Tag Archives: Melodic Death Metal

Kreator Announces Tour Dates With Arch Enemy, Vader and Sodom


This will be one of the best tours of the year with juggernauts Kreator being joined by Poland’s Vader, Sweden’s Arch Enemy and Germany’s Sodom. Kreator frontman Mille Petrozza comments: “A lot of our European fans voiced their discontent over the fact that the band hardly does European club tours – apart from our festival

Arch Enemy Release First Official Video With Alissa White-Gluz as Vocalist

Arch Enemy

Swedish melodic death metal powerhouse Arch Enemy have released an official video for War Eternal, the title track from their upcoming Century Media Records album (out June 10, 2014 in the U.S.). It is the first official video that features ex-The Agonist vocalist Alissa White-Gluz, who took over vocalist duties from Angela Gossow, who in

Angela Gossow Leaves Arch Enemy, New Singer Announced

Arch Enemy

Arch Enemy has announced that vocalist Angela Gossow has left the band and has been replaced by The Agonist’s Alissa White-Gluz on vocals. Gossow will continue with the band in a managerial capacity though. She leaves the melodic death metal powerhouse after 13 years and six albums. “Dear Arch Enemy fans,” notes Angela in a

Amon Amarth Release Father of the Wolf Video

Amon Amarth Deceiver of the Gods

The mighty Amon Amarth have released a video for Father of the Wolf from Swede’s latest album “Deceiver of the Gods” (review here). Please upgrade your browser

Metal Review: Children of Bodom: Halo of Blood (2013)

Children of Bodom Halo of Blood

Once upon a time, I was a huge Children of Bodom fan. “Hate Crew Deathroll,” to me, was the pinnacle of their career. Since that point, I was luke warm on their releases with “Are You Dead Yet?” having some great songs, but too many fillers. The trend kept going on and on after that

Metal Review: Kataklysm: Waiting for the End to Come (2013)

Kataklysm Waiting for the End to Come

With over 20 years of history and ten records under their belts, Montreal, Quebec, Canada’s Kataklysm is one of the most respected bands in the death metal landscape. Their ruthless aggression is one of the major factors in their success in this metal genre overloaded with talented bands, but yet, Kataklysm still remains one of

Amorphis Announces More Circle European Tour Dates

Amorphis Circle

You know how much I love me some Amorphis. Finland’s melodic death metal powerhouse Amorphis may have just finished the first part of their Circle World Tour earlier this month, but they have also just announced a full set of European tour dates for the new year. Stated guitarist Esa Holopainen: “Just wanted to drop

Moonspell Announce North American Tour Dates

Moonspell North American Tour Dates

Portuguese melodic death metal giants Moonspell have announced their return the U.S and Canada starting in January. The band will be headlining the America Noir Tour with support provided by Napalm Records label-mates Leaves’ Eyes and Atrocity. Moonspell American Tour Dates: January 31 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room February 3 – Ft Worth,

In Flames Recording New Album

In Flames

Sweden’s In Flames have begun the recording process of their new album. The band has arrived at Hansa Studios in Berlin to record the follow-up to the gold-selling “Sounds of a Playground Fading” from 2011. The recording of the band’s eleventh album will continue throughout the year, and in the spring of 2014, we will

Children of Bodom Announce North American Tour Dates With Tyr

Children of Bodom

Children of Bodom have announced the 2014 Halo of Blood North American Tour. Tyr will be supporting. Both bands have new albums to showcase. Children of Bodom will present “Halo of Blood” while Tyr brings songs from “Valkyrja.” 2014 Halo of Blood North American Tour Dates: 02/14 – Quebec City, QC, Imperial 02/15 – Montreal,