Finnish Death Metallers Korpsesoturi have just inked a deal with Xtreem Music for the release of their next album, whose recording will take place during the first months of 2020 and is set to be released in spring/summer.
Korpsesoturi were formed in 2014 by Juha Ahlfors. Their first recording was done in 2016, but never saw daylight, with the self-titled 2017 EP being their first official release. which was followed by a full-length entitled "Malus Corpus", in 2018.
During 2019, the band played live and wrote new material for their sophomore album which will consist in raw old school Death Metal with double bass drumming, killer blast beats and vocals from the grave. In words of the band: "no excuses, no compromises, no clean vocals... if you wanna listen to melodic Death Metal or happy Metal music - Korpsesoturi is not for you!". The new album will be recorded early 2020 and mastering has been agreed already with Zack Ohren (USA), who also mastered the first album.
More details about the new album will emerge when the recordings are finished. In the meantime you can visit Korpsesoturi's Facebook here: www.facebook.com/korpsesotur and listen to their first album on the following link: https://youtu.be/plgkBqzIitw
Finnish Blood Region released a new single and music video for a brand new track Warrior Heart. At the same time they announce a new singer Annika Jalkanen.
Watch the music video 'Warrior Heart' here: https://youtu.be/wisOQDDtqvU
Guitarist Mika says:-
"Warrior Heart is definately best from Blood Region music. With elements from Tales of the Backwoods album and new musical themes it offers amazing listening experience. Annika's voice gave a lot of fresh power and new page turns again in story. It's been great to work on this song with these wonderful and talented people. There is much good energy in this song, it's been fascinating to see this song grow from the start to this magical result."
"We're old friends with Mika and he asked to sing this song. I really like previous Blood Region songs and believed this new one to be awesome track, so I agreed to join and sing. I have not sing Blood Region style music before, so it gave good challenges to my singing. One can say, it's been really creative and productive experience being out of the comfort zone in some degrees in my singing."
Listen to the single on:
Apple Music: https://apple.co/3331FcB
Finnish modern Thrash Metal band Justice Theory has released their new single "Anyone Anymore".
The new release is aiming to larger and more modern sound than previous Justice Theory releases.
The idea for lyrics came from today's society where there's lack of social interaction and care of other people. In modern world there is more and more self-centeredness and the most important values will be forgotten.
Black Lion Records are excited to welcome their first ever Finnish band to the label's roster.
Following the signing, the label had this to say:-
"Re-armed reached out to us early 2019 and by then it became quite clear that this was indeed a band that had gone behind our radar. While Re-armed's music influences can strongly be traced to it's root influences from Arch Enemy and At The Gates, upon hearing their music video "Built To Last" we were instantly impressed and since the start of 2019, the band has been in the studio recording their new album which is set for a worldwide release in the start of summer 2020. We are always looking to expand our horizons and Finland has certainly been a hotspot for metal in the past few years, and an area we truly wanted to reach into so we are very excited to work with Re.armed on their new record."
Re-Armed have toured heavily across the European and Asian soil ever since 2002 and have toured and supported bands such as Suffocation, Origin, Cryptopsy, Cattle Decapitation & Decrepit Birth to name a few and are already getting ready for a busy 2020.
The new, 4th album comes out worldwide in June 2020. Tour dates will lead and follow the release.
Below a statement from the band:-
"Throughout the spring and beginning of winter we have been producing and recording new songs for forthcoming yet untitled album. This album will be more dramatic, powerful, and melodic as we promised earlier. In the end of 2018, the single "Built to Last" gave to audience hint about what has been cooking in our stew lately. We continued to discover more about these ingredients. Upcoming release will definitely open new doors for the band. And about the record deal, Olivers attitude, professionalism and genuine love for music made an instant impact on us. We are convinced that this alliance will lead us to even greater achievements in the future."
Swedish-Danish Modern Metallers Amaranthe launch 'Call Out My Name' drum cam video ahead of "Nordic Helix Tour 2019"
Last month, Nuclear Blast announced the signing of modern metal outfit Amaranthe. To break up the recording sessions for their upcoming, yet-untitled 2020 studio album, the Swedish/Danish group kick off their 8-date »Helix Nordic Tour 2019« next week. In anticipation of the tour and to give fans a taster of what they can expect at the shows, Amaranthe have launched a drum cam video, in which Morten Løwe Sørensen can be seen performing the track 'Call Out My Name' during their show at the Ice Hall in Helsinki on February 16, 2019.
