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GWAR Launch 'Slave Pit Television'

In anticipation of GWAR's very busy summer, the band have launched Slave Pit Television. Thats right kiddies, now you can enjoy the latest updates and behind-the-scenes insanity that only the freaks at Slave Pit Inc. can provide you with. "For years GWAR has attempted to get on television in any way possible, and now, thanks ...

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MISERY SPEAKS To Release Debut Album In June

German death metallers MISERY SPEAKS will release their self-titled debut album on June 23 via Alveran Records. The CD was recorded and produced by Ralf Müller, Alexander Dietz and Patrick W. Engel at Rape Of Harmonies Studio (HEAVEN SHALL BURN, FALL OF SERENITY, MAROON, NARZISS) and was mixed by Swedish producer/artist Dan Swanö (EDGE OF ...

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MOONLYGHT Seek Touring Keyboardist

Quebec City's progressive dark metallers MOONLYGHT have posted the following message on their MySpace.com page: "As previously announced, MOONLYGHT will open for BEHEMOTH on July 12th at Quebec's Imperial Theater. Caps (drums) will not be part of the show, as he will be touring all summer with his other band, MAUVAIS SORT, and so is ...

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ANOTHER LIFE Announce Touring Lineup

ANOTHER LIFE, the Swedish project featuring Andreas Karlsson (ex-PAGANIZER, RIBSPREADER) and Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH, PAN THY MONIUM), have secured a touring lineup to promote their upcoming debut album, "Memories from Nothing", due on April 20 via VIC Records. It is as follows: Andreas Karlsson - Vocals Fredrik Pettersson - Lead Guitar Andreas ...

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Life In Ruin - IF HOPE DIES

Taken individually, one IF HOPE DIES song at a time might seem pretty cool. Listen to "Anthem For the Unemployable" or "Some Skynyrd", for example: simple, catchy three-minute slice of upbeat, energetic metalcore. The vocals are sorta in that LAMB OF GOD "angry bear" vein, with occasional melodic screams of the "Speed" Strid variety. The ...

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Germany's MISERY SPEAKS Sign With ALVERAN RECORDS

German death metallers MISERY SPEAKS have inked a deal with Alveran Records. The group's self-titled debut album was recorded and produced by Ralf Müller, Alexander Dietz and Patrick W. Engel at Rape Of Harmonies Studio (HEAVEN SHALL BURN, FALL OF SERENITY, MAROON, NARZISS) and was mixed by Swedish producer/artist Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH, ...

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GWAR Prepare To 'Go To Hell'

Legendary heavy metal band GWAR have posted the following message on their official web site: "Everyone (except everybody else) was ecstatic when GWAR put out 'Violence Has Arrived' in 2001 — it marked GWAR's triumphant return to metal, and the world breathed a collective sigh of relief that we hadn't put out another 'We Kill ...

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ANOTHER LIFE: Debut Album Delayed

ANOTHER LIFE, the Swedish project featuring Andreas Karlsson (ex-PAGANIZER, RIBSPREADER) and Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH, PAN THY MONIUM), have had the release date for their debut album, "Memories from Nothing" (VIC Records), pushed back to April 20 from the previously announced March 20. No reason was given for the delay. A teaser MP3 ...

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Don't Fear the Reaper - WITCHERY

I'll be honest with you here; I was a little taken aback at Tue Madsen's crystal clear, thick 'n' rubbery sound mix the first time I heard WITCHERY's "Don't Fear the Reaper". By that I mean that I was expecting the rawer, bloodied thrash sounds of "Dead, Hot and Ready" or "Symphony for the Devil", ...

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ANOTHER LIFE: Debut Album Due This Month

ANOTHER LIFE, the Swedish project featuring Andreas Karlsson (ex-PAGANIZER, RIBSPREADER) and Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH, PAN THY MONIUM), will release their debut album, "Memories from Nothing", on March 20 via VIC Records. A teaser MP3 containing selections from the album can be downloaded at this location. "Memories from Nothing" (view cover ...

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MOONLYGHT To Enter Studio In March

Quebec City's progressive dark metallers MOONLYGHT will enter Nokturn Studio on March 10 to begin recording their second album, tentatively entitled "Two". This will coincide with the return of Caps [Guillaume Côté; drums], [who is] touring the western part of Canada with his other band MAUVAIS SORT," the band write on their web site. "He ...

