Red Seas Fire: guitar tab for 'Skye'


Red Seas Fire have released a tab for the guitar parts of their song 'Skye' which is available for free download from the band's official website.

Earlier this month, the band have announced on their Facebook page that they will be touring UK this Fall together with As Gods. View the tour dates posted below.

Download the guitar tab here.

Heart of a Coward part ways with guitarist


Heart of a Coward report on Facebook that they have parted ways with guitarist Tim James. The band say: "The decision was his and one that we did not expect or support, but with our album close to completion we had to push forward and carry on."

The band are now looking for a replacement and urge interested parties to get in touch with them (details about how to contact them are in the announcement on Facebook). Olly Steele of Monuments filled in for their show at Hevy festival last weekend.

Read the announcement on Facebook.

Outcast: live video excerpts from upcoming album


Outcast have posted a video on their YouTube channel featuring five live excerpts of guitarists Nicolas Soulat and Jean-François Di Rienzo playing through some songs from their upcoming album 'Awaken the Reason'. Watch it below. A teaser for the album was posted earlier. It is being mixed by Jochem Jacobs of Textures and will be released this year.

Born of Osiris: Ernie Ball promo video


Chicago bred Born of Osiris recently appeared in a video promoting Ernie Ball guitars. Watch it below. They will be on the 'European Invasion tour' in May, alongsite Gorod and The Faceless. The band is also preparing to release their next album 'The Discovery' on March 22th, by Sumerian Records.

Born of Osiris on MySpace
Ernie Ball website

Haunted Shores: second Mark Holcomb masterclass video available


Guitar Messenger Magazine has posted the second part of their 'Mark Holcomb masterclass' series, featuring tabs for Sentient Glow, Terra Firma and Scarlet, as well as some information about the tuning used for the latter. Watch the accompanying video below. The first part of the masterclass was posted earlier.

Periphery: Jake Bowen injured, unable to play LXD dates (updated)


Periphery report on Twitter that guitarist Jake Bowen has dislocated his finger and as a result will not be able to play any of the remaining dates of the League of Extraordinary Djentlemen Tour. The band are currently touring the UK and Europe with TesseracT, Monuments and The Safety Fire. John Browne of Monuments and Adam 'Nolly' Getgood of Red Seas Fire will be filling in for him for the remainder of the tour. A short video clip of Jake and Alex Bois in the hospital explaining what happened was posted on the band's Facebook page earlier today.

UPDATE: Red Seas Fire report on their Facebook page that Nolly will be filling in for Jake on the UK leg of the tour, which probably means that John Browne of Monuments will take his place for the European leg.

Read the announcement on Twitter.
Watch the video clip on Facebook.

Mirrors: 'Royalty' playthrough video


Mirrors have posted a video of guitarist Kieran Morris playing through their song 'Royalty' on their YouTube channel. Watch it below. The song is featured on their debut self-titled EP, which is available for free download.

Tre Watson: 'His Name is Clover J Fields and He Hates Babies' playthrough video


Tre Watson has released a playthrough video of the song titled 'His Name is Clover J Fields and He Hates Babies', which is featured on his upcoming album 'Death of a Monarch'. It is available on his YouTube channel. The album is due to be released tomorrow. The song features guest vocals by Ray Clark from Shapeshifter! and a guest solo by Anthony DiGiacomo from Encircle.

Ever Forthright: 'Dispose of Your Optimism' playthrough video


Ever Forthright have posted a video of guitarist Nick Llerandi playing through their instrumental song 'Dispose of Your Optimism', which was released earlier this year. Watch it below. The band are currently working on their debut full-length album, which is scheduled for release next year, with Chris Barretto performing vocals.

Corelia: clean guitar parts playthrough video


Corelia have posted a playthrough footage video of various clean guitar parts, which will be featured on the band's upcoming debut EP. Watch it below. The band have also indicated on their Facebook page that all the Axe FX patches used on the EP will be made available for download after its release, which is scheduled for the first quarter of 2011.

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