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ELUVEITIE: New Album Track Listing, Guest Musicians Revealed

Swiss folk metal pioneers ELUVEITIE just revealed the track listing as well as the guest musicians who appear on their upcoming acoustic/folk album, "Evocation I: The Arcane Dominion", due on April 11 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD will contain 15 folk songs, most of them written in ancient gaulish language. Commented mainman Chrigel Glanzmann: ...

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BLACKGUARD: Debut Album Track Listing Finalized

Montreal-based sympho/black/folk/power metal act BLACKGUARD (formerly PROFUGUS MORTIS) will release its debut album, "Profugus Mortis", on March 20 in Europe via Nuclear Blast Records and on April 28 in North America through Sumerian Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Scarlet To Snow 02. This Round's On Me 03. Allegiance 04. ...

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ELUVEITIE: 'Evocation I: The Arcane Dominion' Artwork Unveiled

Swiss pagan metal horde ELUVEITIE will release its new folk/acoustic album, "Evocation I: The Arcane Dominion", on April 11 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD will feature guest appearances by Oliver S. Tyr of FAUN and Alan A. Nemtheanga of PRIMORDIAL, among others. It will contain 15 folk songs, most of them written in ancient ...

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BLACKGUARD Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST, SUMERIAN

Montreal-based sympho/black/folk/power metal act BLACKGUARD (formerly PROFUGUS MORTIS) has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records for territories outside the U.S. (where the group is signed to Sumerian Records). The band debut album, "Profugus Mortis", will be released on March 20 in Europe and April 28 in North America. Commented Jaap Wagemaker of Nuclear Blast: ...

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ELUVEITIE: New Album Release Date Announced

Swiss pagan metal horde ELUVEITIE will release its new folk/acoustic album, "Evocation I: The Arcane Dominion", on April 10 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD will feature guest appearances by Oliver S. Tyr of FAUN and Alan A. Nemtheanga of PRIMORDIAL, among others. It will contain 15 folk songs, most of them written in ancient ...

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'PaganFest America: Part II': First Dates Announced

"PaganFest America: Part II" will include Finland's folk freaks KORPIKLAANI as the headliners, Switzerland's ELUVEITIE, Ireland's PRIMORDIAL, Finland's MOONSORROW, Canada's BLACKGUARD (formerly known as PROFUGUS MORTIS) and straight off the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, New Jersey's crazy pirate metal drunks SWASHBUCKLE as the opening party-starters throughout the tour. The first confirmed dates are as ...

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PRIMORDIAL: 'Imrama' Reissue Detailed

2008 was a great year for Irish dark metal masters PRIMORDIAL. After the release of their magnum opus, "To The Nameless Dead", in late 2007, the band played shows and festivals all over Europe and gained loads of new fans. The Pagan metallers have lots of plans for the New Year, including a tour through ...

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DREAMING DEAD Schedules CD-Release Show

Los Angeles, California-based death/thrash metal band DREAMING DEAD has scheduled a CD-release show for its debut album, "Within One", on Sunday, January 25 at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood, California. Joining DREAMING DEAD will be GIGAN, BOOK OF THE BLACK EARTH, PSYOPUS and deathgrind overlords CATTLE DECAPITATION. Tickets are available to metalheads of all ages ...

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WOLFCHANT Confirmed For Germany's RAGNARÖK VI FESTIVAL

German metallers WOLFCHANT have been confirmed for the Ragnarök VI Festival, set to take place April 17-18, 2009 in Lichtenfels, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ADORNED BROOD ALESTORM ALKONOST ANDRAS COR SCORPII DARK FORTRESS DORNENREICH DRAUGNIM EINHERJER FALCHION FEJD FINSTERFORST FJOERGYN HEIDEVOLK IRRBLOSS KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI KORPIKLAANI MÅNEGARM ...

