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DARK TRANQUILLITY, SOILWORK, DREAM EVIL Members To Guest On New SHADOWSIDE Album

Mikael Stanne (DARK TRANQUILLITY), Björn "Speed" Strid (SOILWORK) and Niklas Isfeldt (DREAM EVIL) recently stopped by Fredman Studio in Gothenburg, Sweden to lay down guest vocals on "Inner Monster Out", a track that will appear on the forthcoming third album from Brazilian female-fronted metallers SHADOWSIDE. SHADOWSIDE members Dani Nolden (vocals), Raphael Mattos (guitar), Ricardo Piccoli ...

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ANGRA Singer To Perform With KAMELOT In São Paulo

Edu Falaschi (ANGRA, ALMAH) will be a special guest at KAMELOT's April 9 concert in Espaço Lux in São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo, Brazil as part of the "Pandemonium Over South America 2011" tour. Falaschi will share the stage with such great singers as Fabio Lione (RHAPSODY OF FIRE), Simone Simons (EPICA) and Elyze ...

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SERENITY: 'The Chevalier' Video Released

"The Chevalier", the new video from Austrian symphonic melodic metallers SERENITY, can be viewed below. The song, which features a guest appearance by Ailyn (SIRENIA), comes off the band's third album, "Death & Legacy", due on February 25 via Napalm Records. The CD was produced by Oliver Philipps, Jan Vacik, Thomas Buchberger and Georg Neuhauser ...

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KAMELOT Taps AMARANTHE Singer For European, South American Tours

Swedish vocalist Elize Ryd of AMARANTHE has been selected to fill the female singer spot on KAMELOT's upcoming European and South American tours in April/May. Elize previously performed with KAMELOT on last year's "Summer Pandemonium Tour" and the band's European trek in April/May 2010. Commented KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood: "I am very pleased to hear ...

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SHADOWSIDE To Take Part In Live Broadcast From The Studio

Brazilian female-fronted metallers SHADOWSIDE will open the doors of Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden, to all Internet users. On Thursday, January 27 at 2:30 p.m. Central European Time (GMT +1), they will broadcast live via Twitcam the recording process of their new album. The bandmembers will also be talking to the fans and answering questions ...

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SHADOWSIDE Begins Recording New Album; Video Available

Brazilian female-fronted metallers SHADOWSIDE have entered Fredman Studio in Gothenburg, Sweden to begin recording their new album with producer Fredrik Nordström (AT THE GATES, IN FLAMES, DARK TRANQUILLITY, ARCH ENEMY, SOILWORK, BRING ME THE HORIZON). A spring/summer release via SHP Records is expected. The CD will feature the song "Gag Order", which the band debuted ...

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SERENITY: Six-Minute 'Death & Legacy' Video Teaser Posted Online

A six-minute video trailer for "Death & Legacy", the third album from Austrian symphonic melodic metallers SERENITY, can be viewed below. Due on February 25, 2011 via Napalm Records, the CD was produced by Oliver Philipps, Jan Vacik, Thomas Buchberger and Georg Neuhauser and it features guest appearances by Ailyn (SIRENIA), Amanda Somerville (AVANTASIA, EPICA, ...

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SHADOWSIDE Taps Producer FREDRIK NORDSTRÖM For New Album

After touring all over Europe supporting W.A.S.P. on the second leg of "The Return to Babylon 2010 Tour", Brazilian female-fronted metallers SHADOWSIDE will enter Fredman Studio in Gothenburg, Sweden in January 2011 to begin recording their new album with producer Fredrik Nordström (AT THE GATES, IN FLAMES, DARK TRANQUILLITY, ARCH ENEMY, SOILWORK, BRING ME THE ...

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SERENITY: New Album Details Revealed; Audio Samples Available

Austrian symphonic melodic metallers SERENITY will release their third album, "Death & Legacy", on February 25, 2010 via Napalm Records. The CD was produced by Oliver Philipps, Jan Vacik, Thomas Buchberger and Georg Neuhauser and it features guest appearances by Ailyn (SIRENIA), Amanda Somerville (AVANTASIA, EPICA, KISKE/SOMERVILLE) and Charlotte Wessels (DELAIN). The album was mixed ...

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KAMELOT Singer Unable To Tour Behind New Album; RHAPSODY OF FIRE's LIONE Steps In

American/Norwegian melodic metallers KAMELOT have released the following statement: "Unfortunately, we have been informed that, due to continuing medical and personal issues, [vocalist] Roy Khan [full name: Roy Sætre Khantatat] will not be able to finish the remaining touring in support of [KAMELOT's latest album] 'Poetry For The Poisoned'. However, we are pleased to announce ...

