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DEGRADEAD To Commemorate 15th Anniversary With New Studio Album

To commemorate their 15th year together, Swedish melodic death metallers DEGRADEAD will release their fifth, self-titled studio album on February 5, 2016 via Metalville Records. Recorded during the summer of 2015, it took members Mikael Sehlin (vocals), David Szücs (guitar), Anders Nyström (guitar), Michel Bärzén (bass), and Amit Mohla (drums) just three months to finish ...

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ENTOMBED A.D. To Release 'Dead Dawn' Album In February

Swedish metallers ENTOMBED A.D. will release their second album, "Dead Dawn", on February 26, 2016 via Century Media. A single will precede the full-length effort in mid-December. ENTOMBED A.D. guitarist and co-producer Nico Elgstrand states: "After festering an eon inside the belly of the beast, it finally disposed of us. I'm not gonna tell you ...

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BEHEMOTH's NERGAL: 'It Feels Good To Be Alive'

Guitarist/vocalist Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH, who underwent a bone marrow transplant procedure in December 2010 after being diagnosed with a life-threatening form of leukemia, has posted the following message on the band's official Facebook page: "December 17th. It is a celebration day in my personal calendar, you know? That's why I ...

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Documentary On WATAIN's ERIK DANIELSSON To Premiere This Fall

In 2013, Claudio Marino from the Stockholm, Sweden-based film production company Artax Film started the "Blood And Spirit" trilogy that seeks to capture the souls of artists and those who tread their own path to personal enlightenment and creative wealth. The first part, "Ink, Blood And Spirit" was a biographical portrait of the self-taught tattooer ...

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MAX CAVALERA: 'I'm Not Preaching To Anybody What They Should Be Or What They Should Not Be'

On September 30, Jimmy Cabbs recently conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA and current SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera in Los Angeles, California. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. Asked if he is worried that SOULFLY's new album, "Archangel", will be misunderstood because of its numerous biblical references, Cavalera said: "Being metal, ...

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Video Premiere: AMORPHIS's 'Death Of A King'

"Death Of A King", the brand new video from Finnish masters of melancholic metal AMORPHIS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Under The Red Cloud", which registered the following first-week chart positions: Finland: #2 Germany: #10 Switzerland: #11 Austria: #20 Belgium: #40 (Flanders), #53 (Wallonia) Netherland: #50 France: ...

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AMORPHIS: 'Under The Red Cloud' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"Under The Red Cloud", the new album from Finnish masters of melancholic metal AMORPHIS, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Finland: #2 Germany: #10 Switzerland: #11 Austria: #20 Belgium: #40 (Flanders), #53 (Wallonia) Netherland: #50 France: #61 Australia: #157 England: #162 Comments AMORPHIS guitarist Esa Holopainen: "With our 12th studio album, we finally made ...

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AMORPHIS Answers Fan Questions In Online Video Chat

Esa Holopainen, Tomi Joutsen and Tomi Koivusaari of Finnish masters of melancholic progressive metal AMORPHIS took part in a live question-and-answer session with fans earlier today (Thursday, September 3) via the band's YouTube channel. You can now watch the discussion below. AMORPHIS's new album, "Under The Red Cloud", will be released on September 4 via ...

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BLACK TEMPLE: 'Unlikely Event' Video Released

"Unlikely Event", the new video from Helsingborg, Sweden's BLACK TEMPLE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's debut album, "It All Ends", which will be released on August 28 via Century Media (world excluding North America, Scandinavia) and Razzia Notes (Scandinavia). The effort will be available as limited-edition digipak, LP+CD (including ...

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Video Premiere: AMORPHIS's 'Sacrifice'

"Sacrifice", the new video from Finnish masters of melancholic metal AMORPHIS, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Under The Red Cloud", which will be released on September 4 via Nuclear Blast. States AMORPHIS guitarist Esa Holopainen: "'Sacrifice' is the second release from 'Under The Red Cloud' and it ...

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AMORPHIS: Fifth 'Under The Red Cloud' Studio Webisode

The fifth in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Under The Red Cloud", the new album from Finnish masters of melancholic metal AMORPHIS, can be seen below. The CD will be released on September 4 via Nuclear Blast. States AMORPHIS guitarist Esa Holopainen: "The album is titled 'Under The Red ...

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BLACK TEMPLE: 'Oncoming Fire' Lyric Video Released

Century Media Records recently started a collaboration with Anders Fridén (IN FLAMES) and his label Razzia Notes. BLACK TEMPLE, from Helsingborg, Sweden, will be the first release Razzia Notes licensed to Century Media for all territories outside of Scandinavia and North America. BLACK TEMPLE's debut album, "It All Ends", will be released on August 28 ...

