Tag Archives: Watain

Watain forced to drop from tour with Mayhem and Midnight

Posted by on March 4, 2022

  Unfortunately, Watain have been forced to drop from their tour with Mayhem and Midnight due to visa issues.   The band issued the following statement: “We regret to inform you all that, due to reasons entirely beyond our control, we’re forced to cancel our participation in the upcoming US Tour with Mayhem and Midnight, […]

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Watain share new single “The Howling”

Posted by on February 4, 2022

  Watain are gearing up for their new album, The Agony & Ecstasy of Watain, out April 29th via Nuclear Blast. Today (4th), these Swedish black metal giants have shared a video for their new single “The Howling.”  E. Danielsson (vocals) comments: “The Howling refers to the wordless voice of the wild, wailing eerily through […]

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Five awesome tours recently announced 11/15

Posted by on November 15, 2021

  From Watain to Killswitch Engage’s rescheduled tour, here are five awesome tours recently announced.   01) Mayhem & Watain announce 2022 North American Tour with Midnight Mayhem and Watain have announced a 2022 North American trek with support coming from Midnight. Watain have finished recording their seventh studio album, which will be released in […]

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Mercyful Fate, Emperor, Mayhem will return to 2022 Psycho Las Vegas Festival

Posted by on August 24, 2021

    Psycho Las Vegas Festival has announced additions to its 2022 line up. Due to this years’ travel restrictions, many bands from overseas had to withdraw from the 2021 festival including Emperor, Satyricon, Mayhem, etc.. Read about that here. A number of US bands were added to the bill to round out that line […]

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Watain sign with Nuclear Blast

Posted by on August 5, 2021

  Swedish black metal masters Watain have signed with Nuclear Blast. The group is currently working on the follow-up to 2018’s Trident Wolf Eclipse as they checked into Necromorbus Studios, located inside a church north of their hometown Uppsala. Their new album is expected to arrive next spring.   The band comments: “Ladies and gentlemen, […]

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Nineteen debut metal albums turning 20 in 2020

Posted by on February 8, 2020

  2000, the beginning of a brand new century struck fear in many as the Y2K panic spread. Luckily, no computers burst into flames, and it wasn’t the end of the world. It’s hard to believe Wilson, the Volleyball from the movie Cast Away, is turning twenty this year. 2000 was an era when illegal […]

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Danzig, Mercyful Fate and Emperor to headline 2020 Psycho Las Vegas; tickets on sale now

Posted by on January 30, 2020

The full lineup is here for 2020 Psycho Las Vegas. The three day festival will be held on August 14-16th at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. This marks the second year in a row at the resort and overall fifth consecutive year. This unique event will take over the entire resort including four stages: […]

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Metal Insider’s Top Ten Shocking Moments of 2019

Posted by on December 27, 2019

Compared to previous years, 2019 has been relatively peaceful. Arch Enemy didn’t ban another photographer (that we know of). Despite his failed comeback attempt, there wasn’t another Threatin. However, Green Day donated $2000 to cover damages from a hardcore show at your favorite family restaurant, Denny’s, and David Lee Roth crashed a stranger’s bachelor party […]

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Metal Insider’s Jeff Podoshen presents his Top 5 Black Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 26, 2019

  2010-2019 was an amazing decade for black metal. Tons of great records by some incredible bands. And while black metal has become a bit commoditized as of late, here’s a nod to the five best records of the decade who are keeping the tradition alive: 05)  Shining, Redefining Darkness (Spinefarm – 2012) You’re probably scared of […]

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Watain totes their menagerie of traveling death to Central Pennsylvania

Posted by on December 17, 2019

While Greta Thunberg rides first class rail through Europe, Sweden’s more honest emissaries, Watain made their way across the US and landed in Reading, Pennsylvania this past Sunday night, December 15, 2019. There were obvious controversies and problems with immigration at the beginning of this tour, with guitarist, Pelle Forsberg being banned from entering the […]

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