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DEAD TROOPER Confirmed For Norway's HAMAR METAL FESTIVAL

Norwegian thrashers DEAD TROOPER have been confirmed for the Hamar Metal Festival, a two-day event set to take place February 25-26 at Hydranten in Hamar, Norway. The complete billing for the festival is as follows: Friday, February 25: SUSPERIA KHOLD BORGARHOLT PESTIFEROUS Saturday, February 26: MADDER MORTEM MUTE DREAD DEAD TROOPER CYNICON FORTRESS OF GRIEF ...

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SUSPERIA: 'Devil May Care' Video Nearly Completed

Norway's SUSPERIA are have nearly completed their second video for the album track "Devil May Care" from their third full-length album, "Unlimited". Released in the U.S. during early summer 2004, the record continues to show growth; "Unlimited" is close to surpassing the SoundScan figures of their previous album, "Vindication", released by Nuclear Blast in 2002. ...

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SUSPERIA Nominated For Norway's ALARM Award

Norwegian metallers SUSPERIA have received a nomination for best album in the "Metal" category of the respected Norwegian Alarm Awards, which will take place in Oslo on Saturday, February 5. The band have been recognized for their acclaimed "Unlimited" album, which was released last year through the Tabu label in Europe and Candlelight in the ...

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VREID To Support ENSLAVED In Europe

VREID, the new Norwegian band formed by former WINDIR members Hváll (bass), Steingrim (drums) and Sture (vocals, guitar), have secured the direct support slot on ENSLAVED's upcoming European tour. As previously reported, Candlelight Records has set a January 25, 2005 U.S. release date VREID's debut album, entitled "Kraft". The CD was recorded during the summer ...

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VREID: Next Live Appearance To Take Place This Weekend

VREID, the new Norwegian band formed by former WINDIR members Hváll (bass), Steingrim (drums) and Sture (vocals, guitar), will make their next live appearance on Friday, November 12 at John Dee in Oslo as part of the "Wolf's Lair 5-Year Party". Other bands scheduled to perform include MOONSORROW, DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER, LUNARIS and THRONE OF ...

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VREID: Former WINDIR Members To Release Debut CD In U.S.

Candlelight Records has set a January 25, 2005 U.S. release date for "Kraft", the debut album from Norway's VREID (Norwegian for "wrath"). Formed earlier this year, the band features the surviving members of WINDIR (Hváll on bass, Steingrim on drums and Sture on vocals/guitar), disbanded due to the unexpected death of singer/founder Valfar. "Kraft" was ...

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VREID: Former WINDIR Members Bounce Back With New Project

VREID, the new Norwegian band formed by former WINDIR members Hváll (bass), Steingrim (drums) and Sture (vocals, guitar), have inked a three-album deal with Tabu Recordings. The group's debut CD, "Kraft", was recorded during the summer at Hváll's Studio 1184 and was mixed at Subsonic Society Studio (SUSPERIA, WINDIR, RED HARVEST, DARKTHRONE) in Oslo. An ...

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HORRICANE To Support MORTIIS, SUSPERIA In Estonia

Estonian "dark" death metal act HORRICANE have been confirmed as the support act for MORTIIS and SUSPERIA at Nõmme Cultt in Tallinn, Estonia on October 17. HORRICANE recently completed work on their debut demo, "The Lynch-Lawyers' Death Squad". The songs featured on the CD are as follows: "Coup De Grace", "Fraction in Your Eyes", "The ...

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SUSPERIA To Embark On Extensive European Tour

Norwegian metallers SUSPERIA have confirmed details of a major European tour in support of the recently released "Unlimited" album. The band are set to team up with fellow Norwegians MORTIIS on a double headline package under the banner of "The Unlimited Grudge Tour 2004". Starting in the U.K. on September 15, the tour will run ...

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MORTIIS To Film New Video In New York City

Norway's legendary eccentric artist MORTIIS is scheduled to arrive in New York City this week to shoot the video for the title track off his forthcoming album, "The Grudge". Directed by acclaimed Los Angeles director Charlie Deaux (SYSTEM OF A DOWN), the video for "The Grudge" will be shot on location in lower Manhattan beginning ...

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MORTIIS: New Single Posted Online

An edited version of the new MORTIIS single, "The Grudge", has been posted online at this location. "The Grudge" single is scheduled for release on August 9 through Earache Records. An album of the same name will follow in September. "The Grudge" single will contain the following tracks: 01. The Grudge (Single Edit) ...

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MORTIIS: New Single Due In August

In advance of the forthcoming album, "The Grudge", Norway's legendary eccentric artist MORTIIS has just completed two remixes for the confirmed single and video for the song of the same name. The single, due on August 9, will contain the following tracks: 01. The Grudge (Single Edit) 02. The Grudge (Despectus) 03. Decadent & Desperate ...

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ZYKLON Members Participate In WINDIR Tribute

ZYKLON's Samoth (guitar) and Trym (drums), both formerly of EMPEROR, recently participated in a WINDIR tribute along with Cosmocrator (MINDGRINDER) and Invictus (DISIPLIN). They recorded a "brutal" cover version of a WINDIR track in honor of late WINDIR singer Valfar. It will be released on a WINDIR tribute album this fall. In other news, ZYKLON ...

