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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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CANCER BATS Release Animated Video For 'Gatekeeper'

Canadian hardcore metal punks CANCER BATS have just released an animated video for "Gatekeeper". Directed by Stevie Gee and written by Gee and Essy May, who both worked on MASTODON's "Steambreather", the super-awesome '80s-inspired animated short features motorbike-riding ghouls, a sorcerer and the CANCER BATS performing in a crystal ball. "'Gatekeeper' is one of the ...

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Video Premiere: KALMAH's 'Blood Ran Cold'

"Blood Ran Cold", the new video from Finnish metallers KALMAH, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Palo", which was released on April 6 via Spinefarm Records. Once again recorded at Tico Tico with trusty old Ahti Kortelainen manning the helm and finalized by studio sorcerer Svante Forsbäck (RAMMSTEIN, ...

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'Led Zeppelin Gear' Book Due In October

"Led Zeppelin Gear: All The Gear From Led Zeppelin And The Solo Careers" is a 600-plus-page monster of a tome, filled with the instrumentation, amplification, effects and accessories that each member of LED ZEPPELIN used throughout their lifetime. Author Jeff Strawman has written the book in a chronological format, beginning with the emergence of the ...

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Goathrower - SPEWTILATOR

"Smoked out, beer drenched, headbangers belching burrito-tinged death breath since '07." So decrees Atlanta thrash maniacs SPEWTILATOR, and while that may not be the most enticing invitation to hook up with their out-of-control vinyl EP, "Goathrower", if you like it dished tirelessly fast and stupid nasty, then let that be your summons. SPEWTILATOR might catch ...

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BLOODTRUTH Signs With UNIQUE LEADER RECORDS

Italian death metallers BLOODTRUTH have inked a deal with Unique Leader Records. The band's full-length debut will be released later this year. Titled "Obedience", the ten-track CD was engineered by Francesco Paoli and Cristiano Trionfera (both of FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE) at Sonic Hammer Studios, and was mixed and mastered by the Italian sound sorcerer Stefano Morabito ...

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BLOOD CEREMONY To Release 'The Eldritch Dark' In May

In late 2012/early 2013, BLOOD CEREMONY enclosed themselves within a dank, tomb-like chamber to begin preparations for their third album. After a mind-numbing spell in the analogue womb of Toronto's ProGold Studios, the band is now ready to unveil their newest, and most accomplished, musical offering: "The Eldritch Dark". The debut single, "Goodbye Gemini", can ...

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Norway's DEVIL Recording Debut Album

DEVIL, the Norwegian heavy doom rock band featuring members of VESEN, RIKETS CRUST, CEASE.AND.DESIST, FUCK YOU ALL and FAUSTCOVEN, has entered the studio to begin recording its debut album, "Time To Repent", for a late 2011 release via the Dutch label Soulseller Records. Commented guitarist Stian Fossum: "I must say it sounds pretty damn vintage, ...

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DESTRUCTION: 'Day Of Reckoning' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Day Of Reckoning", the new album from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 58 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who ...

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DESTRUCTION's 'Day Of Reckoning' Lands On German Chart

"Day Of Reckoning", the new album from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 95. "Day Of Reckoning" was released in Europe on February 18 via Nuclear Blast Records. The first limited edition of the album does not feature the band's logo on the booklet while the ...

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SORCERER: Classic Debut Album Remastered And Reissued

The self-titled debut album from Swedish epic doom metallers SORCERER was reissued on January 11 via Brainticket/Rockadrome Records. The newly remastered and repackaged CD — which originally came out in 1995 — features tracks from both of the band's infamous underground cassettes, including a stunning cover version of RAINBOW's all-time classic "Stargazer", plus an expanded ...

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DESTRUCTION: 'Hate Is My Fuel' Video Released

"Hate Is My Fuel", the new video from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, can be viewed below. The clip was produced by Berlin, Germany's Roax Films and was filmed on December 31, 2010 at the Headbangersball Silvester Festival in Burgdorf, Switzerland. "Hate Is My Fuel" comes off DESTRUCTION's new album, "Day Of Reckoning", which is ...

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SATAN'S HOST: New Album Release Date, Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Satanic metal warlords SATAN'S HOST will release their ninth studio album, entitled "By The Hands Of The Devil", on May 3 via Moribund Cult Records. The CD was recorded at Flatline Audio with producer Dave Otero (CEPHALIC CARNAGE, DEMONICA, CATHETER, COBALT, MARTRIDEN) and features cover artwork (see below) by Joe Petagno (MOTÖRHEAD, MARDUK). "By The ...

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DESTRUCTION: Final 'Day Of Reckoning' Trailer Released

The fifth and final video trailer for "Day Of Reckoning", the new album from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, can be seen below. The new clip features "some funny outtakes" that didn't make it into the previous installments. "Day Of Reckoning"will be released on February 18 via Nuclear Blast Records. The first limited edition of ...

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DESTRUCTION: 10 Dates Added To North American Headlining Tour

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION have added ten more dates to their previously announced North American headlining tour. Support on the trek will come from Australia's DESTRÖYER 666 and Texas thrashers WARBEAST, who are signed to Philip Anselmo's Housecore Records label. Commented DESTRUCTION bassist/vocalist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer: "It feels fantastic to return to North American ...

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DESTRUCTION: Third 'Day Of Reckoning' Video Trailer Released

The third video trailer for "Day Of Reckoning", the new album from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, can be seen below. The CD will be released on February 18 via Nuclear Blast Records. The first limited edition of the album will not feature the band's logo on the booklet while the vinyl version and second ...

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DESTRUCTION Announces North American Headlining Tour

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION will embark on a North American headlining tour in April/May with support from Australia's DESTROYER 666. Commented DESTRUCTION bassist/vocalist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer: "It feels fantastic to return to North American shores for the first time after our return to Nuclear Blast with a new album as brutal as 'Day Of ...

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