Selasa, 13 April 2010

TROJAN (Indo) - 2010 - Metamorphosis As The Phenomenon

Death Metal

Current line-up :

Botax - Vocals
Reo - Guitar
Andhika - Bass
Guzuma - Drums

Former/past member(s) :

Gayot - Vocals


TROJAN (Indo) - 2010 - Metamorphosis As The Phenomenon
Full-length, Rottrevore Records 2010

KILLHARMONIC (Indo) - 2010 - Human Race Disgrace

Technical Brutal Death Metal
Current line-up :

Innu - Guitar, vocals

Billy - Drums

Matto - Vocals

Deni - Bass

Former/past member(s) :

Octa (Solution)

Yosep (Washbrain)

Andri (Refuscation)

Yeri (Hatestroke)



Sandra Wahyu (Washbrain)
Ongky (Fastination, Inhuman Suffering, Antiwar, Slowly Terror)




Formed after the demise of thrash band Necropolis (Idn).

The band now plays progressive technical death metal.


KILLHARMONIC (Indo) - 2010 - Human Race Disgrace
Full-length, Rottrevore Records March 2010

SIKSAKUBUR (Indo) - Tentara Merah Darah

Brutal Death Metal

Current line-up :

Prahari "Japs" Mahardika - Vocals
Andre "Bacot" Tiranda (2002-) - Guitar, backing vocals (Revitol)
Prama - Drums (Alexander, Last Suffer)
Ewin - Bass (Eks, Bloody Gore, C.O.B, Extracensory)

Former/past member(s) :

Bembenx (also bass)
Ade Godel (1996-2002)
Yudhi "The Duck" Bebek (2002-?) (also backing vocals) (Authority)
Burgenk (1996-2002)
Andyan Gorust (Deadsquad)
Pandi Gebes (Eternal Madness, Sadistis, Funeral Inception)

Band contact:
PO. BOX 69110 / JATPK / 13069
Jakarta Timur 13710 INDONESIA

Other release:
Split DVD on Rottrevore recs with Forgotten (Idn), Disinfected & Jasad ("Rottrevore Death Fest ", 2006)

SIKSAKUBUR (Indo) - Tentara Merah Darah
Full-length, Fast Youth Records
February 22nd, 2010

This is the first concept album by Siksakubur. This album was inspired from the
movie "300", or "The Battle of Thermopylae" (historycally speaking)


Selasa, 16 Maret 2010



Formed In : 2000
Origin : Malta
Genre(s) : Brutal Death Metal/ Grindcore
MySpace :

Current line-up
Nicky Farrugia - Vocals
Gordon Formosa - Vocals
David Depasquale - Guitar (Canniria)
Ben Aquilina - Bass
Wayne Vella - Drums


Reissue on Brutal Bands March 31, 2005
with a live bonus:
6. Stench of Disembowelment 3:48

[Kill the cover]
Incised Wound Suicide [EP] 2004
Incised Wound Suicide


David "Parker" Bugejja (ex-Beheaded) did additional musical contributions on
track 7.

Engineered by David Vella at Temple Studios.
Cover artwork by Tony Koehl.
Full-length, Brutal Bands
February 28th, 2006

[Kill the Cover]
Epoch of Methodic Carnage [2006]
Epoch of Methodic Carnage


Recorded and mixed in February 2008 at SpineSplatter Recording Studio, Naxxar,
Produced by Abysmal Torment
Mixed and Mastered by David Depasquale
All Music by Abysmal Torment
All Lyrics by Gordon Formosa
Published by Brutal Bands
Cover Artwork by Phil Fensterer
Cover layout and manipulation by Nick Farrugia & Max Vessalio

Full-length, Brutal Bands
April 27th, 2009

[Kill the Cover]
Omnicide [2009]

Jumat, 05 Maret 2010

SHAMAN (Bra) - Discography

Progressive / Power metal

Current line-up :

