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KVELERTAK: New Single Released In Scandinavia

"Bruane Brenn", the brand new single from acclaimed Norwegian rockers KVELERTAK, was premiered on January 8 on BBC Radio 1's "Rock Show" with Daniel P. Carter and is now available on iTunes and Spotify in Scandinavia. The track comes off the band's sophomore album, "Meir", which will be released in March via Sony Music Scandinavia. ...

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CALL OF THE VOID: New Album Details Revealed

Rarely does a debut record come bursting out of the gates so violently angry, and perennially pissed off. Hurling forth a scorching mix of NAPALM DEATH and HIS HERO IS GONE, Colorado hardcore/punk/powerviolence perpetrators CALL OF THE VOID pound out a furious ten-song grand slam of a record with the fittingly titled "Dragged Down A ...

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SKELETONWITCH To Enter Studio In April

Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH will enter GodCity Studios in Salem, Massachusetts in April with producer Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, KVELERTAK, BLACK BREATH) to begin recording their fifth album for a late 2013 release via Prosthetic Records. Commented the band: "First off, thanks to everyone who supported SKELETONWITCH during this past year. We did some serious gigging in ...

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KEN MODE Signs With SEASON OF MIST

Canada's KEN MODE has inked a deal with Season Of Mist. The band's new album, "Entrench", was recorded with producer Matt Bayles (MASTODON, THE SWORD) and will be released on March 19. Commented the band: "KEN MODE is proud to be forming an alliance with a label with as heavy hitting and as creatively diverse ...

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CONVERGE Frontman Interviewed In Vienna (Video)

On December 18, Michael of link textFreethinkers.at conducted an interview with CONVERGE singer Jacob Bannon in Vienna, Austria. You can now watch the chat in two parts 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 ...

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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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