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BEHEMOTH And DIMMU BORGIR Members Are Recording Third BLACK RIVER Album

BLACK RIVER, the Polish punk/rock/metal band featuring BEHEMOTH's Tomasz "Orion" Wróblewski and DIMMU BORGIR's Dariusz "Daray" Brzozowski, has entered the studio to record its third album. After causing a stir with its 2008 debut release, "Black River", and equally powerful follow-up, "Black'N'Roll" (2009), it's high time for the exciting supergroup to unleash another musical assault. ...

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HATE Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Polish death/black metallers HATE. Based in Warsaw, HATE has been praised by press and fans alike for years for creating lacerating and dark music, proven best on its current album, "Tremendum" (2017). The album saw Adam "ATF Sinner" Buszko (vocals, guitars) utilize the dark aspects of the ...

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Y&T Announces Two Special Acoustic Shows

Iconic Bay Area rockers Y&T will play two special acoustic shows later this month. Be among the first to experience the newest Meniketti Wines (being released in July), enjoy an intimate Y&T acoustic set (performing some songs from the new acoustic CD), then hang out with frontman Dave Meniketti and his wife and Y&T manager ...

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Botswana's SKINFLINT To Release Fifth Album This Week

For many rock listeners, Gaborone, Botswana is not the first location one thinks of when it comes to the hometown of many heavy metal bands. But since 2006, the three-piece SKINFLINT has been making its hometown located in Southern Africa proud. On June 1, the group will issue its fifth, self-titled full-length release overall via ...

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BABYMETAL Releases Surprise New Single And Video, 'Distortion'

Japanese pop metal act BABYMETAL has released the official music video for a new song called "Distortion". The track was uploaded to BABYMETAL's official YouTube channel and became available on digital platforms such as iTunes, Apple Music and Spotify as a digital release. BABYMETAL fans will get their first chance to hear this new song ...

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Video Premiere: BULLET's 'Fuel The Fire'

Swedish metallers BULLET have released a new digital single and video for the song "Fuel The Fire". The track is also available as a limited seven-inch vinyl single with a cover version of ANGEL WITCH's "Dr. Phibes" on Side B. "Fuel The Fire" is taken from BULLET's new album, "Dust To Gold", which will be ...

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BULLET: 'Ain't Enough' Video Released

Swedish metallers BULLET will release their new album, "Dust To Gold", on April 20 via Steamhammer/SPV. The official video for the disc's first singe, "Ain't Enough", can be seen below. If you want to understand how BULLET works, you only have to take one look at the ancient tour bus that the five musicians have ...

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BULLET To Release 'Dust To Gold' Album In April

Swedish metallers BULLET will release their new album, "Dust To Gold", on April 20 via Steamhammer/SPV. If you want to understand how BULLET works, you only have to take one look at the ancient tour bus that the five musicians have been conquering the world with for years. The black, white and red 1964 Volvo ...

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SYMPHONY X To Begin Work On Follow-Up To 'Underworld'

New Jersey-based progressive metallers SYMPHONY X are tentatively scheduled to regroup next month to begin work on material for the follow-up to 2015's "Underworld" album. SYMPHONY X completed an extensive tour behind "Underworld" in 2016, including a U.S. run of shows with OVERKILL and a pair of headlining performances in Australia. Asked in a brand ...

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CYNIC Returns With First New Song In Four Years, 'Humanoid'

CYNIC has released a digital single titled "Humanoid". This song marks the first new music from the progressive pioneers since their 2014 full-length, "Kindly Bent To Free Us". Frontman Paul Masvidal comments: "'Humanoid' is a portrait of contrasts, like those between struggle and stillness, or the immediate against the limitless. Our Stargate is planet Earth ...

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THERION: 'Night Reborn' Lyric Video From 'Beloved Antichrist' Rock Opera

On February 9, symphonic metal pioneers THERION will finally release Christofer Johnsson's monumental brainchild "Beloved Antichrist", a sweeping rock opera loosely inspired by Vladímir Soloviov's "A Short Tale Of The Antichrist". The entire piece reaches an impressive length of three hours. The dramatic and epic opus comes to life through 27 different character roles, performed ...

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MYSTIC PROPHECY Releases Animated Video For Cover Version Of MIKE OLDFIELD's 'Shadow On The Wall'

The official animated video for MYSTIC PROPHECY's cover version of MIKE OLDFIELD's "Shadow On The Wall" can be streamed below. The track is taken from the German metallers' covers album, "Monuments Uncovered", which will be released on January 12 via Massacre Records. Singer Roberto Dimitri Liapakis comments: "This album is like a love letter to ...

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ORPHANED LAND: Lyric Video For New Song 'We Do Not Resist'

The official lyric video for the song "We Do Not Resist" from Israeli progressive folk metal masters ORPHANED LAND can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new studio album, "Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs", which will be released on January 26 via Century Media. Jens Bogren once again took over mixing ...

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ORPHANED LAND Teases New Song 'We Do Not Resist'

A teaser for the song "We Do Not Resist" from Israeli progressive folk metal masters ORPHANED LAND is available below. The song is taken from the band's new studio album, "Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs", which will be released on January 26 via Century Media. Jens Bogren once again took over mixing and mastering duties ...

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SOULFLY: First Taste Of Music For Upcoming Album

The first taste of the material that SOULFLY is planning to record for the follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" album, tentatively due this summer via Nuclear Blast, is available in the clip below. In a recent interview with Metal Wani, Max Cavalera stated about SOULFLY's next disc: "I'm writing right now. When I was home before ...

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ORPHANED LAND's KOBI FARHI: 'We Always Blame Religion Or Politicians, But It's The People Who Do Not Change'

Alexiel Divine of The Offering webzine recently conducted an interview with frontman Kobi Farhi of Israeli progressive folk metal masters ORPHANED LAND. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the concept behind ORPHANED LAND's forthcoming "Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs" studio album: Kobi: "This ...

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IGOR CAVALERA Doesn't Think Production On 'Bestial Devastation' And 'Morbid Visions' Did SEPULTURA's Early Sound Justice

United Rock Nations conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY members Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) prior to their December 6 show at Lùsine in Istres, France as part of the "Max & Iggor Cavalera Return To Roots" tour where they were celebrating the 20th anniversary of ...

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Y&T To Release First Acoustic EP In January

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area rockers Y&T will release their first-ever acoustic EP, "Acoustic Classix Vol. 1", in January. Recorded earlier this month, the effort contains six classic Y&T songs, including a few songs fans wouldn't expect to hear acoustically, each with a different spin. Says the band: "This is a very special EP that ...

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The Sin and the Sentence - TRIVIUM

Every time I come across a new TRIVIUM album across my desk for review, I smile greater than I do with many others. I tell the story frequently and it's merely for my own kick since the band did it all on their own and then some. Yet I called it in the parking lot ...

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SOULFLY To Enter Studio In January With Producer JOSH WILBUR

In a brand new interview with Backstage Axxess, Max Cavalera spoke about his plans for SOULFLY's follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" album, tentatively due next summer via Nuclear Blast. He said (hear audio below): "I'm actually writing right now. I'm collecting the riffs right now and getting the ideas. We are already kind of booked for ...

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EDENBRIDGE Releases 'The Die Is Not Cast' Performance Video

Austrian symphonic metallers EDENBRIDGE will release a new live album, "Live Momentum", on November 29. Limited to 1,000 copies worldwide, it will only be available through the band's webstore without any label support. "Live Momentum" track listing: 01. The Force Within (Intro) 02. Mystic River 03. Alight A New Tomorrow 04. Skyline's End 05. Shiantara ...

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