Guitarist Ted Turner will be best known to classic rock aficionados as a founder member of Wishbone Ash - he played with the band for their first four albums, leaving in 1974 to pursue other goals, one of which was a world journey of self-discovery. Ted rejoined Wishbone Ash in 1987 and remained until the..
Israel's progressive/symphonic metal wizards SCARDUST persevered through the challenges presented by the events of 2020 and ended the year by releasing their critically acclaimed sophomore concept album Strangers. The group is poised to continue moving forward as 2021 progresses, though the makeup of the band has been slightly altered. Bassist Yanai Avnet and keyboardist Itai Portugali have..
Photo: Kevin Grab Swiss heavy metal coven Burning Witches and Nuclear Blast Records are delighted to reveal the magnificent cover artwork and the track list for the band's fourth full-length, The Witch Of The North, which will be released on May 28th 2021. Burning Witches comment: "We are happy and proud to already announce the new album and show you the..
Dutch Symphonic metal band EPICA will release their new album Ωmega on February 26th through Nuclear Blast. The band has now revealed a music video for an acoustic version of the title track, named Ωmegacoustic and the video can be seen below. "It's always a lot of fun to work on acoustic versions of new songs. For this one, I stripped down..
Crystallion is a German heavy metal band founded by bass guitarist Stefan Gimpi and drummer Martin Herzinger in 2003 with the debut album, A Dark Enchanted Crystal Night, being well received when released in 2006. The debut was an excellent hard hitting power metal album from a band with all of the necessary skills required..
Photo: Grzegorz Gołębiowski BEHEMOTH – arguably the biggest extreme metal band in the world – have extended and expanded their contract with Nuclear Blast, who will now distribute the group's music worldwide outside of their home country. The group originally signed with Nuclear Blast Europe prior to the release of 2009's Evangelion, but their forthcoming album – which is tentatively set..
The curiously titled Door 964 is a new band from the delightful city of Oulu in Finland and it is a beautiful place I know very well. Whilst the band is new, the musicians are hardly youngsters with all of them being veterans of the Finnish rock scene and line-up with Sami Huotari on vocals and..
Two times Grammy® nominated band Gojira have announced details of their long-awaited new album, FORTITUDE, which will be released April 30th via Roadrunner Records - album artwork/track list below. Today, the band has shared the forthcoming album's first single, Born For One Thing, which is available on all streaming platforms and accompanied by a Charles De Meyer directed official music video shot..
After recently announcing their signing to Nuclear Blast, SILVER LAKE BY ESA HOLOPAINEN has finally revealed further info about its self-titled debut album, scheduled for release on May 28th. Since 1990, Esa Holopainen has been the lead guitarist of the progressively-minded heavy metal innovators AMORPHIS. Thanks to the metallic and melodic beauty of such classic albums as Tales from the Thousand..
Stoke The Fire is a new, alternative lifestyle and culture podcast, hosted by two-time Grammy nominated musician, poet, and mental health advocate, Jesse Leach (Killswitch Engage & Times of Grace), and veteran DJ/presenter Matt Stocks (Kerrang! Radio, Metal Hammer, Classic Rock, Scuzz TV), founder and host of the iTunes chart-topping podcast Life In The Stocks..