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NORTHERN PLAGUE: 'Reign Mother War' Lyric Video Released

Polish death metallers NORTHERN PLAGUE will release their new album, "Manifesto", on January 25, 2014 via the German label Folter Records. The LP was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw. The producer and sound engineer was Arkadiusz "Malta" Malczewski (BEHEMOTH, DECAPITATED, HATE), who was also responsible for mixing the album. The mastering process was ...

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NORTHERN PLAGUE: New 'Manifesto' Teaser Posted Online

Polish death metallers NORTHERN PLAGUE will release their new album, "Manifesto", on January 25, 2014 via the German label Folter Records. The LP was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw. The producer and sound engineer was Arkadiusz "Malta" Malczewski (BEHEMOTH, DECAPITATED, HATE), who was also responsible for mixing the album. The mastering process was ...

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RIVERS OF NIHIL: 'A Fertile Altar' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "A Fertile Altar" from the Reading, Pennsylvania-based modern progressive death metal quintet RIVERS OF NIHIL can be seen below. The track comes off the band's new album, "The Conscious Seed Of Light", which was released on October 15 in North America (one day earlier internationally) via Metal Blade ...

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SAVING GRACE To Release 'The Urgency' In January

New Zealand's brutal metallic hardcore band SAVING GRACE will release its fourth album, "The Urgency", on January 21, 2014 via Facedown Records. The CD was recorded at Parachute Studios in Auckland with producer Zack Ohren (ALL SHALL PERISH, CARNIFEX, THE GHOST INSIDE, FIRST BLOOD). It is described in a press release as "the band's most ...

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SAVING GRACE Begins Recording New Album

New Zealand's brutal metallic hardcore band SAVING GRACE has entered Parachute Studios in Auckland with producer Zack Ohren (ALL SHALL PERISH, CARNIFEX, THE GHOST INSIDE, FIRST BLOOD) to track its fourth album. Having signed with U.S.-based Crimson Management (VANNA, SHADOWS FALL, JOB FOR A COWBOY) immediately after their third North American tour and appearances at ...

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DEIVOS Signs With SELFMADEGOD RECORDS

Top-tier Polish death metal band DEIVOS has signed a deal with Selfmadegod Records for the upcoming release of its fourth full-length. The band is currently hard at work writing new material, to be recorded early in the New Year at Zed Studio (BLACK RIVER, ROOTWATER, FRONTSIDE). A mid-2014 release is expected. Boasting a technical and ...

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MAN MUST DIE: 'Antisocial Network' Video Released

Scottish death/grind powerhouse MAN MUST DIE will will release its new album, "Peace Was Never An Option", on October 28 in Europe and one day later in North America via Lifeforce Records. The CD features a guest appearance by Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, ex-SEPULTURA) on one song. "Peace Was Never An Option" track listing: 01. Congregation ...

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ANNIHILATED To Enter Studio This Month

Los Angeles death metallers ANNIHILATED will enter Trench Studios in Corona, California later this month to record the beast of brutality that will be "13 Steps To Ruination". Set for release via their new label home of Unique Leader Records, the CD will be produced by drummer Scott Fuller (ABYSMAL DAWN). Drums will be recorded ...

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RIVERS OF NIHIL: New Song Available For Streaming

"Mechanical Trees", a brand new song from the Reading, Pennsylvania-based modern progressive death metal quintet RIVERS OF NIHIL, can be streamed below. The track comes off the band's upcoming album, "The Conscious Seed Of Light", which will be released on October 15 in North America (one day earlier internationally) via Metal Blade Records. The CD ...

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MAN MUST DIE: New Song Available For Streaming

Scottish death/grind powerhouse MAN MUST DIE will will release its new album, "Peace Was Never An Option", on October 28 in Europe and one day later in North America via Lifeforce Records. The CD features a guest appearance by Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, ex-SEPULTURA) on one song. "Peace Was Never An Option" track listing: 01. Congregation ...

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MAN MUST DIE: New Album Title, Cover Artwork Unveiled

Scottish death/grind powerhouse MAN MUST DIE will will release its new album, "Peace Was Never An Option", on October 28 in Europe and one day later in North America via Lifeforce Records. The CD features a guest appearance by Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, ex-SEPULTURA) on one song. Comments the band: "This album is by far the ...

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MAX CAVALERA To Guest On New MAN MUST DIE Album

Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, SEPULTURA, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY) will contribute guest vocals to one song on the forthcoming album from Scottish extreme metal maniacs MAN MUST DIE, tentatively due in late October via Lifeforce Records. The band states: "Super-stoked doesn't even begin to explain it!" A photo of Max in the studio putting his tracks down can ...

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BEHEMOTH: 'The Satanist' Pushed Back To 2014

"The Satanist", the tenth full-length album from Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH, has had its release date pushed back to 2014 via Nuclear Blast in Europe and Metal Blade in North America. The CD was recorded at Hertz studio in Bialystok, Poland with the help of the Wieslawscy brothers and Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES, SOILWORK, ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Says New Album Is 'Spectacular'

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have completed mixing their tenth full-length album, "The Satanist", for a fall release via Nuclear Blast in Europe and Metal Blade in North America. The CD was recorded at Hertz studio in Bialystok, Poland with the help of the Wieslawscy brothers and Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES, SOILWORK, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD). ...