Thiago Bianchi - Vocals (2006-) (Karma (Bra))
Léo Mancini - Guitars (2006-) (Tempestt, Sunsarah, Wizards (Bra))
Fernando Quesada - Bass (2006-) (Wizards (Bra))
Ricardo Confessori - Drums (2000-) (Angra, Garcia & Garcia, Bittencourt Project (Guest), Korzus, Ravenland)

Former/past member(s) :

- Andre Matos (2000-2006) (Viper (Bra), Angra, Looking-Glass-Self, Virgo (Matos/Paeth), Holy Sagga, Avantasia, Aina, HDK)

- Hugo Mariutti (2000-2006) (Henceforth, Wardeath, Andre Matos)

- Luis Eduardo Mariutti (2000-2006) (Angra, Henceforth, Andre Matos, Firebox)
- Tito Falaschi (2006) (Wizards (Bra), Almah, Symbols, Karma (Bra), Illustria, Gravekeeper, Starlight)

The band was formed by three ex-members of Angra, Andre Matos, Luis Mariutti and Ricardo Confessori, with Luis' brother Hugo as the guitarist.

Assumed to have split up in late 2006 after the departure of Matos and the Mariutti brothers, but Ricardo Confessori carried on with a new line-up.

The band name was briefly changed to Shaaman in 2005 but by the time the next album was released the extra 'a' had been dropped again.

Birth dates:
Ricardo Confessori (25th January 1969, São Paulo, Brazil)
André Coelho Matos (14th September 1971, São Paulo, Brazil)
Hugo Mariutti (18th December 1975, São Paulo, Brazil)
Luís Mariutti (22nd March 1971, São Paulo, Brazil)



SHAMAN (Bra) - 2002 - Ritual
Full-length, Universal Music
August 2nd, 2002

Guests musicians:

Marcus Viana - Violin on Over You Head
Sascha Paeth - guitars on Pride.
Tobias Sammet - second vocal on Pride.

Ancient Winds was made by Miro.

SHAMAN (Bra) - 2003 - Ritualive
Live album, Universal

Special guests:

Marcus Viana - Violin
Tobias Sammet - Vocals (Edguy, Avantasia)
Andi Deris - Vocals (Helloween)
Sascha Paeth - Guitars (Aina, Heavens Gate, Virgo)
Michael Weikath - Guitars (Helloween)

SHAMAN (Bra) - 2005 - Reason
Full-length, AFM Music
May 23rd, 2005

André Matos - vocals, keyboards
Hugo Mariutti - guitars
Luis Mariutti - bass
Ricardo Confessori - drums
Fabio Ribeiro - keyboards (as guest)
Leandro Ricardo - classic piano (as guest)

Released by Deck tape records

SHAMAN (Bra) - 2007 - Immortal
Full-length, AFM Records
November 2007


Thiago Bianchi - Vocals
Léo Mancini - Guitars
Fernando Quesada - Bass
Ricardo Confessori - Drums

FRETERNIA (Sweden) Discography

Power Metal

Current line-up :

Pasi Humppi - Vocals (IronWare, Ablaze (Swe), Cromonic)
Niclas Karlsson - Guitar (Zonata, Fierce Conviction, Crystal Eyes)
Tomas Wäppling - Guitar (Cromonic)
Peter Wiberg - Bass (IronWare)
Tommie Johansson - Keyboards
Martin Tilander - Drums (Fierce Conviction, Crystal Eyes, Soul Source)

Former/past member(s) :

Patrik (Lund) von Porat (1998-2000) (Cromonic)
Bo Pettersson (1998-1999) (Cromonic)
Mikael Bakajev (1999-2001)
Andreas Heleander (2000-2001)

Stefan Svantesson (1998-2002) (Crystal Eyes)



FRETERNIA (Sweden) - 2000 - Warchants & Fairytales
Full-length, Loud N' Proud Records

Released as LNP 013
Tomas Wäppling: bass
Pasi Humppi: vocals
Stefan Svantesson: drums
Mikael Bakajev: guitar
Patrik Lund: guitar
Tommie Johansson: keyboards

FRETERNIA (Sweden) - 2002 - A Nightmare Story
Full-length, Arise
October 14th, 2002


