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Catholic church rages against Lithuanian metalheads…

Lithuania’s Catholic church has attacked the country’s biggest metal festival, Devilstone Open Air (Velnio Akmuo) for causing religious offence. Church officials and the congregation of  Anykščiai, a town in the country’s northwest Utena district took action against festival organisers,...

Nergal diagnosed with leukemia…

Behemoth frontman Adam “Nergal” Darski’s highly speculated illness was confirmed today to be leukemia, a cancer of the blood. The disease is said to be in its advanced stages and chemotherapy is no longer an option. fiancee Dorota Rabczewska (aka popstar Doda) donated her bone marrow for...

Obituary brothers to launch social networking site??

John and Donald Tardy, the brothers behind Florida death metal band Obituary are set to change the way we communicate by launching their own social networking site, Unation.com. Speaking about the project, vocalist John said it would be: “A social networking web site that is going to be the best site...

Kiuas return to the UK…

Finnish power metallers Kiuas will hit the UK this October in support of their new album Lustdriven. Frontman Miiko Salovaara said: “We’re very excited to be returning to the UK, as we’ve already had some great experiences on the road there… and we can’t wait to have some more! We’re coming back...

Gospel of the Horns pull out of BMR III…

Australia’s Gospel of the Horns have pulled out of Finnish mega-festival, Black Mass Ritual III along with countrymen Cauldron Black Ram. Organisers KRK (Kold Reso Kult) said the reasons were financial and are looking to fill Gospel’s shoes with another top-class act. BMR III is quickly becoming...

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