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THE MAN-EATING TREE Announces New Singer

THE MAN-EATING TREE — the atmospheric metal band featuring former SENTENCED drummer Vesa Ranta alongside current/former members of POISONBLACK, REFLEXION and EMBRAZE — has announced the addition of singer Antti Kumpulainen (pictured below) to the group's ranks. Says Ranta: "For the last six months, we've been looking for a new singer to join our troops ...

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AMORPHIS Interviewed At Finland's RUISROCK (Video)

Kaaos TV conducted an interview with drummer Jan Rechberger and keyboardist Santeri Kallio of Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS on July 6 before the band's performance at Ruisrock in Turku, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. AMORPHIS' eleventh album, "Circle", was released on April 19 via Nuclear Blast Records. Production and mixing ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed By 'Natalie's World' (Audio)

Natalie Perez of Natalie's World recently conducted an interview with vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. HIM's new album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 15 ...

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DAN SWANÖ Discusses WITHERSCAPE In New Audio Interview

Episode #140 of MSRcast features an interview with Swedish singer, multi-instrumentalist and producer extraordinaire Dan Swanö about WITHERSCAPE, the stunning new dark metal outfit he formed with fellow Swedish multi-instrumentalist Ragnar Widerberg. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. WITHERSCAPE will release its debut album, "The Inheritance", on July 29 ...

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WITHERSCAPE: 'Dead For A Day' Lyric Video Released

WITHERSCAPE, the stunning new dark metal outfit formed by Swedish singer, multi-instrumentalist and producer extraordinaire Dan Swanö together with fellow Swedish multi-instrumentalist Ragnar Widerberg, will release its debut album, "The Inheritance", on July 29 in Europe and August 6 in North America via Century Media Records. "The Inheritance" track listing: 01. Mother Of The Soul ...

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OCTOBER FALLS: 'Boiling Heart Of The North' Video Released

"Boiling Heart Of The North", the new video from Dark Helsinki, Finland-based metallers OCTOBER FALLS, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Håkan Sjödin, who has previously worked with MARDUK and SETHERIAL, among others. "Boiling Heart Of The North" coms off OCTOBER FALLS' fourth album, "The Plague Of A Coming Age", which was ...

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Video: DAN SWANÖ Discusses WITHERSCAPE Debut Album

WITHERSCAPE, the stunning new dark metal outfit formed by Swedish singer, multi-instrumentalist and producer extraordinaire Dan Swanö together with fellow Swedish multi-instrumentalist Ragnar Widerberg, will release its debut album, "The Inheritance", on July 29 in Europe and August 6 in North America via Century Media Records. A comprehensive interview with Swanö about how the band ...

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Circle - AMORPHIS

For nearly two decades and ten studio albums, Finland's AMORPHIS lived out the definition of their name by continually morphing their sound in any way they saw fit; but by the group's own admission, the recording of eleventh studio album, "Circle", gave them yet another chance to snap out of their comfort zone. Not only ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed By KERRANG! Magazine (Video)

Kerrang! magazine conducted an interview with vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM at this year's Download festival, which is taking place June 14-16 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. HIM's new album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first ...

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HIM Singer Interviewed By Jägermeister UK (Video)

Jägermeister UK conducted an interview with vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM at this year's Download festival, which is taking place June 14-16 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. HIM's new album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first ...

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AMORPHIS: 'The Wanderer' Video Released

"The Wanderer", the new video from Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES, SONIC SYNDICATE and KAMELOT, among others. Commented the band: "We've had super fun shooting this new video ...

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AMORPHIS: 'The Wanderer' Video To Premiere Next Week

"The Wanderer", the new video from Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS, will make its online debut on Tuesday, June 11. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES, SONIC SYNDICATE and KAMELOT, among others. Commented the band: "We've had super ...

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WITHERSCAPE: 'The Inheritance' Track Listing, Cover Artwork Unveiled

WITHERSCAPE, the stunning new dark metal outfit formed by Swedish singer, multi-instrumentalist and producer extraordinaire Dan Swanö together with fellow Swedish multi-instrumentalist Ragnar Widerberg, will release its debut album, "The Inheritance", on July 29 in Europe and August 6 in North America via Century Media Records. "The Inheritance" track listing: 01. Mother Of The Soul ...

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DAN SWANÖ's WITHERSCAPE: First Song Available For Streaming

WITHERSCAPE, the new atmospheric and progressive dark metal outfit formed by Swedish singer, multi-instrumentalist and producer extraordinaire Dan Swanö along with fellow Swedish multi-instrumentalist Ragnar Widerberg, will release its debut album, "The Inheritance", on July 29 in Europe and August 6 in North America via Century Media Records. WITHERSCAPE sees Dan teaming with Widerberg, to ...

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HIM's 'Tears On Tape' Cracks U.S. Top 15

"Tears On Tape", the new album from Finnish "love" metallers HIM, sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 15 on The Billboard 200 chart. HIM's previous CD, 2010's "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", opened with 26,000 units to land at No. 25. The ...

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HIM: 'All Lips Go Blue' Video Released

"All Lips Go Blue" , the new video from Finnish "love" metallers HIM, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Tears On Tape", which was released on April 30 via Razor & Tie in North America and on April 29 through DoubleCross (Cooking Vinyl's specialist rock imprint) in the U.K. ...

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AMORPHIS: 'Circle' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"Circle", the eleventh album from Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Finland: #1 Germany: #13 Hungary: #13 UK: #14 (rock chart) Austria: #24 Sweden: #33, #3 (rock/metal chart) Japan: #39 Switzerland: #57 "Circle" was released on April 19 via Nuclear Blast Records. Production and mixing duties for the ...

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HIM Interviewed On KERRANG! RADIO (Audio)

U.K.'s Kerrang! Radio last month conducted an interview with Finnish heavy rockers HIM in London. You can now listen to the chat in two parts below. HIM's new album, "Tears On Tape", will be released on April 30 via Razor & Tie in North America and on April 29 through DoubleCross (Cooking Vinyl's specialist rock ...

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AMORPHIS: 'Hopeless Days' Video Released

"Hopeless Days", the new video from Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's eleventh album, "Circle", which will be released on April 19 via Nuclear Blast Records. Production and mixing duties for the follow-up to 2011's "The Beginning Of Times" were handled by HYPOCRISY and PAIN ...

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