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DEATHSTARS To Release 'The Perfect Cult' In June

Swedish industrial rock band DEATHSTARS will release its long-anticipated fourth studio album, "The Perfect Cult", on June 13 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2009's "Night Electric Night" was captured in several studios: drums, guitars and bass were recorded at Bohus Sound Recording in Kungälv, Sweden; vocals at Gig Studios in Stockholm, Sweden; and keyboards, ...

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SKINTRADE: 'Monster' Video Released

"Monster", the new video from reformed Swedish hard rockers SKINTRADE, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's comeback album, "Refueled", which will be released on February 28 via AOR Heaven. The CD was recorded at SKINTRADE's studio and mixed by Oscar Ammer, frontman and songwriter of STEREOLITH, at Echobox Studio in Stockholm. ...

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DENIED: 'Constant Rage' Video Released

"Constant Rage", the new video from DENIED, the Swedish metal band featuring vocalist Johan Fahlberg (JADED HEART) and bassist Fredrik Isaksson (formerly of THERION and GRAVE), can be seen below. The clip was filmed in Stockholm and was directed by Fylo and DENIED. "Constant Rage" is taken from DENIED's third album, "Let Them Burn", which ...

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Video: Original ENTOMBED Members Perform 'Clandestine' With Orchestra, Choir

Original ENTOMBED members Alex Hellid (guitar) and Ulf "Uffe" Cederlund (guitar) joined forces with former ENTOMBED frontman Orvar Säfström to perform the band's classic second album, "Clandestine" (1991), on February 1 at Gävle Konserthus in Gävle, Sweden. They were backed by the 65-piece Gävle Symphonic Orchestra and a 40-piece choir. Fan-filmed video footage of the ...

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RAVENSCRY Putting Finishing Touches On Second Album

Italian female-fronted melodic metal band RAVENSCRY is putting the finishing touches on its second album, "The Attraction Of Opposites", due later in the year. The CD is being mixed by Swedish producer Roberto Laghi (IN FLAMES, DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA, ENTOMBED). According to RAVENSCRY's official bio, the band's "style is deliberately modern and integrates influences of ...

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L.G. PETROV-Led Version Of ENTOMBED Becomes ENTOMBED A.D.

"Back To The Front", the album that was recorded last year by four members of the most recent lineup of the legendary Swedish metal act ENTOMBEDLars Göran Petrov (vocals), Olle Dahlstedt (drums), Nico Elgstrand (guitar) and Victor Brandt (bass) — will be released this coming spring via Century Media Records under the band ...

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Ex-ENTOMBED Drummer NICKE ANDERSSON Talks To RockNLive.org About New IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC Album

RockNLive.org recently conducted an interview with former ENTOMBED drummer and IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC/ex-THE HELLACOPTERS frontman Nicke Andersson. You can now watch the chat below. IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC's third album, "Reptile Brain Music", was released last year via Psychout Records. In an interview with BarbaraBorowski.com, Andersson stated about the new IMPERIAL STATE ...

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SKINTRADE: 'Refueled' Album Audio Samples Available

Reformed Swedish hard rockers SKINTRADE will release their comeback album, "Refueled", on February 28 via AOR Heaven. The CD was recorded at SKINTRADE's studio and mixed by Oscar Ammer, frontman and songwriter of STEREOLITH, at Echobox Studio in Stockholm. According to SKINTRADE, the band's new album represents "everything they stood for in the past, and ...

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DREGEN, NICKE ANDERSSON Interviewed By Germany's EMP ROCK INVASION (Video)

BACKYARD BABIES and MICHAEL MONROE guitarist Dregen (real name: Andreas Tyrone Svensson) and Nicke Andersson, former ENTOMBED mainman/drummer, co-founder of THE HELLACOPTERS and now the driving force behind IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC, were recently interviewed by Germany's EMP Rock Invasion. You can now watch the chat below. Dregen released his debut solo album on September 25, ...

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Reformed SKINTRADE To Release New Album 'Refueled' In February

Reformed Swedish hard rockers SKINTRADE have inked a deal with AOR Heaven Records for the release of their comeback album, "Refueled". Due in February 2014, the CD was mixed by Oscar Ammer, frontman and songwriter of STEREOLITH, at Echobox Studio in Stockholm and will include the songs "Liar", "Been To The Bottom", "Close My Eyes" ...

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DREGEN Talks To France's RockNLive.org (Video)

RockNLive.org recently conducted an interview with BACKYARD BABIES and MICHAEL MONROE guitarist Dregen (real name: Andreas Tyrone Svensson). You can now watch the chat below. Dregen released his debut solo album on September 25 via Universal Music in Sweden. The CD was issued via Spinefarm Records in the U.K. on September 30. The ...

