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Tied to a Dying Animal - SHROUD OF DESPONDENCY

It can never be understated that double albums come with risks, the main caveats being they should either be special or at least serve a credible purpose. Otherwise, there lies automatic suspicion of bloated packaging in the interest of sales boosting. Black metal/dark meditative artists SHROUD OF DESPONDENCY have no concern in lighting up Billboard, ...

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SATYRICON's FROST Talks To Australia's 'Rabid Noise' Podcast (Audio)

Nev Pearce of Australia's "Rabid Noise" podcast recently conducted an interview with drummer Kjetil-Vidar "Frost" Haraldstad of Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. SATYRICON's self-titled album sold around 1,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. This is roughly in line ...

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AKANI Featuring AT THE GATES, MERAUDER, ENTOMBED, Ex-SOILWORK Members: Another Song Available

"Slither", a brand new song from AKANI, the band featuring guitarist Anders Björler (AT THE GATES, THE HAUNTED), vocalist Jorge Rosado (MERAUDER), guitarist Daniel Antonsson (SOILWORK, DARK TRANQUILLITY), bassist Victor Brandt (ENTOMBED, SATYRICON) and drummer Anders Lowren (DEAD REPRISE), can be streamed using the Bandcamp widget below. The track is taken from AKANI's four-song seven-inch ...

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SEPTICFLESH: The Making Of 'Titan' Part Two (Video)

Still riding high from the success of their critically acclaimed 2011 album "The Great Mass", Hellenic metallers SEPTICFLESH will release their new full-length album, "Titan", on June 24 via Season Of Mist in Europe and Prosthetic in North America. The new CD consists of 10 songs that were recorded once again at Devasoundz Studios in ...

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AT THE GATES, MERAUDER, ENTOMBED, Ex-SOILWORK Members Join Forces In AKANI

AKANI, the new band featuring guitarist Anders Björler (AT THE GATES, THE HAUNTED), vocalist Jorge Rosado (MERAUDER), guitarist Daniel Antonsson (SOILWORK, DARK TRANQUILLITY), bassist Victor Brandt (ENTOMBED, SATYRICON) and drummer Anders Lowren (DEAD REPRISE), will release a four-song seven-inch single entitled "Santa Muerte" in May through Demons Run Amok Records (SUBZERO, CRO-MAGS). The effort was ...

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SATYRICON To Be Joined By Special Guests At Oslo Concert

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON will play a special concert on March 21 at Rockefeller in Oslo, Norway. Says the band: "We will be joined by a brass ensemble consisting of members from the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Norwegian Radio Orchestra. Some of these guys performed both on 'Now, Diabolical' and 'The Age Of Nero', ...

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SEPTICFLESH: The Making Of 'Titan' Part One (Video)

Still riding high from the success of their critically acclaimed 2011 album "The Great Mass", Hellenic metallers SEPTICFLESH have finished recording their new full-length album, "Titan", for a summer release via Season Of Mist in Europe and Prosthetic in North America. The new CD consists of 10 songs that were recorded once again at Devasoundz ...

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SATYRICON's SATYR Discusses Winemaking With Punch.com

Punch.com journalist, sommelier, and black metal music fan Steven Grubbs recently spoke with SATYRICON founder, frontman, and winemaker Sigurd "Satyr" Wongraven and asked whether the musician's friends in the metal scene think it's odd that he makes wine, which is sold under the Wongraven family name. "I think the majority think it's pretty ...

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SEPTICFLESH Completes Work On New Album

Still riding high from the success of their critically acclaimed 2011 album "The Great Mass", Hellenic metallers SEPTICFLESH have finished recording their new, as-yet-untitled full-length, tentatively scheduled for a summer release. The new CD will consist of 10 songs that were recorded once again at Devasoundz Studios in Athens, Greece and in the Czech Republic ...

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NOCTURNAL BREED: New Song 'Speedkrieg' Available For Streaming

Epic Norwegian thrash metallers NOCTURNAL BREED will release a new album entitled "Napalm Nights" on March 11 in Europe and March 18 in North America via Agonia Records. "Speedkrieg", the second song to be revealed off the release, is available for streaming using the SoundCloud widget below. Featuring a guest appearance by DARKTHRONE's Nocturno Culto ...

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KVELERTAK Wins Norway's SPELLEMANN Award In 'Metal' Category

Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK were honored in the "Metal" category at the 42nd annual Spellemann awards (the Norwegian equivalent to the Grammy Awards). The largest and oldest Norwegian music awards show was held last night (Saturday, January 18) at Konserthus in Stavanger, Norway and was broadcast live on the Norwegian channel NRK1. The nominees in the ...

