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AKERCOCKE: 'Insentience' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Insentience" from London's AKERCOCKE can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth full-length album, "Renaissance In Extremis", which was released last August via Peaceville Records. Mixed by legendary studio guru Neil Kernon (NILE, DEICIDE) and mastered by Alan Douches (DEATH, MISFITS, CRO-MAGS) at West ...

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AKERCOCKE: Trailer For 'Renaissance In Extremis' Album

The official trailer for "Renaissance In Extremis", the sixth full-length album from London's AKERCOCKE, can be seen below. Due on August 25 via Peaceville Records, the disc was mixed by legendary studio guru Neil Kernon (NILE, DEICIDE) and mastered by Alan Douches (DEATH, MISFITS, CRO-MAGS) at West West Side Music. On returning to the Peaceville ...

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AKERCOCKE To Release 'Renaissance In Extremis' Album In August

London's AKERCOCKE has reunited with Peaceville Records to unleash the band's sixth full-length album, "Renaissance In Extremis", on August 25. Mixed by legendary studio guru Neil Kernon (NILE, DEICIDE) and mastered by Alan Douches (DEATH, MISFITS, CRO-MAGS) at West West Side Music, the disc is nothing short of a new dawn for these most eccentric ...

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MORBID ANGEL, AUTOPSY, TERRORIZER Confirmed For Next Year's MARYLAND DEATHFEST

Death metal veterans MORBID ANGEL and AUTOPSY are among the first confirmed bands for next year's edition of Maryland Deathfest, set to take place May 25-28, 2017 in Baltimore. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ACID KING AKERCOCKE (UK) (exclusive U.S. appearance) AUTOPSY BEHEXEN (Finland) (exclusive U.S. appearance) BRODEQUIN DECREPIT BIRTH DOPETHRONE EMBALMER ...

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AKERCOCKE Is Back

After a five-year break during which individual members pursued other projects, three founding members of AKERCOCKEJason Mendonca, Paul Scanlan and David Gray — have returned to their original purpose; to create new, exciting and innovative music. Complemented by the addition of bass player Nathaniel Underwood, AKERCOCKE is presently producing its sixth studio album, ...

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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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VOICES: Debut Album Release Date Announced

VOICES, the new U.K. black metal project featuring AKERCOCKE/MY DYING BRIDE drummer David Gray alongside AKERCOCKE members Peter Benjamin and Sam Loynes (also of DIMINISHED FIFTH), will release its debut album, "Voices From The Human Forest Create A Fugue Of Imaginary Rain", in Europe on March 11 via Candlelight Records. The CD was recorded at ...

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VOICES Signs With CANDLELIGHT RECORDS

VOICES, the new U.K. black metal project featuring AKERCOCKE/MY DYING BRIDE drummer David Gray alongside AKERCOCKE members Peter Benjamin and Sam Loynes (also of DIMINISHED FIFTH), has inked a deal with Candlelight Records. The band's forthcoming debut album, "Voices From The Human Forest Create A Fugue Of Imaginary Rain", was recorded at Legacy Studios, located ...

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VOICES: New Song Available For Streaming

"This Too Shall Pass", a new song from VOICES, the new black metal project featuring AKERCOCKE/MY DYING BRIDE drummer David Gray alongside AKERCOCKE members Peter Benjamin and Sam Loynes (also of DIMINISHED FIFTH), can be streamed in the SoundCloud player below. Commented the band: "We are happy to share an exclusive pre-mastered and pre-released version ...

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THE ORDER OF APOLLYON: First Studio Video Report Posted Online

THE ORDER OF APOLLYON, the black/death metal project featuring current/former members of ABORTED, AKERCOCKE and CRADLE OF FILTH, has entered the studio to begin recording its sophomore album for a late 2012 release via Listenable Records. The first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the studio can be seen below. Also available ...

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PRIMITIVE GRAVEN IMAGE Completes Work On Third Album

U.K. black metallers PRIMITIVE GRAVEN IMAGE have completed work on their third album with producer Russ Russell (NAPALM DEATH, DIMMU BORGIR). The as-yet-untitled CD will be released before the summer through Voiceprint Records' Envenomation imprint. Commented the band: "Following the now-tried-and-tested formula that we used on 2010's 'Celebrating Impending Chaos', once again we've recorded the ...

