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DESTRUCTION's SCHMIER Quits PÄNZER: 'It Is Time For Me To Move On'

DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier has exited PÄNZER, the heavy metal "supergroup" featuring Pontus Norgren (HAMMERFALL) and V.O. Pulver (G.U.R.D., POLTERGEIST) on guitar and Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, ex-RUNNING WILD) on drums. Schmier said in a statement: "I had some great fun with PÄNZER the last years, but now it is time for me to move on! Yes, ...

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Listen To New MARDUK Song 'Equestrian Bloodlust'

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have released another new song called "Equestrian Bloodlust". The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Viktoria", which will be released on June 22 via Century Media Records. The effort will be made available in the following versions: * Limited CD box set (with CD, woven patch, metal pin, three ...

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MARDUK Releases Lyric Video For New Song 'Werwolf'

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have released the official lyric video for a new song called "Werwolf". The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Viktoria", which will be released on June 22 via Century Media Records. The effort will be made available in the following versions: * Limited CD box set (with CD, woven ...

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Video: Former JUDAS PRIEST, MEGADETH Members Perform Heavy Metal Classics In Montreal

Vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), guitarist Glen Drover (MEGADETH, KING DIAMOND, TESTAMENT, EIDOLON), drummer Shawn Drover (MEGADETH, ACT OF DEFIANCE, EIDOLON) and bassist Adrian Robichaud (EIDOLON) joined forces to perform heavy metal classics under the A NIGHT OF METAL banner on April 12 at Piranha Bar in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...

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MARDUK To Release 'Viktoria' Album In June

Swedish black metallers MARDUK will release their new album, "Viktoria", on June 22 via Century Media Records. The effort will be made available in the following versions: * Limited CD box set (with CD, woven patch, metal pin, three stickers) * LP (with inlay and 180-gram vinyl) * Standard CD Jewelcase * Digital "Viktoria" track ...

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It's Alive! - JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES

JOHN 5 isn't a household name, but the guitar wizard has worked with a vast array of artists who are exactly that. Whether it's performing in arenas with ROB ZOMBIE and MARILYN MANSON or lending his talents as a session musician for the likes of ROD STEWART, PAUL STANLEY or LYNYRD SKYNYRD, the six-stringer has ...

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BELPHEGOR Releases 'Baphomet' Performance Video

European diabolical death/black metal kings BELPHEGOR have released a performance video for the song "Baphomet". The clip was shot last December at the Saving Christmass festival in Nörrköping, Sweden by the band's friend and Norwegian shaman Espen Dyngen. "Baphomet" is taken from BELPHEGOR's latest album, "Totenritual", which was released last September via Nuclear Blast. The ...

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Fatal Command - PÄNZER

Schmier's a busy fella these days. Following DESTRUCTION's outstanding Under Attack" from last year, the legendary thrash band is about to uncork another batch of re-recordings from its vault with "Thrash Anthems II". Meanwhile, Schmier's other band, PÄNZER, may be suffering the departure of ACCEPT and VICTORY icon, Herman Frank, but that's not stopping him ...

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PÄNZER Feat. DESTRUCTION, HAMMERFALL, Ex-ACCEPT Members: Lyric Video For 'I'll Bring You The Night' Song

PÄNZER, the heavy metal "supergroup" featuring DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier alongside Pontus Norgren (HAMMERFALL) and V.O. Pulver (G.U.R.D., POLTERGEIST) on guitar and Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, ex-RUNNING WILD) on drums, released its second album, "Fatal Command", on October 6 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Send Them All To Hell" marks PÄNZER's first release since the ...

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PÄNZER Feat. DESTRUCTION, HAMMERFALL, Ex-ACCEPT Members: Video For 'Fatal Command' Title Track

PÄNZER, the heavy metal "supergroup" featuring DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier alongside Pontus Norgren (HAMMERFALL) and V.O. Pulver (G.U.R.D., POLTERGEIST) on guitar and Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, ex-RUNNING WILD) on drums, will release its second album, "Fatal Command", on October 6 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Send Them All To Hell" marks PÄNZER's first release since ...

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JAG PANZER: Lyric Video For New Song 'Fire Of Our Spirit'

Colorado metallers JAG PANZER have released the official lyric video for their song "Fire Of Our Spirit". The track is taken from the band's new album, "The Deviant Chord", which will be released on September 29 via SPV/Steamhammer. For JAG PANZER, team spirit is more important than anything else. Without team spirit, guitarist Mark Briody ...

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BELPHEGOR Releases Video For 'Baphomet'

The official video for the song "Baphomet" from European diabolical death/black metal kings BELPHEGOR can be seen below. The clip was shot and edited by Polish company Grupa13 (AMON AMARTH, BEHEMOTH, KREATOR, ELUVEITIE). "Baphomet" is taken from BELPHEGOR's new album, "Totenritual", which was released on September 15 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at ...

