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VESANIA Completes Work On New Album

Polish black metal masters VESANIA, whose lineup includes Orion (BEHEMOTH) and Daray (VADER), have completed work on their third album, "Distractive Killusions", at Studio X in Olsztyn, Poland. The band recorded and mixed the effort with engineer Szymon Czech between February and June 2007. Commented Orion (guitar, vocals): "Last months have been the time of ...

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VADER: 'And Blood Was Shed In Warsaw' DVD Trailer Available

A two-minute trailer for VADER's forthcoming "And Blood Was Shed In Warsaw" DVD can be viewed below. The group's third DVD will be released in October via Metal Mind Productions and will feature footage from the band's February 12, 2007 concert at Stodola Club in Waraw, documenting the final stop of the group's tour in ...

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VADER To Tour Europe With SEPTIC FLESH

Polish death metal veterans VADER have issued the following update: "VADER is going to celebrate the 25th anniversary not only with a brand new DVD, '...And Blood Was Shed on Warsaw' and a compilation of re-recorded classic songs, 'XXV' (to be unleashed next year), but also with a regular European tour, [consisting of] around 25 ...

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VADER: 'Sword Of The Witcher' Clip To Premiere This Week

Polish death metal veterans VADER have issued the following update: "The newest VADER DVD, entitled 'And the Blood Was Shed in Warsaw', will be released as planned, on October 8th! Among other features it will also contain a special bonus video clip for a very special song entitled 'Sword of the Witcher' which was recorded ...

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VADER: 'And Blood Was Shed In Warsaw' DVD Details Revealed

Polish death metallers VADER will release their third DVD in October via Metal Mind Productions. Entitled "And Blood Was Shed In Warsaw", the DVD will feature footage from the band's February 12, 2007 concert at Stodola Club in Waraw, documenting the final stop of the group's tour in support of their latest album, "Impressions in ...

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METALMANIA FESTIVAL 2008: First Details Announced

The 22nd edition of Metalmania Festival — the biggest metal fest in Central-Eastern Europe — will take place on March 8, 2008 at the Spodek Hall in Katowice, Poland. As usual, there will be two stages where over 20 bands will perform for thousands of metal freaks. Metalmania Festival has a long and great history. ...

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MASACHIST Featuring VADER, YATTERING Members: Audio Available

Guitarist Thrufel (AZARATH, YATTERING) has issued the following update regarding his MASACHIST project, also featuring Daray (drummer of VADER, VESANIA and NEOLITHIC): "With a slight delay, caused by some technical as well as logistical problems, we have finished our promo. You can hear two songs, 'Malicious Cleansing' and 'Open the Wounds', on our

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VESANIA Begins Recording Third Album

Guitarist/vocalist Orion of the Polish black metallers VESANIA has issued the following update: "After a time of enormous activity, we've decided to focus our energy on the [third VESANIA album]. We collected all of the material and ideas that had been written in recent years and sealed ourselves away in the rehearsal room for a ...

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VADER, YATTERING Members Join Forces In MASACHIST

MASACHIST is the name of a new band formed by Thrufel (guitarist from AZARATH and YATTERING) and Daray (drummer of VADER, VESANIA and NEOLITHIC). Commented Thrufel: "The idea of creating MASACHIST has been in my mind for years but it finally took its shape after meeting Daray in 2005. Convergent music tastes and views on ...

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VADER: More Live Video Clips Posted Online

According to a posting on VADER's official web site, the Polish leg of the band's Blitzkrieg 4 Tour turned out to be "a great success! Panzer division VADER supported by TRAUMA, AZARATH and VESANIA played 11 gigs for around 6000 people! We had a great turnout in such places like Warsaw (750 people), Wroclaw (680), ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Added To 'The Domination Tour'

Long-running Florida death metal act MALEVOLENT CREATION has been confirmed for the 2007 edition of "The Domination Tour", set to kick off next February. Also scheduled to take part are Greece's ROTTING CHRIST and Norway's CARPATHIAN FOREST. MALEVOLENT CREATION is currently in pre-production for their tenth studio album, "Doomsday X", due before the end of ...

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CARPATHIAN FOREST Confirmed For Next Year's 'The Domination Tour'

Norwegian black metallers CARPATHIAN FOREST have been confirmed for the 2007 edition of "The Domination Tour", which is set to kick off next February. Also scheduled to take part are Greece's ROTTING CHRIST. CARPATHIAN FOREST is also confirmed for ROTTING CHRIST's European tour (including dates in the U.K. and Scandinavia) which will immediately follow "The ...

