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CONVERGE: New Video Interview Posted Online

Offstage TV conducted an interview with CONVERGE during the band's recently completed European tour. You can now watch the chat below. CONVERGE's new album, "All We Love We Leave Behind", sold 6,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 69 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released ...

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CRYPTOPSY's 'Phobophile' Gets LEGO Treatment

New video footage of Canadian extreme metallers CRYPTOPSY performing the song "Phobophile" has surfaced. The somewhat unconventional music video depicts the band from its original "None So Vile" album lineup in LEGO form and combines "live" stage footage intertwined with a grindhouse horror serial-killer storyline. Balancing an unsettling mix of comedy and gore, the plastic ...

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KVELERTAK: Pro-Shot Footage Of New Song Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of acclaimed Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK performing a new song, "Spring Fra Livet" last month on the Norwegian TV show "Lydverket" can be seen below. The track, which KVELERTAK has been playing live for over a year now, will appear on the band's sophomore album, "Meir", to be released in March 2013 ...

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CONVERGE: Quality Vienna Concert Footage

Quality video footage of CONVERGE's December 18 performance at Arena in Vienna, Austria can be seen below. CONVERGE recently completed a U.S. tour with support from TORCHE and KVELERTAK. CONVERGE's new album, "All We Love We Leave Behind", sold 6,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position ...

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KVELERTAK Signs With SONY MUSIC SCANDINAVIA

Acclaimed Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK have inked a deal with Sony Music Scandinavia. The band's sophomore album, "Meir", will be released in March 2013. The CD was recorded late summer/early fall at Godcity studios in Salem, Massachusetts with producer Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE). KVELERTAK's previous label, Indie Recordings, which will release "Meir" on vinyl, says in a ...

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CONVERGE Interviewed By Finland's KAAOS TV (Video)

Kaaos TV conducted an interview with CONVERGE vocalist Jacob Bannon and guitarist Kurt Ballou prior to the band's December 9 conceret at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. CONVERGE recently completed a U.S. tour with support from TORCHE and KVELERTAK. CONVERGE's new album, "All We Love We Leave Behind", sold ...

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KVELERTAK: New Album Title Track Listing Revealed

Acclaimed Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK have set "Meir" as the title of their sophomore album, tentatively due in March 2013 via an as-yet-undisclosed record label. The CD was recorded late summer/early fall at Godcity studios in Salem, Massachusetts with producer Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE). "Meir" track listing: 01. Åpenbaring 02. Spring Fra Livet 03. Trepan 04. Bruane ...

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NAILS To Enter Studio

Following their recent attack of shows down the West Coast supporting CONVERGE, TORCHE and KVELERTAK, NAILS has just confirmed a new three-day January West Coast assault. Dubbed "United & Strong 2013", the crushing short tour will feature NAILS headlining three California dates with support from DEATH THREAT, TWITCHING TONGUES and INCENDIARY in late January. These ...

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ENTOMBED Frontman Joins CONVERGE On Stage In Stockholm (Video)

ENTOMBED frontman Lars Göran "LG" Petrov joined CONVERGE on stage last night (Friday, December 7) at Hornstull Strand in Stockholm, Sweden to perform the ENTOMBED classic "Wolverine Blues". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. ENTOMBED has been "checking out some studios" for recording of their new album, according to a posting ...

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CONVERGE Involved In Road Accident

Massachusetts-based hardcore/metal band CONVERGE was involved in a road accident earlier today (Wednesday, October 24) when the group's van hit a patch of black ice on its way to the CONVERGE's Seattle gig. The band's vocalist, Jacob Bannon, wrote in an online post, "After driving all day/evening, we hit a patch of black ice in ...

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DUNDERBEIST To Release 'Songs Of The Buried' In November

Rock group DUNDERBEIST — the seven-member Norwegian band whose name means "thunder beast" in their native tongue — has completed work on its new album, "Songs Of The Buried", to be released digitally in North America on November 19. The CD — the group's second of 2012 — will also be made available in Germany, ...

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CONVERGE: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"All We Love We Leave Behind", the new album from CONVERGE, is available for streaming in its entirety in the YouTube clip below. Due on October 9, the effort will be made available in a deluxe package that includes a 48-page, full-color hardcover, clothbound book with original art created by singer Jacob Bannon via Epitaph ...

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NAILS Preparing To Record New Album

Southern California's NAILS will enter Godcity Studios in Salem, Massachusetts in late December with CONVERGE's Kurt Ballou to begin recording its new album, "Abandon All Life", for a spring release on Southern Lord. Following the release of the band's split seven-inch single with SKIN LIKE IRON that blazed the masses in January, NAILS will drop ...

