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HYPOCRISY: First Two Albums To Be Re-Released As Limited 2CD Box With Bonus Tracks

Swedish death metal veterans HYPOCRISY will have their classic albums "Penetralia" and "Osculum Obscenum", re-released as a limited 2CD box on July 12 via Nuclear Blast Records. The LPs were remastered and enriched with extensive bonus material. In 1992, HYPOCRISY signed its first contract with Nuclear Blast Records and released its monumental debut, "Penetralia". It ...

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VANITY BLVD Signs With NOISEHEAD RECORDS

Sweden-based, female-fronted hard rockers VANITY BLVD have inked a deal with Austria's Noisehead Records. The band's second full-length album, "Wicked Temptation", will be recorded and mixed this month at Deep Blue Studios with producer Nicko Di Marion (STEELWING). The CD will be mastered at Black Lounge Studios by Jonas Kjellgren (SABATON, HYPOCRISY, OVERKILL) and released ...

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HYPOCRISY Frontman Interviewed On 'Rock Made Of Metal' (Audio)

On April 18, Radio Caley's "Rock Made Of Metal" conducted an interview with with Peter Tägtgren of Swedish death metallers HYPOCRISY at at Audio Lounge, Maryhill in Glasgow, Scotland. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. HYPOCRISY was forced to cancel its previously announced North American tour due to reasons ...

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AMORPHIS: 'Circle' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"Circle", the eleventh album from Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Finland: #1 Germany: #13 Hungary: #13 UK: #14 (rock chart) Austria: #24 Sweden: #33, #3 (rock/metal chart) Japan: #39 Switzerland: #57 "Circle" was released on April 19 via Nuclear Blast Records. Production and mixing duties for the ...

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HYPOCRISY Forced To Cancel North American Tour

Swedish death metallers HYPOCRISY have been forced to cancel their previously announced North American tour due to reasons beyond their control. The bandmembers had received their visa approvals and everything was going as scheduled until the embassy let them know that the earliest they could pick up their visas, get them stamped and so on, ...

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AMORPHIS: 'Hopeless Days' Video Released

"Hopeless Days", the new video from Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's eleventh album, "Circle", which will be released on April 19 via Nuclear Blast Records. Production and mixing duties for the follow-up to 2011's "The Beginning Of Times" were handled by HYPOCRISY and PAIN ...

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HYPOCRISY Mainman Interviewed In Vienna (Video)

Austria's Stormbringer.at webzine conducted an interview with Peter Tägtgren of Swedish death metallers HYPOCRISY before the band's April 14 concert in Vienna. You can now watch the chat below. "End Of Disclosure", the new album from HYPOCRISY, registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #35 Sweden: #29 Finland: #30 Austria: #56 Switzerland: #53 ...

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STARKILL: New Song Available For Streaming

"Whispers Of Heresy", a brand new song from the Chicagoland-based band STARKILL, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. Featuring a unique blend of symphonic black metal, power metal, and melodic death metal, the track comes off the group's full-length album, "Fires Of Life", which is due out April 29 in Europe and April ...

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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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AMORPHIS: 'Circle' Album Audio Snippets, Track-By-Track Commentary

"Circle", the eleventh album from Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS will be released on April 19 via Nuclear Blast Records. Production and mixing duties for the follow-up to 2011's "The Beginning Of Times" were handled by HYPOCRISY and PAIN mastermind Peter Tägtgren, who has previously worked with such bands as CHILDREN OF BODOM, CELTIC ...

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AMORPHIS: 'Enchanted By The Moon' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Enchanted By The Moon" from Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS can be seen below. The track comes off the band's eleventh album, "Circle", which will be released on April 19 via Nuclear Blast Records. Production and mixing duties for the follow-up to 2011's "The Beginning Of Times" ...

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HYPOCRISY: 'End Of Disclosure' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"End Of Disclosure", the new album from Swedish death metallers HYPOCRISY, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #35 Sweden: #29 Finland: #30 Austria: #56 Switzerland: #53 Belgium: #116 Commented HYPOCRISY mastermind Peter Tägtgren: "WOW! Recognition and thanks to all the metal fans out there! That's really awesome! We are looking forward to the ...

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STARKILL: 'New Infernal Rebirth' Video Released

"New Infernal Rebirth", the new video from the Chicagoland-based band STARKILL, can be seen below. Featuring a unique blend of symphonic black metal, power metal, and melodic death metal, the song comes off the group's full-length album, "Fires Of Life", which is due out April 29 in Europe and April 30 in North America via ...

