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UNANIMATED Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Swedish invincible death/black metal squadron UNANIMATED has signed a three-album worldwide deal with Century Media Records. Bass player and founding member Richard Cabeza comments on the signing: "We are very pleased to announce that UNANIMATED has signed a deal with Century Media Records. The time is right and the time is now, to once again ...

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ENSIFERUM Checks In From The Studio

Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM recently entered the Astia studio in Lappeenranta, Finland to record their seventh full-length album, due in September via Metal Blade Records. The disc is being produced once again by Anssi Kippo, who has previously worked with CHILDREN OF BODOM, IMPALED NAZARENE and ENTWINE, among others. ENSIFERUM bassist Sami Hinkka comments: "For ...

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ENSIFERUM To Release New Album In September

Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM recently entered the Astia studio in Lappeenranta, Finland to record a few demo songs for their upcoming seventh full-length album, due in September via Metal Blade Records. The quintet will soon return to the Astia to begin tracking the disc, which will be produced once again by Anssi Kippo (CHILDREN OF ...

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Former SENTENCED And POISONBLACK Frontman VILLE LAIHIALA Launches S-TOOL

Former SENTENCED and POISONBLACK frontman Ville Laihiala has launched a new band called S-TOOL. He is joined in the Finland-based group by drummer Aksu Hanttu (ENTWINE), bassist Kimmo Hiltunen (LULLACRY) and guitarist Sami Leppikangas. Laihiala describes the band’s sound as more straightforward and heavier than POISONBLACK and SENTENCED, and he draws parallels to PANTERA and ...

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COUNTING DAYS: 'Liberated Sounds' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Liberated Sounds", the title track of the debut album from the London metalcore quintet COUNTING DAYS, can be seen below. The CD will be released on October 16 via the Mascot Label Group. Formed in 2014, COUNTING DAYS entwine a complex and ferocious blend of hardcore punk, thrash and British ...

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ENTWINE To Release 'Chaotic Nation' Album In October

Finnish gothic metal/rock band ENTWINE will release its seventh album, "Chaotic Nation", on October 2. According to a press release, the follow-up to 2009's "Painstained" "presents a rejuvenated, supercharged contemporary melodic metal group with ten impeccably written scorching hot rock anthems for you to bang you head to." ENTWINE drummer Aksu Hanttu spent much of ...

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AT THE GATES Frontman To Guest On COUNTING DAYS Debut

London metalcore quintet COUNTING DAYS will release its debut album, "Liberated Sounds", on October 16 via the Mascot Label Group. Formed in 2014, COUNTING DAYS entwine a complex and ferocious blend of hardcore punk, thrash and British heavy metal which has already marked them out as one of the most exciting and talked about metalcore ...

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ENTWINE Begins Recording Seventh Album

Finnish gothic metallers ENTWINE entered the studio earlier today (Wednesday, January 15) to begin recording their seventh album, due later in the year via Spinefarm Records. The recordings for the follow-up to 2009's "Painstained" are taking place at Petrax and Wave Sound Studios in Finland. ENTWINE's first-ever "best-of" collection, "Rough n' Stripped", entered the official ...

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TUONI: 'Räsäinen Risti' Video Released

"Räsäinen Risti", the new video from the Finnish industrial metal/punk ensemble TUONI, can be seen below. The song will appear on the band's forthcoming third album, tentatively due in early 2014. TUONI was formed in 2003 and has released two albums so far: "Elävät & Kuolleet" (2005, Ranka Recordings) and "Tuli Kulkee" (2007, Spinefarm Records). ...

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ENTWINE, MACHINAE SUPREMACY Members Join Forces In FROSTLIT

Vocalist Mika Tauriainen (ENTWINE) has joined forces with drummer Tomas Nilsén (MACHINAE SUPREMACY) in a brand new Finnish "alternative metal/rock" band called FROSTLIT. The group is currently writing songs and recording demos for its as-yet-untitled full-length album. Two demo songs can be heard in the YouTube clips below. FROSTLIT is: Vocals: Mika Tauriainen Drums: Tomas ...

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LULLACRY: 'Where Angels Fear' Track By Track

A Finnish-language track-by-track breakdown of "Where Angels Fear", the long-awaited fifth album from the Finnish female-fronted heavy rock outfit LULLACRY, can be seen below. Due on March 7 in Finland through the band's own label, OUTO Recordings, the CD — which marks the first LULLACRY release since 2005's "Vol. 4" — was produced by Mikko ...

