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BENEATH THE MASSACRE Lands On 'Top New Artist Albums' Chart

"Dystopia", the new album from the Montreal death metal quartet BENEATH THE MASSACRE, sold nearly 1,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD debuted at position No. 22 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing ...

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THE FACELESS: New Song Posted Online

A new THE FACELESS track entitled "Coldly Calculated Design" has been posted on the band's MySpace page. The song comes off the Los Angeles, California-based based progressive death metal group's new album, "Planetary Duality", due on November 11 via Sumerian Records. Regarding the concept of the new record, guitarist Michael Keene previously said, ...

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QUO VADIS Announces New Singer

Canadian progressive tech-death giants QUO VADIS have announced the addition of vocalist Trevor Birnie (DAMASCUS, ANNEX THEORY) for the band's upcoming dates in October and November. "I've toured Canada twice and I am eager to get back on the road especially with Canadian metal titans QUO VADIS," Birnie said in a statement. "I've grown as ...

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NEURAXIS Completes 'Darkness Prevails' Video Shoot

Montreal's NEURAXIS has completed shooting the "Darkness Prevails" video from the band's most recent release, "The Thin Line Between". Directed by Chris Alsop, the clip is currently being edited, and will be available online and at video outlets shortly to coincide with NEURAXIS' participation in the upcoming North American tour with THE FACELESS, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, ...

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QUO VADIS Joined By MARTYR Drummer

MARTYR drummer Patrice Hamelin, who has previously done session work with DESPISED ICON and SENATE, will join fellow Canadian progressive tech-death giants QUO VADIS on tour and in studio. The announcement is the first in a series of lineup changes for QUO VADIS after the band's September 6 show in Montreal with DESPISED ICON, NEURAXIS, ...

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QUO VADIS Leader Issues Videotaped Message

Guitarist and composer Bart Frydrychowicz of the Montreal-based technical death metallers QUO VADIS has released a video message (see below) addressing the rumors surrounding the band's recent personnel changes and its future. QUO VADIS' Montreal concert on September 6, although a resounding success along the lines of the band's past hometown shows, went down in ...

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THE FACELESS: New Album Update

Los Angeles, California-based based progressive death metal band THE FACELESS is holed up in guitarist Michael Keene's studio recording its new album, "Planetary Duality", due on November 11 via Sumerian Records. The group has finished tracking drums for the effort and has just started to lay down the guitar tracks. Keene states, 'The drums are ...

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NEURAXIS Preparing For U.S. Tour With THE FACELESS

Montreal's technical death metallers NEURAXIS will return to the United States for the first time since 2006 in support of their latest album, "The Thin Line Between". The band will join THE FACELESS, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, DECREPIT BIRTH and VEIL OF MAYA across North America, acting as direct support in Quebec City, Montreal, and Toronto. "Now ...

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THE FACELESS Announces Headlining Tour

Los Angeles-based technical metal wizards THE FACELESS have announced a month-long headlining tour kicking off on October 17 to promote their new album, "Planetary Duality", due out November 11 on Sumerian Records. Support on the Planetary Duality Tour will come from ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, DECREPIT BIRTH, VEIL OF MAYA, and NEURAXIS. Commented THE FACELESS guitarist Michael ...

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THE PLASMARIFLE Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

Montreal metal band THE PLASMARIFLE has amicably parted ways with drummer Sean Connors and has replaced him with Alexandre Dupras. Commented vocalist Maynard Moore (formerly of NEURAXIS): "Sean is leaving the band for personal reasons. We are very sad to see him leave; he is a great friend and drummer and will remain so. We ...

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SHADES OF DUSK To Release New Album In November

Lanaudiere-based death metallers SHADES OF DUSK have teamed up with Prodisk for the release of their second album entitled "Quiescence". The CD was recorded and mixed by Antoine Lussier (EMMURE, CAMILLA RHODES) and mastered by Yannick St-Amand (DESPISED ICON, BENEATH THE MASSACRE) at the Northern Studios. It will be released on November 25 via Fusion3/EMI. ...

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BENEATH THE MASSACRE: 'Dystopia' Track Listing Unveiled

Montreal death metal quartet BENEATH THE MASSACRE will release its new album, "Dystopia", on October 28 through Prosthetic Records. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Condemned 02. Reign of Terror 03. Our Common Grave 04. Harvest of Hate 05. The Wasteland 06. Bitter 07. No Future 08. Lithium Overdose 09. Tharsis ...

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NEURAXIS To Film 'Darkness Prevails' Video

Montreal's NEURAXIS have confirmed details for the band's upcoming video shoot for the track "Darkness Prevails" from the recently released record "The Thin Line Between". The clip will be directed by Chris Alsop of fellow Canadians TORN WITHIN and will be filmed August 12, just prior to the group's departure for Summer Slaughter Canada. "'Darkness ...

