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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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HATE: 'Alchemy Of Blood' Video Released

"Alchemy Of Blood", the new video from Polish extreme metallers HATE, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Solarflesh", which was released in North America on February 5 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2010's "Erebos" was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw with Filip "Heinrich" Halucha (VESANIA, DECAPITATED) ...

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ARCHSPIRE Signs With SEASON OF MIST

Season Of Mist has announce the signing of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada-based technical death metal force ARCHSPIRE. The band is currently in the studio, preparing material for their second full-length CD. Regarding the signing, the band issued the following statement: "This is something that's been in the works for a while now, and we are ...

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HATE: Footage From 'Solarflesh' Recording Sessions

A 12-minute documentary on the making of "Solarflesh", the new album from Polish extreme metallers HATE, can be seen below. Released in North America on February 5 via Napalm Records, the follow-up to 2010's "Erebos" was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw with Filip "Heinrich" Halucha (VESANIA, DECAPITATED) and Arek "Malta" Malczewski (BEHEMOTH's sound ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: New Video Interview With PAUL ALLENDER

On February 27, Brandon Colao of Royalty Free Radio conducted an interview with guitarist Paul Allender of British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. CRADLE OF FILTH was recently forced to cancel its 2013 North American tour with THE FACELESS, DECAPITATED and THE AGONIST due to ...

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HATE: Photos From 'Alchemy Of Blood' Video Shoot

Polish extreme metallers HATE are working on a video for the song "Alchemy Of Blood". The track comes off the band's new album, "Solarflesh", which was released in North America on February 5 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2010's "Erebos" was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw with Filip "Heinrich" Halucha (VESANIA, DECAPITATED) ...

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NORTHERN PLAGUE: 'Pestilence' Video Released

"Pestilence", the new video from Polish death-black overlords NORTHERN PLAGUE, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's debut EP, "Blizzard Of The North", which was released in North America this past December via the Canadian underground label Mulligore Production. The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered in September-December 2010 at Hertz Studio ...

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WALK AS CHAOS: 'Impasse' Video Released

"Impasse", the new video from WALK AS CHAOS, the new "extreme progressive metal" collaboration between Alan Sacha Laskow (DIVINITY, ENDITOL) and Jerrod Maxwell-Lyster (OUT OF YOUR MOUTH, AUTOBODY), can be seen below. The clip was helmed by one of Alberta's leading independent music video directors, Doug Cook, and it incorporates various filmmaking techniques like old-school ...

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SEROCS To Release 'The Next...' Album In June

Taking technical death metal back to its heavier roots, international band SEROCS is preparing the follow-up to its 2012 debut full-length, "Oneirology". With influences such as CRYPTOPSY, WORMED, DECAPITATED, SPAWN OF POSSESSION and NILE, to name a few, this album will bring another depth into the realm of brutality. The CD, appropriately title "The Next...", ...

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MORTUORIAL ECLIPSE Signs With ART GATES RECORDS

Argentina's MORTUORIAL ECLIPSE has inked a deal with Art Gates Records. According to a press release, the three-piece from Cordoba, which has been in existence since 2007, "combines blackened death metal with symphonic compositions and ancestral resemblance, extended through dark and intense passages occasionally assembled into exquisite dramatic sections." MORTUORIAL ECLIPSE's debut album, "The Aethyrs' ...

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HATE: New Nine-Minute 'Solarflesh' Teaser Posted Online

A nine-minute teaser for "Solarflesh", the new album from Polish extreme metallers HATE, can be seen below. The CD will be released in North America on February 5 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2010's "Erebos" was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw with Filip "Heinrich" Halucha (VESANIA, DECAPITATED) and Arek "Malta" Malczewski (BEHEMOTH's ...

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Colombia's NEPENTE Signs With SONIC BLAST MEDIA

Colombian death/black metal assassins NEPENTE have inked a deal with Singapore-based independent record label Sonic Blast Media for the worldwide release on the band's sophomore album, "Suffering Is The Seed". Previously available through the band, the CD will be unleashed though Sonic Blast on February 15. The vinyl version of "Suffering Is The Seed" will ...

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HATE: 'Solarflesh' Teasers Posted Online

Napalm Records has set a February 5, 2013 North American release date for "Solarflesh", the new album from Polish extreme metallers HATE. The follow-up to 2010's "Erebos" was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw with Filip "Heinrich" Halucha (VESANIA, DECAPITATED) and Arek "Malta" Malczewski (BEHEMOTH's sound guy). The CD was mixed at Hertz Studio ...

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NEPENTE To Release 'Suffering Is The Seed'

Colombian death/black metal assassins NEPENTE will release their new album, "Suffering Is The Seed", soon via MetalHit.com. Savage and unforgiving, yet smartly composed for maximum memory retention, "Suffering Is The Seed" is not only NEPENTE's finest offering to date; it further solidifies a proud tradition of South American extreme metal. Mixed and mastered at Poland's ...

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RIVERS OF NIHIL Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of RIVERS OF NIHIL. The modern progressive death metal quintet, which formed in 2009, was born from the ruins of their decaying hometown of Reading, Pennsylvania and are on a relentless path of taking their music to the next level. RIVERS OF NIHIL's music is as dark and ...

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HOLOCAUSTO CANIBAL: 'Objetofilia Platónica' Video Released

"Objetofilia Platónica", the new video from Portuguese masters of gore HOLOCAUSTO CANIBAL, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's third full-length album, "Gorefilia", which was released in April via Xtreem Music (in Portugal, the CD was made available through Raging Planet Records and Raising Legends Productions). The 18-song effort was recorded at ...

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DECAPITATED: Paris Fan-Filmed Video Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Polish extreme metal veterans DECAPITATED performing on December 2 at Bataclan in Paris, France as the support act for MESHUGGAH can be seen below. Drummer Kerim "Krimh" Lechner recently left DECAPITATED. He explained in a statement, "Too many personal differences and other difficulties made me decide like this." He added, "I ...

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NERO DI MARTE Signs With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Prosthetic Records has announced the signing of experimental metallers NERO DI MARTE. Founded in Bologna, Italy in 2007, NERO DI MARTE will unveil its long-awaited self-titled release, a unique and experimental approach to structure, sound and atmosphere, in the spring of 2013. You can check out a teaser video of the new album below. Commented ...

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HATE: 'Solarflesh' Artwork, Track Listing, Release Date Revealed

Napalm Records has set a February 5, 2013 North American release date for "Solarflesh", the new album from Polish extreme metallers HATE. The follow-up to 2010's "Erebos" was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw with Filip "Heinrich" Halucha (VESANIA, DECAPITATED) and Arek "Malta" Malczewski (BEHEMOTH's sound guy). The CD was mixed at Hertz Studio ...

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