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EVEMASTER: New 'III' Teaser Clip Available

EVEMASTER — the Finnish "dark metal" band which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen — will release its new album, "III", on June 9 via Supernova Records, a division of Bonnier Amigo. A new teaser clip for the CD can be viewed below. "III" track listing: 01. Enter 02. New Age Dawns 03. Humanimals ...

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EVEMASTER: New Song Posted Online

"The Great Unrest", a brand new track from EVEMASTER — the Finnish "dark metal" band which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen — is available for streaming on the group's MySpace page. The song comes off EVEMASTER's new album, "III", which will be released later in the year via Supernova Records, a ...

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EVEMASTER Signs With SUPERNOVA RECORDS

EVEMASTER — the Finnish "dark metal" band which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen — has inked a deal with Supernova Records, a division of Bonnier Amigo. The group's new album, "III", will be released later in the year. A single release will precede the full-length effort. "III" track listing: 01. Enter 02. New ...

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INSOMNIUM: New Interview, Performance Footage Available

Stalkermusic conducted an interview with the guitarists Ville Friman and Ville Vänni of Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM on January 23, 2010 at Kairo Bar in Kotka, Finland. The eight-minute clip, which can be viewed below, includes exclusive footage from INSOMINUM's last European tour with SWALLOW THE SUN and OMNIUM GATHERUM. (Note: The interview was ...

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WOLFTRAP: Two New Songs Posted Online

WOLFTRAP, the brand new Finnish "old-school hard rock boogie" band featuring members of OMNIUM GATHERUM, MANITOU, MALPRACTICE and KAIHORO, has posted two new songs, "Man's Addiction" and "As Long As You Love", on its MySpace page. According to a press release, "WOLFTRAP was born during the autumn of 2009 rising from the ashes ...

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Former MANITOU Members Launch WOLFTRAP

WOLFTRAP, the brand new Finnish "old-school hard rock boogie" band featuring members of OMNIUM GATHERUM, MANITOU, MALPRACTICE and KAIHORO, has posted a new song, "Done Deal My Dear", on its MySpace page. According to a press release, "WOLFTRAP was born during the autumn of 2009 rising from the ashes of the traditional heavy ...

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SHEAR: Another New Song Posted Online

SHEAR, the new Helsinki, Finland-based six-piece metal act featuring former/current members of AMORAL, OMNIUM GATHERUM, IMPERANON, ELENIUM and CRYSTAL BLAZE, has posted the song "Scorched" from the band's recently completed four-song EP, "In Solitude", on the group's MySpace page. The CD was recorded this past fall and was mastered at Chartmakers studios. SHEAR ...

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SHEAR: Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

SHEAR, the new Helsinki, Finland-based six-piece metal act featuring former/current members of AMORAL, OMNIUM GATHERUM, IMPERANON, ELENIUM and CRYSTAL BLAZE, has posted video footage (see below) from the recording sessions for its recently completed four-song EP, "In Solitude". The CD was recorded this past fall and was mastered at Chartmakers studios. The "In Solitude" title ...

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EVEMASTER: 'III' Video Teaser Available

A video teaser for "III", the new album from EVEMASTER — the Finnish "dark metal" band which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen — can be viewed below. "III" is scheduled for an early 2010 release via an as-yet-undetermined record label. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Enter 02. New ...

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AMORAL, OMNIUM GATHERUM, IMPERANON Members Join Forces In SHEAR

SHEAR, the new Helsinki, Finland-based six-piece metal act featuring former/current members of AMORAL, OMNIUM GATHERUM, IMPERANON, ELENIUM and CRYSTAL BLAZE, has completed work on a four-song EP, "In Solitude". The CD was recorded this past fall and was mastered at Chartmakers studios. The "In Solitude" title track and audio samples of all four songs from ...

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EVEMASTER Completes Work On New Album

Finnish "dark metal" band EVEMASTER — which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen — has completed work on its new album, "III: Newtopia", for an early 2010 release via an as-yet-undetermined record label. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Enter 02. New Age Dawns 03. Humanimals 04. Losing Ground 05. ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM In Russia; Video Available

Fan-filmed footage of OMNIUM GATHERUM's September 19, 2009 performance at Rocco club in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia can be viewed below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Nail 02. Into Sea 03. Cure A Wound 04. The Return 05. No Breaking Point 06. It Shines 07. Drudgery 08. Distant Light Highway 09. Fall Went Right ...

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MALPRACTICE Continuing Work On New Material

MALPRACTICE, the Finnish progressive metal band featuring members of TO/DIE/FOR, MANITOU, OMNIUM GATHERUM and REVERSION, has issued the following update: "We are currently writing material for our fourth studio album. We have already four full songs written which means about 30 minutes worth of new kick-ass material! The next album is planned for the beginning ...

