Tag: Nuclear Blast

Anders Fridén of In Flames

Anders Fridén of In Flames

“…it’s a hobby that turned into a job that still in some ways is a hobby, I love music I listen to great music and it couldn’t be better, I couldn’t be happier. I’m so fortunate that I’ve been able to do this for a long time.” From Release: At this point, IN FLAMES are less of a band than they are […]

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Tobias Sammet of Avantasia

Tobias Sammet of Avantasia

“The whole album is pretty much a celebration of the love for the abnormal *laughs* I can say, and I can relate to that and it’s a very heartfelt and honest album.” From Release: AVANTASIA, the all-star rock opera spaceship piloted by EDGUY singer, songwriter and producer Tobias Sammet, have released their eighth full-length album, ‘Moonglow’, via Nuclear Blast Records. […]

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Max Cavalera of Soulfly

Max Cavalera of Soulfly

“…I think we’re all very connected to rituals whether it be inside your own life, or society, or in metal, there’s a lot of rituals in metal I just found it a word I was completely attracted to this word and I thought it would be great.” Two decades into their storied career, SOULFLY continue to engender near cultish zeal with each […]

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Doro Pesch

Doro Pesch

“Sometimes we are making records and it is so stressful but this one it was just really, really pure joy and it was hard, the work is hard but in feeling it was always very, very positive and that might be a good sign, I’ve only had it one time in my life and that was with the ‘Triumph and […]

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Björn Strid of The Night Flight Orchestra

Björn Strid of The Night Flight Orchestra

“So that’s really what inspired us to do that and it feels like we’re sort of alone in this genre, when you talk about AOR today it’s still something completely different we feel so I think we’re almost like classic rock pariahs in a way *laughs*.” From Release: It started out as a united vision in 2006, shared between the […]

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DIMMU BORGIR Australia / New Zealand ‘UNVEILING’ Tour, October 2018

DIMMU BORGIR Australia / New Zealand ‘UNVEILING’ Tour, October 2018

From the dark corners of Norway, the beast has surfaced. After 25 years, the world’s biggest black metal forge, DIMMU BORGIR, invades Australia & New Zealand for their first ever headlining tour. Casting shows that will viciously attack your senses whilst pushing them to their ultimate limits and showcasing the might and power of one of the most influential acts […]

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Michael Schenker

Michael Schenker

”… I haven’t been listening to music since I was seventeen and haven’t copied anyone since I was seventeen, I became a trend maker rather than a trend follower and so I just always make sure because my focus is the lead guitar, the art of lead guitar is pure self-expression that’s what I do.” From Release: Michael Schenker is […]

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Wednesday 13

“So having that kind of team behind us gives us a bigger platform to stand on, and for me the whole point of being on this label is to get our music and get us in front of more people that have maybe never heard of us before. I say this all the time, we have a million fans out […]

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WEDNESDAY 13 – sign to Nuclear Blast! New album out in June!

WEDNESDAY 13 – sign to Nuclear Blast! New album out in June!

WEDNESDAY 13 has signed a new deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment and is set to release his eighth solo studio album, titled »Condolences«, on June 2nd. The horror punk kingpin and former-MURDERDOLLS frontman is thrilled to be joining his new record label home, telling us, “We’re so excited to finally announce that we have signed with Nuclear Blast Entertainment!  It’s an honor for […]

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Damon Johnson of Black Star Riders

Damon Johnson of Black Star Riders

“We work very fast together, there’s no ego, there’s a lot of mutual respect, there’s a lot of knowledge and just a real passion for music, again, all genres of music and all the elements that we like, so we’re looking forward to a long relationship together…” From release: There’s a beautiful purity to the finest rock ‘n’ roll, a […]

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Joey Belladonna of Anthrax

Joey Belladonna of Anthrax

”You know I just think we’re a much, much more focused in what we want to do and we’ve got a really great way of making things sound better now, I think we’ve advanced as players, singers and all that stuff, musicians in general and we’ve just gotten better , we’ve naturally picked up the pace and that’s a good […]

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John Sankey of Devil You Know

John Sankey of Devil You Know

“So after the first record I think we were like we’re not going to go through that experience again, I mean not that it was a terrible thing it wasn’t at all, this album sounds a lot truer to who we are, the each of us, and the people that have heard it so far have all said that, like […]

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DEVIL YOU KNOW ‘The Way We Die’ music video debuts online!

