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BELPHEGOR Set Release Date For 'The Goatreich – Fleshcult'

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have set a February 21, 2005 European release date through Napalm Records for their fifth full-length album, "The Goatreich - Fleshcult". The follow-up to last year's "Lucifer Incestus" was recorded at Mastersound Studio in Fellbach, Germany and will be available in the following formats: the regular CD, LP (limited to ...

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BELPHEGOR Name New Album

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have set "The Goatreich - Fleshcult" as the title of their fifth full-length album, tentatively due in March 2005 through Napalm Records. The follow-up to last year's "Lucifer Incestus" was recorded at Mastersound Studio in Fellbach, Germany. "Fleshcult" track listing: 01. The Cruzifixus – Anus Dei 02. Bleeding Salvation 03. ...

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HARKONIN: New Music Samples Posted Online

HARKONIN, the St. Louis, Missouri-based "blackened war metal" act featuring former EULOGY drummer Clayton Gore, have uploaded three preview track segments from their new album to be recorded "very soon." These are rehearsal tracks and should be listened to with that knowledge — no vocals, no production, etc.," the band write in a press release. ...

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NEMESEA: New Music Available For Download

Dutch female-fronted gothic metal band NEMESEA (Photo#1, Photo#2, Photo#3) have announced the final track listing for their debut album, "Mana", due on November 16 through Ebony Tears Records. "Mana" was recorded at Franky's Recording Kitchen and Studio Spitsbergen. The album's artwork was conceived by Caretaker Creations (AFTER FOREVER, EPICA). ...

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NEMESEA Set Release Date For Debut Album

Dutch female-fronted gothic metal band NEMESEA have set a November 16 release date through Ebony Tears Records for their debut album, now re-titled "Mana". A special CD-release party is scheduled for November 19 at Effenaar in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. NEMESEA, who are fronted by 23-year-old Manda Ophuis (Photo#1, Photo#2,

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BELPHEGOR Prepare To Record New Album

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR will enter Mastersound Studio in Fellbach, Germany on September 13 to begin recording their fifth full-length album, tentatively due in March 2005 through Napalm Records. "The three recording sessions will last 'till the 10th of November," the band write in a newsletter. "In [these] three months (Sept./Oct./Nov.) the group is ...

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KAAMOS: New Album Delayed

Swedish death metallers KAAMOS have pushed back the projected release date of their second full-length album, "Lucifer Rising" (Candlelight/PHD), to late fall/winter. No reason was given for the delay. The follow-up to 2002's "Kaamos" will contain the following 10 tracks: 01. Black Revelation 02. Gnosticon 03. Inaugurating Evil 04. Theriomorphic Pandaemonium 05. Dark Void 06. ...

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NEMESEA To Support AFTER FOREVER In Holland

Dutch female-fronted gothic metal band NEMESEA will support AFTER FOREVER at the following shows: Sep. 10 - Het Kasteel - Alphen aan de Rijn, NETH Sep. 25 - Bibelot - Dordrecht, NETH Oct. 02 - Melkweg - Amsterdam, NETH Nov. 19 - Effenaar - Eindhoven, NETH Nov. 26 - Patronaat - Haarlem, NETH Dec. 10 ...

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MARDUK Pull Out Of Turkey's ROCK THE NATIONS Festival

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have cancelled their previously announced appearance at the Rock the Nations festival in Istanbul, Turkey "due to [the] incompetence of the organizer," according to a posting on the group's web site. "The band was stranded on the airport in Sweden trying to pick up tickets that the organizer hadn't booked," the ...

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BELPHEGOR Begin Writing New Material

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have started rehearsing and writing material for their fifth full-length album, tentatively due in March 2005 through Napalm Records. Drummer Torturer, who had left the group in December 2003, is said to once again be working with the band and will appear on "some new songs" on the upcoming CD. ...

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BELPHEGOR To Record New Album In The Fall

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have commenced the songwriting process for their new album and are tentatively planning on entering the studio in October/November to begin recording the effort for a March 2005 release. The group's fourth full-length album, "Lucifer Incestus", will receive a U.S. release on June 29, 2004 through Napalm Records (via Ryko ...

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KAAMOS Complete Work On Sophomore Album

Sweden's KAAMOS have set "Lucifer Rising" as the title oftheir second full-length album, tentatively due in the fall through Candlelight/PHD. The follow-up to 2002's "Kaamos" will contain the following 10 tracks: 01. Black Revelation 02. Gnosticon 03. Inaugurating Evil 04. Theriomorphic Pandaemonium 05. Dark Void 06. Lucifer Rising 07. Sacrament In Red 08. Mysterious Reversion ...

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BELPHEGOR, THE LEGION To Team Up For European Tour

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR and Sweden's THE LEGION will be teaming up for a two-week European tour, dubbed "Lucifer Incestus Terror Tour 2004", beginning in mi-May. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 14 - Salzburg, AUT @ Rockhouse May 15 - Glauchau, GER @ Alte Spinnerei May 16 - Hanau, GER @ Audion May ...

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Austria's HELLBOUND To Change Their Name

HELLBOUND, the Austrian band featuring former ABIGOR mainman Peter Kubik, have announced plans to change their name into HEIDENREICH, the moniker previously used by one of Peter's other side-projects. "[We are changing the name] mainly because the name suits quite well and the rights of HEIDENREICH are still served through the previous deal with Napalm ...

