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SEPTICFLESH: 'Codex Omega' Making-Of Video Released

The second webisode featuring video footage from the making of "Codex Omega", the tenth full-length album from Greek masters of symphonic death metal SEPTICFLESH, can be seen below. Released on September 1 via Prosthetic Records, the disc was produced by Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with OPETH, DIMMU BORGIR, KREATOR and SEPULTURA, among others. ...

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KREATOR Frontman: 'I'm Always Overwhelmed By The Fact That There's People Out There Who Like What We Do'

Cassandra from Australia's Silver Tiger Media recently conducted an interview with frontman Mille Petrozza of veteran German/Finnish thrash metallers KREATOR. You can listen to the full chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his favorite songs from the band's new studio album, "Gods Of Violence": Mille: "I like ...

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TESTAMENT: Classic Albums To Be Reissued With New Artwork

Five classic albums from San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT will be re-released on November 17 via Nuclear Blast. Albums being reissued: * "Live At The Fillmore" (1995) * "Demonic" (1997) * "The Gathering" (1999) (remastered by Andy Sneap) * "First Strike Still Deadly" (2001) * "Live At Eindhoven '87" (2009) Commented TESTAMENT guitarist Eric ...

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LETTERS FROM THE COLONY Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST

Borlänge, Sweden-based progressive extreme metal architects LETTERS FROM THE COLONY have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast. The band is currently recording its debut album, "Vignette", for an early 2018 release. The disc will be mastered by Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, OPETH, PARADISE LOST, SEPULTURA and KREATOR, among others. According ...

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SLAYER And EXODUS's GARY HOLT: 'TED NUGENT Is A Total Idiot,' But He Is 'Also One Of My Favorite Guitar Players Of All Time'

EXODUS and SLAYER guitarist Gary Holt was interviewed on the September 15-17 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. You can now listen to the chat using the Podbean widget below. A few excerpts follow. Full Metal Jackie: Let's talk about EXODUS first. It sounds like EXODUS is gonna go into the studio ...

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BELPHEGOR Releases Video For 'Baphomet'

The official video for the song "Baphomet" from European diabolical death/black metal kings BELPHEGOR can be seen below. The clip was shot and edited by Polish company Grupa13 (AMON AMARTH, BEHEMOTH, KREATOR, ELUVEITIE). "Baphomet" is taken from BELPHEGOR's new album, "Totenritual", which was released on September 15 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at ...

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DORO's Next Album Is 'Eighty Percent Done'

Doro Pesch says that her forthcoming album will contain "more anthems than usual," and will include a guest appearance by her former WARLOCK bandmate Tommy Bolan. The long-awaited follow-up to 2012's "Raise Your Fist" will arrive in August 2018 and will be the German singer's first release since last year's "Love's Gone To Hell" single. ...

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Video Premiere: SEPTICFLESH's 'Portrait Of A Headless Man'

"Portrait Of A Headless Man", the new video from Greek masters of symphonic death metal SEPTICFLESH, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's tenth full-length album, "Codex Omega", which is being released today (Friday, September 1) via Prosthetic Records. The disc was produced by Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with ...

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KREATOR Announces Early 2018 European Tour With DECAPITATED, DAGOBA

German thrash metal veterans KREATOR will embark on a European headlining tour in early 2018. Support on the trek will come from KREATOR's Nuclear Blast labelmates DECAPITATED as well as DAGOBA. Commented KREATOR frontman Mille Petrozza: "Hordes! Do not miss this night of absolute aggression on our second European tour for 'Gods Of Violence'! See ...

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SCHMIER Discusses Writing Lyrics For PÄNZER's 'Fatal Command' Album (Video)

PÄNZER, the heavy metal "supergroup" featuring DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier alongside Pontus Norgren (HAMMERFALL) and V.O. Pulver (G.U.R.D., POLTERGEIST) on guitar and Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, ex-RUNNING WILD) on drums, will release its second album, "Fatal Command", on October 6 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Send Them All To Hell" marks PÄNZER's first release since ...

