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INSOMNIUM: New Video Interview Available

Asif Salam at SoundShock.co.uk conducted an interview with vocalist/bassist Niilo Sevänen of Finnish metallers INSOMNIUM when the band played the Camden Underworld in London, England on December 7, 2009. Watch the chat below. INSOMNIUM's latest album, "Across The Dark", recently entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 5. ...

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OVERKILL Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 5-11, 2010 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABSTINENZ ACELDAMA ASHES YOU LEAVE BEHEMOTH CANNIBAL CORPSE DEMONICAL DORNENREICH ENOCHIAN THEORY ENSIFERUM EPICA EQUILIBRIUM HEIDEVOLK IMMORTAL INSISION INSOMNIUM KALMAH ...

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AMORPHIS, KORPIKLAANI Confirmed For FINNISH METAL EXPO

AMORPHIS, KORPIKLAANI, V FOR VIOLENCE and [AMATORY] have been confirmed to perform at the sixth annual Finnish Metal Expo, which will be held February 19-20, 2010 in Helsinki. Finnish Metal Expo, the main event of Helsinki Metal Meeting, is taking over the Cable Factory for the sixth time next year. This is where more than ...

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ORIGIN, FREI.WILD Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

ORIGIN and FREI.WILD have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 19-21, 2010 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AHAB ANATHEMA ASPHYX BARREN EARTH BEHEMOTH CALLISTO CUMULO NIMBUS DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DYING FETUS EISREGEN FIDDLER'S GREEN FREI.WILD ...

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INSOMNIUM, EISREGEN Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

INSOMNIUM and EISREGEN have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 19-21, 2010 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AHAB ANATHEMA ASPHYX BARREN EARTH BEHEMOTH CALLISTO CUMULO NIMBUS DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DYING FETUS EISREGEN FIDDLER'S GREEN HYPOCRISY ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE, SONATA ARCTICA Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

CANNIBAL CORPSE, SONATA ARCTICA, DEMONICAL, SUICIDAL ANGELS, OMEGA LITHIUM, ACELDAMA, LUJURIA and ENOCHIAN THEORY have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 5-11, 2010 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABSTINENZ ACELDAMA ASHES YOU LEAVE BEHEMOTH CANNIBAL CORPSE DEMONICAL DORNENREICH ENOCHIAN THEORY ...

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INSOMNIUM: Performance Footage Of Two New Songs Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Finnish metallers INSOMNIUM performing two new songs from their latest album, "Across The Dark", on October 10, 2009 at Nosturi in Helsinki can be viewed below (courtesy of "RandomTraveler2"). "Across The Dark" recently entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 5. The CD was recorded at ...

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THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD: New Album Details Revealed

South Carolina death metallers THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD have set "Skepsis" as the title of their third full-length album. The CD, which will be released via Prosthetic Records, was recorded at New York's Gellar Cellar Studios and will be mastered by Alan Douches (CONVERGE, MISFITS, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, HATEBREED, MASTODON) at West ...

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INSOMNIUM's 'Across The Dark' Cracks Finnish Top 5

"Across The Dark", the new album from Finnish metallers INSOMNIUM, has entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 5. The CD was recorded at Fantom studio (where the group recorded its 2006 LP, "Above the Weeping World"). "Across The Dark" track listing: 01. Equivalence (03:18) 02. Down With The Sun ...

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INSOMNIUM: New Song Posted Online

A new INSOMNIUM track entitled "Where The Last Wave Broke" is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The song, which features clean vocals by Jules Näveri (PROFANE OMEN, ENEMY OF THE SUN), comes off the Finnish metal group's fourth album, "Across The Dark", which is scheduled for release on September 7 ...

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INSOMNIUM: 'Across The Dark' Track Listing Revealed

Finnish metal band INSOMNIUM will release its fourth album, "Across The Dark", on September 7 via Candlelight Records. The CD was recorded at Fantom studio (where the group recorded its 2006 LP, "Above the Weeping World") and it features guest clean vocals by Jules Näveri (PROFANE OMEN, ENEMY OF THE SUN). "Across The Dark" track ...

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BLITZKRIEG, EDEN'S CURSE, DARKNESS DYNAMITE, Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR

BLITZKRIEG, EDEN'S CURSE, DARKNESS DYNAMITE and MALEFICE have been confirmed for this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 14-16, 2009 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ABGOTT AGONYST ALTERNATIVE CARPARK AMON AMARTH ANATHEMA ANNWN ANTERIOR APOCALYPTICA ARCH ENEMY ARTHEMIS BATTLELORE BEHOLDER BIOMORTAL ...

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ABGOTT Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

U.K. extreme black metallers ABGOTT have been confirmed for this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 14-16, 2009 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. The band will mainly perform material from its new album, "Godfather In Black", due on September 7 via Code7/PHD. The festival billing is now shaping up as ...

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SODOM Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

German thrash metal veterans SODOM have been confirmed for this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 14-16, 2009 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. This will be the band's only U.K. performance in 2009 and marks the group's first U.K. show in 20 years. The festival billing is now shaping up ...

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INSOMNIUM: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

Finnish metal band INSOMNIUM will release its fourth album, "Across The Dark", on September 7 via Candlelight Records. The CD was recorded at Fantom studio (where the group recorded its 2006 LP, "Above the Weeping World") and it features guest clean vocals by Jules Näveri (PROFANE OMEN, ENEMY OF THE SUN). An e-card for "Across ...

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INSOMNIUM, THE ROTTED Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR

Finnish melodic deathsters INSOMNIUM and London grinders THE ROTTED have been confirmed for this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 14-16, 2009 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ALTERNATIVE CARPARK AMON AMARTH ANATHEMA APOCALYPTICA ARCH ENEMY ARTHEMIS BATTLELORE BEHOLDER BISONHAMMER BLIND GUARDIAN ...

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INSOMNIUM Launches Studio Blog

Finnish metal band INSOMNIUM has entered Fantom studio (where the group recorded its 2006 LP, "Above the Weeping World") to begin recording its fourth album for a late 2009 release. A studio blog has been launched at this location. Guitarist Ville Friman previously described the new songs as follows: "One is really epic ...

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INSOMNIUM To Enter Studio In March

Guitarist Ville Friman of the Finnish metal band INSOMNIUM has issued the following update: "We are currently rehearsing new material, which will become fourth INSOMNIUM album at some point. At the moment, we have four songs ready and lots of semi-ready material in store just waiting to be trained and arranged properly. We have also ...

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HATEFORM Begins 'World Domination' Through Scandinavia And Japan

Finnish death/thrash metallers HATEFORM have issued the following update: "During a short silence in the HATEFORM camp, big steps have been taken. A distribution deal with Playground Music Scandinavia was recently signed, covering the rest of the Scandinavian territories and the Baltic countries. So 'Dominance' [HATEFORM's debut album] will see daylight outside Finland on the ...

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CROWN THE LOST: New Album Artwork Posted Online

Pittsburgh-based melodic thrash metallers CROWN THE LOST have posted the artwork to their upcoming album, "Blind Faith Loyalty", at this location. The cover was created by Jarno Lahti of Kaamos Studios (INSOMNIUM, IMPERANON) in Finland. The follow-up to 2006's critically acclaimed "Reverence Dies Within" "expands upon CROWN THE LOST's intricate and memorable blend ...

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