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THE GENERALS: 'One Eye Red' Video Released

"One Eye Red", the new video from Swedish "death 'n' roll" band THE GENERALS, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's debut album, "Stand Up Straight", which was released last year via Metalcentral Records. The CD was recorded at Sunlight Studios with producer Tomas Skogsberg (ENTOMBED, THE HELLACOPTERS, DISMEMBER) and features cover ...

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WARBRINGER: New Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER entered the studio on April 18 with producer Steve Evetts (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SYMPHONY X, SEPULTURA, HATEBREED) to begin recording their third album for a late 2011 release via Century Media Records. WARBRINGER's follow-up to 2009's "Waking Into Nightmares" will mark the recording debut of the band's new drummer Carlos ...

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SEPTEMBER MURDER Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

German death metallers SEPTEMBER MURDER have parted ways with bassist Guntar Elsaer and have replaced him with Marcus Khne (METZGORE).The band states, "This development is neither a result of arguments nor of other discrepancies, but of [Guntar's] lack of time and possibilities in the future to share the stage with us. As much as he ...

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DEATH BREATH Pulls Out Of MARYLAND DEATHFEST IX

DEATH BREATH the Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (most recently the frontman of THE HELLACOPTERS and IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC) has canceled its appearance at the Maryland Deathfest IX, set to take place May 26-29 in Baltimore. Commented the band: "We are really sorry, but we can't ...

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MASTIPHAL: Another New Song Available For Streaming

MASTIPHAL, one of the most important Polish black metal bands of the '90s, will release its new album, "Parvzya", on May 15 via Witching Hour Productions. The CD was mixed and mastered with producer Sverker "Widda" Widgren at his Necromorbus Studio (WATAIN, UNANIMATED, DESTRYER 666) in Alvik, Sweden. 10 songs were recorded for the album, ...

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DJERV: Debut Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

DJERV the Norwegian band featuring singer Agnete Kjlsrud of ANIMAL ALPHA, drummer Erlend Gjerde of STONEGARD and WARDRUNA and guitarist Stian Krstad of TRELLDOM will release its self-titled debut album on June 17 in Europe (except Scandinavia where it will arrive on June 10) via Indie Recordings (except in Poland and Czech Republic, where the ...

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ENTOMBED: Valencia Footage Available

Video footage of Swedish metallers ENTOMBED performing on April 12, 2011 in Valencia, Spain can be viewed below. The current lineup of ENTOMBED features bassist Victor Brandt (TOTALT JÄVLA MÖRKER, AEON, SATYRICON) and second guitarist Nico Elgstrand (who previously played bass for the group). ENTOMBED performed as a five-piece for the first time in years ...

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DJERV: Footage From INFERNO Festival Available

Fan-filmed video footage of DJERV — the Norwegian band featuring singer Agnete Kjølsrud of ANIMAL ALPHA, drummer Erlend Gjerde of STONEGARD and WARDRUNA and guitarist Stian Kårstad of TRELLDOM — performing on April 22, 2011 at Rockefeller in Oslo, Norway during the Inferno festival can be viewed below. "Madman", the new single from DJERV, is ...

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DJERV: New Song Available For Free Download

"Madman", the new single from DJERV — the Norwegian band featuring singer Agnete Kjølsrud of ANIMAL ALPHA, drummer Erlend Gjerde of STONEGARD and WARDRUNA and guitarist Stian Kårstad of TRELLDOM — is available for free download at this location. The song comes off the group's debut album, which will be released in June ...

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WARBRINGER To Enter Studio Next Week

Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER will enter the studio on Monday, April 18 with producer Steve Evetts (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SYMPHONY X, SEPULTURA, HATEBREED) to begin recording their third album for a late 2011 release via Century Media Records. "Our goal with this record is to make something beyond a run-of-the-mill metal CD," explains guitarist ...

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DJERV: More Debut Album Details Revealed

DJERV — the Norwegian band featuring singer Agnete Kjølsrud of ANIMAL ALPHA, drummer Erlend Gjerde of STONEGARD and WARDRUNA and guitarist Stian Kårstad of TRELLDOM — will release its debut album in June via Indie Recordings (except in Poland and Czech Republic, where the CD will be made available through Mystic Production). The first single, ...

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WARBRINGER: New Studio Footage Posted Online

The first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the third album from Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER can be viewed below. The band will enter the studio later this month to begin recording the CD for a late 2011 release via Century Media Records. WARBRINGER recently announced the addition of ...

