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CANDLEMASS To Release 'Behind The Wall Of Doom' 30th-Anniversary 3CD/2DVD Set In April

Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS will release a special 30th-anniversary 3CD/2DVD set, "Behind The Wall Of Doom", on April 29 via Peaceville. The set will include an expansive 92-page book by writer Per-Ola Nilsson. The three-decade-long tale of CANDLEMASS is told from recollections of bandmembers past and present and chronicles the rise and domination of ...

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TAU CROSS Feat. VOIVOD, AMEBIX Members: North American Tour Dates Announced

TAU CROSS, the punk/metal collective featuring AMEBIX bassist/frontman Rob Miller, VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, MISERY guitarist Jon Misery and WAR//PLAGUE guitarist Andy Lefton, has announced a ten-day North American tour this spring, marking its first live appearances as a band. The dates kick off on March 29 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and wrap up April ...

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TROUBLE, CROWBAR, Ex-DEICIDE/OBITUARY Members Join Forces In DEVIL'S HIGHWAY

DEVIL'S HIGHWAY, the new "supergroup" featuring vocalist Kyle Thomas (TROUBLE, EXHORDER), Ralph Santolla (DEICIDE, OBITUARY, DEATH), Steve DiGiorgio (TESTAMENT, SADUS), guitarist Matt Brunson (CROWBAR, KINGDOM OF SORROW) and Tony Laureano (DIMMU BORGIR, NILE), has begun recording its debut album at Vulture Lounge in Tampa, Florida and DDT Studios in New Orleans, Louisiana. Santolla is handling ...

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RESURRECTION Parts Ways With Bassist/Vocalist DAMIEN CHAVEZ

Long-running Floridian death metal outfit RESURRECTION has parted ways with bassist/vocalist Damien Chavez. The has recruited Jeff Surmell of SOLACE OF REQUIEM to fill in for its upcoming "March Of Death" European tour, which kicks off on March 14 in Germany and takes the band through Germany, Belgium, Holland, Czech Republic and Poland. Comments RESURRECTION: ...

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RESURRECTION Signs With OLD SCHOOL METAL RECORDS

Long-running Floridian death metal outfit RESURRECTION has inked a deal with Old School Metal Records for the release of the band's first full-length album since 2008's "Mistaken for Dead". Due out in March, "Soul Descent - March of Death" will coincide with RESURRECTION's "March Of Death" European tour, which kicks off in Germany and features ...

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Ex-PRONG Guitarist MONTE PITTMAN Talks To AudioMorpheus.com About 'The Power Of Three' Album (Video)

AudioMorpheus.com conducted an interview with Monte Pittman, the guitarist known for his work with metal legends PRONG and the illustrious pop star Madonna, at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which is taking place January 23-26 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat ...

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CANDLEMASS: More Footage Of Stockholm Concert

Legendary Swedish doomsters CANDLEMASS celebrated the 25th anniversary of their third album, "Ancient Dreams", with special live concert on December 28 at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, Sweden. The LP, which was originally issued in 1988, has long been hailed as a classic and was performed in its entirety by CANDLEMASS, which was last year voted ...

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ACHERON: 'Kult Des Hasses' Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

Underground death metal veterans ACHERON have completed work on their new album, "Kult Des Hasses"; their first for Listenable Records. Vocalist/bassist Vincent Crowley has been joined on the CD by longtime drummer Kyle Severn and guitarist Art Taylor. Also appearing on the recording as a guest second lead guitarist is Ricktor Ravensbruck from the bands ...

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WOLFPACK44: 'The Scourge' Cover Artwork Unveiled

WOLFPACK44, the new band featuring Ricktor Ravensbruck (THE ELECTRIC HELLFIRE CLUB, ACHERON), Julian Xes (KULT OF AZAZEL) and Paul Collier (ANGELCORPSE, PESSIMIST), will release its debut album, "The Scourge", before the end of the year via the French label Deadlight Entertainment. The CD was recorded at Glitch Mode Studio by Nik Skum (DOPE) and features ...

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ELECTRIC HELLFIRE CLUB Guitarist Launches WOLFPACK 44

Ricktor Ravensbruck, guitarist for ELECTRIC HELLFIRE CLUB, WOLFEN SOCIETY and ACHERON, is back with a new band called WOLFPACK 44. The group, which is fronted by Julian Xes of Florida black metallers KULT OV AZAZEL, is working on its debut album, "The Scourge", for an early 2014 release. The CD will feature guest appearances by ...

