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SOILWORK: 'The Panic Broadcast' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"The Panic Broadcast", the new album from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Finland: #17 Germany: #24 (week 1), #80 (week 2) Sweden: #37 (week 1), #29 (week 1) U.K.: #42 Austria: #47 Switzerland: #60 Europe (Billboard): #67 Commented drummer Dirk Verbeuren: "We're super-stoked that 'The Panic Broadcast' is doing so ...

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SOILWORK Back On Stage For First Time In Over A Year; Video Available

Swedish metallers SOILWORK kicked off their North American headlining tour on Wednesday, July 14 at Jaxx in West Springfield, Virginia. Support on the trek is being provided by San Francisco Bay Area thrashers DEATH ANGEL, Quebec’s tech-death masters AUGURY, Roadrunner Records recording artists MUTINY WITHIN and pirate-themed thrashers SWASHBUCKLE. SOILWORK frontman Björn "Speed" Strid commented ...

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KATAKLYSM: New Song Available For Streaming

"Determined (Vows Of Vengeance)", a brand new song from Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM, is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the group'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 ...

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KATAKLYSM To Tour U.S. With DEVILDRIVER

Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM will join Ozzfest tourmates DEVILDRIVER on a full North American tour scheduled around their Ozzfest appearances this summer. "With the release of [the new KATAKLYSM album] 'Heaven's Venom' coming in the next few weeks, we're going to start the touring campaign with a bang," commented KATAKLYSM vocalist Maurizio Iacono. "First with ...

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SOILWORK To Tour Australia In October

Swedish metallers SOILWORK will embark on a headlining tour of Australia in October. The dates are as follows: Oct. 21 - Brisbane - The Hi Fi Oct. 22 - Sydney - Manning Bar Oct. 23 - Melbourne - The Hi Fi Oct. 27 - Adelaide - Fowlers Live (All Ages) Oct. 28 - Perth - ...

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KATAKLYSM To Film 'Push The Venom' Video

Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM will film a video for the song "Push The Venom" in Belgrade, Serbia in July with director Ivan Colic (TYPE O NEGATIVE, UNLEASHED, DEATHSTARS, EX DEO). The track comes off the band's new album, "Heaven's Venom", which will be released on August 13 in Europe and August 24 in North America ...

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SOILWORK Guitarist/Producer Answers Fan-Submitted Questions

Guitarist, songwriter and producer Peter Wichers of Swedish metallers SOILWORK recently answered a number of fan-submitted questions regarding the band's upcoming album, "The Panic Broadcast", and all things SOILWORK. Watch the results in three parts below. SOILWORK's new album, "The Panic Broadcast", will be released in Europe on July 2 and in North America on ...

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SOILWORK Working On 'Deliverance Is Mine' Video

Swedish metallers SOILWORK are working on a music video for the song "Deliverance Is Mine", to be directed by Ivan Colic (EX DEO, TYPE O NEGATIVE, UNLEASHED) and produced by Stanimir "Staca" Lukic (MOONSPELL, KAMELOT, DEATHSTARS, TYPE O NEGATIVE). A few photos from the storyboard stage of the project can be viewed below. Commented ...

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EX DEO To Tour Europe With BEHEMOTH, DECAPITATED

EX DEO — the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal led by KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono — will be on tour this summer with Polish death metal legends BEHEMOTH and DECAPITATED. The dates are as follows: June 20 - Clisson, France - Hellfest June 21 - Bilbao, Spain - Rockstar June 22 - Lisbon, Portugal - Cine Teatro ...

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EX DEO: 'The Final War (Battle Of Actium)' Video Released

"The Final War (Battle Of Actium)", the new video from EX DEO — the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal led by KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono — can be viewed below. The clip, which was helmed by renowned director Ivan Colic and producer Stanimir "Staca" Lukic (MOONSPELL, KAMELOT, DEATHSTARS, TYPE O NEGATIVE) in Belgrade, Serbia, is making its ...

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DEATHSTARS: U.K. Dates Announced

Swedish industrial goth metal band DEATHSTARS has announced the following U.K. dates: June 19 - London, UK @ 02 Academy Islington June 20 - Birmingham, UK @ 02 Academy 2 June 21 - Liverpool, UK @ 02 Academy 2 June 22 - Newcastle, UK @ 02 Academy 2 June 23 - Glasgow, UK @ 02 ...

