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BEHEMOTH Frontman NERGAL: Second Trailer For 'Sacrum Profanum' Autobiography Released

Guitarist/vocalist Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH will release his autobiography, "Sacrum Profanum", in Poland on October 17. The book, whicih was previously described by Nergal as "a really long in-depth interview," will initially only be made available in Polish, but "depending on interest, we might be translating this into English," he said. ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman NERGAL: First Trailer For 'Sacrum Profanum' Autobiography Released

Guitarist/vocalist Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH will release his autobiography, "Sacrum Profanum", in Poland on October 17. The book, whicih was previously described by Nergal as "a really long in-depth interview," will initially only be made available in Polish, but "depending on interest, we might be translating this into English," he said. ...

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DECAPITATED Drummer Quits

Drummer Kerim "Krimh" Lechner has left Polish extreme metallers DECAPITATED. He explained in a statement, "Too many personal differences and other difficulties made me decide like this." He added, "I appreciate the good times we had together and what we could achieve in more than two and a half years. Even if our ways are ...

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ENSIFERUM: 'In My Sword I Trust' Video Released

"In My Sword I Trust", the new video from Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in early July in Poland with director Rafal Szermanowicz of Grupa 13, which has previously worked with BEHEMOTH, KREATOR, ELUVEITIE, SONATA ARCTICA and DECAPITATED, among others. Commented the band: "The shoot took place in ...

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HATE Begins Recording New Album

Polish extreme metallers HATE have entered Sound Division Studio in Warsaw with Filip "Heinrich" Halucha (VESANIA, DECAPITATED) and Arek "Malta" Malczewski (BEHEMOTH's sound guy) to begin recording their new album, "Solarflesh", for a January 2013 release via Napalm Records. Commented HATE guitarist/vocalist Adam "ATF Sinner" Buszko: "We are aware that 'Solarflesh' is going to be ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman's Autobiography: Cover Unveiled

Guitarist/vocalist Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH is putting the finishing touches on his autobiography, "Sacrum Profanum", for an October release. The book, whicih was previously described by Nergal as "a really long in-depth interview," will initially only be made available in Polish, but "depending on interest, we might be translating this into ...

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MESHUGGAH And DECAPITATED Announce European Tour

Swedish metal masters extraordinaire MESHUGGAH will be taking their sonic arsenal and production that has already bulldozed U.K. and USA to mainland Europe on "The Ophidian Trek" tour, which launches November 22 in Hamburg, Germany. Direct support for all 19 shows will come from Nuclear Blast labelmates DECAPITATED; opening each night will be C.B MURDOC ...

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SYN:DROM Completes Recording Sophomore Album

Swedish death metallers SYN:DROM have completed recording their sophomore album at Nevo studios in Sundsvall, Sweden. The mixing sessions for the as-yet-untitled CD will be overseen by bandmembers Roger Bergsten (guitar) and Daniel Mikaelsson (drums) at the same facility in July. A late 2012 release via via ViciSolum Productions is expected. SYN:DROM previously stated that ...

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KREATOR: More 'Phantom Antichrist' First-Week Chart Positions

"Phantom Antichrist", the new album from German thrash metal veterans KREATOR, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #5 (the band's highest chart entry ever) Switzerland: #22 Austria: #31 Netherlands: #87 Spain: #89 Belgium: #115 USA: #130 Canada: #118 "Phantom Antichrist" sold 3,900 copies in the United States in its first week of release. ...

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KREATOR's 'Phantom Antichrist' Lands On BILLBOARD Chart

"Phantom Antichrist", the new album from German thrash metal veterans KREATOR, sold 3,900 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 130 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD landed at No. 1 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by ...

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KREATOR's 'Phantom Antichrist' Cracks German Top 5

"Phantom Antichrist", the new album from German thrash metal veterans KREATOR, has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 5. Commented KREATOR guitarist/vocalist Mille Petrozza: "Wow! 1000 thanks to our fans, because without you, this would never have been possible. Thank you for believing in us; you are the best! We'll see you ...

