Search / Поиск

Поиск по новостям O
Фраза, имя группы
Группы в стиле
Основной стиль
Дата : с по  
O <- TOP5 <-
*BEHEMOTH: 'God = Dog' Video Premiere; Complete 'I Loved Yo...   +34 | 10-
*AMARANTHE Releases Music Video For New Single '365'   +14 | 7-
*Here Is The 'Censored' Version Of BEHEMOTH's 'God = Do...   +2 | 13-
*PINK FLOYD - Rare Music Video For "Not Now John" Surfaces   +10 | 2-
*BLAZE BAYLEY And THOMAS ZWIJSEN Perform Acoustic Rendition Of IRON MAI...   +7 | 4-
[= || 15 авг 2018

 Glam Rock



SHIRAZ LANE Release Official Music Video For "The Crown"

Finland’s Shiraz Lane have released an official music video for "The Crown", a track from the band's Carnival Days album, released back in February. Watch below.


"Carnival Days"
"The Crown"
"Harder To Breathe"
"Tidal Wave"
"Gotta Be Real"
"People Like Us"
"War Of Mine"
"Shot Of Life"

"The Crown" video:

"People Like Us" video:

"Harder To Breathe” video:

|| =]
[= || 15 авг 2018



VANDALLUS Featuring MIDNIGHT Members Premier "Heart Attacker" Live Video

US-based hard rock/metal band Vandallus have released an official live video for the song "Heart Attacker", taken from the album Bad Disease, out on September 28th via Pure Steel Records. Watch the video below. The album will be available as CD, DL and limited edition vinyl.

With Shaun Vanek (guitars and vocals), aka Vanik, and Steve Dukuslow (drums) Vandallus from Cleveland, Ohio do indeed feature the core of the mighty Midnight in their ranks. The current line-up is completed by Jason Vanek (vocals, guitar), with Tyler Harvey (Deadiron) on guitar and Tim Frederick (Wretch, Eternal Legacy, Destructor) on bass respectively. Although the band is Jason’s baby, Midnight boss Jamie Walters also contributed a few songs to Vandallus' debut effort On The High Side, which saw the light of day on High Roller Records in 2016.

“Vandallus is a totally different project from Midnight,” states Jason Vanek, “basically the idea came about of recording material in the vein of late 1970s/early 1980s hard rock. I've always wanted to do a project like this, so it came together very quickly.”

“We just wanted to write another batch of great hard rock songs!” comments Vanek on the second full-length Vandallus album Bad Disease. With songs like the uplifting “Heart Attacker”, the infectious speedster “Infected” (sounding very much like 1979 Dokken) and “Trash Talk'n”, a groovy rocker carried by a strong vocal performance, the new album carries on where the critically acclaimed On The High Side has left off.


“Trash Talk’n”
“Sundown Haze”
“Heart Attacker”
“Shake Down”
“Bad Disease”

“Heart Attacker” video:


Jason Vanek - vocals, guitars
Vanik - guitars, drums, bass
Tyler Harvey - guitars
Tim Frederick - bass
Steve Dukuslow - drums

|| =]
[= || 15 авг 2018



Former JOURNEY Singer STEVE PERRY Releases Music Video For New Solo Single, 'No Erasin''

The official music video for "No Erasin'", the first single from former JOURNEY singer Steve Perry's forthcoming solo album, "Traces", can be seen below. The disc will be released on October 5 via Fantasy Records (a division of Concord Records/UMG)

"Traces" marks Perry's first solo album since 1994's "For The Love Of Strange Medicine", which was certified gold in the U.S. for sales in excess of half a million copies.

In a message posted on his official web site and social media accounts, Perry said: "Years ago, I disappeared. There were many reasons, but mainly my love for music had suddenly left me. I knew that simply stopping was what I had to do if music was ever to return to my heart. Then and only then I would figure out what to do. If not… so be it. For I had already lived the dream of dreams.

"Many years passed. One day I began sketching some musical ideas with the creative freedom that I was the only one who would ever hear them. One song led to many. My love for music had returned. Then another beautiful thing happened. I found love.

"My precious Kellie gave me a life I never knew I had. I lost her December of 2012. I now deeply understand the meaning of: 'It's better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all.'

"May of 2015, I began recording.

"These songs are special to me. I respectfully ask that you please listen to them, and whatever they make you feel, I thank you for listening."

"Traces" track listing:

01. No Erasin' (4:07)

Writers: Steve Perry, David Spreng

02. We're Still Here (4:06)

Writers: Steve Perry, Brian West

03. Most Of All (4:23)

Writers: Steve Perry, Randy Goodrem

04. No More Cryin' (4:29)

Writers: Dan Wilson, Steve Perry

05. In The Rain (4:06)

Writers: Steve Perry, David Spreng

06. Sun Shines Gray (3:57)

Writers: Steve Perry, John 5, Thom Flowers

07. You Belong To Me (4:07)

Writers: Steve Perry, Barry Eastmond

08. Easy To Love (4:03)

Writers: Steve Perry, Thom Flowers

09. I Need You (2:59)

Writers: Steve Perry, George Harrison

10. We Fly (3:56)

Writers: Steve Perry, Jeff Babko

Perry will promote his new solo disc and discuss his plans for the future during an appearance on the October 7 edition of "CBS Sunday Morning".

