January 8, 2019 — What a glorious year in metal we just experienced. After the sheer amount of quality albums that were released in 2018, there is no question that the genre is as healthy and full of life as ever.
January 14, 2015 — Unlike everyone else, we waited until 2014 was actually over to recount our favorite albums. It’s been a great year for extreme music with a healthy amount of excellent releases.
September 30, 2014 — Dublin, Ireland’s PRIMORDIAL will make their return with Where Greater Men Have Fallen. The new album is set for a November 25, 2014 release via Metal Blade Records.
July 19, 2013 — TWILIGHT OF THE GODS, the super group featuring Alan Averill (PRIMORDIAL), Nick Barker (ex-CRADLE OF FILTH, ex-DIMMU BORGIR), Rune Eriksen (AURA NOIR, NADER SADEK, ex-MAYHEM), Patrik Lindgren (THYRFING), and Frode Glesnes (EINHERJER) have named their debut album Fire on the Mountain.
November 1, 2011 — Season of Mist just inked a deal with all-star band TWILIGHT OF THE GODS. Initially joining forces as a tribute band to BATHORY, singer Alan Averill (PRIMORDIAL), guitarists Rune Eriksen (AVA INFERI, AURA NOIR) and Patrik Lindgren (THYRFING), bassist Frode Glesnes (EINHERJER) and drummer Nick Barker (LOCK UP) recently started to write their own material, which should end up on a full-length album some time next year.
June 7, 2011 — When Irish heroes, PRIMORDIAL, finally gained the recognition and success that was well-deserved for their last masterpiece, To the Nameless Dead, it was only natural that the anticipation and expectations for its follow-up would be high.
March 12, 2011 — Metal Blade has been churning out PRIMORDIAL reissues in full force because the originals are out of print. The Storm Before Calm reissue deserves some revisiting as there are a few gems on this disc.
February 17, 2011 — Irish pagan metal masters PRIMORDIAL have just released the reissue of their classic Storm Before Calm album in Europe. The album is available in a remastered version as a double digipak with new artwork.
April 24, 2010 — The new all-star BATHORY tribute band, TWILIGHT OF THE GODS, have announced that they will be performing at festivals in Europe this summer. The band consists of Alan Nemtheanga (PRIMORDIAL), Blasphemer (AVA INFERI, AURA NOIR, ex-MAYHEM), Frode Glesnes (EINHERJER), Nick Barker (BENEDICTION, ex-DIMMU BORGIR and more), Patrik Lindgren (THYRFING).
March 31, 2008 — When you think about countries where great metal is from, Ireland might be the last place you’d think of. However, Irish heroes PRIMORDIAL have been paying their dues in the (international) underground scene since 1991 with their unique style of folk/black metal.
January 2, 2008 — It’s been a grossly successful 2007 for APESHIT, and though we find it hard pressed to make that same general claim for metal in 2007, a handful of albums did manage to leave a strong impression on us.
December 21, 2007 — The only way to follow up a great album is with another great one. And that is just what Irish heroes, PRIMORDIAL, have done with their stellar new work, To the Nameless Dead.