Watch the video by Antti Kangasaho now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwWcKnvu2hg
»Helix« - Scandinavia Tour 2019
20.11. FIN Oulu - Club Teatria (w/ BEYOND THE BLACK, SMASH INTO PIECES)
21.11. FIN Seinäjoki - Rytmikorjaamo (w/ BEYOND THE BLACK, SMASH INTO PIECES)
22.11. FIN Turku - Turun Messukeskus (w/ BEYOND THE BLACK, SMASH INTO PIECES)
23.11. FIN Helsinki - Hartwall Arena (w/ SABATON, APOCALYPTICA)
26.11. N Bergen - USF Verftet (w/ SYNTHETIC GENTLEMEN)
27.11. N Stavanger - Folken (w/ SYNTHETIC GENTLEMEN)
29.11. S Borlänge - Liljan (w/ ART NATION)
30.11. S Jönköping - DreamHack Winter (w/ HALESTORM, NEW YEARS DAY)
With their foundations tracing back to 2008, the group have released 5 albums since then (2011's "Amaranthe", 2013's "The Nexus", 2014's "Massive Addictive", 2016's "Maximalism", and 2018's "Helix"), consistently delivering hauntingly catchy tunes led by their unique three-part vocals. Within their arsenal of hit singles - with 'Drop Dead Cynical' leading right at the front - a myriad tracks have been received very well via press and fans alike; having also gained countless plays on both radio stations around the globe and across streaming services (the group's songs have been streamed more than 100 million times on Spotify). A string of support tours have blazed Amaranthe's trail in front of huge crowds as well as at their own headline concerts (the group impressively once performed in front of 10,000 fans at Liseberg, Gothenburg). They have kept working incredibly hard over the years, the latest product of which culminated in the form of »Helix,« which achieved them some of their highest chart positions in the band's history (Switzerland #21, Germany #29 etc.).
Be sure to follow the band on Spotify & YouTube to not miss any of their upcoming releases!
Elize Ryd | vocals
Olof Mörck | guitars, keyboards
Henrik "GG6" Englund Wilhelmsson | vocals
Johan Andreassen | bass
Morten Løwe Sørensen | drums
Nils Molin | vocals
Finnish Modern Metallers Resonance release music video from their upcoming debut album "Out Of The Silence"
Finnish modern metal band Resonance released a new single along with music video. The track is taken from their upcoming debut album Out of the Silence which is set to be released on December 13th 2019 by Inverse Records.
WATCH Out of the Silence video: https://youtu.be/Wn7Ps3wcALE
Resonance's music is all about the brutal meeting of beautiful and technical melodies that are creating an unique approach to it. All four of the band members are experienced and hard-working musicians that have been associated with many bands and projects in the past. They all have different musical influences which is essential for the band's unique and fresh sound.
The band comments:
"The song ’Out Of The Silence’ features a mix of ambient sequences a catchy straightforward chorus and heavy breakdowns. The song was chosen as a single because of its versatility. It is a well-rounded musical display of the whole album that combines melodic and aggressive riffing."
Listen to the single on:
PRE-SAVE Out of the Silence album to your Spotify playlist: http://bit.ly/34x0gwe
Finnish Progressive Metallers Sonus Corona release an all-acoustic music video for track 'Illusions'
Sonus Corona is a progressive metal band from Turku, Finland. The band combines intense musical atmospheres accompanied with heavy riffs and strong melodies and relies on stellar songwriting. They say they have been heavily influenced by Haken, Toto, Tool, Dream Theater and Leprous.
The band released a new music video for Illusions which is an all-acoustic track. Watch it here: https://youtu.be/w41Es-2dJ0g
Vocalist Timo Mustonen comment:
"I love this song. It’s like a dream; the protagonist is taken away from his depressing mindset and surroundings for a while. The video we made underlines this. He’s sort of out of himself, and sees the world in a different light. It’s the first all-acoustic song we’ve ever made. Because of the concept of the song, and it being a rarity amongst all our songs, we wanted to keep it simplistic. I also like the in-the-middle-of-the-night theme we chose for the video.
The lyrics on this one came to be in an unorthodox manner. Ari hummed in an imaginary language on the demo he made of the song. I then made a transliteration of what I heard into words and sentences in English. This version actually included some phrases you hear in the finished song. We found out it’s a dreamy kind of song immediately, and wanted to keep it that way. Me, Ari and Esa then tweaked the lyrics into a story that fits the album as well."
'Time Is Not On Your Side' album is released on November 22nd by Inverse Records.
