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HELLOWEEN: New Footage From The Studio Posted Online

German power metallers HELLOWEEN recently entered MiSueno Studio on the isle of Tenerife with producer Charlie Bauerfeind (GOTTHARD, HAMMERFALL) to begin recording a new album for a May 2015 release via Nuclear Blast. New footage from the guitar-recording sessions can be seen below. HELLOWEEN's forthcoming CD will be the band's first since their return to ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN: 'Beyond The Red Mirror' Album Trailer

German power metallers BLIND GUARDIAN have set "Beyond The Red Mirror" as the title of their tenth studio album, due in Europe on January 30, 2015 and February 3, 2015 in North America via Nuclear Blast. A trailer for the CD is available below. Four and a half years in the making, the follow-up to ...

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AT THE GATES: 'At War With Reality' Lands On U.S. Chart

"At War With Reality", the comeback album from seminal Swedish metallers AT THE GATES, sold 7,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 53 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released on October 28 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media, the CD was recorded at Studio ...

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HELLOWEEN Begins Recording New Album

German power metallers HELLOWEEN have entered MiSueno Studio on the isle of Tenerife with producer Charlie Bauerfeind (GOTTHARD, HAMMERFALL) to begin recording a new album for a May 2015 release via Nuclear Blast. A short video clip of the drum-recording sessions can be seen below. HELLOWEEN's forthcoming CD will be the band's first since their ...

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HAMMERFALL Partners With NHL Hockey Team MINNESOTA WILD

The NHL team Minnesota Wild has announced that for all its upcoming home games at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, they will be receiving a special welcome from Swedish heavy metallers HAMMERFALL. "When we first discovered the song 'Fury Of The Wild' by HAMMERFALL, it was like a gift, because everything about ...

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AT THE GATES: 'Death And The Labyrinth' Video Released

"Death And The Labyrinth", the new video from seminal Swedish metallers AT THE GATES, can be seen below. The clip was helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE, LACUNA COIL and IN FLAMES, among many others. "Death And The Labyrinth" is ...

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HAMMERFALL Parts Ways With Drummer ANDERS JOHANSSON

Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL have released the following statement: "Life in a heavy metal band is indeed filled with twists and turns, highs and lows, ups and downs. On Monday, we rolled out our own whiskey, Legacy Of Kings. Today is a shocking and monumental day for all, HAMMERFALL members and fans alike: Anders Johansson has ...

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AMARANTHE's OLOF MÖRCK Talks To France's RockNLive About 'Massive Addictive' Album (Video)

Guitarist Olof Mörck of Gothenburg, Sweden's AMARANTHE recently spoke to France's RockNLive about the band's third album, "Massive Addictive", which will be released on October 21 via Spinefarm Records. You can now watch the chat below. "Massive Addictive" is true to its title. The band's signature, larger-than-life sound, comprised of kinetic riffing, pulsating ...

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IN FLAMES: 'Siren Charms' Cracks U.S. Top 30

"Siren Charms" the eleventh album from Swedish metallers IN FLAMES, sold around 9,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 26 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous CD, 2011's "Sounds Of A Playground Fading", opened with around 14,000 units to land at No. 27. ...

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Video Premiere: AMARANTHE's 'Drop Dead Cynical'

"Drop Dead Cynical", the new video from Gothenburg, Sweden's AMARANTHE, which is known for fusing melodic metal with elements of EDM, can be seen below. The clip was once again helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE, LACUNA COIL and IN ...

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HAMMERFALL: '(r)Evolution' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"(r)Evolution", the new album from Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Sweden: #1 Germany: #4 Czech Republic: #4 Switzerland: #5 Finland: #10 Austria: #13 France: #67 Belgium: #84 Netherlands: #105 UK: #110 "(r)Evolution" sold around 1,900 copies in the United States in its first week of release. Commented HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar ...

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(r)Evolution - HAMMERFALL

Power metal favorites HAMMERFALL are back and back to basics, it would seem. Their old mascot, Hector, returns, in art form and in ode on the band's latest album, "(r)Evolution". Hector was last seen on HAMMERFALL's debut, "Glory to the Brave", which was produced by Fredrik Nordström. After sixteen years since last working with the ...

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IN FLAMES' ANDERS FRIDÉN Speaks To Finland's RADIO CITY TV About 'Siren Charms' Album (Video)

Finland's Radio City TV recently conducted an interview with vocalist Anders Fridén of Swedish metallers IN FLAMES. You can now watch the chat below. IN FLAMES' "Through Oblivion" video was once again helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE and LACUNA ...

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IN FLAMES: Entire 'Siren Charms' Album Available For Streaming

"Siren Charms" the eleventh album from Swedish metallers IN FLAMES, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. Due in the U.S. on September 9 via Sony/RED, the CD was recorded at Hansa Tonstudios (DAVID BOWIE, DEPECHE MODE, U2) in Berlin, Germany. The cover artwork was created by Blake Armstrong of Space ...

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IN FLAMES Interviewed By Germany's BERLIN METAL TV (Video)

Berlin Metal TV recently conducted an interview with Swedish metallers IN FLAMES. You can now watch the chat below. IN FLAMES' "Through Oblivion" video was once again helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE and LACUNA COIL, among many others. "Through ...

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HAMMERFALL Guitarist OSCAR DRONJAK's 'Spanish Inquisition' (Video)

Guitarist Oscar Dronjak of Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL recently took part in Nuclear Blast's quiz "Nobody Expects The Spanish Inquisition". You can now watch the question-and-answer session below. HAMMERFALL's new album, "(r)Evolution", will be released on August 29 in Europe and September 2 in North America via Nuclear Blast. After taking a creative break last year, ...

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HAMMERFALL's OSCAR DRONJAK: 'If You Write The Music That You Love To Do, It Makes It So Much Easier'

Spotlight Report recently conducted an interview with guitarist Oscar Dronjak of Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Spotlight Report: We must say the new album ["(r)Evolution"] sounds amazing. Congratulations! As the mastermind behind the band, how do you manage to keep things fresh and with the same ...

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HAMMERFALL: 'Hector's Hymn' Video Released

"Hector's Hymn", the new 11Frames Productions-directed clip from Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "(r)Evolution", which will be released on August 29 in Europe and September 2 in North America via Nuclear Blast. After taking a creative break last year, HAMMERFALL is fully recharged and ...

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HELLOWEEN To Enter Studio In October

German power metallers HELLOWEEN will enter MiSueno Studio on the isle of Tenerife in October with producer Charlie Bauerfeind (GOTTHARD, HAMMERFALL) to begin recording a new album for a May 2015 release via Nuclear Blast. HELLOWEEN's forthcoming CD will be the band's first since their return to Nuclear Blast, the label that previously released released ...

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IN FLAMES: 'Through Oblivion' Video Premiere

"Through Oblivion", the new video from Swedish metallers IN FLAMES, can be seen below. The clip was once again helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE and LACUNA COIL, among many others. "Through Oblivion" is taken from IN FLAMES' eleventh album, ...

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