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OMNIUM GATHERUM Announces New Drummer

Finnish melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have announced the addition of Tuomo Latvala as the band's full-time drummer after one year of solid prospect member service. Tuomo is a drumming instructor at his private drum school in Turku (Southwest Finland), and also plays in TORTURE KILLER. He has previously played in such bands as DEMIGOD ...

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Video: EXMORTUS Performs Shred-Tastic Rendition Of National Anthem At Baseball Game

Heavy metal up-and-comers EXMORTUS decided to warm up for their current North American tour supporting ARSIS and ALLEGAEON by stopping by a home game of the Class A minor league baseball team Bakersfield Blaze to deliver a rousing, metallic rendition of the national anthem. You can watch guitarists Conan and David's shred-worthy performance below! Combining ...

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INSOMNIUM: 'Shadows Of The Dying Sun' First-Week Chart Positions

"Shadows Of The Dying Sun", the sixth studio album from Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Finland: #2 Germany: #18 Switzerland: #33 Austria: #38 "Shadows Of The Dying Sun" was released on April 28 in Europe and on April 29 in North America via Century Media Records. All the ...

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INSOMNIUM: 'While We Sleep' Video Released

The official video for the song "While We Sleep" from Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "Shadows Of The Dying Sun", which will be released on April 28 in Europe and on April 29 in North America via Century Media Records. All ...

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LOST SOCIETY: 'Terror Hungry' Video Released

The official video for "Terror Hungry", the title track of the new album from Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY, can be seen below. Due on April 4 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was produced by Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, LORDI) at Sonic Pump studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM), and it sees the "Finns shred ...

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INSOMNIUM: 'Revelations' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Revelations" from Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "Shadows Of The Dying Sun", which will be released on April 28 in Europe and on April 29 in North America via Century Media Records. All the ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Speaks To METAL THOUGHTS In Dallas (Video)

Metal Thoughts conducted an interview with vocalist Jukka Pelkonen and keyboardist Aapo Koivisto of Finnish melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM on February 25 at the Dallas, Texas stop of their North American tour with DARK TRANQUILLITY. You can now watch the chat below. OMNIUM GATHERUM's latest album, "Beyond", was released on February 25, 2013 in ...

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INSOMNIUM To Release 'Shadows Of The Dying Sun' In April

Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM will release their sixth studio album, "Shadows Of The Dying Sun", on April 28 in Europe and on April 29 in North America via Century Media Records. All the drums were recorded at studio SF Sound with Kimmo Perkkiö while the rest of the instruments were laid down at studio ...

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LOST SOCIETY: New Song 'Lethal Pleasure' Available For Streaming

Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY will release their new album, "Terror Hungry", on April 4 via Nuclear Blast Records. Produced by Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, LORDI) at Sonic Pump studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM), the CD sees the "Finns shred their way with the energy and speed of an out-of-control freight train, rolling downhill on ...

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LOST SOCIETY: First Part Of New Video Interview

Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY will release their new album, "Terror Hungry", on April 4 via Nuclear Blast Records. Produced by Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, LORDI) at Sonic Pump studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM), the CD sees the "Finns shred their way with the energy and speed of an out-of-control freight train, rolling downhill on ...

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LOST SOCIETY: 'Terror Hungry' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY will release their new album, "Terror Hungry", on April 4 via Nuclear Blast Records. Produced by Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, LORDI) at Sonic Pump studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM), the CD sees the "Finns shred their way with the energy and speed of an out-of-control freight train, rolling downhill on ...

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INSOMNIUM's VILLE FRIMAN: The 'New Songs Sound Just Amazing'

Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM have finished recording their new album for a spring release via Century Media Records. In order to achieve the best production in the band's history, they decided to track drums at SF Sound (with Kimmo Perkkiö), located in INSOMNIUM's former hometown (Joensuu), while laying down the remaining instruments at studio ...

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LOST SOCIETY To Release 'Terror Hungry' In March

Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY will release their new album, "Terror Hungry", on April 4 via Nuclear Blast Records. Produced by Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, LORDI) at Sonic Pump studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM), the CD sees the "Finns shred their way with the energy and speed of an out-of-control freight train, rolling downhill on ...

