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AMASEFFER Seeking New Label Home

Israeli heavy metal band AMASEFFER has issued the following update: "Due to reasons [that we will keep] to ourselves, we have decided not to implement the rest of our contract with InsideOut/SPV. We are now in negotiations with new record labels and will post news regarding that soon. "We are now in pre-production stages of ...

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AMASEFFER: New Audio Interview Available

Israel National Radio (INR) recently conducted an interview with Erez Yohanan of the Israeli heavy metal band AMASEFFER. The chat is now available for streaming at this location. AMASEFFER's debut album, "Exodus - Slaves for Life", is a concept effort based on the Biblical story of the Exodus. Yohanan grew up in a ...

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ANNIHILATOR Honored At Canada's INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS

Canadian metal veterans ANNIHILATOR were honored in the "Favorite Metal Artist/Group" category at the 2009 Indie Awards (Independent Music Awards), which was held this past Saturday, March 14 at the Royal York Hotel (Canadian Room) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Also nominated in the "Metal" category were BISON B.C., CRYPTOPSY, CURSED and FUCK THE FACTS. The ...

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Finland's FROSTBITE Festival: Video Report Available

Finland's "Musiikki TV" recently aired a three-minute report on the Frostbite festival, which was held February 6-7 in Lathi, Finland. The segement, which includes performance footage as well as interview clips with ARCH ENEMY's Angela Gossow and LAMB OF GOD's Randy Blythe, can be viewed below.



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ARCH ENEMY: South American, Mexican Dates Announced

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY will embark on the Latin America Revolution Tour 2009 in late April/early May. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Apr. 28 - Maracay, Venezuela - Coliseo Limon Apr. 30 - Bogota, Colombia – [to be announced] May 02 - Buenos Aires, Argentina - El Teatro Fiores May 03 - ...

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Slaves for Life - AMASEFFER

This one is a behemoth. "Slaves for Life" by Israel's AMASEFFER is a 77-minute progressive/orchestral metal/rock album about the plight of the Israeli people as told in the Old Testament. Part one of a planned trilogy, it is mind boggling to think that AMASEFFER has two whole albums left in them to tell this intricately ...

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'Females In Metal' Book Author Interviewed

Metal Portal recently conducted an interview with Marta Samitowska, who recently launched a publishing company called Muse(ic) Books through which she is planning to release a series of books on female-fronted metal artists. Her newest 134-page book, "Through My Eyes, In Their Own Words - Females In Metal And Beyond - Part I" ...

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DORO: New Album Title, Release Date, Artwork Revealed

German metal queen Doro Pesch has set "Fear No Evil" as the title of her new album, due on January 23, 2009 via AFM Records. The CD's cover art can be viewed below. Pesch will release a new single, "Herzblut", on December 12 via AFM. It will feature four versions of the title track, each ...

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DORO Performs In China; Photos, Video Footage Available

German metal queen Doro Pesch played her first shows ever in China on November 15 and November 16 in Guangzhou and Beijing, respectively, in conjunction with a three-year exhibition/festival/culture exchange project initiated by the Chinese and German governments. According to a posting on Doro's web site, more than 30,000 people turned up to watch her ...

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AMASEFFER Films Two New Videos

Israel's "holy project" AMASEFFER has issued the following update: "We are happy to announce the shooting/editing of two documented video clips for two songs taken from our debut album, 'Exodus - Slaves for Life'. The chosen ones are: 'Slaves For Life' and 'The Burning Bush'. Both videos will be directed by Israeli Tal Engelstein (founder ...

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DORO To Release New Single In December

German metal queen Doro Pesch will release a new single, "Herzblut", on December 12 via AFM Records. It will feature four versions of the title track, each recorded in a different language. "Herzblut" track listing: 01. Herzblut (Single Version) 02. Herzblut (Album Version) 03. A Fond Le Coeur - Herzblut (French) 04. Te Doy Mi ...

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DORO PESCH: '25 Years In Rock' Widget Available

A widget for the special concert on December 13 at the ISS Dome in Düsseldorf, Germany celebrating Doro Pesch's 25-year career as the reigning queen of German heavy metal can be found below. The show will feature appearances by: DORO ARCH ENEMY LEAVES' EYES HOLY MOSES WARLOCK (special performance by 1986 lineup) Performing with DORO ...

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DORO To Play China In November

German metal queen Doro Pesch will play her first shows ever in China during November. The dates are as follows: Nov. 15 - Guangzhou, China - German Esplanade (Popfestival) Nov. 16 - Beijing, China - Starlive (German Music Night II) The concerts will be held in conjunction with a three-year exhibition/festival/culture exchange project initiated by ...

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ARCH ENEMY: 'Tyrants Of The Rising Sun' DVD Trailer Available

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY have released the trailer for their forthcoming DVD+CD set, "Tyrants Of The Rising Sun: Live In Japan". Watch it below. "Tyrants Of The Rising Sun: Live In Japan" will be released in Europe on November 24 and in North America on November 25 via Century Media. The DVD contains a ...

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DORO: New Song Posted Online

A new song from the German "metal queen" Doro Pesch entitled "Celebrate" is available for streaming on her MySpace page. The track comes off Doro's new single, "Celebrate (The Night Of The Warlock)", which is scheduled for release on October 31 in Germany and November 3 in most of the rest of Europe ...

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HOLY MOSES Confirmed For DORO's Anniversary Concert

Long-running German thrashers HOLY MOSES will perform at a special concert on December 13 at the ISS Dome in Düsseldorf, Germany celebrating Doro Pesch's 25-year career as the reigning queen of German heavy metal. The concert will feature appearances by: DORO ARCH ENEMY LEAVES' EYES HOLY MOSES WARLOCK (special performance by 1986 lineup) Performing with ...

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