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Former GORGOROTH Frontman's GAAHLS WYRD To Release Debut Album

Season Of Mist announced the signing of the Norwegian extreme metal band GAAHLS WYRD. Over the past months, the five-piece, fronted by Gaahl, has been recording its debut album at the Solslottet Studios with producer Iver Sandøy (ENSLAVED). The record is set for an early 2019 release. The band comments: "It's always been of outmost ...

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AETERNUS To Release 'Heathen' Album In October

Norwegian metallers AETERNUS will release their eighth full-length album, "Heathen", on October 12 via Dark Essence Records. The first track from the disc, "The Sword of Retribution", can be heard below. "Heathen", which will mark the band's 25th Anniversary, is all that you would expect from AETERNUS, which was founded in Bergen by guitarist and ...

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Napalm Nights - NOCTURNAL BREED

It's been seven years since Norwegian death-thrash vets NOCTURNAL BREED put out a new album. A band that has shared with the metal world members of SATYRICON, DIMMU BORGIR, AETERNUS and GEHANNA, NOCTURNAL BREED's contributions, oddly enough, get mentioned far less than they should. Following a lengthy sojourn from their last offering "Fields of Rot", ...

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CANDLEMASS Performs Entire 'Ancient Dreams' Album At ROADBURN (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of CANDLEMASS' April 11 performance at the Roadburn festival in Tilburg, The Netherlands can be seen below. CANDLEMASS celebrated the 25th anniversary of its third album, "Ancient Dreams", with special live concert on December 28, 2013 at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, Sweden. The LP, which was originally issued in 1988, has long ...

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CANDLEMASS: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Helsinki Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of CANDLEMASS' January 17 performance at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland can be seen below. CANDLEMASS celebrated the 25th anniversary of its third album, "Ancient Dreams", with special live concert on December 28, 2013 at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, Sweden. The LP, which was originally issued in 1988, has long been hailed as ...

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NOCTURNAL BREED: New Song 'Speedkrieg' Available For Streaming

Epic Norwegian thrash metallers NOCTURNAL BREED will release a new album entitled "Napalm Nights" on March 11 in Europe and March 18 in North America via Agonia Records. "Speedkrieg", the second song to be revealed off the release, is available for streaming using the SoundCloud widget below. Featuring a guest appearance by DARKTHRONE's Nocturno Culto ...

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CANDLEMASS: More Footage Of Stockholm Concert

Legendary Swedish doomsters CANDLEMASS celebrated the 25th anniversary of their third album, "Ancient Dreams", with special live concert on December 28 at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, Sweden. The LP, which was originally issued in 1988, has long been hailed as a classic and was performed in its entirety by CANDLEMASS, which was last year voted ...

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NOCTURNAL BREED To Release 'Napalm Nights' In March

Epic Norwegian thrash metallers NOCTURNAL BREED will release a new album entitled "Napalm Nights" on March 11 in Europe and March 18 in North America via Agonia Records. "The Devil Swept The Ruins", the first song to be revealed off the release, is available for streaming below. Featuring a guest appearance by DARKTHRONE's Nocturno Culto ...

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NOCTURNAL BREED To Release First Album In Seven Years

Norwegian metal outfit NOCTURNAL BREED will release its first album in seven years in February 2014. The band is coming back with a punch of epic old-school thrash metal with a blackened rock and roll undercurrent. NOCTURNAL BREED's as-yet-untitled fifth full-length CD will be the follow-up to 2007's "Fields Of Rot", which is available for ...

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CANDLEMASS' MATS 'MAPPE' BJÖRKMAN Visits FRAMUS And WARWICK Headquarters In Germany (Video)

Guitarist Mats "Mappe" Björkman of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS was recently inivited to tour the Framus and Warwick headquarters in Markneukirchen, Germany. Check out video footage of his visit below. CANDLEMASS will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its third album, "Ancient Dreams", with special live concert on December 28 at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, ...

