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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS To Release 'Sunrise To Sundown' Album In March

SPIRITUAL BEGGARS — the Swedish band featuring ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott and bassist Sharlee D'Angelo, along with vocalist Apollo Papathanasio (ex-FIREWIND) — will release its ninth studio album, titled "Sunrise To Sundown", on March 18 in Europe and March 25 in North America via InsideOut Music. Just like on their previous two album releases, ...

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MOB RULES To Release New Album 'Tales From Beyond' In March

German metallers MOB RULES will release their eighth album, "Tales From Beyond", on March 18 via Steamhammer/SPV as a digipak (including one bonus track and poster), double colored vinyl LP and as a digital download. In addition, there will be an iTunes version including an additional exclusive bonus track called "Ghost Town". According to a ...

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TESTAMENT, Ex-JUDAS PRIEST, SCORPIONS, NIGHTWISH Members Perform At Israel's TITANS OF METAL Despite BDS Boycott

More than 20 international metal and hard rock artists performed at Israel's first-ever edition of Titans Of Metal festival, which took place on December 17 at Tel Aviv's Theatron Club. The show was held despite the activities of the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, spearheaded by ex-PINK FLOYD member Roger Waters, which calls ...

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GUS G.'s FIREWIND Announces New Singer HENNING BASSE

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 announced the addition of singer Henning Basse (METALIUM, SONS OF SEASONS) to the group's ranks. Basse previously toured with FIREWIND on various continents in 2007 and was most recently the ...

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CHASTAIN: Lyric Video For New Song 'All Hail The King'

The new CHASTAIN album "We Bleed Metal" will be released worldwide on November 6. It is the follow-up to the band's 2013 reunion CD "Surrender To No One". That release marked the return of original vocalist Leather Leone. She has long been considered one of the originators of the female power metal vocal style. Leather ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN: Video Footage Of Final Show Of U.S. Tour

Victor A. Nieto of DSD Video Production has uploaded video footage of former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman's October 3 performance at Ramona Mainstage in Ramona, California. Check out the clips below. Friedman recently embarked on his first tour of North America since 2003 — a 21-date headlining run that kicked off September 9. The trek ...

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Video: MARTY FRIEDMAN Joined By Audience Member in Philly For Onstage Shredding

On September 12, former MEGADETH axeman Marty Friedman invited another audience-member guitarist, Cristian Nistor, on stage at the North Star Bar & Grill in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for some onstage shredding. Check out video footage below. Friedman recently embarked on his first tour of North America since 2003 — a 21-date headlining run that kicked off ...

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Video: Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist MARTY FRIEDMAN Performs In Cleveland

Multi-camera video footage of Marty Friedman's (ex-MEGADETH) September 15 performance in Cleveland, Ohio can be seen below. Friedman recently embarked on his first tour of North America since 2003 — a 21-date headlining run that kicked off September 9. The trek marks the latest leg of Friedman's ongoing world tour in support of "Inferno", his ...

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Premiere: MARTY FRIEDMAN's Lyric Video For 'Jasmine Cyanide'

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman will release a digital-only deluxe version of his 2014 acclaimed solo album, "Inferno", on September 4 via Prosthetic. The set will feature two exclusive bonus tracks, "Ballad Of The Barbie Bandits" and "Jasmine Cyanide", the latter of which features a guest appearance by Canadian rocker Danko Jones. Regarding the "Jasmine ...

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New Song Premiere: MASTERS OF METAL's 'Evolution Of Being'

MASTERS OF METAL, the Los Angeles-based thrash metal outfit launched by seasoned veterans and members of AGENT STEELJuan Garcia (guitars), Bernie Versailles (guitars, vocals), Robert Cardenas (bass, backing vocals) and Rigo Amezcua (drums) — will release its full-length debut, "From Worlds Beyond", in North America on September 18 via Metalville Records. The eleven-song ...

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What Would It Take For MARTY FRIEDMAN To Play With MEGADETH Again?

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman was interviewed for a recent episode of the "Metal Brainiac" podcast. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether his disillusionment with the American rock scene and his appreciation of the Japanese pop sounds coincided with ...

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