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OBSCURA Completes Work On New Album; Track Listing Revealed

Progressive death metal act OBSCURA will release its new album, "Omnivium", in March 2011 via Relapse Records. The nine-track CD was recorded and mixed at Woodshed Studio in southern Germany with engineer Victor Bullok (a.k.a. V. Santura) of TRIPTYKON and DARK FORTRESS. "Omnivium" track listing: 01. Septuagint 02. Vortex Omnivium 03. Ocean Gateways 04. Euclidean ...

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AMON AMARTH Recording New Album

Swedish Viking metallers AMON AMARTH have issued the following update: The last couple of months we have been busy working on our follow-up to 'Twilight Of The Thunder God'. Ten songs were written and on October 1 we started tracking drums for the album in Park Studios. After a short trip to Tokyo, which included ...

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1349 Planning 'Extensive' European Tour

Norwegian black metallers 1349 have issued the following tour: "The Legion is back home in a snowy and wintery Norway, gathering strength for our next raid. "First of all, we want to thank all our North American fans that came to our shows — we hope it was as enjoyable and intense for you as ...

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THERION Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish progressive/experimental metallers THERION have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 12-14, 2011 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, United Kingdom. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: IMMORTAL MORBID ANGEL RHAPSODY OF FIRE THERION TRIPTYKON The Bloodstock Open Air heavy metal festival was ...

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TRIPTYKON: 'Shatter' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Shatter", the new five-track EP from TRIPTYKON — the group formed by former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Warrior — sold around 500 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 90 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists ...

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MORBID ANGEL Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Florida-based death metal veterans MORBID ANGEL have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 12-14, 2011 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, United Kingdom. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: IMMORTAL MORBID ANGEL RHAPSODY OF FIRE TRIPTYKON The Bloodstock Open Air heavy metal festival ...

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TRIPTYKON: Toronto Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of TRIPTYKON — the group formed by former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Warrior — performing on October 11, 2010 at the Wreckroom in Toronto, Ontario, Canada can be viewed below. TRIPTYKON followed its highly acclaimed debut album, "Eparistera Daimones", with the release of "Shatter", an all-new five-track ...

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OVERKILL, ATLANTEAN KODEX Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD Festival

OVERKILL and ATLANTEAN KODEX have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Rock Hard festival, set to take place June 10-12, 2011 at the Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AGENT STEEL ANACRUSIS ATLANTEAN KODEX ENFORCER ENSLAVED IN SOLITUDE OVERKILL TRIPTYKON For more information, visit ...

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1349: New Drum-Cam Footage Posted Online

Sick Drummer Magazine has uploaded drum-cam footage of Kjetil-Vidar "Frost" Haraldstad of Norwegian black metallers 1349 and SATYRICON performing the song "Nathicana" with 1349 during the band's October 23, 2010 concert at Slim's in San Francisco, California as part of its North American tour with TRIPTYKON. Watch the clip below. "Demonoir", the fifth ...

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TRIPTYKON, SABATON Confirmed For HELSINKI METAL MEETING

TRIPTYKON and SABATON are among the newly confirmed artists who will perform at next year's edition of the Helsinki Metal Meeting, set to take place February 17-19, 2011 at the Cable Factory in Helsinki, Finland. February 17 is Industry Day, featuring a seminar at Virgin Oil Co., with the Finnish Metal Expo scheduled to take ...

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TRIPTYKON Guitarist Interviewed In Denver (Video)

"Superskum" (web site) conducted an interview with guitarist Victor Bullok (a.k.a. V. Santura) of TRIPTYKON when the band played in Denver, Colorado on October 19, 2010. You can now watch the chat below. TRIPTYKON will follow its highly acclaimed debut album, "Eparistera Daimones", with the release of "Shatter", an all-new five-track EP, on ...

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TRIPTYKON: 'Shatter' Video Released

"Shatter", the new video from TRIPTYKON — the group formed by former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Warrior — can be viewed below. Based on a concept devised by Warrior and directed and filmed by Philipp Hirsch of Film-M in Leipzig, Germany in late September 2010, the clip combines the imagery ...

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TRIPTYKON: 'Eparistera Daimones - The Complete Sessions' Vinyl Box Set Due This Month

Century Media Records has set an October 25 release date for "Eparistera Daimones - The Complete Sessions" limited-edition vinyl box set from TRIPTYKON, the group formed by former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Warrior. The box set contains: * TRIPTYKON's "Eparistera Daimones" album on two picture vinyl discs, with gatefold cover, ...

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TRIPTYKON Mainman Checks In From The Road

Current TRIPTYKON and former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Warrior has posted the following message on his official blog: "On tour again in North America... In April of 2008, when I departed CELTIC FROST and began to lay the foundation for TRIPTYKON, this was but a mere intention, the fulfillment of ...

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TRIPTYKON Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

TRIPTYKON, the group formed by former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Warrior, has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 12-14, 2011 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, United Kingdom. Also scheduled to appear are IMMORTAL and RHAPSODY OF FIRE. The Bloodstock ...

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DARK FORTRESS: 'Ylem' Video Released

"Ylem", the video for the title track of the new album from German black metallers DARK FORTRESS, can be viewed below. According to a press release, parts of the clip were shot at the Dechen Cave (German: Dechenhöhle) at Iserlohn in Germany. The Dechen Cave is said to be one of the most beautiful and ...

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TRIPTYKON Mainman Interviewed By Swiss Church Publication REFORMED

TRIPTYKON/ex-CELTIC FROST mainman Tom Gabriel Warrior was interviewed by the Reformiert (German word for "reformed"), the monthly German-language publication of the evangelical-reformed church of Switzerland and one of Switzerland's largest publications (with a circulation in excess of 719,000). Among the other personalities interviewed for the feature — a thematic examination of the topic of "evil" ...

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OBSCURA: New Album Title Announced

Progressive death metal act OBSCURA has set "Omnivium" as the title of its new album, due in early 2011 via Relapse Records. The nine-track CD was recorded and is now being mixed at Woodshed Studio in southern Germany with engineer V. Santura (TRIPTYKON, DARK FORTRESS). Commented OBSCURA founder Steffen Kummerer: "Although we recorded again with ...

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