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HATE Announces New Drummer

Polish extreme metallers HATE have announced the addition of drummer Pawel "Pavulon" Jaroszewicz to the group's ranks. Commented HATE guitarist/vocalist Adam "ATF Sinner" Buszko: "We are proud to inform you that Pavulon has joined HATE as a full-time drummer! I must say this was not a hard choice, because we have known Pavulon for years ...

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KAMPFAR: Entire 'Djevelmakt' Album Available For Streaming

Norwegian black metallers KAMPFAR will release their sixth studio album, "Djevelmakt" (English-language translation: Devil Power), on January 27 (four days later in in Germany, Austria, Switzerland) via Indie Recordings. According to a press release, "Djevelmakt" "proves that 20 years of existence does not dull the blade, but grinds it into a sharpness more scything than ...

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KAMPFAR: 'Swarm Norvegicus' Lyric Video Released

Norwegian black metallers KAMPFAR will release their sixth studio album, "Djevelmakt" (English-language translation: Devil Power), on January 27, 2014 (four days later in in Germany, Austria, Switzerland) via Indie Recordings. According to a press release, "Djevelmakt" "proves that 20 years of existence does not dull the blade, but grinds it into a sharpness more scything ...

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KAMPFAR: Official 'Mylder' Lyric Video

Norwegian black metallers KAMPFAR will release their sixth studio album, "Djevelmakt" (English-language translation: Devil Power), on January 27, 2014 (four days later in in Germany, Austria, Switzerland) via Indie Recordings. According to a press release, "Djevelmakt" "proves that 20 years of existence does not dull the blade, but grinds it into a sharpness more scything ...

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KAMPFAR Signs With INDIE RECORDINGS; New Album Details Revealed

Indie Recordings has announced the signing of Norwegian black metallers KAMPFAR. The band's sixth studio album, "Djevelmakt" (English-language translation: Devil Power) will be released on January 27, 2014 (four days later in in Germany, Austria, Switzerland). KAMPFAR will soon announce a full European tour for March and April 2014 and is already confirmed for the ...

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KAMPFAR: 'We Need The Time To Create Art Again Now'

Norwegian old-school black metallers KAMPFAR have issued the following update: "2013 will be in the name of creating new art for KAMPFAR. Only a very few festival shows will be happening, We already now turned down around eight festival offers for 2013. But we will return with the banner higher than ever in 2014. We ...

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KRAKOW: New Album Track Listing, Video Teaser Available

With their sophomore album, "diin", due for release on Dark Essence Records on the September 14, Norwegian post-rockers KRAKOW have revealed the track listing for the album and have, at the same time, released a "teaser" video offering a taster of all nine tracks. Cover art for "diin" is by Thomas Hooper, the renowned Brooklyn, ...

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KRAKOW: 'Diin' Trailer Available

A one-and-a-half-minute trailer for "diin", the forthcoming album from the Bergen, Norway-based post-metal crew KRAKOW, can be seen below. The follow-up to 2009s' "Monolith" is due in September via Dark Essence Records. The cover art for "diin" was designed by one of America's foremost tattoo artist Thomas Hooper. Brooklyn-based Hooper, who, as well as being ...

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KRAKOW Signs With DARK ESSENCE RECORDS

Norway's Dark Essence Records has announced the signing of Bergen-based post-metal crew KRAKOW. The band's second full-length album, "diin", was recorded with producer Iver Sandøy (TRINACRIA, MANNGARD) and will be released in September. Commenting on the signing, Dark Essence label head Martin Kvam said: "KRAKOW have taken a huge step forward and upwards with this ...

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VORKREIST To Release 'Sigil Whore Christ' In April

French black/death metallers VORKREIST, who feature in their ranks current and former members of HELL MILITIA, SECRETS OF THE MOON, BLACKLODGE, DIAPSIQUIR, GLORIOR BELLI, MERRIMACK and ANTAEUS, will release their fouth album, "Sigil Whore Christ", on April 24 in Europe and May 22 in North America via Agonia Records. The CD was recorded at Drudenhaus ...

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KAMPFAR: Video Interview With DOLK

Northern Fury has conducted an interview with vocalist Dolk of Norwegian old-school black metallers KAMPFAR when the performed in Portland, Oregon on September 7, 2011 as part of "The Black Path Of America Tour 2011" with VREID and NECRONOMICON. You can now watch the chat below. "The Black Path Of America Tour 2011" marked KAMPFAR's ...