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DORO's Next Studio Album To Feature Guest Appearances By AMON AMARTH, SABATON, KREATOR Members

Doro Pesch's forthcoming album will contain a special "anthem" featuring guest appearances by a number of prominent metal musicians, including members of AMON AMARTH, KREATOR and SABATON. The long-awaited follow-up to 2012's "Raise Your Fist" will arrive in August 2018 and will be the German singer's first release since last year's "Love's Gone To Hell" ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Joins VOLBEAT On Stage In Copenhagen (Video)

Danish/American rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT were joined by a slew of special guests — including METALLICA's Lars Ulrich, KREATOR's Mille Petrozza, NAPALM DEATH's Mark "Barney" Greenway and Canadian musician Danko Jones — during their headlining appearance Saturday night (August 26) at Telia Parken in Copenhagen, Denmark. A sold-out crowd of forty-seven thousand witnessed the concert, ...

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SCHMIER Discusses Politically Charged Artwork For PÄNZER's 'Fatal Command' Album (Video)

PÄNZER, the heavy metal "supergroup" featuring DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier alongside Pontus Norgren (HAMMERFALL) and V.O. Pulver (G.U.R.D., POLTERGEIST) on guitar and Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, ex-RUNNING WILD) on drums, will release its second album, "Fatal Command", on October 6 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Send Them All To Hell" marks PÄNZER's first release since ...

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Dimension Hatröss - VOIVOD

I'm going to ask for your indulgence and forgiveness for this review's blatantly personal tone. If you've been reading my writing, you're used to it already when it comes to VOIVOD. This is a band that has affected my core as much as much my ears since 1987 when a longtime buddy placed the cassettes ...

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Extreme Aggression - KREATOR

Everyone following KREATOR over the band's 35-year course has their favorite album, and it's not necessarily a unified choice. Poll 10 fans at once, you'll probably hit upon most of the group's 14 LPs to-date, minus the troubled experimental albums spanning from 1992's "Renewal" through 1999's "Endorama". Then again, there are defensive fans of those, ...

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Watch MARTY FRIEDMAN's Entire Houston Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman's entire August 16 performance at Scout Bar in Houston, Texas can be seen below. Friedman's new solo album, "Wall Of Sound", was released on August 4 via Prosthetic Records. Produced by Friedman, engineered by Paul Fig (GHOST, RUSH, ALICE IN CHAINS) and mixed by Jens Bogren ...

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Watch MARTY FRIEDMAN Perform In New York City

Fan-filmed video footage of former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman's August 4 performance at Highline Ballroom in New York City can be seen below. Friedman's new solo album, "Wall Of Sound", was released on August 4 via Prosthetic Records. Produced by Friedman, engineered by Paul Fig (GHOST, RUSH, ALICE IN CHAINS) and mixed by Jens Bogren ...

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PÄNZER Feat. DESTRUCTION, HAMMERFALL, Ex-ACCEPT Members: Lyric Video For 'We Can Not Be Silenced'

PÄNZER, the heavy metal "supergroup" featuring DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier alongside Pontus Norgren (HAMMERFALL) and V.O. Pulver (G.U.R.D., POLTERGEIST) on guitar and Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, ex-RUNNING WILD) on drums, will release its second album, "Fatal Command", on October 6 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Send Them All To Hell" will mark PÄNZER's first release ...

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KREATOR Frontman MILLE PETROZZA Has No Plans For Solo Album

Metal Wani's Jake Patton conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Mille Petrozza of German thrash veterans KREATOR. You can listen to the full interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the reception to KREATOR's new album, "Gods Of Violence": Mille: "It couldn't be better. To us, the way we measured the success of ...

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Listen To MARTY FRIEDMAN's Entire New Album, 'Wall Of Sound'

"Wall Of Sound", the new solo album from former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman, can be streamed in its entirety below. The disc will be released on August 4 via Prosthetic Records. Produced by Friedman, engineered by Paul Fig (GHOST, RUSH, ALICE IN CHAINS) and mixed by Jens Bogren (KREATOR, OPETH, SEPULTURA), "Wall Of Sound" "expands ...

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Video Premiere: MARTY FRIEDMAN's 'Whiteworm'

"Whiteworm", the new video from former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman, can be seen below. The track is taken from his upcoming album, "Wall Of Sound", which will be released on August 4 via Prosthetic Records. Marty says: "The 'Whiteworm' video has a definite 'real-world' Japanese look, but not the over-the-top 'exported Japanese' look that many ...

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OBITUARY Releases 'Sentence Day' Live Video

Florida death metallers OBITUARY have released the official live video for the song "Sentence Day" off the band's self-titled full-length album. The video was filmed in stunning 4K by Magnetar Studios at several locations on the band's headlining tour with GRUESOME earlier this year. OBITUARY commented on the video: "We are super excited to bring ...

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