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HATE Announces New Drummer

Polish extreme metallers HATE have announced the addition of drummer Pawel "Pavulon" Jaroszewicz to the group's ranks. Commented HATE guitarist/vocalist Adam "ATF Sinner" Buszko: "We are proud to inform you that Pavulon has joined HATE as a full-time drummer! I must say this was not a hard choice, because we have known Pavulon for years ...

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HATE: 'We Have Decided To Continue With The Band'

Bassist Slawomir "Mortifer" Archangielskij of Polish extreme metallers HATE died in his sleep on April 6 after suffering from a cardiac arrhythmia. The 27-year-old suffered from an irregular heartbeat and died of natural causes, according to a posting on the band's Facebook page. The group added: "It is also known that Slawek suffered from asthma ...

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HATE Bassist Suffered Cardiac Arrhythmia, Says Autopsy Report

Bassist Slawomir "Mortifer" Archangielskij of Polish extreme metallers HATE died in his sleep on April 6 after suffering from a cardiac arrhythmia. The 27-year-old suffered from an irregular heartbeat and died of natural causes, according to a posting on the band's Facebook page. The group adds: "It is also known that Slawek suffered from asthma ...

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HATE: Quality Video Footage Of One Of MORTIFER's Final Performances

Quality video footage of HATE's March 31 performance at Effenaar in Eindhoven, The Netherlands can be seen below (courtesy of "letthedeathmetalflow"). As previously reported, HATE bassist Slawomir "Mortifer" Archangielskij was found the night of April 5-6 near the German town of Munchberg. The remaining members of the band said: "After the show in Stuttgart, he ...

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HATE Bassist Found Dead; Band Cancels Remaining Shows

Polish extreme metallers HATE have released the following statement: "[During the] night [of] April 5-6 near the German town of Munchberg, our friend, best comrade and longtime bass player unexpectedly passed away. After the show in Stuttgart last night, he went to sleep and never woke up. We found him lifeless early in the morning ...

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HATE: 'Alchemy Of Blood' Video Released

"Alchemy Of Blood", the new video from Polish extreme metallers HATE, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Solarflesh", which was released in North America on February 5 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2010's "Erebos" was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw with Filip "Heinrich" Halucha (VESANIA, DECAPITATED) ...

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HATE: Footage From 'Solarflesh' Recording Sessions

A 12-minute documentary on the making of "Solarflesh", the new album from Polish extreme metallers HATE, can be seen below. Released in North America on February 5 via Napalm Records, the follow-up to 2010's "Erebos" was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw with Filip "Heinrich" Halucha (VESANIA, DECAPITATED) and Arek "Malta" Malczewski (BEHEMOTH's sound ...

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HATE: Photos From 'Alchemy Of Blood' Video Shoot

Polish extreme metallers HATE are working on a video for the song "Alchemy Of Blood". The track comes off the band's new album, "Solarflesh", which was released in North America on February 5 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2010's "Erebos" was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw with Filip "Heinrich" Halucha (VESANIA, DECAPITATED) ...

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NORTHERN PLAGUE: 'Pestilence' Video Released

"Pestilence", the new video from Polish death-black overlords NORTHERN PLAGUE, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's debut EP, "Blizzard Of The North", which was released in North America this past December via the Canadian underground label Mulligore Production. The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered in September-December 2010 at Hertz Studio ...

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HATE: New Nine-Minute 'Solarflesh' Teaser Posted Online

A nine-minute teaser for "Solarflesh", the new album from Polish extreme metallers HATE, can be seen below. The CD will be released in North America on February 5 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2010's "Erebos" was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw with Filip "Heinrich" Halucha (VESANIA, DECAPITATED) and Arek "Malta" Malczewski (BEHEMOTH's ...

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DIMMU BORGIR To Embark On Italian Clinic Tour

Dariusz "Daray" Brzozowski, a Polish heavy metal musician who is worldly renowned by his signature drumming for bands such as VADER, MASACHIST, AZARATH, NEOLITHIC, INSIDIOUS DISEASE, PYORRHOEA, VESANIA, HUNTER and BLACK RIVER, will embark on an Italian clinic tour at the end of January. More information is available on the poster below. In a 2008 ...

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HATE: 'Solarflesh' Teasers Posted Online

Napalm Records has set a February 5, 2013 North American release date for "Solarflesh", the new album from Polish extreme metallers HATE. The follow-up to 2010's "Erebos" was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw with Filip "Heinrich" Halucha (VESANIA, DECAPITATED) and Arek "Malta" Malczewski (BEHEMOTH's sound guy). The CD was mixed at Hertz Studio ...

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HATE: 'Solarflesh' Artwork, Track Listing, Release Date Revealed

Napalm Records has set a February 5, 2013 North American release date for "Solarflesh", the new album from Polish extreme metallers HATE. The follow-up to 2010's "Erebos" was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw with Filip "Heinrich" Halucha (VESANIA, DECAPITATED) and Arek "Malta" Malczewski (BEHEMOTH's sound guy). The CD was mixed at Hertz Studio ...

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NORTHERN PLAGUE: 'Blizzard Of The North' To Receive North American Release

Polish death-black overlords NORTHERN PLAGUE have inked a deal with the Canadian underground label Mulligore Production. The band's debut EP, "Blizzard Of The North", will be released in North America on December 13. The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered in September-December 2010 at Hertz Studio (VADER, DECAPITATED, HATE, VESANIA, BEHEMOTH) in Bialystok, Poland. "Blizzard ...

