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DEF LEPPARD's PHIL COLLEN Speaks To Arizona's KSLX (Audio)

Mark Mayfield of Scottsdale, Arizona's KSLX radio station recently conducted an interview with DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Collen is working with an "extreme blues" group called DELTA DEEP, which also includes STONE TEMPLE PILOTS bassist Robert DeLeo. DEF LEPPARD released a deluxe, ...

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In a Mirror Darkly - MEKONG DELTA

German progressive thrashers MEKONG DELTA have long been one of the most intelligent metal acts on the planet and they seldom get their due. As the oft-referred "best-kept secret in the world" since the mid-Eighties, MEKONG DELTA has seen its ranks shifted and reassembled numerous times with bassist Ralf Hubert (once operating in the band's ...

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MEKONG DELTA: 'In A Mirror Darkly' Artwork Unveiled

German progressive thrash metal veterans MEKONG DELTA will release their new album, "In A Mirror Darkly", in Scandinavia on April 23, in Germany on April 25, in the rest of Europe on April 28 and in the USA on April 29 through SPV/Steamhammer as CD, double gatefold LP with colored vinyl plus a CD in ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE: 'Dark Wings Of Steel' Video Released

The official video for "Dark Wings Of Steel", the title track of the new studio album from Italian symphonic metallers RHAPSODY OF FIRE, can be seen below. The CD was released on November 22, 2013 in Europe and December 3, 2013 in the USA via AFM Records. It was produced by keyboardist Alex Staropoli, with ...

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MEKONG DELTA To Release 'In A Mirror Darkly' In April

For almost thirty years, Germany's MEKONG DELTA has enjoyed an excellent reputation as an independent and exceptionally creative band in the world of progressive metal sounds. Albums such as "The Music Of Eric Zann" (1988) and "Pictures At An Exhibition" (1997) are considered classics of their kind. With their blend of prog metal, classical elements ...

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CORPSESSED's 'Abysmal Thresholds' To Arrive In February

Dark Descent Records will release "Abysmal Thresholds", the full-length debut from Finland's CORPSESSED, on February 4. After terrorizing your ear drums with 2011's "The Dagger And The Chalice" and 2012's self-titled seven-inch single, CORPSESSED is poised to thoroughly decimate what's left of your auditory senses. "Abysmal Thresholds" is over 47 minutes of death metal the ...

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Unplugged and Strung Up - SAXON

SAXON are one of the immortals of heavy metal. That's a fact. Their latest LP "Sacrifice" coasted through from last year into this one and now comes "Unplugged and Strung Up", a back catalog visit featuring interpretations of SAXON tracks through orchestral accompaniment, acoustic revisions and re-recordings. If you buy the double disc digipak, you'll ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE: 'Dark Wings Of Steel' Album Preview

Italian symphonic metallers RHAPSODY OF FIRE will release their new studio album, "Dark Wings Of Steel", on November 22 in Europe and December 3 in the USA via AFM Records. The CD was produced by keyboardist Alex Staropoli, with all songs composed by Staropoli and Manuel Staropoli, with assistance from Roby De Micheli. All lyrics ...

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LUCA TURILLI'S RHAPSODY Preparing To Record New Album

Italian "cinematic" metallers LUCA TURILLI'S RHAPSODY will enter Sebastian Röder's Backyard Studios in Kempten, Germany to begin recording their new album, "Prometheus: Symphonia Ignis Divinus", for a 2014 release via Nuclear Blast. Comments the band: "This album is very important to all of us. Behind it, there is the ambitious goal of creating one of ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE: First 'Dark Wings Of Steel' Trailer Released

Italian symphonic metallers RHAPSODY OF FIRE will release their new studio album, "Dark Wings Of Steel", on November 22 in Europe and December 3 in the USA via AFM Records. The CD was produced by keyboardist Alex Staropoli, with all songs composed by Staropoli and Manuel Staropoli, with assistance from Roby De Micheli. All lyrics ...

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EDEN'S CURSE: New Song 'Unbreakable' Available For Streaming

"Symphony Of Sin", the fourth studio album from multinational melodic metallers EDEN'S CURSE, is being released on October 4 via AFM Records. Produced by Paul Logue and mixed and mastered by the group's longtime engineer, PINK CREAM 69 and UNISONIC bassist Dennis Ward, the CD is the first EDEN'S CURSE release with new Serbian vocalist ...

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EDEN'S CURSE: 'Symphony Of Sin' EPK Available

An EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for "Symphony Of Sin", the fourth studio album from multinational melodic metallers EDEN'S CURSE, can be seen below. "Symphony Of Sin" will be released on October 4 via AFM Records. Produced by Paul Logue and mixed and mastered by the group's longtime engineer, PINK CREAM 69 and UNISONIC bassist Dennis ...

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ANACRUSIS Mainman KENN NARDI: 'Blood In The Water' Song Released

"Blood In The Water" and "Ordinary", two more new songs from vocalist/guitarist Kenn Nardi of reunited St. Louis, Missouri-based progressive/melodic thrash metallers ANACRUSIS, can be streamed below. Nardi revealed in an online post this past April that he is "planning to finish the new music and release it in some form, but I'm not sure ...

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