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SAMAEL Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Veteran Swiss metallers SAMAEL have parted ways with bassist Christophe "Mas" Mermod and have replaced him with Thomas "Drop" Betrisey (ex-SYBREED). Says SAMAEL in a statement: "The ever-growing success of Mas' lightshow company and his numerous jobs as light engineer has led to the hard decision to take different paths. "We're excited to announce the ...

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MORGOTH: Lyric Video For New Song 'Snakestate'

German death metal veterans MORGOTH will release their new studio album, "Ungod", on March 30 in Europe and April 7 in North America via Century Media. The CD will contain 11 tracks of dark and dismal death metal, combining the untamed ferocity of MORGOTH’s infamous EPs with the atmospheric density of the band’s two legendary ...

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Extinct - MOONSPELL

Portuguese goth-metal collective MOONSPELL are back with their eleventh album, the lush, tuneful and often beautifully constructed "Extinct". By now, this band has figured out how to write catchy songs, and they hardly need barking vocal congestions to be effective, much less heavy. Unfortunately, those remain and intrude upon the otherwise substantial, rock-driven material MOONSPELL ...

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MOONSPELL: Lyric Video For New Song 'Breathe (Until We Are No More)'

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL will release their new album, "Extinct", on March 17 via Napalm Records. The CD was completed at Fascination Street Studio in Örebro, Sweden with producer Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with KATATONIA, AMON AMARTH, OPETH and PARADISE LOST, among others. The official lyric video for the song "Breathe (Until We Are ...

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Video: BEHEMOTH Performs In San Francisco

Capital Chaos TV has uploaded video footage of BEHEMOTH performing the song "O Father O Satan O Sun" on February 8 in San Francisco, California. Check it out below. BEHEMOTH released a limited-edition, hand-numbered 12-inch EP called "Xiadz" in November. The EP was made avaialble in three vinyl colors. "Xiadz" is strictly limited ...

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MOONSPELL: 'Extinct' Title Track Available For Streaming

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL will release their new album, "Extinct", in March via Napalm Records. The CD was completed at Fascination Street Studio in Örebro, Sweden with producer Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with KATATONIA, AMON AMARTH, OPETH and PARADISE LOST, among others. The "Extinct" title track can now be streamed using the SoundCloud widget ...

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MORGOTH: 'Ungod' Album Artwork Unveiled

German death metal veterans MORGOTH will release their new studio album, "Ungod", on March 30 in Europe and April 7 in North America via Century Media. The CD will contain 11 tracks of dark and dismal death metal, combining the untamed ferocity of MORGOTH’s infamous EPs with the atmospheric density of the band’s two legendary ...

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MOONSPELL: New Song 'The Last Of Us' Streaming; 'Extinct' Mediabook Cover Artwork Unveiled

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL will release their new album, "Extinct", in March via Napalm Records. The CD was completed at Fascination Street Studio in Örebro, Sweden with producer Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with KATATONIA, AMON AMARTH, OPETH and PARADISE LOST, among others. The first single from "Extinct", "The Last Of Us", was premiered on ...

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HIM To Begin Work On 'Some New Stuff' After U.S. Tour

Finnish "love" metallers HIM will follow their current North American tour with a one-off show in their hometown before taking time off from the road and beginning work on their next studio album. During a November 16 appearance on "The Louvau Show" on the 93.9 KWSS radio station in Scottsdale, Arizona, HIM frontman Ville Valo ...

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BEHEMOTH: 'Ora Pro Nobis Lucifer' Video Released

"Ora Pro Nobis Lucifer", the new video from Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH, can be seen below. The first performance clip BEHEMOTH was helmed by the band's longtime video collaborators, Grupa 13, who previously worked with AMON AMARTH and ENSIFERUM. BEHEMOTH will hit the road in April 2015 for 15 shows in Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, ...

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BEHEMOTH: Drum-Cam Footage From Kraków Concert

Drum-cam footage of Zbigniew "Inferno" Promiński of Polish etreme metallers BEHEMOTH performing song "Ov The Fire And The Void" on October 8 in Kraków, Poland can be seen below. BEHEMOTH released a limited-edition, hand-numbered 12-inch EP called "Xiadz" in November. The EP was made avaialble in three vinyl colors. "Xiadz" is strictly limited to 500 ...

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MOONSPELL To Release 'Extinct' Album In March

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL will release their new album, "Extinct", in March 2015 via Napalm Records. The CD was completed at Fascination Street Studio in Örebro, Sweden with producer Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with KATATONIA, AMON AMARTH, OPETH and PARADISE LOST, among others. According to a press release, "Extinct" is "all but a musical ...

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BEHEMOTH To Release 'Xiadz' Limited-Edition Vinyl EP

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH will release the limited-edition, hand-numbered 12-inch EP called "Xiadz" in November. The EP will be made avaialble in three vinyl colors. "Xiadz" is strictly limited to 500 vinyl copies worldwide and will not be available on CD. Black vinyl, black-gold splatter, and gold vinyl gatefold, 180-gram editions containing the previously unreleased ...

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HIM To Release Limited-Edition Box Set Plus Four Deluxe Titles

Finnish "love" metallers HIM will release a limited-edition box set, "Lashes To Ashes, Lust To Dust: A Vinyl Retrospective '96-'03", on November 25 via The End. The box set includes the rare debut 1996 EP "666 Ways To Love: Prologue" on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl for the first time ever, along with an exclusive Heartagram logo ...

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BEHEMOTH's NERGAL Speaks To Finand's KAAOS TV (Video)

Kaaos TV conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH before the band's June 20 performance at Nummirock festival in Kauhajoki, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. As previously reported, Darski has secured a deal with Jawbone Press for the release of the English-language version of his autobiography, ...

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BEHEMOTH's NERGAL Working With 'Inside Story Of Pantera' Co-Author On English-Language Version Of Autobiography

Guitarist/vocalist Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH has secured a deal with Jawbone Press for the release of the English-language version of his autobiography, "Sacrum Profanum". Due in early 2015, the book will receive editorial assistance from Mark Eglinton, co-author of Rex Brown's memoir, "Official Truth, 101 Proof - The Inside Story Of ...

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HIM's VILLE VALO Speaks To SOUNDWAVE TV (Video)

Heavy music presenter Christina Rowatt of Soundwave TV conducted an interview with vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM during this year's Soundwave festival in Australia. You can now watch the chat below. HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut ...

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HIM's VILLE VALO Interviewed On Australia's HOT FM (Audio)

Hot FM CQ breakfast announcer Paul "Browny" Brown conducted an interview with vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM during this year's Soundwave festival in Australia. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first ...

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