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16/09/14

Bloodbath

Sweden's masters of horror reveal new vocalist, Nick Holmes

Sweden’s masters of horror, Bloodbath are set to release their fourth album of supreme death metal - Grand Morbid Funeral on 17th November 2014 / 18th November – USA & Canada / 21st November – Germany through Peaceville Records have finally unveiled their new vocalist.
Following the departure of Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt and months of speculation and rumour Metal Hammer have revealed Paradise Lost’s Nick Holmes as the new vocalist of Bloodbath.

Posted in Bloodbath

11/09/14

Bloodbath

'Grand Morbid Funeral' to be released in November

Grand Morbid Funeral is the band’s first album since the departure of Opeth frontman Mikael Akerfeldt – and Metal Hammer will exclusively reveal the group’s new singer on September 16.
The album will be released on November 17 via Peaceville Records.
It’s their fourth full-length studio album and comes on the back of 2008’s The Fathomless Mastery and guitarist Anders ‘Blakkheim’ Nystrom says fans can expect “destructive, raw, heavy, organic and sludgy death metal.”
He says: “We’re proud of all these different styled releases and we loved doing each and every one of them, but the objective was never to settle with a certain style, so our time has come to shift once more.

“It was already decided right after the last album that the next record would not become The Fathomless Mastery part two, but in certain aspects it would actually become its antithesis.
“So prepare for an ultimate blueprint of destructive, raw, heavy, organic, and sludgy death metal.”

The band are due to appear at several festivals in 2015, including Inferno in Norway and the Maryland Deathfest in the US.

Posted in Bloodbath

10/09/14

Katatonia

'Last Fair Day Gone Night' - 'July' video track available

Katatonia has unveiled the track ‘July’, as featured on the upcoming ‘Last Fair Day Gone Night’ 2CD/2DVD release, due 15th September.
'Last Fair Day Gone Night' features the Swedish dark rock/metal masters at their glorious best with this electrifying set from London’s esteemed Koko venue, with the band’s captivating performance captured on DVD with accompanying double audio disc of the whole concert. This special 4-disc set, released 15th September, also includes a full & extensive documentary charting the early days and subsequent rise of the prolific Swedes, as told in the words of band masterminds Jonas Renkse and Anders Nyström.

 

YOUTUBE / VIMEO

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09/09/14

Peaceville

Classic vinyl titles coming October

Four more classic vinyl titles are now available for pre-order for an October release. First is the rare 1996 debut 'Awaken' from The Blood Divine, the goth rock/doom metal band formed by Cradle of Filth and Anathema members. CLICK HERE. Next up is the vinyl debut for 'In the Mushroom' the sole album of masterful rock from Lid featuring Danny Cavanagh from Anathema and Trouble's Eric Wagner. CLICK HERE. Following this is My Dying Bride's titanic doom opus 'Songs of Darkness, Words of Light' on sumptuous double gatefold vinyl. CLICK HERE. Finally we have Diabolical Masquerade's 'Nightwork', a masterpiece of dark and melodic black metal courtesy of Kataonia's Anders Blakkheim Nystrom. CLICK HERE

Posted in Peaceville

04/09/14

Mysticum

PLANET SATAN now available for pre-order

The long awaited second studio album from the cult Norwegian black metal pioneers is now available to pre-order on CD & vinyl for an October 27th release. Click HERE.

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Live Dates

September 2014

  • 19/09, Klubi - Turku, Finland
    Barren Earth
  • 19/09, Button Factory - Dublin, Ireland
    Anathema
  • 19/09, Claw DIY Collective - Appleton, WI, US
    Morta Skuld
  • 19/09, Klubi - Turku, Finland
    Katatonia
  • 21/09, O2 ABC - Glasgow, UK
    Anathema
  • 22/09, O2 Academy 2 Newcastle - Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
    Anathema
  • 23/09, Manchester Academy - Manchester, UK
    Anathema
  • 25/09, The Slade Rooms - Wolverhampton, UK
    Anathema
  • 25/09, BLÅ - Oslo, Norway
    Shining
  • 26/09, KOKO - London, UK
    Anathema
  • 26/09, BLÅ - Oslo, Norway
    Shining
  • 27/09, Carioca Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Napalm Death
  • 27/09, Thekla - Bristol, UK
    Anathema
  • 27/09, Scene 37 - Horten, Norway
    Shining
  • 28/09, Talking Heads - Southampton, UK
    Anathema
  • 30/09, Kulturfabrik - Esch Sur Alzette, Luxembourg
    Anathema
  • 30/09, El Teatro Flores - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Napalm Death

