Tag: AVENGED SEVENFOLD

FLYING COLORS Completes Writing Sophomore Album

FLYING COLORS — the band featuring Mike Portnoy (drums, vocals), Dave LaRue (bass), Neal Morse (keyboards, vocals), Casey McPherson (vocals, guitars) and Steve Morse (guitar) — has completed writing material for its second album, to be released before the end of 2014. Portnoy describes the process as “another magical musical experience indeed.” Mascot Label Group released FLYING COLORS “Live In Europe” on October 14 via the Music Theories Recordings label on Blu-ray, DVD, 2CD, …

ADRENALINE MOB Recruits TWISTED SISTER Drummer, Signs With CENTURY MEDIA

ADRENALINE MOB has inked a North American deal with Century Media Records, the label the group was previously signed to only for the European territory. The band’s second full-length album, “Men Of Honor”, will be released February 18 in North America and February 24 internationally. ADRENALINE MOB‘s current lineup includes Russell Allen (vocals; also of SYMPHONY X), Mike Orlando (guitar), John Moyer (bass; also of DISTURBED), …

ADRENALINE MOB To Release New Album In February

ADRENALINE MOB is scheduled to release its sophomore album on February 18, 2014 through an as-yet-undisclosed label. The band’s current lineup includes Russell Allen (vocals; also of SYMPHONY X), Mike Orlando (guitar) and John Moyer (bass; also of DISTURBED). Drummer Mike Portnoy (FLYING COLORS, THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) quit ADRENALINE MOB in June due to “scheduling conflicts.” A replacement drummer has not yet been announced. The first photo …

AVENGED SEVENFOLD Guitarist Responds To ROBB FLYNN's 'Covers Album' Criticism

AVENGED SEVENFOLD guitarist Zacky Vengeance has addressed recent comments from MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn, in which Flynn called AVENGED‘s new “Hail To The King” CD a “covers album.” Flynn specifically called AVENGED SEVENFOLD out for songs like “This Means War”, which bears a strong resemblance to METALLICA‘s “Sad But True”, along with others. Vengeance told U.K.’s Kerrang! magazine: “With any success, a lot of voices come out, and you start hearing a lot more opinions …

ADRENALINE MOB Recording Sophomore Album

ADRENALINE MOB members Russell Allen (vocals; also of SYMPHONY X) and Mike Orlando (guitar) are in the studio recording material for their sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2014. Orlando states: “Day 2 of tracking vocals with fellow mobster Russell Allen for the new ADRENALINE MOB album is complete! Two and a half more weeks of tracking left then it’s time to wrap it up. Stay tuned …

MIKE PORTNOY Says ADRENALINE MOB Was 'Not Growing Fast Enough'

Journalist and musician Barbara Caserta of Italy’s Linearock conducted a 30-minute video interview with drummer Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB) prior to THE WINERY DOGS‘ concert at Live Club in Trezzo sull’Adda, Milan, Italy. You can now watch the chat below. Asked what led to his departure from ADRENALINE MOB, the band featuring Russell Allen (vocals; also of SYMPHONY X) and Mike Orlando (guitar), Portnoy said: “I’m …

AVENGED SEVENFOLD Singer Responds To MACHINE HEAD Frontman's 'Covers Album' Critique

AVENGED SEVENFOLD singer M. Shadows claims that he isn’t bothered by MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn’s criticism of AVENGED SEVENFOLD’s new album, telling a radio station in Canada that “everyone should be entitled to say whatever they want.” In a lengthy critique of “Hail To The King” at MACHINE HEAD’s Facebook page, Flynn wrote that …

FOZZY To Enter Studio In January, Says Singer

Jason Price of Icon Vs. Icon recently conducted an interview with FOZZY singer and WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Icon Vs. Icon: Is there musical ground you are anxious to cover? Chris: We have already started writing songs for the next record. We will be focusing …

AVENGED SEVENFOLD's 'Hail To The King' Headed For Top Of U.S. Album Chart

AVENGED SEVENFOLD’s sixth album, “Hail To The King”, is likely to sell between 170,000 and 180,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to industry web site Hits Daily Double. The estimate was based on one-day sales reports compiled after the record arrived in stores on August 27 via Warner …

New AVENGED SEVENFOLD Song To Be Featured In 'Call of Duty: Black Ops II: Apocalypse'

The epic climax of Activision and Treyarch‘s Call of Duty: Black Ops IIDownloadable Content (DLC) Season Pass culminates with Apocalypse. Available first on the Xbox Live online entertainment network fromMicrosoft on August 27, the game’s fourth and final DLC Pack delivers fourthrilling and diverse multiplayer maps, and the all-new wildly creativeZombies experience — “Origins”. With Apocalypse, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, and its award-winning …