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19/09/14

White Empress

'Rise of the Empress' coming 29th September. New video and song posted.

The debut full length from White Empress featuring former Cradle of Filth axeman Paul Allender as well as members of Coal Chamber and Luna Mortis is almost upon us, and the band has posted an introduction video to the delights ahead viewable HERE.
In another news, Decibel Magazine is currently streaming new album track A Prisoner Unleashed.

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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.

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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

Live Dates

January 2015

  • 28/01, State Theatre - Saint Petersburg, FL, US
    Napalm Death
  • 28/01, Hawthorne Theater Lounge - Portland, OR, US
    Mayhem
  • 28/01, House of Blues - New Orleans, LA, US
    Behemoth
  • 29/01, House of Blues - Houston, TX, US
    Behemoth
  • 29/01, The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 30/01, DNA Lounge - San Francisco, CA, US
    Mayhem
  • 30/01, Ziggy's - Winston-Salem, NC, US
    Napalm Death
  • 31/01, Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, MD, US
    Napalm Death
  • 31/01, Academy - Dublin, Ireland
    At the Gates
  • 31/01, House of Blues - Dallas, TX, US
    Behemoth
  • 31/01, Fonda Theatre - Hollywood, CA, US
    Mayhem

February 2015

  • 02/02, Gramercy Theatre - New York, NY, US
    Napalm Death
  • 02/02, Sala - Mexico City, Mexico
    Anathema
  • 02/02, Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM, US
    Behemoth
  • 03/02, Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 03/02, Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO, US
    Behemoth
  • 04/02, The Opera House - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 05/02, Mavericks - Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 05/02, The Complex - Salt Lake City, UT, US
    Behemoth
  • 06/02, Teatro Caupolicán - Santiago, Chile
    Anathema
  • 06/02, House of Blues - Las Vegas, NV, US
    Behemoth
  • 06/02, Club Soda - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 07/02, Teatro Vorterix - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Anathema
  • 07/02, The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA, US
    Behemoth
  • 07/02, Palladium - Worcester, MA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 08/02, The Chance - Poughkeepsie, NY, US
    Napalm Death
  • 08/02, The Fillmore - San Francisco, CA, US
    Behemoth
  • 08/02, Clash Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Anathema
  • 09/02, Agora Theatre & Ballroom - Cleveland, OH, US
    Napalm Death
  • 10/02, El Corazon - Seattle, WA, US
    Behemoth
  • 10/02, Reggie's Rock Club - Chicago, IL, US
    Napalm Death
  • 11/02, Amsterdam Bar and Hall - St. Paul, MN, US
    Napalm Death
  • 11/02, Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 12/02, The Zoo - Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 13/02, The Exchange - Regina, SK, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 13/02, John Dee - Oslo, Norway
    Keep of Kalessin
  • 13/02, Union Hall - Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 14/02, MacEwan Ballroom, University of Calgary - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 14/02, MacEwan Hall, University of Calgary - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 14/02, Republik - Calgary, AB, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 15/02, Starlite Room - Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 16/02, Garrick Centre - Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 17/02, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Behemoth
  • 17/02, Rickshaw Theatre - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Napalm Death
  • 18/02, Unknown venue - Bergen, Norway
    At the Gates
  • 18/02, Orpheum Theatre - Madison, WI, US
    Behemoth
  • 18/02, Studio Seven - Seattle, WA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 18/02, Unknown venue - Bergen, Norway
    Paradise Lost
  • 19/02, The Hawthrone Theatre - Portland, OR, US
    Napalm Death
  • 20/02, Oakland Metro - Oakland, CA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 20/02, House of Blues - Chicago, IL, US
    Behemoth
  • 21/02, E.A. Rawlinson Center for the Arts - Prince Albert, SK, Canada
    Old
  • 21/02, Strummer's - Fresno, CA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 21/02, Egyptian Room, Old National Centre - Indianapolis, IN, US
    Behemoth
  • 22/02, House of Blues - Cleveland, OH, US
    Behemoth
  • 22/02, House of Blues Sunset Strip - West Hollywood, CA, US
    Napalm Death
  • 23/02, St. Andrew's Hall - Detroit, MI, US
    Behemoth
  • 23/02, Club Red - East Theater - Mesa, AZ, US
    Napalm Death
  • 24/02, Phoenix Concert Theatre - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 24/02, Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM, US
    Napalm Death
  • 25/02, Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO, US
    Napalm Death
  • 25/02, Métropolis - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Behemoth
  • 26/02, Pokalen - Oslo, Norway
    At the Gates
  • 26/02, Granada Theatre - Lawrence, KS, US
    Napalm Death
  • 27/02, Gas Monkey Bar N Grill - Dallas, TX, US
    Napalm Death
  • 27/02, House of Blues - Boston, MA, US
    Behemoth
  • 27/02, Nöjesfabriken - Karlstad, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 28/02, Olympic Park - Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Mayhem
  • 28/02, Fitzgerald's - Houston, TX, US
    Napalm Death
  • 28/02, Webster Hall - New York, NY, US
    Behemoth

