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ENTWINE To Tour Germany With ZERAPHINE

Finnish gothic rock sensation ENTWINE will team up with ZERAPHINE for a German tour in October/November. ENTWINE's current itinerary is shaping up as follows: Sep. 23 - Jyväskylä, FIN @ Lutakko Sep. 29 - Helsinki, FIN @ On The Rocks Oct. 06 - Kalajoki, FIN @ Kultakala Oct. 20 - Kouvola, FIN @ Virtanen Oct. ...

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ENTWINE's 'Fatal Design' Receives European Release

Finland's gothic rock sensation ENTWINE has just released its fifth studio album, "Fatal Design", in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Benelux via Century Media Records through a licensing deal with Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded at Petrax and Groveland studios by ENTWINE drummer Aksu Hanttu and producer Janne Joutsenniemi (STONE, SUBURBAN TRIBE). The album was ...

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SOULRELIC: New Songtitles Revealed

Finland's SOULRELIC has released the working songtitles that are set to appear on the band's upcoming CD, tentatively due next year. They are as follows (in no particular order): 01. I'll Let the Gallow Win 02. The Evergreen Pastures Of Grave 03. This Land 04. Coins 05. Dead King 06. Such a Pleasant Life 07. ...

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SOULRELIC Bassist Forced To Sit Out Gigs Due To Injury

SOULRELIC bassist Pecu Talala will be forced to miss the band's next couple of gigs due to a recent knee injury. Replacing him temporarily will be Mikko "Speedy" Uusimaa from REFLEXION. SOULRELIC's next performance is scheduled to take place this Saturday, September 9 at Rytmikorjaamo in Seinäjoki, Finland (with ENTWINE). SOULRELIC's debut album, "Love is ...

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ENTWINE Bassist Welcomes Addition To Family

Congratulations are in order for ENTWINE bass player Joni Miettinen and his wife Jenni, who welcomed their first child on Thursday (August 24). ENTWINE's fifth album, "Fatal Design", was released in Finland earlier this week. The CD was recorded at Petrax and Groveland studios by ENTWINE drummer Aksu Hanttu and producer Janne Joutsenniemi (STONE, SUBURBAN ...

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PROFANE OMEN Sets Release Date For Debut Album

Finnish death 'n' roll band PROFANE OMEN will release its debut abum, "Beaten into Submission", on September 6 via Dethrone Music. The CD was recorded over a three-week period at Hideaway and Villvox studios with producer Ville Sorvali (MOONSORROW). "Beaten into Submission" track listing: 01. Intro 02. Adrenaline 03. Painbox 04. FMH (Fuck Me Hollow) ...

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LULLACRY Schedules Finnish Dates

Finland's LULLACRY has announced the following dates in August: Aug. 08 - Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia Aug. 11 - Kirkkonummi, FIN @ Night Club Lume LULLACRY is currently writing material for the follow-up to its fourth studio album, "Vol. 4", which was released in the U.S. in February via Century Media Records. The CD was ...

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EVEMASTER: No New Music Until The Fall Of 2007

Guitarist/vocalist Tomi Mykkänen of the Finnish "dark metal" band EVEMASTER has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "We were supposed to enter the studio to record our third album in May but due to problems with studio we had to postpone the recording session. Jaska [Raatikainen, CHILDREN OF BODOM drummer, who ...

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PROFANE OMEN: 'Beaten Into Submission' Track Listing Revealed

Finnish death 'n' roll band PROFANE OMEN have revealed the track listing for their debut abum, "Beaten into Submission", due in September via Dethrone Music. The CD was recorded over a three-week period at Hideaway and Villvox studios with producer Ville Sorvali (MOONSORROW). "Beaten into Submission" track listing: 01. Intro 02. Adrenaline 03. Painbox 04. ...

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SHAMRAIN Cancel TUSKA OPEN AIR Festival Appearance

SHAMRAIN, the Finnish quartet who feature in their ranks ENTWINE frontman Mika Tauriainen, have been forced to cancel their June 30 appearance at the Tuska Open Air Metal Festival. "This cancellation is due to unspecified medical condition of the singer Mika Tauriainen," the band write on their web site. SHAMRAIN recently released an EP, entitled ...

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LULLACRY Begin Writing New Material

LULLACRY guitarist Sami Vauhkonen has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Right now when the summer is hot, we are about to start writing some new rockarollahmetal tunes for you! I have lots of different ideas in my twisted head and in my old Aiwa cassette recorder too, haha. It's too ...

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ENTWINE: New Album Details Revealed

Finnish gothic rockers ENTWINE have set "Fatal Design" as the title of their fifth album, due late summer. 12 songs were laid down for the effort, and 10 of them will end up on the CD, which was recorded at Petrax and Groveland studios by ENTWINE drummer Aksu Hanttu and producer Janne Joutsenniemi (STONE, SUBURBAN ...

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PROFANE OMEN: Web Single Available For Download

Finnish death'n'roll band PROFANE OMEN have uploaded a "web single," entitled "Rewind", at this location. The song comes off the group's debut album, "Beaten Into Submission", due later in the year via Dethrone Music. The CD was recorded over a three-week period at Hideaway and Villvox studios with producer Ville Sorvali (MOONSORROW). PROFANE ...

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ENTWINE: In Recording Mode

Finnish gothic rockers ENTWINE have entered the studio to begin recording their as-yet-untitled fifth album for an August 23, 2006 release. "The plan is to record 13 songs, 12 of them being new as there will be a re-make of 'Break Me'," the band write on their web site. "However, the forthcoming album will probably ...