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VOICES: 'Fragmented Illustrations Of Anger' Video Released

"Fragmented Illustrations Of Anger", the first video from VOICES, the new black metal project featuring AKERCOCKE/MY DYING BRIDE drummer David Gray alongside AKERCOCKE members Peter Benjamin and Sam Loynes (also of DIMINISHED FIFTH), can be seen below. According to a press release, the clip was "self-produced by the band as a sonic indication and visually ...

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AKERCOCKE Members Launch VOICES

AKERCOCKE/MY DYING BRIDE drummer David Gray has joined forces with other AKERCOCKE members Peter Benjamin and Sam Loynes (also of DIMINISHED FIFTH) in a new black metal project called VOICES. Commented VOICES: "We recently set foot in studio to record drums for the first full-length VOICES release and there is going to be no let-up ...

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END OF LEVEL BOSS: Two New Songs Available For Streaming

London, England-based riff-botherers END OF LEVEL BOSS have made two tracks from their forthcoming third album "Eklectric" available online. Check out "Mouth Of Hats" and "As The Earth Forgets Us" below. "Eklectric" will be released on May 20 in Europe and June 14 in the U.S. via Exile On Mainstream. END OF LEVEL BOSS will ...

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END OF LEVEL BOSS To Enter Studio Next Month

London-based anguish rock outfit END OF LEVEL BOSS will enter the analog domains of Earth Terminal Studios in England on November 29 to begin recording its third full-length album. The as-yet-untitled CD is tentatively due on March 21, 2011 via Exile On Mainstream Records. END OF LEVEL BOSS last year parted ways with bassist Elena ...

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CHAOSANCT Begins Recording Full-Length Debut

CHAOSANCT, the U.K.-based metal band featuring James McIlroy (guitar; ex-CRADLE OF FILTH), Matt C. (drums; ex-BIOMECHANICAL), and Paul Scanlan (guitar; SKALDIC CURSE, ex-AKERCOCKE), has entered the studio to begin recording its full-length debut. According to James, "We've laid down 11-12 tracks of pure metal fury, and can't wait to get the guitars and bass done ...

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THE ANTICHRIST IMPERIUM: Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Matt Wilcock (guitar; ex-AKERCOCKE, THE BERZERKER), David Gray (drums; AKERCOCKE) and Nick Hassan (vocals, bass; TED MAUL) have joined forces in a brand new project called THE ANTICHRIST IMPERIUM. The trio entered the studio in April to begin recording a three-song demo that will gear people up for the band's imminent arrival. Video footage from ...

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AKERCOCKE: New Video Interview Posted Online

British extreme metal veterans AKERCOCKE were interviewed by Peter Bailey of the Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom-based "Metalheadz" radio show at the Hammerfest II festival, which was held March 11-13, 2010 at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. Guitarist Matt Wilcock recently left AKERCOCKE. He said in a ...

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AKERCOCKE Interviewed By METAL GODS TV

Metal Gods TV conducted an interview with British extreme metal veterans AKERCOCKE at the Hammerfest II festival, which was held March 11-13, 2010 at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. Guitarist Matt Wilcock recently left AKERCOCKE. He said in a statement, "After five years with AKERCOCKE and ...

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AKERCOCKE Interviewed By U.K.'s ROCK RADIO

Rock Radio conducted an interview with British extreme metal veterans AKERCOCKE at the Hammerfest II festival, which was held March 11-13, 2010 at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, United Kingdom. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Guitarist Matt Wilcock recently left AKERCOCKE. He said in a ...

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THE ORDER OF APOLLYON: Two Songs Posted Online

THE ORDER OF APOLLYON, the new black/death metal project featuring current/former members of ABORTED, AKERCOCKE and CRADLE OF FILTH, will release its debut album, "The Flesh", in Europe on April 26 via Listenable Records. Two songs from the CD — "Word" and "Never" — are available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. ...

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AKERCOCKE Guitarist Quits

Guitarist Matt Wilcock has left British extreme metal veterans AKERCOCKE. He says in a statement, "After five years with AKERCOCKE and a lot of good times, it's now time for me to move on. Musically, I'm differing a bit with the natural path that AKERCOCKE's taking, so it's best for me to part ways now. ...

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