Metal guitar legend Chris Poland (ex Megadeth/OHM) has contributed a guest guitar solo to the new album “Belt Buckles and Brass Knuckles”, from popular Nashville based rock band Moccasin Creek. Poland plays lead on the hard driving track “Only Warning”, which is scheduled to be one of the singles off the album.
Watain announce the title and release date of the upcoming album: "After 120 nights of iron will and ardent magic, the fifth fullength album of Watain is now complete. With broken bones and burning hearts we have ploughed our way through deepest winter into a new wilderness, to which we will open the gates at summers end. "The Wild Hunt" will be released on August 19th in Europe and August 20th in USA. Beware the rising star of dawn..."
The album was mixed again at the Necromorbus Studio in Alvik, Sweden by Tore Stjerna. No further comments. More details will be unveiled soon.
One of the summer’s most interesting classic rock tours will showcase a pair of stellar UK bands – Nektar and Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash – that have joined forces on the “Legends of U.K. Classic Rock” tour.
Both bands feature original founding members and each have decades-long histories of success in the worldwide touring markets, so seeing them together is sure to be a treat for concert-goers fortunate enough to catch one of the shows.
The self-titled debut album by HEX will be released on May 28th 2013 via logic(il)logic Records. Thirteen tracks of modern, dark and mysterious hard'n'heavy featuring horror-inspired lyrics and catchy refrains that will get stuck in your head.
2. Little Devil Ride
3. Ave Satani
4. Voodoo Girl
Katatonia will return with a special triple-LP vinyl release featuring an epic set of classics from the band's catalogue. “Last Fair Day Gone Night” features the Swedish dark rock/metal master at its glorious best with this electrifying set from London's esteemed Koko venue during a series of special celebratory shows to mark the band's 20th anniversary during 2011's “Last Fair Day Gone Night” tour. Set for a June 17, 2013 release on Peaceville Records, “Last Fair Day Gone Night” is presented on triple heavyweight 180gm vinyl in a deluxe box, with a 12 page 12" book.
MelodicRock Records will release the band's brand new album “White” as a Deluxe Edition CD - strictly limited to 500 units only. Once they are gone, they are gone forever.
“White” is the band's second album, which sees the guys stepping up the tempo, the songwriting, the performances as well as a cracking production.
For those that love high-tech melodic rock with a twist of Toto and a dash of European flair, this is one to check out!
VICIOUS RUMORS is about to start a massive European tour from May 3 to June 1 2013. However with great sadness we just found out singer Brian Allen will not be able to tour during the month of May due to sudden family matters . We wish Brian all the best during this time.
The Heavy-Thrash Metal band ARTHEMIS is confirmed to perform at the acoustic Jagermeister Stage at Download Festival 2013.
Arthemis guitarist Andrea Martongelli states: “We are over-f@*kin'-excited to play at mighty DOWNLOAD Festival!! This is a giant step in the Arthemis career and we will deliver the best show ever for sure... we will make it special for you all so make sure you're gonna be there throwing your horns up in the air and sharing this awesome moment with us”! \m/
Revolution Harmony, the brainchild of British music lecturer/journalist Ray Holroyd, has announced the July 18th release of its debut All-Star charity single, “We Are”. The song features vocals from Serj Tankian (System Of A Down) and Ihsahn (Emperor), as well as guitar solos by Devin Townsend.