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MIKE PORTNOY's Son MAX Launches New Metal Band TALLAH

Max Portnoy, son of Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, THE WINERY DOGS, SONS OF APOLLO), has launched a new metal band called TALLAH. The Pennsylvania-based group is comprised of five members who share a passion for playing intense, heavy, and intricate music combined with an insane live show, unlike any other. Influenced by bands ...

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MATT SORUM Plans To Record Album With KINGS OF CHAOS

Drummer Matt Sorum (GUNS N' ROSES, THE CULT, VELVET REVOLVER) says that he wants to make an album with his all-star band KINGS OF CHAOS. Originally formed in 2012 as ROCK 'N' ROLL ALL STARS, KINGS OF CHAOS features a core lineup of members as well as a rotating cast of guest musicians, including well-known ...

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NIGHTWISH: Third Trailer For 'Decades' Compilation

Tuomas Holopainen's three-track demo earned him his first record deal with his freshly founded band NIGHTWISH back in 1996. 20 years later — with over 2,000 shows played and more than eight million records sold — NIGHTWISH is the biggest European symphonic metal band. Reason enough for Nuclear Blast to celebrate this huge anniversary by ...

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MIDNATTSOL: 'The Aftermath' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

MIDNATTSOL will release its new album, "The Aftermath", on May 25 via Napalm Records. The band's current lineup includes former LEAVES' EYES and THEATRE OF TRAGEDY frontwoman Liv Kristine Espenæs alongside Liv's younger sister, Carmen Elise Espenaes. "The Aftermath" relies much more heavily on folk influences lending atmospheric density to the melancholic symphonic metal compositions. ...

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PARKWAY DRIVE Releases New Single And Video, 'Wishing Wells'

Australian metal band PARKWAY DRIVE has released a new single, "Wishing Wells". The track is PARKWAY DRIVE's first new offering since the band's massively successful and critically praised 2015 album "Ire". Opening with ominous vocals and haunting acoustic guitar, "Wishing Wells" soon erupts into a furious and full-throttle metal assault. Captured in one shot, its ...

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Video Premiere: IHSAHN's 'Arcana Imperii'

"Arcana Imperii", the new video from Ihsahn, can be seen below. The song is taken from his seventh solo album, "Ámr", which will be released on May 4 via Candlelight/Spinefarm. True living legends are few and far between, but Ihsahn has long since earned the right to be regarded as one of metal's all-time greats. ...

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NIGHTWISH: Second Trailer For 'Decades' Compilation

Tuomas Holopainen's three-track demo earned him his first record deal with his freshly founded band NIGHTWISH back in 1996. 20 years later — with over 2,000 shows played and more than eight million records sold — NIGHTWISH is the biggest European symphonic metal band. Reason enough for Nuclear Blast to celebrate this huge anniversary by ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer And PAGAN'S MIND Guitarist Join Forces In NORTHWARD

It was during the "all-star jam" at ProgPower USA festival in 2007 when current NIGHTWISH singer Floor Jansen and PAGAN'S MIND guitarist Jørn Viggo Lofstad spontaneously joined forces on stage for some cover songs and noticed a certain creative magic between them. Although the two musicians had never met before, they soon discovered their mutual ...

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MIDNATTSOL: Teaser For 'The Aftermath' Album

MIDNATTSOL will release its new album, "The Aftermath", on May 25 via Napalm Records. The band's current lineup includes former LEAVES' EYES and THEATRE OF TRAGEDY frontwoman Liv Kristine alongside Liv's younger sister, Carmen Elise Espenaes. A teaser for "The Aftermath" is available below. MIDNATTSOL announced Liv's addition to the band last December. The group ...

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Listen To New STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Song 'The Art Of Letting Go'

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS have released "The Art Of Letting Go", the third single from their new, self-titled album, due out March 16. Like "Meadow" and "Roll Me Under", which arrived in November and January, respectively, the new track features the vocals of one-time "The X Factor" contestant Jeff Gutt, who made his live debut as ...

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MACHINE HEAD's ROBB FLYNN: 'It's Insane To Be Having This Level Of Success This Deep Into Our Career'

Rob Rush of Long Island's 94.3 The Shark radio station recently conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the climate around MACHINE HEAD's 1994 "Burn My Eyes" debut, which was released on Roadrunner ...

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VISIONS OF ATLANTIS: 'The Silent Mutiny' Video

The official video for the song "The Silent Mutiny" from symphonic metal masters VISIONS OF ATLANTIS can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's seventh studio album, "The Deep & The Dark", which is being released today (Friday, February 16) via Napalm Records. Says the band: "This is the album we have ...

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