Borknagar have announced the departure of Andreas “Vintersorg” Hedlund, as lead vocalist. Borknagar will continue on with I.C.S Vortex assuming lead vocal duties, along with Lars Nedland. Øystein G. Brun
February 20, 2019 by Nikki Katsi
After a long year and a half hiatus, the gloomy wheels are in motion for Sweden’s Katatonia! “Night Is The New Day” will be turning 10 in 2019, and to
February 20, 2019 by Nikki Katsi
Current and former DYECREST vocalists feature on band’s new EP “Stage Is Set” which includes familiar tracks from their latest album “Are You Not Entertained?“ as well as one previously
February 20, 2019 by Kris Murias
Up and coming metallers BEAST IN BLACK released their sophomore record titled »From Hell With Love«, on February 8 through Nuclear Blast Records. Thanks to the massive support of their
February 15, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
We’re less than a month away from the highly anticipated release of IN FLAMES thirteenth studio album, »I, The Mask« out March 1st, and today, the Swedish metal masters unveil
February 15, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI recently kicked off 2019 with a bunch of successful Finnish shows. Next week, the group will embark on their highly anticipated European run with TURISAS
February 15, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
After recently presenting the first single off their upcoming album »Breathe In Colours«, out on March 29th via Nuclear Blast, Denmark’s highflyers FOREVER STILL unveil further details about their sophomore
February 15, 2019 by Kris Murias
Up and coming metallers BEAST IN BLACK recently unleashed their sophomore record titled ‘From Hell With Love‘, through Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the group has launched a brand new music video for the
February 14, 2019 by Slayanys Maniax
OCEANHOARSE starts the week with a bang: “Death Row Center”, the band’s furious theme song for 2019, is out now on all streaming services. The single is the first release
February 12, 2019 by Kris Murias
After recently presenting the first single off their upcoming album »Breathe In Colours«, out on March 29th via Nuclear Blast, Denmark’s highflyers FOREVER STILL unveil further details about their sophomore
February 8, 2019 by Kris Murias
The new SABATON History Channel has launched with an episode about one of the band’s best-loved songs – the Polish anthem ’40:1′. The first episode, which tells the story of
February 8, 2019 by Kris Murias
On March 8th, the Faroe Islands’ TÝR will release their eighth full-length, “Hel”, via Metal Blade Records. “Hel” is a collection of ruthlessly melodic and irresistibly compelling progressive folk metal
February 8, 2019 by Kris Murias
Only 15 months after the release of their highly-acclaimed debut album »Berserker«, up and coming metallers BEAST IN BLACK have finally unleashed their highly anticipated follow-up »From Hell With Love«, through Nuclear Blast Records – and
February 8, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
Recently voted as one of the best newcomer bands 2018 on the 3rd position in the Finnish magazine Soundi, FLAT EARTH is unleashing a brand-new lyric video today. Check out
February 7, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
Finnish melodic death metal band BRYMIR announces the release of their awaited third album ”WINGS OF FIRE”. The band comments: ”We are proud to finally announce the details for the
February 6, 2019 by Erin Rogers
The last time that Finnish goth rock legends THE 69 EYES toured the United States was in 2009. As the band has been busy conducting business as usual, releasing albums and touring
February 5, 2019 by RichardCadaver
Megacorporations owning our governments, the world on the verge of ecological collapse – is this 2019? When Philip K. Dick wrote what would later become Blade Runner set in 2019,
January 30, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
Finnish dark metal veterans Mustan Kuun Lapset have released a new single “Kohti valoa“ (translated into english: towards the light). The single is a piece of their upcoming sixth full length album “Valo“ to be released
January 30, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
It’s been silent for a while in the camp of Swedish metallers ENFORCER but now the quartet is back with their highly anticipated fifth studio album entitled ‘Zenith‘. The record will be unleashed
January 29, 2019 by Slayanys Maniax
On February 8th, 2019, up and coming metallers BEAST IN BLACK will finally unleash their highly anticipated new album ‘From Hell With Love‘, via Nuclear Blast Records. To bridge the gap, the quintet
January 24, 2019 by Slayanys Maniax
Swedish death metal band Darkane’s debut album Rusted Angel turns 20 this year! To celebrate this occasion, the band have revealed tour plans to play Rusted Angel in its entirety.
