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DELAIN Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers DELAIN have inked a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. A statement from the label reads as follows: "Last week, DELAIN's Charlotte and Martijn hopped on a plane to Austria in order to pay the Napalm Records headquarters a visit and to sign a worldwide contract. As you can see in the ...

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HIM: North American Tour Dates Announced

Finnish "love" metallers HIM have announced their first U.S. headline tour in support of their forthcoming studio album, "Tears On Tape". Dubbed "Tears On Tour", the May 2013 run will make scheduled stops in both Los Angeles and New York City (tour dates below). A special pre-sale for the House of Blues, Ticketmaster and Citibank ...

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INCURA: New Video Interview Posted Online

Jennica of Overmined recently conducted an interview with Canadian theatrical rockers INCURA. You can now watch the chat below. INCURA's self-titled full-length debut album is due out in North America on February 26 via Coalition Music and Warner Music Canada. INCURA is currently on a headlining tour of Canada. The band is also scheduled to ...

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Video: APOCALYPTICA's PERTTU KIVILAAKSO Performs With MAIDEN UNITED

MAIDEN UNITED, the all-acoustic IRON MAIDEN tribute project featuring Damian Wilson (THRESHOLD, HEADSPACE) and Ruud Jolie (WITHIN TEMPTATION), has posted footage from the band's "Across The Seventh Sea" European tour. MAIDEN UNITED was joined on stage in Holland during the last weekend of the trek by Perttu Kivilaakso (APOCALYPTICA) as they performed songs from the ...

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INCURA: 'Who You Are' Video Released

"Who You Are", the new video from Canadian theatrical rockers INCURA, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's forthcoming self-titled full-length debut album, due out in North America on February 26 via Coalition Music and Warner Music Canada. The clip features a dark, tantalizing vibe to accompany the compelling, sweeping song ...

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Former APOCALYPTICA Member MAX LILJA To Release Solo Album

Max Lilja (HEVEIN, TARJA TURUNEN, ex-APOCALYPTICA) will release his solo album, "Plays Electronica By One Cello", in February. The track listing for the CD — which showcases Max's talents as a songwriter and a master of electrified cello — is as follows: 01. I Sound My Sound 02. In SoS 03. Like This 04. Qualified ...

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS: New Video Interview With BRITTANY PAIGE

Underkill TV conducted an interview with vocalist Brittany Paige of Calgary, Alberta, Canada-based metallers KOBRA AND THE LOTUS at the Hard Rock Hell festival, which took place between November 29, 2012 and December 3, 2012 at Hafan-y-Mor Holiday Camp in North Wales, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. KOBRA AND THE LOTUS ...

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MORGOTH To Continue With 'A Few Casual Shows'

Resurrected German death metallers MORGOTH have issued the following update: "Barge To Hell was a great way to end the past year of MORGOTH activities as well as to complete the original plans we had for the 'Cursed' reunion. We also had a lot of time for cocktails and talks on the cruise and discussed ...

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HIM: Performance Footage Of New Song From Helsinki

Finnish love metallers HIM performed a brand new song entitled "I Will Be The End Of You" during their headlining concert at the Helldone festival on December 29 at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. HIM recently finished recording its ninth full-length album, "Tears On Tape", at ...

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On The Road With KOBRA AND THE LOTUS (Video)

A four-minute behind-the-scenes look at KOBRA AND THE LOTUS' fall 2012 tour across Europe supporting STEEL PANTHER; U.K. tour supporting BUCKCHERRY, and Canada/U.S. dates supporting SONATA ARCTICA can be seen below. KOBRA AND THE LOTUS recently released a video for "50 Shades Of Evil", the second single from the their current self-titled album, released in ...

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HIM Performs Brand New Song In Turku; Video Available

Finnish love metallers HIM debuted a brand new song entitled "I Will Be The End Of You" during their headlining concert last night (Wednesday, December 26) at Klubi in Turku, Finland. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below (courtesy of Nalle Österman). HIM recently finished recording its ninth full-length album, "Tears On ...

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DELAIN: New Video Interview With MARTIJN WESTERHOLT

On December 5, Delain Poland conducted an interview with keyboardist and main composer Martijn Westerholt of Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers DELAIN. You can now watch the chat below. DELAIN's third full-length studio album, "We Are The Others", was released in North America via the New Jersey-based top-tier progressive metal label Sensory Records. CNR Entertainment handled ...

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DELAIN Interviewed At Belgium's 'Metal Female Voices Fest' (Video)

Metal4 conducted an interview with Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers DELAIN at this year's edition of the Metal Female Voices Fest, which was held on October 19-21 at the Oktoberhallen in Wieze, Belgium. You can now watch the chat below. DELAIN's third full-length studio album, "We Are The Others", was released in North America via the ...

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APOCALYPTICA To Take Part In 'Wagner Reloaded' Event

Berlin-based choreographer Gregor Seyffert has initiated an extraordinary crossover event in celebration of the 200th birthday of the famous German composer Richard Wagner. The project, featuring the Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA, the symphony orchestra of German broadcasting network MDR with its chief conductor Kristjan Järvi, the theater ensemble Titanick, and the Jugend Berlin Ballet, highlights ...

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS: Quality Antwerp Fan-Filmed Video Footage

Quality fan-filmed video footage of KOBRA AND THE LOTUS' November 2 performance at Trix in Antwerp, Belgium as the support act for STEEL PANTHER can be seen below. KOBRA AND THE LOTUS recently released a video for the song "50 Shades Of Evil", the second single from the Calgary, Alberta, Canada-based female-fronted metal band's current ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed On Russia's 'Radio Maximum' (Audio)

On October 31, vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish love metallers HIM was interviewed on Russia's Radio Maximum. You can now listen to audio clips of the chat in the YouTube clip below. HIM's new greatest-hits album, "XX - Two Decades Of Love Metal", includes the band's's new cover version of the song "Strange World", originally ...

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS: '50 Shades Of Evil' Video Released

"50 Shades Of Evil", the new video from Calgary, Alberta, Canada-based female-fronted metallers KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, can be seen below. The track is the second single from the band's current self-titled album, released in August via Spinefarm Records. Directed by Lisa Mann, whose previous credits include videos for APOCALYPTICA, THE USED and CASCADA, "50 ...

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APOCALYPTICA Performs Cover Of BLACK SABBATH's 'Paranoid' In Support Of Breast Cancer Research

Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA support breast cancer research in their home country by getting behind the Pink Ribbon campaign. The Cancer Society Of Finland's Pink Ribbon campaign is aimed at supporting Finnish breast cancer research, and its symbol is a pink silk ribbon — familiar to many as the international symbol of the fight against ...

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IMPALED EXISTENCE: 'If Error Were True' Video Released

"If Error Were True", the new video from rising British metallers IMPALED EXISTENCE, can be seen below. The clip was produced by Tom Bohan (XERATH, BETRAEUS). "If Error Were True" comes off IMPALED EXISTENCE's debut EP, "These Lifeless Plains", which came out last November. The five-track EP was recorded at Endless Studios in Birmingham and ...

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MORGOTH Issues Reunion Tour Recap

Resurrected German death metallers MORGOTH have issued the following update: "After all the great experiences we made on the 'Cursed' reunion so far, the time is now come to have a closer look at the past 18 months of MORGOTH's comeback, which has successfully reconnected us with many old friends as well as also a ...

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