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METALLICA Scholars Initiative Enters Second Year

Following a stellar inaugural year with results including job placement rates exceeding 90%, the Metallica Scholars Initiative has confirmed a second year of its support of community colleges and their career and technical education programs — featuring the expansion of the program from 10 to 15 schools, as well as the addition of matching grants ...

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ENTOMBED Will Record New Music Soon, Says ALEX HELLID

Original ENTOMBED members Alex Hellid (guitar), Uffe Cederlund (guitar) and Nicke Andersson (drums) are planning to record some of their newly composed material for release in the coming months. ENTOMBED has been virtually inactive since it played its groundbreaking 1991 album, "Clandestine", in its entirety at Malmö Live in Malmö, Sweden on November 12, 2016. ...

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WOLVERINE: 'Pledge' Video Released

Sweden's masters of gloomy progressive metal WOLVERINE will embark on their headlining European tour this week, joined by Laser's Edge Group collective labelmates ODDLAND and UNTIL RAIN. Preceding the tour, the band offers an official new video to their fans, the visual depiction of the epic "Pledge", one of the standout tracks of the band's ...

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WOLVERINE: Entire 'Machina Viva' Album Available For Streaming

Sensory Records, a division of Laser's Edge, will release "Machina Viva", the fifth studio full-length album from Swedish progressive metal kingpins WOLVERINE, on July 8. The entire CD can now be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. A natural progression from "Communication Lost", released in 2011 via Candlelight, "Machina Viva" invites the listener into the ...

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WOLVERINE: Lyric Video For New Song 'Machina'

Sensory Records, a division of Laser's Edge, will release "Machina Viva", the fifth studio full-length album from Swedish progressive metal kingpins WOLVERINE, on July 8. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. The Bedlam Overture 02. Machina 03. Pile Of Ash (ES335 version) 04. Our Last Goodbye 05. Pledge 06. When The ...

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WOLVERINE: Trailer For 'Machina Viva' Album

Sensory Records, a division of Laser's Edge, will release "Machina Viva", the fifth studio full-length album from Swedish progressive metal kingpins WOLVERINE, on July 8. A trailer for the record is available below. A natural progression from "Communication Lost", released in 2011 via Candlelight, "Machina Viva" invites the listener into the harmonious yet portentous and ...

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WOLVERINE To Release 'Machina Viva' Album In The Summer

Sensory Records, a division of Laser's Edge, has announced signing of Swedish progressive metal kingpins WOLVERINE. The band's fifth studio full-length album, "Machina Viva", will be released in the summer. A natural progression from "Communication Lost", released in 2011 via Candlelight, "Machina Viva" invites the listener into the harmonious yet portentous and sullen musical dimensions ...

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Back to the Front - ENTOMBED A.D.

Almost nobody saw this coming at first, until the announcement was made Lars Göran Petrov was kicking up an offshoot from ENTOMBED, currently in stasis. The band name is now co-owned and waylaid by the original lineup of ENTOMBED featuring Petrov along with Alex Hillid, Uffe Cederlund and Nicke Andersson. Effectively a case of cease ...

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ENTOMBED A.D. To Release 'Back To The Front' In August

"Back To The Front", the album that was recorded last year by four members of the most recent lineup of the legendary Swedish metal act ENTOMBEDLars Göran Petrov (vocals), Olle Dahlstedt (drums), Nico Elgstrand (guitar) and Victor Brandt (bass) — will be released on August 5 via Century Media Records under the band ...

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Video: Original ENTOMBED Members Perform 'Clandestine' With Orchestra, Choir

Original ENTOMBED members Alex Hellid (guitar) and Ulf "Uffe" Cederlund (guitar) joined forces with former ENTOMBED frontman Orvar Säfström to perform the band's classic second album, "Clandestine" (1991), on February 1 at Gävle Konserthus in Gävle, Sweden. They were backed by the 65-piece Gävle Symphonic Orchestra and a 40-piece choir. Fan-filmed video footage of the ...

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L.G. PETROV-Led Version Of ENTOMBED Becomes ENTOMBED A.D.

"Back To The Front", the album that was recorded last year by four members of the most recent lineup of the legendary Swedish metal act ENTOMBEDLars Göran Petrov (vocals), Olle Dahlstedt (drums), Nico Elgstrand (guitar) and Victor Brandt (bass) — will be released this coming spring via Century Media Records under the band ...

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ENTOMBED's 'Back To The Front' Pushed Back To Next Year

Due to "unpredictable technical problems," the release date of "Back To The Front", the tenth album from Swedish metal veterans ENTOMBED, has been pushed back to early 2014 from the previously announced October 29. The exact new release date will be announced soon. "Back To The Front" was recorded at Studio Bohus (ABBA, EUROPE) in ...

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MPIRE OF EVIL Working On 'Taking It All' Video

MPIRE OF EVIL (formerly PRIMEVIL) — the band formed in 2010 by ex-VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Tony "The Demolition Man" Dolan (bass, vocals) — is preparing to film a video for the song "Taking It All" from its recently released album "Crucified". The group states: "We need/want You to be involved so… ...

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MPIRE OF EVIL's 'Crucified' To Receive U.S. Release In May

On May 7, Deadline Music (a subsidiary of Cleopatra Records) will release "Crucified" by MPIRE OF EVIL (formerly PRIMEVIL) — the band formed in 2010 by ex-VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Tony "The Demolition Man" Dolan (bass, vocals). The booklet includes art by Mantas, lyrics and band pics. "Crucified" bulldozes through eleven tracks ...

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MPIRE OF EVIL: New Video Interview Posted Online

Christophe Corroyez conducted an interview with MPIRE OF EVIL (formerly PRIMEVIL) — the band formed in 2010 by ex-VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Tony "The Demolition Man" Dolan (bass, vocals) — on December 15 in Milan, Italy. You can now watch the chat below. "Crucified", the new album from MPIRE OF EVIL, will ...

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ENTOMBED Frontman Joins CONVERGE On Stage In Stockholm (Video)

ENTOMBED frontman Lars Göran "LG" Petrov joined CONVERGE on stage last night (Friday, December 7) at Hornstull Strand in Stockholm, Sweden to perform the ENTOMBED classic "Wolverine Blues". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. ENTOMBED has been "checking out some studios" for recording of their new album, according to a posting ...

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MPIRE OF EVIL: 'Crucified' Audio Samples Available

A two-minute YouTube clip containing audio samples of the tracks that will appear on "Crucified", the forthcoming album from MPIRE OF EVIL (formerly PRIMEVIL) — the band formed in 2010 by ex-VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Tony "The Demolition Man" Dolan (bass, vocals) — can be found below. The effort will contain re-recorded ...

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SOILWORK, ARMORED SAINT, SABATON, SHADOW GALLERY Confirmed For Next Year's PROGPOWER USA

SOILWORK, ARMORED SAINT, SABATON, SHADOW GALLERY and CIRCUS MAXIMUS are among the confired bands for next year's edition of the ProgPower USA festival, set to take place September 6-7, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. The billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, September 6, 2013: DAMNATION ANGELS MYRATH XANDRIA WOLVERINE ASHES OF ARES SOILWORK (co-headliner) SHADOW ...

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God is War - ALL PIGS MUST DIE

ALL PIGS MUST DIE. And it sounds like they really mean it! The wrath on debut full-length "God is War" is as pure as man's inhumanity towards man and as potent as a bottle of Everclear. D-beat decimation, vicious hardcore, and nihilistic crust punk all mixed up in a big barrel of molten lava is ...

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