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BONDED BY BLOOD And CAULDRON To Tour U.K.

Los Angeles thrashers BONDED BY BLOOD will return to the U.K. in May for a short string of dates with support from labelmates and Canadian heavy metal heroes CAULDRON. BONDED BY BLOOD frontman Jose "Aladdin" Barrales comments: "We can't wait to be back in the U.K. Last time we were there it was amazing. This ...

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Heavy Metal Killers - Various Artists

"Heavy metal is the law" is the phrase written on the jewel case inlay for new Earache compilation "Heavy Metal Killers" and it sums up aptly the high energy spirit and denim 'n leather unity characterized by the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. The 13 tracks on this album weren't recorded by old geezers ...

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ELUVEITIE: 'Omnos' Video Available

"Omnos", the new video from Swiss folk metal pioneers ELUVEITIE, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's upcoming acoustic/folk album, "Evocation I: The Arcane Dominion", which is scheduled for release on April 11 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD will contain 15 folk songs, most of them written in ancient gaulish language. ...

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TYRANTS BLOOD: 'Crushing Onward Into Oblivion' Track Listing, Artwork Unveiled

TYRANTS BLOOD, the Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada-based metal band comprised of ex-members of BLASPHEMY, WITCHES HAMMER, INFERNAL MAJESTY, ABUSE, OMEGACROM and MECHA MESSIAH, has revealed the track listing as well as the artwork for its "Crushing Onward Into Oblivion" album. It is the group's first effort to feature ex-INFERNAL MAJESTY vocalist Brian "Messiah" Langley. "Crushing ...

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CAULDRON: Video Interview Posted Online

A five-minute video "introduction" to Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based metallers CAULDRON can be viewed below. CAULDRON recently finished recording and mixing the band's full-length debut, "Chained To The Nite", for an April 6 release in Europe and May 5 in the rest of the world via Earache Records. The CD was produced by Ian Blurton and ...

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CAULDRON To Play 'Surprise' London Concert

Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based metallers CAULDRON, who recently signed a multi-album, worldwide deal with Earache Records, will play a surprise concert with GAMA BOMB on February 18 in London, England at the Old Blue Last. CAULDRON recently finished recording and mixing the band's full-length debut, "Chained To The Nite", for an April 6 release in Europe ...

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ELUVEITIE: New Album Track Listing, Guest Musicians Revealed

Swiss folk metal pioneers ELUVEITIE just revealed the track listing as well as the guest musicians who appear on their upcoming acoustic/folk album, "Evocation I: The Arcane Dominion", due on April 11 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD will contain 15 folk songs, most of them written in ancient gaulish language. Commented mainman Chrigel Glanzmann: ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE To Film 'Evisceration Plague' Video

Legendary Florida-based death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE will shoot a video for the title track of their new album, "Evisceration Plague", on January 21 in Northern New Jersey. The clip will be helmed by veteran video director Dale "Rage" Resteghini, who has previously worked with MUDVAYNE, TRIVIUM and HATEBREED, among many others. The "Evisceration Plague" title ...

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CAULDRON Charged With Public Drunkenness

Canadian heavy metal heroes CAULDRON have run into trouble with the law in Toronto and have been charged with public drunkenness. CAULDRON singer Jason Decay explains how they kicked off 2009 in true metal style: "Me and Chris [Rites, drums] just got hit up with public drunkenness charges for drinking open liquor on King Street ...

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STOLEN BABIES Schedule Dates With COMBICHRIST

Los Angeles' extravagant gothic/metal/carnival/rock ensemble STOLEN BABIES has scheduled the following dates with COMBICHRIST: Jan. 30 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Avalon Theater Jan. 31 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater Feb. 01 - Kansas City, MO @ The Record Bar In other news, STOLEN BABIES drummer Gil Sharone will attend this year's NAMM ...

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'Heavy Metal Killers' Compilation Due Next Month

Earache Records has set a February 16 release date for "Heavy Metal Killers", a compilation featuring the very best bands from the emerging "New Wave of Traditional Heavy Metal" scene. According to a press release, "Heavy Metal Killers" features "13 new tracks from the best fresh, young bands who share one common goal — to ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE: More 'Evisceration Plague' Documentary Preview Clips Available

More preview clips from the documentary DVD which will accompany "Evisceration Plague", the forthcoming album from Tampa, Florida-based death metal veterans CANNIBAL CORPSE, can be viewed below. The "Evisceration Plague" title track is available for streaming at this location. "Evisceration Plague" is scheduled for release on February 3, 2009 via Metal Blade Records. ...

