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DARK FUNERAL: New Album To Receive U.S. Release In January

"Angelus Exuro Pro Eternus", the new album from Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL, will be released in North America on January 26 via Regain Records. The CD, which is being made available in most European countries between November 18 and November 27, was recorded at Abyss Studio in Grangärde, Sweden with famed engineer and legendary ...

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HYPOCRISY Forced To Cancel North American Tour

HYPOCRISY, the Swedish extreme metal band led by guitarist/vocalist Peter Tägtgren (also of PAIN), has issued the following statement in regards to its previously announced tour with ENSIFERUM and its current troubles with U.S. immigration: "We regretfully have to officially announce the cancelation of our tour in North America. We've tried everything so far and ...

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ASTRAL DOORS: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Swedish metallers ASTRAL DOORS will release their fifth album, "Requiem Of Time" in Europe on January 15 and in North America on February 16 through Metalville, the band and label pool launched by the Cologne, Germany-based company Flying Dolphin Entertainment Group UG. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Testament of Rock ...

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OVERKILL: Unconfirmed U.S. Dates Surface

Two unconfirmed dates have surfaced for the forthcoming U.S. tour by veteran New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL in support of their upcoming album, "Ironbound": April 09 - Chicago, IL @ The Metro April 18 - San Francisco, CA @ The Ballroom at the Regency Center OVERKILL's U.S. tour in support of "Ironbound" will reportedly kick off ...

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DARK FUNERAL: Audio Samples Of Entire New Album Available

Audio samples of all the tracks that appear on "Angelus Exuro Pro Eternus", the new album from Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL, can be streamed using the widget below. "Angelus Exuro Pro Eternus" will be released on November 18 via Regain Records. The CD was recorded at Abyss Studio in Grangärde, Sweden with famed engineer ...

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OVERKILL: European Tour Announced

Veteran New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will embark on the "Killfest Tour 2010" in February. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 06 - NL - Uden - De Pul Feb. 07 - GER - Osnabrück - N8 Feb. 09 - DK - Kolding - Godset Feb. 10 - GER - Braunschweig - Meier Music Hall Feb. ...

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OBITUARY, DARK FUNERAL, DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE

OBITUARY, DARK FUNERAL and DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 19-21, 2010 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER HYPOCRISY OBITUARY SUBWAY TO SALLY For more information, go to

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ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY Forced To Cancel U.S. Tour

U.K.-based death metallers ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY have been forced to cancel their participation in the upcoming tour with DYING FETUS and THE FACELESS. The band explains, "Due to the American immigration office not processing our visa applications in time because of a backlog, we have been forced to pull out of the upcoming 'Planetary ...

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A Taste of Extreme Divinity - HYPOCRISY

Gather 'round, ye children and punters with short memories, and recall a time when HYPOCRISY was the flagship band of their label, and Peter Tägtgren wasn't the go-to producer for Europe's most extreme bands, but just a guy who liked aliens and ridiculously catchy (but brutal) death metal tunes. Go take a look at the ...

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HYPOCRISY Experiencing Trouble With U.S. Immigration

Swedish death metallers HYPOCRISY have issued the following statement in regards to their upcoming North American tour with ENSIFERUM, which was scheduled to start on Friday, November 6: "Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are forced to stay home until U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services process and authorize our working visas. This is the ...

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HYPOCRISY's 'Divinity' Lands On German Chart

"A Taste Of Extreme Divinity", the new album from HYPOCRISY, the Swedish extreme metal band led by guitarist/vocalist Peter Tägtgren (also of PAIN), has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 62. "A Taste Of Extreme Divinity" is being released in the U.S. today (November 3) via Nuclear Blast Records. The North American ...

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DARK FUNERAL: New Song Available For Streaming

A new DARK FUNERAL track entitled "Stigmata" is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The song comes off the Swedish black metallers' new album, "Angelus Exuro Pro Eternus", which will be released on November 18 via Regain Records. The CD was recorded at Abyss Studio in Grangärde, Sweden with famed engineer ...

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EX DEO Forced To Cancel Dates On ENSIFERUM Tour

EX DEO, the the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal led by KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono, has pulled out of the ENSIFERUM tour for visa matters beyond the band's control. Commented Maurizio: "Well, the Gods are definitely not smiling on us at the moment. Some confusion happened in the visa departement for a couple guys in our camp ...

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SURVIVORS ZERO Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

Finnish death metal combo SURVIVORS ZERO has parted ways with drummer Reima Kellokoski and replaced him with Seppo Tarvainen (THE SCOURGER, TUKKANUOTTA). According to the group, "The change was due to Reima's commitments with his main band, IMPALED NAZARENE. . . As 2010 will be an anniversary year for IMPALED NAZARENE, [Reima's] allegiances, of course, ...

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OVERKILL Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL have inked a multi-album deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's new CD, "Ironbound" — which is described as a true "thrasher-piece" — is scheduled for release on January 29, 2010. "Good to be with a label that understands what OVERKILL are about and what metal is about in ...

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OVERKILL: South American Dates Announced

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL have scheduled the following South American tour dates: Mar. 16 - Santiago De Chile, Chile - Teatro Teleton Mar. 18 - Porto Alegre, Brazil - Opiniao Mar. 19 - Recife, Brazil - Clube Portugues do Recife Mar. 20 - Sao Paulo, Brazil - Via Marques The members of OVERKILL ...

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EX DEO To Film 'In Her Dark Embrace' Video

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal led by KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono, recently returned from a succesful trek in Europe and is now preparing to take on North America alongside ENSIFERUM, HYPOCRISY and BLACKGUARD. Plans are also underway for the band to film a video for the song "In Her Dark Embrace". The clip will ...

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DARK FUNERAL: 'Angelus Exuro Pro Eternus' Artwork Unveiled

"Angelus Exuro Pro Eternus", the new album from Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL, will be released on November 18 via Regain Records. The CD was recorded at Abyss Studio in Grangärde, Sweden with famed engineer and legendary producer Peter Tägtgren (PAIN, HYPOCRISY). Nine songs are featured on the effort, which is being described in a ...

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