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AMORPHIS Vocalist TOMI JOUTSEN Speaks To KAAOS TV (Video)

Kaaos TV conducted an interview with vocalist Tomi Joutsen of Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS before the band's February 21 show at Hullu Pullo in Vaasa, Finland. You can now watch the chat below (in Finnish, with English subtitles; click on "CC"). AMORPHIS will perform a special concert at the Olavinlinna Castle, a stone ...

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SABATON: First 'Heroes' Album Trailer

The first trailer for "Heroes", the new album from Swedish metallers SABATON, can be seen below. The CD will be released on May 16 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork for the effort was created by Péter Sallai. There will also be "alternate artwork for some editions," according to the band. The cover artwork ...

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SABATON: Official Video Footage Of Spinning-Class Concert

On January 25, Swedish metallers SABATON played a special gig at the Må Bättre gym in Falun, Sweden. They performed live during a spinning class, while simultaneously participating in the workout themselves. Official video footage of this special event can be seen below. "We made special mic holders in order to be able to position ...

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SABATON: 'Heroes' Album Track Listing Revealed

Swedish metallers SABATON will release their new album, "Heroes", on May 16 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork for the CD was created by Péter Sallai. There will also be "alternate artwork for some editions," according to the band. The cover artwork for both the standard and special "Heroes" editions can be seen below. ...

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SABATON: Video Footage Of Kalix Guitar Clinic

Guitarists Chris Rörland and Tobbe Englund of Swedish metallers SABATON recently took part in their first-ever guitar clinic in Kalix, Sweden. Check out video footage below. SABATON will release its new album, "Heroes", on May 16 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork for the CD was created by Péter Sallai. "Heroes" is being recorded ...

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SABATON Plays Special Concert At Swedish Gym (Video)

On January 25, Swedish metallers SABATON played a special gig at the Må Bättre gym in Falun, Sweden. They performed live during a spinning class, while simultaneously participating in the workout themselves. "We made special mic holders in order to be able to position them on the spinning cycle," SABATON vocalist Joakim Brodén told the ...

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ANCIENT ASCENDANT Signs With CANDLELIGHT RECORDS

Candlelight Records has announced the signing of ANCIENT ASCENDANT. ANCIENT ASCENDANT is a British-based quartet pioneering a unique brand of songwriting based on a solid foundation of black and death metal while injecting eclectic ideas from a wide range of fine metal traditions. Since the release of its critically acclaimed debut EP, "The Heathen Throne", ...

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Soul Rot - DISFIGUREMENT

Once again, the red-hot state of Georgia coughs up a winner. Instead of sludge-prog, crunk, tech-grind or doom, Atlanta's DISFIGUREMENT serves up an exemplary blend of Scandinavian and American-styled death metal. Fine-tuning their act in a hurry since starting in 2011, this band will call to mind HYPOCRISY, DEICIDE and DISMEMBER, yet there's something fresh ...

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SABATON: 'Heroes' Alternate Artwork Unveiled

Swedish metallers SABATON will release their new album, "Heroes", on May 16 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork for the CD was created by Péter Sallai. There will also be "alternate artwork for some editions," according to the band. The cover artwork for both the standard and special "Heroes" editions can be seen below. ...

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SABATON: 'Heroes' Album Cover Artwork Unveiled

Swedish metallers SABATON will release their new album, "Heroes", on May 16 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork for the CD was created by Péter Sallai and can be seen below. "We had the title in mind since before we even recorded 'Carolus Rex' and we already had ideas for artwork years ago," says ...

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LOCK UP: 'New Material Is Sounding Off The Hook'

International grindcore "supergroup" LOCK UP — featuring Tomas Lindberg (AT THE GATES, DISFEAR), Anton Reisenegger (PENTAGRAM, CRIMINAL), Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH, BRUJERIA, VENOMOUS CONCEPT) and Nick Barker (CRADLE OF FILTH, DIMMU BORGIR) — is "looking forward to another writing session for the new album in a couple of weeks down in the beautiful Basque region ...

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SABATON In The Studio: Video Footage Of Drum-Recording Sessions

Swedish metallers SABATON have entered The Abyss, the recording studio in Pärlby outside Ludvika, Sweden owned and operated by record producer and musician Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN) to begin tracking their new album for a late spring release. A video clip of the drum-recording sessions can be seen below. SABATON played its first show with ...

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AMORPHIS: Toulouse Concert Footage Available

Quality fan-filmed video footage of AMORPHIS' November 19 performance at La Dynamo in Toulouse, France can be seen below. AMORPHIS will perform a special concert at the Olavinlinna Castle, a stone fortress built in 1475, on July 13, 2014 during the Savonlinna Opera Festival's 2014 season in Savonlinna, Finland. The idea of inviting AMORPHIS along ...

