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SNOWY SHAW 'Is Alive!'

Swedish multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw has set "Snowy Shaw Is Alive!" as the title of his new live album, due just a few days before Christmas via iTunes. A "super-deluxe, limited-edition" double vinyl version of the record will be made available in early 2012. "Snowy Shaw Is Alive!" was recorded at Snowy's concert on ...

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Former EUROPE Guitarist To Stage First-Ever KEEFEST

Former EUROPE guitarist Kee Marcello and his manager, TMS Management, are currently "negotiating with a lot of major world famous acts" for the first-ever KeeFest, set to take place June 28-30, 2012 on the by racetrack in Mlndal, Sweden, right outside Gothenburg. According to TMS, "It goes without saying that Kee Marcello will be performing ...

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SNOWY SHAW's MICAEL GRIMM Tribute Performance Posted Online

Professionally filmed video footage of Swedish multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw performing the DREAM EVIL song "The End" on May 27, 2011 at the Brew House in Gothenburg, Sweden can be seen below. The track was dedicated at the concert to EASY ACTION bassist Micael "Grimm" Magnusson, who died of diabetes complications just 10 days earlier. Snowy's ...

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SNOWY SHAW: DVD Preview Available

A preview of the forthcoming DVD from Swedish multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw is available in the YouTube clip below. The footage was professionally filmed at Snowy's concert on May 27, 2011 at the Brew House in Gothenburg, Sweden. The one-off event saw Shaw performing "all his favorite songs" from "all his former bands" including KING DIAMOND, ...

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Former EUROPE Guitarist To Release 'Controversial' Autobiography

Former EUROPE guitarist Kee Marcello will release his controversial autobiography, "The Rock Star God Forgot", in Sweden on October 19. Marcello just made headlines in the biggest Swedish newspaper with a painfully honest interview about the memoir, which is said to be "the first sex, drugs and rock and roll book ever written by a ...

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ERIC CARR's 'Unfinished Business': Promo Clip Available

Legendary KISS drummer Eric Carr was an integral part of the band for over 11 years. His powerful drumming rocked the music world through the metal Eighties. Carr is still an influence on drummers and rock fans alike. Due on November 8 through a label imprint set up by Eric's sister Loretta Caravello, "Unfinished Business" ...

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NIGHTWISH, CLOUDSCAPE Singers To Guest On New ALYSON AVENUE Album

Singer Anette Olzon's pre-NIGHTWISH band, the Swedish AOR act ALYSON AVENUE, will release its third album, "Changes", on June 19 through the group's own label Avenue of Allies. The CD was co-produced by Chris Laney (real name: Ulf Larsson), who has previously worked with H.E.A.T., CRAZY LIXX and BRIAN ROBERTSON, among others. Guest musicians on ...

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IMPIOUS: 'I Am The King' Video Released

"I Am The King", the new video from Swedish death/thrashers IMPIOUS, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's latest album, "Death Domination", which was released in North America in November 2009 via Metal Blade Records. The CD's cover artwork, which the band describes as "one of the most sinister and malignant-looking album ...

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MIKE TERRANA At MUSIKMESSE FRANKFURT 2011 Fair; Video Available

Drumxound.de has uploaded video footage of drummer Mike Terrana's (TARJA TURUNEN, MASTERPLAN, AXEL RUDI PELL, SAVAGE CIRCUS, RAGE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) appearance at the GEWA soundroom at the Musikmesse Frankfurt 2011 fair, which is being held April 6-9, 2011 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. You can now watch the six clips below. Terrana attempted to set ...

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BELPHEGOR Bassist To Guest On New HELLSAKURA Song

BELPHEGOR bassist Serpenth makes a guest appearance (on lead guitar!) on the new album from the Japanese-Brazilian metal/punk band HELLSAKURA. The effort was recorded at Mr. Som Studio and was produced by thrash masters Marcello Pompeu and Heros Trench of the band KORZUS. HELLSAKURA features Cherry on guitar/vocals, Napalm on bass and Pitchu on drums. ...

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'Brasil Heavy Metal' Documentary: Video For Theme Song Released

The video for the theme song of "Brasil Heavy Metal", the documentary about the Brazilian metal movement, can be viewed below. Sixteen singers from the 1980s Brazilian heavy metal scene contributed to the track. The movie's director, Ricardo "Micka" Michaelis, explained how the idea of this historic gathering came about: "One morning I received one ...

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Drummer MIKE TERRANA Interviewed On Czech Republic's CT1

Drummer Mike Terrana (TARJA TURUNEN, MASTERPLAN, AXEL RUDI PELL, SAVAGE CIRCUS, RAGE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) was interviewed by Czech Republic's CT1 on July 13, 2010. Watch the chat below. Terrana attempted to set a new "Guinness world record" by playing with four bands — K2 (feat. former EUROPE guitarist Kee Marcelo), AXEL RUDI PELL, TARJA and ...

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FIREWIND: New Album Title Revealed

FIREWIND mastermind and current OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Gus G. has issued the following update: "I know it's been a few silent months, but this time we decided to be pretty quiet about the recording process of [FIREWIND's] new album. "Anyways, before we go into revealing more info, we recently did a very fun project which ...

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KORZUS: 'Truth' Video Released

"Truth", the brand new video from Brazilian thrash metal veterans KORZUS, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Discipline Of Hate", which is being released in Brazil on May 24 and the rest of the world on June 11 via AFM Records. The international version of the CD will contain ...

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OBSESSION At Germany's KEEP IT TRUE Festival; Video Available

Video footage of the reunited classic early '80s metal band OBSESSION performing the song "Scarred For Life" at this year's Keep It True XIII festival, which was held April 23-24 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany, can be viewed below. OBSESSION is currently working on a new album, entitled "Order of Chaos", for a tentative late ...

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FIREWIND's 'The Premonition' To Be Released On Vinyl

"The Premonition", the latest album from Greek melodic metallers FIREWIND — who feature in their ranks current OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Gus G. — will be released on vinyl on March 8 via Century Media Records. The band's first-ever vinyl release will contain one bonus track. FIREWIND recently parted ways with drummer Mark Cross (ex-HELLOWEEN, METALIUM) ...

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FIREWIND: Mexican Dates Cancelled

Greek melodic metal act FIREWIND, which features in its ranks current OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Gus G., has cancelled its previously announced Mexican shows. The band states, "FIREWIND would like to express their disappointment at not being able to meet their Mexican fans, and to play for them in February. This is indeed very disappointing. We ...

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FIREWIND Parts Ways With Drummer

Greek melodic metal act FIREWIND, which features in its ranks current OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Gus G., has parted ways with drummer Mark Cross (ex-HELLOWEEN, METALIUM) due to personal differences. The band states, "We thank Mark for his work and contribution to FIREWIND and wish him good luck in the future." Sitting behind the kit for ...

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IMPIOUS: Photos From 'Dead Awakening' Video Shoot Available

Swedish death/thrashers IMPIOUS recently filmed a video for the song "Dead Awakening". Photos from the video shoot can be viewed below. "Death Domination", the new album from IMPIOUS, will be released in Asia on December 23. The Asian version of the CD will include the bonus track "The Reaper's End", which was previously unreleased. "Death ...

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IMPIOUS: Photos From 'I Am The King' Video Shoot Available

Swedish death/thrashers IMPIOUS recently filmed a video for the song "I Am The King". Photos from the video shoot can be viewed below. "Death Domination", the new album from IMPIOUS, will be released in Asia on December 23. The Asian version of the CD will include the bonus track "The Reaper's End", which was previously ...

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