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ABORTED Frontman Interviewed On PitCam.TV (Video)

PitCam.TV recently conducted an interview with vocalist Sven De Caluwé of Belgian death metalers ABORTED. You can now watch the chat below. The official lyric video for the song "Vermicular, Obscene, Obese" from ABORTED can be seen below. The song comes off the band's seventh studio album, "Global Flatline", which sold around 1,000 copies in ...

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New DARKSIDE Album To Feature Guest Appearance By PESTILENCE Mainman

Austria's longest-running death metal band DARKSIDE will be at Shaark Studio in Czech Republic between February 15 and February 28 recording bass, guitar and vocals for their upcoming sixth full-length album, "Inferno". Since the lenghth of the effort exceeds the playing time of a regular CD, "Inferno" will be released as a double album. Comments ...

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HAIL OF BULLETS To Enter Studio Next Month

HAIL OF BULLETS, the Dutch death metal band featuring GOREFEST drummer Ed Warby, THANATOS guitarists Stephan Gebédi and Paul Baayens, vocalist Martin Van Drunen (HAIL OF BULLETS, PESTILENCE, ASPHYX) and former HOUWITSER bass player Theo van Eekelen, will enter the studio next month with Swedish producer/multi-instrumentalist Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH, NIGHTINGALE) to begin ...

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MASTER, MORGOTH, PESTILENCE Members Guest On MEGASCAVENGER Debut

After releasing his "Songs Of Flesh (Part I)" seven-inch EP in early 2012, inexhaustible Swedish maniac Rogga Johansson (PAGANIZER, RIBSPREADER, DEMIURG, THE GROTESQUERY, BONE GNAWER, REVOLTING) strikes back with the debut album of his most recent project: MEGASCAVENGER. Out now via Selfmadegod Records, "Descent Of Yuggoth" consists of nine Swedish-style death metal songs that will ...

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Former OBSCURA/PESTILENCE Bassist Working On Microtonal Recordings For 7-String Bass

Dutch bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling is working on a new series of microtonal recordings for seven-string bass. Three pieces, "Discrepantium", "Transluon" (written by contemporary composer Jurica Jelic) and "Mpulse", will be released later this year. "At this stage of my career, these recordings are important for me, as I'm trying to discover other techniques and ...

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ABORTED: Official 'Vermicular, Obscene, Obese' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Vermicular, Obscene, Obese" from Belgian death metalers ABORTED can be seen below. Commented the band's vocalist, Sven "Svencho" de Caluwé: "Eating carbs is bad, mmmkay? So yeah, we have this new lyric video up for 'Vermicular, Obscene, Obese'... which isn't really about carbs, unless you count corpses as ...

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PESTILENCE: New Album Cover Art Unveiled

Resurrected late '80s/early '90s death metallers PESTILENCE will enter the studio in February to begin recording their new album, "Obsideo". The drum tracks on the CD will be laid down by Dave Haley of Australia's PSYCROPTIC. Songtitles set to appear on the effort include "Necromorph", "Saturation", "Soulrot", "Laniatus" and "Superconcious". According to guitarist/vocalist Patrick Mameli, ...

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ARJEN LUCASSEN To Guest On New AVANTASIA Album

AYREON mastermind Arjen Lucassen (also ex-BODINE, VENGEANCE) has been confirmed as one of the guest musicians who will appear on "The Mystery Of Time", the new album from EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project. Also scheduled to make appearances on the CD are Michael Kiske (UNISONIC, HELLOWEEN), SAXON frontman Biff Byford, former KISS guitarist Bruce ...

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VOMITILE Signs With HORROR PAIN GORE DEATH PRODUCTIONS

Horror Pain Gore Death Productions has signed Cyprus-based old-school death metal maniacs VOMITILE. The band's debut album, "Igniting Chaos", will be released on January 22, 2013. According to a press release, VOMITILE "capture the true vile essence of the old-school on 'Igniting Chaos'. Full of punishing riffs and extreme aggression, VOMITILE unleash a killer recording ...

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NORTHERN PLAGUE: 'Blizzard Of The North' To Receive North American Release

Polish death-black overlords NORTHERN PLAGUE have inked a deal with the Canadian underground label Mulligore Production. The band's debut EP, "Blizzard Of The North", will be released in North America on December 13. The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered in September-December 2010 at Hertz Studio (VADER, DECAPITATED, HATE, VESANIA, BEHEMOTH) in Bialystok, Poland. "Blizzard ...

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MALEVOLENCE: 'Slithering' Video Released

"Slithering", the new video from Portuguese extreme progressive metallers MALEVOLENCE, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's upcoming third full-length album, "Antithetical", which was written and produced by Carlos Cariano, recorded by Paulo Pereira at 20m2sea Studio (Portugal), and mixed and mastered at Woodshed Studio (Germany) by V. Santura (TRIPTYKON, OBSCURA, PESTILENCE). ...

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MALEVOLENCE: 'Slithering' Video To Debut Tomorrow

"Slithering", the new video from Portuguese extreme progressive metallers MALEVOLENCE, will make its online debut on Friday, November 2. The track comes off the band's upcoming third full-length album, "Antithetical", which was written and produced by Carlos Cariano, recorded by Paulo Pereira at 20m2sea Studio (Portugal), and mixed and mastered at Woodshed Studio (Germany) by ...

