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Former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer Collaborates With Ex-SOILWORK Guitarist

Former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and current DEVIL YOU KNOW singer Howard Jones is collaborating with ex-SOILWORK guitarist Peter Wichers on a new studio project. Jones recently visited Wichers's studio in North Carolina to begin laying down ideas for the project's upcoming full-length debut, details of which will announced as they become available. In related news, DEVIL ...

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Video Premiere: OVERKILL's 'Shine On'

"Shine On", the new video from New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "The Grinding Wheel", which was released on February 10 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by OVERKILL and mixed by Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, ACCEPT). The artwork was created ...

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THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA Feat. SOILWORK, ARCH ENEMY Members: 'Amber Galactic' Artwork, Track Listing

Swedish classic/progressive rock supergroup THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA — featuring members of metal frontrunners SOILWORK and ARCH ENEMY — will release its third studio album, "Amber Galactic", on May 19 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at Handsome Hard Studio in Lund, Sweden. The album follows THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA's two previous releases, 2012's ...

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THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA Feat. SOILWORK, ARCH ENEMY Members: 'Amber Galactic' Due In May

Swedish classic/progressive rock supergroup THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA — featuring members of metal frontrunners SOILWORK and ARCH ENEMY — will release its third studio album, "Amber Galactic", on May 19 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at Handsome Hard Studio in Lund, Sweden. The album follows THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA's two previous releases, 2012's ...

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SEPULTURA Guitarist: 'We Welcome' The Haters

United Rock Nations recently conducted an interview with guitarist Andreas Kisser of Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the band's new album, "Machine Messiah", Kisser said: "We're very happy about it. We work very hard to do an album like this. We wanted to really explore our musicianship, play ...

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AVATARIUM To Release 'Hurricanes And Halos' Album In May

Swedish doom metallers AVATARIUM will release their third studio album, "Hurricanes And Halos", on May 26 via Nuclear Blast. Once again, singer Jennie-Ann Smith and her gentlemen cast a spell over you with a truly magical sound experience. As was the case with the band's first two efforts, AVATARIUM relies on beauty and darkness, heavy ...

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OVERKILL Kicks Off North American Tour In Philadelphia (Video)

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL kicked off their North American tour on Tuesday, February 14 at the Trocadero in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. OVERKILL is touring in support of its latest album, "The Grinding Wheel", which was released on February 10 via Nuclear Blast. The disc ...

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SOILWORK To Get Into 'Writing Mode' During The Summer

Finland's Kaaos TV conducted an interview with vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid of Swedish metallers SOILWORK before the band's February 11 concert in Tampere, Finland with KREATOR and SEPULTURA. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about SOILWORK's plans for the follow-up to the 2015 album "The Ride Majestic", Strid said: "I don't ...

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Video: KREATOR Performs In Oslo, Norway

Fan-filmed video footage of KREATOR's February 7 performance at Rockefeller in Oslo, Norway can be seen below. KREATOR kicked off its European tour with Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA on February 1 at La Bam in Metz, France. Also appearing on the bill are visionary Swedish melodic death metallers SOILWORK and Belgium's finest death/grind outfit ABORTED. KREATOR's ...

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Video: SEPULTURA Performs 'Machine Messiah' Songs In Tilburg

Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA played the second show of their European tour with KREATOR Thursday night (February 2) at 013 in Tilburg, The Netherlands. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. Speaking about the songwriting process for SEPULTURA's new studio album, "Machine Messiah", guitarist Andreas Kisser told the "Heavy Metal Wanaka" podcast: "Well, ...

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Video Premiere: OVERKILL's 'Goddamn Trouble'

"Goddamn Trouble", the new video from New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Kevin Custer and edited by Denise Korycki at Wild Wind Productions (CANNIBAL CORPSE, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE). Commented OVERKILL frontman Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth: "We hooked up again with Kevin Custer, the director behind the videos 'Armorist', ...

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KREATOR's 'Gods Of Violence' Tops German Chart

"Gods Of Violence", the new album from German thrash titans KREATOR, has entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 1. Commented singer, guitarist and main songwriter Mille Petrozza: "Wow! Number One in Germany! What a great day in the history of KREATOR. Words can not describe how we feel about ...

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SEPULTURA: Video Footage Of Entire European-Tour-Kickoff Concert

Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA kicked off their European tour with KREATOR last night (Wednesday, February 1) at La Bam in Metz, France. Fan-filmed video footage of the entire concert can be seen below. Speaking about the songwriting process for SEPULTURA's new studio album, "Machine Messiah", guitarist Andreas Kisser told the "Heavy Metal Wanaka" podcast: "Well, it ...

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SEPULTURA's ANDREAS KISSER Talks About 'Machine Messiah' Songwriting Process (Audio)

The "Heavy Metal Wanaka" podcast recently conducted an interview with guitarist Andreas Kisser of Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Speaking about the songwriting process for SEPULTURA's new studio album, "Machine Messiah", Andreas said: "Well, it has a little bit of everything. Of course, I have ...

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Video Premiere: KREATOR's 'Fallen Brother'

German thrash titans KREATOR have released the official music video for the song "Fallen Brother" from their latest album, "Gods Of Violence". The track features Swiss singer/songwriter Dagobert and pays respect to fallen music icons such as Lemmy, Jeff Hanneman, Cliff Burton, Peter Steele, Prince, David Bowie and Bon Scott, among others. KREATOR frontman Mille ...

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Video Premiere: KREATOR's 'Totalitarian Terror'

German thrash titans KREATOR have released the official music video for the song "Totalitarian Terror". Check it out below. "Totalitarian Terror" is the final clip in KREATOR's new video trilogy, which was helmed by the renowned Polish video production company Grupa13 (AMON AMARTH, BEHEMOTH, ELUVEITIE). The track is taken from the band's new album, "Gods ...

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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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