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LAY DOWN ROTTEN: New Video Blog Posted Online

German death metallers LAY DOWN ROTTEN will release their fifth album, "Gospel Of The Wretched", in Europe on May 11 via Metal Blade Records (May 8 in Germany). The CD was recorded at the Desert Inn studios in Germany and was mixed by Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH) at Unisound studios in Örebro, Sweden. ...

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THE PROJECT HATE: Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

THE PROJECT HATE — the Swedish band featuring vocalist Jörgen Sandström (ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE), guitarist Lord K. Philipson (GOD AMONG INSECTS, ex-LEUKEMIA), bassist Michael Håkansson (ENGEL, ex-EVERGREY), singer Jo Enckell (IGNORANCE BLISS), guitarist Anders Bertilsson (RUIN, COLDWORKER) and drummer Thomas Ohlsson (KAMTJATKA, AXENSTAR, SEVEN WISHES, CELLOUT) — has finished mixing its new album with Dan Swanö ...

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LAY DOWN ROTTEN: New Song Available For Download

German death metallers LAY DOWN ROTTEN will release their fifth album, "Gospel Of The Wretched", in Europe on May 11 via Metal Blade Records (May 8 in Germany). The CD was recorded at the Desert Inn studios in Germany and was mixed by Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH) at Unisound studios in Örebro, Sweden. ...

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HEARSE: New Album To Include Bonus DVD

HEARSE, the Swedish "death 'n' roll" band featuring former ARCH ENEMY singer Johan Liiva and ex-FURBOWL drummer Max Thornell, will release its fifth album, "Single Ticket To Paradise", on June 15 via Vic Records. Thornell says, "it'll be, as I see it, a good value for the money release with a bonus live DVD filmed ...

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ASPHYX Completes Mixing/Mastering New Album

Reformed Dutch death metal outfit ASPHYXMartin van Drunen (vocals), Wannes Gubbels (bass/vocals), Paul Baayens (guitar) and Bob Bagchus (drums) — has finished mixing/mastering its comeback album, "Death...The Brutal Way", for a summer release via Century Media Records. War Anthem Records will release the LP version of the effort, which was recorded at the ...

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LAY DOWN ROTTEN: More Footage From The Studio Posted Online

German death metallers LAY DOWN ROTTEN will release their fifth album, "Gospel Of The Wretched", in Europe on May 11 via Metal Blade Records (May 8 in Germany). The CD was recorded at the Desert Inn studios in Germany and was mixed by Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH) at Unisound studios in Örebro, Sweden. ...

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LAY DOWN ROTTEN To Release 'Gospel Of The Wretched' In May

German death metallers LAY DOWN ROTTEN have finished recording and mixing their fifth album, "Gospel Of The Wretched", for a May 11 European release via Metal Blade Records (May 8 in Germany). The CD was recorded at the Desert Inn studios in Germany and was mixed by Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH) at Unisound ...

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THE PROJECT HATE Completes Work On New Album

THE PROJECT HATE — the Swedish band featuring vocalist Jörgen Sandström (ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE), guitarist Lord K. Philipson (GOD AMONG INSECTS, ex-LEUKEMIA), bassist Michael Håkansson (ENGEL, ex-EVERGREY), singer Jo Enckell (IGNORANCE BLISS), guitarist Anders Bertilsson (RUIN, COLDWORKER) and drummer Thomas Ohlsson (KAMTJATKA, AXENSTAR, SEVEN WISHES, CELLOUT) — has finished mixing its new album with Dan Swanö ...

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ROTTEN: Debut Album To Be Mastered By DAN SWANÖ

Dutch death metal act ROTTEN, which features members of RADICAL NERVE DISTORTION, REBORN and HACKSAW, has tapped Dan Swanö (HAIL OF BULLETS, BLOODBATH, DEMIURG) to master its full-length debut, which is scheduled for release in the spring. The band commented, "We have already sent Dan four songs and six more will follow soon. We can't ...

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THE PROJECT HATE Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

THE PROJECT HATE — the Swedish band featuring vocalist Jörgen Sandström (ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE), guitarist Lord K. Philipson (GOD AMONG INSECTS, ex-LEUKEMIA), bassist Michael Håkansson (ENGEL, ex-EVERGREY), singer Jo Enckell (IGNORANCE BLISS), guitarist Anders Bertilsson (RUIN, COLDWORKER) and drummer Thomas Ohlsson (KAMTJATKA, AXENSTAR, SEVEN WISHES, CELLOUT) — recently began mixing its new album with Dan Swanö ...

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ASPHYX: Tour Dates Announced

Reformed Dutch death metal outfit ASPHYXMartin van Drunen (vocals), Wannes Gubbels (bass/vocals), Paul Baayens (guitar) and Bob Bagchus (drums) — has scheduled the following dates: Apr. 04 - Zürich (CH) - The Dynamo Club Apr. 18 - Paderborn (DE) - Metal Inferno Festival @ Kulturwerkstatt Apr. 25 - Barcelona (ES) - Battlefield Metal ...

