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KALEDON: 'Altor: The King's Blacksmith' Cover Artwork, Release Date, Track Listing Revealed

Italian metallers KALEDON will release their new album, "Altor: The King's Blacksmith", on April 23 via Scarlet Records. The CD was recorded at Outer Sound Studio in Rome, Italy by Giuseppe Orlando (NOVEMBRE) and it features a guest appearance by Italian vocalist Fabio Lione (VISION DIVINE, RHAPSODY OF FIRE, KAMELOT). "Altor: The King's Blacksmith" track ...

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AS THEY BURN: New Song Available For Streaming

"F.R.E.A.K.S.", a brand new song from the French progressive metalcore outfit AS THEY BURN, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off the group's new album, "Will, Love, Life", which will be released on February 19 via Victory Records. AS THEY BURN will take part in this year's Bonecrusher Fest, which ...

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ANGRA Featuring FABIO LIONE: Footage From '70000 Tons Of Metal' Cruise

Brazilian metallers ANGRA tapped acclaimed Italian vocalist Fabio Lione (VISION DIVINE, RHAPSODY OF FIRE, KAMELOT) to front the band for their appearance aboard 70000 Tons Of Metal, the world's biggest heavy metal cruise, which sailed Monday, January 28 from Miami, Florida and returned to the real world on Friday, February 1. Fan-filmed video footage of ...

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HOTEL DIABLO: Teaser For 'Psycho, California' Video Posted Online

HOTEL DIABLO — the new band featuring guitarist Alex Grossi (QUIET RIOT), vocalist Rick Stitch (LADYJACK, ex-ADLER'S APPETITE), bassist Mike Duda and drummer Mike Dupke (both of W.A.S.P.) — tapped nine-time Emmy Award-winning and MTV Video Music Award-nominated director Fabio Jafet (PITBULL, ENRIQUE IGLESIAS, CHILDREN OF BODOM) to direct the video for the song "Psycho, ...

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VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Austrian symphonic metallers VISIONS OF ATLANTIS have issued the following update: "The year 2012 slowly draws to a close and we are very happy that our upcoming album, 'Ethera', is finally also very very close to be finished! Almost one year of writing and another year of recording, improving, re-recording and more will soon turn ...

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VISION DIVINE: Helmond Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of VISION DIVINE's December 16 performance at Lakei in Helmond, Holland can be seen below. VISION DIVINE's seventh studio album, "Destination Set To Nowhere", was released on September 14 via Germany's earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based rock branch of Edel Group. "Destination Set To Nowhere" is a melting pot, a perfect mix of ...

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Singer FABIO LIONE To Guest On KALEDON's New Album

Italian vocalist Fabio Lione (VISION DIVINE, RHAPSODY OF FIRE, KAMELOT) will make a guest appearance on the new album from fellow Italian metallers KALEDON. The CD was recorded at Outer Sound Studio in Rome, Italy by Giuseppe Orlando (NOVEMBRE). An early 2013 release is expected. KALEDON's best-of album, "Mightiest Hits", was released in January via ...

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Inner Monster Out - SHADOWSIDE

If you're not familiar with Brazil's SHADOWSIDE, the temptation upon greeting is to lump them in league with LACUNA COIL. A fireball frontwoman are about all they have in common. There are a few pop metal songs on SHADOWSIDE's third album, "Inner Monster Out", but there's little else to bridge this group to LACUNA COIL, ...

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ANGRA Taps Singer FABIO LIONE For 70000 TONS OF METAL Performance

Brazilian metallers ANGRA have tapped acclaimed Italian vocalist Fabio Lione (VISION DIVINE, RHAPSODY OF FIRE, KAMELOT) to front the band for their next performance, to be held on board 70000 Tons Of Metal, the world's biggest heavy metal cruise. Singer Eduardo "Edu" Falaschi quit ANGRA in May. He explained in a statement, "There comes a ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE Signs With AFM RECORDS

Italian symphonic power metallers RHAPSODY OF FIRE have inked a worldwide deal with AFM Records. The band's signature sound, consisting of power metal, soundtrack-like elements and classical influences, gave a new meaning to the word "epic" since the release of "Legendary Tales" in 1997. Commented RHAPSODY OF FIRE: "After playing the 'From Chaos To Eternity' ...

