August 4, 2014 — This past weekend, the biggest metal fest in the world, Wacken Open Air, went down with another amazing line up of bands. None of us, APESHIT goons, were able to make the trip over to Germany but let’s check out some great footage.
March 16, 2012 — Finland’s BARREN EARTH, featuring members of SWALLOW THE SUN, MOONSORROW, KREATOR, and ex-AMORPHIS, have posted the latest video, “The Rain Begins,” online. http://youtu.be/lmEpoaSXmvM The song comes off the band’s latest album, The Devil’s Resolve, which was released this past week via Peaceville Records.
October 18, 2010 — Four albums into their career and I can happily report that VOLBEAT are still going strong. Beyond Hell/Above Heaven is more or less “a VOLBEAT record” with it’s distinct blend and balance of thrash, punk, rockabilly, country, and 50/60’s rock n’ roll.
September 13, 2010 — Nothing beats good, memorable songs and Copenhagen, Denmark’s VOLBEAT specialize in them. Their rise to fame in Europe is quite impressive as the band have earned multiple platinum and gold records, and several hit songs.
May 21, 2010 — BARREN EARTH, the Finnish supergroup featuring members of KREATOR, MOONSORROW, SWALLOW THE SUN, and AMORPHIS, have posted their new video for “The Leer” online. Check it out below:
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.
March 15, 2009 — Aside from prominent fellow European thrash legends such as DESTRUCTION and SODOM, KREATOR has been dishing out thrash anthems since the 80’s. After releasing a few disappointing albums in the 90’s, KREATOR rejuvenated their career with the 2005 classic - Enemy of God.
December 11, 2008 — With Hordes of Chaos (the follow-up to 2003’s ultra-successful Enemy of God), KREATOR delivers ten tracks of pure unadulterated thrash metal like only the true masters can.
November 21, 2007 — KING DIAMOND have announced that they have been forced to cancel their anticipated March 2008 tour with KREATOR, LEAVES EYES, and CELLADOR due to a serious herniated disc injury to King Diamond.