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CANDLEMASS: First Taste Of Upcoming EP

Swedish metal legends CANDLEMASS are back to celebrate 30 years of doom with a brand new EP. Four studio tracks featuring Mats Levén on vocals were recorded during September/October for a special anniversary release early next year on Napalm Records. The cover artwork for the EP, which can be seen below, was created by Erik ...

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Video: Reactivated ACID REIGN Performs In Manchester

Multi-camera video footage of reactivated U.K. thrashers ACID REIGN performing on October 3 in Manchester can be seen below. ACID REIGN's first new song in 25 years, "Plan Of The Damned", was released in July. The single features the image "Delusion Dwellers" by acclaimed artist Laurie Lipton. ACID REIGN vocalist Howard "H" Smith had this ...

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CANDLEMASS To Celebrate 30th Anniversary With Brand New EP

Swedish metal legends CANDLEMASS are back to celebrate 30 years of doom with a brand new EP. Four studio tracks featuring Mats Levén on vocals are being recorded during September/October for a special anniversary release early next year on Napalm Records. CANDLEMASS has also announced that Levén, who's a longtime friend of the band, is ...

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AVATARIUM: Second 'The Girl With The Raven Mask' Studio Webisode

AVATARIUM, the Swedish metal project whose recording lineup includes Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, will release its new album, "The Girl With The Raven Mask", on October 23 via Nuclear Blast. The second in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "The ...

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AVATARIUM: First 'The Girl With The Raven Mask' Studio Webisode

AVATARIUM, the Swedish metal project whose recording lineup includes Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, will release its new album, "The Girl With The Raven Mask", on October 23 via Nuclear Blast. The first in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "The ...

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AVATARIUM: 'Girl With The Raven Mask' Lyric Video

AVATARIUM, the Swedish metal project whose recording lineup includes Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, will release its new album, "The Girl With The Raven Mask", on October 23 via Nuclear Blast. The lyric video for the title track, "Girl With The Raven Mask", can be seen below. ...

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AVATARIUM To Release 'The Girl With The Raven Mask' Album In October

AVATARIUM, the Swedish metal project whose recording lineup includes Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, will release their new album, "The Girl With The Raven Mask", on October 23 via Nuclear Blast. Edling states about the CD: "I think we have created something unique this time with AVATARIUM. ...

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ACID REIGN:'Plan Of The Damned' Lyric Video Released

Reactivated U.K. thrashers ACID REIGN have set a July 17 release date for "Plan Of The Damned", their first new song in 25 years. The single, which features the image "Delusion Dwellers" by acclaimed artist Laurie Lipton, can be streamed below. ACID REIGN will be announcing a classic back-catalogue tour in the near future, although ...

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Video Premiere: GUS G.'s 'Brand New Revolution'

"Brand New Revolution", the video for the title track of the second solo album from Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., well known in rock and metal circles for his work as Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist and as leader of his own band FIREWIND, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver ...

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New ACID REIGN Lineup To Release 'Plan Of The Damned' Single

Reactivated U.K. thrashers ACID REIGN have set a July 17 release date for "Plan Of The Damned", their first single in 25 years. Featuring the image "Delusion Dwellers" by acclaimed artist Laurie Lipton, the artwork can be seen below. ACID REIGN will be announcing a classic back-catalogue tour in the near future, although "Plan Of ...

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AVATARIUM To Release Second Album In October

AVATARIUM, the Swedish metal project whose recording lineup includes Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, has entered the studio to begin recording its sophomore album for an October release via Nuclear Blast. To celebrate the as-yet-untitled CD's arrival, AVATARIUM will embark on a European headlining tour with support ...

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CANDLEMASS/Ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Singer MATS LEVÉN Collaborates With Slovakia's TRISTANA

Swedish singer Mats Levén (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, CANDLEMASS, TREAT, THERION, KRUX) is collaborating with the Slovakian alternative metal band TRISTANA. The new project, calling itself TRISTANA FEAT. MATS LEVÉN, will make festival appearances this summer. Levén began his career in 1986 in the bands SWEDISH EROTICA and TREAT. In 1997 came his first worldwide success as ...

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U.K. Thrashers ACID REIGN Are Back!

Twenty four years is a long time in anyone's book, but that is how long it's been since the "Kings Of Apple Core," ACID REIGN, have been missing from the U.K. thrash scene. Calling ACID REIGN's return more of a reboot than a reformation, sole original member Howard "H" Smith comments: "I tried to put ...

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