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AMARANTHE's OLOF MÖRCK Talks To France's RockNLive About 'Massive Addictive' Album (Video)

Guitarist Olof Mörck of Gothenburg, Sweden's AMARANTHE recently spoke to France's RockNLive about the band's third album, "Massive Addictive", which will be released on October 21 via Spinefarm Records. You can now watch the chat below. "Massive Addictive" is true to its title. The band's signature, larger-than-life sound, comprised of kinetic riffing, pulsating ...

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IN FLAMES: 'Siren Charms' Cracks U.S. Top 30

"Siren Charms" the eleventh album from Swedish metallers IN FLAMES, sold around 9,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 26 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous CD, 2011's "Sounds Of A Playground Fading", opened with around 14,000 units to land at No. 27. ...

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Video Premiere: AMARANTHE's 'Drop Dead Cynical'

"Drop Dead Cynical", the new video from Gothenburg, Sweden's AMARANTHE, which is known for fusing melodic metal with elements of EDM, can be seen below. The clip was once again helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE, LACUNA COIL and IN ...

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TROUBLE, CROWBAR, Ex-DEICIDE/OBITUARY Members Join Forces In DEVIL'S HIGHWAY

DEVIL'S HIGHWAY, the new "supergroup" featuring vocalist Kyle Thomas (TROUBLE, EXHORDER), Ralph Santolla (DEICIDE, OBITUARY, DEATH), Steve DiGiorgio (TESTAMENT, SADUS), guitarist Matt Brunson (CROWBAR, KINGDOM OF SORROW) and Tony Laureano (DIMMU BORGIR, NILE), has begun recording its debut album at Vulture Lounge in Tampa, Florida and DDT Studios in New Orleans, Louisiana. Santolla is handling ...

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AMORPHIS To Perform Entire 'Tales From The Thousand Lakes' Album On 20th-Anniversary Tour

Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their legendary 1994 release "Tales From The Thousand Lakes" by performing the album in its entirety on a short tour in December. Support on the trek will come from Swedish metallers AVATARIUM. Comments AMORPHIS guitarist Esa Holopainen: "This month (July 12) marked the ...

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MESHUGGAH: 'The Ophidian Trek' DVD Teaser

Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the recording of their first EP, Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH will release a concert DVD / 2CD set and Blu-ray, "The Ophidian Trek", on September 30 via Nuclear Blast. With visual footage shot in the U.S. and Europe during "The Ophidian Trek" tour and festival footage from Wacken Open ...

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IN FLAMES' ANDERS FRIDÉN Speaks To Finland's RADIO CITY TV About 'Siren Charms' Album (Video)

Finland's Radio City TV recently conducted an interview with vocalist Anders Fridén of Swedish metallers IN FLAMES. You can now watch the chat below. IN FLAMES' "Through Oblivion" video was once again helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE and LACUNA ...

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IN FLAMES: Entire 'Siren Charms' Album Available For Streaming

"Siren Charms" the eleventh album from Swedish metallers IN FLAMES, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. Due in the U.S. on September 9 via Sony/RED, the CD was recorded at Hansa Tonstudios (DAVID BOWIE, DEPECHE MODE, U2) in Berlin, Germany. The cover artwork was created by Blake Armstrong of Space ...

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SONIC SYNDICATE Interviewed By Germany's EMP ROCK INVASION (Video)

Germany's EMP Rock Invasion recently conducted an interview with Anglo-Swedish modern metal powerhouse SONIC SYNDICATE. You can now watch the chat below. The self-titled fifth album from SONIC SYNDICATE was released on July 4 via Nuclear Blast. The CD includes a total of 11 tracks, while the limited edition digipak features no less than three ...

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IN FLAMES Interviewed By Germany's BERLIN METAL TV (Video)

Berlin Metal TV recently conducted an interview with Swedish metallers IN FLAMES. You can now watch the chat below. IN FLAMES' "Through Oblivion" video was once again helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE and LACUNA COIL, among many others. "Through ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH To Release 'Desideratum' In October

Birmingham extreme metal miscreants ANAAL NATHRAKH will release their new full-length album on October 28 via Metal Blade. Titled "Desideratum", the follow-up to 2012's critically acclaimed "Vanitas" was again produced by guitarist/bassist/programmer Mick Kenney, with vocals recorded at Necrodeath Studios in Birmingham, while the music was tracked and mixed at The Black Flamingo in Orange ...

