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Germany's 'Metal Hammer Awards': Video Report From PitCam.TV

METALLICA, late SLAYER guitarist Jeff Hanneman, NIGHTWISH, MOTÖRHEAD and AMORPHIS are among the artists that were honored at this year's installment of Germany's Metal Hammer Awards, which was held on September 13 at Kesselhaus in Berlin. Martin Van Drunen (ASPHYX, HAIL OF BULLETS) moderated the event, which featured performances by KREATOR, POWERWOLF, WHILE SHE SLEEPS ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed By JERSEY BEAT Magazine (Video)

Jersey Beat magazine conducted an interview with singer Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM on September 28 at Williamsburg Park in Brooklyn, New York during the "Rock Allegiance" tour. You can now watch the chat below. HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of ...

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HIM Drummer Interviewed By PopCultureMadness.com (Video)

Kristyn Clarke of PopCultureMadness.com and ConcertBlogger.com conducted an interview with drummer Mika Kristian Karppinen (a.k.a. Gas Lipstick) of Finnish "love" metallers HIM on September 26 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the "Rock Allegiance" tour. You can now watch the chat below. HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its ...

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METALLICA, JEFF HANNEMAN, DORO PESCH Honored At Germany's 'Metal Hammer Awards'

METALLICA, late SLAYER guitarist Jeff Hanneman, NIGHTWISH, MOTÖRHEAD and AMORPHIS are among the artists that were honored at this year's installment of Germany's Metal Hammer Awards, which was held on Friday, September 13 at Kesselhaus in Berlin. Martin Van Drunen (ASPHYX, HAIL OF BULLETS) moderated the event, which featured performances by KREATOR, POWERWOLF, WHILE SHE ...

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HIM: 'Into The Night' Video Released

"Into The Night", the new video from Finnish "love" metallers HIM, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Stefan Lindfors, who also directed the band's classic, award-winning video "Funeral Of Hearts" and the recent "Tears On Tape" clip. "Into The Night" comes off HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", which sold 20,000 copies ...

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AMORPHIS Guitarist Interviewed By U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK RADIO (Video)

On August 11, Redd of Bloodstock Radio conducted an interview with Esa Holopainen, guitarist and founding member of Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS, at the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Park, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. AMORPHIS' eleventh album, "Circle", was released on April 19 via Nuclear Blast ...

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AMORPHIS Interviewed By GetYourRockOut (Video)

On August 11, Felicity Hall of GetYourRockOut conducted an interview with Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS at the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Park, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. AMORPHIS' eleventh album, "Circle", was released on April 19 via Nuclear Blast Records. Production and mixing duties for the ...

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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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