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KRUX To Perform At Holland's DOOM TO DUST Festival

KRUX, the Swedish band featuring CANDLEMASS bassist Leif Edling, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Mats Levn, ex-ENTOMBED drummer Peter Stjrnvind, guitarist Jrgen Sandstrom (also in THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED/GRAVE), OPETH/ex-ARCH ENEMY guitarist Fredrik kesson, and keyboardist Carl Westholm, will perform at the Doom To Dust festival at 013 in Tilburg on September 7. In the event that ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP: More Tour Dates Announced

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) has scheduled the following dates: Jun. 21 - Bilbao, Spain - Kobetamendi - (Kobetasonic Festival) Jul. 05 - Tuttlingen, Germany - Hornberger Sommer Jul. 10 - Bad Arolsen, Germany - Magic Circle Festival Aug. 25 - Osaka, Japan - Namba Hatch Aug. 27 - Nagoya, Japan - Diamond Hall Aug. 28 ...

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FALL OF SERENITY: Video Footage From Recording Studio Posted Online

German behemoth FALL OF SERENITY will release its fourth full-length album, "The Crossfire", in North America on May 13. But much has changed since we last heard from the death-thrash axe-slayers. After 2006's herculean "Bloodred Salvation", long-time bass player John Gahlert took over the microphone, while guitarist Alex Fischer switched over to the bass and ...

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KRUX Schedules Norwegian, Swedish Dates

KRUX, the Swedish band featuring CANDLEMASS bassist Leif Edling, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Mats Levén, ex-ENTOMBED drummer Peter Stjärnvind, guitarist Jörgen Sandstrom (also in THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED/GRAVE), OPETH/ex-ARCH ENEMY guitarist Fredrik Åkesson, and keyboardist Carl Westholm, has issued the following update: "KRUX will play the classic Inferno festival in Oslo, Norway on March 21st. Showtime ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP: New Touring Lineup Revealed

Legendary guitarist Michael Schenker has revealed the lineup of the MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) for the band's upcoming tour in support of the "In the Midst of Beauty" album. It is as follows: Michael Schenker - Guitar Gary Barden - Vocals Chris Glen - Bass Ted McKenna - Drums Wayne Findlay – Guitar/Keyboards According to ...

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DEW-SCENTED: New Video Interview Available

France's Radio Metal conducted an interview with DEW-SCENTED vocalist Leif Jensen and guitarist Florian Müller on February 14, 2008 in Lyon, France. Watch the chat in two parts below. DEW-SCENTED's video for the song "That's Why I Despise You" can be viewed on YouTube. The clip was shot in Gothenburg, Sweden with acclaimed ...

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SWORN: European Dates Announced

SWORN, the Norwegian black metal project led by Lars Jensen (MYRKGRAV), has scheduled the following dates:: Mar. 28 - Ragnarök Festival - Lichtenfels, Germany Mar. 29 - Tomahawk Festival - Osnabrück, Germany May 02 - Walpurgis Metal Days - Hauzenberg, Germany May 23 - Rock Mania Festival - Dettelbach, Germany Aug. 15 - Summer Breeze ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER: New Studio Photos Posted Online

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) is scheduled to release a new album, "In the Midst Of Beauty", in April. The CD will feature returning MSG singer Gary Barden, drummer Simon Philips (THE WHO, TOTO), bassist Neil Murray (BLACK SABBATH, WHITESNAKE) and keyboardist Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, OZZY OSBOURNE). A number of photos of Schenker, Airey, Siggi ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER & FRIENDS: More Dates Announced

Legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker has scheduled the following UK dates under the MICHAEL SCHENKER & FRIENDS banner: Jan. 26 - Twist - Colchester, UK Feb. 05 - Concorde 2 - Brighton, UK Feb. 06 - Queens Hall - Nuneaton, UK Feb. 09 - Academy 3 - Manchester, UK Feb. 10 - Boardwalk - Sheffield, ...

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LIBERTY N' JUSTICE: New Song Featuring LILLIAN AXE Singer Posted Online

Versailles Records will release a "greatest-hits" LP from Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE, entitled "4-ALL: The Best of LNJ". Due on March 28, this compilation features a "who's who" guest-star list of hard rock and heavy metal legends, including Lou Gramm (ex-FOREIGNER), Sebastian Bach (ex-SKID ROW), Michael Sweet (STRYPER), Mark Slaughter (SLAUGHTER), Jack Russell (GREAT ...

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SINPHONIA Working On New Material

SINPHONIA, the Danish dark melodic metal band featuring ex-SIRENIA singer Monika Pedersen, HATESPHERE drummer Dennis Buhl, CHAOSWAVE guitarist Henrik "Guf" Rangstrup, and newly added bassist Leif N (JANUARY JAUNT), has commenced work on new material. The group — which has released two full-length albums so far (2000's "When the Tide Breaks" and 2001's "The Divine ...

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RAM To Headline France's SCANDINAVIAN METAL ATTACK Festival

RAM, the traditional Gothenburg, Sweden-based heavy metal band featuring Leif Larsson (ex-FROZEN EYES, NME WITHIN) and Morgan Pettersson (ex-B-THONG), will headline the Scandinavian Metal Attack festival at Boite à Musiques in Wattleros, France on January 19, 2008. As previously reported, RAM also headline the Pounding Metal Fest on November 17 at Sala Ritmo in Madrid, ...

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RAM to Headline Spain's POUNDING METAL FEST

RAM, the traditional Gothenburg, Sweden-based heavy metal band featuring Leif Larsson (ex-FROZEN EYES, NME WITHIN) and Morgan Pettersson (ex-B-THONG), will headline the Pounding Metal Fest on November 17 at Sala Ritmo in Madrid, Spain. Larsson will once again be unable to make the gig and will be temporarily replaced by Tyrant of the Swedish black ...

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LIBERTY N' JUSTICE To Release 'Best Of' CD In March

Versailles Records has announced the forthcoming release of Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE's "greatest-hits" LP, due in late March 2008. Entitled "4-ALL: The Best of LNJ", this compilation features a "who's who" guest-star list of hard rock and heavy metal legends, including Lou Gramm (ex-FOREIGNER), Sebastian Bach (ex-SKID ROW), Michael Sweet (STRYPER), Mark Slaughter (SLAUGHTER), ...

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CANDLEMASS: 'From The 13th Sun' Album To Be Re-Released On Vinyl

CANDLEMASS' "From the 13th Sun" album, which came out in 1999 and featured mainman/bassist Leif Edling alongside a collection of mostly unknown (outside Sweden) musicians, will be re-released on vinyl via Black Lodge Records. The new LP contains the entire original album plus three extra tracks: "The Odessa Chamber", "Sokrates" and "John the Leper". The ...

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CANDLEMASS: Athens Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Swedish doomsters CANDLEMASS performing the song "Devil Seed" on Septemebr 30 at Gagarin 205 in Athens, Greece can be viewed below. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Marche Funebre 02. The Well Of Souls 03. At The Gallows End 04. Solitude 05. Emperor Of The Void 06. Devil Seed 07. ...

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CANDLEMASS: More London Concert Footage Posted Online

More fan-filmed video footage has surfaced of legendary Swedish doomsters CANDLEMASS's September 12, 2007 concert in London, England. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Marche Funebre (intro) 02. The Well of Souls 03. At The Gallows End 04. Solitude 05. Emperor of the Void 06. Devil Seed 07. Mirror Mirror 08. Under the Oak ...

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