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KING'S X Frontman Releases Christmas Single

KING'S X frontman Doug "Dug" Pinnick has just released a special holiday-themed digital-only single via RockArmy Records and his own dUgtone imprint featuring the songs "Holiday" and "Ho Ho Ho". This single comes right on the heels of the release of the first single from Doug's upcoming solo album, "Naked", to be issued via RockArmy ...

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FINNTROLL Begins Recording New Album

Finnish metal marauders FINNTROLL have entered Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki to start recording their sixth album. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2010's "Nifelvind" will be released worldwide through Century Media Records in late March 2013. In regards to this new album, the band comments on their studio blog: "Combining our trademark sound with even more ...

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HANGING GARDEN: New Song Available For Streaming

Finnish dark metallers HANGING GARDEN will release their third album, "At Every Door", on January 28 in Europe and February 5 in North America via Lifeforce Records. Musically, the CD "has much more variety than the previous two, combining influences from CULT OF LUNA all the way to SIGUR ROS," according to a press release. ...

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KING'S X Frontman Releases New Digital-Only Single

Doug "Dug" Pinnick of KING'S X has released a new digital-only single via RockArmy Records and his own dUgtone imprint. The single features the songs "What You Gonna Do?" and "Courage", and is a precursor to his new album, "Naked", coming out via RockArmy Records in the first quarter of 2013. Pinnick is best known ...

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HANGING GARDEN: New Album Teaser

Finnish dark metallers HANGING GARDEN will release their third album, "At Every Door", on January 28 in Europe and February 5 in North America via Lifeforce Records. Musically, the CD "has much more variety than the previous two, combining influences from CULT OF LUNA all the way to SIGUR ROS," according to a press release. ...

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ILL NIÑO: New Audio Interview With DAVE CHAVARRI

"Across The Board" radio show recently conducted an interview with drummer Dave Chavarri of New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. ILL NIÑO's new video, "La Epidemia", features a guest appearance by EMMURE frontman Frankie Palmeri. The clip was filmed on September 29 at The ...

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FINNTROLL: Performance Footage Of New Song Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Finnish metal marauders FINNTROLL performing a brand new song during their November 3 concert in Giessen, Germany as part of this year's Heidenfest tour can be seen below. Also available are clips of the "Trollhammaren" (featuring a guest appearance by former FINNTROLL singer former singer Tapio Wilska) and "Jaktens Tid" (featuring ...

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LOST SOCIETY Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's debut album was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki with producer Nino Laurenne and is scheduled for release in the spring. Founded in early 2010 by thrash/speed metal enthusiast Samy Elbanna in the Finnish town of Jyväskylä, LOST SOCIETY played ...

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ILL NIÑO: 'La Epidemia' Video Released

"La Epidemia", the new video from New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO, can be seen below. The clip, which features a guest appearance by EMMURE frontman Frankie Palmeri, was filmed on September 29 at The Rave in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. "La Epidemia" comes off ILL NIÑO's new album, "Epidemia", which will be released on October 22 via ...

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ILL NIÑO: 'La Epidemia' Video Teaser Available

A teaser for "La Epidemia", the new video from New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO, can be seen below. The clip, which features a guest appearance by EMMURE frontman Frankie Palmeri, was filmed on September 29 at The Rave in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The video will make its online debut on October 29. "La Epidemia" comes off ...

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STATIC-X Cancels Remaining 'Noise Revolution Tour' Dates

STATIC-X has been forced to cancel the remaining dates of its 2012 "Noise Revolution Tour" following last night's (Saturday, October 6) final show in Flint, Michigan. According to a press release, the band's frontman, Wayne Static, "must return to Los Angeles and prepare for some medical procedures to remedy problems that have been hampering his ...

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ILL NIÑO: Photos From 'La Epidemia' Video Shoot

New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO filmed a music video for the song "La Epidemia" yesterday (Saturday, September 29) at The Rave in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A couple of photos from the video shoot — featuring a guest appearance by EMMURE frontman Frankie Palmeri — can be seen below. "La Epidemia" comes off ILL NIÑO's new album, ...

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ILL NIÑO Invites Fans To Be A Part Of 'La Epidemia' Video

New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO is preparing to film a new music video for the song "La Epidemia" from their forthcoming album, "Epidemia", due out on October 22 via Victory Records. They are inviting fans in the Milwaukee and surrounding cities/states to come out to the "Noise Revolution" tour and be a part of their ...

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ILL NIÑO: New Video Interview With CRISTIAN MACHADO

On September 23, Jeremy Lafrentz of Backstage Entertainment conducted an interview with ILL NIÑO frontman Cristian Machado at the Sokol Auditorium in Omaha, Nebraska. You can now watch the chat below. ILL NIÑO has joined EMMURE and STATIC-X on the "Noise Revolution" tour beginning September 19 in Billings, Montana. The tour will have hit over ...

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ILL NIÑO: 'The Depression' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for "The Depression", a brand new song from New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's sixth full-length album, which is scheduled for release on October 22 via Victory Records. The recording sessions for the CD took place in Hoboken, New Jersey; Austin, Texas; ...