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NECRONOMICON: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'The Black Path Of America Tour'

Quebec, Canada-based black/death metallers NECRONOMICON have uploaded a new webisode featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the recently completed "The Black Path Of America Tour" with VREID and KAMPFAR. Check it out below. NECRONOMICON in May announced the addition of bassist Armaros to the group's ranks. Bassist Diego "D" left NECRONOMICON last year in order to undertake ...

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FESTER Completes Work On First Studio Album In 17 Years

Norwegian black/death metallers FESTER have completed work on their first studio album in 17 years, "A Celebration Of Death", for a late 2011/early 2012 release via Abyss Records. Original member Bjrn "Tiger" Mathisen has recruited Thomas Andresen (ALGOL) on vocals, Jon Bakker (KAMPFAR) on bass, and jazz musician Audun Kleive on session drums. Mortiis has ...

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VREID To Tour North America With KAMPFAR, NECRONOMICON

Norwegian black metal overlords VREID will embark on a North American headlining tour this August. Dubbed "The Black Path Of America Tour 2011", the trek will commence on August 25 in Toronto and trample through 14 cities before coming to a ceremonious close on September 10 in San Diego. VREID will be joined by pagan ...

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DRACONIAN: 'A Rose For The Apocalypse' Track Listing Unveiled

Swedish gothic/doom metal band DRACONIAN will release its new album, "A Rose For The Apocalypse", on June 24 via Napalm Records. The cover artwork was created by Seth Siron Anton (PARADISE LOST, KAMELOT, ROTTING CHRIST, MOONSPELL) and can be seen below. A limited digipack version of the CD with one bonus song will also be ...

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DRACONIAN: New Song Featured On Free NAPALM RECORDS Sampler

Swedish gothic/doom metal band DRACONIAN will release its new album, "A Rose For The Apocalypse", on June 24 via Napalm Records. The cover artwork was created by Seth Siron Anton (PARADISE LOST, KAMELOT, ROTTING CHRIST, MOONSPELL) and can be seen below. A limited digipack version of the CD with one bonus song will also be ...

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HAMMERFALL Confirmed For Holland's DOKK'EM OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Dokk'em Open Air festival, set to take place May 28, 2011 at Spriens Raard in Dokkum, Netherlands. Raard is a mound in the village Dongeradeel in one of the most beautiful areas of the province of Friesland. A pre-festival party, Dokk'em Rockt!, ...

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KAMPFAR: New Song Available For Streaming

Norwegian old-school black metallers KAMPFAR will release their new album, "Mare", in Europe on March 25 and in the U.S. on April 5 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Heimgang" album was recorded at Abyss studios in Pärlby, outside Ludvika, Sweden with producer Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN). "Mare" track listing: 01. Mare 02. Ildstemmer ...

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KAMPFAR: 'Mare' Teaser Available

Norwegian old-school black metallers KAMPFAR will release their new album, "Mare", in Europe on March 25 and in the U.S. on April 5 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Heimgang" album was recorded at Abyss studios in Pärlby, outside Ludvika, Sweden with producer Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN). "Mare" track listing: 01. Mare 02. Ildstemmer ...

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KAMPFAR: New Album Details Revealed

Norwegian old-school black metallers KAMPFAR will release their new album, "Mare", in Europe on March 25 and in the U.S. on April 5 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Heimgang" album was recorded at Abyss studios in Pärlby, outside Ludvika, Sweden with producer Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN). "Mare" track listing: 01. Mare 02. Ildstemmer ...

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IN EXTREMO, INTERMENT, DEMONICAL, SWASHBUCKLE, ENGEL Confirmed For SUMMER BREEZE

IN EXTREMO, INTERMENT, DEMONICAL, SWASHBUCKLE, ENGEL and NEAERA have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 18-20, 2011 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 9MM ASSI ROCK'N'ROLL A PALE HORSE NAMED DEATH ARCH ENEMY BOLT THROWER CALIBAN CORVUS ...

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TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED, CRIMINAL, IMPERIUM DEKADENZ Confirmed For SUMMER BREEZE

TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED, CRIMINAL, SMOKE BLOW, FACEBREAKER, DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT and IMPERIUM DEKADENZ have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 18-20, 2011 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 9MM ASSI ROCK'N'ROLL A PALE HORSE NAMED DEATH ...

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KHORS: New Song Available For Streaming

"Sacrament Of Buyan", a brand new song from Ukrainian black metal horde KHORS, can be streamed using the audio player below (courtesy of AOL's Noisecreep). The track comes off the band's new full-length album, "Return To Abandoned", which has just been made available via Paragon Records. On "Return To Abandoned" KHORS yields harsher, ...

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