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MANITOU To Disband; Farewell Gig Announced

Finnish traditional heavy metal act MANITOU, which features in its ranks members of OMNIUM GATHERUM, MALPRACTICE and KAIHORO, has announced plans to disband. The group explains in a statement, "We had some new rocking songs ready for the recording and we even had a new bad-ass keyboard player Mikko Reinamo on board. Too bad that ...

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MALPRACTICE Begins Work On New Material

MALPRACTICE, the Finnish progressive metal band featuring members of TO/DIE/FOR, MANITOU, OMNIUM GATHERUM and REVERSION, has issued the following update: "After a short break, we are back in business! We're happy to inform you that at the very moment MALPRACTICE is writing new material. Jope [Joonas Koto, guitar] and Toni [Paananen, drums] got together on ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM: New Tour Dates Announced

Finnish melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM will team up with ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW and GHOST BRIGADE for a mini-tour of Finland in May. OMNIUM GATHERUM will also make several festival appearances this summer. The group's scheduled is shaping up as follows: Apr. 25 - Heavy Metal Weekend, Porvoo, Finland May 02 - Metal Bash ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM: Video Interview Available

SoundShock.net conducted an an interview with Finnish metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM when they played the Underworld in London, England in 2008. The chat has now been posted online and can be viewed below. Released on October 14 in the U.S. via Candlelight Records, OMNIUM GATHERUM's latest album, "The Redshift", was recorded at Sound Supreme ...

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PRIMORDIAL, MARSHALL LAW Confirmed For U.K.'s METALFEST

PRIMORDIAL and MARSHALL LAW have been confirmed for the first edition of a new U.K. festival called Metalfest, set to take place September 25-27, 2009 at JB's in Dudley. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLAZE BAYLEY BRAINSTORM DRAGONLAND EASTERN FRONT E-FORCE FAIRYLAND HANGING DOLL HELLFIGHTER HOLY MOSES INVEY MARSHALL LAW NORTHLAND OMNIUM ...

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EVEMASTER Continuing Work On New Album

Finnish "dark metal" band EVEMASTER, which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen, is continuing work on its long-awaited new CD. According to Tomi, "We have sported the old-school way of recording with the album. As the drums are pretty much one take with no quantizing or corrections, I decided to use the same method ...

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DRAGONLAND, WAYLANDER Confirmed For U.K.'s METALFEST

DRAGONLAND and WAYLANDER have been confirmed for the first edition of a new U.K. festival called Metalfest, set to take place September 25-27, 2009 at JB's in Dudley. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLAZE BAYLEY BRAINSTORM DRAGONLAND EASTERN FRONT E-FORCE FAIRYLAND HANGING DOLL HELLFIGHTER HOLY MOSES INVEY NORTHLAND OMNIUM GATHERUM POWER QUEST ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Issues Year-End Update

Finland's OMNIUM GATHERUM have issued the following update: "The year 2008 is coming to an end and what a great year it was for a camp OMNIUM GATHERUM. The new great album, 'The Redshift', was released and it have accomplished a huge amount of words of praise and cheering among the medias and fans, and ...

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VISION DIVINE, THY MAJESTIE Confirmed For U.K.'s METALFEST

VISION DIVINE, THY MAJESTIE, EASTERN FRONT and HELLFIGHTER have been confirmed for the first edition of a new U.K. festival called Metalfest, set to take place September 25-27, 2009 at JB's in Dudley. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLAZE BAYLEY BRAINSTORM EASTERN FRONT E-FORCE FAIRYLAND HANGING DOLL HELLFIGHTER HOLY MOSES INVEY NORTHLAND ...

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POWER QUEST Confirmed For U.K.'s METALFEST

U.K.-based melodic power metal act POWER QUEST has been confirmed for the first edition of a new U.K. festival called Metalfest, set to take place September 25-27, 2009 at JB's in Dudley. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLAZE BAYLEY BRAINSTORM THRESHOLD SWALLOW THE SUN XANDRIA POWER QUEST FAIRYLAND HOLY MOSES OMNIUM GATHERUM ...

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E-FORCE Confirmed For UK's METALFEST

E-FORCE, the France-based band featuring former VOIVOD vocalist/bassist Eric Forrest, has been confirmed for the first edition of a new UK festival called Metalfest, set to take place September 25-27, 2009 at JB's in Dudley. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLAZE BAYLEY E-FORCE HANGING DOLL HOLY MOSES INVEY NORTHLAND OMNIUM GATHERUM PYTHIA ...

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MANITOU To Reactivate For Christmas Concert

Finnish traditional heavy metal band MANITOU, which features in its ranks members of OMNIUM GATHERUM, MALPRACTICE and KAIHORO, has issued the following update: "MANITOU will reactivate and do a one-off 'comeback' X-mas gig next month in Kotka, Kairo venue at Kesto-Klubi event on December 20. So be sure to check this one out as the ...

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