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Ex-Emperor Frontman Ihsahn Seeks More Sax in his Life
When ex-Emperor frontman Ihsahn determined that 'After,' the final volume of his 'A' trilogy, should sound bleak, barren and lifeless, he started thinking about what instruments -- aside from the usual guitar, bass, keyboards, drums and vocals -- would best convey his artistic vi…
Rob Halford Interview — ”Creep Show’
Everyone knows multifaceted metal icon Rob Halford has launched a clothing line, Metal God Apparel, and has a new Christmas album out, 'Winter Songs.' But who knew the music industry veteran has been throwing around the idea of working on a black metal side project with ex-Emperor vocalist…
Ihsahn to Deliver ‘After’ in Early 2010
Former Emperor frontman Ihsahn has announced the U.S. release date for the third installment in his solo trilogy, 'After.' Set to drop on Jan. 26, the upcoming Candlelight Records release was recorded earlier this year and features the Norwegian icon alongside drummer Asgeir Mickelson and …
Bastard Sapling Delve Into the Heart of Winter
There's something rotten in the state of Virginia. The unassuming burgh of Richmond, Va. is home to such modern metal monsters as Lamb of God, Municipal Waste, and Gwar. It boasts a thriving underground scene that has proven to be one of the most interesting and potent on the East Coast...
Gwynbleidd ‘Stormcalling’ — Song Premiere
On Oct. 27, Gwynbleidd, a band that formed back in 2002, will issue its debut LP, 'Nostalgia,' an impressive, punishing collection of progressive black metal that's imbued with slight black and folk metal elements. The album is a real monster, and Noisecreep is proud to be able to bri…