After a highly successful touring run across North America with Behemoth and Wolves In The Throne Room, Swedish melodic death metal pioneers At The Gates are not only starting a special short run of European dates today in Greece, but also announcing the release of two EP's for early January.
Behemoth’s recent intimate set from The House Of Strombo is now available to watch in full. The band were guests on the long-running Strombo Show, which is hosted by Canadian radio presenter George Stroumboulopoulos – and the intense and intimate seven-song performance was filmed and can be watched inside.
Finland's melodic death superstars Children Of Bodom are proud to the announce the release of their tenth album, “Hexed,” on March 8, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. See below for album art and tracklisting. COB frontman, guitarist, and mastermind Alexi Laiho comments, “People have said that the album is generally catchier. So I started thinking about that, perhaps the... Continue Reading →
Hatebreed remain one of the most relevant and impactful acts in the hard rock and metal scenes. The Connecticut band will celebrate 25 years of ruthless breakdowns, pit-stirring anthems, and poignant lyrics across eight albums and consistently sold-out shows in 2019. The band, which has gone from playing basements and backyards to being a featured worldwide attraction on countless festivals and high-profile tours from OZZFest to Warped Tour to Download, will... Continue Reading →
Since its launch in 2012, the annual Decibel Magazine Tour's ambitious curation has unified artists from around the extreme universe who would otherwise never have the opportunity to tour together. The lineup for the 2019 Decibel Magazine Tour once again breaks new ground, as legendary death metallers Cannibal Corpse and Morbid Angel join forces for... Continue Reading →
Review by Jeff Maki ----- What a time it must be to be Max Cavalera. He reunited with his brother Iggor years ago in Cavalera Conspiracy and has released some killer studio albums, including the most recent, the old-school-Sepultura-influenced "Psychosis" (review). The Brazilian tribesman are touring under the moniker of "Beneath Arise," performing—you guessed it.... Continue Reading →
Review by Jeff Maki ----- Finnish band Wolfheart's debut album, "Constellation of the Black Light," should put the extreme metal scene on notice. With one hand in the bucket of primitive black metal, Viking metal and melodic death of the late '90s, and another grasping a bouquet of romantic doom, not only is the musicianship... Continue Reading →
Behemoth has released another single and video, "Bartzabel" from its upcoming album "I Loved You At Your Darkest" – due out October 5th via Metal Blade Records (North America) / Nuclear Blast (Europe). The song itself is a departure from past Behemoth material and reminds me of Danzig "How the Gods Kill" material. Watch the... Continue Reading →
It doesn’t get more blasphemous than this,” declares Behemoth mastermind Nergal, about the band’s upcoming album, "I Loved You At Your Darkest" – due out October 5th via Metal Blade Records (North America) / Nuclear Blast (Europe). While it certainly seems an unlikely title for a black metal band, its origin might surprise fans even... Continue Reading →