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OCEANHOARSE Releases First Single With New Singer JOONAS KOSONEN

Helsinki-based heavy metal quartet OCEANHOARSE has issued a new single called "Death Row Center". The song marks the band's first release with singer Joonas Kosonen, who joined OCEANHOARSE last year. Guitarist Ben Varon (ex-AMORAL) states: "When Joonas joined the band in October, we started to work on several new songs as it was clear that ...

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OCEANHOARSE Announces New Singer

A few months ago, Helsinki-based heavy metal quartet OCEANHOARSE announced a sudden and unfortunate lineup change. Singer Tommy Tuovinen had to step down from his frontman duties due to a severe case of hearing loss. After getting over the initial shock, OCEANHOARSE — which launched at the beginning of the year — started searching for ...

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AMORAL Guitarist Explains Decision To Call It Quits

Finnish metallers AMORAL will play their farewell show tonight (Thursday, January 5) at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland. Guitarist Ben Varon stated about the band's choice to call it quits: "Honestly speaking, I had no idea that AMORAL will disband after [2016's] 'In Sequence' while writing, recording or mixing the album. The decision was ...

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AMORAL: 'Rude Awakening' Video Released

"Rude Awakening", the new video from the Finnish metal sextet AMORAL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's seventh studio album, "In Sequence", which was released on February 5 through Imperial Cassette (Gordeon Music, GSA). The cover artwork for the follow-up to the critically acclaimed "Fallen Leaves & Dead Sparrows" was ...

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AMORAL: 'In Sequence' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Finnish metal sextet AMORAL will release its seventh studio album in early 2016. "In Sequence", the follow-up to the critically acclaimed "Fallen Leaves & Dead Sparrows", will be made available in Japan on January 29 via Ward Records, and in the rest of the world on February 5 through Imperial Cassette (Gordeon Music, GSA). The ...

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Hear AMORAL's New Single 'Rude Awakening'

Finnish metal sextet AMORAL will release its seventh studio album in early 2016. "In Sequence", the follow-up to the critically acclaimed "Fallen Leaves & Dead Sparrows", will be made available in Japan on January 29 via Ward Records, and in the rest of the world on February 5 through Imperial Cassette (Gordeon Music, GSA). The ...

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AMORAL To Release 'In Sequence' Album In February

Finnish metal sextet AMORAL will release its seventh studio album in early 2016. "In Sequence", the follow-up to the critically acclaimed "Fallen Leaves & Dead Sparrows", will be made available in Japan on January 29 via Ward Records, and in the rest of the world on February 5 through Imperial Cassette (Gordeon Music, GSA). Said ...

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DEATHSTARS Members Talk To U.K.'s KERRANG! Magazine About 'The Perfect Cult' Album (Video)

Swedish industrial rock band DEATHSTARS recently spoke to U.K.'s Kerrang! magazine. You can now watch the chat below. DEATHSTARS' fourth studio album, "The Perfect Cult", was released on June 13 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2009's "Night Electric Night" was captured in several studios: drums, guitars and bass were recorded at Bohus Sound Recording ...

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DEATHSTARS: 'Explode' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Explode" from the Swedish industrial rock band DEATHSTARS can be seen below. The track is taken from the group's fourth studio album, "The Perfect Cult", which will be released on June 13 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2009's "Night Electric Night" was captured in several studios: drums, ...

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DEATHSTARS: Second 'The Perfect Cult' Track-By-Track Breakdown Video

The second track-by-track breakdown video for "The Perfect Cult", the fourth studio album from Swedish industrial rock band DEATHSTARS, can be seen below. Due on June 13 via Nuclear Blast, the follow-up to 2009's "Night Electric Night" was captured in several studios: drums, guitars and bass were recorded at Bohus Sound Recording in Kungälv, Sweden; ...

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DEATHSTARS: First 'The Perfect Cult' Track-By-Track Breakdown Video

The first track-by-track breakdown video for "The Perfect Cult", the fourth studio album from Swedish industrial rock band DEATHSTARS, can be seen below. Due on June 13 via Nuclear Blast, the follow-up to 2009's "Night Electric Night" was captured in several studios: drums, guitars and bass were recorded at Bohus Sound Recording in Kungälv, Sweden; ...

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DEATHSTARS: 'All The Devil's Toys' Video Released

"All The Devil's Toys", the new video from the Swedish industrial rock band DEATHSTARS, can be seen below. The clip was produced by Staca Stanimir Lukic of Serbia's iCODE Team (SOILWORK, SIRENIA). The song is taken from the group's fourth studio album, "The Perfect Cult", which will be released on June 13 via Nuclear Blast. ...

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DEATHSTARS: First Trailer For 'The Perfect Cult' Album

Swedish industrial rock band DEATHSTARS will release its long-anticipated fourth studio album, "The Perfect Cult", on June 13 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2009's "Night Electric Night" was captured in several studios: drums, guitars and bass were recorded at Bohus Sound Recording in Kungälv, Sweden; vocals at Gig Studios in Stockholm, Sweden; and keyboards, ...

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AMORAL: 'Blueprints' Video Released

Finnish heavy rockers AMORAL will release their new album, "Fallen Leaves & Dead Sparrows", on March 31 via Graphite Records. It is the band's first release on U.K. label Graphite, having previously been signed to Spinefarm. The official video for the song "Blueprints" can be seen below. In 2011, AMORAL – bored by the limiting ...

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DEATHSTARS To Release 'The Perfect Cult' In June

Swedish industrial rock band DEATHSTARS will release its long-anticipated fourth studio album, "The Perfect Cult", on June 13 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2009's "Night Electric Night" was captured in several studios: drums, guitars and bass were recorded at Bohus Sound Recording in Kungälv, Sweden; vocals at Gig Studios in Stockholm, Sweden; and keyboards, ...

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SHEAR: New Song 'Hollow, Black & Cold' Available For Streaming

Finnish metal/rock act SHEAR will release its second album, "Katharsis", on March 24 in Europe and on April 1 in North America via Lifeforce Records. The artwork for the CD was created by TEXTURES bassist Remko Tielemans. Another song, "Hollow, Black & Cold", from "Katharsis" can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. "Katharsis" was ...

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SHEAR: New Song 'Last Warning' Available For Streaming

Finnish metal/rock act SHEAR will release its second album, "Katharsis", on March 24 in Europe and on April 1 in North America via Lifeforce Records. The artwork for the CD was created by TEXTURES bassist Remko Tielemans. The song "Last Warning" from "Katharsis" can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. "Katharsis" was recorded between ...

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AMORAL: 'Fallen Leaves & Dead Sparrows' LP Trailer (Video)

A trailer for the vinyl version of "Fallen Leaves & Dead Sparrows", the recently completed sixth album from Finnish metallers AMORAL, can be seen below. AMORAL will celebrate the release of "Fallen Leaves & Dead Sparrows" by playing a special show at Virgin Oil Co. in Helsinki on February 28. The concert — the band's ...

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