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EVEMASTER: New Song Posted Online

"The Great Unrest", a brand new track from EVEMASTER — the Finnish "dark metal" band which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen — is available for streaming on the group's MySpace page. The song comes off EVEMASTER's new album, "III", which will be released later in the year via Supernova Records, a ...

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EVEMASTER Signs With SUPERNOVA RECORDS

EVEMASTER — the Finnish "dark metal" band which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen — has inked a deal with Supernova Records, a division of Bonnier Amigo. The group's new album, "III", will be released later in the year. A single release will precede the full-length effort. "III" track listing: 01. Enter 02. New ...

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Finland's DFF Demoing New Material

DFF (a.k.a. DARK FILTH FRATERNITY), the Finnish alternative/progressive band headed by Panu Willman (ex-BEFORE THE DAWN, ENTWINE), has issued the following update: "DFF has been laying low for most of last year just taking a break from gigs and recordings, and we're now pumped and ready to head into 2010. "The first eight demo tracks ...

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MORIAN Completes Work On Sophomore Album, Seeks New Label Home

Finnish metal band MORIAN has issued the following update: "[MORIAN's second album] 'Ashen Empire' is now completely recorded and mixed, and it's waiting to be mastered! The album is produced and engineered by Aksu Hanttu, best known as the drummer of Finnish gothic metal pioneers ENTWINE. Mr. Hanttu is gracing the new MORIAN album with ...

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EVEMASTER: 'III' Video Teaser Available

A video teaser for "III", the new album from EVEMASTER — the Finnish "dark metal" band which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen — can be viewed below. "III" is scheduled for an early 2010 release via an as-yet-undetermined record label. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Enter 02. New ...

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EVEMASTER Completes Work On New Album

Finnish "dark metal" band EVEMASTER — which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen — has completed work on its new album, "III: Newtopia", for an early 2010 release via an as-yet-undetermined record label. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Enter 02. New Age Dawns 03. Humanimals 04. Losing Ground 05. ...

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EVEMASTER's New Album To Feature Guest Appearance By DAN SWANÖ

Finnish "dark metal" band EVEMASTER — which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen — is continuing work on its new album, "III: Newtopia", for an early 2010 release via an as-yet-undetermined record label. Commented Mykkänen: "[Swedish producer and multi-instrumentalist] Dan [Swanö; EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH] has been working on the mix of two songs ...

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EVEMASTER: More Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

The fourth in a series of video clips documenting the recording sessions for "III: Newtopia", the new album from Finnish "dark metal" band EVEMASTER — which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen — can be viewed below. According to Mykkänen, "It is a concept album revolving around a dystopian dream or a fall of ...

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EVEMASTER Putting Finishing Touches On New Album Recordings

Finnish "dark metal" band EVEMASTER, which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen, is continuing work on its long-awaited new CD. According to Tomi, "Everything except synths is recorded for the album. I will transfer the material to Dan Swanö for mixing and mastering (and for adding some clean vocal lines by The Master himself!) ...

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ENTWINE: 'Painstained' To Receive U.S. Release In June

"Painstained", the sixth album from the Finnish gothic metal band ENTWINE, will be released in the U.S. on June 9 via Spinefarm Records. It will be available at physical retail and all digital carriers. The CD, which was released in Finland on January 28, was recorded with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, APOCALYPTICA, SENTENCED). "Painstained" track ...

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ENTWINE's Tour Bus Burns To The Ground

According to the Finnish broadcasting company YLE, Finnish gothic metal band ENTWINE's tour bus was burnt to the ground (see photo below) in Ähtäri Saturday morning (April 18). The driver sleeping in the top bunk of the bus barely managed to escape from the burning vehicle. In addition to the bus, all of the group's ...

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ENTWINE: 'Strife' Video Available

"Strife", the new video from Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's sixth album, "Painstained", which was released in Finland on January 28. The CD was recorded with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, APOCALYPTICA, SENTENCED). "Painstained" track listing: 01. Soul Sacrifice 02. Strife 03. Dying Moan 04. Beautifully Confined 05. ...

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ARCH ENEMY, HATEBREED, NAPALM DEATH To Play Finland's NUMMIROCK Festival

ARCH ENEMY, HATEBREED, NAPALM DEATH and AMORPHIS are among the confirmed bands for the the Nummirock festival, set to take place June 18-20, 2009 in Kauhajoki, Nummijärvi, Finland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AJATTARA AMORPHIS ARCH ENEMY BEFORE THE DAWN DIABLO ENTWINE HATEBREED HORNA MEDEIA NAPALM DEATH NICOLE POISONBLACK RYTMIHÄIRIÖ STAM1NA ZONARIA ...

