Tag: Roadrunner Records

Kvelertak sign to Roadrunner Records and announce new album ‘Meir’ out March 22, 2013

Kvelertak sign to Roadrunner Records and announce new album ‘Meir’ out March 22, 2013

KVELERTAK SIGN TO ROADRUNNER RECORDS AND ANNOUNCE MEIR AS THE TITLE OF THE NEW ALBUM OUT MARCH 22, 2013 Roadrunner Records is pleased to announce the signing of Norwegian adrenaline-pushers of heavy rock and roll, Kvelertak.  Produced by Converge’s Kurt Ballou, Kvelertak will release their highly anticipated sophomore album entitled Meir (which means “more” in English) on March 22, 2013.  Their first single, Bruane Brenn has early critical acclaim from several tastemaker outlets including Stereogum who raves, “It’s […]

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Funeral For A Friend to release ‘Conduit’ on January 25

Funeral For A Friend to release ‘Conduit’ on January 25

FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND – CONDUIT OUT JANUARY 25 Funeral For A Friend have announced January 25 release of their sixth studio album, entitled Conduit out on Roadrunner Records. Conduit is the follow-up to 2011’s critically acclaimed Welcome Home Armageddon, an album which saw the band approach their music with renewed vigor following the addition of new members Gavin Burrough […]

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Killswitch Engage announce ‘Disarm The Descent’ as title of new album out March 29

Killswitch Engage announce ‘Disarm The Descent’ as title of new album out March 29

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE ANNOUNCE DISARM THE DESCENT AS TITLE OF NEW ALBUM OUT MARCH 29  Grammy-nominated, Massachusetts-based hard rockers Killswitch Engage – singer Jesse Leach, guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz, bassist Mike D’Antonio, guitarist Joel Stroetzel and drummer Justin Foley have announced Disarm The Descent as the title of their upcoming sixth album.  The 12-track record is due out March 29 on longtime label Roadrunner Records and is the follow up to 2009’s self-titled […]

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Nickelback – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia – 27 November 2012

Nickelback – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia – 27 November 2012

Date: Tuesday 27 November 2012 Support band: Jackson Firebird Venue: Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia Photos by: Lens Of Rock (www.lensofrock.com) Here’s a selection of photos, check out the full live gallery by clicking this link…

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Royal Republic – Save The Nation

Royal Republic – Save The Nation

In 25 words or less: “You gotta let your hair down, you gotta do it alright, HEY, HEY!! Royal Republic first came to my attention when they hit Australia last year as part of the touring Soundwave juggernaut.  Seeing them live before I’d really heard them in recorded form, the Swedish rockers firmly and squarely came across as a band […]

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Paul Allender of Cradle Of Filth

Paul Allender of Cradle Of Filth

“We’re a lot more focused metal band now (laughs) well, we’ve always been a metal band despite what people say, if they want to tag us then fair enough, but we’ve always been a metal band and always will be.” From album press release: Cradle of Filth formed in Suffolk in 1991 and after a string of demo recordings released […]

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CRADLE OF FILTH RETURN TO SUPREME INFERNAL DECADENCE WITH NEW MASTERWORK ‘THE MANTICORE AND OTHER HORRORS’ ON NOVEMBER 2, 2012

CRADLE OF FILTH RETURN TO SUPREME INFERNAL DECADENCE WITH NEW MASTERWORK ‘THE MANTICORE AND OTHER HORRORS’ ON NOVEMBER 2, 2012

CRADLE OF FILTH RETURN TO SUPREME INFERNAL DECADENCE WITH NEW MASTERWORK THE MANTICORE AND OTHER HORRORS ON NOVEMBER 2, 2012 Cradle of Filth formed in Suffolk in 1991 and after a string of demo recordings released their debut album, ‘The Principle of Evil Made Flesh’ in 1994. The band have gone on to become one of the UK’s most successful metal acts, known […]

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Machine Head to release Machine F**king Head Live on November 9

Machine Head to release Machine F**king Head Live on November 9

The best way to experience the almighty Machine Head is in the live setting. The Northern California band has established itself as one of the best live acts in the hard rock and metal world, bringing venues and crowds to their knees with flawless onstage execution of their songs. Few, if any, of their peers can deliver the type of sweat-soaked, utterly […]

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The Amity Affliction ‘Chasing Ghosts’ debuts at #1 on the ARIA charts

The Amity Affliction ‘Chasing Ghosts’ debuts at #1 on the ARIA charts

THE AMITY AFFLICTION DEBUT AT #1 ON THE ARIA CHARTS! 4/5 – Blunt Magazine “The songs here are some of the strongest the band has written.” – Themusic.com.au 4/5 – Alternative Press (USA)  “…this is a definitive victory for smart songwriting, heart and passion.” – Alternative Press (USA) 8/10 – JMag “They’re massive because these are good songs…” – JMag  The Amity Affliction have raised […]

