Final List of FORGOTTEN TOMB European Tour Dates

Rock influenced black/doom metal masters FORGOTTEN TOMB kicked off their headlining European tour on April 24th at United Club in Torino (Italy). They will play cities across ItalySwitzerlandFranceSpainPortugalUKBelgiumHollandGermany and Austria. The final list of confirmed dates are below.

During the event FORGOTTEN TOMB will celebrate a significant occasion as well as promote the latest album And Don’t Deliver Us From Evil – where they finally “hit their groove” according to Pitchfork. To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Springtime Depression, select shows will feature a special set where the band perform the album in its entirety. Springtime Depression was reissued and remastered, available now on Digipack and Vinyl on Agonia Records.

Shows include:
4/25 ITALY – BRESSO (MI) / BLUE ROSE SALOON
4/26 SWITZERLAND – ZURICH / WERK 21 – Springtime Depression Special Set
4/27 FRANCE – MONTBELIARD / ATELIER DES MOLES – Springtime Depression Special Set
4/28 FRANCE – BRESSUIRE / SALLE EMERAUDE
4/29 SPAIN – IRUN / SALA TUNK
4/30 PORTUGAL – BENAVENTE / SIDE B
5/01 SPAIN – MADRID / SALA EXCALIBUR – Springtime Depression Special Set
5/02 SPAIN – BARCELONA / BE GOOD
5/03 SPAIN – ZARAGOZA / UTOPÍA
5/04 FRANCE – TOLOUSE / LE SAINT DES SEINS
5/05 FRANCE – PARIS / GLAZART – Springtime Depression Special Set
5/06 UK – LONDON / GARAGE UPSTAIRS
5/07 UK – NEWCASTLE / TRILLIANS BAR
5/08 BELGIUM – MECHELEN / KAMIKAZE
5/09 HOLLAND – ARNHEM / WILLEMEEN
5/10 GERMANY – OBERHAUSEN / HELVETE – Springtime Depression Special Set
5/11 GERMANY – ERFURT / FROM HELL – Springtime Depression Special Set
5/12 GERMANY or AUSTRIA – Tba (promoters please contact: promotion@agoniarecords.com)

Premiere track off And Don’t Deliver Us From Evil album can be streamed at this location: https://soundcloud.com/agoniarecords/forgotten-tomb-deprived

FORGOTTEN TOMB will be supported by Swedish doomsters ISOLE and epic metallers EREB ALTOR.

More on the band at this location: https://www.facebook.com/Official.Forgotten.Tomb

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FORGOTTEN TOMB European Tour This Month [FORGOTTEN TOMB ogłasza Europejską trasę]

Rock influenced black/doom metal masters FORGOTTEN TOMB are due to kick off a headlining European tour on April 24 (Wednesday) at United Club in Torino (Italy). The tour will play in cities across Italy, Switzerland, France, Spain, Portugal, UK, Belgium, Holland, Germany and Austria.

During the event FORGOTTEN TOMB will celebrate a significant occasion as well as promote its latest album; an album that according to Pitchfork finally “hit their groove”, And Don’t Deliver Us From Evil (out October 2012 on Agonia). The celebration in turn is connected with the 10 years anniversary of Springtime Depression – selected shows will feature a special set, on which this particular record will be performed in its entirety. Springtime Depression has been reissued and remastered on Digipack and Vinyl on Agonia Records.

Premiere track off And Don’t Deliver Us From Evil can be streamed at this location: https://soundcloud.com/agoniarecords/forgotten-tomb-deprived

FORGOTTEN TOMB will be supported by Swedish doomsters ISOLE and epic metallers EREB ALTOR.

