09:31 - Lethrokai ...albums released from that point are more likely to have lower ratings. (+vote abusing has become more noticeable...) It's a pattern you'll find on most music rating sites.
09:27 - Lethrokai Eh, the rise in popularity of the internet explains that best. New albums are always judged more harshly upon their initial release, and as such with more people to judge those new albums due to the rise in internet popularity...
08:45 - Moose Interesting... Axioma Ethica Odini by Enslaved (2010) is the most recent album in the top 200. Meanwhile, 67 albums from the 00's feature in the list.
07:25 - Soulhole new soilwork, nile, and ahab today. im in valhala!
05:31 - no one kiwi, your names a bit false advertising isn't it?
04:53 - LeKiwi I believe Digipak needs to capitalised as it is a registered trademark, where as digipack simply refers to that style of packaging. Not entirely sure...digipack might just be a spelling mistake, however logical :P
04:40 - no one OMG! METAL ARCHIVES MADE A SPELLING MISTAKE!! : O
In between a handful of festival appearances, Canadian deathmongers Cryptopsy will do a handful of club gigs throughout Europe and United Kingdom with fellow death metal tanks Blood Red Throne and Psycroptic.
After vocalist Osvald "Vald" Egeland and the bassist Erlend Caspersen left the band in 2011, Blood Red Throne face now yet another line-up change. It was announced that their drummer Emil Wiksten is also leaving in order to focus on his other band Aeon. Dødheimsgard's drummer Sekaran will step in as a session drummer for the Protzen and Dokkem Open Air gigs. The band's original drummer, Freddy Bolsø, will join them on their UK mini tour in July.
In anticipation of the release of their upcoming self-titled album, death metallers Blood Red Throne have debuted today their brand new video for the single "Primitive Killing Machine" and you can now hear the first track off the album. This will be the Norwegians 7th album.
Norwegian death metal masters Blood Red Throne have recently revealed a string of European tour dates. The tour will be divided into two parts - European tour in May/June (without UK dates) and UK tour in July. Blood Red Throne will be touring in support of their new self-titled upcoming album, which will be released on May 17th, 2013 via Sevared Records (other album details are available here). Check out the complete list of tour dates and support bands below.
Norwegian death metallers Blood Red Throne have announced the replacements for the vocalist Osvald "Vald" Egeland and the bassist Erlend Caspersen. Yngve Bolt Christiansen (Goddamn) and Ole Bent Madsen (Horizon Ablaze) have now joined the band.
The band posted two updates on their MySpace page recently confirming the two new members: "We're happy to announce that the young and talented Ole Bent Madsen is the new permanent bass player in Blood Red Throne!"
"We're happy to announce that Blood Red Throne is complete again and we welcome Yngve N. Christiansen as our new singer and frontman!"
Norwegian death metal quintet Blood Red Throne are putting the finishing touches on the mix of their next studio album. For that occasion, the band revealed three brand-new song titles on Facebook, called "Trapped, Terrified, Dead", "Proliferated Unto Hemophobia" and "Graveworld".
"Trapped, Terrified, Dead", "Proliferated Unto Hemophobia" and "Graveworld" come off the band's upcoming as-yet-untitled new album, which will be released later this year through Earache Records.
Norwegian death metal tyrants Blood Red Throne have posted an update regarding the band's current activities and line-up.
Guitarist Daniel "Død" Olaisen comments: "Cheers everybody. Some of you have noticed that Tchort has been away for a while and still are due to work and family commitments. Meanwhile, we've recruited Ivan Gujic from Neongod MySpace] as his replacement for our upcoming live shows this year!
Also, Anders decided to leave the band in February and after several auditions we're proud to announce the young, but very talented Emil Wiksten from Sweden as our new killer drummer. Check out one of his videos here.
I've also written 3 new tracks for our upcoming album and this time we'll get back to the Altered Genesis style with fast and brutal shit and of course some groove as well!"
Norwegian death metal tyrants Blood Red Throne have finished recording their new album. The album, entitled "Souls Of Damnation", is the band's fifth studio album and will be released to coincide with the band's 10th anniversary. The limited edition first pressing of "Souls Of Damnation" will include two bonus tracks, plus a special bonus DVD featuring an exclusive new interview with the band, along with an in-depth studio diary, documenting the recording process of the album. "Souls Of Damnation" will be released by Earache Records on June 1st in Europe and June 30th in the USA. The full track listing for the album is as follows:
Blood Red Throne will embark on a US mini-tour in March. Support on the tour will come from American death metallers Abysmal Dawn.
March 23 - San Marcos, CA @ Jumping Turtle
March 24 - Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
March 25 - Los Angeles, CA @ Knitting Factory
March 26 - San Francisco, CA @ Annie's Social Club
March 27 - Portland, OR @ Satyricon
March 28 - Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
March 30 - Denver, CO @ BLueBird THeater
March 31 - Farmington, NM @ Gators
Norwegian death metallers Blood Red Throne are currently hard at work on their next, as-yet-untitled album.
Guitarist Død comments: "We're currently workin' on our fifth studio album, and so far we got 9 killer tracks. Expect some heavy shit, some fast and brutal shit and for those of you missing solos on previous albums, a lot of cool leads! We're waiting for a green signal and then we'll enter Studio Deadline in Sweden, makin' our best album ever!"
Blood Red Throne's follow-up to 2007's "Come Death" is tentatively due to be released in May 2009 through Earache Records.
Catch Blood Red Throne live at a couple of shows this Winter:
Norwegian Death Metal fivesome Blood Red Throne have announced new shows around Europe. They will start with a Scandinavian show, then head towards Turkey and surrounding areas for some gigs and some festival appearances.
Here are the new tour dates:
09.02 - Voxhall, Århus, Denmark (Royale Metal Festival)
12.04 - Dynamo/Grosser Saal, Zurich, Switzerland (Heavymetal.ch Festival IV)
02.05 - TBA, Istanbul, Turkey
03.05 - TBA, Ankara, Turkey
13.09 - Caos Emergente Festival, Lisboa, Portugal
Blood Red Throne will also make appearances at Neurotic Death Fest in Tilburg, The Netherlands on the 30th May, Summer Breeze Open Air Festival in Dinkelsbühl, Germany on the 16th August and Castle Festival in Smederevo, Serbia on the 1st July this year.
Norwegian Death Metal horde Blood Red Throne have announced the full tracklisting for their new opus "Come Death", due for release on August 27 in Europe.
The full tracklisting is as follows:
01. Slaying The Lamb
02. Deranged Assassin
03. Rebirth In Blood
04. Guttural Screams
05. Taste Of God (Listen)
06. No New Beginning
07. Come Death
09. Another Kill
Blood Red Throne has been confirmed as the headliner at the fourth edition of the Meetjeslands Metalfest 4 on September 8. Blood Red Throne is also scheduled to appear at Norway's Southern Discomfort festival on September 14.