Monthly Archives November 2015

DAVID ELLEFSON approved Teenage Female Rock Band DOLL SKIN Announce “In Your Face” European Release Date!

924fb9e9-493f-4173-8afe-ed7f7e35682aMEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has created an imprint called EMP Records through the legendary label Megaforce, also known as the launching pad for legendary thrash bands METALLICA and ANTHRAX.

The first release is “In Your Face”, the debut six-song EP from the Arizona-based all-female rock quartet DOLL SKIN.

“In Your Face” was released in North America on October 30 and will be out in Europe due on December 18, physical & digital via EMP Records/Cargo Records.

“In Your Face” was produced by David Ellefson (MEGADETH) and mixed by Ryan Greene (NOFX, CHEAP TRICK, LITA FORD).

David Ellefson said: “The first time I saw DOLL SKIN perform was last year at a talent contest my son asked me to attend...

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GRAVESHADOW ‘Namesake’ Music Video Released!

bd4fe13e-bb6e-4792-9fda-a9d4e3f2b319US metallers GRAVESHADOW have released a music video for “Namesake”, the track is taken from their debut album, “Nocturnal Resurrection“, due to be released in Europe on November 13th, followed by a North American release on December 13th via Mausoleum Records.

The video was produced and directed by: Ethan Parilla @ Atrocious Works and can be seen below.

https://youtu.be/WIxvMG0MU5w

Will Walker (Rhythm Guitar): “We thought “Namesake” was the prefect track to do a video for. We kick off all our shows with it and it’s the first track on the album. It’s got a great mix of the heavy and symphonic elements in our music, so it really was the natural choice...

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REACH ‘Coming Home’ Tour Video Released!

6a30deb9-cd58-4bc9-a57d-3d6da4a785c7Swedish melodic hard rockers REACH have released a official tour video of the song “Coming Home” from the REACH debut album “Reach Out To Rock”.

The video was filmed during the ‘Reach Out To Europe’ tour this September and October 2015. The video can be seen below.

https://youtu.be/i6qLjsJX4EE

REACH are: Alex Waghorn – Lead Vocals, Marcus Johansson – Drums, Ludvig Turner – Guitars, David Jones – Bass

The ‘Reach Out To Europe’ picture gallery can be found here: www.rockngrowl.com/reach-coming-home-tour-video-released

REACH was put together in 2012 by drummer Marcus Johansson and guitarist Ludvig Turner. Together they started looking for band members to complete the group, and found the remaining band members in bass playerDavid Jones and vocalist Alex Waghorn...

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MarysCreek Signs With Escape Music, New Album ‘Infinity’ Out January 2016!

3b517fdf-fe43-4c7f-b287-42605036746aSwedish heavy rockers MarysCreek have signed a two album deal with Escape Music. The band’s sophomore album, “Inifinity“, will be released on January 22, 2016.

MarysCreek new album was recorded in June/July 2015 at Green Hell Studios/Mike Cameron Force Studios and produced by the band. The 12 tracks are mixed by Stefan Glaumann (Rammstein, Within Temptation, Europe, Paradise Lost) and mastered by Svante Forsbäck (Rammstein, Volbeat, Lindemann, Tarja Turunen). The 1st solo part on the song “Forever Lost” is played by David Andersson (Soilwork, Night Flight Orchestra).

MarysCreek are: Mats Nilsson – Vocals, Stefan Halldin – Drums, Peter Bergkvist – Guitar, Roger Blomberg – Bass, Jonas Hallberg – Guitar

MarysCreek courageously blends modern heavy metal with the classic melodies of ...

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TOBIAS SAMMET Reveals MARCO HIETALA Will Appear On The New AVANTASIA Album!

Marco_HietalaTobias Sammet has issued the following update on the new highly anticipated Avantasia album and tour:

“What do Geoff Tate, Dee Snider, Michael Kiske, Robert Mason, Jorn Lande, Bob Catley, Ronnie Atkins, Olli Hartmann and me have in common with Marco Hietala of Nightwish? – Yes, we’re all good looking, funny and amazingly talented… AND: we’ll be on the new AVANTASISA album Ghostlights – out on January, 29th 2016. 

About Marco: It was August 1997 and we were in Helsinki to mix the ‘Vain Glory Opera’ album of Edguy when someone played the band Tarot to me. That great band seemed to be some sort of a legend in Finland (in Germany Tarot were not really known at the time).

“A few years later a band called Nightwish had appeared on the map and were about to take the European Metal world upsi...

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