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THE HELLACOPTERS: New Single Details Revealed

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS — the band fronted by former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson (on guitar/vocals) — will release a new single, "In The Sign Of The Octopus", on March 19 via Sound Pollution. The track listing is as follows: 01. In The Sign Of The Octopus 02. Acid Reign (exclusive track) Check out the cover ...

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DEATH BREATH: Stockholm Concert To Air On Swedish Radio

DEATH BREATH — the Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (currently the frontman of rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS) — has issued the following update: "On March 13, Swedish radio [Sveriges Radio] P3 Live will air a live show with DEATH BREATH which was recorded in ...

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ROCK AM RING/ROCK IM PARK Festival Commercial Posted Online

A TV commercial for for this year's Rock am Ring and Rock im Park festivals — which are scheduled to take place June 6-7 in the German towns of Nürburgring and Nürnberg, respectively — can be viewed below. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 36 CRAZYFISTS ALTER BRIDGE BABYSHAMBLES BAD ...

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VICIOUS ART Bassist To Sit Out This Weekend's Shows

VICIOUS ART bassist/vocalist Jörgen Sandström (also of THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE) has been forced to miss the band's two gigs this weekend and will be temporarily replaced by the group's sound engineer Linus Nirbrant, who is also in the band THIS ENDING. Sandström will resume his bass/vocal duties in VICIOUS ART following these shows. ...

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OPETH Confirmed For ROCK AM RING/ROCK IM PARK Festival

Swedish metallers OPETH have been confirmed for this year's Rock am Ring and Rock im Park festivals, set to take place June 6-7 in the German towns of Nürburgring and Nürnberg, respectively. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALTER BRIDGE BABYSHAMBLES BAD RELIGION BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE CAVALERA CONSPIRACY ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS Confirmed For Sweden's PEACE & LOVE Festival

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS — the band fronted by former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson (on guitar/vocals) — has been confirmed for the Peace & Love festival, set to take place June 23-28, 2008 in Borlänge, Sweden. Also scheduled to appear are THE HAUNTED, ENTOMBED, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR and the SEX PISTOLS, among others. For more information, visit ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS To Release Final Studio Album In April

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS — the band fronted by former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson (on guitar/vocals) — has inked a deal with Wild Kingdom/Sound Pollution for the European release of the group's final studio album, "Head Off". The CD, which was once again produced by Chips Kiesby (THE NOMADS, SATOR, THE TURPENTINES) and mixed by Henryk ...

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THE BONES To Film Copenhagen Shows For Upcoming DVD

Swedish punk 'n' roll masters THE BONES will film their two sold-out shows on December 1 and December 2 at the Stone Vega in Copenhagen, Denmark with VOLBEAT for future DVD release. The first-ever THE BONES DVD will surface in 2008 and will include "tons" of bonus content and special features that should make it ...

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THE BONES: 'Flatline Fever' Video Posted Online

Swedish punk 'n' roll masters THE BONES have posted their video for the song "Flatline Fever". Watch the clip below. The track comes off the group's new album, "Burnout Boulevard", which was released on October 22. "Burnout Boulevard", the band's first album for Century Media Records, is available as a CD and luxurious limited-edition digipak, ...

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DEATH BREATH To Guest On Finland's 'Headbanger's Ball'

DEATH BREATH — the Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (currently the frontman of rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS) — has issued the following update: "Robert [Pehrsson] and Nicke visited Finland's MTV 'Headbanger's Ball'. The show will air Sunday, November 18." Fan-filmed video footage of DEATH ...

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DEATH BREATH: Stockholm Concert Footage, Photos Available

Fan-filmed video footage of DEATH BREATH — the Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (currently the frontman of rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS) — performing the song "Heading for Decapitation" at Debaser in Stockholm, Sweden on November 4, 2007 can be viewed below. Photos of DEATH ...

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VICIOUS ART Schedules Danish Live Debut

VICIOUS ART — the Swedish death/thrash metal band featuring former DARK FUNERAL members Matias Mäkelä and Robert Lundin, along with Jörgen Sandström (THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE) on bass — will make its Danish live debut on February 15, 2008 at The Rock in Copenhagen. Also scheduled to appear is THORIUM. VICIOUS ART is in ...

