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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.

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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.

 

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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.

Posted in Mysticum

Live Dates

October 2014

  • 25/10, Progresja - Warsaw, Poland
    Anathema
  • 25/10, Pyramid Scheme - Grand Rapids, MI, US
    Pentagram
  • 25/10, Live Music Hall - Cologne, Germany
    Opeth
  • 26/10, Klub Studio - Krakow, Poland
    Anathema
  • 26/10, Huxley's Neue Welt - Berlin, Germany
    Opeth
  • 27/10, Progresja Music Zone - Warsaw, Poland
    Opeth
  • 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, Johnny Brenda's - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Pentagram
  • 30/10, Vienna Arena - Vienna, Austria
    Opeth
  • 30/10, Postbahnhof - Berlin, Germany
    Anathema
  • 31/10, Camp Ramblewood - Darlington, MD, US
    Mayhem
  • 31/10, Theaterfabrik - Munich, Germany
    Opeth
  • 31/10, Arts Riot Studio - Burlington, VT, US
    Pentagram

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, John Bull Music Hall - Curitiba, Brazil
    Behemoth
  • 07/11, Heineken Music Hall - Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Opeth
  • 07/11, The Circus - Helsinki, Finland
    Anathema
  • 08/11, Südbahnhof - Chemnitz, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 08/11, Carioca Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Behemoth
  • 08/11, Pakkahoune - Tampere, Finland
    Anathema
  • 08/11, Große Freiheit 36 - Hamburg, Germany
    Opeth
  • 09/11, Capitol - Hannover, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 09/11, Circo Voador - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Behemoth
  • 09/11, Store Vega - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Opeth
  • 09/11, Doornroosje - Nijmegen, Netherlands
    The Gathering
  • 10/11, Pumpehuset - Lille Sal - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Anathema
  • 10/11, Schlachthof - Wiesbaden, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 11/11, Post Tenebras Rock - Lusine - Geneva, Switzerland
    Napalm Death
  • 11/11, Bürgerhaus Stollwerck - Cologne, Germany
    Anathema
  • 11/11, Pakkahuone - Tampere, Finland
    Opeth
  • 12/11, The Circus - Helsinki, Finland
    Opeth
  • 12/11, TivoliVredenburg - Utrecht, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 13/11, Matrix - Bochum, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 13/11, Kägelbanan - Stockholm, Sweden
    Mayhem
  • 14/11, Sentrum Scene - Oslo, Norway
    Opeth
  • 14/11, Kulturhuset Örebro - Örebro, Sweden
    Mayhem
  • 14/11, Amadeus - Oldenburg, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 14/11, Nosturi - Helsinki, Finland
    Taake
  • 14/11, El Teatro Flores - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Behemoth
  • 15/11, KB - Malmö, Sweden
    Mayhem
  • 15/11, Münchenbryggeriet - Stockholm, Sweden
    Opeth
  • 16/11, Restaurang Trädgår'n, Göteborg - Gothenburg, Sweden
    Mayhem
  • 20/11, Klubi - Tampere, Finland
    At the Gates
  • 21/11, Lutakko - Jyväskylä, Finland
    At the Gates
  • 22/11, Nosturi - Helsinki, Finland
    At the Gates
  • 22/11, Klokgebouw - Eindhoven, Netherlands
    Napalm Death
  • 22/11, Common Ground Coffeehouse, First Unitarian Society of Westchester - Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, US
    Old
  • 26/11, Ebisu Liquid Room (リキッドルーム) - Tokyo, Japan
    Napalm Death
  • 27/11, Trädgårn - Gothenburg, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 28/11, Arenan, Fryshuset - Stockholm, 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
  • 29/11, Kulturbolaget - Malmö, Sweden
    At the Gates

December 2014

  • 03/12, Riviera Theatre - Chicago, IL, US
    Opeth
  • 04/12, The Forum - London, UK
    At the Gates
  • 04/12, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Opeth
  • 05/12, Manchester Academy 2 - Manchester, UK
    At the Gates
  • 05/12, Sokol Auditorium - Omaha, NE, US
    Opeth
  • 06/12, Ogden Theatre - Denver, CO, US
    Opeth
  • 06/12, The Garage - Glasgow, 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, O2 ABC - Glasgow, UK
    Behemoth
  • 10/12, Marquee Theatre - Tempe, AZ, US
    Opeth
  • 11/12, Academy - Dublin, Ireland
    Behemoth
  • 11/12, Markthalle - Hamburg, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 12/12, Eindhoven Metal Meeting - Eindhoven, Netherlands
    At the Gates
  • 12/12, The Ballroom at Warehouse Live - Houston, TX, US
    Opeth
  • 12/12, O2 Academy Birmingham - Birmingham, UK
    Behemoth
  • 12/12, O2 Academy Birmingham - Birmingham, UK
    Behemoth
  • 13/12, Gas Monkey Live! - Dallas, TX, US
    Opeth
  • 13/12, Conne Island - Leipzig, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 13/12, Manchester Academy - Manchester, UK
    Behemoth
  • 14/12, L'Aéronef - Lille, France
    Behemoth
  • 14/12, Vienna Arena - Vienna, Austria
    At the Gates
  • 15/12, L'Empreinte - Savigny Le Temple, France
    Behemoth
  • 15/12, The Tabernacle - Atlanta, GA, US
    Opeth
  • 16/12, KiFF - Aarau, Switzerland
    At the Gates
  • 17/12, Backstage - Werk - 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, Essigfabrik - Cologne, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 19/12, Palladium - Worcester, MA, US
    Opeth
  • 20/12, Métropolis - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Opeth
  • 20/12, Postbahnhof - Berlin, Germany
    At the Gates
  • 21/12, Kool Haus - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Opeth

January 2015