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NEURAXIS: New Video Interview Available

HardTimes.ca recently conducted an interview with guitarist Rob Milley and vocalist Alex Leblanc of the Montreal tech-death band NEURAXIS. Watch the 10-minute chat below. NEURAXIS' new album, "The Thin Line Between", was released earlier this week through the band's new home, Prosthetic Records. Featuring the studio debuts of new NEURAXIS members, guitarist William ...

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NECROPHAGIST: 'Summer Slaughter 2007' DVD Preview Clip Available

German technical death metallers NECROPHAGIST have posted a preview clip of the forthcoming "Summer Slaughter 2007" DVD, recorded with six cameras at the The Opera House in Toronto, Canada on July 2, 2007 during last year's Summer Slaughter tour. Watch the clip below. Also appearing on the DVD are DECAPITATED and CATTLE DECAPITATION, among many ...

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BENEATH THE MASSACRE: Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Montreal's BENEATH THE MASSACRE has posted the first in a series of in-studio videos featuring footage from Northern Studio in Quebec while the band was tracking material for its forthcoming album, "Dystopia", which is scheduled for an October release through Prosthetic Records. The clip can be seen below. Recorded again with Yannick St-Amand (DESPISED ICON, ...

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QUO VADIS, UNEXPECT, AUGURY, MARTYR Confirmed For Quebec's QUVILLON METALFEST

QUO VADIS, UNEXPECT, AUGURY and MARTYR are among the confirmed bands for the Quvillon Metalfest, set to take place July 17-19 at Centre Communautaire in Lebel-sur-Quvillon, Quebec, Canada. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Thursday, July 17: QUO VADIS (Montreal) PAROXYSM (Montreal) ARCHONS (Rouyn-Noranda) WOLVEN ANCESTRY (Sudbury) ETERNAL BURDEN (Montreal) Friday, July 18: ...

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BRUTAL TRUTH Added To Toronto Date On SUMMER SLAUGHTER CANADA Tour

Reunited seminal grindcore/extreme metal outfit BRUTAL TRUTH has been added ot the Toronto, Ontario date on the Summer Slaughter Canada tour on August 16 at the Opera House. The Summer Slaughter Canada tour package features NECROPHAGIST, DYING FETUS, BENEATH THE MASSACRE, INTO ETERNITY, NEURAXIS, WHITECHAPEL, VEIL OF MAYA, DIVINITY and COMMON GRAVE. BRUTAL TRUTH recorded ...

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'Summer Slaughter Canada' Tour Dates Announced

NECROPHAGIST, DYING FETUS, BENEATH THE MASSACRE, INTO ETERNITY, NEURAXIS, WHITECHAPEL, VEIL OF MAYA, DIVINITY and COMMON GRAVE will team up for the Summer Slaughter Canada tour, set to take place in August. Confirmed dates are as follows: Aug. 14 - Quebec City, QC - Imperial Aug. 15 - Montreal, QC - Club Soda Aug. 16 ...

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NEURAXIS: New Song Posted Online

Canada's technical death metal warlords NEURAXIS have posted a new track, "Darkness Prevails", on their MySpace page. The song comes off the group's forthcoming Prosthetic Records debut, "The Thin Line Between", which is scheduled for release on July 22. The album was recorded by Jeff Fortin (ANONYMUS) and the band in February and ...

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BLOOD TRIBE Signs With DARK HARVEST RECORDS

Indiana extreme metallers BLOOD TRIBE have inked a deal with Dark Harvest Records. Formed in 2003, BLOOD TRIBE sets out to assault the listener's eardrums with its own blend of varying genres of metal. BLOOD TRIBE has two self-released studio albums and has played well over 300 shows. The group has opened for such bands ...

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NEURAXIS: Studio Webisode #3 Posted Online

Canada's NEURAXIS has issued the band's latest webisode video clip entitled "Neuraxis Studio Episode #3 Vocals and bass," featuring footage and interviews from the recording of the band's fifth studio record. Watch the clip below. NEURAXIS tapped Jef Fortin (of fellow Canadians ANONYMUS) to record the band's debut album for Prosthetic Records, "The Thin Line ...

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THE LAST FELONY Signs With GALY RECORDS

Galy Records has announced the signing of the Montreal-based technical death metal band THE LAST FELONY. According to a press release, the group's "craft of morbid melodies, intricate guitar work and extreme drumming will not remain unheard for long. Recorded and mixed by rising metal producer Jef Fortin (NEURAXIS, ANONYMUS), THE LAST FELONY's 'Aeon Of ...

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