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BOLT THROWER, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For Germany's ROCKAREA Festival

BOLT THROWER, SCHANDMAUL, HEAVEN SHALL BURN and ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for the Rockarea festival, set to take place August 28-29, 2009 at Stausee in Losheim, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH A.O.K. BOLT THROWER BRAINSTORM CALLEJON CLEAN STATE DIMPLE MINDS ELUVEITIE ENDSTILLE EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS HACKNEYED HEAVEN SHALL BURN LETZTE ...

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ENSIFERUM Confirmed For Germany's LEGACY FEST

Finnish folk-influenced melodic death metal act ENSIFERUM has been confirmed for next year's Legacy Fest, set to take place May 21-23 in Dessau, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABORTED ANIMA ARCH ENEMY BELPHEGOR BEHEMOTH BURNING SKIES CALLEJON DEMONICAL DESASTER DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DISBELIEF EISREGEN ELUVEITIE ENDSTILLE ENSIFERUM EQUILIBRIUM EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS FACEBREAKER ...

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PRIMORDIAL Frontman Issues Year-End Update

Vocalist Alan "Nemtheanga" Averill of the of the Irish dark metal masters PRIMORDIAL has issued the following update: "Another year nearly over and the vultures are circling. "The rain is still teeming down from the grey skies outside. The weather seems to match perfectly the recession we have plunged into, not to mention people's moods. ...

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KORPIKLAANI, SWASHBUCKLE Added To PAGANFEST USA: PART 2

Rock The Nation has announced the final tour lineup of PaganFest USA: Part 2 with two brand new additions to the upcoming traveling spectacle: Finland's folk freaks KORPIKLAANI as the new headliners, and straight off the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, New Jersey's crazy pirate metal drunks SWASHBUCKLE as the opening party-starters throughout the tour! ...

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ARCH ENEMY, BELPHEGOR, MISERATION, ANIMA Confirmed For Germany's LEGACY FEST

ARCH ENEMY, BELPHEGOR, MISERATION and ANIMA have been confirmed for next year's Legacy Fest, set to take place May 21-23 in Dessau, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABORTED ANIMA ARCH ENEMY BELPHEGOR BEHEMOTH BURNING SKIES CALLEJON DEMONICAL DESASTER DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DISBELIEF EISREGEN ELUVEITIE ENDSTILLE EQUILIBRIUM EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS FACEBREAKER GRAVEWORM KATAKLYSM ...

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ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For Austria's SUMMER NIGHTS OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY have been confirmed for the Summer Nights Open Air festival, set to take place May 22-24 at Burg Frauentstein in Mining am Inn, Austria. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABORTED ARCH ENEMY BEHEMOTH BELPHEGOR CALLEJON DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EISREGEN ELUVEITIE EMERGENCY GATE ENDSTILLE ENSIFERUM EQUILIBRIUM EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS ...

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NEAERA, EQUILIBRIUM, WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH, DISBELIEF Confirmed For LEGACY FEST

NEAERA, EQUILIBRIUM, WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH and DISBELIEF have been confirmed for next year's Legacy Fest, set to take place May 21-23 in Dessau, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABORTED BEHEMOTH BURNING SKIES CALLEJON DEMONICAL DESASTER DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DISBELIEF EISREGEN ELUVEITIE ENDSTILLE EQUILIBRIUM EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS FACEBREAKER GRAVEWORM KATAKLYSM KEEP ...

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SODOM, KREATOR Confirmed For Germany's LEGACY FEST

SODOM and KREATOR have been confirmed for next year's Legacy Fest, set to take place May 21-23 in Dessau, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABORTED BEHEMOTH BURNING SKIES CALLEJON DEMONICAL DESASTER DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EISREGEN ELUVEITIE ENDSTILLE EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS FACEBREAKER GRAVEWORM KATAKLYSM KEEP OF KALESSIN KREATOR LAY DOWN ROTTEN SATYRICON SODOM ...

