jorn-lande in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

VINNY APPICE's Personal Playlist

Mog Music Network recently asked legendary drummer Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, DIO) to create a personally curated playlist for the site's curiosity-satisfying- and audio-streaming pleasure. His selections were as follows: 01. MOTÖRHEAD - "Orgasmatron" 02. YES - "Long Distance Runaround" 03. RAINBOW - "Kill the King" 04. JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE ...

Read more

Posted in: News

PRIMAL FEAR Singer Putting Finishing Touches On Solo Album

The forthcoming solo album from PRIMAL FEAR singer Ralf Scheepers is in the very final stages of production. Several very special guests appear on the effort, including "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (HALFORD), Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY), Sander Gommans (AFTER FOREVER) and Magnus Karlsson (PRIMAL FEAR, ALLEN/LANDE). Powerhouse American vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, JUDAS PRIEST, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

BUT WE TRY IT Signs With MASSACRE RECORDS

Wuppertal, Germany-based thrashcore quintet BUT WE TRY IT has inked a deal with Massacre Records. The band's debut album, "Dead Light", was recorded at Woodhouse studio (CALIBAN, LACUNA COIL, SAMAEL) in Hagen, Germany with acclaimed producer Waldemar Sorychta (SODOM, LACUNA COIL, TIAMAT, MOONSPELL, GRIP INC., ENEMY OF THE SUN) and is scheduled for release on ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TNT: New Album Samples Available

Norwegian/British hard rockers TNT will release their new album, "A Farewell To Arms", in Japan on December 15 via Avalon/Marquee. The CD will be issued in Europe (excluding Norway) on January 21, 2011 via Metal Heaven. With the release of "A Farewell To Arms", the group's third album with the current lineup, TNT returns to ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TNT To Release 'A Farewell To Arms' In December

Norwegian/British hard rockers TNT will release their new album, "A Farewell To Arms", in Japan on December 15 via Avalon/Marquee. The CD will be issued in Norway at the end of December. "A Farewell To Arms" track listing: 01. Engine 02. Refugee 03. Ship In The Night 04. Take It Like A Man - Woman! ...

Read more

Posted in: News

OUTLOUD To Debut New Material At One-Off Concert In Athens

OUTLOUD — the hard rock band featuring Chandler Mogel (TALON) on vocals, Bob Katsionis (FIREWIND) on guitar and keyboards, Mark Cross (FIREWIND, HELLOWEEN, KINGDOM COME) on drums, Tony Kash on guitar and Sverd T. on bass — will perform on Friday, November 19 at the Revenge Of Rock in Athens, Greece. The group will play ...

Read more

Posted in: News

POWER QUEST Completes Recording New Album

U.K-based metallers POWER QUEST have finished recording their new album, "Blood Alliance", at Foel Studios (PAUL RODGERS, NAPALM DEATH, THE WILDHEARTS) in Wales next for an early 2011 release via Napalm Records. Ten songs were laid down for the follow-up to 2008's "Master Of Illusion", including one bonus track. Songtitles set to appear on the ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DOMINANZ: 'The End Of All There Is' Video Released

"The End Of All There Is", the new video from the Norwegian industrial metal band DOMINANZ, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed by Feber Film in a place called Dale, deep in a valley of Fjords. It was shot in a huge factory, which was established in 1869, but is presently closed. All ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HEAVEN & HELL's VINNY APPICE To Appear At SCANDINAVIAN DRUM DAY

Drummer Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, DIO) will appear at the Scandinavian Drum Day on October 30 in in Stockholm, Sweden. For more information, see the poster below. Appice told "Metal Shop"'s Ralph Cartel in a brand new interview that he has launched a brand new project, tentatively dubbed KILL DEVIL HILL, which ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HEAVEN & HELL's VINNY APPICE Launches New Band

Drummer Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, DIO) told "Metal Shop"'s Ralph Cartel in a brand new interview that he has launched a brand new project, tentatively dubbed KILL DEVIL HILL, which includes contributions from former PANTERA and current DOWN bassist Rex Brown. "I've been working with a new band," Vinny said. "Right now ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MANTICORA: 'From The Pain Of Loss' Video Released

"From The Pain Of Loss (I Learned About The Truth)" , the new video from the longstanding Danish metal band MANTICORA, can be viewed below (courtesy of WackenTube.com). The track comes off MANTICORA's seventh full-length album, "Safe", which will be released in North America on October 12 via Nightmare Records. The CD came out in ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ALLEN / LANDE: 'Judgement Day' Video Released

Jorn Lande (MASTERPLAN, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and Russell Allen (SYMPHONY X) will release the third ALLEN / LANDE collaborative album on November 5 via Frontiers Records. Entitled "The Showdown", the CD was mixed by Achim Köhler (PRIMAL FEAR, SINNER, SILENT FORCE) and once again features material written by Swedish guitar sensation Magnus Karlsson (PRIMAL FEAR, STARBREAKER, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MANTICORA: New Video To Debut This Week