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AMORPHIS: Third 'Under The Red Cloud' Studio Webisode

The third in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Under The Red Cloud", the new album from Finnish masters of melancholic metal AMORPHIS, can be seen below. The CD will be released on September 4 via Nuclear Blast. States AMORPHIS guitarist Esa Holopainen: "The album is titled 'Under The Red ...

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AMORPHIS: Lyric Video For New Song 'Death Of A King'

The official lyric video for the song "Death Of A King" from Finnish masters of melancholic metal AMORPHIS, can be seen below. The track, which features guest appearances by Chrigel Glanzmann (ELUVEITIE, flute) and Martin Lopez (ex-OPETH, percussion), is taken from the band's new album, "Under The Red Cloud", which will be released on September ...

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AMORPHIS: Second 'Under The Red Cloud' Studio Webisode

The second in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Under The Red Cloud", the new album from Finnish masters of melancholic metal AMORPHIS, can be seen below. The CD will be released on September 4 via Nuclear Blast. States AMORPHIS guitarist Esa Holopainen: "The album is titled 'Under The Red ...

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AMORPHIS: First 'Under The Red Cloud' Studio Webisode

The first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Under The Red Cloud", the new album from Finnish masters of melancholic metal AMORPHIS, can be seen below. The CD will be released on September 4 via Nuclear Blast. States AMOPRHIS guitarist Esa Holopainen: "The album is titled 'Under The Red ...

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AMORPHIS To Release 'Under The Red Cloud' Album In September

Finnish masters of melancholic metal AMORPHIS will release their new album, "Under The Red Cloud", on September 4 via Nuclear Blast. States AMOPRHIS guitarist Esa Holopainen: "The album is titled 'Under The Red Cloud' and the artwork is done by Valnoir Mortasonge. Valnoir is well known from his works for LAIBACH, PARADISE LOST, WATAIN, BEHEMOTH ...

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PARADISE LOST: 'The Plague Within' First-Week Chart Positions

"The Plague Within", the new album from British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST, has registered the following first-week chart positions: #4: Finland #7: Germany #14: Austria #21: Switzerland #28: The Netherlands #32: France #51: UK #89: Belgium (Flanders) #128: Belgium (Wallonia) "The Plague Within" was released on June 2 (one day earlier internationally) via Century ...

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PARADISE LOST: Audio Samples Of Entire 'The Plague Within' Album

"The Plague Within", the new album from British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST, will be released on June 2 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media. The cover artwork was created by Polish artist, illustrator and architect Zbigniew M. Bielak, best known in the musical realm for his record cover illustrations, which, among others, include ...

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PARADISE LOST: 'Beneath Broken Earth' Video Released

"Beneath Broken Earth", the new video from British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Ash Pears of AshTV Music Video. Comments PARADISE LOST guitarist Greg Mackintosh: "I fucking hate metal band performance videos, so when I got told that we needed to do one, I was obviously ...

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PARADISE LOST: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'No Hope In Sight'

British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST will release their 14th studio album, "The Plague Within", on June 2 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media. The CD was recorded at Orgone Studios (GHOST, ULVER, CATHEDRAL, ANGEL WITCH) in London with producer Jaime Gomez Arellano. The official lyric video for the PARADISE LOST track "No Hope ...

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Sweden's IN SOLITUDE Calls It Quits

Swedish heavy metal band IN SOLITUDE has officially called it quits. The group's statement on the matter reads as follows: "Dear friends. It is with great sadness that we inform you that we have chosen to end IN SOLITUDE here. "This is something that's been taking shape for a long time and suddenly the day ...

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PARADISE LOST's GREG MACKINTOSH On 'The Plague Within': We Wanted It To Sound Like No One Else In Metal

British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST will release their 14th studio album, "The Plague Within", on June 2 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media. The CD was recorded at Orgone Studios (GHOST, ULVER, CATHEDRAL, ANGEL WITCH) in London with producer Jaime Gomez Arellano. Regarding the musical direction of "The Plague Within", PARADISE LOST guitarist ...

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PARADISE LOST: 'The Plague Within' Cover Artwork Unveiled

British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST will release their 14th studio album, "The Plague Within", on June 2 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media. The CD was recorded at Orgone Studios (GHOST, ULVER, CATHEDRAL, ANGEL WITCH) in London with producer Jaime Gomez Arellano. The cover for "The Plague Within" was created by Polish artist, ...

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