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SPARZANZA: 'Folie À Cinq' Video Teasers Available

The first two in a series of video teasers for "Folie À Cinq", the fifth album from the Karlstad, Sweden-based metal/rock band SPARZANZA, can be viewed below. Due on February 9 via Spinefarm Records, the CD was recorded between September and November at Leon Music with producer Rikard Löfgren, who helmed the band's last two ...

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CALM HATCHERY: 'Messerschmitt' Video Released

"Messerschmitt", the new video from CALM HATCHERY, the Polish death metal quintet featuring past and present members of DEAD INFECTION and TEHACE, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's second album, "Sacrilege Of Humanity", which was released on December 20 via Selfmadegod Records. The cover artwork was designed by Mentalporn (DEATHSTARS, BEHEMOTH) ...

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SPARZANZA: New Single To Be Released This Week

"Temple Of The Red-Eyed Pigs", the new single from the Karlstad, Sweden-based metal/rock band SPARZANZA, will be released on December 22. The song comes off the group's fifth album, "Folie À Cinq", which is scheduled for release on February 9, 2011 via b>Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded between September and November at Leon Music ...

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SOILWORK: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From European Tour (Part 4)

Swedish metallers SOILWORK have uploaded the fourth in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from their current European tour with CALIBAN and ALL THAT REMAINS. Check it out below. SOILWORK's new album, "The Panic Broadcast", sold around 5,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position ...

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EX DEO Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

EX DEO — the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal led by KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono — has inked a deal with Austria's Napalm Records for the release of the band's next CD, "Caligula". Iacono states, "Today I'm excited to say that we have found a new home for the Roman legion of EX DEO! We have parted ...

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SPARZANZA: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'Follow Me' Video Shoot

Behind-the-scenes footage from the filming of "Follow Me", the new video from the Karlstad, Sweden-based metal/rock band SPARZANZA, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's fifth album, "Folie À Cinq", which is scheduled for release on February 9, 2011 via b>Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded between September and November at Leon ...

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SOILWORK: Sixth Part Of Tour Documentary Posted Online

Swedish metallers SOILWORK have uploaded the sixth part of their tour documentary. The footage, which can be viewed in two parts below, was filmed and edited by Tommy Jones and taken during the band's recent North American headlining tour. SOILWORK's new album, "The Panic Broadcast", sold around 5,300 copies in the United States in its ...

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EX DEO: New Album Title Announced; Audio Interview Available

EX DEO — the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal led by KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono — will begin pre-production on its next album, "Caligula", once KATAKLYSM has completed its touring commitments in 2011. Iacono states, "Expect a revolutionary album that will breathe the word 'NEW' into a much-stagnant metal industry. "It is yet undermined which label will ...

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SOILWORK: Fifth Part Of Tour Documentary Posted Online

Swedish metallers SOILWORK have uploaded the fifth part of their tour documentary. The footage was filmed and edited by Tommy Jones and taken during the band's recent North American headlining tour. SOILWORK's new album, "The Panic Broadcast", sold around 5,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position ...

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SOILWORK Interviewed By Australia's SCHITZOPHONIC (Video)

Schitzophonic, a Sydney, Australia-based media production company, conducted an interview with SOILWORK members Björn "Speed" Strid (vocals), Peter Wichers (guitar) and Dirk Verbeuren (drums) before the band's October 22, 2010 concert at Sydney's Manning Bar. You can now watch the chat below. SOILWORK's new album, "The Panic Broadcast", sold around 5,300 copies in the United ...

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SOILWORK: Fourth Part Of Tour Documentary Posted Online

Swedish metallers SOILWORK have uploaded the fourth part of their tour documentary. The footage was filmed and edited by Tommy Jones and taken during the band's recent North American headlining tour. SOILWORK's new album, "The Panic Broadcast", sold around 5,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position ...

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SOILWORK: Sydney Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of SOILWORK's October 22, 2010 concert at the Manning Bar in Sydney, Australia can be viewed below. SOILWORK's new album, "The Panic Broadcast", sold around 5,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 88 on The Billboard 200 chart. SOILWORK's previous CD, "Sworn ...

