AMARANTHE To Release 'Helix' Album In October

Four albums into their career, Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE have racked up north of 118 million YouTube views and half a billion song streams, have landed at No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart three times, and possess a panoply of gold and platinum discs for albums and singles alike. With its electrifying fifth album “Helix” due out October 19 through Spinefarm Records and armed with new singer Nils Molin, AMARANTHE takes another leap forward in its sonic evolution. “Helix” proves the band has refined its melodic sensibilities ever further while retaining a cutting-edge metal assault. The band is as … Continue reading

DORO: Third Trailer For 'Forever Warriors, Forever United' Album

The third trailer for “Forever Warriors, Forever United”, the new album from German metal queen Doro Pesch, is available below. Due on August 17, it boasts 25 brand new Doro tracks. Speaking about the album, she says: “There are some big anthems on the album, countless heavy songs, as well as heart-warming melodies! The album is supposed to give you power and thus contains a lot of energy.” The first single from the epic collection of tracks is “All For Metal”, which is available to stream and purchase digitally. The track is also available on limited-edition seven-inch silver vinyl and … Continue reading

Danish Death Metallers BAEST Release 'Ego Te Absolvo' Video

“Ego Te Absolvo”, the new video from Danish death metallers BAEST, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band’s forthcoming debut album, “Danse Macabre”, which will be released on August 17 via Century Media Records. Filmed by Jens Karlsson and Lasse Rønne at several shows and also edited by Lasse Rønne, the “Ego Te Absolvo” video throws you right into the explosive live shows of BAEST, bringing their ferocious Messe Macabre straight to your home. BAEST comments: “‘Ego Te Absolvo’ — I absolve you. (Mortui Vivos Docent. Learn from the dead.) The last track of ‘Danse Macabre’ … Continue reading

SLASH: 'There's No Shortage Of Ideas' For Possible New GUNS N' ROSES Album

Slash says that “there’s no shortage of ideas” for a possible new GUNS N’ ROSES album. Speaking to Classic Rock magazine, the GUNS N’ ROSES guitarist, who will release a new album with his SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS solo band next month, said: “When GUNS N’ ROSES started doing its thing on the ‘Not In This Lifetime’ tour, then the kind of writing I was doing was actually more tailored towards GUNS, because that was the environment I was in. But then we took the break and I started thinking about doing the CONSPIRATORS record. “When it … Continue reading

STRATOVARIUS To Release 'Enigma: Intermission 2' Album In September

Finnish metallers STRATOVARIUS are back with a new album — with some fresh and some very rare material. Due on September 28 via earMUSIC, “Enigma: Intermission 2” features three brand new songs as well as, for the first time in the band’s history, four beautifully arranged orchestral versions of popular STRATOVARIUS songs. The album is similar in concept to “Intermission”, released 17 years ago between “Infinite” and “Elements”, in the sense that these seven tracks made in 2018 are completed by nine very rare, very-hard-to-find power metal gems. With over 30 minutes of brand new material and 50 minutes of … Continue reading

IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Discusses 'P-51 Mustang' American Fighter Plane (Video)

Wargaming — the company behind free-to-play titles World Of Tanks (2010), World Of Warplanes (2013) and World Of Warships (2015) — recently announced that IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson is hosting 10 online educational warplanes diaries. This free-to-view series is being released weekly on the World Of Warplanes official portal and YouTube channel across June, July and August, alongside an exclusive World Of Warplanes video tribute to the classic IRON MAIDEN song “Aces High”. As an avid enthusiast of military aviation, pilot, and supporter of World Of Warplanes‘ dedication to historical accuracy, Bruce has recorded “The Bruce Dickinson Warplanes Diaries” … Continue reading

THE UNITY Feat. GAMMA RAY Members: 'No Hero' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song “No Hero” from the German-Italian melodic metal act THE UNITY can be seen below. The track is taken from the band’s sophomore album, “Rise”, which will be released on September 14 via SPV/Steamhammer. The recording features 13 brand-new songs and was cut by drummer Michael Ehré (GAMMA RAY) at the B Castle Studio. “Rise” was produced by the bandmembers themselves and, like its predecessor, mixed and mastered by Spanish sound engineer Miquel A. Riutort at the Psychosomatic Recording Studio. Comments Ehré: “Full of pride and joy we present our brand new single, ‘No … Continue reading

Video Premiere: OMNIUM GATHERUM's 'Refining Fire'

The official video for “Refining Fire”, a brand new song from Finnish metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band’s upcoming album, “The Burning Cold”, which will be released on August 31 via Cenury Media. The cover artwork was once again created by Olli-Pekka Lappalainen, who has been responsible for every single artwork for the band since the very first demo. Frontman Jukka Pelkonen comments: “The new video song ‘Refining Fire’ is a story about not giving up and the power of staying clear-headed inside oneself, as well as in the outside world too … Continue reading

Listen To New DEICIDE Song 'Seal The Tomb Below'

“Seal The Tomb Below”, a brand new song from Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE, has been released via Spotify and can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band’s long-awaited new album, “Overtures Of Blasphemy”, which will be released on September 14 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2013’s “In The Minds Of Evil” was produced by Jason Suecof (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, TRIVIUM) at AudioHammer Studios in Sanford, Florida. The cover artwork was created by Zbigniew M. Bielak (GHOST, PARADISE LOST, MAYHEM) and can be seen below. After 30 years, it’s plausible to think DEICIDE would want … Continue reading

Watch Dua Lipa Detail New Album Approach: ‘It Has to Be a New Chapter in My Life’

“It has some throwback elements, which I’m excited about ’cause it’s a new direction for me and I’m looking forward to it,” singer says Watch Dua Lipa Detail New Album Approach: ‘It Has to Be a New Chapter in My Life’ Watch Dua Lipa Detail New Album Approach: ‘It Has to Be a New Chapter in My Life’ rollingstone Continue reading