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COWBOY PROSTITUTES To Release New Album In March

Örebro, Sweden's rock/metal act COWBOY PROSTITUTES will release its second full-length album, "Swingin' at the Fences", on March 14 via Nicotine Records. The CD was mixed and mastered by Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, NIGHTINGALE, BLOODBATH). A single, "Pirate Town", was recently released on 7" red vinyl through Tornado Ride Records, featuring a guest appearance ...

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OPETH Mainman Comments On His Return To BLOODBATH

OPETH's Mikael Åkerfeldt has issued the following update: "Thought I'd gain some pure death metal credibility and mention that I'm back in BLOODBATH again. I was slightly 'talked into' coming back but I certainly don't regret it now. Obviously I am busy all the time, both with my family and OPETH, so don't hold your ...

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BLOODBATH: More EP, DVD Details Revealed

Swedish death metal "supergroup" BLOODBATH announced earlier today that OPETH's Mikael Åkerfeldt has laid down the vocal tracks for the band's new mini-CD, which is expected to be issued later in the year. "It's been kept secret since the summer of 2007 when Mike was asked to record vocals for four new tracks destined to ...

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OPETH Mainman Returns To BLOODBATH

Swedish death metal supergroup BLOODBATH has issued the following update: "So the time has come for BLOODBATH to once again poison the scene with a contagious doze of über brutal death metal. An old acquaintance in this zombified bloodline has once again re-visited his old home. We can now announce that the vocalist on the ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM To Enter Studio In March

Finland's OMNIUM GATHERUM have issued the following update: "OMNIUM GATHERUM will begin to record the fourth magnum opus extravaganza in March and this time the album will be done in three different studios; recordings will be done at Sound Supreme Studios by Janne Saksa and at SouthEastSounds by Teemu Aalto and the mixing and mastering ...

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DEMIURG: New Album Pushed Back To March; Another Song Posted Online

DEMIURG — the Sweden-based band featuring Rogga Johansson (RIBSPREADER, PAGANIZER) on vocals and guitars, Johan Berglund (THIS HAVEN) on bass, Pär Johansson (SATARIEL) on clean vocals, Ed Warby (GOREFEST, AYREON, HAIL OF BULLETS) on drums and Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, NIGHTINGALE, BLOODBATH) on lead guitar and keyboards — has posted another new song, entitled ...

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DEMIURG: Fourth New Song Posted Online

DEMIURG — the Sweden-based band featuring Rogga Johansson (RIBSPREADER, PAGANIZER) on vocals and guitars, Johan Berglund (THIS HAVEN) on bass, Pär Johansson (SATARIEL) on clean vocals, Ed Warby (GOREFEST, AYREON, HAIL OF BULLETS) on drums and Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, NIGHTINGALE, BLOODBATH) on lead guitar and keyboards — has posted another new song, entitled ...

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SEASON'S END To Headline UK's BLOODBATH Festival

British gothic metal veterans SEASON'S END will headline the BloodBath metal festival, set to take place Saturday, January 5, 2008 at the Percy Centre in Bath, England. Tickets cost £10 in advance (subject to booking fee/postage and packaging) or £15 at the door. The billing is as follows: SEASON'S END IRONY OF CHRIST REPLICA X ...

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DEMIURG: New Song Posted Online

DEMIURG — the Sweden-based band featuring Rogga Johansson (RIBSPREADER, PAGANIZER) on vocals and guitars, Johan Berglund (THIS HAVEN) on bass, Pär Johansson (SATARIEL) on clean vocals, Ed Warby (GOREFEST, AYREON, HAIL OF BULLETS) on drums and Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, NIGHTINGALE, BLOODBATH) on lead guitar and keyboards — has posted a new song, entitled ...

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Former TESTAMENT, DEATH, POSSESSED Members To Guest On OBLITERHATE Debut

Guitarist Calvin Chiang of the Singaporean death thrash metal band RASPATUL has announced the formation of a new group called OBLITERHATE. The project, which is said to follow a "more brutal and intricate direction" than RASPATUL, features contributions from some of metal's legendary and highly renowned musicians: Dan Swanö (NIGHTINGALE, ex-EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH) - ...

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HAIL OF BULLETS To Record Debut Album In February

HAIL OF BULLETS, the new band featuring GOREFEST drummer Ed Warby, THANATOS guitarists Stephan Gebédi and Paul Baayens, former PESTILENCE/ASPHYX singer Martin Van Drunen and former HOUWITSER bass player Theo van Eekelen, has issued the following update: "The response from record companies following the release of HAIL OF BULLETS four-track promo CD has been quite ...

