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DEVILINSIDE Announce Lineup Changes

Minneapolis' DEVILINSIDE have announced the addition of drummer Dan Johnson (ex-WITH DEAD HANDS RISING), vocalist Joe Talbot (RICHARD PRYOR ON FIRE) and bassist Patrick Morris (DEMONICON) to the group's ranks. The band will be hitting the road for the better part of February and March, first heading out with SUFFOCATION and then with CRYPTOPSY. Confirmed ...

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KING DIAMOND, NILE: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for the forthcoming North American tour headlined by KING DIAMOND. Also appearing on the bill will be NILE, BEHEMOTH and THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Apr. 14 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room Apr. 15 – Orlando, FL @ House Of Blues Apr. ...

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EXMORTEM Complete Filming Of New Video

In a break from preparations for their January 2005 tour of the U.K. with BEHEMOTH, Danish death metallers EXMORTEM have completed the filming for a new promo video for the song "Bitter Disciplin", taken from the forthcoming "Nihilistic Contentment" album. Speaking straight after the shoot, guitarist Sigtyr was enthused by what the band had achieved ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Confirmed For NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL

Maniacal Canadian extremists STRAPPING YOUNG LAD have been confirmed for next year's edition of the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, a three-day metal and hardcore extravaganza set to be held Friday-Sunday, April 22-24, 2005 at The Palladium in Worcester. Also scheduled to perform at the festival are CRYPTOPSY, NIGHTWISH, BEHEMOTH, KING DIAMOND, NILE, MNEMIC, ...

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BEHEMOTH: 'Conquer All' Video Posted Online

Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH have uploaded the video for the track "Conquer All", off their latest CD, "Demigod", at this location. The "Conquer All" clip was directed by Joanna Rechnio and "the whole filming session took us about 11 hours," BEHEMOTH frontman Nergal said in a statement. "I believe we did a great ...

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BEHEMOTH: Guadalajara Concert Cancelled

BEHEMOTH's previously announced performance in Guadalajara, Mexico on Friday, December 3 (which was also set to include EVILHEART and IGNIS ATRUM) was cancelled due to the band not being to arrive to the venue on time. The group's remaining Mexican dates will be unaffected by the cancellation: Dec. 04 - San Luis Potosi, México Dec. ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Comments On European Tour

Polish death metallers BEHEMOTH have just completed a 33-date European tour in support to their recent album, "Demigod". Frontman Nergal commented: "This tour was a blast. I could go on and talk for hours how good it was but I have to keep it brief...This was so far the best European tour we've done on ...

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KRISIUN Decimate Europe, Set Sights On U.S.

Brazilian purveyors of devastation KRISIUN have returned home after invading Europe igniting their ravenous legions of fans. Headlining Europe for the first time, the "Clash of the Demigods" tour took the Brazilians, who were supporting the European release of their new compilation album, "Bloodshed", across the continent playing more than 25 shows with BEHEMOTH, INCANTATION ...

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Swedish Metal Magazine CLOSE-UP Reveals Top Albums Of 2004

MASTODON's "Leviathan" has been named "Album of the Year" by the critics at Sweden's premiere metal/rock publication Close-Up. In the December/January issue, an array of musicians, including cover stars Robert Flynn from MACHINE HEAD and Anders Fridén from IN FLAMES (view cover here), discuss the music year 2004. MASTODON's "Leviathan" also made the ...

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EVILHEART To Support BEHEMOTH In Mexico

Mexican black/death metal band EVILHEART have been confirmed to support BEHEMOTH in Guadalajara, México on December 3. Also scheduled to appear are IGNIS ATRUM. View a flyer for the show at this location. EVILHEART's debut album, "Dark In Glory", was released in April through Green Maid Productions. ...

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NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL Expands To Three Days

The organizers of the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival are making plans to expand next year's event to a three-day metal and hardcore extravaganza, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. Cementing its reputation as the best underground metal festival in North America, the 2005 edition of the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival looks to be ...