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CAULDRON Completes Work On Full-Length Debut

Toronto, Ontario, Canada's CAULDRON has finished recording and mixing the band's full-length debut, "Chained To The Nite", due later in the year via Earache Records. The CD was produced by Ian Blurton and was mixed by Neil Kernon (DOKKEN, QUEENSRŸCHE, JUDAS PRIEST) and is scheduled for release on April 6 in Europe and May 5 ...

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RUINS: 'Cauldron' To Receive European Release This Month

Hobart, Tasmania-based black metal band RUINS will release its second album, "Cauldron", on January 30 via Debemur Morti Productions. According to a press release, "the seven songs of 'Cauldron' personify the savage yet romantic landscapes of that remote island; enshrouded in shadow and drama, yet incisive as a razor to the eyeball." "Cauldron" track listing: ...

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CAULDRON To Play Toronto This Weekend

Toronto, Canada's CAULDRON has scheduled an all-ages show in the band's hometown on January 3 at The Black Swan Tavern (154 Danforth Ave.). Tickets are $10.00, doors open at 8:00 p.m. BATARDATOR and DEMON THRONE are also on the bill. CAULDRON recently signed a multi-album, worldwide deal with Earache Records. The high-energy traditional heavy metal ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE: New Album Samples Available

Audio samples of all the tracks that appear on "Evisceration Plague", the forthcoming album from Tampa, Florida-based death metal veterans CANNIBAL CORPSE, are available on Amazon.com. "Evisceration Plague" is scheduled for release on February 3, 2009 via Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2006's "Kill" was produced by Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, MORBID ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE: 'Evisceration Plague' Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Evisceration Plague", the new album from Tampa, Florida-based death metal veterans CANNIBAL CORPSE, can be viewed below. Commented bassist Alex Webster, "For 'Evisceration Plague' we enlisted legendary gore/horror artist Vincent Locke, who has done artwork for all of our releases. He did two pieces for us this time, a dark and ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

Tampa, Florida-based death metal veterans CANNIBAL CORPSE have set "Evisceration Plague" as the title of their new album due on February 3, 2009 via Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2006's "Kill" was produced by Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, MORBID ANGEL) at his Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida. Commented bassist Alex Webster: "In ...

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STRIKER Signs With IRON KODEX

Iron Kodex has announced the signing of the Canadian metal band STRIKER. Standing on the shoulders of Canadian giants like early ANNIHILATOR, GOAT HORN, CAULDRON and the best of European and American speed metal, STRIKER certainly is one of the finest newcomers from Canada in the last decade. The excellent high-pitched vocals of Dan Cleary, ...

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CAULDRON Signs With EARACHE RECORDS

Earache Records has announced the signing of Toronto, Canada's CAULDRON to a multi-album worldwide deal. The high-energy traditional heavy metal three piece has built a steady following while producing a fresh heavy metal sound built out of a passion and love for the genre, and a deep understanding of the elements that go into making ...

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Graves of the Archangels - DEAD CONGREGATION

As indicated in my review of DEAD CONGREGATION's "Purifying Consecrated Ground", the Greek act's obsidian death metal hymns, which clearly owe a debt to INCANTATION and early IMMOLATION, piqued my curiosity about the full-length, "Graves of the Archangels". Having recently received that very full-length for review my curiosity has not only been satisfied, but I've ...

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Let the Empires Fall - GRIMBANE

One of the first monstrous Moribund releases of 2008 (along with SATAN'S HOST's "Great American Scapegoat 666"), "Let the Empires Fall" by Canada's GRIMBANE is jammed with strong riffs, fundamentally catchy (though maybe not "melodic") tunes, and crisp production. The membership pedigree is strong with vocalist/guitarist Barbarous (BLASPHEMY, PROCREATION, NECROSLEEZER, GODLESS NORTH), bassist Madonna Slayer ...

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