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WOLVERINE: 'Pledge' Video Released

Sweden's masters of gloomy progressive metal WOLVERINE will embark on their headlining European tour this week, joined by Laser's Edge Group collective labelmates ODDLAND and UNTIL RAIN. Preceding the tour, the band offers an official new video to their fans, the visual depiction of the epic "Pledge", one of the standout tracks of the band's ...

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Does Sexism Exist In Music Industry? DELAIN Frontwoman Weighs In

RAMzine recently conducted an interview with Charlotte Wessels (vocals) and Martijn Westerholt (keyboards) of Dutch metallers DELAIN. You can now watch the chat below. Asked if they think sexism still exists in the music industry, Charlotte said: "I think it exists everywhere. I don't necessarily think that it exists more in the music industry than ...

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HAMMERFALL Guitarist Discusses Band's 'SPINAL TAP-Like' History With Drummers

Italy's Rock Rebel Magazine recently conducted an interview with guitarist Oscar Dronjak of Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On HAMMERFALL's recent drummer changes: Oscar: "Well, that's a little bit of a tricky situation, because, let's see, right when we released '(r)Evolution' [2014] ...

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Video Premiere: AMARANTHE's 'Boomerang'

"Boomerang", the new video from Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE, can be seen below. The clip was once again directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES and KAMELOT, among others. Commented AMARANTHE guitarist Olof Mörck: "It is finally time to release our brand new ...

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Singer JAKE E Is 'Stepping Off The AMARANTHE Tour Bus' To Pursue Other Projects

Vocalist Joacim "Jake E" Lundberg has broken his silence regarding his departure from AMARANTHE, the successful Swedish melodic metal band he co-founded. AMARANTHE has kept an active touring schedule in between recording and releasing four studio albums. Following AMARANTHE's tour of Japan with HELLOWEEN last September, Jake E, one of the band's three vocalists, announced ...

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HAMMERFALL: 'Dethrone And Defy' Video Released

"Dethrone And Defy", the new video from Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL, can be seen below. The clip was filmed at four different shows on the "Built To Tour" 2017 trek. "Dethrone And Defy" is taken from HAMMERFALL's tenth studio album, "Built To Last", which was released on November 4 via Napalm Records. The track listing for ...

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HAMMERFALL: 'Built To Last' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for "Built To Last", the title track of the tenth studio album from Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL, can be seen below. The disc was released on November 4 via Napalm Records. Comments HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak: "We wanted to do something simple yet effective, so we recorded this in my studio ...

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Moonbathers - DELAIN

Dutch symphonic metal veteran band DELAIN continues to deliver a confident expression of orchestral melodic metal that's exactly what the group's peers wish they could create. A high degree of talent is prerequisite for anyone even considering to tackle this style. Most bands end up failing, however, due to poor attempts at marrying traditional heavy ...

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Watch DELAIN Perform In Toulouse, France

Video footage of DELAIN's November 3 performance at Le Metronum in Toulouse, France can be seen below. As previously reported, DELAIN and HAMMERFALL will join forces for a co-headline North American tour in the spring of 2017. DELAIN will be touring on the heels of their recently released and critically acclaimed album, "Moonbathers". This tour ...

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AMARANTHE Wanted To Incorporate New Influences On 'Maximalism' Album

Metal Temple's Daniel Fox recently conducted an interview with singer Elize Ryd of Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the AMARANTHE sound constantly evolving and changing: Elize: "Since we have so much inspiration and different angles ...

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Video Premiere: AMARANTHE's 'That Song'

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE have dropped the video for their latest single, "That Song", a track from their epic and gloriously over-the-top new album, "Maximalism". The record is due out October 21 on Spinefarm Records, and finds the band further expanding its pop-metal hybrid style. The album is full of songs so catchy that they ...

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Watch AMARANTHE's Entire Performance In Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Fan-filmed video footage of AMARANTHE's entire September 30 performance at the Zal Ozhidaniya club in Saint-Petersburg, Russia can be seen below. AMARANTHE's new album, "Maximalism", will be released on October 21 via Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to 2014's "Massive Addictive" is described in a press release as "a hyper-modern, metallic beast of a record" containing ...

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DELAIN And HAMMERFALL To Join Forces For North American Tour

Two of Europe's finest metal exports and Napalm recording artists, HAMMERFALL and DELAIN have joined forces for a co-headline North American tour, set for spring of 2017. HAMMERFALL will be on the road supporting its highly anticipated tenth studio album and Napalm Records debut, "Built To Last", which will be released November 4. HAMMERFALL guitarist ...

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Listen To New AMARANTHE Single 'That Song'

AMARANTHE, the cutting-edge Swedish rock band with the triple lead-vocal attack, has dropped "That Song" from its upcoming album, "Maximalism". Check it out at Spotify. "The time has come to unveil 'That Song' to the world," said guitarist Olof Mörck. "Showcasing a new side of AMARANTHE, the song combines an anthemic arena riff ...

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DELAIN: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Moonbathers' Album

Audio samples of all the tracks that are set to appear on "Moonbathers", the fifth studio album from Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN, can be streamed in the YouTUbe clip below. The CD will be released on August 26 via Napalm Records. Comments DELAIN: "We have never had so many milestone events in one year. The ...

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DELAIN: Listen To New Song 'Fire With Fire'

"Fire With Fire", a brand new song from Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN, can be streamed using the widget below. The track is taken from the band's fifth studio album, "Moonbathers", which will be released on August 26 via Napalm Records. Comments DELAIN: "We have never had so many milestone events in one year. The release ...

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AMARANTHE To Release 'Maximalism' Album In October; Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

AMARANTHE, the cutting-edge Swedish pop-metal outfit with the triple-lead-vocal attack, will release its new album, "Maximalism", on October 21 via Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to 2014's "Massive Addictive" is described in a press release as "a hyper-modern, metallic beast of a record" containing "12 new tracks that fully live up to the 'bigger, bolder' promise ...

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

Canadian hard rockers KOBRA AND THE LOTUS have signed a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. The band's fourth album, "Prevail I + II", will be released as two separate volumes. The first part will be made available in February 2017, with the second part to follow in October 2017. But don't worry, you won't have ...

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