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HATRIOT To Release 'From Days Unto Darkness' Album In July

San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal outfit HATRIOT will release its new album, "From Days Unto Darkness", on July 26 via Massacre Records. The disc marks the group's first release with Cody Souza on the microphone, following the departure of his father, Steve "Zetro" Souza (now back in EXODUS). Paolo Girard created a very symbolic ...

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DRAGONFORCE Is 'Almost Finished' Mixing New Studio Album

DRAGONFORCE is "almost finished" mixing its new studio album. The band's eighth LP was recorded with producer Damien Rainaud (ONCE HUMAN) and is tentatively due out before the end of the year via Metal Blade Records in the USA. A new video clip from the mixing sessions, featuring Rainaud and DRAGONFORCE guitarist Herman Li, can ...

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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR On His New Mask: 'I Wanted It To Feel Like It Was Something That Was Created In Someone's Basement'

Corey Taylor spoke to Kerrang! magazine about SLIPKNOT's new costumes, which were unveiled last week to coincide with the release of the band's sixth studio album, "We Are Not Your Kind", due on August 9 via Roadrunner. Corey worked on his new mask with special effects legend Tom Savini, whose extensive career in the film ...

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Here Is A Closer Look At SLIPKNOT's New Masks

As widely expected, the members of SLIPKNOT unveiled brand-new costumes to coincide with the release of their sixth studio album, "We Are Not Your Kind", which will arrive on August 9 via Roadrunner. A closer look at each of the new masks is available below. SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor worked on his new mask with ...

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SLIPKNOT Shares Third Teaser For Thursday's Big Reveal

SLIPKNOT has shared another teaser video for what will be the band's big reveal on Thursday, May 16. As with the previous two teasers, the new one-minute clip, which is captioned "You've Killed The Saint In Me", features brief glimpses of the members' new masks interspersed with footage from previous years. The members of SLIPKNOT ...

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Revelations Of Oblivion - POSSESSED

Hellions rejoice! POSSESSED are back and this is absolutely no kind of false dawn. Full disclosure: this is not so much a review, more an extended love letter to Jeff Becerra. Why? Because comebacks are not supposed to be this convincing or this thrilling. Legendary bands are not generally inclined to return after a lengthy ...

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SLIPKNOT Shares Another Teaser For Thursday's Big Reveal

SLIPKNOT has shared another teaser video for what will be the band's big reveal on Thursday, May 16. As with the previous teaser, the new one-minute clip, which is captioned "How Dare You Martyr Me", features brief glimpses of the members' new masks interspersed with footage from previous years. The members of SLIPKNOT are expected ...

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ENTOMBED A.D. To Release 'Bowels Of Earth' Album In August

Swedish metallers ENTOMBED A.D. will release their new album, "Bowels Of Earth", on August 30 via Century Media. According to a press release, the follow-up to 2016's "Dead Dawn" "represents a huge leap forward for these gnarly veterans. Faster, tighter and more viscerally crushing than anything they have produced before." Comments singer Lars-Göran Petrov: "We ...

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SLIPKNOT Teases Announcement; New Masks To Be Revealed On Thursday?

SLIPKNOT has shared a cryptic teaser video for a special announcement that will apparently be delivered later this week. The one-minute clip, which can be seen on SLIPKNOT's official web site, features brief teases of the members' new masks interspersed with footage from previous years. Also included is a counter that begins rapidly counting up ...

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Watch Making Of DRAGONFORCE's New Music Video

DRAGONFORCE livestreamed the filming of a brand new music video on Sunday, May 5. The clip for the as-yet-undisclosed first single from the band's upcoming studio album was shot in Belgrade, Serbia. The video is being directed by Ivan Colic and produced by Stanimir Lukic and iCODE Team, who previously worked with DRAGONFORCE on the ...

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MARDUK Guitarist On Whether He Owns Pieces Of MAYHEM Singer DEAD's Brain And Skull: 'That's Old News'

MARDUK guitarist and founding member Morgan Steinmeyer Håkansson confirmed several years ago that he owns pieces of MAYHEM vocalist Per "Dead" Ohlin's brain and skull, adding yet another layer to one of black metal's most infamous and enduring stories. MAYHEM's reputation has been brought back into light thanks in part to Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund's ...

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Video: ACCEPT Performs With Orchestra In Saint Petersburg, Russia

German/American metallers ACCEPT launched the "Symphonic Terror Tour" on April 20 in Wuppertal, Germany. The trek sees the band accompanied by a symphony orchestra, presenting such ACCEPT anthems as "Princess Of The Dawn", "Breaker", "Fast As A Shark" and "Metal Heart", as well as to newer songs like "Stalingrad", "Shadow Soldiers" and "Teutonic Terror". Fan-filmed ...

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COREY TAYLOR Teases His New SLIPKNOT Mask (Again)

Corey Taylor took to Instagram on Saturday (April 20) to post a teaser photo of what appears to be his new SLIPKNOT mask. He wrote in an accompanying caption: "Soon." Taylor is working on the mask with special effects legend Tom Savini, whose extensive career in the film industry and especially the horror genre dates ...

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CULT OF LUNA Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of CULT OF LUNA to a worldwide deal. For almost 20 years, CULT OF LUNA has imposed itself as one of the world's leading post-metal lights. Constantly evolving, the band pushes the genre's boundaries from album to album so as to explore the darkest and mistiest, as well ...

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STEVEN WILSON Calls GRETA VAN FLEET A 'Terrible Band' And A 'Third-Rate Impersonation Of LED ZEPPELIN'

British musician and progressive rock pioneer Steven Wilson has blasted GRETA VAN FLEET, calling the Michigan rockers "a terrible band" that is nothing more than a "third-rate impersonation of LED ZEPPELIN." Despite the fact that GRETA VAN FLEET has managed to sell out shows all over the world, the four-piece has been criticized for channeling ...

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TRANSPORT LEAGUE Releases Music Video For 'Monster Human'

"Monster Human", the new video from Swedish metallers TRANSPORT LEAGUE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's eighth album, "A Million Volt Scream", which will be released on August 30 via Mighty Music. Formed in 1994, TRANSPORT LEAGUE soon made its mark on the scene with its debut album, "Stallion Showcase". ...

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TRANSPORT LEAGUE To Release 'A Million Volt Scream' Album

Swedish metallers TRANSPORT LEAGUE have signed a deal with Mighty Music. The band's eighth album, "A Million Volt Scream", will be released later in the year. Formed in 1994, TRANSPORT LEAGUE soon made its mark on the scene with its debut album, "Stallion Showcase". Two and a half decades and half a dozen albums later, ...

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BREAKING BENJAMIN Announces North American Tour With CHEVELLE, THREE DAYS GRACE; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

BREAKING BENJAMIN has announced a massive summer 2019 North American headlining tour. A stacked lineup of special guests will join BREAKING BENJAMIN on select dates, including CHEVELLE, THREE DAYS GRACE, DOROTHY and DIAMANTE. Produced by Live Nation, the 35-city outing kicks off July 21 in St. Louis, Missouri at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre and will ...

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