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NIGHTWISH Confirmed For NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL

Finland's NIGHTWISH have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, according to Pollstar.com. KING DIAMOND and CRYPTOPSY are also scheduled to appear at the two-day event, which will reportedly be held April 23-24 at the Palladium in Worcester, MA. Also expected to perform at the festival are KING ...

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BEHEMOTH: New Song Available For Download

A brand new BEHEMOTH track, entitled "Conquer All", has been posted online at this location. "Conquer All" comes off the group's latest CD, "Demigod", which entered the Polish album chart at position No. 15 upon its release in the group's home country last month. "Demigod" — due in the U.S. in early 2005 ...

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EXMORTEM To Support BEHEMOTH In The U.K.

Danish death metallers EXMORTEM will support BEHEMOTH on their upcoming U.K. tour beginning in early January. This will be U.K. fans' first chance to see EXMORTEM live since their last visit to Britain in 2003 when they supported NECROPHAGIA. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 13 - Brighton, UK @ Pressure Point Jan. 14 - ...

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BLOODY SIGN To Support KRISIUN/BEHEMOTH In Switzerland

French black/death metallers BLOODY SIGN will support KRISIUN, BEHEMOTH, INCANTATION and RAGNAROK on November 10 at Z7 in Pratteln, Switzerland. BLOODY SIGN's Ilmar Uibo is currently filling in for INCANTATION drummer Kyle Severn, who was unable to tour with the group due to the recent death of his mother. BLOODY SIGN's debut album, "Vana Vigala ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Talks About New Album

BEHEMOTH frontman Nergal recently spoke to the U.K.'s Live 4 Metal webzine about the group's latest CD, "Demigod", and tours past and present. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Live 4 Metal: The album is out on Regain in Europe and will be out on Olympic in the U.S., as well as various ...

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BEHEMOTH Confirmed For KING DIAMOND U.S. Tour

Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH have been confirmed for the upcoming KING DIAMOND/NILE/THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER tour happening in April of 2005. The tour follows their January/February co-headlining run with SUFFOCATION. Here's what Nergal (guitars/vocals) had to say: "Hey f(r)iends! We’re touring Europe right now with INCANTATION and KRISUIN in support of our brand new record, ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Issues European Tour Update

Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH kicked off a European tour KRISIUN, INCANTATION and RAGNAROK on Oct. 21 in Tilburg, the Netherlands. BEHEMOTH mainman Nergal has issued the following update on the tour's progress so far: "I'm proud to say that the tour is moving on with no bigger problems. We've just done London which was simply ...

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CLASH OF DEMIGODS: Tour Manager, Promoters Offer Conflicting Accounts Of U.K. Gig Cancellation

Joey Severance, the tour manager for the "Clash Of Demigods European Tour 2004" (featuring BEHEMOTH, KRISIUN, RAGNAROK and INCANTATION), has sent the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding the cancellation of the tour's scheduled stop in Manchester, U.K. Wednesday night (Oct. 27): "Many people are wondering why I cancelled the show in Manchester and I am ...

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BEHEMOTH Enter Polish Album Chart At No. 15

BEHEMOTH's new CD, "Demigod", has entered the Polish album chart at position No. 15. The Polish black metallers' latest effort left behind such artists as R.E.M. and ROBBIE WILLIAMS, according to a posting on the group's web site. "Demigod" — scheduled for release in the U.S. in early 2005 — was mixed by BEHEMOTH frontman ...

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INCANTATION Drummer Forced To Sit Out European Tour

INCANTATION drummer Kyle Severn will be unable to participate in the group's upcoming "Clash of Demigods" European tour in October/November due to the sudden death of his mother. Filling in on drums for the tour will be Ilmar Uibo from the band BLOODY SIGN. Kyle's statement on the matter reads as follows: "My family was ...

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BEHEMOTH To Embark On Polish Tour In March

Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH will be embarking on a headlining tour of their home country in March 2005. Support on the trek will come from FRONTSIDE and PANDEMONIUM. BEHEMOTH's new CD, "Demigod", is scheduled for release on October 25 via Regain Records in Europe, Mystic Records in Poland, Raven Music in Israel and Irond in ...

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