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THE HAUNTED: Swedish Dates Announced

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED have announced the following dates: Dec. 19 - Stockholm, SWE @ Klubben Dec. 20 - Sundsvall, SWE @ Pipeline Dec. 21 - Östersund, SWE @ Hårdrocksklubben/ Gamla Tingshuset Dec. 22 - Västerås, SWE @ Prisma Support at the shows will come from BY NIGHT (all dates) and SPARZANZA (Stockholm only). THE ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Checks In From The Road

Swedish metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY have launched the Eastpak Antidote tour, also featuring SOILWORK, CALIBAN and SONIC SYNDICATE. The group has checked in with the following update: "Things are so far going fine on the Eastpak Antidote tour. With the UK freshly conquered, we're now sharpening our blades to strike through the heart of the European ...

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THE HAUNTED To Appear At Helsinki Date Of EASTPAK ANTIDOTE TOUR

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED will make a special appearance on the Eastpak Antidote Tour at club Nosturi, Helsinki on October 29. Other bands on the bill are SOILWORK, CALIBAN and SONIC SYNDICATE. THE HAUNTED's latest album, "The Dead Eye", was recorded in Denmark at Antfarm Studios with renowned producer Tue Madsen (HIMSA, SICK OF IT ...

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THE FORESHADOWING: More New Music Posted Online

Italian gothic-doom band THE FORESHADOWING has posted a sample of the song "Death is our Freedom" plus the ful-length track "Departure" on the group's MySpace page. Both cuts come off THE FORESHADOWING's debut album, "Days of Nothing", due on October 22 via Candlelight Records. The CD cover artwork was created by Seth Siro ...

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THORIUM: 'Feral Creation' E-Card Available

Danish metal band THORIUM will release its "comeback" album, entitled "Feral Creation", in January/February 2008 via Mighty Music. The CD was recorded at the Berno Studio (THE HAUNTED, VOMITORY, DERANGED) in Sweden and was mixed with Jacob Hansen (ABORTED, MERCENARY, VOLBEAT) at Hansen Studios. The cover artwork for the album was created by legendary artist ...

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CHIMAIRA: Video Interview Available

A seven-and-a-half-minute video interview with Ohio metallers CHIMAIRA conducted by MusicPlusTV.com during the band's recent appearance on the Sounds of the Underground tour can be viewed below. CHIMAIRA will team up with KATAKLYSM and TERROR for a North American tour in November/December. DIVINE HERESY is expected to open the trek on all dates between November ...

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CHIMAIRA, KATAKLYSM, TERROR: Tour Dates Announced

CHIMAIRA will team up with KATAKLYSM and TERROR for a North American tour in November/December. DIVINE HERESY is expected to open the trek on all dates between November 14 and December 8, with THE END taking over the opening slot beginning December 9. The dates are as follows: Nov. 14 - Norfolk, VA - The ...

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TOO PURE TO DIE To Guest On JamNOW.com This Monday

Des Moines, Iowa-based band TOO PURE TO DIE will be in the JamNOW.com studios for an exclusive interview this Monday, September 10 at 11:00 a.m. EST. To listen to the chat, click here. Recently signed to Trustkill Records, TOO PURE TO DIE has been building up momentum with its latest full-length release, "Confidence ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY: Video Interview Available

A two-part video interview with Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY conducted at the Bang Your Head!!! festival on June 22, 2007 in Balingen, Germany can be viewed below. DARK TRANQUILLITY recently confirmed its participation in the Eastpak Antidote European tour alongside SOILWORK, CALIBAN and SONIC SYNDICATE. The band's new album, "Fiction", was released in ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY: New Video Interview Available

A video interview with Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY conducted by "Angel of Metal" at this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, which took place August 16-18 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England, can be viewed below. DARK TRANQUILLITY recently confirmed its participation in the Eastpak Antidote European tour alongside SOILWORK, CALIBAN and SONIC SYNDICATE. ...

