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KREATOR And DIMMU BORGIR Announce European Co-Headlining Tour

German thrash titans KREATOR and Norwegian symphonic black metal giants DIMMU BORGIR will team up for a big European co-headline run in late fall. Support on the trek will come from U.S. hardcore institution HATEBREED and death metal supergroup BLOODBATH. Commented KREATOR frontman Mille Petrozza: "I am more than excited to team up with three ...

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BLOODBATH Forced To Postpone North American Tour

Due to unforeseen and uncontrollable circumstances involving complications with the U.S. visa process, Swedish/British death metal supergroup BLOODBATH, which features in its ranks KATATONIA's Jonas Renkse and Anders Nyström, along with OPETH's Martin Axenrot and PARADISE LOST's Nick Holmes, has been forced to postpone their previously announced North American tour dates. The band's excursion was ...

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KISS Manager On Why He Believes Band Can Continue Without Original Members: This Isn't 'Dark Side Of The Moon'

Veteran talent manager Doc McGhee (KISS, MÖTLEY CRÜE, BON JOVI) was recently interviewed by Juliette Miranda of "The Unwritable Rant" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his early days as a manager: Doc: "You start [by] learning what not to do. If you have ...

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Danish Death Metal Band BAEST Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced the signing of Danish death metallers BAEST to a worldwide deal. Highly influenced by bands such as BLOODBATH, GRAVE, ENTOMBED and DISMEMBER, BAEST — whose moniker translates to "beast" or "brute" in the band's native language — combines a deadly old-school backbone with its own creative edge and incredible, ferocious ...

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NIGHT IN GALES: 'The Mortal Soul' Lyric Video Feat. Ex-MORGOTH Singer MARC GREWE

German melodic death metal veterans NIGHT IN GALES will release their new album, "The Last Sunsets", on February 23 via Apostasy Records. Together with returning vocalist Christian Müller, who appeared on the band's early works "Sylphlike" (1995) and "Razor" (1996), the five-piece returns to its roots and experiences a process of rejuvenation. "The Last Sunsets" ...

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ERIC CUTLER Doesn't Think AUTOPSY Has Evolved: 'We're The Same Scumbags We Have Always Been'

"Metal Magdalene With Jet" show on Metal Messiah Radio recently conducted an interview with guitarist Eric Cutler of veteran death metallers AUTOPSY. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he got to know AUTOPSY drummer Chris Reifert: Eric: "Chuck [Schuldiner] from DEATH and Chris lived ...

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Death Metal Supergroup BLOODBATH To Begin Recording New Album In January

Swedish/British death metal supergroup BLOODBATH, which features in its ranks KATATONIA's Jonas Renkse and Anders Nyström, along with OPETH's Martin Axenrot and PARADISE LOST's Nick Holmes, is planning to enter the studio in early 2018 to begin recording the follow-up to 2014's "Grand Morbid Funeral" album. Speaking to Metal Wani, Holmes stated about BLOODBATH's next ...

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AUTOPSY To Release 'Puncturing The Grotesque' Mini-LP; Listen To Title Track

Marking thirty years of depravity, highly influential U.S. death metal pioneers AUTOPSY return with the "Puncturing The Grotesque" mini-LP, containing seven tracks of blistering sickness, and their first new material since the pulverizing "Skull Grinder", on December 15. The release will be available exclusively through the Peaceville store on CD, LP and digitally (with all ...

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SKELETAL REMAINS Signs With CENTURY MEDIA

Century Media Records has announced the signing of California's death metal act SKELETAL REMAINS. The band's third studio album will be released in the spring. The disc is being tracked at Trench Studios (ABYSMAL DAWN, EXHUMED, HIRAX) in California and will be mixed by Dan Swanö at Unisound Studio (ASPHYX, DISSECTION, BLOODBATH). The as-yet-untitled effort ...

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AVATARIUM: Lyric Video For 'Medusa Child'

The lyric video for the song "Medusa Child" from Swedish metallers AVATARIUM can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's third studio album, "Hurricanes And Halos", which was released on May 26 via Nuclear Blast. The artwork for the disc was once again created by Erik Rovanpera, who previously designed the cover ...

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INCANTATION: 'Messiah Nostrum' Video Released

Vertigo-inducing death metallers INCANTATION have unveiled their brand new video for the track "Messiah Nostrum", taken from the band's tenth full-length album, "Profane Nexus". Regarding the Don Taylor-directed video, drummer Kyle Severn said: "Our second offering off of our new album 'Profane Nexus', 'Messiah Nostrum', is about world religion and prayer culminating at a point ...

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GHOST Kicks Off Tour With IRON MAIDEN In Bristow (Video)

GHOST kicked off its U.S. tour as the support act for IRON MAIDEN last night (Saturday, June 3) at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Virginia. Quality fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. GHOST frontman and founder Tobias Forge, who performs as Papa Emeritus, recently said that he hoped to re-team with ...

