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VERMITHRAX To Release 'Imperium Draconus' Album In October

Pittsburgh power thrashers VERMITHRAX have inked a deal with Divebomb Records for the release of their sophomore album, "Imperium Draconus", which is due October 12. Striving to resuscitate the aggressive, driving metal of the mid-'80s thrash scene, VERMITHRAX was forged in 2012 by vocalist Chris "Croy" Roy (READING ZERO, EMANCIPATION SYNDICATE) and drummer J.R. Jameson ...

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PRODUCT OF HATE Returns With New Single, 'Rapture'

Two years after the release of the band's crushing debut album, "Buried In Violence" on Napalm Records, Wisconsin's PRODUCT OF HATE is back with the first taste of the next phase! "Rapture" is the first single from the group's as-yet-untitled sophomore album, for which they once again joined engineer Scott Creekmore (BROKEN HOPE, REPENTANCE) for ...

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REPENTANCE Feat. STUCK MOJO, Ex-SOIL Members: 'Collide' Song

"Collide", the first song from REPENTANCE, the new band featuring former SOIL and DIRGE WITHIN guitarist Shaun Glass and STUCK MOJO frontman Robby J. Fonts, can be streamed below. The track was recorded at Mercenary Studios with Scott Creekmore (DIRGE WITHIN, LIONHEART, BROKEN HOPE) and mixed and mastered by Chris Collier (PRONG, LAST IN LINE, ...

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VIO-LENCE Singer SEAN KILLIAN Receiving Treatment For Post-Surgical Complications Following Liver Transplant

VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian, who underwent liver transplant surgery last month, has returned to the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) to receive treatment for post-surgical complications, including infection and bile leaks. According to his wife Dana, the thrash metal vocalist was admitted on Friday and is undergoing "lots and lots" of diagnostic tests, with ...

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Reunited VIO-LENCE Plus Members Of TESTAMENT, EXODUS, DEATH ANGEL, FORBIDDEN Perform At 'Killian On Command' Benefit Concert (Video)

TESTAMENT, EXODUS, FORBIDDEN and VIO-LENCE members performed at a benefit concert for VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian last night (Saturday, January 20) at The Midway in San Francisco, California. "Killian On Command: An Evening Of Vio-Lence" saw the musicians play only VIO-LENCE material spanning the band's entire catalog of songs written from 1985 through 1992. They ...

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Benefit Concert For VIO-LENCE's SEAN KILLIAN Moves To Larger Venue

Due to high ticket demand, the previously announced benefit concert for VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian (pictured) is moving to a larger venue. The event, originally scheduled for Saturday, January 20 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California, will now take place the same night at The Midway (900 Marin Street) in San Francisco. This ...

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AMON AMARTH Guitarist Says Band's Newer Songs Are Getting Better Audience Reaction Than Older Material

Canal Metal conducted an interview with guitarist Johan Söderberg and drummer Jocke Wallgren of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH at the tenth edition of the Alcatraz Hard Rock & Metal Festival, which was held August 11-13 in Kortrijk, Belgium. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about AMON AMARTH's steady rise in popularity over ...

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Watch AMON AMARTH's Entire Moscow Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of AMON AMARTH's entire September 5 concert at Yotaspace in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. AMON AMARTH is preparing to begin writing material for its eleventh studio album. The follow-up to 2016's "Jomsviking" will mark the band's first release with drummer Jocke Wallgren, who officially joined the group last September. Prior ...

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AMON AMARTH To Begin Work On Follow-Up To 'Jomsviking'

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH are preparing to begin writing material for their eleventh studio album. The follow-up to 2016's "Jomsviking" will mark the band's first release with drummer Jocke Wallgren, who officially joined the group last September. Prior to that, Jocke had been sitting behind the kit for all shows on the band's "Jomsviking" ...

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Video Premiere: AMON AMARTH's 'The Way Of Vikings'

"The Way Of Vikings", the new video from Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH, can be seen below. The clip, which features the full band as "Peaky Blinders"-inspired characters at a brutal underground gambling hall and boxing match, was once again directed by Grupa 13 (BEHEMOTH, KREATOR). "The Way Of Vikings" is taken from AMON AMARTH's ...

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EVANESCENCE Working On New Music

According to Amy Lee's publicists at Mercenary Publicity, the EVANESCENCE singer and her bandmates are currently in the studio working on new music, expected later this year. Lee hinted in an interview with AOL last fall that the band was gearing up to make new music, but that it might not take the form of ...

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AMON AMARTH Announces U.S. Tour With GOATWHORE

After touring the world this past year in support of their latest album, "Jomsviking", Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH will head back out on the road this spring for a U.S. tour with Metal Blade labelmates GOATWHORE. Starting April 30 and running through May 21, the journey will also see AMON AMARTH making appearances at ...

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AMON AMARTH: Drum Gearcheck With JOCKE WALLGREN (Video)

Drummer Jocke Wallgren of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH offered a look at his touring kit to Music nStuff on November 19 in Munich, Germany. Check out the clip below. Wallgren was named AMON AMARTH's new permanent drummer in September. Jocke had been sitting behind the kit for all shows on the group's current "Jomsviking" ...

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AMON AMARTH Bassist On Drummer Change: 'It's Been An Easy Switch'

Metal Jacket Magazine recently conducted an interview with bassist Ted Lundström of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Speaking about AMON AMARTH's latest addition, drummer Jocke Wallgren, Ted said: "It's worked great. Jocke is a fantatic drummer, he's a super-solid drummer, so it's very ...

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Watch AMON AMARTH Perform In Dublin, Ireland

Fan-filmed video footage of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH performing the song "Deceiver Of The Gods" on November 2 at Vicar Street in Dublin, Ireland can be seen below. AMON AMARTH recently announced the addition of Jocke Wallgren as the band's new permanent drummer. Jocke has been sitting behind the kit for all shows on ...

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AMON AMARTH Names JOCKE WALLGREN New Permanent Drummer

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH have announced the addition of Jocke Wallgren as the band's new permanent drummer. Jocke has been sitting behind the kit for all shows on the group's current "Jomsviking" world tour. AMON AMARTH comments: "We are happy to have Jocke with us as a permanent band member. He has done a ...

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Video Premiere: AMON AMARTH's 'Raise Your Horns'

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH have released the official music video for the song "Raise Your Horns". The clip, which can be seen below, which features cameos from figures across metal, sports, television and horror cinema, including King Diamond, Zakk Wylde, Dave Mustaine, members of SLAYER, DISTURBED, MACHINE HEAD, BEHEMOTH, NIGHTWISH and many other bands, ...

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AMON AMARTH's JOHAN HEGG Dismisses 'Sellout' Accusations

Vocalist Johan Hegg of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH was interviewed by Kerrang! magazine at this year's edition of the Download festival, which was held June 10-12 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether any fans have accused ...

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