Pasi Humppi: Lead vocals
Tomas Wäppling: Guitars
Martin Tilander: Drums
Tommie Johansson: Keyboard
Peter Wiberg:Bass

all music & lyrics by FRETERNIA

HEAVENLY (Fra) Discography

Power Metal

Current line-up :

Ben Sotto - Vocals, Keyboards
Charley Corbiaux - Guitar (Memoria (Fra))
Olivier Lapauze - Guitar
Matthieu Gervreau Plana - Bass (Asmodee, L'Ombre du Saccage, Warattah, Sael)
Pierre-Emmanuel "Piwee" Desfray - Drums (Fairyland)

Former/past member(s) :

Frederic Leclercq (DragonForce, Carnival in Coal, Maladaptive, Memoria (Fra), Denied (Fra))
Anthony Parker (Fairyland)
Chris Savourey (Northwind (Fra), Karelia)

Pierre-Emmanuel Pellison (Civilization One, Maladaptive, Northwind (Fra))

Maxence Pilo (Maladaptive)
Thomas Das Neves (Your Shapeless Beauty, Elvaron)

Paris based Heavenly was founded during 1994 by vocalist Ben Sotto and drummer Maxence Pilo, originally as a cover band dubiously entitled Satan's Lawyer. With the evolution into Heavenly came guitarist Anthony Parker and the ensuing three track demo session. These recordings were soon snapped up by the German Noise label but not before Parker made his exit.

Birth dates:
Ben Sotto (22nd September 1980, Les Lilas, France)
Charley Corbiaux (10th April 1978, Mézières, France)
Olivier Lapauze (20th March 1983, Longjumeau, France)
Matthieu Plana (17th January 1978, Bordeaux, France)
Thomas Das Neves (16th May 1982, Rambouillet, France)
Frédéric Leclercq (23rd June 1978, France)



HEAVENLY (Fra) - 2000 - Coming from the Sky
Full-length, Noise Records
July 25th, 2000

line up:
Benjamin Sotto - vocals , keyboards
Chris Savourey - guitar
Laurent Jean - bas
Maxence Pilo - drums

Piet Sielck and Kai Hansen did some guest vocals on "Time Machine"
Piet Sielck also played lead guitar on "Our Only Chance", "Until I Die", "Number
One" and "Time Machine".
Thomas Nack arranged and performed the drums on the entire album.
Jan S. Eckert and Piet Sielck did all the backing vocals.

HEAVENLY (Fra) - 2001 - Sign of the Winner
Full-length, Noise Records
September 24th, 2001

Recorded at Sound of the Winner Studio. Co-Produced by Tommy Hansen.
The Japanese version contains a bonus track "Lonely Tears".
Alex Beyrodt of "Silent Force" played lead guitar on "Condemned to Die" and "The

HEAVENLY (Fra) - 2004 - Dust to Dust
Full-length, Sanctuary/Noise Records
January 12th, 2004

Chapter I: Tracks 1-4
Chapter II: Tracks 5-9
Chapter III: Tracks 10-13

The Japanese edition of the album will include as a bonus track the song "...
Dust to Dust" sung in Japanese.

HEAVENLY (Fra) - 2006 - Virus
Full-length, XIII BIS Records / Sony-BMG
November 13th, 2006

Tanja (Lullacry) on "When the Rain begins to Fall"
Kevin Codfert (Adagio) on "Bravery in the Field"
Tony Kakko (Sonata Arctica) on "Wasted Time"

The song When the Rain Begins to Fall is a cover, originally sang by Jermaine
Jackson & Pia Zadora.

HEAVENLY (Fra) - 2009 - Carpe Diem
Full-length, AFM Records
December 18th, 2009


Benjamin Sotto - Vocals
Charley Corbiaux - Guitar
Matthieu Plana - Bass
Olivier Lapauze - Guitar
Thomas Das Neves - Drums

All songs written/composed by Benjamin Sotto.

