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EDGUY's TOBIAS SAMMET On Classic HELLOWEEN Reunion: 'The Whole Thing Was Overdue'

AVANTASIA and EDGUY mastermind Tobias Sammet says that the reunion of HELLOWEEN's classic lineup is "the best thing that could have happened to all of" the players involved. Dubbed "Pumpkins United", HELLOWEEN's upcoming tour will feature seven musicians — including former members Michael Kiske (vocals) and Kai Hansen (guitar), alongside current singer Andi Deris and ...

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Arctic Tundra - DARKTHRONE

DARKTHRONE, the champions of the second wave of black metal, has been at it for nearly 30 years. Following its classic death metal debut, "Soulside Journey", the Norwegian band forged an ominous, hateful and cold sonic style that was truly scary at the time, by conventional standards, anyway. And it was much more than music. ...

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INTO ANOTHER Releases New EP 'Omens'

INTO ANOTHER has released a new five-song EP, "Omens". The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Crossed 02. The Fray 03. Nocturne No. 11 04. Ominous 05. What Went Wrong Hauntingly ethereal melodies, intricate but memorable hooks, dynamic moods, crunchy riffs and the banshee wail of a metaphor-master lead singer collide within ...

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DARKOLOGY To Release 'Fated To Burn' In June

American metallers DARKOLOGY will release their sophomore album, "Fated To Burn", between June 8 and June 15 through Prime Eon Media and its partners worldwide on CD and digital formats. Multiple special package configurations will be made exclusively available through the band's webstore and a vinyl release may follow later in the year. The album ...

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Video: U.K. Band TESSERACT Performs On Gigantic Igloo

Cast your mind back to the coolest gig you've ever been to. Does it come anywhere close to a band playing on a gigantic igloo the length of three and a half double decker buses? Thought not. Progressive rock band TESSERACT has landed back in the U.K., having performed the world's first "Gigloo" — a ...

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DARKOLOGY: 'Fated To Burn' Album Details Revealed

DARKOLOGY, the Texas-based band featuring guitarist Michael Harris (VITALIJ KUPRIJ), drummer Brian Harris (ex-FIREWIND), bassist Mike Neal and vocalist Kelly "Sundown" Carpenter (FIREWIND, BEYOND TWILIGHT, OUTWORLD), will release its sophomore album, "Fated To Burn", in early 2014 through Prime Eon Media. The follow-up to 2009's "Altered Reflections" was mixed and mastered by legendary producer Chris ...

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LECHEROUS NOCTURNE Signs With WILLOWTIP RECORDS

South Carolina-based extreme metallers LECHEROUS NOCTURNE have inked a deal with Willowtip Records. The band states: "We are excited to join this roster and eager to continue spreading our brand of metal upon the masses." LECHEROUS NOCTURNE's "Ouroboros Chains" video can be seen below. The track comes off the group's third album, "Behold Almighty Doctrine", ...

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TESSERACT: 'Nocturne' Video Released

"Nocturne", the new video form U.K. progressive rockers TESSERACT, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Ben Thornley of Sitcom Soldiers. Comments TESSERACT: "As we haven't taken part in our promo videos for a while, we felt now was the time to make an appearance. But we also wanted to create a journey ...

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Hideous Rot - MASADA

Not to be confused with John Zorn's in-and-out jazz and folk tribe nor the short-lived thrash crew from the late eighties, this death metal unit from Philadelphia was founded in 2008 by guitarist Chris Milewski. Contained amongst his ranks is former IMMOLATION, RELLIK and GOREAPHOBIA skin crusher, Craig Smilowski, who fields drums on two tracks ...

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LECHEROUS NOCTURNE: 'Ouroboros Chains' Video Released

"Ouroboros Chains", the new video from South Carolina-based extreme metallers LECHEROUS NOCTURNE, can be seen below. The track comes off the group's third album, "Behold Almighty Doctrine", which was released on March 19 via Unique Leader Records. The CD was recorded at SoundLab Studio in Lexington, South Carolina with longtime engineer Bob Moore. In a ...

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Documentary About Syrian Metal Band NETHERION In The Works

New York City-based production company After Hours Films is working on a documentary about the Syrian metal act NETHERION. The group has been able to persevere in the face of extreme adversity, successfully recording and releasing one album despite never playing together. Against all odds, NETHERION has been able to achieve a measured amount of ...

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LECHEROUS NOCTURNE To Film 'Creation Continuum' Video

On June 30, South Carolina-based extreme metal band LECHEROUS NOCTURNE will begin shooting a video for the song "Creation Continuum" with longtime producer Garrett Williams. The track comes off the group's third album, "Behold Almighty Doctrine", which was released on March 19 via Unique Leader Records. The CD was recorded at SoundLab Studio in Lexington, ...

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DANAVA Signs With TEE PEE RECORDS

Portland, Oregon sci-fi psychmetal rockers DANAVA (pronounced: DON-UH-VUH) have inked a deal with Tee Pee Records. The group, which just completed a month-long European headlining tour, will enter an undisclosed studio this summer to record the follow-up to 2011's "Hemisphere Of Shadows", which was called "a 37-minute contact high" by the Sacramento News & Review. ...

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TESSERACT: 'Singularity' Video Released

"Singularity", the new video from the U.K. progressive rock band TESSERACT, can be seen below. The song comes off the group's second full-length album, "Altered State", which was released on May 27 throughout Europe and May 28 in North America via Century Media Records. The CD — which is divided into four movements — Of ...

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TESSERACT: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"Altered State", the second full-length album from the U.K. progressive rock band TESSERACT, can be streamed in its entirety in the YouTube clip below. Due on May 27 throughout Europe and May 28 in North America via Century Media Records, the CD — which is divided into four movements — Of Matter, Of Mind, Of ...

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TESSERACT: New Song Available For Streaming

"Of Mind - Nocturne", a brand new song from the U.K. progressive rock band TESSERACT, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track comes off the group's second full-length album, "Altered State", which will be released on May 27 throughout Europe and May 28 in North America via Century Media Records. Divided into ...

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TESSERACT: New Video Interview Posted Online

GetYourRockOut conducted an interview with the U.K. progressive rock band TESSERACT at the HRH Prog festival on April 6 at Magna Centre, Rotherham, England. You can now watch the chat below. TESSERACT will release its second full-length album, "Altered State", on May 27 throughout Europe and May 28 in North America via Century Media Records. ...

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DEICIDE Goes (Mostly) Instrumental In Rotterdam (Video)

Quality video footage of DEICIDE's mostly instrumental March 25 performance at Baroeg in Rotterdam, The Netherlands can be seen below. According to Metalfan.nl, DEICIDE bassist/vocalist Glen Benton refused to sing during the concert because of technical problems with his microphone at the beginning of the set. DEICIDE recently entered AudioHammer Studios in Sanford, ...

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TESSERACT: First Taste Of New Album

U.K. progressive rock band TESSERACT will release its second full-length album, "Altered State", on May 27 throughout Europe and May 28 in North America via Century Media Records. Divided into four movements — Of Matter, Of Mind, Of Reality and Of Energy — "Altered State", in its purest form, is about the transformations the band ...

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TESSERACT: New Album Release Date, Track Listing Revealed

U.K. progressive rock band TESSERACT will release its second full-length album, "Altered State", on May 27 throughout Europe and May 28 in North America via Century Media Records. Divided into four movements — Of Matter, Of Mind, Of Reality and Of Energy — "Altered State", in its purest form, is about the transformations the band ...

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