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Below is our complete Benighted news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.
It's just over eight months until one of the highlights of the metal festival calendar is upon us once again... Blastfest!
The festival is held in Norway's Bergen, a city steeped in metal culture and famed for its natural beauty with its location between seven mountains and seven fjords. Blastfest takes place right in the heart of winter on 22nd - 25th February, 2017.
Now on the lead up to its fourth incarnation, acts such as Devin Townsend Project, Dying Fetus and Hell have already been announced. Today 14 more groups are confirmed, with the current linup as follows:
Devin Townsend Project / Dying Fetus / Between The Buried & Me / Hell / Peste Noire / Memoriam / Batushka / Akercocke / Ajattara / Horna / Benighted / Hour Of Penance / Angelcorpse / The Monolith Deathcult / Hatesphere / Misþyrming / Zhrine / Trident / Emptiness / IXXI / Regarde Les Hommes Tomber / Lucifers Child / Deluge / Auðn / Nordjevel / Darkend / Beneath / Avslut / Doomas / Aspherium / Ade / Plus More TBA More...
Hail Of Bullets, Archgoat, Memoriam, Illdisposed, Valkyrja, Insanity Reigns Supreme & Burning Hatred are now all confirmed for Eindhoven Metal Meeting 2016.
The eighth edition of this internationally renowned festival is set to take place Friday the 16th and Saturday the 17th of December 2016 at the Effenaar venue in Eindhoven. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: More...
French brutal death metal/deathgrind outfit Benighted just revealed Romain Goulon (Necrophagist, Monument Of Misanthropy, Raising The Veil, Agressor, Disavowed etc.) as the band's new drummer, succeeding Kevin Foley. States the band:
"Here we are! We are extremely proud to welcome war machine Romain Goulon as our new drummer! Watch him blast away while performing our song "Asylum Cave" in this video clip!"
You can now check out the new drum playthrough clip below.
Benighted has announced a European trek, dubbed the "Abysmal European Tour," supporting The Black Dahlia Murder.
The tour begins January 14 and covers 8 countries, with a full list of confirmed dates below.
Regarding the forthcoming trek, the band comments: "Europe, are you ready!? We are proud to announce to be main support on the upcoming 'Abysmal European Tour' 2016! Come and join us to have a sick party together!"
Jan. 14 Brighton, UK @ The Haunt
Jan. 15 Southampton, UK @ Talking Heads
Jan. 16 Bristol, UK @ The Fleece
Jan. 17 Nottingham, UK @ Rescue Rooms
Jan. 18 Leeds, UK- The Key Club
Jan. 19 Glasgow, UK @ Cathouse
Jan. 20 Dublin, IRE @ Voodoo Lounge
Jan. 21 Manchester, UK @ Sound Control
Jan. 23 London, UK @ Underworld
Jan. 25 Dunkerque, FRA @ Le Feerailleur
Jan. 26 Toulouse, FRA @ Connexion Live
Jan. 28 Madrid, SPA @ Caracol
Jan. 29 Barcelona, SPA @ Razzmatazz 2
Jan. 30 Lyon, FRA @ O’Totem
Feb. 1 Winterthur, SWI @ Gaswrk
Feb. 2 Graz, AUT @ Explosiv
Feb. 3 Leipzig, GER @ Conne Island
Feb. 4 Hamburg, GER @ Logo
Feb. 5 Eindhoven, NET @ Dynamo
Feb. 6 Antwerp, BEL @ Biebob
Feb. 7 Essen, GER @ Turock More...
Austria's only true metal underground festival, Kaltenbach Open Air, is streaming a short video recap of its 10th anniversary edition below (courtesy of Stormbringer). This year's edition of the festival had the following bands live on stage: Marduk, Dark Funeral, Agalloch, Krisiun, Anaal Nathrakh, Rotting Christ, God Dethroned, Valkyrja, Benighted, Thulcandra, Hideous Divinity and Darkfall.
Check it out now below.
Benighted has announced that long-time drummer and brother Kevin Foley will be unavailable to perform with the French brutal death shooting stars this Summer due to the blasting progeny having an offer to join another big project that he can't refuse. The band is searching for a full time replacement and today reveals two drummers stepping in for ucpoming Summer festivals.
