amoral in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

AMORAL: Audience Needed For Video Shoot

Finnish hard-rockin' and turbo-lovin' quintet AMORAL has issued the following update: "AMORAL is about to film a video for 'Leave Your Dead Behind', the single from the upcoming album 'Reptile Ride', and wants YOU to participate. The shooting will take place at Nosturi, Helsinki on Sunday May 20th, and audience members should be there around ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NORTHER To Tour Europe With AMORAL, DRONE

Finnish metallers NORTHER will embark on a European headlining tour in October/November. Support on the trek will come from AMORAL and DRONE. The dates are as follows: Oct. 13 - NL - Leeuwarden Romein Oct. 14 - NL - Eindhoven Dynamo Oct. 15 - GER - Essen Turock Oct. 16 - GER - Osnabrück Bastard ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AMORAL: Release Date For Internet-Only Single Confirmed

Spikefarm Records has set a June 6 release date for the Internet-only single from the Finnish hard-rockin' and turbo-lovin' quintet AMORAL, entitled "Leave Your Dead Behind". The bonus track for this release will be a cover of Swedish pop star PANDORA's song "The Naked Sun". AMORAL's back catalogue is also about to go digital: "Wound ...

Read more

Posted in: News

CANDLEMASS, INSOMNIUM, DEATHCHAIN Confirmed For Finland's JALOMETALLI Festival

CANDLEMASS, INSOMNIUM, DEATHCHAIN, KIUAS, PROFANE OMEN, HORNA and URN are the latest confirmed bands for the 2007 edition of the Jalometalli festival, set to take place August 17-18 at Club Teatria in Oulu, Finland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALTARIA AMORAL BURNING POINT CANDLEMASS DEATHCHAIN DOMINATION BLACK ETERNAL TEARS ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AMORAL: New Album Details Revealed

The Finnish hard-rockin' and turbo-lovin' quintet AMORAL has completed the recording of its third album, entitled "Reptile Ride". The CD will be released by Spikefarm Records on August 15, 2007. "Reptile Ride" was produced, recorded and mixed by Janne Saksa at Sound Supreme Studios in Hämeenlinna, Finland. The track listing is as follows: 01. Leave ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MANITOU Signs With METAL HEAVEN RECORDS

Finnish traditional heavy metal band MANITOU, which features in its ranks members of OMNIUM GATHERUM, MALPRACTICE and KAIHORO, has inked a deal with Metal Heaven Records for the release of its third album. The CD is currently being recorded at SouthEastSounds Studio in Karhula, Finland with producer Teemu Aalto (OMNIUM GATHERUM, SINAMORE). According to a ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MANITOU Begins Recording New Album

Finnish traditional heavy metal band MANITOU, which features in its ranks members of OMNIUM GATHERUM, MALPRACTICE and KAIHORO, has entered SouthEastSounds Studio in Karhula, Finland with producer Teemu Aalto (OMNIUM GATHERUM, SINAMORE) to begin recording its third album. According to a press release, the new material will appeal to fans of "IRON MAIDEN, QUEENSRŸCHE, ANNIHILATOR, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TESTAMENT, KREATOR, ROTTING CHRIST Confirmed For Finland's JALOMETALLI Festival

TESTAMENT, KREATOR, ROTTING CHRIST and GRAVE have been confirmed for the Jalometalli festival, set to take place August 17-18 at Club Teatria in Oulu, Finland. The festival billing is shaping upas follows (in alphabetical order): ALTARIA AMORAL BURNING POINT DOMINATION BLACK ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW GRAVE HOLY MOSES KREATOR MACHINE MEN NATIONAL NAPALM SYNDICATE OMNIUM ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HELION Parts Ways With Singer, Seeks Replacement

Finnish melodic metallers HELION have issued the following update: We are sorry to announce the following: A little while ago, Jukka [Salo, vocals] told us that he no longer has neither the time nor the required interest to stick with HELION. These are what we call personal reasons, which we understand. Naturally, we're disappointed in ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AMORAL: 'Keeping Busy, Just Like We Like It'

Finnish melodic death metallers AMORAL are scheduled to enter Sound Supreme studio in Hämeenlinna, Finland in February 2007 to begin recording their new album, tentatively due next summer. "[We are] writing, arranging and rehearsing non-stop at the moment, as well as working on the cover art (with our main man, Aki Siltala) and booking gigs ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HELION Featured On Next 'Heavy Karaoke' DVD

