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TRIVIUM is pleased to announce we will be special guests for Iron Maiden’s The Final Frontier World Tour in London at the O2 on Saturday 6th August.
The London show will be the culmination of Iron Maiden’s The Final Frontier World Tour. By the time The Final Frontier World Tour finishes in London at the O2 in early August, Maiden will have played 101 shows, in 40 countries, to over 2 million fans since the Tour began in June 2010. Amazing.
Says Matt Heafy, “We couldn’t be more honoured and excited to share a stage with the legendary Iron Maiden. This will...
Mayhem 2011 without a doubt in my mind has one of the best line-ups to date. Previous Mayhem festivals had great line ups, but this year feels like it has the best of the best. 3 of heavy metal's most important bands: Machine Head, In Flames, and Megadeth; 2 of the biggest and most successful modern rock bands: Disturbed and Godsmack; and the rest of the bill featuring a fantastic collection of heavy music's most promising up and coming artists.
Don't miss Mayhem this year, and be sure to make it a point to catch every single band's performance; tours with this many fantastic...
The metalcore monsters return to a simpler approach on their upcoming record.
For their forthcoming fourth studio album, Trivium will move forward by looking back. The group will forego the complex epic compositions, tricked-out leads and seven-string guitars that characterized its past two albums and take an approach similar to that of its second album, 2005’s Ascendancy, by using uncluttered riffs, drop-D tuning and more straightforward solos.
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MusicReview: Shogun featured several mythological themes. Is the new album going to be a continuation of this?
Matt Heafy: Shogun‘s mythological themes were something that felt called for by the music. Every CD has been so different with its lyrical inspiration that this next album will definitely be its own thing. So, it won’t be carrying the mythological feel of Shogun.
MusicReview: Musically, what can we expect? Is it a combination of everything Trivium has already done?
Matt Heafy: It’s...
2010 marks the 30th anniversary of Roadrunner Records, and as we close out the year in celebration, we're looking back on the last three decades with a little help from our friends.
Founded in 1980 in Holland to export albums from the US to Europe, it wasn't until 1986 that Roadrunner opened a New York office and began to release burgeoning bands stateside (see: King Diamond, Carnivore and Whiplash as some of the first signings). Following on from Soulfly/Cavalera Conspiracy's Max Cavalera, Machine Head's Phil Demmel, Slipknot/ Murderdolls' Joey Jordison, Killswitch Engage's Mike D...