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SODOM: More 'Epitome Of Torture' Album Details Revealed

German thrash metal veterans SODOM will release their new studio album, "Epitome Of Torture", on April 29 in Europe and May 7 in North America via SPV/Steamhammer. Vocalist/bassist Thomas "Angelripper" Such, guitarist Bernd "Bernemann" Kost and new drummer Markus "Makka" Freiwald recorded a total of twelve new tracks (plus a MOTÖRHEAD cover) which "present SODOM ...

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CHAOSTAR: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

CHAOSTAR, the band led by SEPTICFLESH guitarist Christos Antoniou, will release its fourth album, "Anomima", on May 10 in Europe and May 14 in North America via Season Of Mist. The CD will feature guest appearances by David Vincent (MORBID ANGEL) and Fernando Ribeiro (MOONSPELL). Commented Christos: "David narrates the prologue of the most vicious ...

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PAIN Mainman Interviewed In Paris (Video)

TV Rock Live conducted an interview with PAIN/HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren on November 11, 2012 at Trabendo in Paris, France during PAIN's "Into Darkness" European tour with MOONSPELL, SWALLOW THE SUN, LAKE OF TEARS and SCAR OF THE SUN. You can now watch the chat below. "We Come In Peace", the new DVD from PAIN, ...

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SODOM: New Album Title Revealed

German thrash metal veterans SODOM have set "Epitome Of Torture" as the titlte of their new album, set for May 7 release (April 29 in Europe) via SPV/Steamhammer. The band recorded 12 songs with producer Waldemar Sorychta (GRIP INC., ENEMY OF THE SUN). The effort will be available in four editions: as a jewel case ...

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THE FORESHADOWING Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

Italy's gothic melodic sensation THE FORESHADOWING has parted ways with drummer Jonah Padella due to "personal reasons" and has replaced him with Giuseppe Orlando (NOVEMBRE, AIRLINES OF TERROR). Commented THE FORESHADOWING guitarist Alessandro Pace: "The choice of Giuseppe on drums was so natural in our eyes since he's a longtime friend and he produced our ...

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HATESPHERE: 'Smell Of Death' Video Released

"Smell Of Death", the new video from Danish thrashers HATESPHERE, can be seen below. The clip was filmed during the band's October 2012 European tour and was produced by the art of Mircea Gabriel Eftemie (MNEMIC). "Smell Of Death" comes off HATESPHERE's latest album, "The Great Bludgeoning", which entered the official chart in Denmark at ...

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POISONBLACK Begins Recording New Album

POISONBLACK — the Finnish band featuring former SENTENCED frontman Ville Laihiala — has entered Sonic Pump studios in Helsinki to begin recording its sixth album for a late spring release via Hype Records. POISONBLACK's fifth CD, "Drive", entered the official chart in Finland at position No. 3. Released in Scandinavia on April 27, 2011 via ...

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ILLDISPOSED: 'Eyes Popping Out' Video Released

"Eyes Popping Out", the new video from Danish extreme metallers ILLDISPOSED, can be seen below. The clip was directed by MNEMIC guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie. "Eyes Popping Out" comes off ILLDISPOSED's new album, "Sense The Darkness", which entered the official chart in Denmark at position No. 78. Released on September 21, 2012 via Massacre Records, ...

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MOONSPELL Announces European Headlining Tour

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL will embark on a European headlining tour in April/May. The trek will include stops in France, U.K., Germany, Spain, Switzerland and the Netherlands. Commented the band:"We are proud to announce our European headliner tour for 2013, right after we return from USA/Canada with MARDUK. "It's a great feeling being able to play ...

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HATESPHERE: 'Smell Of Death' Video To Debut Next Week

"Smell Of Death", the new video from Danish thrashers HATESPHERE, will make its online debut on January 7. The clip was filmed during the band's October 2012 European tour and was produced by the art of Mircea Gabriel Eftemie (MNEMIC). A screenshot from the video can be seen below. "Smell Of Death" comes off HATESPHERE's ...

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HIM: Performance Footage Of New Song From Helsinki

Finnish love metallers HIM performed a brand new song entitled "I Will Be The End Of You" during their headlining concert at the Helldone festival on December 29 at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. HIM recently finished recording its ninth full-length album, "Tears On Tape", at ...

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SNOWY SHAW To Guest On New SORROWS PATH Album

Swedish multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, NOTRE DAME, DREAM EVIL, THERION, DIMMU BORGIR) will make a guest appearance on the sophomore album from Greek doom metallers SORROWS PATH. Snowy will sing a duet with SORROWS PATH frontman Angelos Ioannidis on a song titled "Everything Can Change". SORROWS PATH's follow-up to 2010's ...

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HIM Performs Brand New Song In Turku; Video Available

Finnish love metallers HIM debuted a brand new song entitled "I Will Be The End Of You" during their headlining concert last night (Wednesday, December 26) at Klubi in Turku, Finland. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below (courtesy of Nalle Österman). HIM recently finished recording its ninth full-length album, "Tears On ...

