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LEGION OF THE DAMNED Guitarist Quits

Guitarist Richard Ebisch has left Dutch thrashers LEGION OF THE DAMNED. He says in a statement, "I am very grateful for having achieved so much with LEGION OF THE DAMNED, but after having played in bands for so many years and having toured numerous times, I decided to leave the band after careful deliberation. Because ...

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HYSTERICA Planning 'Special Concept' For Next Album

Swedish MANOWAR-inspired all-female metal band HYSTERICA, which recently completed a short run of dates in Russia with FRANTIC AMBER, is working on a new album titled "The Art Of Metal". According to a press release, HYSTERICA is planning "something different and unique" for the upcoming CD by "unit[ing] the music with another form of art. ...

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PAIN: First 'You Only Live Twice' Trailer Released

The first in a series of trailers for "You Only Live Twice", the seventh album from PAIN, the Swedish industrial metal outfit led by musician and producer Peter Tägtgren, can be viewed below. The CD will be released on June 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. "You Only Live Twice" final track listing: 01. Let Me ...

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OVERKILL Frontman Interviewed By U.K.'s ONSLAUGHT RADIO (Video)

Natalie of Onslaught Radio conducted an interview with vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL before the band's March 3, 2011 concert at the O2 Academy Islington in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. OVERKILL's latest album, "Ironbound", sold 4,100 copies in the United States in its first ...

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PAIN: 'You Only Live Twice' Artwork Unveiled

PAIN, the Swedish industrial metal outfit led by musician and producer Peter Tägtgren, will release its seventh album, "You Only Live Twice", on June 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. "You Only Live Twice" final track listing: 01. Let Me Out 02. Feed The Demons 03. The Great Pretender 04. You Only Live Twice 05. Dirty ...

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PAIN Mainman Confirms New Album Title

Swedish industrial metal outfit PAIN, the solo project of musician and producer Peter Tägtgren, will release its seventh album, "You Only Live Twice", on June 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. Commented Tägtgren: "[The title] has nothing to do with James Bond. I am sure i will hear this for the rest of my life! The ...

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OVERKILL: Wörgl Footage Available

Video footage of OVERKILL's March 10, 2011 performance in Wörgl, Austria can be viewed below. OVERKILL's latest album, "Ironbound", sold 4,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 192 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD landed at No. 4 on the Top New Artist Albums ...

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TORNADO Preparing To Enter Studio

TORNADO (formerly NEMESIS DIVINA), the American, Dutch and Finnish metal band featuring members of AMORAL and FUELBLOODED, is preparing to enter Abyss Studio in Pärlby, Sweden under the watchful eye of Swedish producer and HYPOCRISY/PAIN mainman Peter Tägtgren to record its debut album, "Amsterdamn, Hellsinki", for release via the French label Listenable Records. The group ...

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PAIN: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Swedish metallers PAIN, who are led by HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren, will release their as-yet-untitled new album on June 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Cynic Paradise" was recently described by NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon — who also happens to be the girlfriend of PAIN bassist Johan Husgafvel — as "more aggressive" ...

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Denmark's ESSENCE Taps Producer PETER TÄGTGREN For Next Album

Danish thrashers ESSENCE will enter Abyss studios in Pärlby, outside Ludvika, Sweden on February 13, 2012 with producer Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN) to begin recording their sophomore album. The CD will be mastered at Black Lounge Studio by SCAR SYMMETRY guitarist Jonas Kjellgren. Commented ESSENCE: "We feel incredibly honored and grateful that Peter will produce ...

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VISIONS OF ATLANTIS: 'New Dawn' Video Released

"New Dawn", the new video from Austrian symphonic metallers VISIONS OF ATLANTIS, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's fourth album, "Delta", which will be released via Napalm Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, BeNeLux, Italy: February 25 Spain, Finland, Sweden: February 23 Rest Of Europe: February 28 USA, Canada: ...

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BELPHEGOR: 'Blood Magick Necromance' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Blood Magick Necromance", the ninth full-length album from Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR, sold around 1,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 48 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as ...

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BELPHEGOR Forced To Miss Shows On DEICIDE Tour

Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR has issued that following statement in regards to its upcoming North American tour with DEICIDE: "Due to circumstances beyond the band's control, we are being forced to cancel eleven shows, since we were initially not given the green light to enter the country. We were promised that we would ...

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KAMPFAR: New Song Available For Streaming

Norwegian old-school black metallers KAMPFAR will release their new album, "Mare", in Europe on March 25 and in the U.S. on April 5 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Heimgang" album was recorded at Abyss studios in Pärlby, outside Ludvika, Sweden with producer Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN). "Mare" track listing: 01. Mare 02. Ildstemmer ...

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ZONARIA Forced To Cancel London Concert

Swedish death/black metal band ZONARIA was forced to cancel its concert in London, England this evening due to transportation issues. Commented guitarist Caleb Bingham: "Due to bus problems upon arrival in Scotland very early this morning, and the inability to get a repair truck out before the next afternoon, we have been forced to forgo ...

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ZONARIA's 'Spinal Tap'-Worthy Moment Captured On Video

Swedish death/black metal band ZONARIA experienced quite a "Spinal Tap"-worthy moment outside Novara, Italy on their latest European tour supporting NILE. They were playing the last song in their set and the circuit breaker to the entire venue blew on the last down beat of the song, in perfect sync, as if planned. Guitarist Caleb ...

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VISIONS OF ATLANTIS: 'Delta' Trailer Available

Austrian symphonic metallers VISIONS OF ATLANTIS will release their fourth album, "Delta", via Napalm Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, BeNeLux, Italy: February 25 Spain, Finland, Sweden: February 23 Rest Of Europe: February 28 USA, Canada: March 15 The CD was recorded Dreamscape Studios in Munich, Germany and marks the debut of the ...

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KAMPFAR: 'Mare' Teaser Available

Norwegian old-school black metallers KAMPFAR will release their new album, "Mare", in Europe on March 25 and in the U.S. on April 5 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Heimgang" album was recorded at Abyss studios in Pärlby, outside Ludvika, Sweden with producer Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN). "Mare" track listing: 01. Mare 02. Ildstemmer ...

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SEPTICFLESH: New Song Available For Streaming

Greek demons SEPTICFLESH will release their new album, "The Great Mass", on April 18 in Europe (April 19 in North America). The new opus will be made available in several formats, to be unveiled soon. A brand new song from SEPTICFLESH's forthcoming album, entitled "The Vampire From Nazareth", can be streamed below.

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