Tribulation Shares New Live Video for “Strains Of Horror”

Swedish progressive band Tribulation will release their live concert package Alive & Dead At Södra Teatern via Metal Blade Records on November 15th. Recorded live at one of Stockholm’s oldest and most storied venues. Normally, this would be unceremonious, the band took a throwback approach to their early days as a more death metal focused band by having by ex-Nirvana 2002 vocalist Orvar Säfström, who also bedeviled the audience as master of ceremonies. Watch the video for ‘Strains Of Horror’ now! Continue reading

Tribulation Shares New Single and Video – “Strange Gateways Beckon”, Live Album Coming This Fall

Tribulation has shared a brand new single and performance video from their forthcoming new live album Alive & Dead At Södra Teatern due out this fall via Metal Blade Records out November 15th. Pre-orders just went live at the link below. Watch the video for ‘Strange Gateways Beckon’ right now! Continue reading

Tribulation Wins Swedish Grammis Award, New Tour With Gaahls Wyrd Soon

Swedish dark progressive band Tribulation won the Swedish Grammis award this week for their 2018 album Down Below (Century Media) in the category “Best Hard Rock / Metal Album”. The band will release their EP Melancholia, next week for the first time on Vinyl. The pre-orders are linked below and new tour dates starting soon co-headlining with Gaahls Wyrd, with support from Uada and Idle Hands kicks off soon. Continue reading

Wongraven Wine Tasting Event By Satyricon Frontman Returns To Inferno Festival

Once again, Satyricon frontman Satyr Wongraven’s Wongraven Wine Tasting event will return to this years’ Inferno Metal Festival in Oslo, NO this March. As an extension of Satyr’ Wongraven Wines, he will lead a tasting and discussion exploring his passion and gift for winemaking. These events sell out yearly, so get your tickets now. Inferno Metal Festival is the longest running and most extreme metal festival in Norway and one of the most important metal festivals in the world. Continue reading

GUEST POST: High Priestess Nighthawk of Heavy Temple’s Top Ten Albums Of 2018

For the next edition of our end of year guest posts, we have High Priestess Nighthawk, bassist and vocalist of Heavy Temple and her Top Albums of 2018. Heavy Temple spent 2018 being total badasses, and they are looking to smash 2019 to pieces as well. The band will record and release their next album soon, and have already booked a spring gig at Decibel’s Metal And Beer Festival. We’ll be sharing more lists like this one, 2018 memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the globe all month long. Continue reading

GUEST POST: El of Incite’s Top Ten Albums Of 2018

For the next edition of our end of year guest posts, we have El, bassist of Incite, and all-around good dude and his Top Albums of 2018. Incite drops their new album, Built To Destroy next month from minusHead Records. We’ll be sharing more lists like this one, 2018 memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the globe all month-long. Continue reading

Batshuka Cancels Inferno 2019 Appearance, Aura Noir Joins The Line-up

Excellent kvlt metallers Batushka were recently announced for Inferno Metal Festival in Oslo, Norway. However, they dropped out with no notice this week. Stepping in to replace their will be Aura Noir. The veteran local thrashers join a lineup that includes Opeth, Dimmu Borgir, Hypocrisy, Bloodbath, Taake, 1349, Vomitory, Gaahls Wyrd, Carach Angren and more. The full lineup and ticket options can be seen below. Continue reading

Morne To Play Brooklyn And Boston This Week, New Album Out Now

Boston sludge and doom band Morne are playing two special shows this week, opening for Tribulation and Black Anvil in Brooklyn and their hometown of Boston. The band is supporting their recently released new album To The Night Unknown, released via Armageddon Records. Future tour dates are being lined up and will be announced soon. You can stream the full album below. Continue reading