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BORKNAGAR: Official Video For 'Winter Thrice' Title Track

Norwegian epic black metal pioneers BORKNAGAR will release their tenth studio album, "Winter Thrice", on January 22, 2016 via Century Media. The official video for the CD's title track can be seen below. The clip was directed by David Solbjørg and Kjetil Kolbjørnsrud for Twitchy Films. "Winter Thrice", which — just like 2012's "Urd" — ...

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ROTTING CHRIST To Release 'Rituals' Album In February

Greek extreme metallers ROTTING CHRIST will release their new album, "Rituals", on February 12 via Season Of Mist. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. In Nomine Dei Nostri 02. Ze Nigmar 03. Elthe Kyrie 04. Les Litanies De Satan (Les Fleurs Du Mal) 05. Apage Satana 06. Tou Thanatou 07. For ...

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BORKNAGAR: 'Winter Thrice' Album Details Revealed

Norwegian epic black metal pioneers BORKNAGAR will release their tenth studio album, "Winter Thrice", on January 22, 2016 via Century Media. "Winter Thrice", which — just like 2012's "Urd" — was mixed by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios (OPETH, KREATOR, AMON AMARTH) and packaged in artwork by Marcelo Vasco of P2RDesign (SLAYER, MACHINE HEAD, ...

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Video: ABBATH's Version Of IMMORTAL's 'Nebular Ravens Winter'

ABBATH, the band led by ex-IMMORTAL frontman Olve Eikemo (a.k.a. Abbath), has released a video for its version of the IMMORTAL song "Nebular Ravens Winter". Check it out below. ABBATH will release a seven-inch single, "Count The Dead", on December 11 via Season Of Mist. The A-side features the title track while the B-side consists ...

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Video: Ex-IMMORTAL Frontman ABBATH's Version Of I's 'Warriors'

ABBATH, the band led by ex-IMMORTAL frontman Olve Eikemo (a.k.a. Abbath), has released a video for its cover version of the I song "Warrior", which was originally featured on the album "Between Two Worlds", issued by Nuclear Blast in 2006. Check it out below. ABBATH will release a seven-inch single, "Count The Dead", on December ...

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BORKNAGAR To Release 'Winter Thrice' Album In January

Norwegian extreme metallers BORKNAGAR will release their tenth album, "Winter Thrice", on January 22, 2016 via Century Media. The CD was mixed and mastered at Fascination Street Studio in Sweden by Jens Bogren (OPETH, KREATOR, PARADISE LOST), who previously took care of mixing duties for BORKNAGAR's 2012 album, "Urd". Commented BORKNAGAR founder and guitarist Øystein ...

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Video Premiere: ABBATH's 'Fenrir Hunts'

"Fenrir Hunts", the brand new video from ABBATH, the band led by ex-IMMORTAL frontman Olve Eikemo (a.k.a. Abbath), can be seen below. The clip is a live recording of a new ABBATH track, the studio version of which will appear on the group's forthcoming debut album, due in January 2016 via Season Of Mist. The ...

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ABBATH-Less IMMORTAL Begins Work On New Material: 'We Will Continue What We Believe In'

Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL — now consisting of lyricist/guitarist Demonaz (real name Harald Nævdal) and drummer Horgh (real name Reidar Horghagen) following last year's split with frontman Olve Eikemo (a.k.a. Abbath) — are working on material for the band's next album, to be released via the Nuclear Blast label. Demonaz, IMMORTAL's founding member, has created ...

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ULVER's KRISTOFFER RYGG To Guest On New BORKNAGAR Album

Original BORKNAGAR vocalist Kristoffer Rygg (pictured; a.k.a. Garm, Fiery G. Maelstrom, Trixter G.) has recorded vocals for two songs on the upcoming BORKNAGAR album. Due in the fall via Century Media, the CD will be mixed in June by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studio. Commented BORKNAGAR mainman Øystein G. Brun: "These days, 20 years ...

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ABBATH Signs With SEASON OF MIST, Announces Band Lineup

Season Of Mist has announced the signing of ABBATH. Having recently departed from IMMORTAL to form a new band under his own name, the iconic Norwegian black metal legend is currently working on his debut album for the label, expected in early 2016. Bass duties for ABBATH will be handled by a man familiar to ...

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ARCTURUS To Release New Album 'Arcturian' In May

Norwegian metal band ARCTURUS will release its first new studio album in a decade, "Arcturian", on May 8 via Prophecy Productions. Unparalleled in creativity, musicianship and artistic approach since its formation in 1987, mastermind Steinar "Sverd" Johnsen and his cosmic crew — consisting of past and present members of ULVER, MAYHEM, DIMMU BORGIR, BORKNAGAR and ...

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MACHINE HEAD: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Zwolle Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of MACHINE HEAD's August 6 performance at Hedon in Zwolle, The Netherlands can be seen below. MACHINE HEAD will embark on a 21-show North American tour in the fall. Support on the trek will come from Finnish heavy metal powerhouse CHILDREN OF BODOM, Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA and American melodic death/thrash ...

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MACHINE HEAD's ROBB FLYNN Eats Cock Cake For His 46th Birthday

MACHINE HEAD singer-guitarist Robb Flynn celebrated his 46th birthday on Saturday, July 19 while on tour and was presented with "a giant cock cake" for the occasion. Writes Flynn in the latest installment of his online blog, "The General Journals: Diary Of A Frontman... And Other Ramblings": "[Phil] Demmel [MACHINE HEAD guitarist] and Jared [MacEachern, ...

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MACHINE HEAD: Fourth Video Blog From The Studio

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD entered GREEN DAY's Oakland, California's JingleTown Recording compound on February 9 to begin recording their new album for a late 2014 release via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The fourth in a series of short segments regarding the production side of making MACHINE HEAD's new CD can be seen below. ...

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CRONIAN: New Song 'Chemical Dawn' Available For Streaming

CRONIAN (formerly ION) — the Norwegian/Swedish avant-garde metal project featuring BORKNAGAR members Øystein G. Brun (guitars and programming) and Andreas "Vintersorg" Hedlund (vocals and programming) — will release its third album, "Erathems", on November 12 (four days earlier in Europe) via Season Of Mist's Underground Activists division. "Erathems" track listing: 01. Cold Wave Eruption 02. ...

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CRONIAN: New Song Available For Streaming

CRONIAN (formerly ION) — the Norwegian/Swedish avant-garde metal project featuring BORKNAGAR members Øystein G. Brun (guitars and programming) and Andreas "Vintersorg" Hedlund (vocals and programming) — will release its third album, "Erathems", on November 12 (four days earlier in Europe) via Season Of Mist's Underground Activists division. "Erathems" track listing: 01. Cold Wave Eruption 02. ...

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SARKE: Entire 'Aruagint' Album Available For Streaming

SARKE's third album, "Aruagint", is available for streaming in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. Released on September 20 via Indie Recordings, the CD was once again recorded at H-10 Productions studios in Oslo with producer Lars Erik Westby. Says they band: "Our music is inspired by the great '70s rock bands, '80s speed ...

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