Tag Archives: death

Asphodelus

Finnish doom trio Asphodelus release Stygian Dreams

Asphodelus in their own words create “death doom for the lost souls”. They harbour clear influences from heavyweights such as Katatonia and My Dying Bride, whilst drawing inspiration from the gloom and darkness of British death/doom, the macabre and mysterious history of an ancient Greek cult and the “masennus” or depression of 90’s Finnish death metal. Despite pulling from such ...

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Live review: Psycroptic, Scarred, The Infernal Sea, & Conjurer

Peterborough has seen a sad time over the past five years with the closure of one of our few venues suited for rock and metal, but thanks to a few local promoters with a taste for metal, the scene is slowly stirring with life again. This gig put together by Camblast Promotions and Belligerent Promotions at The Met Lounge was ...

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Interview with Extol

Norwegian progressive group, Extol, have really come back with a bang from their 6 year hiatus this year. 2013 has seen the release of their new self-titled album which has had near unanimously fantastic reviews in the music press. Equally, as they hit their 20th year together, the group are starting to branch out into that territory that bands often ...

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RAM reveal brand new video

Swedish metal act RAM have released a new video for their track, I Am The End. The song comes from the band’s latest studio album, titled Death, which was released in January last year. Vocalist Oscar Carlquist gave his thoughts on the video: “The ‘I Am The End’ video shows a completely different side of the cinematic vision of RAM ...

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Slayer announce memorial event for Jeff Hanneman

Slayer have revealed the details of an event due to take place in memory of their late guitarist, Jeff Hanneman. According to a statement posted on their official Facebook page, the event will take place on Thursday May 23rd at the Hollywood Palladium in LA. The event will start at 3:30pm with a 7:30pm finish and will be open to ...

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Deftones Bassist Chi Cheng has passed away

Original Deftones bassist, Chi Cheng, 42, passed away earlier this morning. As many fans will know, Chi had been in a coma ever since November 2008 after a serious car accident. Reports on his condition from the charity site oneloveforchi.com had often spoke about his the success of his ongoing recovery up until now. This post was published on the ...

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Hate bassist Sławek “Mortifer” Archangielskij passes away

We are saddened to hear that the bassist of the Polish death metal group Hate, Sławek “Mortifer” Archangielskij, died suddenly last night. The band released the following statement on their Facebook page: At night 5th/6th April near a German town of Munchberg, our friend, best comrade and longtime bass player unexpectedly passed away. After the show in Stuttgart last night ...

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CHAPEL OF DISEASE ‘SUMMONING BLACK GODS’ ALBUM REVIEW

Death metal lot, Chapel of Disease, are bringing forth their first album of their career in the fabled apocalyptic year of 2012. You may recognise these guys from their 2011 demo, Death Evoked, but if not then don’t worry; their debut album Summoning Black Gods is definitely a good place to start. From the beginning, we’re introduced to a blend ...

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ECTOVOID RELEASE THEIR DEBUT ALBUM ON VINYL

Black metal newbie’s Ectovoid have announced they will be releasing their debut album, Fractured in the Timeless, on vinyl via Sweden’s Blood Harvest Records. Ectovoid cite their influences as Immolation and Autopsy. The album’s sound is said to encompass these influences whilst retaining an innovative vein alongside lyrical themes of ‘afflictions of the mind and soul and the terrors that ...

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Deserted Fear Promo

DESERTED FEAR RELEASE NEW ALBUM

The young German death metal sensations that are Deserted Fear have released their debut album entitled My Empire via FDA Rekotz. The album is said to carry the bands influences of the 1990’s death metal scene and has been mixed by Dan Swanö at Unisound studio. The album has received massively positive reviews as you can see from the comments ...

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