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SATYRICON: Bonus Tracks For Self-Titled Album Revealed

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON will release their new, self-titled studio album on September 8 in Europe via Roadrunner Records. The CD was produced by SATYRICON frontman Sigurd "Satyr" Wongraven and was recorded in Norway, and mixed by Adam Kasper. The effort will feature a guest appearance by Sivert Høyem, the Norwegian singer best known as ...

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New KING FEAR Album Due In September

German black metallers KING FEAR will release their first full-length album, "Frostbite", on September 27 via Quality Steel Records/Soulfood. After issuing its first five-track EP in 2012, the KING FEAR members went separate ways while singer Nachtgarm toured the world performing with NEGATOR and DARK FUNERAL, main composer Mål Dæth moved to the Austrian wilderness ...

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SARKE To Release 'Aruagint' In September

SARKE's third album, "Aruagint", will be released on September 20 via Indie Recordings. The CD was once again recorded at H-10 Productions studios in Oslo with producer Lars Erik Westby. Says they band: "Our music is inspired by the great '70s rock bands, '80s speed metal bands and '90s black metal bands. Put this together ...

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GRAVE: More 'Morbid Ascent' EP Details Revealed

Swedish death metal veterans GRAVE will release a new five-song EP, "Morbid Ascent", as a limited 12-inch MLP (with full-color, 180-gram vinyl and full-color inlay) as well as digital download. Both formats will be offered for a fan-friendly price. The digital download will be made available August 26. The vinyl version will be sold at ...

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ENTOMBED Guitarist Discusses Reissue Campaign

Swedish metal veterans ENTOMBED recently teamed up with PledgeMusic to launch a reissue campaign for some of their albums. Speaking to PledgeMusic, ENTOMBED guitarist Alex Hellid stated: "We've been waiting to reissue these albums for a very long time and, yes, it has definitely been something of a journey to get to this ...

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GRAVE To Release 'Morbid Ascent' EP

Swedish death metal veterans GRAVE will release a new EP, "Morbid Ascent", later in the year. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Venial Sin 02. Morbid Ascent 03. Possessed (SATYRICON cover) 04. Epos (from "Endless Procession Of Souls"; "Risen From The Tomb" edit version) Says the band: "This will melt your ...

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Reactivated CRONIAN Signs With SEASON OF MIST

Season Of Mist has announced the signing of CRONIAN (formerly ION) — the Norwegian/Swedish avant-garde metal project featuring BORKNAGAR members Øystein G. Brun (guitars and programming) and Andreas "Vintersorg" Hedlund (vocals and programming). "I am so excited and honoured to join forces with Season Of Mist for future albums with CRONIAN!", Øystein comments. "We have ...

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SATYRICON: New Video Interview With FROST

Shoot Me Again webzine conducted an interview with drummer Kjetil-Vidar "Frost" Haraldstad of Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON on March 30 at the Rockefeller Music Hall at the Inferno festival in Oslo, Norway. You can now watch the chat below. SATYRICON has always pushed boundaries and never conformed to what was "expected". That mindset continues to ...

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SATYRICON: New Album Title Revealed

Norwegian black metllers SATYRICON have always pushed boundaries and never conformed to what was "expected". That mindset continues to this day, as they announce a very special, exclusive show on September 8 at Oslo's Norwegian National Opera House, where they will perform together with Norway's 55-strong National Opera Chorus. The special event is part of ...

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SATYRICON: New Album Recordings 'Coming To An End'

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON recently entered the studio to begin recording their new album for a late 2013 release. The band's frontman, Sigurd "Satyr" Wongraven, states in a new online posting: "The recording is coming to an end. Next week will be the last before the mix. Finally some light at the end of the ...

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The Underground Resistance - DARKTHRONE

As the entire Norwegian black metal brouhaha of the early 1990s fades deeper and deeper into history and myth, blurring the fine line between which incidents were horrifyingly true or imaginatively apocryphal, almost all of the bands either involved or born out of those events have likewise moved well beyond its original tenets - religious, ...

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SATYRICON To Perform With Norwegian National Opera Chorus

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON will perform with the Norwegian National Opera Chorus on September 8 at Den Norske Opera & Ballett in Oslo, Norway. A press release states: "Mixing musical modes of expression is always interesting. New sound pictures emerge, and when they are successful, new directions in style and genre are created. "What would ...

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Place of No Pity - RUINS

Tasmanian devils? Cliche. However, it has to be said that this Aussie black-death metal hybrid from Hobart, Tasmania have their style down to such fierce revolutions one can safely assume it's something in the air of their native land. These days, RUINS has expanded beyond the principal duo of Alex Pope (affiliated with a ton ...

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On the Dawning of Light - NINE COVENS

NINE COVENS don't hold the keys to black metal's future; in fact, they operate largely within rather well established, even tediously familiar, genre artifices past and present. But in this age of infinite bands peddling semi-infinite repetition, this obscure musical ensemble possesses something of much greater value: a concept. And no, we're not talking about ...

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SATYRICON Completes Recording Drums For New Album

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON have completed recording the drums for their new album for a tentative September release. Takes are currently being selected and the band will soon be adding more guitars and heading towards the most exciting part of the process. A couple of photos from the studio can be seen below. SATYRICON will ...

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SATYRICON Begins Recording New Album

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON have entered the studio to begin recording their new album for a tentative September release. The band will premier some of its new material during an appearance at this year's edition of the Inferno festival, set to take place March 27-30 at the Rockefeller, John Dee, Rock In, Blå, Unholy, Victoria ...

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Reactivated CRONIAN Working On New Album

Andreas "Vintersorg" Hedlund (VINTERSORG, BORKNAGAR) and Øystein G. Brun (BORKNAGAR mastermind have relaunched CRONIAN and are currently finishing up the production of a new album. Comments Brun: "Due to different reasons, CRONIAN went into hibernation after the release of 'Enterprise' in 2008. We had a tight time schedule and we had to make some priorities ...

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SATYRICON To Enter Studio In February

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON will enter the studio in February to begin recording their new album for a tentative September release. The band will premier some of its new material during an appearance at this year's edition of the Inferno festival, set to take place March 27-30, 2013 at the Rockefeller, John Dee, Rock In, ...

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