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ARTILLERY's Founding Guitarist MORTEN STÜTZER Dead At 57

Morten Stützer, guitarist and founding member of Danish thrash metal veterans ARTILLERY, has died. He was only 57 years old. The surviving members of the band broke the news of Morten's passing in a Facebook post earlier today. They wrote: "Dear loyal friends and fans, it is with a heavy heart, a great deal of ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND On NICKELBACK's CHAD KROEGER: 'I Feel Like I Owe Him A Real Debt Of Gratitude'

Devin Townsend says that he owes Chad Kroeger "a real debt of gratitude" for giving him invaluable career advice. Last August, Townsend surprised longtime fans by revealing his unexpected friendship with the NICKELBACK frontman. Four months later, it was announced that Kroeger would appear on Devin's upcoming "Empath" album, along with guitarists Steve Vai, Mike ...

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Video Premiere: ARTILLERY's 'Pain'

Danish thrash metal veterans ARTILLERY will release their ninth studio album, "The Face Of Fear", on November 16 via Metal Blade. The follow-up to 2016's "Penalty By Perception" is ARTILLERY's third effort with the current lineup. The official music video for the song "Pain", taken from "The Face Of Fear", can be seen below. The ...

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Listen To New ARTILLERY Song 'Crossroads To Conspiracy'

Danish thrash metal veterans ARTILLERY will release their ninth studio album, "The Face Of Fear", on November 16 via Metal Blade. The follow-up to 2016's "Penalty By Perception" is ARTILLERY's third effort with the current lineup. The song "Crossroads To Conspiracy", taken from "The Face Of Fear", can be streamed below. The lyrics are ARTILLERY ...

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ARTILLERY To Release 'The Face Of Fear' Album In November

Danish thrash metal veterans ARTILLERY will release their ninth studio album, "The Face Of Fear", on November 16 via Metal Blade. The follow-up to 2016's "Penalty By Perception" is ARTILLERY's third effort with the current lineup. The official video for "The Face Of Fear" title track can be seen below. The lyrics are ARTILLERY as ...

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ARTILLERY Releases Video For 'When The Magic Is Gone'

"When The Magic Is Gone", the new video from veteran Danish thrashers ARTILLERY, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Penalty By Perception", which was released in March 2016 via Metal Blade. ARTILLERY comments: "Our new video, 'When The Magic Is Gone', is a song about death and grief. ...

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ARTILLERY To Be Rejoined By Former Members For HIGH VOLTAGE ROCK AWARDS Performance

Danish metal veterans ARTILLERY will be rejoined by several former members — including classic-era vocalist Flemming Rønsdorf — for their appearance at the High Voltage Rock Awards on Saturday, April 15 at High Voltage in Copenhagen, Denmark. ARTILLERY is nominated for three awards at the event: Best Danish Metal Release ("Penalty By Perception"), Best Danish ...

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Video Premiere: ASPHYX's 'Candiru'

"Candiru", the new video from Dutch doom death metallers ASPHYX, can be seen below. The clip was shot during the band's recent appearance at Turock Open Air festival in Essen, Germany and was edited by Maurice Swinkels of Younique Film, who previously worked with ASPHYX on the "Forerunners Of The Apocalypse" video. ASPHYX vocalist Martin ...

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Resurrection - OPERATION: MINDCRIME

It's only incremental now, but four years since the initial rift, the verbal artillery continues to fly over the neutral ground enforced between Geoff Tate and his former bandmates. As grossly demeaning as this brawl has been for all participants involved, Tate has productively moved on from QUEENSRŸCHE. However, fans have viewed Tate's new band, ...

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Video Premiere: ASPHYX's 'Forerunners Of The Apocalypse'

"Forerunners Of The Apocalypse", the new video from Dutch doom death metal pioneers ASPHYX, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Maurice Swinkels of Younique Film (EXODUS, KATAKLYSM), who previously worked with the band on the "Deathhammer" video. Comments ASPHYX vocalist Martin Van Drunen: "'Forerunners Of The Apocalypse' is the first official video ...

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ASPHYX: Title Track Of 'Incoming Death' Album Available For Streaming

Dutch doom death metal pioneers ASPHYX will release their new studio album, "Incoming Death", on September 30 via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2012's "Deathhammer" was recorded at several different studios throughout 2016 and was once more mixed and mastered by Dan Swanö, who previously worked with the band on the "Deathhammer", "Death…The Brutal ...

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Echo - DAMON JOHNSON

Damon Johnson has a trad rocker's soul. With that comes coveted stints playing guitar for THIN LIZZY, BLACK STAR RIDERS, BROTHER CANE and Alice Cooper. Now trying out a solo venture, Johnson offers a five-song EP, "Echo", which covers a broad spectrum of styles a la his ventures without really hitting on any of them. ...

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ASPHYX: 'Incoming Death' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Dutch doom death metal pioneers ASPHYX will release their new studio album, "Incoming Death", on September 30 via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2012's "Deathhammer" was recorded at several diffferent studios throughout 2016 and was once more mixed and mastered by Dan Swanö, who previously worked with the band on the "Deathhammer", "Death…The Brutal ...

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ASPHYX To Release 'Incoming Death' Album In September

Dutch doom death metal pioneers ASPHYX will release their new studio album, "Incoming Death", on September 30 via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2012's "Deathhammer" was recorded at several diffferent studios throughout 2016 and was once more mixed and mastered by Dan Swanö, who previously worked with the band on the "Deathhammer", "Death…The Brutal ...

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SABATON: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'The Lost Battalion'

Swedish metallers SABATON will release their eighth studio album, "The Last Stand", on August 19 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Heroes" was once again produced by Peter Tägtgren (PAIN, LINDEMANN, HYPOCRISY) and it "marks a brand new chapter in SABATON history," according to a press release. The official lyric video for the album's ...

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ARTILLERY: Official Video For New Song 'Live By The Scythe'

Veteran Danish thrashers ARTILLERY will release their new album, "Penalty By Perception", on March 25 worldwide via Metal Blade Records. The official video for the song "Live By The Scythe" can be seen below. The band comments: "It was great fun to record the video for 'Live By The Scythe' on Fyn in Denmark. The ...

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ARTILLERY To Release 'Penalty By Perception' Album In March

Veteran Danish thrashers ARTILLERY will release their new album, "Penalty By Perception", on March 25 worldwide via Metal Blade Records. The CD's first single, "In Defiance Of Conformity", can be streamed below. Written over the course of the last two years, ARTILLERY's seventh full-length effort draws from their classic albums like "Fear Of Tomorrow" (1985) ...

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