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Broken Limbs Excite No Pity - BRUCE LAMONT

Bruce Lamont is one of the underground's unsung heroes, and he is revered by those familiar with his work. It's just unfortunate that many folks are unfamiliar with the talented musician. Whether his contributions or projects are one's cup of tea or not, his immense talent, performance and stage presence are all simply undeniable. The ...

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Black Metal Supergroup TWILIGHT To Release 'Trident Death Rattle' EP In May

Influential American black metal supergroup TWILIGHT will release its final recording, "Trident Death Rattle", on May 1 via Ascension Monuments Media. Featuring three previously unreleased tracks from the 2012 "III: Beneath Trident's Tomb" LP sessions, the extended play is much more an experimental output than its predecessors. It's a dark, uncomfortable listen — much like ...

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NACHTMYSTIUM Signs With PROPHECY PRODUCTIONS

Influential American metal band NACHTMYSTIUM has signed with Prophecy Productions. The group has completed work on a new EP titled "Resilient", which was recorded at Belle City Sound in Racine, Wisconsin with engineer Chris Djuric. Additional recording sessions also occurred in Norway, Germany and the band's home base of California before tracking from all contributing ...

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Doom Metal Legends THE OBSESSED Are Back!

THE OBSESSED, one of the early BLACK SABBATH-influenced doom metal bands on the American continent, has reformed and is working on a new studio album. THE OBSESSED frontman Scott "Wino" Weinrich, who has also played with SAINT VITUS, SPIRIT CARAVAN, THE HIDDEN HAND and SHRINEBUILDER, announced THE OBSESSED's return on social media, explaining in a ...

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VALKYRIE Signs With RELAPSE RECORDS

Relapse Records has announced the signing of Virginia hard rock riff worshippers VALKYRIE. The band's first full-length album in over seven years was recorded at Earth Analog Studios in Champaign, Illinoia with producer Sanford Parker (NACHTMYSTIUM, PELICAN). An early 2015 release is expected. Formed in 2002, VALKYRIE consists of brothers Jake and Pete Adams (BARONESS, ...

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New Song Premiere: NOVEMBERS DOOM's 'Just Breathe'

The song "Just Breathe" from Chicago death/doom metallers NOVEMBERS DOOM can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track is taken from the band's ninth studio album, titled "Bled White", which will be released on July 15 via The End Records. The follow-up to 2011's "Apothic" was recorded at Belle City Sound with engineer ...

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NOVEMBERS DOOM To Release 'Bled White' In July

Cited as one of the earliest death/doom metal bands to come out of the U.S., Chicago's NOVEMBERS DOOM will release its ninth studio album, titled "Bled White", on July 15 via The End Records. The follow-up to 2011's "Apothic" was recorded at Belle City Sound with engineer Chris Wisco (JUNGLE ROT, NACHTMYSTIUM) handling recording and ...

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WOLVHAMMER Recording Third Album

Midwestern black/death rock nihilists WOLVHAMMER are currently deep in the process of laying down the tracks that are to become the band's third LP, due this summer via Profound Lore. Occupying Hideaway Studio in Minneapolis, Minnesota, WOLVHAMMER is tracking its full-length follow-up to 2011's "The Obsidian Plains" with Dan Jensen at the soundboard, with eight ...

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INDIAN: New Song 'Rhetoric Of No' Available For Streaming

Chicago's favorite blackened doom nihilists INDIAN will release their long-awaited fifth full-length album, "From All Purity", via Relapse Records on CD/LP/digital in North America on January 21, 2014, Germany/Benelux/Finland on January 17, and in the rest of the world on January 20. The effort was recorded at Electrical Audio and Soma Studios in Chicago with ...

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INDIAN To Release 'From All Purity' In January

Chicago's favorite blackened doom nihilists INDIAN will release their long-awaited fifth full-length album, "From All Purity", via Relapse Records on CD/LP/digital in North America on January 21, 2014, Germany/Benelux/Finland on January 17, and in the rest of the world on January 20. The effort was recorded at Electrical Audio and Soma Studios in Chicago with ...

