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ExtermiNation - RAVEN

41 years, sheesh, it's hard to believe where the time goes. RAVEN often gets left off the radar, especially when discussing both the NWOBHM and thrash, but here's a trio equally deserving of the celebratory comeuppance ANVIL enjoyed a few years ago following their film documentary. While RAVEN's "Rock Until You Drop" DVD from a ...

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HATCHET To Release New Album This Summer

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers HATCHET have been working on the follow-up to 2013's acclaimed "Dawn Of The End" album (The End Records) since returning from last summer's tour with FLOTSAM AND JETSAM. The upcoming CD will debut the new HATCHET lineup behind founding member, vocalist and lead guitarist Julz Ramos: Clayton Cagle on guitar, ...

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BURNING POINT: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Finnish melodic metallers BURNING POINT, whose current lineup includes singer Nitte Vänskä (ex-BATTLE BEAST), will release their new, self-titled album on June 12 in Europe and July 7 in the U.S. via AFM Records. The CD includes five brand new songs and six re-recorded tracks from the band's first three albums. Comments BURNING POINT guitarist ...

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Video: UNISONIC Performs HELLOWEEN's 'I Want Out' At Brazil's MONSTERS OF ROCK Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of UNISONIC — the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany's PINK CREAM 69) — performing the HELLOWEEN classic "I Want Out" on April 26 at the Monsters Of Rock ...

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SOULFLY To Release 'Archangel' Album In August

Metal Wani's Dawn Brown recently conducted an interview with Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, SEPULTURA, KILLER BE KILLED, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY). You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about SOULFLY's upcoming album, Max said: It's gonna be called 'Archangel', and it comes out in August on Nuclear Blast. And it's pretty much done now. The music is ...

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RAVEN: New Song 'Fight' Available For Streaming

British/American heavy metal trio RAVEN will release its new album, "ExtermiNation", in Scandinavia on April 22, in Germany on April 24, in the rest of Europe on April 27 and in North America on April 28 via SPV/Steamhammer. The effort will be made available as a digipak version (including one bonus track), 2LP gatefold green ...

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UNLEASHED: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'Defenders Of Midgard'

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will release their twelfth full-length album, "Dawn Of The Nine", on April 24 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (IMMORTAL, DEMONAZ, EXODUS) and can be seen below. UNLEASHED's follow-up to 2012's "Odalheim" was once again produced by the band's guitarist, Fredrik Folkare, at his Chrome Studios ...

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HOUSE OF LORDS To Release 'Indestructible' Album In June

Frontiers Music Srl will release of HOUSE OF LORDS' tenth studio album, titled "Indestructible", on June 3 in Europe and June 7 in North America. The CD shows once again what HOUSE OF LORDS stands for: powerful and heavy songs, with major hooks and melodies and grandiose arrangements. "The name 'Indestructible' was chosen because we ...

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Video: SATYRICON Kicks Off European Tour In Nijmegen

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON kicked off their "The Dawn Of A New Age" European tour on April 4 at Doornroosje in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. SATYRICON has signed a worldwide deal with Austrian label Napalm Records for release of its upcoming DVD, "Live At The Opera". ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN Working On New Album

Finnish symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN have commenced work on a new studio album, to be released via Napalm Records. AMBERIAN DAWN's co-producer Mikko P. Mustonen is working with singer Päivi "Capri" Virkkunen and the band's composer Tuomas Seppälä on the vocal arrangements for the new songs. Commented Tuomas: "The new album is going to be ...

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ATKINS MAY PROJECT Feat. Original JUDAS PRIEST Singer AL ATKINS: 'Anthology' Collection Released

ATKINS MAY PROJECT, the band featuring original JUDAS PRIEST singer Al Atkins and Christian guitarist and music artist Paul May, returns with a compilation, "Anthology", available now through Gonzo MultiMedia. For the last four years, the rock world has been buzzing about Atkins and May's music. Together they have created three records available on Gonzo ...

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UNLEASHED: Third 'Dawn Of The Nine' Track-By-Track Breakdown Video

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will release their twelfth full-length album, "Dawn Of The Nine", on April 24 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (IMMORTAL, DEMONAZ, EXODUS) and can be seen below. UNLEASHED's follow-up to 2012's "Odalheim" was once again produced by the band's guitarist, Fredrik Folkare, at his Chrome Studios ...

