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Saint Vitus finish recordings and announce European tour

Saint Vitus finish recordings and announce European tour

The godfathers of American doom metal Saint Vitus have recently finished their studio sessions for the recording of their brand new album, which will be released in 2019 via Season of Mist. From the very first guitar chords, that unmistakable frying, sizzling, and wailing signature sound of Dave Chandler as well as the trademark deeply resonant vocals of Scott [...]

November 29, 2018 Elsa Marques News 0

Rotting Christ premiered the first track from their upcoming album ‘The Heretics’

Rotting Christ premiered the first track from their upcoming album ‘The Heretics’

The Greek metal veterans of Rotting Christ are now premiering the very first track taken from their upcoming album ‘The Heretics’. The new offering is slated for release on February 15th, 2019 via Season of Mist. The song ”Fire, God and Fear” is now streaming in the form of a lyric video. Frontman Sakis Tolis comments on behalf of [...]

November 29, 2018 Elsa Marques News 0

[video] Vreid Interview

[video] Vreid Interview

While attending Beyond the Gates 2018 festival, Season of Mist made it possible to interview Vreid. This happened just before the pre-listening of their latest release Lifehunger at the Garage venue in Bergen, Norway. Needs to be referred that Garage venue is part of Bergen’s metal scene history and we were fortunate they allowed us to [...]

November 25, 2018 Elsa Marques Interviews 0

Vreid & Kalmah upcoming european tour teaser

Vreid & Kalmah upcoming european tour teaser

Vreid & Kalmah are embarking on a joint tour over europe. This tour will start on the 5th of December and they have as special guest Slegest. While attending Beyond the Gates 2018 festival, Enslain magazine with the support of The Black Planet zine had the opportunity to interview Hváll from Vreid. This happened just [...]

November 24, 2018 Elsa Marques News 0

Avast premieres video from their debut full-length album

Avast premieres video from their debut full-length album

With their debut full-length album “Mother Culture” having hit the streets on Dark Essence Records last month, Norwegian Blackgazers Avast have now premiered a video from the album. Hailing from Stavanger, Norway, Avast consists of Hans Olaf Myrvang (Agenda) on bass and vocals, Trond Salte (Agenda),  Ørjan Lund (Nag) on guitars, and Stian Steensnæs (Lik) [...]

November 20, 2018 Elsa Marques News 0

Report: Hypocrisy & Kataklysm @ The Circus, Helsinki

Report: Hypocrisy & Kataklysm @ The Circus, Helsinki

This event took place on the 9th of November at The Circus venue, organised by Live Nation Finland. This report is a collaborative effort with Enslain magazine. Unfortunately, Lady Enslain missed the opening act and I arrived to the venue just by the end of the opening act “The Spirit”. There was only enough time to [...]

November 18, 2018 Elsa Marques Concerts, Reports 0

The Sacrifice premiere new track from upcoming album

The Sacrifice premiere new track from upcoming album

French electro outfit THE SACRIFICE are premiering the second track of their upcoming self-titled album ‘The Sacrifice’. The debut record is set for release on December 7th, 2018 via Season of Mist. THE SACRIFICE was born out of French electronic group PANZER FLOWER from Occitanie, consisting of Patrice Duthoo and Raphaël Glatz. Back then, PANZER FLOWER [...]

November 7, 2018 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on The Sacrifice premiere new track from upcoming album

Ragnarok begin to work on new full-length album

Ragnarok begin to work on new full-length album

NORWEGIAN BLACK METALLERS RAGNAROK BEGIN WORK ON THEIR NINTH FULL-LENGTH ALBUM Twenty five years after having been formed by the iconic drummer Jontho, veteran Norwegian Black Metallers Ragnarok have entered the studio to begin work on what will be the band’s ninth full-length album. The, as yet unnamed,  album is expected to be released during late [...]

November 5, 2018 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on Ragnarok begin to work on new full-length album

Interview: Krowos

Interview: Krowos

  Krowos is an Italian black metal band formed by: Tsade – Screaming and Clean Vocals Bheltregus – Choirs and Clean Vocals Frozen – Drums and Guitars Imbris – Bass Krowos was created by Frozen and Tsade in 2011. After the first release, Imbris and Mescun joined the band in 2012, and later on by [...]

April 8, 2018 Elsa Marques Interviews Comments Off on Interview: Krowos

Preview: Carpenter Brut + Youth Code @ TheCircus, Helsinki

Preview: Carpenter Brut + Youth Code @ TheCircus, Helsinki

Fullsteam Agency brings the genre iconic band Carpenter Brut to Helsinki. The event will take place on 28th March at The Circus venue and will rely on Youth Code as opening band. The French single-man synthwave phenomenon Carpenter Brut will be back to Helsinki. For those who still don’t know the act, the artist combines influences from [...]

March 12, 2018 Elsa Marques Previews Comments Off on Preview: Carpenter Brut + Youth Code @ TheCircus, Helsinki

Aeonian Sorrow share details of their debut album “Into The Eternity A Moment We Are”

Aeonian Sorrow share details of their debut album “Into The Eternity A Moment We Are”

New Finnish Melodic Doom Metal band “Aeonian Sorrow” unravels details from their upcoming debut album “Into The Eternity A Moment We Are”. “Aeonian Sorrow” is a project of Melodic Doom Metal yet funeral and spiritual music that describes the eternal sorrow and misery above the earth, death and human nature and instinct under the ownership of grief and pain. [...]

March 4, 2018 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on Aeonian Sorrow share details of their debut album “Into The Eternity A Moment We Are”

Mors Subita premiered video from their upcoming album

Mors Subita premiered video from their upcoming album

MORS SUBITA release second single and title track from their upcoming album. Mors Subita is a finnish modern melodic death metal formed back in 1999. “Into the Pitch Black” will be their third full length, which is set for release in April 6th 2018 by Inverse Records. Guitarist Mika Lammassaari comments: ““Into the Pitch Black” is a [...]

March 2, 2018 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on Mors Subita premiered video from their upcoming album

Report: Helloween @Helsingin Jäähalli

Report: Helloween @Helsingin Jäähalli

The legendary Germanic Power Metal band Helloween visited Helsinki’s Ice hall (Black Box) on the 30th of November. This show was part of the very special tour entitled “Pumpkins Reunited”, that as the name implies saw the return of Kai Hansen and Michael Kiske. The band was formed in the early 80’s (1984) and suffered [...]

December 15, 2017 Elsa Marques Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Helloween @Helsingin Jäähalli

The 3rd Attempt new track and upcoming album details

The 3rd Attempt new track and upcoming album details

“Egocidal Path” is the title of the upcoming The 3rd Attempt album. They shared today the lyric video for the first single “I’ll do it now”. Album is set for release on December 1st via Dark Essence Records. The 3rd Attempt was formed in 2014 by Tchort (Green Carnation, ex-Carpathian Forest, ex-Emperor, ex-Blood Red Throne) and BloodPervertor (Apostasy, [...]

November 2, 2017 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on The 3rd Attempt new track and upcoming album details