featuring Snippets Of Five New Songs

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. A new trailer for "Ghostlights" is available ...

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TESTAMENT, Ex-JUDAS PRIEST, SCORPIONS, NIGHTWISH Members Perform At Israel's TITANS OF METAL Despite BDS Boycott

More than 20 international metal and hard rock artists performed at Israel's first-ever edition of Titans Of Metal festival, which took place on December 17 at Tel Aviv's Theatron Club. The show was held despite the activities of the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, spearheaded by ex-PINK FLOYD member Roger Waters, which calls ...

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Video Premiere: HELLOWEEN's 'Lost In America'

"Lost In America", the new video from German power metallers HELLOWEEN, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's 15th studio album, "My God-Given Right", which was released on May 29 via Nuclear Blast. The CD was recorded between October 2014 and February 2015 at the band's MiSueno Studio on the isle ...

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AVANTASIA To Release 'Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose' Single

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release a new digital single, "Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose", on December 11. The song is taken from AVANTASIA's seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", which will be released on January 29, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in ...

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AVANTASIA: 'Ghostlights' Album Details Revealed

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. The opus features guest appearances by: * ...

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GAMMA RAY Hires FRANK BECK As Its New Lead Singer

German power metallers GAMMA RAY have recruited Frank Beck as their second lead singer. A posting on the band's official web site states: "From now, on the vocals there will be Mr. Kai Hansen as usual plus and welcome please Mr. Frank Beck with whom the band has done already a good amount of shows ...

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HELLOWEEN: Complete 'Hellbook' Details Revealed

As pioneers of German melodic speed metal, HELLOWEEN are not only one of Germany's most respected metal exports but also one of the globally most influential metal bands today. Since 1984, HELLOWEEN has performed at all important festivals such as Rock In Rio and Woodstock in Poland, which they headlined in front of over 500,000 ...

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HELLOWEEN To Celebrate 30th Anniversary With 'Hellbook' Release

In celebration of the band's 30th anniversary, German power metallers HELLOWEEN will release their first-ever book on October 31. "Hellbook" is described as a "HELLOWEEN bible" which is guaranteed to become a sought-after fan item as well as the only official reference book to date. HELLOWEEN bassist Markus Grosskopf recently stated about "Hellbook": "For us, ...

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Video: HELLOWEEN Performs In Sydney, Australia

Fan-filmed video footage of HELLOWEEN's October 16 performance at Metro Theatre in Sydney, Australia can be seen below. HELLOWEEN will return to North America to play select shows in February and March 2016. HELLOWEEN's 15th studio album, "My God-Given Right", was released on May 29 via Nuclear Blast. The CD was recorded between October 2014 ...

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New RAGE Lineup To Release 'My Way' EP In January

"Black In Mind" is one of the ultimate must-have records of the German metal band RAGE. For the 20th anniversary of this release, the group — led by singer/bass player Peavy Wagner — will embark on a tour of Europe on which Peavy will introduce his new bandmates Marcos Rodriguez (guitars) and Vassilios Maniatopoulos (drums) ...

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