Tag: Peaceville Records

Mar 23

Anders & Jonas of Bloodbath and Katatonia talked new album and 70000 Tons of Metal

I remember when Miguel and I were following the band announcements for the cruise. We got our tickets already satisfied with the line-up, but there was half of the line-up that needed to be announced. One day I was getting ready for work when I received a message from him telling me to look at …

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Dec 15

Nick Holmes discussed with us singing on Bloodbath, and how he prepared for Grand Morbid Funeral

Bloodbath has since their beginnings considered to be a ‘Super Group’, even when ‘Super Groups’ were not a daily thing (which is nowadays). Their greatness is not based on who is on the band, they are great based upon how raw and heavy they are. I think when talking about Bloodbath it should be referred …

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Oct 14

Paul Allender of White Empress discussed ‘Rise Of The Empress’

White Empress is a multi-talented band created by Paul Allender (ex- Cradle Of Filth) and Mary Zimmer (ex-Luna Mortis), The rest of the band are; Chela Harper (Coal Chamber), Jeremy Kohnmann, Will Graney (Damnation Angels), and Zac Morris. The band just released their début album ‘Rise Of The Empress‘ and is scheduled to play a handful of shows in …

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May 14

Autopsy – Tourniquets, Hacksaws And Graves (2014)

With every new release, Autopsy strengthens their destructive sound. Their obscure demeanor mixed with dexterous musicianship will provoke any listener. This newest release is titled Tourniquets, Hacksaws And Graves. The title embodies the grotesque imagery and style the music upholds. Just a year after the release of The Headless Ritual, bands like Autopsy prove that …

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Sep 13

Katatonia – Dethroned and Uncrowned (2013)

Dead End Kings (2012) is considered by many to be Katatonia‘s best album. Dead End Kings take 2, Dethroned and Uncrowned, just hit shelves September 9th, 2013. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Jul 06

Autopsy – The Headless Ritual

There are bands that release that one solid album, and then continue to dwindle slowly after. Autopsy isn’t in that category. Which each new release, their brutal force extends and dominates everything in its wake. With the release of their newest album The Headless Ritual, us youngsters will get thrown into the violent wake and …

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May 31

Anders “Blakkheim” Nyström and Daniel Liljekvist of Katatonia chats with The Age of Metal

Seeing Katatonia is one of those types of experiences that will stay with you for the rest of your life. The first time I saw them was in 2010 in a very small venue when they headlined and had support from Swallow the Sun and Orphaned Land. It was a bit strange to be seeing …

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Mar 07

Darkthrone -The Underground Resistance (2013)

Although the legacy of Darkthrone is infallible, some have still lived their lives without crossing paths with their music. Darkthrone has several influential releases, is an extremely successful two-man black metal band and is even the recipient of several tribute albums…not to mention the enormous fanbase these guys have; how could that lie? Use Facebook …

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Sep 11

The Age of Metal chats with Anders “Blakkheim” Nyström of Katatonia

For over 20 years Katatonia have evolved so much since their debut Dance of December Souls it is hard to believe that they are the same band. Right around the time of their third album Discouraged Ones, Katatonia begun to shape their sound as we now hear it. Each album after the next we see …

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Aug 25

Katatonia – Dead End Kings (2012)

It was the summer of 2004 and I was flipping through CDs at a record store in California where I came across Katatonia’s Viva Emptiness. Now I have heard of them before as I was already a huge fan of Opeth and read that they were both really good friends with each other and hailed …

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Mar 22

Barren Earth – The Devil’s Resolve (2012)

If I were to tell you that members and ex-members of bands such as Swallow the Sun, Amorphis, Moonsorrow, and Kreator got together to make a band you would think I’m ready to be institutionalized. Well, Barren Earth is exactly that band. Formed in 2007 by Olli-Pekka Laine of Amorphis fame he had some composed …

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