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THRESHOLD To Release 'Legends Of The Shires' Album In September; Lyric Video For New Song 'Lost In Translation'

British progressive metallers THRESHOLD will release their new album, "Legends Of The Shires", on September 8 via Nuclear Blast. The lyric video for the first single from the disc, the ultra-prog epic "Lost In Translation", which has a running time of over ten minutes, can be seen below. Commented THRESHOLD's Richard West: "We've made a ...

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ARJEN LUCASSEN's AYREON Releases 'Run! Apocalypse! Run!' Lyric Video

AYREON, the highly acclaimed project from singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer Arjen Lucassen, has released the official lyric video for the song " Run! Apocalypse! Run!", taken from the recently released album "The Source". Check it out below. "The Source" is an exciting new chapter in the AYREON saga, with contributions from renowned vocalists ...

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Video: Ex-MEGADETH Members CHRIS BRODERICK, SHAWN DROVER Perform METALLICA, MOTÖRHEAD Covers In Mexico City

Video footage of former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar) performing cover versions of METALLICA and MOTÖRHEAD classics during their April 1 clinic at the Brotherhood Metal Fest in Mexico City can be seen below. In addition to Broderick and Drover, ACT OF DEFIANCE features ex-SCAR THE ...

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ARJEN LUCASSEN's AYREON Releases 'Star Of Sirrah' Lyric Video Feat. DREAM THEATER, NIGHTWISH, BLIND GUARDIAN Members

AYREON, the highly acclaimed project from singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer Arjen Lucassen, has released the official lyric video for the song "Star Of Sirrah", taken from the upcoming album "The Source". Check it out below. "The Source" is an exciting new chapter in the AYREON saga, with contributions from renowned vocalists like James ...

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Live VII - ISIS

One of "post metal's" (still one of the most obnoxious terms in the genre) great acts, now turned legacy in a short time, is ISIS. Sadly, the fundamental terror group of the same moniker cropped up while this band hit its creative height. Thus, only a select few worldwide have the guts nowadays to publicly ...

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ARJEN LUCASSEN's AYREON Releases 'Everybody Dies' Lyric Video

AYREON, the highly acclaimed project from singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer Arjen Lucassen, has released the official lyric video for the song "Everybody Dies", taken from the upcoming album "The Source". Check it out below. "The Source" is an exciting new chapter in the AYREON saga, with contributions from renowned vocalists like James LaBrie ...

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Video Premiere: EDENBRIDGE's 'The Moment Is Now'

"The Moment Is Now", the new video from the Austrian symphonic metal act EDENBRIDGE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Great Momentum", which will be released on February 17 through SPV/Steamhammer. Like its predecessor "The Bonding" (2013), "The Great Momentum" was produced by guitarist/composer Lanvall and again ...

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EDENBRIDGE: Official Trailer For 'The Great Momentum' Album

The official trailer for "The Great Momentum", the new album from the Austrian symphonic metal act EDENBRIDGE, is available below. The disc will be released on February 17 through SPV/Steamhammer. Like its predecessor "The Bonding" (2013), "The Great Momentum" was produced by guitarist/composer Lanvall and again mixed by Karl Groom (THRESHOLD) at his Thin Ice ...

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DREAM THEATER, NIGHTWISH, EPICA, BLIND GUARDIAN Singers Guest On New AYREON Album 'The Source'

"The Source" is an exciting new chapter in the AYREON saga, with contributions from renowned vocalists like James LaBrie (DREAM THEATER), Simone Simons (EPICA), Floor Jansen (NIGHTWISH), Hansi Kürsch (BLIND GUARDIAN), Tobias Sammet (EDGUY, AVANTASIA), and Russell Allen (SYMPHONY X). "The Source" will be released on April 28 through AYREON's new label Mascot Label Group/Music ...

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CYNIC: 'Uroboric Forms - The Complete Demo Collection' Due In February

CYNIC's "Uroboric Forms - The Complete Demo Collection" will be released on February 10 via Century Media and will come in digipak CD and limited LP+CD (with gatefold sleeve, LP-booklet, 180-gram vinyl and seven-inch single) format. "Uroboric Forms - The Complete Demo Collection" includes the four legendary demos — "Demo 1988", "Refections Of A Dying ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE/Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS BRODERICK: Watch Highlights Of Replay Guitar Exchange Clinic

Replay Guitar Exchange, a Tampa, Florida store that specializes in new, pre-owned and vintage guitars and professional sound equipment, hosted a free guitar clinic by former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE guitarist Chris Broderick on November 18, 2016. Some of the highlights of the event can be seen in the YouTube clip below. The ...

