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Video Premiere: FIREWIND's 'Welcome To The Empire'

FIREWIND, the band featuring former OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Gus G., has released the official music video for the song "Welcome To The Empire". The track is taken from the band's ninth, self-titled studio album, which will be made available on May 15. The clip was directed by Panagiotis Kountouras, while the visual effects and post-production ...

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KROKUS Postpones Summer/Fall 2020 North American Tour

Swiss hard rock legends KROKUS have potponed their last-ever concerts in USA and Canada due to the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe. The 13-date trek was originally scheduled to kick off at Canton Hall in Dallas, Texas on September 18 and conclude at Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California on October ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Praises Denmark's Response To Coronavirus Pandemic: 'I'm Very Proud To Call Myself A Dane'

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has praised Denmark's response to the new coronavirus, saying that the way the Scandinavian country has handled the crisis is "inspiring for the rest of us." Denmark recently began slowly lifting restrictions to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. Schools for children up to age 11 have reopened, as have ...

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SAINT ASONIA To Embark On Virtual Tour

As a way to continue to perform live for its fans during the current quarantine conditions, SAINT ASONIA has announced a "virtual tour" where the band will perform on the the different social media platforms of rock radio stations around the country. The band will add a local flavor to each performance. "It's been really ...

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STRYPER Completes Mixing New Album

Openly Christian hard rockers STRYPER have completed mixing their new album for a late 2020 release via Frontiers Music Srl. On Friday (April 24), STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet took to his social media to write: "I could not be happier to be able to say that the new @stryper album is officially mixed! It sounds ...

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Video Premiere: EVANESCENCE's 'Wasted On You'

The official music video for "Wasted On You", the new single from EVANESCENCE, can be seen below. The song will appear on will the band's first album of new original music in nine years, "The Bitter Truth", which will be made available over the course of this year via BMG. The video for "Wasted On ...

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Listen To EVANESCENCE's New Single 'Wasted On You'

EVANESCENCE will release its first album of new original music in nine years, "The Bitter Truth" (BMG), over the course of this year, beginning with the first song and video, "Wasted On You". The video for "Wasted On You", which will premiere later today, was shot by each band member — lead singer-songwriter and pianist ...

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VANDENBERG: Lyric Video For New Song 'Freight Train'

The official lyric video for the song "Freight Train" from the new lineup of VANDENBERG can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming studio album, titled "2020", which will be released on May 29 via Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group. Led by master guitarist Adrian Vandenberg, the Dutch foursome released ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Parts Ways With Vocalist/Guitarist LEE WOLLENSCHLAEGER And Drummer PHIL CANCILLA

MALEVOLENT CREATION has parted ways with drummer Phil Cancilla and vocalist/guitarist Lee Wollenschlaeger and has replaced them with Ronnie Parmer and Ryan Taylor, respectively. The Florida death metal veterans announced the lineup changes in a social media post earlier today. They wrote: "We've got a few things to announce: First on the list we had ...

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WHITESNAKE's DAVID COVERDALE On Coronavirus Pandemic: 'Anything That We Regarded As Normal Before, That's Gone'

WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale spoke to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation" about how he is dealing with the coronavirus crisis and what the touring circuit might look like post-pandemic. "I think anything that we regarded as normal before, that's gone," Coverdale said. "I don't think anything is gonna be normal. People are gonna have to get into ...

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LAMB OF GOD's Self-Titled Album Pushed Back To June

LAMB OF GOD's self-titled album has had its release date pushed back to June 19 from the previously announced May 8. The band announced the date change in a press release earlier today. LAMB OF GOD said: "Regrettably, we have to announce that the release date for our upcoming self-titled album is being moved five ...

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Watch QUEEN's BRIAN MAY And ROGER TAYLOR Perform 'We Are The Champions' With JEFF SCOTT SOTO While In Quarantine

SONS OF APOLLO singer Jeff Scott Soto and Brazilian bassist Kuky Sanchez joined QUEEN legends Brian May and Roger Taylor from their respective homes to perform a split-screen version of QUEEN's classic song "We Are The Champions". Check out the video below. Soto was one of the vocalists for the officially sanctioned QUEEN tribute QUEEN ...

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EUROPE's JOEY TEMPEST And MIC MICHAELI Record Acoustic Version Of 'Walk The Earth' In Support Of 'Doctors Without Borders'

Vocalist Joey Tempest and keyboardist Mic Michaeli of Swedish hard rockers EUROPE have recorded a new, acoustic version of "Walk The Earth", the title track of the band's latest album. All proceeds generated from views and sharing of the song will be given to a charity close to EUROPE's hearts, Médecins Sans Frontières – Doctors ...

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WILDERUN Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced the signing of WILDERUN to a worldwide deal. Formed in 2012, WILDERUN has released three albums, 2012's "Olden Tales & Deathly Trails", 2015's "Sleep At The Edge Of The Earth" and 2019's "Veil Of Imagination". With a slightly different approach to creating music, the forthcoming re-release of "Veil Of Imagination" ...

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET: 'No Matter What, Never Lose Faith Or Stop Believing That God Has A Plan'

Openly Christian hard rockers STRYPER have finished recording their new album, due later in the year via Frontiers Music Srl. At least some of the sessions took place at SpiritHouse Recording Studios in Northampton, Massachusetts. Earlier today (Friday, April 17), STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet took to his Instagram to write: "I'm so thankful to say ...

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A DAY TO REMEMBER Drops Animated Video For New Song 'Mindreader'

A DAY TO REMEMBER has released an animated music video for a new song, "Mindreader". The track is expected to appear on the band's upcoming album, "You're Welcome", due later in the year. The clip was animated by Awesome, Inc. ("Aqua Teen Hunger Force", "Squidbillies"). Frontman Jeremy McKinnon commented: "We've had this video done for ...

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