Fredrik Johansson, former guitarist for Swedish melodic death metal pioneers, Dark Tranquillity, has passed away following a lengthy battle with cancer.
Dark Tranquillity vocalist, Mikael Stanne, shared the sad news and paid tribute with the following message:
"One of us is gone.
"Fredrik Johansson passed away on January 25th after a three-year long battle with cancer...
Sweden's classic death metal unit, Centinex, are sharing a new track and music video, "Armageddon". The song is taken from the band's upcoming EP, The Pestilence, due out April 1 via Agonia Records. Find the clip below.
The Pestilence adds five raging compositions to the deathly metallic annals of Centinex, which hold a wealth of reputable installments since 1990.
Halo, the upcoming opus from Finnish melancholic progressive metal unit, Amorphis, will hit the shelves on February 11 via Atomic Fire Records. Today, the band releases the new single, "On The Dark Waters".
Says the band: "In advance of the record's official unveiling, we reveal our new single accompanied by a music video filmed in the Finnish snow, directed by Pekka Hara.
On July 29, extreme metal masters, Arch Enemy, will release their 11th studio album, Deceivers, via Century Media Records.
A collection of 11 tracks that are ruthlessly catchy and mercilessly violent, Deceivers stands toe-to-toe with the highlights of the band's storied catalogue.
On February 25, Cannibal Corpse frontman, George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher, will release his debut solo album, titled Corpsegrinder. Corpsegrinder is co-produced by Nick Bellmore (Dee Snider, Kingdom Of Sorrow) and Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed) and will be released through Jasta's new label, Perseverance Music Group. An official lyric video for the single, "On Wings Of Carnage".
Legendary Rotting Christ leader, Sakis Tolis, has released the first song from his upcoming solo album. A video for the song, "Among The Fires Of Hell", can be found below.
Says Tolis: "My dear friends, This is the first song from my upcoming solo album, 'Among The Fires Of Hell', that I would like to share exclusively via my Official Channel.
German melodic death/doom metallers, Nailed To Obscurity, have released their new single, "Liquid Mourning", an earth-shaking extreme metal track touching the darkest parts of your soul and covering all hope and light in a lake of black molasses, dragging you deeper and deeper into their inferno of heavy riffs and brutal growls
Floridian death metal merchants, Deicide, have parted ways with guitarist Chris Cannella (pictured above). Stepping in is Taylor Nordberg (The Absence, Inhuman Condition).
Deicide frontman, Glen Benton, posted the news via Instagram, stating: "We are pleased to announce and welcome Taylor Nordberg to the Deicide family! An amazing and accomplished guitarist who takes our sound to the next level and brings a profound level of professionalism that...
Continuing the fearless exploration of their legendary sound’s outer limits, Napalm Death recently announced the release of a new mini-album, entitled Resentment Is Always Seismic - A Final Throw Of Throes, out February 11 via Century Media Records. Resentment Is Always Seismic - A Final Throw Of Throes is a partner recording to Napalm Death’s latest, much acclaimed Throes Of Joy In The Jaws Of Defeatism album from 2020...