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New Song Premiere: DRAGONFORCE's 'Curse Of Darkness'

"Curse Of Darkness", a brand new song from the multinational metal band DRAGONFORCE, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Reaching Into Infinity", which will be released on May 19 via earMUSIC on CD, LP and a special-edition CD and DVD. The follow-up to 2014's "Maximum Overload" marks the ...

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ENSLAVED: 'Roadburn Live' Unpacking Video

"Roadburn Live" is ENSLAVED's first official live album, a split release between Roadburn Records and By Norse Music. The album was recorded during one of band's headlining shows at the renowned Roadburn festival 2015, an edition curated by ENSLAVED's guitar player Ivar Bjørnson. Walter Hoeijmakers, Roadburn's artistic director, comments on the release: "It's no secret ...

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SECRET SPHERE To Release 'The Nature Of Time' Album In June

Frontiers Music Srl will release "The Nature Of Time", SECRET SPHERE's ninth studio album, on June 2. The new recording celebrates 20 years of hard work that started back in 1997 with the release of the band's widely praised debut album, "Mistress Of The Shadowlight". Since then, SECRET SPHERE has evolved and developed its unique ...

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New Song Premiere: DRAGONFORCE's 'Judgement Day'

"Judgement Day", a brand new song from the multinational metal band DRAGONFORCE, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Reaching Into Infinity", which will be released on May 19 via earMUSIC on CD, LP and a special-edition CD and DVD. The follow-up to 2014's "Maximum Overload" marks the band's ...

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ENSLAVED To Release 'Roadburn Live' For 'Record Store Day'

"Roadburn Live" is ENSLAVED's first official live album, a split release between Roadburn Records and By Norse Music. The album was recorded during one of band's headlining shows at the renowned Roadburn festival 2015, an edition curated by ENSLAVED's guitar player Ivar Bjørnson. Walter Hoeijmakers, Roadburn's artistic director, comments on the release: "It's no secret ...

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NIGHT RANGER: New Song 'Truth' Available For Streaming

Frontiers Music Srl will release "Don't Let Up", the new studio album from NIGHT RANGER, on March 24. The disc will be available in both a standard edition and a deluxe edition (featuring bonus track and bonus DVD — physical format only). The song "Truth", taken from "Don't Let Up", can now be streamed below. ...

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Suicide Silence - SUICIDE SILENCE

Weeks before the release of SUICIDE SILENCE's self-titled fifth album, the band found itself under scrutiny with its preview track, "Doris". That's the polite way to put it. Vocalist Eddie Hermida and guitarist Mark Helymun took to MetalSucks.net with a video cam and printouts of some of the negative Internet posts cast against the group; ...

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Black Metal Documentary 'Blackhearts' To Be Released In April

Norwegian black metal documentary "Blackhearts" will be released on DVD, digital and VOD on April 11 via Soundview Media Partners. "Blackhearts" is a documentary that tells the compelling story of three die-hard fans of black metal. The hard rock sub-genre gained worldwide notoriety because of its links to Satanism, church burnings, and murders 25 years ...

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MARDUK Concert In Oakland Canceled Due To Security Concerns

Tonight's (Saturday, February 18) MARDUK concert at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California has been canceled amid security concerns. The venue released a statement from the local police on Friday explaining that "there are groups that believe MARDUK profits off glorifying Nazi imagery and songs about Nazi SS officers and anti-Semitism." Therefore, "based on ...

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IMMOLATION: Lyric Video For New Song 'Fostering The Divide'

The official lyric video for the song "Fostering The Divide" from New York death metallers IMMOLATION can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Atonement", which will be released on February 24 via Nuclear Blast. "Atonement" was recorded at Millbrook Sound Studios in Millbrook, New York with longtime producer Paul ...

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Guitarist KASPERI HEIKKINEN Quits U.D.O. And DIRKSCHNEIDER

Finnish guitarist Kasperi Heikkinen has left U.D.O. and DIRKSCHNEIDER — the two bands fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider — for personal reasons. Says U.D.O. in a statement: "There is no bad blood or drama in this departure. The band and especially Udo wanna thank Kasperi for his great support and many fantastic shows ...

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ENTOMBED's ALEX HELLID Launches 'Entombed Sverige' Beer

In 2016, founding ENTOMBED member Alex Hellid teamed up with brewmaster Dr. Andrés Furukawa of Macken Brewery to craft Entombed Sverige in celebration of the ENTOMBED legacy. Entombed Sverige is what we call a Swedish Helles (a little darker than your typical Helles) with gold ingot color and delicate white foam head. A craft lager ...

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Ex-QUEENSRŸCHE Singer GEOFF TATE Stars In 'The Burningmoore Deaths'; DVD Due This Month

On February 14, MVD Entertainment will release the feature film debut of Geoff Tate, former lead vocalist of the legendary metal band QUEENSRŸCHE. Titled "The Burningmoore Deaths" (formerly "The Burningmoore Incident"), the horror film — written and directed by Jonathan Williams — is inspired by true events surrounding unsolved murders captured on security cameras during ...

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CARMINE APPICE Reinvents CACTUS Once Again

Coming off a very successful U.S. tour and the release of its first studio album in ten years, "Black Dawn", the time has come for founding member and world-renowned drummer Carmine Appice to re-energize and rebuild CACTUS, the band once heralded by critics as America's answer to LED ZEPPELIN. Appice has announced two new members ...

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IMMOLATION: Third Trailer For 'Atonement' Album

New York death metallers IMMOLATION will release their new album, "Atonement", on February 24 via Nuclear Blast. The third trailer for "Atonement", in which guitarist Robert Vigna discusses how he writes and prepares songs for the recording studio, can be seen below. "Atonement" was recorded at Millbrook Sound Studios in Millbrook, New York with longtime ...

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NIGHT RANGER To Release 'Don't Let Up' Album In March

Frontiers Music Srl will release "Don't Let Up", the new studio album from NIGHT RANGER, on March 24. The disc will be available in both a standard edition and a deluxe edition (featuring bonus track and bonus DVD — physical format only). The song "Somehow Someway", taken from "Don't Let Up", can be streamed below. ...

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Video Premiere: BREAKING BENJAMIN's 'Never Again'

BREAKING BENJAMIN's video for the song "Never Again" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Dark Before Dawn", which sold 141,000 copies in its first week of release to enter The Billboard 200 chart at position No. 1. The sales number was the best single-week sales mark of the ...

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See Six Pages From SLAYER's Bloody First Comic Book

Legendary heavy metal band SLAYER has teamed up with "Metalocalypse" writer Jon Schnepp and "Twilight Zone" artist Guiu Vilanova for a three-issue Dark Horse Comics series, "Slayer: Repentless", with covers by Eisner Award-winning British comics artist Glenn Fabry. The first issue, with a variant cover by Eric Powell ("The Goon", "Hillbilly"), is scheduled for release ...

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