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BLACK SABBATH's TONY IOMMI And JUDAS PRIEST's RICHIE FAULKNER Discuss Early Influences, Finding Their Own Sound (Video)

In a brand new original series "The Conversation", Gibson TV gives two artists from similar genres and different generations the chance to sit down and discuss each others journey in the music business. In the latest episode, JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Richie Faulkner sits down with iconic BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi for a one-on-one conversation ...

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BABYMETAL: Trailer For 'Live At The Forum' DVD And Blu-Ray

A trailer for BABYMETAL's upcoming DVD and Blu-ray, "Live At The Forum", is available below. Due on May 13, the effort was filmed at the Japanese pop-metal band's October 2019 first-ever arena concert in the U.S. at the The Forum in Los Angeles. The concert was Su-metal and Moametal's second headlining arena concert outside of ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Announces '50 Heavy Metal Years Tour' 2020

One of heavy metal's all-time greats, JUDAS PRIEST will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year with a world tour coming to the U.S. in the fall. The "50 Heavy Metal Years Tour" will also feature SABATON as openers and is being fueled by the highest-charting album of PRIEST's career, "Firepower", which peaked at No. 5 ...

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AMARANTHE Releases 'Do Or Die' Single/Video Featuring Ex-ARCH ENEMY Singer ANGELA GOSSOW

Swedish/Danish metallers AMARANTHE are ready to present a very special Valentine's Day gift: a brand new song featuring former ARCH ENEMY vocalist Angela Gossow. "Do Or Die" displays AMARANTHE's heavier side and is accompanied by a dystopian horror video filmed in Spain, featuring Fardou Keuning's stunning creations. Gossow comments: "It was thrilling to join AMARANTHE ...

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AMARANTHE Teases 'Do Or Die' Video

AMARANTHE has released a teaser for what appears to be the music video for a new song called "Do Or Die". The full track will be made available on Friday, February 14. Last fall, the Swedish/Danish six-piece announced it had signed a new deal with Nuclear Blast for the release of its sixth studio album, ...

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Listen To Title Track Of APOCALYPTICA's New Album, 'Cell-0'

Finnish cello rock band APOCALYPTICA has released "Cell-0", the title track of the group's latest studio album, due out January 10 via Silver Lining Music. In support of the release of "Cell-0", APOCALYPTICA — cellists Eicca Toppinen, Perttu Kivilaakso and Paavo Lötjönen, and drummer Mikko Sirén — will be the special guests for SABATON on ...

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AMARANTHE Releases Cover Of SABATON's '82nd All The Way'

Ahead of their European tour with SABATON and APOCALYPTICA, Swedish/Danish metallers AMARANTHE have released the official music video for their cover version of SABATON's "82nd All The Way". AMARANTHE guitarist Olof Mörck states: "People who are familiar with AMARANTHE know that we do not frequently do covers, but there was something quite irresistible about interpreting ...

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MIKKO SIRÉN Says New APOCALYPTICA Instrumental Album 'Cell-0' Is 'Back To The Roots'

France's United Rock Nations recently conducted an interview with drummer Mikko Sirén of Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the reasoning behind APOCALYPTICA recording their first instrumental album in 17 years, "Cell-0": Mikko: ...

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BABYMETAL Releases Music Video For 'Da Da Dance'

Japanese pop-metal band BABYMETAL has unveiled a new video for the track "Da Da Dance". Filmed across various shows during the group's "Metal Galaxy" world tour, the clip includes footage from BABYMETAL's first-ever U.S. arena show at the Forum in Los Angeles on October 11. "Da Da Dance", which features a guest appearance by guitarist ...

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APOCALYPTICA Releases Music Video For 'En Route To Mayhem'

Finnish cello rock band APOCALYPTICA has released the new music video for " En Route To Mayhem" which can be seen below. The song is taken from the group's upcoming studio album, "Cell-0", due out January 10, 2020 via Silver Lining Music. APOCALYPTICA's Eicca Toppinen stated about the song: "'En Route To Mayhem' is a ...

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Watch SABATON And APOCALYPTICA Perform Together At Helsinki Concert (Video)

Swedish metallers SABATON were joined on stage by the Finnish cello rock band APOCALYPTICA at this past Saturday's (November 23) concert in Helsinki. Together, they performed several newly arranged songs, including "Angels Calling", which was released as a single last week. Check out fan-filmed video footage below. Said SABATON bassist Pär Sundström: "'Angels Calling' was ...

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Video Premiere: AMARANTHE's 'GG6'

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE have released the official music video for the song "GG6". The track is taken from the band's fifth album "Helix", which was released in October 2018 through Spinefarm Records. The disc was recorded at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, EPICA, DELAIN). The follow-up to 2016's "Maximalism" ...

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HAMMERFALL Guitarist: 'I Think Individuality Is What Separates Swedish Bands From The Rest Of The World'

Clint Switzer of the "Music Mania" podcast conducted an interview with guitarist Oscar Dronjak of Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL prior to the band's October 25 concert at Riot Room in Kansas City, Missouri in support of SABATON. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he ...

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Metal Galaxy - BABYMETAL

For some, they are the single most delightful and entertaining thing that has happened to heavy music for decades. For others, they are a despicably cynical distraction from all that is good and true in metal. Neither of these things are true, of course: BABYMETAL are not a phenomenon over which any of us should ...

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