Several new acts have been added to the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival XV today, including Allegaon, Alpha & Omega, Born Low, MurderDeathKill, Dark Sermon, Trapped Under Ice, and The Dillinger Escape Plan. You can see the full line up as well as day-by-day schedule and ticke information below. READ MORE
Rock The Nation America has confirmed the line up for the 4th annual Paganfest. The show will be headlined by Finland’s Ensiferum and support will come from Tyr, Heidevolk, and Trollfest. Opening the event will be Los Angeles’ own Helsótt. The tour will kick off in March, 2013 and will cover the United States and Canada. Check below for the official tour poster.
Ensiferum comments, “So finally, Ensiferum will to return to North America. It’s been way too long since we shared wild Paganfest nights with our brothers and sisters across the ocean. We will not come to pillage your cities alone; it’s a great honor to join forces with Tyr, Heidevolk, and Trollfest for this once in a lifetime tour. See you soon folks!” READ MORE
FINNTROLL are back! On March 9th, the band will release its highly anticipated new slab of folk-rooted metal hymns entitled Nifelvind. It was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios (Apocalyptica, Amorphis, Ensiferum) in Helsinki, Finland and mastered by Mika Jussila (Children Of Bodom, Sonata Arctica, HIM) at Finnvox Studios. A savage new video for the track, “Solsagan,” was recently completed and you can view the making of that video now at Youtube. The eye-popping new clip was produced by Vasara Films (Dark Tranquillity, Turisas).