Minggu, 21 Februari 2010

HAMMERFALL (Sweden) Discography

Heavy/Power Metal

Current line-up :

Joacim Cans - Vocals (1996-) (Warlord (USA), Lost Horizon (Swe), Mrs. Hippie)
Oscar Dronjak - Guitar (1993-) (Desecrator (Swe), Ceremonial Oath, Crystal Age)
Pontus Norgren - Guitar (2008-) (The Poodles, Damage Done, Talisman, Great King Rat, Jekyll & Hyde, The Ring)
Fredrik Larsson - Bass (1994-1997, 2007-) (Crystal Age, Evergrey, None, Cans, Death Destruction)
Anders Johansson - Drums (1999-) (Art Metal, Silver Mountain, Yngwie J. Malmsteen, Empire (Deu), Winterlong (Swe), Jens Johansson, The Johansson Brothers, Keegan, Planet Alliance, Full Force)

Former/past member(s) :

Mikael Stanne (1993-1996) (Septic Broiler/Dark Tranquillity, In Flames)

Niklas Sundin (1993-1995) (Septic Broiler/Dark Tranquillity, Laethora)
Glenn Ljungström (1995-1997) (Dimension Zero, In Flames)
Stefan Elmgren (1997-2008) (Full Strike, Cans, Lost Horizon (Swe), Full Force)

Johan Larsson (1993-1994) (Carrion Carnage, Purgamentum, In Flames, Carnal Grief)
Magnus Rosén (1997-2007) (Jørn, Keegan, Planet Alliance, X-World/5, Full Force, Revolution Renaissance)

Jesper Stromblad (1993-1997) (In Flames, Dimension Zero, Sinergy, Ceremonial Oath)
Patrik Rafling (1997-1999) (Jaggernaut, Full Strike, Megaslaughter, Lost Horizon (Swe))

Formed by Oscar Dronjak and Jesper Strömblad with the help of Niklas Sundin and Mikael Stanne, who are both members of Dark Tranquillity.

Magnus Rosén has released a few solo albums that are comprised mostly of bass playing.



HAMMERFALL (Sweden) - 1997 - Glory to the Brave
Full-length, Nuclear Blast
June 27th, 1997

Joacim Cans - Vocals
Oscar Dronjak - Lead & Rhythm Guitar, backing Vocals
Fredrik Larsson - Bass
Glenn Ljungström - Guitar
Jesper Strömblad - Drums
Patrik Rafling - Drums

"I Believe" was co-written with Peter Stålfors of Pure X and, later, the more
famous Dream Evil.

Re-released in 2002 as a Deluxe Edition with the Stormwitch cover "Ravenlord"
(03:30) as a bonus track as well as a multimedia section including a music

A music video was made for "Glory to the Brave".

HAMMERFALL (Sweden) - 1998 - Legacy of Kings
Full-length, Nuclear Blast
September 28th, 1998

Line-up :

Oscar Dronjak - lead & rhythm guitar, backing vocals
Joacim Cans - vocals
Stefan Elmgren - lead & rhythm guitar, backing vocals
Magnus Rosén - bass
Patrik Rafling - drums

Limited edition came in a pictured (same picture as in the booklet) cardboard
box containing a signed plectrum and photos of the band.

The Russian version includes the following bonus tracks:
11. Eternal Dark*
12. Stone Cold (Live)*
13. I Want Out (Helloween cover)
14. Man On The Silver Mountain (Rainbow Cover)
15. The Metal Age (Live)
The Korean version includes the bonus tracks marked with a *

There is a limited version that includes all four tracks from the 'Always Will
Be' single as bonus tracks.

There is also a re-release of the album which contains a videoclip for 'Let the
Hammer Fall', and two additional live tracks:
11. The Metal Age (live)
12. Steel Meets Steel (live)

HAMMERFALL (Sweden) - 2000 - Renegade
Full-length, Nuclear Blast
October 9th, 2000

Joacim Cans - Lead and backing vocals, chimes
Oscar Dronjak - Lead and rhythm guitars, backing vocals, keyboards, tambourine
Stefan Elmgren - Lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
Magnus Rosén - Bass
Anders Johansson - Drums

Additional backing vocals on "Destined For Glory": Jamie Simmons, Paul Simmons
and John Alexander

Recording info:
Recorded at WireWorld Studios in Nashville, TN, April- June 2000.
Produced, recorded, engineered and mixed by Michael Wagener.
Mastered by Eric Conn.

