Archive for June, 2009
‘NOUVEAU GLOAMING’ DEBUT 2005 ALBUM BY CULT UK/NORWEGIAN BLACK METALLERS NOW AVAILABLE VIA SPINEFARM RECORDS UK ON JULY 20th 2009…
ORIGINALLY RELEASED in 2005, ‘Nouveau Gloaming’ is the debut album from English/ Norwegian Black Metallers
- the band featuring founding member/guitarist Aort (now also one-half of Blutvial, another Spinefarm signing) alongside Vicotnik on bass & vocalist Kvohst.
Comprising of eight tracks, ranging from “The Cotton Optic” at the primal end of the scale right through to “Brass Dogs” and “Ghost Formula”, songs which see the band experimenting with haunting melodies and clean vocals, ‘Nouveau Gloaming’ stands as an innovative release from
a band who offer an alternative approach to the traditional lo-fi confines of the Black Metal genre.
will be undertaking a European tour in the Autumn.
http://www.codeblackmetal.co.uk | http://www.myspace.com/codeblackmetal
http://www.spinefarmrecords.co.uk | http://www.myspace.com/spinefarmrecordsuk
BEHEMOTH – post fifth “Evangelion“ studio trailer!
Polish black / death tank BEHEMOTH just posted the fifth episode of a series of trailers around their upcoming album “Evangelion“.
Check out the newest episode at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7wbzeRTvRs&feature=player_embedded
“Evangelion“ is due on August 10th via Nuclear Blast Records.
HACKNEYED – new song online + new MySpace page up!
German death metal lunatics HACKNEYED just uploaded a brand new song off their upcoming new album „Burn After Reaping“ to their all new designed MySpace page!
Check out „Deatholution“ @ www.myspace.com/hackneyed
„Burn After Reaping“ will be released on August 14th via Nuclear Blast!
MELECHESH – songwriting update, Hellfest video & photo footage available!
Ashmedi and Moloch are locked up in Sulphonic recording studio in Rotterdam working on demos for the follow up to “Emissaries”, the 5thMELECHESH album and first for Nuclear Blast Records. The band are aiming to keep the album Multi dimensional when it comes to the atmosphere of the songs, one of the new elements will be a couple of songs written and recorded entirely with 12 strings electric guitars.
Ashmedi will then head to Istanbul where he will meet prominent musicians there so as to explore the eastern musical traditions of the city. Commented Ashmedi: “Istanbul is a place where Eastern and Western Music have been perfectly interwoven for decades, and it is a great place to absorb musically and spiritually as Istanbul also has a very fascinating occult side to it as well!”
Tools of the Trade productions also followed Ashmedi with the camera to Hellfest and documented some moments for the upcoming documentary “Ashmedi: A Metal Disporant” as well.
Onstage, signing session, interview – http://www.jorzine.com/concerts/melechesh-hellfest09/index.htm
(thanks Jorzine, photos by Will of death and Tools of the Trade)
SUFFOCATION – new album streaming on MySpace!!
NY’s death/grind institution SUFFOCATION have just put theire entire new record „Blood Oath“ on the bands Myspace page. This new masterpiece of old school death/grind will be released via Nuclear Blast on July 3rd!
Check out www.myspace.com/suffocation to enjoy the whole album.
AGNOSTIC FRONT – to tour UK and Ireland
Come one, come all!!!
New York Hardcore legends AGNOSTIC FRONT will kick off this years European Summer tour by the end of July!
Of course Roger & the boys are up for interviews, so please get in touch to set something up!
Live reviews are welcome as well, so please let me know if you want to attend one of the shows!
Please spread the dates!
On tour in GB
09.08. Blackpool – Rebellion Festival (Great Britain)
10.08. Dublin – TBA (Irland)
11.08. London – Underworld (Great Britain)
The You Know What Shots
“Across their one-hour set they manage to swing from the ceiling, gobble up microphones like they’re auditioning for a part in a porno and run torn in half beer cans across their throats, dangerously close to the jugular.” KKKKK Kerrang! Live Review
“Frightening, confusing, perverted and utterly brilliant, the show proves to
be one of the most intense spectacles Rock Sound has ever witnessed. If you
missed it, don't do it again.” 10/10 Live Review Rock Sound
The C-Shots are back! Do not miss this chance to see this awesome band live at the 100 Club on Oxford Street this wednesday 1st July – please let me know asp if you require guest list for this. Singer Max Cargo checked in with this warning:
“The smell of burnt flesh ripping my nostrils. Summertime in England again
? You never were any good with sunscreen were you ? Fear not little pink,
alcoholics, come wednesday I'll personally lick your, little, yet
rotund, sunburnt bodies. Everything's gonna be allright. Max will soothe
you. See you at the 100 club, July 1st. Oh yes, one more thing, I got an
intense boner just writing this, so bring some contraceptives, will you ?
