COBALT And MANTAR Begin Slow Forever Tour This Evening; Daily Ticket Giveaway Hosted By Metal Assault

Colorado progressive apocalyptic metal duo COBALT will kick off their long-anticipated North American headlining tour today. The trek will commence in Seattle, Washington and run through September 24th in Denver, Colorado. The pair — multi-instrumentalist/mastermind Erik Wunder and new vocalist Read More …

MANTAR: Infernal Metal Duo Prepare For North American Live Takeover; Band To Appear At Heavy Montréal This Weekend

Germany-based infernal metal duo MANTAR are gearing up for a North American live takeover beginning this weekend at Heavy Montréal in Montreal, Quebec. The band will also make an appearance at Psycho Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada before joining Read More …

MANTAR Guitarist/Vocalist Talks American Pop Culture And Pro Wrestling In Metal Injection’s Fourth Edition Of The Squared Circle Pit

MANTAR guitarist/vocalist Hanno Klärhardt recently appeared on the fourth edition of Metal Injection’s wrestling-based The Squared Circle Pit podcast. The hilarious interview gets up close and personal with Klärhardt, who delves deep into learning about American pop culture from pro Read More …

MANTAR Unveils “Cross The Cross” Video; Ode To The Flame Out Now On Nuclear Blast

Ode To The Flame is the nihilistic new full-length from Northern Germany-based infernal metal duo, MANTAR. Out now on Nuclear Blast, the record is currently available in CD, vinyl (black and gold – the latter of which is only available Read More …

MANTAR: Ode To The Flame Streaming In Full At Decibel Magazine; Record To See Official Release This Friday Via Nuclear Blast

[photo by Tim Klöcker] “…brutally straightforward, rife with ruthlessly catchy riffs and lyrics focused not on Satan or savagery, but on pure chaos, centering on the idea of fire as a guiding theme.” — Noisey With the release of Ode Read More …

MANTAR Premieres “Praise The Plague” At Cvlt Nation; Ode To The Flame To Drop On April 15th Via Nuclear Blast

“If you only let one album rip off your head and spit down your neck this year… make it this one.” – No Clean Singing Ode To The Flame is the smoldering, Nuclear Blast-bound new full-length from Northern Germany-based infernal Read More …

MANTAR: New Hymn From German Extreme Metal Duo Streaming At Noisey; Ode To The Flame Release Day Draws Near

As the release of Ode To The Flame, the punishing new full-length from Northern Germany-based infernal metal twosome, MANTAR, slithers ever closer to release, today Noisey offers up the nihilistic sounds of “Schwanenstein” for communal feasting. “The elemental fury of Read More …

MANTAR: German Infernal Metal Duo Releases “Cross The Cross” Teaser Video; Exclusive 7″ Release Announced

Northern Germany’s infernal metal duo MANTAR have released a teaser video for another track off their forthcoming sophomore effort, Ode To The Flame. Sample “Cross The Cross” below as well as first single, “Era Borealis” and studio footage.  The band has also Read More …

MANTAR: German Metal Duo Premieres “Era Borealis” From Nuclear Blast-Bound Ode To The Flame Album Through Revolver Magazine

In advance of their Nuclear Blast debut, Ode To The Flame, Germany’s extreme metal duo MANTAR releases the first single from the album with an exclusive stream of the malevolent “Era Borealis” through Revolver Magazine. Receive the rapture of MANTAR’s Read More …

MANTAR To Unleash Ode To The Flame Full-Length This April; Teaser Track Posted + Limited Vinyl Preorders Available

  Northern Germany’s infernal extreme metal duo, MANTAR, will release their Nuclear Blast debut worldwide on April 15th. Comments the band of the offering: “The title Ode To The Flame is chosen in tradition of the debut record, Death By Read More …