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CLUTCH And CROWBAR Announce Virtual Concert

CLUTCH will perform a streamed concert titled "Live From The Doom Saloon Volume 1" on May 27. They will be supported remotely by CROWBAR, BLACKTOP MOJO and SAUL. This unique online concert format has been produced in conjunction with Sound Talent Group (STG), and LiveFrom Events and will use cutting-edge streaming technology to close the ...

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TRIPTYKON Releases 'Rex Irae' Video From 'Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019)' CD + DVD

Swiss avant-garde extreme metal band TRIPTYKON has just released "Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019)" on May 15 via Prowling Death Records/Century Media Records. "Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019)" marks the bombastic conclusion of a project over 30 years in the making: The legendary CELTIC FROST/TRIPTYKON "Requiem" performed for the first time in its entirety and ...

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Watch MICHAEL ANGELO BATIO's 'The Badlands' Video

Shred guitar pioneer Michael Angelo Batio will release his 12th studio album, "More Machine Than Man", on June 12 via Rat Pak Records. The all-instrumental follow-up to 2013's "Intermezzo" features 13 tracks and is "sure to resonate with past fans, as well as garner new fans along the way," according to a press release. From ...

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ANTHRAX Announces Virtual Clinics, Unveils 'The Quarantine Drop' Wear

ANTHRAX's Charlie Benante, Frank Bello, Scott Ian and Jonathan Donais will helm their own virtual classrooms that will offer programs in songwriting, guitar, bass, drums and questiona-and-answer sessions, all via the Topeka Live platform. Scott will offer a "Guitar Session", a "Songwriting Session" and a "20 Questions Session"; Frank will present a "Bass Clinic", a ...

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DEE SNIDER Teases New Single, 'Prove Me Wrong'

A teaser for Dee Snider's new single, "Prove Me Wrong", is available. The song is expected to appear on the TWISTED SISTER frontman's new solo CD/DVD set, "For The Love Of Metal Live!", which will arrive this summer via Napalm Records. The concert portion of the effort was recorded during the touring cycle for his ...

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Listen To RUSH Perform 'The Spirit Of Radio' And 'Freewill' From 'Permanent Waves - 40th Anniversary' Set

On May 29, UMe/Mercury/Anthem label group continues its extensive RUSH 40th-anniversary album series with a new, imagination-capturing expanded edition of all the magic music that comprises the band's remarkable 1980 release, "Permanent Waves". "Permanent Waves", RUSH's seventh studio album, was originally released in January 1980, and its forward-thinking music signalled a new direction for the ...

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Watch Former ACCEPT Members UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER, PETER BALTES And STEFAN KAUFMANN Reunite In U.D.O.'s 'We Are One' Video

U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has collaborated with Das Musikkorps der Bundeswehr, the military band of the German federal armed forces, on an album called "We Are One", to be released on July 17 via AFM Records/Soulfood Music. The official music video for the "We Are One" title ...

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LIONHEART Feat. Ex-IRON MAIDEN Guitarist DENNIS STRATTON: 'The Reality Of Miracles' Album Due In July

Metalville Records has set a July 31 release date for the new album from British hard rock veterans LIONHEART, "The Reality Of Miracles". LIONHEART was founded in late 1980 by Dennis Stratton (ex-IRON MAIDEN), Steve Mann (MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST) and Rocky Newton (ex-MSG) with Clive Edwards (ex-UFO) completing the lineup a little later. The band ...

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10 YEARS Returns With First Single In More Than Two Years, 'The Shift'

Knoxville, Tennessee rockers 10 YEARS have released a new single, "The Shift". The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, which was recently recorded at West Valley Recording Studios in Woodland Hills, California with Grammy-nominated producer Howard Benson, who previously worked on 10 YEARS' 2010 effort, "Feeding The Wolves". The gold-certified alternative hard rock ...

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KANSAS: Lyric Video For New Song 'Memories Down The Line'

America's legendary progressive rock band KANSAS has released the official lyric video for a new song song called "Memories Down The Line", taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Absence Of Presence", due out June 26 through InsideOut Music. "'Memories Down The Line' starts out as a piano-based rock ballad; it builds dynamically to a ...

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Video Premiere: PARADISE LOST's 'Darker Thoughts'

The official music video for "Darker Thoughts", the new single from British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Obsidian", which is being released today (Friday, May 15) via Nuclear Blast. The group's sixteenth studio LP, which was recorded with producer Jaime Gomez Arellano, ...

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Listen To New PRIMAL FEAR Single, 'Along Came The Devil'

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR will release their 13th studio album, "Metal Commando", on July 24 via Nuclear Blast. The title of the album speaks for itself — "Metal Commando" contains 110% PRIMAL FEAR and is full to the brim with their signature power and energy. Today, the band has unveiled the official music video ...

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THE ACACIA STRAIN Releases 'A' Seven Inch + Digital Single

New England metal titans THE ACACIA STRAIN have just dropped "A", a new seven-inch and digital release through Rise Records. It features two tracks: "Chhinnamasta" and "Inverted Person". Singer Vincent Bennett said: "'Chhinnamasta', goddess of contradictions. See us through this wave of uncertainly. Guide us into the future. Grant us the strength and knowledge we ...

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The Broad And Beaten Way - SINISTHRA

You really don't need to be a fan of AMORPHIS to enjoy the new SINISTHRA album, but it would definitely help. Tomi Joutsen has been one of the finest vocalists in metal for a long time now, and his magnificent contributions to this album can only bolster his reputation as a contemporary great. The Finn ...

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SCORPIONS Are Trying To Recapture Vibe Of 'Lovedrive', 'Animal Magnetism' And 'Blackout' On Upcoming Album

SCORPIONS frontman Klaus Meine spoke to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation" about the band's upcoming studio album. Tentatively due in 2021, the disc will mark the German hard rock legends' first release since 2017's "Born To Touch Your Feelings - Best Of Rock Ballads", which was an anthology of SCORPIONS' new and classic material. Speaking about how ...

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Watch STATIC-X's Music Video For New Single 'All These Years'

STATIC-X has released the official music video for "All These Years", the second single off its upcoming album, "Project Regeneration Vol. 1". The song features lead vocals by late STATIC-X frontman Wayne Static. Directed by STATIC-X's current vocalist Xer0 — rumored to be DOPE frontman Edsel Dope — and co-directed by Matt Zane, the clip ...

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