Austrian killer machine David Diepold will bang the drums at the Ranger Rock Festival in Brand, Germany on the 13th of June and the Swiss Summer Break(Down) Festival in Geneva at Kalvingrad on June 27th. On all other Summer festivals (please see below for a full list of shows), the band's friend Kevin Paradis (who appeared in Benighted's music video "Experience Your Flesh") will sit on the drum stool.
Interested talents can apply by sending two drum videos of the songs "Asylum Cave" and "Let The Blood Spill Between My Broken Teeth" to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the meain time, catch Benighted live on these upcoming tour dates: More...
Austria's Kaltenbach Open Air is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and deploying following bands among many others: Marduk, Dark Funeral, Agalloch, Krisiun, Anaal Nathrakh, Rotting Christ, God Dethroned, Valkyrja, Benighted, Thulcandra, Darkfall. Check out the official festival trailer streaming below. Tickets and all informations about the festival can be found HERE.
Check out the official Running Order 2015: More...
Austria's Kaltenbach Open Air is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and has already announced the running order for all three days. Tickets and all informations about the festival can be found HERE.
Check out the official Running Order 2015 below: More...
With American death metal legends Origin, the utterly brutal Morgoth from Germany, Dutch marauders Centurian and Dutch brutal death grinders Korpse rounding off the bill, the line-up for Neurotic Deathfest 2015 is complete.
Europe's premier indoor extreme metal festival sets place on April 17th - 19th at the 013 venue in Tilburg, the Netherlands. 42 bands in total will play at the 12th edition of the festival, including heavyweight acts such as Bloodbath, Obituary and Entombed A.D. Weekend tickets and day tickets are available through this location.
The confirmed bands are as follows:
Bloodbath, Obituary, Entombed A.D., Immolation, Origin, Devourment, Nader Sadek, Broken Hope, Pyrexia, Tribulation, Internal Suffering, Benighted, Internal Bleeding, Morgoth, Dead Congregation, Sinister, Disavowed, Soulburn, Liquid Graveyard, Mass Infection, Gorod, Kronos, Centurian, Ingested, Holocausto Canibal, Jig-Ai, Nominon, Unfathomable Ruination, Acranius, Cardiac Arrest, Incinerate, Regurgitate Life, Hideous Divinity, Contrastic, Perfecitizen, The Walking Dead Orchestra, Near Death Condition, Korpse, Bleeding Utopia, Abhorrent Decimation, Neuroma and Slaughter To Prevail. More...
French death metal grindcore outfit Benighted is streaming a new live clip "X2Y/Noise/Let The Blood Spill Between My Broken Teeth" filmed at the Foufounes Électriques, March 4th 2015.
Check it out below.
Extreme death metal outfit Benighted has announced a string of tour dates in the U.K next month. The trek, which begins on April 11th, sees the band playing shows in Bristol, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Birmingham, and more before concluding on April 17th in Reading.
Support on this tour comes from Cancerous Womb and Abhorrent Decimation. A full list of tour dates can be found below. Regarding the forthcoming trek, the band comments:
"We are very proud and excited to come back to the UK for this leg. We are looking forward to kick ass together with our friends from Cancerous Womb and Abhorrent Decimation, who will join us! We will sure deliver a sick and intense show that our UK fans will not forget soon. Promise! Don't miss this!" More...
Industrial doom outfit Crown will be playing at this year's edition of the Kaltenbach Open Air Festival (replacing the black metalers of Hellsaw who recently called it quits). Hailing from France, Crown (not to be confused with The Crown) consists of two men and a machine who tune their neutron guitars to the Richter scale, and deliver the sound of a molten universe collapsing.
The Kaltenbach Open Air is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and deploying following bands among many others: Marduk, Dark Funeral, Agalloch, Krisiun, Anaal Nathrakh, Rotting Christ, God Dethroned, Valkyrja, Benighted, Thulcandra, Darkfall. Tickets and all informations about the festival can be found HERE .
French death metal grindcore outfit Benighted have just released a new live CD and DVD set entitled "Brutalive The Sick". Today the band offers a new live performance clip from the DVD for the track "Collapse" below.
