Tag Archives: Samael

Samael unveil new “Antigod” version

Posted by on December 26, 2018

Samael are set to reissue 2011’s Lux Mundi sometime early next year. Lux Mundi is the group’s overall tenth studio effort as 2017’s marked the band’s first full-length release in six years with Hegemoney. To celebrate the Holiday season, the Swiss industrial/black metal outfit unleashed a new version of the song “Antigod.” Watch the lyric […]

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Samael recruits new bassist

Posted by on July 24, 2018

This past spring, longtime Samael guitarist Marco “Mak” Rivao parted ways from the group. After sixteen years, he decided it was time for a change as the group recruited bassist Drop to play on guitar. Today (24th), their search for a new bassist has officially ended. These Swiss industrial black metallers have announced Pierre “Zorrac” […]

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Samael guitarist Marco “Mak” Rivao quits band

Posted by on April 26, 2018

After sixteen years, longtime Samael guitarist Marco “Mak” Rivao has decided to leave the group to do something different. The leave seems more heartfelt and definitely amicable as the band have accepted his decision. The group decided to recruit bassist Drop to play guitar while they will look for a new bass player. Read Mak’s […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/1: Robert Plant’s got the fire

Posted by on November 1, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Unfortunately, I didn’t receive the chart information necessary to complete MBN last week, so I’m a week behind over here. Hope you all had a happy and metal Halloween.   Notable Debuts:  Robert Plant, […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 13th, 2017: The Missing Releases

Posted by on October 13, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week we have releases from Fozzy, Samael, Enslaved, and more! If you would like to check out last week’s New & Noteworthy, you can do so here. If you want to see […]

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Samael release 360-degree video for new song “Hegemony”

Posted by on October 6, 2017

Swiss industrial black metal giants Samael’s new album Hegemony will be released next Friday (13th) via Napalm Records. Our expectations are high for this one, especially after their six-year absence from creating new tunes. It is a follow-up to 2011’s Lux Mundi and the group already revealed new tracks “Black Supremacy” and “Angel of Wrath.” […]

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Samael paints it black in new “Black Supremacy” video

Posted by on September 18, 2017

Samael has painted it black in their new video for the song “Black Supremacy,” taken from their upcoming album Hegemony, which will be released on October 13th via Napalm Records. It has been six years since these industrial black metallers released 2011’s Lux Mundi, making it hopefully well worth the wait. Watch the eccentric video […]

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Samael debut new song, “Angel of Wrath”

Posted by on June 23, 2017

2017 marks the 30th anniversary for Swiss black metallers Samael. To celebrate their milestone, the group’s new album Hegemony will be released on October 13th via Napalm Records. Today, they revealed the first single, “Angel of Wrath.” Surprisingly, the track awakens their older works such as 1992’s Blood Ritual, mixing with their newer tunes including 2011’s […]

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Recap: Maryland Deathfest 2016 – Part 1

Posted by on May 31, 2016

Over the past weekend, the biggest annual gathering of metalheads in the US took place with the latest installment of the Maryland Deathfest. The eagerness for the “America’s biggest metal party of the year” was visible among my list of friends and foes planning to lose their necks and minds over the excellent list of […]

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Maryland Deathfest announce first wave of confirmed bands

Posted by on June 26, 2015

It only took a month after Maryland Deathfest, the biggest festival of extreme metal in the US, to reveal some of the bands confirmed to perform next year and, as usual, it is loaded with a lot of heavy hitters that the metal community can certainly appreciate. These are the bands who will grace the […]

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