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TOO PURE TO DIE Signs With TRUSTKILL RECORDS

Trustkill Records has announced the signing of TOO PURE TO DIE. The Des Moines, Iowa-based band has been building up momentum with its latest full-length release, "Confidence and Consequence" (Sumerian Records, 2006). The group has also been touring non-stop over the past year, with full U.S. and Canadian runs alongside such bands at AUGUST BURNS ...

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MEGADETH Mainman Issues GIGANTOUR Update

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has issued the following update via the Gigantour.com web site: "Today is Monday and there is one week left before we leave for Alaska. We will come home after that for 16 days and then it is off to the Pac Rim, and eventually to Australia, to start this awesome line-up ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY To Play Greece With SAMAEL

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY will play two shows in Greece in November. Support on the dates will come from Switzerland's SAMAEL. The edtails are as follows: Nov. 03 - Thessaloniki, Greece - Hydrogios Nov. 04 - Athens, Greece - Gagarin 205 Commented DARK TRANQUILLITY: "This will be the first time in five years ...

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THORIUM To Release 'Feral Creation' In January

Danish metal band THORIUM has finished mixing its "comeback" album, entitled "Feral Creation", for a January 2008 release via Mighty Music. The CD was recorded at the Berno Studio (THE HAUNTED, VOMITORY, DERANGED) in Sweden and was mixed with Jacob Hansen (ABORTED, MERCENARY, VOLBEAT) at Hansen Studios. Cover artwork for the CD is being created ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY: The Festival Season Is Over

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY have issued the following update: "In true DARK TRANQUILLITY fashion, Bloodstock [Open Air in the U.K.] and Summer Breeze [in Germany] were ravaged last weekend, spelling an end to the festival season of 2007. This was probably our most active summer ever, and while our sweaty bodies are recovering ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY: Video Footage From BRUTAL ASSAULT Available

Fan-filmed video footage of DARK TRANQUILLITY's performance at this year's Brutal Assault festival, which took place August 9-11 at the Old Army Fortress Josefov in Jaromer, Czech Republic (Jaromer is situated 130 km east of Prague, 20km north from Hradec Kralove), has been posted at YouTube. Watch the clip below. DARK TRANQUILLITY has confirmed its ...

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DEADSOIL Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

German metal/hardcore act DEADSOIL has issued the following update: "It's been a while since the last news update here from the DEADSOIL front, but we have been anything else but lazy! We played tons of shows, wrote new songs and rehearsed like crazy! "Well, some of you might have heard the rumors that Christan Bass ...

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CHIMAIRA Pulls Out Of EASTPAK ANTIDOTE TOUR

Cleveland's CHIMAIRA has issued the following update: "As you may or may not know, we have decided to cancel our upcoming U.K./European run. "There's really no way for us to describe our sorrow after having decided to pull out of the Eastpak Antidote tour. It was an extremely difficult decision for us to make, and ...

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KREATOR, SOILWORK, CHIMAIRA Confirmed For Denmark's AALBORG METAL FESTIVAL

SOILWORK, CHIMAIRA and KREATOR are among the confirmed bands for the sixth edition of the Aalborg Metal Festival, set to take place November 2-3, 2007 in Aalborg, Denmark. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: SOILWORK CHIMAIRA KREATOR DREAM EVIL CALIBAN BELPHEGOR SIRENIA SONIC SYNDICATE NIGHTRAGE DAWN OF DEMISE DEW-SCENTED SPECRAL MORTUARY BROADMOOR THORIUM ...

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KREATOR Mainman On New THE SPOOK CD: It 'Will Blow Fans Away!'

German "graverockers" THE SPOOK will release their second album, "Let There Be Dark", on August 31 through Fiendforce Records/Cargo. The CD, which features guest appearances by Dave Pybus (CRADLE OF FILTH) and Goolsby and TB of BLITZKID fame, was produced by KREATOR mainman Mille Petrozza and THE SPOOK guitarist Ross Feratu. Mixing and mastering duties ...

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