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LIVING SACRIFICE To Tour With DEMON HUNTER This Summer

According to MTV.com's "Metal File", DEMON HUNTER will tour this summer with the recently reunited LIVING SACRIFICE. Dates will be announced soon. LIVING SACRIFICE, which formed in 1990, recorded six albums before breaking up in 2003. The band's current lineup features two founding members — guitarist/singer Bruce Fitzhugh and drummer Lance Garvin — along with ...

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ENTHRONED, URGEHAL, KOLDBRANN Confirmed For Germany's STORM OF DESTRUCTION Festival

ENTHRONED, URGEHAL, KOLDBRANN and MASSEMORD are among the confirmed bands for the Storm Of Destruction festival, set to take place May 23-24 in Ingolstadt (near Munich), Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ENTHRONED RAGNAROK URGEHAL KOLDBRANN ENDEZZMA BESATT THE STONE MERRIMACK MASSEMORD FRANGAR HOLMGANG VARDLOKKUR KULT AMYSTERY MOREDHEL For more information, visit ...

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LIVING SACRIFICE Reunites, Begins Work On New Material

Legendary Little Rock, Arkansas-based Christian death/thrash/metalcore band LIVING SACRIFICE is back. Founding members Bruce Fitzhugh (vocals, guitar) and Lance Garvin (drums) have reunited with Rocky Gray (lead guitar; ex-EVANESCENCE drummer) and Arthur Green (bass) and are currently writing material for a brand new album, due later in the year. Touring plans are also firmed up ...

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Into Oblivion - GUILD OF DESTRUCTION

All hail Australian extreme metal! So many of the black, death, and grindcore bands in that country make some of the most blasphemous, blast beaten, drunk-ass metal anywhere in the world. DESTROYER 666, ABOMINATOR, you name it, the flames dance high in the night sky and ears bleed profusely. Now, seemingly out of nowhere, come ...

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ENTHRONED Signs With REGAIN RECORDS

Belgian black metallers ENTHRONED have inked a deal with Sweden's Regain Records. Commented the label in a statement: "We are really looking forward releasing the upcoming material of the band and bring them to the next level." ENTHRONED's latest album, "Tetra Karcist", was released in September 2007 via Napalm Records. The CD was recorded under ...

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STORMLORD: 'Best-Of' Collection To Be Released In February

"The Legacy – 17 Years of Extreme Epic Metal", a double "best-of" collection from the Italian "extreme epic metal" act STORMLORD, will be released on February 22 through Scarlet Records. The first CD contains 13 songs spanning the band's 17-year career as of one of Europe’s most respected metal merchants, including the rare EP "Under ...

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ENTHRONED To Drop Off GORGOROTH Tour

Belgian black metallers ENTHRONED check in with the following update: "Due to some problems with the organization of the tour (with GORGOROTH), ENTHRONED has no other choice than to pull off the current tour after the date in Belgium (November 28). Most of what was promised never actually happened, creating severe tensions between the band ...

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CHTHONIC To Release 'Pandemonium' Compilation Early Next Year

The Taiwanese symphonic black metal band CHTHONIC, who this summer became the first-ever Asian extreme metal band to tour with Ozzfest, kicked off its European tour Wednesday night (Nov. 7) in Wolverhampton, England. The band will play a week's worth of shows with Ozzfest tourmates 3 INCHES OF BLOOD — including a performance at the ...

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HECATE ENTHRONED Announces Dates In Bulgaria, Romania

U.K. black metallers HECATE ENTHRONED will embark on the "Invasion of the Kingdom of Draculea" mini-tour in October. The dates are as follows: Oct. 05 - Youth Centre - Lovech, Bulgaria Oct. 06 - Live Metal Club - Bucharest, Romania Oct. 07 - Metal Box - Timisoara, Romania Oct. 08 - TBA - Petrosani, Romania ...

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ARCH ENEMY, ENTOMBED, ONSLAUGHT, SABBAT: Photos From UP FROM THE GROUND Available

Metalchroniques.fr has posted a number of photos from this year's Up From The Ground festival, which took place August 24-25 in Gemünden, Germany. Included are pictures of the following artists: APOPHIS ARCH ENEMY BENEDICTION DEMONICAL DISASTER KFW EAR SHOT ENTHRONED ENTOMBED EVOCATION FLESHLESS GRAVEWORM GRIND INC JUSTICE KRISIUN KROMLEK ONSLAUGHT SABBAT SCAR SYMMETRY SCARECROW Check ...

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ENTHRONED Bassist's EMPTINESS To Release New Album In October

EMPTINESS, the Belgian black/death metal project fronted by ENTHRONED bassist Phorgath, has inked a deal with Poland's Agonia Records. The group's long-awaited second album, "Oblivion", was mixed at Q studio in Poland and will be released on October 8. "Oblivion" track listing: 01. Truth of Trinity 02. Summon 03. Feeding Force 04. Crushing Ignorance 05. ...

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CARACH-ANGREN Replaces HECATE ENTHRONED At Holland's OCCULTFEST

CARACH-ANGREN has replaced HECATE ENTHRONED on the billing of this year's Occultfest, set to take place September 1 in Hoogeveen, Holland. The lineup is now as follows: 5 SHOTS O' WHISKEY SNAGGLETOÖTH STAAL THE 8TH SIN MYRKVAR BURNING HATRED ONE BULLET LEFT APOCRYPHA DELUZION X-TINXION DETONATION MYTHLORIAN INHUME ANOTHER MESSIAH CARACH-ANGREN NEXT WASTE DIMENSION PENTACLE ...