Last year, Perry told ABC Radio that his next solo album was inspired by a personal tragedy. He explained: "I met someone and I feel in love with this person. And I lost this person to breast cancer four years ago. In the midst of that, I had written some songs, and before I met her, I had sketched some. And so about a year ago, I started recording."

He continued: "Basically the record is an emotional expression, and a reason to make one. It's been a real cathartic experience going back to that emotional place that I thought I would never go back to. And we really have been doing our very best to capture what I think are some timeless songs."

Perry's final full concert with JOURNEY took place in early 1987. He later rejoined his bandmates for a brief performance in 1991 to honor late concert promoter Bill Graham. He also appeared with JOURNEY when they received a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame in 2005.

The singer was inducted, alongside his old band, at the 2017 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame ceremony in Brooklyn, New York.

In addition to Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, Ross Valory, Gregg Rolie and Aynsley Dunbar were inducted, as well as current drummer Steve Smith, who's on his third run with the group.

|| =]
[= || 15 авг 2018

 Alternative Metal

United StatesСША


NONPOINT Releases Music Video For 'Chaos And Earthquakes'

NONPOINT's music video for the song "Chaos And Earthquakes" can be viewed below. The track is taken from the band's tenth album, "X", which will be released on August 24. The follow-up to 2016's "The Poison Red" was produced by Fred Archambault, who has previously worked with ATREYU and AVENGED SEVENFOLD, among others.

"We've had our moments in videos before when we capture the vision, or attitude and even the energy of our live shows," said singer Elias Soriano. "But this video is the closest I've ever seen us get to capturing all of them in one so well. The director Eric Richter and his team really caught lighting in a bottle with the band's performance and the vision of the music in this video brilliantly."

In a recent interview with Bods Mayhem Hour, Soriano stated about working with Archambault: "['The Poison Red' producer] Rob [Ruccia] also worked on this record as well. He not only played bass, but he was mainly the engineer of this record because it's the studio he works out of, the Uptown [Recording], he is their head engineer. He's an amazing friend and dare I say, sixth member of the band.

"We've done a lot of records ourselves and when we get the opportunity to work with somebody with Fred… Originally, it was supposed to be Brian Virtue, which we were really excited about. But, unfortunately, he had a really dire family emergency he couldn't step away from, wholeheartedly knowing he could get a phone call and he'd have to go back home. We understood where he was coming from. The label got on the phone, got people we were speaking to as well as Brian in the beginning. Got them on the phone and had a great conversation with Fred and he jumped right in. It was a great process. He's a real positive dude who loves to work ideas, loves to add layers and really set a mood and add DNA to a song. He just, you know, pretty much, he loves what we were doing with the writing of our music. He just, like he said in the phone call, he just really wanted to make it sound like the most powerful NONPOINT that we've ever put out."

Elias added that "X" ended up being "the fastest record that we've ever recorded because we were so prepared going in. It was really just about tracking it, but I would say [it took about] 25, 26 days. Like I said, the music was written. It was just about making it as sound as great as we could. I mean, like I said, the songs were already written. We went in with the pre-production already done. We had already decided what we wanted. After that, it's just performance and making sure you get the right tones. Fred's a professional, Rob Ruccia is a professional. We're on our tenth record, so we went in prepared."

|| =]
[= || 15 авг 2018

 Death Metal



WOLFHEART: 'Breakwater' Video Premiere

"Breakwater", the new video from Finnish metallers WOLFHEART, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's long-awaited fourth full-length studio album, "Constellation Of The Black Light", which will be released on September 28 via Napalm Records.

WOLFHEART leader Tuomas Saukkonen stated about the clip: "Again it was an adventure in every meaning of word to go through this video process from beginning to the end. It included, for example, swimming in +2-degree glacier water in Iceland and having significant plastic parts in our backline turned into a liquid form. And the adventure will continue since 'Breakwater' is just the first of total amount of three videos carrying a bigger story."

WOLFHEART's music embraces the sheer force and beauty of Finnish nature with fiery passion. After the success of their first three albums that all hit the Top 10 in the Finnish album charts, among them their last album, "Tyhjyys", which charted in Switzerland as well, the time has come to unleash the next masterpiece of raw winter metal! "Constellation Of The Black Light" comes with seven tracks that dive headfirst into black metal, nordic death metal, soaring melodies and complex arrangements.

Commented Saukkonen on the new album: "Determination and perseverance were the key points in the making this album while conquering obstacle after obstacle during the process of recordings while coldness and beauty of winter were the themes where the music was born.

"This is definitely a triumph in WOLFHEART career and one of the biggest battles won in my personal career. I could not be more satisfied with the result, and with new label and management behind us, we are headstrong to stay in the bath of victories."

"Constellation Of The Black Light" track listing:

01. Everlasting Fall

02. Breakwater

03. The Saw

04. Forge With Fire

05. Defender

06. Warfare

07. Valkyrie

WOLFHEART will support CARACH ANGREN on a North American tour beginning in late September.


