Tag: Nuclear Blast

Bjorn ‘Speed’ Strid of Soilwork

Bjorn ‘Speed’ Strid of Soilwork

“In coming together it will always sound like Soilwork, but there’s always something, so for that it’s really exciting for me. So I’m grateful that I’m still excited about creating music and having to make that same damn album over again to be able to stay above the surface.” From Tour Release: Sweden’s SOILWORK have long been regarded by many […]

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Floor Jansen of ReVamp

Floor Jansen of ReVamp

“I noticed that I couldn’t write just one lyric about the subject which is my burn-out. And so I wrote three lyrics that look at it from different angles. I connected them by the title even though musically they’re not connected.” Floor Jansen’s voice is already known for its wide range and variety, you may know her from After Forever, […]

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Ashes of Ares

Ashes of Ares

From Bio: Ashes of Ares is a band which represents the culmination of experiences, trials and tribulations of founding members Matt Barlow, Van Williams and Freddie Vidales. Within months of their departures from the iconic metal bands ICED EARTH and NEVERMORE, the trio came together with a renewed drive to create a sound which is a true collaboration of their […]

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SEPULTURA announce upcoming album’s title!

SEPULTURA announce upcoming album’s title!

Legendary Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA have announced the title of the band’s forthcoming album: ‘The mediator between the head and hands must be the heart’ Although being inspired by Fritz Lang‘s classic 1927 movie “Metropolis”, the album is not set out to be a concept album or a soundtrack like it’s predecessors ‘Dante XXI’ (“The Divine Comedy”) and ‘A-Lex’ (“A Clockwork Orange”). ‘The mediator […]

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SOULFLY – announce new album’s title, tracklist, release date & guest appearances!

SOULFLY – announce new album’s title, tracklist, release date & guest appearances!

Legendary Brazilian extreme metallers SOULFLY have announced the title of the band’s forthcoming studio effort. The 9th SOULFLY album will be entitled »Savages« and is set for release on October 4, 2013 via Nuclear Blast / Universal Music Australia. Produced, engineered and mixed by renowned sound guru Terry Date (PANTERA, DEFTONES, WHITE ZOMBIE), »Savages« will be released as a limited edition digpack CD, 2LP vinyl and digital download. Guest vocal […]

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REVAMP have a new digital single out now and album due on August 23!

REVAMP have a new digital single out now and album due on August 23!

Dutch metallers REVAMP featuring FLOOR JANSEN (After Forever, Nightwish etc.) will release their second album »Wild Card« on August 23 via Nuclear Blast. The opening track `The Anatomy Of A Nervous Breakdown: On The Sideline´ has been released as a digital single. Get it on iTunes here: The tracklist of »Wild Card« reads as follows: 01. ‘The Anatomy Of A […]

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ASHES OF ARES – reveal album title, cover art, tracklist & release date!

ASHES OF ARES – reveal album title, cover art, tracklist & release date!

Today, ASHES OF ARES are happy to reveal details on their upcoming debut album. The self-titled record »Ashes Of Ares« will be released via Nuclear Blast Records on September 6 as a limited CD in Digipak incl. a bonus track as well as in two different 2LP versions. The tracklist reads as follows: 01. The Messenger 02. Move the Chains […]

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KREATOR – Roskilde show to be streamed live!

KREATOR – Roskilde show to be streamed live!

German thrash titans KREATOR will play a this years Roskilde Festival in Denmark on Friday, July 5 at 11.00pm CET. The entire show will be available as live stream at www.roskilde-festival.dk – check it out! KREATOR recently announced to release a brand new live DVD called »Dying Alive« on August 30, 2013. A first video trailer can be viewed below: The DVD/Blu Ray features the band’s sold out homecoming show […]

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Mark Jansen of EPICA

Mark Jansen of EPICA

“I’ve heard some things about the crowds, for example Floor Jansen from Nightwish said on their recent tour that the crowds were really wild, crazy and amazing and that we will have a great time over there. So that definitely raised my expectations, so I really look forward to the shows.” The last 12 months or so, sure have seen […]

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Classic rock magazine debuts Black Star Riders new single ‘Bound For Glory’

Classic rock magazine debuts Black Star Riders new single ‘Bound For Glory’

2013-03-20 01:00 – BLACK STAR RIDERS, the new band featuring THIN LIZZY members Ricky Warwick, Damon Johnson, Scott Gorham and Marco Mendoza together with drummer Jimmy DeGrasso (Alice Cooper, Megadeth), have announced All Hell Breaks Loose as the title of their debut album on Nuclear Blast Entertainment, which will be released in Europe on the 24th May 2013. You can […]

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Children of Bodom announce new album title ‘Halo Of Blood’

Children of Bodom announce new album title ‘Halo Of Blood’

2013-03-18 22:00 – Finnish metal superstars CHILDREN OF BODOM have named their 8th studio album “Halo Of Blood” and have unveiled the album artwork.  Coverart was created this time by Sami Saramäki (Follow The Reaper, Are You Dead Yet?, Hate Crew Deathroll). Mastermind Alexi Laiho commented: “Halo Of Blood is the 8th studio album from Children Of Bodom and believe it […]

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Black Star Riders announce debut album title, track listing & worldwide release dates!