Promoters interested in booking one of the remaining shows should get in touch at: doomedevents@gmail.com

Dates: 
04/24 ITALY – TORINO / UNITED CLUB *
04/25 ITALY – MILANO – TBC
04/26 SWITZERLAND – ZURICH, ALTE KASERNE **
04/27 FRANCE – TBC
04/28 FRANCE / SPAIN – TBC
04/29 SPAIN – TBC
04/30 PORTUGAL – BENAVENTE / SIDE B
05/01 SPAIN – MADRID / RITMO Y COMPAS *
05/02 SPAIN – BARCELONA / BE GOOD
05/03 SPAIN – ZARAGOZA / UTOPÍA
05/04 FRANCE – TOLOUSE / TBA
05/05 FRANCE – PARIS / GLAZART
05/06 UK – LONDON / GARAGE UPSTAIRS
05/07 UK – NEWCASTLE / THINK TANK
05/08 BELGIUM – MECHELEN / KAMIKAZE
05/09 HOLLAND – ARNHEM / TBA
05/10 GERMANY – OBERHAUSEN / HELVETE *
05/11 GERMANY – ERFURT / FROM HELL *
05/12 GERMANY /AUSTRIA / TBC

*Springtime Depression special set
** Springtime Depression special set, only Forgotten Tomb

FORGOTTEN TOMB on facebook: www.facebook.com/Official.Forgotten.Tomb
ISOLE: http://www.facebook.com/Isoleofficial
EREB ALTOR: http://www.facebook.com/ErebAltorOfficial

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DARKHAUS Sign Worldwide Deal With SPV

Enter DARKHAUS:

An Intercontinental Modern Rock outfit consisting of 5 men from 4 representative countries (Scotland, US, Germany, Austria).

Band maestro Rupert Keplinger is a multi-platinum songwriter/composer best known for his collaborations with top selling artists such as Eisbrecher, Stephan Weidner, Oomph! and Peter Maffay, among others.

(pictured from left to right): Marshall Stephens, Gero Herrde (A&R SPV GmbH), Kenny Hanlon, Rupert Keplinger, Gary Meskil, Paul Keller

DARKHAUS co-creator Gary Meskil (founder of legendary US hardcore band PRO-PAIN) describes their sound as “stylistically versatile, dark and emotional, but with much light to be found at the end of the proverbial tunnel.”

The 5 architects of DARKHAUS combine their best efforts to present an ambitious and diverse plethora of songs which combine the urgency of true rock´n´roll, the epic moments which define great acts, and those “catchy hooks and melodies” like those which have been delivered straight to your ears via radio stations around the world throughout modern time.

For fans of emotionally inspired songwriting which has the power to move one’s body, mind, and soul.

 “I’ve always wanted to make music like this some day which is totally different from what I’m usually known for. Aside from Punk and Hardcore, I grew up with bands like The Cure, Siouxsie And The Banshees, Bauhaus and Depeche Mode – and those left a mark on me. With DARKHAUS, I can finally make it happen!”  – Gary Meskil

“Not only has every single member of DARKHAUS already proven their musical capabilities and skills – it’s the mixture of characters combined with the ambition to produce music that is totally opposed to what they did earlier. Oblivion/Steamhammer (SPV) is the perfect home for this. We’re glad to be able to work this.” – SPV A&R Gero Herrde

The DARKHAUS album debut will be released in Fall 2013 on Oblivion/Steamhammer (SPV).

More information about the band at www.darkhausmusic.com

Lineup:
Kenny Hanlon – vocals
Rupert Keplinger – guitars, synth
Marshall Stephens – guitars
Gary Meskil – bass
Paul Keller – drums

 

NEGATOR Joins Forces With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

 

PROSTHETIC RECORDS will release Gates to the Pantheon, the new album by German black/death quintet NEGATOR, in North America this spring. The album is scheduled to be released physically on May 14 and digitally on April 23 to coincide with its European release through Viva Hate Records. The band – whose blistering “panzer metal” has solidified their reputation as one of Germany’s top extreme metal acts – is currently offering a free download of the single Atonement In Blood HERE.

Gates to the Pantheon, the band’s first new music in over three years, is the follow-up to their highly acclaimed third album Panzer Metal. That release caught the attention of Swedish legends Dark Funeral, who subsequently enlisted NEGATOR vocalist Nachtgarm to front their band throughout 2011 and 2012. The new album – recorded at Hammer Studios in Hamburg with producer Eike Freese (Gamma Ray, Callejon, Dark Age) – features nine bloodthirsty tracks (listed below) of pounding blackened death, hailed by Job For A Cowboy guitarist Alan Glassman as “one of the angriest-sounding releases I’ve ever heard – a black metal masterpiece.”

