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Love Exchange Failure - WHITE WARD

Black metal went weird a long time ago, but few bands have been so willfully irresponsible with the genre's core values as WHITE WARD. "Love Exchange Failure" is the band's second album, but it sounds like the mature and meticulous work of instinctive originals. Strap yourself in and prepare to be enjoyably freaked out. The ...

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UFO Guitar Legend VINNIE MOORE To Release New Album 'Soul Shifter'

The follow-up to Vinnie Moore's critically acclaimed 2015 "Aerial Visions" album will be released on October 9 on his label Mind's Eye Music. Titled "Soul Shifter", Vinnie's ninth solo album features guest appearances by legendary artists Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT) and Jordan Rudess (DREAM THEATER), with Richie Monica on drums, Michael Bean (bassist ...

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Obscura - ERADIKATOR

Slowing down is always a risky business. For the uninitiated, ERADIKATOR are one of the UK's best and most respected contemporary thrash metal bands. With two excellent albums under their collective cummerbund, the Brits have been proudly flying the flag for a beefy and bruising but fervently melodic strain of thrash: a rather thankless task ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Guitarist Doesn't Care How Long It Takes To Complete New Album: 'We Have One Objective: It Has To Be Good'

In a brand new interview with "The Art And Span Show", FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH guitarist Zoltan Bathory was asked to clarify his recent claim that the group upcoming eighth album will see him and his bandmates "shifting back to that heavier side" of their sound. "This answer will cause a debate in certain forums," ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: 'The Sleeper' Lyric Video

NWOBHM pioneers DIAMOND HEAD have released a lyric video for the song "The Sleeper". The track is taken from the band's latest album, "The Coffin Train", which was released in May via Silver Lining Music. The disc's fourth single, "The Sleeper" is epic, commencing with calm and sober vocals that build into a poignant and ...

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DRAGONFORCE Announces North American And European Tour Dates

International extreme power metal superstars DRAGONFORCE have announced new live dates in the United States, Canada and Europe, starting in the fall of 2019 and continuing through early 2020. After a festival run this summer, DRAGONFORCE will kick off its tour on October 1 in support of its biggest release yet. Expect big announcements and ...

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At Home With FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Singer IVAN MOODY (Video)

While Jason Hook and Zoltan Bathory are lying down guitar riffs in the studio for FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's eighth album, the band's videographer Harry Reese paid a visit to Ivan Moody's house in Las Vegas, where the singer keeps most of his memorabilia. You can now watch the six-and-half-minute episode below. Earlier in the ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Singer Launches Line Of CBD And Non-CBD Products

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH singer Ivan Moody has announced a brand-new line of CBD and non-CBD products titled Moody's Medicinals. Moody's Medicinals premieres its initial trailblazing line of innovative, high-quality products specializing in both Cannabidiol ("CBD") and non-CBD wellness, worldwide on Tuesday, June 25 at MoodysMedicinals.com and at retail locations. On Friday, June ...

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JOHN WETTON Box Set 'An Extraordinary Life' Coming Soon

Since John Wetton's passing in January 2017, his family, friends and management have been working on finding a fitting tribute to such a remarkable man and iconic artist. The result of this labor of love is a box set titled "An Extraordinary Life", dedicated entirely to John's solo career. The project has the full support ...

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DRAGONFORCE Is 'Almost Finished' Mixing New Studio Album

DRAGONFORCE is "almost finished" mixing its new studio album. The band's eighth LP was recorded with producer Damien Rainaud (ONCE HUMAN) and is tentatively due out before the end of the year via Metal Blade Records in the USA. A new video clip from the mixing sessions, featuring Rainaud and DRAGONFORCE guitarist Herman Li, can ...

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Wolf God - GRAND MAGUS

Sweden is a hotbed of all things metal—from djent progenitors MESHUGGAH and prog inclined wizards OPETH, all the way over to the nation's signature death, black and melodeath scenes. In recent years, the likes of GHOST, SABATON and AMARANTHE have churned out catchy, classic metal—or metal inspired—songs delivered with a modern twist, gaining commercial acclaim ...

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Watch Making Of DRAGONFORCE's New Music Video

DRAGONFORCE livestreamed the filming of a brand new music video on Sunday, May 5. The clip for the as-yet-undisclosed first single from the band's upcoming studio album was shot in Belgrade, Serbia. The video is being directed by Ivan Colic and produced by Stanimir Lukic and iCODE Team, who previously worked with DRAGONFORCE on the ...

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A Letter of Red - SABBATH ASSEMBLY

The 2013 dissolution of THE DEVIL'S BLOOD left a large void in heavy music. The Dutch collective's bewitching brew of psychedelic occult rock scratched the itches of those looking for haunting Satanic overtones and the warmth of classic psychedelic rock, their work resembling an overtly devil-worshiping spin on vintage JEFFERSON AIRPLANE. There are other bands ...

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