Norwegian black metal titans Abbath are now streaming their entire new album Outstrider in full! The album is set for worldwide release this Friday, July 5th. The new offering can be heard via the official Season of Mist YouTube channel and we've embedded it below. Abbath comment on the album: Abbath, honed sharp by trial … Continue reading Listen to the new Abbath album right now!
Yesterday the weather in Halden was pretty “British”; cloudy, a bit rainy and a bit sunny. Today there was a thunderstorm brewing, so myself and my fellow photographers arrived in the press room equipped with plastic bags of various descriptions in an attempt to keep our pricey gear dry in the event of rain. With … Continue reading Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2018 – Day 2
With Norway's largest open-air festival Tons of Rock just over a month away, Katie has put together a list of the bands she is most looking forward to watching at this year’s festival… This will be my fourth year at Tons of Rock festival, which takes place within the walls of Fredriksten Fortress in Halden, … Continue reading We’ll Be There: Tons of Rock (20-22 June)
After a phenomenal event earlier this year with the likes of Sodom, 1349, Akercocke and Samael (among many, many others), the team at Incineration Fest began drip-feeding the unsuspecting metal public with announcements from 10am last Friday till 11:40. The following bands were revealed to appear next year. Sunday nights headliners Abbath were first to … Continue reading Incineration Fest reveal first 11 bands
As day four of the festival arrived we decided to pay our annual pilgrimage to Neseblood Record store, previously the infamous ‘Helvete’. There had been organised trips to ‘Helvete’ earlier in the week but we decided to try and avoid the crowds. The tiny shop is packed with extreme metal memorabilia and of course the … Continue reading Gig Review: Inferno Festival 2017 Day 4
Ask anyone who listens to black metal to name a black metal band from Norway, and I can guarantee you that most people would say "Immortal". However due to the band's demise in March last year, and the announcement of Abbath’s solo career and a new album by the ex-frontman of the band, it is … Continue reading Review: Abbath – Abbath