New album due this spring; first single available for free download

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Gates to the Pantheon tracklisting
1. Epiclesis
2. Bringer Of War
3. The Last Sermon
4. Serpents Court
5. Nergal, The Raging King
6. Carnal Malefactor
7. The Urge For Battle
8. Atonement In Blood
9. Revelation 9:11

 

SOILWORK New Album, Fan Q&A Video

Logo: Nuclear Blast Records

The Living Infinite, the brand new album by visionary Swedish metallers SOILWORK is out now. THE WELDING ROOM will debut a track from the 2-disc collection on the program Monday, March 4. The Living Infinite is the first double album in the history of melodic death metal and received raving reviews worldwide:

SOILWORK

“YOU REALLY LIKE TO KICK OFF 2013 WITH SUCH A MELODIC DEATH METAL STATEMENT“ – METAL HAMMER (GERMANY)

“THIS IS SOILWORK‘S MOST AMBITIONED, DIVERSE AND THOUGHT-THROUGH ALBUM“ – LEGACY MAGAZINE (GERMANY)

“POWERFUL, GRANDIOSE AND CONSTANTLY SHARP AS A BLADE! A MELODIC DEATH METAL COLOSSUS“ – SWEDEN ROCK MAGAZINE (SWEDEN)

“MEMORABLE MELODIES, CRUSHING RHYTHMS, PHENOMENAL SINGING“ – METALLIAN (FRANCE)

“SOILWORK IS BACK, REACHING MATURITY WITH THE MOST EPIC & COMPLETE RECORD THEY HAVE EVER WRITTEN“ – HARD ROCK MAGAZINE (FRANCE)

“PURE PERFECTION“ – SUE (FINLAND)

“SOILWORK HAVE SHARPENED THEIR AXES AND SEEM QUITE EAGER TO ATTACK! WELCOME BACK“ SCREAM (NORWAY)

“THIS IS SOILWORK’s MOST ADVENTUROUS AND ACCOMPLISHED WORK TO DATE“ – TERRORIZER (UK)

“WHAT AN AMAZING ALBUM! SOILWORK AT THEIR BEST“  – LORDS OF METAL (NETHERLANDS)

“AN EXISTENTIAL METAL MASTERPIECE“ – METAL HAMMER (UK)

SOILWORK - „The Living Infinite“ OUT NOW, ... - 2013-03-01

Furthermore, singer Björn “Speed” Strid and bass player Ola Flink answered some general questions about the band that had been submitted by fans via the Nuclear Blast Facebook page – watch their answers here: http://youtu.be/cHLtsFzTJKY

Order the album physically via http://smarturl.it/SoilworkCD or digitally via iTunes: http://smarturl.it/SoilworkLIiTunes

Also check out:
Rise Above The Sentiment music video: http://youtu.be/_LEKU7cBOak
Long Live The Misanthope viral video: http://youtu.be/YFug3xQBKAk
This Momentary Bliss viral video: http://youtu.be/LR2C2kEONIU



Spectrum Of Eternity viral video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_DydLwYnUk





SOILWORK @ Festivals 2013
05/31 PL-Warsaw Ursynalia
07/07 RO-Bucharest B’ESTFEST 
07/11-13 D Ballenstedt Rockharz

07/13 PL-Wegorzewo Seven Festival
07/22-24 SI-Tolmin Metaldays 2013
07/25-26 D Speichersdorf Wackel Festival
08/01-03 D Wacken Wacken Open Air
15.-17.08.13 D Dinkelsbühl Summer Breeze Open Air
06.09. USA Atlanta – ProgPower
07.09. MEX Mexico City – Lunario





ANTROPOMORPHIA To Shoot New Videoclip

Dutch Death Metallers ANTROPOMORPHIA are all fired up for another video shooting, this time around for the song Debauchery In Putrefaction, that will be shot February, 23.

