News BEAST IN BLACK discuss the inspiration for »From Hell With Love« in second album trailer!

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

News CHILDREN OF BODOM Discuss The Title And Cover Art For HEXED

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

News BATTLE BEAST To Release New Album “No More Hollywood Endings” In March!

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

News SOILWORK – release brand new song ‘Stålfågel’, animated music video available!

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

News CHILDREN OF BODOM – ‘Under Grass And Clover’ Guitar Playthrough!

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

News SABATON – release second interview trailer about “Carolus Rex”!

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

News CHILDREN OF BODOM Unveil First Single & Music Video From “Hexed”, Pre-Order Available!

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

News BATTLE BEAST Announce 2019 European Headline Tour In Support Of Their Forthcoming Studio Album; ARION Confirmed As Support Act!

Enormously successful European headline tours, gigs in Russia and Asia, North American tours as support to SABATON, KAMELOT, DELAIN and LEAVES’ EYES, as well as countless festival appearances worldwide: the

News BEAST IN BLACK announce European headline tour 2019 with TURMION KÄTILÖT

Up and coming metallers BEAST IN BLACK recently finished their first festival season, incl. appearances at well-known festivals such as Tuska Open Air (FIN), Norway Rock Festival (N), Nova Rock (A) and Sabaton Open Air (S) amongst others.

News SOILWORK new album recorded! Watch first trailer from studio

Swedish visionary metallers SOILWORK have finished the recordings for their long awaited upcoming 11th studio album. The as of yet untitled album is the band’s first in more than three years and

News WINTERSUN Announce Support Act For EU “By Request” Shows!

After conquering Wacken‘s main stage, epic metallers WINTERSUN are preparing for their first “by request” shows outside of Finland, which will take place later this month. Their fans can vote

News KORPIKLAANI Release Second “Kulkija” Trailer and Announce North American Tour

Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI are set to release their new studio album »Kulkija« (“Wanderer”), on September 7th, 2018 via Nuclear Blast. To bridge the gap until its unveiling, the band has

News KORPIKLAANI release thought-provoking ‘Harmaja’ music video

Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI are set to release their new studio album »Kulkija« (“Wanderer”), on September 7th, 2018 via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band have unveiled the second single, ‘Harmaja’, in the form of a

News KORPIKLAANI Release First “Kulkija” Trailer

Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI will release their new studio album »Kulkija« (“Wanderer”), on September 7th, 2018 via Nuclear Blast. After unveiling the first single ‘Kotikonnut’ a few days ago, the

News AMORPHIS and SOILWORK announce 2019 EU co-headline tour!

Finnish melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS released their enormously successful new album »Queen Of Time«, on May 18th, 2018 through Nuclear Blast. To present their new hymns live on stage, the band is pleased to

News THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA Talk Songs Of The New Album In Fourth Video Trailer

Swedish classic/progressive rock supergroup THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA are set to release their impatiently awaited next album, »Sometimes The World Ain’t Enough« on June 29 via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band releases the fourth video

News KORPIKLAANI Release New Single “Kotikonnut”

Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI recently announced the release of their new studio album entitled »Kulkija« (“Wanderer”) for September 7th, 2018 via Nuclear Blast. To celebrate the start of their

News AMORPHIS “Queen Of Time” enters charts worldwide!

»Queen Of Time« (Nuclear Blast), the latest offering of melancholic progressive metallersAMORPHIS entered the charts worldwide, including #1 in Finland! In Germany, Finland, France, Switzerland, UK and USA they even improved their chart result

News THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA Announce New Song With Mysterious Teaser Video

After taking the world of rock music by storm with last year’s surprise hit »Amber Galactic«, which was nominated for a Swedish Grammy and accompanied by a European tour that left

News IN FLAMES announce headline shows for July – on sale now!

This year, Swedish powerhouse IN FLAMES will once again invade Europe’s major festivals such as Alcatraz and headlining the legendary Wacken Festival. For IN FLAMES, this summer will also mark the inauguration of their first annual two-day-festival, BORGHOLM BRINNER (Borgholm

News DIMMU BORGIR announce new bass player!

DIMMU BORGIR have announced that Swedish bass player Victor Brandt (ENTOMBED A.D., FIRESPAWN) has officially joined the team. The symphonic black metal titans will play their first show since 2012 in June and

Reviews Dimmu Borgir – Eonian

After a gap of around eight years, one of the most famous black metal bands makes their return: The norwegian band Dimmu Borgir has released their tenth full-lenght studio album entitled

News AMORPHIS “Queen Of Time” enters German charts at #4!

»Queen Of Time«, the latest offering of melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS, was released a week ago via Nuclear Blast! The album has now reached #4 in the official German charts, which marks their highest

News ENSLAVED announce new tour dates for Scandinavia, Japan and Australia!

Norwegian avant-garde metallers ENSLAVED are heading out to conquer new territories! For the first time since the release of their latest masterpiece »E«, the band will perform their epic new tracks on Japanese

News WINTERSUN Announce EU ‘By Request’ Headline Shows

Epic metallers WINTERSUN played their first “by request” shows in Finland last month, where their fans could vote the set list for each concert. Due to their great reception, the

News THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA talk about the songs on »Sometimes The World Ain’t Enough« in second video trailer

After taking the world of rock music by storm with last year’s surprise hit »Amber Galactic«, which was nominated for a Swedish Grammy and accompanied by a European tour that left fans speechless,

News SOILWORK gives an update from the studio!

