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ACT OF DEFIANCE Feat. Ex-MEGADETH Members: 'Overexposure' Video

ACT OF DEFIANCE's video for the song "Overexposure" can be seen below. Directed by Vince Edwards, the melodic scorcher is backed with fast-paced imagery of the bandmembers in their finest form — churning out a precise metal assault! ACT OF DEFIANCE is the group featuring former MEGADETH members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), ...

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Video Premiere: PAIN's 'Absinthe Phoenix Rising'

The official music video for the song "Absinthe Phoenix Rising" from PAIN, the Swedish metal band led by multi-instrumentalist and producer Peter Tägtgren, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Coming Home", which was released in September 2016 through Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2011's "You Only Live Twice" ...

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MAX CAVALERA On SEPULTURA's 'Roots': 'It Changed The Rules On How You Make Records'

Australia's The Moshpit Backstage podcast recently conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA frontman Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) about the "Return To Roots" tour during which he and his brother Igor Cavalera are celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the band's classic album "Roots" by performing the LP in its entirety. You can listen to the entire ...

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SCHMIER Discusses Writing Lyrics For PÄNZER's 'Fatal Command' Album (Video)

PÄNZER, the heavy metal "supergroup" featuring DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier alongside Pontus Norgren (HAMMERFALL) and V.O. Pulver (G.U.R.D., POLTERGEIST) on guitar and Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, ex-RUNNING WILD) on drums, will release its second album, "Fatal Command", on October 6 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Send Them All To Hell" marks PÄNZER's first release since ...

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EPICA Releases Video For 'Immortal Melancholy'

"Immortal Melancholy", the new video from Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's forthcoming EP, "The Solace System", which will be released on September 1 via Nuclear Blast. With their latest masterpiece, EPICA set new standards. 2016's "The Holographic Principle" is the most epochal, multi-layered, courageous and ...

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SCHMIER Discusses Politically Charged Artwork For PÄNZER's 'Fatal Command' Album (Video)

PÄNZER, the heavy metal "supergroup" featuring DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier alongside Pontus Norgren (HAMMERFALL) and V.O. Pulver (G.U.R.D., POLTERGEIST) on guitar and Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, ex-RUNNING WILD) on drums, will release its second album, "Fatal Command", on October 6 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Send Them All To Hell" marks PÄNZER's first release since ...

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EPICA: Second Trailer For 'The Solace System' EP

The second trailer for "The Solace System", the forthcoming EP from Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA, can be seen below. With their latest masterpiece, EPICA set new standards. 2016's "The Holographic Principle" is the most epochal, multi-layered, courageous and successful record of the band, reaching top 10 chart position entries in the German, Dutch and Swiss ...

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EPICA: First Trailer For 'The Solace System' EP

The first trailer for "The Solace System", the forthcoming EP from Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA, can be seen below. The band comments: "Here's our view on the new upcoming EP, 'The Solace System'. We talk about the music and the lyrics of all the songs you can find on this record. Enjoy watching!" With their ...

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PÄNZER Feat. DESTRUCTION, HAMMERFALL, Ex-ACCEPT Members: Lyric Video For 'We Can Not Be Silenced'

PÄNZER, the heavy metal "supergroup" featuring DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier alongside Pontus Norgren (HAMMERFALL) and V.O. Pulver (G.U.R.D., POLTERGEIST) on guitar and Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, ex-RUNNING WILD) on drums, will release its second album, "Fatal Command", on October 6 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Send Them All To Hell" will mark PÄNZER's first release ...

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Video: MAX And IGOR CAVALERA Perform SEPULTURA's 'Roots' In Zurich

Fan-filmed video footage of former SEPULTURA members Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) performing on August 3 at Dynamo Grosser Saal in Zurich, Switzerland can be seen below. Igor and Max's "Return To Roots" tour sees them celebrating the twentieth anniversary of SEPULTURA's "Roots" album by performing the LP in its entirety. They ...

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EPICA To Record Song With Prestigious METROPOLE ORKEST

After an intense six-month voting campaign, Dutch symphonic metal titans EPICA have announced that they've won the contest of Holland's famous and most prestigious Metropole Orkest! Over 650 artists of all possible music genres competed — among them popular Dutch acts like WITHIN TEMPTATION, Caro Emerald and Kensington — yet it was none other than ...

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WITHERFALL Signs With CENTURY MEDIA

U.S. progressive metallers WITHERFALL — the collective brainchild of guitarist Jake Dreyer (ICED EARTH, KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, WHITE WIZZARD), singer Joseph Michael (WHITE WIZZARD) and the late Adam Sagan (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, INTO ETERNITY)— have signed a worldwide deal with Century Media. The band, whose debut album was independently released this past February, has ...

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UFO's Covers Album, 'The Salentino Cuts', Due In September

British rock legends UFO will release their first-ever covers album, paying homage to a dozen of their personal favorites. "The Salentino Cuts" includes several unexpected choices such as MAD SEASONS' "River Of Deceit", John Mellencamp's "Paper In Fire" and Bill Withers's "Ain't No Sunshine" alongside more traditional but nonetheless thrilling versions such as THE YARDBIRDS' ...

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IGOR CAVALERA On SEPULTURA's 'Roots': 'It's Stood The Test Of Time'

Nev Pearce of Australia's "Rabid Noise" podcast recently conducted an interview with current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY and former SEPULTURA drummer Igor Cavalera. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On revisiting the songs from SEPULTURA's seminal 1996 "Roots" album during the "Return To Roots" tour: Igor: "They're still ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: 'Psychosis' Album Gets Official Release Date

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, will release its fourth album, "Psychosis", on November 17 via Napalm Records. The disc, which was produced by longtime friend Arthur Rizk, was recorded primarily at a studio in Phoenix, Arizona. Speaking to Metal Wani's Jake Patton, ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY To Release 'Psychosis' Album In The Fall

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, has set "Psychosis" as the title of its recently completed fourth album, tentatively due in October via Napalm Records. The disc, which was produced by longtime friend Arthur Rizk, was recorded primarily at a studio in Phoenix, ...

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