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AVENGER OF BLOOD, POSTMORTOM Confirmed For THUNDER IN THE NORTH 2 has announced the second installment of its annual thrash metal mini-fest Thunder in the North. The year's event will feature AVENGER OF BLOOD (Las Vegas, NV),POSTMORTOM (Las Vegas, NV),HADAN (San Francisco, CA),ARTILLERY HELL (San Jose, CA) and SILENT SINNER (San Jose, CA). This will be...
July 22, 2005


Northern California Metal Underground (NCMU.COM) has put together a compilation CD, "Lessons In Brutality, Volume 1", featuring some of Northern California's most brutal underground metal acts. The bands appearing on the album are as follows: MUMMIFICATION TORRID REMAINS INSANITY SOL ASUNDER ARTILLE...
June 25, 2005

ENSIFERUM To Record New EP In November

Finnish folk-influenced melodic death metal band ENSIFERUM, now featuring in its ranks NORTHER frontman Petri Lindroos, will record a mini-CD in November containing one new track, new studio recordings of several old demo songs, and a couple of traditional Finnish folk covers. The as-yet-untitled ef...
June 13, 2005

TED NUGENT: 'Sometimes War Is The Only Answer'

Ted Nugent recently spoke to Hardrock Haven's Matthew Hoffman about his early musical influences, his strong political convicitons and his tour with country singer Toby Keith, among other topics. A couple of excerpts from the interview follow: Hardrock Haven: What's it like to go on a show like [CNB...
March 13, 2005

ENSIFERUM Part Ways With Bassist, Announce Replacement

Bassist Jukka-Pekka Miettinen of the Finnish folk-influenced melodic death metal band ENSIFERUM has resigned from the band for "personal reasons," according to a posting on the group's official web site. "He doesn't have time for ENSIFERUM anymore," the posting adds. "Miettinen will play in the two...
December 9, 2004

ARTILLERY Schedule Copenhagen Concert

Legendary Danish thrashers ARTILLERY have announced a one-off performance at The Rock in Copenhagen on December 16. Joining guitarists Michael and Morten Stützer and vocalist Flemming Rönsdorf will be HATESPHERE drummer Anders Gyldenøhr and bassist Mikael Ehlert. In a recent interview with Denmark's...
November 15, 2004

NORTHER Singer Named Permanent Member Of ENSIFERUM

NORTHER's Petri Lindroos has been named a permanent member of the Finnish folk-influenced melodic death metal band ENSIFERUM. Lindroos will handle the vocals and guitar in the group, who parted ways with singer/guitarist Jari Mäenpää earlier in the year. ENSIFERUM's sophomore album, "Iron", was rele...
October 27, 2004

ABATTOIR: New Album Update, Special Anniversary Concert Planned

Los Angeles-based thrash metal legends ABATTOIR will release their long-awaited new album in late 2004 or early 2005 through Artillery Music. "If you didn't know, we had a recording snafu in which all of the tracks were lost when we only had a rough mix completed," ABATTOIR frontman Steve Gaines wri...
September 20, 2004

Review: Anger Management Bad For METALLICA

Jim Derogatis of the Chicago Sun-Times reviewed METALLICA's headlining performance at Chicago's Allstate Arena Friday night (August 27). An excerpt from his review follows: "The problem with METALLICA's more than two-hour set, however, was that Hetfield and his bandmates — who've famously benefitted...
August 29, 2004

ENSIFERUM: NORTHER Singer To Join The Fold?

Finnish folk-influenced melodic death metal band ENSIFERUM are currently negotiating with fill-in vocalist Petri Lindroos of NORTHER about Petri joining the group as a "regular" member following the departure of singer/guitarist Jari Mäenpää earlier in the year. "It is certain though that Petri is d...
August 1, 2004

W.A.S.P.'s LAWLESS Says He's Not Trying To Be Shocking

ARTILLERY guitarist Michael Stützer interviewed Blackie Lawless of W.A.S.P. for Denmark's Antenna magazine (formerly Metal Reference) when the American shock rockers paid Copenhagen a visit in order to promote their new album, "The Neon God". What follows are several excerpts from the interview: Ant...
June 30, 2004

METALLICA: More LARS ULRICH Biography Details Revealed

METALLICA's web site has released more information about the upcoming official biography of drummer Lars Ulrich. The book (view cover here),which is due in stores in Denmark on June 1, will detail Lars' life growing up in Denmark through the current "Madly in Anger" tour, and will include interview...
May 25, 2004

ENSIFERUM: New Album Samples Posted Online

Finnish folk-influenced melodic death metal band ENSIFERUM have uploaded several audio samples from their upcoming album, "Iron", due on April 19 through Spinefarm Records. Preview the tracks "Iron", "Tale of Revenge" and "LAI LAI HEI" at this location. The follow-up to 2001's "Ensiferum", "Ion" was...
March 27, 2004


Finnish folk-influenced melodic death metal band ENSIFERUM have recruited NORTHER's Petri Lindroos as session guitarist/vocalist for the group's upcoming European tour with FINNTROLL. In addition, the band have had the release date of their new album, "Iron", pushed back to April 19. "Spinefarm Reco...
February 19, 2004

ENSIFERUM Part Ways With Frontman, Seek Replacement

Finnish folk-influenced melodic death metal band ENSIFERUM have parted ways with singer/guitarist Jari Mäenpää. According to a posting on the band's official web site, "the reason why this happened is that Jari's solo project (WINTERSUN) is a priority in Jari's musical interests. If Jari had stayed...
January 6, 2004