Review by Greg Maki ------ If I had to pick a metal band that’s going to break out worldwide in the very near future, I wouldn’t bet against Jinjer. The Ukrainian act has picked up a lot of steam in the past couple years, touring Europe with Arch Enemy and Soilwork, and coming to North... Continue Reading →
Nordic symphonic metal band, Sirenia has just released a performance/lyric video for the track “In Styx Embrace.” The song comes from the band’s recently released album, “Arcane Astral Aeons,” one that we gave high marks to (read review). Watch the new video inside.
Lacuna Coil have shared a performance clip of the song "The House of Shame", taken from "The 119 Show—Live In London." You can watch the video below. Lacuna Coil will release "The 119 Show—Live in London" on November 9. The package captures the band live at the O2 Forum Kentish Town in London on January... Continue Reading →
Review by Jeff Maki Norway's Sirenia, masterminded by founding member Morten Veland (ex-Tristania), is now on its fourth femalelead vocalist (if I'm not forgetting anyone). But not only has the band found its best one yet in French singer and former Sirenia Choir member Emmanuelle Zoldan, but it also has just composed its ninth “destiny”... Continue Reading →
Review by Jeff Maki ----- Amaranthe's fifth album, "Helix" is still undeniably Amaranthe, yet with two of its original vocalists departed (Andreas Solveström and most recently Jake E.), their replacements, death metal growler Henrik Englund Wilhelmsson (appearing on his third album) and power metal vocalist Nils Molin (making his debut) have changed the musical dynamic alongside siren... Continue Reading →
Halestorm and In This Moment have announced a third leg of their all-female-fronted tour, with New Years Day supporting. The new dates begin Nov. 16 in Norfolk, Virginia, and run through Dec. 16, wrapping in St. Petersburg, Florida. “You asked for it, and now you’re gonna get it,” said Halestorm frontwoman Lzzy Hale. “I’m so excited to... Continue Reading →
Halestorm and In This Moment have announced a co-headlining North American tour showcasing all female-fronted hard rock outfits. Support will come from New Years Day and Stitched Up Heart. The tour will kick off April 30, in Houston, Texas, and then travel through mid-May, and include stops at a number of festivals and state fairs, such as Welcome... Continue Reading →