Tuomas Saukkonen: Guitar, Vocals

Mika Lammassaari: Lead guitar

Joonas Kauppinen: Drums

Lauri Silvonen: Bass, backing vocals

Photo by Mike Sirèn

|| =]
[= || 15 авг 2018

United StatesСША


FROM ASHES TO NEW: 'Broken' Video Released

FROM ASHES TO NEW has released the official music video for "Broken", the follow-up single to the hit "Crazy", which recently reached No. 2 on the U.S. rock radio chart. The track conveys a message of perseverance and believing in yourself when others try to push you down and hold you back in life. It's a recurring theme in FROM ASHES TO NEW's music which is very personal to the band.

FROM ASHES TO NEW's debut album, "Day One", earned the band a Top 10 track at rock radio with the single "Through It All". Following an extensive album cycle, the band's original drummer and co-vocalist both abruptly left the group. Rather than focusing on the setbacks, FROM ASHES TO NEW forged ahead with a new energy and purpose.

The band, now comprised of frontman/rapper/programmer Matt Brandyberry, guitarist Lance Dowdle, vocalist Danny Case and drummer Mat Madiro (TRIVIUM), released its second album, "The Future", earlier this year via Eleven Seven Music.

FROM ASHES TO NEW is touring the U.S. extensively for the rest of the year, with a headline run throughout September and October. They will also be opening for FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and BREAKING BENJAMIN on their autumn arena tour and will also be performing at several festivals, as well as providing direct support for STONE SOUR and PAPA ROACH on select dates. A European tour will take place in early 2019.

|| =]
[= || 14 авг 2018



HANGMAN'S CHAIR To Release 'Banlieue Triste' Album In September

HANGMAN'S CHAIR will release its fifth studio album, "Banlieue Triste", on September 28 through Spinefarm Records in all territories outside of France.

A special double vinyl version of the album, featuring one black record and one red record, will be released in tandem. This comes as the result of a deal that will see the Paris outfit working with Spinefarm worldwide for future recordings.

The band has also shared a new song. Watch the video for "Naïve" below.

Over the past decade or so, HANGMAN'S CHAIR — Cedric Toufouti (vocals/guitars), Julien Chanut (guitars), Clement Hanvic (bass), and Mehdi Birouk Thepegnier (drums) — has released a steady flow of singles, EPs, albums, and split releases. They've all been housed in signature, stylish artwork and have showcased the band's trademark ability to blend emotional and musical weight with fragile interludes and atmospheric swathes of sound.

HANGMAN'S CHAIR stands as France's foremost name in the world of stoner doom, yet their music is in no way bound by style. This is evidenced by 10 new tracks on "Banlieue Triste" — from the epic riff-surge of "Naïve" through the shimmering, slow-burn instrumental "Sidi Bel Abbes" (featuring guitarist Marc De Backer from WOLVENNEST) to the soaring melody of "Tired Eyes" (a collaboration with French synthwave master Perturbator).

The album is a body of work where brute force and beauty are never too far apart.

"We feel that 'Banlieue Triste' has something special — a taste of relief," said Chanut. "With these songs, we believe that we've truly found our identity. We've never been this personal before in terms of the influences, the lyrics, the sound, and the artwork. 'Banlieue Triste' is what we are now and what we used to be as kids — it's full of nostalgia, the broken French dream."

|| =]
[= || 14 авг 2018



Video Premiere: CLOAK's 'Beyond The Veil'

"Beyond The Veil", the new video from Atlanta blackened rock metallers CLOAK, can be viewed below. The song comes from the band's debut album, "To Venomous Depths", which was released in 2017 via Season Of Mist.

Comments the group: "'Beyond The Veil' is a song that's grown in meaning and importance the longer it's been with us. It's a song about both the fear and comfort of knowing there is something much greater in charge here and the empowerment that it can bring. Regarding the visual aspects, we wanted to work with color this time. Being fans of Dario Argento and classic 'Hammer Horror' films, it only felt right to pair the song with rich and powerful colors."

CLOAK captures the magic, mystique and mystery of classic heavy metal with "To Venomous Depths". Drawing from metal's most impactful sub-genres, the quartet distill their collective influences into an enthralling full-album experience that honors the spirit of the early classics while standing firmly in the now. Captivating tracks like "Beyond The Veil", "Deep Red", "Forever Burned" and the title track are riveted with somber harmonies, driving rhythms and dramatic builds in momentum and suspense. CLOAK's bold and blackened metal teems with dark energy and "To Venomous Depths" is a testament to the genre's primal power and magic.

"To Venomous Depths" track listing:

01. To Venomous Depths/Where No Light Shines

02. Within the Timeless Black

03. The Hunger

04. Beyond The Veil

05. Death Posture

06. In the Darkness, The Path

07. Forever Burned

08. Passage

09. Deep Red

CLOAK lineup:

Scott Taysom - Guitars/ Vocals

Max Brigham - Guitars

Sean Bruneau - Drums

Billy Robinson – Bass

|| =]
[= || 13 авг 2018



WALKING DEAD ON BROADWAY Premier "Gospel Of The Kingdom" Music Video

Leipzig, Germany's Walking Dead On Broadway will release their third studio album, Dead Era, on September 28th via Long Branch Records. Dead Era is about twitching skeletons in the closet of history, which ultimately never were dead. Dead Era is a synonym for their musical evolution because of the deathcore roots of the band. This chapter will be closed with this album.

