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ANNIHILATOR To Be Rejoined By Singer COBURN PHARR For 70000 TONS OF METAL Performances

ANNIHILATOR mastermind Jeff Waters has invited the band's former vocalist, Coburn Pharr, to feature in their performances when the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise sails to Jamaica in January 2015. Pharr was lead vocalist on ANNIHILATOR's critically acclaimed and best-selling 1990 release "Never, Neverland", which includes classics such as "Road To Ruin", "I Am In ...

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APOCALYPTICA: Video For Title Track Of 'Shadowmaker' Album

The official video for "Shadowmaker", the title track of the upcoming album from Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA, can be seen below. The CD will be released in April 2015 via Eleven Seven Music Group in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East and South East Asia. APOCALYPTICA's new album ...

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HIM To Begin Work On 'Some New Stuff' After U.S. Tour

Finnish "love" metallers HIM will follow their current North American tour with a one-off show in their hometown before taking time off from the road and beginning work on their next studio album. During a November 16 appearance on "The Louvau Show" on the 93.9 KWSS radio station in Scottsdale, Arizona, HIM frontman Ville Valo ...

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MORGOTH Recruits DISBELIEF Singer KARSTEN 'JAGGER' JÄGER

German death metal veterans MORGOTH have recruited singer Karsten "Jagger" Jäger (DISBELIEF) to replace the band's recently departed longtime vocalist Marc Grewe. MORGOTH has completed recording its new album, "Ungod", and is mixing the CD for a March 2015 release via Century Media. A rough-mix teaser of new MORGOTH music straight from the studio featuring ...

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SIXX: A.M.: 'Stars' Video Released

The video for "Stars", a brand new song from SIXX: A.M., the band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx alongside guitarist DJ Ashba and vocalist James Michael, can be seen below. The track is taken from SIXX: A.M.'s third album, "Modern Vintage", which was released on October 7 via Eleven Seven Music. James Michael called ...

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APOCALYPTICA Pens Song For 'Angry Birds Seasons' Video Game

Finnish cello rock band APOCALYPTICA has written and recorded the theme song for the "On Finn Ice" episode of the Angry Birds Seasons puzzle video game in the Angry Birds series, developed by Finnish computer game developer Rovio Entertainment. A video for the track, which was directed by Miika Lommi, can be seen below. Inspired ...

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SIXX: A.M.'s DJ ASHBA On 'Modern Vintage': We Wanted To 'Make A Record Like The Ones We Used To Grow Up On'

BackstageAxxess.com recently conducted an interview with guitarist DJ Ashba of SIXX: A.M. and GUNS N' ROSES. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SIXX: A.M.'s new album, "Modern Vintage", drawing influences from a variety of '70s rock powerhouses: Ashba: ...

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RAMMSTEIN Guitarist's EMIGRATE: 'Eat You Alive' Video Released

"Eat You Alive", the new video from EMIGRATE, the side project of RAMMSTEIN guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in Berlin, Germany by director Zoran Bihac, the man behind RAMMSTEIN's legendary "Mein Teil" video. The "Eat You Alive" single sees Kruspe emerging from the deep in truly striking style, ...

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SIXX: A.M.: Pro-Shot Footage Of iHeartRadio Performance

SIXX: A.M., the band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx alongside guitarist DJ Ashba and vocalist James Michael, released its third album, "Modern Vintage", on October 7 via Eleven Seven Music. SIXX: A.M. celebrated the CD release by playing its first full live show since 2009 the same night. The performance took place at the ...

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APOCALYPTICA Signs With ELEVEN SEVEN MUSIC

Eleven Seven Music Group has announced the signing of Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA for the following territories: the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East and South East Asia. The band's new album will be released in April 2015. "Successful artists are about talent that differentiates them from the ...

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MORGOTH Performs New Song 'God Is Evil' In Stuttgart (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of reactivated German death metallers MORGOTH performing a new song, "God Is Evil" on October 3 at LKA-Longhorn in Stuttgart, Germany can be seen below. MORGOTH in August released a seven-inch EP/digital single titled "God Is Evil" featuring two brand new tracks. Comments the band: "Finally, after 17 years, we have some ...

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APOCALYPTICA Taps Producer NICK RASKULINECZ For New Album

Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA have tapped Grammy Award-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (FOO FIGHTERS, DEFTONES, MASTODON) to helm their new album. APOCALYPTICA's Eicca Toppinen states: "Nothing better could have happened than Nick being on board for this record. The pre-production time we spent with him in late August gave us so much confidence and input for ...

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HIM To Release Limited-Edition Box Set Plus Four Deluxe Titles

Finnish "love" metallers HIM will release a limited-edition box set, "Lashes To Ashes, Lust To Dust: A Vinyl Retrospective '96-'03", on November 25 via The End. The box set includes the rare debut 1996 EP "666 Ways To Love: Prologue" on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl for the first time ever, along with an exclusive Heartagram logo ...

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MORGOTH: New Song 'God Is Evil' Available For Streaming

Reactivated German death metallers MORGOTH have just released a seven-inch EP/digital single titled "God Is Evil" featuring two brand new tracks. The song "God Is Evil" can now be streamed below. Comments the band: "Finally, after 17 years, we have some new tunes to share with you. "We are excited about the nearing release of ...

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RAMMSTEIN Guitarist's EMIGRATE: More 'Silent So Long' Album Details Revealed

EMIGRATE, the side project of RAMMSTEIN guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe, will release its sophomore album, "Silent So Long", on October 21 via Spinefarm. The CD, which was produced by the EMIGRATE bandmembers themselves and mixed in February/March by Ben Grosse (MARILYN MANSON, DISTURBED), features guest appearances by Lemmy Kilmister (MOTÖRHEAD), Jonathan Davis (KORN), Marilyn Manson, ...

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KAMELOT: 'Falling Like The Fahrenheit' Video Released

"Falling Like The Fahrenheit", the new video from American / German / Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Ville Lipiainen (NIGHTWISH, HIM, APOCALYPTICA) and was filmed during the band's sold-out performance at 013 in Tilburg, The Netherlands. KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood and keyboardist Oliver Palotai spent time last ...

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MORGOTH: 'God Is Evil' Single Teaser

Reactivated German death metallers MORGOTH have just released a seven-inch EP/digital single titled "God Is Evil" featuring two brand new tracks. A teaser for the single is available below. Comments the band: "Finally, after 17 years, we have some new tunes to share with you. "We are excited about the nearing release of the 'God ...

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