infernal-majesty in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

POISONBLACK: 'Escapexstacy' Details Unveiled

Finland's POISONBLACK (formerly SHADOWLANDS) — featuring SENTENCED vocalist Ville Laihiala on guitar, and CHARON frontman Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto — have finalized the track listing for their debut album, "Escapexstacy", due on Feb. 17, 2003 through Century Media Records. It is as follows: 01. The Glow Of The Flames 02. Love Infernal 03. The State 04. All ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEPTIC FLESH Set Release Date For 'Sumerian Daemons'

Greece's SEPTIC FLESH have set January 27th, 2003 as the release date for their brand new CD, titled Sumerian Daemons, through Hammerheart Records. Produced by Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, ARCH ENEMY, DIMMU BORGIR, etc.) at Gothenburg's Studio Fredman, the 13-song effort will include the following cuts, among others: 01. Unbeliever 02. Red Code ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KULT OV AZAZEL Prepare To Record New CD

South Florida black metallers KULT OV AZAZEL are due to enter the studio on October 28th to begin the recording process for their new album, titled Oculus Infernum, for an early 2003 release through Arctic Records. Among the song titles set to appear on the upcoming CD are the following: 01. Perpetual Demise Of The ...

Read more

Posted in: News

PB ARMY To Issue Debut, Hit The Road

Toledo, Ohio-based "stoner-pop-metal" band THE PB ARMY, featuring Infernal Combustion webzine founder Keith Bergman on vocals/drums, release their long-awaited debut CD on October 29th through the Sin Klub label (www.sinklub.com). Entitled Inebriates, Equivocators, and Mockers of the Devil Himself, the CD will be distributed throughout the US by Midwest Artists. Distribution for other territories is ...

Read more

Posted in: News

INFERNAL COMBUSTION #26 Launched

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The newest issue of the more-or-less monthly metal parody webzine Infernal Combustion is online now at www.infernalcombustion.com. This issue may be the most controversial yet -- the hate mail has begun. Everything from MESHUGGAH's packaging to Jason Newsted's clout to Vince Neil's unpaid bar tab to Dave Williams' "friends" to ...

Read more

Posted in: News

INFERNAL MAJESTY: New MP3 Posted Online

The current line-up of the classic Canadian metal act INFERNAL MAJESTY—guitarist Steve Terror, vocalist Chris Bailey, guitarist Kenny Hallman, bassist Kiel Wilson, and drummer Kris DeBoer—have posted an MP3 of the track "Death of Heaven" via MP3.com at this location. According to the band, "this is the demo version and differs from the ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GRAVE: "Back From The Grave" Bonus CD Details Unveiled

Swedish death metal veterans GRAVE have set October 21st as the release date for their much-anticipated comeback album, entitled Back From The Grave, through Century Media Records. The initial pressing of the album will apparently come as a double CD, and will include a special compilation of the band's 1988-1989 demos. The full track listing ...

Read more

Posted in: News

INFERNAL COMBUSTION: Acclaimed Parody Webzine Returns From Hiatus

Infernal Combustion, the acclaimed parody heavy metal webzine, has returned from a six-month hiatus and launched its 25th batch of "slander, lies and mockery" upon the metalheads of the Internet. Frequently referred to as "The Onion of metal," Infernal Combustion features satirical stories sending up both modern and classic metal bands, written in a straight-faced ...

Read more

Posted in: News

H.I.M. Become HER

In the "we-are-not-kidding" department: Finland's H.I.M. (which stands for HIS INFERNAL MAJESTY) recently serviced their European smash single, "Join Me", to US stations under the group moniker HER after they were threatened with legal action by a band from Chicago who registered the HIM name in the US. The Illinois-based act's mainman, Doug Sharin, appears ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEPTIC FLESH Complete Work On "Sumerian Daemons"

Greece's SEPTIC FLESH have completed work on their new album, entitled Sumerian Daemons, with producer Fredrik Nordström (i.e. HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, ARCH ENEMY, DIMMU BORGIR, etc.) at Gothenburg's Studio Fredman for an October release through Hammerheart Records. Among the tracks set to appear on the 13-song effort are the following: 01. Red Code Cult 02. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

INFERNAL To Record Mini-CD, Prepare Full-Length Album

Sweden's INFERNAL, featuring former DARK FUNERAL guitarist Blackmoon, will enter the studio in late May to record a mini-CD entitled Summon Forth The Beast. Among the cuts set to be included on the CD are an as-yet-undisclosed album track, an exclusive non-album track and the covers "Bleed For The Devil" (MORBID ANGEL) and "Of Doom" ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SINISTER Plan Cover CD, Perform Impromptu Athens Gig

Dutch death metallers SINISTER will soon enter the studio to record Creators Of Brutality, an album's worth of classic death metal covers from the 80s and 90s. Included will be renditions of cuts from PUNGENT STENCH, INFERNAL MAJESTY, CELTIC FROST, KREATOR, DEATH, and others. Recordings will start this summer for a late 2002 release. In ...

