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SERENITY Announces New Female Singer

European symphonic metallers SERENITY will release their new album, "War Of Ages", on March 22 in Europe, with an expected March/April release for North America and Asia. The new album will introduce a major change in the band's music and lineup. Since their second album, SERENITY has been including female voices in its songs, had ...

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MISFITS Schedule New Jersey Signing Session

MISFITS will take part in a in-store signing session on Saturday, February 9 at Vintage Vinyl in Fords, New Jersey. For more information, visit www.vvinyl.com. MISFITS will release their first "proper" live album since the 1980s, "Dea.d. Alive!", on February 5 on CD and limited-edition 12-inch vinyl plus MP3 card. With select tracks ...

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TREMONTI: 'Wish You Well' Video To Debut On Wednesday

TREMONTI, the band led by CREED and ALTER BRIDGE guitarist Mark Tremonti, is preparing to attack U.S. radio waves once again with its new single "Wish You Well". In conjunction with the impact of the new single at radio, a teaser trailer has appeared online. The trailer can be seen below and in it a ...

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SERENITY: New Album Details Revealed

After a year of composing, writing, producing, designing and recording, Austrian symphonic melodic metallers SERENITY have revealed the first details of their fourth full-length album, "War Of Ages", due out on March 22 in Europe and March/April in the USA and Asia via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2011's "Death & Legacy" was once again ...

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MISFITS To Release 'Dea.d. Alive!' In February

MISFITS will release their first "proper" live album since the 1980s, "Dea.d. Alive!", on February 5 on CD and limited-edition 12-inch vinyl plus MP3 card. With select tracks from the band's encore set at their hometown show in New Jersey added for good measure, (recorded live on "Devil's Night," no less), "Dea.d. Alive!" is an ...

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ASTAROTH: 'Nero's Fire' Video Released

"Nero's Fire", the new video from legendary Italian heavy metal pioneers ASTAROTH, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's first-ever full-length album, "The End Of Silence", which will be released on December 21 via She Wolf Records. Produced by the band's bassist Saverio "Shining" Principini and engineered by Michael Tacci (METALLICA, WHITESNAKE) ...

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PINK CREAM 69: New Album Audio Samples Available

Frontiers Records will release "Ceremonial", the new album from German/British melodic hard rockers PINK CREAM 69, on January 25 in Europe and January 22 in North America. The cover artwork was created by Kai Brockschmidt (PRETTY MAIDS, ROYAL HUNT) and can be seen below. Six years after the critically praised "In10sity" CD, PINK CREAM 69 ...

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Italian Metallers ASTAROTH To Release First-Ever Full-Length Album

Legendary Italian heavy metal pioneers ASTAROTH will release their first-ever full-length album, "The End Of Silence", on December 21 via She Wolf Records. Produced by the band's bassist Saverio "Shining" Principini and engineered by Michael Tacci (METALLICA, WHITESNAKE) in Los Angeles, California, the CD marks the band's first new output since their 1985 cult classic ...

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THE UNGUIDED: New EP Details Unveiled

THE UNGUIDED — the Swedish band featuring former SONIC SYNDICATE members Richard Sjunnesson (vocals), Roland Johansson (vocals) and Roger Sjunnesson guitar; (Richard's brother) — will release a new two-song EP, "InvaZion", on December 21. The cover artwork was created by Kuang Hong and can be seen below. Commented Richard: "The songs featured on this EP ...

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SHINING: First Part Of New Audio Interview With NIKLAS KVARFORTH

The first part of a new audio interview with SHINING founder and frontman Niklas Kvarforth can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. SHINING will continue its highly successful collaboration with KING DIAMOND guitarist Andy La Rocque's Sonic Train Studios in Varberg, Sweden, Both the SHINING EP "Lots Of Girls Gonna Get Hurt" and the ...

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SHINING's NIKLAS KVARFORTH To Publish Book Of Lyrics

A book containing all the lyrics ever written by SHINING founder and frontman Niklas Kvarforth will be published on December 7. Entitled "When Prozac No Longer Helps", the first-edition paperback will be hand-numbered in the author's own blood. Commented Kvarforth: "Far too long I've been pestered each and every day by people from all around ...

