fabio-lione in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

RHAPSODY Announces '20th Anniversary Farewell Tour'

Fabio Lione, Luca Turilli, Dominique Leurquin, Patrice Guers and Alex Holzwarth have announced the reunion of the original members of RHAPSODY, and the relevant farewell tour of the band. The Italian band RHAPSODY, one of the greatest icons of symphonic power metal, will gather together to commemorate the 20th anniversary from their first official release, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

RHAPSODY OF FIRE Recruits Singer GIACOMO VOLI

Italian classical power metallers RHAPSODY OF FIRE have announced the addition of singer Giacomo Voli to the group's ranks. He joins the band as the replacement for Fabio Lione, who left RHAPSODY OF FIRE in September. Says RHAPSODY OF FIRE in a statement: "As you can imagine, we are very enthusiastic to have Giacomo in ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Singer FABIO LIONE Exits RHAPSODY OF FIRE

Vocalist Fabio Lione has announced his departure from the Italian metal band RHAPSODY OF FIRE. In a post on Facebook, Lione stated: "Dear all, fans, promoters, colleagues. I anticipated this to all band members in the last [three to four] months and now I sadly announce my final decision to part ways with RHAPSODY OF ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Italian Progressive Metal Band DGM Signs With FRONTIERS MUSIC SRL

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of Italian progressive metallers DGM to a multi-album deal. The band's new CD will be released in late summer. DGM started in 1994 as an instrumental band and evolved over the years into a formidable and tight unit, offering super heavy riffs, tight drum patterns, beautiful melodies, classy ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TESTAMENT, Ex-JUDAS PRIEST, SCORPIONS, NIGHTWISH Members Perform At Israel's TITANS OF METAL Despite BDS Boycott

More than 20 international metal and hard rock artists performed at Israel's first-ever edition of Titans Of Metal festival, which took place on December 17 at Tel Aviv's Theatron Club. The show was held despite the activities of the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, spearheaded by ex-PINK FLOYD member Roger Waters, which calls ...

Read more

Posted in: News

PHANTASMA Feat. DELAIN, SERENITY, EVERON Members: 'Miserable Me' Video

The official video for the song "Miserable Me" from PHANTASMA, the new symphonic rock musical of Charlotte Wessels (DELAIN), Georg Neuhauser (SERENITY) and Oliver Philipps (EVERON), can be seen below. The track is taken from PHANTASMA's debut album, "The Deviant Hearts", which will be released on November 20 via Napalm Records. PHANTASMA was born from ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ANGRA Feat. MEGADETH Guitarist KIKO LOUREIRO: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From PROGPOWER USA Festival

A 38-minute documentary on ANGRA's September 12 performance at the ProgPower USA festival in Atlanta, Georgia can be seen below. ANGRA's latest album, "Secret Garden", was released on January 16 via earMUSIC. The CD, which was pre-produced by Roy Z (JUDAS PRIEST, BRUCE DICKINSON, HALFORD) and recorded and produced in Sweden by Jens Bogren (KREATOR, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SHADOWSIDE Joined By Ex-HAMMERFALL Bassist MAGNUS ROSÉN

Brazilian female-fronted metallers SHADOWSIDE have announced the addition of Swedish bassist Magnus Rosén (ex-HAMMERFALL) to the group's ranks. Magnus was part of HAMMERFALL from 1997 to 2007, during which time he did several world tours and recorded several albums with the band. He also worked on music with Jorn Lande (ex-MASTERPLAN) and Tony Martin (ex-BLACK ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Video: ANGRA Performs At PROGPOWER USA Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of ANGRA's September 12 performance at the ProgPower USA festival in Atlanta, Georgia can be seen below. ANGRA's latest album, "Secret Garden", was released on January 16 via earMUSIC. The CD, which was pre-produced by Roy Z (JUDAS PRIEST, BRUCE DICKINSON, HALFORD) and recorded and produced in Sweden by Jens Bogren (KREATOR, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DELAIN, SERENITY, EVERON Members Join Forces For PHANTASMA's 'The Deviant Hearts' Album

Napalm Records has announced the signing of PHANTASMA, the new symphonic rock musical of Charlotte Wessels (DELAIN), Georg Neuhauser (SERENITY) and Oliver Philipps (EVERON). PHANTASMA was born from the longstanding ambition to create a story-driven concept record of Georg Neuhauser, vocal force behind Tyrolean symphonic metal outfit SERENITY. He found his partner in crime with ...

Read more

Posted in: News

New QUEENSRŸCHE Album To Be Released In October

Fabio Pugliese conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton on June 24 in Rome, Italy. You can now watch the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the current QUEENSRŸCHE lineup: "Well, there's a new unity. There's a bond between the band, and everyone is on the same level. Everyone is ...

Read more

Posted in: News