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TURISAS: New Video Interview With OLLI VÄNSKÄ

"Superskum" (web site) conducted an interview with violinist Olli Vänskä of Finnish "battle metal" warriors TURISAS prior to the band's April 13 concert at the Marquis Theater in Denver, Colorado. You can now watch the chat below. TURISAS has just finished touring North America as part of "PaganFest: America Part III", the band's ...

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HUNTRESS: Quality Multi-Camera Footage Of Denver Concert

Quality multi-camera video footage of HUNTRESS's April 13 performance at Marquis Theater in Denver, Colorado as part of the "Paganfest America Part III" tour with TURISAS, ALESTORM and ARKONA can be seen below. HUNTRESS's debut album, "Spell Eater", is being released in Europe on April 27 via Napalm Records. "Spell Eater" track listing: 01. Spell ...

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HUNTRESS: 'Spell Eater' Album Preview

Audio samples of the tracks that will appear on "Spell Eater", the debut album from Los Angeles-based female-fronted metallers HUNTRESS, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The CD will be released on April 27 via Napalm Records. "Spell Eater" track listing: 01. Spell Eater 02. Senecide 03. Sleep and Death 04. Snow Witch ...

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DRAGONFORCE: 'The Power Within' Album Preview Available

A preview of "The Power Within", the new album from British epic power metallers DRAGONFORCE, is available in the YouTube below. DRAGONFORCE has announced plans to return to North America for a spring tour. This outing marks the band's first trek with brand new singer Marc Hudson, who also makes his recorded debut on "The ...

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EX DEO: 'Caligvla' Artwork Unveiled

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, has completed work on its sophomore album, "Caligvla", for an August 31 release via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX and DESPISED ICON, among others. The artwork and ...

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DRAGONFORCE: The Making Of 'The Power Within' - Webisode 3

The third in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "The Power Within", the new album from British epic power metallers DRAGONFORCE, can be seen below. DRAGONFORCE has announced plans to return to North America for a spring tour. This outing marks the band's first trek with brand new singer Marc ...

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EX DEO Completes Mixing Sophomore Album

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, has completed work on its sophomore album, "Caligvla", for an August 31 release via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX and DESPISED ICON, among others. The artwork and ...

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EX DEO: Performance Footage Of New Song Available

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, debuted a brand new song "I, Caligvla", this past Sunday, April 1 at Club Soda in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as part of the "Paganfest America Part III" tour with TURISAS, ALESTORM, ARKONA and HUNTRESS. Video footage of the performance can be seen below. ...

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DRAGONFORCE: 'Cry Thunder' Video Released

"Cry Thunder", the new video from British epic power metallers DRAGONFORCE, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new album, "The Power Within", which will be released in North America on April 17 via Roadrunner Records. The CD will be released in the U.K. on April 16 via the band's own Electric ...

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EX DEO: More 'Caligvla' Guest Musicians Announced

"Caligvla", the sophomore album from KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono's Ancient Roman-themed arsenal EX DEO, is scheduled for release on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records. In addition to the previously announced guest appearances by ALL SHALL PERISH guitarist Francesco Artusato and TRISTANIA singer Mariangela Demurtas, the CD will feature contributions from SEPTICFLESH's Seth Siro Anton ...

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EX DEO Begins Mixing Sophomore Album

Producer Jean-François Dagenais (KATAKLYSM, MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX, DESPISED ICON) has begun mixing "Caligvla", the sophomore album from KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono's Ancient Roman-themed arsenal EX DEO. Due on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records, the CD will feature guest appearances by Italian singer Mariangela "Mary" Demurtas of Norway's TRISTANIA and Italian guitar virtuoso Francesco ...

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DRAGONFORCE Announces North American Headlining Tour

British epic power metallers DRAGONFORCE have announced plans to return to North America for a spring tour. This outing marks the band's first trek with brand new singer Marc Hudson, who also makes his recorded debut on "The Power Within". The album lands at retail on April 17 via Roadrunner Records. Hudson premiered his voice ...

