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AKANI Feat. MERAUDER, Ex-SOILWORK Members: Video Of Stuttgart Concert

Video footage of AKANI, the metallic hardcore supergroup featuring current and former members of MERAUDER, SOILWORK and DARK TRANQUILLITY, performing on March 25 in Stuttgart, Germany can be seen below. AKANI released its debut full-length, "Through My Darkest Infernal", in July 2016 via Demons Run Amok. AKANI was formed in 2012 by singer Jorge Rosado ...

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CRIMFALL Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Finnish cinemascopic metallers CRIMFALL. CRIMFALL comments: "We are beyond excited for this opportunity to work with the legendary Metal Blade. It makes all these years we wrestled with the third album worthwhile as we can finally share the fruits of our labor through the most dedicated and ...

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INFERNAL MAJESTY To Release 'No God' Album In April

Canadian thrash metal masters INFERNAL MAJESTY — who are celebrating their 30th anniversary in 2017 — will release their long-awaited new full-length album, "No God", on April 14 via High Roller Records. Singer Chris Bailey is more than excited about the release. "We are seriously feeling awesome," he said. "When your hard work, thoughts and ...

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DESTRUCTION To Release 'Thrash Anthems II' Collection Of Re-Recorded Classics

German thrashers DESTRUCTION have launched a PledgeMusic pre-order campaign in support of their upcoming album, "Thrash Anthems II". A leader in direct-to-fan platforms, PledgeMusic allows artists to get more personal with their fans, offering pledgers updates straight from the band and items not available anywhere else. The follow-up to 2007's "Thrash Anthems", the ...

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The Grinding Wheel - OVERKILL

As legendary thrash band OVERKILL might put it through its latest album, the bitter cycle to staying relevant is like a grinding wheel. Yet, for a band that could've been defined strictly by the breakout foursome containing Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth, D.D. Verni, Rat Skates and Bobby Gustafson, OVERKILL has a treasure trove of alumni: Sid ...

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DANKO JONES Members Launch IRON MAGAZINE

Ektro Records has set a March 17 release date for IRON MAGAZINE's debut EP, "Queen Of Hell", on 12-inch vinyl format. Although a brand-new name, IRON MAGAZINE is actually a cross-continental team-up between Danko Jones and John Calabrese from DANKO JONES and Jussi Lehtisalo and Tomi Leppänen from CIRCLE. With such a pedigree, the resultant ...

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The Serpent Only Lies - CROWBAR

CROWBAR fans have been rejoicing with the recent return of original bassist Todd Strange following a 17-year hiatus. During this time, he focused on domestic life. The timing couldn't be more fitting since "The Serpent Only Lies", the band's eleventh full-length, is more than just a little bit reminiscent of its classic early material. The ...

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Original FOREIGNER Members Reunite For Platinum Plaque Ceremony

A long-awaited FOREIGNER reunion took place December 5, 2016 to celebrate the RIAA platinum certification of 2008's "No End In Sight: The Very Best Of Foreigner" (Atlantic Records/Rhino Entertainment), a double-disc collection featuring the band's biggest hits, including "Feels Like The First Time", "Cold As Ice", "Hot Blooded" and "I Want To Know What Love ...

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WITCHERY: Listen To New Song 'Oath Breaker'

"Oath Breaker", a brand new song from Linköping, Sweden-based blackened metallers WITCHERY, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's long-awaited sixth studio album, "In His Infernal Majesty's Service", which will be released on November 25 via Century Media Records. Commented WITCHERY guitarist Patrik Jensen: "This might be my favorite song of ...

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Video Premiere: KREATOR's 'Gods Of Violence'

"Gods Of Violence", the new video from German thrash titans KREATOR, can be seen below. The clip was filmed with renowned video production company Grupa13, which has previously worked with AMON AMARTH, BEHEMOTH and ELUVEITIE. "Gods Of Violence" is the title track of KREATOR's 14th album, which will be released on January 27, 2017 via ...

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KREATOR: Teaser For 'Gods Of Violence' Video

A teaser for "Gods Of Violence", the new video from German thrash titans KREATOR, can be seen below. The clip, which will make its online debut this Friday (November 18), was filmed with renowned video production company Grupa13, which has previously worked with AMON AMARTH, BEHEMOTH and ELUVEITIE. "Gods Of Violence" is the title track ...

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KREATOR: Photos From 'Gods Of Violence' Video Shoot

German thrash titans KREATOR will release their 14th album, "Gods Of Violence", on January 27, 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork for the disc was created by renowned artist Jan Meininghaus, who also made the limited-edition artwork for KREATOR's last album, 2012's "Phantom Antichrist", and has lent his talents to bands like BOLT ...

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RIK EMMETT's RESOLUTION9: Lyric Video For 'End Of The Line' Feat. ALEX LIFESON, JAMES LABRIE

TRIUMPH legend Rik Emmett and his new band, RESOLUTION9, will release their electrifying new album, "Res 9", worldwide on November 11 via Mascot Label Group. "Res 9" features contributions from RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson, DREAM THEATER vocalist James LaBrie, and Rik Emmett's onetime TRIUMPH bandmates, bassist Mike Levine and drummer Gil Moore. The lyric video ...