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HOTEL DIABLO Vocalist Collaborates With GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal makes a guest appearance on "LIVE4EVR", a new solo track from HOTEL DIABLO vocalist Rick Stitch. The song, which will be made available on November 27 via iTunes, Amazon and RickStitch.com, will appear on Stitch's forthcoming solo album. A sample of "LIVE4EVR" can be heard in the YouTube ...

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HOTEL DIABLO Taps EMMY AWARD-Winning Director For 'Psycho, California' Video

HOTEL DIABLO — the new band featuring guitarist Alex Grossi (QUIET RIOT), vocalist Rick Stitch (LADYJACK, ex-ADLER'S APPETITE), bassist Mike Duda and drummer Mike Dupke (both of W.A.S.P.) — has tapped nine-time Emmy Award-winning and MTV Video Music Award-nominated director Fabio Jafet (PITBULL, ENRIQUE IGLESIAS, CHILDREN OF BODOM) to direct the video for the song ...

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SERENITY Keyboardist Quits

Austrian symphonic melodic metallers SERENITY have released the following statement: "With great mourning we have to tell you all that [Mario Hirzinger], our dear friend, keyboardist, song and lyrics writer as well as founder of SERENITY leaves the band as of now... "We already knew his decision for quite some time and fully understand Mario's ...

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EVERGREY Frontman Guests On TWINTERA Debut

EVERGREY guitarist/singer Tom S. Englund will guest on the debut album from Italian metallers TWINTERA. Entitled "Lines", the CD is scheduled for release on November 16 via logic(il)logic Records (distributed by Andromeda Dischi). Englund can be heard in the song "Oversight". "Lines" track listing: 01. 71389 02. By Hand Of Justice 03. Where We Land ...

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PAUL DI'ANNO, ANDI DERIS Guest On New SCELERATA Album

"The Sniper", the new album from Brazilian metallers SCELERATA, will be made available in North America on November 6 via Nightmare Records. The CD "presents a stunning vocal performance from Fabio Juan, showing a much more matured band that delivers a heavier more aggressive sound, beautifully mixing power metal and melodic progressive elements ranging from ...

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VISION DIVINE: 'Mermaids From Their Moons' Video Released

"Mermaids From Their Moons", the new video from Italian power/progressive metallers VISION DIVINE — founded by guitarist/songwriter Olaf Thorsen (LABYRINTH) and singer Fabio Lione (RHAPSODY OF FIRE) — can be seen below. The song comes off the band's seventh studio album, "Destination Set To Nowhere", which is being released on September 14 via Germany's earMUSIC, ...

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AS THEY BURN Signs With VICTORY RECORDS

Victory Records has announced the signing of the progressive metalcore outfit AS THEY BURN. The band's new album is tentatetively due in early 2013. Emerging from the streets of Paris, France, AS THEY BURN was formed in 2007 by bassist Ronald Pastor, guitarist Fabio Meschini and drummer Milton Bakech. Vocalist Kévin Traore, known for his ...

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VISION DIVINE: 'Destination Set To Nowhere' Artwork Unveiled; New Song Available For Streaming

Italian power/progressive metallers VISION DIVINE, founded by guitarist/songwriter Olaf Thorsen (LABYRINTH) and singer Fabio Lione (RHAPSODY OF FIRE), will release their seventh studio album, "Destination Set To Nowhere", on September 14 via Germany's earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based rock branch of Edel Group. "Destination Set To Nowhere" is a melting pot, a perfect mix of all ...

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KAMELOT Joined By EPICA, RHAPSODY OF FIRE Members At Bulgaria's KAVARNA ROCK (Video)

American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT were joined by Simone Simons (EPICA) and Fabio Lione (RHAPSODY OF FIRE) on stage during their July 15 concert at the Kavarna Rock festival in Kavarna, Bulgaria. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. Simone — the longtime girlfriend of KAMELOT keyboardist Oliver Palotai — appeared on the ...

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KAMELOT: 'Silverthorn' Pushed Back To October

The release date of "Silverthorn", the new album from American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT, has been pushed back to October 26 (Germany), October 29 (rest of Europe) and October 30 (North America) via Steamhammer/SPV. The CD will mark the band's first release with new singer Tommy Karevik, the 30-year-old Swede who previously fronted SEVENTH WONDER (a ...

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