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GALAR: New Album Update

Having signed with Dark Essence Records for a further two albums, Norwegian black-folk metallers GALAR have been ensconced in Bergen's Conclave And Earshot Studios with producer Bjørnar E. Nilsen (VULTURE INDUSTRIES, BLACK HOLE GENERATOR) working on the band's third full-length album, which will be titled "De Gjenlevende" (The Bereaved), for an early 2014 release. Drummer ...

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CANDLEMASS: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire WACKEN OPEN AIR Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of CANDLEMASS' entire August 3 performance at this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany can be seen below. CANDLEMASS played its first show with singer Mats Levén on June 5, 2012 at Debaser Slussen in Stockholm, Sweden. Levén is a former member of YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, THERION ...

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CANDLEMASS: Pro-Shot Footage Of SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of Swedish doom metal veterans CANDLEMASS performing their classic song "Solitude" at this year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival — which is being held June 5-8 in Sölvesborg, Sweden — can be seen below. CANDLEMASS played its first show with singer Mats Levén on June 5, 2012 at Debaser Slussen ...

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CANDLEMASS Mainman Launches AVATARIUM

Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, is currently recording a full-length album with his new project AVATARIUM. "I have been writing songs for some time now and together with the guitar player Marcus Jidell (ROYAL HUNT, EVERGREY), I have been recording some demos during the winter that we ...

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CANDLEMASS: New Video Interview Posted Online

Alpha WolfHunters conducted an interview with Swedish doom metal veterans CANDLEMASS at this year's Hammerfest, which was held March 13-16 at Hafan y Mor Holiday Park, Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire, Wales. You can now watch the chat below. CANDLEMASS played its first show with singer Mats Levén on June 5, 2012 at Debaser Slussen in Stockholm, ...

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AETERNUS: New Album Details Revealed

Details of "...And The Seventh His Soul Detesteth", the new album from dark metallers AETERNUS, have just been revealed. The ten-track CD, which will be the band's seventh full-length release, will first appear as a limited edition containing AETERNUS' classic 1995 debut EP, "Dark Sorcery", as a bonus, and is set for release on Dark ...

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ABSU Announces Special North American Tour

ABSU has announced details on its upcoming tour, dubbed North American Connexus Conjuration. The 26-city trek will see the band perform two full sets with music spanning their 20-year recording career. It is the first full tour by the Texas-based mythological occult trio since the release of "Abzu", the second of a planned trilogy of ...

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MOONSPELL To Play Special 'Vintage' Set At Norway's INFERNO Festival

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL will play a special vintage set consisting of songs from their classic albums "Wolfheart" and "Irreligious" (released in 1995 and 1996, respectively) during their appearance at next year's Inferno festival, set to take place March 27-30, 2013 at the Rockefeller, John Dee, Rock In, Blå, Unholy, Victoria and Revolver venues in Oslo, ...

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SATYRICON To Debut New Material At Norway's INFERNO Festival

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON will perform an exclusive and special long set featuring songs from their upcoming album during an appearance at next year's edition of the Inferno festival, set to take place March 27-30, 2013 at the Rockefeller, John Dee, Rock In, Blå, Unholy, Victoria and Revolver venues in Oslo, Norway. Also scheduled to ...

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ABSU: 'Hall Of The Masters' Video Released

Mythological occult metal discoverers ABSU have released their new video, for the anthem "Hall Of The Masters", courtesy of this year's Adult Swim Singles Program. Once again, the band has showcased their signature style of occult black/thrash mythology to dark, new, calculating territories. The audio was recorded earlier this year at Nomad Recording Studios in ...

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ABSU: Video Footage Of 'Slaughter By The Water' Performance

Video footage of ABSU's performance at the third annual Slaughter By The Water festival, which took place on August 25 on the USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier in Alameda, California, can be seen below (courtesy of Capital Chaos TV). ABSU's latest album, "Abzu", came out last October via Candlelight Records. The CD was part two of ...

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HATE ETERNAL Frontman Interviewed In Singapore (Video)

Aeternus Metallum conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Erik Rutan of Florida-based extreme metallers HATE ETERNAL during the band's short vacation in Singapore in May 2012. You can now watch the chat below. Said Aeternus Metallum: "We at Aeternus Metallum had NO prior experience in interviewing any bands before and Erik was our first. Please mind ...

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