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DARK CONFESSIONS: 'Biohazard' Video Released

"Biohazard", the new video from Murcia, Spain-based extreme metallers DARK CONFESSIONS, can be seen below. The clip was produced by the bandmembers themselves, directed by Victor M. López and with the help of Henry Menacho. "Biohazard" comes off DARK CONFESSIONS' debut album, "Insanity", which was released on December 3 via Art Gates Records (except in ...

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MOONSPELL To Play Special 'Vintage' Set At Norway's INFERNO Festival

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL will play a special vintage set consisting of songs from their classic albums "Wolfheart" and "Irreligious" (released in 1995 and 1996, respectively) during their appearance at next year's Inferno festival, set to take place March 27-30, 2013 at the Rockefeller, John Dee, Rock In, Blå, Unholy, Victoria and Revolver venues in Oslo, ...

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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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VIRUS: New Song Available For Streaming

"Inverted Escape", a brand new song from Norway's avant-garde metallers VIRUS, can be streamed below. The track comes off the band's upcoming mini-CD, "Oblivion Clock", which will be released to coincide with their upcoming European tour alongside VULTURE INDUSTRIES, KRAKOW and MONDVOLLAND in December. Formed in 2000 by guitarist and frontman Carl-Michael "Czral" Eide (AURA ...

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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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SATYRICON To Debut New Material At Norway's INFERNO Festival

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON will perform an exclusive and special long set featuring songs from their upcoming album during an appearance at next year's edition of the Inferno festival, set to take place March 27-30, 2013 at the Rockefeller, John Dee, Rock In, Blå, Unholy, Victoria and Revolver venues in Oslo, Norway. Also scheduled to ...

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CHTON: 'The Devil Builds' Audio Samples Available

A two-minute YouTube clip containing audio samples of several of the songs that will appear on "The Devil Builds", the new album from Norwegian death metallers CHTON, is available below. The video footage featured in the teaser was filmed at the band's concert at the 2012 Inferno Festival. This performance marked CHTON's only gig with ...

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ENTOMBED: New Video Interview With LARS-GÖRAN PETROV

Nuke TV conducted an interview with vocalist Lars-Göran Petrov of Swedish metal veterans ENTOMBED after the band's September 15 concert Nuclear Nightclub in Oulu, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. Threeman Recordings, which is owned and run by members of ENTOMBED, recently launched a new collaboration with Ninetone Records. The first release under ...

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CHTON Announces New Vocalist

Norwegian death metallers CHTON have announced the addition of vocalist Craig Furunes (DEMONTERA) to the group's their ranks. After their previous singer, Terje (CHTON vocalist from 2002 to 2011) left the band just after recording CHTON's upcoming sophomore album, "The Devil Builds", the band had a brief period as a four-piece, with bass player Ola ...

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POSTHUM: New Song Available For Streaming

Norwegian atmospheric black metallers POSTHUM have signed to Indie Recordings for the release of their newest album, "Lights Out". The CD — which will be released on September 25 in North America (September 21 for Europe) — can be described as atmospheric and gloomy with a melancholic undertone, even though songs are more aggressive and ...

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POSTHUM: New Album Details Revealed

Norwegian atmospheric black metallers POSTHUM have signed to Indie Recordings for the release of their newest album, "Lights Out". The CD — which will be released on September 25 in North America (September 21 for Europe) — can be described as atmospheric and gloomy with a melancholic undertone, even though songs are more aggressive and ...

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POSTHUM Signs With INDIE RECORDINGS

Indie Recordings has announced the signing of POSTHUM The sound of POSTHUM is the sound of dark, Norwegian forests and endless snow-covered plains. It is melancholic, atmospheric and hypnotizing Norwegian black metal. POSTHUM released its self-titled debut album in 2009, received great reviews from the underground press and triggered a strong demand for a swift ...