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KORPIKLAANI Begins Recording New Album; Photos Available

Finnish folk metallers KORPIKLAANI entered Petrax studio in Hollola, Finland on February 15 to begin recording their sixth album, "Karkelo" (English translation: "Pleasure" or "Party"), tentatively due in June via Nuclear Blast Records. Commented the band: "In a relaxed atmosphere we have been working together to record the songs for the upcoming album, 'Karkelo'. The ...

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ENTWINE: 'Painstained' To Receive U.K. Release

"Painstained", the sixth album from Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE, will be released in the U.K. on April 6 via Spinefarm. A two-and-a-half-minute trailer for "Painstained" can be viewed below. Released in Finland on January 28, the CD was recorded with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, APOCALYPTICA, SENTENCED). "Painstained" track listing: 01. Soul Sacrifice 02. Strife 03. Dying ...

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WIDESCREEN MODE To Release 'The Hanging Man' In April

Dark Sentiments and Playground Music Scandinavia are set to release WIDESCREEN MODE's sophomore album, "The Hanging Man", on April 8. "The Hanging Man" is the follow-up to 2007's "Until the End", which contained the singles "Everlasting Bomb" and "Dead Inside", both which received massive radio airplay in Scandinavia and topped the single charts for several ...

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EVEMASTER Continuing Work On New Album

Finnish "dark metal" band EVEMASTER, which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen, is continuing work on its long-awaited new CD. According to Tomi, "We have sported the old-school way of recording with the album. As the drums are pretty much one take with no quantizing or corrections, I decided to use the same method ...

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ENTWINE: 'Painstained' Video Trailer Available

A two-and-a-half-minute trailer for "Painstained", the sixth album from Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE, can be viewed below. Due on January 28 via Spinefarm Records, the CD was recorded with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, APOCALYPTICA, SENTENCED) and is available for streaming in its entirety at this location. "Painstained" track listing: 01. Soul Sacrifice 02. Strife ...

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ENTWINE: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"Painstained", the sixth album from Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE, is available for streaming in its entirety at this location. (Note: The stream will be available for three days only!) Due on January 28 via Spinefarm Records, the CD was recorded with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, APOCALYPTICA, SENTENCED). "Painstained" track listing: 01. Soul Sacrifice 02. ...

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ENTWINE: 'Painstained' Pushed Back Two Weeks

The release date of "Painstained", the sixth album from Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE, has been pushed back two weeks to January 28 (via Spinefarm Records). The CD was recorded with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, APOCALYPTICA, SENTENCED). "Painstained" track listing: 01. Soul Sacrifice 02. Strife 03. Dying Moan 04. Beautifully Confined 05. Lost In My Denial 06. ...

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ENTWINE: New Album Preview Coming Next Week

Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE will release their sixth album, "Painstained", on January 14, 2009 via Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, APOCALYPTICA, SENTENCED). "Painstained" track listing: 01. Soul Sacrifice 02. Strife 03. Dying Moan 04. Beautifully Confined 05. Lost In My Denial 06. Greed of Mankind 07. Dead By Silence 08. ...

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ENTWINE: New Album Title, Release Date, Artwork Revealed

Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE have set "Painstained" as the title of their sixth album, due on January 14, 2009 via Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, APOCALYPTICA, SENTENCED). Check out the "Painstained" artwork below. Upcoming ENTWINE shows: Jan. 17 - Finlandia Klubi - Lahti Jan. 29 - SpineFeast at Sea - ...

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ENTWINE Completes Work On New Album

Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE have completed work on their sixth album with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, APOCALYPTICA, SENTENCED). More information on the CD, including the track listing, title and release date, will be made available soon. Upcoming ENTWINE shows: Jan. 17 - Finlandia Klubi - Lahti Jan. 29 - SpineFeast at Sea - Tallink Baltic Princess ...

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ENTWINE To Release 'Best-Of' Collection In UK

Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE will release a "best-of" collection through the UK branch of Spinefarm Records sometime in 2009. The exact track listing for the CD has not yet been confirmed. ENTWINE recently entered the studio with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, APOCALYPTICA, SENTENCED) to begin recording its sixth album. No further information is currently available ENTWINE's ...

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DARK FILTH FRATERNITY: 'Breathe Again' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

DARK FILTH FRATERNITY, the Finnish alternative/progressive band headed by Panu Willman (ex-BEFORE THE DAWN, ENTWINE), will release its sophomore album, "Breathe Again", on August 27 via the independent label Animalhouse Productions (with distribution through Playground Music Scandinavia). The follow-up to 2006's "The Book of Clear Light" was recorded between July 2007 and June 2008 and ...

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DARK FILTH FRATERNITY: 'Breathe Again' Release Date Confirmed

DARK FILTH FRATERNITY, the Finnish alternative/progressive band headed by Panu Willman (ex-BEFORE THE DAWN, ENTWINE), will release its sophomore album, "Breathe Again", on August 25 via the independent label Animalhouse Productions (with distribution through Playground Music Scandinavia). The follow-up to 2006's "The Book of Clear Light" was recorded between July 2007 and June 2008 and ...

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