Read more

Posted in: News

INFERNAL MAJESTY: The Canadian Metal Veterans Return To Action

The current line-up of the classic Canadian metal act INFERNAL MAJESTYguitarist Steve Terror, vocalist Chris Bailey, guitarist Kenny Hallman, bassist Kiel Wilson, and drummer Kris DeBoerwill be performing tonight (May 4th) at Studebakers Cabaret in Vancouver, British Columbia. Also appearing on the bill are VOLATILE, SEVERED SERENITY, and STONE HEAD. INFERNAL MAJESTY recently recorded a ...

Read more

Posted in: News

German "All-Star" Tribute To JUDAS PRIEST Confirmed For H-O-A Festival

JUDAS PRIEST cover band ELECTRIC EI, featuring HELLOWEEN drummer Mark Cross, X-13 vocalist Joerg Wesenberg, METALIUM guitarist Matthias Lange, X-13/SHOCKMASHINE guitarist Rolli Feldmann, and PARAGON drummer Markus Big M. Corby on bass, have been confirmed for the H-O-A (Headbangers Open Air) festival, which is scheduled to take place on Friday, June 21st and Saturday, June ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DRAGONLAND Complete Work On Sophomore CD

Sweden's DRAGONLAND, featuring former PROPHANITY/NIGHTSHADE guitarist Nicklas Magnusson and KING DIAMOND touring keyboardist Elias Holmlid, have completed work on their second full-length CD, entitled Holy War, at Gothenburg's Studio Fredman with producer Anders Friden for an early summer release through Black Lotus Records. Mixed by veteran studio wizard Fredrik Nordstrom, the follow-up to last year's ...

Read more

Posted in: News

RITUAL CARNAGE Finalize Album Track Listing, Release Date

Japan's RITUAL CARNAGE have completed work on their third album, entitled The Birth Of Tragedy, which is due to be released through Osmose Productions on May 21st. Recorded on the mountainside of Hachioji, Japan, the CD version of the album will contain 11 songs, while the LP version and the limited-edition digi-pack will each include ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HECATE ENTHRONED Issue Statement Regarding Cancelled Tour

British black metallers HECATE ENTHRONED have issued the following statement regarding the recent cancellation of the group's European tour with AGATHODAIMON and INFERNAL POETRY: As you may or may not be aware (most probably not aware), our participation on the tour we were due to do with AGATHODAIMON and INFERNAL POETRY in March has had ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HECATE ENTHRONED, Support Acts To Launch European Tour

British black metallers HECATE ENTHRONED will be playing the following European dates with AGATHODAIMON and INFERNAL POETRY in February and March (additional shows to be announced shortly): Feb. 27 – Stuttgart, GER @ Rohre Feb. 28 – Eindhoven, NETH @ Effenaar Mar. 04 – Offenbach, GER @ Hafenbahn Mar. 05 – Hamburg, GER @ Marx ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DRAGONLAND Prepare For "Holy War"

Sweden's DRAGONLAND, featuring former PROPHANITY/NIGHTSHADE guitarist Nicklas Magnusson and KING DIAMOND touring keyboardist Elias Holmlid, will be entering Gothenburg's Studio Fredman with producer Anders Friden on March 14th to begin recording their second full-length CD, entitled Holy War, for a late summer release through Black Lotus Records. Scheduled to be mixed by veteran studio wizard ...

Read more

Posted in: News

INCANTATION Postpone European Tour

INCANTATION were forced to postpone their scheduled European tour with INFERNAL POETRY and INIQUITY due to a “fairly serous, work-related back injury” that drummer Kyle Severn is suffering from, according to an official statement from the group. “We regret the postponement of the tour but there is no guarantee that he will be better before ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ACHERON Pull Off INCANTATION Tour!

Due to unspecified disagreements with the booking agent, ACHERON will not be part of the February 2002 Upheaval Of Blasphemy European Tour with INCANTATION. There is no word yet on what band will be taking their place on the bill, which will also include INIQUITY and INFERNAL POETRY. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Razorblade Romance - H.I.M.

A self-proclaimed "love metal" band, Finland's H.I.M. (which stands for His Infernal Majesty) is that country's biggest rock export ever, and it's easy to see why. Having shed some of their guitar-heavy edge which worked so well on the band's awesome Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666 release, H.I.M.'s penchant for making music that is equally ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

Archive News Oct 18, 2001

The official web site of the heavy metal band ANTHRAX at www.anthrax.com has reportedly received 8 million hits in the last two weeks, with 325,000 unique visitors connecting to the site in the wake of the recent anthrax bacteria terrorist scare that has sent fear and panic through the streets of America. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Archive News Oct 17, 2001

KUSH, the long-running project of FEAR FACTORY bassist Christian Olde Wolbers, FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera, DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter and CYPRESS HILL frontman B-Real, will be appearing at the Viper Room in West Hollywood, California on October 27th.


Unlike his official press statements, which have thus far been ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Archive News Aug 10, 2001 - update 2

Here is the full track listing for the upcoming third full-length CD from Finland's H.I.M. (His Infernal Majesty), entitled Deep Shadows And Brilliant Highlights, which is due to be issued in Europe via Supersonic/G.U.N. Records on August 27th:

...

01. Salt In Our Wounds

02. Heartache Every Moment

...

Read more

Posted in: News