This morning I spoke with Will Calhoun, of Living Colour, about his start in music, the early days of Living Colour in New York City, and the upcoming tour of Australia...
I interviewed the delightful Marcela Bovio about the upcoming MaYaN album, 'Dhyana'. You can find the interview by following the link below.
Yesterday I had the opportunity to chat to Tuomas Rounikaran from Finnish folk metal titans, Korpiklaani.
We had a great chat about the band, and also the new album, 'Kulkija', which is due out very soon. Link below.
Just the other day, I spoke to Mark Menghi about the upcoming Metal Allegiance album, 'Volume II - Power Drunk Majesty'. You can hear the interview by following the link below.
Finnish folk metal titans, Korpiklaani, will have a new album out on September 7th through Nuclear Blast. The album is called, 'Kulkija', and it's a ripper.
AAARRRGGGHHH. New Opeth Live release coming out November 2. It's called 'Garden Of The Titans', recorded Live at the famous Red Rocks. Order it here. Check out the clip for 'Sorceress' below.
New Soulfly release 'Ritual', coming October 19, pre-order here. Check out the new clip for 'Evil Empowered' below.
Finnish folk metal rockers, Korpiklaani, have a new album coming out on September 7, pre-order here. Check the clip for 'Harmaja' below.
Here's a couple more Doro clips for you from her double album, 'Forever Warriors/Forever United'. You can order that here. Check the clips for 'It Cuts So Deep' and 'Lift Me Up' below.
MaYaN have released another clip from the 'Dhyana' album, which is due out September 21. It's is the title track, 'Dhyana'. This one is a bit different. Compare it to 'The Rhythm Of Freedom'. Order the album here.
Two clips from Annisokay. Check out 'Sea Of Trees' and 'Coma Blue'.I don't know much about these guys but they sound cool. These 2 songs are both from the 'Arms' album. Order it here.
Amaranthe have released a new single, '365', check it out below. Their 5th album, 'Helix' will be released on October 19th. They have a new singer to introduce, Nils Molan, and they aren't taking a backward step.
This band are out there, check them out. You can pre-order the album here.
Very cool gig last night from Stryper, as a 3 piece due to Oz's illness.
Check out the photos I took here.
Massive news today with the announcement of a short tour by Dee Snider in early 2019. Only Melbourne and Sydney though. 'Spoken and Shouted' - 2 gigs (heavy on the Twisted Sister era apparently) and 2 spoken word events. Check the tour poster below and get on it.
A few days ago I spoke to Alex from Icelandic band, The Vintage Caravan, about their new album, 'Gateways'. If you would like to listen to the nterview, see the Youtube link below. I was originally slated to speak to Oskar, but he overslept. Rock and Roll, huh? Enjoy. The album is cool too, check it out here.
Temtris have announced support bands for their Adelaide gig in October. The bands are Hidden Intent, Biome and Plague 9. Should be a great night. The gig will be to support the new Temtris album 'Rapture', which will be released around the same time. *VENUE CHANGE - The gig is 26th of October at the Crown and Anchor Hotel. $15 for a killer night of metal. Check the gig poster below, and follow the Adelaide gig guide here. Check the new Temtris video below while you're here. Support Aussie Metal. Rock on. \m/
Canadian band Striker have released a new lyric video and launched a crowd funding campaign for an upcoming album, 'Play to Win'm due for release on October 26th. Haven'[t heard much of these guys but it sounds pretty cool. Check the video out below. If you want to get on board, go to www.striker-metal.com from August 9.
Today I chatted with Phil from Adelaide band, Hidden Intent, about Shredfest, this Saturday night. There is a killer line-up. Earth Rot (WA) / Mason (VIC) / Hidden Intent / Se Bon Ki Ra / Christ Dismembered (Mt. Gambier) / Trigger (VIC) / Lucifer's Fall / Roadhaul - at the Ed. Castle Hotel in Currie St. Tix here.
Polish titans, Behemoth, have unveiled details about their forthcoming album, entitled 'I Loved You At Your Darkest'. If this new video is anything to go by, it will be very cool indeed. Check it out below. To get a head start on pre-ordering the new album, due for release on October 5th, head here.
Alter Bridge to release 'Live at the Royal Albert Hall' on September 7. This is a brilliantly produced live offering, recorded over 2 nights last year with a 52 piece orchestra. Check out the trailer and the official video for 'Addicted to Pain' below. Multiple formats (CD/DVD/BD/Vinyl) available here.
Dee Snider has released a new album, 'For The Love Of Metal'. Here's the second single from it, 'I Am The Hurricane. Check the video out below. Multiple formats available here.