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MOONSORROW: New Video Interview Posted Online

The Age Of Metal conducted an interview with bassist/lead vocalist Ville Sorvali of Finnish crusaders of epic heathen metal MOONSORROW prior to the band's September 15 performance in Tempe, Arizona as part of the North American tour with KORPIKLAANI. You can now watch the chat below. MOONSORROW recently inked a worldwide deal with Century Media ...

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HIM: New Single Release Date Moved Forward Due To Online Leak

Finnish love metallers HIM will release a greatest-hits album, "XX - Two Decades Of Love Metal", on October 29 via Sony Music in Finland. The set will include the band's new cover version of the song "Strange World", originally recorded in the 1990s by Kevin Grivois (a.k.a. ). The "Strange World" video and digital single ...

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INSOMNIUM: New Video Interview Posted Online

Metal-Trails.com conducted an interview with Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM at this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which took place August 2-4 in Wacken, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. INSOMNIUM's latest album, "One For Sorrow", entered the official chart in Finland at position No. 6. The group's previous CD, "Across ...

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VALONKANTAJAT Signs With VIOLENT JOURNEY RECORDS

Finnish metallers VALONKANTAJAT have inked a deal with Violent Journey Records. The band's debut album, "Tuomittu Elämään", will be released on October 12. The CD's title track will be released on September 7 in digisingle format. The "Tuomittu Elämään" cover artwork was designed by Ville Saloranta and Petri Lampela and can be seen below. "Tuomittu ...

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HIM: 'XX - Two Decades Of Love Metal' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Finnish love metallers HIM will release a greatest-hits album, "XX - Two Decades Of Love Metal", on October 29 via Sony Music in Finland. The set will include the band's new cover version of the song "Strange World", originally recorded in the 1990s by Kevin Grivois (a.k.a. ). The "Strange World" video and digital single ...

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MORS PRINCIPIUM EST: New Album Title, Cover Artwork Unveiled

Finnish melodic death metallers MORS PRINCIPIUM EST will release their fourth album, …And Death Said Live", in December via AFM Records. MORS PRINIPIUM EST previously issued three full-length albums through the French label Listenable Records. After the release of the band's most recent LP, "Liberation = Termination", in 2007, the band underwent significant lineup changes, ...

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MOONSORROW: New Video Interview With MARKO TARVONEN

Onslaught Radio conducted an interview with drummer Marko Tarvonen of Finnish crusaders of epic heathen metal MOONSORROW at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 9-12 at Catton Park, Derbyshire in the United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. MOONSORROW recently inked a worldwide deal with Century ...

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MORS PRINCIPIUM EST Signs Australian Deal With TRUTH INC RECORDS

Australia's Truth Inc Records has announced the signing of the Finnish melodic death/thrash act MORS PRINCIPIUM EST. The label will release the band's new album in December throughout Australia. MORS PRINCIPIUM EST is signed with the prestigious German label AFM Records for Europe and the U.S. MORS PRINIPIUM EST previously issued three full-length albums through ...

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BATTLE BEAST: Third Tour Webisode Available

The third webisode featuring behind-the-scenes footage from BATTLE BEAST's recent European tour as the support act for NIGHTWISH can be seen below. BATTLE BEAST's debut album, "Steel" — which was originally released in Finland last year via Hype Records — was made available internationally on January 27 through Nuclear Blast Records. Formed in 2008, BATTLE ...

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BATTLE BEAST: Pro-Shot 'Iron Hand' Performance Footage From France

Professionally filmed video footage of Finnish female-fronted metallers BATTLE BEAST performing the song "Iron Hand" in France during their recent European tour as the support act for NIGHTWISH can be seen below. BATTLE BEAST's debut album, "Steel" — which was originally released in Finland last year via Hype Records — was made available internationally on ...

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ADASTRA To Release 'Corroder Of Minds' In June

Finnish metallers ADASTRA will release their third album, "Corroder Of Minds", on June 20 via Violent Journey Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Death Or Domination" sees the quintet "mixing contemporary metal with old-school influences like METALLICA, JUDAS PRIEST and IRON MAIDEN," according to a press release. "In addition to the heavy riffs, soaring guitar-leads and ...

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PYURIA To Release 'Incarnadine Revelry' Next Month

Finnish death metallers PYURIA wll release their third album, "Incarnadine Revelry", on June 13 via Violent Journey Records. The CD was recorded by Henri Virsell and features the following track listing: 01. Immolate 02. Eradicate The Parasites 03. Flesh Grotesque 04. Skeletonized 05. I Am Pain 06. The Enemy 07. Incarnadine Revelry 08. The Dead ...

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PROFANE OMEN: 'Bound To Strive' Video Released

"Bound To Strive", the new video from Finnish metallers PROFANE OMEN, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Pete Voutilainen of One Eye Media and edited by Ykä Järvinen. It was filmed at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland on April 20. "Bound To Strive" comes off PROFANE OMEN's third album, "Destroy!", which was released ...