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AMORPHIS: 'Shades Of Gray' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Shades Of Gray" from Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS can be seen below. The track comes off the band's eleventh album, "Circle", which will be released on April 19 via Nuclear Blast Records. Production and mixing duties for the follow-up to 2011's "The Beginning Of Times" were ...

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ESSENCE: 'Fractured Dimension' Lyric Video Released

Danish thrashers ESSENCE will release their new album, "Last Night Of Solace", on March 29 via NoiseArt Records. The effort will be made available as a limited CD in a slipcase and will include a bonus track. The CD was recorded, engineered and produced by Swedish mastermind Peter Tägtgren (PAIN, HYPOCRISY, IMMORTAL, CHILDREN OF BODOM, ...

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AMORPHIS To Release 'Hopeless' Bourbon Sauce

Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS will release a new bourbon sauce called "Hopeless" on April 17. Description of the sauce: "Mildly hot and rich flavoured sauce made of apples, chipotle and bourbon. Use it in barbeque or on any food as a dip or condiment. On barbeque use low or medium temperature." You can ...

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DEGRADEAD To Release 'The Monster Within' In August

Stockholm, Sweden-based melodic death metallers DEGRADEAD, whose singer, Mikael Sehlin, recently joined fellow Swedes ENGEL as their new frontman, will release their fourth album, "The Monster Within", on August 23. The CD was recorded between January 14 and February 2 at Panic Room studios in Skara with producer Thomas "Plec" Johansson and marks the group's ...

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HYPOCRISY: Third 'End Of Disclosure' Album Trailer Available

The third trailer for "End Of Disclosure", the new album from Swedish death metallers HYPOCRISY, can be seen below. Due in Europe on March 22 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was produced by HYPOCRISY mastermind Peter Tägtgren at his Abyss Studio in Sweden. The artwork was created by Wes Benscoter (SLAYER, KREATOR, NILE, VADER). ...

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HYPOCRISY: Another New Song Available For Streaming

"Tales Of Thy Spineless", a brand new song from Swedish death metallers HYPOCRISY, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off the band's new album, "End Of Disclosure", which will be released in Europe on March 22 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced by HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren at ...

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Video: HYPOCRISY Mainman Talks To TERRORIZER About New Album

Video footage of Peter Tägtgren of Swedish death metallers HYPOCRISY talking to U.K.'s Terrorizer magazine about the band's new album, "End Of Disclosure", can be seen below. Due in Europe on March 22 via Nuclear Blast Records, "End Of Disclosure" was produced by Tägtgren at his Abyss Studio in Sweden. The artwork was created by ...

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HYPOCRISY: Second 'End Of Disclosure' Album Trailer Available

The second trailer for "End Of Disclosure", the new album from Swedish death metallers HYPOCRISY, can be seen below. Due in Europe on March 22 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was produced by HYPOCRISY mastermind Peter Tägtgren at his Abyss Studio in Sweden. The artwork was created by Wes Benscoter (SLAYER, KREATOR, NILE, VADER). ...

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HYPOCRISY: 'End Of Disclosure' Album Trailer Available

A trailer for "End Of Disclosure", the new album from Swedish death metallers HYPOCRISY, can be seen below. Due in Europe on March 22 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was produced by HYPOCRISY mastermind Peter Tägtgren at his Abyss Studio in Sweden. The artwork was created by Wes Benscoter (SLAYER, KREATOR, NILE, VADER). A ...

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AMORPHIS: Fourth 'Circle' Studio Clip Posted Online

The fourth in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Circle", the eleventh album from Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS, can be seen below. "Circle" will be released on April 19 via Nuclear Blast Records. Production and mixing duties for the follow-up to 2011's "The Beginning Of Times" were ...

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ARSIS: New Album Release Date Announced

Virginia-based melodic tech-death metal masters ARSIS will release their fifth full-length album, "Unwelcome", on April 30 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2010's "Starve For The Devil" was tracked at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with producer Mark Lewis (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, WHITECHAPEL, DEVILDRIVER, DEICIDE, SIX FEET UNDER). "At this ...

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AMORPHIS: 'Hopeless Days' Lyric Video Released

Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS have set "Circle" as the title of their eleventh album, due on April 19 via Nuclear Blast Records. Production and mixing duties for the follow-up to 2011's "The Beginning Of Times" were handled by HYPOCRISY and PAIN mastermind Peter Tägtgren, who has previously worked with such bands as CHILDREN ...

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