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ST. LUCIFER To Release Promotional CD In May

ST. LUCIFER, the new Austrian metal band featuring former ABIGOR members Peter Kubik (guitars), Silenius (vocals, ex-SUMMONING) and Moritz Neuner (drums, SHADOWCAST, DARKWELL), are scheduled to release their first demo/promo CD in May. The disc will be used primarily for promotional purposes, but a limited amount will be available for purchase via the group's soon-to-be-launched ...

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Ex-ABIGOR Singer Joins ST. LUCIFER

Ex-ABIGOR/SUMMONING singer Silenius has joined ST. LUCIFER as the group's new vocalist. The band are currently working on material for their first demo/promo CD, to be made available sometime in the spring. An official web site will be launched soon as well. No further information is available at this time. ...

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BELPHEGOR Part Ways With Drummer, Seek Replacement

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have parted ways with drummer Torturer. "The break up was done with the best understanding from both parts and without any shit feelings," the band write on their web site. "We will miss this German maniac!" A replacement drummer has yet to be named. BELPHEGOR's fourth full-length album, "Lucifer Incestus", ...

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AGENT STEEL To Release New EP In February

Reunited California speed metallers AGENT STEEL have set a February 17, 2004 North American release date for their new EP/CD (which will also be available on limited 12" picture disc) The U.S. Version will include the following songs: "Insurrection" and "Earth Under Lucifer" (taken from "Order of the Illuminati"), plus the bonus tracks "Mad Locust ...

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BELPHEGOR Sign With NAPALM RECORDS

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have signed a deal with Napalm Records for the release of their fourth full-length album, "Lucifer Incestus", tentatively due in late November. The follow-up to 2000's "Necrodaemon Terrorsathan" was recorded at Mastersound studios In Stuttgart/Fellbach, Germany with producer Alex Krull (ATROCITY) and will be released in three different formats: limited-edition ...

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BELPHEGOR Complete Work On 'Lucifer Incestus'

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have completed work on their fourth full-length album, "Lucifer Incestus", tentatively due in September. The follow-up to 2000's "Necrodaemon Terrorsathan" was recorded at Mastersound studios In Stuttgart/Fellbach, Germany with producer Alex Krull (ATROCITY). The complete track listing for "Lucifer Incestus" is as follows: 01. Inflamate Christianos (intro) 02. The Goatchrist ...

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AGENT STEEL Finish Recording Bonus Tracks

AGENT STEEL have finished recording three live tracks of older material to be included as bonus tracks on their upcoming 12" limited picture disc. "The performances to the live songs were totally brutal and metal with surgical precision!" the band said in an official statement. The single, which will also be available on CD, will ...

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AGENT STEEL Complete Work On 'Order Of The Illuminati'

AGENT STEEL have completed work on their new album, "Order Of The Illuminati". The follow-up to "Omega Conspiracy" is due in Japan in late May through King Records and in Europe in June via Italy's Scarlet Records. A July U.S. release through Artillery Music is tentatively planned. The complete track listing for the album is ...

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AGENT STEEL Set Spring Release Date For New CD

AGENT STEEL have posted the following update via their official web site: "We would like to thank everyone that have contacted us regarding the 3 new audio clips ('Avenger', 'Earth Under Lucifer', 'Human Bullet') that we posted for previewing … The feedback has been very positive indeed!!! We've been talking to a few European labels ...

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AGENT STEEL: New Music Posted Online

AGENT STEEL has posted three brand new audio clips from the group's forthcoming CD, "Order Of The Illuminati - Agent Steel 4", via its official web site at this location. The cuts available for preview are as follows: 01. Avenger 02. Earth Under Lucifer 03. Human Bullet "Order Of The Illuminati - Agent ...

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CANDLEMASS To Issue Collection Of Demos, Studio Outtakes

CANDLEMASS will issue a 22-track double album early next year containing demos and studio outtakes spanning the group's entire career. Tentatively titled "The Black Heart Of Candlemass — Leif Edling Demos And Outtakes '83-99", the collection will also include material from mainman Leif Edling's pre-CANDLEMASS project NEMESIS and his short-lived ABSTRAKT ALGEBRA collaboration with ex-YNGWIE ...

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AGENT STEEL Postpone Album, Tour

AGENT STEEL have posted the following update via their official web site: "We have some disappointing news to announce. We've have been re-recording tracks to our long overdue album. Due to technical difficulties we lost data — actual tracks (our hard drive crashed!). But no worries, Bernie has been putting in long hours on the ...

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AGENT STEEL Continue Work On New CD

AGENT STEEL are continuing work on the follow-up to Omega Conspiracy, tentatively entitled Order of the Illuminati/Agent Steel Vol. 4, for an early 2003 release. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Avenger 02. Dead Eyes 03. Earth Under Lucifer 04. Enslaved 05. Forever Black 06. Human Bullet 07. Insurrection 08. ...

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ORDER OF THE ILLUMINATI: "Not For The Weak"

California's ORDER OF THE ILLUMINATI (ex-AGENT STEEL) have nearly completed work on their as-yet-untitled forthcoming CD, which singer Bruce Hall has described as “intense metal—certainly not for the weak”. The full track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Avenger 02. Dead Eyes 03. Earth Under Lucifer 04. Enslaved 05. Forever Black 06. Human ...

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