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PESTILENCE: New Album Cover Art Unveiled

Resurrected late '80s/early '90s death metallers PESTILENCE will enter the studio in February to begin recording their new album, "Obsideo". The drum tracks on the CD will be laid down by Dave Haley of Australia's PSYCROPTIC. Songtitles set to appear on the effort include "Necromorph", "Saturation", "Soulrot", "Laniatus" and "Superconcious". According to guitarist/vocalist Patrick Mameli, ...

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PARADOX Frontman Undergoes Open-Heart Surgery

Charly Steinhauer, guitarist/vocalist of long-running German metallers PARADOX, was scheduled to undergo open-heart surgery on December 24. His bandmates state: "The heart surgery of Charly has been moved to today.... so right now he just is over it. We wish him all the best and we will let you know as soon as we hear ...

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PARADOX Mainman To Undergo Open-Heart Surgery

Charly Steinhauer, guitarist/vocalist of long-running German metallers PARADOX, is scheduled to undergo open-heart surgery this Christmas Eve. He says, "I'm very sorry that I have to tell you that I'm in the hospital right now, and I will have a difficult heart surgery on Monday (December 24). Please keep your fingers crossed for me. I ...

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PARADOX: 'Brutalized' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Brutalized" from German metallers PARADOX can be seen below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Tales Of The Weird", which will be released on December 14 via AFM Records. The CD was produced by PARADOX mainman Charly Steinhauer and was mixed and mastered by Victor Bullok ...

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PARADOX: New Song Available For Streaming

"Escalation", a brand new song from German metallers PARADOX, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Tales Of The Weird", which will be released on December 14 via AFM Records. The CD was produced by PARADOX mainman Charly Steinhauer and was mixed and mastered by Victor ...

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MALEVOLENCE: 'Slithering' Video Released

"Slithering", the new video from Portuguese extreme progressive metallers MALEVOLENCE, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's upcoming third full-length album, "Antithetical", which was written and produced by Carlos Cariano, recorded by Paulo Pereira at 20m2sea Studio (Portugal), and mixed and mastered at Woodshed Studio (Germany) by V. Santura (TRIPTYKON, OBSCURA, PESTILENCE). ...

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MALEVOLENCE: 'Slithering' Video To Debut Tomorrow

"Slithering", the new video from Portuguese extreme progressive metallers MALEVOLENCE, will make its online debut on Friday, November 2. The track comes off the band's upcoming third full-length album, "Antithetical", which was written and produced by Carlos Cariano, recorded by Paulo Pereira at 20m2sea Studio (Portugal), and mixed and mastered at Woodshed Studio (Germany) by ...

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PARADOX: 'Tales Of The Weird' Audio Samples Available

German metallers PARADOX will release their new album, "Tales Of The Weird", on December 14 via AFM Records. The CD was produced by PARADOX mainman Charly Steinhauer and was mixed and mastered by Victor Bullok (a.k.a. V. Santura; TRIPTYKON, DARK FORTRESS) at Woodshed Studio in Landshut, Germany. The cover art was created by Claudio Bergamin. ...

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KUOLEMANLAAKSO: 'Minä Elän' Video Released

"Minä Elän" ("I Live"), the new Sami Jämsen-directed video from KUOLEMANLAAKSO — the Finnish band featuring members of CHAOSWEAVER, SWALLOW THE SUN and BARREN EARTH — can be seen below. The song comes off the group's debut album, "Uljas Uusi Maailma" ("Brave New World"), which will be released on November 23 via Svart Records. Named ...

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KUOLEMANLAAKSO To Release Debut Album In November

Svart Records has set a November 23 release date for "Uljas Uusi Maailma" ("Brave New World"), the debut album from KUOLEMANLAAKSO, the Finnish band featuring members of CHAOSWEAVER, SWALLOW THE SUN and BARREN EARTH. Named after one of the lowest, driest, and hottest places on Earth, KUOLEMANLAAKSO ("Death Valley") was formed in the spring of ...

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PARADOX: 'Tales Of The Weird' Cover Artwork Unveiled

German metallers PARADOX will release their new album, "Tales Of The Weird", on December 14 via AFM Records. The CD was produced by PARADOX mainman Charly Steinhauer and was mixed and mastered by Victor Bullok (a.k.a. V. Santura; TRIPTYKON, DARK FORTRESS) at Woodshed Studio in Landshut, Germany. The cover art was created by Claudio Bergamin. ...

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PESTILENCE To Begin Recording New Album In February

Guitarist/vocalist Patrick Mameli of the resurrected late '80s/early '90s death metal outfit PESTILENCE has issued the following update: "We are working our asses of to finish composing the last two songs for [the next PESTILENCE album] 'Obsideo'. Dave [Haley, drums; also of Australia's PSYCROPTIC] is making vids for the songs and we are looking at ...

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MALEVOLENCE: New Song Available For Streaming

"Slithering", a brand new song from Portuguese extreme progressive metallers MALEVOLENCE, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below (courtesy of Decibel magazine). The track comes off the band's upcoming third full-length album, "Antithetical", which was written and produced by Carlos Cariano, recorded by Paulo Pereira at 20m2sea Studio (Portugal), and mixed and ...

