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MANOWAR To Headline Germany's MAGIC CIRCLE FESTIVAL In July

Throughout MANOWAR's legendary career, the band has delivered on its promise to return to each country where the band has performed. Still, the sold-out Schleyerhalle crowd was unprepared for what bassist Joey DeMaio would announce as he stepped to the front of the stage. On July 7, 2007, Manowar will headline the Magic Circle Festival ...

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LION'S SHARE Signs With AFM RECORDS

After four successful albums and several tours with bands like MANOWAR, DIO, MOTÖRHEAD, SAXON, U.D.O., ICED EARTH and NEVERMORE, Swedish heavy metal masters LION'S SHARE are back with their long-awaited comeback masterpiece, "Emotional Coma", due out on June 15 in Europe through AFM Records. The band features guitar player and founding member Lars Chriss, along ...

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MANOWAR: 'Die For Metal' Video Posted Online

MANOWAR's video for the song "Die for Metal" has been posted online at YouTube. Portions of the clip were filmed on February 24, 2007 in Bochum, Germany, during the release party for the band's new album, "Gods of War". Besides the fans, the video stars well-known German actor Tim Sander. "Die for Metal" ...

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PRIMAL FEAR: Studio Update

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have posted the following message on their official web site: "We had a great vocal/guitar session over the weekend! Stefan [Leibing, guitar] finished his guitar work for our new album at the U3 studio with our good friend Achim Köhler engineering. Ralf [Scheepers] recorded another vocal track. We're only a ...

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MELIAH RAGE: In Writing Mode

Guitarist Anthony Nichols of Boston metallers MELIAH RAGE has been busy writing music for the band's next record, tentatively due before the end of the year. According to the group, "the music thus far is heavier and more riff-oriented than the last two releases, but has all the elements of classic MELIAH RAGE." A remastered ...

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HOLYHELL To Release Debut Single This Week

HOLYHELL, the stunning female-fronted newcomer band from Magic Circle Music, is preparing to take the world by storm with their debut single "Apocalypse". The single will be available in stores in Germany, Austria, Switzerland on March 23 and will also be sold at the venues during the band's guest appearance on the current "Demons, Dragons ...

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CLAWFINGER: New Album Update

Frontman Zak Tell of the Swedish rap/metal combo CLAWFINGER has issued the following update: "I've been going through my lyrics these last few days, correcting spelling mistakes and changing words and lines I'm not satisfied with as it's soon time to do the final recordings for the new album! Paedophilia, addiction, death, suicide bombers, self-esteem ...

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LE GRAND GUIGNOL Signs With MADDENING MEDIA

Newly formed record label Maddening Media has announced its first signing: LE GRAND GUIGNOL (formerly VINDSVAL). LE GRAND GUIGNOL's new album, "The Great Maddening", was recorded at TidalWave Studios by Patrick Damiani (FALKENBACH, SECRETS OF THE MOON) and was mastered by two-time Grammy-Award winner Darcy Proper at Galaxy Studios (MANOWAR, RAMMSTEIN). The CD clocks in ...

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ELDRITCH, Ex-LABYRINTH Members To Guest On FOGALORD CD

FOGALORD is the name of the new Italian "all-star" project led by SYNTHPHONIA SUPREMA and TRAGEDIAN session keyboardist Dany All. According to a press release, "this musical journey blends the influences of MANOWAR, RHAPSODY, BLIND GUARDIAN, and GRAVE DIGGER. Special guests include Gabriele Palermo (TRAGEDIAN), Terence Holler (ELDRITCH) on vocals and Frank Andiver (ex-LABYRINTH, WONDERLAND, ...

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MANOWAR To Play Russia In April

MANOWAR has confirmed a live date in Moscow, Russia on Saturday, April 7, at DS Luzhniki. For a list of upcoming MANOWAR tour dates, click here. Each track from MANOWAR's new album, "Gods of War", is available for purchase ($1.25 per song) at this location here. You can download the CD ...

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HOLYHELL Guitarist JOE STUMP Getting Ready For MANOWAR Tour

REIGN OF TERROR/HOLYHELL guitarist Joe Stump has issued the following update: "Right now, I'm just getting ready for the upcoming MANOWAR/ RHAPSODY OF FIRE/ HOLYHELL tour. Rehearsals start up soon and I'm really looking forward to getting back out there and doing some serious damage when the tour starts up in March. "As far as ...

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VADER Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

Veteran Polish death metallers VADER have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 25-27 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH ARMORED SAINT AXEL RUDI PELL BULLET CATARACT DARK FUNERAL GRAVE DIGGER HAMMERFALL HARDCORE SUPERSTAR HEAVEN SHALL ...

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MANOWAR Wants You To Be In Its New Video

MANOWAR will shoot parts of its newest video for the song "Die for Metal" on Saturday, February 24 in Bochum, Germany, during the release party for the band's new album, "Gods of War". All fans are welcome to be part of this video. The group wants to have "an insane true metal crowd," so put ...

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MANOWAR Wants To Take You To Valhalla!

With the upcoming Demons, Dragons and Warriors Tour, MANOWAR is ready to bring true metal to your town and take you to Valhalla — the place of immortal warriors! Mobilized with seven trucks and six buses, MANOWAR's 100-strong army of warriors and crew will invade Europe with a storm of energy, devotion and power. With ...

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