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ZAKK WYLDE, MAX CAVALERA, JOEY BELLADONNA, UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Kick Off 'Metal All Stars' Tour In Bulgaria

The "Metal All Stars" played their first-ever show to a sold-out Arena Armeec in Sofia, Bulgaria on March 23. The lineup of musicians performing at the event included: * Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) * Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, ex-SEPULTURA) * Joey Belladonna (ANTHRAX) * Ross "The Boss" Friedman (ex-MANOWAR) * Udo Dirkschneider (U.D.O., ex-ACCEPT) * ...

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MANOWAR's U.S. Tour Highlights (Video)

A two-minute video clip featuring highlights of MANOWAR's recent short U.S. tour can be seen below. Released on February 28, "Kings Of Metal MMXIV" is a completely new recording with many surprises, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the release of "Kings Of Metal" and MANOWAR's following world tour. Already a significant force with international success ...

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VAN CANTO: 'Into The West' Video Released

"Into The West", the new video from the German "a cappella metal" band VAN CANTO — which consists of five singers and one drummer (no guitars, no bass, no keyboards) — can be seen below. The song is taken form the group's new studio album, "Dawn Of The Brave", which was released on February 7 ...

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VAN CANTO: 'Dawn Of The Brave' Album Preview

Audio samples of all the tracks that are set to appear on "Dawn Of The Brave", the new studio album from German "a cappella metal" band VAN CANTO — which consists of five singers and one drummer (no guitars, no bass, no keyboards) — can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. "Dawn Of The ...

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MANOWAR: 'Kings Of Metal MMXIV' Cover Artwork Unveiled

"Kings Of Metal MMXIV" is a completely new recording with many surprises, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the release of "Kings Of Metal" and MANOWAR's following world tour. Already a significant force with international success since their debut album "Battle Hymns", the "Kings Of Metal" release in 1988 and the following world tour in 1989 ...

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THAUROROD: 'Anteinferno' Cockpit Video Message

"Anteinferno", the sophomore album from Finnish/Swedish power metallers THAUROROD, is being released in Europe on December 20 through NoiseArt Records. In Japan, the CD was made available on December 11 via Spiritual Beast and features an exclusive bonus track called "Japskin Syylä". A video message from the cockpit of an airplane can be seen below. ...

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MANOWAR To Release 'Kings Of Metal MMXIV' In February

"Kings Of Metal MMXIV" is a completely new recording with many surprises, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the release of "Kings Of Metal" and MANOWAR's following world tour. Already a significant force with international success since their debut album "Battle Hymns", the "Kings Of Metal" release in 1988 and the following world tour in 1989 ...

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THAUROROD: 'Overboard' Video Released

"Overboard", the new video from Finnish/Swedish power metallers THAUROROD, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's sophomore album, "Anteinferno", which will be released in Europe on December 20 through NoiseArt Records. In Japan, the CD was made available on December 11 via Spiritual Beast and features an exclusive bonus track called ...

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VAN CANTO: 'Badaboom' Video Released

"Badaboom", the new video from the German "a cappella metal" band VAN CANTO — which consists of five singers and one drummer (no guitars, no bass, no keyboards) — can be seen below. The song is taken from the group's new studio album, "Dawn Of The Brave", which will be released on February 7, 2014 ...

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VAN CANTO: 'Dawn Of The Brave' EPK Available

German "a cappella metal" band VAN CANTO — which consists of five singers and one drummer (no guitars, no bass, no keyboards) — will release its new studio album, "Dawn Of The Brave", on February 7, 2014 via Napalm Records. The CD was recorded with Charlie Bauerfeind (BLIND GUARDIAN, HELLOWEEN, HAMMERFALL) and Ronald Prent (MANOWAR, ...

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LEATHERWOLF To Release 'Unchained Live'

Southern California heavy metal triple axe attack LEATHERWOLF had set a December 15 release date for its new album, "Unchained Live". Engineered by Michael "Kramarica" Kramer, mixed by producer extraordinaire Roy Z (JUDAS PRIEST, BRUCE DICKINSON, SEPULTURA, HALFORD), and mastered by Tom Baker (QUEENSRŸCHE, JUDAS PRIEST, SEBASTIAN BACH), the disc contains several of the band's ...