Harley-Davidson sound on "Renegade" provided by Promise Breakers Motorcycle Club
Nashville, TN.

Song credits:
Tracks 2, 3, 4, 6, 8 written by Dronjak/Cans/Strömblad, tracks 1, 7, 10 by
Dronjak/Cans, track 9 by Dronjak/Elmgren and track 5 by Dronjak.

Art info:
Front and back cover artwork by Andreas Marschall and logo designs by Per
Stålfors. Following original ideas by Joacim Cans and Oscar Dronjak.

Photos by Michael Johansson.

Release info:
Formats: CD, LP, shaped CD, picture LP

The Russian version has the following bonus tracks:
11. Run With The Devil
12. Head Over Heels

HAMMERFALL (Sweden) - 2002 - Crimson Thunder
Full-length, Nuclear Blast
October 28th, 2002

Oscar Dronjak - lead & rhythm guitar, backing vocals
Joacim Cans - vocals
Stefan Elmgren - lead & rhythm guitar, backing vocals
Magnus Rosén - bass
Anders Johansson - drums

Also released as a limited edition Comicbook containing one additional bonus
track "Rising Force" (Yngwie Malmsteen cover) (4:31).

There has also been a numbered (1000 have been made) limited edition 3CD
longform leather digibook, that contains two 3" MCDs with one track on it each:
Crazy Nights (Loudness cover) (3:38)
Detroit Rock City (Kiss cover) (3:53)

Re-released in 2003 as limited Gold Award edition (enhanced CD in a DVD box)
containing the bonus track "Heeding The Call" (live) (4:43).

The Japanese version (VICP-62063) contains the bonus tracks:
12. Crazy Nights (Loudness cover)
13. Renegade (live)
14. Hammerfall (live)

HAMMERFALL (Sweden) - 2003 - One Crimson Night
Live album, Nuclear Blast
October 20th, 2003

Oscar Dronjak - lead & rhythm guitar, backing vocals
Joacim Cans - vocals
Stefan Elmgren - lead & rhythm guitar, backing vocals
Magnus Rosén - bass
Anders Johansson - drums

Also released as limited edition (1000 pieces) boxset containing this 2CD, the
DVD "One Crimson Night", a flag, backstage pass and a bonus CD with the
following tracklist:
1. Dreamland (live) (6:07)
2. Joacim's Message (0:27)
3. Oscar's Message (0:51)
4. Stefan's Message (0:38)
5. Magnus' Message (0:30)
6. Anders' Message (0:20)

Disc 1

Disc 2

HAMMERFALL (Sweden) - 2005 - Chapter V : Unbent, Unbowed, Unbroken
Full-length, Nuclear Blast Records
March 7th, 2005


Joacim Cans - Vocals
Oscar Dronjak - Guitar
Stefan Elmgren - Guitar
Magnus Rosén - Bass
Anders Johansson - Drums

Produced, mixed, mastered & engineered by Charlie Bauerfiend.

Special guest appearance by Conrad "Cronos" Lant from Venom on track 10.

All songs by Dronjak/Cans, 6 by Dronjak/Cans/Elmgren, 5, 8 by Dronjak.

"Unbent, Unbowed, Unbroken" and "Take the Black" are sayings from the "A Song of
Ice and Fire" series of books by George R.R. Martin, though in the books it is
written as "Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken," and the lyrics to "Take the Black" do
not seem to be connected to the story.

Also released as limited and numbered boxset (1,000 copies) containing the
limited edition CD in a metal box, two Hammerfall glasses, a Hammerfall scarf
and a certificate.

The limited metal box CD is available separately (10,000 copies) and includes an
enhanced part:
- Blood Bound (video clip)
- Making of "Blood Bound" (video)

The limited edition digipack includes an enhanced part:
- Blood Bound (video clip)
- Picture Gallery

The last track is followed by almost two minutes of silence and a short hidden
track (0:15).

