Katatonia Shares “The Winter of Our Passing” Video, New Album Out Today

Katatonia has released their new album today, City Burials, via Peaceville Records. Now you can 1watch the new music video ‘The Winter of Our Passing’ for the track below! The clip is a stunning animated video, created by the incredibly talented artist Costin Chioreanu of Twilight 13 Media. The band have also announced details for a live streaming show on May 9th from Sweden’s Studio Grondahl. Please see below for more details on that below. Continue reading

Darkthrone To Release New Studio Album, “Old Star”, Due Out In May

Classic old-school Black Metal band Darkthrone, led by metal tastemaker Fenriz, will release their new album Old Star via their label Peaceville Records, due out on May 31st. Long in the works, the album will usher in a new age for the band and their fans. Fenriz has promised an album deep-rooted in classic Black and Death Metal influences. Old Star was recorded at the band’s Necrohell 2 Studios, with engineering and production duties carried out by vocalist/guitarist Ted “Nocturno Culto” Skjellum, mixed by Sanford Parker (Voivod) at Hypercube Studios, & mastered once more by Jack Control at Enormous Door. Cover art by Chadwick St John, titled “The Shepherd of the Deep”. Pre-orders are now live for the album at the link below. Continue reading

Bloodbath Announce New Album – “The Arrow Of Satan Is Drawn”

Fresh off of their appearance at Bloodstock Open Air 2018, Bloodbath has announced the release of a new album, their fifth overall, coming this fall via Peaceville Records. The delightfully evil sounding The Arrow Of Satan Is Drawn will release on October 26th. The kvlt supergroup is comprised of members of Paradise Lost, Katatonia, Opeth and Craft. The album also features guest vocals from Carcass’ Jeff Walker, Bolt Thrower/Memoriam singer Karl Willetts and Cancer’s John Walker. Continue reading

Akercocke – Renaissance in Extremis

So, Akercocke, it’s been a while; you’ve been missed, welcome back. Trailblazers in their genre, and firm cult favourites Akercocke left a massive hole in both the scene and our cold black hearts when they went on hiatus, and the news they’d be releasing new material was met with widespread anticipation. Renaissance in Extremis (Peaceville) is the album that many a metalhead has been hoping for, but until recently didn’t think we’d get. Continue reading

Akercocke Premiere ‘Disappear’ Single From “Renaissance in Extremis”

Akercock, by Rich Price Photography

The celebrated masters of dark and twisted British extreme metal are back! Continue reading

Video: Katatonia Releases “Shifts” From The Fall of Hearts

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Katatonia is a band that continues to blow my mind with each and every release. They said that their latest album, The Fall of Hearts, pushed their musical boundaries further than ever, and the end result is, in my opinion, one of the most powerful records of 2016. Today the band has unveiled the beautiful new video for ‘Shifts,’ which is off the new record, to help promote their upcoming European tour. Continue reading