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Carnival is Forever - DECAPITATED

This is the one many in the metal community have been eagerly anticipating. It is "Carnival is Forever", the new album from Poland's DECAPITATED, which arrives several years following the tragic death of drummer Witold "Vitek" Kieltyka (brother and sole original member Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka) and the serious head injury suffered by former vocalist Adrian ...

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VADER: First 'Welcome To The Morbid Reich' Trailer Released

The first trailer for "Welcome To The Morbid Reich", the new album from Polish death metal veterans VADER, can be seen below. Due on August 12 in Europe and September 13 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was recorded at Hertz Studio in Bialystok, Poland and features the cover artwork of Zbigniew ...

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DECAPITATED: 'Carnival Is Forever' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Carnival Is Forever", the fifth studio album from Polish technical death metallers DECAPITATED, sold around 2,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 11 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those ...

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VADER: New Song Available For Streaming

"Come And See My Sacrifice", a brand new song from Polish death metal veterans VADER, is available for streaming using the SoundCloud player below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Welcome To The Morbid Reich", which will be released on August 12 in Europe and September 13 in North America via Nuclear Blast ...

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VADER: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Polish death metal veterans VADER will release their new album, "Welcome To The Morbid Reich", on August 12 in Europe and September 13 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Hertz Studio in Bialystok, Poland and features the cover artwork of Zbigniew Bielak (DESTRYER 666, WATAIN). The band laid down ...

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DECAPITATED: New Album Audio Preview

Polish technical death metal band DECAPITATED will release their fifth studio album, "Carnival Is Forever", in North America on July 12 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD's cover art was created by Lukasz Jaszak and can be seen below. "Carnival Is Forever" track listing: 01. The Knife 02. United 03. Carnival Is Forever 04. Homo ...

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GODFLESH Confirmed For DAMNATION FESTIVAL

Reformed industrial metal pioneers GODFLESH have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Damnation Festival, set to take place on November 5, 2011 at Leeds Union University. Joining them will be post-rockers GOD IS AN ASTRONAUT, who top the third stage and the atmospheric black metal their fellow Irishmen ALTAR OF PLAGUES. The festival ...

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DECAPITATED: 'Carnival Is Forever' Track Listing Unveiled

Polish technical death metal band DECAPITATED will release their fifth studio album, "Carnival Is Forever", in North America on July 12 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD's cover art was created by Lukasz Jaszak and can be seen below. "Carnival Is Forever" track listing: 01. The Knife 02. United 03. Carnival Is Forever 04. Homo ...

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DECAPITATED: New Album Cover Unveiled

Polish technical death metal band DECAPITATED will release their fifth studio album, "Carnival Is Forever", in North America and Poland on July 12 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD's cover art was created by Lukasz Jaszak and can be seen below. Commented DECAPITATED guitarist Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka: "[The album cover is] very intriguing and quite ...

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DECAPITATED: New Album Title Announced

Polish technical death metal band DECAPITATED have set "Carnival Is Forever" as the title of their fifth studio album, due later in the year via Nuclear Blast Records. Commented DECAPITATED guitarist Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka: "Carnival: war, rape, lies, pathology, evil displayed through certain events and situations of the latest years in the world. Is Forever ...

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ROTTING CHRIST, HATE, MELECHESH, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS Featured In 'Fortress Europe' Book

The first chapter of "Fortress Europe (The Big Shiny Prison Vol. II)" is now online and features interviews/appearances by ROTTING CHRIST, LECHEROUS NOCTURNE, HATE, MELECHESH and ABIGAIL WILLIAMS. "Fortress Europe" is the much-anticipated sequel to Ryan Bartek's "The Big Shiny Prison" a book of nonfiction journalism in which the author will be traveling Europe from ...

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HATE: New Video Interview Posted Online

Musician Photo Journal recently conducted an interview with Polish extreme metallers HATE on March 25, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. You can now watch the chat below. HATE's latest album, "Erebos", came out last year via Listenable Records. The CD was recorded at Hertz Studio in Bialystok, Poland with producers Slawek and Wojtek Wieslawski (DECAPITATED, VADER). ...