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TRIPTYKON Working On 'Very Ambitious' Concert Film

T-Mobile-Music.pl conducted an interview with former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST and current TRIPTYKON singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Warrior after TRIPTYKON's June 1, 2012 performance at Metalfest at Zalew Sosina in Jaworzno, Poland. You can now watch the chat below. On TRIPTYKON's forthcoming DVD: Tom: "It's a very ambitious project. It's not just a live ...

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TRIPTYKON Performs HELLHAMMER Classic In Switzerland (Video)

Video footage of TRIPTYKON — the group formed by former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Warrior — performing the HELLHAMMER classic "Messiah" on September 7 at the Meh Suff Metal Festival in Huettikon, Switzerland can be seen below. "Shatter", the latest five-track EP from TRIPTYKON, sold around 500 copies in the ...

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PESTILENCE Recruits PSYCROPTIC Drummer

Guitarist/vocalist Patrick Mameli of the resurrected late '80s/early '90s death metal outfit PESTILENCE has issued the following update: "We are very pleased that we can officially announce that David Haley (PSYCROPTIC) will replace Tim Yeung for the upcoming PESTILENCE album and upcoming shows. Bassist Stefan Fimmers (ex-NECROPHAGIST) already joined PESTILENCE for the new album, 'Obsideo', ...

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MALEVOLENCE: 'Antithetical' Teaser Available

A four-and-a-half-minute teaser for "Antithetical", the third full-length album from Portuguese extreme progressive metallers MALEVOLENCE, is available below below. The follow-up to 1999's "Martyrialized" was written and produced by Carlos Cariano, recorded by Paulo Pereira at 20m2sea Studio (Portugal), and mixed and mastered at Woodshed Studio (Germany) by V. Santura (TRIPTYKON, OBSCURA, PESTILENCE). "Antithetical" features ...

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SARATAN Signs With MASSACRE RECORDS

Polish metallers SARATAN have inked a deal with Massacre Records. The band's third album, "Martya Xwar", will be released on November 23. The CD was recorded over the course of five months in five recording studios in Poland and Germany. It was mixed and mastered by V. Santura (TRIPTYKON, DARK FORTRESS, CELTIC FROST) at Woodshed ...

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1349: New Audio Interview With RAVN

The Age Of Metal conducted an interview with vocalist Ravn of Norwegian black metallers 1349 before the band's June 19 concert at the House Of Blues in West Hollywood, California with MARDUK. You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud player below. 1349 recruited JOB FOR A COWBOY's Jon "The Charn" Rice to ...

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OVER YOUR THRESHOLD: New Song Available For Streaming

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of German progressive death metallers OVER YOUR THRESHOLD. The band's full-length debut, "Facticity", will be released on August 28 (one day earlier internationally). "Facticity" track listing: 01. Cortical Blindness 02. Contextual Fluctuating 03. Obscure Mind Stasis 04. Self Exhibition 05. Desolation Row 06. Antic 07. Abdicated 08. Body ...

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1349: New Video Interview Posted Online

Char Tupper of MetalTitans.com recently conducted an interview with bassist Seidemann of Norwegian black metallers 1349. You can now watch the chat below. 1349 recruited JOB FOR A COWBOY's Jon "The Charn" Rice to sit behind the kit for 1349's North American tour as the support act for MARDUK. The trek, which kicked ...

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OVER YOUR THRESHOLD Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of German progressive death metallers OVER YOUR THRESHOLD. The band's full-length debut, "Facticity", will be released on August 28 (one day earlier internationally). Hailing from Munich, OVER YOUR THRESHOLD began playing live in 2007. After numerous gigs with renowned death metal acts like OBSCURA, DEADBORN and HOKUM, the ...

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MALEVOLENCE: 'Antithetical' Cover Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Antithetical", the third full-length album from Portuguese extreme progressive metallers MALEVOLENCE, can be seen below. The very striking illustrative piece was produced by the design bureau Kkstructures. "By portraying the central album conceptual theme fueled by the art of conflict, Kkstructures, in straight involvement with the band, twisted an eye-catching visual ...

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YAKUZA Begins Recording New Album

Sometimes you find a band that is lightyears ahead of what everyone else is doing. YAKUZA has been that band since their inception. They have crafted some of the most unique and compelling pieces of music that has ever entered into the metal realm. Most recently, their 2010 effort for Profound Lore, "Of Seismic Consequence", ...

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1349: 'When I Was Flesh' Video Released

"When I Was Flesh", the new video from Norwegian black metallers 1349, can be seen below. The performance footage for the clip was filmed at Rockefeller in Oslo, Norway on September 10, 2011. The video was directed and edited by S.A Destroyer at Necrolab Studio and was produced by Concept Machine I:A. 1349 has recruited ...

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GORTHAUR'S WRATH: New Session Drummer Announced

Due to scheduling conflicts, German extreme metal drummer Norman Lonhard (TRIPTYKON, PIGEON TOE) will be unable to join Croatian black metal/extreme metal band GORTHAUR'S WRATH in the studio for the recording sessions of their upcoming sophomore album, "War For Heaven". Sitting behind the kit in the studio will now be another German drummer, Christian Bass, ...

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1349 Taps JOB FOR A COWBOY Drummer For North American Tour

Norwegian black metallers 1349 have recruited JOB FOR A COWBOY's Jon "The Charn" Rice to sit behind the kit for their upcoming North American tour as the support act for MARDUK. The trek, which kicks off June 2 in Baltimore, marks 1349's first activity on this continent since 2010, when they supported CANNIBAL CORPSE and ...

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