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Producer/Musician DAN SWANÖ Talks About Working With DARK FUNERAL, BLOODBATH Singer Search

Global Domination recently conducted an interview with multi-talented Swedish producer/musician Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH, PAN THY MONIUM). A couple of excerpts from the question-and-answer session follow: Global Domination: The infamous story about DARK FUNERAL in Unisound… What was the deal anyways? Did they refuse to record with the pink guitar cables ...

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MOONLYGHT: New Album To Be Mixed By DAN SWANÖ

Quebec City's progressive dark metallers MOONLYGHT will enter Nokturn Studio at the end of February to record their second album, tentatively entitled "Two". The CD will be mixed by mastermind Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, NIGHTINGALE, BLOODBATH) at his legendary Unisound studio in Sweden. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Middle", "Hazard" and ...

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ENFORSAKEN: New Music Posted Online

Arlington Heights, Illinois-based death metallers ENFORSAKEN have posted three songs from their upcoming album, "Sinner's Intuition", on their MySpace.com page. Check out the tracks "Witness to the Fall", "Blacklist Assassin" and "Words in Red" at this location. The follow-up to 2004's "Forever Endeavor" (Olympic/Century Media) "Sinner's Intuition" is scheduled for release on March ...

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OPETH: New U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Sweden's OPETH will embark on a U.S. headlining tour beginning on February 15, 2006 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Feb. 15 - Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre Feb. 16 - Norfolk, VA @ The Norva Feb. 17 - Towson, MD @ Recher Theatre Feb. 18 - Millvale, PA @ ...

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RIBSPREADER To Release New Album In Early 2006

Swedish "old-school death metal" band RIBSPREADER will be releasing their as-yet-untitled new album in early 2006 on the Malaysian label Summers End Records. The CD, which was mastered by Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH, PAN THY MONIUM), will feature the following 10 tracks: 01. Church of the Zombie 02. Inquisitor Deluxe 03. Priest Eater ...

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ENFORSAKEN Master New Album: Photos Available

Arlington Heights, Illinois-based death metallers ENFORSAKEN mastered their new album, "Sinner's Intuition", on Friday (Dec. 16) at The Bolier Room Studios in Chicago, IL. The session was engineered by Collin Jordan, who has previously worked with MINISTRY and GRAVITY KILLS. Check out pictures from the mastering session at this location. The follow-up to ...

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OPETH, CANDLEMASS, MESHUGGAH, HAMMERFALL Nominated For Swedish GRAMMY

OPETH have once again been nominated for a Swedish Grammy for their "Ghost Reveries" release. This is the band's fourth nomination since 2001 and the group's "Blackwater Park" CD. OPETH also picked up the award for 2003's "Deliverance". Other nominees this year are CANDLEMASS ("Candlemass"), HAMMERFALL ("Chapter V: Unbent, Unbowed, Unbroken"), HARDCORE SUPERSTAR ("Hardcore Superstar") ...

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OPETH: Interview With Keyboardist PER WIBERG To Air Tonight

An interview with OPETH keyboardist Per Wiberg will air tonight on University Radio York 1350AM in York, England. In the interview, Per discusses his time in the band, the stories behind recording of albums such as "Ghost Reveries", "Deliverance" and "Damnation", tour stories and the band's decision to sign with Roadrunner Records in 2005. The ...

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OPETH: BBC Session To Air Tonight

OPETH's recent recording session at the legendary BBC studios in Maida Vale, London, U.K. will air tonight (December 13) on BBC Radio 1's "The Rock Show". The tracks recorded were as follows: "The Grand Conjuration", "When" and "Soldier of Fortune" (DEEP PURPLE cover). Tune in tonight at 1:00 a.m. (U.K. time) or check out a ...

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WITCHERY To Release New Album In February

Century Media Records has set a February 27, 2006 European release date for the fourth full-length album from Sweden's WITCHERY, entitled "Don't Fear the Reaper". WITCHERY's spell was cast upon our earthly existence when four members splintered off SATANIC SLAUGHTER in 1997: Jensen (later with THE HAUNTED), Richard Corpse, Toxine and Mique. Before recording their ...

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ENFORSAKEN Finalize Track Listing For 'Sinner's Intuition'

Arlington Heights, Illinois-based death metallers ENFORSAKEN have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Sinner's Intuition", due on March 7, 2006 via Crash Music Inc.. The CD recording sessions at Studio One in Racine, Wisconsin with engineer/owner Chris Djuricic and assistant Aaron Brigman are coming to a close, and the follow-up to 2004's "Forever ...

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