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HATE Completes Work On New Album

Polish extreme metallers HATE have completed work on their their new album, "Solarflesh", for an early 2013 release via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2010's "Erebos" was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw with Filip "Heinrich" Halucha (VESANIA, DECAPITATED) and Arek "Malta" Malczewski (BEHEMOTH's sound guy). The CD was mixed at Hertz Studio in ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Drummer Schedules Australian Clinic Tour

Dariusz "Daray" Brzozowski, a Polish heavy metal musician who is worldly renowned by his signature drumming for bands such as DIMMU BORGIR, VADER, MASACHIST, AZARATH, NEOLITHIC, INSIDIOUS DISEASE, PYORRHOEA, VESANIA, HUNTER and BLACK RIVER, will hit Australian soil next month. Currently drumming for DIMMU BORGIR, whom he joined prior to the release of 2010's "Abrahadabra", ...

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HATE Begins Recording New Album

Polish extreme metallers HATE have entered Sound Division Studio in Warsaw with Filip "Heinrich" Halucha (VESANIA, DECAPITATED) and Arek "Malta" Malczewski (BEHEMOTH's sound guy) to begin recording their new album, "Solarflesh", for a January 2013 release via Napalm Records. Commented HATE guitarist/vocalist Adam "ATF Sinner" Buszko: "We are aware that 'Solarflesh' is going to be ...

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DEVILISH IMPRESSIONS: New Song Available For Streaming

Polish blackened death metal act DEVILISH IMPRESSIONS recently inked a deal with Lifeforce Records. The band's third album, "Simulacra", will be released on July 30 in Europe and July 31 in North America. Wrapped in breathtaking artwork created by Xaay (NILE, KAMELOT, NECROPHAGIST), the CD features guest appearances by Orion (BEHEMOTH, VESANIA), Jacek Grecki (LOST ...

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DEVILISH IMPRESSIONS Signs With LIFEFORCE RECORDS

Polish blackened death metal act DEVILISH IMPRESSIONS has inked a deal with Lifeforce Records. The band's third album, "Simulacra", will be released on July 30 in Europe and July 31 in North America. Wrapped in breathtaking artwork created by Xaay (NILE, KAMELOT, NECROPHAGIST), the CD features guest appearances by Orion (BEHEMOTH, VESANIA), Jacek Grecki (LOST ...

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BEHEMOTH: New Audio Interview With ORION

HardRockChick conducted an interview with bassist Orion (real name: Tomasz Wróblewski) of Polish bands BEHEMOTH, VESANIA and BLACK RIVER before BEHEMOTH's April 29 concert at the White Rabbit in San Antonio, Texas. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. BEHEMOTH is currently taking part in the inaugural "Decibel Magazine Tour" ...

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Italy's FAUST Announces New Touring Lineup

After the release of their acclaimed 2009 album "From Glory To Infinity", which featured Steve DiGiorgio (TESTAMENT, SADUS, DEATH, ICED EARTH) on bass and Dariusz "Daray" Brzozowski (DIMMU BORGIR, VADER, VESANIA) on drums, Italian death metallers FAUST are preparing to play a series of live shows this spring. For this run of dates, the band's ...

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HATE Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

Polish extreme metallers HATE have inked a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. Commented the band's frontman ATF Sinner: "We are really proud to have found a new partner with Napalm Records for our future endeavors! "Even though we have been touring intensively in support of our latest album, 'Erebos', we have already started writing new ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Is 'In Great Spirits' Following Leukemia Diagnosis

Bassist Orion (real name: Tomasz Wróblewski) of Polish bands BEHEMOTH, VESANIA and BLACK RIVER was interviewed on the September 23, 2010 edition of "Radioactive Metal". You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. (Note: The Orion interview begins around the 24-minute mark.) "Radioactive Metal" is broadcast on Pure Rock Radio Thursday ...

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BLACK RIVER: 'Black'N'Roll' E-Card Available

An e-card for "Black'n'Roll", the new album from BLACK RIVER — the rock band consisting of Orion (BEHEMOTH, VESANIA), Daray (DIMMU BORGIR), Taff (ROOTWATER), Kay (ex-NEOLITHIC) and Art (SOULBURNERS) — can be accessed at this location. "Black'n'Roll" was released in North America by Armoury Records/Eagle Rock on July 20. The CD was made ...

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BLACK RIVER: 'Lucky In Hell' Video Released

"Lucky In Hell", the new video from BLACK RIVER, the rock band consisting of Orion (BEHEMOTH, VESANIA), Daray (DIMMU BORGIR), Taff (ROOTWATER), Kay (ex-NEOLITHIC) and Art (SOULBURNERS), can be viewed below. The clip features one of the most talented and popular Polish actresses — Magdalena Cielecka — who, for the first time in her career, ...

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The Return Of ARMAGEDON

ARMAGEDON, one of the most recognizable Polish death metal acts of the early Nineties, will release its new album, "Death Then Nothing", outside the band's home country on May 17 via Mystic Production. The CD was recorded at Studio X (ANTIGAMA, VESANIA) in Olsztyn and it contains "10 tracks of classic death metal with a ...

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UNSUN Begins Recording New Album

UNSUN — the Polish female-fronted gothic metal band led by ex-VADER guitarist Maurycy "Mauser" Stefanowicz — has issued the following update: "It's been two years since we recorded our first album and one year since we published it. "We are so glad to hear that you like what we are creating. "Last year was artistically ...

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ROOTWATER To Release 'Visionism' In March

Polish metallers ROOTWATER will release their new album, "Visionism", on March 8 via Mystic Production/Indie Distribution. The follow-up to "Limbic System" was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw (with vocals recorded at Cosmic Studio). "Visionism" track listing: 01. Venture 02. Living In The Cage 03. Closer 04. Frozenthal 05. Freedom 06. Timeless 07. Realize ...

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