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SLAUGHTERDAY: 'Morbid Shroud Of Sickness' Video Released

"Morbid Shroud Of Sickness", the new video from German death metallers SLAUGHTERDAY, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's debut album, "Nightmare Vortex", which will be released on December 6 via FDA Rekotz on CD, LP and digital formats. The follow-up to "Cosmic Horror" limited cassette demo features "insane cosmic death metal ...

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AMORPHIS To Play Special Concert At Olavinlinna Castle

Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS will perform a special concert at the Olavinlinna Castle, a stone fortress built in 1475, on July 13, 2014 during the Savonlinna Opera Festival's 2014 season in Savonlinna, Finland. The idea of inviting AMORPHIS along to Savonlinna was, according to the festival’s artistic director Jorma Silvasti, born out of ...

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HYPOCRISY Bassist Sitting Out European Tour

For "personal reasons," bassist Mikael Hedlund of Swedish death metallers HYPOCRISY is sitting out the band's current European tour with HEAVEN SHALL BURN. Filling in for him is André Skaug of CLAWFINGER. HYPOCRISY was forced to cancel its North American tour earlier in the year due to reasons beyond the group's control. The bandmembers had ...

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SLAUGHTERDAY: 'Nightmare Vortex' Teaser

"Nightmare Vortex", the debut album from German death metallers SLAUGHTERDAY, will be released on December 6 via FDA Rekotz on CD, LP and digital formats. The follow-up to "Cosmic Horror" limited cassette demo features "insane cosmic death metal that falls somewhere between AUTOPSY's 'Mental Funeral' and HYPOCRISY's 'Penetralia'," according to a press release. "Featuring stunning ...

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HYPOCRISY Interviewed BY Moshpit.ru (Video)

Peter Tägtgren and Mikael Hedlund of Swedish death metallers HYPOCRISY were interviewed by Moshpit.ru when the band performed in Kiev, Ukraine on September 19. You can now watch the chat below. HYPOCRISY was forced to cancel its previously announced North American tour earlier in the year due to reasons beyond the group's control. The bandmembers ...

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The Death Card - SWORN IN

Illinois hardcore troopers SWORN IN have amassed a quick following in the two-plus years they've stormed the scene. Following their "Start/End" EP comes the band's full-length debut, "The Death Card". Brash, heated and ultimately toxic, "The Death Card" is chocked full of a fracas-minded denunciation of the world to the point of sheer nihilism. To ...

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HATESPHERE Bassist To Sit Out HYPOCRISY Tour

Danish thrashers HATESPHERE have released the following statement: "Due to serious health problems, our dear bass player, Jimmy 'The Talent' Nedergaard, is forced to sit out our upcoming European tour with HYPOCRISY. "Jimmy is suffering from diabetes, and due to that fact his kidney is in very bad shape, things are now that bad that ...

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HATESPHERE: New Song 'Fear Me' Available For Streaming

"Fear Me", a brand new song from Danish thrashers HATESPHERE, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off the band's eighth studio album, "Murderlust", which will be released on September 27 via Massacre Records. The CD was recorded at Antfarm Studios in Aarhus, Denmark with producer Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, SICK ...

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HATESPHERE: 'Murderlust' Title Track Available For Streaming

"Murderlust", the title track of the eighth studio album from Danish thrashers HATESPHERE, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. Due on September 27 via Massacre Records, the CD was recorded at Antfarm Studios in Aarhus, Denmark with producer Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, SICK OF IT ALL, MOONSPELL, DARK TRANQUILLITY) and it once again ...

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CLAWFINGER Calls It Quits

Long-running Swedish rap/metal combo CLAWFINGER has released the following statement: "Sometimes you grow together, sometimes you grow apart, sometimes you don't grow anywhere but you still keep on going anyway for lack of better options because it's all you know how to do! "Anyway, the simple truth here and now is that CLAWFINGER are calling ...

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AMORPHIS Guitarist Interviewed By U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK RADIO (Video)

On August 11, Redd of Bloodstock Radio conducted an interview with Esa Holopainen, guitarist and founding member of Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS, at the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Park, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. AMORPHIS' eleventh album, "Circle", was released on April 19 via Nuclear Blast ...

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INBREEDING REDNECKS To Release 'Abnormal Life Portrayed' In October

Danish old-school death metallers INBREEDING REDNECKS — who consist of experienced metal musicians from bands like AUTUMN LEAVES, MEMORIAL, FRAMELESS SCAR and MERCENARY — will release their debut album, "Abnormal Life Portrayed", on October 14 via Mighty Music/Target. The CD was recorded at CB Studios by Christian Bonde (DAWN OF DEMISE) and was mixed by ...

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