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SEVEN SPIRES Signs With FRONTIERS MUSIC SRL

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of American metal quartet SEVEN SPIRES for a multi-album deal. SEVEN SPIRES is an American metal band from Boston, specializing in melancholic tales and tenebrous grandeur. Part bittersweet melodic metal anthems, part apocalyptic melodic death and black metal, and part romantic classical poets, they are storytellers who draw ...

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HELLOWEEN Feat. MICHAEL KISKE, KAI HANSEN: Video Of Stockholm Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of HELLOWEEN's December 18 performance at Arenan in Stockholm, Sweden can be seen below. HELLOWEEN's current "Pumpkins United" tour features former vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside current singer Andi Deris, guitarists Michael Weikath and Sascha Gerstner, bassist Markus Grosskopf and drummer Dani Löble. The "Pumpkins United" tour marks the ...

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AVANTASIA: First Trailer For 'Moonglow' Album

"Moonglow", the next album from EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project, will arrive on February 15, 2019 (pushed back from February 1) via Nuclear Blast. Comprising 11 tracks, the new opus once again features several guest vocalists. This time around, Tobias worked not only with such well-known faces as Ronnie Atkins (PRETTY MAIDS), Jørn Lande ...

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Video Premiere: BEYOND THE BLACK's 'Breeze'

The official music video for the song "Breeze" from the German symphonic metal/power metal band BEYOND THE BLACK can be seen below. The track is taken from the group's latest album, "Heart Of The Hurricane", which was released on August 31 via Napalm Records (GSA via Airforce1). BEYOND THE BLACK singer Jennifer Haben told Distorted ...

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Live In The USSA - KMFDM

Aside from a three-year hiatus, KMFDM has been around for nearly 35 years. While the iconic industrial machine certainly has its devoted longtime fanbase, does any band really need, count them, four live albums? To be perfectly fair, it isn't that outrageous considering how prolific the group has been. The German group has released 20 ...

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ERIC MARTIN Wants RICHIE KOTZEN To Support MR. BIG On What He Believes Will Be Band's Final Tour

Prior to his October 28 solo acoustic performance in Pontypridd, Wales, MR. BIG vocalist Eric Martin spoke with Midlands Metalheads Radio. The complete conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On guitarist Paul Gilbert's departure from the group in 1999: Eric: "It was weird circumstances. Paul just left us. ...

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KAMELOT Guitarist Says Upcoming DVD Will 'Blow Away' 2006's 'One Cold Winter's Night'

Yvonne from Kamelot Germany recently conducted an interview with KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's recent live activities: Thomas: "It's crazy the way that things are growing. The Tilburg show [which was recorded for a live DVD/Blu-ray] and actually ...

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HELLOWEEN Bassist: 'You Can Only Do The Best Thing If You're In Love With What You're Doing'

Sam Saltman of Heavy Metal Television conducted an interview with bassist Markus Grosskopf of German power metal legends HELLOWEEN prior to the band's September 7 concert at House Of Blues in Las Vegas, Nevada as part of their "Pumpkins United" tour. The trek features returning vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist Kai Hansen alongside current vocalist ...

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THE UNITY Feat. GAMMA RAY Members: 'The Storm' Video

The official video for the song "The Storm" from the German-Italian melodic metal act THE UNITY can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sophomore album, "Rise", which will be released on September 14 via SPV/Steamhammer. The recording features 13 brand-new songs and was cut by drummer Michael Ehré (GAMMA RAY) at ...

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Video Premiere: KAMELOT's 'MindFall Remedy'

KAMELOT has released a brand new music video for the song "MindFall Remedy". The clip, which includes a guest appearance by Lauren Hart (ONCE HUMAN), was directed by Thomas Crane of Killdevil Films and features live footage from the band's recent North American tour. KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood said: "The North American tour was our ...

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HELLOWEEN Feat. KISKE, HANSEN: Concert CD, DVD To Arrive In Early 2019; New Studio Album Due In 2020

The reunited expanded classic lineup of German power metallers HELLOWEEN — featuring seven musicians, including former vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist Kai Hansen alongside current singer Andi Deris and guitarist Sascha Gerstner — has captured "the very best moments" from its ongoing "Pumpkins United" world tour and will make the footage and recordings available as ...

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THE UNITY Feat. GAMMA RAY Members: 'No Hero' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "No Hero" from the German-Italian melodic metal act THE UNITY can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sophomore album, "Rise", which will be released on September 14 via SPV/Steamhammer. The recording features 13 brand-new songs and was cut by drummer Michael Ehré (GAMMA RAY) ...

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THOMAS YOUNGBLOOD Doesn't Consider KAMELOT To Be A Nostalgia Act: 'We Are A Forward-Looking, Forward-Thinking Type Of Band'

Australia's Heavy magazine recently conducted an interview with KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood. You can listen to the entire chat via the Spreaker widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he still gets a "buzz" from performing new songs live: Thomas: "Oh yeah, totally. For me, it's also because some of the ...

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HELLOWEEN Is 'Too Lazy' To Start Work On Reunion Studio Album

Germany's Music Interview Corner conducted an interview with guitarists Kai Hansen and Michael Weikath of German power metal legends HELLOWEEN prior to their appearance at the South Park festival in Tampere, Finland. They spoke about the band's current "Pumpkins United" tour, which also features former vocalist Michael Kiske, current vocalist Andi Deris, guitarist Sascha Gerstner, ...

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HELLOWEEN Feat. MICHAEL KISKE, KAI HANSEN: Video Of SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of HELLOWEEN's June 7 performance at the Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden can be seen below. HELLOWEEN's current "Pumpkins United" tour features former vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside current singer Andi Deris, guitarists Michael Weikath and Sascha Gerstner, bassist Markus Grosskopf and drummer Dani Löble. The "Pumpkins United" ...

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KAMELOT: 'Amnesiac' Video Premiere

The official video for the song "Amnesiac" from KAMELOT can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "The Shadow Theory", which was released on April 6 via Napalm Records. KAMELOT stated about the Ivan Colic-directed "Amnesiac" clip: "We are constantly receiving tons of information from all directions and it is ...

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KAMELOT Teases 'Amnesiac' Video

A teaser for the official video for the song "Amnesiac" from KAMELOT can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "The Shadow Theory", which was released on April 6 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2015's "Haven" was helmed by acclaimed music producer Sascha Paeth and mastered by Jacob Hansen. ...

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MICHAEL KISKE Says HELLOWEEN Was 'Fearless' When Creating Classic 'Keeper Of The Seven Keys' Albums

Veteran Japanese rock journalist Masa Itoh recently conducted an interview with vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarists Kai Hansen and Michael Weikath of German power metal legends HELLOWEEN about the band's current "Pumpkins United" tour, which also features current vocalist Andi Deris, guitarist Sascha Gerstner, bassist Markus Grosskopf and drummer Dani Löble. You can listen to ...

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