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REQUIEM: 'Premier Killing League' Video Available

Swiss death metallers REQUIEM have released their first-ever video clip — for the title track of their "Premier Killing League" CD. The clip was shot on August 25 with director Sandro Klopfstein and can be viewed below. The follow-up to 2006's "Government Denies Knowledge", "Premier Killing League" was released in March via Massacre Records. The ...

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REQUIEM Shoots 'Premier Killing League' Video

Swiss death metallers REQUIEM shot their first-ever video clip — for the title track of their "Premier Killing League" CD — on August 25 with director Sandro Klopfstein. "It was a hellblast of fun for everybody participating and will also set some new standards in post-production effects," the band writes on its web site. "The ...

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SOLACE OF REQUIEM Adds New Guitarist

SOLACE OF REQUIEM, an old-school and technical death metal band from Virginia Beach, Virginia, has issued the following update: "A new guitar player!! Chris Armijo from San Diego, California will be joining SOLACE OF REQUIEM for their upcoming project in Germany. SOLACE OF REQUIEM would like to assure their fans that the new guitarist has ...

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MANTICORA: Romanian Concert Footage Available

Video footage of MANTICORA's July 8, 2007 performance at the Romanian festival The Fest Of Oradea has been posted at Metalhead.ro. MANTICORA released their sixth full-length album, "The Black Circus Part 2 - Disclosure", in the U.S. on June 26 via Locomotive. The companion CD to last year's "The Black Circus, Part 1 ...

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TANKARD To Release First-Ever Vinyl Box Set

Long-running Frankfurt, Germany-based thrash metallers TANKARD entered Stage One studios in Borgentreich, Germany earlier in the year with producer Andy Classen (DEW-SCENTED, CALLENISH CIRCLE, TANKARD, OCCULT) to record new versions of their biggest "hits" — from "(Empty) Tankard" and "Chemical Invasion" to "The Morning After" and "Space Beer". The resulting collection, "Best Case Scenario: 25 ...

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INZEST Completes Work On New Album

Austrian deathcore band INZEST has finished mixing and mastering its second album, "Grotesque New World", at Stage One Studios with producer Andy Classen (DEW-SCENTED, CALLENISH CIRCLE, TANKARD, OCCULT). A studio report (in German) with pictures can be found at the Austrian webzine Stormbringer.at. "Grotesque New World" track listing: 01. Grotesque New World 02. ...

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GRAVEWORM: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"Collateral Defect", the latest album from Italy's premiere gothic-tinged black metal act GRAVEWORM, is now available for streaming at MP3.com. The album will be up until Sunday, June 3 and will be released in North America on June 5 via Nuclear Blast Records. "Collateral Defect" was recorded at Stage One studios in Borgentreich, ...

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DEW-SCENTED Replaces NAGLFAR At Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

German thrashers DEW-SCENTED have replaced NAGLFAR on the billing of this year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 25-27 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The lineup is now as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH ARMORED SAINT AXEL RUDI PELL BULLET CATARACT CRUCIFIED BARBARA DARK FUNERAL DEATH ANGEL DEW-SCENTED GRAVE DIGGER HAMMERFALL ...

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SYCRONOMICA Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

German black metallers SYCRONOMICA have been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABSOLUTE AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH BLACK MESSIAH BOLT THROWER CALIBAN COMMUNIC CREMATORY DAGOBA DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY DEADLOCK DIE ...

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DARK FORTRESS, SAMSAS TRAUM Pull Out Of Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

DARK FORTRESS and SAMSAS TRAUM have cancelled their appearances at the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABSOLUTE AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH BLACK MESSIAH BOLT THROWER CALIBAN COMMUNIC CREMATORY DAGOBA DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY ...

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SOULFLY Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

SOULFLY has been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABSOLUTE AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH BLACK MESSIAH BOLT THROWER CALIBAN COMMUNIC CREMATORY DAGOBA DARK FORTRESS DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY DEADLOCK DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN ...

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TANKARD: 'Best Case Scenario: 25 Years In Beers' Details Revealed

Long-running Frankfurt, Germany-based thrash metallers TANKARD recently entered Stage One studios in Borgentreich, Germany in with producer Andy Classen (DEW-SCENTED, CALLENISH CIRCLE, TANKARD, OCCULT) to record new versions of their biggest "hits" — from "(Empty) Tankard" and "Chemical Invasion" to "The Morning After" and "Space Beer". The resulting collection, "Best Case Scenario: 25 Years In ...

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Kings of Beer - TANKARD

Germany's beer-swilling, fart-smelling, fat and happy drunken thrash jokers should need no introduction to any old-schooler worth his denim. While many in the 1980s would have probably predicted a short shelf life for TANKARD and their lowbrow antics, the band has lasted for twenty-five years now (!), because they've always backed up their goofy lyrical ...

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PARADOX To Release 'Electrify' In October

Long-running German metallers PARADOX have set an October 26, 2007 release date for their fourth album, "Electrify". Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Second Over Third By Force", "Monument", "Portrait in Grey", "Hyperspeed Hallucinations", "Bridge to Silence", "Infected", "Disconnected", "Cyberspace Romance", "Electrify", as well as a cover of BLACKFOOT's "Good Morning". PARADOX, who ...

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MYSTIC CIRCLE Signs With ARMAGEDDON MUSIC

German "dark Satanic metal" band MYSTIC CIRCLE has inked a new deal with Armageddon Music. The group is planning on entering Stage One studios in Borgentreich, Germany on October 1 with producer Andy Classen (DEW-SCENTED, CALLENISH CIRCLE, TANKARD, OCCULT) to record its new album, tentatively due in January 2008. MYSTIC CIRCLE's seventh full-length album, entitled ...

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NEVERMORE Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

NEVERMORE has been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABSOLUTE AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH BLACK MESSIAH BOLT THROWER CALIBAN COMMUNIC CREMATORY DAGOBA DARK FORTRESS DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY DEADLOCK DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN ...

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GRAVEWORM To Release 'Collateral Defect' In May

Italian/German gothic black metal band GRAVEWORM will release its sixth album, "Collateral Defect", in Europe on May 25 via Massacre Records (June 5 in North America through Nuclear Blast). The CD was recorded at Stage One studios in Borgentreich, Germany with producer Andy Classen (DEW-SCENTED, CALLENISH CIRCLE, TANKARD, OCCULT). The follow-up to 2005's "(N)utopia" contains ...

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