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TARJA TURUNEN Resumes Recording New Solo Album

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has returned to the studio to resume recording vocals for her next solo album, tentatively due in late summer/early fall. In a recent interview with the Music Legends web site, Turunen stated about her upcoming CD: "We have recorded drums, guitars and bass for it already and at the moment ...

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AEON Drummer Taking A Break; Replacement Announced

Swedish death metal overlords AEON have issued the following update: "Arttu [Malkki, drums] has decided to take a break from AEON. He and his girlfriend are expecting twins in March and he wants to focus on his family at this point. We have no idea on how long this break will be, but there is ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: New Video Interview Posted Online

Germany's 60minuten.net recenty conducted an interview with former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. Tarja and her husband/manager Marcelo Cabuli recently became the parents of their first child. Turunen, who currently resides in Buenos Aires, Argentina with her husband, kept her pregnancy a secret until the very ...

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AEON: New 'Aeons Black' Studio Footage Posted Online

Swedish death metal overlords AEON will release their fourth studio offering, "Aeons Black", on November 20 via Metal Blade Records. The mammoth 15-track effort was recorded at Empire Studio in Östersund, Sweden, engineered, mixed and mastered by Ronnie Björnström (Garageland Studios) and featuring cover art by Kristian "Necrolord" Wåhlin (BATHORY, AT THE GATES, DISSECTION, EMPEROR). ...

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EARTHEN GRAVE Announces New Drummer

Chicago's EARTHEN GRAVE has announced the addition of drummer Chris Wozniak (LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR) to the group's ranks. Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Wozniak has performed on drums in a variety of rock, folk, and metal bands for over 20 years. He has played with local acts TRIFOG and BLOOD ...

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MAMMOTH MAMMOTH: 'Volume III: Hell's Likely' Audio Preview

Australia's MAMMOTH MAMMOTH will release its new album, "Volume III: Hell's Likely", via Napalm Records on the following dates: Nov. 21 - Spain, Sweden, Greece Nov. 23 - Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Benelux Nov. 26 - Rest of Europe Nov. 27 - North America The effort will be made available as a limited digipack and ...

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ENTRAPMENT: 'The Obscurity Within' Now Available

Dutch death metal overlords ENTRAPMENT have just released their debut full-length album, "The Obscurity Within", via SoulSeller Records. The mammoth 10-track CD was recorded at Perimeter Audio in Velsen-Noord, Netherlands with producer Marc van Duivenvoorde. The CD features cover art by Mattias Frisk. ENTRAPMENT recently performed at Bloodshed (Netherlands) and Catacombs (Germany) festivals and is ...

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AEON: New Song Available For Streaming

Swedish death metal overlords AEON will release their fourth studio offering, "Aeons Black", on November 20 via Metal Blade Records. The mammoth 15-track effort was recorded at Empire Studio in Östersund, Sweden, engineered, mixed and mastered by Ronnie Björnström (Garageland Studios) and featuring cover art by Kristian "Necrolord" Wåhlin (BATHORY, AT THE GATES, DISSECTION, EMPEROR). ...

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EARTHEN GRAVE Parts Ways With Drummer

Chicago's epic doom metal act EARTHEN GRAVE have parted ways with longtime drummer Scott Davidson. Davidson played on the group's 2009 "Dismal Times" debut EP and recently released full-length album, "Earthen Grave". The band issued a collective statement this week: "We wish Scott all the best with his many other projects including his long time ...

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AEON: First 'Aeons Black' Studio Webisode Available

Swedish death metal overlords AEON will release their fourth studio offering, "Aeons Black", on November 20 via Metal Blade Records. The mammoth 15-track effort was recorded at Empire Studio in Östersund, Sweden, engineered, mixed and mastered by Ronnie Björnström (Garageland Studios) and featuring cover art by Kristian "Necrolord" Wåhlin (BATHORY, AT THE GATES, DISSECTION, EMPEROR). ...

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AEON: 'Aeons Black' Lyric Video Released

Swedish death metal overlords AEON will release their fourth studio offering, "Aeons Black", on November 20 via Metal Blade Records. The mammoth 15-track effort was recorded at Empire Studio in Östersund, Sweden, engineered, mixed and mastered by Ronnie Björnström (Garageland Studios) and featuring cover art by Kristian "Necrolord" Wåhlin (BATHORY, AT THE GATES, DISSECTION, EMPEROR). ...

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MARILYN MANSON: 'Hey, Cruel World...' Video Released

"Hey, Cruel World...", the new video from shock rocker MARILYN MANSON, can be seen below. The clip features up-close footage of the band in a stunning black-and-white live montage from from Milan to Brixton to Los Angeles on Manson's 2012 international tour. The video was produced with music video and documentary director Tim Mattia, who ...