Pre-order Dead Era here, and watch a video for the album track "Gospel Of The Kingdom" below.


"Dead Era"
"Red Alert"
"Hostage To The Empire"
"Our Labour, Our Idol, Our Pride"
"Punish The Poor"
"Gospel Of The Kingdom"
"Song Of Courage"
"The Fire Never Lies"
"Dead End Utopia"
"Your God Is A Tyrant"
"Benevolent Warfare"

"Gospel Of The Kingdom" video:

"Hostage To The Empire" video:

Before the album release Walking Dead On Broadway can be seen live in Germany. The band also announced the dates of their first Japan tour, supporting Annisokay. Find the band's tour itinerary here.


Nils Richber - Vocals
Michael Kalusche - Guitars
Maximilian Kette - Guitars
Kevin Klemm - Bass
Stephan Hoffmann - Drums

(Photo - Michael Bomke)

|| =]
[= || 12 авг 2018

 Progressive Rock
 Psychedelic Rock
 Art Rock

United KingdomВеликобритания


PINK FLOYD - Rare Music Video For "Not Now John" Surfaces

Pink Floyd's "Not Now John" was released in 1983 and was the only single released from the album The Final Cut. "Not Now John" is the only song on the album with David Gilmour as the lead vocalist singing the verses and Roger Waters singing the refrains and interludes. Watch this rare video:

"One of These Days" is the opening track from Pink Floyd's 1971 album Meddle. The song is instrumental and only has one spoken/sung sentence by drummer Nick Mason, "One of these days I'm going to cut you into little pieces." This video was created the British artist and filmmaker Ian Emes who became widely known for his creative animations and for being the original animator for Pink Floyd.

Pink Floyd released "Point Me At The Sky" as their fifth UK single in 1968. The song has become one of the rarest official recordings of Pink Floyd and was not successful at the time, with it's B-side "Careful With That Axe, Eugene" becoming more popular.

Pink Floyd's "Paintbox'', written and sung by keyboardist Richard Wright, was first released in 1967 as the B-side to the single "Apples And Oranges". The promotional film was shot for a Belgian television programme. In the video, the band is miming to the song on a bridge in Brussels. This is David Gilmour's first appearance on film with Pink Floyd.

"Apples And Oranges" is the third UK single by Pink Floyd, released in 1967. It was the final song written by Syd Barrett with the group. After David Gilmour replaced Syd Barrett, the band recorded a promotional video in Belgium in a fruit market with Roger Waters lip-synching to the song.

All of the above tracks are included in The Early Years 1965–1972. Get it here.

On September 28th, Pink Floyd Records will release, for the first time on vinyl,  A Foot In The Door - The Best Of Pink Floyd, a collection of classic Pink Floyd tracks, chosen by members of the band.

Originally released in 2011 on CD only, the artwork for this compilation is the last work of long-term Floyd designer, the late Storm Thorgerson. This is the perfect Pink Floyd album for both devoted fans and those discovering their music for the very first time.

The career-spanning compilation features some of the best-known album tracks from 1967 - 1994, including the band’s first UK Top 10 single "See Emily Play", and the iconic "Wish You Were Here", "Comfortably Numb", "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" and "High Hopes".

The tracks have been newly mastered for vinyl by longstanding Pink Floyd associate James Guthrie, with Joel Plante, and with lacquers cut by Bernie Grundman of Grundman Mastering in Los Angeles, California. The 2-LP version features the reinstated version of "Time", with the ringing alarm clocks at the start of the track restored, after being omitted on the CD release.

The original sleeve design, has been amended by Pink Floyd Creative Director Aubrey Powell of Hipgnosis and Peter Curzon, to include alternate versions of the photographs used in the original CD version. The album package comes in a gatefold outer sleeve, with two separate printed inner bags, and is pressed on heavyweight 180-gram vinyl.  


LP1 Side A
"Hey You"
"See Emily Play"
"The Happiest Days Of Our Lives"
"Another Brick In The Wall, Part 2"
"Have A Cigar"

LP1 Side B
"Wish You Were Here"
"Time" / "Breathe" (Reprise)
"The Great Gig In The Sky"

LP2 Side A
"Comfortably Numb"
"High Hopes"
"Learning To Fly"

LP2 Side B
"The Fletcher Memorial Home"
"Shine On You Crazy Diamond"
"Brain Damage"

|| =]
[= || 12 авг 2018

 Heavy Metal

United StatesСША


Exclusive: LORDS OF THE TRIDENT Premiere “Reaper’s Hourglass” Video

A true spectacle to be witnessed, Lords Of The Trident is a daring adventure metal quintet that has been delighting their audiences and fans all over the world for ten years. To continue on their epic quest of bringing spectacular and entertaining metal to global fans these power metal warriors will be unleashing their 7th album Shadows From The Past on August 24th. In celebration of this new beast from their discography, Lords Of The Trident are premiering via BraveWords their third single and new music video "Reaper's Hourglass". 

