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UNISONIC Taps GAMMA RAY Drummer For Bulgaria's Lovech Rock Fest

GAMMA RAY drummer Michael Ehré (pictured) will replace Kosta Zafiriou at UNISONIC's last show this year, on September 23 at Bulgaria's Lovech Rock Fest. Says UNISONIC bassist Dennis Ward: "After Kosta announced his departure from the band and retirement from professional metal drumming early September, we thought Michael is the perfect choice for now: He's ...

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GOTTHARD To Release New Album In January

Swiss hard rockers GOTTHARD are putting the finishing touches on their as-yet-untitled twelfth studio album at the Yellow House Studio in Lugano. The third disc with lead singer Nic Maeder was produced by Charlie Bauerfeind (HELLOWEEN, BLIND GUARDIAN) and Leo Leoni and will be released on January 13, 2017 on Musikvertrieb in Switzerland and internationally ...

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FIREWIND Begins Recording New Album

FIREWIND, the band led by Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., well known in rock and metal circles for his work as Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist, has entered the studio to begin recording its eighth album for a late 2016 release. Gus says: "We're super excited about it, as this is our first recording in four years, ...

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Listen To AXL ROSE Rehearsing With AC/DC

A couple of fan-recorded audio clips of what appears to be Axl Rose rehearsing with AC/DC in Lisbon, Portugal for the band's May 7 concert in the city can be heard below. The featured songs are "Hells Bells", "Thunderstruck" and "Shoot To Thrill". The show is one of twelve European dates AC/DC will perform with ...

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No Means of Escape - NAZARETH

Watching Scottish rock-legends NAZARETH punch through a set in modern times leaves a whirligig of emotions, no doubt felt by the band's founding bassist, Pete Agnew. Agnew must have immense pride with his son Lee pounding the kit behind him, even if the loss of Darrell Sweet still stings 16 years later. Beside him, Jimmy ...

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Video: UNISONIC Performs HELLOWEEN's 'I Want Out' At Brazil's MONSTERS OF ROCK Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of UNISONIC — the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany's PINK CREAM 69) — performing the HELLOWEEN classic "I Want Out" on April 26 at the Monsters Of Rock ...

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Video: KROKUS Performs On 'Monsters Of Rock' Cruise

Fan-filmed video footage of KROKUS's April 20 performance during the Monsters Of Rock cruise can be seen below. KROKUS's U.S. tour kicked off on Monsters Of Rock cruise and will continue through a series of cities, leading to the legendary Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California on May 6. KROKUS celebrated its 40th ...

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KROKUS To Embark On U.S. Tour In April

Swiss hard rock veterans KROKUS will embark on a U.S. tour in April. The trek will kick off on April 18 with appearance on the the Monsters Of Rock cruise and will continue through a series of cities, leading to the legendary Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California on May 6. The dates ...

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UNISONIC: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'Exceptional' Video Shoot

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Exceptional", the new video from UNISONIC — the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany's PINK CREAM 69) — can be seen below. The song is taken ...

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DORO PESCH Speaks To TV ROCK LIVE In Paris (Video)

TV Rock Live conducted an interview with German metal queen Doro Pesch on May 21 at Le Trabendo in Paris, France. You can now watch the chat below. In honor of her 30th anniverary as a performing artist, Pesch celebrated with fans from all over the world with two separate-yet-unique shows on May 2 and ...

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UNISONIC: 'Exceptional' Video Released

"Exceptional", the new video from UNISONIC — the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany's PINK CREAM 69) — can be seen below. The song is taken from UNISONIC's second album, "Light Of ...

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UNISONIC's MICHAEL KISKE, DENNIS WARD Featured In New Video Interview

Louis Eustache and Aurélie Piquet recently conducted an interview with UNISONIC members Michael Kiske and Dennis Ward. You can now watch the chat below. UNISONIC, the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany's ...

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CORONER: Video Highlights Of Australian Tour

A collection of video highlights from the recent Australian tour from reunited Swiss technical thrash metal masters CORONER can be seen below. CORONER will soon begin working on material for a potential follow-up to the band's acclaimed last studio release, 1993's "Grin". During an interview with AndrewHaug.com, Australia's first-ever dedicated 24/7 rock and ...

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DORO Interviewed By Spain's 'Metalovision' (Video)

"Metalovision" conducted an interview with German metal queen Doro Pesch on May 25 in Barcelona, Spain. You can now watch the chat below. In honor of her 30th anniverary as a performing artist, Pesch celebrated with fans from all over the world with two separate-yet-unique shows on May 2 and May 3 at CCD Stadthalle ...

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UNISONIC's MICHAEL KISKE, DENNIS WARD Talk To Spain's 'Metalovision' About 'Light Of Dawn' Album (Video)

Zayk Mov of Metalovision recently conducted an interview with UNISONIC members Michael Kiske and Dennis Ward. You can now watch the chat below. UNISONIC, the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of ...

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UNISONIC To Release 'Light Of Dawn' Album In August

UNISONIC, the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany's PINK CREAM 69), will release its second album, "Light Of Dawn", on August 1 in Europe and August 12 in the U.S. via earMUSIC. ...

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