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The British musician leaves behind an incredibly distinguished career, having played with David Bowie for a number of years, contributing bass and occasional trumpet parts to such classic albums as ‘Hunky Dory’ (1971), ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars’ (1972), ‘Aladdin Sane’ (1973) and ‘Pin Ups’ (1973).
Bolder was also a longtime member of Uriah Heep from 1976-1981 and once again from 1983 until 2013, putting in a total of 35 years with the band. Bolder can be heard on a total of 21 separate releases from the pioneering British hard rock band, including studio albums and official live records.
Uriah Heep memorialized their longtime bassist in a heartfelt statement.
Our best wishes go out to the family, friends and bandmates of Trevor Bolder.
It’s official,” announces PRIMAL FEAR. “We will start with the recordings of the new album tomorrow (May 21st) at Magnus Karlsson’s Stuntguitar Studios in Sweden. Updates on the album and song titles, artwork, videos, touring and more soon.”
After collecting more than 30 song ideas for the new album, Primal Fear stripped the list down to 12 tracks. An early 2014 release date is expected via Frontiers Records.
Primal Fear frontman Ralf Scheepers has promised, “We will top the last one!”
As previously reported, Frontiers Records and Primal Fear have renewed their partnership for another multi album deal which will include two more studio albums and one further Live CD and DVD. Primal Fear bass player, songwriter and producer Mat Sinner said: “We’re very excited about the final news that we will renew our contract with Frontiers Records for some more albums. My personal thanks go out to Serafino and Mario for their patience to deal with me. The band is very happy to continue with Frontiers Records after the release of our worldwide most successful album Unbreakable and their great work. We plan to enter the recording studio during the summer to record a new, ass kicking, pure metal album!”
Melodic death metal legion Amon Amarth have been secretly preparing their forthcoming mini-documentary and now revealed a black and white trailer for „Forging Mjölnir“ where the band discusses their earliest musical influences. Watch the trailer here.
The Forging Mjölnir documentary comes in anticipation of Amon Amarth’s ninth studio offering Deceiver Of The Gods, the follow-up to the 2011 Surtur Rising full-length. Deceiver Of The Gods comes adorned with another Tom Thiel-created cover portraying a mythical battle between the Norse Gods Loki and Thor. As an added bonus, Messiah Marcolin (Candlemass) makes an appearance as guest vocalist on the track “Hel”.
The new album will be released in North America via Metal Blade Records on June 25th, in Europe on June 21st/24th and Japan on June 26th. You can still stream the title track over here.
Darkane haven’t released new music in a while and now the moment has come to satisfy your thirst of new material and check out the title track of their upcoming new album The Sinister Supremacy featuring the return of vocalist Lawrence Mackrory. The official lyric video for “The Sinister Supremacy” can be seen here
The Sinister Supremacy will be released on the following dates:
June 28th in Europe through Massacre Records
July 2nd in North America through Prosthetic Records
June 19th in Japan through Trooper Entertainment
The Sinister Supremacy tracklist:
01. Sounds Of Pre-Exsistence
02. The Sinister Supremacy
03. Mechanically Divine
05. The Decline
06. Insurrection Is Imminent
07. In The Absence Of Pain
08. Humanity Defined
09. Hate Repentance State
10. Collapse Of Illusions
11. By Darkness Designed
12. Existence Is Just A State Of Mind
The ring exchange between Katrin and Tuomas on the ceremony in the church in Helsinki where they committed to love each other until the death tear them apart made even more special Finnish soprano diva Tarja Turunen who followed by cellist Max Lilja performed Metallica’ classic ”Nothing Else Matters”.
The performance, broadcasted by Finnish TV channel Nelonen, you can watch on the following link: http://www.nelonen.fi/ohjelmat/kuninkaalliset-haat/784023-tarja-turunen-valloittaa-helsingin-vanhan-kirkon-metallicalla
Tarja Turunen will release new studio album ”Colors in the Dark” on August 23, 2013 under earMUSIC/Edel and as the part of the tour that will celebrate the album she’s coming to Vienna, Arena Wien on October 27, 2013. Tickets will be available soon.
Today, May 21st at 12:00 GMT, internationally acclaimed rock band Placebo announce the title and the release date for their seventh studio album “LOUD LIKE LOVE” which will be released on the 16th September, 2013. Recorded in London at RAK Studios during 2012 and early 2013, the album has been produced by Adam Noble and features 10 brand new studio tracks.
Coinciding with today’s announcement, Placebo also confirm a European tour, kicking off in Warsaw on the 12th November. A Fan Ticket Presale will run for 69 hours giving fans the chance to preorder tickets for the band’s tour. Fans in the United States, Latin America, Australia, Asia and other European and Eastern European markets need not fret, Placebo will head to their shores soon. General ticket sales will begin May 24th at 9am GMT while the physical album will be available to preorder worldwide from May 31st midday onwards.
Placebo’s new album “Loud Like Love” will be available in 5 different formats:
- 3D Lenticular Super Deluxe Box Set
- Limited Edition Deluxe Digi-Pack Version
- Double 12″ Coloured Vinyl Gatefold Edition
- Standard CD Album
Placebo, now signed to Universal Music, have to date recorded six studio albums and sold more than 12 million records worldwide. The band’s self-titled debut album, released in 1996, was certified gold in the UK and achieved platinum status in France. Since then, Placebo have enjoyed an ever growing level of success around the world with their unique blend of music and outstanding live performances. Their dark and melodic trademark sound featuring singer Brian Molko’s instantly recognisable vocals has become one of the strongest brands in rock over the past decade. In 2009, Placebo received the MTV Europe Music Award for ‘Best Alternative’ act. Their last studio album, “Battle for the Sun”, released through a network of independent partners worldwide, went to No. 1 in 10 countries and reached top 5 in 20 countries, and was also No. 1 on the Billboard European Album Charts for a fortnight.
For more information please visit www.placeboworld.co.uk
EUROPEAN TOUR DATES - AUTUMN 2013
Torwar, Warsaw - Poland - Tue, 12 Nov 2013
Lucerna Music Bar, Prague - Czech Rep - Wed, 13 Nov 2013
Arena Leipzig, Leipzig – Germany - Fri, 15 Nov 2013
Lanxess Arena, Cologne – Germany - Sat, 16 Nov 2013
Hallenstadion Arena, Zurich – Switzerland - Mon, 18 Nov 2013
Olympiahalle, Munich – Germany - Tue, 19 Nov 2013
Stadthalle, Vienna – Austria - Thu, 21 Nov 2013
Unipol Arena, Bologna – Italy - Sat, 23 Nov 2013
Geneva Arena, Geneva – Switzerland - Sun, 24 Nov 2013
Festhalle, Frankfurt – Germany - Wed, 27 Nov 2013
O2 Arena Berlin, Berlin - Germany – UK - Thu, 28 Nov 2013
Falconer Salen, Copenhagen – Denmark - Sat, 30 Nov 2013
Stora Arenan, Stockholm – Sweden - Sun, 01 Dec 2013
Sentrum Scene, Oslo – Norway - Tue, 03 Dec 2013
O2 World, Hamburg - Germany – UK - Thu, 05 Dec 2013
Sportpalais, Antwerp – Belgium - Sat, 07 Dec 2013
Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam – Holland - Sun, 08 Dec 2013
Bercy, Paris – France - Tue, 10 Dec 2013
O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham – UK - Thu, 12 Dec 2013
O2 Academy Glasgow, Glasgow – UK - Fri, 13 Dec 2013
O2 Apollo, Manchester – UK - Sat, 14 Dec 2013
O2 Academy Brixton, London – UK - Mon, 16 Dec 2013