Friday, March 27, 2015

Interviews

NICLAS ENGELIN Discusses new IN FLAMES, ENGEL, DROMRIKET Albums NICLAS ENGELIN Discusses new IN FLAMES, ENGEL, DROMRIKET Albums

2015 Niclas Engelin interview In Flames guitarist, Niclas Engelin, has been an extremely... 


WOVENWAR Drummer Mancino: ‘We Knew What We Wanted When We Found It” WOVENWAR Drummer Mancino: ‘We Knew What We Wanted When We Found It”

2015 Wovenwar interview with Jordan Mancino San Diego’s Wovenwar is quietly building... 


RYAN NEFF of MISS MAY I Interview: Bassist Talks Rise of the Lion, Next Album RYAN NEFF of MISS MAY I Interview: Bassist Talks Rise of the Lion, Next Album

Ryan Neff of Miss May I interview Road weary metal warriors, Miss May I, spent the... 


MOONSPELL Vocalist Fernando Ribeiro Interview: Going ‘Extinct’ MOONSPELL Vocalist Fernando Ribeiro Interview: Going ‘Extinct’

Moonspell vocalist Fernando Ribeiro interview Moonspell have never been known as... 


A RAUNCHY Interview with Vocalist Mike Semesky on Vice Virtues and Visions A RAUNCHY Interview with Vocalist Mike Semesky on Vice Virtues and Visions

A Raunchy interview with vocalist Mike Semesky “How is there so much diversity... 


UDO Interview: UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Talks Decadent, Announces Son as New Drummer UDO Interview: UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Talks Decadent, Announces Son as New Drummer

Udo Dirkschneider talks about new album Decadent U.D.O. has just released its fifteenth... 


ACRASSICAUDA Interview: Drummer Talks Debut Album ACRASSICAUDA Interview: Drummer Talks Debut Album

Marwan Hussein discusses debut album Gilgamesh Five years after the release of its... 


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News & Notes

Metal God ROB HALFORD Signs World Wide Deal for FIGHT, HALFORD, 2WO Metal God ROB HALFORD Signs World Wide Deal for FIGHT, HALFORD, 2WO

Rob Halford signs world wide deal SONY Music Entertainment and Legacy Recordings,... 


W.A.S.P. Sign with Napalm to Release New Album W.A.S.P. Sign with Napalm to Release New Album

W.A.S.P. to release Golgotha this summer Almost six years have passed since the world... 


RUSH’S GEDDY LEE Confirmed for Season 14 Premiere of THAT METAL SHOW RUSH’S GEDDY LEE Confirmed for Season 14 Premiere of THAT METAL SHOW

RUSH’S GEDDY LEE CONFIRMED FOR SEASON 14 PREMIERE OF VH1 CLASSIC’S FLAGSHIP... 


SEPTEMBER MOURNING Releases “Children Of Fate” From Upcoming Album SEPTEMBER MOURNING Releases “Children Of Fate” From Upcoming Album

September Mourning releases “Children of Fate” single The wait has been... 


IZAH Announce upcoming release of debut album, Sistere IZAH Announce upcoming release of debut album, Sistere

IZAH announce upcoming release of Sistere IZAH is the latest addition to the Nordvis... 


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Reviews

CD Review: ENSLAVED – In Times CD Review: ENSLAVED – In Times

Enslaved – In Times Label: Nuclear Blast Release date: March 10, 2015 Norway’s Enslaved... 


CD Review: THE ANSWER – Raise A Little Hell CD Review: THE ANSWER – Raise A Little Hell

The Answer – Raise a Little Hell Label: Napalm Records Release Date: March... 


CD Review: VISIGOTH – The Revenant King CD Review: VISIGOTH – The Revenant King

Visigoth – The Revenant King Label: Metal Blade Release date: January 27, 2015 American... 


CD Review: BLIND GUARDIAN – Beyond The Red Mirror CD Review: BLIND GUARDIAN – Beyond The Red Mirror

Blind Guardian – Beyond the Red Mirror Label: Nuclear Blast Release date: February... 


CD Review: STEVEN WILSON – Hand.Cannot.Erase. CD Review: STEVEN WILSON – Hand.Cannot.Erase.

Steven Wilson – Hand.Cannot.Erase. Label – KScope Release Date –... 


Concert Review: AUGUST BURNS RED, MISS MAY I Frozen Flames Tour Concert Review: AUGUST BURNS RED, MISS MAY I Frozen Flames Tour

August Burns Red, Miss May I Frozen Flames Tour August Burns Red returned to Boise... 


CD Review: ALPHA TIGER – iDentity CD Review: ALPHA TIGER – iDentity

Alpha Tiger – iDentity Label: Steamhammer/SPV Release date: January 20, 2015 Two... 


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Loud & Local

Pennsylvania Extremes: The story of PROSODY Pennsylvania Extremes: The story of PROSODY

The story of Prosody Formed in 2011 from the ashes of the 90’s Pennsylvania... 


Philly’s TRENCHROT Interview: An Old School Approach to Death Philly’s TRENCHROT Interview: An Old School Approach to Death

Trenchrot interview When drummer Justin Bean placed an ad looking for musicians to... 