January 24, 2019 by Nikki Katsi
When recently announcing their fifth studio album »No More Hollywood Endings«, which will be unleashed on March 22nd via Nuclear Blast, Finnish heavy metallers BATTLE BEAST promised fans a taster
January 19, 2019 by Kris Murias
Icelandic wrecking crew UNE MISÈRE have signed to Nuclear Blast Records. UNE MISÈRE comment, “As a band we are more than excited to be signing with a label that has hosted many bands that we have
January 16, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
In about three weeks, up and coming metallers BEAST IN BLACK will finally unleash their sophomore album »From Hell With Love«, on February 8, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band explains the
January 16, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
Swedish extreme tech-metal pioneers MESHUGGAH are proud to release an exclusive collection of vinyl reissues celebrating the bands legacy. The collection offers a limited, one-time only pressing that includes re-imagined cover artwork, redesigned
January 16, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
Norwegian black metal masters 1349 have released a new single, titled “Dødskamp”. The song has been commissioned by Innovation Norway, Visit Norway and the Munch Museum, who asked four Norwegian artists within four different genres of
January 14, 2019 by RichardCadaver
Today, Children Of Bodom announced their Hexed 2019 North American Tour! Supporting the band are Finnish death-doom melody-makers Swallow the Sun and Finnish epic melodic Death Metal quartet Wolfheart! Joining them on tour
January 14, 2019 by Slayanys Maniax
From the originators of Maryland Deathfest, Scandinavia Deathfest has revealed their full-line up! The festival will take place in Stockholm, Sweden on October 11th and October 12th at Kraken Sthlm
January 14, 2019 by Nikki Katsi
IMPERIA has posted the following on their Facebook page: Hi everyone! Finally we can share the first song from the new upcoming ”Flames Of Eternity” album! The song is called
January 14, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
“Weightless“, a new video from Swedish dark melodic metal masters EVERGREY can be seen below. The track is taken from the band’s new studio album, “The Atlantic”, which will be
January 12, 2019 by Kris Murias
After recently announcing the release of their upcoming album »I, The Mask«, out on March 1 via Nuclear Blast (worldwide, excl. North America) and Eleven Seven Music (North America), Swedish legends IN
January 11, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
Up and coming metallers BEAST IN BLACK will unleash their sophomore album »From Hell With Love«, next month on February 8, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. After posting a few album trailers giving the
January 11, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
On March 8th, the Faroe Islands’  TÝR will release their eighth full-length, Hel, via Metal Blade Records. Hel is a collection of ruthlessly melodic and irresistibly compelling progressive folk metal
January 10, 2019 by Kris Murias
A brand new Youtube channel dedicated to telling the stories behind SABATON’s music will launch next month. The band has teamed up with historians Indy Neidell and Timeghost to create the Sabaton History Channel, which will
January 10, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
Finland’s melodic death superstars CHILDREN OF BODOM are going to release their tenth album, ‘Hexed‘, on March 8, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, Alexi Laiho discusses the lyrical themes of ‘Hexed‘. COB frontman, guitarist, and mastermind Alexi
January 9, 2019 by Slayanys Maniax
In December 2017, Katatonia announced they’d be rescheduling a handful of tour dates due to the medical situation of guitarist Roger Öjersson, after whose performances they’d go on short-term hiatus “to re-evaluate
January 9, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
On January 25th, King Diamond will release a new DVD/Blu-ray, Songs For The Dead Live, via Metal Blade Records. There is only one King Diamond, and for more than thirty years the great Dane
January 8, 2019 by Slayanys Maniax
Roughly a week before Christmas our Nordic Metal staff got a request to each deliver a Top-5 Albums of 2018 before the year changes. Sounded easy enough right? Wrong! It
January 7, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
Finnish melancholy death-doom metal masters SWALLOW THE SUN release a first glimpse on the new album “When A Shadow Is Forced Into The Light”, which will be released already on January 25th,
January 4, 2019 by Slayanys Maniax
After four years of absence in the States, Ensiferum will finally be returning to North America for a headlining tour, which kicks off this weekend (Jan. 5). Featuring Septicflesh as direct support, plus Arsis, this
January 4, 2019 by Slayanys Maniax