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OBSCURA Begins Recording Fifth Album

Technical death metal masters OBSCURA have entered the studio to record their yet-to-be titled fifth full-length album. The record is the final of a running four-album concept cycle that began with "Cosmogenesis" in 2009. The band is recording the album with longtime producer V. Santura (TRIPTYKON, PESTILENCE) at Woodshed Studios in Landshut, Germany. A summer ...

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TRIPTYKON's THOMAS GABRIEL FISCHER: 'I Have No Respect For Record Companies'

Spain's TNT Radio Rock conducted an interview with members of TRIPTYKON — the occult/avant-garde metal project formed by former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST singer, guitarist and main songwriter Thomas Gabriel Fischer (a.k.a. Tom Gabriel Warrior) at this year's edition of the Leyendas Del Rock festival, which was held August 9-12 at Polideportivo Municipal de Villena in Villena, ...

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TRIPTYKON Announces New Drummer Auditions

TRIPTYKON — the occult/avant-garde metal project formed by former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Fischer (a.k.a. Tom Gabriel Warrior) — will play its final concerts with drummer Norman Lonhard at Spain's Leyendas Del Rock and Germany's Party.San festivals later this month. TRIPTYKON says in a statement: "Norman joined TRIPTYKON in December ...

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THOMAS GABRIEL FISCHER Does Not Endorse New CELTIC FROST Reissues

CELTIC FROST leader Thomas Gabriel Fischer has denounced BMG's recently announced plans to reissue the band's seminal Noise Records catalog on June 30. The reissues include four out of five of the band's Noise-era studio albums: "Morbid Tales", "To Mega Therion", "Into The Pandemonium" and "Vanity/Nemesis". The albums will be reissued on deluxe hardback CD ...

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MY DYING BRIDE Celebrates 25th Anniversary With 'A Harvest Of Dread' Book, Five-CD Collection

Peaceville Records is celebrating the 25th anniversary of MY DYING BRIDE with a deluxe 92-page 12-inch hardback book on the rise of the U.K. doom metal legends. The book will contain five discs of rarities, early works, newly unearthed and never-previously-heard pre-production demos, band track favorites, and live audio. "A Harvest Of Dread" is scheduled ...

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OBSCURA: 'Ten Sepiroth' Video Released

The official video for the song "Ten Sepiroth" from progressive metal masters OBSCURA can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Akróasis" (Greek for "hearing" or "listening"), which was released on February 5 via Relapse Records. The album was made available in CD, 2xLP and as a digital download. "With ...

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OBSCURA: New Song 'Ode To The Sun' Available For Streaming

"Ode To The Sun", a brand new song from progressive metal masters OBSCURA, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Akróasis" (Greek for "hearing" or "listening"), which will be released February 5 via Relapse Records. The album will be available in CD, 2xLP and as a digital download. "With ...

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OBSCURA: New Song 'The Monist' Available For Streaming

"The Monist", a brand new song from progressive metal masters OBSCURA, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Akróasis" (Greek for "hearing" or "listening"), which will be released February 5, 2016 via Relapse Records. The album will be available in CD, 2xLP and as a digital download. "With 'Akróasis', ...

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