Vocalist Fang VonWrathenstein comments:

"‘Reaper's Hourglass’ is one of the most technically challenging songs on the new album, so we thought this would be a perfect candidate for a full-band playthrough video. Of course, since it's a Lords Of The Trident playthrough, we had to make it interesting..."

Shadows From The Past was supported by a Kickstarter campaign that went live on June 1st and ending on June 29th. During that month, the band's fans helped them surpass their goals to raise over $11,000 for the release. The band offered multiple packages and rewards that included merch, lessons from band members, festival tickets, private concerts and a copy of the video game Coffee Crisis that the band has partnered with to feature one of their songs for one of the levels along with band members as NPCs (non-playable characters).

Lords Of The Trident are offering fans a FREE track download of their first single "Death Dealer", a song influenced by the game Diablo and lyrics written based on the storyline of Diablo 1 and 2. Download the song at this location and stream the song below.

Fang VonWrathenstein: “This album is our most ambitious musical work to date, and the first album with our new members Baron Helleshaar and Master Herc. Fans who have been with us for a while will notice that our new songs are a bit more complex, and our songwriting continues to mature. The new songs are definitely still Lords songs, but explore some new musical themes. I believe the new album will be our strongest offering yet, and contain some songs that are sure to be fan favourites going forward.”

North American tracklisting:

"Death Dealer"
"Zero Hour"
"Burn It Down (With Fire)" Feat. Brittney Slayes (Unleash The Archers)
"The Party Has Arrived"
"Brothers Of Cain"
"Reaper's Hourglass"
"Chasing Shadows"
"The Nameless Tomb"
"The Gatekeeper"

Japanese bonus tracks:

"Cross The Line"
"Desolation (Haze Of The Battlefield Pt. 2)"

"Death Dealer":

(Photo - Mary Sweeney)

|| =]
[= || 12 авг 2018

 Folk Metal



TENGGER CAVALRY Release "Redefine" Music Video; September Performance At Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall Announced

Earlier this year, Global Music Award-winning nomadic folk metal group Tengger Cavalry turned heads with the release of their sixth album, Cian Bi, via Napalm Records. Now, the band announce their upcoming return to Carnegie Hall's stunning Weill Recital Hall in New York City (154 W 57th St.) for a special performance on Thursday, September 20th.

The performance will begin at 8 PM and tickets start at $30. The performance will feature traditional nomadic musical techniques and instruments such as throat singing, Mongolian long song, and Morin Khuur. Head here for more information.

In celebration of this performance announcement, Tengger Cavalry have revealed a brand new music video for their track "Redefine", cut from Cian Bi. The video acts as an artistic interpretation of the message that Tengger Cavalry's music often represents - raising awareness for the preservation of Mongolian culture in the face of modernization and overall culture conflict. Watch the video below.

Frontman Nature G explains in description of the video, "As core members of Tengger Cavalry and traditionally trained Mongolian folk musicians, both Wulijimuren and I immigrated from China to New York City several years ago. Being stripped away from the Nomadic Grassland and stepping into the very industrial and multi-cultural world of the Big Apple, we've both faced challenges of progressing and preserving the traditional Nomadic culture in our lives and in modern day.

"Unlike Viking trends, Nomadic culture still exists upon the Grasslands and horse riding landscapes in Northern China and is facing great danger in the face of modernization and industrialization from the South. This video represents the mixed challenge we, as Tengger Cavalry, are facing every day. It's a video about cultural conflict, homeland, modern culture, progression and inner strength."

|| =]
[= || 12 авг 2018



RADIATHOR Streaming “Psychic Playground” Video

"Psychic Playground", the new video from Dutch death thrash metallers Radiathor from their album Decay By Greed, can be seen below. The clip was again directed by Andy Pilkington of Very Metal Art, who has previously worked with Flotsam & Jetsam, Dee Snider, De Profundis, Orden Ogan, among others.

Decay By Greed is the full-length debut by Radiathor and was released by No Dust Record this past March.

|| =]
[= || 10 авг 2018

 Melodic Metal
 Power Metal



AMARANTHE Releases Music Video For New Single '365'

"365", the new video from Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE, can be seen below. The clip was once again directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES and KAMELOT, among others.

"365" is the first single from AMARANTHE's fifth album, which will be released later in the year. The disc was recorded at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, EPICA, DELAIN). The follow-up to 2016's "Maximalism" marks the band's first release with DYNAZTY's Nils Molin, who officially joined AMARANTHE in July 2017 as the replacement for Jake E.

Commented guitarist Olof Mörck: "With a newborn album, it is easy for an artist to fall into hyperbole and rants of how it is the best thing you have ever done — but for the first time, I can confidently say that this album very certainly the best and strongest of our entire career."

Added vocalist Elize Ryd: "I have loved every second to write, create and making this album. I can't wait to reveal the name of our fifth baby, let it loose into the world to live its own life and spread the message all by itself. It feels to me already like the most strong and confident child of ours. The support has been important, and I'm so grateful to everyone involved."

