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HUNG, ‘Evil Tsar': Violins Never Sounded This Heavy — Song Premiere
HUNG, ‘Evil Tsar': Violins Never Sounded This Heavy — Song Premiere
It isn't everyday you find a metal band that features a classically trained electric violinist. Then again, every metal band isn't HUNG. The band is the brainchild of Lyris Hung, formerly of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Today Noisecreep is proud to exclusively premiere the song "Evil Tsar" from the band's upcoming self-titled debut ...
Trans-Siberian Orchestra Leader Calls Beethoven First Heavy Metal Star
Trans-Siberian Orchestra Leader Calls Beethoven First Heavy Metal Star
Trans-Siberian Orchestra creator Paul O'Neill calls Beethoven the "world's first heavy metal musician." After all, the main theme in Beethoven's 'Symphony No. 5' could easily have been written by Led Zeppelin or Black Sabbath, he said. "So many of his musical motifs were guitar riffs," O'Neill told Noisecreep...
Testament Plan to Write New Album on American Carnage Tour
Testament Plan to Write New Album on American Carnage Tour
Considering that they had played nearly 200 shows to support 2008's 'The Formation of Damnation,' Bay Area thrash veterans Testament were looking forward to getting off the road and back in the studio to record their next disc. In early November, vocalist Chuck Billy, guitarist Eric Peterson, bassist Greg Christian and drummer Paul Bostaph entered the practice space to started banging out riffs...
Machines of Grace Break Down Film of Their Shows, Just Like a Football Team
Machines of Grace Break Down Film of Their Shows, Just Like a Football Team
The 1990s rockers Wickedwitch are getting a second chance. Lead singer Zak Stevens (vocals, whose credits include Circle II Circle, Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Savatage), Matt Leff (guitars), Chris Rapoza (bass) and Jeff Plate (drums, whose credits include Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Savatage and Metal Church) have reformed as Machines of Grace...