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Former END OF LEVEL BOSS Drummer To Release Atmospheric Death Metal Solo Album

Former END OF LEVEL BOSS drummer Neil Grant returns with a classic-style death metal album, free from click tracks, full of feel and with enough riffs to choke a horse. The Scottish multi-instrumentalist — now residing in Gothenburg, Sweden — has crafted a stunningly atmospheric death metal album laden with classic buzz-saw guitar, riot-spurring arrangements ...

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Denmark's BLOOD LABEL Signs With MIGHTY MUSIC

BLOOD LABEL, the Danish alternative metal outfit featuring members of HATESPHERE, DAWN OF DEMISE and THE BURNING, has inked a deal with Mighty Music. BLOOD LABEL's debut album was produced by Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, SUICIDE SILENCE, SICK OF IT ALL) and is scheduled for release in early 2014. A video teaser for the CD ...

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DIRTWRENCH: Debut Demo Available For Streaming

In the summer of 2013, DIRTWRENCH was created by five guys from different Danish bands — including MEMORIAL, INBREEDING REDNECKS and THE SKAVANGERS — with the wish to play old-school metal the way it sounded in the early '90s: no produced, fast kick-drum, death-metal B.S. here! Just metal, reeking of love for bands such as ...

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INFLIKTED Signs With WORMHOLEDEATH

Stockholm, Sweden-based old school metallers INFLIKTED have inked a deal with Wormholedeath for the release of their self-titled debut album. The CD was recorded at Realsound studio with producer Whaoomi Corvi and will be made available via Aural Music. According to a press release, "Inflikted" includes "10 tracks of insane old-school metal in the vein ...

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ENTOMBED: 'Clandestine' Full Dynamic Range Vinyl Out Now

"Clandestine", the crushing second album from Swedish death metal legends ENTOMBED, is available now on Full Dynamic Range vinyl LP including an embossed sleeve. Originally released in 1991, "Clandestine" has been specially remastered from the original tapes in Full Dynamic Range (FDR) audio, allowing the music's nuances to shine through and giving the album a ...

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DENIED: 'Garden Of Stone' Video Released

"Garden Of Stone", the new video from DENIED, the Swedish metal band featuring vocalist Johan Fahlberg (JADED HEART) and bassist Fredrik Isaksson (formerly of THERION and GRAVE), can be seen below. The clip was filmed a The Woodland Cemetery (Skogskyrkogården) in Stockholm and was directed by Fylo and DENIED. "Garden Of Stone" is taken from ...

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DENIED: 'Judas Kiss' Video Released

"Judas Kiss", the new Paolo Carboni-directed video from DENIED, the Swedish metal band featuring vocalist Johan Fahlberg (JADED HEART) and bassist Fredrik Isaksson (formerly of THERION and GRAVE), can be seen below. The song comes off the group's third album, "Let Them Burn", which was released in January via Sliptrick Records. The CD was recorded ...

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Original ENTOMBED Members HELLID, CEDERLUND, ANDERSSON To Reunite For 'Clandestine' Performance

Original ENTOMBED members Alex Hellid (guitar), Ulf "Uffe" Cederlund (guitar) and Nicke Andersson (drums) will rejoin forces to perform the band's classic second album, "Clandestine" (1991), on February 1, 2014 at Gävle Konserthus in Gävle, Sweden. They will be backed by the 65-piece Gävle Symphonic Orchestra and a 40-piece choir. Says Alex: "We will be ...

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ENTOMBED's 'Back To The Front' Pushed Back To Next Year

Due to "unpredictable technical problems," the release date of "Back To The Front", the tenth album from Swedish metal veterans ENTOMBED, has been pushed back to early 2014 from the previously announced October 29. The exact new release date will be announced soon. "Back To The Front" was recorded at Studio Bohus (ABBA, EUROPE) in ...

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BACKYARD BABIES/MICHAEL MONROE Guitarist DREGEN Discusses Solo Album On DANKO JONES' Podcast

BACKYARD BABIES and MICHAEL MONROE guitarist Dregen (real name: Andreas Tyrone Svensson) was interviewed on the latest installment of Canadian rocker Danko Jones' official podcast. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Dregen will release his debut solo album on September 25 via Universal Music in Sweden. The CD will ...

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GRAVE: Video Footage Of 25th-Anniversary Concert

Swedish death metal veterans GRAVE celebrated their 25th anniversary as a band with a headlining performance last night (Friday, September 6) at Debaser Medis in Stockholm. The current lineup of GRAVEOla Lindgren (vocals and guitar), Ronnie Bergerstål (drums, ex-CENTINEX), Tobias Cristiansson (bass, ex-DISMEMBER) and Mika Lagrén (guitar, FACEBREAKER) — performed songs from all ...

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