HAMMERFALL (Sweden) - 2006 - Threshold
Full-length, Nuclear Blast Records
October 20th, 2006

Line Up:
Joacim Cans - Vocals
Oscar Dronjak - Guitar
Stefan Elmgren - Guitar
Magnus Rosen - Bass
Anders Johansson - Drums

The last HammerFall to feature Stefan Elmgren and Magnus Rosen.

"Dark Wings, Dark Words" is a saying from the "A Song of Ice and Fire" series of
books by George R.R. Martin.

Release dates:
Oct. 20 - Germany
Oct. 23 - rest of Europe
Oct. 25 - Japan
Oct. 31 - U.S.

Bonus tracks for Japan:
12. The Fire Burns Forever (Live)
13. Raise the Hammer (Live)

Limited edition bonus 3" DVD:
1: Natural High (4:30)
2: The Fire Burns Forever (3:20)
3: Making of 'Natural High' (4:41)

The Digipak edition contains a HammerFall Media Player as well as a video of
"Natural High."

HAMMERFALL (Sweden) - 2009 - No Sacrifice, No Victory
Full-length, Nuclear Blast Records
February 20th, 2009

Joacim Cans - Vocals
Oscar Dronjak - Guitars
Pontus Norgren - Guitars
Fredrik Larsson - Bass
Anders Johansson - Drums

Kamis, 04 Februari 2010


Melodic Death / Thrash Metal

Current line-up :

Björn Gooßes - Vocals (The Very End, Infliction (Ita))
Frank Basten - Guitar
Jens Basten - Guitar (Deadsoil, Intestinal Ulcer)
Tobias Bruchmann - Bass (In Blackest Velvet, Intestinal Ulcer , Pope Death Threat)
Adriano Ricci - Drums (Coronation, Torture Chamber (Deu), Blood Red Angel, Crikey, Resurrected (Deu), In Blackest Velvet, Grind Inc.)

Former/past member(s) :

Christian Müller (1995-1996) (In Blackest Velvet)

Christian Bass (1995-2003) (Intestinal Ulcer, Godz at War, Heaven Shall Burn (Session), Deadsoil)
Henning Lanczek (Guest) (1998) (Starseed, Castigate (Deu), Ninnghizhidda (Deu), Despise & Conquer, Rectificated, Citizen Kain, Yethlyreom)


NIGHT IN GALES (Ger) - 1997 - Towards The Twilight
Full-length, Nuclear Blast

Music by Night In Gales.
Lyrics by Bjorn Goosses and Christian Bass
Additional vocals by Tobias Bruchmann,
Keyboard played by Silke Rychlikowski

Recorded and mixed at the Real Sound Studio/Gelsenkirchen, Jan '97.
Produced and engineered by Wolfgang Stach.
Add. engineering by Thomas Erkelenz.
Mastered by Ansgar Ballborn and Wolfgang Stach.

Re-released in 2008 by Metal Mind Productions in digipack format on golden disc
with the "Sylphlike" EP as bonus. Limited to 2,000 copies.

NIGHT IN GALES (Ger) - 1998 - Thunderbeast
Full-length, Nuclear Blast

Line up:
Björn Gooßes - Vocals
Jens Basten - Guitar
Frank Basten - Guitar
Tobias Bruchmann - Bass
Christian Baß - Drums

Produced by Wolfgang Stach at the Real Sound Studio in March 1998.
All music composed by J. Basten, except track 2, 6, 8, 10 by J. Basten and Frank
All lyrics by Björn Gooßes.

Bonus tracks for Japan:
14. Autumn Water
15. Tragedians

Re-released in 2008 by Metal Mind Productions in digipack format on golden disc.
Limited to 2,000 copies. This re-release includes the bonus tracks previously
available only on the Japanese version.

NIGHT IN GALES (Ger) - 2005 - Ten Years Of Tragedy
EP, Self

Celebrating their 10 anniversary, Night In Gales released a 4 track EP that can
be downloaded from their official website. It's for free!