February 17, 2017 — Another strong year is in the books for heavy music, so strong that making a year end list seemed unfair to every release that we did not include in our lists.
December 1, 2016 — While the masses are currently swooning over GHOST BC AKA GHOST, let’s point out that the original GHOST was formed in the early/mid 80’s by metal god Dan Swanö (drums) and his older brother Dag Swanö (guitars).
September 4, 2013 — Dutch Death metal band HAIL OF BULLETS have launched the first video teaser for their upcoming new album, III The Rommel Chronicles. Yes, another World War II-themed album.
April 18, 2013 — Century Media Records has announced that they have signed Swedish metal legend, Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, INFESTDEAD, NIGHTINGALE, BLOODBATH). Dan Swanö comments about the signing:
February 5, 2013 — Swedish epic doom metallers MEMORY GARDEN has finished the recordings for their upcoming fifth album Doomain. MEMORY GARDEN elaborates on the project: “The recording of Doomain must be the most relaxed album session we’ve ever done.
November 5, 2012 — The title track from INCANTATION’s upcoming album, Vanquish in Vengeance, is now online. Check it out below. http://youtu.be/WdHbT5wSckM INCANTATION’s long-awaited follow up to 2006’s Primordial Domination features over 50 minutes of the band’s trademark dark and unholy death metal.
November 30, 2011 — Dutch doom-death metal legends ASPHYX have now finished work on their 8th studio album, Deathhammer. Set to be released on February 27th, 2012 in Europe and February 28th, 2012 in North America via Century Media Records, Deathhammer features artwork by the band’s long-time partner in designs, Axel Hermann.
November 3, 2010 — American dark metal pioneers NOVEMBERS DOOM have commenced recording of their 8th full length studio album, entitled Aphotic. The album is set to be released on The End Records in Spring 2011.
August 5, 2010 — Dutch death metal masters HAIL OF BULLETS have finished the recordings for their long-anticipated second full-length to be released this October. Comments drummer Ed Warby (GOREFEST): “I don’t think I’ve ever worked this hard on anything in my entire life, but it sure has paid off!
January 16, 2010 — New Finnish prog/death metal band, BARREN EARTH, featuring former members of AMORPHIS, and current members of SWALLOW THE SUN, MOONSORROW, and KREATOR, will be releasing their debut album, Curse of the Red River, on April 6th in the U.
August 27, 2009 — Peaceville Records is proud to announce the signing of Finnish prog death metallers, BARREN EARTH. With a line-up consisting of former members of prog/folk metal legends AMORPHIS, as well as current members of SWALLOW THE SUN, MOONSORROW and KREATOR, the band has been busy recording their debut album at the renowned Seawolf Studios in Helsinki, with the tracks currently being mixed by Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY) who has described it as, “One of the best albums I have ever had the privilege to mix.
July 16, 2008 — In an age where death metal seems to be defined by who the fastest, most technical band is, it’s cool to hear a group sit out the tech-shred olympics and focus on what really counts–writing catchy, heavy songs.
January 8, 2008 — It took three years to see what Norway’s WINDS have been working on but the final product exceeds all expectations. First off, WINDS have taken everything to new levels.