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HOLY MOSES Parts Ways With Guitarist, Announces Replacement

Veteran female-fronted German thrashers HOLY MOSES have parted ways with longtime guitarist Michael Hankel and have replaced him with Peter "Pete" Geltat (ex-DESILENCE). The band states, "This difficult decision is based on personal reasons and we please you to respect that this is a matter between the band and Michael, so we won't explain this ...

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DECAPITATED: New Video Interview Posted Online

On February 26, Riff-Mag.com conducted an interview with Polish extreme metal veterans DECAPITATED prior to the band's performance in London as part of their U.K. tour. You can now watch the chat below. DECAPITATED filmed a video for the song "Pest" on February 10 with Grupa 13 (BEHEMOTH, ELUVEITIE, SONATA ARCTICA) in charge ...

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SYN:DROM: More Footage From New Album Pre-Production Sessions

Swedish death metallers SYN:DROM will enter Nevo studios in Sundsvall, Sweden on March 26 to begin recording their sophomore album for a late 2012 release via ViciSolum Productions. The new CD will be recorded, mixed and mastered by SYN:DROM members Roger Bergsten (guitar) and Daniel Mikaelsson (drums). A new three-and-half-minute video clip featuring behind-the-scenes footage ...

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SYN:DROM To Enter Studio Next Month

Swedish death metallers SYN:DROM will enter Nevo studios in Sundsvall, Sweden on March 26 to begin recording their sophomore album for a late 2012 release via ViciSolum Productions. The new CD will be recorded, mixed and mastered by SYN:DROM members Roger Bergsten (guitar) and Daniel Mikaelsson (drums). SYN:DROM previously stated that their forthcoming album would ...

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HOLOCAUSTO CANIBAL Discusses New Album In Video Interview

Acordes de Quinta Blog conducted an interview with Portuguese masters of gore HOLOCAUSTO CANIBAL in December 2011 about their forthcoming third full-length album, "Gorefilia". You can now watch the chat below (in Portuguese, with English subtitles). HOLOCAUSTO CANIBAL recently inked a deal with Xtreem Music for the worldwide release of "Gorefilia" (in Portugal, the CD ...

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KREATOR Taps Poland's GRUPA 13 For 'Phantom Antichrist' Video

German thrash metal veterans KREATOR have selected Poland's Grupa 13 (BEHEMOTH, ELUVEITIE, SONATA ARCTICA, DECAPITATED) to helm the video for the title track of their forthcoming album, "Phantom Antichrist". Commented KREATOR guitarist/vocalist Mille Petrozza: "The clips produced by Grupa 13 are groundbreaking visual trips that justify the existence of music videos in this day and ...

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Former DECAPITATED Singer COVAN Profiled In Polish TV Report

On October 29, 2007, a tour bus accident claimed the life of DECAPITATED drummer Witold "Vitek" Kieltyka, and gravely injured the band's lead singer, Adrian "Covan" Kowanek, who has yet to make a full recovery. After he underwent what was deemed to be "successful" neurosurgery, a 36-hour pharmacological coma ended with Covan suffering a cardiac ...

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DECAPITATED: Photos From 'Pest' Video Shoot

Behind-the-scenes photos from DECAPITATED's video shoot for the song "Pest" can be viewed at this location. The shoot took place on Friday, February 10 with Grupa 13 (BEHEMOTH, ELUVEITIE, SONATA ARCTICA) in charge of production; Dariusz Szermanowicz is the director. "Pest" is the seventh track on DECAPITATED's 2011 album, "Carnival Is Forever", which ...

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HOLOCAUSTO CANIBAL: 'Gorefilia' Artwork Unveiled

Portugal's most brutal, depraved and infamous band known as HOLOCAUSTO CANIBAL has inked a deal with Xtreem Music for the worldwide release of its third full-length album, "Gorefilia" (in Portugal, the CD will be made available through Raging Planet Records and Raising Legends Productions). Due in April, the 18-song effort was recorded at 213 Studios ...

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HOLOCAUSTO CANIBAL Signs With XTREEM MUSIC

Portugal's most brutal, depraved and infamous band known as HOLOCAUSTO CANIBAL has inked a deal with Xtreem Music for the worldwide release of its third full-length album, "Gorefilia". Due in April, the 18-song CD was recorded at 213 Studios in Portugal and was mixed and mastered at Hertz Studio (BEHEMOTH, VADER, KRONOS, DECAPITATED, ABORTED) in ...

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MESHUGGAH, DECAPITATED, BARONESS Tour Dates Announced

Swedish masters of the extreme MESHUGGAH will be taking their sonic arsenal on the road and detonating sound systems in cities across the U.S. and Canada on "The Ophidian Trek", which launches on April 29 in Houston. Direct support for all 19 shows will come from BARONESS; opening each night will be special guests and ...

