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DEE SNIDER's 'Rock & Roll Christmas Tale' Coming To Toronto

"Dee Snider's Rock & Roll Christmas Tale", starring and written by the iconic TWISTED SISTER rocker, directed by Adam John Hunter and produced by John B. Yonover, which debuted in Chicago last November, will make its way to Toronto, Ontario, Canada later this year. "Dee Snider's Rock & Roll Christmas Tale" tells the story of ...

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GHOST: New Single 'Cirice' Available For Streaming

"Cirice", the new single from Swedish occult rockers GHOST, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The song is taken from the band's third album, "Meliora", which will be released on August 21 via Loma Vista Recordings. The follow-up to 2013's "Infestissumam" was helmed by Klas Åhlund, a prolific songwriter, producer and guitarist who ...

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PARADISE LOST: Audio Samples Of Entire 'The Plague Within' Album

"The Plague Within", the new album from British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST, will be released on June 2 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media. The cover artwork was created by Polish artist, illustrator and architect Zbigniew M. Bielak, best known in the musical realm for his record cover illustrations, which, among others, include ...

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GHOST: 'Meliora' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Swedish occult rockers GHOST will release their third album, "Meliora", on August 21 via Loma Vista Recordings. The follow-up to 2013's "Infestissumam" was helmed by Klas Åhlund, a prolific songwriter, producer and guitarist who is also a member of the Swedish rock band TEDDYBEARS, and was mixed by Andy Wallace (SLAYER, NIRVANA, SEPULTURA, LINKIN PARK, ...

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GHOST Films New Music Video

Swedish occult rockers GHOST filmed a video for an as-yet-undisclosed new song earlier today (Sunday, May 3) in the Los Angeles area. According to Sweden Rock Magazine, GHOST will release its third album in late summer/early fall. The follow-up to 2013's "Infestissumam" was helmed by Klas Åhlund, a prolific songwriter, producer and guitarist who is ...

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Swedish Rockers GHOST Recruit 'New' Singer PAPA EMERITUS III, Prepare To Release Third Album

According to Sweden Rock Magazine, Swedish occult rockers GHOST will release their third album in late summer/early fall. The follow-up to 2013's "Infestissumam" was helmed by Klas Åhlund, a prolific songwriter, producer and guitarist who is also a member of the Swedish rock band TEDDYBEARS. As a songwriter and producer, Klas has previously worked with ...

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Endless Forms Most Beautiful - NIGHTWISH

As we've officially entered the Floor Jansen era of NIGHTWISH, the hangover from the Anette Olzon controversy has been, for all intents and purposes, chased away. Olzon's moved on with her solo album from last year, "Shine", while NIGHTWISH themselves look to outdo their widely embraced "Imaginaerum" from 2011. This includes the addition of not ...

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DEE SNIDER's 'Rock & Roll Christmas Tale': Video Highlights

Broadway In Chicago has uploaded a one-minute collection of video highlights from "Dee Snider's Rock & Roll Christmas Tale", starring and written by the iconic TWISTED SISTER rocker, directed by Adam John Hunter and produced by John B. Yonover, which is playing the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E Chestnut) through January 4, ...

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BLOODBATH: 'Church Of Vastitas' Video Released

Swedish death metal supergroup BLOODBATH, which features in its ranks KATATONIA's Jonas Renkse and Anders Nyström, as well as OPETH's Martin Axenrot, has recruited PARADISE LOST's Nick Holmes as its new lead singer. Holmes will make his BLOODBATH debut on the band's new album, "Grand Morbid Funeral", which will be released on November 17 via ...

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NIGHTWISH, SONATA ARCTICA, AMARANTHE Members Featured On RASKASTA JOULUA's 'Ragnarok Juletide'

Finland's annual, all-star symphonic Christmas rock project, dubbed RASKASTA JOULUA, which translates to "Heavy Christmas," is enjoying its 10th year running. To celebrate, the project, which tours every holiday season, will release a new studio album this year. The CD, titled "Ragnarok Juletide", will be released on November 11 via Spinefarm. But this is not ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Frontman DANI FILTH's DEVILMENT Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST ENTERTAINMENT

Ipswich, Suffolk, U.K.-based band DEVILMENT, featuring vocalist Dani "Filth" Davey of British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH, has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment. DEVILMENT's full-length debut, "The Great And Secret Show", will be released in the fall. The CD was recorded at Grindstone Studios in Suffolk with producer Scott Atkins, who has previously ...

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DIMMU BORGIR's SHAGRATH On CHROME DIVISION: 'It's Definitely Not A Side Project; It's A Full Band'

On June 20, Kaaos TV conducted an interview with Shagrath (a.k.a. Stian Thoresen) of DIMMU BORGIR and CHROME DIVISION when CHROME DIVISION played at the Nummirock festival in Kauhajoki, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how different it is playing guitar with CHROME DIVISION ...

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TWISTED SISTER's DEE SNIDER To Be Honored For His Philanthropic Work At 'Music Biz 2014 Awards Luncheon'

The Music Business Association (Music Biz), formerly known as NARM and DigitalMusic.org, will celebrate the philanthropic work of TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider at the Music Biz 2014 Awards Luncheon on May 8 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. Sponsored by YouTube, the event will feature the presentation of the Harry ...

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DEATH: Entire 'Leprosy' Reissue Available For Streaming

The fifth installment in Relapse's exhaustive reissue campaign of DEATH's immensely influential catalog is "Leprosy", the band's titanic second album. Originally released in 1988 the pioneering LP built upon the thrash sounds of METALLICA and SLAYER but added a previously unheard level of raw extremity. These songs are the roots of an entire genre: death ...

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER To Release 'Fool 'Em All' DVD

Michigan's unstoppable sons of molten melodic death metal THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER will release their brand new DVD on May 27. "Fool 'Em All" is the band's second DVD and follows up their immensely popular "Majesty". Once again, director Robbie Tassaro captured the band on tour for another installment of absurdity and hilarity! This time ...

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RISE TO REMAIN Speaks To TOTAL UPRAWR (Video)

Total Uprawr conducted an interview with RISE TO REMAIN, the London, England metalcore outfit fronted by Austin Dickinson — the son of IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson — on March 15 at the Takedown festival in Southampton. You can now watch the chat below. RISE TO REMAIN recently made available a free download of the ...

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