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AMON AMARTH To Release 'Berserker' Album In May; First Single, 'Raven's Flight', Now Available

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH will release their new album, "Berserker", on May 3 via Metal Blade Records. The disc was recorded at Sphere Studios in North Hollywood, California with producer Jay Ruston, who has previously worked with ANTHRAX, STEEL PANTHER, URIAH HEEP and STONE SOUR. The album's first single, "Raven's Flight", can be streamed ...

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AMON AMARTH Teases New Song

An audio sample of a new AMON AMARTH song, apparently titled "Raven's Flight", is available below. The track, which is expected to make its online debut this Wednesday (March 20), is taken from the band's upcoming album, which is due this spring via Metal Blade Records. The disc was recorded at Sphere Studios in North ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD: 'Walls Divide People'

During a recent interview with Albany, New York's Q103 radio station, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford spoke about how his band has broken so many barriers, be it with its music or its leather-and-studs image. "It's a wonderful subject, this whole business of breaking barriers and tearing down walls," Rob said. "There is a lot ...

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AMON AMARTH To Film New Music Video Next Weekend

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH will film a new music video on February 23 and February 24 in the Los Angeles area. A casting call notice shows the band is seeking 10 fans with "normal heavy metal concert attire" for the Saturday shoot and 50 fans with the same wardrobe for the next day's filming. ...

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ROB HALFORD Comments On OZZY OSBOURNE's Latest Health Scare

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford has commented on Ozzy Osbourne's latest hospitalization. The legendary British heavy metal band was scheduled to tour Europe with the BLACK SABBATH frontman before Ozzy canceled the trek when he was admitted to the hospital due to complications from the flu. Asked by Australia's Heavy if Ozzy's latest health scare ...

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GLENN TIPTON's Daughter To Raise Money For JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist's Foundation At Barcelona Marathon

Karina Greenin, the daughter of JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Glenn Tipton, will take part in Barcelona, Spain's annual marathon next month to raise funds for the Glenn Tipton Parkinson's Foundation. JUDAS PRIEST launched Glenn Tipton Parkinson's Foundation last June in honor of the musician, who is suffering from the degenerative neurological disorder. Earlier this week, Karina ...

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URIAH HEEP: 'Knocking At My Door' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Knocking At My Door" from British classic rock icons URIAH HEEP can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's 25th studio album, "Living The Dream", which was released last September via Frontiers Music Srl. For this album, the band teamed up with famed Canadian engineer ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Bassist On Parkinson's Disease-Stricken GLENN TIPTON: 'If Anybody Could Beat This Thing, It's Going To Be Him'

JUDAS PRIEST bassist Ian Hill says that the band's Parkinson's disease-stricken guitarist Glenn Tipton is a "street fighter" who is "doing about as well as anybody given his condition." Tipton was diagnosed with Parkinson's five years ago — after being stricken by the condition at least half a decade earlier — but announced in early ...

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AMON AMARTH Guitarist Says 'Versus The World' Album Was 'Turning Point' In Band's Career

France's United Rock Nations recently conducted an interview with guitarist Johan Söderberg of Swedish metallers AMON AMARTH about their new live DVD/documentary "The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm". You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why ...

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AMON AMARTH Completes Work On New Album With Producer JAY RUSTON

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH have completed work on their new album at Sphere Studios in North Hollywood, California with producer Jay Ruston, who has previously worked with ANTHRAX, STEEL PANTHER, URIAH HEEP and STONE SOUR. The as-yet-untitled disc is tentatively due this spring via Metal Blade Records. AMON AMARTH vocalist Johan Hegg told

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Watch STEEL PANTHER's Unique Interpretation Of 'Brokeback Mountain'

"Cineminute", the new YouTube show from California party rockers STEEL PANTHER, premiered last month with the band's parody of the Bryan Singer classic "The Usual Suspects". The weekly episodic show has now returned with STEEL PANTHER's unique interpretation of 2005's Ang Lee Academy Award winner "Brokeback Mountain". STEEL PANTHER kicked off its latest tour on ...

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Watch STEEL PANTHER Perform With Fill-In Bassist SPYDER In Chicago

Fan-filmed video footage of California party rockers STEEL PANTHER performing on November 29 at the House Of Blues in Chicago, Illinois can be seen below. The concert was the band's first with bassist Spyder, who is filling in for STEEL PANTHER's regular four-stringer Lexxi Foxx. STEEL PANTHER issued a statement on Friday (November 30) saying ...

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