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BENEDICTION To Part Ways With Vocalist DAVE HUNT

BENEDICTION has announced that after much agonizing and deliberation, it has been mutually agreed that vocalist Dave Hunt will leave the band after the shows in Germany and the Czech Republic this coming July. Dave's schedule has become increasingly congested with his commitments to both BENEDICTION and ANAAL NATHRAKH, as well as his relentless studies ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH: 'Obscene As Cancer' Music Video

The official music video for the song "Obscene As Cancer" from Birmingham extreme metal miscreants ANAAL NATHRAKH can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's 10th full-length album, "A New Kind Of Horror", which will be released on September 28 via Metal Blade Records. When writing about "A New Kind Of Horror" ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH To Release 'A New Kind Of Horror' In September

On September 28, Birmingham extreme metal miscreants ANAAL NATHRAKH will release their 10th full-length album, "A New Kind Of Horror", via Metal Blade Records. The disc's first single, "Forward!", can be streamed below. When writing about "A New Kind Of Horror" in the record's liner notes, ANAAL NATHRAKH vocalist Dave Hunt is succinct in his ...

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BENEDICTION Working On First Album In 10 Years

Long-running Birmingham, U.K.-based extreme metallers BENEDICTION are in the process of writing their first album in 10 years. After getting together a few months ago, guitarists and original members Darren Brookes and Peter Rewinsky have been compiling ideas for a new release. Both agree that it's the best stuff they have written for a really ...

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CARNIFEX: Making Of 'Slow Death' Album Part 2

The second webisode featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Slow Death", the new album from the California-based metal outfit CARNIFEX, can be seen below. Due on August 5 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was produced and recorded by CARNIFEX and Mick Kenney (ANAAL NATHRAKH, BLEEDING THROUGH), and co-produced by Jason Suecof (DEATH ANGEL, ...

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CARNIFEX: 'Drown Me In Blood' Video Released

"Drown Me In Blood", the new video from the California-based metal outfit CARNIFEX, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, titled "Slow Death", which will be released on August 5 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced and recorded by CARNIFEX and Mick Kenney (ANAAL NATHRAKH, BLEEDING THROUGH), ...

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CARNIFEX To Release 'Slow Death' Album In August

California-based metal outfit CARNIFEX will release its new album, titled "Slow Death", on August 5 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced and recorded by CARNIFEX and Mick Kenney (ANAAL NATHRAKH, BLEEDING THROUGH), and co-produced by Jason Suecof (DEATH ANGEL, CHELSEA GRIN, JOB FOR A COWBOY). "Slow Death" was mixed by Mark Lewis (THE ...

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South Wales Death Metallers VENOM PRISON Sign With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Prosthetic Records has announced the signing of South Wales, U.K. death metallers VENOM PRISON. Having first pummeled the jugular of the underground with their self-released demo "Defy The Tyrant" in 2015, the quintet spread their crushing grooves gigging throughout the U.K. while also releasing "The Primal Chaos" seven-inch single. Depicted as "a buzz that began ...

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BOLT THROWER And BENEDICTION Members Join Forces In MEMORIAM

MEMORIAM is the name of a new death/grind metal band from Birmingham, United Kingdom. The group's current lineup is as follows: Karl Willets (BOLT THROWER) - Vocals Frank Healy (BENEDICTION, CEREBRAL FIX) - Bass Scott Fairfax (CEREBRAL FIX) - Guitar Andy Whale (BOLT THROWER) - Drums MEMORIAM is writing and rehearsing material for its debut ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH To Release 'Desideratum' In October

Birmingham extreme metal miscreants ANAAL NATHRAKH will release their new full-length album on October 28 via Metal Blade. Titled "Desideratum", the follow-up to 2012's critically acclaimed "Vanitas" was again produced by guitarist/bassist/programmer Mick Kenney, with vocals recorded at Necrodeath Studios in Birmingham, while the music was tracked and mixed at The Black Flamingo in Orange ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH Signs To METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announce the signing of Birmingham, England's ANAAL NATHRAKH. Comments ANAAL NATHRAKH: "We are very pleased to announce our signing with Metal Blade Records. It means we are joining a roster with some truly titanic figures, and a label responsible for releasing some utterly legendary albums. Few other labels can touch their ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH's DAVE HUNT Interviewed By Finland's KAAOS TV (Video)

Kaaos TV conducted an interview with vocalist Dave Hunt of Birmingham, England's ANAAL NATHRAKH before the band's August 24 show at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. ANAAL NATHRAKH's latest album, "Vanitas", was released on November 6, 2012 via Candlelight Records. Produced by Mick Kenney (BLEEDING THROUGH, INGESTED), the CD ...

