Swedish melodic death metal band – Soilwork is currently working in the studio on the new album. In the recent studio update, band promised  to its fans even more melodic
February 14, 2018 by Justyna Klorek
Let’s be honest; it does not take any overstated words to present this exceptional band to the world out there, for they are the undisputed pioneers of symphonic metal and
February 13, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
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 premiere gothic-metallic-force MOONSPELL, and Finnish melo-death contingent OMNIUM GATHERUM. AMORPHIS will be touring in support
February 13, 2018 by RichardCadaver
Finnish Thrash Metal band TORNADO has announced a new album called “Commitment To Excellence”, which will be released this year: “Ladies and Gentlemen! Finally we can share some more details
February 12, 2018 by Kris Murias
Flat Earth is a new rock/metal band from Helsinki, Finland. The band might be new but most of you know the members of the band already! Flat Earth featuring guitarist
February 12, 2018 by Justyna Klorek
Tuomas Holopainen says that he has written six new songs for NIGHTWISH‘s next studio album, marking the first material he has composed for the band in four years. After NIGHTWISH completed a world tour
February 12, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
CYHRA bassist Peter Iwers will sit out the band’s North American tour with KREATOR and SABATON “due to prior commitments” that he “couldn’t change.” CYHRA has not revealed a replacement bassist for the trek, which will kick off on
February 11, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
BARREN EARTH release “Further Down” single; new album “A Complex Of Cages” available for preorder. “This truly feels like a transcendental album for us. The songwriting dynamics have changed quite
February 9, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Finnish symphonic metal band AMBERIAN DAWN has unveiled a brand new lyric video to celebrate the beginning of the tour that will take them all over Europe. AMBERIAN DAWN mastermind Tuomas Seppälä explains
February 9, 2018 by Kris Murias
  Today, Spinefarm Records releases Kalmah’s new single & lyric video “The Evil Kin”. You can watch it below The single paves the way for the April 6th release of
February 9, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Finnish Gothic metallers SILENTIUM posted on their Facebook page that although they have been mostly in the shadows they have been writing new material and planning a new album which
February 8, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Up and coming metallers BEAST IN BLACK are about to perform their very first headline shows this weekend – and both of them are already sold out! But these concerts are just
February 7, 2018 by Kris Murias
It‘s finally time for the first installment of IN FLAMES‘ own two-day festival: Borgholm Brinner (Borgholm is Burning) – coming this July 27-28th. In addition to the Swedish metal giants IN FLAMES, we can
February 7, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Cat Unwrapped of the “Collision” radio show on Australia’s Voice FM recently conducted an interview with ARCH ENEMY drummer Daniel Erlandsson. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the
February 5, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Danish trio’s genre-bending debut ‘Ofnir‘ to see physical release this spring Experimental folk-metal trio Heilung have announced the first-ever physical pressings of their excellent debut album, 2015’s Ofnir. The reissue,
February 5, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Yesterday, symphonic metal titans THERION kicked off their pan-European headline tour with IMPERIAL AGE, NULL POSITIV and several others. While presenting some of the new tracks of their upcoming album »Beloved Antichrist«, THERION will also perform
February 2, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
AURI, the project featuring NIGHTWISH mainman/keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen and his wife, popular Finnish singer Johanna Kurkela, will release its self-titled debut album on March 23 via Nuclear Blast. The disc’s first video, for the song “Night 13”,
February 1, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Norway’s blackened thrash/heavy metal band SUSPERIA (feat. former Dimmu Borgir, Satyricon and Old Man’s Child members) premiere music video for the title track from their upcoming album “The Lyricist”, due
January 29, 2018 by Kris Murias
CyHra guitarist Euge Valovirta will release his first solo album this spring, and the first preview of what’s to come has been unveiled. “Feed The Fire” (featuring Nico Hartonen) presents
January 28, 2018 by Jule Grune
Echoes of another world resound from the depths of the legendary rabbit hole. Music diffused with moments of silence and escapist dream sequences, freed from time and earthly presence. AURI begun
January 28, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with guitarist and primary songwriter Ivar Bjørnson of Norwegian progressive black avantgardists ENSLAVED. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed
January 28, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with mainman Christofer Johnsson of symphonic metal pioneers THERION. You can listen to the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On THERION‘s forthcoming “Beloved Antichrist” triple
January 28, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Norwegian epic black metal pioneers BORKNAGAR have parted ways with their longtime guitarist Jens F. Ryland. The band says in a statement: “We would like to thank and salute him for all the
January 27, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Finnish pagan metallers MOONSORROW are reaching their fans through Facebook with following: Heathen Crusade 2018 Tour starts in just over 2 months! What would be Your dream set list from Moonsorrow?
