Band Photo: Poisonblack (?)
From: Oulu, Finland
Last Known Status: Active
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Below is our complete Poisonblack 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.
Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.
Finland's Poisonblack will be releasing new album "Lyijy" this coming September 13th, 2013.
The band now has a music video out for the track "Home Is Where the Sty Is," which is available for viewing at Radiorock.fi here.
A teaser trailer for the new album "Lyijy" has also been posted online and can be found in the player below.
Finland's Battle Beast, which recently signed with Nuclear Blast Records, is heading out on the road with Poisonblack. Nuclear Blast issued the following statement about the tour:
"Amazing Nuclear Blast newcomer act BATTLE BEAST has been confirmed for a short tour through Germany together with their fellow countrymen of Poisonblack at short notice. Take the chance to enjoy their powerful heavy metal in the vein of such classic acts as Accept and Doro live before the release of their debut album 'Steel' on January 27th 2012:
25.11.2011 Berlin, GER – Comet
27.11.2011 Hamburg, GER – Logo
28.11.2011 Bochum, GER – Matrix
30.11.2011 Ludwigsburg, GER – Rockfabrik
01.12.2011 Weinheim, GER – Cafe Central
"Moreover, it can be seen as a great warm up for the big European tour as support of their label mates NIGHTWISH in spring of 2012 – check out the tour dates at this location."
Finnish gothic band Poisonblack, featuring Ex-Sentenced vocalist Ville Laihiala, has posted a new music video for the song "Scars" from the band's latest LP "Drive." The album was released in April of this year and is available through Hype Records.
The organisers of Britain's Bloodstock Open Air festival has announced that Irish black metal outfit Primordial and British extreme metal band Xerath have been added to this year's edition of the event. The festival will take place from August 12th-14th in Catton Hall, Derbyshire and will feature this lineup:
Devin Townsend Project
Rhapsody Of Fire
Deadly Circus Fire
Def Con One
Finnish goth metal act Poisonblack posted the music video for the track "Mercury Falling."
"Mercury Falling" is the first single off Poisonblack's new album "Drive," which is set to be released April 27, 2011, via Hype Records.
Finnish act Poisonblack has revealed the tracklisting for its upcoming full length album. The new album, titled "Drive," is set for release on April 27, 2011 through Hype Records. You can view the album's tracklisting below.
1. Piston Head
2. Mercury Falling
3. A Good Day For The Crows
4. Maggot Song
5. From Now-Here to Nowhere
7. The Dead-End Stream
8. Futile Man
The organisers of Great Britain's Bloodstock Open Air festival has announced that, in addition to black metal icons Immortal headlining the second day of the event, heavy metal veterans W.A.S.P. will be headlining the main stage on the friday, with rock gods Motorhead closing the festivities on the final day of the event. Speaking about the festival, Motorhead frontman Lemmy stated:
"Bloodstock is celebrating 11 years, Motorhead 36 years - Boys and girls, come and see, we will rock your fu**in’ ass’. See you at Bloodstock!"
The event will take place at Catton Hall, Derbyshire from August 12th-14th and will feature the following lineup: More...
Finnish metal band Poisonblack, featuring former SENTENCED frontman Ville Laihiala, has announced the departure of guitarist Janne Markus.
The band comments, "After four years and two albums we have to announce that Janne is no longer in the band.His goals and ambitions couldn't have come true in poisonblack and we totally understand and respect that.His creativity needs a different setting than poisonblack can and ever will provide.This is the one and only time we`re going to explain the reasons behind his departure,so do not bother asking.We thank him for the music, the unforgettable moments we all shared together on - and offstage and wish him the best for the future."
Finnish gothic metal band Poisonblack, which features ex-Sentenced singer Ville Laihiala, has announced its signing with Hype Records. The signing comes in time for the band to record its forthcoming fifth studio album. Poisonblack has scheduled recording time at Antfarm Studio in Aarhus, Denmark in January 2011 with producer Tue Madsen.
The new album is currently titled "Lead & Roll Vol. 5" and is the follow up to 2008's "Of Rust And Bones."
Finnish gothic metal band Poisonblack, which features ex-sentenced singer Ville Laihiala, has released their entire new album, "Of Rust And Bones," for streaming at this location. The album will be released tomorrow March 22nd in Europe.
The tracklisting for "Of Rust And Bones" is as follows:
01. My Sun Shines Black
03. My World
04. Buried Alive
06. Casket Case
07. Down The Drain
09. The Last Song
10. Half Past Dead (bonus track)
Finnish metal band Poisonblack has announced the following Finnish tour dates:
20.03.2010 - Raahe - Nightclub Gina (Fin)
02.04.2010 - Kouvola - Rytmikatti (Fin)
03.04.2010 - Seinäjoki - Rytmikorjaamo (Fin)
04.04.2010 - Turku - Klubi (Fin)
08.04.2010 - Pori - Bar Kino (Fin)
10.04.2010 - Kuopio - Henry`s Pub (Fin)
16.04.2010 - Vaasa -Hullu Pullo (Fin)
21.04.2010 - Helsinki - Tavastia (Fin)
22.04.2010 - Tampere - Klubi (Fin)
23.04.2010 - Salo - Rockin` Hood (Fin)
29.04.2010 - Jyväskylä - Lutakko (Fin)
30.04.2010 - Oulu - Teatria (Fin)
Finnish gothic metal band POISONBLACK, featuring ex-Sentenced vocalist Ville Laihiala, will be releasing their fourth studio album “Of Rust And Bones.” The album will be available ONLINE only through stores like iTunes and Amazon mp3. The cover art and booklet artwork was created by Teemu Hostikka / www.ntrnz.com and can be seen at this location.
