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MARCUS SIEPEN Says Fans 'Burst Into Tears' When BLIND GUARDIAN Plays 'Lord Of The Rings'

Sticks For Stones conducted an interview with guitarist Marcus Siepen of German progressive power metal pioneers BLIND GUARDIAN. You can listen to the full interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On BLIND GUARDIAN's new "Live Beyond The Spheres" DVD/live album: Marcus: "Obviously, we tried to capture what was happening on ...

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Listen To New ADRENALINE MOB Song 'Lords Of Thunder'

"Lords Of Thunder", a brand new song from ADRENALINE MOB — the band featuring Russell Allen (vocals; also of SYMPHONY X) and Mike Orlando (guitar) — can be streamed below. The track is taken from the group's third studio album, "We The People", which is being released today (Friday, June 2) via Century Media. The ...

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ICED EARTH Mainman Says New Album 'Incorruptible' Is 'Headed To Be A Classic'

Lilo of HeadBangers LifeStyle recently conducted an interview with ICED EARTH guitarist Jon Schaffer. You can view the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On ICED EARTH's forthcoming album, "Incorruptible": Jon: "It's a really important milestone, because we've just completed our contract, so this is our last record under kind of ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE's Mustaine Vineyards Gets Platinum And Gold Awards

On the heels of his first Grammy Award, thrash metal pioneer and MEGADETH founder Dave Mustaine was recently awarded another platinum award, this time the Platinum Award/Best In Show at the 2017 San Diego International Wine Competition for his She-Wolf, Tempranillo Rose. The competition brings together winemakers, sommeliers, wine critics and seasoned wine and spirits ...

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ORDEN OGAN: 'Gunman' Video Premiere

"Gunmen", the new video from German power metallers ORDEN OGAN, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Rainer "Zipp" Fränzen, who previously worked with the band on the videos for "The Things We Believe In" and "Land Of The Dead". "Gunmen" is the title track of ORDEN OGAN's new album, which will be ...

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ICED EARTH's JON SCHAFFER And BLIND GUARDIAN's HANSI KÜRSCH Are Working On Material For Third DEMONS & WIZARDS Album

ICED EARTH mainman Jon Schaffer has confirmed that he and BLIND GUARDIAN frontman Hansi Kürsch are working on material for the long-awaited third album from their side project DEMONS & WIZARDS. DEMONS & WIZARDS was launched in 1997 and has released two full-length albums so far: 2000's self-titled effort and 2005's "Touched By The Crimson ...

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ACCEPT: 'The Rise Of Chaos' Cover Artwork Unveiled

German/American metallers ACCEPT will release their new studio album, "The Rise Of Chaos", on August 4 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the disc was created by the Hungarian artist Gyula Havancsák and can be seen below. Commented ACCEPT guitarist Wolf Hoffmann: "'The rise of chaos' is something I have been thinking about often. ...

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'King Of The Sunset Strip' MARIO MAGLIERI Dead At 93

Mario Mikeal Maglieri, beloved and respected owner of Los Angeles's famous Sunset Strip establishments Rainbow Bar And Grill, The Roxy Theatre and the Whisky A Go Go, died earlier today (Thursday, May 4) at the age of 93. Born February 7, 1924 in Seppino, Italy, Mario came to the U.S. at age four. He eventually ...

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ARJEN LUCASSEN's AYREON Releases 'Run! Apocalypse! Run!' Lyric Video

AYREON, the highly acclaimed project from singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer Arjen Lucassen, has released the official lyric video for the song " Run! Apocalypse! Run!", taken from the recently released album "The Source". Check it out below. "The Source" is an exciting new chapter in the AYREON saga, with contributions from renowned vocalists ...

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THY ART IS MURDER And DECAPITATED To Join Forces For 'The Double Homicide Tour'

Australia's premiere incendiary musical export THY ART IS MURDER and Polish metal extremists DECAPITATED, will co-headline a North American tour together this August/September. Joining them are progressive death metal masters FALLUJAH and depressive black metal sensations GHOST BATH. "The Double Homicide Tour" will mark THY ART IS MURDER's first run of North American dates since ...

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ADRENALINE MOB Returns With 'King Of The Ring' Video

The official video for the song "King Of The Ring" from ADRENALINE MOB — the band featuring Russell Allen (vocals; also of SYMPHONY X) and Mike Orlando (guitar) — can be seen below. The track is taken from the group's third studio album, "We The People", which will be released on June 2 via Century ...

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KREATOR Joined By GHOST's PAPA EMERITUS For 'Satan Is Real' Performance On German TV (Video)

GHOST frontman and founder Tobias Forge, better known as Papa Emeritus, joined German thrashers KREATOR last night (Tuesday, April 25) to perform the song "Satan Is Real" on the German late-night talk show "Circus HalliGalli", which airs on ProSieben. Also appearing on them was DRANGSAL singer/guitarist Max Gruber. Video footage of the performance can be ...

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ARJEN LUCASSEN's AYREON Releases 'Star Of Sirrah' Lyric Video Feat. DREAM THEATER, NIGHTWISH, BLIND GUARDIAN Members

AYREON, the highly acclaimed project from singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer Arjen Lucassen, has released the official lyric video for the song "Star Of Sirrah", taken from the upcoming album "The Source". Check it out below. "The Source" is an exciting new chapter in the AYREON saga, with contributions from renowned vocalists like James ...

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ACCEPT To Release 'The Rise Of Chaos' Album In August

German/American metallers ACCEPT will release their new studio album, "The Rise Of Chaos", on August 4 via Nuclear Blast. The band will launch the disc on August 3 with special show at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany. The group's set will consist of three parts: Part one will bring fans a classic ...

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