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Icelandic Movie 'Metalhead' Premieres At Toronto International Film Festival

"Metalhead" (a.k.a. "Málmhaus"), the new movie from acclaimed Icelandic filmmaker Ragnar Bragason, best known for his films "Börn" ("Children") and "Foreldrar" ("Parents"), had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival earlier in the month. This darkly comic drama about a grief-stricken young woman who adopts the persona — and decibel-blasting predilections ...

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JON OLIVA: 'The Time Was Right' To Make A Solo Album

Patrick Prince of Powerline magazine recently conducted an interview with Jon Oliva (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, JON OLIVA'S PAIN). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Powerline: Why wait all this time to do a solo album? Oliva: It's just that the time was right. After we lost Matt [LaPorte, JON OLIVA'S ...

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BANGALORE CHOIR/Ex-ACCEPT Singer To Release Second Solo Album

American singer David Reece, though brought up on a diet of Conway Twitty and Tammy Wynette, has been sharing his bluesy rock voice with the world since the late 1980s. His most notable early releases were ACCEPT's 1989 album "Eat The Heat" and BANGALORE CHOIR's 1992 classic "On Target", closely followed by LPs with SIRCLE ...

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JON OLIVA Interviewed On MSRcast (Audio)

The latest installment of the MSRcast features an interview with JON OLIVA'S PAIN and SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva. You can now listen to the chat below. Having released albums with SAVATAGE first and JON OLIVA'S PAIN later, this first Oliva solo album was about to become different: "Raise The Curtain" combines Jon's early music influences ...

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SAVATAGE: 'Streets: A Rock Opera' Narrated Version Reissue Detailed

earMUSIC has announced the long-awaited final chapter of the successful SAVATAGE reissues series. Previously unreleased and originally only intended for the Broadway rendition, "Streets: A Rock Opera" — the groundbreaking album by SAVATAGE — is now available including its original narration parts. To complete this extraordinary release and to award the many fans who have ...

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THE INFINITE STAIRCASE Releases New Single Featuring SEVENDUST Members

THE INFINITE STAIRCASE, comprised of brothers Lenny and Jeff Cerzosie, has released its new single, "The Things We've Done" (a nod to THE INFINITE STAIRCASE's debut album, "The Things We Do"), via The Infinite Staircase, Inc./Vanity Music Group. The track, which features SEVENDUST drummer Morgan Rose, SEVENDUST singer Lajon Witherspoon, SAVATAGE/TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA guitar virtuoso Chris ...

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'Hair I Go Again' Documentary: New Trailer Posted Online

A new two-minute trailer for the forthcoming "Hair I Go Again" "documentary" can be seen below. Film synopsis: "The year was 1985. Thousands of miles away from the sonic debauchery of the Sunset Strip, a group of teenage friends shared aspirations of glam rock grandeur. Rising from the ashes of countless garage jams and taking ...

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JON OLIVA Interviewed By 'RockEyez' (Audio)

On June 29, Brian Rademacher of RockEyez conducted an interview with JON OLIVA'S PAIN and SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva. You can now listen to the chat below. Having released albums with SAVATAGE first and JON OLIVA'S PAIN later, this first Oliva solo album was about to become different: "Raise The Curtain" combines Jon's ...

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OLIVA: 'Raise The Curtain' Trailer Available

The official trailer for "Raise The Curtain", the first-ever solo album from JON OLIVA'S PAIN and SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva, can be seen below. Having released albums with SAVATAGE first and JON OLIVA'S PAIN later, this first Oliva solo album was about to become different: "Raise The Curtain" combines Jon's early music influences of '70s ...

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JON OLIVA Discusses First-Ever Solo Album

It took a while: more than 30 years after founding the legendary SAVATAGE, Jon Oliva presents his first-ever solo album. Having released albums with SAVATAGE first and JON OLIVA'S PAIN later, this first Oliva solo album was about to become different: "Raise The Curtain" combines Jon's early music influences of '70s prog rock with the ...

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OLIVA: 'Father Time' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Father Time" from JON OLIVA'S PAIN and SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva can be seen below. The track comes off Oliva's first-ever solo album, "Raise The Curtain", which will be released on June 21 in Europe and July 2 in North America via AFM Records. The 11-song CD, which ...

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JON OLIVA: New Solo Album Release Dates Announced

JON OLIVA'S PAIN and SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva will release his first-ever solo album, "Raise The Curtain", on June 21 in Europe and July 2 in North America via AFM Records. The 11-song CD, which contains ideas collected over the course of the last four or five years, was tracked this past winter at Morrisound ...

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JON OLIVA: More Solo Album Details Revealed

JON OLIVA'S PAIN and SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva will release his first-ever solo album, "Raise The Curtain", on June 5 via AFM Records. The 11-song CD, which contains ideas collected over the course of the last four or five years, was tracked this past winter at Morrisound Studios in Tampa, Florida with producer Tom Morris, ...

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ARTLANTICA: New Song Available For Streaming

The song "Devout" from the melodic metal outfit ARTLANTICA can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track comes off the band's debut album, "Across The Seven Seas", which will be released in the USA on June 4 and in Europe on May 27 as a CD and digital download (including one bonus track, ...

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