Category Arts

Mistheria – ‘Gemini’ – New Album!

Rockshots Records is thrilled to announce the signing of the renowned and well-known keyboard player MISTHERIA, for the release of the new album “GEMINI”!

“GEMINI” is an instrumental metal album which collects 13 songs composed and/or arranged by MISTHERIA in the metal, neo-classical, prog-metal genres. The record features a stellar line-up made of well-known international musicians as well!

MISTHERIA comments:
“The tracks in GEMINI are a combination of my original songs and classical covers and a blend of them. GEMINI collects my instrumental songs composed along my career, therefore I titled it GEMINI which is my astrological sign.

That’s me and my music fully represented. Songs range from Metal and Symphonic-Metal to Prog including some New-Age atmospheres...

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Elvis On Tour: The Exhibition | The O2!

The highly-anticipated Elvis On Tour: The Exhibition is coming to The O2 in less than five weeks and tickets are selling fast!

Covering the years 1969-1977, the brand new exhibition from November to February 2018 will feature many items including cars, jumpsuits, guitars, jewellery and more, that have never before left Graceland.

Following the mammoth success of 2014/2015 Elvis at The O2 Exhibition, which was visited by over 200,000 people, Elvis On Tour, will showcase more than 200 artefacts from the Graceland archives in the UK for the very first time.

Elvis On Tour will chronicle how Elvis impacted popular culture around the world through his music, movies and personal style...

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‘For the Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records’: New Book Excerpt available via Team Rock!

Last week Metal Blade Records and BMG released ‘For the Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records’ – written by label founder and CEO Brian Slagel with Mark Eglinton, and featuring a foreword by Metallica’s Lars Ulrich.

Celebrating the storied label’s 35th anniversary, ‘For the Sake of Heaviness’ is an inside look at how Slagel built Metal Blade from a one-man operation in his mom’s non-air-conditioned garage to the pre-eminent international home of heavy music that it is today.

For another preview of ‘For the Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records’, please visit Team Rock for an exclusive excerpt of the book:

To purchase ‘For the Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Rec...

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Metal Blade Records Launches Halloween Promotion; New Halloween and Dia de los Muertos Shirts, Plus Metal Blade Logo-Axe, King Diamond “Halloween (live)” Vinyl And More!

Metal Blade Records launches Halloween promotion; new Halloween and Dia de los Muertos shirts, plus Metal Blade logo-axe, King Diamond “Halloween (live)” vinyl, “corpse paint” make-up kit and more now available via!

Halloween and Dia de los Muertos artwork designed by Anthony Clarkson (Devin Townsend Project, Fear Factory, etc.)

To celebrate this year’s Halloween, Metal Blade Records has now launched a new line of merchandise, music, and toys – including:

–Halloween and Dia de los Muertos shirts
–23-inch tall, 9-inch wide Metal Blade logo-axe
–Black-and-white “corpse paint” makeup kit
–Cattle Decapitation snuff-DVD, The Flesh Is Of No Use, featuring three Mitch Massie music videos: Monolith of Inhumanity’s “Forced Gender Reassignment”, plus The Anthropocene Extinction...

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King Crimson’s “THRAK – The Complete Scores” Full Band Transcriptions Book Now Available!

King Crimson’s “THRAK – The Complete Scores” is now available! For the first time ever, full band transcriptions of this classic from the King Crimson double-trio era. Six musicians: two guitar players, two bassists and two drummers.

All parts transcribed and most of the essential bits tabbed for the various instruments and tunings: Adrian Belew’s guitar in standard tuning, Robert Fripp’s guitar in new standard tuning, Tony Levin’s fretted and fretless basses, Trey Gunn’s Chapman Stick and Bill Bruford and Pat Mastelotto’s acoustic and electronic drum transcriptions.

Transcriptions by Gabriel Riccio.
Editing and tabs by Trey Gunn.

Produced on high-quality paper in 9″x12″ format, spiral bound for lay-flat-open reading. Official release date: September 24, 2017

Track listing:


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