ANTROPOMORPHIA to shoot new videoclip for Debauchery In Putrefaction

The band comments: “The tale continues… This time the crypt portals to the song Debauchery in Putrefaction will be opened and we’ll descend deeper into the story of this post-mortal display of lesbian affection and the visual aspect of Evangelivm Nekromantia. Debauchery in Putrefaction will be immersed in a dark and bleak atmosphere therefore we continue our collaboration with Maurice Swinkels, who is also responsible for the first visual chapter Psuchagogia.”

Watch the video for Psuchagogia below:

Check out music and order your copy of Evangelivm Nekromantia at http://www.metalblade.com/antropomorphia/

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ZOMBIFIED Post New Music Video

Zombified recently completed a new music video for the track Pull the Trigger from their brand new album, Carnage Slaughter and Death. The video features each member of Zombified, guitarists Patrik Myrén and Pär Fransson, drummer Jacob Johansson, and bassist/vocalist Roberth Karlsson performing the song. The video shot by the members of Zombified and edited by Jacob Johansson. Pull the Trigger has been the featured single on The Welding Room radio program.

About Zombified:
Zombified was started as a two man project by guitarists P. Myrén and P. Fransson in the winter of 2006. After some beers, and a three song demo, they decided to assemble a full band and record an album. They got in contact with the session members “Von Pest” and M.Askinen and with them they gave birth to the first album Zombified Slaughtermachine. After the release, M.Fiebig and R.Karlsson joined the band on drums and vocals and Zombified didn’t waste any time and created a new album called Carnage Slaughter And Death. Shortly thereafter, M. Fiebig decided to leave the band and a new drummer was found in J. Johansson.

Zombified Slaughtermachine led to the band signing with Cyclone Empire. Carnage Slaughter and Death will be released in February 2013 by Metal Blade Records in North America. It was recorded at Shotgun Studios, which is owned and operated by the band. Additionally, the band is wasting no time and has already begun assembling material for a third album.

https://www.facebook.com/zombifiedswe
http://www.metalblade.com/zombified

 

RAVEN BLACK NIGHT Stream Third Single

RAVEN BLACK NIGHT posted the third and final single, Fallen Angel from Barbarian Winter.

Surf over to THIS location to check out the second single Lips Of Desire.

The first single Morbid Gladiator and pre-order options can be found here.

Barbarian Winter will be released as a CD, double gatefold vinyl (Europe ONLY) and digital download. The double gatefold vinyl will feature two exclusive bonus tracks, Metal Martyr and Love Is Holy.

Barbarian Winter track listing:
1. Fire In Your Eyes
2. Morbid Gladiator
3. Mystery Woman
4. Fallen Angel
5. Black Queen
6. If You Choose The Dark
7. Warriors Call
8. Barbarian Winter
9. Changes
10. Lips of Desire
11. Nocturnal Birth
12. Angel With A Broken Wing
13. Metal Martyr (vinyl exclusive)
14. Love Is Holy (vinyl exclusive)

About RAVEN BLACK NIGHT:
It was late 1999 when Jim Petkoff, The White Knight [guitar/vox] and Rino Amoriono, The Raven [guitar], met over a cold beer in Adelaide, South Australia: the city of churches and where AC/DC found Bon Scott. This would mark the beginning of RAVEN BLACK NIGHT’s campaign to bring their traditional metal sound to a worldwide audience.

After deciding to form a doom/heavy metal band, they enlisted Matt Spencer The Black Knight [bass], and Jeremy The Godfather on drums. They began building a formidable live reputation, with a style of metal that appealed to many varieties of metal heads in their home town. With their stage adorned with swords, shields, and candles, they spent 2003-2006 criss-crossing Australia, performing at various metal festivals and underground clubs. Drummer Joe Toscano was brought into the band and their first album, Choose The Dark, was recorded and released in 2005.

Choose The Dark garnered praise throughout Australia and Europe culminating into an invitation in 2007 to perform at the 10th annual Headbangers Open Air in Germany, where they band performed with Candlemass, Rage, and many others.

Several years of touring and festival appearances were to follow: Hard and Heavy summer nights, the Hamburg Ballroom, and more dates throughout Australia. In 2011 Jim, Rino with Chris on bass enlisted Matt Enright to record new material for their long awaited follow up cd.

