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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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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Begins Recording Third Album

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, has entered the studio to begin recording its third album for a mid-2014 release via Napalm Records. A couple of photos from the studio can be seen below. CAVALERA CONSPIRACY recently recruited Nate Newton of CONVERGE as ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Recruits CONVERGE Bassist

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, has recruited Nate Newton (pictured) of CONVERGE as its new bassist. Said Newton: "Yes, I am playing bass on the new CAVALERA CONSPIRACY record. No... I am not going to leave CONVERGE. "I thought it would be ...

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I AM HERESY: First 'Thy Will' Teaser Posted Online

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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HARK: 'Crystalline' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Welsh heavy rock power trio HARK has finished recording its forthcoming Season Of Mist debut, entitled "Crystalline". The album was tracked at Monnow Valley Studios (BLACK SABBATH, RUSH, JUDAS PRIEST, PORTISHEAD) in Wales, and mixed by CONVERGE guitarist Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, HIGH ON FIRE, KVELERTAK, YOUNG WIDOWS), and will hit the stores on March 14 ...

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JOE SATRIANI, PAUL GILBERT, ANDY TIMMONS And MIKE KENEALLY To Take Part In 'G4 Experience'

From August 11 until 15, 2014, musicians of all ages and levels will converge in California's scenic Central Coast for the G4 Experience with guitar virtuosos Joe Satriani, Paul Gilbert, Andy Timmons, and Mike Keneally. This unique music camp that combines entertainment, education and a vacation experience will be held at the picturesque Cambria Pines ...

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KVELERTAK Talks To FIGHT NETWORK (Video)

Fight Network's Fight + Music recently conducted an interview with Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK. 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 of release, was issued on March 26 via Roadrunner Records. It ...

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I AM HERESY Signs Worldwide Deal With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

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

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HIGH ON FIRE: 'Slave The Hive' Video Released

The official video for HIGH ON FIRE's brand new single titled "Slave The Hive" can be seen below. As part of the band's Scion A/V-sponsored headlining tour, HIGH ON FIRE dropped the new single which marks the first new music from the California metal champions since the spring 2012 release of "De Vermis Mysteriis". A ...

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Video: KVELERTAK Performs On Norwegian Rooftop

Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK played their song "Kvelertak" on a rooftop as part of this past weekend's P3 Gull Awards in Oslo, Norway. Watch the performance 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 of release, was issued on ...

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KVELERTAK Interviewed By RockRevolt Magazine (Video)

Bradford Skelley of RockRevolt magazine recently conducted an interview with Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK. 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 of release, was issued on March 26 via Roadrunner Records. It ...

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Video Premiere: BENEDICTUM's 'Scream'

"Scream", the new video from BENEDICTUM, can be seen below. The clip was was produced by JNP Productions and it "illustrates the power and passion that BENEDICTUM deliver," according to a press release. "Scream" is taken from BENEDICTUM's new album, "Obey", which is being released in Europe on November 29 and in North America on ...

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I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN: New Album Trailer

Australian metalcore outfit I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN recently signed to Epitaph Records worldwide. The band has just finalized the recording of its new album in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer Fredrik Nordström (BRING ME THE HORIZON, AT THE GATES, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, ARCHITECTS), with plans to release the new material in 2014. A trailer ...

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PARADISE LOST Guitarist's VALLENFYRE To Enter Studio In January

In 2011, Gregor Mackintosh (PARADISE LOST) announced that he would go back to his death metal roots with his new band, VALLENFYRE. The level of expectation was set high with a lineup consisting of Hamish Glencross (guitar; MY DYING BRIDE), Scoot (bass; DOOM, EXTINCTION OF MANKIND), Adrian Erlandsson (drums; AT THE GATES, PARADISE LOST, THE ...

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I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN Signs To EPITAPH RECORDS

Australian metalcore outfit I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN has signed to Epitaph Records worldwide. The band has just finalized the recording of its new album in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer Fredrik Nordström (BRING ME THE HORIZON, AT THE GATES, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, ARCHITECTS), with plans to release the new material in 2014. 
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Video Premiere: CONVERGE Performing 'Locust Reign' From 'Decibel's 100th Issue Show: The Movie' DVD

Decibel's 100th-issue-show celebration was professionally shot and recorded on January 19, 2013 in the magazine's hometown of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The nearly two-hour "Decibel's 100th Issue Show: The Movie" features performances from CONVERGE, PIG DESTROYER, REPULSION, MUNICIPAL WASTE, TOMBS and EVOKEN, as well as guest performances by Tomas Lindberg of AT THE GATES and John Baizley ...

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SKELETONWITCH: 'Serpents Unleashed' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Serpents Unleashed", the new album from Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH, sold around 5,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 62 on The Billboard 200 chart. Issued on October 29 via Prosthetic Records, the follow-up to 2011's "Forever Abomination" was recorded this past spring at GodCity Studio ...

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