Swedish visionary metallers SOILWORK are currently in the studio, recording their 11th album, the follow-up to 2015’s critically acclaimed »The Ride Majestic«. Singer Björn “Speed” Strid previously stated: “On this new album we have gone

News FOLLOW THE CIPHER unveil ‘Winterfall’ live video!

Forget everything you thought you knew, because FOLLOW THE CIPHER are ready to herald in a new musical era and crash through the dimensions of our universe to steal your breath. Despite

Reviews Follow The Cipher – Follow The Cipher

It has been a while that I have seen a band releasing an album saying it’s power metal. But at the same time power metal as a genre is something

News DIMMU BORGIR: »Eonian« Out Now – New Album Trailer Online!

Today, Norwegian symphonic black legends DIMMU BORGIR have finally released their long-awaited album »Eonian«, their first full-length record in 8 years. This tenth longplayer combines symphonic epicness with the spirit of the Norwegian

News AMORPHIS Release Third Trailer For ‘Queen Of Time’

Finnish metallers AMORPHIS are about to unleash their latest offering entitled »Queen Of Time« on May 18th via Nuclear Blast! Today, the band releases their third album trailer, talking about the studio recordings and revealing first

News DIMMU BORGIR discuss the album title and working with Zbigniew M. Bielak on the cover artwork

On May 4th, symphonic black metal giants DIMMU BORGIR will finally release their new studio album after eight years of silence. New record »Eonian« combines symphonic epicness with the spirit of the Norwegian black

News FOLLOW THE CIPHER unveil ‘Carolus Rex’ single & music video!

Forget everything you thought you knew, because FOLLOW THE CIPHER are ready to herald in a new musical era and crash through the many dimensions of our universe to steal your breath.

News Amorphis released second album trailer.

As we already know, Finnish masters of melodic death metal from Helsinki – Amorphis will release it’s thirteenth studio album under the title “Queen Of Time” on May 18th 2018

News Lordi unveil tracklist for “Sexorcism” album.

Finnish hard rock monsters from Lordi will release new album “Sexorcism” on May 25th 2018 via Nuclear Blast. The album will be ninth studio release by the 51. Eurovision Song

News DIMMU BORGIR – unleash music video for their second single, “Council Of Wolves And Snakes”

With over 1 million Youtube-views on their first single ‘Interdimensional Summit‘, Norwegian devils DIMMU BORGIR have proved that they are back for good after over 7 years of silence. On May 4th, the

News PAIN confirm their upcoming “Australian Coming Home Tour”

The previously announced May tour from Swedish industrial metal act, PAIN, WILL go ahead in May! The recent troubles surrounding failed promoter Stag Music Touring led to one of their tours being canceled

News NIGHTWISH enter the charts worldwide with “Decades”

Finnish symphonic metal gods NIGHTWISH released their brand new best-of compilation »Decades« on March 9th through Nuclear Blast to celebrate more than two decades of their career. Today, NIGHTWISH are proud

News Lyric video to “The Bee” from Amorphis upcoming album is out now!

Not longer than yesterday, the very first track from upcoming album of masters of melodic death metal from Helsinki, Finland – Amorphis had its premiere in Finnish Radio Rock and

News First track from upcoming Amorphis album played by Finnish Radio Rock!

Certainly “Queen Of Time” by Finnish melodic death metal pioneers – Amorphis is one of the most anticipated albums of the year. Today Finnish radiostation – Radio Rock presented to

News AURI Feat. NIGHTWISH Members – Second Trailer For Debut Album Released

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

News NIGHTWISH – release third “Decades” trailer!

Today, the band releases their third trailer, in which mastermind Tuomas Holopainen explains why he would never re-record his old songs, but instead remastered the versions for »Decades« to surprise the fans. Watch it

News NIGHTWISH – Release Second “Decades” Trailer

Let’s be honest; it doesn’t take any overstated words to present this exceptional band to the world out there, for they are the undisputed pioneers of symphonic metal and the

News Amorphis will release new album on May 18th!

AMORPHIS reveal album title, cover and release date! Amorphis have finished recording their upcoming new studio album, entitled ‘QUEEN OF TIME‘. The record is scheduled for a May 18th release

News KORPIKLAANI – European tour with ARKONA, HEIDEVOLK & TROLLFEST kicks off today!

Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI finally kick off their European headline run today, with support coming from Russia’s ARKONA, Dutch men HEIDEVOLK as well as Norwegian Trve Balkan Metallers TROLLFEST. The billing will be completed by EVERTALE,

News BEAST IN BLACK – introduce new drummer Atte Palokangas, kick off EU tour with RHAPSODY next week!

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

News AURI Feat. NIGHTWISH’s TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN, TROY DONOCKLEY: Debut Album Due In March

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

News ENSLAVED’s IVAR BJØRNSON On New Record ‘E’: ‘Now It Feels Like We Are Starting To Get It Right Properly After 14 Albums’

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

News THERION’s CHRISTOFER JOHNSSON: ‘Every Time We Release A New Album, There’s Always A Lot Of Complaints Because We Always Change The Style’

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

News IMMORTAL – Re-Release of “Sons Of Northern Darkness” and “All Shall Fall”

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