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KING DIAMOND And Wife Are Parents Of Baby Son

Legendary Danish heavy metal vocalist King Diamond (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE) and his wife, Hungarian-born singer Livia Zita, are the parents of a three-month-old son, named Byron. Zita, who has been performing with KING DIAMOND as a backing vocalist since 2003, is unable to join the group on the road for the next few shows ...

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Former And Current Members Of NIGHTWISH, RAINBOW, URIAH HEEP To Perform Hard Rock Classics With Sweden Symphony Orchestra

This summer's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival will feature the debut appearance of an absolutely massive project. The Sweden Rock Symphony Orchestra is a grand symphony orchestra with 48 musicians and a choir who, together with a band and six invited guest star vocalists, will e perform newly arranged, well-known hard rock and metal ...

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URIAH HEEP Singer To Undergo Surgery; European Shows Canceled

Progressive rockers URIAH HEEP have been put in the unprecedented situation where they have to forced to cancel their shows in February due to an important medical procedure that vocalist Bernie Shaw needs to get done. Shaw explains: "I have had a medical issue for some time that has needed urgent attention. But, due to ...

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FATES WARNING: Guitar Playthrough Video For New Song 'White Flag'

A guitar playthough video for "White Flag", a brand new song from U.S. progressive metal pioneers FATES WARNING, can be seen below. The clip features multi-angle cams of guitarist and songwriter Jim Matheos as well as guest lead guitar parts by longtime FATES WARNING member Frank Aresti and the band's current touring guitarist Mike Abdow. ...

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FATES WARNING: Watch Lyric Video For New Song 'From The Rooftops'

U.S. progressive metal pioneers FATES WARNING will release their much-anticipated 12th studio album, "Theories Of Flight", on July 1 via InsideOut Music. The cover artwork for the CD was created by Michigan artist Graceann Warn. Performed by the FATES WARNING lineup that returned to form with 2013's acclaimed "Darkness In A Different Light" release, "Theories ...

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FATES WARNING: Audio Samples Of 'Theories Of Flight' Album

U.S. progressive metal pioneers FATES WARNING will release their much-anticipated 12th studio album, "Theories Of Flight", on July 1 via InsideOut Music. The cover artwork for the CD was created by Michigan artist Graceann Warn. Performed by the FATES WARNING lineup that returned to form with 2013's acclaimed "Darkness In A Different Light" release, "Theories ...

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FATES WARNING Taps Guitarist MIKE ABDOW For Upcoming Shows

U.S. progressive metal pioneers FATES WARNING will release their much-anticipated 12th studio album, "Theories Of Flight", on July 1 via InsideOut Music. The cover artwork for the CD was created by Michigan artist Graceann Warn. Performed by the FATES WARNING lineup that returned to form with 2013's acclaimed "Darkness In A Different Light" release, "Theories ...

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Video: AVATARIUM Performs At STOCKHOLM ROCKS Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of AVATARIUM's May 7 performance at the Stockholm Rocks festival at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, Sweden can be seen below. AVATARIUM is the Swedish metal project whose recording lineup includes Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS. AVATARIUM's latest album, "The Girl With The Raven Mask", ...

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FATES WARNING To Release 'Theories Of Flight' Album In July

Progressive metallers FATES WARNING will release their twelfth studio album, "Theories Of Flight", on July 1 via InsideOut Music. The effort will be made available in the standard version and a two-disc mediabook edition, which will include a trio of unreleased originals, as well as three additional never-before-heard cover tunes. A double-LP version will also ...

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URIAH HEEP: 'Live At Koko, London 2014' Details Revealed

Frontiers Music Srl will release URIAH HEEP's newest live album, titled "Live At Koko, London 2014", on February 20, 2015 in Europe and February 24 in North America. In January 2011, URIAH HEEP entered the studio to record "Into The Wild" and the band once again returned to the road for a worldwide tour. The ...

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Drummer CHRIS SLADE: Why I Left AC/DC

During a recent interview with Music Radar, former AC/DC drummer Chris Slade spoke about his departure from the band before the recording sessions for 1995's "Ballbreaker". "I'd been doing demos [for what was to become 'Ballbreaker'] with the guys in London for two months," Slade explained. "Mal [AC/DC co-founder and rhythm guitarist Malcolm ...

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URIAH HEEP: 'Outsider' EPK Available

The EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for "Outsider", the 24th studio album, and the first since 2011's "Into The Wild", from URIAH HEEP, one of the pivotal hard rock groups to emerge from England in the late 1960s, can be seen below. The CD will be released on June 9 in the U.K., June 6 in ...

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DOUG ALDRICH Explains His Decision To Leave WHITESNAKE

A week after announcing his departure from WHITESNAKE, guitarist Doug Aldrich has released a new statement explaining the reasons behind his decision to leave the group as well as offering a glimpse into his musical future. Said Doug: "As there is still some question regarding my situation with WHITESNAKE, I want to officially clear the ...

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URIAH HEEP: 'One Minute' Video Released

The official video for "One Minute", the new single from URIAH HEEP, one of the pivotal hard rock groups to emerge from England in the late 1960s, can be seen below. The track is available for download (iTunes, Amazon, etc.) and legal streaming (Spotify, Deezer, etc.) on all digital platforms across the world. The new ...

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