The band comments on recording the new album with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa, “The main goal was, while recording, to have nothing more or less than 2 guitars, drums, bass and keyboards with vocals on top. Basically, record how we sound as a band. A lot of music was recorded 'live' with everyone playing the song instead of Tarmo playing drums with only one guitar and a click track. A couple of songs were played totally naked. It’s amazing how you really get into your instrument and the song when you don’t have any clothes on... Hiili also played a big part in getting us in the right mood for each song. Lyrically the album is dealing with the uncontrollable craving for alcohol and boredom, frustration, hate, love and the fact that eventually everything will go down the drain."
Finnish gothic metal band Poisonblack has announced the release dates for their new album "Of Rust And Bones." The release dates are as follows:
FINLAND: Wednesday, March 17, 2010.
GERMANY / AUSTRIA / SWITZERLAND / ITALY: Friday, March 19, 2010.
UK / BENELUX / FRANCE / GREECE / DENMARK / NORWAY / PORTUGAL / REST OF EUROPE: Monday, March 22, 2010.
SPAIN: Tuesday, March 23, 2010.
SWEDEN / HUNGARY: Wednesday, March 24, 2010.
A Limited Edition CD Digipak will be released in Finland and Germany and will feature the bonus track "Half past dead." More...
Leaves' Eyes are the latest band to be confirmed for the Summer Breeze Open Air 2010 festival. The festival will take place from August 19th - 21st in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. More information about the festival can be found at this location.
The other confirmed bands for the festival include: More...
Tarmo Kanerva, drummer of POISONBLACK, will host his own radio show on the Finnish station Radio Mega (www.radiomega.fi) every Saturday between 15:00-16:00.
The kick off for the show will be next Saturday, October 3rd. Tarmo will present fresh new rock music from bands based in Northern Finland. He will also broadcast interviews and give you the hottest news from the music scene in the Nothern part of Finland.
At the same time POISONBLACK is in the late stages of finalizing their fourth album, this time with the acclaimed producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, Sentenced, Apocalyptica, Amorphis).
Finnish gothic metal band, Poisonblack, which features ex-sentenced singer Ville Laihiala, has issued the following studio update:
"Halipatsuippaa! Well...things are looking great here(shit). We've gotten a lot of work done and the songs are starting to build up and sound amazing.(shit)The downside to all of this is that the men are getting fatter and fatter...(great).Antti's been cooking some really delicious meals and we've washed em down with a whole lotta beers(great).Anyways...here's some song titles for all of you motherfuckers... My sun shines black,Down the drain,The last song,Buried alive,Penaaliseppo(great)...the rest is yet to be revealed(shit).So greetings to all of you from the studio;the poisonmen(shit)."
Finland's Poisonblack has issued the following brief update about preparing to record a new album:
"Poisonblack will enter studios with Hiili Hiilesmaa in august 2009. The still unnamed album will be released in the beginning of the year 2010. Have a nice summer boys and girls. "
Poisonblack — the Finnish band featuring former Sentenced frontman Ville Laihiala — has scheduled a number of headlining tour dates in its home country immediately following its European tour with Dark Tranquility and Fear My Thoughts.
"A Dead Heavy Day," the new album from Poisonblack recently entered the Finnish chart at position No. 6. The album was made available as standard CD, LP plus bonus CD as well as limited-edition CD plus bonus DVD containing a "Making Of A Dead Heavy Day," the video for the single "Rush" (taken from the band's 2006 effort "Lust-Stained Despair"), and seven songs filmed at an exclusive semi-acoustic gig at Radio Mega in the band's hometown of Oulu.
Here are the Poisonblack tour dates: More...
Celebrating the 20-year anniversary of Century Media Records, Dark Tranquillity, Poisonblack (featuring ex-Sentenced frontman Ville Laihiala) and Fear My Thoughts team up for the Where Death is Most Alive European tour.
Tour dates are as follows:
Oct. 24 Berlin, Germany - Kato
Oct. 25 Hamburg, Germany - Grünspan
Oct. 26 Doordrecht, Netherlands - Bibelot
Oct. 27 Vosselaar, Belgium - Biebob
Oct. 28 Paris, France - Locomotive
Oct. 29 Lyon, France - Ninkasi kao
Nov. 01 Bologna, Italy - Estragon
Nov. 02 Rome, Italy - Alpheus
Nov. 04 Treviso, Italy - New Age
Nov. 05 Ljubljana, Slovenia - Gala Hala
Nov. 06 Vienna, Austria - Szene
Nov. 07 Graz, Austria - Orpheum
Nov. 08 Winterthur, Switzerland - Salzhaus
Nov. 09 Munich, Germany - Backstage
Nov. 10 Stuttgart, Germany - Röhre
Nov. 11 Cologne, Germany - Underground
Nov. 12 Copenhagen, Denmark - Pumpehuset
The October 31st show in Milan, Italy will be recorded for an upcoming Dark Tranquillity DVD.
For more info, visit the tour's official Myspace page.
Dark Tranquillity have confirmed their performances on the Close-Up Made Us Do It Tour, supported by Engel and Dead by April. Dates for this tour are:
Nov. 13 Oslo, Norway - John Dee
Nov. 14 Göteborg, Sweden - Brewhouse
Nov. 15 Skövde, Sweden - Valhall
Nov. 16 Stockholm, Sweden - Tyrol
Nov. 18 Östersund, Sweden - Hårdrocksklubben
Nov. 20 Linköping, Sweden - Platens
Nov. 21 Malmö, Sweden - KB
Nov. 22 Huskvarna, Sweden - Folkets Park
Finnish gothic metal band Poisonblack has posted the first in a series of videos detailing their time in the studio recording their upcoming album "A Dead Heavy Day". The video can be viewed below. More...