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LULLACRY: 'Bad Blood' Video Released

"Bad Blood", the new video from the Finnish female-fronted heavy rock outfit LULLACRY, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's long-awaited fifth album, "Where Angels Fear", which will be released on March 7 in Finland through the band's own label, OUTO Recordings. The CD — which marks the first LULLACRY release since ...

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LULLACRY: Fourth 'Where Angels Fear' Teaser Video

The fourth video teaser for "Where Angels Fear", the long-awaited fifth album from the Finnish female-fronted heavy rock outfit LULLACRY, can be seen below. Due on March 7 in Finland through the band's own label, OUTO Recordings, the CD — which marks the first LULLACRY release since 2005's "Vol. 4" — was produced by Mikko ...

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LULLACRY: Third 'Where Angels Fear' Teaser Video

The third video teaser for "Where Angels Fear", the long-awaited fifth album from the Finnish female-fronted heavy rock outfit LULLACRY, can be seen below. Due on March 7 in Finland through the band's own label, OUTO Recordings, the CD — which marks the first LULLACRY release since 2005's "Vol. 4" — was produced by Mikko ...

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LULLACRY: Second 'Where Angels Fear' Teaser Video

The second video teaser for "Where Angels Fear", the long-awaited fifth album from the Finnish female-fronted heavy rock outfit LULLACRY, can be seen below. Due on March 7 in Finland through the band's own label, OUTO Recordings, the CD — which marks the first LULLACRY release since 2005's "Vol. 4" — was produced by Mikko ...

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LULLACRY: First 'Where Angels Fear' Teaser Video

The first video teaser for "Where Angels Fear", the long-awaited fifth album from the Finnish female-fronted heavy rock outfit LULLACRY, can be seen below. Due on March 7 in Finland through the band's own label, OUTO Recordings, the CD — which marks the first LULLACRY release since 2005's "Vol. 4" — was produced by Mikko ...

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LULLACRY To Release 'Where Angels Fear' In March

Finnish female-fronted heavy rock outfit LULLACRY will release its long-awaited fifth album, "Where Angels Fear", on March 7 in Finland through the band's own label, OUTO Recordings. The CD, which marks the first LULLACRY release since 2005's "Vol. 4", was produced by Mikko Herranen (ex-vocalist for MISERY, INC.), who also sings a duet with LULLACRY ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION: 'The Great Escape Artist' Cover Artwork Unveiled

JANE'S ADDICTION will release its new album, "The Great Escape Artist", on Tuesday, October 18 via Capitol. Spun through a kaleidoscope of tightly wound riffs, hypnotic harmonies, booming beats, and an unmistakable howl, the record announces the beginning of the next chapter for the alternative rock torchbearers. The writing process began in 2010 and by ...

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SHADE EMPIRE Members To Release THENCE Debut

THENCE, the new Finnish band featuring SHADE EMPIRE members Juha Sirkkiä and Erno Räsänen, will release its debut album, "These Stones Cry From The Earth", in late 2010/early 2011 via an as-yet-undetermined record label. The drum tracks for the CD were laid down in 2009 by Sami Niittykoski (SHADE EMPIRE, SILENTIUM, MORIA). The album, which ...

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A New Era Of LULLACRY Has Begun

Guitarist Sami Vauhkonen of the Finnish female-fronted heavy rock outfit LULLACRY has issued the following update: "It's been a while since the last update from the LULLACRY camp. "After a hard and complicated fourth album, we took some time off. In 2008 we were ready to record some new material, with a new interesting record ...

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EVEMASTER: New 'III' Teaser Clip Available

EVEMASTER — the Finnish "dark metal" band which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen — will release its new album, "III", on June 9 via Supernova Records, a division of Bonnier Amigo. A new teaser clip for the CD can be viewed below. "III" track listing: 01. Enter 02. New Age Dawns 03. Humanimals ...

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ENTWINE To Release 'Rough N' Stripped' Two-Disc Compilation

Finnish gothic metallers ENTWINE will release their first-ever "best-of" collection, "Rough n' Stripped", on June 23 via Spinefarm Records. The compilation will be a double album, with the first disc containing original versions of the band's best material and the second disc featuring new acoustic or remixed versions of the group's lighter and mellower songs. ...

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