They are so expensive over here…” – Max Cargo
The C°$Shots live at the 100 Club Wednesday 1st July on stage 10pm
GOTTHARD – Artwork & Tracklist Revealed
n September 7th GOTTHARD will release their new album “Need To Believe“ which is a varied and very international sounding record full of power and energy. Gotthard will also release the cover artwork of the new album, which as Steve Lee comments: “It shows the philosophy of Gotthard: 'believe in yourself and do your own thing, even if you think it is impossible sometimes. Like it seems impossible to press water out of a stone. “Need To Believe“ because faith is essential.“
The following tracks will be on the regular album version:
02. Unspoken Words
03. Need To Believe
04. Unconditional Faith
05. I Don’t Mind
06. Break Away
07. Don’t Let Me Know
08. Right From Wrong
09. I Know, You Know
10. Rebel Soul
11. Tears To Cry
Additionally, there will be a high quality box version including a special gimmick and the bonus track “Ain’t Enough”.
ENTOMBED – Exclusive UK Appearance At Bloodstock Confirmed!
Bloodstock Open Air 2009 are thrilled, excited and honored to confirm the exclusive return of ENTOMBED to the UK at this year’s Bloodstock festival. The Swedish death’n’roll legends have not set foot in the UK for 3 years and guitarist Alex Hellid is looking forward to the band’s return:
“Yes, finally! Back to the UK! Look forward to Bloodstock very very much! It’s been way too long and Entombed are extremely delighted to return to our second home after what seems to be an eternity. Great bands too I see!!! We have not been to UK since masters of death 2006, so we’re really looking forward to some mushypeas and late night curries by now!!”
This exclusive performance at the UK’s only true open air metal event promises to be a memorable experience. Classic tracks such as “Crawl”, “Demon”, “Out Of Hand” and “Like This With The Devil” are bound to have the metalheads of Bloodstock grinning and growling along in the way only ENTOMBED can, and as their only UK show of 2009 this is not to be missed!
Line up so far: EUROPE : CARCASS : ARCH ENEMY : BLIND GUARDIAN :
CRADLE OF FILTH : ENTOMBED : SAXON : AMON AMARTH : SATYRICON : APOCALYPTICA : ENSLAVED : CANDLEMASS : MUNICIPAL WASTE : THE HAUNTED : KATATONIA : DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER : KREATOR : ANATHEMA : EQUILIBRIUM : TURISAS : BATTLELORE : SABATON : GIRLSCHOOL : WOLF : MOONSPELL : MILLION DOLLAR RELOAD : GODS OF HELLFIRE : INTERNAL CONFLICT : NEFARIOUS : THE GREEN RIVER PROJECT : THEY WILL RISE : VALLENBROSA : ALTERNATIVE CARPARK : BLOODSHOT DAWN : INNER EDEN : SNAKEBITE : SOLSIKK : VENTFLOW : ARTHEMIS : CELESTY : PYTHIA : BEHOLDER : BISONHAMMER : DIVINE CHAOS : SANCTORUM : Switchblade Scream :
Date: 14th, 15th, 16th August 2009-01-26
Location: Catton Hall, Walton on Trent, Derbyshire
TO BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW GO TO www.bloodstock.uk.com
BEHEMOTH – post new song + unveil new MySpace design!
Polish black/death monster BEHEMOTH just posted a new song, ‘Ov Fire And The Void“, off their upcoming album, ‘Evanglion“, to their brand new designed MySpace page, which isn’t just any common profile anymore – see for yourself!
Check it out both at www.myspace.com/behemoth and get blown away by an epic piece of sonic brutality and the stunning design of the bands new profile!!
‘Evangelion“ is due on August 10 via Nuclear Blast!
HELL IS HERE!