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Video Premiere: DIMMU BORGIR's 'Council Of Wolves And Snakes'

"Council Of Wolves And Snakes", the new video from Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Eonian", which will be released on May 4 via Nuclear Blast. The songwriting core of DIMMU BORGIR furthermore consists of charismatic vocalist Shagrath, as well as the ...

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Video Premiere: KAMELOT's 'Phantom Divine (Shadow Empire)'

The official music video for "Phantom Divine (Shadow Empire)", a brand new song from KAMELOT, can be seen below. The track, which features a guest appearance by Lauren Hart (ONCE HUMAN), is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Shadow Theory", due on April 6 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2015's "Haven" was helmed ...

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OVERKILL: First Trailer For 'Live In Overhausen'

The first trailer for "Live In Overhausen" from legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL can be seen below. The set will be released on May 18 via Nuclear Blast. Celebrating the band's history, "Live In Overhausen" captured not one but two album anniversaries. Fans assembled on April 16, 2016 at Turbinenhalle 2 in Oberhausen, Germany for ...

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New IRON MAIDEN Pinball Machines Available Through STERN PINBALL

Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball machines, today announced the availability of a new line of "Legacy of the Beast" pinball machines that honor the classic and iconic rock band IRON MAIDEN. Formed in 1975, IRON MAIDEN led the wave of British heavy metal music and became a global ...

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SATYRICON Frontman: 'The Size Of The Band And Your Commercial Success Is Not What Defines Your Authenticity'

SATYRICON frontman Sigurd "Satyr" Wongraven was recently interviewed by Mad TV's "TV War" in Greece. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether black metal's mainstream acceptance has diluted its musical value: Satyr: "No. Because… I mean, SEX PISTOLS, which is such a mythical group, and ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: 'Heavy Metal Isn't The Most Popular Music In The World Anymore'

British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) was recently interviewed by Belfast Metal. The complete conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On "The Redemption Of William Black", the recently released conclusion of his "Infinite Entanglement" trilogy: Blaze: "We had a big success with 'Endure And Survive' ...

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Listen To New BREAKING BENJAMIN Song 'Psycho'

"Psycho", a brand new song from BREAKING BENJAMIN, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming sixth studio album, "Ember", which will be released on April 13 via Hollywood Records. Speaking about the disc, BREAKING BENJAMIN founder/frontman Ben Burnley noted: "People have always really liked the heavier side of the band. ...

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KAMELOT Guitarist On Album Leaks: 'There's Always Somebody Who Wants To Brag That They Got The Record And Put It On The Internet'

France's Loud TV recently conducted an interview with KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood. You can now listen to the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On KAMELOT's record company, Napalm Records, safeguarding the release of the band's forthcoming "The Shadow Theory" album from being leaked online: Thomas: "I think it's important ...

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OVERKILL To Release 'Live In Overhausen' In May

Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will release "Live In Overhausen" on May 18 via Nuclear Blast. Celebrating the band's history, "Live In Overhausen" captured not one but two album anniversaries. Fans assembled on April 16, 2016 at Turbinenhalle 2 in Oberhausen, Germany for the 25th anniversary of "Horrorscope" and 30th anniversary of where it all ...

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UNEARTH Signs Worldwide Deal With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Massachusetts metallers UNEARTH have inked a worldwide deal with Century Media Records. The band will soon enter Graphic Nature Studios with producer Will Putney (EVERY TIME I DIE, BODY COUNT, GOJIRA, THY ART IS MURDER, SILENT PLANET) to begin recording the follow-up to 2014's "Watchers Of Rule" album. KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's Adam Dutkiewicz will record drums ...

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Video Premiere: CREMATORY's 'Salvation'

"Salvation", the new video from German metallers CREMATORY, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Oblivion", which will be released on April 13. Like all great rock bands, CREMATORY has based its success on the creativity of a well-rehearsed songwriting team. With Germany's leading gothic metal act, it's drummer ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION's PERRY FARRELL Hopes To Change Live Music Again With 'Kind Heaven'

The music, film and entertainment visionaries behind a groundbreaking new entertainment venture have announced that Kind Heaven will open at The LINQ Promenade in Las Vegas in 2019. Kind Heaven is the result of a partnership between Perry Farrell, whose Lollapalooza franchise has revolutionized the modern music festival, Immersive Artistry, whose award-winning co-founders have been ...

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Video: NIGHTWISH Performs In Baltimore During 'Decades' Tour

Fan-filmed video footage of NIGHTWISH's March 13 performance at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric in Baltimore, Maryland can be seen below. NIGHTWISH kicked off its "Decades" world tour last Friday, March 9 at The Tabernacle in Atlanta, Georgia. On this trek, NIGHTWISH is presenting a special setlist, featuring rare material from the ...

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NIGHTWISH Kicks Off 'Decades' World Tour In Atlanta (Video)

Finnish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH kicked off their "Decades" world tour this past Friday, March 9 at The Tabernacle in Atlanta, Georgia. On this trek, NIGHTWISH is presenting a special setlist, featuring rare material from the early years of the band's career. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Swanheart 02. End Of All Hope (first ...

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Amoretum Vol. 1 - BLACK SPACE RIDERS

By now, folks should be able to differentiate between the high-profile THIN LIZZY offshoot BLACK STAR RIDERS and Germany's oft-tagged "riffonauts", BLACK SPACE RIDERS. If celestial sludge is your speed, then the latter is for you. The 2010 self-titled album, along with "D:REI" and "Light is the New Dark" is mandatory listening. Yet following the ...

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Ion - PORTAL

Island countries breed unique culture. While the cultural facets of nations in larger continents, including mainland Europe, have historically assimilated with one another more readily, relatively speaking, due to immediate geographical proximity and rubbing of elbows, the sea and the sky enclose islands and thus foster environments conducive for distinct cultural growth and artistic movement. ...

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