Vreid, Solefald & In Vain - European Tour Vol.2

In April three of Norway’s most innovative and hard-hitting metal bands team up for a European tour. Co-headlined by Vreid & Solefald with special guests In Vain, brace yourself for a night of haunting Northern Lights.
A new show at Iduna in Drachten, Netherlands has been announced! The show replaces the date in Oberhausen on April 5th.

Steak Number Eight sign with Indie Recordings

Indie Recordings are proud to announce the signing of Steak Number Eight and the release of the second album “The Hutch”! The new album will be unleashed 22nd of April in Europe, 19th of April in Norway, Germany and Austria, and 18th of March in Benelux.
Get a taste of the new album by checking out the first song from Steak Number Eight "Black Eyed" below.

In Vain - Ænigma on March 11th 2013

In Vain is back and ready to release their 3rd attack of progressive extreme metal!
“Ænigma” is their most extreme work to date, mixed and produced by the legendary Jens Bogren (Opeth, Soilwork, Borknagar ++). The album will be released March 11th in Europe, March 8th in Norway and March 15th in Germany and Austria. Check out In Vain's tour dates for 2013 below!

Hemoptysis are raising funds for their follow up album

Arizona thrashers HEMOPTYSIS have launched an campaign to help fund the band's follow-up to 2011's widely-praised "Misanthropic Slaughter".
The band has penned five new songs for the release and plans to re-record two tracks which originally appeared on the 2008 "Who Needs A Shepard" EP. Funds are being sought to help cover recording, production, layout and pressing costs, with perks such as drum heads, cymbals HEMOPTYSIS merch, private shows, jam sessions and more being offered to contributors. 

Meshuggah announce more tourdates for 2013

Swedish extreme metal pioneers MESHUGGAH have announced more tour dates for 2013 in support of their latest masterpiece, "Koloss".
Commented guitarist Mårten Hagström: "So it's the last date of the ongoing European tour and we find ourselves in Cologne. This tour has been awesome and we'd like to thank everyone for coming to the shows making this tour an unbelievable experience. So naturally, we're stoked to announce that we are coming back in April/May to continue the trek in the eastern parts of Europe along with the previously announced Scandinavian dates".

Metal Down Under - documenting the history of heavy metal music in Australia

Nick Calpakdjian from Animus Industries has announced the start of the fundraising campaign for the first film to fully document the history of heavy metal music in Australia : “METAL DOWN UNDER”!
Animus Industries is producing a feature length documentary about the history of Heavy Metal music in Australia. The film will trace the origins of metal in Australia and explore this ever-evolving genre of extreme music.

Ensiferum to headline Niflheim Festival 2013

The waiting is finally over… We are very pleased to reveal the headliner of Niflheim Festival II – it is nobody less than the folk metallers ENSIFERUM from Finland. The festival line-up is now complete.
Vreid will also release their new, yet untitled album in February 2013. Therefore we have arranged a special performance. The band will present the new album with an exclusive release show only at Niflheim Festival.
We are looking forward to 2nd March 2013, when the Finnish horde will hit the stage of LKA-Longhorn in Stuttgart.