The full details of AMARANTHE's fifth album will be unveiled tomorrow (Friday, August 10).

Having previously used Chris Adam Hedman Sörbye from the band SMASH INTO PIECES as a stand-in for Jake on some of the shows in 2016 and in early 2017, AMARANTHE recruited Molin for three Swedish concerts in March 2017 and he has been part of the group's live appearances ever since.

Jake E announced his departure from AMARANTHE in February 2017, explaining at the time that he began to feel that "my place both on the albums and live was reduced; I felt like I was superfluous… I started to feel more like a backing singer." He has since launched a new band called CYHRA with former IN FLAMES guitarist Jesper Strömblad and LUCA TURILLI'S RHAPSODY drummer Alex Landenburg.

|| =]
[= || 10 авг 2018

 Black Metal
 Death Metal



Here Is The 'Censored' Version Of BEHEMOTH's 'God = Dog' Video

The "censored" version of BEHEMOTH's music video for "God = Dog" can be seen below. The clip was directed by Polish extreme metal band's longtime visual collaborators Grupa 13.

"God = Dog" is taken from BEHEMOTH's new album, "I Loved You At Your Darkest", which will be released on October 5 via Nuclear Blast.

While it certainly seems an unlikely title for a black metal band, its origin might surprise fans even more than the words themselves. "It's a verse from the Bible," frontman Nergal reveals. "It's actually a quote from Jesus Christ himself. For BEHEMOTH to use it as the basis of our record, it's sacrilege to the extreme."

Of course, BEHEMOTH is no stranger to blasphemy. Over the course of the last 27 years, they've pushed the boundaries of black metal and heresy alike. While anti-Christian sentiment might seem like stale bread where most metal bands are concerned, for BEHEMOTH such ideas represent a very real threat to their physical freedom. Time and again, the government of their native Poland has charged them with various "crimes" such as tearing up a bible onstage in 2007 and using the Polish coat of arms on a BEHEMOTH t-shirt in 2017. "Obviously, stuff like that can piss you off. But I think it's good to be pissed off," Nergal says with a laugh. "Anger can be a massive driving force, especially when you make extreme music. But politically and socially, Poland is a very disparate country. You can never feel totally safe here. That makes it easier for me to get inspiration. If I lived in Holland or Australia, I don't think I'd be doing what I do now. You can do or be anything you want there. I'm a huge fan of that kind of freedom, but I don't really have it here. Struggling with that on a daily basis makes me who I am, and fuels my passion for this music."

Nergal and his bandmates — Orion (bass) and Inferno (drums) — have channeled that passion into "I Loved You At Your Darkest". A crushing salvo of black metal majesty replete with hellish riffs, thundering drum cannonades and soaring liturgical choirs reminiscent of classic horror cinema, the album is also bejeweled with nimble-fingered rock guitar solos on songs like "God = Dog", "Ecclesia Diabolica Catholica" and "Sabbath Mater".

"I really wanted to redefine ourselves with this record," Nergal explains. "'I Loved You At Your Darkest' is a more dynamic record. It's extreme and radical on one hand, but it's also more rock-oriented than any other BEHEMOTH record."

Nergal doesn't view the heightened rock influence as a conscious creative decision so much as a renewed interest in the historical origins of the music he makes. "We don't give consideration to musical direction, we simply create what naturally comes to us," he says. "But 15 years ago, if you had asked me who I thought was the best band on the planet, I probably would have said MAYHEM or MORBID ANGEL. Today if you asked me, I'd say AC/DC. That should give you a clear indication of why this album is more rock-based. It all comes down to the songwriting."

Lyrically, "I Loved You At Your Darkest" revels in the kind of religious provocation that BEHEMOTH do best. "It's very religion-driven, maybe more than anything we've done before," Nergal offers. "But it's not just cheap goading. I believe this is some deeper metal language. It's art."

Unlike "The Satanist", which was primarily recorded in one studio, "I Loved You At Your Darkest" saw its production spread across Poland and the United States. It was produced by the bandmembers themselves, with drum co-production by Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES), mixing by Matt Hyde (SLAYER, CHILDREN OF BODOM) and mastering by Tom Baker (NINE INCH NAILS, MARILYN MANSON). Which is to say nothing of the 17-piece Polish orchestra arranged by Jan Stoklosa and engineered by Tomasz Budkiewicz. Or as Nergal sums it up: "Pretty much every instrument was recorded in a different studio, and a lot of amazing people were involved."

"I Loved You At Your Darkest" track listing:

01. Solve

02. Wolves Ov Siberia

03. God = Dog

04. Ecclesia Diabolica Catholica

05. Bartzabel

06. If Crucifixion Was Not Enough...

07. Angelvs XIII

08. Sabbath Mater

09. Havohej Pantocrator

10. Rom 5:8

11. We Are The Next 1000 Years

12. Coagvla

Photo credit: Grzegorz Gołębiowski

|| =]
[= || 10 авг 2018

 Death Metal



NOTHGARD: 'Malady X' Video Released

German epic melodic death metallers NOTHGARD will release their new album, "Malady X", on October 26 via Metal Blade Records. The official music video for the disc's title track can now be seen below.

