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VOIVOD Announces Split 7" Release With ENTOMBED A.D.

While work is underway for Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD's next studio album, expected for 2017, the band has announced its next split seven-inch EP release, following up the most recent ones with labelmates AT THE GATES and NAPALM DEATH. In the light of the next European tour pairing, VOIVOD is this time teaming ...

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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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Ex-ENTOMBED Drummer NICKE ANDERSSON's IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC To Release 'All Through The Night' Album

IMPERIAL STATE ELECTRIC, the Swedish rock band led by THE HELLACOPTERS architect and former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson, will release its fifth album, "All Through The Night", on September 23 via Psychout Records. The follow-up to last year's "Honk Machine" was recorded in Andersson's studio The Honk Palace and was mixed by Frans Hagglund (SAMLING, ...

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FIRESPAWN Feat. ENTOMBED, UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC Members: 'All Hail' Video

"All Hail", the new video from FIRESPAWN (formerly FIREBORN) — the new Swedish death metal project featuring Lars Göran Petrov (vocals; ENTOMBED) and Victor Brandt (guitar; ENTOMBED), Alex Friberg (bass; NECROPHOBIC), Fredrik Folkare (guitar; UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC) and Matte Modin (drums; DARK FUNERAL, DEFLESHED) — can be seen below. The song is taken from FIRESPAWN's debut ...

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AKANI Feat. MERAUDER, Ex-SOILWORK Members: Listen To New Song 'Temple Of Lies'

AKANI, the metallic hardcore supergroup featuring current and former members of MERAUDER, SOILWORK and DARK TRANQUILLITY, has released the third track from its forthcoming debut full-length, "Through My Darkest Infernal", due out on July 15 via Demons Run Amok. Listen to "Temple Of Lies" below. Also available are previously released singles from the album, "Bloodlust" ...

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Reunited Original Members Of ENTOMBED Are Hoping To Make New Album

Original ENTOMBED members Alex Hellid (guitar), Ulf "Uffe" Cederlund (guitar) and Nicke Andersson (drums) will rejoin forces for an appearance on the Close-Up Båten cruise, which will leave the Stockholm, Sweden port on October 27 for Åbo, Finland, and return the following day. The group will also perform its 1991 sophomore landmark album, "Clandestine", with ...

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AMON AMARTH's Success Has Nothing To Do With Vikings

Sam Dunn of Banger TV recently conducted an interview with vocalist Johan Hegg and guitarist Johan Söderberg of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. You can now watch the chat below. Asked how instrumental AMON AMARTH's knack for incorporating Norse mythology into the band's death metal stylings has been in their success ...

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All Empires Fall - TOMBS

Brooklyn's TOMBS is one of the best American black metal outfits alongside AGALLOCH and WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM. Onstage these guys command vast space, even on tiny platforms. The main reason for the band's commanding performance being Mike Hill and company's daringness to try just about anything inside their music short of pop or ...

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Reunited THE HELLACOPTERS To Release New 12-Inch Single

The original lineup of the Swedish garage rock band THE HELLACOPTERS will celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the release of its debut album, "Supershitty To The Max!", with an appearance at this year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival on June 10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. One week earlier, on June 3, the band will release ...

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You Can Be In AMON AMARTH's Video For 'Raise Your Horns'

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH are inviting fans around the globe to be a part of their forthcoming video for the song "Raise Your Horns". The clip will include footage of the band performing in multiple countries, plus the fans raising their horns to AMON AMARTH! Do you have a wall plastered with AMON AMARTH ...

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AMON AMARTH Frontman Has 'Good Feeling' Drummer JOCKE WALLGREN Will Become Permanent Member

EMP Rock Invasion recently conducted an interview with vocalist Johan Hegg of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the departure of drummer Fredrik Andersson and AMON AMARTH's decision to enlist a session drummer, Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY, CUT UP), during the recording sessions for the band's new album, ...

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Video: AMON AMARTH Kicks Off North American Tour In San Diego

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH kicked off their North American tour last night (Thursday, April 7) at House Of Blues in San Diego, California. Video footage of the concert can be seen below. AMON AMARTH's tenth studio album, "Jomsviking", debuted at No. 19 on The Billboard 200, having shifted 21,000 equivalent album units in the ...

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AMON AMARTH: More 'Jomsviking' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"Jomsviking", the tenth studio album from Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #1 Austria: #1 Switzerland: #3 Canada: #4 Finland: #4 Sweden: #5 Australia: #15 USA: #19 Belgium: #25 UK: #30 France: #33 Netherlands: #35 "Jomsviking" shifted 21,000 equivalent album units in the United States in the week ...

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AMON AMARTH's 'Jomsviking' Cracks U.S. Top 20

"Jomsviking", the tenth studio album from Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH, debuted at No. 19 on The Billboard 200, having shifted 21,000 equivalent album units in the week ending March 31. The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums ...

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ENTOMBED Singer Loses Bid To Stop Former Guitarist From Selling Beverages Under Band Name

The battle between members of the Swedish metal band ENTOMBED over the rights to the group's brand name took another turn earlier this month when the Swedish Patent And Registration Office rejected ENTOMBED singer Lars-Göran "LG" Petrov's bid to stop guitarist Alex Hellid's trademark registration to sell beverages under the "Entombed" moniker. Hellid and Petrov ...

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Video Premiere: AMON AMARTH's 'At Dawn's First Light'

"At Dawn's First Light", the new video from Swedish metal kings AMON AMARTH, can be seen below. The clip was produced by Rafal Szermanowkicz of Grupa 13 and directed by Darek Szermanowicz (BEHEMOTH), "At Dawn's First Light" is set in an epic battle scene in a Slavic settlement from the 9th-10th century, with the band ...

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AMON AMARTH Guitarist On Split With Drummer FREDRIK ANDERSSON: 'It's Like A Marriage That Doesn't Work'

Brazil's Wikimetal podcast recently conducted an interview with guitarist Olavi Mikkonen of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Speaking about the March 2015 departure of drummer Fredrik Andersson and AMON AMARTH's decision to enlist a session drummer, Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY, CUT UP), ...

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SINDROME: Lyric Video For 'Astral Projection' Song From 'Resurrection - The Complete Collection'

Century Media has just released the two only studio recordings from the cult Chicago thrash/death metal act SINDROME — the acclaimed "Into The Halls Of Extermination" (1987) and its successor, "Vault Of Inner Conscience" (1991). As both demos have been bootlegged numerous times, it's now time to offer all fans of timeless thrash/death metal these ...

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Dead Dawn - ENTOMBED A.D.

Life after death — or death metal, if you will — has become ENTOMBED A.D.'s totem. After grinding it out in court over legal battles to the band's moniker, Lars-Goran Petrov, Olle Dahlstedt, Nico Elgstrand and Victor Brandt triumphantly returned under a rebrand and delivered a knockout album, "Back to the Front". Well-received by the ...

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JOHAN HEGG On New AMON AMARTH Album 'Jomsviking': 'I Don't Think Any Fans Are Going To Be Disappointed'

On March 25, Swedish metal kings AMON AMARTH will unleash their tenth studio album, "Jomsviking", via Metal Blade in North America and Sony Music internationally. "Jomsviking" — the first concept record in AMON AMARTH's storied career — tells a tragic tale of love and revenge, backed by the Swedes' trademark melodic, anthemic metal, which was ...

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