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INSOMNIUM's VILLE FRIMAN Checks In From The Studio

Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM are currently recording their new album for an early 2014 release via Century Media Records. Says INSOMNIUM guitarist/vocalist Ville Friman: "We've now recorded rhythm guitars for five songs. "In addition to Marshall+EVH combo, we're also using Mesa Single Rectifier and my seven-stringed Mayones to add some more depth and fatness ...

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EXMORTUS To Release 'Slave To The Sword' In February

Heavy metal shredders EXMORTUS will release their full-length Prosthetic debut, "Slave To The Sword", in North America on February 4. Recorded earlier this year at Castle Ultimate Studios in Oakland, California with producer Zack Ohren (ALL SHALL PERISH, SUFFOCATION, IMMOLATION), the album features cover artwork by legendary heavy metal painter Philip Lawvere (KREATOR, CELTIC FROST, ...

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EXMORTUS Releases 'Immortality Made Flesh' Single

Southern California shredders EXMORTUS have released a new seven-inch single, "Immortality Made Flesh". The A-side title track is a new song from the group's forthcoming Prosthetic debut, due out in February; the B-side is a blistering cover of JUDAS PRIEST's "Freewheel Burning" exclusive to this release. Limited to 300 copies, the single — the Cyril ...

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INSOMNIUM's NIILO SEVÄNEN Interviewed By METAL M PRODUCTIONS (Video)

Metal M Productions conducted an interview with Niilo Sevänen (vocals, bass) of Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM during the band's recent U.K. tour with CHILDREN OF BODOM. You can now watch the chat below. INSOMNIUM recently released the first song, "Ephemeral", off its forthcoming album, to be released in 2014 via Century Media Records. The ...

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EXMORTUS Signs With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Southern California quartet EXMORTUS — whose invigorating twin-guitar mix of neoclassical shred, Bay Area thrash, progressive death and traditional heavy metal has earned the group a devoted following in the Western U.S. — has signed a worldwide contract with Prosthetic Records. The group's third album will be released in February 2014 to coincide with the ...

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INSOMNIUM: New Song 'Ephemeral' Released

Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM have released the first song, "Ephemeral", off their forthcoming album, to be released in 2014 via Century Media Records. The first track to feature new guitarist Markus Vanhala (also in OMNIUM GATHERUM), who replaced Ville Vänni in 2011, "Ephemeral" will be made available digitally in Europe on September 23 and ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM: 'The Sonic Sign' Video Released

"The Sonic Sign", the new Olli-Pekka Lappalainen-directed video from Finnish melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's latest album, "Beyond", which was released on February 25 in Europe and March 5 in North America via Lifeforce Records. The CD was recorded by Teemu Aalto and mixed and ...

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DAN SWANÖ: 'I Have Done Records That I Would Never Listen To Unless You Put A Gun To My Head'

David E. Gehlke of DeadRhetoric.com recently conducted an interview with Swedish multi-instrumentalist and producer Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH). A few excerpts from the chat follow below. DeadRhetoric.com: You closed Unisound several years ago, but have since reactivated it. What made you re-open the studio? Dan Swanö: I think I wanted to ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM: 'Formidable' Video Released

"Formidable", the new video from Finnish melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Hannu Mikkola of Visual Vortex at OMNIUM GATHERUM's hometown show in Kotka earlier this year as part of the "Beyond" record-release tour. Says the band: "As you can see, it is not a huge stage, ...

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INSOMNIUM: Video Interview Posted Online

Asif Salam of SoundShock.com conducted an interview with Niilo Sevänen (vocals, bass) of Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM on April 23 at the Underworld in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. INSOMNIUM's latest album, "One For Sorrow", was released in October 2011 in North America via Century Media Records. The ...

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INSOMNIUM Guitarist Talks Next Album In New Video Interview

Nick Azinas of Peek From The Pit conducted an interview with guitarist Ville Friman of Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM on April 23 at the Underworld in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. INSOMNIUM's latest album, "One For Sorrow", was released in October 2011 in North America via Century Media Records. The ...

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