Much to the excitement of Krautrock fans and music collectors worldwide, Purple Pyramid Records will be reissuing the seminal 1971 debut album and psych-groove masterpiece by legendary Brainticket titled “Cottonwoodhill” on CD May 7, 2013. Featuring full digital remastering for superior sonic clarity and packaged with extensive liner notes by music historian Dave Thompson!
On August 2nd LINGUA MORTIS ORCHESTRA will release their new album, concisely entitled “LMO”.
Get your first impression about this opulent orchestral project below.
LINGUA MORTIS ORCHESTRA was formed by the three RAGE musicians Victor Smolski (guitar, keyboard and chello), Peavy Wagner (vocals and bass) and André Hilgers (drums) as a continuation of 1996’s “Lingua Mortis” album – back then a true piece of pioneering work.
Sweden's Classic-Rock heavyweights SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, who recently released their 8th studio album "Earth Blues" via InsideOutMusic, have just wrapped up a successful European tour, which included an intense show at Holland's prestigious Roadburn festival.
Next up, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS will be heading overseas for their first show ever in Mexico on May 25th and the band has also now confirmed 2 shows in Greece for October.
Here are the upcoming SPIRITUAL BEGGARS tourdates...
Civil War, the new symphonic power metal band from ex-Sabaton members, Rikard Sundén, Oskar Montelius, Daniel Mullback and Daniel Myhr, along with frontman, Nils Patrik Johansson (Astral Doors), and bass player, Stefan "Pizza" Eriksson (Volturyon), will release their debut album “The Killer Angels” on June 11th through Despotz Records.
01. King of the Sun
02. First to Fight
03. Saint Patrick's Day
04. Rome is Falling
Bass player Henk Vonk is REVAMP's new man on bass guitar! He replaces Jaap Melman who left the band before the recordings of the new upcoming album. The decision was made in mutual understanding and we can still drink a glass of beer together.
On the album plays "STREAM OF PASSION" bassist Johan van Stratum who filled in on short notice and did an amazing job to record and edit the bass parts.
Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess recently teamed up with PledgeMusic to raise funds for the release of his upcoming solo projects. He plans to record a solo piano album, and his orchestral composition, "Explorations for Keyboard and Orchestra". Pledgers will gain access to exclusive content and experiences and PledgeMusic will keep them informed of the project’s status every step of the way.
TÝR, hailing all the way from the Faroe Islands, are currently recording their new album with producer Jacob Hansen (Volbeat, Aborted, Mercenary) at his studios in Denmark. For drum tracking on this album, TÝR has enlisted the services of George Kollias, one of metal’s most accomplished drummers, primarily known for his work in Nile, as well as Nightfall. A video featuring drum tracking highlights, as well as a short message from Kollias, is streaming now below.
Outrageous guitar shredder, big time wrestler, sometimes member of THE MENTORS, and all-around lunatic GENERAL BASTARD has announced the commencement of a multi-front assault on the American psyche, including the July 15th release for new album entitled "Revolution Rock".
"We have really cool deals going on for our friends who want to order the new album including getting personal guitar lessons from General Bastard himself, not to mention most packages call for getting your name included in the albums liner notes for being a loyal friend", says The General.
Swedish visionary metallers SOILWORK have announced the first dates of the upcoming “The European Infinity Tour” in support of the band's most recent album “The Living Infinite”. Additional tour and festival dates will be announced later.