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CONVERGE: Another New Song Available For Streaming

CONVERGE will release its highly anticipated new studio album, "All We Love We Leave Behind", on October 9. The effort will be made available in a deluxe package that includes a 48-page, full-color hardcover, clothbound book with original art created by singer Jacob Bannon via Epitaph (vinyl on Deathwish). Accompanying the track "Aimless Arrow" is ...

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CONVERGE: New Video Interview With JACOB BANNON

On August 6, Pelecanus.net conducted an interview with CONVERGE frontman Jacob Bannon in Paris, France. You can now watch the chat below. CONVERGE will release its highly anticipated new studio album, "All We Love We Leave Behind", on October 9. The effort will be made available in a deluxe package that includes a 48-page, full-color ...

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KVELERTAK: Second Video Update From The Studio

Acclaimed Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK have entered Godcity studios in Salem, Massachusetts with producer Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE) to begin recording their new album for an early 2013 release. The band states, "All [we] can say is this album is going to fuck the first album in the ass. Hard." The second in a series of video ...

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KVELERTAK: First Video Update From The Studio

Acclaimed Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK have entered Godcity studios in Salem, Massachusetts with producer Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE) to begin recording their new album for an early 2013 release. The band states, "All [we] can say is this album is going to fuck the first album in the ass. Hard." The first in a series of video ...

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KUNVUK: 'Rapture Pt. 1 (Incite)' Video Released

"Rapture Pt. 1 (Incite)", the new video from Australian metallers KUNVUK, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's second album, "Consume Rapture", which was recorded, engineered and mixed by the band's guitarist and singer David Hart and mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music (DEATH, SWANS, MASTODON, CONVERGE, BARONESS, THE ...

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KVELERTAK Begins Recording New Album

Acclaimed Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK have entered Godcity studios in Salem, Massachusetts with producer Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE) to begin recording their new album for an early 2013 release. The band states, "All [we] can say is this album is going to fuck the first album in the ass. Hard." KVELERTAK will return to the U.S. this ...

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AMENRA To Release 'Mass V' In November

Belgian sorcerers AMENRA have completed work on their fourth full-length album, "Mass V", at La Chapelle studio with producer Billy Anderson (EYEHATEGOD, NEUROSIS, OM, SWANS) for a November 26 European release via Neurot Recordings. Video footage of the recording process cane be seen below. The "Mass V" record-release show will take place on December 22 ...

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HIGH ON FIRE: 'Fertile Green' Video Released

"Fertile Green", the new video from the Oakland, California-based power trio HIGH ON FIRE, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's latest album, "De Vermis Mysteriis", which sold around 7,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 63 on The Billboard 200 chart. ...

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VINCE NEIL To Headline 'Family-Friendly' Tybee Island Pirate Festival

MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil will headline this year's Tybee Island Pirate Festival, organizers announced Wednesday. Neil will headline a live concert on Saturday, October 6 at 7 p.m. Swashbucklers of all ages will converge on Tybee Island, Georgia, an island paradise located just 20 minutes east of historic Savannah, for the eighth annual Tybee ...

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HIGH ON FIRE: New Audio Interview With JEFF MATZ

On May 25, Natalie of Natalie's World conducted an interview with bassist Jeff Matz of the Oakland, California-based power trio HIGH ON FIRE. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. HIGH ON FIRE's new album, "De Vermis Mysteriis", sold around 7,400 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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TORCHE: New Video Interview Posted Online

FloridaGeekScene.com conducted an interview with Miami purveyors of hard rock TORCHE on May 12 at Will's Pub in Orlando, Florida. You can now watch the chat below. TORCHE released its third album, "Harmonicraft", on April 24 via Volcom Entertainment. The bandmembers produced the CD in their hometown studio, Pinecrust, and delivered the finished recordings to ...

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EPHEL DUATH: New EP Details Revealed

EPHEL DUATH, the formerly Italian, currently U.S.-based band which is known as a modern mixture of avant-garde metal and progressive rock with jazz-fusion and hardcore punk elements, will release its new EP, "On Death And Cosmos", on June 21 in Europe and August 14 in the U.S. via Agonia Records. The CD cover artwork was ...

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BLACK BREATH: 'Home Of The Grave' Video Released

"Home Of The Grave", the new Scion A/V-produced video from Seattle deathbrigade BLACK BREATH, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's latest album, "Sentenced To Life", which was released on March 27 via Southern Lord. With 10 tracks in under 33 minutes, "Sentenced To Life" contains the most demoralizing-yet-energizing d-beat-injected death metal ...

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