07:20 - Apothecary In other news, this album is so addictive it should be a Schedule I drug [link]
07:12 - theFIST wormed are at willowtip, they toured with those 2
06:35 - Apothecary We'll just have to agree to disagree then, as much as I love both bands, I still consider Zeppelin and Deep Purple hard rock at the very most
06:34 - flightoficarus Big sale at Willowtip. Best band there besides Ulcerate and Gigan?
06:33 - Apothecary Doom/stoner/sludge has its roots in Sabbath, and power and speed/thrash in Priest. I'd say everything else was just bands taking those categories and then building upon them to create new ones
06:30 - deadone That doesn't preclude Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin being pioneers in heavy metal and as such considered part of the genre, even though they happily sit outside it sometimes.
After releasing their latest album Ænigma back in 2013, Norwegians In Vain are back in songwriting mode. The progressive death metallers are working on new material. According to the band, you should expect a new album next year, if all goes well. We will have to wait and see what the band decides to explore on their next musical journey.
Norwegian progressive death metal act In Vain has revealed their new single online, which is now available for streaming below through the YouTube player. The song is taken from their new upcoming release Ænigma, which will shall see the light of day on the following dates: on March 8th in Norway, March 11th in Europe and March 15th in Germany and Austria. All other album details, that were previously reported, can be found here.
Norwegians In Vain are back and ready to release their 3rd attack of progressive extreme metal. Ænigma, as the new album will be entitled, is their most extreme work to date, mixed and produced by the legendary Jens Bogren (Opeth, Soilwork, Borknagar). The album will be released on March 8th in Norway, March 11th in Europe and March 15th in Germany and Austria.
Spanish heavy/power metal band In Vain (ESP) has premiered a brand new, also debut official video, "In Death We Trust". The song for this video, which can now be seen below, is taken from the band's same titled album, released back in January, 2012.
Norwegian progressive death metal band In Vain has issued the following update: "Hi guys, some news on what's going on in the In Vain camp. We are well under way with the songwriting for the new album. So far J. Haaland has 6 songs more or less finished, and there is more to come. This time around we will do a preproduction, which is new to In Vain. Haaland has already started recording the guitars and bass, and Nedland will soon join to add vocals. We will try to finish the preproduction during the summer, and aim to enter the studio this autumn."
Progressive death metallers In Vain are doing a short European tour in a few days, together with British progressive death/doom band My Silent Wake, who have just released a new album. Tour dates as listed below:
Norwegian Progressive Death metallers In Vain have announced that session guitarist Kjetil D. Pedersen is now a parmanent member of the band. Pedersen was the band's session guitarist since the release of the band's latest release Mantra in January. The band adds: "Great guy and we are very happy to have him on board!"
Norwegian metallers In Vain have posted online two new songs, "Captivating Solitude" and "Dark Prophets, Black Hearts", on their MySpace page.
The two new songs come off the band's forthcoming album, Mantra, which is scheduled for release on January 18, 2010 via Indie Recordings.
Mantra cover art] tracklist:
01. Captivating Solitude
03. Ain't No Lovin'
04. On The Banks Of The Mississippi
05. Circle Of Agony
06. Wayakin (The Guardian Spirit Of The Nez Perce)
07. Dark Prophets, Black Hearts
08. Sombre Fall, Burdened Winter
UPDATE (thanks to BudDa)
"Captivating Solitude", the new video from Norwegian metallers In Vain, has been made available online.
Guitarist Johnar Haaland of Norway's In Vain has revealed the new album title and tracklist on the band's MySpace page:
"After much work during Christmas we are 98% done and only small corrections remain. Our new album will be entitled "Mantra" and it will feature 7 songs with a playing time of more or less an hour. As prevously mentioned, we will also include a video of the recording and other stuff. More news on artwork, mastering and last but not least, music will hopefully be available in not too long. We have worked quite a lot on this album and hope you will enjoy it."
Tracklist (more or less certain):
01. Captivating Solitude
03. Ain't No Lovin'
Norway's In Vain have issued the following update on their MySpace page:
"The song writing process are done and we're 90% done with the lyrics. Once again we will enter DUB Studio in our hometown Kristiansand and have booked it for two months starting 1 July. All recordings will be done in DUB studio and for the mixing we have different options that will be consulted as the process goes on..
Now, we just hope to get together and practice a little the time that's left before the recording starts.. We aim at a playing time of 55 min, but most likely it will be over 60 min this time as well.. More info on song titles, music, etc to come.. "