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DIVINE HERESY Singer Joins CYANIDE SERENITY

U.K. tech metal act CYANIDE SERENITY has recruited Travis Neal (DIVINE HERESY) as its new singer. Commented the band: "We are incredibly delighted to announce Travis as our new singer. We are hoping this will be the end of constant changing of vocalists, we have a lot of bad luck in this area and hope ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Talks About His Battle With Leukemia

Revolver magazine is hosting the first part of an in-depth interview with guitarist/vocalist Adam "Negal "Darski of Polish extreme metal veterans BEHEMOTH. In it, he talks about his battle with leukemia, his current health status, and everything he went through. A couple of excerpts follow below. Revolver: When did you know you had ...

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WYKKED WYTCH Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Florida extreme metallers WYKKED WYTCH are putting the finishing touches on their fifth album, "Serpents Among Us" (formerly "Prayers Of The Decapitated"), for an early summer release. According to a press release, "new guitarist and songwriter Nate Poulson has put together nine really killer bad-ass tunes which are heavy, technical and melodic. This, mixed with ...

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HOLOCAUSTO CANIBAL Preparing To Enter Studio

Portuguese grind legends HOLOCAUSTO CANIBAL are preparing to enter 213 Studios (HEAVENWOOD, GRUNT) with producer Bruno Silva to begin recording their fourth full-length album, "Gorefilia", for a late 2011 release via Metal Age. The CD will be mixed and mastered at Hertz Studios (BEHEMOTH, VADER, DEAD INFECTION, DECAPITATED, SEVERE TORTURE) in Bialystok, Poland. According to ...

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NILE's KARL SANDERS To Guest On NERVECELL Album

Guitarist/vocalist Karl Sanders of South Carolina-based extreme technical death metallers NILE makes a guest appearance on vocals on the song "Shunq (To The Despaired…King Of Darkness)" from Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based death/thrash metallers NERVECELL. The track will appear on NERVECELL's new album, "Psychogenocide", which is scheduled for release on March 31 in the Middle East ...

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DECAPITATED Recording New Album; Photos, Report Available

Polish technical death metallers DECAPITATED have entered Radio Gdansk Studio in Poland to begin recording the follow-up to 2006's "Organic Hallucinosis". The follow-up to 2006's "Organic Hallucinosis" is being produced by Wacek Kieltyka and sound engineered by Malta Arkadiusz Malczewski. Drums are being recorded with Daniel Bergstrand (BEHEMOTH, MESHUGGAH, DIMMU BORGIR, KEEP OF KALESSIN, DEFLESHED), ...

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DEFILED, FLAYED DISCIPLE, HAIL OF BULLETS, PATHOLOGY Confirmed For Holland's NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

DEFILED, FLAYED DISCIPLE, HAIL OF BULLETS, PATHOLOGY and SOREPTION have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Neurotic Deathfest, set to take place April 29-30, 2011 at 013 and MIDI theatre in Tilburg, Holland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AEON (SE) ANTROPOMORPHIA (NL) AT THE GATES (SE) ATHEIST ...

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OBITUARY, MASTER, AEON Confirmed For Holland's NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

OBITUARY, MASTER, AEON, BENEATH, CEREBRAL BORE, SOUTHWICKED and VISCERA TRAIL have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Neurotic Deathfest, set to take place April 29-30, 2011 at 013 and MIDI theatre in Tilburg, Holland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AEON (SE) ANTROPOMORPHIA (NL) AT THE GATES (SE) ...

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DECAPITATED To Enter Studio Next Month

Polish technical death metal band DECAPITATED will enter RG Studio in Gdansk, Poland on February 9 to begin recording its fifth studio album for a late 2010 release via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2006's "Organic Hallucinosis" will be produced by Wacek Kieltyka and sound engineered by Malta Arkadiusz Malczewski. Drums will be recorded ...

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NERVECELL: New Album Title, Artwork Revealed

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based death/thrash metallers NERVECELL have set "Psychogenocide" as the title of their new album, due late March in Europe through Lifeforce Records and Spellbind Records in the Middle East. The CD cover artwork was designed by was created by Björn Goosses of Killustrations (ABORTED, SEVERE TORTURE, ZYKLON) and is a concept which ...

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PSYCROPTIC To Enter Studio Next Month

Drummer Dave Haley of Tasmania's technical death metallers PSYCROPTIC has issued the following update: "Well, 2010 was a pretty busy year for PSYCROPTIC. We released our first-ever DVD in early 2010 and toured Australia with DECAPITATED to promote the release. We played China and Inner Mongolia; we were the first Western band to play the ...

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