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SHINING To Continue Collaboration With ANDY LA ROCQUE's SONIC TRAIN STUDIOS

Swedish extreme metallers SHINING will continue their highly successful collaboration with KING DIAMOND guitarist Andy La Rocque's Sonic Train Studios in Varberg, Sweden, Both the SHINING EP "Lots Of Girls Gonna Get Hurt" and the band's soon-to-be-released full-length album, "Redefining Darkness", were produced and recorded by Andy at Sonic Train. Pre-production for the next SHINING ...

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THE UNGUIDED: 'Betrayer Of The Code' Video Released

"Betrayer Of The Code", the new video from THE UNGUIDED — the new Swedish band featuring former SONIC SYNDICATE members Richard Sjunnesson (vocals), Roland Johansson (vocals) and Roger Sjunnesson guitar; (Richard's brother) — can be seen below. The clip was directed by 11 Frames Productions. "Betrayer Of The Code" comes off THE UNGUIDED's debut album, ...

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SHINING Reveals History Behind New Video Storyline

"Tillsammans Är Vi Allt", the new video from Swedish extreme metallers SHINING, can be seen below. Contrary to how the video has been interpreted by both some press and fans alike, who have mistaken it for a simple glossy music video, there is, in fact, a symbolism behind it, one which both SHINING frontman Niklas ...

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SHINING: 'Tillsammans Är Vi Allt' Video Released

"Tillsammans Är Vi Allt", the new video from Swedish extreme metallers SHINING, can be seen below. The clip, which was filmed both during a live concert at the Club Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland and in a studio setting,features a binding story focusing around the themes of addiction and obsession. as envisioned onto visual form by ...

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SHINING: New Album Title Announced

Swedish extreme metallers SHINING have set "Redefining Darkness" as the title of their eighth full-length album, due later this year via Spinefarm Records. Unlike all previous SHINING efforts, "Redefining Darkness"'s title will not be prefaced with a number. Commented SHINING founder and frontman Niklas Kvarforth: "The use of numbers to describe our albums is no ...

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POSTHUM: New Song Available For Streaming

Norwegian atmospheric black metallers POSTHUM have signed to Indie Recordings for the release of their newest album, "Lights Out". The CD — which will be released on September 25 in North America (September 21 for Europe) — can be described as atmospheric and gloomy with a melancholic undertone, even though songs are more aggressive and ...

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POSTHUM: New Album Details Revealed

Norwegian atmospheric black metallers POSTHUM have signed to Indie Recordings for the release of their newest album, "Lights Out". The CD — which will be released on September 25 in North America (September 21 for Europe) — can be described as atmospheric and gloomy with a melancholic undertone, even though songs are more aggressive and ...

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TOMMY BOLIN Gets Box-Set Treatment

Rock guitar legend Tommy Bolin will be honored with a box set release of his lauded solo release "The Definitive Teaser" — a three-CD collection featuring a remastered version of his classic album along with two CDs of outtakes and alternates. The project was produced by Greg Hampton and Johnnie Bolin. In the annals of ...

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POSTHUM Signs With INDIE RECORDINGS

Indie Recordings has announced the signing of POSTHUM The sound of POSTHUM is the sound of dark, Norwegian forests and endless snow-covered plains. It is melancholic, atmospheric and hypnotizing Norwegian black metal. POSTHUM released its self-titled debut album in 2009, received great reviews from the underground press and triggered a strong demand for a swift ...

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THE UNGUIDED Announces New Touring Drummer

THE UNGUIDED — the new Swedish band featuring former SONIC SYNDICATE members Richard Sjunnesson (vocals), Roland Johansson (vocals) and Roger Sjunnesson guitar; (Richard's brother) — has issued the following update: "We are happy to announce that our friend Richard Schill (KING LEAF EXPERIENCE, MY COLLAPSE, ex-SHINING) from Halmstad will fill in on drums for THE ...

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IHSAHN: 'Eremita' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Eremita", the fourth album from former EMPEROR vocalist/guitarist Ihsahn, sold around 900 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 32 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared ...

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