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SOILWORK: First Trailer For 'Death Resonance' Collection

The first trailer for "Death Resonance", the upcoming special collection of rarities from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, is available below. Due on August 19 via Nuclear Blast, the CD's cover art was created by MNEMIC guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie (VOLBEAT, CARCASS, SCAR SYMMETRY, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) and can be seen below. The set includes the Japan-only ...

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SOILWORK: Lyric Video For New Song 'Helsinki'

Swedish metallers SOILWORK will release a special collection of rarities titled "Death Resonance" on August 19 via Nuclear Blast. The cover art was created by MNEMIC guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie (VOLBEAT, CARCASS, SCAR SYMMETRY, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) and can be seen below. SOILWORK has released one of the two brand new songs that are featured ...

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SOILWORK: 'Death Resonance' Cover Art, Track Listing Revealed

Swedish metallers SOILWORK will release a special collection of rarities titled "Death Resonance" on August 19 via Nuclear Blast. The cover art was created by MNEMIC guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie (VOLBEAT, CARCASS, SCAR SYMMETRY, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) and can be seen below. Commented SOILWORK singer Björn 'Speed' Strid: "The cover for 'Death Resonance' is made ...

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BLOOD EAGLE Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

BLOOD EAGLE, the Danish death metal band featuring members of ex-VOLBEAT, MNEMIC, HATESPHERE, ILLDISPOSED and RAUNCHY, has parted ways with bassist Mikeal "Gammelfar" Ehlert and replaced him with ex-THE PSYKE PROJECT bass player Jeppe "Panzer" Skouv. Commented BLOOD EAGLE: "Unfortunately, we have to announce that Mikeal 'Gammelfar' Ehlert will be leaving BLOOD EAGLE to focus ...

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Mindloss/Demos reissue - GOREFEST

Metal Mind's on another gold disc reissue tear: keep your eyes peeled upon this label's release lists. Currently they're pushing back catalog releases of PRIMAL FEAR, MNEMIC and defunct Dutch death-metal masters GOREFEST. Metal Mind offers a lot of double-album packages, including BENEDICTION. GOREFEST is getting the royal treatment with the re-release of "La Muerte" ...

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SOILWORK: Preview Clip Of New Song

SOILWORK singer Björn "Speed" Strid and drummer Dirk Verbeuren have offered a preview of a demo version of a new song in a video message promoting the Toontrack software. Check it out below. SOILWORK will release its first live DVD/Blu-ray, "Live In The Heart Of Helsinki", on March 13 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was ...

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SOILWORK: 'Live In The Heart Of Helsinki' DVD Trailer

Swedish metallers SOILWORK will release their first live DVD/Blu-ray, "Live In The Heart Of Helsinki", on March 13 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded during the band's special show on March 21, 2014 at Circus Club in the Finnish capital and features guest appearances by Floor Jansen (NIGHTWISH, REVAMP) and Nathan J. Biggs (SONIC ...

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SOILWORK's Upcoming Concert DVD Is 'Looking Really Good Already'

Kaaos TV conducted an interview with SOILWORK singer Björn "Speed" Strid and drummer Dirk Verbeuren before the band's July 26 performance at Qstock festival in Oulu, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about the status of SOILWORK's upcoming first-ever concert DVD, which was filmed on March 21 at Circus in Helsinki, Finland, ...

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SOILWORK's BJÖRN 'SPEED' STRID Suffers Serious Back Injury

Swedish metallers SOILWORK have been forced to cancel their appearance at this year's Rockharz Open Air festival on July 11 in Ballenstedt, Germany due to a serious back injury suffered by their singer, Björn "Speed" Strid. This decision was a hard one for the band to make, especially since it is the second year in ...

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MNEMIC: 'This Is Either A Hiatus Or A Break-Up'

Guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie of Danish modern metallers MNEMIC has issued the following update: "It's been over 6 months since the last update, and therefore I must humbly apologize. "Being the last original and founding member of MNEMIC, I feel that it's my responsibility and finally time to break the silence and shed some light ...

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MERCENARY: 'Welcome The Sickness' Video Released

Danish death metallers MERCENARY have released the epic, crowd-sourced music video for "Welcome The Sickness", a track from their critically acclaimed 2013 release "Through Our Darkest Days". The clip was shot in just one day with director/producer Mircea Gabriel Eftemie (MNEMIC), who was also responsible for the album's mystic cover artwork. Comments the band: "We're ...

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NOVERIA Signs With SCARLET RECORDS

Italian progressive metallers NOVERIA have inked a deal with Scarlet Records for the release of their debut album, "Risen". Due on June 10, the CD features nine challenging songs in a style the band likes to call "catastrophic" metal. The effort was recorded at VDM Studios in Rome, Italy and was mixed and mastered by ...

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SOILWORK Interviewed On BCFM 'Sunday Rockshow' (Audio)

On March 11, host Jon Wisbey of the BCFM "Sunday Rockshow", which airs in Bristol, England, conducted an interview with singer Björn "Speed" Strid and guitarist David Andersson of Swedish metallers SOILWORK. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. As previously reported, Dutch singer Floor Jansen (NIGHTWISH, REVAMP) joined SOILWORK ...

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SOILWORK Interviewed By RAMzine At HAMMERFEST (Video)

On March 14, RAMzine conducted an interview with Swedish metallers SOILWORK at this year's Hammerfest, which was held at Hafan y Mor Holiday Park, Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire, Wales. You can now watch the chat below. As previously reported, Dutch singer Floor Jansen (NIGHTWISH, REVAMP) joined SOILWORK on stage on March 21 at Circus in Helsinki, ...

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SOILWORK's BJÖRN 'SPEED' STRID Interviewed By PROJECT ALPHA TV (Video)

On March 14, Project Alpha TV conducted an interview with vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid of Swedish metallers SOILWORK at this year's Hammerfest, which was held at Hafan y Mor Holiday Park, Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire, Wales. You can now watch the chat below. As previously reported, Dutch singer Floor Jansen (NIGHTWISH, REVAMP) joined SOILWORK on stage ...

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TRANSPORT LEAGUE: 'Holy Motherf**ker' Video Released

"Holy Motherfucker", the new video from reunited Swedish heavy rockers TRANSPORT LEAGUE, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in Brooklyn, New York in late February and was directed by the media company 11 Frames, which has previously worked with such bands as THE UNGUIDED, CRUCIFIED BARBARA, OUTSHINE, ICON IN ME and DEGRADEAD. TRANSPORT ...

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SOILWORK Singer Explains Drummer DIRK VERBEUREN's Absence From First Few Shows Of European Tour

GetYourRockOut conducted an interview with vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid of Swedish metallers SOILWORK before the band's March 12 concert in Manchester, England. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about SOILWORK drummer Dirk Verbeuren's absence from the first few shows of the band's current European tour, Strid said: "Basically, [Dirk] pulled a ...

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T.A.N.K.: 'The Raven's Cry' Video Released

"The Raven's Cry", the new video from French melodic death metallers T.A.N.K. (THINK OF A NEW KIND), can be seen below. The clip was shot at the band's sold-out show at La Boule Noire in Paris and includes footage from T.A.N.K.'s last tour. "The Raven's Cry" is taken from the band's sophomore album, "Spasms Of ...

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