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HELLFUELED: New Gothenburg Footage Available

Video footage of HELLFUELED's March 5, 2010 performance at Sticky Fingers in Gothenburg, Sweden can be viewed below. HELLFUELED's fourth album, "Emission Of Sins", entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 31. Released on November 27, 2009 via Black Lodge Records, the CD was recorded over a seven-week period at ...

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EXODUS, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DARK TRANQUILITY, Others Confirmed For Sweden's GETAWAY ROCK Festival

EXODUS, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DARK TRANQUILLITY, JORN, GRAND MAGUS, THERAPY?, ADEPT, SWITCH OPENS, DEGRADEAD, CRESCENDOLLS and SURVIVING THE CHARAD have been confirmed for this year's Getaway Rock festival, set to take place July 8-10 in Gävle, Sweden. Comments festival manager Tomas Jernberg: "When we in the fall of ’09 initiated the thought of doing a festival ...

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HELLFUELED: 'In Anger' Video Released

"In Anger", the new video from Sweden's HELLFUELED, can be viewed at CrankItUp.se. The song comes off the band's fourth album, "Emission Of Sins", which entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 31. "Emission Of Sins" came out on November 27, 2009 via Black Lodge Records. The CD ...

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VIRGIN SNATCH: 'Act Of Grace' To Receive Wider European Release

"Act Of Grace", the fourth album from Cracow, Poland-based thrashers VIRGIN SNATCH, will be released in Europe (outside Poland) on March 22 via Mystic/Indie. The CD, which was originally issued in Poland in November 2008, consists of 43 minutes of world-class thrash metal produced by Wieslawscy Bros. at Hertz Studio (BEHEMOTH, VADER). The cover artwork ...

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MEGADETH, AIRBOURNE, THE QUIREBOYS, Others Confirmed For Sweden's GETAWAY ROCK Festival

MEGADETH, AIRBOURNE, THE QUIREBOYS, SONIC SYNDICATE, CRUCIFIED BARBARA, HEAVEN'S BASEMENT, THE GENERALS, RAUBTIER and LAVETT have been confirmed for this year's Getaway Rock festival, set to take place July 8-10, 2010 in Gävle, Sweden. "To be able to present the legendary MEGADETH for an exclusive Swedish festival show at Getaway Rock its first year is ...

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ENTOMBED Confirmed For Sweden's CLOSE-UP BÅTEN

Veteran Swedish metallers ENTOMBED are the final band to be confirmed for the Close-Up Båten cruise. For the fourth time, Close-Up Båten will sail from Stockholm, Sweden to Finland on February 25, 2010 and return the following day. Confirmed bands: BULLET CALIBAN CULT OF LUNA DEATHSTARS ENTOMBED SONIC SYNDICATE TRIBULATION CULT OF LUNA is currently ...

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OVERKILL, ENGEL, CORRODED Confirmed For Sweden's GETAWAY ROCK Festival

OVERKILL, ENGEL, CORRODED and ISOBEL & NOVEMBER have been confirmed for next year's Getaway Rock festival, set to take place July 8-10, 2010 in Gävle, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: CAVALERA CONSPIRACY CORRODED DEATHSTARS ENGEL ISOBEL & NOVEMBER MUSTASCH OVERKILL WOLF More acts will be announced soon. For more information, visit ...

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EX DEO/KATAKLYSM Frontman Interviewed In Montreal

HardTimes.ca conducted an interview with EX DEO/KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono when EX DEO performed at Medley in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on December 3, 2009 with ENSIFERUM, SWASHBUCKLE and BLACKGUARD. Watch the chat below. Plans exist for EX DEO to film a video for the song "The Final War (Battle Actium)" with renowned director ...

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EX DEO Chooses Different Song For Next Video

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal led by KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono, recently returned home after making its North American debut alongside ENSIFERUM and BLACKGUARD. "If the debut shows in North America and Europe have had these results, the future looks bright as the empire rises from its ashes," Iacono states. Plans exist for EX ...

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