Roadburn Announces Final Bands Including Craft, Bosse-De-Nage, Street Sects, Glerakur and More!

Roadburn 2019 is already sold out for the entire four-day weekend, but they have added another and final round of amazing bands. Craft (added by Tomas Lindberg to his curated event), Bosse-De-Nage, Street Sects, Glerakur, MJ Guider (Melissa Guion), L’acéphale, and Grey Aura have been added to the main weekend acts. Newly announced is the annual pre-party at 013, “Ignition” featuring Temple Fang and Hellripper. A third band will be announced soon!Continue reading

Roadburn Festival Is Nearly Sold Out For 2019

On the heels of their day tickets going on sale and one stellar horde of bands announced after another were added to the bill, Roadburn Festival is nearly sold-out for 2019. The fest made an announcement in the Facebook event page that all 3 and 4- day tickets are now gone, as well as Saturday and Sunday day tickets are now completely sold out. Only 50 tickets remain for Thursday and Friday, so if you want to go, now is the time. Get your tickets at the link below.Continue reading

Roadburn Adds Grails, Uran, Hexvessel, Coilguns, Crowhurst, Dodecahedron And More!


Roadburn continues to add to its bill for next spring! 2019 curator Tomas Lindberg (At The Gates) adds more names to The Burning Darkness including Grails, Uran, Fontän and Hexvessel! Hexvesel will perform All Tree in full. Other notables include a Dutch black metal showcase commissioned project Maalstroom (members of Laster, Verwoed, Witte Wieven, Turia, Fluisteraars, Grey Aura, Terzij De Horde, Folteraar, Nefast). Aaron Turner, Will Brooks and Dennis Tyfus come together as Doolhof. Also added are Bismuth, Coilguns, Crowhurst, Crowhurst & Gnaw Their Tongues unite in Harsh Noise, Fauna , Fotocrime , Lucy In Blue, Pharmakon, Thor & Friends, Twin Temple, and Wrong. Single day tickets will go on sale on tonight – Thursday, December 13 at 8pm CET/7pm GMT/ 2pm EST. Four day tickets are sold out and the rest of the weekend will likely sell out soon too. Continue reading

Thomas Gabriel Fischer Forms Triumph Of Death Band To Perform Hellhammer Classics

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Hellhammer, the early pre-cursor to Celtic Frost in the word of black and death metal only lasted a few years before fizzling out. Now 35 plus years after forming, Thomas Gabriel Fischer has formed the band Triumph of Death, named for the best Hellhammer song, to perform those seminal tracks. They will play their first show at on June 21, 2019 in Clisson, France.Continue reading

Roadburn Adds Nineteen More Bands, Weekend Tickets Are Moving Fast

Roadburn 2019 is coming next April and continues to build momentum as one of the best editions in memory. With Tomas Lindberg (At The Gates) curating, the lineup continues to evolve with the specialness Roadburn is known for. Now added to the bill are SUMAC, Young Widows playing Old Wounds,Crippled Black Phoenix (official), Cave, Emma Ruth Rundle, Lingua Ignota, Soft Kill PlayingSavior & Heresy,Jaye Jayle, Fear Falls Burning Dirk Serries, Treha Sektori, Throane, O V T R E N O I R, Sherpa PlayingTigris And Euphrates, and a label collaboration with EXILE ON MAINSTREAM will be celebrating their 20th anniversary with Ostinato, Noisepicker, Conny Ochs, Treedeon, Bellrope and Confusion Master at the Hall of Fame venue.Continue reading

Roadburn Announces Tom G. Warrior’s Celtic Frost/Triptykon Requiem For 2019

In a stunning announcement former Roadburn artist and curator Thomas Gabriel Fischer, a.k.a. Tom G. Warrior will mark his return to Roadburn in 2019 with a full performance of Celtic Frost/Triptykon Requiem on Friday, April 12. The three-part Requiem comes complete with orchestral accompaniment via Dutch Metropole Orkest! More details below. The first part of the three-part Requiem appeared on Celtic Frost’s Into The Pandemonium and was titled Rex Irae. The third part, titled Winter was brought to life on the Celtic Frost album Monotheist in 2006, and until now, the missing second part has remained incomplete. Continue reading

Coroner – Mental Vortex, Grin Reissues

Overlooking their first three widely celebrated albums (at least for now), the latest remasters courtesy of Noise Records arrive in the form of the final two studio releases from thrashers, Coroner. Continue reading

Thomas Gabriel Fischer Breaks His Arm, In Recovery Until Late Summer

Thomas Gabriel Fischer of Triptykon announced on his blog that he was assaulted randomly and broke his right arm. He is in considerable pain and inconvenience since he is right-handed. This news was on the same day the band was announced for the Decibel Magazine Metal And Beer Festival: Los Angeles edition this December, booked to perform a special all Celtic Frost setlist. According to Fischer, the injury will prevent him from playing guitar until late summer. Triptykon is still working on the follow-up release to 2014’s Melana Chasmata, released via Prowling Death/Century Media Records. Get well soon Tom! Continue reading

Thomas Gabriel Fischer Pens Heartfelt Tribute To Martin Eric Ain


Early last week we had to report the passing of metal legend Martin Eric Ain, co-founder of Hellhammer and Celtic Frost. Ain’s partner in Celtic Frost, Thomas Gabriel Fischer has written a loving memory for his fallen friend. Continue reading

Martin Eric Ain, Co-Founder of Celtic Frost, Dead At Age 50


The metal world lost another great one today as news has come down that Martin Eric Ain, influential musician and composer for two of the most influential bands to exist, Celtic Frost and Hellhammer, has passed away from an apparent heart attack in Switzerland. He was 50 years old. Ain’s close friend Jan Graber reported that Ain’s death was sudden and he had no known illnesses.Continue reading