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JUKKA PELKONEN On OMNIUM GATHERUM's Sound: 'We Know That We Are Not Inventing Anything New'

Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with vocalist Jukka Pelkonen of Finnish melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM about their forthcoming "The Burning Cold" studio album. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the writing process for "The Burning Cold": Jukka: "It was ...

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Video Premiere: OMNIUM GATHERUM's 'Refining Fire'

The official video for "Refining Fire", a brand new song from Finnish metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Burning Cold", which will be released on August 31 via Cenury Media. The cover artwork was once again created by Olli-Pekka Lappalainen, who has been responsible ...

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NOTHGARD: 'Malady X' Video Released

German epic melodic death metallers NOTHGARD will release their new album, "Malady X", on October 26 via Metal Blade Records. The official music video for the disc's title track can now be seen below. Bandleader Dom R. Crey states: "With 'Malady X', we have created an album that is both dark and serious, but on ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM: 'Gods Go First' Video Released

The official video for "Gods Go First", a brand new song from Finnish metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM , can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Burning Cold", which will be released on August 31 via Cenury Media. The cover artwork was once again created by Olli-Pekka Lappalainen, who has ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM To Release 'The Burning Cold' Album In August

Finnish metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM will release their new album, "The Burning Cold", on August 31 via Cenury Media. Main songwriter and guitarist Markus Vanhala comments: "Sometimes you can be extra proud of something you've achieved, and I could claim that 'The Burning Cold' has a sense of special chapter for me. I haven't been this ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY's MIKAEL STANNE On Using Clean Vocals On 1999's 'Projector': 'We Wanted To Prove To Ourselves We Can Be Different'

Slobodan Trifunović of Serbian Metal conducted an interview with frontman Mikael Stanne of veteran Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY prior to the band's April 18 concert at SKCNS Fabrika in Novi Sad, Serbia. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the touring cycle for ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM To Release New Album In The Summer

Finnish melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM are working on their new album for a late summer release. Comments guitarist Markus Vanhala: "We're busy at forging the new OMNIUM GATHERUM album during the Finnish winter madness season. Hopes are high here, even though the outside temperature isn't. "A lot of special good stuff is going on, ...

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AMORPHIS And DARK TRANQUILLITY To Tour North America With MOONSPELL, OMNIUM GATHERUM

Melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS will return to North America with a co-headlining trek with DARK TRANQUILLITY this September/October. Joining them are Portugal's premier gothic-metallic-force MOONSPELL, and Finnish melo-death contingent OMNIUM GATHERUM. AMORPHIS will be touring in support of their soon to be announced new album, produced and mixed once again by Jens Bogren (OPETH, AMON ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY To Release 'The Absolute' Single

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY will release a seven-inch single featuring the two songs — "The Absolute" and "Time Out Of Place" — which have so far only been released as bonus tracks of the limited-edition CD version of their latest album, "Atoma". These cuts are the most experimental and daring numbers ever from ...

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AMON AMARTH Bassist On Drummer Change: 'It's Been An Easy Switch'

Metal Jacket Magazine recently conducted an interview with bassist Ted Lundström of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Speaking about AMON AMARTH's latest addition, drummer Jocke Wallgren, Ted said: "It's worked great. Jocke is a fantatic drummer, he's a super-solid drummer, so it's very ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Signs Worldwide Deal With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Finnish melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have inked a deal with Century Media Records. Having previously been signed to the label for North America with their latest album, "Grey Heavens", the band's upcoming efforts will now be released worldwide via Century Media. States OMNIUM GATHERUM guitarist Markus Vanhala: "We're very loud and proud to announce ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Announces New Drummer

Finnish melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have announced the addition of Tuomo Latvala as the band's full-time drummer after one year of solid prospect member service. Tuomo is a drumming instructor at his private drum school in Turku (Southwest Finland), and also plays in TORTURE KILLER. He has previously played in such bands as DEMIGOD ...

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Video: EXMORTUS Performs Shred-Tastic Rendition Of National Anthem At Baseball Game

Heavy metal up-and-comers EXMORTUS decided to warm up for their current North American tour supporting ARSIS and ALLEGAEON by stopping by a home game of the Class A minor league baseball team Bakersfield Blaze to deliver a rousing, metallic rendition of the national anthem. You can watch guitarists Conan and David's shred-worthy performance below! Combining ...

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INSOMNIUM: 'Shadows Of The Dying Sun' First-Week Chart Positions

"Shadows Of The Dying Sun", the sixth studio album from Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Finland: #2 Germany: #18 Switzerland: #33 Austria: #38 "Shadows Of The Dying Sun" was released on April 28 in Europe and on April 29 in North America via Century Media Records. All the ...

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INSOMNIUM: 'While We Sleep' Video Released

The official video for the song "While We Sleep" from Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "Shadows Of The Dying Sun", which will be released on April 28 in Europe and on April 29 in North America via Century Media Records. All ...

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