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Lucifer Rising - KAAMOS

There must have been some band somewhere that named an album "Lucifer Rising", right? Well, if not, why not? Anyway, on the second release from Sweden's KAAMOS, I'm reminded of what real Swedish death metal is all about. "Lucifer Rising" is not about the Gothenburg sound, nor is it about clean-to-gruff vocals, and certainly not ...

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BELPHEGOR: New Music Available For Download

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have posted MP3 samples of their new tracks "Swarm of Rats" and "Sepulture of Hypocrisy" at their official web site. Check out the songs at this location. "Swarm of Rats" and "Sepulture of Hypocrisy" come off the group's fifth full-length album, "The Goatreich - Fleshcult", due in Europe ...

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KAAMOS To Release New Album In February

Swedish death metallers KAAMOS will release their second full-length album, "Lucifer Rising", on February 28 via Candlelight/PHD. The follow-up to 2002's "Kaamos" was recorded at Berno Studio and is set to include the following track listing: 01. Black Revelation 02. Gnosticon 03. Inaugurating Evil 04. Theriomorphic Pandaemonium 05. Dark Void 06. Lucifer Rising 07. Sacrament ...

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BELPHEGOR To Tour Europe With ARKHON INFAUSTUS, IN AETERNUM

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR will be teaming up with ARKHON INFAUSTUS (France) and IN AETERNUM (Sweden) for a two-and-a-half week European tour beginning on March 31, 2005. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. In other news, BELPHEGOR recently parted ways with drummer Torturer and replaced him with Nefastus from Germany, who has ...

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BELPHEGOR: New Album Release Pushed Back A Week

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have had the European release date of their fifth full-length album, "The Goatreich - Fleshcult" (Napalm Records), pushed back a week to February 28, 2005. The follow-up to last year's "Lucifer Incestus", "The Goatreich - Fleshcult" was recorded at Mastersound Studio in Fellbach, Germany and will be available in the ...

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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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