Tag Archives: Gorgoroth

Interview: Taake live guitarist Aindiachai talks about new project Ovate

Posted by on May 22, 2018

As we published here a little over a week ago, Norway’s Ovate is set to release their debut record.  The band is a collaboration between Taake and Gorgoroth live guitarist Aindiachai and Taake live drummer Brodd.  Ovate has released two songs from the five track record and both really hit it out of the park.  […]

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Run To The Grills: Behind the kitchen doors of Blastfest 2016

Posted by on August 3, 2016

Big festivals are a big task to put together and make sure things run smoothly. While most people can only imagine the work involved on the stage production, band accommodation and venue arrangements, there’s the riders that need to be addressed and that includes feeding the bands and crew. To give you a better idea […]

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Former Obituary bassist Frank Watkins passes away

Posted by on October 19, 2015

Long time Obituary bassist Frank Watkins passed away this weekend after a fight with cancer. He was just 47 years old. Watkins appeared on Obituary’s second studio album, Cause of Death, released in 1990, and remained with the band until 2010. Fear Factory posted a message to their fallen metal brother, saying “Thanx for taking Fear […]

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Hear Abbath for the first time as “Fenrir Hunts”

Posted by on September 24, 2015

With a permanent line-up announced just this past August, Abbath has released a live music video for “Fenrir Hunts,” the first taste of their debut album which is due out in early 2016. Said Abbath bass player King (from King Ov Hell, formerly of Gorgoroth) on the new album: “We’ve tried to capture the essence of each musician in the band. […]

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New & Noteworthy, June 16 – Madness of an Architect

Posted by on June 16, 2015

This week is when things get serious. Now is the time when the summer schedule really starts to grow towards its peak. Prepare yourselves for the rush that is coming, because it will be here sooner than you think.   High on Fire, Luminiferous (eOne) High on Fire is a phenomenon unlike any other. This band […]

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New documentary ‘Blackhearts’ to show international reach of Norwegian black metal

Posted by on May 2, 2014

Last month, Metal Insider had the opportunity to attend the Inferno Metal Festival in Norway. Among the multitude of bands playing, there were a handful of presentations and panels at the Inferno Music Conference, one of which included the extended trailer of a forthcoming documentary about the Norwegian black metal scene and its international release. Blackhearts is […]

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Things we’re looking forward to in 2014

Posted by on January 3, 2014

We’re now three days into the new year, and we’ve already had one major revelation in the metal world. And if there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that there are going to be many more before the year ends. And while it would be both ridiculous and impossible to predict what the year is going […]

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Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Slayer, Aerosmith And More Added To France’s Hellfest

Posted by on December 3, 2013

Thought the initial lineup to France’s Hellfest was already looking awesome? Well the 2014 edition of the festival just got better, as Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Aerosmith have been announced as headliners. Along with the headliners, Hellfest also announced the additions of Slayer, Avenged Sevenfold, Deep Purple, Soundgarden, Megadeth, Sepultura, Queensryche and a crap […]

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Temple Of The Black Moon (Feat. Cradle Of Filth/Volbeat Members) To Begin Recording; Demo Of New Song Released

Posted by on July 8, 2013

Rob Caggiano has been kept pretty busy with his new gig in Volbeat. However, that hasn’t altered plans for Temple Of The Black Moon, the new supergroup Caggiano’s been working on with Dani Filth (Cradle Of Filth), King ov Hell (ex-Gorgoroth/Ov Hell), John Tempesta (The Cult/White Zombie) and  Arve “Ice Dale” Isdal (Enslaved). In fact, according to the […]

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Remember When Mark McGrath Liked Gorgoroth?

Posted by on October 18, 2012

While everyone deservedly gives Sugar Ray shit for existing, their first two albums really weren’t that terrible. Definitely more punk/metal than anything else, that changed with the last song on their second album, Floored. The reggae-lite song “Fly” was awful, but it became a hit and shaped the rest of the band’s career. Then frontman Mark […]

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