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MANOWAR: New EP, 'Earthshaker Fest' DVD Details Revealed

MANOWAR will release a new single, "The Sons of Odin", on October 6, followed by a full-length DVD containing the historic Earthshaker Fest 2005 performance on November 10. "The Sons of Odin" will be available in two different versions — a jewelcase edition and a "special edition six-flap digipack" featuring a bonus DVD. Die bonus ...

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DORIAN To Film 'Sirens Scream' Video

DORIAN, the new band featuring vocalist Jim Dorian (ex-MONARCH, ANOMALY) and guitarist Tom McDyne (ex-SHUT, CIRCLE II CIRCLE), will take over the Florida State Theater towards the end of August for its debut music video, "Sirens Scream". DORIAN has recruited Gary Schutt of Shut Up Productions to direct, film, produce and edit the video. Running ...

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MANOWAR's GODS OF METAL Festival 2007 Appearance Cancelled

According to an official statement issued by MANOWAR's management company, Magic Circle Management, the promoters of Italy's Gods Of Metal festival have reported that, "due to financial constraints placed upon their company," the festival may not take place in 2007. As a result, "they will not honor their original agreement made with Magic Circle Management ...

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MANOWAR To Release New Single In October

MANOWAR will release a new single, "The Sons of Odin", in October 2006, followed by a full-length DVD containing the historic Earthshaker Fest 2005 performance in November. Fans can soon expect more details about the release date of the new studio album, entitled "Gods of War". MANOWAR were forced to reschedule some of their previously ...

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MELIAH RAGE: 'Undefeated' Video Posted Online

Massachusetts-based thrash metallers MELIAH RAGE have uploaded the video for their new track "Undefeated" at this location. The song comes off the group's new album, "The Deep and Dreamless Sleep", due on September 12 via Screaming Ferret Wreckords. Band leader/guitarist/songwriter Anthony Nichols, vocalist Paul Souza, guitarist Jim Koury, bass guitarist Jesse Johnson and ...

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THE BRAIN SURGEONS: Tour Dates Announced

THE BRAIN SURGEONS, the critically acclaimed New York City-based collaboration between BLUE ÖYSTER CULT founder Albert Bouchard and punk/metal guitar legend Ross the Boss (DICTATORS, MANOWAR), has lined up the following dates: Jul. 27 - Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom Jul. 28 - Chicago, IL - The Abbey Jul. 29 - Janesville, WI - The ...

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MANOWAR To Headline Next Year's GODS OF METAL Festival

MANOWAR — the only band to have headlined Italy's Gods Of Metal festival three times — have announced that they will make their fourth headlining appearance at next year's edition of the festival on Saturday, June 9, 2007. Along with MANOWAR will be special guests RHAPSODY and HOLYHELL, who will be on the road together ...

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Ex-MANOWAR Guitarist's Collaboration With J.P. 'THUNDERBOLT' PATTERSON To Receive CD Release

Guitarist Ross The Boss' (THE DICTATORS, ex-MANOWAR) and drummer J.P. "Thunderbolt" Patterson's (THE DICTATORS) collaborative release, "Thunderbolt Patterson with Ross The Boss", will finally be released on CD on August 1 via Poptown Records. The album was previously only available for download via iTunes, Napster, Sony Connect, Microsoft and Hear Music. Check out the cover ...

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THE CULT Pull Out Of Greece's ROCKWAVE FESTIVAL

THE CULT have been removed from the second day of this year's Rockwave Festival, set to take place on July 12 at Terravibe in Malakasa, Greece. The lineup now is as follows: TWISTED SISTER W.A.S.P. CRIMSON GLORY CELTIC FROST MOONSPELL The ticket price for July 12 is 39 Euros. Rockwave Festival has featured in the ...

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INNERWISH: New Song Available For Download

Greek heavy metal band INNERWISH have announced the track listing for their new album, "Inner Strength", due on May 19 via Limb Music Products. The follow-up to 2004's "Silent Faces" was recorded at the Music Factory Studios with producer R.D. Liapakis. The cover artwork will be done by the renowned artist Axel Hermann, who is ...

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Revenge - IRON FIRE

Believe it or not, the rating above is a vast improvement for Danish third-stringers IRON FIRE. Their debut, "Thunderstorm" (released after the group won some Noise Records battle of the bands contest), was a laughably generic exercise in power metal with particularly anemic and reedy vocals from Martin Steene, but it at least could be ...

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BLUDGEON To Release 'World Controlled' In June

Chicago's BLUDGEON — the first band to be signed to MANOWAR's Magic Circle Music — will release their sophomore album, "World Controlled", on June 27. BLUDGEON has earned several distinctions in their relatively young career. When MANOWAR bassist and Magic Circle Music founder Joey DeMaio discovered the band, he agreed to produce their debut album, ...

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INNERWISH To Release 'Inner Strength' In May

Greek heavy metal band INNERWISH will release their new album, "Inner Strength", on May 19 via Limb Music Products. The follow-up to 2004's "Silent Faces" was recorded at the Music Factory Studios with producer R.D. Liapakis. The cover artwork will be done by the renowned artist Axel Hermann, who is well known for his work ...

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MANOWAR, RHAPSODY And HOLYHELL Reschedule And Add New Dates

Rescheduled tour dates, as well as additional new dates, have been announced regarding German performances by MANOWAR, with special guests RHAPSODY and HOLYHELL, on the "Demons, Dragons & Warriors World Tour 2006". Due to an unfortunate accident involving MANOWAR guitarist Karl Logan, previously scheduled European dates of the tour had been postponed, much to the ...

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THOR Audio Interview Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 45 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. This episode features a 15-minute interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with legendary heavy metal warrior Thor. Interview topics include Thor's latest release "Thor Against The World", MANOWAR, Paul Stanley, Lou Ferrigno, and Thor's upcoming work with Mike Kischnick, entitled "Devastation of Musculation". ...

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The Dark Secret – Live In Canada 2005 - RHAPSODY

Utterly ridiculous long before it was even remotely cool, Italian "film score metal" overachievers RHAPSODY have cultivated a slavishly devoted following around the world over a decade-plus of pomp and circumstance. They've also racked up just as many detractors who find their theatrics grossly excessive and their wizards-and-elves spiel to be corny and clichéd. If ...

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MANOWAR Video Director NEIL JOHNSON Speaks

Acclaimed music video director Neil Johnson (MANOWAR, RHAPSODY) recently gave an exclusive interview to Metal Temple magazine's Chiara Pelegrini. Johnson spoke about his longtime involvement with MANOWAR as well as his upcoming projects, such as the first-ever live DVD of Italian power metallers RHAPSODY, among other subjects. Here are a few excerpts from ...

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MANOWAR, RHAPSODY And HOLYHELL Postpone Tour

Due to an unfortunate accident involving MANOWAR guitarist Karl Logan, all upcoming European dates of the "Demons, Dragons and Warriors World Tour" will be postponed until further notice. This postponement will include the performances of RHAPSODY and HOLYHELL. Logan was injured on Tuesday, January 24, 2006 in a motorcycle accident. He sustained severe injuries to ...

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