Graspop Metal Meeting Books Pantera, Slipknot, Disturbed, Amon Amarth, Arch Enemy, Kreator, Meshuggah, Gojira, Parkway Drive, Testament, Voivod, and More


Pantera, Disturbed, Amon Amarth, Arch Enemy, Architects, Behemoth, Kreator, Meshuggah, Gojira, Parkway Drive, Testament, Voivod are among the 103 artists who have been added to the 26th edition of the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 15-18, 2023 in Dessel, Belgium. Tickets are on sale tomorrow at the links below. Continue reading


CONCERT REVIEW: Behemoth – Arch Enemy – Carcass – Unto Others Live at 02 Apollo, Manchester


First time at the O2 Apollo, a lovely, antiquated venue, it has a very old-school theatre vibe to it, and as would become apparent for most sets tonight the sound and lighting were top-drawer. Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Defacing God – The Resurrection of Lilith



 

Hailing from the land of Hans Christian Andersen, Vikings and Lego, Danish melodic death metal act Defacing God exist in the world of witchcraft and the occult, their debut album The Resurrection of Lilith (Napalm Records) a monstrous slab of European extremity with a heavily symphonic touch.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Seventh Storm – Maledictus


 

Seventh Storm are a new band formed by Mike Gaspar, formerly the drummer for Portuguese gothic metal legends Moonspell. As well as handling drum duties for Seventh Storm, Gaspar has also written and and arranged all of the music for their debut album, Maledictus (Atomic Fire). The album cover and promo photos convey a piratical theme that befits the band name and reflects Gaspar’s intention to depict the Portuguese tradition of “discovering the world, travelling far from home, exploring the seas.”Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Arch Enemy – Deceivers


Okay, so how do I go about this? Well, here’s the dive into the iciest part of the pool. Arch Enemy has been tiptoeing for quite some time now. Yeah, War Eternal, Will to Power and their latest effort Deceivers (Century Media) are all above the standard metal release, but with all due respect, this lineup of power players should be standing head and shoulders above the competition. I’m thinking what Metallica was compared to the average Thrash Metal act back in 1988. Continue reading


CONCERT REVIEW: Arch Enemy – Behemoth – Napalm Death – Unto Others Live at Terminal 5


This night featured an eclectic group of Metal bands. Sure, they’re similar in an overall way. But each band’s brand of metal keeps your ears from getting tired. These are the best kind of tours, where sonic diversity conquers all.

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Arch Enemy Announces New Single and 7-Inch – “Sunset Over The Empire” – Tour Dates with Behemoth, Napalm Death, and Unto Others Underway


Melodic Death Metal legends Arch Enemy have launched a pre-order for their next single “Sunset Over The Empire” – complete with a 7″ pre-order! This is a preview of another track from their much-anticipated new album, Deceivers, due out July 29th, 2022 via Century Media Records. The band kicked off their North American tour with Behemoth, Napalm Death, and Unto Others so do not miss it! Rock out to “Sunset Over The Empire” now!

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Music Industry Legends Angela Gossow (Arch Enemy) and Andy Siry Launch Alpha Management United


Two music industry legends of the last 25 years, Angela Gossow (ex Arch Enemy) and Andy Siry have joined forces in Alpha Management United. They already have a roster of acts under their wing and will continue to take on emerging artists too, in order to execute top tier consulting and management. The two founders commented:

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The Night Flight Orchestra Books “The Aeromantic Experience” Tour Dates


Pop Metal Supergroup The Night Flight Orchestra have booked an extensive tour of Europe for 2022. The band is comprised of members of some of the foremost artists in rock and metal (Soilwork, Arch Enemy, Mean Streak) and for over a decade have made their name making toe-tapping covers, fun albums, and energetic live performances.

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Arch Enemy and Behemoth Have Booked the “North American Siege 2022” Tour with Napalm Death and Unto Others


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Arch-Enemy band 2021 photo credit KatjaKuhl

Extreme metal legends Arch Enemy and Behemoth will return to the USA to co-headline “The North American Siege 2022” tour! Set to kick off in April, the tour also features direct support from Napalm Death and Unto Others as special guests. Tickets go on sale starting Friday, January 21st @ 10AM local time at the links below.

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