ARCH ENEMY POSTS THIRD ‘KHAOS LEGIONS’ TRAILER ONLINE

‘Khaos Legions’ out next month on Century Media Records SWEDEN – Sweden’s Arch Enemy has posted the third Khaos Legions album trailer online:   Khaos Legions, Arch Enemy’s ninth studio album, is slated to hit stores on June 7th on Century Media Records.   Arch Enemy “Khaos Legions”   The new album will be availabe as: – Ltd. Edition Kingsize Mediabook 2CD (including Kovered In Khaos bonus songs) + 36 page booklet with extended artwork – 2LP Gatefold incl. Dropcard for a free download of…

DECAPITATED: CARNIVAL IS FOREVER TRACK LISTING REVEALED

Decapitated – Carnival Is Forever The track listing for Carnival Is Forever, the fifth studio album by Poland’s technical death metallers DECAPITATED, is as follows: 01 – The Knife 02 – United 03 – Carnival Is Forever 04 – Homo Sum 05 – 404 06 – A View From A Hole 07 – Pest 08 – Silence   The album will be released in North America on July 12th by Nuclear Blast Records.  The band will self-release it in their native Poland.   Here, guitarist…

GEEZER BUTLER – “I’m Working On A New GZR Album And A Book Of Memoirs”

GEEZER BUTLER – “I’m Working On A New GZR Album And A Book Of Memoirs”

Legendary bassist GEEZER BUTLER (BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN HELL), accompanied by Wendy Dio – wife and manager of metal legend and Heaven Hellbandmate RONNIE JAMES DIO – spoke with Horns Up Rocks! at the third annual Revolver Golden Gods on April 20 in downtown Los Angeles, California. Butler discusses his future plans in the short clip below. Back in February,  Butler has just laid to rest any possibility that the original Black Sabbath – also featuring singer OZZY OSBOURNE, guitarist TONY IOMMI and drummer BILL WARD…

SKINLAB: ‘Face Of Aggression’ Video Released

SKINLAB: ‘Face Of Aggression’ Video Released

“Face Of Aggression”, the new video from San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB, can be viewed below. The clip was shot by Clark Deal and Jennings Dunn and was edited by Lance Rivas. The track comes off the band’s latest last album, “The Scars Between Us”, which was released on September 15, 2009 via Stand And Deliver Records. SKINLAB entered Different Fur Studios last month to begin recording an EP, “Fleshwounds… Under The Influence”, containing one new song and covers versions of five underground metal…

KAMELOT: Gothenburg Concert Footage Available

KAMELOT: Gothenburg Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of KAMELOT‘s May 12, 2011 performance at Trädgår’n in Gothenburg, Sweden during the band’s “Pandemonium Over Europe 2011″ headlining tour with support from EVERGREY, AMARANTHE and SONS OF SEASONS can be viewed below. KAMELOT recently completed a South American tour with guest singer Fabio Lione of RHAPSODY OF FIRE. Lione is also handling the vocals on KAMELOT‘s European tour. Other guest singers at the Gothenburg show included Tommy Karevik (SEVENTH WONDER) and Elize Ryd (AMARANTHE). The remaining members of KAMELOT have begun…

QUEENSRŸCHE Singer To Be Interviewed For VH1 CLASSIC’s ‘Metal Evolution: The Series’

QUEENSRŸCHE Singer To Be Interviewed For VH1 CLASSIC’s ‘Metal Evolution: The Series’

QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate will be interviewed on Tuesday, May 17 at Pondera winery in Woodinville, Washington by Banger Films for the forthcoming TV series “Metal Evolution: The Series”. The 11-episode series will begin broadcasting on November 11, 2011 in the U.S. on VH1 Classic and in Canada on MuchMoreMusic. Other musicians that are known to have been interviewed for the series include Mike Portnoy (ex-DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD), Al Atkins (HOLY RAGE, ex-JUDAS PRIEST) and Timo Tolkki (SYMFONIA, ex-STRATOVARIUS). “Metal Evolution” is a new…

JOHN PETRUCCI Says MIKE MANGINI Is Permanent Member Of DREAM THEATER

JOHN PETRUCCI Says MIKE MANGINI Is Permanent Member Of DREAM THEATER

Guitarist John Petrucci of progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER spoke to the Artisan News Service (see video below) about fan speculation that the band’s new drummer, Mike Mangini, is merely a temporary replacement for founding member Mike Portnoy, who left the group last fall. “[Mangini is] a [permanent] bandmember,” Petrucci said. “That’s what we were looking for. I think it depends on the band and what they [are] looking for. We’re not looking for a session guy to come in temporarily. We don’t wanna be…

BLACK SABBATH: ‘Born Again’ Deluxe Expanded Edition Reissue Audio Samples

BLACK SABBATH: ‘Born Again’ Deluxe Expanded Edition Reissue Audio Samples

Audio samples of all the tracks that appear on the deluxe-expanded-edition reissue of BLACK SABBATH‘s “Born Again” album, which is due in the U.K. on May 30 via Sanctuary, can be found at Amazon.co.uk. Following the departure of lead singer Ronnie James Dio and drummer Vinny Appice after the studio mixing of the “Live Evil” album, BLACK SABBATH were once again on the lookout for yet another lead vocalist to fill the significant void left at stage front. The band turned to ex-DEEP PURPLE lead…

Freeze Festival 2010: Rated!

United Kingdom | by Phil Brady | 02 November 2010 Overall – 6/10Freeze Festival is a mish mash of both a sports and a live music event set at Battersea Power Station. The once iconic, sun-blushed image of Pink Floyd’s ‘Animals’ album is now, 33 years on, the backdrop for a showcase of some of the best snow sports athletes, bands and DJs on the scene today. As a result, there is a mixture of fans here: some just for the sports, many here for…

Vancouver BC’s Unleash The Archers Embarking On Canadian ‘Tour Through The AstroWaste’

This May, in conjunction with the the release of their highly anticipated second album, ‘Demons Of The AstroWaste’, Vancouver BC’s power/melodic death metal champions UNLEASH THE ARCHERS are embarking on a massive tour of Canada, aptly titled ‘Tour Through The AstroWaste’. The trek will carry the band from coast to coast, delivering a fresh dose of their compelling live show to Canada’s diverse metal masses, and proving, as they have while sharing the stage with the likes of 3 Inches Of Blood, Blackguard and Augury,…

Power Theory Announces Line-Up Change

{{unknown}}Pure Steel Records Artist, Power Theory, announces that Bassist Jason Tete has departed the band. Jason has been replaced by Jay Pekala (Colossus, Last Rites). “Jason has expressed his desire to establish himself fully with his custom guitar and bass building business, J-Bone Customs, he has been very honorable with the whole situation and played out all the shows that were booked until after our opening slot for Holy Grail and Cauldron at the Trocadero Theater on May 3rd. ” Quotes Bob “BB” Ballinger “We…