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TREMONTI: 'So You're Afraid' Video Released

"So You're Afraid", the new video from ALTER BRIDGE and CREED guitarist Mark Tremonti, can be seen below. Many of you know the variation of this riff from Tremonti's "The Sound And The Story" guitar instructional DVD as part of a riff exercise. The riff stuck around and eventually blossomed into the four-minute alternative metal ...

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DRAGONSCLAW: 'Judgement Day' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Former ACCEPT and current BANGALORE CHOIR singer David Reece (pictured below) will guest on the upcoming second album, "Judgement Day", from Sydney, Australia-based "epic, aggressive" metallers DRAGONSCLAW. Reece will be featured in the song "Watching My Every Move", which is described by DRAGONSCLAW as "one of the heaviest and most aggressive tracks on the record." ...

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PRIMAL FEAR: 'Strike' Video Released

"Strike", the new video from German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR, can be seen below. The clip is a recap of the "Unbreakable" tour and festival season. PRIMAL FEAR's latest album, "Unbreakable", sold around 600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 44 on the Top ...

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THY WILL BE DONE: Third 'Temple' Webisode Available

The third in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Temple", the recently released six-song EP from Rhode Island's THY WILL BE DONE, can be seen below. The EP was produced and engineered by the band, mixed by acclaimed metal producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris at Planet Z and is the inaugural ...

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'Definitive Book' On GREAT WHITE Nightclub Fire Released

University Press Of New England has just released "Killer Show - The Station Nightclub Fire, America's Deadliest Rock Concert", which is described as "the definitive book on The Station nightclub fire on the 10th anniversary of the disaster." The official book description: "On February 20, 2003, the deadliest rock concert in U.S. history took place ...

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RAVEN LORD: First Video Podcast Posted Online

The first video podcast from multinational metallers RAVEN LORD can be seen below. The introductory episode of Raven Lord TV explains how the band was conceived and answers questions as to the group's current status. RAVEN LORD singer and founder Csaba Zvekan talks about the band's current lineup, pre- and post-production for the group's upcoming ...

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SOULSPELL: New Song Available For Streaming

The third full-length album from the Brazilian power metal opera project SOULSPELL, entitled "Hollow's Gathering", will be released in Europe and North America on October 12 through Inner Wound Recordings. "Hollow's Gathering" features guest appearances by Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH), Blaze Bayley (WOLFSBANE, IRON MAIDEN), Michael Vescera (OBSESSION, LOUDNESS, YNGWIE ...

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THY WILL BE DONE: Second 'Temple' Webisode Available

The second in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Temple", the new six-song EP from Rhode Island's THY WILL BE DONE, can be seen below. The EP was produced and engineered by the band, mixed by acclaimed metal producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris at Planet Z and is the inaugural release ...

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WOLFSBANE To Release 'The Lost Tapes: A Secret History' CD

Guitarist Jase Edwards of reunited U.K. rockers WOLFSBANE, who feature in their ranks former IRON MAIDEN frontman Blaze Bayley, has issued the following update: "We're excited to announce something extra special for the tour. In 1993, we recorded some extra tracks for the 'Massive Noise' EP. With the 'Wolfsbane' album written, but not yet recorded, ...

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JOE STUMP Joins RAVEN LORD

Multinational metallers RAVEN LORD have announced the addition of guitarist Joe Stump (HOLYHELL, REIGN OF TERROR) to the group's ranks. Commented RAVEN LORD bassist Jamie Mallender: "I can barely contain my excitement. I am a huge fan of Joe's, so when Csaba [Zvekan, vocals] asked me what I thought about asking him to play for ...

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BABYLON FIRE To Release 'Dark Horizons' In November

Manchester, U.K.-based metallers BABYLON FIRE will release their full-length debut, "Dark Horizons", on November 12 via Rocksector Records. Formed in 2007 on a foundation of IRON MAIDEN and BLACK SABBATH, extended into the territories of STONE SOUR, MACHINE HEAD and FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, the band learned, developed and ultimately emerged with a signature sound ...

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BANGALORE CHOIR/Ex-ACCEPT Singer To Guest On New DRAGONSCLAW Album

Former ACCEPT and current BANGALORE CHOIR singer David Reece (pictured below) will guest on the upcoming second album, "Judgement Day", from Sydney, Australia-based "epic, aggressive" metallers DRAGONSCLAW. Reece will be featured in the song "Watching My Every Move", which is described by DRAGONSCLAW as "one of the heaviest and most aggressive tracks on the record." ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY To Guest On New A SOUND OF THUNDER Album

Washington, D.C.-based heavy metallers A SOUND OF THUNDER have entered Assembly Line Studios in Virginia with producer Kevin "131" Gutierrez (SHINEDOWN, WHILE HEAVEN WEPT, DECEASED) to begin recording their third full-length album, "Time's Arrow". Due in early 2013, the CD will feature 11 new songs combining rousing and catchy traditional metal with crushing modern production. ...

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Former VIRGIN STEELE Guitarist To Guest On New DRAGONSCLAW Album

Former VIRGIN STEELE guitarist and current BURNING STARR mainman Jack Starr will guest on the upcoming album from Sydney, Australia-based "epic, aggressive" metallers DRAGONSCLAW. The guitar solo for the track featuring Jack, which is a tribute to late RIOT guitarist Mark Reale, were recorded at Kenny "Rhino" Earl's (ex-MANOWAR) studio. DRAGONSCLAW's debut album, "Prophecy", was ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY To Record 'Classical' EP With Guitarist THOMAS ZWIJSEN

British heavy metal singer Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) is working on songs for a new classical EP with Belgium-based classical guitarist Thomas Zwijsen. The five-song effort will include a "full classical guitar arrangement" of the IRON MAIDEN song "Sign Of The Cross", which the duo performed on their recent U.K. acoustic tour (see video ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS, BLAZE BAYLEY, MIKE VESCERA Featured On New SOULSPELL Album

The third full-length album from the Brazilian power metal opera project SOULSPELL, entitled "Hollow's Gathering", will be released in Europe and North America on October 12 through Inner Wound Recordings. "Hollow's Gathering" features guest appearances by Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH), Blaze Bayley (WOLFSBANE, IRON MAIDEN), Michael Vescera (OBSESSION, LOUDNESS, YNGWIE ...

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AEROSMITH: 'Music From Another Dimension' Deluxe Version Detailed

On November 6, AEROSMITHSteven Tyler (vocals), Joe Perry (guitar), Brad Whitford (guitar), Tom Hamilton (bass) and Joey Kramer (drums) — will release "Music From Another Dimension" on Columbia Records. It marks the band's 15th studio album and their first studio collection of all-new material in 11 years. The album was recorded in Los ...

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