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KVELERTAK Wins Norway's SPELLEMANN Award In 'Metal' Category

Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK were honored in the "Metal" category at the 42nd annual Spellemann awards (the Norwegian equivalent to the Grammy Awards). The largest and oldest Norwegian music awards show was held last night (Saturday, January 18) at Konserthus in Stavanger, Norway and was broadcast live on the Norwegian channel NRK1. The nominees in the ...

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PARADISE LOST Guitarist's VALLENFYRE: New Album Title Revealed

VALLENFYRE, the new U.K. death metal band featuring Gregor Mackintosh, songwriter and guitarist of PARADISE LOST, alongside members of MY DYING BRIDE, AT THE GATES and DOOM, has entered GodCity Studio in Salem, Massachusetts with producer Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, BLACK BREATH, NAILS) to begin recording its sophomore album, "Splinters", due in April via Century Media ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: 20th-Anniversary Release To Be Announced Soon

Vocalist Dani "Filth" Davey of British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH has revealed plans for a a forthcoming twentieth anniversary release in April that "old-skoolers will absolutely love to bits." No further details have yet been made available. In February, CRADLE OF FILTH will embark on a 19-date European co-headlining tour with Polish extreme metallers ...

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KVELERTAK Talks To Australia's HEAVY TV (Video)

Nelli Scarlet of Australia's Heavy TV conducted an interview with Norwegian rockers Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK at the Melbourne stop of their last Australian tour. You can now watch the chat below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", topped the official chart in Norway. The CD, which sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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NIRVANA To Be Honored In Washington In April

According to The Pulse Of Radio, the town of Hoquiam, Washington will declare April 10, 2014 as Nirvana Day. Hoquiam's mayor, Jack Durney, reportedly spoke on the legendary rock group, saying, "They bring great honor, I think as I say, to our entire community. And I think that it's good Kurt Cobain lived in Hoquiam ...

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NIRVANA's GROHL, NOVOSELIC React To ROCK HALL Induction

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame has announced the inductees for the 2014 class. The six artists selected for the Performer Category are: KISS, Peter Gabriel, DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES, NIRVANA, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens. Ahmet Ertegun awards will go to THE BEATLES' late manager Brian Epstein and original THE ROLLING STONES ...

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DIRTWRENCH: Debut Demo Available For Streaming

In the summer of 2013, DIRTWRENCH was created by five guys from different Danish bands — including MEMORIAL, INBREEDING REDNECKS and THE SKAVANGERS — with the wish to play old-school metal the way it sounded in the early '90s: no produced, fast kick-drum, death-metal B.S. here! Just metal, reeking of love for bands such as ...

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HARK: 'Crystalline' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Welsh heavy rock power trio HARK has finished recording its forthcoming Season Of Mist debut, entitled "Crystalline". The album was tracked at Monnow Valley Studios (BLACK SABBATH, RUSH, JUDAS PRIEST, PORTISHEAD) in Wales, and mixed by CONVERGE guitarist Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, HIGH ON FIRE, KVELERTAK, YOUNG WIDOWS), and will hit the stores on March 14 ...

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KVELERTAK Talks To FIGHT NETWORK (Video)

Fight Network's Fight + Music recently conducted an interview with Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK. You can now watch the chat below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", topped the official chart in Norway. The CD, which sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, was issued on March 26 via Roadrunner Records. It ...

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HIGH ON FIRE: 'Slave The Hive' Video Released

The official video for HIGH ON FIRE's brand new single titled "Slave The Hive" can be seen below. As part of the band's Scion A/V-sponsored headlining tour, HIGH ON FIRE dropped the new single which marks the first new music from the California metal champions since the spring 2012 release of "De Vermis Mysteriis". A ...

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Video: KVELERTAK Performs On Norwegian Rooftop

Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK played their song "Kvelertak" on a rooftop as part of this past weekend's P3 Gull Awards in Oslo, Norway. Watch the performance below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", topped the official chart in Norway. The CD, which sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, was issued on ...

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KVELERTAK Interviewed By RockRevolt Magazine (Video)

Bradford Skelley of RockRevolt magazine recently conducted an interview with Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK. You can now watch the chat below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", topped the official chart in Norway. The CD, which sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, was issued on March 26 via Roadrunner Records. It ...

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PARADISE LOST Guitarist's VALLENFYRE To Enter Studio In January

In 2011, Gregor Mackintosh (PARADISE LOST) announced that he would go back to his death metal roots with his new band, VALLENFYRE. The level of expectation was set high with a lineup consisting of Hamish Glencross (guitar; MY DYING BRIDE), Scoot (bass; DOOM, EXTINCTION OF MANKIND), Adrian Erlandsson (drums; AT THE GATES, PARADISE LOST, THE ...

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SKELETONWITCH: 'Serpents Unleashed' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Serpents Unleashed", the new album from Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH, sold around 5,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 62 on The Billboard 200 chart. Issued on October 29 via Prosthetic Records, the follow-up to 2011's "Forever Abomination" was recorded this past spring at GodCity Studio ...

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SKELETONWITCH: 'Serpents Unleashed' Video Released

The video for the title track of "Serpents Unleashed", the new album from Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH, can be seen below. Filmed in black and white, the clip features just over two minutes of stylized, in-your-face performance footage produced and directed by Ralph Miller (Turnstyle Fims) and edited by Jon Nix. Due on October 29 via ...

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TOXIC HOLOCAUST: 'Acid Fuzz' Video Released

Portland punk metal hellions TOXIC HOLOCAUST will release their most volatile offering to date, "Chemistry Of Consciousness", in North America on October 29 (one day earlier internationally) via Relapse Records. The devious new full-length spews forth eleven tracks of revved up, road-raging bestial devastation. The CD was recorded by the band, mixed with Kurt Ballou ...

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BRUTALITY WILL PREVAIL Signs With SIEGE OF AMIDA

BRUTALITY WILL PREVAIL has signed a worldwide deal with Siege Of Amida / Century Media Records. The quintet, whose distinctive blend of stomping attack with menacing groove and snarling, downtempo riffs has slowly but surely turned them into kings of the U.K. underground, have spent the past 12 months touring in support of their critically ...

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TOXIC HOLOCAUST: Entire 'Chemistry Of Consciousness' Album Available For Streaming

Portland punk metal hellions TOXIC HOLOCAUST will release their most volatile offering to date, "Chemistry Of Consciousness", in North America on October 29 (one day earlier internationally) via Relapse Records. The devious new full-length spews forth eleven tracks of revved up, road-raging bestial devastation. The CD was recorded by the band, mixed with Kurt Ballou ...

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HIGH ON FIRE Releases New Single 'Slave The Hive'

HIGH ON FIRE has released a brand new single titled "Slave The Hive" today. As part of the band's upcoming Scion A/V-sponsored headlining tour, HIGH ON FIRE drops the new single which marks the first new music from the California metal champions since the spring 2012 release of "De Vermis Mysteriis". A limited-edition seven-inch single ...

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