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MAN MUST DIE Signs With LIFEFORCE RECORDS

Scottish extreme metal maniacs MAN MUST DIE have inked a deal with Lifeforce Records for the worldwide release (excluding the U.K.) of their next album. The band is currently at Valvetone studios putting the finishing touches on the CD, which is expected to arrive in late October. MAN MUST DIE are an extreme metal band ...

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ANNIHILATED Signs With UNIQUE LEADER RECORDS

Unique Leader Records has announced the signing of Los Angeles, California death metallers ANNIHILATED. The band's as-yet-untitled new album will be released in early 2014. Commented ANNIHILATED drummer Scott Fuller: "We are psyched to be a part of the Unique Leader family. With such a notable roster of brutal death metal bands and awesome releases, ...

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DECAPITATED: '404' Video Released

"404", the new video from Polish extreme metal veterans DECAPITATED, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's latest album, "Carnival Is Forever", which sold around 2,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 11 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, ...

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BEHEMOTH Featuring Ex-DECAPITATED Drummer KRIMH: More Drum-Cam Footage From SEE-ROCK Festival

Drummer Kerim "Krimh" Lechner (ex-DECAPITATED) is currently on the road with Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH as the temporary replacement for Zbigniew Robert Prominski (a.k.a. Inferno) who is recovering from appendix surgery. More drum-cam footage of Krimh's fourth show with BEHEMOTH, which took place on June 21 at the See-Rock festival in Graz, Austria, can be ...

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BEHEMOTH Featuring Ex-DECAPITATED Drummer KRIMH: Drum-Cam Footage From SEE-ROCK Festival

Drummer Kerim "Krimh" Lechner (ex-DECAPITATED) is currently on the road with Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH as the temporary replacement for Zbigniew Robert Prominski (a.k.a. Inferno) who is recovering from appendix surgery. Drum-cam footage of Krimh's fourth show with BEHEMOTH, which took place on June 21 at the See-Rock festival in Graz, Austria, can be seen ...

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DECAPITATED Guitarist Interviewed By IN THE NOW MAGAZINE (Video)

On June 9, In The Now Magazine conducted an interview with guitarist Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka of Polish extreme metal veterans DECAPITATED at The Cotillion Ballroom in Wichita, Kansas. You can now watch the chat below. DECAPITATED's latest album, "Carnival Is Forever", sold around 2,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release. ...

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BEHEMOTH Pulls Out Of ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL

Poland's blackened death metal outfit BEHEMOTH has been forced to cancel its appearance at the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival due to their drummer Inferno taking ill and requiring surgery. Comments BEHEMOTH guitarist/vocalist Adam "Nergal" Darski: "This must have been the most difficult decision we were forced to make in recent years. BEHEMOTH is known ...

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DECAPITATED Guitarist Interviewed In Boulder (Video)

On May 22, Groovey of Groovey.tv conducted an interview with guitarist Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka of Polish extreme metal veterans DECAPITATED at the Boulder Theater in Boulder, Colorado. You can now watch the chat below. DECAPITATED's latest album, "Carnival Is Forever", sold around 2,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The ...

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HATE: 'We Have Decided To Continue With The Band'

Bassist Slawomir "Mortifer" Archangielskij of Polish extreme metallers HATE died in his sleep on April 6 after suffering from a cardiac arrhythmia. The 27-year-old suffered from an irregular heartbeat and died of natural causes, according to a posting on the band's Facebook page. The group added: "It is also known that Slawek suffered from asthma ...

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HATE Bassist Suffered Cardiac Arrhythmia, Says Autopsy Report

Bassist Slawomir "Mortifer" Archangielskij of Polish extreme metallers HATE died in his sleep on April 6 after suffering from a cardiac arrhythmia. The 27-year-old suffered from an irregular heartbeat and died of natural causes, according to a posting on the band's Facebook page. The group adds: "It is also known that Slawek suffered from asthma ...

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HATE: Quality Video Footage Of One Of MORTIFER's Final Performances

Quality video footage of HATE's March 31 performance at Effenaar in Eindhoven, The Netherlands can be seen below (courtesy of "letthedeathmetalflow"). As previously reported, HATE bassist Slawomir "Mortifer" Archangielskij was found the night of April 5-6 near the German town of Munchberg. The remaining members of the band said: "After the show in Stuttgart, he ...

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HATE Bassist Found Dead; Band Cancels Remaining Shows

Polish extreme metallers HATE have released the following statement: "[During the] night [of] April 5-6 near the German town of Munchberg, our friend, best comrade and longtime bass player unexpectedly passed away. After the show in Stuttgart last night, he went to sleep and never woke up. We found him lifeless early in the morning ...

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