October 2014

  • 01/10, TRIX Centrum voor Muziek - Antwerp, Belgium
    Anathema
  • 02/10, Eskulap - Poznan, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 02/10, Substage - Karlsruhe, Germany
    Anathema
  • 02/10, Union Scene - Drammen, Norway
    Shining
  • 03/10, Palac Akropolis - Prague, Czech Republic
    Anathema
  • 03/10, Blaest - Trondheim, Norway
    Shining
  • 04/10, Mega Club - Katowice, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 04/10, Musiktheater Piano - Dortmund, Germany
    The Gathering
  • 05/10, Klub Eter (pod Kinem Helios) - Wrocław, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 05/10, Vive Cuervo Salón - Mexico City, Mexico
    Napalm Death
  • 05/10, Konzertfabrik Z7 - Pratteln, Switzerland
    Anathema
  • 06/10, Alcatraz - Milan, Italy
    Anathema
  • 08/10, Fabryka - Krakow, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 08/10, Sala Apolo - Barcelona, Spain
    Anathema
  • 09/10, Fabryka - Krakow, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 09/10, Sala Arena - Madrid, Spain
    Anathema
  • 09/10, Trashpop Venue - Kristiansand, Norway
    Shining
  • 10/10, Klub Stodoła - Warsaw, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 10/10, Paradise Garage - Lisbon, Portugal
    Anathema
  • 10/10, O2 Academy Bristol - Bristol, UK
    Opeth
  • 10/10, Studentersamfunnet Folken - Stavanger, Norway
    Shining
  • 11/10, Od Nowa - Torun, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 11/10, Det Akademiske Kvarter - Bergen, Norway
    Shining
  • 11/10, Hard Club - Porto, Portugal
    Anathema
  • 11/10, Roundhouse - London, UK
    Opeth
  • 12/10, B90 - Gdansk, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 12/10, Rock City - Nottingham, UK
    Opeth
  • 13/10, Metronum - Toulouse, France
    Anathema
  • 14/10, Ninkasi Kao - Lyon, France
    Anathema
  • 14/10, O2 ABC - Glasgow, UK
    Opeth
  • 15/10, La Laiterie - Strasbourg, France
    Anathema
  • 15/10, Manchester Academy - Manchester, UK
    Opeth
  • 16/10, Le Bataclan - Paris, France
    Anathema
  • 16/10, Musikkflekken - Sandvika, Norway
    Shining
  • 16/10, Parkbiografen - Skien, Norway
    Shining
  • 16/10, The Institute - Digbeth, UK
    Opeth
  • 17/10, 013 - Tilburg, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 18/10, Martins Pub - Lillestrøm, Norway
    Shining
  • 18/10, Saint Vitus - Brooklyn, NY, US
    Evoken
  • 18/10, Hsd Gewerkschaftshaus - Erfurt, Germany
    Anathema
  • 19/10, Posthalle - Würzburg, Germany
    Anathema
  • 21/10, Szene Wien - Vienna, Austria
    Anathema
  • 23/10, F,Haus - Jena, Germany
    Taake
  • 23/10, Reggie's Rock Club - Chicago, IL, US
    Pentagram
  • 23/10, A38 - Budapest, Hungary
    Anathema
  • 24/10, Live Music Hall - Cologne, Germany
    Opeth
  • 24/10, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Pentagram
  • 24/10, LKA-Longhorn - Stuttgart, Germany
    Opeth
  • 25/10, Live Music Hall - Cologne, Germany
    Opeth
  • 25/10, Progresja - Warsaw, Poland
    Anathema
  • 25/10, Pyramid Scheme - Grand Rapids, MI, US
    Pentagram
  • 25/10, Exposition Park - Los Angeles, CA, US
    Shining
  • 26/10, Huxley's Neue Welt - Berlin, Germany
    Opeth
  • 26/10, Klub Studio - Krakow, Poland
    Anathema
  • 27/10, Hala Orbita - Wrocław, Poland
    Anathema
  • 27/10, House of Blues - Cleveland, OH, US
    Pentagram
  • 28/10, Mr. Small's Theatre - Millvale, PA, US
    Pentagram
  • 29/10, Grünspan - Hamburg, Germany
    Anathema
  • 29/10, Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, MD, US
    Pentagram
  • 30/10, Postbahnhof - Berlin, Germany
    Anathema
  • 30/10, Johnny Brenda's - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Pentagram
  • 30/10, Vienna Arena - Vienna, Austria
    Opeth
  • 31/10, Arts Riot Studio - Burlington, VT, US
    Pentagram
  • 31/10, Theaterfabrik - Munich, Germany
    Opeth