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SOILWORK: Third Part Of Tour Documentary Posted Online

Swedish metallers SOILWORK have uploaded the third part of their tour documentary. The footage was filmed and edited by Tommy Jones and taken during the band's recent North American headlining tour. SOILWORK's new album, "The Panic Broadcast", sold around 5,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position ...

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SOILWORK: Second Part Of Tour Documentary Posted Online

Swedish metallers SOILWORK have uploaded the second part of their tour documentary. The footage was filmed and edited by Tommy Jones and taken during the band's recent North American headlining tour. SOILWORK's new album, "The Panic Broadcast", sold around 5,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position ...

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SOILWORK: First Part Of Tour Documentary Posted Online

Swedish metallers SOILWORK have uploaded the first part of their tour documentary. The footage was filmed and edited by Tommy Jones and taken during the band's recent North American headlining tour. SOILWORK's new album, "The Panic Broadcast", sold around 5,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position ...

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KATAKLYSM: New Webisode Available

A brand new webisode from Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM — featuring footage of the the band answering questions submitted by fans, performing live in front of 15,000 people at the Heavy MTL festival; playing Ozzfest; celebrating Maurizio Iacono's birthday; and much more — can be viewed below. "Heaven's Venom", the new album from KATAKLYSM, sold ...

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KATAKLYSM: 'Heaven's Venom' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Heaven's Venom", the new album from Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM, sold around 2,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 8 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never ...

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KATAKLYSM: 'Push The Venom' Video Released

"Push The Venom", the new video from Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed last month in Belgrade, Serbia with director Ivan Colic (TYPE O NEGATIVE, UNLEASHED, DEATHSTARS, EX DEO). "Push The Venom" comes off KATAKLYSM's new album, "Heaven's Venom", which will be released on August 13 in Europe and ...

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KATAKLYSM: 'Heaven's Venom' Track By Track - Part 3

Maurizio Iacono, vocalist for Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM, has provided a track-by-track breakdown of the band's new album, "Heaven's Venom", which will be released on August 13 in Europe and August 24 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Prevail" was produced by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-Francois Dagenais (MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX) ...

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SPARZANZA Signs With SPINEFARM RECORDS

Karlstad, Sweden-based metal/rock band SPARZANZA has inked a deal with Spinefarm Recors. The group will enter Leon Music in September to begin recording its fifth album for an early 2011 release. SPARZANZA will once again utilize the services of producer Rikard Löfgren, who helmed the band's last two CDs and has also worked with such ...

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SOILWORK Guitarist/Producer Interviewed In Chicago

Karma E. Omowale of FourteenG conducted an interview with guitarist/producer Peter Wichers of Swedish metallers SOILWORK on July 22, 2010 at Reggie's Rock Club in Chicago, Illinois. Watch the chat in three parts below. SOILWORK's new album, "The Panic Broadcast", sold around 5,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to ...

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SOILWORK: 'Deliverance Is Mine' Video Released

"Deliverance Is Mine", the new video from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Ivan Colic (EX DEO, TYPE O NEGATIVE, UNLEASHED) and produced by Stanimir "Staca" Lukic (MOONSPELL, KAMELOT, DEATHSTARS, TYPE O NEGATIVE). "Deliverance Is Mine" comes off SOILWORK's new album, "The Panic Broadcast", which sold around 5,300 copies ...

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SOILWORK Guitarist Comments On 'Panic' U.S. Chart Debut

"The Panic Broadcast", the new album from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, sold around 5,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 88 on The Billboard 200 chart. SOILWORK's previous CD, "Sworn to a Great Divide", opened with 5,000 units back in October 2007 to land at No. ...

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SOILWORK: 'The Panic Broadcast' First-Week Sales Revealed

"The Panic Broadcast", the new album from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, sold around 5,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 88 on The Billboard 200 chart. SOILWORK's previous CD, "Sworn to a Great Divide", opened with 5,000 units back in October 2007 to land at No. ...

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