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SARKE: Video Footage From 'Oldarhian' Release Party

SARKE, the Norwegian band featuring Sarke (real name: Thomas Bergli; KHOLD, TULUS, OLD MAN'S CHILD, SENSA ANIMA) and Nocturno Culto (DARKTHRONE), held a release party for its sophomore album, "Oldarhian", on April 19 at John Dee in Oslo, Norway with special guest INSIDIOUS DISEASE. Check out video footage from the concert below (courtesy of

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ENTOMBED: Valencia Footage Available

Video footage of Swedish metallers ENTOMBED performing on April 12, 2011 in Valencia, Spain can be viewed below. The current lineup of ENTOMBED features bassist Victor Brandt (TOTALT JÄVLA MÖRKER, AEON, SATYRICON) and second guitarist Nico Elgstrand (who previously played bass for the group). ENTOMBED performed as a five-piece for the first time in years ...

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NOCTEM: 'Oblivion' Trailer Available

Spanish black/death metallers NOCTEM will release their sophomore album, "Oblivion", on June 13 via Rising Records. A "signed limited tour edition" of the CD will be made available in Spain on May 24. The follow-up to 2009's "Divinity", "Oblivion" was recorded at Ultrasound Studios 2 in Portugal with producer Daniel Cardoso (ANGELUS APATRIDA, AVA INFERI, ...

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NOCTEM: New Song Available For Streaming

Spanish black/death metallers NOCTEM will release their sophomore album, "Oblivion", on June 13 via Rising Records. A "signed limited tour edition" of the CD will be made available in Spain on May 24. The follow-up to 2009's "Divinity", "Oblivion" was recorded at Ultrasound Studios 2 in Portugal with producer Daniel Cardoso (ANGELUS APATRIDA, AVA INFERI, ...

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SATYRICON Frontman To Host Wine-Tasting Event During INFERNO Festival

Sigurd "Satyr" Wongraven, renowned vocalist/guitarist of the Norwegian black metal band SATYRICON, will host an informal wine-tasting event during this year's Inferno Festival at the Clarion Royal Christiania hotel in Oslo, Norway on Friday, April 22 from 15.30 to 17.00. Satyr will introduce his own wines and share his passion for well-made traditional wines. This ...

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SATYRICON's Music Keeps Norwegian Baby From Crying (Video)

The parents of a Norwegian girl suffering from colic — a condition in which an otherwise healthy baby cries or screams frequently and, for extended periods, without any discernible reason — have found a way to keep her quiet: by subjecting her to the sounds of the Norwegian black metal band SATYRICON. According to the ...

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NOCTEM: New Album Details Revealed

Spanish black/death metallers NOCTEM will release their sophomore album, "Oblivion", on June 13 via Rising Records. A "signed limited tour edition" of the CD will be made available in Spain on May 24. The follow-up to 2009's "Divinity", "Oblivion" was recorded at Ultrasound Studios 2 in Portugal with producer Daniel Cardoso (ANGELUS APATRIDA, AVA INFERI, ...

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SARKE: 'Oldarhian' Release Party To Be Held In Oslo

SARKE, the Norwegian band featuring Sarke (real name: Thomas Bergli; KHOLD, TULUS, OLD MAN'S CHILD, SENSA ANIMA) and Nocturno Culto (DARKTHRONE), will hold a release party for its sophomore album, "Oldarhian", on April 19 at John Dee in Oslo, Norway with special guest INSIDIOUS DISEASE. "Oldarhian" is scheduled for release on April 15 via Indie ...

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ZEROZONIC: 'Fake' Video Released

"Fake", the new video from the Norwegian groove metal band ZEROZONIC, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's new album, "God Damn, Better, Best", which will be released on March 11 via Mayhem Music. The CD was previously made available in December 2010 through Ozo Records with limited distribution. Formed in 2004, ...

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'Metalion: The Slayer Mag Diaries' Book Due In June

Bazillion Points Books has revealed the final cover artwork for "Metalion: The Slayer Mag Diaries", a mammoth 744-page hardcover journey into black metal, death metal, and beyond by Norway's metal godfather Jon Kristiansen. "The greatest heavy metal story ever told" will be available June 6, 2011, wherever books are sold, and is available for preorder ...

