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LOCK UP: 'Necropolis Transparent' Trailer Available

Extreme metal supergroup LOCK UP will release its new album, "Necropolis Transparent", on July 1 in Europe and July 12 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded in November-December 2010 at HVR Studios in Ipswich, United Kingdom and was mixed in January. A three-minute trailer for "Necropolis Transparent" can be seen ...

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BELPHEGOR: Quality Denver Footage Available

"Superskum" (web site) has uploaded quality video footage of BELPHEGOR's May 16, 2011 concert at Gothic Theatre in Denver, Colorado. Check out the clips below. "Blood Magick Necromance", the ninth full-length album from BELPHEGOR, sold around 1,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position ...

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LOCK UP Forced To Pull Out Of MARYLAND DEATHFEST IX

Extreme metal supergroup LOCK UP has been forced to cancel its appearance at the Maryland Deathfest IX, set to take place May 26-29 in Baltimore. Commented the band: "We regret to announce that LOCK UP will not be performing at this year's Maryland Deathfest. We are days away from the festival and our visas have ...

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LEGION OF THE DAMNED Announces New Guitarist

Vocalist Maurice Swinkels of Dutch thrashers LEGION OF THE DAMNED has issued the following update: "After guitarist Richard Ebisch quit the band around three weeks ago, we have not been sitting still. The day after Richard's departure, I already had in mind to call guitarist Twan van Geel. I've known him for more than 10 ...

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DEGRADEAD To Release 'A World Destroyer' In June

Stockholm, Sweden-based melodic death metallers DEGRADEAD will release their third album, "A World Destroyer", in North America on June 28 via Metalville Records. The CD was recorded at Peter Tägtgren's (HYPOCRISY, PAIN) Abyss studios in Pärlby, outside Ludvika, Sweden, with producer Jonas Kjellgren (SCAR SYMMETRY, CENTINEX, WORLD BELOW). Two songs from the forthcoming CD — ...

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LOCK UP: New Album Details Revealed

Extreme metal supergroup LOCK UP will release its new album, "Necropolis Transparent", on July 1 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded in November-December 2010 at HVR Studios in Ipswich, United Kingdom and was mixed in January. According to a press release, "the songwriting and production on ['Necropolis Transparent'] surpasses everything the band has ...

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LEGION OF THE DAMNED Guitarist Quits

Guitarist Richard Ebisch has left Dutch thrashers LEGION OF THE DAMNED. He says in a statement, "I am very grateful for having achieved so much with LEGION OF THE DAMNED, but after having played in bands for so many years and having toured numerous times, I decided to leave the band after careful deliberation. Because ...

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HYSTERICA Planning 'Special Concept' For Next Album

Swedish MANOWAR-inspired all-female metal band HYSTERICA, which recently completed a short run of dates in Russia with FRANTIC AMBER, is working on a new album titled "The Art Of Metal". According to a press release, HYSTERICA is planning "something different and unique" for the upcoming CD by "unit[ing] the music with another form of art. ...

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PAIN: First 'You Only Live Twice' Trailer Released

The first in a series of trailers for "You Only Live Twice", the seventh album from PAIN, the Swedish industrial metal outfit led by musician and producer Peter Tägtgren, can be viewed below. The CD will be released on June 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. "You Only Live Twice" final track listing: 01. Let Me ...

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OVERKILL Frontman Interviewed By U.K.'s ONSLAUGHT RADIO (Video)

Natalie of Onslaught Radio conducted an interview with vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL before the band's March 3, 2011 concert at the O2 Academy Islington in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. OVERKILL's latest album, "Ironbound", sold 4,100 copies in the United States in its first ...

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PAIN: 'You Only Live Twice' Artwork Unveiled

PAIN, the Swedish industrial metal outfit led by musician and producer Peter Tägtgren, will release its seventh album, "You Only Live Twice", on June 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. "You Only Live Twice" final track listing: 01. Let Me Out 02. Feed The Demons 03. The Great Pretender 04. You Only Live Twice 05. Dirty ...

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PAIN Mainman Confirms New Album Title

Swedish industrial metal outfit PAIN, the solo project of musician and producer Peter Tägtgren, will release its seventh album, "You Only Live Twice", on June 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. Commented Tägtgren: "[The title] has nothing to do with James Bond. I am sure i will hear this for the rest of my life! The ...

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OVERKILL: Wörgl Footage Available

Video footage of OVERKILL's March 10, 2011 performance in Wörgl, Austria can be viewed below. OVERKILL's latest album, "Ironbound", sold 4,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 192 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD landed at No. 4 on the Top New Artist Albums ...

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TORNADO Preparing To Enter Studio

TORNADO (formerly NEMESIS DIVINA), the American, Dutch and Finnish metal band featuring members of AMORAL and FUELBLOODED, is preparing to enter Abyss Studio in Pärlby, Sweden under the watchful eye of Swedish producer and HYPOCRISY/PAIN mainman Peter Tägtgren to record its debut album, "Amsterdamn, Hellsinki", for release via the French label Listenable Records. The group ...

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PAIN: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Swedish metallers PAIN, who are led by HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren, will release their as-yet-untitled new album on June 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Cynic Paradise" was recently described by NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon — who also happens to be the girlfriend of PAIN bassist Johan Husgafvel — as "more aggressive" ...

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Denmark's ESSENCE Taps Producer PETER TÄGTGREN For Next Album

Danish thrashers ESSENCE will enter Abyss studios in Pärlby, outside Ludvika, Sweden on February 13, 2012 with producer Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN) to begin recording their sophomore album. The CD will be mastered at Black Lounge Studio by SCAR SYMMETRY guitarist Jonas Kjellgren. Commented ESSENCE: "We feel incredibly honored and grateful that Peter will produce ...

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VISIONS OF ATLANTIS: 'New Dawn' Video Released

"New Dawn", the new video from Austrian symphonic metallers VISIONS OF ATLANTIS, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's fourth album, "Delta", which will be released via Napalm Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, BeNeLux, Italy: February 25 Spain, Finland, Sweden: February 23 Rest Of Europe: February 28 USA, Canada: ...

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