The Finns Poisonblack have bad news for their fans. The band is going on an indefinite hiatus. The band's latest release had been 2013's album Lyijy but according to guitarist/singer Ville Laihiala (ex-Sentenced), it's time for the band to stop. They decided to lay the band to rest for now.
Finnish metallers Poisonblack released their latest album Lyijy last year. Recently, the band shared a brand new video from the opus for the track "Down The Ashes Rain". You can enjoy the video right here. King Records will release this new album in Japan on February 5th, 2014 and the Japanese version will include the bonus track "How Low Can You Go".
Finnish metallers Poisonblack have released the new official video for their first single "Home Is Where The Sty Is". The song is taken of the band's upcoming new album Lyijy, to be out in stores on September 13th via Century Media Records. The videoclip can be watched at this location.
Finnish metallers Poisonblack have good news for their fans. The group will release its sixth studio album Lyijy on September 13th. The album was recorded at Sonic Pump studio in Helsinki and Victory Audio studio in Kokkola with producer Jonas Olsson. The opening track "Home Is Where the Sty Is" will be released as the first single and video. You can now stream the song at this location. Below you will also find the first album teaser. Enjoy!
Finnish metallers Poisonblack - who are a quartet again after the departure of guitarist Janne Markus (The Man-Eating Tree) a couple of weeks ago - will begin recording their new studio album in January. Lead & Roll Vol. 5 will be the working title of the band's fifth full-length.
Here's the official word from the band: "So it is set. The recordings for the next album will start January 14th 2011 in Antfarm studios, Århus Denmark with Tue Madsen as the producer. We'll keep you posted as the recordings start and progress. So until then sleep tight and dream of Sodoma."
Poisonblack has parted ways with guitarist Janne Markus (also in The Man-Eating
A press release by the band reads as follows: "After four years and two albums we have to announce that Janne is no longer in the band. His goals and ambitions couldn't have come true in Poisonblack and we totally understand and respect that. His creativity needs a different setting than Poisonblack can and ever will provide. This is the one and only time we're going to explain the reasons behind his departure, so do not bother asking. We thank him for the music, the unforgettable moments we all shared together on and off stage and wish him the best for the future."
Poisonblack recently inked a deal with Hype Records. In January 2011, the band will enter Antfarm Studio in Århus, Denmark with producer Tue Madsen to begin recording the fifth full-length, tentatively entitled Lead & Roll Vol. 5. A spring release date is expected.
Poisonblack have set Of Rust And Bones as the title of their fourth studio album, to be released in Europe on 22 March 2010 through Century Media Records. The follow-up to A Dead Heavy Day was recorded with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa, who has previously worked with HIM, Sentenced, Amorphis and Ensiferum. Songtitles set to appear on Of Rust And Bones include "My Sun Shines Black", "Down The Drain", "The Last Song", "Buried Alive" and "Penaaliseppo".
Finnish metallers Poisonblack have issued the short following update on their MySpace blog:
"Poisonblack will enter studios with Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, Sentenced, Amorphis, Ensiferum) in August 2009. The still unnamed album will be released in the beginning of the year 2010. Have a nice summer boys and girls."
A new Poisonblack song "X" has now been posted online here. The "A Dead Heavy Day" album will be available as standard CD, LP plus bonus CD as well as Ltd. Edition CD plus bonus DVD containing a "Making Of A Dead Heavy Day", the video clip for the Finnish hit-single "Rush" (taken from the band's 2006 effort "Lust-Stained Despair"), and seven songs filmed at an exclusive semi-acoustic gig at Radio Mega in the band's hometown Oulu. As a preview, you can now watch the song "A Dead Heavy Day" live at YouTube
Finnish goth metal masters Poisonblack, featuring former Sentenced-vocalist Ville Laihiala, are back with a vengeance! Their brand-new album "A Dead Heavy Day" will be released via Century Media Records in August/September 2008 (see below for the exact release date in your territory) and the band has now premiered the video for the song "Bear The Cross" at this location, check it out NOW!
"A Dead Heavy Day" will be released on the following dates:
Finland: Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Germany / Austria / Switzerland / BeNeLux / Italy: Friday, August 29, 2008
UK / France / Greece / Denmark / Norway: Monday, September 1, 2008
Spain / Portugal: Tuesday, September 2, 2008