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DJERV Signs European Deal With INDIE RECORDINGS

DJERV — the Norwegian band featuring singer Agnete Kjølsrud of ANIMAL ALPHA, drummer Erlend Gjerde of STONEGARD and WARDRUNA and guitarist Stian Kårstad of TRELLDOM — has inked a European deal (excluding Poland, Czech Republic and Russia) with Indie Recordings for the release of the group's debut album. DJERV is a very interesting new band ...

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IMPLODE: 'No Limitations' Video Released

"No Limitations", the first video from Swedish extreme metallers IMPLODE, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's debut album, "The Hour Has Come", which will be released in May via Supernova Records. IMPLODE's "Memento Mori" demo earned the band the tag "Best Unsigned Act in Sweden" courtesy of Close-Up Magazine. The group ...

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IN SOLITUDE: New Album Details Revealed

Swedish occult heavy metallers IN SOLITUDE will release their new album, "The World. The Flesh. The Devil", in Europe on May 23 via Metal Blade Records. The eight-song, 58-minute CD was recorded in Nicke Andersson's (HELLACOPTERS, ENTOMBED, IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC) brand new studio Gutterview Recorders in Stockholm, Sweden with producer Fred Estby (DISMEMBER, DEATH BREATH). ...

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IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC To Release 'In Concert!' In April

IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC, the new band led by THE HELLACOPTERS architect and former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson, will release its new album, "In Concert!", on April 29 via Psychout Records. The CD was recorded at Deuce Recording Studios (now Gutterview Recorders) in Stockholm and features six songs originally recorded by CHUCK BERRY, THE BEATLES, THE ...

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VICIOUS ART: Three New Demo Songs Available For Streaming

Demo versions of three brand new songs from VICIOUS ART — the Swedish death/thrash metal band featuring former DARK FUNERAL members Matias Mäkelä and Robert Lundin, along with Jörgen Sandström (THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE) on bass — have been posted on the group's MySpace page. You can now stream the tracks "Shudder", "To Adore ...

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TORTURE DIVISION Releases Cover Of MASTODON's 'Iron Tusk'

TORTURE DIVISION, the Swedish death metal project featuring guitarist Lord K. Philipson (THE PROJECT HATE, ex-GOD AMONG INSECTS, LEUKEMIA), bassist/vocalist Jörgen Sandström (VICIOUS ART, THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE) and drummer Tobias "Tobben" Gustafsson (VOMITORY, THE PROJECT HATE), has issued the following update: "Wanna hear what MASTODON really should sound like? We thought so, and ...

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MASTIPHAL: New Song Available For Streaming

MASTIPHAL, one of the most important Polish black metal bands of the '90s, will release its new album, "Parvzya", on May 15 via Witching Hour Productions. The CD was mixed and mastered with producer Sverker "Widda" Widgren at his Necromorbus Studio (WATAIN, UNANIMATED, DESTRÖYER 666) in Alvik, Sweden. 10 songs were recorded for the album, ...

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HEAVY METAL FILM FESTIVAL Organizer Announces Partial Lineup

The world's first-ever film festival dedicated to heavy metal music is set to take place at the Downtown Independent Cinema in Los Angeles, California from March 31 through April 3, 2011. Festival organizer and long-time metalhead Samuel Douek is proud to announce the first portion of the maiden lineup for 2011's Heavy Metal Film Festival. ...

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'Metalion: The Slayer Mag Diaries' Book Due In June

Bazillion Points Books has revealed the final cover artwork for "Metalion: The Slayer Mag Diaries", a mammoth 744-page hardcover journey into black metal, death metal, and beyond by Norway's metal godfather Jon Kristiansen. "The greatest heavy metal story ever told" will be available June 6, 2011, wherever books are sold, and is available for preorder ...

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WARBRINGER Announces New Drummer

Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER have announced the addition of drummer Carlos Cruz (HEXEN) to the group's ranks. "After years of putting forth nothing but blood, sweat, and tears into my tireless ambitions for playing music, I have finally found an outlet where no more time is wasted. It was flattering to have been approached by ...

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ANCHOR Signs With LET IT BURN RECORDS

Swedish hardcore act ANCHOR has inked a deal with Let It Burn Records. The band's new album is scheduled for release in June. Commented ANCHOR: "We're very happy to announce that our upcoming, yet-to-be-named album will see the light of day this summer through Let It Burn Records. To say that we're excited about this ...

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