Swedish Metal institution The Haunted can finally reveal some details about their upcoming, much anticipated new album, which sees the band return to their classic deadly thrash metal sound...
The debut album of THE DAGGER has been released today. Fans of authentic heavy metal and classic rock may check out smarturl.it/thedaggerCMD for the physical copy of their choice. "The Dagger" is available as a fairly-priced CD Jewelcase (incl. the bonus track "Mainline Riders", a cover version of NWOBHM legend QUARTZ) as well as a cool...
The wait is over. "Back To The Front", the highly anticipated album of ENTOMBED A.D., is going to be released on August 4th in Europe. But not only that! Following the release of the album, the legendary Stockholm death metal commando will team up with their label mates GRAVE who will be main support on their extensive European tour. Death metal...
Heavy Metal pioneers HAMMERFALL are back after their one year vaccation. Entering a new chapter of the HAMMERFALL success story, (r)Evolution will be out on August 27. Enjoy the first album trailer, recorded during...

Seventh Wonder featuring Tommy Karnevik more known for his work with the American progressive outfit Kamelot has released a new video, Inner Enemy

Swedish old school rockers The Gloria Story tributes KISS in their new video, Live Your Life In Shame that was released June 23

Metallväktarna i Vega (YLE) has made a quite interesting interview with former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes were he talks about all sorts of shit in a very open manner.

Evergrey are about to release their new album, "Hymns For The Broken" via their new label AFM Records. The CD was recorded at a few different studios and mixed at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark by Jacob Hansen. The first single of th ealbum will be King of Errors that will be released on August 15. The video will also premere the new band members.

Since the release of Glorious Collisions back in 2011 we all have been waiting for a new album by Tom Englund and his Evergrey. The new album, Hymns For The Broken will be a conceptual album, a story running over 12 tracks.

The titles are as follows:

  1. The Awakening
  2. King of Errors
  3. A new Dawn
  4. Wake a Change
  5. Archaic Rage
  6. Black Undertow
  7. Barricades
  8. The Fire
  9. Hymns for the Broken
  10. Missing You
  11. The Grand Collapse
  12. The Aftermath



KISS is just as humble about their past as always... NOT! To comemorate the bands 40 year history KISS will issue the entire back catalogue in one huge casing branded KISSTERIA. Check out the video below!

At The Gates, are about to begin the recording sessions for their much anticipated comeback studio album, At War with Reality.

Yngwie Malmsteen spoke to Artisan News about the Guitar Gods tour, which kicked off June 12 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The trek features Malmsteen alongside Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal of GUNS N' ROSES and Gary Hoey.

Bullet talks Storm of Blades and European tour. The new Bullet album called »Storm Of Blades« will hit the stores September 5.

Hammerfall has announced the release of the first single called 'Bushido', out of their upcoming new record »(r)Evolution«. The single will be released on July 18 - on a limited vinyl edition, as well as digitally.

Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda recently spoke to Radio.com about the band's new album, "The Hunting Party", and why rock isn't part of the zeitgeist at the moment.

Planet Mosh recently did an interview with Arch Enemy where they talk about the departure of Angela Gossow among other things.

The reinvigorated Slayer caused complete mayhem at Stockholm Fields festival 2014.

Blackie Lawless from the legendary metal group WASP took some time to answer a bunch of questions at the Sweden Rock Festival 2014

Metallica has posted official footage from the Stockholm Fields Festival 2014. The 20 minute clip includes

Swedish modern metal band Sonic Syndicate has released the second single, and the first video from the upcoming self titled album that will be released July 4 via Nuclear Blast. It really seems like they are getting their act together after the monstrous flop with their last album. The track Before You Finally Break is a solid track sounding much like the band did before they lost both their singers. The vocal performance is rad! Nathan Biggs get some help by Björn Speed Strid of Soilwork.

It's been quite some time since Evergrey released any new material but now it seems like the time has come for Hymns for the Broken!

Ace Frehley recently did this fact or fiction session with Loudwire and some really interesting things are said. The drummer Anton Fig was a member of of KISS for a period of time according to Ace!

As you all surely know Sabaton has released their new album Heroes and the album is doing quite well on a number of national markets including Switzerland, Finland and their home country Sweden. Somewhat surprising though is that they have entered the Billboard 200!

This year marks the 40th Anniversary of rock and roll giants KISS and in true KISS fashion, the band plan to make 2014 the biggest and loudest, non-stop rock and roll party of the century. In memory of the KISS legacy they have released KISS 40 years, Decades of Decibels. The new compilation shifted some  7,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 30 on The Billboard 200 chart.

Ghost played a solid gig at the Stockholm Fields 2014 festival where also Metallica and Slayer where on the bill.

Silenoz, aka Sven Atle Kopperud of Norwegian classic black metal band Dimmu Borgir was interviewed by Inferno TV at this year's Inferno metal festival, held April 16-19 in Oslo, Norway.