"From The Pain Of Loss (I Learned About The Truth)" , the new video from the longstanding Danish metal band MANTICORA, will make its online debut on September 22 on WackenTube.com. The track comes off MANTICORA's seventh full-length album, "Safe", which will be released on the following dates: Europe/Australia: September 20 USA/Canada: October 12 "Safe" ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ALLEN / LANDE: 'The Showdown' Release Date, Artwork Revealed

Jorn Lande (MASTERPLAN, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and Russell Allen (SYMPHONY X) will release the third ALLEN / LANDE collaborative album on November 5 via Frontiers Records. Entitled "The Showdown", the CD was mixed by Achim Köhler (PRIMAL FEAR, SINNER, SILENT FORCE) and once again features material written by Swedish guitar sensation Magnus Karlsson (PRIMAL FEAR, STARBREAKER, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AVANTASIA: Brazilian, Japanese Dates Announced

AVANTASIA, the project led by EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet, has added dates in Japan and Brazil to its upcoming tour. The group's schedule is now shaping up as follows: Nov. 30 - Switzerland - Pratteln, Z7 Dec. 01 - Switzerland - Pratteln, Z7 Dec. 03 - Germany - Lichtenfels, Stadthalle * Dec. 04 - Germany ...

Read more

Posted in: News

VINNY APPICE Schedules California Clinic

Drummer Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, DIO) has scheduled the following clinic: Saturday, September 18 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Pulse Drumming 2434 East Main St. Ventura, CA 93003-2604 (805) 648-3786 For more information, go to this location. Surviving HEAVEN & HELL members Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Vinny Appice ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MIND KEY Announces New Drummer

Italian progressive metallers MIND KEY have announced the addition of drummer Mirkko De Maio to the group's ranks. The band states, "We're happy because we think that Mirkko is the right man for his musical background, his experience (although he's quite young) and mainly for his incredible energy and taste in playing drums. We think ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KAI HANSEN To Tour With AVANTASIA

GAMMA RAY/ex-HELLOWEEN guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen will perform with AVANTASIA, the project led by EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet, on the group's upcoming tour. Also scheduled to appear are Bob Catley (MAGNUM), Jorn Lande (MASTERPLAN), Amanda Somerville, Olli Hartmann and Michael Kiske (HELLOWEEN). Kicking off in Pratteln, Switzerland on November 30, the three-week trek will bring the ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MIND KEY Parts Ways With Drummer

Italian progressive metal band MIND KEY has parted ways with drummer Andrea Stipa. A replacement skinsman has not yet been announced. Commented the group: "It's always difficult to part from a friend, but for the band's sake maybe it's the best decision. "We wanna thank Andrea for his musical contribution in MIND KEY's growth in ...

Read more

Posted in: News

POWER QUEST To Enter Studio Next Week

U.K-based metallers POWER QUEST will enter Foel Studios (PAUL RODGERS, NAPALM DEATH, THE WILDHEARTS) in Wales next week to begin recording their new album, "Blood Alliance", for an early 2011 release via Napalm Records. Ten songs will be laid down for the follow-up to 2008's "Master Of Illusion", including one bonus track, with the band ...

Read more

Posted in: News

JORN: More European Tour Dates Announced

Norwegian powerhouse vocalist Jorn Lande (MASTERPLAN, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ARK, THE SNAKES) and his band JORN will embark on a European tour during the fall. The dates are as follows: Sep. 26 - Gothenburg, Sweden, Brew House Oct. 01 - Karlshamn, Sweden, Compagniet Oct. 02 - Helsingborg, Sweden, The Tivoli Oct. 04 - London, England, The ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MASTERPLAN: 'Time To Be King' Video Released

"Time To Be King", the new video from German/Norwegian melodic metallers MASTERPLAN, can be viewed at Metal-Hammer.de. The clip was filmed in June in Hamburg, Germany. "Time To Be King" is the title track of MASTERPLAN's new album, which registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #31 Sweden: #15 Switzerland: #45 "Time To ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TNT Singer Suffers Heart Attack

British vocalist Tony Mills (ex-SHY), who currently fronts Norway's most famous hard rock sons TNT, suffered a heart attack at Oslo airport Saturday afternoon (August 28) on his way to a gig with the rest of the band. Mills is now in recovery and will be moved out of intensive care today (Monday, August 30). ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MASTERPLAN, MAGNUM, Ex-HELLOWEEN Members To Tour With AVANTASIA

Bob Catley (MAGNUM), Jorn Lande (MASTERPLAN), Amanda Somerville, Olli Hartmann and Michael Kiske (HELLOWEEN) are among the musicians who will perform with AVANTASIA, the project led by EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet, on the group's upcoming tour. So far the following dates have been announced: Nov. 30 - Switzerland - Pratteln, Z7 Dec. 01 - Switzerland ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MANTICORA: New Album Artwork Unveiled; Release Dates Confirmed

Longstanding Danish metal band MANTICORA will release its seventh full-length album, "Safe", on the following dates: Japan: September 8 Europe/Australia: September 20 USA/Canada: October 12 According to the group, "the delay in the release date in North America is due to the fact that our record label [Nightmare Records] has changed distributor — they are ...

Read more

Posted in: News