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ARJEN LUCASSEN's AYREON Releases 'Everybody Dies' Lyric Video

AYREON, the highly acclaimed project from singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer Arjen Lucassen, has released the official lyric video for the song "Everybody Dies", taken from the upcoming album "The Source". Check it out below. "The Source" is an exciting new chapter in the AYREON saga, with contributions from renowned vocalists like James LaBrie ...

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DREAM THEATER, NIGHTWISH, EPICA, BLIND GUARDIAN Singers Guest On New AYREON Album 'The Source'

"The Source" is an exciting new chapter in the AYREON saga, with contributions from renowned vocalists like James LaBrie (DREAM THEATER), Simone Simons (EPICA), Floor Jansen (NIGHTWISH), Hansi Kürsch (BLIND GUARDIAN), Tobias Sammet (EDGUY, AVANTASIA), and Russell Allen (SYMPHONY X). "The Source" will be released on April 28 through AYREON's new label Mascot Label Group/Music ...

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ICED EARTH To Release 'Incorruptible' Album In May; Listen To New Song 'The Great Heathen Army'

Metal Wani's Fernando Bonenfant conducted an interview with ICED EARTH founder, chief songwriter, and guitarist Jon Schaffer before the band's December 6 concert at Electric Brixton in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On ICED EARTH's upcoming studio album, originally titled "The Judas Goat": Schaffer: ...

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JOHAN HEGG On New AMON AMARTH Album 'Jomsviking': 'I Don't Think Any Fans Are Going To Be Disappointed'

On March 25, Swedish metal kings AMON AMARTH will unleash their tenth studio album, "Jomsviking", via Metal Blade in North America and Sony Music internationally. "Jomsviking" — the first concept record in AMON AMARTH's storied career — tells a tragic tale of love and revenge, backed by the Swedes' trademark melodic, anthemic metal, which was ...

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HALESTORM's LZZY HALE Performs With TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA In Cleveland; Video, Photos

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale joined TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA on stage on December 30 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio to perform the song "Forget About The Blame (Moon Version)", the first radio single from TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA's newest release, "Letters From The Labyrinth". Hale joined TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA for both performances that day (3:30 and 8 ...

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HALESTORM's LZZY HALE To Perform With TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA In Cleveland

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale will join TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA on stage on December 30 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio to perform the song "Forget About The Blame (Moon Version)", the first radio single from TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA's newest release, "Letters From The Labyrinth". Hale will join TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA for both performances that day (3:30 ...

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Tales From Adrenechrome - ADRENECHROME

Ontario's ADRENECHROME derive their name from the drug referenced in the dark comedy film "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas", as well as the book and other places. By association, any word containing a variation of "adrenaline" within implies something fast and crazed. Such is the way of this spastic quartet, well bent from the ...

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Shape Shift - ZOMBI

It's been four years since Pittsburgh synth-prog duo ZOMBI has dropped original material. After re-releasing "The Zombi Anthology" earlier this year, Steve Moore and A.E. Paterra make up for the long wait not only with a brand new studio album, but Moore's freaky good retro soundtrack for the Belgian horror film "Cub". Moore's synth-bound, creepy ...

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Listen To LZZY HALE's Guest Appearance On TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA's 'Forget About The Blame'

Billboard.com has premiered a reprise version of "Forget About The Blame" from TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA's upcoming "Letters From The Labyrinth" album, featuring a guest appearance by HALESTORM's Lzzy Hale. Check it out below. Regarding how the collaboration came about, Lzzy tells Billboard.com: "In all honesty, it was a complete honor and surprise to me. ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Launches New Beer: Motörhead Imperial Pale Lager

The world's loudest band continue celebrating 40 years on the road by crafting a new beer: Motörhead Imperial Pale Lager. Having crafted the gleeful punishment of eardrums worldwide, MOTÖRHEAD, the world's loudest band, is also moving into the craft beer movement. Like MOTÖRHEAD's music, craft-brewers don't do half-measured weak-kneed bullshit, and so alongside Swedish brewmaster ...

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COHEED AND CAMBRIA: 'Island' Video Released

The official video for the song "Island" from COHEED AND CAMBRIA can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "The Color Before The Sun", which was released on October 9 via 300 Entertainment. The cover, which features a serene lake with a house disintegrating into the sky, was created by ...

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Eternal - STRATOVARIUS

Finnish power metal favorites STRATOVARIUS soldier on following the colossal boxed reissue of their "Elements" coupling last year, now offering their fifteenth recording, "Eternal". If you're a fan of this band, you know what you're getting, and STRATOVARIUS skimps on nothing. Much of it is fast paced, the instrumentation contains its customary flash, and each ...

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TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA To Release 'Letters From The Labyrinth' Album In November

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, the collaboration between longtime SAVATAGE singer/songwriter Jon Oliva and producer Paul O'Neill, has become one of the most successful stories in rock 'n' roll history. Defying the odds with each project, they continue to search for new and original ideas to bring to reality no matter how difficult the challenge. The TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA ...

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COHEED AND CAMBRIA: Lyric Video For New Song 'Eraser'

The official lyric video for the song "Eraser" from COHEED AND CAMBRIA can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "The Color Before The Sun", which will be released on October 9 via 300 Entertainment. The cover, which features a serene lake with a house disintegrating into the sky, was ...

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STRATOVARIUS: Pro-Shot Footage Of 'Shine In The Dark' Performance From WACKEN TV

Wacken TV has uploaded professionally filmed video footage of Finnish metallers STRATOVARIUS performing their new song "Shine In The Dark" on July 31at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany. Check it out below. STRATOVARIUS's new album, "Eternal", was released in three formats: standard CD jewelcase, limited deluxe edition (CD + DVD mediabook incl. ...

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LEAVES' EYES: Lyric Video For 'King Of Kings' Title Track

The official lyric video for "King Of Kings", the title track of the new album from LEAVES' EYES — the German/Norwegian band formed by ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull and members of ATROCITY — can be seen below. "King Of Kings" was released on September 11 via AFM Records. The CD was ...

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STRATOVARIUS: 'My Eternal Dream' Video To Premiere On Friday

Coinciding with the release of the band's new studio album, "Eternal", Finnish metallers STRATOVARIUS will premiere the official music video for their single "My Eternal Dream" on September 11 at 10:00 a.m. CET at earMUSIC's YouTube channel. Directed by Mariano Biasin, the clip deals with one of the world's recent burning issues realized in stunning ...

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LEAVES' EYES: 'The Waking Eye' Video Released

"The Waking Eye", the new video from LEAVES' EYES — the German/Norwegian band formed by ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull and members of ATROCITY — can be seen below. The track is taken from LEAVES' EYES' new album, "King Of Kings", which will be released on September 11 via AFM Records. The ...

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STRATOVARIUS: 'Eternal' Mini-Documentary Available

Finnish melodic metallers STRATOVARIUS will release their new album, "Eternal", on September 11 via the earMUSIC label. The CD's arrival will be followed by a full European tour with GLORYHAMMER and DIVINE ASCENSION. A guided and intimate tour of the album via a 12-minute behind-the-scenes mini-documentary can be seen below. The mini-doc spotlights the band ...

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Your Heaven is Real - CHRIS CAFFERY

SAVATAGE/TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA guitarist Chris Caffery returns with his fifth solo album, "Your Heaven is Real". As with his previous records, Caffery handles most of the instrumentation (guitars, bass and keys) with WHITESNAKE / BILLY IDOL / OZZY OSBOURNE drummer Brian Tichy keeping him company. Also on board is keyboardist/composer Lonnie Park and a guest appearance ...

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