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Swedish black metal multi-instrumentalist Tony ‘IT’ Sarkka, known for his work with Abruptum, Vondur and more, dies at the age of 45

Swedish black metal pioneer Tony ‘IT’ Sarkka has died at the age of 45.

The news was confirmed by his sister and manager Desire on the multi-instrumentalist’s Facebook page.

She says: “It is with a heavy heart that I share with you the sad news that my dear brother and soulmate, to you known as IT, left his long journey on Mother Earth. Continue reading Swedish black metal multi-instrumentalist Tony ‘IT’ Sarkka, known for his work with Abruptum, Vondur and more, dies at the age of 45

Download add 47 bands to festival bill.

Steel Panther, Anathema, A Day To Remember, the Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicidal Tendencies and more added to Download 2017 bill

A total of 47 bands have been added to the bill for this year’s Download festival.

Steel Panther, Anathema, A Day To Remember, the Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicidal Tendencies, Sabaton, In Flames, Baroness and Kvelertak are just some of the artists announced in the latest wave of names released by festival organisers. Continue reading Download add 47 bands to festival bill.

The Murder Of My Sweet -Echoes Of The Aftermath – Review

Author: Craig Matthews

Swedish Cinematic Rock/Metal band THE MURDER OF MY SWEET is back with their fourth full length album “Echoes Of The Aftermath”. Cinematic Metal is a totally new genre for me, I’ve no idea what to expect when I press play. Though looking at the cover I’m thinking something very symphonic, we shall see… Continue reading The Murder Of My Sweet -Echoes Of The Aftermath – Review

Helheim – LandwarijaR – Review

Author: Craig Matthews

Prepare yourselves warriors, today we are going to hell. Or rather more specifically HELHEIM, these Viking Metal pioneers are back with their ninth full length album “LandwarijaR”. This latest project, like the rest of HELHEIM’S work explores the darker side of Norse Mythology, we love Norse Mythology here at Metalphobia. So naturally we dived straight in with high expectations. Continue reading Helheim – LandwarijaR – Review

LOCK UP Feat. NAPALM DEATH, BRUTAL TRUTH Members: Listen To New Song

“Mindfight”, a brand new song from LOCK UP — the international grindcore “supergroup” featuring Kevin Sharp (BRUTAL TRUTH, PRIMATE, VENOMOUS CONCEPT), Anton Reisenegger (PENTAGRAM, CRIMINAL), Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH, BRUJERIA, VENOMOUS CONCEPT) and Nick Barker (CRADLE OF FILTH, DIMMU BORGIR) — can be streamed today. Continue reading LOCK UP Feat. NAPALM DEATH, BRUTAL TRUTH Members: Listen To New Song