DEVIL YOU KNOW ‘The Way We Die’ music video debuts online!

DEVIL YOU KNOW has partnered up with Loudwire to exclusively present their highly-anticipated new music video for the new track ‘The Way We Die’, which comes off their new full-length album, »They Bleed Red«, available everywhere on Nov 6th (Nuclear Blast Entertainment). The clip features a slew of Burning Angel porn stars and was shot by renowned director Corey Soria […]

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Mark Menghi and Alex Skolnick of Metal Allegiance

Mark Menghi and Alex Skolnick of Metal Allegiance

“…when the word Allegiance came up for me when naming this thing I wanted something loyalty, just a loyal group if you will and that’s kind of where the name came from and that’s what we’re trying to do, bring in all these different people, all these sub-genres of metal under one roof.” From release: Heavy Metal is more than […]

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Dino Cazares of Fear Factory

Dino Cazares of Fear Factory

“Whereas now we just do what we do, we haven’t really changed our formula, we haven’t done anything too extremely different, we are who we are and that’s really all I can say about that *laughs*, obviously as technology evolves it helps us create records a little more easier and faster.” From release: With Genexus, FEAR FACTORY forges a new hyper-alloy of sound, […]

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Dani Filth of Cradle of Filth

Dani Filth of Cradle of Filth

“Our interpretation of that was obviously the opposite, putting the hammer in the witches hands so they have the power, it’s about retribution, revolution, revenge I guess… because we’re not particularly a Christian band so we can entertain that notion.” From Release: Unquestionably one of the greatest and most influential British metal bands of all time, CRADLE OF FILTH have cast a […]

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Markus Grosskopf of Helloween

Markus Grosskopf of Helloween

“…but in general Helloween sounds like Helloween sounds and you cannot go any other way you know, so it was clear from the beginning that it might be slightly different sound from record to record, but in general you have a very Helloween-y sound which is great.” From release: When you think of Power Metal, one of the first bands […]

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Scott Gorham of Black Star Riders

Scott Gorham of Black Star Riders

“…I think and I know that everyone else in the band thinks it was the right thing to do is to change the name from Thin Lizzy and we’re gonna go Black Star Riders and come what may… we’ll see what happens and hopefully we’re good enough to cut the mustard here.” From release: It was in 2012 that Black […]

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Wolf Hoffmann of Accept

Wolf Hoffmann of Accept

“There’s something quite magic when you go out there and you live for the moment, in the studio everything is for eternity and you start thinking in those terms because I better be careful what I put down on this album because I have to live with it forever and ever, where with the live show it’s just for now, […]

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Burton C. Bell of Fear Factory

Burton C. Bell of Fear Factory

“…it’s been a roller coaster that’s for sure, it’s evolved into a business machine that’s really kept up with the times, managed to stay relevant, managed to mostly put out good music, you can’t always hit a home run, but we’ve always put out the music we believe is right and pertinent to the times…” From Bio: The shadow of […]

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MESHUGGAH new live DVD/Blu-Ray details revealed!

MESHUGGAH new live DVD/Blu-Ray details revealed!