WATCH previously released lyric video 'Time Is Not On Your Side': https://youtu.be/mnpcPs5gEPM
Listen to ILLUSIONS on:
Apple Music: https://apple.co/2PQadAK
PRE ORDER CD: http://bit.ly/2M092w2
PRE SAVE Time Is Not On Your Side album to your Spotify playlist: http://bit.ly/2LYNL5S
Ari Lempinen (guitar, backing vocals)
Harri Annala (guitar)
Miika Erkkilä (bass)
Rasmus Raassina (drums)
Esa Lempinen (keys)
Timo Mustonen (vocals)
Finland's Children Of Bodom release official animated video for the title track of their latest album, "Hexed"
Finland's melodic death superstars Children of Bodom have released an official animated video for the title track of their latest album, Hexed. The RMIT University in Australia spent the last 15 weeks working on the video, with producers Aaron McLoughlin and Simon Norton spending around 3000 working hours with their team to create the video. Check it out here: youtu.be/oDeH1XJ9Tzo
"As always, we like to come up with something that suits what the band is all about, so we drew inspiration from the song lyrics as well as the monochromatic imagery found in Children of Bodom’s videos and album art. We decided a black and white horror film would be cool - set on a lake, of course! And we had to include a Roy cameo appearance, obviously! Although Hexed is a fast track, it’s also particularly measured in the way it plays out over the 5-minute duration, so part of the fun was crafting a cinematic narrative that flows with the amazing technical precision of the music. The animation students at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia are some of the most talented rising stars in the world, and I think they’ve done a terrific job on this project. Animating metal videos is such a fun thing to do at university, and the team felt very honoured creating this film for Children of Bodom."
Bassist Henkka adds:
“It’s such a cool thing to have a video of one my favourite tracks of the album. And the fact it’s made by Aaron and his 25 students in Australia is even cooler. The black and white calm mood suits perfectly to this not-so-calm song. The lake and it’s reflection makes a perfect ending for it."
Segmentia is a Finnish pop metal act founded in April 2019 in the city of Seinäjoki. Now they have released their first EP "Shanghai!" The releases consists of six nuanced tracks that are packed with strong melodies, skilful musicianship and vocals that create the recognizable sound of Segmentia.
The EP is released as a limited CD pressing and it's also available on music services world wide.
The band have also released their first music video for their song 'iVORY tOWER'.
Check the music video: https://youtu.be/rC5_NA7J8X0
Order the CD:
Finnish Industrial Metal / Hell Electro act King Satan is releasing their second full length album "I Want You To Worship Satan' on 22nd of November 2019. They also have released third single and music video from the upcoming album called All Magick Is Chaos Magick.
Check the music video "All Magick Is Chaos Magick": https://youtu.be/cM6a9fLW8v0
Listen to the single:
Vocalist and the director of music video King Aleister Satan comments:
"For ”All Magick Is Chaos Magick” single we wanted to present more occult & mysticism oriented side of our works, and since it had been a while since I had directed a story-based music video I wanted it to be for this song. This said, the same goes with the song itself. I have been asked many times during the King Satan’s existence that ”what is Magick and Chaos Magick for you?” and ”how it is related to the Devil?” which led into the birth of the song, where I answer all this through the orchestration of industrial metal and electronic body music amalgam!"
King Satan is industrial metal band from Tampere, Finland founded in the end of 2015 by vocalist and multi-instrumentalist King Aleister Satan. The band serves eccentric and over-the-top style of harsh extreme metal which is heavily infused with different elements all the way from hard rock and death punk to aggrotech and electro-industrial.
The band gained international attention in the underground metal circles with powerful live performances, controversial music videos and genre-bending debut album "King Fucking Satan"(2017). The band’s outspoken attitude towards occult and spiritual anarchy was served in unique blend of electro-metal which appeared to be not alien to neither satire or philosophical sedition.
With several festival shows and touring in Finland and mainland Europe in 2018 together with series of club shows while supporting or sharing stage with such acts as PAIN, PERTURBATOR, CARPENTER BRUT, HOCICO, TURMION KÄTILÖT and VELVET ACID CHRIST the band promoted their debut album and gained themselves reputation for being distinctive and energetic live band. With full band line-up, babalonian female voice of keyboardist KATHERINE BOSS and powerful demonic vocals of band’s mastermind KING ALEISTER SATAN the band delivers fierce soundscapes full of excessive synths and bass, electro beats, live drums and heavily distorted guitars that can be consumed both in dance floor and in a moshpit, and which most surely bows to nothing and to no one.
KING SATAN’s second full length album titled I WANT YOU TO WORSHIP SATAN (2019) was set to be released in 22nd November 2019 by INVERSE RECORDS and which will be introduced to the world once again by singles with impudent music videos all written and directed by band’s KING ALEISTER SATAN himself.
FUCK THE REST SATAN IS BEST
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