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ASPHYX Completes Recording New Album

Reformed Dutch death metal outfit ASPHYXMartin van Drunen (vocals), Wannes Gubbels (bass/vocals), Paul Baayens (guitar) and Bob Bagchus (drums) — has finished recording its comeback album, "Death...The Brutal Way", due in May/June via Century Media Records. War Anthem Records will release the LP version of the effort, which was recorded at the Sonic ...

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BLOODBATH: No Shows This Year

Swedish death metal "supergroup" BLOODBATH has issued the following update: "Unfortunately, we've to announce that BLOODBATH must pass this summer's festival season. Mike [Mikael Åkerfeldt] and Axe [Martin 'Axe' Axenrot] have both confirmed they're too occupied with OPETH and cannot commit to any live shows with BLOODBATH until 2010, the earliest. Recruiting live replacements for ...

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THE PROJECT HATE Begins Mixing New Album

THE PROJECT HATE — the Swedish band featuring vocalist Jörgen Sandström (ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE), guitarist Lord K. Philipson (GOD AMONG INSECTS, ex-LEUKEMIA), bassist Michael Håkansson (ENGEL, ex-EVERGREY), singer Jo Enckell (IGNORANCE BLISS), guitarist Anders Bertilsson (RUIN, COLDWORKER) and drummer Thomas Ohlsson (KAMTJATKA, AXENSTAR, SEVEN WISHES, CELLOUT) — has begun mixing its new album with Dan Swanö ...

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HEARSE Films 'Sundown' Video

HEARSE, the Swedish "death 'n' roll" band featuring former ARCH ENEMY singer Johan Liiva and ex-FURBOWL drummer Max Thornell, filmed a video for the new song "Sundown" this past Saturday (February 7) in Stockholm with Owe Lingvall and Oscar from Village Road Film. The group says, "[Owe and Oscar were] very nice dudes indeed and ...

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ASPHYX: New Album Details Revealed

Reformed Dutch death metal outfit ASPHYXMartin van Drunen (vocals), Wannes Gubbels (bass/vocals), Paul Baayens (guitar) and Bob Bagchus (drums) — has set "Death...The Brutal Way" as the title of its comeback album, due in May/June via Century Media Records. War Anthem Records will release the LP version of the effort, which was recorded ...

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THANATOS: 'Justified Genocide' Details Revealed

Dutch death/thrash metal pioneers THANATOS will release their fifth full-length album, "Justified Genocide", on March 15 through Deity Down Records (except in the U.K. and Ireland, where it will arrive on April 6). The CD was recorded at Excess studios in Rotterdam, Netherlands and was mixed by Dan Swanö (NIGHTINGALE, EDGE OF SANITY and BLOODBATH ...

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RAVENS CREED Issues Studio Update

RAVENS CREED, the "VENOM-worshipping scumbags" featuring ORANGE GOBLIN's Ben Ward, as well as Steve Watson (ex-IRON MONKEY), Jason Graham, and former SABBAT bassist Frazer Craske, entered the studio earlier this month to begin recording their debut album, "Albion Thunder", for a late spring/early summer release. The CD will contain 12 songs with a running time ...

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KATATONIA: Moscow Show Cancelled

Sweden's KATATONIA has issued the following update: "We're very sorry to announce that KATATONIA has unfortunately been forced to cancel tomorrow's [Saturday, January 17] gig at the Tochka Club, Moscow, Russia due to contractual problems and visa complications. We're already looking at the possibilites of rescheduling this gig [as soon as possible] to rectify the ...

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BLOODBATH Completes Filming 'Hades Rising' Video

Swedish death metal "supergroup" BLOODBATH has issued the following update: "Together with director Owe Lingwall and Village Road Film we just shot the first official promo video in the band's history for 'Hades Rising' taken off [BLOODBATH's latest album] 'The Fathomless Mastery'. The footage of the band's performance was shot on location in Vallentuna outside ...

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BATTLELORE: New Video Interview Available

Angel Of Metal conducted an interview with the Finnish "fantasy metal" band BATTLELORE at the Hard Rock Hell II festival, which was held in early December 2008 in Prestatyn, Wales, U.K. Watch the eight-minute chat below. BATTLELORE recently took part in the "Finnish Fire" European tour — featuring headliners KORPIKLAANI alongside KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI and FALCHIO. ...

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THANATOS: New Album To Be Released In March

Dutch death/thrash metal pioneers THANATOS will release their fifth full-length album, "Justified Genocide", in March through Deity Down Records. The CD was recorded at Excess studios in Rotterdam, Netherlands and is currenty being mixed by Dan Swanö (NIGHTINGALE, EDGE OF SANITY and BLOODBATH fame) at Unisound in Sweden. Commented the band: "It's great to see ...

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RAVENS CREED: 'Albion Thunder' Track Listing Revealed

RAVENS CREED, the "VENOM-worshipping scumbags" featuring ORANGE GOBLIN's Ben Ward, as well as Steve Watson (ex-IRON MONKEY), Jason Graham, and former SABBAT bassist Frazer Craske, will enter the studio at the end of January to begin recording their debut album, "Albion Thunder", for a late spring/early summer release. The CD will contain 12 songs with ...

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