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PRIMITAI To Release 'Rise Again' In October

One of the U.K.'s finest exponents of traditional metal, PRIMITAI will release their new studio album, "Rise Again", on October 14. The debut single from the album, entitled "Fortune Favours The Brave", will be made available on July 31. The track is described in a press release as "a fist-in-the-air, intense slice of no-holds-barred heavy ...

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ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, HAMMERFALL, Ex-ACCEPT Singers To Take Part In 'Christmas Metal Symphony'

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 decades, are set to embark on the Christmas Metal Symphony European tour. The following guest stars are so far confirmed: * Joey Belladonna (ANTHRAX) * ...

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Video: Reactivated CEREMONIAL OATH Performs At France's HELLFEST

Fan-filmed video footage of the reactivated CEREMONIAL OATH — Sweden's pioneers of twisted melodic death metal — performing the song "Ceremonial Oath" on June 21 at Hellfest in Clisson, France can be seen below. CEREMONIAL OATH is: Oscar Dronjak (HAMMERFALL): Guitar, vocals Anders Iwers (TIAMAT): Guitar Jesper Strömblad (IN FLAMES, DIMENSION ZERO): Bass Markus Nordberg ...

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LINGUA MORTIS ORCHESTRA: First 'LMO' Track-By-Track-Breakdown Video

On Friday, August 2, LINGUA MORTIS ORCHESTRA will release its new album titled "LMO". The three RAGE musicians — Victor Smolski (guitar), Peavy Wagner (vocals and bass) and André Hilgers (drums) — worked at full stretch to finish their opulent orchestral project that can be considered a continuation of 1996's "Lingua Mortis" album, back then ...

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LINGUA MORTIS ORCHESTRA: 'Cleansed By Fire' Lyric Video Released

On Friday, August 2, LINGUA MORTIS ORCHESTRA will release its new album titled "LMO". The three RAGE musicians — Victor Smolski (guitar), Peavy Wagner (vocals and bass) and André Hilgers (drums) — worked at full stretch to finish their opulent orchestral project that can be considered a continuation of 1996's "Lingua Mortis" album, back then ...

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FULLFORCE: 'Broken Dreams' Video Released

"Broken Dreams", the new video from the Swedish melodic metal five-piece FULLFORCE, can be seen below. The song comes off FULLFORCE's second album, "Next Level", which was released in North America on November 27, 2012 via SPV/Steamhammer. The cover artwork was once again be created by Rainer Kalwitz, who previously worked with PRAYING MANTIS and ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION: 'Money, Blood, Crucifixus' Lyric Video Released

The lyric video for the song "Money, Blood, Crucifixus" from Swedish metallers DEATHDESTRUCTION can be seen below. The track comes off the band's sophomore album, "II", which will be released in October. The "Money, Blood, Crucifixus" single will be made available on May 31, with an accompanying promotional video directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver ...

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MYSTIC PROPHECY: 'Killhammer' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Greek/German heavy metallers MYSTIC PROPHECY will release their eighth album, "Killhammer", on September 27 via Massacre Records. The effort will be made available as a jewel case, limited-edition A5 digipak with a bonus live DVD, as well as limited vinyl LP in gatefold cover. "Killhammer" was recorded at the Prophecy & Music Factory Studios with ...

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RAGE Members Reveal Details Of LINGUA MORTIS ORCHESTRA Album

On Friday, August 2, LINGUA MORTIS ORCHESTRA will release its new album titled "LMO". During the past month, the three RAGE musicians — Victor Smolski (guitar), Peavy Wagner (vocals and bass) and André Hilgers (drums) — worked at full stretch to finish their opulent orchestral project that can be considered a continuation of 1996's "Lingua ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION: More Video Footage From The Studio

Swedish metallers DEATHDESTRUCTION recorded their sophomore album, tentatively titled "Death Is The Winner", between November 17, 2012 and January 10 2013 at Bohus Sound studios in Kungälv, Sweden with producer Roberto Laghi (IN FLAMES, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, LOK, SONIC SYNDICATE). Laghi also mixed the CD, whose sound is described by the new DEATHDESTRUCTION singer Tony Jelencovich ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION: More Video Footage From The Studio

Swedish metallers DEATHDESTRUCTION recorded their sophomore album, tentatively titled "Death Is The Winner", between November 17, 2012 and January 10 2013 at Bohus Sound studios in Kungälv, Sweden with producer Roberto Laghi (IN FLAMES, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, LOK, SONIC SYNDICATE). Laghi also mixed the CD, whose sound is described by the new DEATHDESTRUCTION singer Tony Jelencovich ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS: 'I Am The Gun' Video Released

