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Black Sabbath post images on social media officially bringing the curtain down on their 49-year career.

Black Sabbath have officially announced The End.

The band posted two images on their Facebook page – one with an image reading “Black Sabbath 1968-2017” and another showing Geezer Butler, Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi on stage early in their career. Continue reading Black Sabbath post images on social media officially bringing the curtain down on their 49-year career.

Wintersun raise more than €200,000 for first part of crowdfundng campaign after just 2 days in support of new album The Forest Seasons.

Wintersun have smashed the first part of their crowdfunding target in support of their new album The Forest Seasons.

They were looking to raise €150,000 over the course of this month in pre-orders for the record – the first step of a planned three-tiered project, which would ultimately see Wintersun reach a grand total of €750,000 which would in turn lead to the construction of their own professional studio. Continue reading Wintersun raise more than €200,000 for first part of crowdfundng campaign after just 2 days in support of new album The Forest Seasons.

HIM frontman Ville Valo says that after 26 years, band has “run its unnatural course” – and announces farewell tour dates.

Finnish outfit HIM have confirmed they are to split up at the end of 2017.

The news was announced on the band’s Facebook page, where frontman Ville Valo said it was time to close the chapter on their 26-year career. Continue reading HIM frontman Ville Valo says that after 26 years, band has “run its unnatural course” – and announces farewell tour dates.

Engulfed -Engulfed In Obscurity – Review

Author: Craig Matthews

What do you turn to when you need a good kick in the arse? Death Metal, the more brutality involved the better. Todays “Motivational” music hails from Istanbul, Turkey and comes in the form of four piece ENGULFED, and their debut full length album “Engulfed In Obscurity”. Formed back in 2010 they released their EP “Through The Eternal Damnation” in 2012 to critical acclaim. Now they are back to rattle ear drums once again. Continue reading Engulfed -Engulfed In Obscurity – Review

Exclusive: Solstafir release stream of new track Ísafold – taken from upcoming album Berdreyminn.

Solstafir have made their new track Ísafold available to stream exclusively with Prog.

The song features on the band’s upcoming album Berdreyminn, which will launch on May 26 via Season Of Mist.

The band tell Prog: “Our first premiere song Ísafold came very spontaneously to light. It felt like the spirit of Thin Lizzy paid us a visit that day. Adding a classic Phil Rudd beat to that seemed the only right thing to do. Continue reading Exclusive: Solstafir release stream of new track Ísafold – taken from upcoming album Berdreyminn.