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Listen To New WILL HAVEN Song 'Winds Of Change'

"Winds Of Change", a new song from noise metal legends WILL HAVEN, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's sixth full-length album, titled "Muerte" (Spanish for "death"), which will be released on March 23 via Minus Head Records. WILL HAVEN guitarist Jeff Irwin states about "Winds Of Change": "This is probably ...

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Reunited GALACTIC COWBOYS Release 'Zombies' Video

"Zombies", the new video from '90s progressive metal adventurers GALACTIC COWBOYS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's first album in seventeen years, "Long Way Back To The Moon", which was released on November 17 via Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group. The group's reunited original lineup — lead vocalist Ben Huggins, ...

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Ex-THE GATHERING Vocalist ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN Credits DEVIN TOWNSEND And ARJEN LUCASSEN For Inspiration To Form VUUR

Rocker.sk spoke with VUUR singer Anneke Van Giersbergen (ex-THE GATHERING) prior to the group's November 10 performance alongside EPICA and MYRATH in Zlin, Czech Republic. The full chat can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On VUUR's origins: Anneke: "I did THE GENTLE STORM with Arjen Lucassen [AYREON]. We made ...

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Reunited GALACTIC COWBOYS Release 'Next Joke' Song From 'Long Way Back To The Moon' Album

Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group has announced the signing of '90s progressive metal adventurers GALACTIC COWBOYS. The band's reunited original lineup — lead vocalist Ben Huggins, drummer/vocalist Alan Doss, guitarist/vocalist Dane Sonnier and vocalist/bassist Monty Colvin — will release its first album in seventeen years, "Long Way Back To The Moon", on November 17. They ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Doesn't Plan On 'Revisiting' DREAM THEATER Material Once SHATTERED FORTRESS Tour Ends

Drummer Mike Portnoy (SONS OF APOLLO, ex-DREAM THEATER) was recently interviewed by Chile's Video Volante. The full chat can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his recent detours away from progressive metal: Mike: "Even though I made my name in progressive music with DREAM THEATER for twenty-five years, I could ...

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Reunited GALACTIC COWBOYS Release 'Zombies' Song From 'Long Way Back To The Moon' Album

Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group has announced the signing of '90s progressive metal adventurers GALACTIC COWBOYS. The band's reunited original lineup — lead vocalist Ben Huggins, drummer/vocalist Alan Doss, guitarist/vocalist Dane Sonnier and vocalist/bassist Monty Colvin — will release its first album in seventeen years, "Long Way Back To The Moon", on November 17. They ...

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Ex-THE GATHERING Vocalist ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN: 'Everything I Do From Now On That Is Heavy Is Going To Be Under VUUR'

The Prog Report recently conducted an interview with renowned Dutch vocalist Anneke Van Giersbergen (ex-THE GATHERING) about her new band, VUUR. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the origins of VUUR: Anneke: "I've been doing a lot of things since I've been solo, ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: Video Of Entire Moscow Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT's entire September 29 concert at GlavClub in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT's latest album, "Transcendence", was released in September 2016. The follow-up to 2014's "Z2" double album (half of which was made up of the DTP full-length "Sky Blue"), it saw the award-winning Devin ...

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GALACTIC COWBOYS To Release Comeback Album, 'Long Way Back To The Moon', In November

Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group has announced the signing of '90s progressive metal adventurers GALACTIC COWBOYS. The band's reunited original lineup — lead vocalist Ben Huggins, drummer/vocalist Alan Doss, guitarist/vocalist Dane Sonnier and vocalist/bassist Monty Colvin — will release its first album in seventeen years, "Long Way Back To The Moon", on November 17. They ...

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THE CONTORTIONIST Releases 'Reimagined' Video

American progressive rock act THE CONTORTIONIST has released an all-new music video for the track "Reimagined". Directed by Erez Bader, it is the first music video from the band from their forthcoming LP, "Clairvoyant", due out on September 15 via Entertainment One Music/Good Fight Music. "Clairvoyant", which reunites THE CONTORTIONIST with producer Jamie King (BETWEEN ...

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MAX PORTNOY's NEXT TO NONE: 'The Apple' Video

The official video for the song "The Apple" from the Pennsylvania-based metal act NEXT TO NONE, featuring drummer Max Portnoy (son of former DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy), can be seen below. The track is taken from NEXT TO NONE's second album, "Phases", which will be released on July 7 through EMP Label Group in ...

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SIKTH Releases 'Golden Cufflinks' Video

Ahead of the June 2 release of their highly anticipated new album "The Future In Whose Eyes?", U.K. progressive metallers SIKTH have dropped their new single and video, "Golden Cufflinks". Vocalist and lyricist Mikee W Goodman states: "The song is very melodic and is a very different type of song for SIKTH fans to hear. ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Gives Tour Of His Stage Rig (Video)

Fret12 has uploaded a video clip of ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian giving a tour of his stage rig. Check it out below. Asked in a 2015 interview with Guitar Interactive magazine what advice he would give to up-and-coming guitarists, some of whom believe that strong social-media skills are as important to success as the ability ...

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MAX PORTNOY's NEXT TO NONE To Release 'Phases' Album In July

Pennsylvania-based metal act NEXT TO NONE, featuring drummer Max Portnoy (son of former DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy), will release its second album, "Phases", on July 7 through EMP Label Group in North America, and InsideOut Music in Europe. The band recently completed its first ever European tour alongside labelmates HAKEN and is preparing to ...

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SIKTH To Release 'The Future In Whose Eyes?' Album In June

SIKTH, the U.K.'s progressive metal forefathers, will release their new album, "The Future In Whose Eyes?", on June 2 via Millennium Night, the newly created label imprint from Snapper Music, home of Peaceville and Kscope. SIKTH guitarist and producer Dan Weller stated about the band's first full-length studio album since 2006's "Death Of A Dead ...

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MEGADETH Wins 'Best Metal Performance' GRAMMY Award

MEGADETH was honored with a Grammy in the "Best Metal Performance" category in the pre-telecast ceremony at the 59th annual Grammy Awards, which is being held tonight (Sunday, February 12) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. MEGADETH was nominated for "Dystopia", the title track of its 2016 album. The nominees in the "Best Metal ...

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SIKTH: Lyric Video For New Song 'No Wishbones'

SIKTH, the U.K.'s progressive metal forefathers, will release their brand new studio album on May 26. To coincide with the start of their European tour with TRIVIUM, SIKTH has premiered their first new single and lyric video for "No Wishbones". SIKTH vocalist Mikee Goodman said: "I think SIKTH fans old and new will love this ...

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SIKTH Begins Work On New Studio Album

SIKTH, the U.K.'s progressive metal forefathers, have commenced recording their brand new studio album. The as-yet-untitled third LP will be their first new full-length since 2006's "Death Of A Dead Day" and follows on from last year's acclaimed "Opacities" EP, recorded after their reunion performance at the U.K.'s legendary Download festival. The new album is ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Comments On Latest GRAMMY Nod

Thrash metal pioneers MEGADETH have been nominated for a 2017 Grammy Award for "Best Metal Performance" for the title track from their new album, "Dystopia". MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine stated about the latest nod: "Last time we were nominated, I was at the awards talking with Kenny G and I said how we'd been nominated ...

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