States Benighted about the release: “The show was recorded at Sylak Open Air 2014 in France. These 13 tracks represent our unleashed fury on stage whipped up by an amazing crowd. We hope this makes for a suitably brutal and insane birthday gift for all of you!”
Benighted is now premiering the band's complete forthcoming live album "Brutalive the Sick," which comes with a bonus DVD.
This brutal death onslaught is streaming below, courtesy of Metal-Hammer.de. The CD + DVD will be released on the 23rd of February, 2015.
Benighted also comments: "We are happy to announce that for the celebration of our 15th anniversary our first live album 'Brutalive the Sick' will be out soon. The show was recorded at Sylak Open Air 2014 in France. These 13 tracks represent our unleashed fury on stage whipped up by an amazing crowd. We hope this makes for a suitably brutal and insane birthday gift for all of you!" More...
Benighted has premiered the second live track taken from forthcoming live CD + DVD set, "Benighted - Brutalive the Sick." The track, titled "Experience Your Flesh," is streaming below courtesy of Lambgoat.com.
"Benighted - Brutalive the Sick" will be released by Season of Mist worldwide on February 23rd, 2015. Benighted has also announced a headlining tour of Canada.
The tour, which starts on February 26th in Quebec, sees the band travel throughout the country before concluding on March 21st. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found after the jump. More...
The European death metal extremists from Benighted have premiered a live track taken from their forthcoming live CD + DVD set, "Benighted - Brutalive the Sick."
The track, titled "Let the Blood Spill Between My Broken Teeth," is streaming below thanks to BeatRoute Magazine.
The set will be released by Season of Mist worldwide on February 23rd, 2015 and the track listing is as follows:
3. Let the Blood Spill between My Broken Teeth
5. Experience Your Flesh
6. Carnivore Sublime
8. Grind Wit
10. Collection of Dead Portraits
11. Slaughter Suicide
13. Asylum Cave More...
The Neurotic Deathfest has announced new names for the 2015 installment, set to take place at 013 venue in Tilburg, The Netherlands on April 17th - 19th, 2015.
Four new acts are confirmed: Obituary, Gorod, Kronos and Holocausto Canibal. The organization earlier confirmed heavyweight acts such as Bloodbath and Immolation. Tickets are available through this location.
The currently announced lineup is as follows: More...
French extreme metal act Benighted released a teaser clip from the upcoming live CD/DVD release "Brutalive the Sick." The release is set for February 23, 2015 via Season of Mist Records.
More information on the track list and cover art is expected soon. Check out the trailer here:
Benighted is proud to announce the band's lineup is once again complete, and a new live album is in the works. The extreme metal group comments:
"After having performed amazing gigs with them during the last months, we are very proud to welcome Pierre Arnoux (bass/backing vocals) and Emmanuel Dalle (guitars) as official and permanent members in Benighted.
"With our line-up finally stable again, we are currently working on our first live album. It was recorded at Sylak Open Air this summer and will be released via Season of Mist in 2015. Prepare yourself for war!!"
Benighted is still playing shows in support of latest full-length "Carnivore Sublime" (reviewed here). Upcoming dates are as follows:
04 Oct 14 Loches (FR) Loches en Grind
11 Oct 14 Essen (DE) Essen Death Feast
18 Oct 14 Sélestat (FR) Rock Your Brain Fest
29 Oct 14 Graz (AT) Explosiv
30 Oct 14 Bratislava (SK) Fuga
31 Oct 14 Wörgl (AT) VZ Komma
01 Nov 14 Lausanne (CH) Grand-Vennes
17 Jan 15 Rambouillet (FR) L'Usine À Chapeaux
18 Apr 15 Tilburg (NL) O13 Neurotic Deathfest More...
Brutal death metal outfit Benighted is proud to announce two stand-in musicians for this Summer season and gladly welcome guitarist Bert (High For A Dive, Soulbreeder, ex-Winds Of Torment) and bassist Pierre (High For A Dive, Poumon).
Benighted comments: "This line-up is ready to destroy the stages this summer! We will begin in a week with the amazing Metal Days Festival in Slovenia! See you there guys and stay sick!"