Singer FABIO LIONE ‘Would Love’ To Join KAMELOT Permanently

KAMELOT – North America 2011 Austria’s Stormbringer.at webzine recently conducted an interview with RHAPSODY OF FIRE and current KAMELOT touring vocalist Fabio Lione. An excerpt from the chat follow below.   Stormbringer.at: How is the tour with KAMELOT going so far?   Fabio: Great! I have to say that the guys are very nice, I love the songs and the band and everything is going in the best way. I’m also very happy to see that the KAMELOT fans are with me and the band.…

ORPHANED LAND Guitarist Performs With MARTY FRIEDMAN In Tel Aviv; Video Available

ORPHANED LAND Guitarist Performs With MARTY FRIEDMAN In Tel Aviv; Video Available

Guitarist Yossi Sassi of Israeli progressive folk metal masters ORPHANED LAND was invited to share the stage with Marty Friedman at the former MEGADETH guitar virtuoso’s May 31 concert at Reading 3 Club in Tel Aviv, Israel. Video footage of the performance can be viewed below. Also available is a clip of the joint interview Sassi and Friedman gave to an Israeli radio station before the concert. Prior to taking the stage with Friedman, Yossi said, “Although I have shared stages with METALLICA, IRON MAIDEN…

GLENN HUGHES Interviewed By Austria’s STORMBRINGER (Video)

Phil of Austria’s Stormbringer.at webzine recentlyconducted an interview with Glenn Hughes, the former singer and bass guitarist with TRAPEZE and DEEP PURPLE, and currently the frontman of the critically acclaimed rock supergroup BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION. You can now watch the chat below. Hughes has just released his long-awaited autobiography, “Deep Purple And Beyond: Scenes From The Life Of A Rock Star”, via Foruli Publications. The book was co-written with Joel McIver and features an introduction by METALLICA‘s Lars Ulrich. You can now flip through some…

AC/DC Frontman: ‘We’re Constantly Surprised And Amazed At How We Keep The Success Going’

AC/DC Frontman: ‘We’re Constantly Surprised And Amazed At How We Keep The Success Going’

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson tells Billboard.com that he has no firm idea about the band’s next move after the long cycle supporting 2008′s “Black Ice”, but he’s hoping there won’t be another eight-year interim before the group’s next project. “I’ll be six feet under by then, so no,” Johnson says with a laugh. “We never say ‘no’ and we never say ‘never.’ If we can get out an album and do another short, little tour or something, have a bit of fun, I’ll be right…

ICON IN ME: Trailer For ‘Un-Slaved’ Video Available

ICON IN ME: Trailer For ‘Un-Slaved’ Video Available

A trailer for “Un-Slaved”, the new video from ICON IN ME — the Russian/Swedish/Danish modern metal band featuring HOSTILE BREED guitarist Dmitry Frans, Danish drummer Morten Løwe Sørensen (SUBMISSION, THE ARCANE ORDER, SCARVE, INSTANT CARNAGE, STRANGLER, SCARVE, SOILWORK) and Swedish vocalist Tony Jelencovich (M.A.N, ex-MNEMIC, TRANSPORT LEAGUE) — can be viewed below. The clip was filmed in February in Moscow. The track features a guest guitar solo by Anders Björler of THE HAUNTED. “Un-Slaved” comes off ICON IN ME‘s sophomore album, “Head Break Solution”, which…

AS I LAY DYING: Guitar-Lesson Videos From PHIL SGROSSO Available

AS I LAY DYING: Guitar-Lesson Videos From PHIL SGROSSO Available

Music lesson web site PlayThisRiff.com is now featuring guitar-lesson videos featuring Phil Sgrosso of San Diego metallers AS I LAY DYING. At PlayThisRiff.com you will find the following lesson videos by AS I LAY DYING: * “Anodyne Sea” (Part 1) Intro Riff * “Anodyne Sea” (Part 2) Second Riff * “Anodyne Sea” (Part 3) Chorus* “Anodyne Sea” (Part 4) Melody In The Chorus* “Anodyne Sea” (Part 5) Octave Melody In The Chorus* “Anodyne Sea” (Part 6) Lower Harmony In The Chorus* “Anodyne Sea” (Part 7)…

CYNIC Continuing Work On New Material

CYNIC Continuing Work On New Material

Guitarist/vocalist Paul Masvidal of the reunited progressive rock/metal band CYNIC has issued the following update: “I’ve been working away in the home studio writing lots of new songs and keeping off the grid to stay creatively focused. It’s safe to say that CYNIC already has plenty of material for a new record, but something keeps the inspiration going to write more. I feel like I’m on for the ride and just seeing what manifests as a result of sitting on the train and looking out…

Singer FABIO LIONE ‘Would Love’ To Join KAMELOT Permanently

Singer FABIO LIONE ‘Would Love’ To Join KAMELOT Permanently

Austria’s Stormbringer.at webzine recently conducted an interview with RHAPSODY OF FIRE and current KAMELOT touring vocalist Fabio Lione. An excerpt from the chat follow below. Stormbringer.at: How is the tour with KAMELOT going so far? Fabio: Great! I have to say that the guys are very nice, I love the songs and the band and everything is going in the best way. I’m also very happy to see that the KAMELOT fans are with me and the band. Every show we have a great time,…

SLAYER Frontman Receives Key To Viña del Mar, Chile; Video Available

SLAYER Frontman Receives Key To Viña del Mar, Chile; Video Available

SLAYER bassist/vocalist Tom Araya, who was born in Viña del Mar, Chile, returned to his birthplace this past Friday (June 3) to receive the key to the city from Mayor Virginia Reginato. This was Chile’s first official recognition of the musician, who left the country when he was five years old and moved to the U.S. with his family. Video footage of the presentation can be viewed below. When asked about the honor during a press conference on June 2 in Santiago, Araya said. “I…

The Black Dahlia Murder: cover of Carcass song featuring Jeff Walker

The Black Dahlia Murder: cover of Carcass song featuring Jeff Walker exclusively in Decibel Magazine’s latest issue featuring Morbid Angel on the cover! TBDM covers ‘This Mortal Coil’ for Decibel Magazine’s July issue Flexi Disc! Agoura Hills, CA – June 2, 2011 – Detroit deathsters, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, are featured in this month’s installment of the Decibel Magazine Flexi Series. TBDM contributed a cover of Carcass’s classic This Mortal Coil with a guest vocal spot from Carcass frontman Jeff Walker himself! Anyone with a…

BLACK SEPTEMBER – “The Forbidden Gates Beyond” To Hit Streets On June 7th

Chicago, IL death metal quintet, BLACK SEPTEMBER, will see their debut album, “The Forbidden Gates Beyond,” re-released by Prosthetic Records on June 7th, 2011. BLACK SEPTEMBER, who formed in 2006 based on their love of acts such as Bolt Thrower, His Hero Is Gone and Bathory, amongst others, released several EPs and self released “Forbidden Gates Beyond,” last year. Pre-order the album, as well as an exclusive shirt design, now at the official PROSTHETIC RECORDS webstore: http://store.prostheticrecords.com/index.php/sales-preorders/preorders Drums on “The Forbidden Gates Beyond,” were recorded…