iill-nino in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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; ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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). ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SAINT DIABLO Signs With ECLIPSE RECORDS

Eclipse Records has announced the signing of SAINT DIABLO. The band, which blends together elements of metal, hardcore, and Latino influence so well that the end result far exceeds the sum of its individual parts, has just completed work on its self-titled debut album for a summer release. SAINT DIABLO is currently working on a ...

Read more

Posted in: News

JON OLIVA To Guest On New ELVENKING Album

Jon Oliva (SAVATAGE, JON OLIVA'S PAIN) has recorded guest vocals on two songs for inclusion on the new album from Italian folk/power metallers ELVENKING, due this fall via AFM Records. 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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NEVERBORNE: Debut Album Out Now

U.K. metallers NEVERBORNE released their new album, "Self Destruct Syndrome", on April 30 via Glasstone Records. Formed in 2007, NEVERBORNE recorded its debut EP, "In Absence Of Fear", with producer Karl Groom (DRAGONFORCE, HAMMERFALL) for a November 2009 release. In 2010, again under producer Karl Groom's auspices, NEVERBORNE re-entered Thin Ice Studios to record 11 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ELVENKING Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Italian folk/power metallers ELVENKING have parted ways with bassist Gorlan and have replaced him with Jakob. Commented the band: "[Jakob] already recorded the bass in the new album and the ones of you that have already seen him live [on the recent tour with RHAPSODY OF FIRE] know he's got some skills! Obviously, this also ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MODERN DAY ESCAPE: 'The Syndicate' Lyric Video Released

The lyric video for "The Syndicate", a brand new song from the West Coast hard rock outfit MODERN DAY ESCAPE, can be seen below. The track comes off the group's sophomore album, "Under The Gun", which was released earlier this week via Standby Records. According to MODERN DAY ESCAPE vocalist James Vegas, "The Syndicate" is ...

Read more

Posted in: News

THE DREAMING Performs Acoustically On Missouri's REAL ROCK 99.3 (Video)

Los Angeles-based band THE DREAMING, which features former members of STABBING WESTWARD, MURDERDOLLS and LIVING DEAD LIGHTS, stopped by the Real Rock 99.3 studio in Cape Girardeau, Missouri before their March 15 show at Pitter's Cafe & Lounge. Christopher Hall, THE DREAMING founder and the voice behind platinum rock outfit STABBING WESTWARD, along with drummer ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DEVOLVED: Another New Demo Track Available For Streaming

A demo version of "Systematic Avenger", a brand new song from Australian/Los Angeles tech-metal masters DEVOLVED, can be streamed in the the YouTube clip below. The track will be featured on the band's next album, to be released later in 2012. All music was written and performed by John Sankey and Mark Hawkins, with lyrics ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ILL NIÑO Preparing To Enter Studio

New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO is prearing to enter the studio to begin laying down its sixth full-length album for a summer release via Victory Records. The recording sessions will begin next month in Hoboken, New Jersey; Austin, Texas; and Denver, Colorado. Commented ILL NIÑO frontman Cristian Machado: "It's 2012 and we're all still alive. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HEVEIN Releases New Digital EP

Finnish metallers HEVEIN — who feature in their ranks former APOCALYPTICA and current TARJA TURUNEN cellist Max Liljahave released a new digital EP containing three new songs ("Spineless", "V", "Gentle Anarchy") and a newly mixed version of "Nor" (originally released as a single in 2011). The tracks were recorded at Sonic ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ELVENKING To Enter Studio Next Month

Italian folk/power metallers ELVENKING will enter Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland on February 24 with producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, LORDI, SONATA ARCTICA, APOCALYPTICA) to begin recording their new album for a mid-2012 release via AFM Records. Nino previously worked with the band on "The Winter Wake" and "The Scythe" CDs. "I think it is ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Former MOTOGRATER Members Launch RIVEN

Former MOTOGRATER members Michael "Angel" Woodruff, Nathan Harris, Mark Nosler, Tyler Hole and Jeremy "Twitch" Scheller have unveiled their new project, RIVEN. Fans were ecstatic to be introduced to RIVEN, an ambient hard rock/metal ensemble featuring Angel and Harris on vocals, Nosler on guitar, Hole on bass and Twitch on drums. "We're really excited about ...

Read more

Posted in: News

JOHN CORABI Slams BLABBERMOUTH.NET Haters: 'Grow Up!'

John Corabi, the powerhouse vocalist who fronted MÖTLEY CRÜE, UNION and THE SCREAM, has slammed people who have posted unsupportive comments about his son's band on BLABBERMOUTH.NET. MUREAU, the Southern California "heavy/melodic/groove/djent" group featuring John's son Ian Corabi on drums, will open for SILENT CIVILIAN on a U.S. tour beginning on January 6 in Salt ...

Read more

Posted in: News