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Lynyrd Skynyrd – Last Of A Dyin’ Breed

Lynyrd Skynyrd – Last Of A Dyin’ Breed

In 25 words or less: Last Of A Dyin’ Breed stoutly keeps the flag of everything Lynyrd Skynyrd represent, past, present and future flying loud and proud. I’m a 37yo who grew up in Melbourne, Australia on a diet of 80’s hard rock, you know, Poison, Europe, White Lion, Def Leppard, Whitesnake, Winger, Tesla, all that kind of awesome stuff […]

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Stone Sour to release ‘House of Gold & Bones Part 1’ on Roadrunner Records, October 19

Stone Sour to release ‘House of Gold & Bones Part 1’ on Roadrunner Records, October 19

Grammy-nominated rockers Stone Sour will release the first installment of their double album House of Gold & Bones Part 1 on Roadrunner Records on October 19, 2012. The second installment will be released in 2013. The album was recorded at Sound Farm Studios just outside of the band’s native Des Moines, Iowa with producer David Bottrill (Tool, Muse, Staind) at the helm. The band is sharing the […]

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Phil Knight of Shihad

Phil Knight of Shihad

In a career now spanning nearly 25 years and having made a huge impact on the rock scenes both in their native New Zealand and current home Australia, Shihad are set to recognise this in pretty much the best way possible, with the release of a 38 song double disc titled The Meanest Hits.  Combined with this release, has been […]

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NIGHTWISH Announce Imaginaerum Tour

NIGHTWISH Announce Imaginaerum Tour

NIGHTWISH return to Australia and to New Zealand for the first time in January 2013, bringing their dramatic and symphonic sound. Equal parts epic metal and gothic symphony, in the modern gothic genre NIGHTWISH stand alone. Their combination of seductive, emotional vocals and gallant guitar melodies are like a dark embrace you never want to be freed from. Gracing our […]

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Rush – Clockwork Angels

Rush – Clockwork Angels

In 25 words or less: “I can see why they’ve been around for so long and will be for much longer.  Clockwork Angels, yeah, check it out.” Now this may shock a lot of people but this is in fact the first Rush album I’ve ever listened to. Yeah. I know right? So here’s me losing my virginity to their […]

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At The Skylines release new single ‘Shady Dreamin’

At The Skylines release new single ‘Shady Dreamin’

Hailing from Southern California, At The Skylines are releasing their debut album The Secrets To Life on May 4 through Roadrunner Records.  At The Skylines craft driving anthems interlaced with unique programming and atmospherics.  Combining soaring melodies, earth-shattering breakdowns, passionate screams, heartfelt and catchy phrasing and blazingly provocative dynamics, these six young men from Southern California have hit upon every bright spot of aggressive rock music.  Shady Dreamin’ is the […]

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Gojira announce new album details

Gojira announce new album details

GOJIRA ANNOUNCE L’ENFANT SAUVAGE AS TITLE OF NEW ALBUM – L’ENFANT SAUVAGE SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE ON JUNE 22 ON ROADRUNNER RECORDS French metal act Gojira, easily one of the most buzzed about and beloved extreme bands of the past five years have revealed L’Enfant Sauvage as the title of their Roadrunner Records debut. The title translates to “The Wild Child.” […]

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Stone Sour enter the studio to record fourth album.

Stone Sour enter the studio to record fourth album.

STONE SOUR ENTER THE STUDIO TO RECORD FOURTH ALBUM BAND RECORDING WITH PRODUCER DAVID BOTTRILL IN IOWA, USA. ALBUM TO BE RELEASED LATE 2012 Stone Sour, the Gold-certified, Grammy-nominated rock band, are proud to announce that they will begin recording their fourth album in March for longtime label Roadrunner Records. With most of the new album already written, the band […]

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Soulfly – Enslaved

Soulfly – Enslaved

In 25 words or less: “This is a metal album from a band who know what they’re doing and do it well.” So on this nice Sunday afternoon I was looking for some music to set the mood and relax to. Of course the only choice was the new Soulfly album ‘Enslaved’, I mean, wouldn’t it be yours? This is […]

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Shinedown – Amaryllis

Shinedown – Amaryllis

In 25 words or less: “This is truly a great rock album, every song is as good as the next and it’s one that I’ll happily continue to listen to.” It’s been four long years since we last had a new album from US Rockers Shinedown and thankfully we now have some brand new music from them in the form […]

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Royal Republic – Soundwave Festival 2012 Melbourne