Bandleader Dom R. Crey states: "With 'Malady X', we have created an album that is both dark and serious, but on the other hand rife with catchy melodies — while not compromising our individual sound at all. On the contrary, I am sure we have defined the NOTHGARD style more clearly than ever on this album. This is why we are really happy to present our first new material to you in the shape of a music video!"

The clip for "Malady X" was recorded in one take, meaning without interruptions and based on a specific choreography to make an authentic impression. The result is nothing less than breathtaking.

Dom R. Crey adds: "Of course, 'Malady X' takes on an important role because it's the title track. It represents everything that we, deep inside, find disturbing about society and current ways of thinking. We consciously address it in the lyrics — no-go's and issues in daily life which should actually be perceived as such, but instead, we have lost awareness of them. Rather than standing in for our convictions, we choose to live according to false values."

"Malady X" was recorded at Def-Creation and Southern Deathcult studios and was mastered by Jens Bogren (AMON AMARTH, ARCH ENEMY, KREATOR, OPETH).

"Malady X" track listing:

01. Voyage To Decay (intro)

02. Malady X

03. Shades Of War

04. Guardians Of Sanity

05. Epitaph

06. Deamonium I

07. Serpent Hollow

08. Devil Will Know

09. Fall Of An Empire

10. Herald Of Death

11. Black Horizon

12. Eye For An Eye (limited digi-CD bonus)

13. Ninja (limited digi-CD bonus)

NOTHGARD will join forces with Finnish epic melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM and WOLFHEART for the "Burning Cold Over Europe 2018" tour this November.


Dom R. Crey - Vocals, Lead Guitar, Studio Keyboards

Skaahl - Guitars

Nico Kolja - Bass, Backing Vocals

Felix Indra - Drums

Photo credit: Andreas Richter

|| =]
[= || 10 авг 2018

 Death Metal



OMNIUM GATHERUM Release New Single "Refining Fire"; Music Video Streaming

Finnish melodic death metal masters Omnium Gatherum have released their new single “Refining Fire”, taken off their upcoming album The Burning Cold, which will be released on August 31st.

Frontman Jukka Pelkonen comments, "The new video song ‘Refining Fire’ is a story about not giving up and the power of staying clear-headed inside oneself, as well as in the outside world too within all the chaotic turbulence. It is the never-ending stream, the river that carries us and it is the fire that refines us. Stay strong and hold your head up high. You deserve it! ...Musically speaking, this is maybe the most OG old schoolish song on the new album!"

“Refining Fire” is available as a digital single on all streaming and download platforms and as an Instant Grat Track on Amazon and iTunes. All physical formats of the new album The Burning Cold can be pre-ordered. Head here for all physical and digital formats.

The cover artwork for the album was once again created by Olli-Pekka Lappalainen, who has been responsible for every single artwork for the band since the very first demo. The Burning Cold was mixed and mastered by Dan Swanö and produced and engineered by Teemu Aalto.

The Burning Cold tracklisting:

"The Burning"
"Gods Go First"
"Refining Fire"
"Rest In Your Heart"
"Over The Battlefield"
"The Fearless Entity"
"Be The Sky"
"Driven By Conflict"
"The Frontline"
"Planet Scale"

"Gods Go First" video:


Jukka Pelkonen - Vocals
Markus Vanhala - Guitar
Tuomo Latvala - Drums
Aapo Koivisto - Keyboards
Joonas Koto - Guitar
Erkki Silvennoinen - Bass

|| =]
[= || 10 авг 2018



BLAZE BAYLEY And THOMAS ZWIJSEN Perform Acoustic Rendition Of IRON MAIDEN Song "Lightning Strikes Twice"; Video

Classical guitar virtuoso Thomas Zwijsen will release his seventh solo album, Nylon Metal, on September 3rd. The double CD contains 26 acoustic arrangements of metal and rock songs by Iron Maiden, KISS, Metallica, Deep Purple, Helloween, Led Zeppelin, Dream Theater, and many more. A new preview video featuring Thomas and Blaze Bayley performing an acoustic rendition of the Iron Maiden song "Lightning Strikes Twice" can be found below.

Zwijsen states: “My mission is to bring heavy metal to the classical guitar world and vice versa, combining the greatness of heavy metal compositions with the beautiful tone of the classical guitar. I can’t wait to present this album to guitar fans around the world.”

Guest musicians on the album are (ex)members of KISS and Iron Maiden, respectively Bruce Kulick and Blaze Bayley.


