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KALMAH Cancel Finnish Festival Appearance

Finland's KALMAH have cancelled their previously announced Feb. 7 appearance at the Kaamos - Dark Metal Night festival in Oulu, Finland. According to a post on the band's web site, "We had problems with personal time schedules which was the reason for cancelling." The band, who recently parted ways with keyboardist Pasi Hiltula, will now ...

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CENTURY MEDIA Brings Metal To The Masses

On November 18, the Century Family brings the metal back to the masses with a specially priced double-disc set. This compilation, "Metal For The Masses Volume II", is exclusively available at all Hot Topic retail outlets nationwide and features one 20-track disc clocking in over 75 minutes with new tracks from such groundbreaking and up ...

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KALMAH Part Ways With Keyboardist

Finland's KALMAH have parted ways with keyboardist Pasi Hiltula. According to a posting on the band's web site, Pasi "wanted to concentrate on his own projects. We are looking for replacement but at the same time considering to leave the position unfilled and leave the space for guitars. Let's see what the future has to ...

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Swampsong - KALMAH

With a sense of timing as immaculate as that of an Olympic rower, Finland's KALMAH pitch an album into the mixer that, given the right push, could well leap onto the flamboyant coat-tails of the Scandinavian invasion that's currently sweeping both sides of Atlantic with ever increasing fervor. Admittedly, revamping the blueprint marked out by ...

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KALMAH: New MP3 Clips Posted Online

Finland's KALMAH have posted several MP3 clips from their forthcoming third full-length album, "Swampsong", at this location. "Swampsong" is due in Finland on May 25 through Spikefarm Records and in North America on July 29 through Century Media Records. The follow-up to last year's "They Will Return" was once again produced by Ahti ...

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KALMAH Complete Work On 'Swampsong'

Finland's KALMAH have set a May 26 Finnish release date through Spikefarm Records for their third album, "Swampsong". The follow-up to last year's "They Will Return" was once again produced by Ahti Kortelainen (SENTENCED, NIGHTFALL, IMPALED NAZARENE) at Tico Tico studios in Kemi, Finland and was mastered at Finnvox studios in Helsinki. The complete track ...

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KALMAH Commence Work On New CD

Finland's KALMAH have set "Swampsong" as the title for their third album, which is currently being recorded for a May 19 release in the group's home country. According to the band, "Everything has worked out well so far. We have recorded drums, bass and rhythm guitars." The follow-up to last year's "They Will Return" will ...

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Hate Crew Deathroll - CHILDREN OF BODOM

CHILDREN OF BODOM are one of those bands who are able to polarize random listeners instantly, with their melodic death metal framework somehow melded tight around guitar/keyboard harmonies and showboating that Yngwie Malmsteen and Jens Johansson made famous a good 15 years ago. Over the course of three studio albums, the Finnish quintet have continually ...

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DRAGONLORD Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

San Francisco Bay Area's DRAGONLORD, featuring current and former members of TESTAMENT, are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. The full list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: ALABAMA ...

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KALMAH Set To "Return" With Sophomore CD In Late April

Finland's KALMAH will issue their sophomore CD, entitled They Will Return, in the US on April 30th. Already out in the group's home country, the highly-anticipated follow-up to last year's Swamplord contains the following track listing: 01. Hollowheart 02. Swamphell 03. Principle Hero 04. Human Fates 05. They Will Return 06. Kill the Idealist 07. ...

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