Black Star Riders announce debut album title, track listing & worldwide release dates!

BLACK STAR RIDERS, the new band featuring THIN LIZZY members Ricky Warwick, Damon Johnson, Scott Gorham and Marco Mendoza together with drummer Jimmy DeGrasso (Alice Cooper, Megadeth), have announced All Hell Breaks Loose as the title of their debut album on Nuclear Blast Entertainment, which will be released worldwide on the following dates: May 21st – Japan May 22nd – […]

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Ricky Warwick & Scott Gorham of Black Star Riders / Thin Lizzy

Ricky Warwick & Scott Gorham of Black Star Riders / Thin Lizzy

“I really think this is probably one of the best albums I’ve ever been on… I went there OK? *laughs* It’s just the way we wrote the songs, the arrangements, Ricky’s phrasing, his lyrics, Damon’s playing some kick ass guitar in there, Jimmy DeGrasso is like a fresh face in there, the whole deal. Lighting a fire is kind of […]

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Anthrax take on the Thin Lizzy classic ‘Jailbreak’, appearing on their new ‘Anthems’ EP

Anthrax take on the Thin Lizzy classic ‘Jailbreak’, appearing on their new ‘Anthems’ EP

Thrash metal legends ANTHRAX have posted a viral video for their version of THIN LIZZY’s, ‘Jailbreak“ online, which you can check out below… Surf to http://youtu.be/lu3wHBW0GdI and feel free to like, share, embed the video!   ‘Jailbreak’ is taken from the upcoming special edition of the band’s successful last album, Worship Music. The special edition will contain both the regular album as […]

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Children Of Bodom provide an update from the studio…

Children Of Bodom provide an update from the studio…

From www.nuclearblast.de 2013-01-24  – Finnish metal superstars CHILDREN OF BODOM, who are currently busy in their own studio in Helsinki, recording ten new tracks for the upcoming 8th album release, now report from the recording desk to give an update on the sessions. Bassist Henkka Seppälä comments: “Last night I finished my parts in making the record. We listened to […]

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Avantasia: Song titles and more guests announced – Joe Lynn Turner!

Avantasia: Song titles and more guests announced – Joe Lynn Turner!

AVANTASIA: SONG TITLES AND MORE GUESTS ANNOUNCED! 2013-01-21 00:00 – After Biff Byford (Saxon), Eric Martin (Mr. Big), Michael Kiske (ex-Helloween, Unisonic), Bruce Kulick (ex-KISS, ex-Meat Loaf), Ronnie Atkins (Pretty Maids) and Arjen Lucassen (Ayreon, ex-Vengeance) another guest star has been revealed: legendary former Deep Purple, Rainbow and Yngwie Malmsteen vocalist Joe Lynn Turner will appear on the new AVANTASIA […]

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Ronnie Atkins and Eric Martin the latest to guest on upcoming Avantasia album!

Ronnie Atkins and Eric Martin the latest to guest on upcoming Avantasia album!

In March the new Avantasia album “The Mystery Of Time” will be released.  The list of featured artists who have been confirmed for the album reads like a who-is-who in Rock and Metal: Biff Byford (Saxon), Ronnie Atkins (Pretty Maids), Michael Kiske (Unisonic, ex-Helloween), Arjen Lucassen (Ayreon, ex-Vengeance), Bruce Kulick (GFR, ex-Meat Loaf, ex-Kiss) have been confirmed so far, others […]

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Hardcore Superstar unveil album cover and track listing for new album ‘C’mon Take On Me’

Hardcore Superstar unveil album cover and track listing for new album ‘C’mon Take On Me’

Swedish street metallers HARDCORE SUPERSTAR are happy to present the album cover of their recently announced new studio album “C’mon Take On Me” that will be released as a CD in slipcase, digital download, black vinyl and strictly limited pink vinyl (only available at the Nuclear Blast mail order) via Nuclear Blast on the 1st of March 2013! With a […]

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Hampus Klang of Bullet

Hampus Klang of Bullet

“We mix all the influences like AC/DC and Rose Tattoo and Judas Priest and Saxon and we make the music we like and all the influences should be in there.  It’s not that difficult, we never talked about how we should sound like, it’s just obvious.  It has to be that kind of style.” Doing the rounds of the Swedish […]