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New ACT OF DEFIANCE Material Is 'Sounding Very Strong' And 'Heavy'

ACT OF DEFIANCE, the band featuring former MEGADETH members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), alongside ex-SCAR THE MARTYR singer Henry Derek Bonner, and SHADOWS FALL's Matt Bachand (bass), is continuing work on material for its sophomore album, tentatively due before the end of the year. Drover says in a new Facebook post: "I ...

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Reach - TYKETTO

Danny Vaughn and Michael Clayton are grasping, not merely holding on, as if time is against them and TYKETTO albums are threatened with endangerment. After the melodic rock act's 2008 reformation, Jimi Kennedy and Brooke St. James soon left their brothers with replacements Chris Childs and Chris Green assuming their spots. Following 2012's "Dig in ...

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EDENBRIDGE: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'Shiantara'

Austrian symphonic metal act EDENBRIDGE will release its new album, "The Great Momentum", on February 17, 2017 through SPV/Steamhammer. The official lyric video for the disc's opening track, "Shiantara", can be seen below. Like its predecessor "The Bonding" (2013), "The Great Momentum" was produced by guitarist/composer Lanvall and again mixed by Karl Groom (THRESHOLD) at ...

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EDENBRIDGE To Release 'The Great Momentum' Album In February

Austrian symphonic metal act EDENBRIDGE spent more than a year working on its latest album. Now guitarist/composer Lanvall has announced the release date at last: "The Great Momentum" will be available from February 17, 2017 through SPV/Steamhammer. Like its predecessor "The Bonding" (2013), "The Great Momentum" was produced by Lanvall and again mixed by Karl ...

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MATT SNELL: 'FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Was A Great Run For Me'

RadChad of Maximum Threshold Radio conducted an interview with former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and current INVIDIA bassist Matt Snell before the latter band's October 18 concert at The Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about his time in FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, Snell said: "FIVE FINGER DEATH ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS BRODERICK Is 'Really Excited' About Sophomore ACT OF DEFIANCE Album

RadChad of Maximum Threshold Radio recently conducted an interview with former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE guitarist Chris Broderick. You can now watch the chat below. In addition to Broderick, ACT OF DEFIANCE features former MEGADETH drummer Shawn Drover, ex-SCAR THE MARTYR singer Henry Derek Bonner and SHADOWS FALL's Matt Bachand (bass). ACT OF ...

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Shapeshifter - SMILE EMPTY SOUL

"Bottom of a Bottle" became a major party hit in 2003 just as nu-metal was phasing out. SMILE EMPTY SOUL's ballsy "do it for the drugs" mantra threw enough shock factor into a song that would've otherwise rang as a blatant LINKIN PARK knockoff to propel the song onto the US charts. Love it or ...

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PEPPER KEENAN-Fronted Version Of CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST ENTERTAINMENT

Nuclear Blast Entertainment has announced the signing of the four-piece version of CORROSION OF CONFORMITY — featuring Pepper Keenan on guitar and vocals — to a worldwide deal. The band will enter the studio late this winter/early spring with longtime producer John Custer. Custer has recorded such C.O.C. classics as "Deliverance", "Wiseblood", "America's Volume Dealer" ...

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PEPPER KEENAN Talks Writing New CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Music, Next DOWN EP (Audio)

Jeff Blackburn of "Maximum Threshold" and "In The Pit" recently conducted an interview with DOWN guitarist and CORROSION OF CONFORMITY frontman Pepper Keenan. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the differences between writing music for CORROSION OF CONFORMITY and DOWN: "The ...

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Audio: BLAZE BAYLEY Sings IRON MAIDEN's 'Futureal' With MAIDEN UNITED

MAIDEN UNITED, the acoustic IRON MAIDEN tribute project featuring Damian Wilson (THRESHOLD, HEADSPACE) and Ruud Jolie (WITHIN TEMPTATION), released its latest album, "Remembrance", on May 22 on CD, red 12-inch vinyl and as a digital download. MAIDEN UNITED is an IRON MAIDEN tribute project which performs classic MAIDEN songs in new acoustic arrangements. "Remembrance" is ...

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