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HAMMERFALL To Enter Studio In Early 2019

Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL will spend most of this year working on music for the follow-up to 2016's "Built To Last" album. "We're gonna probably start recording early next year, so there's some time to write new material," bassist Fredrik Larsson told Heavy New York at this past weekend's NAMM show in Anaheim, California (see video ...

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MYSTIC PROPHECY Releases Animated Video For Cover Version Of MIKE OLDFIELD's 'Shadow On The Wall'

The official animated video for MYSTIC PROPHECY's cover version of MIKE OLDFIELD's "Shadow On The Wall" can be streamed below. The track is taken from the German metallers' covers album, "Monuments Uncovered", which will be released on January 12 via Massacre Records. Singer Roberto Dimitri Liapakis comments: "This album is like a love letter to ...

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DELAIN: Video Recap Of South American Tour

A video recap of the November 2017 South American tour by Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN can be seen below. DELAIN will spend most of 2018 away from the road as it works on the follow-up to 2016's "Moonbathers" LP. "We want to keep low key and a low profile because we want to focus on ...

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KAMELOT Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

KAMELOT is at a studio in Wolfsburg, Germany putting the finishing touches on its new album with producer Sascha Paeth. The follow-up to 2015's "Haven" will be released in early 2018 via Napalm. KAMELOT singer Tommy Karevik wrote in a new Instagram post: "[I am] very excited about making these songs come to life as ...

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MYSTIC PROPHECY To Release 'Monuments Uncovered' Covers Album

German metallers MYSTIC PROPHECY will release a covers album, "Monuments Uncovered", on January 12, 2018 via Massacre Records. Singer Roberto Dimitri Liapakis comments: "This album is like a love letter to the music that accompanied so many of us, myself included, in the '70s, '80s and '90s — and believe me, you have not heard ...

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DELAIN And NIGHTWISH's MARCO HIETALA Kick Off 'Danse Macabre' Tour In Paris (Video)

Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN have just embarked on a very special run of shows, dubbed the "Danse Macabre" tour. Joining the band for this exclusive set of dates is longtime friend and collaborator, NIGHTWISH lynchpin Marco Hietala. Having contributed to most of DELAIN's records with guest appearances and after worldwide requests from fans, DELAIN and ...

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Video: DELAIN Performs At FEMALE METAL EVENT - FEMME

Fan-filmed video footage of DELAIN's September 23 performance at the Female Metal Event - Femme at Effenaar in Eindhoven, The Netherlands can be seen below. DELAIN spent the last year celebrating its tenth anniversary — from the release of its fifth full-length album, "Moonbathers", and an anniversary edition of its debut disc, "Lucidity", to extensive ...

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DELAIN: Trailer For 'Live At Paradiso' DVD, Blu-Ray

Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN spent the last year celebrating their tenth anniversary — from the release of their fifth full-length album, "Moonbathers", and an anniversary edition of their debut disc, "Lucidity", to extensive headline tours across Europe and North America to gracing some of the world's biggest festival stages — and are about to cap ...

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DELAIN To Release 'Live At Paradiso' DVD/Blu-Ray In October

Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN have spent the last year celebrating their tenth anniversary — from the release of their fifth full-length album, "Moonbathers", and an anniversary edition of their debut disc, "Lucidity", to extensive headline tours across Europe and North America to gracing some of the world's biggest festival stages — and are about to ...

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AMARANTHE Releases 'Maximize' Video

Swedish modern melodic metallers AMARANTHE have released a video for "Maximize", the opening track of the band's "Maximalism" album, released in October 2016. A stylistically different choice from previous AMARANTHE clip, this video shows a more intimate and raw side to the band, letting the band and its performance speak for itself without any effects ...

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HAMMERFALL To Tour North America With FLOTSAM AND JETSAM

Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL will return to North America in 2018. The headlining trek, which features special guests FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, will kick off May 17 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and criss-cross the continent before concluding on June 19 in San Antonio, Texas. HAMMERFALL comments: "We're so fucking excited about returning to North America with a ...

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Video: AMARANTHE Performs At Sweden's SKOGSRÖJET Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of AMARANTHE's August 4 performance at the Skogsröjet festival in Rejmyre, Sweden can be seen below. DYNAZTY's Nils Molin last month officially joined AMARANTHE as the replacement for the recently departed singer Joacim "Jake E" Lundberg. Having previously used Chris Adam Hedman Sörbye from the band SMASH INTO PIECES as a stand-in ...

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AMARANTHE Officially Recruits DYNAZTY Singer NILS MOLIN

DYNAZTY's Nils Molin has joined AMARANTHE as the replacement for the recently departed singer Joacim "Jake E" Lundberg. Having previously used Chris Adam Hedman Sörbye from the band SMASH INTO PIECES as a stand-in for Jake on some of the shows in 2016 and earlier this year, AMARANTHE recruited Molin for three Swedish concerts in ...

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KAMELOT Taps Drummer ALEX LANDENBURG For San Bernardino Concert

KAMELOT has tapped drummer Alex Landenburg (RHAPSODY, CYHRA) to sit behind the kit for the band's July 1 performance at Glen Helen Amphitheater in San Bernardino, California as the support act for IRON MAIDEN. He will be filling in for KAMELOT's regular drummer, Casey Grillo, who is currently on the road with QUEENSRŸCHE. Grillo made ...

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AMARANTHE's ELIZE RYD Reveals Favorite Artists, Places To Play, Movies, Songs And Singers (Video)

Vocalist Elize Ryd of Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE recently spoke to Finland's Kaaos TV about her favorite artists, places to play, movies, AMARANTHE songs and singers. Check out the chat below. AMARANTHE's latest album, "Maximalism", was released last October via Spinefarm Records. The disc was produced once again by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, EPICA, ...

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