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RHAPSODY OF FIRE: Philadelphia Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of RHAPSODY OF FIRE's May 25 performance at the Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania can be seen below. The first official photo of the new lineup of RHAPSODY OF FIRE can be seen below. RHAPSODY OF FIRE 2012 is: Fabio Lione - Vocals Alex Staropoli - Keyboards Roberto De Micheli - Guitar ...

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NACHTGESCHREI Announces New Singer

German folk metallers NACHTGESCHREI have announced the addition of singer Martin LeMar (TOMORROW'S EVE, MEKONG DELTA) to the group's ranks. Says the band: "After a long search, the decision was made quickly: we rehearsed and did test recordings with a lot of great singers, but one guy just blew us away... Martin LeMar will be ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE: Italian Language TV Report Available

A two-minute Italian-language TV report on the current European headlining tour by Italian symphonic metal masters RHAPSODY OF FIRE can be seen below. RHAPSODY OF FIRE will embark on the North American leg of its "From Chaos To Eternity" world tour in late May. The first official photo of the new lineup of RHAPSODY OF ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE: Second Behind-The-Scenes Video Posted Online

Drummer Alex Holzwarth of Italian symphonic metal masters RHAPSODY OF FIRE takes you behind the scenes before the band's 2012 North and South American tours. In the two-and-a-half-minute clip below, you will be taken into Holzwarth's private rehearsal studio where he talks about the upcoming tour and plays some killer drums. RHAPSODY OF FIRE will ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE Preparing For North American Tour (Video)

Guitarist Roberto De Micheli of Italian symphonic metal masters RHAPSODY OF FIRE takes you behind the scenes before the band's 2012 North and South American tours. In the two-minute clip below, you will be taken into De Micheli's private rehearsal studio where he talks about the upcoming tour and plays a RHAPSODY OF FIRE guitar ...

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LUCA TURILLI'S RHAPSODY: 'Dark Fate Of Atlantis' Video Released

"Dark Fate Of Atlantis", the new video from the Italian "cinematic" metal band LUCA TURILLI'S RHAPSODY, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in Stockholm, Sweden by Swedish director Owe Lingvall of Dreamday Media (THE RASMUS, KAMELOT's "The Great Pandemonium"). "Dark Fate Of Atlantis" comes off LUCA TURILLI'S RHAPSODY's new album, "Ascending To Infinity", ...

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MEKONG DELTA: 'Intersections' Audio Samples Available

"Intersections", a collection of re-recorded classics by the legendary German progressive thrash outfit MEKONG DELTA, will be released in Germany on April 20, in the rest of Europe on April 23 and in the U.S./Canada in early May via SPV/Steamhammer. MEKONG DELTA — founded in the '80s by producer and bass player Ralf Hubert — ...

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MEKONG DELTA To Release 'Intersections' In April

"Intersections", a collection of re-recorded classics by the legendary German progressive thrash outfit MEKONG DELTA, will be released in Germany on April 20, in the rest of Europe on April 23 and in the U.S./Canada in early May via SPV/Steamhammer. MEKONG DELTA — founded in the '80s by producer and bass player Ralf Hubert — ...

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VISIONS OF ATLANTIS: New Album Title Revealed

Austrian symphonic metallers VISIONS OF ATLANTIS have set "Ethera" as the title of their fifth album, due later in the year via Napalm Records. The CD is currently being recorded at Artesonika Studios in Pordenone (near Venice), Italy. Regarding the new album title, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS said, "'Ethera' is a word mix out of 'ether' ...

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VISIONS OF ATLANTIS To Enter Studio Tomorrow

Austrian symphonic metallers VISIONS OF ATLANTIS have issued the following update: "VISIONS OF ATLANTIS is proud and excited to notify all of you: We will enter the Artesonika Studios in Pordenone (near Venice), Italy tomorrow to start the recordings for our next album! The main producer for this most ambitious VISIONS OF ATLANTIS output so ...

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Former VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Singer Dies At 27

Nicole Bogner, who was the vocalist for Austrian symphonic metallers VISIONS OF ATLANTIS from 2000 to 2005, has died after fighting a "severe disease over a long period of time." Bogner, 27, sang on the band's first two albums, "Eternal Endless Infinity" (2002) and "Cast Away" (2004). Commented VISIONS OF ATLANTIS in a statement: "In ...

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VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Prepares To Record New Album

Austrian symphonic metallers VISIONS OF ATLANTIS will enter the studio at the end of January to begin recording their fifth album. The group states, "The band is excited and full of energy about all the things coming up the next months!! Expect a major update with information about the studio, producers, official studio diary and ...

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CHICKENFOOT Reveals 'Truth' Behind Overlooked 'II' Album (Video)

Following their Grammy nomination for the recently released "Chickenfoot III" album, CHICKENFOOT — the supergroup featuring guitarist Joe Satriani, drummer Chad Smith, former VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony and frontman Sammy Hagar — released a video that playfully speculates whatever happened to the seemingly overlooked "Chickenfoot II" LP. The 12-minute clip, dubbed "Behind The Foot: ...

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CHICKENFOOT: 'III' First-Week Sales Revealed

CHICKENFOOT's sophomore album, "III", sold 42,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 9 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's self-titled debut opened with 49,000 units back in June 2009 to debut at No. 6. "III" was produced by Mike Fraser (AC/DC, METALLICA) and is ...

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CHICKENFOOT's 'III' Projected To Sell 50K-60K First Week

CHICKENFOOT's sophomore album, "Chickenfoot III", is likely to sell between 50,000 and 60,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to industry web site Hits Daily Double. The estimate was based on one-day sales reports compiled after the record arrived in stores on September 27 via eOne Music. CHICKENFOOT's self-titled ...

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CHICKENFOOT: Entire 'III' Album Available For Streaming

CHICKENFOOT's sophomore album, "Chickenfoot III", is available for streaming in its entirety at AOL Music. Due on September 27 via eOne Music in North America, "Chickenfoot III" was produced by Mike Fraser (AC/DC, METALLICA) and is the much-anticipated follow-up album to the successful eponymous debut of a rock band packed with successful veterans ...

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CHICKENFOOT: Get Limited-Edition Pint Glass With 'III' Newbury Comics Pre-Order

Pre-order CHICKENFOOT's sophomore album, "Chickenfoot III", from NewburyComics.com and get a limited-edition Newbury Comics/CHICKENFOOT pint glass (see image below) with purchase. "Chickenfoot III" is the much-anticipated follow-up album to the successful eponymous debut of a rock band packed with successful veterans guitar hero Joe Satriani, drummer Chad Smith, former VAN HALEN bassist Michael ...

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VISIONS OF ATLANTIS: New Guitarist Announced; EP On The Way

Austrian symphonic metallers VISIONS OF ATLANTIS have announced the addition of guitarist Cris Tian to the group's ranks. In other news, the band will release a new EP called "Maria Magdelena" on October 21. More information will be available soon. "New Dawn", the latest video from VISIONS OF ATLANTIS, can be viewed below. The song ...

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