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WARBRINGER Loses Members, Ponders Future

Vocalist John Kevill of Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER has released the following statement via the band's Facebook page: "So, guys, all our fans and supporters, Kevill here up way too late drinkin', there's some bad news and as our awesome fans you guys deserve to know. I don't feel right about our prolonged silence on ...

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TRAP THEM To Release 'Blissf**ker' Album In June

Three years after the release of their Prosthetic debut, "Darker Handcraft", death punk / filth rock quartet TRAP THEM will release the follow-up effort, "Blissfucker", on June 10. The album was recorded with longtime collaborator Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, SKELETONWITCH) last year and mastered by Jack Control (DARKTHRONE, MAMMOTH GRINDER). "Blissfucker" is now available for pre-order ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: New Album Update

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, is putting the finishing touches on its third album for a fall release via Napalm Records. The CD is being produced by John Gray, who has previously worked with SOULFLY. Max Cavalera checked in from the studio ...

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MARTYRDÖD Begins Recording 'Elddop' Album

Sweden's d-beat crust purveyors MARTYRDÖD have entered Studio Fredman (AT THE GATES, AMON AMARTH, OPETH) to record their fifth full-length, entitled "Elddop". The follow-up to 2012's "Paranoia" will, as with its predecessor, be released via Southern Lord. Additional details on "Elddop" will be announced upon the completion of the recording sessions in the coming weeks. ...

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VALLENFYRE: 'Splinters' Album Artwork Unveiled

VALLENFYRE, the U.K. death metal band featuring Gregor Mackintosh, songwriter and guitarist of PARADISE LOST, alongside members of MY DYING BRIDE, AT THE GATES and DOOM, will release its second full-length album, "Splinters", on May 12 in Europe and on May 13 in North America via Century Media Records. The CD's simple-yet-striking cover artwork was ...

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KVELERTAK's ERLEND HJELVIK Speaks To Sweden's ROCKSVERIGE (Video)

In February 2014, Sweden's Rocksverige conducted an interview with singer Erlend Hjelvik of Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK in Gothenburg. You can now watch the chat below (in Swedish/Norwegian, with English subtitles). KVELERTAK was honored in the "Metal" category at the 42nd annual Spellemann awards (the Norwegian equivalent to the Grammy Awards). The largest and oldest Norwegian ...

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IRON REAGAN Signs With RELAPSE RECORDS

Relapse Records has announced the signing of Richmond, Virginia hardcore thrash supergroup IRON REAGAN. Consisting of current and former members of MUNICIPAL WASTE, CANNABIS CORPSE, DARKEST HOUR, MAMMOTH GRINDER and SUPPRESION, IRON REAGAN is recording its sophomore full-length with guitarist Phil Hall at Blaze Of Torment Studios in Richmond before sending it off for mixing ...

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EVERY TIME I DIE Taps Producer KURT BALLOU For New Album

New York's EVERY TIME I DIE is currently recording new material at GodCity Studio in Salem, Massachusetts with producer Kurt Ballou of CONVERGE. Keith Buckley, EVERY TIME I DIE lyricist and vocalist, states: "Kurt Ballou had always intimidated the living shit out of me, so I was overjoyed when the decision was made to record ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Mixing Third Album

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, is mixing its third album for a fall release via Napalm Records. The CD is being produced by John Gray, who has previously worked with SOULFLY. CAVALERA CONSPIRACY recently recruited Nate Newton of CONVERGE as its new ...

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I AM HERESY: Two New Songs Available For Free Download

Delaware/New Jersey sextet I AM HERESY will release its second full-length album, "Thy Will", on March 4 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media Records. The CD was engineered and produced by John Ferrara at Portrait Studios, who also helmed I AM HERESY's "O Day Star, Son Of Dawn" EP. The new effort was mastered ...

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SKELETONWITCH's SCOTT HEDRICK Speaks To RESIDENT ROCK STAR (Video)

Resident Rock Star conducted an interview with guitarist Scott Hedrick of Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH on February 11 in Denver, Colorado. You can now watch the chat below. SKELETONWITCH's new album, "Serpents Unleashed", sold around 5,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 62 on The Billboard ...

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I AM HERESY: 'March Of The Black Earth' Video Released

Delaware/New Jersey sextet I AM HERESY will release its second full-length album, "Thy Will", on March 4 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media Records. The CD was engineered and produced by John Ferrara at Portrait Studios, who also helmed I AM HERESY's "O Day Star, Son Of Dawn" EP. The new effort was mastered ...

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TORCHE Signs With RELAPSE RECORDS

TORCHE, the Florida-meets-Georgia quartet whose album "Harmonicraft" was proclaimed "one of the strongest guitar-rock records 2012 will yield" by Alternative Press, has signed with Relapse Records. "We're looking forward to working with a label that has stood the test of time while continuing to expand their diverse roster," explained TORCHE's Jonathan Nuñez, adding, "Releasing this ...

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POLAR: 'Shadowed By Vultures' To Receive North American Release Via PROSTHETIC

Guildford, U.K.-based post-hardcore quartet POLAR will release its new album, "Shadowed By Vultures", in North America on April 15 via Prosthetic Records. Recorded by Neil Kennedy at The Ranch Studios and mastered by Oz Craggs at Hidden Track Studios, the CD features infectious anthems, soaring hooks and blistering riffs. The band commented: "Stoked to announce ...

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TODAY IS THE DAY Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Visionary metal act TODAY IS THE DAY has confirmed a new lineup, as two new trusted assassins have been engaged to forge the band's tenth studio full-length, which is fully written and already coming to fruition. Now joining TODAY IS THE DAY's founding guitarist/vocalist Steve Austin, Jeff Lohrber is laying down this album's percussive attack. ...

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I AM HERESY: 'Rahabh' Lyric Video

Delaware/New Jersey sextet I AM HERESY will release its second full-length album, "Thy Will", on March 4, 2014 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media Records. The CD was engineered and produced by John Ferrara at Portrait Studios, who also helmed I AM HERESY's "O Day Star, Son Of Dawn" EP. The new effort was ...

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WARBRINGER Speaks To NEUWELTMUSIC (Video)

Neuweltmusic conducted an interview with Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER on January 13 at The Button Factory in Dublin, Ireland. You can now watch the chat below. WARBRINGER's "Black Sun, Black Moon" video was filmed with directorDean Ciocca. Said WARBRINGER vocalist John Kevill: "We went out to the most desolate stretch of highway we ...

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KVELERTAK Wins Norway's SPELLEMANN Award In 'Metal' Category

Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK were honored in the "Metal" category at the 42nd annual Spellemann awards (the Norwegian equivalent to the Grammy Awards). The largest and oldest Norwegian music awards show was held last night (Saturday, January 18) at Konserthus in Stavanger, Norway and was broadcast live on the Norwegian channel NRK1. The nominees in the ...

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PARADISE LOST Guitarist's VALLENFYRE: New Album Title Revealed

VALLENFYRE, the new U.K. death metal band featuring Gregor Mackintosh, songwriter and guitarist of PARADISE LOST, alongside members of MY DYING BRIDE, AT THE GATES and DOOM, has entered GodCity Studio in Salem, Massachusetts with producer Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, BLACK BREATH, NAILS) to begin recording its sophomore album, "Splinters", due in April via Century Media ...

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KVELERTAK Talks To Australia's HEAVY TV (Video)

Nelli Scarlet of Australia's Heavy TV conducted an interview with Norwegian rockers Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK at the Melbourne stop of their last Australian tour. You can now watch the chat below. KVELERTAK's sophomore album, "Meir", topped the official chart in Norway. The CD, which sold 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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