Finnish melodic metallers HELION will have their brand new song "Devil's Tattoo" (download mp3) featured on the next installment of the "Heavy Karaoke" DVD series. The as-yet-untitled disc will feature 14 unsigned heavy metal and hard rock bands performing a total of 16 songs. Each cut will be presented in karaoke form without ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AMORAL: Italian Dates Announced

Finnish melodic death metallers AMORAL will embark on a short Italian tour in early February. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 01 - ITA - Dinasty, Cuneo (w/ GORY BLISTER, RAIN) Feb. 02 - ITA - La Gabbia, Bassano del Grappa (w/ GORY BLISTER, RAIN) Feb. 03 - ITA - Siddharta, Prato (w/ GORY BLISTER, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

THE HAUNTED Frontman Pissing In The Wind

THE HAUNTED frontman Peter Dolving has posted the following message on his MySpace page: "What is the big deal with discussing stuff like economical system or religion? "It's amusing how people are so eager to attack as soon as anyone simply sets about and types the right trigger words. Sometimes I think maybe I should ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HELION Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Finnish melodic metallers HELION are putting the finishing touches on their fourth CD, "Mercury Rising", tentatively due before the end of the year. The follow-up to 2005's "Shadow of the Sun" was recorded at Studio Sound Supreme (AMORAL, PAIN CONFESSOR, ROTTEN SOUND) and is the group's first CD to feature new guitar player Kimmo Korhonen. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HELION Begins Recording New CD

Finnish melodic metallers HELION have just entered Studio Sound Supreme (AMORAL, PAIN CONFESSOR, ROTTEN SOUND) to record their as-yet-untitled fourth CD. A late 2006 release is expected. HELION's last release, 2005's "Shadow of the Sun", is still available for free download in MP3 format at the band's official web site . ...

Read more

Posted in: News

PAIN CONFESSOR Report On Japanese Tour

Finnish metallers PAIN CONFESSOR have posted the following message on their official web site: "PAIN CONFESSOR visited Japan for the first time during May 24-28, 2006. The band played two gigs in the Tokyo area, first one a showcase with AMORAL and NORTHER at Liquidroom venue and the second one at Dress Tokyu venue with ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AMORAL: 'Decrowning' Live Video Posted Online

Finnish melodic death metallers AMORAL have uploaded a performance video of the song "Decrowning", recorded live at Pakkahuone in Tampere, Finland on April 13, 2006, at this location (Windows Media; right-click, "Save Target As"). "Decrowning" is the title track of the band's second album, which was released in the U.S. in March via ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Decrowning - AMORAL

Ratings are tricky little buggers, and in a perfect world, we'd probably just ditch the damn things. But I don't think anyone's ever used "perfect" in the same sentence as this place, so the number persists. What does a 7 mean? Is it a thoroughly enjoyable record that you should purchase, from a band who'll ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

DREADNAUT, AUGURY, UNEXPECT Confirmed For MANITOBA METALFEST

DREADNAUT, AUGURY and UNEXPECT are among the confirmed bands for the fifth annual Manitoba Metalfest, set to take place march 31 – April 1 at The Zoo Bar in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, March 31: THE LIFELESS DESIGN DREADNAUT TORN INTO DAMASCUS BLOODSHED SYMPHONY Saturday, April 1: ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DARK FUNERAL: Polish Gigs Cancelled

DARK FUNERAL's previously announced headlining shows in Poland have been cancelled due to the current "political situation" in the country, according to a posting on the band's web site. Commented the Polish promoter Mariusz Kmiolek of Massive Music: "We are sorry to inform that DARK FUNERAL, NAGLFAR, AMORAL and ASMODEUS gigs in Lódz and Katowice ...

Read more

Posted in: News

BOLT THROWER, CARPATHIAN FOREST Confirmed For Portugal's SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST IX

BOLT THROWER, CARPATHIAN FOREST and KEEP OF KALESSIN are among the confirmed bands for the SWR (Steel Warriors' Rebellion) Barroselas Metalfest IX, set to take place April 28-30 in Barroselas, Portugal. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BOLT THROWER (UK) CARPATHIAN FOREST (NOR) KEEP OF KALESSIN (NOR) INGROWING (CZE) YATTERING (POL) ISACAARUM (CZE) ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AMORAL Added To DARK FUNERAL's European Tour

Finnish melodic death metallers AMORAL have confirmed for DARK FUNERAL's upcoming European tour. The trek, which also features NAGLFAR and ENDSTILLE on select dates, is scheduled to kick off on February 21 in Helsinki, Finland. A complete list of currently confirmed tour dates can be found at DarkFuneral.se. As previously reported, Candlelight Records ...

Read more

Posted in: News