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THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA: 'Mammoth' Video Released

"Mammoth", the new video from the Dayton, Ohio Christian metalcore band THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's latest album, "Dead Throne", which sold 32,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 10 on The Billboard 200 chart. The ...

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AEON: New Album Details Revealed

Swedish death metal overlords AEON have unveiled the details of their fourth studio offering, "Aeons Black". Set to drop on November 20 via Metal Blade Records, the mammoth 15-track effort was recorded at Empire Studio in Östersund, Sweden, engineered, mixed and mastered by Ronnie Björnström (Garageland Studios) and featuring cover art by Kristian "Necrolord" Wåhlin ...

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MALEVOLENCE: New Song Available For Streaming

"Slithering", a brand new song from Portuguese extreme progressive metallers MALEVOLENCE, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below (courtesy of Decibel magazine). The track comes off the band's upcoming third full-length album, "Antithetical", which was written and produced by Carlos Cariano, recorded by Paulo Pereira at 20m2sea Studio (Portugal), and mixed and ...

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Australia's MAMMOTH MAMMOTH Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

Napalm Records has announced the signing of Australia's MAMMOTH MAMMOTH to worldwide deal. The band's new album, "Volume III: Hell's Likely", will be released on the following dates: Nov. 21 - Spain, Sweden, Greece Nov. 23 - Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Benelux Nov. 26 - Rest of Europe Nov. 27 - North America Commented MAMMOTH ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: 'Act I' Mediabook Unboxing Video

Video footage of the unboxing of the mediabook version of "Act I", the first-ever live solo album from former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen, can be seen below. The effort will be unleashed to North American fans on September 4 in 2-CD, 2-DVD and Blu-ray format via the Eagle Rock imprint Armoury Records, in conjunction with ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: Extended 'Act I' Trailer Released

An extended trailer for "Act I", the first-ever live solo album from former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen, can be seen below. The effort will be unleashed to North American fans on September 4 in 2-CD, 2-DVD and Blu-ray format via the Eagle Rock imprint Armoury Records, in conjunction with Hamburg, Germany-based earMUSIC. The first-ever live ...

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UFOMAMMUT: 'Oro: Opus Alter' Details Revealed

The second installment of UFOMAMMUT's two-part "Oro" album series — "Oro: Opus Alter" — will be released in North America on September 18 via Neurot Recordings. The CD's intriguing cover art was brought to life once again by the unstoppable force that is the Malleus Art Collective. Additionally the band has continued its tradition of ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: 'Into The Sun' Video Released

"Into The Sun", the new video from former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen, can be seen below. The track comes off Tarja's first-ever live solo album, "Act I", which will be unleashed to North American fans on September 4 in 2-CD, 2-DVD and Blu-ray format via the Eagle Rock imprint Armoury Records, in conjunction with Hamburg, ...

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THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA: New Video Interview With ANDY TRICK

Loudwire's Anne Erickson conducted an interview with bassist Andy Trick of the Dayton, Ohio Christian metalcore band THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA at a recent stop on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour. You can now watch the chat below. THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA released a live CD/DVD, "Dead & Alive", on June 26 via ...

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WORMROT Announces Hiatus

Singaporean grindcore trio WORMROT has just wrapped up a mammoth six-week tour of Europe, which culminated in an unforgettable performance at Obscene Extreme festival in the Czech Republic. Following the tour, the band has revealed that it will be taking a break from touring for a few years to attend to personal commitments. Contrary to ...

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MALEVOLENCE: 'Antithetical' Teaser Available

A four-and-a-half-minute teaser for "Antithetical", the third full-length album from Portuguese extreme progressive metallers MALEVOLENCE, is available below below. The follow-up to 1999's "Martyrialized" was written and produced by Carlos Cariano, recorded by Paulo Pereira at 20m2sea Studio (Portugal), and mixed and mastered at Woodshed Studio (Germany) by V. Santura (TRIPTYKON, OBSCURA, PESTILENCE). "Antithetical" features ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: 'Into The Sun' Single Artwork Unveiled

Eagle Rock imprint Armoury Records, in conjunction with Hamburg, Germany-based earMUSIC, has announced the release of the first-ever live solo album from Finnish singer Tarja Turunen. Entitled "Act I", the release will be unleashed to North American fans on September 4 in 2-CD, 2-DVD and Blu-ray format. The first-ever live audio/video offering from the former ...

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