Enslaved Releasing "Yggdrasill" Demo On Vinyl

October 31st sees the release of Enslaved’s 1992 demo “Yggdrasill” on limited vinyl, featuring new liner notes written by the band. Peaceville Records commented on the release: “‘Yggdrasill’ is a stellar example of the early 90’s wave of black metal, with Enslaved’s raw & hypnotic Viking/Norse-inspired epics sealing them as one of Norway’s premier extreme metal acts, as they have continued to dominate & evolve through the years.” The track listing is as follows: SIDE A 1 Continue reading

Thulcandra Posts Two New Songs From New LP "Under A Frozen Sun"

German black metal band Thulcandra posted two new songs, “In Blood In Fire” and “Echoing Voices (A Cold Breeze Of Death)” and from the forthcoming Napalm Records release “Under A Frozen Sun.” The LP is scheduled for release on September 30, 2011. The track listing for “Under A Frozen Sun” is as follows: 1. In Blood and Fire 2 Continue reading

Polish Extreme Metallers Hate Sign With Napalm; Tour Dates Announced

Polish extreme metal band Hate has signed with Napalm Records. The band is currently on a European headline tour (with Vesania, Negura Bunget, Inferi and Livarkahil) in support of its latest release “Erebos,” released on November 15, 2010. Hate w/Vesania, Negura Benget, Inferi and Livarkahil tour dates: Sep 16 The Rock – Copenhagen, Denmark Sep 17 Turock-Open Air – Essen, Germany Sep 18 The Underworld – London, United Kingdom Sep 19 White Rabbit – Plymouth, United Kingdom Sep 20 Soundhouse – Glasgow, United Kingdom Sep 21 The Waterfront Studio – Norwich, United Kingdom Sep 23 Metal Assault Festival – Lausanne, Switzerland Sep 25 Steinbruch-Theater – Muhltal, Germany Sep 26 Le T.o.t.e.m – Nancy, France Sep 27 Warm Audio – Lyon, France Sep 28 La Secret Place – Montpellier, France Sep 29 Glazart – Paris, France Sep 30 Grillen – Strasbourg, France Oct 01 Hotel de la musique – Lille, France Oct 02 Le Ferrailleur – La Filée, France Oct 04 TBA – Toulouse, France Oct 05 Le Local – Marseille, France Oct 07 Maison Des Jeunes – Jembloux, Belgium Oct 08 Evening of Metal Festival – Saint Dizier, France Continue reading

Asphyx Issue Update On New Album "Deathhammer"

Dutch death metal legend Asphyx posted an update on the recording of the forthcoming LP “Deathhammer.” The album is the follow up to “Death….The Brutal Way” in 2009. The new LP is scheduled for an early 2012 release through Century Media Records. The band checked in with the following status report about the new album: “By now, all the guitars, drums and bass tracks for the upcoming ‘Deathhammer’ album are recorded Continue reading

Hellstorm Announce Details On New LP "Into The Mouth Of The Dead Reign"

Italian thrashers Hellstorm announced that its new LP will be entitled “Into the Mouth of the Dead Reign.” The album is inspired by the “Saga of the Dead” film series by George A. Romero. The band is currently putting the finishing touches on the album, which is being recorded at ADSR studio in Milan, Italy with producer Charles Meroni. Continue reading

Progressive Metal Band Heaven’s Cry Reunite After Seven Year Hiatus

Canadian progressive metal band Heaven’s Cry has recently reunited. The band split in 2004 after releasing two LP’s (“Food For Thought Substitute” in 1996 and “Primal Power Addition” in 2002) Continue reading