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Video: AVATARIUM Performs At SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Fan-filmed video footage of AVATARIUM's June 7 performance at the Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden can be seen below. AVATARIUM is the project led by Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS. Due to his health condition, Edling was unable to perform with AVATARIUM at the Sweden Rock ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN, GUS G., HERMAN LI Perform BLACK SABBATH's 'Symptom Of The Universe' In London (Video)

"Guitar Universe 2014" tourmates Marty Friedman (MEGADETH) and Gus G. (OZZY OSBOURNE, FIREWIND) were joined by Herman Li (DRAGONFORCE) on stage this past Wednesday (May 21) at O2 Academy Islington, London, England to play a cover version of the BLACK SABBATH classic "Symptom Of The Universe". Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen ...

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AVATARIUM Begins Recording New EP

AVATARIUM, the project led by Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, entered David Castillo's Studio Gröndahl on Sunday, May 18 to begin recording its new EP, for a late 2014 release. The band states: "Rickard Gustavsson assisted and did a great job! Lars Sköld made that vintage Gretsch ...

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GUS G., ULI JON ROTH Discuss 'Unity' Tour (Video)

Guitar virtuoso Gus G., well known in the metal and rock universe for his work as leader of his own group FIREWIND and also as member of Ozzy Osbourne's band, kicked off his current touring campaign in support of his debut solo album, "I Am The Fire", with some shows in March in his native ...

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MUSTASCH: 'Thank You For The Demon' Video Released

The official video for "Thank You For The Demon", the title track of the new album from Swedish rockers MUSTASCH, can be seen below. Released on January 15 via Gain Music Entertainment, the CD was produced by MUSTASCH, Rikard Löfgren and Gustav Ydenius and was recorded at Leon Music in Karlstad. "Thank You For The ...

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CANDLEMASS Performs Entire 'Ancient Dreams' Album At ROADBURN (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of CANDLEMASS' April 11 performance at the Roadburn festival in Tilburg, The Netherlands can be seen below. CANDLEMASS celebrated the 25th anniversary of its third album, "Ancient Dreams", with special live concert on December 28, 2013 at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, Sweden. The LP, which was originally issued in 1988, has long ...

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LEIF EDLING To Sit Out AVATARIUM's Performance At ROADBURN; TIAMAT's ANDERS IWERS To Fill In

Due to his health condition, bassist Leif Edling (CANDLEMASS, AVATARIUM) has not been able to participate in the rehearsals for AVATARIUM's upcoming appearance at the Roadburn festival. Therefore the band will once again play with Anders Iwers from TIAMAT filling in for Leif. Says AVATARIUM: "Good news is that Leif is slowly getting better!" AVATARIUM ...

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AMON AMARTH Talks To HEAVY TV In Melbourne (Video)

Heavy TV's Doug Steele conducted an interview with Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH on February 28 at the Melbourne stop of this year's Soundwave festival in Australia. You can now watch the chat below. AMON AMARTH premiered its stunning production video for the track "Father Of The Wolf" on January 17 at the first show ...

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GUS G.: 'I Am The Fire' Video Released

"I Am The Fire", the new video from guitar virtuoso Gus G. — well known in rock and metal circles for his work as Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist and as leader of his own band FIREWIND — can be seen below. The song, which features a guest appearance by the American hard rock band DEVOUR THE ...

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BELOW: New Song 'Portal' Available For Streaming

Swedish epic doom metal band BELOW will release its debut album, "Across The Dark River", on April 15 in North America via Metal Blade Records. The CD was recorded at the end of 2013 at Sonic Train Studios in Varberg, Sweden with producer Andy La Rocque (KING DIAMOND). The first single from the record, "Portal", ...

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