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JACK STARR'S BURNING STARR Announces New Album

Since the comeback of JACK STARR'S BURNING STARR in 2009 with the brilliant studio album called "Defiance", both band's career and Jack Starr's (ex-VIRGIN STEELE) solo career have been on the rise. In 2010 the band signed with Limb Music, the German label who promptly released next studio album, "Land Of The Dead", in 2011. ...

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VAN CANTO's New Album To Include BLACK SABBATH, EUROPE Covers

German "a cappella metal" band VAN CANTO — which consists of five singers and one drummer (no guitars, no bass, no keyboards) — will release its new studio album, "Dawn Of The Brave", on February 7, 2014 via Napalm Records. The CD was recorded with Charlie Bauerfeind (BLIND GUARDIAN, HELLOWEEN, HAMMERFALL) and Ronald Prent (MANOWAR, ...

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MANOWAR : 'Kingdom Come MMXIV' Mixing Sneak Peek

A sneak peek into the mixing of "Kingdom Come MMXIV" from "Kings Of Metal MMXIV", a newly recorded special version celebrating the 25th anniversary of MANOWAR's classic album "Kings Of Metal", is available below. The new recordings will feature guitarist Karl Logan's and drummer Donnie Hamzik's contributions, who, after having played these classic hymns many ...

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MANOWAR Joins Forces With Hollywood Sound Design Specialist HAMILTON STERLING

After recently working with movie and theater legend Brian Blessed ("Hamlet", "Flash Gordon"), MANOWAR has teamed up with another Hollywood veteran, sound designer Hamilton Sterling, for the song "The Warrior's Prayer MMXIV" from the band's forthcoming album, "Kings Of Metal MMXIV". Blessed had recorded the epic narration earlier this year and called it "a brilliant ...

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DEATH DEALER Parts Ways With RHINO, Recruits Ex-INTO ETERNITY Drummer

DEATH DEALER, the new band featuring MANOWAR and the DICTATORS guitarist Ross "The Boss" Friedman alongside vocalist Sean Peck (CAGE), guitarist Stu Marshall (producer and guitarist for such voices as Udo Dirkschneider and Steve Grimmett) and bassist Mike Davis (HALFORD, LIZZY BORDEN), has parted ways with drummer Kenny "Rhino" Earl (MANOWAR) and has replaced him ...

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'Metal All-Stars' Producers Say Tour Lineup Announcement Was 'Inaccurate And Unconfirmed'

Gabe Reed Productions and Kendra Helms Media, the producers of the previously announced Metal All-Stars tour, have released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "Inaccurate and unconfirmed reports were published yesterday on various Internet outlets regarding the upcoming Metal All-Stars European tour and its talent lineup, in particular SLAYER's Tom Araya. None of this ...

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New Names Rumored For 'Metal All-Stars' Tour

** October 24 UPDATE**: Gabe Reed Productions and Kendra Helms Media, the producers of the previously announced Metal All-Stars tour, have released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "Inaccurate and unconfirmed reports were published yesterday on various Internet outlets regarding the upcoming Metal All-Stars European tour and its talent lineup, in particular SLAYER's Tom ...

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THAUROROD: New Album Details Revealed

Finnish/Swedish power metallers THAUROROD will release their sophomore album, "Anteinferno", in Europe on December 20 through NoiseArt Records. In Japan, the CD will be made available on December 11 via Spiritual Beast and will feature an exclusive bonus track called "Japskin Syylä". The cover artwork for "Anteinferno" was created by Ken Kelly of MANOWAR fame. ...

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CRYSTAL EYES Completes Work On New Album

Swedish metallers CRYSTAL EYES have completed work on their new album, "Killer". Songtitles set to appear on the CD (in no particular order): * Killer * Hail The Fallen * Warrior * Forgotten Realms * The Lord Of Chaos * Solar Mariner * Dreamers On Trial * Spotlight Rebel * Dogs On Holy Ground The ...

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MANOWAR Back In The Studio

A sneak peek at MANOWAR's latest recording session is available below. More details will be revealed soon. MANOWAR has released highlights of its "The Lord Of Steel World Tour" on a live EP, featuring performances from the Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Italy, Russia and Sweden. "From the first show in Zaragoza/Spain to the last show ...

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