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SARKE: New Album Details Revealed

SARKE, the Norwegian band featuring Sarke (real name: Thomas Bergli; KHOLD, TULUS, OLD MAN'S CHILD, SENSA ANIMA) and Nocturno Culto (DARKTHRONE), will release its sophomore album, "Oldarhian", on April 15 via Indie Recordings. In 2009, Bergli joined forces with Nocturno Culto and Anders Hunstad (EL CACO, AUTOPULVER) on keyboards to release the debut SARKE album ...

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ZEROZONIC: 'God Damn, Better, Best' To Be Released In March

Norwegian groove metal band ZEROZONIC will release its new album, "God Damn, Better, Best", on March 11 via Mayhem Music. The CD was previously made available in December 2010 through Ozo Records with limited distribution. Formed in 2004, ZEROZONIC features in its ranks Daniel "Peisy" Olaisen, who played with SATYRICON as a session/touring guitarist between ...

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CHTHONIC Confirmed For U.K.'s HAMMERFEST

Taiwanese metallers CHTHONIC have been confirmed for this year's edition of Hammerfest, set to take place March 17-19, 2011 in Prestatyn, North Wales. Commented CHTHONIC bassist Doris Yeh: "After touring with ARCH ENEMY last November, we are thrilled to be coming back to the U.K. again, and we're especially excited to be appearing at Hammerfest, ...

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DOCTOR MIDNIGHT & THE MERCY CULT Signs With SEASON OF MIST

DOCTOR MIDNIGHT & THE MERCY CULT, the new Scandinavian supergroup featuring former/current members of such acts as TURBONEGRO, MARILYN MANSON, SATYRICON and EXTOL, has inked a deal with Season Of Mist. The band's debut album, which has been described in a press release as "hard, uncompromising and catchy," will be released on June 6. a ...

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ENTOMBED: New Tour Dates Announced

The recently expanded lineup of ENTOMBED — featuring bassist Victor Brandt (TOTALT JÄVLA MÖRKER, AEON, SATYRICON) and second guitarist Nico Elgstrand (who previously played bass for the group) — has scheduled the following dates: Jan. 28 - Spring & Airbrake - Belfast, Ireland Jan. 29 - The Village - Dublin, Ireland Feb. 24 - Hulen ...

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WITHERING SOUL Signs With MORTAL MUSIC

Chicago's extreme metal artists WITHERING SOUL have inked a deal with Mortal Music. The band's new album, "No Closure", will be released on March 8 via MVD Entertainment Group distribution. The CD was recorded and mixed by Chris Wisco (NOVEMBERS DOOM, MICHAEL ANGELO BATIO, LAZURUS A.D.) at Belle City Sound in Racine, Wisconsin and mastered ...

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The Return Of TIM SKOLD

After stints with KMFDM, MARILYN MANSON and SKOLD VS. KMFDM as producer/songwriter/guitarist/bassist, Tim Skold will return this spring with his first full-length solo album in 15 years. Delivering a snarky CD single prelude on April 12, setting the stage for a May 10 full album release, SKOLD steps up once again, supplying sonic solvent for ...

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DJERV To Perform At Norway's BY:LARM Festival

DJERV — the Norwegian band featuring singer Agnete Kjølsrud of ANIMAL ALPHA, drummer Erlend Gjerde of STONEGARD and WARDRUNA and guitarist Stian Kårstad of TRELLDOM — will perform at next year's by:Larm festival, set to take place February 17-19, 2011 in Oslo, Norway. The group states, "It's a showcase festival that's also open to the ...

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SATYRICON: Moscow Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of SATYRICON's December 12, 2010 concert at Club Tochka in Moscow, Russia can be viewed below. In late 2009, SATYRICON announced that it was planning to take a break following the completion of the group's most recent headlining European tour. "We tried to perfect everything SATYRICON has learnt and experienced musically for ...

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DOCTOR MIDNIGHT & THE MERCY CULT: First Audio Samples

Former/current members of such acts as TURBONEGRO, MARILYN MANSON, SATYRICON and EXTOL have joined forces in a new supergroup dubbed DOCTOR MIDNIGHT & THE MERCY CULT. The band will make its live debut at next year's edition of the Slottsfjell festival, set to take place July 14-16, 2011 in Tønsberg, Norway. DOCTOR MIDNIGHT & THE ...

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