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DECAPITATED Seeking New Bassist

Polish extreme metal veterans DECAPITATED are seeking a new bassist. Interested parties can contact the band at [email protected] DECAPITATED's latest album, "Carnival Is Forever", sold around 2,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 11 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists ...

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KREATOR: Audio Samples Of Entire New Album Available

A YouTube clip containing audio snippets of all the songs that appear on "Phantom Antichrist", the new album from German thrash metal veterans KREATOR, can be seen below. The five-minute clip also includes comments from various heavy metal heavyweights about each track. Due on June 1 in Europe and June 5 in North America via ...

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HATE Frontman Interviewed In Brazil (Video)

The "Stay Heavy" TV show conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Adam "ATF Sinner" Buszko of Polish extreme metallers HATE when the band visited Brazil in April for a short tour. You can now watch the chat below. HATE last summer inked a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. The band's new album is tentatively due before ...

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KREATOR: Third 'Phantom Antichrist' Album Trailer

The third official trailer for "Phantom Antichrist", the new album from German thrash metal veterans KREATOR, can be seen below. Due on June 1 in Europe and June 5 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was recorded at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with renowned producer Jens Bogren (OPETH, KATATONIA, SOILWORK, ...

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DECAPITATED: New Audio Interview With Guitarist VOGG

Josh Rundquist (a.k.a. That Drummer Guy) conducted an interview with guitarist Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka of Polish extreme metal veterans DECAPITATED after the band's May 13 concert at First Avenue in Minneapolis, Minnesota. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. DECAPITATED's latest album, "Carnival Is Forever", sold around 2,100 copies in ...

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KREATOR's Producer Talks About Making Of 'Phantom Antichrist' (Video)

Rock Hard magazine's Holger Stratmann visited renowned producer Jens Bogren (OPETH, KATATONIA, BLOODBATH, AMON AMARTH, SYMPHONY X, PARADISE LOST) at Fascination Street Studio in Örebro, Sweden to ask him a few questions about KREATOR's upcoming album, "Phantom Antichrist". You can now watch the short interview below. "Phantom Antichrist" will be released on June 1 in ...

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KREATOR: Second 'Phantom Antichrist' Album Trailer

The second official trailer for "Phantom Antichrist", the new album from German thrash metal veterans KREATOR, can be seen below. Due on June 1 in Europe and June 5 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was recorded at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with renowned producer Jens Bogren (OPETH, KATATONIA, SOILWORK, ...

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KREATOR: First 'Phantom Antichrist' Album Trailer

The first official trailer for "Phantom Antichrist", the new album from German thrash metal veterans KREATOR, can be seen below. Due on June 1 in Europe and June 5 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was recorded at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with renowned producer Jens Bogren (OPETH, KATATONIA, SOILWORK, ...

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KREATOR: 'Phantom Antichrist' Video Released

"Phantom Antichrist", the video for the title track of the new album from German thrash metal veterans KREATOR, can be seen below. The clip was helmed by Poland's Grupa 13, which has previously worked with BEHEMOTH, ELUVEITIE, SONATA ARCTICA and DECAPITATED, among others. Commented KREATOR guitarist/vocalist Mille Petrozza: "The clips produced by Grupa 13 are ...

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Expiation - SYNAPSES

Lots of tech-death bands are out there these days; trying to dazzle, brutalize, and sometimes lull us into a deep sleep from all that blurring 'n whirring. Fortunately, "Expiation" from Italy's SYNAPSES is in no danger of being reviewed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration prior to stocking on the pharmacy shelves next to ...

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BILOCATE: New Album Artwork, Release Date Revealed

Jordanian dark oriental metallers BILOCATE will release their new album, "Summoning The Bygones", on June 11 via Code666 Records (Aural Music). The artwork was designed by by Matthew Vickerstaff of U.K.'s Darkwave Art (MY DYING BRIDE, DEICIDE, MORBID ANGEL, CRADLE OF FILTH, DECAPITATED, HATE ETERNAL). The CD was mixed and mastered at Fascination Street Studio ...

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