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SERENITY/VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Singer CLÉMENTINE DELAUNEY Condemns Attack On French Magazine

French singer Clémentine Delauney (SERENITY, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS, WHYZDOM) has commented on today's terrorist attack on a satirical magazine that killed at least 12 people. Four French cartoonists were reportedly murdered in the attack on the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo, including editor Stephane Charbonnier, or Charb. The 47-year-old has had police protection since 2011, ...

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WHYZDOM Begins Recording Third Album

French symphonic/gothic metallers WHYZDOM have entered the studio to begin recording their third album. Video footage of the drum-tracking sessions for the new CD can be seen below. WHYZDOM last year parted ways with singer Elvyne Lorient for "professional" reasons and replaced her with Marie Rouyer. Rouyer made her live debut with WHYZDOM on March ...

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WHYZDOM: Performance Footage Featuring New Singer

Video footage of French symphonic/gothic metallers WHYZDOM performing on March 9 at La Charrue in Marmoutier, France can be seen below. WHYZDOM recently parted ways with singer Elvyne Lorient for "professional" reasons and replaced her with Marie Rouyer. Rouyer made her live debut with WHYZDOM on March 8 at the Night Of The Beauties festival ...

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WHYZDOM Parts Ways With Singer, Announces Replacement

French symphonic/gothic metallers WHYZDOM have parted ways with singer Elvyne Lorient for "professional" reasons and have replaced her with Marie Rouyer. An eight-minute YouTube clip containing "a quick recording" of Marie's voice on four songs ("Atlantis", "The Road To Babylon", "Daughter Of The Night" and "Cathedral Of The Damned") from the band's two albums is ...

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WHYZDOM: 'Cassandra's Mirror' Video Released

"Cassandra's Mirror", the new video from French symphonic/gothic metallers WHYZDOM, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's sophomore album, "Blind?", which was released on October 30 via Scarlet Records. According to a press release, the band "blends intricate orchestral parts (including all the subtleties of strings, winds, brass, classical percussions, piano, harp, ...

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WHYZDOM: 'Blind?' Album Trailer Available

French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM will release its sophomore album, "Blind?", on October 30 via Scarlet Records. According to a press release, the band "blends intricate orchestral parts (including all the subtleties of strings, winds, brass, classical percussions, piano, harp, etc.) and a real choir with the power of heavy metal. Through a coherence that ...

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WHYZDOM: New Song Available For Streaming

French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM will release its sophomore album, "Blind?", on October 30 via Scarlet Records. According to a press release, the band "blends intricate orchestral parts (including all the subtleties of strings, winds, brass, classical percussions, piano, harp, etc.) and a real choir with the power of heavy metal. Through a coherence that ...

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WHYZDOM: Toulouse Footage Available

Video footage of French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM's November 27, 2011 performance at L'Aero in Toulouse, France can be seen below. WHYZDOM last year announced the addition of singer Clmentine Delauney to the group's ranks. The band is currently recording its second album, tentatively titled "Blind?", for a 2012 release. The group previously stated about ...

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WHYZDOM: New Album Title Revealed

French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM, which recently announced the addition of singer Clémentine Delauney to the group's ranks, has set "Blind?" as the title of its upcoming second album. The band states, "It is dedicated to people who follow misleading paths, misguided by the ones who love or hate or try to control them, or ...

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WHYZDOM Schedules First Shows With New Singer

French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM, which recently announced the addition of singer Clémentine Delauney to the group's ranks, has scheduled the following dates: * May 10 - Paris, FRA - La Scène Bastille (with ELYOSE, AZYLYA) * May 30 - Birmingham, UK - The Asylum (Femme Metal Fest with REVAMP as headliner) Commented the band: ...

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WHYZDOM: Traditional Irish Song Posted Online

French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM, which recently announced the addition of singer Clémentine Delauney to the group's ranks, has issued the following update: "Dear friends, here [see video below] is a small Christmas gift for all friends of WHYZDOM! We decided to record a very special song to let you discover Clémentine's voice. It's a ...

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WHYZDOM Announces New Singer

French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM has announced the addition of singer Clémentine Delauney to the group's ranks. The band states, "Clémentine received an intensive artistic training since her youngest age: contemporary dance, classical and jazz piano, theatre, classical singing (she joined the Maîtrise of Lyon Opera in 2003). Motivated by the everlasting will to let ...

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WHYZDOM Recruits New Singer

French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM has acquired a brand new singer following the recent departure of Telya Melane. The band states, "We decided to welcome in the WHYZDOM family a young outstanding French vocalist whose thrilling and powerful voice fits perfectly the music of the album that we've been preparing for some time. As you ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: Band Lineup For European Tour Revealed

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has announced the lineup of musicians who will join her on her upcoming European tour. Turunen's band will be as follows: * Tarja Turunen - Voice * Mike Terrana (MASTERPLAN, SAVAGE CIRCUS, RAGE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) - Drums * Christian Kretschmar (SCHILLER) - Keyboards * Kevin Chown (TONY MACALPINE, TILES) - ...