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THE BONES Confirmed For Next Year's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish punk 'n' roll masters THE BONES have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: IRON MAIDEN (headliners) CARCASS HATEBREED CHILDREN OF BODOM AVANTASIA KREATOR SONATA ARCTICA SALTATIO MORTIS ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS: 'We Are Breaking Up'

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS — the band fronted by former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson (on guitar/vocals) — has issued the following update: "After nearly thirteen years as THE HELLACOPTERS we're now sad to tell you that we are breaking up. The reasons behind this very difficult decision are many and too personal to go into here. ...

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THE BONES: Another New Song Posted Online

Swedish punk 'n' roll masters THE BONES have posted another track from their upcoming album, "Burnout Boulevard", which will hit stores on October 22. You can listen to "Mighty Touchdown" at the group's MySpace page. "Burnout Boulevard", the band's first album for Century Media Records, will be available as a CD and luxurious ...

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AEROSMITH, SLIPKNOT, DISTURBED, WHITE ZOMBIE Songs Added To 'Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock'

Activision, Inc. has announced additional songs to be included in the main set list for the highly-anticipated title, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock. While delivering more master tracks than ever before, strategic partnerships have been secured with all the major and independent record labels and publishers to allow unrivaled access to their vast catalogs ...

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Flame the Whisper - MATADORS

There's always room for more fun, simple, self-referential hard rock in the world, and that's why a band like MATADORS can get a pass for pretty much regurgitating their favorite QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, URGE OVERKILL and HELLACOPTERS records and swaggering a little in sweaty leather pants while they do it. This Swedish band ...

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VICIOUS ART: More Dates With DEATH BREATH Announced

VICIOUS ART — the Swedish death/thrash metal band featuring former DARK FUNERAL members Matias Mäkelä and Robert Lundin, along with Jörgen Sandström (THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE) on bass — will support DEATH BREATH (the Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson [currently the frontman of rock 'n' ...

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ENTOMBED, EX-MAYHEM Vocalist To Guest On Tonight's 'Tinitus'

Ex-MAYHEM vocalist and ENTOMBED bassist Nicko Elgstrand and guitarist Alex Hellid were interviewed for this week's "Tinitus" radio show, airing tonight (Wednesday, September 19) between 20.00 CET (8:00 p.m.) and 22.00 CET (10:00 p.m.) on Norway's P3. According to a press release, "Maniac drops by our studio with stage props artist Spacebrain to lay ...

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DEATH BREATH: Tour Dates Announced

DEATH BREATH (the Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson [currently the frontman of rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS]) has scheduled the following tour dates: Oct. 24 - Göteborg, SWE - Sticky Fingers (w/ SANCTUARY IN BLASPHEMY) Oct. 25 - Malmö, SWE - KB (w/ SANCTUARY IN ...

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THE BONES: New Song Posted Online

A brand new track by THE BONES, entitled "Flatline Fever", has been posted on the group's MySpace page. The song comes off the Swedish band's fourth full-length release. "Burnout Boulevard", due on October 22 all over Europe via Century Media Records. The CD was produced by lead guitarist Marcus "Boner" Petersson and recorded ...

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THE BONES: 'Burnout Boulevard' Artwork Revealed

The cover artwork of THE BONES' fourth full-length release. "Burnout Boulevard", has been posted on the band's MySpace page. "Burnout Boulevard" is scheduled for release on October 22 all over Europe via Century Media Records. The CD was produced by lead guitarist Marcus "Boner" Petersson and recorded at the renowned MWC Studio in ...

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DEATH BREATH, KRUX Confirmed For Sweden's LINKÖPING METAL MASSACRE

DEATH BREATH (the Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson [currently the frontman of rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS]) and KRUX (the Swedish band featuring CANDLEMASS bassist Leif Edling, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Mats Levén, ex-ENTOMBED drummer Peter Stjärnvind, guitarist Jörgen Sandstrom [also in THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED/GRAVE], ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS Begin Mixing New Album

According to a posting on the band's official web site, Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS — the band fronted by former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson (on guitar/vocals) — has begun mixing its as-yet-untiteld new album for a fall release. The CD is once again being produced by Chips Kiesby (THE NOMADS, SATOR, THE TURPENTINES) while mixing duties ...

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THE BONES Sign To CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced the signing of THE BONES. After three long years Europe's most acclaimed punk 'n' rollers prove yet again their right for the rock 'n' roll throne by giving birth to their fourth full-length release. "Burnout Boulevard", on October 22 all over Europe. "Burnout Boulevard" was produced by lead guitarist Marcus ...

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