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PRAYING MANTIS To Release 'Legacy' Album In August

Frontiers Music Srl will release the tenth studio album from British rockers PRAYING MANTIS, titled "Legacy", on August 21. The early reactions to the new songs have been outstanding and there is a real buzz beginning to emerge that this could arguably be the best album that MANTIS have ever made! Bold words to be ...

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IRON MAIDEN To Release 'The Book Of Souls' Double Album In September

IRON MAIDEN's eagerly awaited new studio album, "The Book Of Souls", will be released globally on September 4 through Parlophone Records (Sanctuary Copyrights/BMG in the U.S.A.). It was recorded in Paris with their longstanding producer Kevin "Caveman" Shirley in late 2014, with the finishing touches added earlier this year. However, the band decided to delay ...

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WARREL DANE Wouldn't Make New NEVERMORE Album Without JEFF LOOMIS

On May 23, Ronny Bittner of Rock Hard magazine conducted an interview with vocalist Warrel Dane and guitarist Lenny Rutledge of the reunited '80s cult metal outfit SANCTUARY at the Rock Hard Festival in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about SANCTUARY's latest addition, guitarist Nick Cordle (ex-ARCH ENEMY, ARSIS), who ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE Featuring Ex-MEGADETH, SHADOWS FALL, SCAR THE MARTYR Members: Two Videos Shot

ACT OF DEFIANCE, the new band featuring former MEGADETH members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), alongside ex-SCAR THE MARTYR singer Henry Derek Bonner, and SHADOWS FALL's Matt Bachand (bass), has just finished filming videos for two songs from its forthcoming debut album. Tentatively due this summer via Metal Blade, the CD was recorded ...

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HEAVY MONTRÉAL 2015: Daily Lineups Revealed; More Bands Announced

EXTREME, NEUROSIS, ABBATH, DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, SANCTUARY, VEIL OF MAYA, THE ACACIA STRAIN, CATTLE DECAPITATION and more have been added to the billing of this year's edition of the Heavy Montréal festival. Daily lineups for the three-day event, which will be held on August 7-9 at Parc Jean-Drapeau, have also been revealed. Check out the ...

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WARREL DANE: 'NEVERMORE Is Not Dead'

Iza Rodrigues of Menina Headbanger has produced a documentary about NEVERMORE/SANCTUARY singer Warrel Dane's recent Brazilian tour. The report on the "Dead Heart In A Dead World" 15th-anniversary Brazilian trek was recorded in São Paulo and São José dos Campos and can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On ...

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SUN & SAIL CLUB: 'The Great White Dope' Album Preview

A preview of SUN & SAIL CLUB's new album, "The Great White Dope", is available below. The CD will be released on May 12. SUN & SAIL CLUB is the band featuring Bob Balch (FU MANCHU) on guitar, Scott Reeder (FU MANCHU, SMILE) on drums and Scott Thomas Reeder (KYUSS, FIREBALL MINISTRY, THE OBSESSED) on ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE Featuring Ex-MEGADETH, SHADOWS FALL, SCAR THE MARTYR Members: Mixing To Begin On Monday

ACT OF DEFIANCE, the new band featuring former MEGADETH members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), alongside ex-SCAR THE MARTYR singer Henry Derek Bonner, and SHADOWS FALL's Matt Bachand (bass), will begin mixing its debut album on Monday, April 13 with world-renowned producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (ROB ZOMBIE, HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL). A tentative summer ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE Featuring Ex-MEGADETH, SHADOWS FALL, SCAR THE MARTYR Members: Debut Album Update

ACT OF DEFIANCE, the new band featuring former MEGADETH members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), alongside ex-SCAR THE MARTYR singer Henry Derek Bonner, and SHADOWS FALL's Matt Bachand (bass), recently entered the studio with world-renowned producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (ROB ZOMBIE, HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL) to begin recording its debut album for a tentative ...

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SUN & SAIL CLUB To Release 'The Great White Dope' Album In May

SUN & SAIL CLUB, the band featuring Bob Balch (FU MANCHU) on guitar, Scott Reeder (FU MANCHU, SMILE) on drums and Scott Thomas Reeder (KYUSS, FIREBALL MINISTRY, THE OBSESSED) on bass, has announced the addition of vocalist and punk legend Tony Adolescent (THE ADOLESCENTS) to the group's ranks. Asked how Tony became part of the ...

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The Beast Arises - PAUL DI'ANNO

It's never easy to torch a living legend but it's even harder to watch a living legend shank. For all that Paul Di'Anno has endured, positive and negative, he retains a revered spot in heavy metal as the original voice of IRON MAIDEN. This means his live repertoire will forever be stacked with MAIDEN tunes, ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's REED MULLIN Is 'Enjoying The Hell' Out Of Playing PEPPER KEENAN-Era Songs Again

MetalRecusants.com conducted an interview with CORROSION OF CONFORMITY drummer Reed Mullin before the band's March 12 concert in Colchester, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follows (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On performing full CORROSION OF CONFORMITY shows with guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan for the first time since 2006: ...

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SANCTUARY: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Zagreb Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of SANCTUARY's March 11 performance at Tvornica Kulture in Zagreb, Croatia can be seen below. SANCTUARY's European tour started with a very special headline show in London before they joined the mighty OVERKILL for a run of mainland shows. The trek will end with two headlining gigs in Greece. SANCTUARY recently parted ...

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