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MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist PHIL CAMPBELL's ALL STARR BAND Performs At France's SYLAK OPEN AIR (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell's ALL STARR BAND performing on August 9 at the Sylak Open Air festival at Stade Regis Perrin in Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans, France can be seen below. Phil Campbell's ALL STARR BAND kicked off another U.K. tour this past Friday (August 15) in Swansea. The group features Phil alongside his ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist PHIL CAMPBELL's ALL STARR BAND Covers BLACK SABBATH's 'Children Of The Grave' (Audio)

MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell's ALL STARR BAND's cover version of the BLACK SABBATH classic "Children Of The Grave" can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. Phil Campbell's ALL STARR BAND last December completed a short U.K. tour. The setlist was full of classic MOTÖRHEAD songs infused with covers of some of Phil's favorite bands, ...

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CONQUERING DYSTOPIA: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Entire Fort Lauderdale Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of CONQUERING DYSTOPIA, the new project featuring former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow, performing on June 7 at Culture Room in Fort Lauderdale, Florida can be seen below. CONQUERING DYSTOPIA's self-titled debut album was mixed at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with Mark Lewis (ARSIS, THE ...

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SANCTUARY Completes Work On 'The Year The Sun Died'

Reunited '80s cult metal outfit SANCTUARY has completed work on its comeback album, "The Year The Sun Died", for a September 30 release (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media. Recorded in Seattle at Soundhouse Studios with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (SOULFLY, SHADOWS FALL, HATEBREED, MUNICIPAL WASTE), the CD will feature 11 tracks and a ...

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CONQUERING DYSTOPIA Featuring CANNIBAL CORPSE, Ex-NEVERMORE Members: Dallas Concert Footage

Fan-filmed video footage of CONQUERING DYSTOPIA, the new project featuring former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow, performing on June 1 at Trees in Dallas, Texas can be seen below. CONQUERING DYSTOPIA's self-titled debut album was mixed at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with Mark Lewis (ARSIS, THE BLACK DAHLIA ...

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JEFF LOOMIS, KEITH MERROW Talk To SCHECTER GUITAR TV About CONQUERING DYSTOPIA - Part 2 (Video)

Schecter Guitar TV has uploaded the second part of a new video interview with former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow about Schecter and their new joint project, CONQUERING DYSTOPIA. Also available is a playthrough video of the CONQUERING DYSTOPIA song "Ashes Of Lesser Men". The self-titled debut album from ...

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Video: WARREL DANE Performs NEVERMORE Classics In Brazil

Fan-filmed video footage of Warrel Dane's (SANCTUARY, NEVERMORE) April 12 solo performance at the Led Club in Várzea Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil can be seen below. Guitarist Jeff Loomis and drummer Van Williams announced their departure from NEVERMORE in April 2011 due to personal differences with Dane and bassist Jim Sheppard. Their replacements have not ...

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GHOST SHIP OCTAVIUS Debut Album To Feature Guest Solos From JEFF LOOMIS, CHRIS CAFFERY

Jeff Loomis (NEVERMORE, CONQUERING DYSTOPIA), Per Nilsson (SCAR SYMMETRY), Mattias "IA" Eklundh (FREAK KITCHEN), Rusty Cooley (OUTWORLD, DAY OF RECKONING) and Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA) will contribute guest guitar solos to the upcoming debut album from GHOST SHIP OCTAVIUS, the new progressive metal band formed by lead guitarist Matt Wicklund (GOD FORBID, HIMSA, WARREL ...

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Former NEVERMORE Guitarist JEFF LOOMIS Discusses Redesigned JL-7 Signature Guitar At MUSIKMESSE (Video)

Session conducted an interview with former NEVERMORE and current CONQUERING DYSTOPIA guitarist Jeff Loomis at this year's Musikmesse fair, which was held March 12-15 in Frankfurt, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. Loomis redesigned his main Schecter signature signature-series JL-7 black seven-string electric guitar for 2014. It includes increased access and playability, lighter ...

