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DEATHSTARS: Munich Video Footage, Photos Available

Video footage of DEATHSTARS' March 12, 2009 concert at Backstage in Munich, Germany can be viewed below (courtesy of "eblinternational"). Photos of the show can be found at shutterBLAST. As previously reported, DEATHSTARS has inked a North American deal with Bieler Bros. Records. The group's third album, "Night Electric Night", will be made ...

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DEATHSTARS: Vosselaar Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of DEATHSTARS' March 7, 2009 performance at Biebob in Vosselaar, Begium can be viewed below (courtesy of "bluebloodmetal"). As previously reported, DEATHSTARS has inked a North American deal with Bieler Bros. Records. The group's third album, "Night Electric Night", will be made available domestically on May 19. Released in Europe on January ...

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KREATOR, NIM VIND Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

KREATOR and NIM VIND have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2009 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH AMORPHIS BACKYARD BABIES BATTLELORE BEFORE THE DAWN BENEATH THE MASSACRE BLACK MESSIAH BORN FROM PAIN BRAINSTORM CALLEJON CATARACT CORVUS ...

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DEATHSTARS Signs North American Deal With BIELER BROS. RECORDS

Swedish industrial goth metal band DEATHSTARS has inked a North American deal with Bieler Bros. Records. The group's third album, "Night Electric Night", will be made available domestically on May 19. Released in Europe on January 30 via Nuclear Blast Records, "Night Electric Night" registered the following first-week chart positions: Sweden: #10 Germany: #36 Austria: ...

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KATAKLYSM Frontman's EX DEO: New 'Romulus' Release Dates Announced

EX DEO, the new band led by KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono, will release its debut album, "Romulus", on May 22 (Europe) and June 16 (North America) via Nuclear Blast Records. A video for the CD's title track will be filmed shortly with renowned director Stanimir "Staca" Lukic (MOONSPELL, KAMELOT, DEATHSTARS, TYPE O NEGATIVE) in Belgrade, ...

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SARCASTIC: New Live Footage Posted Online

Video footage of the reactivated Swedish thrash metallers SARCASTIC performing the song "Fistful Of Hate" on February 13, 2009 in their hometown of Strömstad can be viewed below. SARCASTIC returned to the live stage on December 20, 2008 when it supported SABATON as part of the Rockstad festival in Uddevalla, Sweden. This was SARCASTIC's first ...

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SONIC SYNDICATE: Helsingborg Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of SONIC SYNDICATE's February 10, 2009 performance in Helsingborg, Sweden can be viewed below. SONIC SYNDICATE's latest album, "Love And Other Disasters", landed at position No. 15 on the Swedish and No. 36 on the German chart back in September. SONIC SYNDICATE has teamed up with fellow Swedes DEATHSTARS for a co-headlining ...

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MOONSPELL, KOLDBRANN, URGEHAL, THE STORM Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

MOONSPELL, KOLDBRANN, URGEHAL and THE STORM have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2009 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH AMORPHIS BACKYARD BABIES BATTLELORE BEFORE THE DAWN BENEATH THE MASSACRE BLACK MESSIAH BORN FROM PAIN BRAINSTORM CALLEJON ...

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MARIONETTE Hard At Work On New Album

Gothenburg, Sweden-based metal sextet MARIONETTE has entered Studio PH with Pontus Hjelm (DEAD BY APRIL, ex-CIPHER SYSTEM) to begin recording the follow-up 2008's "Spite". Commented guitarist and backing vocalist Aron Parmerud: "Last week Anton [guitar] and I arrived at Studio PH in Gothenburg to begin the recording process for our next album. We are working ...

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DEATHSTARS: Video Interview With ANDREAS 'WHIPLASHER BERNADOTTE' BERGH Available

Vocalist Andreas "Whiplasher Bernadotte" Bergh of the Swedish industrial goth metal band DEATHSTARS was recently interviewed by France's NRV TV. Watch the chat at this location. "Night Electric Night", the third album from DEATHSTARS, registered the following first-weekk chart positions in Europe: Sweden: #10 Germany: #36 Austria: #43 Switzerland: #69 U.K.: #153 "Death ...

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DEATHSTARS: 'Night Electric Night' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"Night Electric Night", the third album from the Swedish industrial goth metal band DEATHSTARS, has registered the following first-week chart positions in Europe: Sweden: #10 Germany: #36 Austria: #43 Switzerland: #69 U.K.: #153 "Death Dies Hard", the new video from DEATHSTARS, can be viewed below. The song comes off "Night Electric Night", which was released ...

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ACEY SLADE To Hit The Road With COMBICHRIST, BLACK LIGHT BURNS

Acey Slade (former member of the MURDERDOLLS, DOPE and TRASHLIGHT VISION) will hit the road with his solo band this week supporting COMBICHRIST and BLACK LIGHT BURNS. To coincide with the trek, Acey will release a "normal" version of the "Sex, Murder, Art, Baby!" EP, which contains two tracks from the album "The Dark Party" ...

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THE DEFILED Added To DEATHSTARS' U.K. Tour

London, England's THE DEFILED has been confirmed as the opening act on DEATHSTARS' upcoming U.K. run. Having previously supported the likes of DRY KILL LOGIC and THE 69 EYES, the band is looking forward to touring with some more like-minded individuals. Commented bass player Drex Exel: "We are proud to be joining DEATHSTARS and MARIONETTE ...

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MARIONETTE To Support DEATHSTARS On U.K. Tour

Gothenburg, Sweden-based metal sextet MARIONETTE will play direct support for DEATHSTARS on the upcoming "Electric Night UK Tour 2009". The dates are as follows: April 08 - O2 Academy 2, Oxford, UK April 09 - Corporation, Sheffield, UK April 10 - Rios, Leeds, UK April 11 - Spa Assembly, Leamington, UK April 12 - Cathouse, ...

