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KVELERTAK: 'Ordsmedar Av Rang' Video Released

"Ordsmedar av Rang", the new video from Norwegian blackened punk metallers KVELERTAK, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's self-titled debut album, which was released June 21, 2010 via Indie Recordings and continues to receive rave reviews from mainstream media and metal web sites alike for its unique TURBONEGRO/black metal/punk/classic rock/blues elements. ...

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DIO DISCIPLES, BIOHAZARD, CHILDREN OF BODOM, CHTHONIC Confirmed For U.K.'s DOWNLOAD

DIO DISCIPLES — the Ronnie James Dio tribute project featuring former DIO members Simon Wright (drums), Craig Goldy (guitar) and Scott Warren (keyboards) along with bassist James Lomenzo (MEGADETH, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, WHITE LION) and singers Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) and Toby Jepson (LITTLE ANGELS, GUN) — is ...

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KVELERTAK Wins Two SPELLEMANN Awards

Norwegian blackened punk metallers KVELERTAK were honored in the "Best Newcomer" and "Best Rock" categories at the 39th annual Spellemann awards (the Norwegian equivalent to the Grammy Awards). The largest and oldest Norwegian music awards show was held last night (Saturday, March 5) at the Spektrum in Oslo, Norway and was broadcast live on the ...

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KVELERTAK Forced To Miss First Few Shows Of WEEDEATER Tour

According to reports in the Norwegian media, blackened punk metallers KVELERTAK will likely miss the first few shows of their previously announced U.S. tour with WEEDEATER and ZOROASTER because their passports went missing just a few hours before the band was scheduled to board a flight out of Norway. "I sat down to have a ...

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DJEVEL Signs With AFTERMATH MUSIC

Norwegian black metallers DJEVEL (Norwegian word for "devil") have inked a deal with Aftermath Music. The band's debut album, "Dødssanger", will be recorded later this month for a spring/summer release on both CD and vinyl. The cover artwork will be created by DJEVEL's T. Ciekals and Truls Espedal, who has previously worked with ENSLAVED. DJEVEL ...

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STAM1NA, MOKOMA, BARREN EARTH Honored At FINNISH METAL AWARDS

STAM1NA, MOKOMA and BARREN EARTH are among the artists that were honored at the Finnish Metal Awards, which was held Saturday night (February 19) during the Finnish Metal Expo (the main event of Helsinki Metal Meeting) at the Cable Factory in Helsinki, Finland. Members of the Finnish metal media pre-selected the candidates and the people ...

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Norway's WOLVES LIKE US Signs With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

WOLVES LIKE US, whcih features members of such notable Norwegian acts as AMULET, INFIDELS FOREVER, JR EWING and SILVER, has inked a worldwide, multi-album deal with Prosthetic Records. The band is currently in the studio recording its debut album, "Late Love", for an early summer release. Alan Douches will be handling mastering duties and Justin ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY and ARKONA have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 24-26, 2011 in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 24: SCORPIONS VOLBEAT JOURNEY FOREIGNER ICED EARTH EPICA PARKWAY DRIVE THE DAMNED THINGS MASTERS OF REALITY HEAVEN SHALL BURN ...

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IN EXTREMO, INTERMENT, DEMONICAL, SWASHBUCKLE, ENGEL Confirmed For SUMMER BREEZE

IN EXTREMO, INTERMENT, DEMONICAL, SWASHBUCKLE, ENGEL and NEAERA have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 18-20, 2011 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 9MM ASSI ROCK'N'ROLL A PALE HORSE NAMED DEATH ARCH ENEMY BOLT THROWER CALIBAN CORVUS ...

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TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED, CRIMINAL, IMPERIUM DEKADENZ Confirmed For SUMMER BREEZE

TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED, CRIMINAL, SMOKE BLOW, FACEBREAKER, DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT and IMPERIUM DEKADENZ have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 18-20, 2011 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 9MM ASSI ROCK'N'ROLL A PALE HORSE NAMED DEATH ...