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JEFF LOOMIS, KEITH MERROW Talk To SCHECTER GUITAR TV About CONQUERING DYSTOPIA Project (Video)

Schecter Guitar TV has uploaded video footage of former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow talking about Schecter and their new joint project, CONQUERING DYSTOPIA. Also available is a playthrough video of the CONQUERING DYSTOPIA song "Ashes Of Lesser Men". The self-titled debut album from CONQUERING DYSTOPIA was mixed at ...

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JEFF LOOMIS, KEITH MERROW Talk To MADCAP MUSIC REVIEW About CONQUERING DYSTOPIA Project (Video)

Madcap Music Review's John Golden conducted an interview with former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which took place January 23-26 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. A 15-minute ...

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CONQUERING DYSTOPIA Featuring NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE Members: 15-Minute Teaser For Debut Album

A 15-minute teaser for the self-titled debut album from CONQUERING DYSTOPIA, the new project featuring former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow, can be found below. The CD was mixed at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with Mark Lewis (ARSIS, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, WHITECHAPEL, DEVILDRIVER, DEICIDE, SIX FEET UNDER). ...

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JEFF LOOMIS, KEITH MERROW Talk To MUSICIANS INSTITUTE About CONQUERING DYSTOPIA Project (Video)

Musicians Institute recently caught up with former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow to discuss networking and inspiration. Jeff and Keith talk about how networking opportunities allowed them to work on their current project, CONQUERING DYSTOPIA. Check out the clip below. CONQUERING DYSTOPIA is mixing its debut album at Audiohammer ...

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CONQUERING DYSTOPIA Featuring NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE Members: Debut Album Being Mixed

CONQUERING DYSTOPIA, the new project featuring former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow, is mixing its debut album at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with Mark Lewis (ARSIS, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, WHITECHAPEL, DEVILDRIVER, DEICIDE, SIX FEET UNDER). A spring release is expected. The recording lineup for CONQUERING DYSTOPIA's first ...

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SANCTUARY Taps Producer ZEUSS For 'The Year The Sun Died' Album

Reunited '80s cult metal outfit SANCTUARY will enter Jack Endino's Soundhouse Studios in Seattle on Superbowl Sunday (February 2) with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (SOULFLY, SHADOWS FALL, HATEBREED, MUNICIPAL WASTE) to begin recording its long-awaited "comeback" album, "The Year The Sun Died", due later in the year via Century Media Records. In 2010, four of ...

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Former MERCYFUL FATE Drummer KIM RUZZ's METALRUZZ Calls It Quits

Due to "physical limitations," former MERCYFUL FATE drummer Kim Ruzz (a.k.a. Kim Thyge Jensen) has "decided to stop" his involvement in the Danish heavy metal band called METALRUZZ. According to METALRUZZ singer Krudy Bøhm, "The band has been looking for a replacement after the band's guitarist left the group, but now it is over. METALRUZZ ...

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Video: MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist's PHIL CAMPBELL'S ALL STARR BAND Performs 'Ace Of Spades' In Norwich

MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell's ALL STARR BAND completed a short U.K. tour earlier this month. The setlist was full of classic MOTÖRHEAD songs infused with covers of some of Phil's favorite bands, including BLACK SABBATH. PHIL CAMPBELL'S ALL STARR BAND features Phil alongside his three sons: Todd, his eldest, and Dane from STRAIGHT LINES; and ...

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GHOST SHIP OCTAVIUS: Pre-Production Episode One

Video footage from the pre-production sessions for the forthcoming debut release from GHOST SHIP OCTAVIUS, the new band featuring Matt Wicklund (guitar; ex-GOD FORBID, HIMSA, WARREL DANE) and Van Williams (drums; ASHES OF ARES, PURE SWEET HELL, ex-NEVERMORE), can be seen below. Guitarist Christopher Amott (ARMAGEDDON, ex-ARCH ENEMY) recently announced his departure from GHOST SHIP ...

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