Commemorating the 25-year anniversary since the recording of their first EP, Sweden’s extreme musical deviants MESHUGGAH have announced the artwork and the track listing to their upcoming live DVD / 2-CD release ‘The Ophidian Trek’, due out worldwide this fall and also available in Blu-ray. With visual footage shot in the U.S. & Europe during ‘’The Ophidian Trek’’ tour and festival footage from Wacken Open […]

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Blues Pills

Blues Pills

“I just want to keep playing music and keep having a good vibe in the band and that we’re still in ten years from now or twenty years from now that we still love playing with each other and writing songs and there’s fire…” From Bio: It’s been a long, hard and winding road for mankind, but in December 2011 […]

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ANTI-MORTEM

ANTI-MORTEM

“There’s a lot of shitty music out there and “New Southern” has a lot of work behind it. We have spent our whole career up until this point writing it and getting it captured on CD. If you’re a fan of blues/rock/metal you should check us out because it’s a perfect blend. “ From Bio: What the American hard rock and […]

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SLAYER sign to NUCLEAR BLAST and more!

SLAYER sign to NUCLEAR BLAST and more!

At the Revolver Golden Gods Awards held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles,SLAYER surprised the capacity crowd with an unannounced performance, kicking off the show with a three-song set that included the global premiere of “Implode,” the band’s first new studio recording in five years. Recorded earlier this month at Henson Studios in Los Angeles and produced by Terry Date and co-produced by Greg Fidelman, “Implode” is now available as a […]

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SUICIDE SILENCE album title and release date revealed!

SUICIDE SILENCE album title and release date revealed!

SUICIDE SILENCE will release ‘You Can’t Stop Me’, their first album to feature new vocalist Eddie Hermida (ex-ALL SHALL PERISH) and their first since the tragic loss of singer Mitch Lucker, on July 11th via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. ‘You Can’t Stop Me’ was produced and mixed by Steve Evetts (SEPULTURA, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, WARBRINGER), who worked with the band not only on ‘The Black Crown’, but also on some instrumental demos just […]

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OVERKILL cover artwork & track listing of ‘White Devil Armory’ unveiled

OVERKILL cover artwork & track listing of ‘White Devil Armory’ unveiled

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL will release their new album, ‘White Devil Armory’, on July 18, 2014 via Nuclear Blast. The effort was tracked at Gear Recording and will be mixed by Greg Reely, who also worked on 2012’s ‘The Electric Age’. The track listing of ‘White Devil Armory’ will be as follows: 01. Freedom Rings 02. Where There’s Smoke… 03. Pig 04. Amorist 05. Down […]

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ACCEPT announce new studio-album ‘Blind Rage’

ACCEPT announce new studio-album ‘Blind Rage’

Hardly any other band has influenced the Heavy Metal genre as much as German legends ACCEPT! Classics albums such as ‘Restless And Wild’ (1982), ‘Balls To The Wall’ (1983) and ‘Metal Heart’ (1985), have inspired generations of new bands, and this has continued since their reunion in 2009. Both ‘Blood Of The Nations’ (2010) and ‘Stalingrad’ (2012) entered the charts globally ( #6 in Germany, #81 in the USA) and underline […]

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HELLOWEEN: back home again and with a new contract with Nuclear Blast

HELLOWEEN: back home again and with a new contract with Nuclear Blast

Germany’s HELLOWEEN have been one of the most influential and internationally most successful acts of the global Heavy Metal scene and this year the Hamburg-based quintet, founded in 1984, celebrates their 30th anniversary. Their latest studio album ‘Straight Out Of Hell’, charted at a sensational #4, their highest German chart entry to date, holding this position for five long weeks. Additionally they made another […]

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JF Dagenais of Kataklysm

JF Dagenais of Kataklysm

“We’re all really excited to play these new songs for the first time as Australia is actually the first stop on our tour, so we cannot wait to stop and see how this album will reflect live and I know we’ve already been practising and it sounds awesome, and I cannot wait to come to Australia and kick your ass […]

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Chuck Billy of Testament

Chuck Billy of Testament

“… it was time to capture that and just showing where Testament is today in our career. I see a new fan base of new metal heads out there and I thought it would be more appropriate to where we are today, more of the style we’re writing today. So it just made sense that it was time to do […]

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