ALBUMS

NYLIST – Apart

One person projects are always the best and I think many people out there would agree that there’s so much diversity involved into the music. Meet Fred Nylist, a Canadian extreme metal musician who also does vocals, production, songwriting and everything else he has done to create the most vile, darkened and imaginative EPs of 2022. Apart is only a four track EP showcasing his most finest, experimental, diverse and progressive signature styled arrangements of music he’s done to date. […]

NEWS

THE CROWN Bassist & Founding Member Leaves The Band

After being part of The Crown since the very beginning in 1990 (as one of the founding members of Crown Of Thorns), bass player Anders Magnus Olsfelt has decided to leave the band. More can be read in statements below. “Hello Viking Punks! We are very sorry to inform you that our bass player, one of the founding members of The Crown, Magnus Olsfelt has decided to leave the band. After 32 years we go separate ways. We are very […]

ALBUMS

NEAR DEATH CONDITION – Ascent From The Mundane

After many years of silence, Switzerland’s very own Near Death Condition have came back and released their first album in over seven years. I’ve been hearing many wonderful things about this band and truth be told I am beyond thrilled and excited to hear such claustrophobic, chaotic and destructive musical pieces of death metal that really made me appreciate their craft and ambition. Released on Unique Leader Records, this is the fourth full-length recording prior to 2014’s Evolving Towards Extinction […]

NEWS

AMORPHIS Release New Music Video

Halo, the new album from Finland’s melancholic progressive metallers Amorphis will be released via Atomic Fire Records on February 11th. In advance of the record’s official unveiling, today the band finally reveals a new single accompanied by a music video filmed in the Finnish snow and directed by Pekka Hara. “On The Dark Waters” is further proof of the band’s undeniable talent in fusing heavy riffs with an epic and melodic chorus, and is not only part of the new […]

NEWS

ARCH ENEMY Announce New Album Release Details

On July 29th 2022, Arch Enemy will release their 11th studio album, Deceivers. The new music output comes five years after the release of Will To Power and encompasses eleven new tunes. Fans can expect the new single – “Handshake With Hell” – to drop next week (Friday, February 4th) along with the album pre-order start. Michael Amott comments: “Having just celebrated our 25th anniversary as a group and now releasing our 11th studio album, one could easily assume that […]

NEWS

DARK FORTRESS Part Ways With Drummer

German black metallers Dark Fortress announce that next weekend’s performance at the California Deathfest will be the last one for drummer Seraph, with whom the band is parting ways after more than 20 years. Dark Fortress commented: ”We can hardly believe it, but California Deathfest seems to happen for real next weekend! But not only because of the (obvious) circumstances California Deathfest will be a very special and meaningful show for us: This is our first show in over 2 […]

NEWS

SHAPE OF DESPAIR Debut New Single ‘Forfeit’

Funeral doom metal band Shape Of Despair are now releasing the third new song of their upcoming album, Return To The Void, due out February 25th via Season Of Mist. Listen to the song “Forfeit”, accompanied by Guilherme Henriques-directed music video, via YouTube.  

NEWS

GUTRECTOMY Premiere New Song & Music Video

German slamming brutal death quartet Gutrectomy premiered a new song and official music video by the name of “Apocalyptic Squirt Tsunami”. The single is taken from their upcoming new album Manifestation of Human Suffering which is due out February 25th, 2022.  

NEWS

DARK TRANQUILLITY Former Guitarist Passed Away

Fredrik Johansson, former guitarist of Dark Tranquillity, has passed away at the age of 48 after battling cancer. A post from Dark Tranquillity vocalist Michael Stanne reads as follows: “One of us is gone. “Fredrik Johansson passed away on January 25th after a three-year long battle with cancer. He joined Dark Tranquillity in ’93, right after the recording of our first album “Skydancer”. He replaced me as guitarist so that I could focus on singing, and with that he raised […]