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MOONSPELL: 20th-Anniversary Photo Book Available

The "photobiography" book celebrating the 20th anniversary of Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL, titled "XX", is now available to order by e-mailing [email protected] "XX" is available in both Portugese and English. It's priced at 17.01 euros for the paperback, and 21.51 euros for the hardcover, plus shipping and handling. MOONSPELL and Swedish black metallers MARDUK will join ...

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SODOM Begins Mixing New Album

German thrash metal veterans SODOM have started mixing their as-yet-untitled new album for an April 29, 2013 release via SPV/Steamhammer. The band recorded 12 songs with producer Waldemar Sorychta (GRIP INC., ENEMY OF THE SUN). SODOM's latest CD, "In War And Pieces", entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 64. SODOM in 2010 ...

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SODOM To Release New Album In April

SPV/Steamhammer has set an April 29, 2013 release date for the as-yet-untitled new album from German thrash metal veterans SODOM. The band is currently recording 12 songs with producer Waldemar Sorychta (GRIP INC., ENEMY OF THE SUN). SODOM's latest CD, "In War And Pieces", entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 64. SODOM ...

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MOONSPELL To Play Special 'Vintage' Set At Norway's INFERNO Festival

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL will play a special vintage set consisting of songs from their classic albums "Wolfheart" and "Irreligious" (released in 1995 and 1996, respectively) during their appearance at next year's Inferno festival, set to take place March 27-30, 2013 at the Rockefeller, John Dee, Rock In, Blå, Unholy, Victoria and Revolver venues in Oslo, ...

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Hungarian Black Metal Documentary To Be Released This Month

A Hungarian black metal documentary, entitled "Attention! Black Metal!", will be released at the end of this month. According to a press release, "This documentary shows symphonic black metal by respected musicians like Fernando Ribeiro and Mike Gaspar (MOONSPELL), Ardek (CARACH ANGREN), Miron Chirva (TVANGESTE), Sakis Tolis (ROTING CHRIST) and many more. Fans, academic people, ...

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SODOM: Mexico City Concert Footage Available

Video footage of SODOM's December 1 performance at Circo Volador in Mexico City, Mexico can be seen below. SODOM recently entered the studio with producer Waldemar Sorychta (GRIP INC., ENEMY OF THE SUN) to begin recording its new album for an early 2013 release. SODOM's latest album, "In War And Pieces", entered the German Media ...

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ENEMY OF THE SUN Announces New Bassist

ENEMY OF THE SUN, the German band featuring guitarist Waldemar Sorychta — former member of GRIP INC./DESPAIR and producer for such bands as LACUNA COIL and MOONSPELL — has announced the addition of bassist Reina Schauff to the group's ranks. Schauff is no stranger to the ENEMY camp as he hails from the band‘s homebase ...

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DEATHRONIC To Release 'Duality Chaos' In January

DEATHRONIC, the Paris, France-based one-man symphonic black death metal project created by Amine Andalous, will release its debut album, "Duality Chaos", on January 28, 2013 via Mighty Music. According to a press release, "DEATHRONIC is experimenting with a sound that combines several influences such as electronic music, oriental, doom and old-school heavy metal." In late ...

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KAMELOT: New European Tour Webisode Available

American/German/Swedish symphonic metallers KAMELOT have posted the sixth and final in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the band's recently completed European headlining tour. Check it out below. KAMELOT's new album, "Silverthorn", sold 5,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 79 on ...

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SODOM: London Concert Footage Available

Two-camera video footage of SODOM's November 18 performance at the Underworld in London, England can be seen below. SODOM recently entered the studio with producer Waldemar Sorychta (GRIP INC., ENEMY OF THE SUN) to begin recording its new album for an early 2013 release. SODOM's latest album, "In War And Pieces", entered the German Media ...

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MARDUK And MOONSPELL To Join Forces For 'Voices From The Dark' North American Tour

Swedish black metallers MARDUK and Portugal's dark, gothic heavy hitters MOONSPELL will join forces for the "Voices From The Dark" North American co-headlining tour in February/March 2013. Support on the trek will come from Colombian/American black metal rising demons INQUISITION, Italy's gothic melodic sensation THE FORESHADOWING, and Sweden's dark rock/metal band DEATH WOLF (featuring MARDUK ...

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ILLDISPOSED Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Danish extreme metallers ILLDISPOSED have parted ways with bassist Jonas "Kloge" Mikkelsen and have replaced him with Kussen. The band states, "That's Danish for 'The Cunt.' Unfortunately, Jonas couldn't find the time to keep up with our activities anymore." ILLDISPOSED's new album, "Sense The Darkness", entered the official chart in Denmark at position No. 78. ...

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HATESPHERE: 'Resurrect With A Vengeance' Video Released

"Resurrect With A Vengeance", the new video from Danish thrashers HATESPHERE, can be seen below. The clip was recorded and produced in September by Søren Dybdal Jensen and Claus Reinhold for Division 666. "Resurrect With A Vengeance" comes off HATESPHERE's latest album, "The Great Bludgeoning", which entered the official chart in Denmark at position No. ...

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