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Video: LACUNA COIL, CHILDREN OF BODOM, ICED EARTH, Ex-SLAYER Members Take Part In '70000 Tons Of Metal All-Star Jam'

Members of LACUNA COIL, CHILDREN OF BODOM, HAMMERFALL, DELAIN, TURISAS, FIREWIND, GAMMA RAY, MOONSPELL, JAG PANZER, KRISIUN, VADER, RAVEN, DRAGONFORCE, VADER and VISIONS OF ATLANTIS took part in the "70000 Tons Of Metal All-Star Jam" aboard the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which set sail from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on February 4 and ...

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Full-Album Premiere: ROTTING CHRIST's 'Rituals'

"Rituals", the new album from Greek extreme metallers ROTTING CHRIST, can be streamed in its entirety below. The CD will be released on February 12 via Season Of Mist. "Rituals" track listing: 01. In Nomine Dei Nostri 02. Ze Nigmar 03. Elthe Kyrie 04. Les Litanies De Satan (Les Fleurs Du Mal) 05. Apage Satana ...

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ROTTING CHRIST To Release 'Rituals' Album In February

Greek extreme metallers ROTTING CHRIST will release their new album, "Rituals", on February 12 via Season Of Mist. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. In Nomine Dei Nostri 02. Ze Nigmar 03. Elthe Kyrie 04. Les Litanies De Satan (Les Fleurs Du Mal) 05. Apage Satana 06. Tou Thanatou 07. For ...

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EPICA: Official 'Unchain Utopia' Performance Video

Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA have released the official live video for their song "Unchain Utopia", filmed live earlier this year at the Ancienne Belgique in Brussels, Belgium. The clip was shot and edited by Jens De Vos and his team at Panda Productions. The show was recorded by Ace Zec and mixed by EPICA producer ...

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EPICA Announces 2016 North American Tour Dates

Coming January, Dutch symphonic metal titans EPICA will return to North America for their rescheduled "Enigma" tour. Support on the trek will come from MOONSPELL and STARKILL. Comments EPICA frontwoman Simone Simons: "We were really disappointed when we were forced to drop our tour with ELUVEITIE because of my father's life-threatening accident. Luckily, my father ...

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EXUMER To Enter Studio This Month

German thrash metal veterans EXUMER will enter a studio in Dortmund, Germany on October 19 to begin recording the follow-up to their 2012 album "Fire & Damnation" for an early 2016 release via Metal Blade. The band will once again work with producer Waldemar Sorychta (SODOM, MOONSPELL, GRIP INC., TIAMAT), who helmed EXUMER's comeback album ...

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Video Premiere: MOONSPELL's 'Domina'

"Domina", the new video from Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Extinct", which was released on March 17 via Napalm. The CD was completed at Fascination Street Studio in Örebro, Sweden with producer Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with KATATONIA, AMON AMARTH, OPETH and ...

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HIM Unveils New Drummer During Surprise Festival Appearance

Finnish "love" metallers HIM have recruited Jukka "Kosmo" Kröger (HERRA YLPPÖ & IHMISET) as their new drummer following the departure of Mika Kristian Karppinen (a.k.a. Gas Lipstick) earlier this year. Kröger made his live debut with HIM earlier tonight (Saturday, July 25) during a surprise performance at the Qstock festival in Oulu, Finland. The concert ...

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MOONSPELL Extends Deal With NAPALM RECORDS

Portugese dark metal pioneers MOONSPELL have extended their worldwide deal with Napalm Records. Comments MOONSPELL vocalist Fernando Ribeiro: "MOONSPELL has come to an interesting moment of our life as a band, and after releasing 'Extinct', it was like a veil was taken off our eyes end we decided to only pair with people who believe ...

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EPICA Honored With 'Buma ROCKS! Export Award'

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metal band EPICA has been awarded the Buma ROCKS! Export Award. The Export Award is an annual award that is given out by Buma Cultuur to the Dutch artist which has had the most success abroad. Buma Cultuur was founded as The Conamus Foundation in 1962 with the aim of furthering the ...

