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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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CRIMFALL To Release 'Amain' Album In August

On August 25, Finnish cinemascope metallers CRIMFALL will release their new album, "Amain", via Metal Blade Records. The disc's first single, "The Last Of Stands", can be streamed below. CRIMFALL comments: "We couldn't be happier to publish a meaty sample from our forthcoming album. This massive six years of production is finally seeing the light ...

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SHADOWSIDE To Release 'Shades Of Humanity' Album In July

Brazilian/Swedish metallers SHADOWSIDE will release their new album, "Shades Of Humanity", in Japan on July 26 via Spiritual Beast, in North America/Europe on July 28 via EMP Label Group (the U.S.-based label of MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson), and in Brazil on September 4 via Furia Music. "Shades Of Humanity" explores deep subjects such as depression, ...

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The Future State of Wicked - BLOOD FEAST

It's been nearly 30 years since cult thrashers BLOOD FEAST dropped an album. In that time, the equally obscure splatter flick of the same name from Herschell Gordon Lewis has finally been reissued to gore hounds. Originally known as BLOODLUST, the band enjoyed a modest run with New Renaissance Records, which gave the band exposure ...

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EDGUY: Lyric Video For New Song 'Ravenblack'

In February 1992, a bunch of German kids set out from the middle of nowhere and founded a band that would conquer the hearts of a whole new generation of fans around the globe. Today, 25 years later, EDGUY's founding members Tobias Sammet and the two guitarists Jens Ludwig and Dirk Sauer, as well as ...

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MICHAEL MONROE To Release 'The Best' Collection In June

In the leather-bound history of heartfelt rock 'n' roll, not only will Michael Monroe have at least one chapter all to himself but his name will be colorfully threaded throughout, such has been his impact, his appeal, and his ongoing never-surrender story; a powerful, inspirational tale told in detail on "The Best" — the first ...

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Video: YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Performs In Newton, New Jersey

Fan-filmed video footage of Yngwie Malmsteen's May 11 performance at Newton Theatre in Newton, New Jersey can be seen below. Malmsteen's current trek marks his first run of dates in the States since 2016 when he took part in the "Generation Axe" tour alongside Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abasi, playing to ...

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ARJEN LUCASSEN's AYREON Releases 'Run! Apocalypse! Run!' Lyric Video

AYREON, the highly acclaimed project from singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer Arjen Lucassen, has released the official lyric video for the song " Run! Apocalypse! Run!", taken from the recently released album "The Source". Check it out below. "The Source" is an exciting new chapter in the AYREON saga, with contributions from renowned vocalists ...

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DECAPITATED To Release 'Anticult' Album In July; 'Never' Video Available

Polish extreme metallers DECAPITATED will release their new album, "Anticult", on July 7 via Nuclear Blast. "Anticult" highlights just how vital DECAPITATED has remained two decades deep into its career. "'Anticult' represents the legacy and future of DECAPITATED," said guitarist and founding member Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka. "We're extremely proud of the record, in both the ...

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OCEANO: 'Human Harvest' Video Released

"Human Harvest", the brand new video from Chicago deathcore titans OCEANO, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Orie McGinness of Enlighten Creative Studio (BAD OMENS, OUT CAME THE WOLVES, ESCAPE THE FATE). "Human Harvest" is taken from OCEANO's upcoming full-length album, "Revelation", which will be released on May 19 via Sumerian Records. ...

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New Song Premiere: WARRANT's 'Perfect'

"Perfect", a new song from WARRANT, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new studio album, "Louder Harder Faster", which will be released on May 12 via Frontiers Music Srl. The disc was recorded with producer Jeff Pilson, a veteran bassist who has played with DIO, FOREIGNER, DOKKEN and T&N, among ...

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GEMINI SYNDROME Releases 'Sorry Not Sorry' Video

"Sorry Not Sorry", the new video from GEMINI SYNDROME, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Memento Mori", which was released last August via Another Century. The alternative hard rock outfit continues to push the envelope both musically and thematically on the record, which is the follow-up to their ...

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ARJEN LUCASSEN's AYREON Releases 'Star Of Sirrah' Lyric Video Feat. DREAM THEATER, NIGHTWISH, BLIND GUARDIAN Members

AYREON, the highly acclaimed project from singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer Arjen Lucassen, has released the official lyric video for the song "Star Of Sirrah", taken from the upcoming album "The Source". Check it out below. "The Source" is an exciting new chapter in the AYREON saga, with contributions from renowned vocalists like James ...

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JOHN ARCH Rules Out Permanent Return To FATES WARNING

Metal Wani's Chuck Marshall recently conducted an interview with original FATES WARNING singer John Arch. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his current relationship with FATES WARNING guitarist Jim Matheos: John: "When I left [FATES WARNING], there was a little bit of… I don't ...

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New Song Premiere: WARRANT's 'Devil Dancer'

"Devil Dancer", a new song from WARRANT, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new studio album, "Louder Harder Faster", which will be relased on May 12 via Frontiers Music Srl. The disc was recorded with producer Jeff Pilson, a veteran bassist who has played with DIO, FOREIGNER, DOKKEN and T&N, ...

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ANATHEMA: Listen To 'Springfield' Song From 'The Optimist' Album

After ANATHEMA's 2012 award-winning album "Weather Systems" and 2014's spellbinding "Distant Satellites", the ambient rockers are back with their eleventh full-length, "The Optimist". Due for release on June 9 through Kscope, the album will soon reveal some of the darkest, most challenging and unexpected music the sextet have put their name to. The track "Springfield", ...

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ANATHEMA To Release 'The Optimist' Album In June

After ANATHEMA's 2012 award-winning album "Weather Systems" and 2014's spellbinding "Distant Satellites", the ambient rockers are back with their eleventh full-length, "The Optimist". Due for release on June 9 through Kscope, the album will soon reveal some of the darkest, most challenging and unexpected music the sextet have put their name to. ANATHEMA, led by ...

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New Song Premiere: WARRANT's 'Only Broken Heart'

"Only Broken Heart", the new single from WARRANT, can be streamed below. The song is taken from the band's new studio album, "Louder Harder Faster", which will be relased on May 12 via Frontiers Music Srl. The disc was recorded with producer Jeff Pilson, a veteran bassist who has played with DIO, FOREIGNER, DOKKEN and ...

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SWORN IN Signs To FEARLESS RECORDS

Fearless Records has announced the signing of Chicago's SWORN IN. The band is putting the finishing touches on its new album, due this summer. "Over the course of the past year, we have remained quiet for good reason," says vocalist Tyler Dennen. "It's now time to begin shedding light on our silence, and the first ...

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