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INSOMNIUM: New Audio Interview With NIILO SEVNEN

MetalsPeak recently conducted an interview with vocalist Niilo Sevnen of Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. INSOMNIUM's latest album, "One For Sorrow", entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 6. The group's previous CD, "Across The Dark", ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer Falls On Stage In New York City (Video)

Video footage of EVANESCENCE frontwoman Amy Lee taking a tumble on stage during the band's performance of the song "What You Want" on November 1 at Terminal 5 in New York City can be seen below. Lee apparently headbanged a little too hard and tripped on the floor mat, falling backwards and never missing a ...

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METALLICA: Ticket Refund Information For Delhi Concert

The promoters have made the following arrangements for refund of tickets to all the customers who are holding a valid ticket for METALLICA's F1 Rocks concert originally scheduled for October 28, 2011 in Gurgaon (a suburb of Delhi), India. 1) For tickets booked online, refund will be done directly to the customer's credit/debit card used ...

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NAPALM DEATH Frontman Interviewed In Halifax (Video)

Noisography.com conducted an interview with vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway of British/American grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH on October 12, 2011 at the Seahorse Tavern in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. You can now watch the chat below. NAPALM DEATH recently re-signed with Century Media Records. The band's as-yet-untitled 14th studio album was recorded earlier this year at ...

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INSOMNIUM Parts Ways With Guitarist, Announces Replacement

Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM have parted ways with guitarist Ville Vnni and replaced him with Markus Vanhala (OMNIUM GATHERUM). Commented Vnni: "With a heavy heart I have reached the decision to resign from INSOMNIUM. The decision is mutual and final, and there is no big drama behind it. "During the last year I have ...

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Fans Riot After METALLICA's Gurgaon Gig Gets Postponed (Video)

METALLICA's first-ever concert in India, which was scheduled to take place tonight (Friday, October 28), in Gurgaon has been postponed until tomorrow evening as a result of technical issues. According to local media reports, a surge of people caused the barricades at the venue to collapse earlier this evening, with some fans gaining access to ...

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INSOMNIUM: 'Through The Shadows' Video Released

"Through The Shadows", the new video from Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new album, "One For Sorrow", which will be released on October 12 in Finland, October 17 in the rest of Europe and October 18 in North America via Century Media Records. The CD ...

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Sweden's SHINING To Film 'Tillsammans r Vi Allt' Video

Swedish extreme metallers SHINING will start work on their second-ever video in October. The clip, for the track "Tillsammans r Vi Allt", will be filmed both during a live concert and in a studio setting. Martin Strandberg, who directed the band's first video, "Frtvivlan Min Arvedel", will once again be at the helm along with ...

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SHINING Single Certified Gold In Sweden

The first-ever single released by Swedish extreme metallers SHINING, which was exclusively distributed in Sweden via Sweden Rock Magazine, was certified gold in the band's home country in August by the International Federation Of The Phonographic Industry for sales in excess of 10,000 copies. (Note: Each copy of the magazine containing the CD sold in ...

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INSOMNIUM: New Song Available For Streaming

Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM will release their new album, "One For Sorrow", on October 12 in Finland, October 17 in the rest of Europe and October 18 in North America via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded in Gothenburg, Sweden with sound engineer Daniel Antonsson (also bassist in DARK TRANQUILLITY and guitarist in ...

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Former WARRANT Singer JANI LANE Dead At 47

According to TMZ.com, former WARRANT singer Jani Lane was found dead earlier this evening (Thursday, August 11) at a Los Angeles-area hotel. He was 47 years old. Lane was pronounced dead by Fire Department personnel who responded to a call shortly before 5:30 p.m. in the Comfort Inn in the 20100 block of ...

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INSOMNIUM: 'One For Sorrow' Release Dates Announced

Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM will release their new album, "One For Sorrow", on October 12 in Finland, October 17 in the rest of Europe and October 18 in North America via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded in Gothenburg, Sweden with sound engineer Daniel Antonsson (also bassist in DARK TRANQUILLITY and guitarist in ...

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SHINING Answers Fan-Submitted Questions (Video)

Video footage of Swedish extreme metallers SHINING answering a number of fan-submitted questions via a Ustream broadcast from Spinefarm Records' "summer camp" can be seen below. SHINING will enter KING DIAMOND guitarist Andy La Rocque's Sonic Train Studios in Varberg, Sweden in January to begin work on the band's eighth album. SHINING mainman Niklas Kvarforth ...

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INSOMNIUM: New Album Title Announced

Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM have set "One For Sorrow" as the title of their new album, due in October via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded in Gothenburg, Sweden with sound engineer Daniel Antonsson (also bassist in DARK TRANQUILLITY and guitarist in DIMENSION ZERO) and at Fantom studios in Tempere, Finland, where the ...

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NILE Drummer To Embark On Australian Clinic Tour

Having wowed audiences worldwide through his work with metal titans NILE, blast beat metal extremist George Kollias is touring Down Under exclusively for Allans Music + Billy Hyde, with support from Australian metal drumming king Dave Haley from the band PSYCROPTIC. See, hear and experience the blistering speed and pinpoint accuracy of George's hands and ...

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HIDEUOS DIVINITY Signs With UNIQUE LEADER RECORDS

Italian death metallers HIDEUOS DIVINITY have inked a multi-album deal with Unique Leader Records. The band's debut album, "Obeisance Rising", will be released in June. The CD was recorded at the renowned 16th Cellar Studios by mastermind Stefano "Saul" Morabito, the man who has turned the knobs on Italy's most acclaimed extreme productions. The lyrical ...

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REVOKER: Debut Album Cover Artwork Unveiled

Welsh quartet REVOKER will release its debut album, "Revenge For The Ruthless", on May 2 via Roadrunner Records. The CD was completed at Nott-In-Pill and Junkyard studios in Newport with producer Benji Webbe (SKINDRED). A single, "Stay Down", was made available on February 27. "Stay Down" captured the attention of the British Association of Mixed ...

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WARBRINGER Announces New Drummer

Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER have announced the addition of drummer Carlos Cruz (HEXEN) to the group's ranks. "After years of putting forth nothing but blood, sweat, and tears into my tireless ambitions for playing music, I have finally found an outlet where no more time is wasted. It was flattering to have been approached by ...

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MEMPHIS MAY FIRE Signs With RISE RECORDS

Dallas, Texas-based rockers MEMPHIS MAY FIRE have inked a deal with Rise Records. The band's new album was produced by Cameron Mizell and will be released in April. About this time last year, the guys in MEMPHIS MAY FIRE were poised and ready to hit the ground running in support of the their new record, ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: 'The Unforgiving' Track Listing Revealed

The track listing for "The Unforgiving", the long-awaited concept album from Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION, has been revealed. "The Unforgiving" was produced by Daniel Gibson and is based on a comic book story written by script writer Steven O'Connell (BloodRayne, Dark 48). The band asked comic artist Romano Molenaar (Witchblade, Darkness, X-Men) to ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: 'The Unforgiving' Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "The Unforgiving", the long-awaited concept album from Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION, can be found below. "The Unforgiving" was produced by Daniel Gibson and is based on a comic book story written by script writer Steven O'Connell (BloodRayne, Dark 48). The band asked comic artist Romano Molenaar (Witchblade, Darkness, X-Men) ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: Second 'WT TV' Video Update Posted Online

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION have posted the second in a series of video updates from their WT TV YouTube channel. Check out the first two clips below. WITHIN TEMPTATION recently revealed the first song from its upcoming and long-awaited concept album, "The Unforgiving", which hits stores March 2011. The track, titled "Where Is ...

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