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DEATH BREATH: Another Live Clip Available

Another fan-filmed video of DEATH BREATH — the Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (currently the frontman of his rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS) — making its live debut on October 26, 2006 at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, Sweden is available for viewing on MySpace. Watch ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS: 'The Same Lame Story' To Receive Vinyl Release

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, whose lineup includes former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson on guitar/vocals, will release the vinyl version of its new single, "The Same Lame Story", on August 10 via Bootleg Booze Records. The exclusive b-side is a cover of ELECTRIC FRANKENSTEIN's "It's All Moving Faster". The single will be limited to 1,000 copies and ...

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DEATH BREATH Working On Material For Next Album

DEATH BREATH, the Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (currently the frontman of his rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS), has issued the following update: "Now that 'Let It Stink' [EP] is out, we are working on our next album. We are thinking of recording it sometime ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS: New Single To Arrive In June

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, whose lineup includes former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson on guitar/vocals, will make its new single, "The Same Lame Story", available with the next issue of the Swedish magazine Denimzine, to be released all over Scandinavia on June 26. Denimzine #14 will be a huge "punk special" issue to celebrate the year 1977 ...

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DEATH BREATH To Hit The Road This Fall

DEATH BREATH, the Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (currently the frontman of his rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS), will embark on a short European tour in September/October. The group's lineup for trek, which will last no more than 10-14 days, will include REPULSION's Scott Carlson ...

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DEATH BREATH: 'Let It Stink' EP Enters Swedish 'Midprice' Chart At No. 3

DEATH BREATH, the Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (currently the frontman of his rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS), has entered the Swedish "midprice chart" at position No. 3 with its new mini-album, "Let It Stink" (Black Lodge Records). The midprice chart includes full-length albums as ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS To Release New Single In June

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, whose lineup includes former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson on guitar/vocals, has posted the following message on its official web site: "Alright, we got a new single on the way called 'The Same Lame Story'. It will be available in June on CD exclusively with the next issue (#14) of Sweden's best rock ...

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TRASHLIGHT VISION Seeks New Drummer

TRASHLIGHT VISION, the band featuring featuring former MURDERDOLLS guitarist Acey Slade, will audition drummers on May 12 in New York City. According to the group, "The ideal drummer would be influenced by Bret Reed, Chuck Biscuits, Adam Carson, Clem Burke, Dave Grohl, Tommy Lee, and Shannon Larkin. TRASHLIGHT VISION's influences are: THE RAMONES, DEAD KENNEDYS, ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS To Release New Album In The Fall

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, whose lineup includes former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson on guitar/vocals, has posted the following message on its official web site: "We're still working on our new, as-yet-untitled album which according to our plans will be finished before summer. It is once again being produced by Chips K and mixing will be done ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION, THE HELLACOPTERS, HANOI ROCKS Confirmed For Finland's ROCKPERRY FESTIVAL

WITHIN TEMPTATION, THE HELLACOPTERS, D.A.D., HARDCORE SUPERSTAR and HANOI ROCKS are among the confirmed bands for the Rockperry Festival, set to take place July 13-14 in Vaasassa, Finland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, July 13: D.A.D. HARDCORE SUPERSTAR HANOI ROCKS SUNRISE AVENUE THE 69 EYES SONATA ARCTICA AMORPHIS UNIKLUBI SARA POISONBLACK ...

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DEATH BREATH: 'Let It Stink' Mini-Album Delayed; Track Listing Revealed

DEATH BREATH, the Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (currently the frontman of his rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS), has issued the following update: "We're sorry to inform you that our upcoming mini-album 'Let It Stink' [Black Lodge Records] is slightly delayed. We'll let you know ...

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DEATH BREATH: 'Let It Stink' EP Release Date Announced

Black Lodge Records has set a February 28 Swedish release date for "Let It Stink", the new EP from DEATH BREATH, the Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (currently the frontman of his rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS). DEATH BREATH has posted its video for the ...

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DEATH BREATH: New EP Title Revealed

DEATH BREATH, the new Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (currently the frontman of his rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS), has set "Let It Stink" as the title of its new mini-album, which is currently being recorded for a spring 2007 release. More information will be ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS To Enter Studio In January

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, whose lineup includes former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson on guitar/vocals, has posted the following message on its official web site: "We know it's been a little quiet here at Camp 'Copter for a while but we have our reasons. Nicke's been busy with DEATH BREATH and Robert's [Dahlqvist, guitar] finishing up the ...

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DEATH BREATH Recording New Mini-Album

DEATH BREATH, the new Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (currently the frontman of his rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS), is in the studio recording a new mini-album for a spring 2007 release. More information will be available soon. DEATH BREATH has posted its video for ...

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Stinking Up the Night - DEATH BREATH

Hats off to Relapse for another stellar year of quality extreme music releases. After blockbusters by MISERY INDEX, SKINLESS, SUFFOCATION, and FACEDOWNINSHIT, to name just a few, October 17th marks the release of an old school death metal monster called "Stinking Up the Night" by a Nicke Andersson (HELLACOPTERS, ex-ENTOMBED/NIHILIST) brainchild called DEATH BREATH. When ...

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DEATH BREATH Parts Ways With Bassist

DEATH BREATH, the new Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (currently the frontman of his rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS), has parted ways with bassist Magnus Hedquist. "The reasons for his departure are, shall we say, none of your business at the moment," the group writes ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS To Be Featured On MNN's 'Some Real Music'

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, whose lineup includes former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson on guitar/vocals, will be featured on the debut program of the new series "Some Real Music" on MNN (Manhattan Neighborhood Network), on Time Warner cable channel 56, RCN cable channel 84 and on the Internet at www.mnn.org (select channel 56) this afternoon (Wednesday, Sept. ...

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DEATH BREATH: Audio Samples Available

Audio samples of all 10 tracks that will be featured on the debut album from DEATH BREATH — the new Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (currently the frontman of his rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS) — are available at this location. Entitled "Stinking ...

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DEATH BREATH Signs North American Deal With RELAPSE RECORDS

DEATH BREATH, the new Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (currently the frontman of his rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS), has inked a North American deal with Relapse Records. The group's debut record, "Stinking Up The Night", will be released in North America on October 17 ...

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The Muse of Senor Ray - THE MATADORS

Fans of hand-clappin', booty-shaking California stoner pop (i.e. FU MANCHU's "California Crossing" album, the most straightforward QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE cuts, or a lot of the HELLACOPTERS' output) may want to check out THE MATADORS. They're not the most distinctive band in the world, but they do deliver low-watt thrills in a well-mined genre. ...

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REPULSION 'Making Progress' With DVD Release

Guitarist Matt Olivo of the reunited death metal/grindcore pioneers REPULSION has issued the following update on the band's current activities: "Scott Carlson [bass, vocals] has recorded vocals for Nicke Andersson's [ex-ENTOMBED, currently in THE HELLACOPTERS] DEATH BREATH project. This album will be fucking badass for all of you old schoolers out there....heavy, fucking raw ass ...

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Founding NIHILIST Guitarist Passes Away

According to Tartarean Desire, former NIHILIST guitarist Leif "Leffe" Cuzner recently passed away in Montreal, Canada. Leif was one of the founding members of NIHILIST, the legendary Swedish death metal act he formed in 1987 together with Alex Hellid (ENTOMBED) and Nicke Andersson (THE HELLACOPTERS, ex-ENTOMBED). NIHILIST more or less evolved into ENTOMBED ...

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