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ANDRÉ MATOS: New Brazilian Concert Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of Brazilian singer André Matos' (ANGRA, SHAAMAN, VIPER) November 19, 2010 performance at SESC in Santo André, Brazil can be viewed below (courtesy of Joel Oliveira Jr.). "Mentalize", the second solo album from André Matos, was released in Europe on February 1, 2010 via SPV/Steamhammer (three days earlier in Germany). The CD ...

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SHADOWSIDE Signs North American Deal With SHP RECORDS

Brazilian female-fronted metal band SHADOWSIDE has inked a deal with SHP Records for the North American release of the "Dare To Dream" album. The deal also includes the worldwide release of the group's next CD, to be recorded in January 2011. SHP Records is a new music label and distributor launched by Sean Healy Presents, ...

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SHADOWSIDE To Support W.A.S.P. In Europe

Brazilian female-fronted metal band SHADOWSIDE will support W.A.S.P. on the "The Return To Babylon 2010 Tour" of Europe in October-December. Commented SHADOWSIDE singer Dani Nolden: "I trust that our anxiety and excitement alone might be enough to set the stage on fire even with the European cold weather! "We're extremely proud for having the opportunity ...

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PATHOSRAY Parts Ways With Guitarist, Announces Replacement

Italian progressive metal band PATHOSRAY has parted ways with guitarist Alessio Velliscig due to "artistic differences" and has replaced him with Antonio Petris. Commented the group: "Antonio has been working with PATHOSRAY's basisst, Fabio D'Amore, for a few years now on several projects. "The band found he brought a level of energy and artistic contribution ...

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SERENITY Bassist Quits

Bassist Simon Holzknecht has left Austrian symphonic melodic metallers SERENITY due to personal reasons. Commented the band: "Within the last couple of years Simon was a constant and important part within the band and his bass playing completed our releases (2007's 'Words Untold & Dreams Unlived', 2008's 'Fallen Sanctuary') as well as our live performances. ...

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ANDRÉ MATOS Interviewed In Milan

HeavyWorlds.com conducted an interview with Brazilian singer André Matos (ex-ANGRA, SHAAMAN, VIPER) on April 10, 2010 when André performed in Milan, Italy with the CLAIRVOYANTS. Watch the chat in three parts below. "Mentalize", the second solo album from André Matos, was released in Europe on February 1, 2010 via SPV/Steamhammer (three days earlier in Germany). ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE: 'Sea Of Fate' Video Released

"Sea Of Fate", the new video from Italian symphonic metal masters RHAPSODY OF FIRE, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's new album, "The Frozen Tears Of Angels", which was released on April 30, 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced by Luca Turilli and Alex Staropoli and it was ...

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SHADOWSIDE: 'Hideaway' Video Released

"Hideaway", the new video from the Brazilian female-fronted metal band SHADOWSIDE, can be viewed below. The clip, which was directed, produced and edited by Luiz Felipe Amorim, was filmed in an abandoned garage in the group's hometown of Santos. It features the band performing as well as lead singer Dani Nolden playing the main character. ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE: New Song Sample Available

Italian symphonic metal masters RHAPSODY OF FIRE will release their new album, "The Frozen Tears Of Angels", on April 30, 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced by Luca Turilli and Alex Staropoli and it was mixed and mastered by Sascha Paeth at the Gate Studio (AVANTASIA, EPICA) in Wolfsburg, Germany. It will ...

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ANNIHILATION Completes Work On Debut Album

Portuguese death metallers ANNIHILATION have finished recording their debut album, "Against The Storm", at Brugo Sound Studio with producer Hugo Camarinha (THERIOMORPHIC, BLEEDING DISPLAY). Camarinha also mixed and mastered the effort, which will be released later this year via an as-yet-undetermined record label. ANNIHILATION's recording lineup for "Against The Storm" consisted of Fábio "Nitra" on ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE: New Song Available For Free Download

Italian symphonic metal masters RHAPSODY OF FIRE will release their new album, "The Frozen Tears Of Angels", on April 30, 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced by Luca Turilli and Alex Staropoli and it was mixed and mastered by Sascha Paeth at the Gate Studio (AVANTASIA, EPICA) in Wolfsburg, Germany. It will ...

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