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BATTLE BEAST: Second Tour Webisode Available

The second webisode featuring behind-the-scenes footage from BATTLE BEAST's recent European tour as the support act for NIGHTWISH can be seen below. BATTLE BEAST's debut album, "Steel" — which was originally released in Finland last year via Hype Records — was made available internationally on January 27 through Nuclear Blast Records. Formed in 2008, BATTLE ...

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BATTLE BEAST Answers Fan-Submitted Questions (Video)

Finnish female-fronted metallers BATTLE BEAST recently answered a number of questions that were submiited by fans via the official Nuclear Blast Europe Facebook page. You can now watch the entire question-and-answer session below. BATTLE BEAST's debut album, "Steel" — which was originally released in Finland last year via Hype Records — was made available internationally ...

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THE UNDIVINE: More 'Delusional Noise' Studio Footage Posted Online

The second in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Delusional Noise", the sophomore album from Finnish death/thrash metallers THE UNDIVINE, can be seen below. The CD will be released on May 18 via Inverse Records. According to a press release, "Delusional Noise" is "a theme album about insanity divided into ...

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THE UNDIVINE To Release 'Delusional Noise' Next Month

Finnish death/thrash metallers THE UNDIVINE will release their sophomore album, "Delusional Noise", on May 18 via Inverse Records. According to a press release, "Delusional Noise" is "a theme album about insanity divided into two brain blocks. The left cortex titled Secretary Of Lunacy deals with the outcome resulting from substances, fear and paranoia. The right ...

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MORS PRINCIPIUM EST Signs With AFM RECORDS

Finnish melodic death metallers MORS PRINCIPIUM EST have inked a deal with AFM Records. Singer Ville Viljanen states, "We talked to some other labels, too, but AFM seemed the right choice for us. We can't wait to get to the studio in the summer and release the new album at the end of 2012. And ...

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BATTLE BEAST: More Behind-The-Scenes Footage From NIGHTWISH Tour

More behind-the-scenes footage from BATTLE BEAST's current European tour as the support act for NIGHTWISH can be seen below. BATTLE BEAST's debut album, "Steel" — which was originally released in Finland last year via Hype Records — was made available internationally on January 27 through Nuclear Blast Records. Formed in 2008, BATTLE BEAST won the ...

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MOONSORROW Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Finnish crusaders of epic heathen metal MOONSORROW have inked a worldwide deal with Century Media Records. The band comments, "MOONSORROW are thrilled to start working with Century Media, a label that is home to many fellow artists already! We never make our music half way or with compromises and we know our art is in ...

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BATTLE BEAST: First Tour Webisode Available

The first in a series of clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from BATTLE BEAST's current European tour as the support act for NIGHTWISH can be seen below. BATTLE BEAST's debut album, "Steel" — which was originally released in Finland last year via Hype Records — was made available internationally on January 27 through Nuclear Blast Records. ...

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Former CHARON Members Launch TOMB OF FINLAND

Former CHARON guitarist Jasse von Hast and drummer Antti Karihtala (CHARON, KYPCK) have joined forces with vocalist Ville Lind (SEITH, DAWN OF RELIC, CRYPTID) in a new band called TOMB OF FINLAND. With regards to how TOMB OF FINLAND came together, Jasse said, "TOMB OF FINLAND got the first shovel full of soil into its ...

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CATAMENIA: Re-Recorded Version Of 'Blackmension' Song Available For Free Download

A re-recorded version of the song "Blackmension" from Finnish melodic black metallers CATAMENIA is available for free download at this location. The track, which originally appeared on 2000's "Eternal Winter's Prophecy" album, is included on the "The Rewritten Chapters" collection, which contains re-recorded and rearranged versions of 14 songs from CATAMENIA's previous albums ...

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CATAMENIA To Release 'The Rewritten Chapters' In April

Finnish melodic black metallers CATAMENIA will release "The Rewritten Chapters" on April 27 via Massacre Records. The collection, which was recorded last fall at Mastervox Studios in Oulu, Finland with Kari Vähäkuopus, contains re-recorded and rearranged versions of 14 songs from CATAMENIA's previous albums as well as a brand new cover version of BON JOVI's ...

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INSOMNIUM: 'Regain The Fire' Video Released

"Regain The Fire", the new video from Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM, can be seen below. The clip was produced by Obscure Entertainment from Tampere. Commented the band: "Our new video, 'Regain The Fire', was shot already in last July so it still features our old guitarist, Ville Vänni. The video is done by Obscure ...

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ZENITH REUNION To Release 'Utopia' In April

Oulu, Finland-based metal band ZENITH REUNION will release its debut album, "Utopia", on April 25 via Violent Journey Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Can't Feel The Pain 02. Naked Boy 03. Dust 04. Gone Forever 05. FF 06. Victim Of Time 07. Truth Inside 08. Darkness Fall 09. Utopia ...

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