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CORPSET: 'No Rest' Video Released

"No Rest", the new video from the Finnish death-thrash metal band CORPSET, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the group's second album, which will be released in September via Violent Journey Records. The clip was directed by Matti Kuusniemi of the Findie moviegroup Trash Video. The fast-paced and unique video ...

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STRATOVARIUS Singer Interviewed On Brazil's 'Lokaos Rock Show' (Video)

Dani Buarque of the "Lokaos Rock Show" recently conducted an interview with vocalist Timo Kotipelto of Finnish/Swedish melodic metallers STRATOVARIUS in São Paulo, Brazil. You can now watch the chat below. STRATOVARIUS' latest full-length album, "Nemesis", was released via earMUSIC. Hailed by the media as, "the best STRATOVARIUS album in many, many years" by Metal ...

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STRATOVARIUS Bassist Interviewed In Hamburg (Video)

On March 29, Metal-Trails.com conducted an interview with bassist Lauri Porra of Finnish/Swedish melodic metallers STRATOVARIUS. You can now watch the chat below. STRATOVARIUS' latest full-length album, "Nemesis", was released via earMUSIC. Hailed by the media as, "the best STRATOVARIUS album in many, many years" by Metal Hammer Germany, "a collection of the band’s greatest ...

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STRATOVARIUS Interviewed In Milan (Video)

On April 10, journalist and musician Barbara Caserta of Linearock conducted an interview with Finnish/Swedish melodic metallers STRATOVARIUS at Radio Lombardia Studios in Milan, Italy. You can now watch the chat below. STRATOVARIUS' latest full-length album, "Nemesis", was released via earMUSIC. Hailed by the media as, "the best STRATOVARIUS album in many, many ...

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FINNTROLL: 'Häxbrygd' Video Released

"Häxbrygd", the new video from Finnish metal marauders FINNTROLL, can be seen below. The clip was filmed a video on March 8-9. Photos from the video shoot can be found on the Facebook page of Soundi magazine (courtesy of Timo Isoaho). "Häxbrygd" comes off FINNTROLL's sixth album, "Blodsvept", which was released on April ...

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TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON: 'Enshrined In My Memory' Video Released

"Enshrined In My Memory", the new video from TIMO TOLKKI'S AVALON, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES, SONIC SYNDICATE and KAMELOT, among others. The song is also available for download and legal streaming through all ...

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FINNTROLL: Another New Song Available For Streaming

"Mordminnen", a brand new song from Finnish metal marauders FINNTROLL, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off the band's sixth album, "Blodsvept", which will be released via Century Media Records on the following dates: * Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Norway: Friday, March 22 * Spain, Italy: Tuesday, March 26 * ...

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Video: New DEEP PURPLE Album 'Reviewed' By Members Of STRATOVARIUS

Video footage of Jens Johansson and Timo Kotipelto of Finnish/Swedish melodic metallers STRATOVARIUS offering their first impressions of "Now What?!", the long-awaited new album from British hard rock legends DEEP PURPLE, can be seen below. DEEP PURPLE's 19th studio album, "Now What?!", will be released via earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based international rock label which is ...

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LAY DOWN ROTTEN Signs With APOSTASY RECORDS

German death metallers LAY DOWN ROTTEN has inked a deal with Apostasy Records. The band's new album will be released before the end of the year. Commented the band: "After it was quiet for quite a long time with LAY DOWN ROTTEN, we can finally spread some news again! "First, we want to announce that ...

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FINNTROLL: Official 'Blodsvept' Album Trailer

The official trailer for "Blodsvept", the sixth album from Finnish metal marauders FINNTROLL, can be seen below. The CD will be released via Century Media Records on the following dates: * Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Norway: Friday, March 22 * Spain, Italy: Tuesday, March 26 * Sweden, Hungary: Wednesday, March 27 * Rest Of Europe: ...

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MAGENTA HARVEST To Record Full-Length Debut In May

MAGENTA HARVEST, the Finnish death metal band featuring current and former members of FINNTROLL, CHTHONIAN, MYGRAIN and ...AND OCEANS, will enter SoundSpiral Audio in May and to begin recording as-yet-untitled full-length debut with Juho Räihä. A summer/fall release via the Finnish label Inverse Records is expected. MAGENTA HARVEST's second EP, "Apparition Of Ending", came out ...

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STRATOVARIUS: Drum-Cam Footage From Helsinki

Drum-cam footage of STRATOVARIUS drummer Rolf Pilve performing the song "Abandon" on March 8 at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland can be seen below. Pilve joined STRATOVARIUS in June 2012 following the departure of Jörg Michael, who characterized the band's sound for over a decade. STRATOVARIUS' new album, "Nemesis", was released on February 22 via earMUSIC. ...

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STRATOVARIUS: 'Halcyon Days' Video Released

"Halcyon Days", the new video from Finnish/Swedish melodic metallers STRATOVARIUS, can be seen below. The clip was shot in Lithuania by Pekka Hara and perfectly captures the song's theme of finding one's peace of mind. At once aggressive and sinister in its almost techno-influenced stormy moments, the chorus and bridge of "Halcyon Days" reflects serenity ...

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ACCEPT Bassist Executive-Producing New POWER THEORY Album

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based metallers POWER THEORY have set "Driven By Fear" as the title of their third album, due later this year via Pure Steel Records. The CD is being recorded at a new studio with Matt DiFabio (SINGLE BULLET THEORY, Hard Attack Entertainment) as engineer and associate producer and Peter Baltes (ACCEPT) overseeing the project ...

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STRATOVARIUS: Teaser For 'Halcyon Days' Video

Finnish/Swedish melodic metallers STRATOVARIUS recently finished filming a video for the song "Halcyon Days". A teaser for the clip can be seen below. "Halcyon Days" comes off STRATOVARIUS' new album, "Nemesis", which was released on February 22 via earMUSIC. The CD was made available as a standard 11-track edition as well as 13-track special edition. ...

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HELLDORADOS: 'Never Gonna Stop' Video Released

"Never Gonna Stop", the new video from the Stuttgart, Germany-based sleaze metal band HELLDORADOS, can be seen below. The song comes off the group's self-titled debut album, which was released on July 13, 2012 via Massacre Records/Soulfood. The CD was recorded between February 2012 and April 2012 at the legendary Horus Sound Studios (SCORPIONS, HELLOWEEN, ...

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STRATOVARIUS Road Movie 2013 'Nemesis' Album Promotion in Paris And New York

A six-minute video clip featuring footage of vocalist Timo Kotipelto and keyboardist Jens Johansson of Finnish/Swedish melodic metallers STRATOVARIUS as they make their journey across the world, promoting the band's new album, "Nemesis", can be seen below. "Nemesis" was released on February 22 via earMUSIC. The CD was made available as a standard 11-track edition ...

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AETERNUS: New Album Details Revealed

Details of "...And The Seventh His Soul Detesteth", the new album from dark metallers AETERNUS, have just been revealed. The ten-track CD, which will be the band's seventh full-length release, will first appear as a limited edition containing AETERNUS' classic 1995 debut EP, "Dark Sorcery", as a bonus, and is set for release on Dark ...

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