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KROKUS: 'Dirty Dynamite' Cracks German Top 20

"Dirty Dynamite", the 17th studio album from Swiss hard rock veterans KROKUS, has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 17. This marks the first time in KROKUS' history that the band has landed in the Top 20 of the German chart. KROKUS has tapped Dani Löble (HELLOWEEN) to sit behind the kit ...

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KROKUS Unveils Four-Legged Mascot

Swiss hard rock veterans KROKUS have unleashed a new star — described as "a super-cool dog" — with their new album, "Dirty Dynamite", due out on February 22 in Europe via Sony Music and in North America on March 5 via The End Records as a digital download, regular CD and limited-edition double vinyl. Da ...

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KROKUS Members Talk About Making Of 'Dirty Dynamite' (Video)

Bassist Chris Von Rohr, vocalist Marc Storace and guitarist Mandy Meyer of Swiss hard rock veterans KROKUS talk about the making of their 17th studio album, "Dirty Dynamite", the ideas and motivation behind it, including recording at the famed Abbey Road Studios in London. Check out the footage below. KROKUS has tapped Dani Löble (HELLOWEEN) ...

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VOODOO CIRCLE: New Song Available For Streaming

"Graveyard City", a brand new song from VOODOO CIRCLE, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's third album, "More Than One Way Home", which will be released on February 22 via AFM Records. "More Than One Way Home" track listing: 01. Graveyard City 02. Tears In The Rain 03. Heart Of Babylon ...

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NEONFLY Taps Producer DENNIS WARD For Sophomore Album

London, England-based metallers NEONFLY have tapped Dennis Ward (UNISONIC, PINK CREAM 69, ANGRA) to produce their as-yet-untitled sophomore album. Dennis has been at the forefront of the metal scene since the late '80s as the bass player and producer of the mighty PINK CREAM 69, and more recently of UNISONIC. As well as his own ...

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This Is Rock 'n Roll - STICKY BOYS

KROKUS, AIRBOURNE, RHINO BUCKET, STRIPWIRED, ROSE TATTOO, X-SINNER, even THE CULT when they wanna. There's an easy hundred more bands we can cram onto this list and by inference you should be able to detect what they all have in common. Number 108 on the AC/DC replicons list can safely be snagged by French retro ...

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VOODOO CIRCLE: 'Cry For Love' Video Released

"Cry For Love", the new video from VOODOO CIRCLE, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's third album, "More Than One Way Home", which will be released on February 22 via AFM Records. "More Than One Way Home" track listing: 01. Graveyard City 02. Tears In The Rain 03. Heart Of Babylon ...

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KROKUS Taps HELLOWEEN Drummer For Upcoming Shows

Swiss hard rock veterans KROKUS have tapped Dani Löble (HELLOWEEN) to sit behind the kit for the band's upcoming "Dirty Dynamite Tour", which is scheduled to kick off in early May. Says the band: "[Dani will] play as many shows as possible with KROKUS beside his busy touring schedule with HELLOWEEN. Where the dates between ...

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KROKUS: 'Dirty Dynamite' Video Released

Swiss hard rock veterans KROKUS have released the official video for the title track of their new album, "Dirty Dynamite". Check it out below. "Dirty Dynamite" will be released on February 22 in Europe via Sony Music and in North America on March 5 via The End Records. Sony Music is offering a free download ...

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KROKUS Performs New Album Title Track On Swiss TV (Video)

Swiss hard rock veterans KROKUS peformed the title track of their new album, "Dirty Dynamite", on last night's "Swiss Awards" TV show. You can now watch video footage of their appearance below. "Dirty Dynamite" will be released on February 22 in Europe via Sony Music and in North America on March 5, 2013 via The ...

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UNISONIC To Release 'Powerful And Melodic Metal Album' In 2014

UNISONIC, the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and Hansen alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany's PINK CREAM 69), has issued the following end-of-year update: "2012 was an event — and successful year for UNISONIC: We released our debut CD and did ...

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VOODOO CIRCLE: Audio Sample Of New Song Posted Online

An audio sample of the song "Graveyard City" from the third VOODOO CIRCLE album, "More Than One Way Home", can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. "More Than One Way Home" will be released on February 22, 2013 via AFM Records. VOODOO CIRCLE is the German/British band featuring members of PRIMAL FEAR and PINK ...

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KROKUS Announces First Guest Drummer For Upcoming Tour

Swiss hard rock veterans KROKUS have issued the following update: “To answer the numerous questions on our numerous blogs in the last couple of days regarding detailed info on who's drumming on live gigs in support of 'Dirty Dynamite' release: There will be several guest drummers supporting KROKUS on tour. For the time being, it ...

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KROKUS Records Cover Of THE BEATLES Classic

Swiss hard rock veterans KROKUS will release their new album, "Dirty Dynamite", on February 22, 2013 via Sony Music. The band has recorded another cover song inspired by their time at Abbey Road Studios in London, England. KROKUS covers the early THE BEATLES classic "Help" with Tommy Heart (FAIR WARNING, SOUL DOCTOR) contributing guest vocals ...

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KROKUS: New Album Track Listing, Artwork Unveiled

Swiss hard rock veterans KROKUS will release their new album, "Dirty Dynamite", on February 22, 2013. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Hallelujah Rock'n'Roll 02. Go Baby Go 03. Rattlesnake Rumble 04. Dirty Dynamite 05. Let The Good Times Roll 06. Help 07. Better Than Sex 08. Dög Song 09. Yellow ...

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KROKUS Rejoined By Guitarist MANDY MEYER

30 years after his departure from KROKUS, guitarist Mandy Meyer has now officially returned. Founder Chris Von Rohr and Fernando Von Arb are thrilled to have him back in the fold. Fernando says: "Now the KROKUS family is complete again." Meyer replaced original KROKUS guitarist Tommy Kiefer for the remainder of 1980's "Metal Rendez-Vous" tour ...

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CONEY HATCH Signs With FRONTIERS RECORDS

Following the band's successful reunion show at Firefest 2011, Frontiers Records has announced the signing of CONEY HATCH to a a worldwide deal. The band's new studio album will be released in 2013. CONEY HATCH was one of a gang of young Canadian, loud rock bands that sprang up around the turn of the '80s. ...

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UNISONIC: New Video Interview Posted Online

Lima, Peru's ElCuartelDelMetal.net recently conducted an interview with UNISONIC, the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, HELLOWEEN) alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany's PINK CREAM 69). You can now watch the chat below. UNISONIC's self-titled ...

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UNISONIC Interviewed In Korea (Video)

PopKorn Music conducted an interview with UNISONIC on September 15 at the V-Hall in Seoul. Korea. You can now watch the chat below. UNISONIC is the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou ...

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VOODOO CIRCLE To Release 'More Than One Way Home' Next Year

VOODOO CIRCLE, the German/British band featuring members of PRIMAL FEAR and PINK CREAM 69, has extended its deal with AFM Records. The group is currently working on its third album, entitled "More Than One Way Home", for an early 2013 release. VOODOO CIRCLE's sophomore CD, "Broken Heart Syndrome", entered the German Media Control chart at ...

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