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ACHERON: New Album Update

It has been four years since the last ACHERON album and the band has finally returned to record a new unholy masterpiece. ACHERON entered Bad Back Studio in Cleveland, Ohio earlier this spring with engineer David Johnson to begin tracking the new CD, "Kult Des Hasses", for a November release via Listenable Records. The goal ...

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ACHERON To Enter Studio In April

Veteran death metallers ACHERON will hit the studio in Cleveland, Ohio in April to begin recording their new album, "Kult Des Hasses", for a late 2013 release via Listenable Records. It is now official that guitarist Ricktor Ravensbruck (WOLFPACK 44, ELECTRIC HELLFIRE CLUB, WOLFEN SOCIETY) will be a special guest to add some of his ...

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ACHERON: 2012 Demo Available For Streaming

The two-song 2012 demo that got veteran death metallers ACHERON signed to Listenable Records can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The tracks "Satan Holds Dominion" and "Asphyxiation (Hands of God)" were recorded with the following lineup: Vincent Crowley - Vocals, Bass Kyle Severn - Drums Max Otworth - Guitar, Backing Vocals Shuan Cothron ...

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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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ACHERON Signs With LISTENABLE RECORDS

Listenable Records has announced the signing of veteran death metallers ACHERON. The band's new album, "Kult Des Hasses", is scheduled for release in the spring. The infamous underground legends have been a cult band for over two decades and have released a number of recordings throughout their existence. Commented ACHERON founder and frontman Vincent Crowley: ...

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RESURRECTION Preparing To Hit The Road; New Studio Album In The Works

Tampa, Florida death metallers RESURRECTION will embark on the "Autumn Anguish" European tour this week. The trek will kick off on October 5 in Prague, Czech Republic nad will wrap on October 20 in Amsterdam. RESURRECTION's current lineup consists of founding member and guitarist John Astl, drummer Gabriel Lewandowski (EQUINOX, HELLWITCH, ACHERON), vocalist Jon Deloe ...

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ACHERON Working On New Material

Black/death metal thrashers ACHERON have commenced work on material for their next full-length album, "Kult Des Hasses". Songtitles set to appear on the CD include are "Satan Holds Dominion", "Asphyxiation (Hands Of God)", "Thy Father Suicide", "Jesus Wept... Again And Again", "Devil's Black Blood", "Whores And Harlots" and an extended version of the band's cult ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE, BEHEMOTH, SUFFOCATION, MORGOTH Confirmed For NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

CANNIBAL CORPSE, BEHEMOTH, SUFFOCATION, MORGOTH, NAPALM DEATH and ACHERON are among the confirmed bands for next year's edition of the Neurotic Deathfest, set to take place March 2-4, 2012 at 013 in Tilburg, Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: CANNIBAL CORPSE BEHEMOTH SUFFOCATION MORGOTH NAPALM DEATH ACHERON MISERY INDEX LEGION OF THE ...

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DECAPITATED Announces North American Headlining Tour

Polish technical death metallers DECAPITATED will return to North America for an annihilating headlining run this fall in support of their new album, "Carnival Is Forever". Support on the trek will come from DECREPIT BIRTH, FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE, RINGS OF SATURN and THE HAARP MACHINE. Commented DECAPITATED guitarist Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka: "I'm here to tell everybody ...

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Reactivated ACHERON Adds Second Guitarist

Guitarist Shaun Cothron (pictured below) has joined the reactivated ACHERON. Both Cothron and fellow ACHERON axeman Max Otworth (who played on the last ACHERON album, "The Final Conflict: Last Days Of God") are also involved with the band HEAVY LIES THE CROWN, which released an EP called "Gears Of Inhumanity" in 2010. ACHERON has several ...

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ACHERON Is Back!

Last May, ACHERON founder/bassist/vocalist Vincent Crowley announced that the band was calling it quits and that it would not be doing any more shows or making any more albums. It was a surprise to both fans and bandmembers alike, considering ACHERON had just released a well-received CD called "The Final Conflict: Last Days Of God", ...

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TOXIC HOLOCAUST Begins Recording New Album

TOXIC HOLOCAUST has entered Dexters Lab in Milford, Connecticut with TOXIC HOLOCAUST/KINGDOM OF SORROW drummer and engineer Nick Bellmore (HATEBREED, PHANTOMS, FULL BLOWN CHAOS) to begin recording its new album for a late spring release via Relapse Records. TOXIC HOLOCAUST frontman Joel Grind recently checked in from the studio with the following update: "We are ...

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