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AEON Drummer Taking A Break; Replacement Announced

Swedish death metal overlords AEON have issued the following update: "Arttu [Malkki, drums] has decided to take a break from AEON. He and his girlfriend are expecting twins in March and he wants to focus on his family at this point. We have no idea on how long this break will be, but there is ...

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AEON ZEN: 'Divinity' Video Released

"Divinity", the new video from English progressive metallers AEON ZEN, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's latest album, "Enigma", which will be released January 22, 2013 on Nightmare Records. The CD is described in a press release as "an ambitiously creative and powerful concept album featuring nine continuous tracks showing the ...

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SONS OF AEON: Another New Song Available For Streaming

SONS OF AEON, the new Jyväskylä, Finland-based metal band featuring members of GHOST BRIGADE, SWALLOW THE SUN, CODE FOR SILENCE and ENDSTAND, will release its self-titled debut album via Lifeforce Records on the following dates: January 18, 201: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland + Digital worldwide January 21, 2013: Rest of Europe January 22, 2013: North ...

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AGAINST THE PLAGUES: New EP Available For Streaming

"The Quaternion", the new EP from the Chicago-based multinational extreme act AGAINST THE PLAGUES, which features in its ranks former members of MALEVOLENT CREATION and BEHEMOTH, will be made available digitally on December 21. Physical copies (CDs) will released in special limited-edition packaging in early 2013. Commented AGAINST THE PLAGUES: "After much thought, we have ...

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AEON: New 'Aeons Black' Studio Footage Posted Online

Swedish death metal overlords AEON will release their fourth studio offering, "Aeons Black", on November 20 via Metal Blade Records. The mammoth 15-track effort was recorded at Empire Studio in Östersund, Sweden, engineered, mixed and mastered by Ronnie Björnström (Garageland Studios) and featuring cover art by Kristian "Necrolord" Wåhlin (BATHORY, AT THE GATES, DISSECTION, EMPEROR). ...

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ENTOMBED 'Checking Out Studios' For New Album Recording

Veteran Swedish metallers ENTOMBED are currently "checking out some studios" for recording of their new album, according to a posting on the band's Facebook page. A photo of ENTOMBED at the Soundtrade Studios in Solna, Sweden, taken yesterday (Thursday, November 29), can be seen below. ENTOMBED guitarist Alex Hellid recently underwent "a major operation which ...

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ENTOMBED Guitarist Recovering After Undergoing 'Major Operation'

Guitarist Alex Hellid of Swedish metal veterans ENTOMBED is recovering after undergoing "a major operation which thankfully went very well," according to a posting on the band's Facebook page. He is now "looking forward" to continuing to work with the new ENTOMBED album, which is expected sometime next year. Threeman Recordings, which is owned and ...

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