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NORTHERN PLAGUE: 'Reign Mother War' Lyric Video Released

Polish death metallers NORTHERN PLAGUE will release their new album, "Manifesto", on January 25, 2014 via the German label Folter Records. The LP was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw. The producer and sound engineer was Arkadiusz "Malta" Malczewski (BEHEMOTH, DECAPITATED, HATE), who was also responsible for mixing the album. The mastering process was ...

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NORTHERN PLAGUE: New 'Manifesto' Teaser Posted Online

Polish death metallers NORTHERN PLAGUE will release their new album, "Manifesto", on January 25, 2014 via the German label Folter Records. The LP was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw. The producer and sound engineer was Arkadiusz "Malta" Malczewski (BEHEMOTH, DECAPITATED, HATE), who was also responsible for mixing the album. The mastering process was ...

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IMPERA: New Song 'Beast Within' Available For Streaming

Swedish hard rockers IMPERA will release their sophomore studio album, "Pieces Of Eden", on October 18 via Escape Music. The CD was produced by Johan "Impera" Kihlberg and was mixed by Lars Chriss (LION'S SHARE), who also plays guest guitar on the song "Goodbye" a cover of the track that originally appeared on Paul Stanley's ...

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EX DEO/KATAKLYSM Frontman Talks To Neuweltmusic (Video

Neuweltmusic conducted an interview with singer Maurizio Iacono (EX DEO, KATAKLYSM) on September 13 at The Button Factory in Dublin, Ireland. You can now watch the chat below. EX DEO's sophomore album, "Caligvla", was released in August 2012 via Austria's Napalm Records. "Caligvla" was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with ...

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IMPERA To Release 'Pieces Of Eden' In October

Swedish hard rockers IMPERA will release their sophomore studio album, "Pieces Of Eden", on October 18 via Escape Music. The CD was produced by Johan "Impera" Kihlberg and was mixed by Lars Chriss (LION'S SHARE), who also plays guest guitar on the song "Goodbye" a cover of the track that originally appeared on Paul Stanley's ...

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EX DEO's MAURIZIO IACONO Interviewed In Hamburg (Video)

Metal-Trails.com conducted an interview with singer Maurizio Iacono (EX DEO, KATAKLYSM) on March 10 at Markthalle in Hamburg, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. EX DEO's sophomore album, "Caligvla", was released in August 2012 via Austria's Napalm Records. "Caligvla" was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, ...

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IMPERA To Release 'Pieces Of Eden' In September

Swedish hard rockers IMPERA have tapped producer/engineer Lars Chriss (LION'S SHARE) to mix their sophomore studio album, "Pieces Of Eden", tentatively due in September. A video clip of the band in the studio can be seen below. IMPERA released its critically acclaimed debut album, "Legacy Of Life", last year through the U.K. label Escape Music. ...

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EX DEO: 'The Tiberius Cliff (Exile To Capri)' Video Released

"The Tiberius Cliff (Exile To Capri)", the brand new video from EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, can be seen below. According to EX DEO, the clip "showcase[s] the band's theatrical and crushing live show, just in time for the upcoming Euro conquests!" "The Tiberius Cliff (Exile To Capri)" ...

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IMPERA Guitarist Interviewed On 'Rich Davenport's Rock Show' (Audio)

Guitarist Tommy Denander of Swedish hard rockers IMPERA was interviewed on the latest edition of "Rich Davenport's Rock Show". The program can be streamed using the Mixcloud player below. (Note: The Denander interview begins around the one-hour, 16-minute mark.) IMPERA released its debut album, "Legacy Of Life", last month through the U.K. label Escape Music. ...

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RAGNAROK: Another New Song Available For Streaming

Norwegian black metallers RAGNAROK will release their seventh full-length album, "Malediction", on October 30 in Europe and November 6 in North America via Agonia Records. The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered by MARDUK bassist Magnus "Devo" Andersson at his Endarker Studios in Norrköping, Sweden and was produced by RAGNAROK and Devo. "Malediction" will be ...

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RAGNAROK: New Song Available For Streaming

Norwegian black metallers RAGNAROK will release their seventh full-length album, "Malediction", on October 30 in Europe and November 6 in North America via Agonia Records. The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered by MARDUK bassist Magnus "Devo" Andersson at his Endarker Studios in Norrköping, Sweden and was produced by RAGNAROK and Devo. "Malediction" will be ...

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RAGNAROK: New Album Release Date, Track Listing, Artwork Revealed

Norwegian black metallers RAGNAROK will release their seventh full-length album, "Malediction", on October 30 in Europe and November 6 in North America via Agonia Records. The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered by MARDUK bassist Magnus "Devo" Andersson at his Endarker Studios in Norrköping, Sweden and was produced by RAGNAROK and Devo. "Malediction" will be ...

