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Jordan Rudess to release new solo album “Wired for Madness” on April 19th 2019

Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess will release his brand new solo album “Wired for Madness” on April 19th, 2019, via Music Theories Recordings / Mascot Label Group.

Multi-part prog epics? Check!
Track over 10 minutes? Check!
Track over 20 minutes? Check!
Keyboard solos? Of course!
Blues song? Check!... wait, what?

The Wizards Of Winter announce November & December 2018 North American Tour

Holiday rock ensemble The Wizards Of Winter - featuring former members of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Rainbow, Blue Oyster Cult, Ted Nugent and The Irish Tenors - will begin their annual holiday tour on Friday, November 16, 2018 in Westbury, NY!

The tour will visit cities and towns across North America, coming to an end on December 29 in Derry, NH.
 
See below for a full listing of tour dates. All dates are on sale now, and tickets can be purchased via individual venues.
 

The Wizards Of Winter announce new drummer John O. Reilly

Holiday rock ensemble The Wizards Of Winter - featuring former members of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Rainbow and the bands of Alice Cooper and Ted Nugent - are thrilled to add another former member of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra to their talented midst!

The Wizards Of Winter are pleased to welcome drummer John O. Reilly to the ensemble performing on their upcoming 2018 tour.
 

Tarja premiere first track and video “Love to Hate (Live in London)” from her upcoming release “Act II”

Today, Tarja reveals the first song from her brand new live-art-album & video “Act II”.

The bombastic live version of “Love to Hate” has been recorded at renowned Metropolis Studios in London, UK, and showcases Tarja’s impressive vocal range and talent for compositions. In London, Tarja and band performed an intimate, yet rocking version of the fan favourite in front of 20 lucky winners from all over Europe.

The song, originally from her worldwide chart success “The Shadow Self”, gives a powerful taste of the forthcoming live release and can be found on the video version of “Act II” only.

Tarja to release new live album “Act II” on July 27th 2018

Following up the worldwide top 10 video chart success “Act I”, Tarja and earMusic are happy to announce the release of the long-awaited follow up “Act II” this summer.

Filmed during Tarja’s world tour “The Shadow Shows”, during which the influential heavy rock singer circled the world for 7½ times with over 300.000 km travelled and played over 200 shows in 40 countries in front of 1 million people.

American virtuoso keyboardist Jordan Rudess signs with Mascot Label Group

Mascot Label Group is pleased to announce the signing of Jordan Rudess, the virtuoso American keyboardist voted “Best Keyboardist of All Time” by Music Radar Magazine. He is best known as the keyboardist/multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire for platinum-selling Grammy- nominated prog rock band, Dream Theater.

Therion - Beloved Antichrist

Therion’s fifteenth album of “original” material is kind of divisive in more ways than one. After the 70s version of Therion that “Luciferian Light Orchestra” turned out to be that offered a nice enough diversion along with the French cover songs album that Nuclear Blast refused point blank to release for just being too “weird”, one can easily come to the conclusion that Therion haven’t been their usual selves for quite a while now. Experimentation? Lack of inspiration? Delusions of Grandeur? All or none of the above? Who knows...
 

Igorrr announces Winter 2018 North American Tour

France’s Igorrr have confirmed that they will embark on a brief tour of North America in early 2018 in support of their latest album and Metal Blade Records debut, “Savage Sinusoid”. The shows include stops in Montreal, New York, Mexico City, and more. The complete listing of dates can be found below.

Igorrr spent their Summer on tour with performances in Israel and Turkey, as well as shows all over Europe in clubs and at notable fests: Dour Festival, Hellfest, UK Tech Fest, Brutal Assault, and more.