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SEPTICFLESH: New Single Due This Friday

A brand new song from Greek demons SEPTICFLESH's forthcoming album will be available this Friday. The single is entitled "The Vampire From Nazareth" and will be released as digital download worldwide. Go to Amazon.com to listen to a 30-second clip. French fans will also find the song on a dropcard that will be ...

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SCAR SYMMETRY: New Audio Interview With PER NILSSON

On December 7, Aniruddh "Andrew" Bansal of Metal Assault conducted an interview with guitarist Per Nilsson of Swedish progressive melodic death metallers SCAR SYMMETRY. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. SCAR SYMMETRY's latest album, "Dark Matter Dimensions", was released on October 2, 2009 via Nuclear Blast Records. ...

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TARJA TURUNEN, TURISAS, FREI.WILD, LETZTE INSTANZ Confirmed For Germany's ROCKHARZ Festival

TARJA TURUNEN, TURISAS, FREI.WILD and LETZTE INSTANZ have been confirmed for the 2011 edition of the Rockharz Open Air festival, set to take place July 7-9 at Airport Ballenstedt in Harz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS CALIBAN EMIL BULLS END OF GREEN FEUERSCHWANZ FREI.WILD GRAND MAGUS HACKNEYED ...

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BELPHEGOR: New Song Available For Streaming

"Impaled Upon The Tongue Of Sathan", a brand new song from the Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR, is available for streaming on the band's Facebook page. The track comes off the group's ninth full-length studio album, "Blood Magick Necromance", which is scheduled for release on January 14, 2011 in Europe and on ...

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HYPOCRISY Mainman Interviewed On 'The Governor's Ball' (Audio)

Vocalist/guitarist Peter Tägtgren of Swedish extreme metallers HYPOCRISY was interviewed for the latest episode of "The Governor's Ball". You can now stream the program in two parts below. HYPOCRISY's February 27 concert at the Blue Box club in Sofia, Bulgaria was filmed for an upcoming DVD release. "A Taste Of Extreme Divinity", the latest album ...

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DEGRADEAD: Two New Songs Posted Online

Stockholm, Sweden-based melodic death metallers DEGRADEAD have uploaded two songs — "Human Nature" and "Taste Of Destiny" — from their forthcoming third album, "A World Destroyer". Check them out in the YouTube clips below. "A World Destroyer" was recorded at Peter Tägtgren's (HYPOCRISY, PAIN) Abyss studios in Pärlby, outside Ludvika, Sweden with producer Jonas Kjellgren ...

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KAMPFAR Guitarist Quits

Norwegian old-school black metallers KAMPFAR have parted ways with guitarist Thomas. His statement on the matter reads as follows: "After playing guitar in KAMPFAR for quite a few years, I have now decided to leave the band. "I cannot even begin to sum up all the good times I've had together with my bandmates, and ...

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BELPHEGOR: 'Blood Magick Necromance' Studio Trailer Released

A trailer for "Blood Magick Necromance", the ninth full-length studio album from Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR, can be viewed below. Due on January 14, 2011 in Europe and on February 8, 2011 in the U.S. via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was produced by Peter Tägtgren (IMMORTAL, CELTIC FROST, HYPOCRISY, DIMMU BORGIR) at ...

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BELPHEGOR's 'The Last Supper' To Be Released On Limited-Edition Vinyl

The vinyl version of BELPHEGOR's "The Last Supper" album will be made available on December 24 via Funeral Industries. Strictly limited to 1,350 copies, the LP features "40 minutes of ultra-brutal, anti-Christian death metal, more unique in its evilness than any other monument ever unleashed from hell," according to a press release. "The Last Supper" ...

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THE GARDNERZ Signs To ABYSS RECORDS

Swedish doom/death metal act THE GARDNERZ has inked a deal with Abyss Records. The band's debut album, "The System Of Nature", is due in early 2011. 01. The Art Of Suffering 02. Lady In The Grave 03. Your Final Solution 04. Born To Consume 05. Incident 06. Shift In Thought 07. Flaw In The Axiom ...

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OVERKILL Frontman Interviewed By SHANNON'S BANDS (Video)

Shannon's Bands conducted an interview with vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL before the band's November 13, 2010 concert in Orlando, Florida. You can now watch the chat below. OVERKILL's latest album, "Ironbound", sold 4,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position ...

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TORNADO To Enter Studio In March

TORNADO (formerly NEMESIS DIVINA), the American, Dutch and Finnish metal band featuring members of AMORAL and FUELBLOODED, will enter Abyss Studio in Pärlby, Sweden on March 7, 2011 under the watchful eye of Swedish producer and HYPOCRISY/PAIN mainman Peter Tägtgren to record its debut CD for a May 23, 2011 release via the French label ...