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PARADISE LOST Vocalist Says 'Humans Tend To Ruin Everything On The Planet'

Barbara Caserta of Italy's Linea Rock recently conducted an interview with vocalist Nick Holmes and lead guitarist Gregor Mackintosh of U.K. gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether Nick Holmes's participation in the Swedish death metal supergroup BLOODBATH had any influence ...

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GHOST Teams With Horror Apparel Company FRIGHT-RAGS For Exclusive Merchandise

Swedish occult rockers GHOST, who fully embrace the horror genre, frequently paying homage to classic films on album art and shirt designs, have teamed with horror apparel company Fright-Rags to release a collection of exclusive merchandise. The line includes four shirts from artists Justin Osbourn, Christopher Lovell and Abrar Ajmal, evoking the sinister imagery associated ...

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AVATARIUM: 'The Starless Sleep' Video

"The Starless Sleep", the new video from Swedish metallers AVATARIUM, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's third studio album, "Hurricanes And Halos", which will be released on May 26 via Nuclear Blast. The artwork for the disc was once again created by Erik Rovanpera, who previously designed the cover art ...

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DAWN OF DISEASE To Release 'Ascension Gate' Album In August

German death metallers DAWN OF DISEASE will release their fourth studio album, "Ascension Gate", on August 11 via Napalm Records. Since 2003, DAWN OF DISEASE has rumbled its way to the top as heavyweights of Germany's death metal scene. Hailing from Osnabrück, DAWN OF DISEASE indulges some old-school Swedish groove and raspy riffs: BLOODBATH and ...

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GHOST Is Hoping To Re-Team With 'Meliora' Producer KLAS ÅHLUND

GHOST frontman and founder Tobias Forge, who performs as Papa Emeritus, hopes to re-team with Swedish producer Klas Åhlund for the follow-up to the group's 2015's album "Meliora". GHOST's third full-length effort, "Meliora", was a Billboard Top 10 record that sold nearly 30,000 copies in its first week. The disc's lead single, "Cirice", even won ...

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Watch New Lineup Of GHOST Perform In Zurich, Switzerland

Fan-filmed video footage of GHOST's April 18 performance at Volkshaus in Zurich, Switzerland can be seen below. As previously reported, GHOST frontman and founder Tobias Forge, who performs as Papa Emeritus, is being sued by four ex-members of the group. The quartet of former Nameless Ghouls have accused Forge of cheating them out of their ...

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GHOST: Video Footage Of Entire Cologne, Germany Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of GHOST's entire April 5 concert at E-Werk in Köln (Cologne), Germany can be seen below. Featured songs: 02:10 Square Hammer 06:16 From The Pinnacle To The Pit 10:12 Secular Haze 15:31 Con Clavi Con Dio 19:24 Per Aspera Ad Inferi 23:30 Papa Talks To The Crowd 27:14 Body And Blood 30:58 ...

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AVATARIUM: First Trailer For 'Hurricanes And Halos' Album

Swedish doom metallers AVATARIUM will release their third studio album, "Hurricanes And Halos", on May 26 via Nuclear Blast. The artwork for the disc was once again created by Erik Rovanpera, who previously designed the cover art of the band's debut album, and shows a mystical creature inspired by the epic track "Medusa Child". The ...

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Video: New GHOST Lineup Performs In Glasgow

Fan-filmed video footage of GHOST's March 29 performance at O2 ABC in Glasgow, Scotland can be seen below. The new, predominantly U.K.-based lineup of GHOST — which is rumored to include musicians who have previously played with THE SISTERS OF MERCY, KORN, PENDRAGON and BLOODBATH — gave its first live performance on March 24 as ...

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AVATARIUM: Lyric Video For 'Into The Fire / Into The Storm' Song

Swedish doom metallers AVATARIUM will release their third studio album, "Hurricanes And Halos", on May 26 via Nuclear Blast. The artwork for the disc was once again created by Erik Rovanpera, who previously designed the cover art of the band's debut album, and shows a mystical creature inspired by the epic track "Medusa Child". The ...

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AVATARIUM To Release 'Hurricanes And Halos' Album In May

Swedish doom metallers AVATARIUM will release their third studio album, "Hurricanes And Halos", on May 26 via Nuclear Blast. Once again, singer Jennie-Ann Smith and her gentlemen cast a spell over you with a truly magical sound experience. As was the case with the band's first two efforts, AVATARIUM relies on beauty and darkness, heavy ...

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THE ABSENCE Releases New Song 'Septic Testament', Announces New Guitarists

Tampa-based melodic death metal band THE ABSENCE has released its first song in three years, titled "Septic Testament". The track is the band's first to feature their two new guitar players: Joey Concepcion (ARMAGEDDON) and Taylor Nordberg (RIBSPREADER, INFERNAEON). "Septic Testament" was recorded at Smoke & Mirrors Productions by Jeramie Kling and Taylor Nordberg. It ...

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