Monthly Archives February 2014

Hammerfall reveals new details about upcoming album

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Hammerfall band picture

Hammerfall posted an official update regarding its upcoming album on the band’s Facebook. This is what it said:

‘A little reminder, since we still get a lot of questions about when a new album might come out. HammerFall will record a new studio album starting on Monday, and we will once again use Fredrik Nordström as a producer. For the cover art, we have enlisted Andreas Marschall for the first time since “Renegade”, so the artwork should be something very special. The yet-untitled album will be released on August 29th, 2014, and on that same day we will do a show at the amusement park Liseberg in Göteborg. It will serve as a huge release party and the kick-off of the next HammerFall era. There you have it, in a nut shell.’

Therefore, Hammerfall fans can prepare for a new album pre...

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Reach – A new swedish wave reaching out

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Reach photo

Last week I got a chance to chat with Alex (middle right) and Ludvig (middle left) from Reach, a new Swedish hard rock band. Although they are young and their debut album is still on the way, don’t let that fool you! Their very catchy cover of Avicii‘s hit ‘Wake me up’ got around half a million views on Youtube and they already have a label backing them up. So who are these guys and what’s so special about them? Listen to the Skype interview and you will find out! Enjoy and hopefully their music will reach out to you too!

Skype Interview with Reach (click to listen)

 

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Jaska Raatikainen (Children of Bodom) has suffered damage to his back

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Jaska Raatikainen

It seems that Jaska Raatikainen, drummer of Children of Bodom, has suffered from three prolapsed discs in his back during their European tour. He even ended up at the hospital for one evening, but, fret not, after a well deserved couple of months of break he seems to be doing better and he is ready to rock once more! This is the statement from his official Facebook page:

‘As you all know already we started touring again. I know, I have been very lazy here on my page but I was exhausted from all the constant touring that started last summer. It was almost 5 months in a row and I definitely needed these 2 months of doing nothing and giving my time to my family and myself.

Also, I had very bad back pains during the European tour that I was hospitalised for a day in Spain...

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Epica reveals new album cover

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The Dutch metal band has revealed the cover for the new album ‘The quantum enigma’ to be released in May via Nuclear Blast Records. Here it is:

Epica - The Quantum Enigma

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Eden’s Curse tours the United Kingdom

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Eden'sCurse UK flyer

This May, Eden’s Curse‘s Symphony of Sin tour will arrive in more than a couple of locations in the UK! 

The dates are as follows :

19/05/14 – Ivory Blacks, Glasgow
20/05/14 – The Railway, Bolton
21/05/14 – Snooty Fox, Wakefield
22/05/14 – Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton
23/05/14 – Yardbirds, Grimsby
24/05/14 – Static, Swansea
25/05/14 – The Underworld, London

The tickets can already be found for sale on the official website of the band. The band is very excited to be touring for the first time in the UK and they will be not alone: Support on the tour will come from various established Hard Rock acts such as Tainted Nation (fronted by Eden’s Curse drummer Pete Newdeck), Stormzone,Fahran(new band of former Serpentine lead vocalist Matt Black), Estrella, SKIN&BONE (formerly Tara’s Secre...

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Halestorm releases new video for ‘Mz. Hyde’

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Halestorm - The strange case of... cover

The clip for ‘Mz. Hyde’ has just been released by Halestorm. The song was taken from the new record ‘The strange case of…’ Enjoy!

 

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Fleshgod Apocalypse releases new video

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Labyrinth cover

Fleshgod Apocalypse released yesterday a new video fro the song ‘Pathfinder’ taken out of its newest record, ‘Labyrinth’.

Watch the video below, and enjoy!

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