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RIK EMMETT's RESOLUTION9: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Res 9' Album

TRIUMPH legend Rik Emmett and his new band, RESOLUTION9, will release their electrifying new album, "Res 9", worldwide on November 11 via Mascot Label Group. "Res 9" features contributions from RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson, DREAM THEATER vocalist James LaBrie, and Rik Emmett's onetime TRIUMPH bandmates, bassist Mike Levine and drummer Gil Moore. Audio samples of ...

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WITCHERY: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'Nosferatu'

A full six years after their latest studio album release, Linköping, Sweden-based blackened metallers WITCHERY finally return with their long-awaited sixth studio album, "In His Infernal Majesty's Service", due on November 25 via Century Media Records. "In His Infernal Majesty's Service" track listing: 01. Lavey-athan 02. Zoroast 03. Netherworld Emperor 04. Nosferatu 05. The Burning ...

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RIK EMMETT's RESOLUTION9: Listen To 'I Sing' Song Feat. DREAM THEATER's JAMES LABRIE

TRIUMPH legend Rik Emmett and his new band, RESOLUTION9, will release their electrifying new album, "Res 9", worldwide on November 11 via Mascot Label Group. "Res 9" features contributions from RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson, DREAM THEATER vocalist James LaBrie, and Rik Emmett's onetime TRIUMPH bandmates, bassist Mike Levine and drummer Gil Moore. The track "I ...

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Ride The Sky: The Very Best of 1985-1998 - HELLOWEEN

Malcolm Dome, one of hard rock and heavy metal journalism's elite, always knows how to get the root of things. In his liner notes for the new HELLOWEEN compilation, "Ride the Sky: The Very Best of 1985-1998", he coaxes this telling epithet from guitarist Michael Weikath: "You know what kept driving us on? We were ...

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RIK EMMETT's RESOLUTION9: Lyric Video For 'Human Race' Featuring ALEX LIFESON

TRIUMPH legend Rik Emmett and his new band, RESOLUTION9, will release their electrifying new album, "Res 9", worldwide on November 11 via Mascot Label Group. "Res 9" features contributions from RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson, DREAM THEATER vocalist James LaBrie, and Rik Emmett's onetime TRIUMPH bandmates, bassist Mike Levine and drummer Gil Moore. The official lyric ...

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WITCHERY Returns With New Lineup, 'In His Infernal Majesty's Service' Album

A full six years after their latest studio album release, Linköping, Sweden-based blackened metallers WITCHERY finally return with their long-awaited sixth studio album, "In His Infernal Majesty's Service", due on November 25 via Century Media Records. WITCHERY played a score of festivals in support of their latest release, 2010's "Witchkrieg", did a tour of Japan ...

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RUSH's ALEX LIFESON And DREAM THEATER's JAMES LABRIE Were Honored To Appear On RIK EMMETT's 'Res 9'

TRIUMPH legend Rik Emmett and his new band, RESOLUTION9, will release their electrifying new album, "Res 9", worldwide on November 11 via Mascot Label Group. "Res 9" features contributions from RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson, DREAM THEATER vocalist James LaBrie, and Rik Emmett's onetime TRIUMPH bandmates, bassist Mike Levine and drummer Gil Moore. "This album represents ...

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IMMOLATION Is Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Metal Wani's Jake Patton recently conducted an interview with bassist/vocalist Ross Dolan of New York death metal veterans IMMOLATION. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the progress of the recording sessions for IMMOLATION's follow-up to 2013's "Kingdom Of Conspiracy" album: Ross: "The new album ...

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The Fall Of Hearts - KATATONIA

Of their own respective accord but coming to the same relative meeting point, OPETH and KATATONIA have inadvertently founded their own subgenre of dark prog. The common bond between the groups (aside from Mikael Åkerfeldt and Jonas Renkse going full-time clean singing) is a sophisticated hub where goth, prog and dirge rock meet. All but ...

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FIRESPAWN Feat. ENTOMBED, UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC Members: 'All Hail' Video

"All Hail", the new video from FIRESPAWN (formerly FIREBORN) — the new Swedish death metal project featuring Lars Göran Petrov (vocals; ENTOMBED) and Victor Brandt (guitar; ENTOMBED), Alex Friberg (bass; NECROPHOBIC), Fredrik Folkare (guitar; UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC) and Matte Modin (drums; DARK FUNERAL, DEFLESHED) — can be seen below. The song is taken from FIRESPAWN's debut ...

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AKANI Feat. MERAUDER, Ex-SOILWORK Members: Listen To New Song 'Temple Of Lies'

AKANI, the metallic hardcore supergroup featuring current and former members of MERAUDER, SOILWORK and DARK TRANQUILLITY, has released the third track from its forthcoming debut full-length, "Through My Darkest Infernal", due out on July 15 via Demons Run Amok. Listen to "Temple Of Lies" below. Also available are previously released singles from the album, "Bloodlust" ...

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COMBICHRIST: Lyric Video For New Song 'Skullcrusher'

Norwegian-American electronic hard rock/heavy metal group COMBICHRIST has launched a new track and lyric video, "Skullcrusher", taken from the band's eighth studio album, "This is Where Death Begins". Check it out below. "'Skullcrusher' is one of those tracks on the album that makes me just want to destroy shit when we play it live," said ...

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End Of Days - DISCHARGE

Six hallowed words come affixed to British hardcore: "Hear Nothing See Nothing Say Nothing." Two others would be "Never Again." If you don't know DISCHARGE, shame on you. The very definition of hardcore music ought to come with DISCHARGE stuffed inside the same sentence. As one of the fastest, loudest, most ireful pack of trash ...

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