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BELPHEGOR, EMERGENCY GATE, CALLEJON, ULTRAWURSCHT Confirmed For SUMMER NIGHTS OPEN AIR

BELPHEGOR, EMERGENCY GATE, CALLEJON and ULTRAWURSCHT have been confirmed for the Summer Nights Open Air festival, set to take place May 22-24 at Burg Frauentstein in Mining am Inn, Austria. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: KREATOR SATYRICON SODOM KATAKLYSM WINTERSUN BEHEMOTH DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER BELPHEGOR SONIC SYNDICATE ELUVEITIE ABORTED EISREGEN ENDSTILLE CALLEJON ...

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KREATOR, GRAVEWORM Confirmed For Austria's SUMMER NIGHTS OPEN AIR Festival

KREATOR and GRAVEWORM have been confirmed for the Summer Nights Open Air festival, set to take place May 22-24 at Burg Frauentstein in Mining am Inn, Austria. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: KREATOR SATYRICON SODOM KATAKLYSM WINTERSUN BEHEMOTH DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER SONIC SYNDICATE ELUVEITIE ABORTED EISREGEN ENDSTILLE GRAVEWORM KEEP OF KALESSIN EXCREMENTORY ...

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BLACKGUARD Frontman Explains Name Change

Vocalist Paul Ablaze of the Montreal-based sympho/black/folk/power metal band BLACKGUARD (formerly PROFUGUS MORTIS) has issued the following update: "Yes, it's true, we have in fact changed our name to BLACKGUARD. One of the main reasons for this change was to avoid possible legal action against us. Our new European label (soon to be announced) informed ...

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KATAKLYSM: 'Blood In Heaven' Video Posted Online

"Blood in Heaven", the new video from Quebec's very own destructive metal force KATAKLYSM, can be viewed below. The clip was helmed by renowned Canadian director Max Hebert. KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono previously stated about the decision to shoot a video for "Blood in Heaven": "A while back ago we made the decision to have ...

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CHICAGO POWERFEST 2009 Announces Dates, Welcomes PAGANFEST

The seventh edition of the Chicago Powerfest will take place at the Pearl Room in Mokena, Illinois on May 7-9, 2009. In keeping with a new annual Powerfest tradition of a Thursday night "kick-off" show, organizers/promoters CRJ Productions will welcome the next Paganfest USA tour, featuring PRIMORDIAL, ELUVEITIE, MOONSORROW and BLACKGUARD (formerly PROFUGUS MORTIS) on ...

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KATAKLYSM: 'Blood In Heaven' Video To Debut Next Week

"Blood in Heaven", the new video from Quebec's very own destructive metal force KATAKLYSM, will receive its world premier on Wednesday, November 26. The clip was helmed by renowned Canadian director Max Hebert. KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono previously stated about the decision to shoot a video for "Blood in Heaven": "A while back ago we ...

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DREAMING DEAD: 'Within One' Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Within One", the debut album from the Los Angeles, California-based death/thrash metal band DREAMING DEAD, can be viewed below. The artwork was created by Travis Smith, who has previously worked with OPETH and NEVERMORE, among many other acts. "Within One" is scheduled for release on January 20, 2009 via Ibex Moon ...

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ABORTED, BEHEMOTH, ELUVEITIE, KEEP OF KALESSIN Confirmed For Germany's LEGACY FEST

ABORTED, BEHEMOTH, ELUVEITIE and KEEP OF KALESSIN have been confirmed for next year's Legacy Fest, set to take place May 20-23 in Dessau, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABORTED BEHEMOTH BELPHEGOR DEMONICAL DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EISREGEN ELUVEITIE FACEBREAKER KATAKLYSM KEEP OF KALESSIN SATYRICON TORTURE KILLER WINTERSUN For more information, visit

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KATAKLYSM To Play Mexico In January

Montreal, Canada's KATAKLYSM has confirmed a show in Mexico City, Mexico for January 16 at the Hard Rock Live. This will mark the band's first appearance in Mexico since 1995. Commented vocalist Maurizio Iacono: "I think a lot of bands and friends know about the hard times we went through in Mexico in 1995. The ...

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