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BLAZE BAYLEY, THOMAS ZWIJSEN Set Release Date For 'Russian Holiday' Acoustic EP

British heavy metal singer Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) will release his upcoming collaborative acoustic EP with Belgium-based classical guitarist Thomas Zwijsen, "Russian Holiday" on February 5. The effort, which is available for pre-order in Basic, Silver (name mentioned in the booklet) and Gold (name mentioned in the booklet and a limited edition ...

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VESSEL Featuring BLAZE BAYLEY: Another Song Available For Streaming

"Introspective", the debut album from the Victoria, Australia-based project VESSEL, will be released on December 21. The CD features a guest appearance by British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) on five tracks, including the opening cut, "Werewolf", which can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. In addition to Bayley, "Introspective" features ...

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DRAGONSCLAW '98% Done' With New Album

Australia-based "epic, aggressive" metallers DRAGONSCLAW are "98% done" with their second album, "Judgement Day", which is scheduled for release in early 2013. The band states, "David Reece [ACCEPT, BANGALORE CHOIR] has delivered an amazing guest vocal on the track 'Watching My Every Move'... Jack Starr [VIRGIN STEELE] plays a killer solo on the track 'Battle ...

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FIREFORCE Preparing To Enter Studio

Belgian power metallers FIREFORCE are preparing to enter The Prophecy & Music Factory studios in Germany to record their new album. Greek producer Roberto Dimitri Liapakis (MYSTIC PROPHECY, SUICIDAL ANGELS, DEVIL'S TRAIN, CRYSTAL TEARS) will helm the effort, which is tentatively due in early 2013. FIREFORCE was recently rejoined by guitarist Steve Deleu, who has ...

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VESSEL: 'Introspective' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

"Introspective", the debut album from the Victoria, Australia-based project VESSEL, will be released on December 21. The CD features a guest appearance by British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) on five tracks, including the opening cut, "Werewolf", which can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. In addition to Bayley, "Introspective" features ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: Footage Of Entire Ukraine Concert Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of former IRON MAIDEN and current WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley's entire November 3 performance at Liverpool in Donetsk, Ukraine can be seen in three parts below. Bayley is working on songs for a new classical EP with guitarist Thomas Zwijsen. The five-song effort will include a "full classical guitar arrangement" of the ...

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WOLFSBANE: New Video Interview Posted Online

On October 25, reunited U.K. rockers WOLFSBANE were interviewed by Planet Mosh TV prior to their concert at the Relentless Garage in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. WOLFSBANE's new album, "Wolfsbane Save The World", was released earlier this year. The band — which features former IRON MAIDEN singer Blaze Bayley, guitarist ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Talks WOLFSBANE On U.K. Radio Station (Video)

On October 20, former IRON MAIDEN and current WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley was interviewed by Andy Coupland of 96.3fm Corby Radio, the U.K. radio station available in Corby, Northants and surrounding area. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. WOLFSBANE's new album, "Wolfsbane Save The World", was released earlier this year. The ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Featured In New SINNERGOD Video

Vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) is featured in the new video from U.K. goth rock/industrial metal band SINNERGOD. The track "A Wonderful Life" comes off SINNERGOD's new EP, "Behind Every Corner", which will be released this Halloween. SINNERGOD performed a collaborative live performance with Blaze at Grand Central in Manchester on August 30 and ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Guitarist THOMAS ZWIJSEN To Release 'Nylon Maiden' In January

Dutch classical guitarist Thomas Zwijsen will release his album, "Nylon Maiden", on January 8, 2013. The CD contains 11 unique arrangements of IRON MAIDEN tracks on classical guitar. Additional musicians on the album are Anne Bakker (violin), Nathanael Taekema (drums), Tony Newton (bass; VOODOO SIX, bass) and Blaze Bayley (vocals; IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE). Zwijsen has ...

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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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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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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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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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BLAZE BAYLEY: North American Tour Canceled

British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) has canceled his previously announced North American tour. Commented Blaze: "It is with a heavy heart that I have to announce that my planned tour of the U.S. and Canada in September is cancelled. "I am so sorry. Due to circumstances beyond my control the tour ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Performs Acoustic Version Of IRON MAIDEN's 'The Trooper' In Weston (Video)

Video footage of Belgium-based classical guitarist Thomas Zwijsen and British heavy metal singer Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) playing an acoustic version of the IRON MAIDEN classic "The Trooper" on Saturday, July 28 at Bannermans in Weston, England can be seen below. Zwijsen who has recorded an acoustic IRON MAIDEN tribute album called "Nylon Maiden", ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Performs Acoustic Version Of IRON MAIDEN's 'The Angel And The Gambler' (Video)

Video footage of Belgium-based classical guitarist Thomas Zwijsen and British heavy metal singer Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) playing an acoustic version of the IRON MAIDEN song "The Angel And The Gambler" on Monday, July 23 at Bannermans in Edinburgh, Scotland can be seen below. Zwijsen who has recorded an acoustic IRON MAIDEN tribute album ...

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