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RAVEN To Release 'ExtermiNation' Album In April

British/American heavy metal trio RAVEN will release its new album, "ExtermiNation", in Scandinavia on April 22, in Germany on April 24, in the rest of Europe on April 27 and in North America on April 28 via SPV/Steamhammer. The effort will be made available as a digipak version (including one bonus track), 2LP gatefold green ...

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TANK To Release 'Valley Of Tears' Album In June

British power metal mercenaries TANK recently extended their record deal with Metal Mind Productions, the label that re-released the band's back catalogue and issued their recent albums "War Machine" (2010) and "War Nation" (2012). TANK's new album, "Valley Of Tears", will be released in North America on June 9 via MVD. Joining guitarists Mick Tucker ...

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KREATOR, SODOM, DESTRUCTION, TANKARD: 'The Big Teutonic 4' To Release New 10-Inch Single

German thrash titans KREATOR, SODOM, DESTRUCTION and TANKARD, collectively known as The Big Teutonic 4, have announced to release yet another prestigious 10-inch vinyl record. After the huge success of the first release in early 2013, the second output will contain rare cover versions of iconic NWOBHM classics. The 10-inch vinyl will be available in ...

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Former MERCYFUL FATE Members HANK SHERMANN, MICHAEL DENNER Tap SNOWY SHAW For Debut Album

Swedish multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw, who has played with such legendary bands as MERCYFUL FATE, KING DIAMOND, THERION, DIMMU BORGIR, MEMENTO MORI, DREAM EVIL, NOTRE DAME and SABATON, has finished laying down drums on the debut album from DENNER/SHERMANN, the new project featuring MERCYFUL FATE guitarists Michael Denner and Hank Shermann. Regarding how the idea for ...

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WAMI Project Featuring VINNY APPICE, DOOGIE WHITE, MARCO MENDOZA: 'Wild Woman' Video

"Wild Woman", the new video from WAMI, the project featuring vocalist Doogie White (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL, DIO) and bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE) alongside Polish guitarist Iggy Gwadera, can be seen below. The song comes off WAMI's debut album, "Kill The King", which was ...

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TANK To Release New Album In March

British power metal mercenaries TANK have extended their record deal with Metal Mind Productions, the label that re-released the band's back catalogue and issued their recent albums "War Machine" (2010) and "War Nation" (2012). TANK is preparing to enter the studio to begin recording its as-yet-untitled new album for a March 2015 release. Joining guitarists ...

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MERCYFUL FATE's HANK SHERMANN And MICHAEL DENNER Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of 'Don't Break The Oath': Part Two

Part two of a new video of MERCYFUL FATE guitarists Hank Shermann and Michael Denner playing the band's classic "Don't Break The Oath" album to celebrate the LP's 30th anniversary can be seen below. Says Shermann: "With the overwhelming feedback from the 'Melissa' 30-year anniversary video [which was released last year], it was obvious that ...

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PANZER Featuring ACCEPT And DESTRUCTION Members: 'Panzer' Lyric Video

PANZER, the new German "supergroup" comprised of vocalist and bassist Schmier, best known as frontman of DESTRUCTION, guitarist Herman Frank (ACCEPT, VICTORY) and drummer Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, ex-RUNNING WILD), will release its debut album, "Send Them All To Hell", on November 28 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the CD was created by Hungarian ...

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MERCYFUL FATE's HANK SHERMANN And MICHAEL DENNER Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of 'Don't Break The Oath': Part One

Part one of a new video of MERCYFUL FATE guitarists Hank Shermann and Michael Denner playing the band's classic "Don't Break The Oath" album to celebrate the LP's 30th anniversary can be seen below. Says Shermann: "With the overwhelming feedback from the 'Melissa' 30-year anniversary video [which was released last year], it was obvious that ...

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HAMMERFALL Parts Ways With Drummer ANDERS JOHANSSON

Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL have released the following statement: "Life in a heavy metal band is indeed filled with twists and turns, highs and lows, ups and downs. On Monday, we rolled out our own whiskey, Legacy Of Kings. Today is a shocking and monumental day for all, HAMMERFALL members and fans alike: Anders Johansson has ...

