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ARCH ENEMY: New Video Interview Available

Vlazemetal.com conducted an interview with ARCH ENEMY's Michael Amott and Angela Gossow prior to the band's May 30, 2008 concert at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, California. Watch the chat in five parts below. ARCH ENEMY has just completed a North American headlining tour, dubbed "Tyranny And Bloodshred 2008", alongside DARK TRANQUILITY, DIVINE ...

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SLAYER: 'Reign In Blood' Book Now On Sale

Continuum Books' "33 1/3: Reign in Blood", the first English-language book about SLAYER, is now on sale. The book made its world debut at Square Records in Akron, Ohio Saturday, May 31. The first three copies were signed by author D.X. Ferris, on sale for a special price of $6.66, and numbered 6, 66, and ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE's Act Of Kindness

ANNIHILATOR mainman Jeff Waters has posted the following message on the group's official forum: "A friend of mine called me about two young boys who had tix to see Gigantour with their father in Calgary a few weeks ago. Their father Mike died in a car/bike accident only weeks before the show. "These cool young ...

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AMASEFFER: 'Slaves For Life' Widget Available

A widget for "Slaves for Life", the debut album from AMASEFFER, the "holy project" featuring guest appearances by Mats Levn (KRUX, ex-THERION, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Angela Gossow (ARCH ENEMY) and Kobi Farhi (ORPHANED LAND), is available below. AMASEFFER recently inked a deal with InsideOut Music. "Slaves for Life" is the first in a trilogy about the ...

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ANNIHILATOR: 'In Command' To Be Reissued

Poland's Metal Mind Productions will re-release ANNIHILATOR's "In Command" a live album covering the Canadian metal band's 1989-1990 period, considered by many fans to be ANNIHILATOR's strongest years on May 19 in Europe (July 8 in the USA via MVD). The limited-edition digipack title (limited to 2,000 copies) will be made available on golden disc, ...

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ARCH ENEMY: New Video Interview With ANGELA GOSSOW Posted Online

Metal Hammer has posted an exclusive video interview with ARCH ENEMY frontwoman Angela Gossow. Watch the five-minute clip below. ARCH ENEMY will make its much-anticipated return to North America in May with what could well be hailed as one of the best guitar-shredder packages of the year. This headlining tour, presented by ESP Guitars, Randall ...

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ANNIHILATOR: 'Clown Parade' Instructional Video Available

ANNIHILATOR mainman Jeff Waters' instructional video for the song "Clown Parade" from the band's "Metal" CD, taken from the February 2008 issue of Japan's Young Guitar magazine, can be viewed below. ANNIHILATOR released its latest album, "Metal", in North America on January 15 via SPV. The CD's ten new tracks were recorded by Jeff Waters ...

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ANNIHILATOR Mainman Issues New Album Update

Guitarist Jeff Waters of the long-running Canadian thrashers ANNIHILATOR has issued the following update: "[The songwriting process for the] new CD [is] coming along just delightfully. Something strange happened in the last few years in that I have started to really play guitar more than usual, thus giving me more than five times as many ...

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AMASEFFER Signs With INSIDEOUT MUSIC

AMASEFFER, the "holy project" featuring guest appearances by Mats Levn (KRUX, ex-THERION, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Angela Gossow (ARCH ENEMY) and Kobi Farhi (ORPHANED LAND), has inked a deal with InsideOut Music. The group's debut album, entitled "Slaves for Life" is the first in a trilogy about the history of the people of Israel as portrayed in ...

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DANKO JONES: New Video Blog Available

Canadian rock 'n' roll trio DANKO JONES has posted a second video blog featuring footage from the recording sessions for the band's new album, "Never Too Loud". Watch it below. "Never Too Loud" was released on February 29, 2008 via Bad Taste/Soulfood Music. The CD was recorded at Studio 606 in Los Angeles with Grammy ...

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MACHINE HEAD: Seattle Cancellation Explained

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD were forced to cancel their scheduled Seattle concert Saturday night (February 23) on the "More Balls, More Volume, More Strength" tour after frontman Robb Flynn came down with "a severe bronchial infection." Flynn's condition, unfortunately, calls into question the status of tonight's performance in Portland, which may also ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Begins Writing Material For New Solo Album

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has issued the following update: "Hello, my friends, and regards from Antigua, the land of the sea and sun! "I only heard nice stories about Antigua, so I came to this beautiful Caribbean island 10 days ago searching for some warmness and peace. "I feel that the island has more ...

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ASTARTE: 'Everlast' Video Available

"Everlast", the new video from the Greek female heavy metal trio ASTARTE, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's fifth album, "Demonized", which was released last year via Avantgarde Music. The CD was mixed at Tico Tico studios in Finland and features guest appearances on vocals by MAYHEM's Attila Csihar, GOD DETHRONED's ...

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DANKO JONES: London Photos, Concert Footage Available

Canadian rock 'n' roll trio DANKO JONES kicked off its European tour in support of the group's new album, "Never Too Loud", at Hoxton in London Tuesday night (February 12). The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Code Of The Road 02. Play The Blues 03. Sticky Situation 04. King Of Magazines 05. Baby Hates ...

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ARCH ENEMY: Russian Dates Announced

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY have scheduled two shows in Russia in April. Vocalist Angela Gossow comments, "We are very excited to meet our Russian fans! We have heard a lot of crazy stories about YOU — and we sincerely hope they are all true!" The dates are as follows: April 15 - St Petersburg, ...

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Metal - ANNIHILATOR

When you play by your own rules and say what you think you're always going to cause some degree of controversy and piss a handful of people off in the process. The upside (and it's a big upside) is you keep your integrity intact and get the immense satisfaction of knowing that your creation is ...

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ANNIHILATOR Mainman To Guest On 'The Metal File'

ANNIHILATOR mainman Jeff Waters will be the featured guest on "The Metal File" with Mike Metal this Friday night, January 25 at midnight (technically Saturday morning) on CHOM 97.7 FM in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. You can listen to the show live via the Internet at www.chom.com. ANNIHILATOR released its latest album, "Metal", in ...

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EARTHEN: New Tracks Posted Online

EARTHEN, the project featuring Mike Le Gros (ex-NACHTMYSTIUM, NOVEMBERS DOOM), and his wife Angela, has posted two new tracks at the band's MySpace page. The songs will appear on EARTHEN's forthcoming full-length CD, "The Ashes of Transiton", which has been in the making for over a year. Songtitles set to appear on the ...

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