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SERENITY: 'The Chevalier' Video Released

"The Chevalier", the new video from Austrian symphonic melodic metallers SERENITY, can be viewed below. The song, which features a guest appearance by Ailyn (SIRENIA), comes off the band's third album, "Death & Legacy", due on February 25 via Napalm Records. The CD was produced by Oliver Philipps, Jan Vacik, Thomas Buchberger and Georg Neuhauser ...

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EPICA Guitarist's MAYAN Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Due to his "very busy schedule," bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling (PESTILENCE, OBSCURA) has been forced to leave MAYAN, the new band featuring EPICA guitarist/songwriter Mark Jansen alongside Jack Driessen (ex-AFTER FOREVER) and Frank Schiphorst. MAYAN says in a statement, "MAYAN wishes [Jeroen] all the best for the future and you'll see him around at one ...

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SERENITY: Six-Minute 'Death & Legacy' Video Teaser Posted Online

A six-minute video trailer for "Death & Legacy", the third album from Austrian symphonic melodic metallers SERENITY, can be viewed below. Due on February 25, 2011 via Napalm Records, the CD was produced by Oliver Philipps, Jan Vacik, Thomas Buchberger and Georg Neuhauser and it features guest appearances by Ailyn (SIRENIA), Amanda Somerville (AVANTASIA, EPICA, ...

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DETONATION Announces Lineup Changes

Guitarist Mike Ferguson of the Dutch death/thrash metal act DETONATION has issued the following update: "We have some good and some sad news! "Sad news first... we parted ways with three band members recently. Danny [Tunker; guitar) and Michiel [van der Plicht; drums] have gone on to seek their fame and fortune with GOD DETHRONED ...

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SERENITY: New Album Details Revealed; Audio Samples Available

Austrian symphonic melodic metallers SERENITY will release their third album, "Death & Legacy", on February 25, 2010 via Napalm Records. The CD was produced by Oliver Philipps, Jan Vacik, Thomas Buchberger and Georg Neuhauser and it features guest appearances by Ailyn (SIRENIA), Amanda Somerville (AVANTASIA, EPICA, KISKE/SOMERVILLE) and Charlotte Wessels (DELAIN). The album was mixed ...

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WATCH ME BLEED Announces New Singer

Vocalist Markus Wenzel quit WATCH ME BLEED — the German band featuring MYSTIC PROPHECY guitar player Markus Pohl and SYMPHORCE drummer Steffen Theurer — in May and has been replaced by Alex Gindu. The group states, "Alex comes from the Austrian deathmachine FADENKREUZ. His brutal old-school death-metal-voice perfectly fits into the sound of the WATCH ...

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HANGOVER HERO: Another Song Available For Streaming

Former members of EPICA, DELAIN and AFTER FOREVER have joined forces in a brand new band called HANGOVER HERO. The Holland-based group recently completed a promotional recording at the Gate Studio (AVANTASIA, EPICA, KAMELOT) in Wolfsburg, Germany with Sascha Paeth and is currently seeking a label home. Another one of the songs that were ...

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DELAIN: São Paulo Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of DELAIN's September 18, 2010 performance in São Paulo, Brazil can be viewed at this location. A couple of the clips are available below. DELAIN will release its third album in January/February 2011 via Roadrunner Records. The band recently announced the addition of bassist Otto "The Baron" Schimmelpenninck van der ...

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DELAIN Working On New Album; European Tour Dates Announced

DELAIN — the project founded by ex-WITHIN TEMPTATION keyboardist Martijn Westerholt (brother of WITHIN TEMPTATION's Robert Westerholt) — has scheduled the following European tour dates in 2011: Apr. 29 - UK - Manchester - Academy 3 Apr. 30 - UK - London - O2 Islington Academy May 01 - UK - Glasgow - The Cathouse ...

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DELAIN Keyboardist/Songwriter Interviewed At U.K.'s SONISPHERE Festival

Sonisphere TV conducted an interview with DELAIN/ex-WITHIN TEMPTATION keyboardist Martijn Westerholt (brother of WITHIN TEMPTATION's Robert Westerholt) at the U.K. edition of the Sonisphere festival, which was held July 30 - August 1 at Knebworth Park. Watch the chat below. DELAIN recently announced the addition of bassist Otto "The Baron" Schimmelpenninck van der Oije (DETONATION) ...

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DELAIN Frontwoman Interviewed At U.K.'s SONISPHERE

NME TV conducted an interview with singer Charlotte Wessels of Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN at the U.K. edition of the Sonisphere festival, which is being held July 30 - August 1 at Knebworth Park. Watch the chat below. DELAIN is the project founded by ex-WITHIN TEMPTATION keyboardist Martijn Westerholt (brother of WITHIN TEMPTATION's Robert Westerholt). ...

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TURISAS Confirmed For PROGPOWER USA XI Festival

Finnish battle metallers TURISAS have been confirmed for this year's ProgPower USA XI festival, set to take place September 8-11, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. The festival billing is now as follows: Mid-Week Mayhem Party Wednesday, Sept. 8: ROSS THE BOSS (with special guest Scott Columbus): "A Night of Manowar Classics" VANGOUGH (US) SEVEN KINGDOMS (US) ...

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KAMELOT Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

KAMELOT has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ANVIL ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY BROILERS BRUTUS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA DEAD MEANS NOTHING ...

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SOULFLY Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

SOULFLY has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ANVIL ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY BROILERS BRUTUS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA DEAD MEANS NOTHING ...

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ANVIL Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Canadian metal legends ANVIL have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ANVIL ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY BROILERS BRUTUS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA ...

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FREI.WILD Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

German hard rockers FREI.WILD have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY BROILERS BRUTUS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA DEAD ...

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BRUTUS Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Dutch death metallers BRUTUS have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY BROILERS BRUTUS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA DEAD ...

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KREATOR Confirmed For Germany's ROCKHARZ OPEN AIR Festival

German thrash metal veterans KREATOR have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Rockharz Open Air festival, set to take place July 8-10 at Flugplatz in Ballenstedt/Harz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLACK MESSIAH BURNING SKIES DARK AGE DEVILDRIVER DELAIN DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DORO EISBRECHER END OF GREEN ENSIFERUM EQUILIBRIUM ...

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SVARTSOT Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Danish folk metal band SVARTSOT has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY BROILERS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA DEAD ...

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ROTTING CHRIST Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Greek extreme metal veterans ROTTING CHRIST have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY BROILERS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA ...

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MAMBO KURT Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

MAMBO KURT, the German artist who does covers of various mainstream and classical/modern rock hits, has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY ...

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MAD MAX Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

German melodic rockers MAD MAX have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY BROILERS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA DEAD ...

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