March 2015

  • 01/03, Theater of the Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Behemoth
  • 02/03, Fillmore Silver Spring - Silver Spring, MD, US
    Behemoth
  • 03/03, The Fillmore - Charlotte, NC, US
    Behemoth
  • 04/03, Leeds Minster - Leeds, UK
    Anathema
  • 05/03, Brick By Brick - San Diego, CA, US
    Enslaved
  • 05/03, Exeter Cathedral - Exeter, UK
    Anathema
  • 05/03, The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA, US
    Behemoth
  • 06/03, El Rey Theatre - Los Angeles, CA, US
    Enslaved
  • 06/03, Winchester Cathedral - Winchester, UK
    Anathema
  • 06/03, Jannus Live - St Petersburg, FL, US
    Behemoth
  • 07/03, Slim's - San Francisco, CA, US
    Enslaved
  • 07/03, Revolution Live - Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
    Behemoth
  • 07/03, Inferno Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Vital Remains
  • 07/03, Liverpool Cathedral - Liverpool, UK
    Anathema
  • 08/03, Razzmatazz 2 - Barcelona, Spain
    At the Gates
  • 08/03, Planet Music - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Vital Remains
  • 09/03, Hawthorne Theatre - Portland, OR, US
    Enslaved
  • 10/03, Rickshaw Theatre - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Enslaved
  • 11/03, El Corazon - Seattle, WA, US
    Enslaved
  • 12/03, Hafan y Mor Holiday Park - Gwynedd, UK
    Candlemass
  • 13/03, Music Hall - Curitiba, Brazil
    Vital Remains
  • 13/03, Urban Lounge - Salt Lake City, UT, US
    Enslaved
  • 14/03, Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO, US
    Enslaved
  • 16/03, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    Enslaved
  • 17/03, Thalia Hall - Chicago, IL, US
    Enslaved
  • 19/03, The Opera House - Toronto, ON, Canada
    Enslaved
  • 20/03, Gagarin 205 - Athens, Greece
    Opeth
  • 20/03, Les Foufounes Electriques - Montreal, QC, Canada
    Enslaved
  • 21/03, Principal Club Theater - Thessaloníki, Greece
    Opeth
  • 21/03, Gramercy Theatre - New York, NY, US
    Enslaved
  • 22/03, Küçükçiftlik Park - Istanbul, Turkey
    Opeth
  • 22/03, Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Enslaved
  • 23/03, Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, MD, US
    Enslaved
  • 23/03, Jolly Joker - Ankara, Turkey
    Opeth
  • 24/03, The Sinclair - Cambridge, MA, US
    Enslaved
  • 27/03, The Wiltern - Los Angeles, CA, US
    At the Gates
  • 28/03, The Regency Ballroom - San Francisco, CA, US
    At the Gates
  • 29/03, Roseland Theater - Portland, OR, US
    At the Gates
  • 30/03, Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC, Canada
    At the Gates
  • 31/03, The Showbox - Seattle, WA, US
    At the Gates

April 2015

  • 01/04, Unknown venue - Oslo, Norway
    Bloodbath
  • 01/04, Unknown venue - Oslo, Norway
    Enslaved
  • 01/04, Unknown venue - Oslo, Norway
    Behemoth
  • 01/04, Unknown venue - Oslo, Norway
    My Dying Bride
  • 01/04, Unknown venue - Oslo, Norway
    Mortuary Drape
  • 02/04, The Complex - Salt Lake City, UT, US
    At the Gates
  • 03/04, Summit Music Hall - Denver, CO, US
    At the Gates
  • 04/04, Parc Des Exposition - Colmar, France
    Behemoth
  • 04/04, Bourbon Theatre - Lincoln, NE, US
    At the Gates
  • 05/04, Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN, US
    At the Gates
  • 06/04, House of Blues - Chicago, IL, US
    At the Gates
  • 08/04, Phoenix Concert Theatre - Toronto, ON, Canada
    At the Gates
  • 09/04, Métropolis - Montreal, QC, Canada
    At the Gates
  • 09/04, 013 - Tilburg, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 09/04, 013 - Tilburg, Netherlands
    Enslaved
  • 10/04, Royale - Boston, MA, US
    At the Gates
  • 10/04, Empire Control Room & Garage - Austin, TX, US
    Vital Remains
  • 11/04, LKA-Longhorn - Stuttgart, Germany
    Anathema
  • 11/04, Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA, US
    At the Gates
  • 12/04, First United Methodist Church, Sarasota - Sarasota, FL, US
    Old
  • 12/04, Webster Hall - New York, NY, US
    At the Gates
  • 13/04, Le Trianon - Paris, France
    Anathema
  • 13/04, Amalgame Club - Yverdon-Les-Bains, Switzerland
    Behemoth
  • 14/04, Matrix - Bochum, Germany
    Anathema
  • 15/04, Atlantico - Rome, Italy
    Behemoth
  • 16/04, O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire - London, UK
    Anathema
  • 17/04, Academy - Dublin, Ireland
    Anathema
  • 17/04, 013 - Tilburg, Netherlands
    Bloodbath
  • 18/04, Pub Rock - Scottsdale, AZ, US
    Gehenna
  • 18/04, Palladium - Worcester, MA, US
    Vital Remains
  • 25/04, Alte Spinnerei Glauchau - Glauchau, Germany
    Behemoth

May 2015

  • 01/05, Metallsvenskan/brickebackens Ip - Örebro, Sweden
    At the Gates