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EX DEO: 'Caligvla' Track Listing Revealed

KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono's Ancient Roman-themed arsenal EX DEO will release its sophomore album, "Caligvla", on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD is being recorded with producer Jean-François Dagenais (KATAKLYSM, MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX, DESPISED ICON) and will feature guest appearances by Italian singer Mariangela "Mary" Demurtas of Norway's TRISTANIA and Italian guitar ...

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EX DEO: 'Caligvla' Release Date Announced

KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono's Ancient Roman-themed arsenal EX DEO will release its sophomore album, "Caligvla", on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD is being recorded with producer Jean-François Dagenais (KATAKLYSM, MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX, DESPISED ICON) and will feature guest appearances by Italian singer Mariangela "Mary" Demurtas of Norway's TRISTANIA and Italian guitar ...

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TRISTANIA Singer To Guest On EX DEO Album

Italian singer Mariangela "Mary" Demurtas of Norway's TRISTANIA will make a guest appearance on "Caligvla", the sophomore album from KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono's Ancient Roman-themed arsenal EX DEO. According to Iacono, "every invited guest on this album will have Roman or Greek descent." Iacono recently completed laying down vocals for "Caligvla". He says, "It wasn't ...

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EX DEO: Vocal Tracking Complete For Sophomore Album

KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono has completed laying down vocals for "Caligvla", the sophomore album from his Ancient Roman-themed arsenal EX DEO. He says, "It wasn't without any hard work, blood and sweat and also close to a fainting spell after one of the hardest-longest screams I ever made. Ten days of vocal tracking, some of ...

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HUNTRESS: 'Spell Eater' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Los Angeles-based, female-fronted metallers HUNTRESS will release their debut album, "Spell Eater", on April 27 via Napalm Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Spell Eater 02. Senecide 03. Sleep and Death 04. Snow Witch 05. Eight of Swords 06. Aradia 07. Night Rape 08. Children 09. Terror 10. The Tower ...

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EX DEO Pulls Out Of 'Paganfest America Part III' Tour

EX DEO — the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal led by KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono — has canceled its participation in the "Paganfest America Part III" tour with TURISAS, ALESTORM, ARKONA and HUNTRESS. Commented Iacono: "We were all excited to play this festival and premier some new material, but unfortunately our new album, 'Caligvla', has been delayed, ...

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HUNTRESS: Debut Album Release Date Announced

Los Angeles-based, female-fronted metallers HUNTRESS will release their debut album, "Spell Eater", on April 27 via Napalm Records. The official video for the CD's first single, "Eight Of Swords", can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Simon Chan of Artificial Army and was produced/engineered by Chris Rakestraw of Sunset Lodge Recording. According to ...

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KATAKLYSM Frontman And CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS Join Forces To Launch ROCK THE NATION AMERICA

The North American metal scene just got a lot heavier. The launch of Rock The Nation America celebrates a groundbreaking booking agency partnership between KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono, his agent and Canadian metal promoter Stephan Mellul, and Century Media Records. Rock The Nation America will be focused on bringing the best names in heavy metal ...

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HUNTRESS Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

Los Angeles-based, female-fronted metallers HUNTRESS have inked a deal with Napalm Records. The band's debut album is scheduled for release next spring/summer. The official video for the CD's first single, "Eight Of Swords", can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Simon Chan of Artificial Army and was produced/engineered by Chris Rakestraw of Sunset ...

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CHELSEA GIRLS 'On Hiatus'

CHELSEA GIRLS, which is heralded as the first-ever female all-star-super-cover-band, featuring Corey Parks (NASHVILLE PUSSY), Samantha Maloney (HOLE, MÖTLEY CRÜE), Allison Robertson (THE DONNAS), and former Playboy model/DJ Tuesdae, has released the following statement: "It's with sadness in my heart that I [Tuesdae] announce CHELSEA GIRLS are now on hiatus. We haven't broken up, but ...

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