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MESHUGGAH To Tour With DECAPITATED, BARONESS

Drummer Tomas Haake and vocalist Jens Kidman of Swedish Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH took part in a video online chat via Ustream.tv earlier today (Tuesday, January 24). They answered fan-submitted questions about their new album, "Koloss", which will be released in Germany on March 23 and the rest of Europe on March 26 (March ...

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ALTAR: Career-Spanning Collection Released

"Dark Domains", a collection of tracks recorded by long-defunct Swedish death metallers ALTAR during their six-year existence from 1989 to 1995, has been made available through Konqueror Records. The 17-track compilation was remastered by Swedish multi-instrumentalist and producer extraordinaire Dan Swanö at Unisound Studio in Sweden and features a brand new exclusive album cover artwork ...

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WYKKED WYTCH: New Song Available For Streaming

"Despised Existence", a brand new song from South Florida-based female-fronted extreme metallers WYKKED WYTCH, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The track comes off the band's fifth full-length album, "The Ultimate Deception", which will be released on February 14 via Goomba Music. The follow-up to 2008's "Memories Of A Dying Whore" "continues where ...

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Benefit Tour For Former DECAPITATED Singer Announced

33 bands from the Polish rock and metal scenes will take part in a charity tour, "Covan Wake The Fuck Up Tour 2012", to help former DECAPITATED singer Adrian "Covan" Kowanek. On October 29, 2007, a tour bus accident claimed the life of DECAPITATED drummer Witold "Vitek" Kieltyka, and gravely injured Covan, who has yet ...

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DECAPITATED: New Audio Interview With VOGG

Char Tupper of MetalTitans.com conducted an interview with guitarist Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka of Polish technical death metallers DECAPITATED on October 15, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. DECAPITATED is currently taking part in a North American headlining tour with support from ...

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THE KENNEDY VEIL Signs With UNIQUE LEADER RECORDS

Sacramento, California's modern death metal titans THE KENNEDY VEIL have inked a deal with Unique Leader Records. The band's independently released full-length "The Sentence Of Their Conqueror" gave you an idea of what THE KENNEDY VEIL is capable of, and the recently released single, "Disciples Of Dead Aeons", allows an even better glimpse into the ...

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SYN:DROM Hard At Work On Sophomore Album

Swedish death metallers SYN:DROM are currently writing material for their sophomore album for a 2012 release via ViciSolum Productions. According to the band, the forthcoming CD will contain "the most powerful and aggressive material" the group has ever created. A four-and-a-half-minute video clip containing behind-the-scenes footage from the pre-production sessions for the new album can ...

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IMPALED EXISTENCE To Release Debut EP

Rising British metallers IMPALED EXISTENCE have set November 21 as the release date for their debut EP, "These Lifeless Plains". The five-track EP was recorded at Endless Studios in Birmingham and offers listeners a finely tuned combination of brutality and melody as well as taking on broad lyrical views ranging from humanity and our place ...

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HATE Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

Polish extreme metallers HATE have inked a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. Commented the band's frontman ATF Sinner: "We are really proud to have found a new partner with Napalm Records for our future endeavors! "Even though we have been touring intensively in support of our latest album, 'Erebos', we have already started writing new ...

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Welcome to the Morbid Reich - VADER

Polish death metal heavyweights VADER opened the Nuclear Blast era with a strong effort in "Necropolis", yet it is its follow up "Welcome to the Morbid Reich" that feels like a more complete, definitive type album. There is just something about the overall feel of this one that is immediately identifiable as the kind of ...

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VADER: 'Welcome To The Morbid Reich' Album Preview

A seven-minute preview of "Welcome To The Morbid Reich", the new album from Polish extreme-metal veterans VADER, is available in the YouTube clip below. Released in Europe on August 12 and due in North America on September 13 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was recorded at Hertz Studio in Bialystok, Poland and features the ...

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HATE Films 'Erebos' Video

Polish extreme metallers HATE have finished filming a video for the song "Erebos" with the Warsaw-based Agency Moderna and visual art group Suka Off, who are well known for their performances and film art activities. The entire clip, which will make its online debut in September, was shot at club M25 in Warsaw, famous for ...

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VADER: Another New Song Available For Streaming

"Decapitated Saints", a modern re-working of a track from 1989's "Necrolust" demo by Polish death metal veterans VADER, is now available for streaming on the band's Facebook page. "Decapitated Saints" comes off VADER's new album, "Welcome To The Morbid Reich", which is scheduled for release on August 12 in Europe and September 13 ...

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DECAPITATED Announces North American Headlining Tour

Polish technical death metallers DECAPITATED will return to North America for an annihilating headlining run this fall in support of their new album, "Carnival Is Forever". Support on the trek will come from DECREPIT BIRTH, FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE, RINGS OF SATURN and THE HAARP MACHINE. Commented DECAPITATED guitarist Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka: "I'm here to tell everybody ...

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