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WATAIN Blasts Singapore's 'Tragic Excuse For A Government' And 'Honorless Rats' Who Forced Concert Cancelation

WATAIN has slammed Singapore's "tragic excuse of a government" and the "honorless rats" who were responsible for the cancelation of the band's concert in the country. The Swedish black metallers were scheduled to perform in Singapore on Thursday evening, but the show was scrapped that same afternoon...
March 9, 2019

WATAIN's Concert In Singapore Canceled On Religious Grounds

Tonight's WATAIN's concert in Singapore has been canceled over concerns about the Swedish black metal band's history of "denigrating religions and promoting violence." The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) released a statement today saying it had earlier allowed the show — which was due to...
March 7, 2019


Heavy Montréal is back for a 10th edition on July 27-28 at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montrea, Quebec, Canada as well as on July 26 with Heavy In The City. This year, the festival returns to its traditional site, which has been revamped in the past two years by the city of Montréal. The festival will take...
February 12, 2019

ROBERT VIGNA Says IMMOLATION Has Started Work On Follow-Up To 2017's 'Atonement'

Guitarist Robert Vigna of veteran New York death metallers IMMOLATION says the band has started work on the follow-up to 2017's "Atonement". The band's tenth studio album, "Atonement" was the first to feature former INCANTATION guitarist Alex Bouks. In an interview with Alex Haber of Heavy New Yor...
February 3, 2019

WATAIN's ERIK DANIELSSON: 'I Don't Mind Any Type Of Reaction, As Long As It's A Strong One'

WATAIN vocalist/guitarist Erik Danielsson recently spoke with Australia's "Scars And Guitars" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's latest album, "Trident Wolf Eclipse": Erik: "It feels like a well-received al...
January 20, 2019


Swedish epic heavy doom metal warlords SORCERER have announced the addition of bassist Justin Biggs to the group's ranks. Says the band: "This may come as a surprise to some, maybe not to others. Justin is the handsome fellow on stage left that has been filling in for Johnny Hagel on all our gigs th...
January 17, 2019

WATAIN Frontman On 'Lords Of Chaos' Film: 'It's Not A Gateway Into Black Metal Knowledge At All'

In a brand new interview with Metal Wani, WATAIN frontman Erik Danielsson was asked if he is worried about the way that the upcoming "Lords Of Chaos" film, which is based on true events in the Norwegian black metal music scene in the early 1990s, might paint black metal to a broader audience. "No, I...
January 15, 2019

WATAIN's ERIK DANIELSSON: 'We're Definitely Hungry To Write More Material'

WATAIN vocalist/guitarist Erik Danielsson recently spoke with Australia's Heavy magazine. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On utilizing pyrotechnics in concert: Erik: "The tours we did in 2018 were with full pyro production here...
January 12, 2019

ROTTING CHRIST To Release 'The Heretics' Album In February

Greek extreme metal veterans ROTTING CHRIST will release their new album, "The Heretics", on February 15, 2019 via Season Of Mist. The artwork for the disc created by Greek artist Maximos Manolis and can be seen below. "The Heretics" track listing: 01. In The Name of God (04:14) 02. Vetry Zlye (03:1...
November 19, 2018

ROTTING CHRIST: 'Non Serviam: The Official Story Of Rotting Christ' Book Due In November

"Non Serviam: The Official Story Of Rotting Christ", a full-length book created by ROTTING CHRIST frontman Sakis Tolis and Dayal Patterson (author of "Black Metal: Evolution Of The Cult", "The Cult Never Dies Vol. One" and "Into The Abyss"),will be released in late November via Cult Never Dies. The...
August 27, 2018

WATAIN Frontman Says New Guitarist HAMPUS ERIKSSON Is A 'Total Diehard'

Frontman Erik Danielsson of Swedish black metallers WATAIN says new touring guitarist Hampus "H. Death" Eriksson "belongs to the unique little race of people who are just total diehards" and that the band is "lucky to have him." Eriksson has replaced Set Teitan, who stepped away from WATAIN earlier...
August 19, 2018

WATAIN Frontman On Status Of Guitarist SET TEITAN: 'There Is No Bandmember Having To Leave'

Hayley Leggs conducted an interview with frontman Erik Danielsson of Swedish black metallers WATAIN at this year's Hellfest, which was held last month in Clisson, France. You can now watch the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's current European summer...
July 8, 2018

IMMOLATION: 'When The Jackals Come' Video Released

The official video for the song "When The Jackals Come" from New York death metallers IMMOLATION can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latests album, "Atonement", which was released in February 2017 via Nuclear Blast. The "When The Jackals Come" clip was directed by IMMOLATION guitar...
July 5, 2018

WATAIN Announces Fall 2018 European Tour With ROTTING CHRIST, PROFANATICA

Swedish black metallers WATAIN will return to European stages in autumn 2018. With the release of their latest album, the band has continued their way into their own unique abyss where lawless and violent magic clashes madly with stern black metal tradition. Now it is time to present songs like "Nuc...
June 15, 2018

TOBIAS FORGE Laments Lack Of Success For Pre-GHOST Outfit REPUGNANT: 'If I Look Back On How I Did Things, It Was Unprofessional'

Tobias Forge says he wanted his pre-GHOST death metal outfit REPUGNANT "to become a big band" similar to AMON AMARTH but laments their stalled progress because they were "unfashionable" and "unprofessional." Forge formed REPUGNANT in 1998 and performed under the name "Mary Goore", eventually releasi...
May 27, 2018