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BEHEMOTH: Second Trailer For 'Messe Noire' DVD/Blu-Ray

The second trailer for "Messe Noire", the forthcoming DVD/Blu-ray from Polish black/death overlords BEHEMOTH, is available below. The set will be released on April 13. Commented singer, guitarist and mainman Adam "Nergal" Darski: "'Messe Noire'. Well, that is everything that the BEHEMOTH live magick represents, and we're stoked that we have a true representation on ...

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PESTILENCE's PATRICK MAMELI: 'I'm Not Influenced By Anything. I Don't Listen To Metal'

Agoraphobic News conducted an interview with mainman Patrick Mameli of reactivated Dutch death metal veterans PESTILENCE prior to the band's February 12 concert at SKC Fabrikaon in Novi Sad, Serbia. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On PESTILENCE's new studio album, "Hadeon": Patrick: "The new ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Doesn't Know Why SLAYER Is Retiring

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson says that he doesn't know why SLAYER has chosen to embark on its "farewell" tour. Last month, SLAYER, one of metal's most popular and influential bands of the past four decades, announced its "final world tour" via a 30-second video. The group also confirmed that its last-ever North American run of ...

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BEHEMOTH To Release 'Messe Noire' DVD/Blu-Ray In April

Polish black/death overlords BEHEMOTH will release a brand new live DVD/Blu-ray titled "Messe Noire" on April 13. Commented singer, guitarist and mainman Adam "Nergal" Darski: "'Messe Noire'. Well, that is everything that the BEHEMOTH live magick represents, and we're stoked that we have a true representation on record for everyone out there to enjoy. 'Messe ...

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Video Premiere: DIMMU BORGIR's 'Interdimensional Summit'

"Interdimensional Summit", the new video from Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus, who previously worked with the band on the clips for "Progenies Of The Great Apocalypse", "Sorgens Kammer - Del II" and the award-winning "The Serpentine Offering". "Interdimensional Summit" is taken from DIMMU ...

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ANTHRAX Bassist: 'I Don't Think SLAYER Will Ever Die'

ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello says that SLAYER will never die, despite the fact that the Tom Araya-fronted outfit is retiring from the road. Last month, SLAYER, one of metal's most popular and influential bands of the past four decades, announced its "final world tour" via a 30-second video. The group also confirmed that its last-ever ...

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TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN Says New Project AURI 'Opened All The Floodgates When It Comes To Writing Songs For NIGHTWISH'

Finland's Kaaos TV recently conducted an interview with the members of AURI, the project featuring NIGHTWISH mainman/keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, his wife, popular Finnish singer Johanna Kurkela and NIGHTWISH multi-instrumentalist Troy Donockley. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the origins of AURI: Tuomas: "2011 was ...

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TESTAMENT's ERIC PETERSON On Metal's Decline In Popularity During The '90s: 'It Was Awesome. It Kind Of Weeded Out The Weak'

Sebastiano Mereu of From Hero To Zero recently conducted an interview with guitarist Eric Peterson of San Francisco Bay Area thrash veterans TESTAMENT. You can watch the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the differences of being a musician today versus when TESTAMENT got their start over 30 ...

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ANTHRAX's FRANK BELLO On SLAYER's Decision To Call It Quits: 'They've Been Talking About That For Quite A While'

ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello says that the members of SLAYER have been talking for a while about calling it quits. Last month, SLAYER, one of metal's most popular and influential bands of the past four decades, announced its "final world tour" via a 30-second video. The group also confirmed that its last-ever North American run ...

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MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Was 'Surprised' By SLAYER's 'Farewell Tour' Announcement: They Are 'Young To Be Retiring'

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson says that he was "surprised" to hear about SLAYER's "farewell" tour, explaining that the Tom Araya-fronted outfit is "young to be retiring." Last week, SLAYER, one of metal's most popular and influential bands of the past four decades, announced its "final world tour" via a 30-second video. The group also confirmed ...

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist K.K. DOWNING To Release 'Heavy Duty: Days And Nights In Judas Priest' Memoir

Da Capo Press has set a September 18 publication date for "Heavy Duty: Days And Nights In Judas Priest", a memoir by Kenneth "K.K." Downing, the co-founder and former lead guitarist of heavy metal giants JUDAS PRIEST. The book was co-written by the Scottish author and journalist Mark Eglinton, whose previous collaborations include "Official Truth, ...

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DIMMU BORGIR To Release 'Eonian' Album In May; Cover Artwork Unveiled

Norwegian symphonic metallers DIMMU BORGIR will release their new album, "Eonian", on May 4 via Nuclear Blast. The songwriting core of DIMMU BORGIR furthermore consists of charismatic vocalist Shagrath, as well as the string wizards Silenoz and Galder, but other familiar faces also emerge from the darkness: drummer Daray and keyboardist Gerlioz are still part ...

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SLAYER Announces North American Tour Dates With LAMB OF GOD, ANTHRAX, BEHEMOTH, TESTAMENT: BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

After making some of the most brutal, breathtakingly aggressive, all-hell's-a-breaking-loose music ever created, being one of the four bands that defined an entire musical genre and being the band that other heavy acts are measured against and aspire to... after nearly 37 years, releasing 12 studio albums, multiple live recordings, compilations, live video and two ...

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SLAYER To 'Make Its Exit' After One 'Final' World Tour

SLAYER will "make its exit" with one final world tour, it has been revealed. The legendary thrash metal band announced its plans via a video featuring a compilation of press clippings, early posters and press photos spanning the group's entire career. In addition, SLAYER has confirmed that it will hit the road in North America ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Formally Charged With Disrespecting Poland's National Coat Of Arms

BEHEMOTH frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski has been formally charged by Polish authorities for allegedly disrespecting one of the country's national symbols. The case, referred to court by the District Prosecutor's Office in Gdańsk, northern Poland, involves the band's "Republic Of The Unfaithful" tour artwork and merchandise, which is said to be "insulting" to ...

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Listen To New PESTILENCE Song 'Non Physical Existent'

"Non Physical Existent", a brand new song from reactivated Dutch death metal veterans PESTILENCE, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Hadeon", which is slated for a March 9 release via Hammerheart. The new "Hadeon" cover artwork was created by Michal "Xaay" Loranc (BEHEMOTH, NILE, EVOCATION, VADER, NECROPHAGIST), a ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Hopes DECAPITATED Members 'Strike Back Soon' After They Were Cleared Of Rape And Kidnapping Charges

BEHEMOTH frontman Adam "Nergal "Darski says that he hopes members of the Polish death metal band DECAPITATED "get their justice and strike back soon" after rape and kidnapping charges against them were dropped by prosecutors in Washington state. Less than two weeks before the musicians were scheduled to go on trial for allegedly kidnapping and ...

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Hear New PESTILENCE Song 'Hypnotic Terror'

"Hypnotic Terror", a brand new song from reactivated Dutch death metal veterans PESTILENCE, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track was recorded during the sessions for the new PESTILENCE LP, "Hadeon", which is slated for a March release via Hammerheart, but this exclusive new single track will not appear on the album. ...

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