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HAIL OF BULLETS: Entire Promo CD, Artwork Available For Download

HAIL OF BULLETS, the new band featuring GOREFEST drummer Ed Warby, THANATOS guitarists Stephan Gebédi and Paul Baayens, former PESTILENCE/ASPHYX singer Martin Van Drunen and former HOUWITSER bass player Theo van Eekelen, has posted the complete artwork and downloadable versions of the four songs from the group's new promotional CD. Check out the tracks " ...

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HAIL OF BULLETS: Another New Song Posted Online

HAIL OF BULLETS, the new band featuring GOREFEST drummer Ed Warby, THANATOS guitarists Stephan Gebédi and Paul Baayens, former PESTILENCE/ASPHYX singer Martin Van Drunen and former HOUWITSER bass player Theo van Eekelen, has uploaded the last song from the group's four-track promotional CD on its MySpace page. Check out the track " Red Wolves of ...

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DEMIURG Working On Sophomore Album

DEMIURG — the Swedish band featuring Rogga Johansson (RIBSPREADER, PAGANIZER) on vocals and guitars, Johan Berglund (THIS HAVEN) on bass, Pär Johansson (SATARIEL) on clean vocals, Ed Warby (GOREFEST, AYREON, HAIL OF BULLETS) on drums and Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, NIGHTINGALE, BLOODBATH) on lead guitar and keyboards — is currently working on the follow-up ...

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HAIL OF BULLETS: Another Song Posted Online

HAIL OF BULLETS, the new band featuring GOREFEST drummer Ed Warby, THANATOS guitarists Stephan Gebédi and Paul Baayens, former PESTILENCE/ASPHYX singer Martin Van Drunen and former HOUWITSER bass player Theo van Eekelen, has uploaded another song from its four-track promotional CD on its MySpace page. Check out the track "Ordered Eastward" at this ...

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DAN SWANÖ To Guest On New FRAMESHIFT Album

FRAMESHIFT, the progressive rock/metal project led by Henning Pauly, has tapped Dan Swanö (NIGHTINGALE, ex-EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH) from Sweden and Magali Luyten (VIRUS IV, BEAUTIFUL SIN, AYREON) from Belgium to sing on its upcoming third album, tentatively titled "The God Delusion". Commented Pauly: "First of all, I am amazed at how many [singers] sent ...

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Prominence and Demise - WINDS

It has been around three years since Norway's WINDS released its third album, "The Imaginary Direction of Time". That may seem like a long duration between albums, but if you've immersed yourself in the act's lush, classically infused compositions, then you understand that this is a band for which the term "composing" is a far ...

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IMMORTAL RITES Preparing To Release Sophomore Album

German melodic death metal band IMMORTAL RITES will release its long-awaited second album, "For Tyrant's Sake", at the end of August. The CD will be issued in Europe via Medusa Records while Khaosmaster Productions will release the album in the North and South American territories. "For Tyrant's Sake" was mixed and recorded at Audiospezialist Studios ...

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Blade of Triumph - IRON FIRE

So maybe I ignored IRON FIRE's last album, "Revenge", based on my distaste for Martin Steene's vocals, which sucked some of the life out of FORCE OF EVIL. The guy's voice sounds like power metal's answer to Jon Bon Jovi, a slight exaggeration perhaps, but it is a thought that has run through my mind ...

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INVITRO Guitarist Checks In From FAMILY VALUES

INVITRO, the California-based band featuring ex-SNOT/SOULFLY guitarist Mikey Doling, has set a September 11 release date for its debut album, entitled "When I Was a Planet", through Gridiron Records. The CD is currently available for purchase for a limited time before it hits stores through www.gridironrecords.com. $1.00 from the purchase of each album sold will ...

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THREE HEADED MONSTER: Debut Album Track Listing Confirmed

Melissa Records, the Dutch label exclusively dedicated to releasing metal from the USA, has revealed the track listing for the upcoming debut album by New England’s THREE HEADED MONSTER (3HM for short). 3HM's self-titled CD will feature "eight songs of instrumental metal madness, in a style that deftly mixes power and thrash metal with a ...

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Breath of the Demiurg - DEMIURG

The thing about early 1990s Swedish death metal (and the output from the rest of Europe too, really) wasn't always speed, and it wasn't about who could be the most ludicrously brutal (although that was often a quite enjoyable by-product). No, there was a dankness to the stuff, a primal murk, an atmosphere even in ...

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WINDS: New Album Release Date Announced

The End Records has set a September 4 release date of for the new album from Norway's WINDS, entitled "Prominence and Demise". The classical/progressive band — consisting of Lars E. Si, Carl August Tidemann, Jan Axel von Blomberg and Andy Winter — is excited with the upcoming release of "Prominence and Demise", the follow-up to ...

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