MY RUIN offering ‘Throat Full of Heart’ as a FREE download

Sep 30, 2014 Comments Off by

Los Angeles based heavy rockers MY RUIN led by the wife/husband team of Tairrie B. Murphy (vocals) and Mick Murphy (guitars) – have released  the following statement: “In honor of this date (September 29th), we have decided to make one of our favorite albums from the past available for free via our Bandcamp page at this […]

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The Commander-In-Chief and Craig Ogden: Paganini Guitar Duel

Sep 29, 2014 Comments Off by

Today, GuitarWorld.com presented the worldwide premiere of a new recording and performance video by the Commander-In-Chief and classical guitarist Craig Ogden. The uber-talented duo have collaborated on Caprice No. 24 by Niccolo Paganini, the 18th- and 19th-century Italian composer whose music has influenced scores of guitarists, including Yngwie Malmsteen. It’s the final caprice of Paganini‘s 24 […]

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HALESTORM: Making of video clip from new album

Sep 29, 2014 Comments Off by

HALESTORM are currently wrapping up work on their third official studio album. They have posted Part 1 of a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the record: Vocalist/guitarist Lzzy Hale recently issued the following message to the band’s fans: “Thinkin’ of all of you while listening to this new collection of songs. These new tunes […]

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NIGHTWISH completes recording vocals for new album

Sep 28, 2014 Comments Off

Finnish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have finished recording the vocals for their new album, due in the spring of 2015 via Nuclear Blast. The CD is the first to feature Dutch vocalist Floor Jansen following the abrupt departure of the band’s lead singer of five years, Anette Olzon. Says the band: “We’re getting closer to the […]

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AMY LEE: ‘I Never Said EVANESCENCE Was Over’

Sep 28, 2014 Comments Off

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee says that the group is not over despite the fact that there are no plans for the band to do anything for in the coming months. Lee recently told Rolling Stone about EVANESCENCE ‘s current status: “The situation is we’re not doing it now. I don’t like to make predictions about […]

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PROTOKULT release new album “No Beer In Heaven” + “Get Me A Beer!” video

Sep 27, 2014 Comments Off

Gracing the stage with the likes of ARKONA, TURISAS, ALESTORM, and BLACKGUARD, Toronto, ON’s band of beer drinking progressive folk metallers PROTOKULT return in 2014 with their new album ‘No Beer In Heaven’ out officially August 8th and available on bandcamp here to follow up to 2011’s ‘Marzena’ EP and 2009’s debut ‘Ancestral Anthems’. With […]

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AMARANTHE: Fan-filmed video from 1st show of North American tour

Sep 27, 2014 Comments Off

Swedish/Danish pop metal sextet Amaranthe kicked of their North American tour supporting Within Temptation on September 25th in San Francisco, CA at The Regency Ballroom. Fan-filmed video is available below. The band’s setlist on the night was as follows: “Digital World” (new song) “Hunger” “Invincible” “Massive Addictive” (new song) “Amaranthine” “Call Out My Name” “Afterlife” […]

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SEASON OF GHOSTS: “The Human Paradox”

Sep 27, 2014 Comments Off

SEASON OF GHOSTS is ex-BLOOD STAIN CHILD Sophia’s new band, currently signed with Coroner Records (IT). The first studio album entitled “The Human Paradox”, is set to be released internationally on the 8th of December, 2014 and it has been mixed & mastered by Ettore Rigotti (Disarmonia Mundi, BLOOD STAIN CHILD, Princess Ghibli) . MiA […]

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BUTCHER BABIES – Audio Samples Of SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, S.O.D., ZZ TOP Covers

Sep 26, 2014 Comments Off

Taking a page from heroes METALLICA and GUNS N’ ROSES, Los Angeles metallers BUTCHER BABIES have recorded an EP of cover tunes that will surely please fans of the band, as well as fans of the artists that performed them originally. Titled “Uncovered“, this EP will be released on September 30 in North America (October […]

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LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT launches first ever indiegogo campaign for an Electric Harp

Sep 26, 2014 Comments Off

Symphonic solo artist and CRADLE OF FILTH‘s live backing vocalist and keyboardist LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT has launched a first ever indiegogo campaign to fund an electric harp. The reason behind this as Lindsay explains in her own words: “I currently own a folk harp that is too fragile to come traveling the world with me. Since the next […]

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