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
REAPER ENTERTAINMENT EUROPE proudly announces the signing of the Finnish Symphonic-Heavy-Metal-Newcomers SILVER BULLET. The story of SILVER BULLET began in 2008, in a form of Dirge Eternal. The band quickly found its niche in horror
January 4, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
2018 will go down in the history as an important year for KORPIKLAANI. The band celebrated its 15th anniversary, released their 10th album »Kulkija« and finally wrapped up the year with a successful
January 4, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
Up and coming metallers BEAST IN BLACK lie in wait for the release of their sophomore album »From Hell With Love«, on February 8, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the group has launched
January 3, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
The English-language film “Lords Of Chaos”, based on true events in the Norwegian black metal music scene in the early 1990s, will open in theaters February 8 and on demand
January 3, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
Finnish melodic death thrashers Rifftera will release their new album, called “Across the Acheron“, on January 18th, 2019 through Inverse Records. The album follows band’s debut, “Pitch Black“, which was released on
January 2, 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 how the album title, »Hexed«, as well as how the idea to have
January 2, 2019 by Tero Tolkki
To celebrate the coming of the longest night of the year, Finnish doom metal masters Swallow The Sun have released their newest track, Lumina Aurea! The nearly 14 minute epic,
December 21, 2018 by Nikki Katsi
About two months ago, Finnish heavy metallers BATTLE BEAST announced a 6-week European headline run for spring 2019, with support coming from newcomers ARION. Today, the six-piece can finally drop
December 21, 2018 by Kris Murias
Swedish visionary metallers SOILWORK have released the official animated music video for the brand new song, ‘Stålfågel‘. Check out the video below The song is available here: http://nblast.de/SoilworkStalfagel The song
December 21, 2018 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, the band presents a guitar playthrough
December 21, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Helsinki’s largest Metal festival, Tuska Open Air, has announced AMORPHIS and SLAYER as the Friday and Saturday headliners of their 2019 edition of the festival! This performance will go down as Slayer’s
December 18, 2018 by Slayanys Maniax
Finnish metal band Rifftera has released a new single called Cutthroat Game. The song is taken from the band’s upcoming second album, “Across the Acheron“, which will be out on January 18,
December 13, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Finnish melodic metal band ARION has just launched a brand new video clip, which was filmed for “Through Your Falling Tears”, one of the ballads on their latest album “Life
December 13, 2018 by Kris Murias
We’re sad to announce that Harri Portimo leaves the bassist throne of SUOTANA. November’s gig at Helsinki was his last one and we’ll do our future show(s) with a replacement.
December 12, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
SABATON released another trailer detailing the band’s classic release, »Carolus Rex«. Watch as bassist Pär Sundström reveals how the band approached the task of telling the Swedish Empire’s story in the second of three
December 12, 2018 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. The band have just revealed the official music video for “Under
December 10, 2018 by Kris Murias
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
December 8, 2018 by Kris Murias
Finnish metal superstars Children Of Bodom have announced their latest album, titled ‘Hexed’! Tracklisting is as follows: 1. The Road 2. Under Grass and Clover 3. Glass Houses 4. Hecate’s
November 28, 2018 by Nikki Katsi
THE DARK ELEMENT are back in the studio working on a follow-up to their acclaimed self-titled debut release, which was released via Frontiers Music Srl in late 2017. Vocalist Anette
November 27, 2018 by Kris Murias
“III”, a brand new EP from Finnish melodic death metallers MyGRAIN, is available now in all digital platforms. The three-song digital EP is the band’s first release after five years of
November 23, 2018 by Kris Murias
Two decades ago, APOCALYPTICA‘s first and most important album, “Plays Metallica By Four Cellos“, was released, selling over 1.5 million copies to date and leading to a carefully remastered, critically
November 16, 2018 by Kris Murias