CD 1:
"The Good, The Bad, The Ugly" (Ennio Moricone)
"Future World" (Helloween)
"2 Minutes To Midnight" (Iron Maiden)
"Forever" (KISS) ft. Bruce Kulick
"Eye Of The Tiger" (Survivor)
"Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son" (Iron Maiden)
"Hollow Years" (Dream Theater)
"Renegade" (Hammerfall)
"The Unforgiven II" (Metallica)
"Four Lanes Of Chaos" (Original)
"Twisted Mind" (Avantasia)
"Soldier Of Fortune" (Deep Purple)
"The Final Countdown" (Europe)

CD 2:
"Where Eagles Dare" (Iron Maiden)
"Temple Of The King" (Rainbow)
"Lightning Strikes Twice" (Iron Maiden) ft.Blaze Bayley
"Enter Sandman" (Metallica)
"The Wickerman" (Iron Maiden)
"All My Love" (Led Zeppelin)
"Want You Bad" (The Offspring)
"Space Oddity" (David Bowie)
"Living After Midnight" (Judas Priest)
"Definitely Doable" (Original)
"Smoke On The Water" (Deep Purple)
"Eagle Fly Free" (Helloween)
"Detroit Rock City" (KISS)

"Lightning Strikes Twice" video:



All songs are arranged by Thomas Zwijsen in his characteristic style, playing all essential melodies simultaneously on his Ortega signature guitar.

With his arrangements Zwijsen obtained over 20 million YouTube views and is now close to reaching 100,000 subscribers. He has played over 500 concerts in Europe, South America, Asia and the Middle East.

The release of the Nylon Metal album will be followed by a European tour in September with Anne Bakker, a European tour in November with Blaze Bayley, and three shows in Israel in 2019 followed by an extensive South American solo tour.

The Book Of Tabs - Together with the album, Zwijsen will release his second tab book, The Book Of Tabs. The book includes tabs & standard notation of 11 Iron Maiden songs and includes online video lessons for each song.

Table of contents:

"If Eternity Should Fail"
"The Wickerman"
"Afraid To Shoot Strangers"
"2 Minutes To Midnight"
"Iron Maiden"
"Lightning Strikes Twice"
"Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son"
"Hallowed Be Thy Name"
"Children Of The Damned"
"Where Eagles Dare"
"Alexander The Great"

More info and pre-ordering at here.

|| =]
[= || 10 авг 2018



LA CHINGA Premieres "Wings Of Fire" Video

As Beyond The Sky - the forthcoming full-length from La Chinga - draws ever closer to its September 7th release via Small Stone, the band has unveiled a visual companion to "Wings Of Fire".

Notes director R. D. Cane, "La Chinga.... When they asked me to shoot a video, I had to really think about how to pay all due respect to their guitar heavy forefathers and still visually knock the socks off of a whole new generation of young rockers. We knew we wanted to make it colorful and exciting but simple enough to not get in the way. 'Wings Of Fire' just rocks. La Chinga knows their thing and they do it so well. This was a blast to shoot and hanging out was very cool, I really can't wait to do more..."

A hard rock power trio with psychedelic powers based in Vancouver, British Columbia, La Chinga draws from Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, MC5, and their own bad habits to conjure the 45 minutes of sublimely confident freedom rock that comprises Beyond The Sky. Sometimes meaty and beaty ("Mama Boogie", "Death Rider"), sometimes glam-handed ("Killer Wizard"), and occasionally even dirtbag pretty ("Keep On Rollin'"), when it all melts into a puddle of phased goo in the final bars of "Warlords," the listener has been rolled, boogied, and otherwise supernaturally conveyed well beyond the sky.

The follow-up to La Chinga's 2016 Freewheelin' full-length was captured at Vancouver's fabled Warehouse Studio with no-less-fabled producer Jamey Koch (DOA, Copyright, The Tragically Hip).


“Nothin’ That I Can’t Do”
“Wings Of Fire”
“Mama Boogie”
“Black River”
“Beyond The Sky”
“Keep On Rollin’”
“Killer Wizard”
“Death Rider”
“Feel It In My Bones”

“Killer Wizard” video:

“Nothin’ That I Can’t Do”:

Beyond The Sky by La Chinga


|| =]
[= || 10 авг 2018

United StatesСША


German Doom Band OWL Releases “Anamnesis” Video

With only a month remaining before their album release, German doom band Owl has issued a video for their latest single “Anamnesis”. The video was directed by Costin Chioreanu and the track is featured on the forthcoming record, Nights In Distortion, that’s due out on September 7th from Temple of Torturous Records.

Owl’s founder and primary songwriter Christian Kolf, who’s also a member of the metal band Valborg (Prophecy Productions) and founder of the label Zeitgeister, created the band in the mid-2000’s as a necessity to further explore and challenge his musical creativity. What began as a death metal project has evolved over the years, incorporating Kolf’s eclectic tastes and influences that’s resulted in an amalgam of death and doom that conjures memories of Type O Negative, Jesu, Neurosis, Anathema and Meshuggah among others. 

Nights In Distortion tracklisting:

"We Are Made For Twilight"
"Transparent Monument"
"Inanna In Isolation"
"Abortion Of Empathy"
"Madness Is The Glory Of This Life"

"Madness Is The Glory Of This Life":

Nights In Distortion by Owl (Ger)


|| =]
[ 1 ] 2 3 4 ... 136
Halestorm Рейтинг

1997-2018 © Russian Darkside e-Zine.0,051084995269775    Если вы нашли на этой странице ошибку или есть комментарии и пожелания, то сообщите нам об этом