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SATYRICON's FROST Forced To Sit Out 70000 TONS OF METAL Appearance

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON have issued the following update: "The Department Of Homeland Security in the U.S. have changed their procedures and that means that without any warning, the processing time for someone like [SATYRICON drummer] Frost is six months. That means that he is forced to sit out on our appearances at 70000 Tons ...

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GRAVE: 'Turning Black' Drum-Cam Footage From Warsaw

Drummers From Hell has uploaded drum-cam footage of GRAVE's Ronnie Bergerstål performing the song "Turning Black" when the band played in Warsaw, Poland at the Progresja Club on December 21, 2013 during their European tour with MARDUK. Check out the clip below. GRAVE's latest five-song EP, "Morbid Ascent", was released as a limited 12-inch MLP ...

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CHTHONIC In Paris: Orient-Extrême Video Report

Orient-Extrême has uploaded a video report on CHTHONIC's November 15 concert in Paris, France as the support act for SATYRICON. The two-minute clip, which includes a short interview with CHTHONIC bassist Doris Yeh, can be seen below. CHTHONIC's seventh album, "Bú-Tik", was released in North America via Spinefarm Records in the U.S. digitally ...

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SATYRICON's FROST Interviewed By THE DRUM HOUSE (Video)

The Drum House conducted an interview with drummer Kjetil-Vidar "Frost" Haraldstad of Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON when the band performed in Milan, Italy on December 7. You can now watch the chat below. SATYRICON's new, self-titled album sold around 1,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. This is roughly in ...

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CHTHONIC's FREDDY LIM Speaks To TEMPI-DISPARI (Video)

On December 6, Tempi-Dispari conducted an interview with vocalist Freddy Lim of Taiwanese metallers CHTHONIC before the band's concert at Orion in Rome, Italy as the support act for SATYRICON. You can now watch the chat below. CHTHONIC's seventh album, "Bú-Tik", was released in North America via Spinefarm Records in the U.S. digitally on June ...

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CHTHONIC's DORIS YEH Interviewed By SOCIAL ALIENATION (Video)

On November 15, Social Alienation conducted an interview with bassist Doris Yeh of Taiwanese metallers CHTHONIC in Paris, France. You can now watch the chat below. CHTHONIC's seventh album, "Bú-Tik", was released in North America via Spinefarm Records in the U.S. digitally on June 18 and on CD on June 25. The effort was recorded ...

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SATYRICON: Drum-Cam Footage From Milan

The Drum House has uploaded drum-cam footage of drummer Kjetil-Vidar "Frost" Haraldstad of Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON performing a drum solo and the song "Now, Diabolical" live in Milan, Italy on December 7. You can now watch it below. SATYRICON's new, self-titled album sold around 1,600 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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NOCTURNAL BREED To Release 'Napalm Nights' In March

Epic Norwegian thrash metallers NOCTURNAL BREED will release a new album entitled "Napalm Nights" on March 11 in Europe and March 18 in North America via Agonia Records. "The Devil Swept The Ruins", the first song to be revealed off the release, is available for streaming below. Featuring a guest appearance by DARKTHRONE's Nocturno Culto ...

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SATYRICON Frontman Speaks To ROADRUNNER RECORDS In Manchester (Video)

Roadrunner Records conducted an interview with Sigurd "Satyr" Wongraven of Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON before the band's November 10 concert in Manchester, England. You can now watch the chat below. SATYRICON's video for the song "Phoenix" was released last week. The track features a guest appearance by Sivert Høyem, the Norwegian singer best known as ...

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NOCTURNAL BREED To Release First Album In Seven Years

Norwegian metal outfit NOCTURNAL BREED will release its first album in seven years in February 2014. The band is coming back with a punch of epic old-school thrash metal with a blackened rock and roll undercurrent. NOCTURNAL BREED's as-yet-untitled fifth full-length CD will be the follow-up to 2007's "Fields Of Rot", which is available for ...

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SATYRICON: Fan-Filmed Video Footage of Manchester Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of SATYRICON's November 10 concert in Manchester, England can be seen below. SATYRICON's video for the song "Phoenix" was released earlier this week. The track features a guest appearance by Sivert Høyem, the Norwegian singer best known as the vocalist of the rock band MADRUGADA. The performance footage for the "Phoenix" clip ...

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SATYRICON: 'Phoenix' Video Released

"Phoenix", the new video from Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON, can be seen below. The track features a guest appearance by Sivert Høyem, the Norwegian singer best known as the vocalist of the rock band MADRUGADA. The performance footage for the "Phoenix" clip was filmed on September 8 at Den Norske Opera & Ballett in Oslo, ...

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