The Swedish hard rock act Crucified Barbara has released a new video of their To Kill A Man. The video is one out of two videos that the band recorded a while back at 11 frames. The second track is I Sell My Kids For Rock 'n Roll, both tracks are from the upcoming album In The Red that will be released August 20.

Check it our below.


Arch Enemy has premiered the video from the upcoming album War Eternal, You Will Know My Name.

Seems like LG Petrov has decided to carry the torch of Deathmetal all by himself as Entombed AD enters the stage. The new album Back To the Front is scheduled for release August 8 by Century Media. Now the first track Bedlam Strike has been premiered, you can get Bedlam Attack for free below.

The only Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley performed the KISS classic Cold Gin among others, together with Night Ranger, George Lynch and Bun e Carlos of Cheep Trick at the Carnegie Arts Center of Turlock May 24.

HAMMERFALL is back after the one year break the band decided to take, and has announced the new album, (r)Evolution that will be released on August 29.

the Swedish industrial metal band DEATHSTARS are about to release their new album The Perfect Cult. An album track-by-track breakdown video for  the fourth studio album is available below.

The Swedish metal act Denied with members from Opeth, Therion, Grave and the Jaded Heart singer Johan Fahlberg. Three Degrees of Evil is a great track with its feet firmly planted in traditional NWOBHM.

Check it out below


Ace Frehley has decided to work with Ken Kelly for the new cover art to Space Invaders!

Jim Root has been fired from STONE SOUR, the group fronted by Root's SLIPKNOT bandmate Corey Taylor.

Two weeks ago sentencing in the murder-for-hire legal case proceedings of As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis was postponed, apparently at the request of Lambesis and his legal team.

As such, Lambesis and company were back in a Vista, CA courtroom this morning, appearing before Judge Carlos Armour for a sentencing hearing. Fortunately for those seeking actual news, today's hearing was more productive.

Swedish modern metal band SONIC SYNDICAT will release their ST album July 4 via Nuclear Blast.

Commented SONIC SYNDICATE guitarist, main songwriter and founding member Robin Sjunnesson: "We decided to go with this one as a 'self-titled' release. Mainly because as an album, we have put everything we've got into it.

The tenth studio album from one of metal’s most bizarre and authentic bands will be unleashed on August 5th (North America) August 8th (EU) and August 11th (UK/FR) via Nuclear Blast.

It seems like LG Petrov has decided to carry the torch of Deathmetal all by himself as Entombed AD enters the stage. The new album Back To the Front is scheduled for release August 8 by Century Media.

LG Petrov has the following to say on the topic.  "After a year of struggles, we are happy to finally get 'Back To The Front' out! There is no one stopping us this time from playing music, being on the road and headbang as metalheads do!"

THE DAGGER, featuring Fred Estby, Tobias Cristiansson, David Blomqvist and Jani Kataja, also known form bands such as DISMEMBER, GRAVE and SIDEBURN, will release their ST debut album on June 30.

Robin Sjunnesson, guitarist of Sonic Syndicate has issued the following update regarding the first single of the upcoming album:

Trivium drummer Nick Augusto has decided to quit the band. Paolo Gregoletto has issued the following statement on the topic:

Founding Judas Priest guitarist passes away, founding Judas Priest singer Al Atkins tweeted the following on the topic:

Video of Jimmy Page as he delivered Berklee's 2014 commencement address, where he shared his impressions of Berklee, how he learned from records, and the relevance of studying music.

ADRENALINE MOB featuring Russell Allen of SYMPHONY X, Mike Orlando, John Moyer of DISTURBED, and A.J. Pero  of TWISTED SISTER has been involved in serious car accident.


KISS drummer, the one and only Catman, Peter Criss joined ROB ZOMBIE and his band on stage last Saturday, May 10, Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, New Jersey.

Lydia Criss, the former wife of Peter Criss has taken some mighty strange photographs depicting members of KISS in full Nazi regalia.

The official lyric video for the song "Until It's Gone" from LINKIN PARK can be seen in the videos department here on HeavyHell.com. The track is taken from the band's new album, "The Hunting Party", which is scheduled for release on June 17.

The website Full Throttle Rock recently conducted an interview with TWISTED SISTER guitarist Jay Jay French. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below.

The website RockMusicStar recently conducted an interview with AEROSMITH bassist Tom Hamilton. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below.

According to DesMoinesRegister.com, the doctor who treated Paul Gray in the days before the SLIPKNOT bassist's 2010 death was acquitted of seven counts of involuntary manslaughter.

Daniel Baldi was accused of causing the deaths of Gray and eight others with his careless prescription habits.


German Metallers SCORPIONS have released the following statement regarding the reports that their American drummer, James Kottak, will spend a month in a Dubai, United Arab Emirates jail after he was convicted on Tuesday morning of insulting Islam.

"Dear fans, when James Kottak arrived in Dubai on April 3th, he ran into problems at immigrations and got busted. Whatever happened is totally out of our control and we don’t know any details about it at this point. For the concerts in Germany, Johan Franzon, a Swedish drummer, will take James' seat. Please understand, we keep you posted."