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HECATE ENTHRONED: London Date Announced

U.K. black metallers HECATE ENTHRONED have scheduled the following dates: Sep. 21 - Camden Bar Monsta - London, UK Dec. 07 - Islington Academy - London, UK (w/ MAYHEM, SAMAEL) Dec. 15 - Stadthalle - Werl, Germany (w/ NILE, BELPHEGOR) HECATE ENTHRONED's most recent album, "Redimus", was released in May 2004 through Blackend/PHD Records. ...

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HECATE ENTHRONED Added To London X-Mas Festival Show

U.K. black metallers HECATE ENTHRONED will join MAYHEM, SAMAEL, PRO-PAIN, MALEVOLENT CREATION, ONSLAUGHT and WYKKED WYTCH at the London X-Mas Festival show on December 7 at Islington Academy. HECATE ENTHRONED's most recent album, "Redimus", was released in May 2004 through Blackend/PHD Records. ...

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HECATE ENTHRONED Pulls Out Of Holland's OCCULTFEST

Due to "contractual problems," U.K. black metallers HECATE ENTHRONED have cancelled their previously announced appearance at this year's Occultfest, set to take place September 1 in Hoogeveen, Holland. "We would like to apologise to everyone who was expecting to see us there and assure you this wasnt a decision we took lightly as we believe ...

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HINDVIR Signs With BEHEMOTH PRODUCTIONS

Behemoth Productions has announce the signing of France's HINDVIR. Formed in 2003 in Toulon, HINDVIR plays "furious black metal with touches of epic interludes and a strong pagan concept," according to a press release. Though the band has [its] own personality and attitude, they will [likely appeal to] all the WINDIR and ENSLAVED fans out ...

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TYRANT To Release 'Reclaim The Flame' In October

Swedish black metallers TYRANT will release their debut album, "Reclaim the Flame", in October via Listenable Records. A European tour with GORGOROTH and ENTHRONED will follow in November/December. In a recent interview with the Tortured Skull 'zine, TYRANT's D.F. Bragman was asked about how he got involved with the black metal scene and what black ...

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DETONATION, HECATE ENTHRONED Confirmed For Holland's OCCULTFEST

DETONATION and HECATE ENTHRONED are among the confirmed bands for this year's Occultfest, set to take place September 1 in Hoogeveen, Holland. Also scheduled to appear are ANOTHER MESSIAH, APOCRYPHA, BURNING HATRED, DELUZION, INHUME, MYRKVAR, MYTHLORIAN, NEXT WAST DIMENSION, ONE BULLET LEFT, PENTACLE, THE 8TH SIN and X-TINXION. For more information (in Dutch), visit

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VOMITORY Confirmed For Germany's UP FROM THE GROUND Festival

Swedish death metallers VOMITORY have been confirmed for the 2007 edition of the Up From The Ground festival, set to take place August 24-25 in Gemünden, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOPHIS ARCH ENEMY BENEDICTION DEMONICAL DISASTER KFW DYING FETUS EAR-SHOT ENTHRONED ENTOMBED EQUILIBRIUM EVOCATION FLESHLESS GRAVEWORM GRIND ...

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SABBAT Confirmed For Germany's UP FROM THE GROUND Festival

Reunited British thrashers SABBAT have been confirmed for the 2007 edition of the Up From The Ground festival, set to take place August 24-25 in Gemünden, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOPHIS ARCH ENEMY BENEDICTION DEMONICAL DISASTER KFW DYING FETUS EAR-SHOT ENTHRONED ENTOMBED EQUILIBRIUM EVOCATION FLESHLESS GRAVEWORM GRIND ...

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KRISIUN, SCARECROW Confirmed For Germany's UP FROM THE GROUND Festival

Brazil's KRISIUN and Finland's SCARECROW have been confirmed for the 2007 edition of the Up From The Ground festival, set to take place August 24-25 in Gemünden, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOPHIS ARCH ENEMY BENEDICTION DEMONICAL DISASTER KFW DYING FETUS EAR-SHOT ENTHRONED ENTOMBED EQUILIBRIUM EVOCATION FLESHLESS GRAVEWORM ...

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MARDUK, BELPHEGOR Confirmed For Germany's SATANS CONVENTION

MARDUK, BELPHEGOR and FINNTROLL have been confirmed for the Satans Convention festival, set to take place December 15, 2007 in Werl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 14:00-14:30 GRABAK 14:40-15:30 HECATE ENTHRONED 15:50-16:30 LORD BELIAL 16:50-17:25 BELPHEGOR 17:45-18:45 NILE 19:05-20:00 UNLEASHED 20:20-21:20 FINNTROLL 21:40-22:40 MARDUK 23:00- ??:?? SIX FEET UNDER For more ...

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ENTHRONED To Support GORGOROTH In Europe

Belgian black metallers ENTHRONED will support GORGOROTH on their upcoming European tour in November. ENTHRONED's schedule is now shaping up as follows: Jul. 21 - BE - Méan - Mean Metal Fest Aug. 17 - MX - Leon - [to be announced] Aug. 18 - MX - Mexico City - Expo Aug. 19 - MX ...

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MELECHESH Frontman To Guest On DESASTER, ENTHRONED Albums

MELECHESH frontman/guitarist Ashmedi has issued the following update: "Been keeping busy lately... I was asked to do a guest guitar solo for Germany's DESASTER. I recorded it two weeks ago in Harrow studio (same studio as where our 'Djinn' album was recorded). It was great catching up with the DESASTER guys. Their new album will ...

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