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DARK TRANQUILLITY Vocalist To Take Part In Gothenburg Film Festival Seminar

On Monday, January 31, vocalist Mikael Stanne of Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY will take a break between our touring comittments in Miami/Mexico and India and visit the ongoing Göteborg International Film Festival for a seminar talk with movie critic and ex-ENTOMBED vocalist Orvar Säfström. Stanne comments (in Swedish): "För alla Göteborgare och/eller filmintresserade ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY, WATAIN Among MANIFEST Award Nominees

DARK TRANQUILLITY and WATAIN are among the nominees for a Manifest award in the "Hard Rock/Metal" category. Also up for the "Hard Rock/Metal" honor are GHOST and KHOMA. The Manifest Awards are held by SOM (Svenska Oberoende Musikproducenter) (Swedish Independent Musicproducers), an organization that consists of over 100 record labels. This year's awards ceremony will ...

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BENEDICTUM: New Album Details Revealed

Frontiers Records has set a February 18 European release date (March 8 in North America) for BENEDICTUM's third full-length album, entitled "Dominion". Formed in 2005 and quickly noticed by DIO guitarist Craig Goldy, BENEDICTUM's debut album, "Uncreation", was released to great reviews. The collaboration between producer Jeff Pilson (DOKKEN, DIO, FOREIGNER) and the musical works ...

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WATAIN Live In Chile: Video Available

Chilean webzine Grinder Magazine has uploaded video footage of WATAIN's December 8, 2010 concert at Teatro Novedades in Santiago, Chile. The site says, "In the clip below you can watch the band performing the song 'Reaping Death', from WATAIN's latest album called 'Lawless Darkness'. This was the last song that [WATAIN frontman] Erik ...

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THE SWORD: Performance Footage With New Drummer

Fan-filmed video footage of Austin, Texas metal luminaries THE SWORD performing on November 27, 2010 at Spanish Moon in Baton Rouge, Louisiana can be viewed below. After an amicable split with drummer Trivett Wingo forced THE SWORD to cancel a number of U.S. tour dates, the band recently found someone to fill in for behind-the-kit ...

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THE SWORD: 'Lawless Lands' Video Released

"Lawless Lands", the new video from Austin, Texas metal luminaries THE SWORD, can be viewed below. The clip is the second of a trio of conceptually linked videos ("Tres Brujas", "Lawless Lands" and "Night City") that tie in themes of the band's third full-length album, "Warp Riders", which sold around 8,900 copies in the United ...

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WATAIN: Orangevale Footage Posted Online

Capital Chaos has uploaded video footage of WATAIN's November 16, 2010 performance at the Boardwalk in Orangevale, California. You can now watch the clip below. WATAIN kicked off its North American headlining tour on November 6 at Mr. Smalls in Pittsburgh and is bludgeoning its way through over two dozen cities before the ...

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WHERE ANGELS SUFFER: Longwood Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of WHERE ANGELS SUFFER's November 20, 2010 performance at Shovelhead Lounge in Longwood, Florida can be viewed below. WHERE ANGELS SUFFER (W.A.S.) is the new band featuring Chris Holmes (guitar; ex-W.A.S.P.), Randy Piper (guitar; ANIMAL, ex-W.A.S.P.), Steve Unger (bass; ex-METAL CHURCH), Rich Lewis (vocals; ANIMAL) and Stet Howland (drums; ex-W.A.S.P.). The group's ...

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WATAIN: Quality Denver Footage Available

"Superskum" (web site) has uploaded quality video footage of WATAIN's November 10, 2010 performance at the Marquis Theater in Denver, Colorado. You can now watch the clips below. WATAIN kicked off its North American headlining tour on November 6 at Mr. Smalls in Pittsburgh and is bludgeoning its way through over two dozen ...

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WHERE ANGELS SUFFER: First Video Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of WHERE ANGELS SUFFER's November 5, 2010 performance at Karma in Patchogue, New York can be viewed below. WHERE ANGELS SUFFER (W.A.S.) is the new band featuring Chris Holmes (guitar; ex-W.A.S.P.), Randy Piper (guitar; ANIMAL, ex-W.A.S.P.), Steve Unger (bass; ex-METAL CHURCH), Rich Lewis (vocals; ANIMAL) and Stet Howland (drums; ex-W.A.S.P.). The group's ...

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WHERE ANGELS SUFFER: First Official Band Photo Unveiled

The first official photo of WHERE ANGELS SUFFER (W.A.S.) — the new band featuring Chris Holmes (guitar; ex-W.A.S.P.), Randy Piper (guitar; ANIMAL, ex-W.A.S.P.), Steve Unger (bass; ex-METAL CHURCH), Rich Lewis (vocals; ANIMAL) and Stet Howland (drums; ex-W.A.S.P.) — can be found below. WHERE ANGELS SUFFER's debut album, "Purgatory", was released on October 31. The track ...

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WATAIN: Quality Rotterdam Footage Available

Quality fan-filmed video footage of WATAIN's October 27, 2010 performance at Baroeg in Rotterdam, The Netherlands can be viewed below (courtesy of "letthedeathmetalflow"). WATAIN, who unleashed their "Lawless Darkness" full-length earlier this summer, will shower their blasphemy upon North American soil later this fall. The unholy trek will commence on November 6 at Mr. Smalls ...

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WHERE ANGELS SUFFER Schedules Greensboro Meet-And-Greet

WHERE ANGELS SUFFER (W.A.S.), the new band featuring Chris Holmes (guitar; ex-W.A.S.P.), Randy Piper (guitar; ANIMAL, ex-W.A.S.P.), Steve Unger (bass; ex-METAL CHURCH), Rich Lewis (vocals; ANIMAL) and Stet Howland (drums; ex-W.A.S.P.), will take part in a meet-and-greet on Sunday, November 7 at the Borders bookstore in Greensboro, North Carolina from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ...

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WHERE ANGELS SUFFER (W.A.S.) Schedules Hollywood CD-Release Party

A CD-release party for "Purgatory", the debut album from WHERE ANGELS SUFFER (W.A.S.) — the new band featuring Chris Holmes (guitar; ex-W.A.S.P.), Randy Piper (guitar; ANIMAL, ex-W.A.S.P.), Steve Unger (bass; ex-METAL CHURCH), Rich Lewis (vocals; ANIMAL) and Stet Howland (drums; ex-W.A.S.P.) — will be held on Saturday, October 30 at The Viper Room in West ...

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WATAIN Interviewed On 'Iron City Rocks' Podcast

The "Iron City Rocks" podcast (web site) recently conducted an interview with Swedish black metallers WATAIN. The podcast is now available for streaming using the audio player below. WATAIN, who unleashed their "Lawless Darkness" full-length earlier this summer, will shower their blasphemy upon North American soil later this fall. The unholy trek will ...

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Former W.A.S.P. Members Join Forces In W.A.S.; Audio Samples Available

Chris Holmes (guitar; ex-W.A.S.P.), Randy Piper (guitar; ANIMAL, ex-W.A.S.P.), Steve Unger (bass; ex-METAL CHURCH), Rich Lewis (vocals; ANIMAL) and Stet Howland (drums; ex-W.A.S.P.) have joined forces in a brand new band called WHERE ANGELS SUFFER (W.A.S.). The group's debut album, "Purgatory", is scheduled for release on October 31. Most of the recording sessions for the ...

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