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VADER, DESTRUCTION, MELECHESH, SCAR SYMMETRY, REVAMP Confirmed For SUMMER BREEZE

VADER, DESTRUCTION, MELECHESH, SCAR SYMMETRY, REVAMP and SYLOSIS have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 18-20, 2011 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ARCH ENEMY BOLT THROWER CALIBAN CORVUS CORAX DECAPITATED DESTRUCTION EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS FARMER BOYS HAIL ...

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EXODUS, KHOLD, NEVERMORE Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT Festival

EXODUS, KHOLD and NEVERMORE have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Brutal Assault festival, set to take place August 11-13, 2011 inside the Old Army Fotress in Josefov, Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): DORDEDUH EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS EXHUMED EXODUS GORGUS KHOLD KVELERTAK MORBID ANGEL NEVERMORE SKELETONWITCH ...

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SODOM Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

German thrash metal veterans SODOM have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 18-20, 2011 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ARCH ENEMY BOLT THROWER CALIBAN CORVUS CORAX DECAPITATED EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS FARMER BOYS HAIL OF BULLETS HAYSEED DIXIE ...

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KVELERTAK, GHOST Added To HELSINKI METAL MEETING

KVELERTAK and GHOST have been confirmed to perform at next year's edition of the Helsinki Metal Meeting, set to take place February 17-19, 2011 at the Cable Factory in Helsinki, Finland. February 17 is Industry Day, featuring a seminar at Virgin Oil Co., with the Finnish Metal Expo scheduled to take place place February 18-19 ...

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TRIPTYKON Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

TRIPTYKON — the group formed by former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Warrior — has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 24-26, 2011 in Dessel, Belgum. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 24: SCORPIONS VOLBEAT JOURNEY FOREIGNER ...

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MOONSORROW Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Finnish folk/pagan metal band MOONSORROW has been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 18-20, 2011 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ARCH ENEMY BOLT THROWER CALIBAN CORVUS CORAX DECAPITATED EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS FARMER BOYS HAIL OF BULLETS HAYSEED DIXIE ...

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DECAPITATED Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Polish extreme metallers metallers DECAPITATED have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 18-20, 2011 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ARCH ENEMY BOLT THROWER CALIBAN CORVUS CORAX DECAPITATED EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS FARMER BOYS HAIL OF BULLETS HAYSEED DIXIE ...

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SONIC SYNDICATE Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Swedish/British modern metallers SONIC SYNDICATE have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 18-20, 2011 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ARCH ENEMY BOLT THROWER CALIBAN CORVUS CORAX EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS FARMER BOYS HAIL OF BULLETS HAYSEED DIXIE J.B.O. ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Former NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen has been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 18-20, 2011 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ARCH ENEMY BOLT THROWER CALIBAN CORVUS CORAX EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS FARMER BOYS HAIL OF BULLETS HAYSEED DIXIE J.B.O. ...

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MARDUK Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 18-20, 2011 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ARCH ENEMY BOLT THROWER CALIBAN CORVUS CORAX EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS FARMER BOYS HAIL OF BULLETS HAYSEED DIXIE J.B.O. KALMAH ...

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TURISAS Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Finnish "battle metal" warriors TURISAS have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 18-20, 2011 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ARCH ENEMY BOLT THROWER CALIBAN CORVUS CORAX EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS FARMER BOYS HAIL OF BULLETS HAYSEED DIXIE J.B.O. ...

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GORGUTS, VADER, EXHUMED, TRIPTYKON Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT Festival

GORGUTS, VADER, EXHUMED, TRIPTYKON and DORDEDUH have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Brutal Assault festival, set to take place August 11-13, 2011 inside the Old Army Fotress in Josefov, Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): DORDEDUH EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS EXHUMED GORGUTS KVELERTAK MORBID ANGEL SKELETONWITCH SKYFORGER ...

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