Inferno Metalfest 2018, Live In Oslo, NO

Each year at Easter, when the western and Christian world celebrates the rebirth of Jesus over the dates of an ancient fertility festival, in Norway’s capital the mandatory days off are used by the metal community to celebrate a darker get together: Inferno Metalfest. The festival and the connected Inferno Metal Conference celebrates Norway’s role and focus on Metal Music from its own stables as well as new things and greats from abroad. Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Inferno Metal Festival 2018

 

The spring festival season kicks off in earnest this weekend in Oslo, Norway with the amazingly kvlt experience that is Inferno Metal Festival. The four-day festival of extreme music and culture takes over one of the birthplace cities of heavy music in the world. The fest is sold out once again, adding to the excitement. It’s great to see this scene surviving and thriving after many years.  Continue reading

Shining (SWE) Replaces Katatonia At Inferno Festival 2018

Enigmatic Swedish metal band Shining has been added to Inferno Festival 2018, as a replacement for Katatonia, who canceled their appearance after going on hiatus. Shining is still touring in support of their tenth album X , Varg utan flock (Dark Essence/Season Of Mist) from 2016. Inferno Metal Festival is the longest-running and most extreme metal festival in Norway and one of the most important extreme metal festivals in the entire world. The festival still has 8 more bands to add between now and March 29t,h. When the fest kicks off. Continue reading

Grave, Naðra And Dodecahedron Added To Inferno Festival 2018

 

Swedish death metal titans Grave have been added to Norway’s Inferno Metal Festival 2018! They will play a special “30th anniversary old school set 1988 – 91” for their set during the fest. Also added to the impressive bill are Icelandic black metallers Naðra and Netherlands avant-garde black metal band Dodecahedron. Continue reading

Naglfar And Sinistro Added To Inferno Festival 2018’s Growing Lineup

Inferno Festival continues to add impressive band after impressive band to their bill for next year’s festival. They now have added Swedish Melodic Black metallers Naglfar and Portugal’s Doom band Sinistro to the show. Continue reading

Inferno Metal Festival 2018 Adds Tsjuder And Odium

On the heels of last week’s major announcements, Tsjuder and Odium have been added to Inferno Festival 2018. Many more bands will be named soon. Continue reading

Ihsahn, Djevel And Wiegedood Booked For Inferno Festival 2018

 

Inferno Festival 2018 continues to add to its impressive early lineup, now with Ihsahn, Djevel and Wiegedood bolstered to its ranks. Ihsahn will join his band, Emperor, already booked, in a separate performance over the weekend. The annual festival of black metal, death and doom will take place March 29th through April 1st next year. Continue reading

Crowdfunding: Cryptopsy – The Book of Suffering: Tome 1

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Tech-death metallers Cryptopsy are streaming a 45-second teaser video for their forthcoming EP, The Book of Suffering: Tome 1, the first part in a planned series of EPs collectively titled The Book of Suffering. Stream it below.

Crowdfunding campaign information to help fund the recording and release of the EP is below. The band is currently on their “Back to the US 2015” tour with Disgorge, Erimha, Soreption and The Convalescence.

May 24: Korova – San Antonio, TX
May 25: Dirty Dog – Austin, TX
May 26: Gas Monkey – Dallas, TX
May 27: Riot Room – Kansas City, MO
May 28: Val Air Ballroom – Des Moines, IA
May 29: Bada Brew – Crest Hill, IL
May 30: Metal Bar – Cudahy, WI
May 31: Agora – Cleveland, OH

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Video: Soreption – A Speech To Survival Play Through

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Swedish technical death metallers Soreption is streaming their play through video for “A Speech To Survival,” off of their Engineering The Void album, out now via Unique Leader Records. Stream it below.

The band will be touring with Cryptopsy, Disgorge, Erimha and The Convalescence on an upcoming tour.

SOREPTION w/ Cryptopsy, Disgorge, Erimha, The Convalescence:
May 14: Ralph’s Rock Diner – Worcester, MA
May 15: Championship Bar & Grill – Trenton, NJ
May 16: Nihil Gallery- Brooklyn, NY
May 17: Revolution – Amityville, NY
May 18: Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD
May 19: Shakas Live – Virginia Beach, VA
May 20: Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
May 21: West End Trading Co. – Sanford, FL
May 22: Churchill’s – Miami, FL
May 23: The Handlebar – Pensacola, FL
May 24: Korova – San Antonio, TX
May 25: Dirty Dog – Austin, TX
May 26: Gas Monkey – Dallas, TX
May 27: Riot Room – Kansas City, MO
May 28: Val Air Ballroom – Des Moines, IA
May 29: Bada Brew – Crest Hill, IL
May 30: Metal Bar – Cudahy, WI
May 31: Agora – Cleveland, OH

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Soreption Supporting Cryptopsy, Disgorge and Erimha On Upcoming US Tour

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Swedish death metallers Soreption will be joining a three week tour run supporting Cryptopsy, Disgorge and Erimha. Tour dates are posted below. They are supporting their current album Engineering the Void out via Unique Leader Records.

SOREPTION w/ Cryptopsy, Disgorge, Erimha:
May 14: Ralph’s Rock Diner – Worcester, MA
May 15: Championship Bar & Grill – Trenton, NJ
May 16: Coco 66 – Brooklyn, NY
May 17: Revolution – Amityville, NY
May 18: Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD
May 19: Shakas Live – Virginia Beach, VA
May 20: Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
May 21: West End Trading Co. – Sanford, FL
May 22: Churchill’s – Miami, FL
May 23: The Handlebar – Pensacola, FL
May 24: Korova – San Antonio, TX
May 25: Dirty Dog – Austin, TX
May 26: Gas Monkey – Dallas, TX
May 27: Riot Room – Kansas City, MO
May 28: Val Air Ballroom – Des Moines, IA
May 29: Bada Brew – Crest Hill, IL
May 30: Metal Bar – Cudahy, WI
May 31: Agora – Cleveland, OH

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