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TANK To Enter Studio In November

British power metal mercenaries TANK are currently writing and rehearsing material for the follow-up to their successful 2012 album, "War Nation". The band is scheduled to enter the studio in November to begin recording the new CD for a tentative early February release. The new album's arrival will coincide with TANK's performance on the 2015 ...

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PANZER Featuring ACCEPT And DESTRUCTION Members: Second 'Send Them All To Hell' Trailer

PANZER, the new German "supergroup" comprised of vocalist and bassist Schmier, best known as frontman of DESTRUCTION, guitarist Herman Frank (ACCEPT, VICTORY) and drummer Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, ex-RUNNING WILD), will release its debut album, "Send Them All To Hell", on November 28 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the CD was created by Hungarian ...

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MERCYFUL FATE Guitarists MICHAEL DENNER And HANK SHERMANN Join Forces In New Project

MERCYFUL FATE guitarists Michael Denner and Hank Shermann have joined forces in a new project called DENNER/SHERMANN. Hank explains in a statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "We recently recorded the video for 'Dont Break The Oath' 30-year anniversary, and got so inspired that we transformed the idea to create DENNER/SHERMANN. "Besides working with our own respective bands, ...

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SANCTUARY Films 'Frozen' Video; Photos Available

Reunited '80s cult metal outfit SANCTUARY recently filmed video for the song "Frozen" with director Dirk Behlau. The track comes off the band's comeback album, "The Year The Sun Died", which will be released on October 14 in North America and October 6 in Europe via Century Media. Recorded in Seattle at Soundhouse Studios with ...

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SANCTUARY: New Song 'Arise And Purify' Available For Streaming

Reunited '80s cult metal outfit SANCTUARY will release its comeback album, "The Year The Sun Died", on October 14 in North America and October 6 in Europe via Century Media. Recorded in Seattle at Soundhouse Studios with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (SOULFLY, SHADOWS FALL, HATEBREED, MUNICIPAL WASTE), the CD will feature 11 tracks. There will ...

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SODOM: Video Footage Of SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of SODOM's June 7 performance at the Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden can be seen below. SODOM's latest album, "Epitome Of Torture", sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 25 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, ...

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Kill the King - WHITE APPICE MENDOZA IGGY

Doogie White just might be the hardest working man in heavy metal. Where isn't he these days? If he's not fronting for Michael Schenker, Yngwie Malmsteen, LA PAZ or TANK, he's been found lurking in EMPIRE, PRAYING MANTIS, CORNERSTONE, RATA BLANCA and, of course, RAINBOW, amongst other music entities. This time, he's pitted alongside the ...

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SANCTUARY Completes Work On 'The Year The Sun Died'

Reunited '80s cult metal outfit SANCTUARY has completed work on its comeback album, "The Year The Sun Died", for a September 30 release (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media. Recorded in Seattle at Soundhouse Studios with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (SOULFLY, SHADOWS FALL, HATEBREED, MUNICIPAL WASTE), the CD will feature 11 tracks and a ...

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WAMI Project Featuring VINNY APPICE, DOOGIE WHITE, MARCO MENDOZA: 'One More For Rock 'N' Roll' Video

WAMI, the brand new project featuring vocalist Doogie White (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL, DIO) and bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE) alongside 16-year-old Polish guitarist Iggy Gwadera, released its debut album, "Kill The King", on May 13 in North America via MVD and May 12 in ...

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EDGUY Guests On France's 'Une Dose 2 Metal' (Video)

German melodic metallers EDGUY were interviewed on a recent episode of the French show "Une Dose 2 Metal" on L'Enorme TV. You can now watch the entire chat below. EDGUY's tenth studio album, "Space Police - Defenders Of The Crown", registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #2 Czech Republic: #8 Finland: #12 Switzerland: #13 ...

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