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MORTIIS, SUSPERIA To Team Up For U.K. Tour

MORTIIS and SUSPERIA will be teaming up for the "Unlimited Grudge" U.K. tour in September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 15 - Bar Fly – Cardiff, UK Sep. 16 - Academy – Birmingham, UK Sep. 17 - Rio – Bradford, UK Sep. 18 - Rock City - Nottingham, UK Sep. 20t - Academy - ...

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KREATOR Confirmed For Norway's HOLE IN THE SKY Festival

German thrashers KREATOR are the latest band to be confirmed for the Hole in the Sky festival, a four-day event set to be held August 25-28 at three different venues in Bergen, Norway. The complete list of acts currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: DANZIG KREATOR ENTOMBED VADER KATATONIA ZYKLON SUSPERIA ...

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SUSPERIA: Norwegian Festival Appearances Announced

SUSPERIA, the Norwegian based extreme melodic metal band have announced details of forthcoming festival appearances. The band have been confirmed to appear at the Slottsfjell Festival in Tonsberg, Norway on Saturday, July 17. In addition, they will headline the Elveblest Festival in Arnes, Norway on Saturday, August 21. Further festival appearances are currently in the ...

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'Infernal Gathering' Compilation Due In June

Candlelight Records has set a June 29 U.S. release date for "Infernal Gathering, The Second Chapter", a collection of headline artists that performed at the 4th annual Inferno Festival this past April. Norway's Inferno Festival has, in its short time, established itself as one of the most important extreme metal festivals in the world. With ...

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MANIFEST: New Live Dates Announced

Norwegian noise-thrashers MANIFEST have lined up the following dates during May: May 13 - Grotta - Hamar, NOR (w/ MALOSSI) May 14 - Kulturlaaven - Asker, NOR (w/ SUSPERIA) May 15 - Hawk – Fredrikstad, NOR (w/ MALOSSI) MANIFEST recently entered Godt Selskap Studio (NECROPHAGIA, THE APPARATUS) to record their first CD, tentatively titled "Half ...

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SUSPERIA Announce Norwegian Dates

SUSPERIA follow their explosive appearance at this year's Inferno Festival with more live dates throughout Norway. The band have just announced details of a short Norwegian tour in support of their new album, "Unlimited". "Unlimited", which is being released through the Tabu label, is already out in Norway where it is receiving public and critical ...

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ASGEIR MICKELSON: 'I'm NOT Going To Play For DIMMU BORGIR'

Drummer Asgeir Mickelson (BORKNAGAR, SPIRAL ARCHITECT) has issued a statement denying that he has been hired to be the session drummer for DIMMU BORGIR during their upcoming live appearances. Mickelson was rumored to have joined the DIMMU ranks as a temporary replacement for Nick Barker, who was unceremoniously "removed" from the group's lineup in January. ...

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Compilation CD To Be Released In Conjunction With Norway's INFERNO METAL FESTIVAL

Norway's Tabu Recordings have announced plans to release a compilation CD, "Infernal Gathering - The Second Chapter", in conjunction with the upcoming Inferno Metal Festival. In its fourth edition, Inferno Metal Festival has established itself as one of the most important extreme metal festivals in the world, with people traveling from such faraway places like ...

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CANDLELIGHT Signs North American Licensing Deal With TABU RECORDINGS

Candlelight Records has inked a North American licensing deal for all Tabu Recordings titles. The new partnership will see the U.S. and Canadian release of all new and reissued catalog titles from the growing Norwegian record label through Candlelight's stateside operation. The first scheduled release will be the new album from Norway's SUSPERIA. Titled "Unlimited", ...

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INFERNO FESTIVAL 2004: Complete Schedule Released

The organizers of the annual Inferno Festival have released the complete schedule for this year's festivities, which are set to be held April 8-10 at the Rockefeller and John Dee venues in Oslo, Norway. The details are as follows: Thursday, April 8: Venue: Rockefeller 18.15 ROTTING CHRIST 19.45 KHOLD 21.15 KONKHRA 23.00 GORGOROTH 01.00 MY ...

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SUSPERIA: Hard At Work On New Album

SUSPERIA, the Oslo, Norway-based extreme metal band featuring vocalist Athera, bassist Memnock, drummer Tjodalv (DIMMU BORGIR) along with guitarists Elvorn and Cyrus, are in the final stages of recording their forthcoming album, "Unlimited" —the band's first for their new label, Tabu Recordings (a division of Norway's Tuba Records). Most of the album is being recorded ...

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SUSPERIA Sign With Norway's TABU RECORDINGS

Norway's SUSPERIA have signed a three-album deal with Oslo's Tabu Recordings, a division of Tuba Records. "Tuba is one of the biggest music and media distributors in Norway and [they] have several sub labels releasing various music," reads a post on the band's web site. SUSPERIA will enter the studio on September 24 to begin ...

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SUSPERIA To Enter Studio In Late September

Norway's SUSPERIA will enter the studio on September 24 to begin recording their third full-length album, tentatively titled "Unlimited". The band, who split with Nuclear Blast Records late last year, have struck up a new deal "with an interesting label," according to a post on the band's web site. "It will be made official, who ...

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