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VOIVOD Releases 'Kluskap O' Kom' 7" Single

Canadian metal innovators VOIVOD have released a new EP, "Kluskap O' Kom". The seven-inch single contains the studio album version of the title track as well as a live version of the same cut. Check out exclusive colors and packages at CM Distro. "Kluskap O' Kom" comes off VOIVOD's latest album, "Target Earth", ...

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VOIVOD Interviewed By GetYourRockOut (Audio)

GetYourRockOut conducted an interview with Canadian metal innovators VOIVOD on August 9 at the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. VOIVOD's new album, "Target Earth", sold around 1,500 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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VOIVOD: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of VOIVOD's entire August 9 performance at the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom can be seen below. VOIVOD's new album, "Target Earth", sold around 1,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD was issued on January 22 via ...

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VOIVOD: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire HELLFEST Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of VOIVOD's entire June 23 concert at Hellfest in Clisson, France can be seen below. Joining the band on stage at the gig were their former bassist Jason Newsted and DOWN/ex-PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo to perform the songs "Voivod" and "Astronomy Domine" (PINK FLOYD cover), respectively. Newsted joined VOIVOD in 2002 ...

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VOIVOD: 'Target Earth' Video Released

"Target Earth", the video for the title track of the new album from Canadian progressive metal pioneers VOIVOD, can be seen below. The clip, created by Italian filmmaker and multimedia artist Nicola Piovesan, recreates in 3D motion graphics the visions and artwork of VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin. Comments Langevin: "I met Nicola Piovesan at ...

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VOIVOD Interviewed At France's HELLFEST (Video)

Nelly's Melody conducted an interview with Canadian metal innovators VOIVOD at this year's Hellfest, which was held June 21-23 in Clisson, France. You can now watch the chat below. VOIVOD's new album, "Target Earth", sold around 1,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD was issued on January 22 ...

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A STORM OF LIGHT Unveils New Album Details

New York metal alchemists A STORM OF LIGHT will unleash their long-anticipated new studio offering on September 17 via Southern Lord Recordings. Entitled "Nations To Flames", the 11-track follow-up to the band's critically lauded 2011 opus "As The Valley Of Death Becomes Us, Our Silver Memories Fade" was recorded with Travis Kammeyer (OCOAI, GENERATION OF ...

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NACHTMYSTIUM Preparing To Enter Studio

Blake Judd of Chicago-based extremists NACHTMYSTIUM has issued the following update: "Less than 10 days until the beginning of NACHTMYSTIUM's new albums recording session. Totally new approach in all ways this time around… new studio, new engineer, new players… "This is going to be interesting to see how this goes. I'm producing the whole thing ...

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VOIVOD: Teaser For 'Target Earth' Video

A teaser for "Target Earth", the video for the title track of the new album from Canadian progressive metal pioneers VOIVOD, can be seen below. The clip, created by Italian filmmaker and multimedia artist Nicola Piovesan, recreates in 3D motion graphics the visions and artwork of VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin. Check out stills from ...

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NACHTMYSTIUM Mainman Shoots Down Split Rumors

Blake Judd of Chicago-based extremists NACHTMYSTIUM has shot down reports that the band is on the verge of a breakup, claiming that a new studio album from the group will arrive before the end of the year. NACHTMYSTIUM recently canceled all of its previously announced live activities after parting ways with its longtime lead guitarist ...

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VOIVOD Working On 'Target Earth' Video; Photo Stills Available

Canadian progressive metal pioneers VOIVOD have begun work on a video for the title track of their new album, "Target Earth". The clip, created by Italian filmmaker and multimedia artist Nicola Piovesan, will recreate in 3D motion graphics the visions and artwork of VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin. Check out stills from the work-in-progress video ...

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MURMUR Signs With SEASON OF MIST

Season Of Mist has announced the signing of the American experimental black metal band MURMUR to its Underground Activists division. The Chicago-based quartet started off in 2007 and immediately received underground recognition. With the release of their fierce and utterly disturbing debut album in 2010, more accolades followed before the band embarked on an even ...

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