November 2014

  • 01/11, Komplex 457 - Zürich, Switzerland
    Opeth
  • 01/11, Gramercy Theatre - New York, NY, US
    Pentagram
  • 01/11, Sticky Fingers - Gothenburg, Sweden
    Anathema
  • 02/11, The Met - Pawtucket, RI, US
    Pentagram
  • 03/11, Alcatraz - Milan, Italy
    Opeth
  • 03/11, Garage - Bergen, Norway
    Anathema
  • 04/11, Rockefeller - Oslo, Norway
    Anathema
  • 05/11, Klubben, Fryshuset - Stockholm, Sweden
    Anathema
  • 05/11, Le Bataclan - Paris, France
    Opeth
  • 06/11, Teatro Feevale - Novo Hamburgo, Brazil
    Behemoth
  • 06/11, Ancienne Belgique (AB) - Brussels, Belgium
    Opeth
  • 07/11, Heineken Music Hall - Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Opeth
  • 07/11, John Bull Music Hall - Curitiba, Brazil
    Behemoth
  • 07/11, The Circus - Helsinki, Finland
    Anathema
  • 08/11, Große Freiheit 36 - Hamburg, Germany
    Opeth
  • 08/11, Pakkahoune - Tampere, Finland
    Anathema
  • 08/11, Carioca Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Behemoth
  • 08/11, Südbahnhof - Chemnitz, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 09/11, Capitol - Hannover, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 09/11, Store Vega - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Opeth
  • 10/11, Schlachthof - Wiesbaden, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 10/11, Pumpehuset - Lille Sal - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Anathema
  • 11/11, Pakkahuone - Tampere, Finland
    Opeth
  • 11/11, Post Tenebras Rock - Lusine - Geneva, Switzerland
    Napalm Death
  • 11/11, Bürgerhaus Stollwerck - Cologne, Germany
    Anathema
  • 12/11, TivoliVredenburg - Utrecht, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 12/11, The Circus - Helsinki, Finland
    Opeth
  • 13/11, Matrix - Bochum, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 14/11, Sentrum Scene - Oslo, Norway
    Opeth
  • 14/11, El Teatro Flores - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Behemoth
  • 15/11, Münchenbryggeriet - Stockholm, Sweden
    Opeth
  • 20/11, Klubi - Tampere, Finland
    At the Gates
  • 21/11, Lutakko - Jyväskylä, Finland
    At the Gates
  • 22/11, Klokgebouw - Eindhoven, Netherlands
    Napalm Death
  • 22/11, Nosturi - Helsinki, Finland
    At the Gates
  • 27/11, Trädgårn - Gothenburg, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 28/11, Electric Lady Land (エレクトリックレディランド) - Nagoya, Japan
    Napalm Death
  • 28/11, Arenan, Fryshuset - Stockholm, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 29/11, Kulturbolaget - Malmö, Sweden
    At the Gates

December 2014

  • 03/12, Riviera Theatre - Chicago, IL, US
    Opeth
  • 04/12, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Opeth
  • 04/12, The Forum - London, UK
    At the Gates
  • 05/12, Sokol Auditorium - Omaha, NE, US
    Opeth
  • 05/12, Manchester Academy 2 - Manchester, UK
    At the Gates
  • 06/12, The Garage - Glasgow, UK
    At the Gates
  • 06/12, Ogden Theatre - Denver, CO, US
    Opeth
  • 07/12, O2 Academy Birmingham - Birmingham, UK
    At the Gates
  • 07/12, The Oobleck - Birmingham, UK
    At the Gates
  • 08/12, The Globe - Cardiff, UK
    At the Gates
  • 08/12, The Warfield - San Francisco, CA, US
    Opeth
  • 09/12, The Forum - London, UK
    Behemoth
  • 09/12, Hollywood Palladium - Hollywood, CA, US
    Opeth
  • 10/12, Turock - Essen, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 10/12, Marquee Theatre - Tempe, AZ, US
    Opeth
  • 10/12, O2 ABC - Glasgow, UK
    Behemoth
  • 11/12, Academy - Dublin, Ireland
    Behemoth
  • 11/12, Markthalle - Hamburg, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 12/12, The Ballroom at Warehouse Live - Houston, TX, US
    Opeth
  • 12/12, Eindhoven Metal Meeting - Eindhoven, Netherlands
    At the Gates
  • 12/12, O2 Academy Birmingham - Birmingham, UK
    Behemoth
  • 12/12, O2 Academy Birmingham - Birmingham, UK
    Behemoth
  • 13/12, Manchester Academy - Manchester, UK
    Behemoth
  • 13/12, Gas Monkey Live! - Dallas, TX, US
    Opeth
  • 13/12, Conne Island - Leipzig, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 14/12, Vienna Arena - Vienna, Austria
    At the Gates
  • 15/12, The Tabernacle - Atlanta, GA, US
    Opeth
  • 16/12, KiFF - Aarau, Switzerland
    At the Gates
  • 17/12, Backstage - Munich, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 17/12, The Electric Factory - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Opeth
  • 18/12, TRIX Centrum voor Muziek - Antwerp, Belgium
    At the Gates
  • 18/12, Terminal 5 - New York, NY, US
    Opeth
  • 19/12, Manchester Academy - Manchester, UK
    Shining
  • 19/12, Palladium - Worcester, MA, US
    Opeth
  • 19/12, Essigfabrik - Cologne, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 20/12, Postbahnhof - Berlin, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 20/12, Métropolis - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Opeth
  • 21/12, Kool Haus - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Opeth