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EPICA's 'Epic Metal Fest' To Include ELUVEITIE, FEAR FACTORY, MOONSPELL, DELAIN

Epic Metal Fest, a brand new festival organized and curated by members of Dutch symphonic metal band EPICA, will take place on the November 22 at Klokgebouw in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Headlining this event, EPICA will be joined by ELUVEITIE, FEAR FACTORY (20th-anniversary "Demanufacture" show), MOONSPELL, DELAIN and PERIPHERY, with more bands to be announced. ...

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KAMELOT: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of 'Insomnia' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Insomnia", the new video from American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in Belgrade, Serbia with director Ivan Colic, who has previously worked with MOONSPELL, SOILWORK, HAMMERFALL, TYPE O NEGATIVE and SYMPHONY X. "Insomnia" is taken from KAMELOT's new album, "Haven", which sold around ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO's GRIP INC. To Pay Tribute To Late Frontman GUS CHAMBERS With 'Hostage To Heaven' EP

GRIP INC., the long-defunct metal outfit featuring drummer Dave Lombardo (SLAYER, PHILM) and guitarist Waldemar Sorychta (former member of DESPAIR and producer for such bands as LACUNA COIL and MOONSPELL), will issue the "Hostage To Heaven" digital EP on June 9 via KFM. "Hostage To Heaven" contains three previously unreleased tracks and an alternate, never-before-released ...

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HIM Announces First Shows Since Split With Drummer

Finnish "love" metallers HIM will play three shows in August in their home country. These concerts will mark the band's first live appearances since the departure of longtime HIM drummer Mika Kristian Karppinen (a.k.a. Gas Lipstick) earlier this year. The dates are as follows: Aug. 15 - Tampere, Klubi Aug. 16 - Jyväskylä, Lutakko Aug. ...

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MORGOTH: 'Traitor' Video Released

"Traitor", the new video from German death metallers MORGOTH, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new studio album, "Ungod", which was released on April 7 in North America via Century Media. The CD contains 11 tracks of dark and dismal death metal, combining the untamed ferocity of MORGOTH’s infamous EPs ...

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KAMELOT: 'Insomnia' Video Premiere

"Insomnia", the new video from American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in Belgrade, Serbia with director Ivan Colic, who has previously worked with MOONSPELL, SOILWORK, HAMMERFALL, TYPE O NEGATIVE and SYMPHONY X. "Insomnia" is taken from KAMELOT's new album, "Haven", which will be made available on May 5 in ...

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MOONSPELL: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'Medusalem'

The official lyric video for the song "Medusalem" from Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Extinct", which was released on March 17 via Napalm Records. The CD was completed at Fascination Street Studio in Örebro, Sweden with producer Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with ...

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KAMELOT: New 'Haven' Album Teaser Available

A new teaser for "Haven", the forthcoming album from American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT, can be seen below. The CD will be made available on May 5 in North America and May 8 in the rest of the world (excluding Asia) via Napalm Records as part of an exclusive licensing deal through the band's Kamelot Music ...

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KAMELOT: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'Veil Of Elysium'

The official lyric video for the song "Veil Of Elysium" from American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Haven", which will be released worldwide (excluding Asia) via Napalm Records as part of an exclusive licensing deal through the band's Kamelot Music LLC. The CD will ...

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MORGOTH: 'Voice Of Slumber' Video Released

"Voice Of Slumber", the new video from German death metallers MORGOTH, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Dirk Behlau of Pixeleye Interactive, who who has previously worked with such bands as ARCH ENEMY and SICK OF IT ALL. The song is taken from the band's new studio album, "Ungod", which will be ...

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KAMELOT's TOMMY KAREVIK On 'Haven': 'I Think It's Even More Diverse Than The Previous Album'

RAMzine conducted an interview with Tommy Karevik, the Swedish vocalist who has been fronting KAMELOT since 2012, at this year's Hammerfest, which took place earlier this month at Hafan Y Mor Holiday Park, Pwllheli , Gwynedd, North Wales. You can now watch the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On KAMELOT's upcoming ...

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MOONSPELL Kicks Off 'Road To Extinction Tour' In Nijmegen (Video)

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL kicked off the "Road To Extinction Tour 2015 (Part 1)" on March 12 in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. MOONSPELL will release its new album, "Extinct", on March 17 via Napalm Records. The CD was completed at Fascination Street Studio in Örebro, Sweden with ...

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