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WHYZDOM: 'From The Brink Of Infinity' Trailer Available

A trailer for "From The Brink Of Infinity", the forthcoming debut album from the French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM, can be viewed below. The CD is scheduled for release on September 21 via Ascendance Records. The label describes the CD in the following way: "Think of a huge orchestra and a massive symphonic choir intertwined ...

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WHYZDOM To Support DELAIN In France, Spain

French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM will support DELAIN on the following French and Spanish tour dates: Oct. 02 - Toulouse, FRA - Le Ramier Oct. 03 - Madrid, SPA - Ritmo y Compas Oct. 04 - Barcelona, SPA - Salamandra 1 Oct. 05 - Marseille, FRA - Le Poste a Galène Oct. 06 - Lyon, ...

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WHYZDOM To Release 'From The Brink Of Infinity' In September

French symphonic gothic ensemble WHYZDOM will release its debut album, "From The Brink Of Infinity", on September 21 via Ascendance Records. The label describes the CD in the following way: "Think of a huge orchestra and a massive symphonic choir intertwined with powerful riffs and enchanting melodies from a clear and passionate feminine voice, and ...

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EPICA, KRYPTERIA Confirmed For Belgium's METAL FEMALE VOICES FEST VII

EPICA and KRYPTERIA have been confirmed for the Metal Female Voices Fest VII, set to take place October 17-18, 2009 at Oktoberhallen in Wieze, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Saturday, October 17: EPICA (special DVD show) DELAIN KRYPTERIA MIDNATTSOL AUTUMN AMBERIAN DAWN FLOWING TEARS MANIC MOVEMENT PINKY DOODLE POODLE UNSUN WHYZDOM ...

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TARJA Confirmed For Belgium's METAL FEMALE VOICES FEST VII

TARJA and PINKY DOODLE POODLE have been confirmed for the Metal Female Voices Fest VII, set to take place October 17, 2009 at Oktoberhallen in Wieze, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Saturday, October 17: SIRENIA MIDNATTSOL AUTUMN AMBERIAN DAWN FLOWING TEARS KIVIMETSAN DRUIDI MANIC MOVEMENT PINKY DOODLE POODLE WHYZDOM UNSUN Sunday, ...

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'Demonic And Divine' Compilation Track Listing Revealed

Femme Metal Records, the new U.K.-based record label focusing on metal bands featuring female vocalists, willl release a new compilation double CD, "Demonic and Divine", on July 6. The compilation is in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support and Cancer Research U.K., and is being distributed in the U.K. by Code 7 via Plastic Head and ...

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DEADLOCK Confirmed For Belgium's METAL FEMALE VOICES FEST VII

Germany's DEADLOCK has been confirmed for the Metal Female Voices Fest VII, set to take place October 17, 2009 at Oktoberhallen in Wieze, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMBERIAN DAWN AUTUMN CORONATUS DARZAMAT DEADLOCK DELAIN DORO (25th-anniversary show) FLOWING TEARS KIVIMETSAN DRUIDI LAHANNYA MANIC MOVEMENT MIDNATTSOL SIRENIA STREAM OF PASSION TO-MERA ...

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DELAIN, DARZAMAT Confirmed For Belgium's METAL FEMALE VOICES FEST VII

DELAIN and DARZAMAT have been confirmed for the Metal Female Voices Fest VII, set to take place October 17, 2009 at Oktoberhallen in Wieze, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMBERIAN DAWN AUTUMN CORONATUS DARZAMAT DELAIN DORO (25th-anniversary show) FLOWING TEARS KIVIMETSAN DRUIDI LAHANNYA MANIC MOVEMENT MIDNATTSOL SIRENIA STREAM OF PASSION TO-MERA ...

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SIRENIA Confirmed For Belgium's METAL FEMALE VOICES FEST VII

Norwegian/Spanish female-fronted gothic metal band SIRENIA has been confirmed for the Metal Female Voices Fest VII, set to take place October 17, 2009 at Oktoberhallen in Wieze, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMBERIAN DAWN AUTUMN CORONATUS DORO (25th-anniversary show) FLOWING TEARS KIVIMETSAN DRUIDI LAHANNYA MANIC MOVEMENT MIDNATTSOL SIRENIA STREAM OF PASSION ...

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DORO's 25th-Anniversary Show Confirmed For Belgium's METAL FEMALE VOICES FEST VII

German "metal queen" Doro Pesch will perform a special 25th-anniversary show (including a WARLOCK performance) at the Metal Female Voices Fest VII, set to take place October 17, 2009 at Oktoberhallen in Wieze, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMBERIAN DAWN AUTUMN DORO (25th-anniversary show) FLOWING TEARS KIVIMETSAN DRUIDI MANIC MOVEMENT MIDNATTSOL ...

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TRAIL OF TEARS Confirmed For Belgium's METAL FEMALE VOICES FEST VII

Norway's TRAIL OF TEARS has been confirmed for the Metal Female Voices Fest VII, set to take place October 17, 2009 at Oktoberhallen in Wieze, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMBERIAN DAWN AUTUMN FLOWING TEARS KIVIMETSAN DRUIDI MANIC MOVEMENT MIDNATTSOL TRAIL OF TEARS UNSUN VAN CANTO WHYZDOM For more information, visit ...

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