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CANDLEMASS Mainman's AVATARIUM Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

AVATARIUM, the new project led by Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast. AVATARIUM's first release will be a 12-inch mini-LP, "Moonhorse", featuring the title track, the B-side "Boneflower" as well as an acoustic cover version of BLACK SABBATH's "War Pigs". It ...

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AMON AMARTH Bassist Interviewed By SHOCKWAVE MAGAZINE (Video)

On July 24, Shockwave Magazine conducted an interview with bassist Ted Lundström of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH at the Bristow, Virginia stop of this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. You can now watch the chat below. AMON AMARTH's ninth studio album, "Deceiver Of The Gods", sold around 17,000 copies in the United States ...

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AMON AMARTH Frontman Interviewed By France's 'Metal XS' (Video)

French webmagazine Hard Force's "Metal XS" recently conducted an interview with vocalist Johan Hegg of Swedish melodic death metallers AMON AMARTH. You can now watch the chat below. AMON AMARTH's ninth studio album, "Deceiver Of The Gods", sold around 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position ...

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AMON AMARTH Guitarist Interviewed By 'Beyond The Watch' (Video)

On Wednesday, July 10, "Beyond The Watch" conducted an interview with guitarist Johan Söderberg of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH at the Toronto, Ontario, Canada stop of this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. You can now watch the chat below. AMON AMARTH's ninth studio album, "Deceiver Of The Gods", sold around 17,000 copies in ...

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AMON AMARTH Frontman Interviewed By Holland's TOAZTED (Video)

On June 1, Toazted conducted an interview with vocalist Johan Hegg of Swedish melodic death metallers AMON AMARTH at the Fortarock XL festival at Goffertpark in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. You can now watch the chat in five parts below. AMON AMARTH's ninth studio album, "Deceiver Of The Gods", sold around 17,000 copies in the United ...

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Sweden's BELOW Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Swedish epic doom metal band BELOW. BELOW, which draws influences from BLACK SABBATH, CANDLEMASS and KING DIAMOND, is working with Tobias Rosén — bass player of NOCTUM — of Howlin' Owl Productions on a split seven-inch single, to be released by Dark Descent Records. A full-length album ...

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SARKE To Release 'Aruagint' In September

SARKE's third album, "Aruagint", will be released on September 20 via Indie Recordings. The CD was once again recorded at H-10 Productions studios in Oslo with producer Lars Erik Westby. Says they band: "Our music is inspired by the great '70s rock bands, '80s speed metal bands and '90s black metal bands. Put this together ...

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AMON AMARTH: New Video Interview With JOHAN SÖDERBERG

Derek Simmons-Tobias of Examiner.com conducted an interview with guitarist Johan Söderberg of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH on June 30 at the Mountain View, California stop of this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. You can now watch the chat below. AMON AMARTH's ninth studio album, "Deceiver Of The Gods", sold around 17,000 copies in ...

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AMON AMARTH Frontman Interviewed By BAY AREA BACKSTAGE (Video)

Bay Area Backstage conducted an interview with vocalist Johan Hegg of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH on June 30 at the Mountain View, California stop of this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. You can now watch the chat below. AMON AMARTH's ninth studio album, "Deceiver Of The Gods", sold around 17,000 copies in the ...

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AMON AMARTH's 'Deceiver Of The Gods' Cracks U.S. Top 20

"Deceiver Of The Gods", the ninth studio album from Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH, sold around 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 19 on The Billboard 200 chart. The record arrived in stores on June 25 via Metal Blade Records. AMON AMARTH's 2011 CD, ...

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AMON AMARTH: Trailer For 'Father Of The Wolf' Video

A trailer for "Father Of The Wolf", the new video from Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's ninth studio album, "Deceiver Of The Gods", which was released in North America on June 25 via Metal Blade Records. Recorded at Backstage Studios in Derbyshire, United Kingdom, and ...

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AMON AMARTH Interviewed At Finland's NUMMIROCK Festival (Video)

Kaaos TV conducted an interview with bassist Ted Lundström and guitarist Olavi Mikkonen of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH when the band performed at the Nummirock festival, which was held June 20-22 in Nummijärvi, Kauhajoki, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. AMON AMARTH's ninth studio album, "Deceiver Of The Gods", will be released ...

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CANDLEMASS, GIRLSCHOOL To Return To North America In September

CANDLEMASS, GIRLSCHOOL, SACRIFICE, PAGAN ALTAR, BARBATOS and WITCH MOUNTAIN have been confirmed for the Noctis VI - Lucifer Rex festival, set to take place September 19-21 at the University Of Calgary's MacEwan Hall Ballroom, Dickens Pub, Lord Nelson's Grill and Vern's Bar in downtown Calgary, Alberta, Canada. At least 20 more bands will be announced ...

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Deceiver of the Gods - AMON AMARTH

What's not to like about AMON AMARTH? They've been faithful metal warriors for going on two decades now, and they look like The Lord of the Rings' Riders of friggin' Rohan, for Christ's sake! But even the bravest, most committed soldiers in metal's fearsome army can have a tough day on the battlefield, and there's ...

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AMON AMARTH: New Video Interview With JOHAN HEGG

On June 1, Floris van Bommel conducted an interview with vocalist Johan Hegg of Swedish melodic death metallers AMON AMARTH at the Fortarock XL festival at Goffertpark in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. You can now watch the chat below. AMON AMARTH's ninth studio offering, "Deceiver Of The Gods" discussing the struggles of tour life, recording and ...

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AMON AMARTH: Final Part Of 'Forging Mjölnir' Mini-Documentary Posted Online

Swedish melodic death metallers AMON AMARTH have released part three of their mini-documentary, "Forging Mjölnir". Filmed and directed by Luke Daley, the up-close-and-personal clip — which includes stunning black and white nature footage and Norse artwork — celebrates the imminent release of the band's ninth studio offering, "Deceiver Of The Gods". The concluding ...

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