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CRYPTOPSY: 'The Best Of Us Bleed' Teaser Available

A 2-CD best-of collection from Canadian extreme metallers CRYPTOPSY, featuring demo and live recordings as well as three exclusive new tracks (written with Youri Raymond and Eric Langlois), will be released on November 12 in Europe and November 20 in North Americ via Century Media. Entitlted "The Best Of Us Bleed", the set will come ...

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PESTILENCE To Begin Recording New Album In February

Guitarist/vocalist Patrick Mameli of the resurrected late '80s/early '90s death metal outfit PESTILENCE has issued the following update: "We are working our asses of to finish composing the last two songs for [the next PESTILENCE album] 'Obsideo'. Dave [Haley, drums; also of Australia's PSYCROPTIC] is making vids for the songs and we are looking at ...

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MALEVOLENCE: New Song Available For Streaming

"Slithering", a brand new song from Portuguese extreme progressive metallers MALEVOLENCE, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below (courtesy of Decibel magazine). The track comes off the band's upcoming third full-length album, "Antithetical", which was written and produced by Carlos Cariano, recorded by Paulo Pereira at 20m2sea Studio (Portugal), and mixed and ...

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PESTILENCE Recruits PSYCROPTIC Drummer

Guitarist/vocalist Patrick Mameli of the resurrected late '80s/early '90s death metal outfit PESTILENCE has issued the following update: "We are very pleased that we can officially announce that David Haley (PSYCROPTIC) will replace Tim Yeung for the upcoming PESTILENCE album and upcoming shows. Bassist Stefan Fimmers (ex-NECROPHAGIST) already joined PESTILENCE for the new album, 'Obsideo', ...

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MALEVOLENCE: 'Antithetical' Teaser Available

A four-and-a-half-minute teaser for "Antithetical", the third full-length album from Portuguese extreme progressive metallers MALEVOLENCE, is available below below. The follow-up to 1999's "Martyrialized" was written and produced by Carlos Cariano, recorded by Paulo Pereira at 20m2sea Studio (Portugal), and mixed and mastered at Woodshed Studio (Germany) by V. Santura (TRIPTYKON, OBSCURA, PESTILENCE). "Antithetical" features ...

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AFTER OBLIVION Signs With METAL ON METAL RECORDS

AFTER OBLIVION is the the first death metal band to be signed by Metal On Metal Records. Label owner Jowita Kaminska-Peruzzi states: "We are not much into death metal. We like some classic and even contemporary bands, but really very few, so obviously we are extremely picky as fans when it comes to this genre. ...

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MARDUK: New Video Interview With MORGAN STEINMEYER HÅKANSSON

The Metalluminati recently conducted an interview with guitarist Morgan Steinmeyer Håkansson of Swedish black metallers MARDUK. You can now watch the chat below. MARDUK's 12th studio album, "Serpent Sermon", sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 44 on the Top New Artist ...

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MARDUK: New Audio Interview With MORGAN HÅKANSSON

Shawn Macomber of Decibel magazine recently conducted an in-depth interview with MARDUK founding member Morgan Håkansson about the guitarist's roots as a musician as well as the past, present, and future of his much-revered black metal war machine. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud player below. MARDUK's 12th studio ...

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MARDUK: 'Serpent Sermon' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Serpent Sermon", the 12th studio album from Swedish black metallers MARDUK, sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 44 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have ...

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MARDUK: Quality Columbus Footage Posted Online

Quality video footage of MARDUK's June 7 performance at Alrosa Villa in Columbus, Ohio can be seen below. MARDUK is currently touring North America with support from 1349, WITHERED and WEAPON. MARDUK's 12th studio album, "Serpent Sermon", was released last month via Blooddawn Productions/Century Media Records. The effort was made available as standard CD, vinyl ...

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MARDUK: Quality Baltimore Footage Available

Quality fan-filmed video footage of MARDUK's June 2 performance at Sonar in Baltimore, Maryland can be seen below. MARDUK is currently touring North America with support from 1349, WITHERED and WEAPON. MARDUK's 12th studio album, "Serpent Sermon", was released last month via Blooddawn Productions/Century Media Records. The effort was made available as standard CD, vinyl ...

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MALEVOLENCE: 'Antithetical' Cover Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Antithetical", the third full-length album from Portuguese extreme progressive metallers MALEVOLENCE, can be seen below. The very striking illustrative piece was produced by the design bureau Kkstructures. "By portraying the central album conceptual theme fueled by the art of conflict, Kkstructures, in straight involvement with the band, twisted an eye-catching visual ...

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MARDUK Banned From Playing In Minsk

According to Naviny.by, the Prosecutor General's Office has banned Swedish black metal band MARDUK from playing a show in Minsk, Belarus. Pavel Radzivonaw, a departmental head at the Prosecutor General's Office, told reporters on Monday that MARDUK's concert, scheduled for May 22, would not take place. "The band preaches Satanism, which has nothing ...

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