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EX DEO: 'Per Oculos Aquila' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for "Per Oculos Aquila", a brand new somg from EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, can be seen below. The track will appear on EX DEO's sophomore album, "Caligvla", which will be released via Austria's Napalm Records on the following dates: Aug. 29 - Spain, ...

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EX DEO: 'Caligvla' Preview Available

Audio samples of the tracks that will appear on "Caligvla", the sophomore album from EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. "Caligvla" will be released via Austria's Napalm Records on the following dates: Aug. 29 - Spain, Finland, Sweden, Greece Aug. 31 ...

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Sweden's IMPERA To Release 'Legacy Of Life' In October

Swedish hard rockers IMPERA will release their debut album, "Legacy Of Life", in October through the U.K. label Escape Music. The CD was produced by Lars Chriss of LION'S SHARE. According to a press release, IMPERA "consists of solid musicians who have earned their wings through hard work with an impressive number of world-class stars ...

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EX DEO: 'I, Caligvla' Video Released

"I, Caligvla", the new video from EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, can be seen below. The clip, which was filmed last month in Philadelphia, features an appearance by Iacono's girlfriend, Colombian model Suzzy, and is described by the band as "a resurrection in time, blood and courage." The ...

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EX DEO: More 'Caligvla' Release Dates Announced

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, will release its sophomore album, "Caligvla", via Austria's Napalm Records on the following dates: Aug. 29 - Spain, Finland, Sweden, Greece Aug. 31 - Germany/Austria/Switzerland, Benelux Sep. 03 - Rest of Europe Sep. 11 - USA/Canada "Caligvla" was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François ...

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EX DEO Preparing To Film 'I, Caligvla' Video

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, will release its sophomore album, "Caligvla", on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX and DESPISED ICON, among others. The artwork and layout for the album ...

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EX DEO: More 'Caligvla' Album Details Revealed

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, will release its sophomore album, "Caligvla", on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX and DESPISED ICON, among others. The artwork and layout for the album ...

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EX DEO To Film 'I, Caligvla' Video

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, will film a video for the song "I, Caligvla" on June 23 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with American director Tommy Jones, who has previously worked with DEATH ANGEL, SOILWORK and KATAKLYSM. EX DEO states, "After much debate, we decided to go with a realistic ...

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EX DEO: First 'Caligvla' Trailer Released

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, will release its sophomore album, "Caligvla", on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX and DESPISED ICON, among others. The artwork and layout for the album ...

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EX DEO: 'Caligvla' Artwork Unveiled

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, has completed work on its sophomore album, "Caligvla", for an August 31 release via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX and DESPISED ICON, among others. The artwork and ...

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EX DEO Completes Mixing Sophomore Album

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, has completed work on its sophomore album, "Caligvla", for an August 31 release via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX and DESPISED ICON, among others. The artwork and ...

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EX DEO: Performance Footage Of New Song Available

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, debuted a brand new song "I, Caligvla", this past Sunday, April 1 at Club Soda in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as part of the "Paganfest America Part III" tour with TURISAS, ALESTORM, ARKONA and HUNTRESS. Video footage of the performance can be seen below. ...

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EX DEO: More 'Caligvla' Guest Musicians Announced

"Caligvla", the sophomore album from KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono's Ancient Roman-themed arsenal EX DEO, is scheduled for release on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records. In addition to the previously announced guest appearances by ALL SHALL PERISH guitarist Francesco Artusato and TRISTANIA singer Mariangela Demurtas, the CD will feature contributions from SEPTICFLESH's Seth Siro Anton ...

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EX DEO Begins Mixing Sophomore Album

Producer Jean-François Dagenais (KATAKLYSM, MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX, DESPISED ICON) has begun mixing "Caligvla", the sophomore album from KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono's Ancient Roman-themed arsenal EX DEO. Due on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records, the CD will feature guest appearances by Italian singer Mariangela "Mary" Demurtas of Norway's TRISTANIA and Italian guitar virtuoso Francesco ...

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EX DEO: 'Caligvla' Track Listing Revealed

KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono's Ancient Roman-themed arsenal EX DEO will release its sophomore album, "Caligvla", on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD is being recorded with producer Jean-François Dagenais (KATAKLYSM, MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX, DESPISED ICON) and will feature guest appearances by Italian singer Mariangela "Mary" Demurtas of Norway's TRISTANIA and Italian guitar ...

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Sweden's THE UGLY To Release Debut In November

Stockholm, Sweden-based black metallers THE UGLY will release their debut album, "Slaves to the Decay", on November 14 via Dental Records. The first 1,000 copies of the CD, which was recorded at Necromorbus studio (WATAIN, MÖRK GRYNING), will come in a "luxurious" digipack. Commented the label in a statement, "Since we started Dental Records, we ...

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