Royal Republic – Soundwave Festival 2012 Melbourne

Soundwave Festival 2012 Melbourne Date: Friday 02 March 2012 Venue: Showgrounds, Melbourne, Australia Photos by: Lens Of Rock (www.lensofrock.com) Check out the full gallery by clicking the link below: Photo Gallery – Royal Republic, Soundwave Festival 2012 Melbourne Check out our recent Royal Republic interview right here…

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Soulfly release video for ‘World Scum’

Soulfly release video for ‘World Scum’

NEW VIDEO FOR ‘WORLD SCUM’ RELEASED – THE FIRST SINGLE FROM ENSLAVED OUT MARCH 9 Watch the new video for ‘World Scum’ here-   2012 will see the release of Enslaved, a brand new Soulfly album which will be their eighth overall. While many bands barely make it to a third album, the Max Cavalera-led collective is still going strong […]

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Halestorm release new video for ‘Love Bites (So Do I)’

Halestorm release new video for ‘Love Bites (So Do I)’

Video released for first single ‘LOVE BITES (SO DO I)’ from the new album THE STRANGE CASE OF… out April 13 Watch the new video here On their new home of Roadrunner Records, Pennsylvania-based hard rockers Halestorm have released the first single and video from The Strange Case of… their brand new album, out on April 13. Formed by frontwoman […]

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Aaron Lewis of Staind

Aaron Lewis of Staind

“You know, all we’ve ever really done as a band is approach each show like it was the last show we were ever going to play.” From Bio:  Staind is a band that has sold 15 million albums worldwide, had eight top ten singles across multiple formats with three songs hitting number one, and wrote the most-played rock song of […]

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Lamb Of God – Resolution

Lamb Of God – Resolution

In 25 words or less: Heavy. Heavy. Heavy. Awesome. Lamb Of God are back in a big way. This new album Resolution is so good that it’s hard to put into words. This is the heavy album I know I’ve been waiting for and although I got to hear it in November it was refreshing to hear it again in […]

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Corey Taylor announces Sydney book signing and reading

Corey Taylor announces Sydney book signing and reading

SLIPKNOT IN AUSTRALIA FOR SOUNDWAVE FESTIVAL AND SIDEWAVE SHOWS LEAD SINGER COREY TAYLOR ANNOUNCES SYDNEY BOOK SIGNING SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor will be in the country performing with SLIPKNOT at the national Soundwave Festival, as well as SLIPKNOT headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne. Taylor has announced that he will be signing copies and reading from his international best-selling book ‘Seven Deadly Sins: Settling The Argument Between […]

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Brian Marshall of Alter Bridge

Brian Marshall of Alter Bridge

“We’re probably not going to get back together…  Alter Bridge probably won’t get back together until I’d say November of this year, so it’s something else we can put out there that keeps the fans interested and keeps it alive.” Four years after their last visit to Australia, Alter Bridge are finally returning for the Soundwave Festival as well as […]

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Jonas Almén of Royal Republic

Jonas Almén of Royal Republic

“We have so many different variations of how we like to describe ourselves.  First we have action rock, then there was energy rock, now we call it Chuck Norris rock, it’s like a karate kick to the face (laughs)!” Hailing from Malmö, Sweden, Royal Republic are loud, funky and whilst some bands need a little time to work their way […]

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Killswitch Engage announce new singer: Jesse Leach

Killswitch Engage announce new singer: Jesse Leach

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE ANNOUNCE NEW SINGER: JESSE LEACH WHO SERVED AS BAND’S ORIGINAL SINGER ON LANDMARK ALBUM ALIVE OR JUST BREATHING  Killswitch Engage are pleased to announce that they have filled the singer vacancy in the band and they have done so with a familiar face: original vocalist Jesse Leach. Leach sang on the band’s first self-titled album, which came out in 2000, and on […]

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Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt & Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson team up for Storm Corrosion and sign to Roadrunner Records

Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt & Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson team up for Storm Corrosion and sign to Roadrunner Records

STORM CORROSION  OPETH’S MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT &  PORCUPINE TREE’S STEVEN WILSON TEAM UP FOR STORM CORROSION Roadrunner Records is pleased to announce the signing of Storm Corrosion. Storm Corrosion is the long-discussed and highly anticipated collaboration between two of the modern progressive rock scene’s most innovative and multi-talented artists: Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson and Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth. The pair will release Storm Corrosion on April 20. Wilson […]

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Daniel Davison of Underoath

Daniel Davison of Underoath

“It’s usually a wild, crazy, energetic kind of show, I’m not sure what we’ll be able to do production wise as I assume we’ll be playing in the afternoon so it’ll be a little bit stripped down from our normal club shows but it should be just as energetic and hopefully entertaining.” From Bio: For the six men in UNDEROATH, […]

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