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OVERKILL: Multi-Camera, High-Quality Video Footage From Atlanta

Multi-camera, high-quality video footage of OVERKILL performing the song "Wrecking Crew" on November 15, 2010 at the Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia can be viewed below (courtesy of Swigged! TV). 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 ...

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LEGION OF THE DAMNED To Release 'Descent Into Chaos' In January

Dutch thrash metal band LEGION OF THE DAMNED will release a new studio album, "Descent Into Chaos", on January 7 via Massacre Records. The CD was recorded at Abyss Studios in Pärlby, Sweden with producer and PAIN/HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren, who also makes a guest appearance on the limited-edition bonus track "Legion Of The Damned". ...

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OVERKILL Frontman Interviewed In Atlanta (Video)

Jeremy Fox of ATLmetal.com conducted an interiew with vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL when the band played the Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia on November 15, 2010. 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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HAMMERFALL Confirmed For Germany's ROCKHARZ Festival

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL have been confirmed for the 2011 edition of the Rockharz Open Air festival, set to take place July 7-9 at Airport Ballenstedt in Harz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: CALIBAN END OF GREEN FEUERSCHWANZ GRAND MAGUS HAIL OF BULLETS HAMMERFALL HYPOCRISY PAUL DI'ANNO SALTATIO MORTIS STAHLMANN THE ...

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U.D.O. Confirmed For Germany's ROCKHARZ Festival

U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT vocalist Udo Dirkschneider, has been confirmed for the 2011 edition of the Rockharz Open Air festival, set to take place July 7-9 at Airport Ballenstedt in Harz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: CALIBAN PAUL DI'ANNO END OF GREEN HAIL OF BULLETS HYPOCRISY ...

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BELPHEGOR: 'Blood Magick Necromance' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR will release their ninth full-length studio album, "Blood Magick Necromance", on January 14, 2011 in Europe and on February 8, 2011 in the U.S. via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced by Peter Tägtgren (IMMORTAL, CELTIC FROST, HYPOCRISY, DIMMU BORGIR) at his Abyss Studios in Pärlby, Sweden and ...

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SEPTICFLESH Completes Recording New Album

Greek extreme metallers SEPTICFLESH have finished recording the follow-up to 2008's "Communion" for an early 2011 release. After a long period of intense work in Athens, Prague and Sweden, the evolution of the band's symphonic death sound has been achieved with the help of the Filmharmonic Orchestra of Prague and well-known producer and PAIN/HYPOCRISY mainman ...

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AMORAL, FUELBLOODED Members Join Forces In TORNADO

TORNADO (formerly NEMESIS DIVINA), the American, Dutch and Finnish metal band featuring members of AMORAL and FUELBLOODED, has inked a multi-album deal with the French label Listenable Records. The group will enter Abyss Studio in Pärlby, Sweden in February 2011 under the watchful eye of Swedish producer and HYPOCRISY/PAIN mainman Peter Tägtgren to record its ...

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BELPHEGOR: 'Blood Magick Necromance' Track Listing Revealed

Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR will release their ninth full-length studio album, "Blood Magick Necromance", on January 14, 2011 in Europe and on February 8, 2011 in the U.S. via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced by Peter Tägtgren (IMMORTAL, CELTIC FROST, HYPOCRISY, DIMMU BORGIR) at his Abyss Studios in Pärlby, Sweden and ...

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BELPHEGOR: New Album Title Revealed

Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR has set "Blood Magick Necromance" as the title of its ninth full-length studio album, due on January 14, 2011 in Europe and on February 8, 2011 in the U.S. via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced by Peter Tägtgren (IMMORTAL, CELTIC FROST, HYPOCRISY, DIMMU BORGIR) at his Abyss ...

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KAMPFAR: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

Norwegian old-school black metallers KAMPFAR have set "Mare" as the title of their new album, due on March 25, 2011 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). "Heimgang" (said to be "the connection between the underworld and ...

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NORTHER: Third Studio Video Report Posted Online

Finnish melodic death metallers NORTHER have entered Astia Studios with producer Anssi Kippo (CHILDREN OF BODOM) to begin recording their sixth full-length album, "Circle Regenerated", for an early 2011 release via Century Media Records. The third in a series of video reports from the studio can be viewed below. Check out photos from the studio ...

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NORTHER: Second Studio Video Report Posted Online

Finnish melodic death metallers NORTHER have entered Astia Studios with producer Anssi Kippo (CHILDREN OF BODOM) to begin recording their sixth full-length album, "Circle Regenerated", for an early 2011 release via Century Media Records. The second in a series of video reports from the studio can be viewed below. Check out photos from the studio ...

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