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ILL NIÑO: 'Epidemia' Track Listing Revealed

"Epidemia", the sixth full-length album from New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO, is scheduled for release on October 22 via Victory Records. The recording sessions for the CD took place in Hoboken, New Jersey; Austin, Texas; and Denver, Colorado. For nearly fifteen years, ILL NIÑO has gained a loyal and dedicated fan base while creating its ...

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HANGING GARDEN Signs With LIFEFORCE RECORDS

Finnish dark metal act HANGING GARDEN has inked a deal with Lifeforce Records. The band's third album, "At Every Door", will be released in January 2013. The drums for the CD were recorded last November at Spleen studio. The mixing and mastering were completed almost a year later. Commented Lifeforce owner Stefan Lüdicke: "Wait, another ...

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ELVENKING: 'The Loser' Video Released

"The Loser", the new video from Italian folk/power metallers ELVENKING, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Era", which will be released on September 14 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, LORDI, SONATA ARCTICA, APOCALYPTICA). Nino previously ...

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ELVENKING: 'The Loser' Video Teaser Available

A teaser for "The Loser", the new video from Italian folk/power metallers ELVENKING, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Era", which will be released on September 14 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, LORDI, SONATA ARCTICA, ...

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ILL NIÑO: New Song Sample Available

An audio sample of "The Depression", a brand new song from New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off the band's sixth full-length album, "Epidemia", which is scheduled for release on October 22 via Victory Records. The recording sessions for the CD took place in Hoboken, ...

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ILL NIÑO: 'Epidemia' Cover Artwork Unveiled

New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO has set "Epidemia" as the title of its sixth full-length album, due on October 22 via Victory Records. The recording sessions for the CD took place in Hoboken, New Jersey; Austin, Texas; and Denver, Colorado. The "Epidemia" cover artwork can be seen below. ILL NIÑO drummer Dave Chavarri previously stated ...

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ELVENKING: 'Era' Track-By-Track Breakdown Available (Video)

A track-by-track breakdown of "Era", the new album from Italian folk/power metallers ELVENKING, can be seen in two parts below. Due on September 14 via AFM Records, the CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, LORDI, SONATA ARCTICA, APOCALYPTICA). Nino previously worked with the band on "The ...

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ILL NIÑO: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO has set "Epidemia" as the title of its sixth full-length album, due on October 22 via Victory Records. The recording sessions for the CD took place in Hoboken, New Jersey; Austin, Texas; and Denver, Colorado. ILL NIÑO drummer Dave Chavarri previously stated about the upcoming album: "This time around, we ...

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ELVENKING: Making Of 'Era' Part 5 (Video)

The fifth in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Era", the new album from Italian folk/power metallers ELVENKING, can be seen below. Due on September 14 via AFM Records, the CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, LORDI, SONATA ARCTICA, APOCALYPTICA). ...

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ELVENKING: 'Poor Little Baroness' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for "Poor Little Baroness", a brand new song from Italian folk/power metallers ELVENKING, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Era", which will be released on September 14 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne ...

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ELVENKING: 'Era' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Italian folk/power metallers ELVENKING will release their new album, "Era", on September 14 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, LORDI, SONATA ARCTICA, APOCALYPTICA). Nino previously worked with the band on "The Winter Wake" and "The Scythe" CDs. "Era" features guest appearances by ...

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FINNTROLL To Enter Studio In November

Finnish metal marauders FINNTROLL will enter Sonic Pump studios in Helsinki at the end of November to record their sixth full length album. The as-yet-untitled CD will be released in early 2013 through Century Media. Commented FINNTROLL guitarist Mikael "Routa" Karlbom: "So far we have pretty much half of the material ready for the upcoming ...

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ILL NIÑO Drummer Forced To Miss European Shows

Drummer Dave Chavarri of New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO will be forced to miss four shows on the band's current European tour due to a "family emergency." He is being temporarily replaced by Matt Alston, who plays in a band called SANCTORUM and is also Dave's tech. ILL NIÑO states, "[Matt] sounds badass so, go ...

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ELVENKING: First Studio Webisode Available

Italian folk/power metallers ELVENKING entered Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland on February 24 with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, LORDI, SONATA ARCTICA, APOCALYPTICA) to begin recording the new CD. Nino previously worked with the band on "The Winter Wake" and "The Scythe" CDs. The first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the ...

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PEARL JAM, ANTHRAX Members Guest On WORLD FIRE BRIGADE Debut

WORLD FIRE BRIGADE, the new band featuring Brett Scallions (frontman of FUEL, as well as lead vocalist with Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger of THE DOORS), Sean Danielsen (lead singer/guitarist of SMILE EMPTY SOUL) and Eddie Wohl (producer/mixer for ANTHRAX, ILL NINO, SMILE EMPTY SOUL, JESSE MALIN, 36 CRAZYFISTS and more), has inked a deal ...

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