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ANNIHILATOR Signs European Deal With EARACHE RECORDS

Earache Records has announced the signing of Canadian thrash metal pioneers ANNIHILATOR to a European deal. Since releasing its classic "Alice In Hell" debut in 1989, ANNIHILATOR has consistently played heads-down, no-frills metal, led by guitar virtuoso Jeff Waters. Now, in 2009, Earache is proud to welcome one of the originators of the whole melodic-thrash ...

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ARCH ENEMY Frontwoman Interviewed By Australia's TRIPLE J TV

Andrew Haug of Triple J TV conducted an interview with vocalist Angela Gossow of Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY when the band toured Australia in early November. Watch the chat below. ARCH ENEMY's "The Root Of All Evil" album sold around 1,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to ...

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RISE: 'Pentagramnation' Video Released

"Pentagramnation", the new video from the Los Angeles-based blackened death metal band RISE, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Robyn VonSwank, produced by Nick Plotquin, and co-produced and edited by Jonathan Sims. "Pentagramnation" is the title track of RISE's fourth studio album, which was released in the U.S. and Canada on October ...

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ANNIHILATOR Mainman To Take Part In European Workshop/Demo Tour

Guitarist Jeff Waters of Canadian thrashers ANNIHILATOR will take part in a European workshop/"demo" tour for the guitar amp company Hughes & Kettner in November. The details can be found on the poster below. ANNIHILATOR will release its new DVD, "Live At Masters Of Rock", on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland: October 30 Europe: ...

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ANNIHILATOR: 'Live At Masters Of Rock' Details Revealed

Canadian thrash metal veterans ANNIHILATOR will release their new DVD, "Live At Masters Of Rock", on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland: October 30 Europe: November 2 Australia: November 2 USA, Canada, Asia: to be announced The cover artwork for the set — which was filmed/recorded on July 11, 2008 at the Masters Of Rock ...

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ANNIHILATOR: 'Live At Masters Of Rock' DVD Release Dates Announced

Canadian thrash metal veterans ANNIHILATOR will release their new DVD, "Live At Masters Of Rock", on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland: October 30 Europe: November 2 Australia: November 2 USA, Canada, Asia: to be announced The cover artwork for the set — which was filmed/recorded on July 11, 2008 at the Masters Of Rock ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Tour Europe With DESTRUCTION

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY have confirmed a European headlining run with support from DESTRUCTION, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS and TRIOSPHERE. The dates are as follows: "Tyrants Of Evil" European tour: Dec. 01 - ES - Madrid, Sala Heineken ** Dec. 02 - ES - Sevilla, Sala Q ** Dec. 04 - P - Almada/Lisboa, Incrivel Almadense ...

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ARCH ENEMY: 'The Root Of All Evil' Limited Edition Details Revealed

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY will release a new album, "The Root Of All Evil", on September 28 in Europe and October 6 in North America via Century Media Records. This special collection features re-recorded versions of songs from the band's first three LPs — "Black Earth" (1996), "Stigmata" (1998) and "Burning Bridges" (1999). Acclaimed ...

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ARCH ENEMY, MALEFICE, THE BEZERKER Interviewed On 'Metalheadz'

ARCH ENEMY, MALEFICE and THE BEZERKER were interviewed by Peter Bailey of the Wrexham, Wales-based "Metalheadz" show at this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 14-16, 2009 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. You can listen to the interviews using the ReverbNation TuneWidget below (click on "Songs" tab to launch audio). ARCH ...

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ARCH ENEMY: Re-Recorded Version Of 'Beast Of Man' Posted Online

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY will release a new album, "The Root Of All Evil", on September 28 in Europe and October 6 in North America via Century Media Records. This special collection features re-recorded versions of songs from the band's first three LPs — "Black Earth" (1996), "Stigmata" (1998) and "Burning Bridges" (1999). Acclaimed ...

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ANNIHILATOR: 'Live At Masters Of Rock' DVD Due In October

Canadian thrash metal veterans ANNIHILATOR will release their new DVD, "Live At Masters Of Rock", in October. The cover artwork for the set — which was filmed/recorded on July 11, 2008 at the Masters Of Rock festival in Vizovice, Czech Republic — can be viewed below. ANNIHILATOR mainman Jeff Waters commented in May 2009 on ...

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Former HANOI ROCKS Guitarist Launches THE REAL MCCOY BAND

HANOI ROCKS guitarist/co-founder Andy McCoy will celebrate his long career by touring Finland in November with his new solo group, dubbed THE REAL MCCOY BAND. THE REAL MCCOY BAND is: Andy McCoy (Finland) - Lead And Rhythm Guitar, Vocals Chris Shiflett (USA) - Lead And Rhythm Guitar, Vocals Dan Lagersted (Sweden) - Bass, Vocals Angela ...

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ARCH ENEMY: 'The Root Of All Evil' Artwork Revealed

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY will release a new album, "The Root Of All Evil", on September 28 in Europe and October 6 in North America via Century Media Records. This special collection features re-recorded versions of songs from the band's first three LPs — "Black Earth" (1996), "Stigmata" (1998) and "Burning Bridges" (1999). Acclaimed ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Named 'Sexiest Female Metal Musician'

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen was named "Sexiest Female Metal Musician" by the visitors of the Metalhead.ro web site. More than 6,000 votes were cast, with Turunen narrowly beating out her NIGHTWISH replacement, Anette Olzon. The final results are as follows: 01. Tarja Turunen (ex-NIGHTWISH) 02. Anette Olzon (NIGHTWISH) 03. Ailyn (SIRENIA) 04. ...

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HANOI ROCKS Guitarist Gets Wooden Statue

A wooden statue of HANOI ROCKS guitarist/co-founder Andy McCoy will be unveiled this Saturday (July 25) in his birthplace of Pelkosenniemi, a municipality of Finland. Commented McCoy: "First real statue is a great honor. Normally statues are being built only after the artist has died." The wooden statue was sculpted by Andy's uncle, Matti Hulkko. ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Play Moscow In October

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY will perform at DK Gorbunova in Moscow, Russia on October 9. Commented guitarist Michael Amott: "We had a memorable time and a very killer show when we played Moscow back in April last year... Now we know how amazing the Russian fans are. We're excited as hell to return so ...

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ARCH ENEMY Schedules Greek Headlining Dates

Heavy rain has forced the cancelation of the the first "metal" day at this year's edition of the Rockwave festival, which is being held at Terravibe Park, Malakasa, Greece. Among the bands that were scheduled to perform at today's (Monday, June 29) event were MÖTLEY CRÜE, W.A.S.P., ARCH ENEMY, MONSTER MAGNET, VOIVOD, LAUREN HARRIS and ...

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ARCH ENEMY: 'The Root Of All Evil' Coming This Fall

Acclaimed British producer Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, TESTAMENT, EXODUS) has finished mixing and mastering the new ARCH ENEMY record, "The Root Of All Evil", due on September 28 in Europe and October 6 in North America via Century Media Records. This special collection features re-recorded versions of songs from the first three ARCH ENEMY albums — ...

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