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INFERA BRUO To Release 'Desolation Unknown' In July

Boston black metal manglers INFERA BRUO have announced the imminent release of their sophomore album, entitled "Desolation Unknown". This mind-melting collection of vicious extreme metal prophecies will be available on CD and digital formats on July 1, and in keeping with the band's fierce independent streak, will be handled by the culprits themselves. INFERA BRUO ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH: Video Interview Posted Online

DrugMetal.ru conducted an interview with England's ANAAL NATHRAKH aboard 70000 Tons Of Metal, the world's biggest heavy metal cruise, which sailed on January 28 from Miami, Florida and returned to the real world on February 1. You can now watch the chat below. ANAAL NATHRAKH's new album, "Vanitas", was released on November 6, 2012 via ...

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WARDRUNA: Third 'Yggdrasil' Trailer Released

Viking folk music constellation WARDRUNA — which features multi-instrumentalist Einar "Kvitrafn" Selvik, Kristian "Gaahl" Espedal (ex-GORGOROTH, GOD SEED), and vocalist Lindy Fay Hella — will release its second album, "Yggdrasil", on March 15 in Norway, on March 25 in the rest of Europe and on April 2 in North America via Indie Recordings. "Yggdrasil" is ...

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WARDRUNA Music Featured In HISTORY CHANNEL Series 'Vikings'

The History Channel's newest series, "Vikings", a historical fiction series based on the reign of Viking king Ragnar Lothbrok directed by Michael Hirst ("Elizabeth", "The Tudors"), will feature music by Norwegian heritage folk act WARDRUNA in several episodes. The series, which premiered earlier this week, has licensed several songs from both albums in the group's ...

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WARDRUNA: Second 'Yggdrasil' Trailer Released

Viking folk music constellation WARDRUNA — which features multi-instrumentalist Einar "Kvitrafn" Selvik, Kristian "Gaahl" Espedal (ex-GORGOROTH, GOD SEED), and vocalist Lindy Fay Hella — will release its second album, "Yggdrasil", on March 15 in Norway, on March 25 in the rest of Europe and on April 2 in North America via Indie Recordings. "Yggdrasil" is ...

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WARDRUNA: First 'Yggdrasil' Trailer Released

Viking folk music constellation WARDRUNA — which features multi-instrumentalist Einar "Kvitrafn" Selvik, Kristian "Gaahl" Espedal (ex-GORGOROTH, GOD SEED), and vocalist Lindy Fay Hella — will release its second album, "Yggdrasil", on March 15 in Norway, on March 25 in the rest of Europe and on April 2 in North America via Indie Recordings. "Yggdrasil" is ...

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WARDRUNA: 'Yggdrasil' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Viking folk music constellation WARDRUNA — which features multi-instrumentalist Einar "Kvitrafn" Selvik, Kristian "Gaahl" Espedal (ex-GORGOROTH, GOD SEED), and vocalist Lindy Fay Hella — will release its second album, "Yggdrasil", on March 15 in Norway, on March 25 in the rest of Europe and on April 2 in North America via Indie Recordings. "Yggdrasil" is ...

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Vanitas - ANAAL NATHRAKH

Starting in 1999, Birmingham, England's ANAAL NATHRAKH has blazed an inexorable career of sonic destruction, melding black metal with grindcore and industrial elements (among other things) as they see fit (and unfit!) in achieving their quest to produce the most terrifying music imaginable. Throughout this time, the only thing that was seemingly capable of forestalling ...

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WARDRUNA To Release 'Yggdrasil' In April

Viking folk music constellation WARDRUNA — which features multi-instrumentalist Einar "Kvitrafn" Selvik, Kristian "Gaahl" Espedal (ex-GORGOROTH, GOD SEED), and vocalist Lindy Fay Hella — will release its second album, "Yggdrasil", in North America on April 2. "Yggdrasil" is the follow-up to 2009's "Gap Var Ginnunga" and is the second album in the group's planned "Runaljod" ...

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