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Manifest - AMARANTHE

For reasons unknown, it always comes as a huge surprise that AMARANTHE are as monstrously heavy as they (always) are. Admittedly, you have to enthusiastically subscribe to the notion of heavy metal as an upbeat artform to truly embrace what the Swedes have been doing over the last decade, but while it doesn't take a ...

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KREATOR/Ex-DRAGONFORCE Bassist FRÉDÉRIC LECLERCQ Releases 'Hours' Music Video From AMAHIRU Project

AMAHIRU, the musical collaboration between Frédéric Leclercq (KREATOR, ex-DRAGONFORCE) and Saki (MARY'S BLOOD, NEMOPHILA), will release its self-titled debut album on November 27 via earMUSIC in Europe and the U.S. and and Ward Records in Japan. The official music video for AMAHIRU's first single, "Hours", can be seen below. Frédéric and Saki's friendship started in ...

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Watch AMARANTHE's Music Video For 'Archangel'

Swedish modern metal force AMARANTHE will release its new album "Manifest", on October 2 via Nuclear Blast. The official music video for the disc's third single, "Archangel", can be seen below. AMARANTHE comments: "Fire and brimstone! Savor the sweet scent of sulfur as AMARANTHE delves deep into Miltonian lore with 'Archangel'! "An ancient tale of ...

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KREATOR/Ex-DRAGONFORCE Bassist FRÉDÉRIC LECLERCQ Launches AMAHIRU Project

AMAHIRU, the musical collaboration between Frédéric Leclercq (KREATOR, ex-DRAGONFORCE) and Saki (MARY'S BLOOD, NEMOPHILA), will release its self-titled debut album on November 27 via earMUSIC in Europe and the U.S. and and Ward Records in Japan. Frédéric and Saki's friendship started in 2015 when MARY'S BLOOD opened for DRAGONFORCE in Hong Kong. They got along ...

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KAMELOT Has 25 Songs For Next Studio Album

In a new interview with A&P Reacts, Thomas Youngblood spoke about the progress of the songwriting sessions for KAMELOT's follow-up to 2018's "The Shadow Theory" album. The guitarist said (see video below): "We have, actually, 25 songs right now, which has never happened — never. So now we have to kill ...

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MEGADETH Guitarist KIKO LOUREIRO Releases 'Overflow' Single

MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro has released a new solo single, "Overflow". It is the third single from Loureiro's fifth solo album, "Open Source", which will arrive on July 10. Last week, Loureiro released "Imminent Threat", the LP's second single, featuring a guest appearance by former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman. The cover artwork for "Overflow", "Imminent ...

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MEGADETH's KIKO LOUREIRO To Release 'Overflow' Single On Friday

MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro will release a new solo single, "Overflow", on Friday, July 3. The cover artwork for the effort can be seen below. Last month, Loureiro released "Imminent Threat", the second single from his fifth solo album, "Open Source". The track features a guest appearance by former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman. The cover ...

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Video Premiere: AMARANTHE's 'Viral'

"Viral", the new Marcus Overbeck-directed video from the Swedish modern metal force AMARANTHE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album "Manifest", which will be released on October 2 via Nuclear Blast. "Manifest" will be available as CD, media book with four bonus tracks, media book bundle with patch (limited ...

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Hear MEGADETH's KIKO LOUREIRO Team Up With MARTY FRIEDMAN On 'Imminent Threat' Single

MEGADETH guitarist Kiko Loureiro has released "Imminent Threat", the second single from his fifth solo album, "Open Source". The track features a guest appearance by former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman. The cover artwork for "Imminent Threat" and "Open Source" was created by Gustavo Sazes (MACHINE HEAD, AMARANTHE, ARCH ENEMY) and can be seen below. Kiko ...

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AMARANTHE To Release 'Manifest' Album In October

Swedish modern metal force AMARANTHE will release its new album "Manifest", on October 2 via Nuclear Blast. "Manifest" will be available as CD, media book with four bonus tracks, media book bundle with patch (limited to 250 units, mailorder exclusive), gold vinyl (limited to 300 units, mailorder + wholesale exclusive), Blue/black marbled vinyl (limited to ...

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BEYOND THE BLACK Releases Music Video For 'Human'

German symphonic metallers BEYOND THE BLACK have released the official music video for "Human", the latest single off their new album "Hørizøns", out now via Napalm Records. "Human" features an almost daunting glimpse at the future, but also symbolizes the sophistication of another modern and equally gloomy melodic rock piece. Their new single is a ...

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AMARANTHE Cancels Summer/Fall 2020 North American Tour

AMARANTHE's previously announced summer/fall 2020 North American headlining tour has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe. The 37-date trek with Finnish metallers BATTLE BEAST and the Boston symphonic metal band SEVEN SPIRES was scheduled to kick off at the Soundstage in Baltimore on August 20 and will make stops in Chicago, ...

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AMARANTHE's Sixth Album Gets Official Release Date

Swedish/Danish metallers AMARANTHE have completed work on their new album. The follow-up to 2018's "Helix" will be released this summer via Nuclear Blast. The band states: "Our sixth album is now completely DONE! Last Sunday, a few select press members and music industry professionals got the opportunity to hear our new effort, and the response ...

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GRIM REAPER, FIREWIND, CYHRA, MASTERPLAN Members Join Forces For Epic Metal Cover Of 'We Are The World'

Over 50 rock and metal musicians, including members of GRIM REAPER, FIREWIND, CYHRA and MASTERPLAN, have joined forces to record an epic metal cover of "We Are The World" while in quarantine. The project is the brainchild of Norwegian musician Marius Danielsen of the band DARKEST SINS. The original version of the star-studded charity single ...

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The Dark Delight - DYNAZTY

When the first riff kicks in, moments into opener "Presence Of Mind", it's obvious that DYNAZTY are punching with considerably more weight behind them than most of their power metal peers. Still a fairly low-key concern at this point, the Swedes have been honing their crunchy, streamlined take on melodic metal since 2009, and this ...

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