Finnish power metal giants Stratovarius were added to the Tuska 2013 lineup today, as well as other hometown favorites Lama, Dreamtale, and Betrayal At Bespin. The 3-day festival’s running order has not yet been set in stone, nor has the lineup, but Stratovarius will headline on Sunday, June 30. [...]
Unlike most of our Hails, Magus Beast actually has a very long history. They started out in 1985 as a band called Aggressor — not the most original name, but it was the mid-80s and that’s the way things were. Aggressor made a name for themselves in the local NYC scene, eventually opening [...]
For today’s From The Vault,we take a trip back to December 25, 1985 to a song by the one and only King Diamond, No Presents for Christmas.
The illustrious King Diamond has signed a worldwide three-album deal with Metal Blade Records! His official statement regarding the deal is as follows:
“This is gonna be awesome! Another perfect piece of the puzzle. We have the full backup of Metal Blade, and there’s an understanding between us that goes much, much deeper [...]
Tonight (September 8th) King Diamond will be a guest on That Metal Show on VH1 Classic at 11PM EST. Diamond, who is a first time guest on That Metal Show will talk about his recent heart surgery, his career in metal and what’s to come in the future.
Everyone gets nostalgic now and then. After all, there’s a reason we have a From The Vault column — getting down to old school jams is one of life’s greatest joys! [...]
HeXen, a relatively new thrash band to the scene, have finally revealed the album art and track listing for their upcoming second album Being And Nothingness. HeXen incorporate progressive touches into the album, as well an eight-part suite, making it more than just a callback to the glory days of ’80s [...]
King Diamond confirmed his performance at Hellfest and the Rock Stage at Sweden Rock Festival this summer. King posted the following update:
“Hail to all of you. FINALLY. We can now officially announce King Diamond’s return to the stage. We will be headlining the Rock Stage at Sweden Rock Festival on Saturday, June [...]