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DRAGONFORCE Wrote 12-Minute 'Epic Song' In Response To Fan Requests

Kash of the "Moshpit" show, which airs on the SYN 90.7 radio station in Melbourne, Australia, recently conducted an interview with DRAGONFORCE guitarist Herman Li. You can now listen to the chat below. Asked how DRAGONFORCE's forthcoming album, "Reaching Into Infinity", is musically different to the band's previous efforts, Herman said: "I would say it's ...

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DRAGONFORCE Guitarist Shoots Down Accusation Band Speeds Up Its Songs In The Studio

Levi Seth of Australia's Sticks For Stones recently conducted an interview with guitarist Herman Li of multinational metal band DRAGONFORCE. You can listen the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On DRAGONFORCE's forthcoming album, "Reaching Into Infinity": Herman: "I would say it's a continuation of DRAGONFORCE. We're always trying ...

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Video Premiere: AMARANTHE's 'Boomerang'

"Boomerang", the new video from Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE, can be seen below. The clip was once again directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES and KAMELOT, among others. Commented AMARANTHE guitarist Olof Mörck: "It is finally time to release our brand new ...

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Singer JAKE E Is 'Stepping Off The AMARANTHE Tour Bus' To Pursue Other Projects

Vocalist Joacim "Jake E" Lundberg has broken his silence regarding his departure from AMARANTHE, the successful Swedish melodic metal band he co-founded. AMARANTHE has kept an active touring schedule in between recording and releasing four studio albums. Following AMARANTHE's tour of Japan with HELLOWEEN last September, Jake E, one of the band's three vocalists, announced ...

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DRAGONFORCE Is Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

British epic power metallers DRAGONFORCE are putting the finishing touches on their new album for a tentative spring release. Speaking to Alto Music at this past weekend's NAMM show in Anaheim, California, DRAGONFORCE guitarist Herman Li stated about the band's follow-up to 2014's "Maximum Overload": "Crazy enough, we've been in hiding — we ...

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Watch SKID ROW Perform On 'The KISS Kruise VI'

Fan-filmed video footage of SKID ROW's performance aboard The KISS Kruise VI, which took place earlier in the month, can be seen below. Even though SKID ROW has been playing shows with the South African-born, British-based singer ZP Theart (DRAGONFORCE, TANK, I AM I) since the beginning of this year, guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo has ...

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AMARANTHE Wanted To Incorporate New Influences On 'Maximalism' Album

Metal Temple's Daniel Fox recently conducted an interview with singer Elize Ryd of Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the AMARANTHE sound constantly evolving and changing: Elize: "Since we have so much inspiration and different angles ...

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Echoes of the Tortured - SINSAENUM

A smorgasbord of musicians from death and black metal bands with power metal and nu metal luminaries coming together in one band doesn't make much sense on paper, but the devil is in the details. It seems that's what SINSAENUM is attempting to summon with their debut, "Echoes of the Tortured", sonically, anyway. Former SLIPKNOT ...

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Video Premiere: AMARANTHE's 'That Song'

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE have dropped the video for their latest single, "That Song", a track from their epic and gloriously over-the-top new album, "Maximalism". The record is due out October 21 on Spinefarm Records, and finds the band further expanding its pop-metal hybrid style. The album is full of songs so catchy that they ...

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Watch AMARANTHE's Entire Performance In Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Fan-filmed video footage of AMARANTHE's entire September 30 performance at the Zal Ozhidaniya club in Saint-Petersburg, Russia can be seen below. AMARANTHE's new album, "Maximalism", will be released on October 21 via Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to 2014's "Massive Addictive" is described in a press release as "a hyper-modern, metallic beast of a record" containing ...

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