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THE FALLEN DIVINE: Entire Debut Album Available For Streaming

"The Binding Cycle", the debut album from Oslo, Norway-based progressive/extreme metallers THE FALLEN DIVINE, can be streamed in its entirety below. Due on May 18 via Indie Recordings, the CD was recorded with Andy La Rocque (KING DIAMOND guitarist) at his Sonic Train studios in Varberg, Sweden and mixed by Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, ...

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LOUDNESS Signs With FROSTBYTE MEDIA

Veteran Japanese metallers LOUDNESS have inked a deal with FrostByte Media. The band's latest album, "Eve To Dawn", will be released outside Japan this summer. The CD was originally made available in the group's home country last September. In advance of an extensive North American tour around the release of "Eve To Dawn", LOUDNESS will ...

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SABATON: New Song Available For Streaming

"En Livstid i Krig", a new song from Swedish metallers SABATON, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Carolus Rex", which will be released in Europe on May 25 via Nuclear Blast Records. The lyrics for the CD, which will be made available in both English ...

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Special Edition Of METALLICA's 'So What!' Magazine; Several Pages Available For Preview

METALLICA, in conjunction with U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine, will be publishing a special edition of METALLICA's So What! magazine called "Metallica The 30th Anniversary Event". This special edition commemorating METALLICA's 30th-anniversary celebration that took place at San Francisco's iconic Fillmore Theatre in December 2011 will hit newsstands nationwide on May 14, will be available on ...

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SIGHT OF EMPTINESS: Footage From The Studio Posted Online

The second in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the as-yet-untitled third album from Costa Rica-based melodic metal band SIGHT OF EMPTINESS can be seen below. The CD was recorded at SoloHits Studios in San José, Costa Rica with Swedish producer Thomas "Plec" Johansson (SCAR SYMMETRY, WATAIN, ESKIMO CALLBOY, ...

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HEXEN: New Song Available For Streaming

"Stream Of Unconsciousness", a brand new song from Los Angeles progressive thrashers HEXEN, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Being And Nothingness", which will be released on May 28 in Europe and July 17 in North America. The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered at ...

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MEMORIES OF A DEAD MAN: 'V.I.T.R.I.O.L.' Teaser Available

France's MEMORIES OF A DEAD MAN has released a visual teaser for its second full-length album, "V.I.T.R.I.O.L.", which came out on April 20 through Klonosphere/Season of Mist. Produced in France by Etienne Sarthou and mastered in Sweden by Lindberg Magnus (CULT OF LUNA, POISON THE WELL, AUGUST BURNS RED), "V.I.T.R.I.O.L." features "11 new themes that ...

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MARYANN COTTON's 'Free Falling Angels' To Be Released In June

Four musicians who performed on KING DIAMOND's 1990 album, "The Eye" — guitarists Andy La Rocque and Pete Blakk, bassist Hal Patino and drummer Snowy Shaw — are featured on "Free Falling Angels", the forthcoming debut album from Patino's son, Danish rock singer Maryann Cotton (born Jackie Patino). The CD, which also features guitarist Sebastain ...

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ENGEL Schedules Gothenburg Signing Session

Gothenburg, Sweden-based metallers ENGEL will take part in a signing session in their hometown on May 18 at 5:30 p.m. at Media Markt Bäckebol. There will also be a release party for the band's third album, "Blood Of Saints", later that evening at Sticky Fingers. "Blood Of Saints" will be released on May 18 via ...

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FATES WARNING: Multi-Camera Fan-Filmed Video Footage From São Paulo

U.S. progressive metal icons FATES WARNING tapped Mike Portnoy (ADRENALINE MOB, TRANSATLANTIC, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) to sit behind the kit for their first-ever visit to South America as special guests for QUEENSRŸCHE on April 14 at HSBC Brasil in São Paulo, Brazil. Multi-camera fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. Commented ...

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CAGE Frontman Interviewed On 'Black Night Meditations' (Audio)

WSCA 106.1 FM's "Black Night Meditations" recently conducted an interview with vocalist Sean Peck of San Diego metallers CAGE. Topics discussed included the latest CAGE album, "Supremacy Of Steel"; the band's plans for the follow-up effort; and the Marvel comics universe. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. "Black Night ...

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GRAND MAGUS: Official 'The Hunt' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for "The Hunt", the title track of the new album from Swedish heavy rockers GRAND MAGUS, can be seen below. Due in Europe on May 25 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD's cover artwork was created by Arik Roper (CATHEDRAL, HIGH ON FIRE, SLEEP), who also handled the art on GRAND ...

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UNISONIC: Rehearsal Video Footage Posted Online

The first in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the rehearsal sessions for UNISONIC's upcoming tour can be seen below. UNISONIC is the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou ...

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SLAYER Guitarist Featured In Jägermeister Commercial

The story of Jägermeister is one of incredible growth and success. This iconic brand has earned its position as the #1 selling imported cordial in America and eighth largest-selling premium spirit worldwide without leveraging what most in the category have for years — television advertising. On May 3, this will change. Jägermeister, the brand known ...

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CRYPTOPSY Performs Brand New Song In Windsor; Video Available

Canadian extreme metallers CRYPTOPSY debuted a brand new song, "Amputated Enigma", during their April 29 concert at The Dominion House in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. CRYPTOPSY in January tapped bassist Olivier Pinard (NEURAXIS, VENGEFUL) as the replacement for guitarist-turned-bassist Youri Raymond. Raymond left CRYPTOPSY in December, ...

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U.D.O.: 'Celebrator' Trailer Available

U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, will release a "rare-tracks" album with some very special gems for the fans. Entitled "Celebrator", the effort will be made available on May 4 via AFM Records. The official trailer for "Celebrator" can be seen below. "Celebrator" track listing: CD 1: 01. Stormbreaker ...

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To Persevere is Diabolical - FOMENTO

Italian brawlers FOMENTO know how to throw a punch, a lot of punches! "To Persevere is Diabolical" is as tight as those stonewashed jeans you wore in the 80s and as tough as the ass kickin' you got for reintroducing them in 2012. Metallic hardcore and modern thrash brought forth with energy and solid songwriting ...

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SHINEDOWN, GODSMACK, STAIND, PAPA ROACH Confirmed For 'Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival'

The third annual Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival returns this August and September for more than 30 shows throughout North America. The main stage features multiplatinum rock bands SHINEDOWN, GODSMACK, STAIND and PAPA ROACH, along with breaking band ADELITAS WAY. In addition, the Ernie Ball Stage and Jägermeister Stage in the festival area will include ...

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