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CHTON Signs With GODEATER RECORDS

Norwegian death metallers CHTON will release their sophomore album, "The Devil Builds", on CD and vinyl in collaboration with the German label Godeater Records. The CD will be made available in the fall, with the vinyl to follow in early winter 2013. The digital release of the album will be handled by Morningstar Music. "The ...

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SATYRICON, DARKTHRONE Members Featured In Documentary On JONAS R. CHRISTIANSEN Memorial Concert

On November 18, 2011, members from high-profile Norwegian metal bands, including DARKTHRONE, SATYRICON and TAAKE, took part in a live show called "Algir - Støttekonsert For Jonas R. Christiansen", at Bergen's prime rock venue, Garage. Originally arranged in order to raise funds and send cancer-stricken vocalist Jonas Christiansen (SLAVIA, ex-DISIPLIN) to a private treatment facility ...

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ENTOMBED: 'Amok' Single Artwork Unveiled

Stockholm, Sweden-based label Threeman Recordings, which is owned and run by members of ENTOMBED, recently launched a new collaboration with Ninetone Records. The first release under this arrangement will be a single for the re-recorded version of the song "Amok" from ENTOMBED's 2007 album, "Serpent Saints - The Ten Amendments", produced by Patrik Frisk (CORRODED). ...

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Concerning Old-Strife and Man-Banes - STONEHAVEN

Kansas City's STONEHAVEN have singlehandedly reignited my fire for black metal with a scorcher called "Concerning Old-Strife and Man-Banes". Not only has this 59-minute album of Scandinavian-rotted, traditional black metal kept my interest from one end to the other, it has been without hesitation that I would return for repeat spins and enjoy the experience ...

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SEPTICFLESH Signs With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Prosthetic Records has announced the signing of Greek symphonic death metal quartet SEPTICFLESH, whose eight albums and performances on tour alongside the likes of CRADLE OF FILTH, AMON AMARTH, GORGOROTH, SATYRICON, CHILDREN OF BODOM and more have earned the group international acclaim. Commented SEPTICFLESH: "We are very excited to have signed a new North American ...

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ENTOMBED: New Single Due In May

Stockholm, Sweden-based label Threeman Recordings, which is owned and run by members of ENTOMBED, recently launched a new collaboration with Ninetone Records. The first release under this arrangement will be a single for the re-recorded version of the song "Amok" from ENTOMBED's 2007 album, "Serpent Saints - The Ten Amendments", produced by Patrik Frisk (CORRODED). ...

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ENTOMBED Signs With NINETONE RECORDS

Stockholm, Sweden-based label Threeman Recordings, which is owned and run by members of ENTOMBED, has launched a new collaboration with Ninetone Records. More informatiom about the first release from this new association will follow soon. ENTOMBED's latest album, "Serpent Saints - The Ten Amendments", was released in the U.S. on July 31, 2007 via Candlelight/Threeman ...

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CHTON Completes Work On Sophomore Album

CHTON, the Norwegian death metal band featuring Torstein Parelius (MANES), is seeking a suitable record label to release its recently completed sophomore album, "The Devil Builds". The CD was recorded and produced at Morningstar Studio with Arnt Obsidian Grønbech (KEEP OF KALESSIN, SATYRICON) at the helm, and mixed by Stamos Koliousis (DJERV, MENCEA) at 210 ...

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ICS VORTEX Parts Ways With Guitarist, Announces New Drummer

Former DIMMU BORGIR and current BORKNAGAR member ICS Vortex (real name: Simen Hestnæs) will perform live for the first time with his solo band at this weekend's prestigious Finnish Metal Expo in Helsinki. The ICS Vortex band lineup for the event will be as follows: ICS Vortex - Guitar/Vocals Jens Ryland - Guitar Steinar Gundersen ...

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DISGUISE: New Album Preview

Italian black/death metal band DISGUISE will release its new album, "Second Coming", on January 16 via My Kingdom Music. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Fragile Certain Death 02. I Am Alone 03. The Origin Of The Unknown 04. Eclipse 05. Repressed Rage 06. To Dominate 07. Claustrophobic Fate 08. Second ...

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