January 27, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Before finally unveiling their new album later this year, IMMORTAL are today releasing the long overdue re-pressings of their last two cult records »Sons Of Northern Darkness« (2002) and »All Shall Fall« (2009) on vinyl. You
January 26, 2018 by Jule Grune
Gothenburg melodic death metal pioneers, DARK TRANQUILLITY, will do another string of European headline shows in support of their latest album “Atoma”. They will be accompanied by epic metal outfit
January 26, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Grammy nominated extreme tech-metal messiahs MESHUGGAH have announced a European tour for summer 2018. After the release of their highly successful, eighth studio album, »The Violent Sleep Of Reason«, which hit the world
January 26, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Over seven years, deathlike silence has filled the halls of the world’s biggest black metal forge, DIMMU BORGIR, whilst powers have been gathering to resurrect the band right in time for
January 26, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS recently released their 2015 studio album »Under The Red Cloud«, which won countless soundchecks and reached great chart results all around the world, including their first ever entry in
January 26, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Finnish modern melodic death metal band MORS SUBITA is set to release their third album “Into the Pitch Black“. The album is released by Inverse Records on April 6th 2018.  After three years
January 26, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Shiraz Lane will release their new album, “Carnival Days” on February 23, 2018. The band has been extremely busy throughout 2017 composing, producing and recording their second album in collaboration
January 20, 2018 by Jule Grune
The title track of NECROPHOBIC’s upcoming studio album “Mark Of The Necrogram” has been released today! “Mark Of The Necrogram”, NECROPHOBIC’s eighth studio album, will be released on February 23rd on
January 19, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Swedish melodic Death Metal pioneers AT THE GATES have just completed the recording process of their upcoming studio album with producer Russ Russell (Napalm Death, The Haunted, Dimmu Borgir, etc.)
January 19, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
On February 9th, symphonic metal pioneers THERION will finally release their three-hour-long opera project »Beloved Antichrist«. After unveiling the opera’s plot, characters and the differences to the Russian novel it is loosely based
January 19, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
On February 16th, progressive extreme metal architects LETTERS FROM THE COLONY will release their crushing debut album. »Vignette« mixes perfection with ordered chaos; the unbridled joy of experimentation with virtuosic instrument mastery, and today,
January 19, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Cabal are premiering their new video for False Light exclusively with Metal Hammer. The song is taken from the band’s upcoming debut album Mark Of Rot, the follow-up to 2016’s Purge EP. “This song is a
January 14, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
CyHra guitarist Euge Valovirta has checked in with the following update: “Our touring cycle for our debut album Letters To Myself is about to start soon with full force and
January 14, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Stratovarius frontman Timo Kotipelto recently spoke with Italy’s SpazioRock and discussed playing acoustic gigs with former Sonata Arctica guitarist Jani Liimatainen, performing Stratovarius‘ Visions album in its entirety, and what
January 14, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
2017 was a great year for Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN and their loyal fan base: The band with mastermind Jari Mäenpää didn’t only release their third studio album »The Forest Seasons«, they also played several
January 14, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Symphonic metal pioneers THERION unveiled the plot and first track off their opulent opera project »Beloved Antichrist« last year, which will see the light of day on February 9th. Today the band is kicking
January 14, 2018 by Tero Tolkki