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SHAMRAIN To Release New EP In April

SHAMRAIN (formerly TEARS), the Finnish quartet who feature in their ranks ENTWINE frontman Mika Tauriainen, will release a new EP, "Deeper into the Night", on April 5. The CD includes five new songs with a total running time of approximately 21 minutes. "Deeper into the Night" track listing: 01. Black November 02. The Lost Love ...

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LULLACRY: Live Video Posted Online

Finland's LULLACRY have uploaded a live video of the track "Fire Within", shot on August 30, 2004 at the Cajun House in Phoenix, Arizona. Download it at this location (.MPG file, 28 MB). LULLACRY released their fourth studio album, "Vol. 4", in the U.S. last month via Century Media Records. The CD was ...

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PROFANE OMEN Sign With DETHRONE MUSIC

Finnish thrash/melo-death band PROFANE OMEN have inked a deal with Dethrone Music. The group are scheduled to record their debut album over a three-week period beginning on January 27 at Hideaway and Villvox studios with producer Ville Sorvali. A late spring release is expected. In other news, PROFANE OMEN have parted ways with drummer Mika ...

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LULLACRY: 'Vol. 4' To Receive U.S. Release In January

Finnish quintet LULLACRY will release their fourth studio album, "Vol. 4", in the U.S. on January 24, 2006 via Century Media Records. The album was recorded at Astia Studios with Anssi Kippo (CHILDREN OF BODOM, ENTWINE) and at Finnvox Studio with Mikko Karmila (NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS), resulting in a high-quality production. LULLACRY's first single off the ...

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SUNSETH MIDNIGHT Putting Finishing Touches On Debut Album

Brazilian gothic metal band SUNSETH MIDNIGHT are putting the finishing touches on their debut album, entitled "Sun Seth", at Carbonos Estúdio in São Paulo, Brazil. The mastering will be done at Finnvox Studios in Finland by Mika Jussila (THE 69 EYES, NIGHTWISH, SENTENCED, CHARON, ENTWINE, TO/DIE/FOR, LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE). An early 2006 release via Hellion Records ...

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DARK FILTH FRATERNITY: Finnish Dates Announced

DARK FILTH FRATERNITY, the Finnish progressive rock/metal project led by former ENTWINE singer Panu Willman (he sang on the group's first album, "The Treasures Within Hearts"), have lined up the following dates in the fall: Sep. 10 - Taiteiden Yö-Festival – Lahti, FIN Sep. 16 – Työväentalo – Hamina, FIN Oct. 14 - Ravintola City ...

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THE COLLISON To Be Joined By ENTWINE Guitarist

THE COLLISION, the new Finnish band consisting of former members of BEFORE THE DAWN, are currently in the studio recording their debut EP, tentatively due later in the year. Since the band's guitarist Marko Lehto has to complete his mandatory Finnish military service, THE COLLISION have recruited Tom Mikkola of ENTWINE as a temporary replacement ...

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PROFANE OMEN Schedule German Tour Dates

Finnish thrash/melo-death band PROFANE OMEN will shortly hit the road to do their first gigs outside Finland. The band's current mini-CD, "Adrenaline", was recorded and mixed at Sonic Pump Studios by Nino Laurenne (THUNDERSTONE) and was produced by Panu Willman (ex-ENTWINE/BEFORE THE DAWN, currently in DARK FILTH FRATERNITY). PROFANE OMEN will be teaming up with ...

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SHAMRAIN Complete Work On Sophomore Album

SHAMRAIN (formerly TEARS), the Finnish quartet who feature in their ranks ENTWINE frontman Mika Tauriainen, have completed work on their sophomore album, "Someplace Else", for a May 18 release in Finland and May 30 in the rest of the world via Firebox Records. "Someplace Else" track listing: 01. Into Nothingness 02. Still Aeon 03. To ...

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DARK FILTH FRATERNITY: Former ENTWINE Singer Launches New Project

DARK FILTH FRATERNITY, the Finnish progressive rock/metal project led by former ENTWINE singer Panu Willman (he sang on the group's first album, "The Treasures Within Hearts"), have completed work on their full-length debut, "The Book of Clear Light", tentatively due later in the year. The follow-up to the group's 2004 EP, "Cleanse My Soul", "The ...

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OCCULT, HEARSE, EINHERJER, DISSECTION Reissues Due In March/April

Candlelight Records has announced the continuation of its reissue series with the upcoming Stateside release of key early or currently out-of-print releases from OCCULT, HEARSE, DISSECTION, EINHERJER, THY SERPENT, XYSMA, IN FLAMES and more. Starting with OCCULT's "Enemy Within" and "Prepare to Meet Thy Doom" (in stores March 22) and continuing through the 2-on-1 pressing ...

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SHAMRAIN Sign With FIREBOX RECORDS

SHAMRAIN (formerly TEARS), the Finnish quartet who feature in their ranks ENTWINE frontman Mika Tauriainen, have inked a deal with Firebox Records. The group are currently their sophomore effort, tentatively titled "Shades of Blue", for a spring release. Recordings will take place at "the studios of Akun Tehdas, a big AV-house near Tampere, Finland," according ...

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EVEMASTER Begin Writing New Album

Finnish "dark metal" band EVEMASTER are currently writing material for their third album, tentatively due next year via an as-yet-undetermined label. "New songs are starting to get shape and I have four songs nearing completion at the moment," guitarist Tomi Mykkänen writes on the band's web site. "I must say that the direction the songs ...

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