Canada’s ENDLESS CHAOS Interview: No Hockey, Just Metal Canada’s ENDLESS CHAOS Interview: No Hockey, Just Metal

Endless Chaos interview In a nation renowned for its ice hockey, Winnipeg, Manitoba’s... 


Reno’s ELEPHANT RIFLE Fire Off New Digital Single Reno’s ELEPHANT RIFLE Fire Off New Digital Single

Elephant Rifle Fire off new digital single Label: Self Release Release Date: September... 


DEFY TOLERANCE Interview: Freddy Kilo Talks Debut Album DEFY TOLERANCE Interview: Freddy Kilo Talks Debut Album

Defy Tolerance interview Founded in 2011 by vocalist and guitarist Freddy Kilo, Defy... 


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Features

15 Criminally Underrated Metal Albums 15 Criminally Underrated Metal Albums

Criminally Underrated Metal Albums Being an avid listener of Metal, I have always been fascinated by the thought of writing articles on this immensely diverse and rich genre of music which transcends its musical identity and takes the form of a cult, a way of life! A metalhead feels gratified when he can discuss his favourite music with like-minded... [Read more of this review]


Product Review: Forte Music Notation Software Product Review: Forte Music Notation Software

Product Review: Forte Music Notation Software The Forte Notation program is powerful music notation software created for music enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels. From novice users to professional musicians, users of Forte will find the right mix of tools and features for their experience level. Forte is extremely easy to use, whether you’re... [Read more of this review]


Metalholic’s Top 25 Women in Hard Rock and Metal for 2014 Metalholic’s Top 25 Women in Hard Rock and Metal for 2014

Top 25 Women in Hard Rock and Metal for 2014 Happy New Year! 2014 is in the books which means it is time to lay out our fifth annual list of the Top 25 Women in Hard Rock and Metal. The year included fans saying goodbye to a woman who not only waved the metal flag, but was among the first to plant her own flag in the ground of extreme metal: Arch... [Read more of this review]


MATTIE’S Top 10 Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2014 MATTIE’S Top 10 Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2014

Mattie’s Top 10 albums of 2014 This year was yet another year that was full of amazing heavy metal records, so much so that I will unhappily admit all of the albums released this year did not get the full attention they deserved from me. Due to an adjustment in my day job, my 9 to 5 listening habits had to change. That being said, I have spent... [Read more of this review]


BAYSINGER’S Top 10 Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2014 BAYSINGER’S Top 10 Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2014

Baysinger’s Top 10 albums of 2014 It’s that time of year again. No, the fat man has already dropped my presents off, but it’s time for me to give you readers a gift—my top 10 list of metal albums for 2014. Many great albums were released this year that didn’t quite make my list, but deserve a mention, including releases from Crowbar,... [Read more of this review]


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Metal Stream

OVERKILL And SYMPHONY X To Join Forces For North American Co-Headlining Tour OVERKILL And SYMPHONY X To Join Forces For North American Co-Headlining Tour

New Jersey metallers OVERKILL and SYMPHONY X will joined forces for a North American tour in September/October. The 24-date co-headlining trek launches at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts on September 18, hits four Canadian cities, then wraps up with a very special night at Terminal 5 in New York City on October 17 — the first time in the... [Read more of this review]


LIMP BIZKIT Frontman: I Am ‘Not ROBERT’ DURST LIMP BIZKIT Frontman: I Am ‘Not ROBERT’ DURST

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst has posted a photo of him wearing a hooded sweatshirt with the words "Not Robert" written on the front. The picture apparently pokes fun at the fact that the venerable news organization the Associated Press recently confused the rap-rocker with Robert Durst, the wealthy real estate heir who is accused of murdering his... [Read more of this review]


IMPELLITTERI: ‘Venom’ Video Released IMPELLITTERI: ‘Venom’ Video Released

Frontiers Music Srl will release the brand new IMPELLITTERI studio album, titled "Venom", on April 17 in Europe and April 21 in North America. The official video for the CD's title track can be seen below. "Venom" is described in a press release as "a record filled with addictive and memorable riffs, guitar solos that feature Chris Impellitteri's... [Read more of this review]


BEHEMOTH’s NERGAL: First Taste Of Forthcoming Acoustic Project? BEHEMOTH’s NERGAL: First Taste Of Forthcoming Acoustic Project?

In a recent interview with the Broward Palm Beach New Times, guitarist/vocalist Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH revealed that he was working on a solo project which he described as "very stripped down and simple. The most primitive, acoustic-based stuff. That's what I'm really into." He added: "I'm always creating. I always... [Read more of this review]


HAMMERFALL Gives Fans An Unforgettable Tire-Changing Experience HAMMERFALL Gives Fans An Unforgettable Tire-Changing Experience

The Vianor Tire Center in Gothenburg, Sweden gave its customers an unforgettable tire-changing experience by having Nokian Summer tires installed on their cars while being serenaded by the Swedish heavy metal band HAMMERFALL. Vianor knows its customers and many of them are HAMMERFALL fans. So, with the band's cooperation, they planted a hidden camera... [Read more of this review]


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