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Flight of the Valkyries Festival to Include DENDURA

Dendura, the Egyptian-inspired, female-fronted progressive band, will join co-headliners Unexpect (Canada) and Shadowside (Brazil) for the second-annual Flight of the Valkyries festival at Station 4 in St. Paul, MN, on Saturday, June 28. Flight of the Valkyries is the only festival in the USA to feature a complete lineup of female-fronted metal bands. “I am […]

DEICIDE Announce Video Competition

Legendary Florida Death Metallers Deicide have announced a unique and exciting competition for fans to create and upload their own video clip for a new Deicide track called “In The Eyes Of God” taken from their upcoming album Till Death Do Us Part, which will be released on May 13 in the U.S. Using the […]

ABSU Announce New Guitarist; Prepare to Record New Album

Texas-based mythological occult metal outfit ABSU has announced the addition of guitarist/keyboardist Zawicizuz (ex-Rape, Pillage & Burn/Infernal Oak) to the group’s ranks. He replaces Vastator who recently quit the band due to musical and personal differences. Drummer/vocalist Proscriptor says of the replacement, “We are very proud to welcome Zawicizuz as the newest musician of ABSU! […]

EMPEROR Frontman Announces New Solo Album angL

Candlelight Records today confirms May 27 as the American release date for angL, the second solo album from former Emperor vocalist/guitarist Ihsahn. The album features nine new songs all written and performed by the highly respected musician. The album features guest performances by drummer Asgeir Mickelson, bassist Lars Koppang Norberg (both of the band Spiral […]

AT THE GATES Announce U.S. Tour Dates

Swedish death metal legends At the Gates have confirmed that they will play the US this summer. The band will head out with support from Earache’s thrash warriors Municipal Waste, and Darkest Hour, on all dates. Catch a slice of history at the following dates: July 10 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza July […]

DISMEMBER Streaming New Album Online

Swedish death metal veterans Dismember have made their new full self-titled album available for streaming in its entirety on the group’s MySpace page NOW through March 14. Check it out: Track listing: 01. Death Conquers All 02. Europa Burns 03. Under A Bloodred Sky 04. The Hills Have Eyes 05. Legion 06. Tide Of […]


Guitar World magazine’s new online tablature site,, is currently featuring six extreme metal tabs for free viewing. The official tabs are: Burzum – “Det Som En Gang Var” Immortal – “Sons of Northern Darkness” Mayhem – “Deathcrush” Death – “Pull the Plug” Death – “The Philosopher” Death – “Crystal Mountain”


It’s been three years since their last tour and last album, but with their highly-anticipated new release, obZen, slated for release in the U.S. and Canada on March 11th, Sweden’s Meshuggah are ready to bring their trademarked arrhythmia back to North America on Ministry’s “C-U-LaTour” Farewell Tour. A truly lateral-thinking force genuinely dedicated to pushing […]

Peter Beste's True Norweigan Black Metal Photo Book To Be Released On May 15

In the last two decades a bizarre and violent musical subculture called Black Metal has emerged in Norway. It has its roots in a heady blend of splatter movies, heavy metal music, Satanism, Pagan mythology and adolescent angst. In the early-mid 1990’s, members of this extremist underground committed murder, burned down medieval wooden churches, and […]

GOREROTTED Unveil Tribute T-Shirt for DECAPITATED's Deceased Drummer

Gorerotted Now available is an exclusive Vitek Tribute T Shirt commemorating the untimely passing of Decapitated drummer Witold “Vitek” Kieltyka in 2007! Limited to 100 units, it also commemorates the 2005 Decapitated/Gorerotted European tour, which hit 12 countries in just under 30 days! Wilson Gorerotted states – “I wanted to do something to mark our […]