dimmu-borgir in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

Video Premiere: IN FLAMES' 'Paralyzed'

"Paralyzed", the new video from Swedish metallers IN FLAMES, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, DARK TRANQUILLITY, SONIC SYNDICATE and KAMELOT, among others. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Siren Charms", sold around 9,000 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Former MERCYFUL FATE Members HANK SHERMANN, MICHAEL DENNER Tap SNOWY SHAW For Debut Album

Swedish multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw, who has played with such legendary bands as MERCYFUL FATE, KING DIAMOND, THERION, DIMMU BORGIR, MEMENTO MORI, DREAM EVIL, NOTRE DAME and SABATON, has finished laying down drums on the debut album from DENNER/SHERMANN, the new project featuring MERCYFUL FATE guitarists Michael Denner and Hank Shermann. Regarding how the idea for ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SONIC SYNDICATE: 'Catching Fire' Video Released

"Catching Fire", the new video from Anglo-Swedish modern metallers SONIC SYNDICATE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's self-titled fifth album, which was released on July 4 via Nuclear Blast. "Sonic Syndicate" includes a total of 11 tracks, while the limited edition digipak features no less than three bonus tracks. "Sonic ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ENGEL: 'Salvation' Video Released

"Salvation", the new video from Swedish metallers ENGEL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's fourth album, "Raven Kings", which will be released on November 28 via Gain Music Entertainment. The CD was produced by the band's founders Marcus Sunesson and Niclas Engelin (also of IN FLAMES) and was mixed by ...

Read more

Posted in: News

LOCK UP Releases Statement About TOMAS LINDBERG's Departure, KEVIN SHARP's Addition

LOCK UP — the international grindcore "supergroup" featuring Anton Reisenegger (PENTAGRAM, CRIMINAL), Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH, BRUJERIA, VENOMOUS CONCEPT) and Nick Barker (CRADLE OF FILTH, DIMMU BORGIR) — has released the following statement: "Unfortunately, we have to announce the departure of our brother and longtime vocalist Tomas Lindberg (AT THE GATES, DISFEAR). "For the record, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

LOCK UP Parts Ways With Singer TOMAS LINDBERG, Recruits BRUTAL TRUTH's KEVIN SHARP

Vocalist Tomas Lindberg (AT THE GATES, DISFEAR) has left LOCK UP — the international grindcore "supergroup" featuring Anton Reisenegger (PENTAGRAM, CRIMINAL), Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH, BRUJERIA, VENOMOUS CONCEPT) and Nick Barker (CRADLE OF FILTH, DIMMU BORGIR) — and has been replaced by Kevin Sharp (BRUTAL TRUTH). Speaking to Finland's Kaaos TV prior to AT THE ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AT THE GATES: 'At War With Reality' Lands On U.S. Chart

"At War With Reality", the comeback album from seminal Swedish metallers AT THE GATES, sold 7,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 53 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released on October 28 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media, the CD was recorded at Studio ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AT THE GATES: 'Death And The Labyrinth' Video Released

"Death And The Labyrinth", the new video from seminal Swedish metallers AT THE GATES, can be seen below. The clip was helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE, LACUNA COIL and IN FLAMES, among many others. "Death And The Labyrinth" is ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ENGEL To Release 'Raven Kings' Album In November

Swedish metallers ENGEL will release their fourth album, "Raven Kings", on November 28 via Gain Music Entertainment. The CD was produced by the band's founders Marcus Sunesson and Niclas Engelin (also of IN FLAMES) and was mixed by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT). The artwork was created by Joachim Luetke (ARCH ENEMY, DIMMU BORGIR, KREATOR, MARILYN MANSON, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AMARANTHE's OLOF MÖRCK Talks To France's RockNLive About 'Massive Addictive' Album (Video)

Guitarist Olof Mörck of Gothenburg, Sweden's AMARANTHE recently spoke to France's RockNLive about the band's third album, "Massive Addictive", which will be released on October 21 via Spinefarm Records. You can now watch the chat below. "Massive Addictive" is true to its title. The band's signature, larger-than-life sound, comprised of kinetic riffing, pulsating ...

Read more

Posted in: News

IN FLAMES: 'Siren Charms' Cracks U.S. Top 30

"Siren Charms" the eleventh album from Swedish metallers IN FLAMES, sold around 9,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 26 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous CD, 2011's "Sounds Of A Playground Fading", opened with around 14,000 units to land at No. 27. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Video Premiere: AMARANTHE's 'Drop Dead Cynical'

"Drop Dead Cynical", the new video from Gothenburg, Sweden's AMARANTHE, which is known for fusing melodic metal with elements of EDM, can be seen below. The clip was once again helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE, LACUNA COIL and IN ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TROUBLE, CROWBAR, Ex-DEICIDE/OBITUARY Members Join Forces In DEVIL'S HIGHWAY

DEVIL'S HIGHWAY, the new "supergroup" featuring vocalist Kyle Thomas (TROUBLE, EXHORDER), Ralph Santolla (DEICIDE, OBITUARY, DEATH), Steve DiGiorgio (TESTAMENT, SADUS), guitarist Matt Brunson (CROWBAR, KINGDOM OF SORROW) and Tony Laureano (DIMMU BORGIR, NILE), has begun recording its debut album at Vulture Lounge in Tampa, Florida and DDT Studios in New Orleans, Louisiana. Santolla is handling ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AMORPHIS To Perform Entire 'Tales From The Thousand Lakes' Album On 20th-Anniversary Tour

Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their legendary 1994 release "Tales From The Thousand Lakes" by performing the album in its entirety on a short tour in December. Support on the trek will come from Swedish metallers AVATARIUM. Comments AMORPHIS guitarist Esa Holopainen: "This month (July 12) marked the ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MESHUGGAH: 'The Ophidian Trek' DVD Teaser

Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the recording of their first EP, Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH will release a concert DVD / 2CD set and Blu-ray, "The Ophidian Trek", on September 30 via Nuclear Blast. With visual footage shot in the U.S. and Europe during "The Ophidian Trek" tour and festival footage from Wacken Open ...

Read more

Posted in: News

IN FLAMES' ANDERS FRIDÉN Speaks To Finland's RADIO CITY TV About 'Siren Charms' Album (Video)

Finland's Radio City TV recently conducted an interview with vocalist Anders Fridén of Swedish metallers IN FLAMES. You can now watch the chat below. IN FLAMES' "Through Oblivion" video was once again helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE and LACUNA ...

Read more

Posted in: News

IN FLAMES: Entire 'Siren Charms' Album Available For Streaming

"Siren Charms" the eleventh album from Swedish metallers IN FLAMES, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. Due in the U.S. on September 9 via Sony/RED, the CD was recorded at Hansa Tonstudios (DAVID BOWIE, DEPECHE MODE, U2) in Berlin, Germany. The cover artwork was created by Blake Armstrong of Space ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SONIC SYNDICATE Interviewed By Germany's EMP ROCK INVASION (Video)

Germany's EMP Rock Invasion recently conducted an interview with Anglo-Swedish modern metal powerhouse SONIC SYNDICATE. You can now watch the chat below. The self-titled fifth album from SONIC SYNDICATE was released on July 4 via Nuclear Blast. The CD includes a total of 11 tracks, while the limited edition digipak features no less than three ...

Read more

Posted in: News

IN FLAMES Interviewed By Germany's BERLIN METAL TV (Video)

Berlin Metal TV recently conducted an interview with Swedish metallers IN FLAMES. You can now watch the chat below. IN FLAMES' "Through Oblivion" video was once again helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE and LACUNA COIL, among many others. "Through ...

Read more

Posted in: News