"I Am The Gun", the new video from San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Electric Punishment", which will be released on April 29 in Europe and May 7 in U.S./Canada via Steamhammer/SPV. When VICIOUS RUMORS returned from a long, strenuous and immensely ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS: More 'Electric Punishment' Album Details Revealed

When San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS returned from a long, strenuous and immensely successful world tour in autumn 2011, the musicians — least of all band mastermind and main songwriter Geoff Thorpe — couldn't really see themselves mustering the energy to release a new studio album in the foreseeable future. "2011 was a ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION: Seventh Studio Webisode Available

Swedish metallers DEATHDESTRUCTION recorded their sophomore album, tentatively titled "Death Is The Winner", between November 17, 2012 and January 10 2013 at Bohus Sound studios in Kungälv, Sweden with producer Roberto Laghi (IN FLAMES, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, LOK, SONIC SYNDICATE). Laghi also mixed the CD, whose sound is described by the new DEATHDESTRUCTION singer Tony Jelencovich ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION: Sixth Studio Webisode Available

Swedish metallers DEATHDESTRUCTION recorded their sophomore album, tentatively titled "Death Is The Winner", between November 17, 2012 and January 10 2013 at Bohus Sound studios in Kungälv, Sweden with producer Roberto Laghi (IN FLAMES, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, LOK, SONIC SYNDICATE). Laghi also mixed the CD, whose sound is described by the new DEATHDESTRUCTION singer Tony Jelencovich ...

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KAMELOT: More Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'Sacrimony (Angel Of Afterlife)' Video Shoot

More behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Sacrimony (Angel Of Afterlife)", the new video from American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in Belgrade, Serbia with director Ivan Colic, who has previously worked with MOONSPELL, SOILWORK, HAMMERFALL, TYPE O NEGATIVE and SYMPHONY X, among others. The video features guest appearances ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION: Fifth Studio Webisode Available

Swedish metallers DEATHDESTRUCTION recorded their sophomore album, tentatively titled "Death Is The Winner", between November 17, 2012 and January 10 2013 at Bohus Sound studios in Kungälv, Sweden with producer Roberto Laghi (IN FLAMES, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, LOK, SONIC SYNDICATE). Laghi also mixed the CD, whose sound is described by the new DEATHDESTRUCTION singer Tony Jelencovich ...

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SAFFIRE Signs With INNER WOUND RECORDINGS

Inner Wound Recordings has announced the signing of the Swedish melodic hard rock band SAFFIRE. The group's debut album, "From Ashes To Fire", will be released on May 17. The CD was mixed by Fredrik Nordström and Henrik Udd at Studio Fredman (AT THE GATES, IN FLAMES, HAMMERFALL) and was mastered by Jens Bogren at ...

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WARLORD Announces Band Lineup For Upcoming Shows

Reunited '80s metallers WARLORD, featuring guitarist William J. Tsamis and drummer Mark S. Zonder (FATES WARNING), will perform at the Keep It True XVI festival, set to take place April 19-20 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Koenigshofen, Germany. This will mark the group's first appearance in eleven years — having last performed in 2002 in Itzehoe, Germany ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION: Fourth Studio Webisode Available

Swedish metallers DEATHDESTRUCTION recorded their sophomore album, tentatively titled "Death Is The Winner", between November 17, 2012 and January 10 2013 at Bohus Sound studios in Kungälv, Sweden with producer Roberto Laghi (IN FLAMES, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, LOK, SONIC SYNDICATE). Laghi also mixed the CD, whose sound is described by the new DEATHDESTRUCTION singer Tony Jelencovich ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION: Third Studio Webisode Available

Swedish metallers DEATHDESTRUCTION recorded their sophomore album, tentatively titled "Death Is The Winner", between November 17, 2012 and January 10 2013 at Bohus Sound studios in Kungälv, Sweden with producer Roberto Laghi (IN FLAMES, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, LOK, SONIC SYNDICATE). Laghi also mixed the CD, whose sound is described by the new DEATHDESTRUCTION singer Tony Jelencovich ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION: First Two Studio Webisodes Available

Swedish metallers DEATHDESTRUCTION recorded their sophomore album, tentatively titled "Death Is The Winner", between November 17, 2012 and January 10 2013 at Bohus Sound studios in Kungälv, Sweden with producer Roberto Laghi (IN FLAMES, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, LOK, SONIC SYNDICATE). Laghi also mixed the CD, whose sound is described by the new DEATHDESTRUCTION singer Tony Jelencovich ...

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INNERWISH: New Vocalist Announced

Greek melodic metal band INNERWISH has announced the addition of vocalist George Eikosipentakis to the group's ranks. He replaces Babis Alexandropoulos, who quit the band last year. Commented INNERWISH: "George is an excellent and experienced vocalist, and fits exactly with the past but also with our plans for the future of the band. "Our first ...

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