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TESTAMENT’s Eric Peterson reveals part one of DRAGONLORD video series


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Renowned Testament guitarist Eric Peterson recently announced the release of his highly-anticipated new DRAGONLORD album, entitled Dominion, out September 21, 2018 via Spinefarm Records. The symphonic black/death metal album serves as the long-awaited follow-up to 2005’s Black Wings of Destiny, but takes the fantasy and storytelling to a whole new level. Dominion explores themes of darkness owning and influencing these times we now live in, and things that have come to pass. It also delves into other eras, real and otherworldly.

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INTERVIEW: ALLEGAEON (US)


by Carina Lawrence/ Dark Art Conspiracy

Modern melodic death metallers Allegaeon from Colorado, US quickly established themselves in the metal scene, less than a year after their formation and releasing their self-titled EP they signed with Metal Blade Records in 2009 and they have been going strong ever since. They are currently working on their fifth anticipated album and touring with Ne Obliviscaris in Europe so I caught up with guitarist Greg Burgess to discuss this and more…

So you guys formed a decade ago now back in 2008, can you tell us about how the band came to be?

I moved to Colorado in 2007, to get my masters degree in Classical Guitar Performance, at Lamont School of Music. While I was prepping for school I spent my days practising and looking for a band to join. Every band I contacted wasn’t really interested until Allegiance sent me a message on MySpace.  At that point, it was a whole different group of guys. The lineup shifted until right before we tracked our self-titled EP and we changed our name to Allegaeon.

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Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow releases new song, expressing solidarity & support for Manchester & the UK


Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow releases new song, expressing solidarity & support for Manchester & the UK

New York, NY – Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow was moved to release a special version of “Land of Hope and Glory, a reworking of ‘Pomp And Circumstance March No. 1’ written in 1902. The renowned British patriotic anthem is available now via iTunes, Spotify, and Amazon (Minstrel Hall Music).
 
Expressing his pride for his homeland, Blackmore wanted to show his solidarity and support for the UK with this recording.
 
Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow recently enjoyed success on their 2016 European tour, earning critical acclaim. (Eagle Rock Entertainment recently released a concert film from this tour – Memories In Rock: Live In Germany – on DVD and Blu-ray, and will release the Live In Birmingham 2016 2CD on June 9).
 
This year also marks the 20th anniversary of Blackmore’s internationally celebrated Renaissance rock band Blackmore’s Night, whom he leads with wife and singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Candice Night. ‘Land Of Hope And Glory’ will be featured on the bands’ upcoming album To The Moon And Back: 20 Years And Beyond. This collection presents Blackmore’s Night best loved and most requested songs, including newly recorded and remixed versions and brand new tracks, and will be released in July 2017.
 
‘Land Of Hope And Glory’ is available via:
Amazonhttps://www.amazon.co.uk/Land-Glory-Ritchie-Blackmores-Rainbow/dp/B0716Z3S7G?tag=hawk-future-21&ascsubtag=hawk-custom-tracking-21
iTuneshttps://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/land-of-hope-and-glory-single/id1237748131
Spotifyhttps://play.spotify.com/track/2EHb9GNGXuhuOLzWWCcdc4?play=true&utm_source=open.spotify.com&utm_medium=open

 

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