Backtrack, Risk It & Stone European/UK Tour Announced

Backtrack, Risk It and Stone will soon be overseas together for the following European/UK run:

02/14 Köln, GER – MTC
02/15 Münster, GER – Triptychon
02/16 Berlin, GER – Cassiopeia
02/17 Leipzig, GER – Conne Island
02/18 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof
02/19 München, GER – Feierwerk
02/20 Stuttgart, GER – Juha West
02/21 Zürich, SWI – Dynamo
02/22 Mol, BEL – JH Tydeeh
02/23 London, UK – Boston Music Room
02/24 Leeds, UK – Temple Of Boom
02/25 Eindhoven, NET – Dynamo

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An Evening With Knives Signs With Argonauta Records

Argonauta Records just signed Eindhoven based metal outfit An Evening With Knives, blurring the boundaries between post-metal, psychedelic rock and doom metal.

Since the release of their self-titled debut EP in the summer of 2015, this energetic three-piece have made quite an impression sharing the stage with acclaimed acts like Corrosion Of Conformity, Truckfighters, Elder etc..

With an ever-growing fan base due to performances at Eindhoven’s cult venue De Effenaar, the illustrious Incubate Festival in Tilburg and Belgium’s Roadkill Festival for instance, standalone shows have regularly sold out in 2016.

Recorded at The Void studio by Pieter Kloos (Dool, Death Alley, Monomyth, The Devil’s Blood, Motorpsycho), their debut full-length ‘Serrated’, is destined leave you in awe by the raw emotion and power behind this band.

An Evening With Knives’ “Serrated” will be released on CD by Argonauta Records and is available from January 26th, 2018.

An Evening With Knives are:
Marco Gelissen (guitar, lead vocals)
Ivo Jonkers (drums, sampling)
Peter van Grunsven (bass guitar and vocals)

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Baptism Gearing Up For First U.S. Show At Cathedral Of The Black Goat

Finnish cult black metal outfit Baptism has announced the band’s first ever U.S. performance will take place at this year’s installment of Cathedral of the Black Goat on Friday, June 9th.

The fest is set to go down at Chicago’s LiveWire Lounge, with full event details available over here. Furthermore, Baptism has announced a string of European festival dates, playing Tuska Open air in Finland, Forest Open Air in Switzerland and more. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.

Baptism’s summer festival tour is taking place in support of crushing new full-length album “V: The Devil’s Fire,” which was recorded at Fantom Studio and is out via Season Of Mist.

Jun. 9 Chicago, IL @ Cathedral of the Black Goat Fest
Jun. 30 Helsinki (FI) @ Tuska Open Air
Jul. 15 Chevenez (CH) @ Forest Fest Open Air VI
Dec. 15 Berlin (DE) @ Nuke Club
Dec TBA Eindhoven (NL) @ Eindhoven Metal Meeting 2017

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Carpathian Forest And More Added To Eindhoven Festival 2017 Bill

Carpathian Forest, Disharmonic Orchestra, Sabiendas, and Antropomorphia have been added to the line-up of Eindhoven Metal Meeting 2017.

The ninth edition of Netherlands’ loudest festival will take place on Friday the 15th & Saturday the 16th of December 2017, once again at the reputable Effenaar venue in Eindhoven. The line-up is currently shaping up as follows (with more still to be announced):

Antropomorphia (Nl)
Baptism (Fi)
Blasphemy (Ca)
Carpathian Forest (No)
Coroner (Ch)
Disharmonic Orchestra (At)
Dool (Nl)
Extreme Noise Terror (Uk)
Merciless (Se) – Last Show Ever!
Our Survival Depends On Us (At)
Pentacle (Nl)
Sabiendas (De)
Tankard (De)
Venom (Uk)
Verwoed (Nl)

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Eindhoven Reveals First Batch Of Bands For 2017 Festival

The ninth edition of Netherlands’ loudest festival – Eindhoven Metal Meeting – will take place on Friday the 15th & Saturday the 16th of December 2017, once again at the reputable Effenaar venue in Eindhoven.

During the past few days, the organization has been revealing the first confirmed bands. More bands will be announced soon, but for now this initial lineup was just revealed:

Dool (NL)
Merciless (SE) – Last show ever!
Our Survival Depends On Us (AT)
Pentacle (NL)
Tankard (DE)
Venom (UK)
Vervwoed (NL)

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Eindhoven Metal Meeting Posts 2016 Recap Video

Now that the festivities are done, the organizers of the Eindhoven Metal Meeting 2016 edition just released and official aftermovie showcasing some of what went down this year.

The clip was created by Ik Wil Ook Een Videoclip and features music by Destruction. Check it out below.

See you all next year on the 15 & 16th of December, 2017 for the next Eindhoven Metal Meeting!

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New Music Video “Mokrets Hem” Issued By Grimner

Swedish Viking metal act Grimner released a new music video/single “Mokrets Hem.” The song is taken from the latest effort “Frost Mot Eld” which is out now via Despotz Records.

The video for “Mokrets Hem” (“The Home of Darkness” in English), which can be viewed below, was directed by Magnus Ewald and features members of the band drinking around a bonfire in the mountains in Uppsala, sharing folklore stories while a viking (actor Markus Christensen) wanders through caves and a wooded area before being chased down and killed by the “folklore monster” (played by Zakk Elfwing).

Check out the clip here:

Grimner kicks off their ‘Frost Mot Eld 2016 European Tour on 26 June in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, ending on 1 July in Brande-Hornerkirchen, Germany. The dates are as follows:

June 26 – Eindhoven, The Netherlands – Cafe Altstadt
June 27 – Eygelshoven, The Netherlands – A Genne Komm
June 28 – Castrivum, The Netherlands – De Bakkeri
June 29 – Hannover, Germany – Die Grosse Welt
June 30 – Osterholz – Scharmbeck – KUZ
July 01 – Brande – Hornerkirchen – Hornerfest

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Behemoth Live Performance Video At Eindhoven Metal Meeting 2015 Streaming

Fan-filmed live footage of Polish blackened death metallers Behemoth performing at the annual Eindhoven Metal Meeting at the Effenaar in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, past friday December 11, 2015 can be seen below.

Check it out.

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Carcass’ Bill Steer Rejoins Napalm Death On Stage First Time Since 1988

Watch Carcass guitarist Bill Steer below, rejoining his former band Napalm Death for the first time since 1988 to perform the classic ND track “Deceiver”. The track originally appeared on the B-side of Napalm Death’s debut album “Scum”, which was released in July 1987 via Earache.

Carcass, Napalm Death, Obituary, Voivod are currently touring Europe. Check out all remaining dates of the European “Deathcrusher Tour 2015” below:

13.11. D Leipzig – Täubchenthal
15.11. A Vienna – Simm City
16.11. D Munich – Kesselhaus
17.11. I Bologna – Estragon Club
18.11. CH Pratteln – Z7
19.11. D Wiesbaden – Schlachthof
21.11. NL Eindhoven – Speedfest

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