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The Legacy Of The Dark Lands - BLIND GUARDIAN

The seeds of the incredibly ambitious BLIND GUARDIAN TWILIGHT ORCHESTRA project were planted back in the nineties. Singer Hansi Kürsch and guitarist André Olbrich, core members of the extravagant and decadent German power metal outfit BLIND GUARDIAN, spurred forward the goal for them to craft an elaborate orchestral album since they were at that ...

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HANSI KÜRSCH Thinks 'Legacy Of The Dark Lands' Orchestral Album Is BLIND GUARDIAN's 'Magnum Opus'

Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with frontman Hansi Kürsch of German power metal veterans BLIND GUARDIAN. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On BLIND GUARDIAN's new all-orchestral album, "Twilight Orchestra: Legacy Of The Dark Lands": Hansi: "The ...

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LORDI: Lyric Video For New Song 'Shake The Baby Silent'

The official lyric video for "Shake The Baby Silent", a new song from Finnish hard rock/heavy metal monsters LORDI, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Killection", which will be released on January 31, 2020 via AFM Records. Once more Mr. Lordi, the master of the masquerade, presents us ...

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Video Premiere: SEPULTURA's 'Isolation'

Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA will release their new album, "Quadra", on February 7, 2020 via Nuclear Blast Records. The official music video for the disc's opening track, "Isolation", can now be seen below. The song can best be described as a punishing, experimental thrash slap in the face. SEPULTURA debuted the song live at Rock In ...

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LITA FORD's Long-Awaited New Album Is 'Almost Done'

Lita Ford has confirmed to Rockin' Metal Revival in a new interview that she is putting the finishing touches on her long-awaited new solo album. "Well, I don't even wanna talk about it yet," she said (hear audio below). "Because it's almost done, it's almost ready to find a home — we need to find ...

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SAVATAGE Singer ZAK STEVENS Launches ARCHON ANGEL

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of ARCHON ANGEL to the label's rapidly expanding metal roster. The band's debut album, "Fallen", will be released in early 2020, with a music video for the title track and pre-orders for the album launching on December 4. The band will make its exclusive live debut on the ...

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TESTAMENT, Ex-OBSCURA Bassists Team Up In QUADVIUM

American bass player Steve DiGiorgio (TESTAMENT, SADUS, DEATH) and Dutch bass player Jeroen Paul Thesseling (SALAZH TRIO, OBSCURA, PESTILENCE), globally renowned for their fretless signature playing, have teamed up to work on a brand new world-fusion-metal group named QUADVIUM. They have been joined by talented Dutch fusion-metal drummer Yuma Van Eekelen (OUR OCEANS, EXIVIOUS, PESTILENCE). ...

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SOIL Releases Music Video For 'One Love'

SOIL has released a "theatrical interpretation" of its song "One Love". Conceptually, SOIL wanted to do something different and interesting with the song since "One Love" originally appeared on the 2013 studio album "Whole". Indie filmmakers David Gregory (director) and James Morgan (director of photography) were tapped for the job. Filming was shot in the ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON Says IRON MAIDEN Performs All Of Its Songs In The Original Key: 'We Don't Detune, Like Some Other People Do'

During his October 27 spoke-word appearance in Vienna, Austria, IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson talked about his vocal warm-up technique and his insistence on performing the band's songs in their original key. He said (see video below): "People ask me, 'How do you warm up your voice before a show?' And, actually, I do about ...

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Watch GHOST Perform In Hershey, Pennsylvania

Fan-filmed video footage of GHOST's October 24 concert at Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania can be seen below. GHOST's current North American tour will wrap on October 26 in Glens Falls, New York. The band's live set includes two new songs, "Kiss The Go-Goat" and "Mary On A Cross", which are both included on a ...

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The Hallow Mass - DENIAL OF GOD

Gleefully delivering on the macabre promise made by their "The Shapeless Mass" EP earlier this year, DENIAL OF GOD's third full-length album provides yet another reason for fans of heavy metal and horror to get excited. For those unfamiliar with the Danish band, they've been around since the early '90s, releasing countless EP's and splits ...

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METALLICA Partners With BILLABONG LAB For Special Collection Featuring Artwork Of Five Of Band's Albums

Billabong LAB has announced its latest collection featuring iconic album artwork from the legendary METALLICA. The Billabong x Metallica 2019-2020 Collection will release in five product deliveries — each designed according to a different album/theme — between October 2019 to March 2020. This premium design collaboration with METALLICA comes through Billabong LAB, a platform that ...

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BABYMETAL Lands Second U.K. Top 20 Album With 'Metal Galaxy'

Dance-metal sensation BABYMETAL has achieved another first, becoming the only Japanese band to ever land two Top 20 albums in the official U.K. chart. The band's third album, "Metal Galaxy", was the No. 1 album in both the U.K. official rock albums chart and the U.K. official independent albums chart. The album finished at No. ...

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Listen To New SAINT ASONIA Song 'This August Day'

SAINT ASONIA, the act led by ex-THREE DAYS GRACE frontman Adam Gontier and STAIND guitarist Mike Mushok, has shared the new song "This August Day". The track is the latest single from SAINT ASONIA's forthcoming album, "Flawed Design", which is due out on October 25 via Spinefarm Records. "Two years ago this August, I went ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN Explores 'ABBA Metal' Sound On 'United' Single

Finnish melodic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN have released the official lyric video for their new single, "United", The clip takes the listener to a futuristic world of the '80s and synthesizer music, mixed with familiar metal sounds. "United" and its detailed lyric video reflect the deeper meaning of the concept of AMBERIAN DAWN's upcoming album, "Looking ...

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PARADISE LOST To Begin Recording New Album This Month

British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST will enter Orgone Studios in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom at the end of the month with producer Jaime Gomez Arellano to begin recording their new album. An early 2020 release is expected. PARADISE LOST previously worked with Arellano on "The Plague Within" (2015) and "Medusa" (2017) albums. This past ...

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CHRIS IMPELLITTERI Slams 'Larger Metal Sites' For Not Promoting His Latest Video: 'They Either Hate Us Or We Do Not Conform To Their Standards'

**UPDATE** Chris Impellitteri has made a new Instagram post saying that the Impellitteri Twitter account calling out BLABBERMOUTH.NET directly for not covering his band's latest video was fake (and it has since apparently been deleted). However, he did stand by the rest of the original message on the aforementioned Twitter account as it relates to ...

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