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CHTHONIC To Release 'Battlefields Of Asura' Album In October

CHTHONIC, the Taiwanese metal band recognized for its unique signature performance, will release its eighth album, "Battlefields Of Asura" — the follow-up to 2013's "Butik" — on October 10. Formed in 1995, CHTHONIC has toured in over 40 countries, played hundreds of concerts and festivals, and become the most visible Taiwanese metal band with international ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist ERIC PETERSON Says New DRAGONLORD Album 'Dominion' Is Like A Glorified Solo Project

Alex Haber of Heavy New York recently conducted an interview with guitarist Eric Peterson of San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On TESTAMENT's current support slot on SLAYER's "farewell" tour: Eric: "It's going great. Well, BEHEMOTH was on the first run ...

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HALESTORM Didn't Realize How 'Heavy' New Album 'Vicious' Was Until Band Started Playing Songs Live

HALESTORM vocalist Lzzy Hale and guitarist Joe Hottinger were recently interviewed by Backstage Axxess. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On making their new album, "Vicious": Joe: "The process was organic, for sure. Nick Raskulinecz, our producer, kind of just sat us in a ...

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LIV SIN Is Working On Material For Second Album

LIV SIN, the band led by former SISTER SIN vocalist Liv "Sin" Jagrell, has commenced work on the material for its second album. The group wrote on Facebook: "The ideas are there, demos will be recorded, and all we can say right now is that it's gonna be a real step forward from 'Follow Me'." ...

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MAYHEM: 'Cursed In Eternity' DEAD-Era Box Set Due In November

On November 16, Peaceville will release a comprehensive limited-edition deluxe set covering the influential Dead era of Norwegian black metal pioneers MAYHEM. The package will contain six picture disc LPs, a seven-inch single, 92-page book, posters, and DVD featuring the never-before-seen Jessheim and Sarpsborg live shows plus Henhouse rehearsals. "We are glad to be able ...

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GAMA BOMB To Release 'Speed Between The Lines' Album In October

Irish thrashers GAMA BOMB will release their sixth album, "Speed Between The Lines", on October 12 via AFM Records. The disc will be available as a CD, clear yellow gatefold vinyl (limited to 250 units), turquoise gatefold vinyl (limited to 250 units), clear/red gatefold and vinyl red/black splatter (limited to 100 units), which is exclusively ...

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TARJA: 'Until My Last Breath' Performance Video From 'Act II'

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has revealed the latest song from her brand new live-art-album and video "Act II". "Until My Last Breath" was recorded live at Metropolis Studios in London and can be seen below. Filmed during Tarja's world tour "The Shadow Shows", during which the influential heavy rock singer circled the world 7.5 ...

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Video Premiere: BEYOND THE BLACK's 'Million Lightyears'

German symphonic metal/power metal band BEYOND THE BLACK will release its new album, "Heart Of The Hurricane", on August 31 via Napalm Records (GSA via Airforce1). The official music video for the song "Million Lightyears", taken from "Heart Of The Hurricane", can be seen below. BEYOND THE BLACK's debut album, "Songs Of Love And Death" ...

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ABORTED: Lyric Video For 'TerrorVision' Title Track

ABORTED's new album, "TerrorVision", will be released on September 21 via Century Media Records. The artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (EXODUS, IMMOLATION, IMMORTAL). The official lyric video for the "TerrorVision" title track can be seen below. Comments ABORTED frontman Sven De Caluwé: "This song is the title track of the record first off and ...

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METAL ALLEGIANCE: New Trailer For 'Volume II - Power Drunk Majesty' Album Feat. MAX CAVALERA

METAL ALLEGIANCE — with its four core members: David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, ex-DREAM THEATER) and Mark Menghi — began as a celebration of heavy metal, powered by the almost tribal bond shared between the extreme music community's most revered trailblazers, armed with a list of contributors onstage (and ...

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Video Premiere: PRIMAL FEAR's 'The Ritual'

"The Ritual", the new video from Germany's PRIMAL FEAR, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Apocalypse", which will be released on August 10 via Frontiers Music Srl. "Apocalypse" will be available in the following formats: * CD * CD/DVD * Box set (includes CD/DVD + T-shirt) [T-shirt size ...

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CAST THE STONE Feat. Members of MISERY INDEX, CATTLE DECAPITATION: 'A Plague Of Light' Lyric Video

American death/black metallers CAST THE STONE have released the official lyric video for the song "A Plague Of Light", taken from their recently announced six-track EP, "Empyrean Atrophy". The disc is due for release on August 31 via Agonia Records. CAST THE STONE is Mark Kloeppel (MISERY INDEX, SCOUR), Derek Engemann (CATTLE DECAPITATION, SCOUR), Jesse ...

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