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IN FLAMES: 'Through Oblivion' Video Premiere

"Through Oblivion", the new video from Swedish metallers IN FLAMES, can be seen below. The clip was once again helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE and LACUNA COIL, among many others. "Through Oblivion" is taken from IN FLAMES' eleventh album, ...

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EVILE Taps Former FALLEN FATE Guitarist

British thrashers EVILE have announced the addition of guitarist Piers Donno Fuller (formerly of FALLEN FATE) to the group's ranks. It came as a huge shock when EVILE guitarist Ol Drake announced he was leaving the band last year. The remaining members — Matt Drake, Ben Carter and Joel Graham — took some time out ...

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EVERGREY: 'King Of Errors' Video Released; New Lineup Unveiled

"King Of Errors", the new video from Swedish metallers EVERGREY, can be seen below. The clip was helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with IN FLAMES, HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE and LACUNA COIL, among many others. "King Of Errors" is taken from EVERGREY's new album, ...

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IN FLAMES: 'Siren Charms' Track-By-Track Breakdown Part 2

The second of five video clips featuring a track-by-track breakdown of IN FLAMES' eleventh album, "Siren Charms" can be seen below. Due in the U.S. on September 9 via Sony/RED, the CD was recorded at Hansa Tonstudios (DAVID BOWIE, DEPECHE MODE, U2) in Berlin, Germany. The cover artwork was created by Blake Armstrong of Space ...

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IN FLAMES: 'Siren Charms' Track-By-Track Breakdown Part 1

The first of five video clips featuring a track-by-track breakdown of IN FLAMES' eleventh album, "Siren Charms" can be seen below. Due in the U.S. on September 9 via Sony/RED, the CD was recorded at Hansa Tonstudios (DAVID BOWIE, DEPECHE MODE, U2) in Berlin, Germany. The cover artwork was created by Blake Armstrong of Space ...

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ASTARTE's MARIA 'TRISTESSA' KOLOKOURI Dies After Leukemia Battle

Maria Kolokouri, better known as Tristessa, the vocalist of the Greek black metal band ASTARTE, has died from complications of leukemia. Kolokouri's husband Nick Maiis has released the following statement regarding her passing: "Maria, she's left from this world. "You are leaving a lot behind and my soul is in pain. "You are a special ...

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MACHINE HEAD: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Zwolle Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of MACHINE HEAD's August 6 performance at Hedon in Zwolle, The Netherlands can be seen below. MACHINE HEAD will embark on a 21-show North American tour in the fall. Support on the trek will come from Finnish heavy metal powerhouse CHILDREN OF BODOM, Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA and American melodic death/thrash ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of LOKERSE FEESTEN Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of DIMMU BORGIR's August 3 performance at the Lokerse Feesten in Lokeren, Belgium can be seen below. Asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for DIMMU BORGIR's follow-up to 2010's "Abrahadabra", guitarist Sven Atle Kopperud (a.k.a. Silenoz) told Kaaos TV at the end of June: "We are still just writing individually ...

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MESHUGGAH To Release 'The Ophidian Trek' DVD, Blu-Ray

Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the recording of their first EP, Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH will release a concert DVD / 2CD set and Blu-ray, "The Ophidian Trek", this fall via Nuclear Blast. With visual footage shot in the U.S. and Europe during "The Ophidian Trek" tour and festival footage from Wacken Open Air ...

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I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN: 'Bright Enough' Video Released

"Bright Enough", the new video from the Australian metalcore outfit I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's first album in six years, "Beloved", which was released on February 18 in the U.S. via Epitaph Records. By their own admission, I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN have endured ...

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SNOWY SHAW Releases 'Dusk" Digital Single

Having played with such legendary bands as MERCYFUL FATE, KING DIAMOND, THERION, DIMMU BORGIR, MEMENTO MORI, DREAM EVIL, NOTRE DAME and SABATON, Swedish multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw will release a solo digital single titled "Dusk" on July 22. The track is taken from Snowy's forthcoming live DVD/CD package titled "The Liveshow: 25 Years Of Madness In ...

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