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BELPHEGOR: New Album Pushed Back To 2014

Austrian death/ black metal metallers BELPHEGOR have pushed back the release date of their new album to early 2014 via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2011's "Blood Magick Necromance" was recorded in part at Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida with producer Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, MORBID ANGEL, CANNIBAL CORPSE). Commented BELPHEGOR founding ...

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BELPHEGOR Taps Greek Artist ANTHON SIRO SETH For New Album Artwork

Austrian death/ black metal metallers BELPHEGOR have commissioned Greek artist Anthon Siro Seth to create the artwork for the band's new album. Seth has already started working on the cover art and some magical images. He says in a statement: "It will be a great challenge creating the artwork for BELPHEGOR's new masterpiece. My mission ...

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BELPHEGOR: New Album Update

Austrian death/ black metal metallers BELPHEGOR are working on their as-yet-untitled new album for a March 2013 release via Nuclear Blast Records. The third and last recording session for the CD will take place from November 29 through December 14, with the band's mainman, Helmuth, set to lay down the final vocals, overdubs and the ...

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BELPHEGOR: First Studio Webisode Available

The first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the as-yet-untitled new album from Austrian blackened metallers BELPHEGOR can be seen below. BELPHEGOR recently entered Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida with producer Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, MORBID ANGEL, CANNIBAL CORPSE) to begin laying down its new CD for a March 2013 ...

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BELPHEGOR Pulls Out Of 'Barge To Hell'

Austrian blackened metallers BELPHEGOR have canceled their appearance on Barge To Hell, the world's most extreme metal cruise, which will sail Monday, December 3, 2012 from Miami, Florida to Nassau, Bahamas and will not return you to the real world for five days until Friday, December 7. Comments BELPHEGOR leader Helmuth: "I wanna hold to ...

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BELPHEGOR To Play Special 'Jubilee' Shows Next Year

Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR will celebrate its 20th anniversary by playing a number of special "jubilee" shows in 2013. Commented BELPHEGOR guitarist/vocalist Helmuth Lehner: "Twenty years full of chaos and diabolical musick. Yes...seemingly unreal! "After fighting 10 months to get my life back, it feels amazing to be able to create the new ...

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BORKNAGAR: 'The Earthling' Video Released

"The Earthling", the brand new video from Norwegian avantgarde metallers BORKNAGAR, can be seen below. Commented BORKNAGAR mainman Øystein G. Brun: "The lyrical core theme of BORKNAGAR has always been to portray the primal encounter between man and Nature, to project the poetry of Nature and to profess pondering about man's existence therein. "Over the ...

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BELPHEGOR Taps Former Bassist To Handle Vocals At EXTREMEFEST

Guitarist/vocalist Helmuth Lehner of the Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR, who underwent "a serious and difficult" operation last October, is still not fully recovered and will therefore be unable to handle lead vocals at the band's upcoming Extremefest appearances. Filling in for him until he is "able to do the vocals again and give ...

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BELPHEGOR: New Rehearsal Footage Posted Online

Video footage of Austrian blackened death metallers BELPHEGOR rehearsing earlier this month in preparation for the recording sessions for their new album can be seen below. BELPHEGOR entered Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida with producer Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, MORBID ANGEL, CANNIBAL CORPSE) to begin laying down its as-yet-untitled new CD for a ...

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DEICIDE Reportedly Cancels European Tour

According to the organizers of Germany's Party.San Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place August 9-12 in Bad Berka, Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE have canceled their previously announced summer European tour "for reasons which are beyond of our control." The organizers add, "We are very sorry about this decision and ...

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BELPHEGOR Preparing To Enter Studio

Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR will enter Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida on May 29 with producer Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, MORBID ANGEL, CANNIBAL CORPSE) to begin recording its as-yet-untitled new album for a January 2013 release via Nuclear Blast Records. The recording sessions and the mixing/mastering process will be completed by ...

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DEICIDE Frontman Interviewed On 'Extreme Metal Television' (Video)

DEICIDE bassist/vocalist Glen Benton and South Carolina-based extreme metallers LECHEROUS NOCTURNE were interviewed for episode 12 of Extreme Metal Television. You can now watch the entire 14-minute episode below. On March 1, DEICIDE kicked off the North American headlining "March Of Death 2012" trek, with support from JUNGLE ROT, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS and LECHEROUS NOCTURNE. DEICIDE's ...

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OVERKILL: 'The Electric Age' European First-Week Chart Positions

"The Electric Age", the new album from New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #34 Switzerland: #62 Austria: #73 Commented singer Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth: "Danke, Europa! 'The Electric Age' has arrived! More good spots in the charts, thanks to YOU! See you at the festivals this summer and ...

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ZOMBIE INC.: 'Challenge Of The Undead' Video Released

"Challenge Of The Undead", the new video from Austrian old-school death metallers ZOMBIE INC., can be seen below. The song comes off the band's debut album, "A Dreadful Decease", which was released in North America on February 14 via Massacre Records. The CD was made available in Europe last August. ZOMBIE INC. may be a ...

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DEICIDE: New Video Interview With STEVE ASHEIM

On March 22, The Age Of Metal conducted an interview with drummer Steve Asheim of Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE at the Orpheum Theater in Flagstaff, Arizona. You can now watch the chat in the YouTube clip below. On March 1, DEICIDE kicked off the North American headlining "March Of Death 2012" trek, with support ...

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DEICIDE: Drum-Cam Footage From San Francisco Available

Drum-cam footage of DEICIDE's Steve Asheim performing the song "Save Your" live with his bandmates on March 20 at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, California can be seen below. On March 1, DEICIDE kicked off the North American headlining "March Of Death 2012" trek, with support from JUNGLE ROT, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS and LECHEROUS NOCTURNE. ...

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BELPHEGOR Taps Producer ERIK RUTAN For New Album

Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR will enter Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida on May 29 with producer Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, MORBID ANGEL, CANNIBAL CORPSE) to begin recording its as-yet-untitled new album for a late 2012 release via Nuclear Blast Records. Commented guitarist/vocalist Helmuth Lehner: "Around 2006 I have contact Erik the ...

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DEICIDE: Quality Denver Footage Available

Quality video footage of DEICIDE's March 24 concert at Blubird Theater in Denver, Colorado can be seen below (courtesy of Superskum) On March 1, DEICIDE kicked off the North American headlining "March Of Death 2012" trek, with support from JUNGLE ROT, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS and LECHEROUS NOCTURNE. DEICIDE's latest album, "To Hell With God", ...

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BELPHEGOR To Enter Studio In May

Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR has commenced the rehearsal sessions in Abtenau, Austria for its upcoming album recordings. Commented guitarist/vocalist Helmuth Lehner: "All good so far. We just finished the second rehearsing session. Currently we're working on nine sound-collages, added a lot new arrangements, elements and structures. Serpenth, Marthyn and me shredded our asses ...

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DEICIDE Frontman Interviewed On 'Vinland Radio' (Audio)

Bassist/vocalist Glen Benton of Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE was interviewed by Dr. Gore for episode 235 of Vinland Radio. You can now listen to the program using the audio player below. On March 1, DEICIDE kicked off the North American headlining "March Of Death 2012" trek, with support from JUNGLE ROT, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS and ...

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BORKNAGAR: New 30-Minute Audio Interview With ØYSTEIN G. BRUN

KSSU Loud Rock Director Daniel Cordova recently conducted an interview with Øystein G. Brun of Norwegian avantgarde metallers BORKNAGAR. You can now listen to the entire 33-minute chat below. BORKNAGAR's new album, "Urd", will be released on March 26 in Europe and March 27 in North America via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded ...

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