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MARIONETTE To Support DEATHSTARS, SONIC SYNDICATE In Scandinavia

Gothenburg, Sweden-based metal sextet MARIONETTE will support SONIC SYNDICATE and DEATHSTARS on the Swedish and Norwegian legs of their upcoming European tour. The dates are as follows: Feb. 08 - Brew House, Gothenburg, Sweden Feb. 09 - John Dee, Oslo, Norway Feb. 10 - The Tivoli, Helsingborg, Sweden Feb. 12 - The Rock, Copenhagen, Denmark ...

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SUFFOCATION, SUICIDE SILENCE, THE FACELESS, VOIVOD Confirmed For SUMMER BREEZE Festival

SUFFOCATION, SUICIDE SILENCE, THE FACELESS and VOIVOD have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2009 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH AMORPHIS BACKYARD BABIES BATTLELORE BEFORE THE DAWN BENEATH THE MASSACRE BLACK MESSIAH BORN FROM PAIN BRAINSTORM ...

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KATAKLYSM Frontman's EX DEO To Film 'Romulus' Video

EX DEO, the new band led by KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono, has tapped renowned director Stanimir "Staca" Lukic (MOONSPELL, KAMELOT, DEATHSTARS, TYPE O NEGATIVE) to helm the video for the title track of the group's upcoming debut album, "Romulus". The clip will be filmed in early March in Belgrade, Serbia where the magic of Rome ...

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DEATHSTARS: U.K. Headlining Tour Announced

Swedish industrial goth metal band DEATHSTARS will embark on a U.K. headlining tour in April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 08 - UK - Oxford - O2 Academy 2 Apr. 09 - UK - Sheffield - Corporation Apr. 10 - UK - Leeds - Rios Apr. 11 - UK - Leamington Spa - The ...

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LIFE OF AGONY, DAATH, NECROPHAGIST Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

DAATH, NECROPHAGIST and LIFE OF AGONY have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2009 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH AMORPHIS BACKYARD BABIES BATTLELORE BEFORE THE DAWN BENEATH THE MASSACRE BLACK MESSIAH BORN FROM PAIN BRAINSTORM CALLEJON ...

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Reactivated SARCASTIC To Play First Hometown Show In 12 Years

Reactivated Swedish thrash metallers SARCASTIC will play a hometown show on Friday, February 13 — the band's first appearance in Strömstad since 1997! Also scheduled to appear at the Skagerack venue are punk rockers HATHOR (featuring SARCASTIC bassist Patrik "PK" Nilsson) and the next generation of metal coming from the city, WHEN HOPE FALLS. SARCASTIC ...

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UNEARTH, GOD DETHRONED, ELVENKING Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

UNEARTH, GOD DETHRONED and ELVENKING have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2009 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH AMORPHIS BACKYARD BABIES BATTLELORE BEFORE THE DAWN BENEATH THE MASSACRE BORN FROM PAIN BRAINSTORM CALLEJON CATARACT CORVUS CORAX ...

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DEATHSTARS Vocalist In KinKats Magazine Photo Shoot; Behind-The-Scenes Footage Available

Vocalist Andreas "Whiplasher Bernadotte" Bergh of the Swedish industrial goth metal band DEATHSTARS recently took part in an exclusive photo shoot with Germany's KinKats magazine. Behind-the-scenes footage from the session can be viewed below. DEATHSTARS' third album, "Night Electric Night", will be released on January 30 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD, which was mixed ...

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BORN FROM PAIN, SKYFORGER, THE OTHER Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

BORN FROM PAIN, SKYFORGER and THE OTHER have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2009 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH AMORPHIS BACKYARD BABIES BATTLELORE BEFORE THE DAWN BENEATH THE MASSACRE BORN FROM PAIN BRAINSTORM CALLEJON CATARACT ...

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HATE, POWERWOLF, UNSUN Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

HATE, POWERWOLF and UNSUN have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2009 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH AMORPHIS BACKYARD BABIES BATTLELORE BEFORE THE DAWN BENEATH THE MASSACRE BRAINSTORM CALLEJON CATARACT CORVUS CORAX DAGOBA DEADLOCK DEATHSTARS ENTOMBED ...

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SARCASTIC: Video Footage, Photos From ROCKSTAD Festival Available

Reactivated Swedish thrash metallers SARCASTIC returned to the live stage on December 20, 2008 when they supported SABATON as part of the Rockstad festival in Uddevalla, Sweden. This was SARCASTIC's first performance since 2004 and its first concert with returning guitarist Erik "Beast" Halvorsen (ex-SWORDMASTER, DEATHSTARS) in 11 years. Video footage of the performance can ...

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DEAD BY APRIL: Debut Album Will Be 'A Monster'

DEAD BY APRIL, the Swedish "pop/metal" act featuring former members of NIGHTRAGE, BY NIGHT, EVILDOER, MINDFALL and DEATHDESTRUCTION, has issued the following update: "We are heading for Stockholm and are entering the studio next week to proceed with recording the long-awaited [debut DEAD BY APRIL] album. We are really stoked and I can tell you ...

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SYLOSIS, SACRED STEEL, PSYCROPTIC Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

SYLOSIS, SACRED STEEL, PSYCROPTIC, ONE WAY MIRROR and NARZISS have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2009 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH AMORPHIS BACKYARD BABIES BATTLELORE BEFORE THE DAWN BENEATH THE MASSACRE BRAINSTORM CALLEJON CATARACT CORVUS ...

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