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BREAKING BENJAMIN To Release 'Dark Before Dawn' Album In June

BREAKING BENJAMIN's highly anticipated fifth studio album, "Dark Before Dawn", will be released June 23. The CD's first single, "Failure", written and produced by BREAKING BENJAMIN founder Ben Burnley, was released today and is now available (along with the album pre-order) on iTunes. Within an hour of release, "Dark Before Dawn" skyrocketed to No. 1 ...

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The Beast Arises - PAUL DI'ANNO

It's never easy to torch a living legend but it's even harder to watch a living legend shank. For all that Paul Di'Anno has endured, positive and negative, he retains a revered spot in heavy metal as the original voice of IRON MAIDEN. This means his live repertoire will forever be stacked with MAIDEN tunes, ...

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UNLEASHED: Second 'Dawn Of The Nine' Track-By-Track Breakdown Video

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will release their twelfth full-length album, "Dawn Of The Nine", on April 24 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (IMMORTAL, DEMONAZ, EXODUS) and can be seen below. UNLEASHED's follow-up to 2012's "Odalheim" was once again produced by the band's guitarist, Fredrik Folkare, at his Chrome Studios ...

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UNLEASHED: First 'Dawn Of The Nine' Track-By-Track Breakdown Video

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will release their twelfth full-length album, "Dawn Of The Nine", on April 24 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (IMMORTAL, DEMONAZ, EXODUS) and can be seen below. UNLEASHED's follow-up to 2012's "Odalheim" was once again produced by the band's guitarist, Fredrik Folkare, at his Chrome Studios ...

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Ex-NIGHTRAGE Singer ANTONY HÄMÄLÄINEN Officially Joins CHRISTOPHER AMOTT's ARMAGEDDON

ARMAGEDDON, the band led by former ARCH ENEMY guitarist Christopher Amott, has recruited Antony Hämäläinen (NIGHTRAGE, NERVOSIA, MERIDIAN DAWN) as its new vocalist. In the early 1990s, Hämäläinen started playing bass, drums, and singing for multiple bands based both in the USA and Finland, providing vocals for the Arizona death metal band SLAVES FOR SCORES ...

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OCEANO: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Ascendants' Album

Chicago deathcore heavyweights OCEANO will release their new studio album, "Ascendants", on March 24 (one day earlier internationally) via Earache. The follow-up to 2013's "Incisions" was recorded at The Nook studio in New Lenox, Illinois with producer Nick Nativo (MONSTERS). Audio samples of all the tracks that are set to appear on "Ascendants" can be ...

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UNLEASHED: Lyric Video For New Song 'Where Is Your God Now?'

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will release their twelfth full-length album, "Dawn Of The Nine", on April 24 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (IMMORTAL, DEMONAZ, EXODUS) and can be seen below. UNLEASHED's follow-up to 2012's "Odalheim" was once again produced by the band's guitarist, Fredrik Folkare, at his Chrome Studios ...

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MORGOTH: Lyric Video For New Song 'Snakestate'

German death metal veterans MORGOTH will release their new studio album, "Ungod", on March 30 in Europe and April 7 in North America via Century Media. The CD will contain 11 tracks of dark and dismal death metal, combining the untamed ferocity of MORGOTH’s infamous EPs with the atmospheric density of the band’s two legendary ...

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RAVEN To Release 'ExtermiNation' Album In April

British/American heavy metal trio RAVEN will release its new album, "ExtermiNation", in Scandinavia on April 22, in Germany on April 24, in the rest of Europe on April 27 and in North America on April 28 via SPV/Steamhammer. The effort will be made available as a digipak version (including one bonus track), 2LP gatefold green ...

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UNLEASHED To Release 'Dawn Of The Nine' Album In April; Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will release their twelfth full-length album, "Dawn Of The Nine", on April 24 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (IMMORTAL, DEMONAZ, EXODUS) and can be seen below. UNLEASHED's follow-up to 2012's "Odalheim" was once again produced by the band's guitarist, Fredrik Folkare, at his Chrome Studios ...

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