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GRAVE Cover ALICE IN CHAINS' 'Them Bones'

Legendary Swedish death metallers GRAVE have reportedly laid down a cover version of ALICE IN CHAINS' "Them Bones" during the recording sessions for their new album, "As Rapture Comes", tentatively due in July. It is not presently clear if the song will be included in the final album's track listing or if it will appear ...

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VESANIA Report On 'The Domination Tour'

Polish black metal masters VESANIA, whose lineup includes Orion (BEHEMOTH) and Daray (VADER), have posted the following update on the recently completed "The Domination Tour 2006", also featuring GRAVE, CRYPTOPSY, DEW-SCENTED and ABORTED: "We're approaching the end of the tour, with the final part turning out to be more difficult than originally anticipated. Our first ...

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GRAVE Announce New Album Title

Legendary Swedish death metallers GRAVE have set "As Rapture Comes" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in July. Recorded at Studio Soulless in Stockholm and mixed by Peter Tägtgren at The Abyss Studio, the follow-up to 2004's "Fiendish Regression" contains "the most brutal songs and sound that we have ever created," according ...

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VADER To Be Joined By SEVERE TORTURE On European Tour

VADER have announced that Dutch death metallers SEVERE TORTURE will be joining the group's Blitzkrieg 4 European tour beginning in late September. Also scheduled to appear are Danish extreme metallers ILLDISPOSED. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. As previously reported, VADER will be teaming up with VESANIA, TRAUMA and AZARATH for the Polish ...

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VADER: BLITZKRIEG TOUR 4 Dates Announced

VADER will be teaming up with VESANIA, TRAUMA and AZARATH for the Polish Blitzkrieg Tour 4 beginning in mid-September. The dates are as follows: Sep. 17 - Warszawa, POL @ Proxima Sep. 18 - Lublin, POL @ Graffiti Sep. 19 - Rzeszów, POL @ Akademia Sep. 20 - Kraków, POL @ Rotunda Sep. 21 - ...

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ABORTED To Team Up With CRYPTOPSY, VESANIA For Scandinavian Tour

According to a posting on ABORTED's official web site, the Belgian death metallers will be teaming up with CRYPTOPSY and VESANIA for the Scandinavian leg of the The Domination Tour 2006 beginning in late August. Another full European tour is tentatively planned for September/October. More information will be made available soon. As previously reported, ABORTED ...

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CRYPTOPSY Drummer Lines Up More Clinics In Ontario

CRYPTOPSY drummer Flo Mounier has lined up the following drum clinics in Ontario, Canada in early March: Mississauga - Monday, March 6, 2006 Long & McQuade 900 Rathburn Road West (west of Mavis) Mississauga, ON 7:00PM Contact: (905) 273-3939 Price: Free!!! Barrie - Tuesday, March 7, 2006 56 Barrieview Dr. Barrie, ON 7:00PM Contact: (705) ...

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ABORTED To Enter Studio In October

Belgian death metallers ABORTED will be entering Antfarm studios in Denmark with producer Tue Madsen in October to begin recording their new album, tentatively due in early 2007. "The songwriting is going quite smoothly," the band write on their web site. "We've had some time to work on the road and so far everything looks ...

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GRAVE Announce One-Off Hometown Gig, Austrian Festival Appearance

Legendary Swedish death metallers GRAVE will play a one-off show on March 4 at Club666 (Kolingsborg) in Stockholm supporting Brazil's KRISIUN. Also appearing on the bill will be IMMERSED IN BLOOD and IMPERIOUS. The band are also confirmed for the Devil Days Open Air festival in St. Leonhard, Austria on June 9. Other bands scheduled ...

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EVERGREY Confirmed For Poland's METALMANIA Festival

Swedish metallers EVERGREY have been confirmed for the Metalmania festival, set to take place March 4 at Spodek in Katowice, Poland. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: Main Stage: 10:15-10:40 VESANIA 10:50-11:25 CALIBAN 11:40-12:15 HIERONYMUS BOSCH 12:30-13:10 SOILWORK 13:30-14:15 HUNTER 14:30-15:10 1349 15:25-16:05 UNLEASHED 16:20-17:10 ACID DRINKERS 17:30-18:10 EVERGREY 18:30-19:10 U.D.O. 19:30-20:15 ...

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1349 Confirmed For Poland's METALMANIA FESTIVAL

Norwegian black metallers 1349 have been confirmed for the 20th edition of the Metalmania Festival, set to take place March 4, at Spodek in Katowice, Poland. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: Main stage: THERION ANATHEMA MOONSPELL ACID DRINKERS NEVERMORE 1349 U.D.O. HUNTER UNLEASHED SOILWORK HIERONYMUS BOSCH CALIBAN VESANIA Side stage: BELPHEGOR ...

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