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SCHMIER Discusses Writing Lyrics For PÄNZER's 'Fatal Command' Album (Video)

PÄNZER, the heavy metal "supergroup" featuring DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier alongside Pontus Norgren (HAMMERFALL) and V.O. Pulver (G.U.R.D., POLTERGEIST) on guitar and Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, ex-RUNNING WILD) on drums, will release its second album, "Fatal Command", on October 6 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Send Them All To Hell" marks PÄNZER's first release since ...

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BELPHEGOR: Lyric Video For New Song 'Apophis - Black Dragon'

The official lyric video for the song "Apophis - Black Dragon" from European diabolical death/black metal kings BELPHEGOR can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Totenritual", which will be released on September 15 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at Stage One Studios in Germany and Studio Mischmaschine ...

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SCHMIER Discusses Politically Charged Artwork For PÄNZER's 'Fatal Command' Album (Video)

PÄNZER, the heavy metal "supergroup" featuring DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier alongside Pontus Norgren (HAMMERFALL) and V.O. Pulver (G.U.R.D., POLTERGEIST) on guitar and Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, ex-RUNNING WILD) on drums, will release its second album, "Fatal Command", on October 6 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Send Them All To Hell" marks PÄNZER's first release since ...

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PÄNZER Feat. DESTRUCTION, HAMMERFALL, Ex-ACCEPT Members: Lyric Video For 'We Can Not Be Silenced'

PÄNZER, the heavy metal "supergroup" featuring DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier alongside Pontus Norgren (HAMMERFALL) and V.O. Pulver (G.U.R.D., POLTERGEIST) on guitar and Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, ex-RUNNING WILD) on drums, will release its second album, "Fatal Command", on October 6 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Send Them All To Hell" will mark PÄNZER's first release ...

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PÄNZER Feat. DESTRUCTION, HAMMERFALL, Ex-ACCEPT Members: 'Fatal Command' Release Date, Artwork Unveiled

PÄNZER, the heavy metal "supergroup" featuring DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier alongside Pontus Norgren (HAMMERFALL) and V.O. Pulver (G.U.R.D., POLTERGEIST) on guitar and Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, ex-RUNNING WILD) on drums, will release its second album, "Fatal Command", on October 6 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Send Them All To Hell" will mark PÄNZER's first release ...

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JAG PANZER: Lyric Video For New Song 'Far Beyond All Fear'

The official lyric video for the song "Far Beyond All Fear" from veteran Colorado metallers JAG PANZER can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "The Deviant Chord", which will be released on September 29 via SPV/Steamhammer. The "Far Beyond All Fear" lyric video was created by JAG PANZER guitarist ...

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BELPHEGOR: Lyric Video For New Song 'Baphomet'

The official lyric video for the song "Baphomet" from European diabolical death/black metal kings BELPHEGOR can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Totenritual", which will be released on September 15 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at Stage One Studios in Germany and Studio Mischmaschine in Austria and ...

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BELPHEGOR: 'Totenritual' Cover Artwork Unveiled

European diabolical death/black metal kings BELPHEGOR will release their new album, "Totenritual", on September 15 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at Stage One Studios in Germany and Studio Mischmaschine in Austria and will be mixed by Jason Suecof and mastered by Mark Lewis at Audiohammer Studios in Florida. The artwork was once again ...

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JAG PANZER To Release 'The Deviant Chord' Album In September

Veteran Colorado metallers JAG PANZER will release their new album, "The Deviant Chord", on September 29 via SPV/Steamhammer. For JAG PANZER, team spirit is more important than anything else. Without team spirit, guitarist Mark Briody would no longer see any reason for continuing the band. "We're like a family, we've all known each other for ...

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GRAHAM BONNET BAND Joined By JAG PANZER Guitarist JOEY TAFOLLA

The GRAHAM BONNET BAND has announced the addion of Joey Tafolla as the group's new guitarist. Effective immediately, Joey will be joining the band for all upcoming tour dates and the recording of a new GRAHAM BONNET BAND album, the follow-up to last year's acclaimed "The Book" release. Graham comments: "It's great to have Joey ...

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PÄNZER Feat. DESTRUCTION, HAMMERFALL, Ex-ACCEPT Members: 'Fatal Command' Album Due In September

PÄNZER, the heavy metal "supergroup" featuring DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier alongside Pontus Norgren (HAMMERFALL) and V.O. Pulver (G.U.R.D., POLTERGEIST) on guitar and Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, ex-RUNNING WILD) on drums, will release its second album, "Fatal Command", in early September via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Send Them All To Hell" will mark PÄNZER's first release ...

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