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Hardcore Superstar announce new album ‘C’mon Take On Me’

Hardcore Superstar announce new album ‘C’mon Take On Me’

2012-11-30 02:00 – HARDCORE SUPERSTAR – Swedish inventors of what is known and loved today as “Street Metal” – are happy to announce the release of a new album via Nuclear Blast in early 2013! The record is entitled “C’mon Take On Me”, was produced by the band, mixed by no less a figure than Randy Staub (METALLICA, MÖTLEY CRÜE, […]

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Doro – Raise Your Fist

Doro – Raise Your Fist

The undisputed queen of metal, Doro, marks her arrival on new record label Nuclear Blast with the release of new album, Raise Your Fist, which sees her close in on nearly 20 album releases in around 30 years, whether that be as Warlock or Doro. Title track Raise Your Fist can be best described as a fist-pumping anthem, basically, I […]

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Avantasia – Tobias Sammet back in the studio

Avantasia – Tobias Sammet back in the studio

News via www.nuclearblast.de  – Tobias is currently in the studio working with a legion of guest instrumentalists and vocalists on a new AVANTASIA album to be released in spring 2013. The album will once again be a Rock Opera based on a conceptual story very similar to the early AVANTASIA albums. Nevertheless, Tobias explains that the album is not a […]

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Bullet – Full Pull

Bullet – Full Pull

The Swedish band with one of the more delightfully named frontmen in rock ‘Hell Hofer’ hit us with their now fourth album and first for monster German label, Nuclear Blast.  If you are familiar with Bullet from past outputs such as previous release Highway Pirates or Bite The Bullet then I’m sure you will have already decided whether you love […]

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The 69 Eyes release new album trailer for ‘X’ featuring Kat Von D

The 69 Eyes release new album trailer for ‘X’ featuring Kat Von D

Helsinki Vampires, THE 69 EYES, have released the third video trailer for the band’s upcoming album, X, which is due on September 28, 2012 via Nuclear Blast. The trailer features tattoo icon, Kat Von D, who took part in a duet with singer Jyrki69 on the song Rosary Blue which will be an exclusive bonus track for the iTunes version […]

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Destruction recording new album…

Destruction recording new album…

2012-08-24 05:00 – Mike, Schmier & Vaaver from German thrash metal legends DESTRUCTION are currently in Gernhart Studios in Troisdorf with Engineer Martin Buchwalter to record their new thrash hammer! The thirty-years anniversary album will be mixed by Andy Classen. In addition, there have been visits from Mr. Tom Angelripper, who does the vocals for a new song. Also one […]

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DORO – Raise Your Fist In The Air (EP)

DORO – Raise Your Fist In The Air (EP)

The undisputed queen of metal, Doro, marks her arrival on new record label Nuclear Blast (fellow Germans), with the release of this four track EP, Raise Your Fist In The Air.  With a new full length album due out in October set to contain the tracks on this EP, this release acts merely as a teaser for what is to […]

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DORO ‘Raise Your Fist In The Air’ EP out now via Nuclear Blast

DORO ‘Raise Your Fist In The Air’ EP out now via Nuclear Blast

The Queen is back – DORO Pesch returns to the record stores. Almost four years after the highly successful album “Fear No Evil” (#11 in the German album charts) the time has come today: The Queen of heavy metal have just released her new EP “Raise Your Fist In The Air” via Nuclear Blast. Apart from the live-proven title track, […]

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The 69 Eyes reveal ‘X’ track list and video teaser for first single ‘Red’

The 69 Eyes reveal ‘X’ track list and video teaser for first single ‘Red’

Helsinki Vampires, THE 69 EYES, have revealed the tracklist of the bands upcoming album, X, which is set to be unleashed September 28, 2012 via Nuclear Blast. CD & Vinyl (Side A) 01. Love Runs Away 02. Tonight 03. Black 04. If You Love Me The Morning After 05. Red (Side B) 06. I Love The Darkness In You 07. […]

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Alex Skolnick of Testament

Alex Skolnick of Testament

“Sometimes Chuck gets inspired really fast, other times there can be a song that we think is really great and he’s not hearing anything and we try to help the process along.  Sometimes you get lucky, sometimes it just comes together really quick.  Most of the time it’s the same thinking process.” Testament have been giving us Thrash metal for […]

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The 69 Eyes details new album “X”

The 69 Eyes details new album “X”

HELSINKI, FINLAND – Helsinki vampire rock outfit, The 69 Eyes, is currently putting the finishing touches on its new, 10th studio album, due out early October on Nuclear Blast Records. Commented lead vampire, Jyrki69, “We’ve never really celebrated anything, not that we’ve been playing 20 years or so (vampires don’t count decades). Thus this time we thought to celebrate a […]

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