Jim and Rino are prepared to take the RAVEN BLACK NIGHT sound of true metal/doom rock to a global audience. A new partnership with Metal Blade Records and a new album will firmly place RAVEN BLACK NIGHT on the world map of true heavy metal.

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http://www.reverbnation.com/ravenblacknight
http://www.youtube.com/jimpetkoff

NE OBLIVISCARIS Sign To Season Of Mist

Season of Mist, French independent label for Metal and Rock

Season of Mist is proud to announce the signing of Australian progressive, extreme metal outfit NE OBLIVISCARIS.

NE OBLIVISCARIS (pictured): Benjamin Baret (Lead Guitar), Matt Klavins (Guitar), Brendan “Cygnus” Brown (Bass), Dan Presland (Drums), Tim Charles (Violin/Vocals) & Xenoyr (Vocals)

Melbourne‘s NE OBLIVISCARIS stand on their own by infusing their metal with western art music, jazz, and flamenco. With adventurous, progressive, and nuanced compositions often exceeding ten minutes in length, NE OBLIVISCARIS is a band with profound depth and a musical proficiency at the highest levels.

With their first demo The Aurora Veil in 2007, NE OBLIVISCARIS garnered significant word-of-mouth within the metal underground. In 2012, their self produced debut album, Portal of I showcased their unique array of influences and dynamic songwriting, and sent shock waves through the metal underground once again. Met with even more praise, Portal of I made several “Best of 2012” lists (Metal Hammer Germany, No Clean Singing, Metal Injection)

Preview Portal of I here

Regarding the signing, the band released the following statement:

“For us as a band, signing to Season of Mist, one of the best independent metal labels in the world, a label that’s roster includes some of our all time favorite bands and influences, is quite surreal. We worked for many years to get our debut album Portal Of I out there for the world to hear and for it’s reception to have been so overwhelmingly positive, and for a label like this to not only love our music, but believe we can go places in the worldwide metal scene is incredible. It is one of those things that just gives us even more motivation to keep composing and performing and trying to take NE OBLIVISCARIS as far as we can to as many people across the world as possible.”

NE OBLIVISCARIS toured their native Australia with SOILWORK, SUFFOCATION, PSYCROPTIC, and more. The band also played several revered festivals like Prog Power, Bloodline, and Sonic Forge.

They are currently in the middle of writing their Season of Mist debut with plans to record late 2013.

“Epic. Masterpiece. Mind-blowing. Superlative, superlative, superlative. It’s hard to hide my excitement here; Portal Of I, down to its final note, is the perfect metal album” – Metal Injection

Portal of I is a full-spectrum metal experience well worth the time and effort required. It combines the best of many different styles into one fluid musical journey that’s equal parts breathtaking prog and extreme blackened death metal– Metal Underground

 

IMPERIUM DEKADENZ Reveal Album Details

Season of Mist, French independent label for Metal and Rock

Black metal masters IMPERIUM DEKADENZ revealed the cover art for their forthcoming album, titled Meadows of Nostalgia.

IMPERIUM DEKADENZ rises from Germany‘s Black Forest and delivers unto us the epic new album. A black metal album in the classic sense; a desolate, morose journey from start-to-finish that transports the listener out into another place and time. Haunting, melodic guitars and passages of melancholy and despair build each song to new heights as IMPERIUM DEKADENZ craft black metal fused with nods to the old school into a sound they can call their own.

About the cover, the band said,

“A traveling salesman, marked by a hard life, wanders lost in his thoughts over the high passes of the Black Forest. Despite all, he follows his path without hesitation through harsh landscapes and yet the mountains stand proudly and the epic scenery might even be called romantic. This cover reflects all the emotions, impressions and facets of Imperium Dekadenz. It is an imperial Black Forest symphony!” 

Meadows of Nostalgia will be available in CD format, and a deluxe double LP that is limited to 250 copies worldwide on March 19 in North America

IMPERIUM DEKADENZ is available for interviews upon request. To speak with the band, please contact Enrique Sagarnaga via email or telephone (215-625-8400). IMPERIUM DEKADENZ news and updates will be made available through the Season of Mist website, and the IMPERIUM DEKADENZ website and Facebook page.