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VAN HALEN's 'OU812' Remembered 25 Years On In New eBook

A new one-dollar short eBook tells the story — 25 years on — of the making of VAN HALEN's 1988 album "OU812". Author Martin Popoff explains: "It's always a blast talking with Sammy Hagar, and within this lively read, he's considerably charitable in giving me the story of this 'hair metal'-era smash hit from the ...

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DAVID SHANKLE GROUP Signs With PURE STEEL RECORDS

DAVID SHANKLE GROUP, the progressive power metal band founded by former MANOWAR guitarist David "The Shred Demon" Shankle, has inked a deal with Pure Steel Records. The group's third album will be released in the summer/fall. "David Shankle has long been one of my personal faves," says Pure Steel's Andreas Lorenz. "For our label, it's ...

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DRAGONSCLAW Completes Work On Sophomore Album

Australia-based "epic, aggressive" metallers DRAGONSCLAW have completed work on their second album, "Judgement Day", for an early 2013 release. The band states, "David Reece [ACCEPT, BANGALORE CHOIR] has delivered an amazing guest vocal on the track 'Watching My Every Move'... Jack Starr [VIRGIN STEELE] plays a killer solo on the track 'Battle Cry', which is ...

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KRUX: Footage Of EINDHOVEN METAL MEETING Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of KRUX — the Swedish band featuring CANDLEMASS bassist Leif Edling, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Mats Levén, ex-ENTOMBED drummer Peter Stjärnvind, guitarist Jörgen Sandström (also in THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED/GRAVE), OPETH/ex-ARCH ENEMY guitarist Fredrik Åkesson and keyboardist Carl Westholm — performing on December 15, 2012 at the Eindhoven Metal Meeting in Eindhoven, Holland ...

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HAMMERFALL, DRAGONLAND, DREAMLAND Members To Resurrect METAL MONARCHS For Live Shows

METAL MONARCHS, the Gothenburg, Sweden-based all-star heavy metal tribute band featuring members of HAMMERFALL, DESTINY, DREAMLAND and DRAGONLAND, will reunite to play a number of shows during 2013. METAL MONARCHS has been on hiatus for a couple of years, mainly due to HAMMERFALL's hectic schedule, since appearing at the fabulous all-metal Christmas show "Hells Jingle ...

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ASTAROTH: 'Nero's Fire' Video Released

"Nero's Fire", the new video from legendary Italian heavy metal pioneers ASTAROTH, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's first-ever full-length album, "The End Of Silence", which will be released on December 21 via She Wolf Records. Produced by the band's bassist Saverio "Shining" Principini and engineered by Michael Tacci (METALLICA, WHITESNAKE) ...

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DRAGONSCLAW '98% Done' With New Album

Australia-based "epic, aggressive" metallers DRAGONSCLAW are "98% done" with their second album, "Judgement Day", which is scheduled for release in early 2013. The band states, "David Reece [ACCEPT, BANGALORE CHOIR] has delivered an amazing guest vocal on the track 'Watching My Every Move'... Jack Starr [VIRGIN STEELE] plays a killer solo on the track 'Battle ...

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Italian Metallers ASTAROTH To Release First-Ever Full-Length Album

Legendary Italian heavy metal pioneers ASTAROTH will release their first-ever full-length album, "The End Of Silence", on December 21 via She Wolf Records. Produced by the band's bassist Saverio "Shining" Principini and engineered by Michael Tacci (METALLICA, WHITESNAKE) in Los Angeles, California, the CD marks the band's first new output since their 1985 cult classic ...

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MANOWAR: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Moscow Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of MANOWAR's November 3 concert at Stadium Live in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Manowar 02. Call To Arms 03. Sign Of The Hammer 04. The Power 05. Hail, Kill And Die 06. Vocal Solo 07. Brothers Of Metal Pt. 1 08. Mountains 09. ...

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MANOWAR Performs On German TV (Video)

MANOWAR returned to Germany's cult show "TV Total" last night (Tuesday, October 30) and reunited with the program's host and entertainer Stefan Raab. You can now watch video footage of the band's appearance by following the links below. * "Touch The Sky" performance: Video * Interview: Video 2012 marks the 10th ...

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MANOWAR To Perform On Germany's 'TV Total'

MANOWAR will return to Germany's cult show "TV Total" on October 30 and reunite with the program's host and entertainer Stefan Raab. 2012 marks the 10th anniversary of MANOWAR's acclaimed album "Warriors Of The World" and the band's memorable performance on "TV Total" during the "Warriors Of The World" tour. The retail edition of MANOWAR's ...

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MANOWAR: Barcelona, Madrid Shows Back On

MANOWAR has issued the following update: "Magic Circle Management and MANOWAR are pleased to announce that, after working through the whole night with the very best interests of the fans at heart, all of the technical issues were solved regarding the shows in Barcelona and Madrid so now the shows will happen as originally planned. ...

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MANOWAR: Barcelona, Madrid Shows Canceled

MANOWAR has released the following statement: "We regrettably inform you that, due to unsolvable technical issues provided to the band in the last minute, MANOWAR is unable to perform their previously scheduled shows in Barcelona and Madrid on October 13 and 14. "All fans planning to attend those shows are encouraged to seek a full ...

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MANOWAR: 'The Lord Of Steel' Final Cover Artwork Unveiled

A short audio clip of MANOWAR bassist Joey DeMaio talking about the song "Manowarriors" from the band's twelfth studio album, "The Lord Of Steel", can be streamed below. The retail edition of "The Lord Of Steel", originally scheduled for September 28, will now hit the stores on October 19 on CD, limited-edition picture vinyl and ...

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DRAGONSCLAW: 'Judgement Day' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Former ACCEPT and current BANGALORE CHOIR singer David Reece (pictured below) will guest on the upcoming second album, "Judgement Day", from Sydney, Australia-based "epic, aggressive" metallers DRAGONSCLAW. Reece will be featured in the song "Watching My Every Move", which is described by DRAGONSCLAW as "one of the heaviest and most aggressive tracks on the record." ...

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MANOWAR Bassist Discusses New Song 'Touch The Sky' (Audio)

A short audio clip of MANOWAR bassist Joey DeMaio talking about the song "Touch The Sky" from the band's twelfth studio album, "The Lord Of Steel", can be streamed below. The retail edition of "The Lord Of Steel", originally scheduled for September 28, will now hit the stores on October 19 on CD, limited-edition picture ...

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IMPALED EXISTENCE: 'If Error Were True' Video Released

"If Error Were True", the new video from rising British metallers IMPALED EXISTENCE, can be seen below. The clip was produced by Tom Bohan (XERATH, BETRAEUS). "If Error Were True" comes off IMPALED EXISTENCE's debut EP, "These Lifeless Plains", which came out last November. The five-track EP was recorded at Endless Studios in Birmingham and ...

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