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MONSTROSITY To Headline Mexico's HEAVY METAL CIRCUS Festival

The Florida death machine known as MONSTROSITY has been confirmed as the headliner for the second annual Heavy Metal Circus festival, scheduled to take place on Sunday, November 29, 2009 at Circo Valador in Mexico City. Also appearing on the bill are MALEVOLENT CREATION, BELPHEGOR, BLOOD RED THRONE, SETHERIAL, RAGNAROK, and more. MONSTROSITY founder/drummer Lee ...

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VARG: 'Blutaar' Artwork Unveiled

German Viking horde VARG has revealed the cover artwork (see below) for its highly anticipated sophomore album, "Blutaar", which will be released on January 22, 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records. Commented frontman Freki: "Now we have finished the recordings of 'Blutaar', which is ready to spread its blood-dripping wings over the listeners. "All of us ...

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VREID: Footage From The Road Posted Online

The first two in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from VREID's North American "Heathenfest America" tour with ELUVEITE, BELPHEGOR, ALESTORM and KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI can be viewed below. "Milorg", the fourth album from VREID, was released in North America on October 27 via Indie Recordings (with distribution and marketing duties handled by The ...

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KATAKLYSM To Tour U.K. With DECAPITATED

Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM have scheduled the following European dates: KATAKLYSM, BELPHEGOR, DARKEST HOUR, SUICIDAL ANGELS and RESISTANCE: Jan. 07 - DE - Frankfurt - Batschkapp Jan. 08 - DE - Saarbrucken - Roxy Jan. 09 - NL - Enschede - Atak Jan. 10 - BE - Vosselaar - Biebob Jan. 11 - UK - ...

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OBITUARY: South American Dates Announced

Florida-based death metallers OBITUARY have scheduled the following South American tour dates: Dec. 02 - Porto Alegre/RS, Brazil - Bar Opinião * Dec. 03 - Brazil - [to be announced] * Dec. 04 - São Paulo/SP, Brazil - Hangar 110 * Dec. 05 - Belo Horizonte/MG, Brazil - Bar Brasil * Dec. 06 - Brasilia ...

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Walpurgis Rites-Hexenwahn - BELPHEGOR

I still remember reviewing 2003's "Lucifer Incestus", and here I am already reviewing my fifth BELPHEGOR CD, "Walpurgis Rites-Hexenwahn". It seems that the Austrian act has gotten even more prolific these past few years. What is far more impressive than the sheer number of albums in a relatively short time span is the inarguable fact ...

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BELPHEGOR's 'Walpurgis Rites' Lands On Austrian, German Charts

"Walpurgis Rites - Hexenwahn", the eighth full-length studio album from Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR, entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 60 and in Germany at No. 99. The CD was made available in the following formats: * Limited-edition digipack including the "Der Geistertreiber" video clip (enchanted) * ...

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KATAKLYSM: Details Of 'Prevail' Tour-Edition Re-Release Revealed

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM have just revealed the cover artwork and bonus material for the upcoming tour edition re-release of their latest masterpiece, "Prevail". The album is due on January 8, 2010 via Nuclear Blast. Commented KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono: "We decided to give 'Prevail' a little facelift with a new artwork, and we had ...

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SUICIDAL ANGELS: 'Apokathilosis' Video Released

"Apokathilosis", the new video from Greek old-school thrashers SUICIDAL ANGELS, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Sanctify The Darkness", which will be released on November 20 via Nuclear Blast Records. "Sanctify The Darkness" track listing: 01. Bloodthirsty 02. The Pestilence Of Saints 03. Inquisition 04. Apokathilosis 05. … Lies ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Forced To Pull Out Of Germany's HELLFLAME FESTIVAL - THE SOUTH SIDE OF HELL

Kalle Metz of The Agency Group Scandinavia, which represents Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY, has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "Unfortunately, the promoter of Hellflame festival in Germany has gone dark. He is not returning any attempts of communication and has not lived up to his end of the agreement in terms of ...

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KATAKLYSM: New Video Interview With MAX DUHAMEL Posted Online

Contraband Candy's René Ackermann conducted an interview with drummer Max Duhamel of Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM at this year's Metalcamp festival, which was held on July 2-8, 2009 in Tolmin, Slovenia. Watch the chat below. KATAKLYSM will embark on a European headlining tour in January 2010. Support on the trek will come from BELPHEGOR, DARKEST ...

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SUICIDAL ANGELS To Release New Album In November

Greek old-school thrashers SUICIDAL ANGELS will release their new album, "Sanctify The Darkness", on November 20 via Nuclear Blast Records. A video for the song "Apokathilosis" will make its online debut on October 16. "Sanctify The Darkness" track listing: 01. Bloodthirsty 02. The Pestilence Of Saints 03. Inquisition 04. Apokathilosis 05. … Lies 06. No ...

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BELPHEGOR: New Album To Be Released In Four Formats

"Walpurgis Rites - Hexenwahn", the eighth full-length studio album from Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR, will be made available in the following formats: * Limited-edition digipack including the "Der Geistertreiber" video clip (enchanted) * Strictly limited Nuclear Blast mailorder edition: hand grenade including wooden box and digipack (only 500 copies) * Limited picture gatefold ...

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BELPHEGOR: 'Der Geistertreiber' Video Available

"Der Geistertreiber", the new video from Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR, can be viewed below. The clip was shot in Abtenau, Austria with director Walter Fanninger. Commented frontman Helmuth: "The song is about the celebration on the 30th of April, better known as the Walpurgis Nacht, the occult celebrations on the broken mountain. It's ...

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KATAKLYSM Announces European Headlining Tour

Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM will embark on a European headlining tour in January 2010. Support on the trek will come from BELPHEGOR, DARKEST HOUR, SUICIDAL ANGELS and RESISTANCE. Commented KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono: "We've decided to bring a cool and diverse lineup. The direct support will come from our friends in the Satanic Austrian horde ...

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MANTIC RITUAL Parts Ways With Singer/Guitarist, Announces Temporary Replacement

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based old-school metallers MANTIC RITUAL have parted ways with singer/guitarist and founding member Dan Wetmore. Commented the band in a statement: "After much consideration, Dan has decided to no longer continue with MANTIC RITUAL. We are greatly appreciative of his tremendous contributions to the band and wish him the best in his future endeavors. ...

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BELPHEGOR: 'Der Geistertreiber' Video Trailer Available

A trailer for "Der Geistertreiber", the new video from Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR, can be viewed below. The clip was shot in Abtenau, Austria with director Walter Fanninger and will make its online debut on September 30. "Der Geistertreiber" comes off BELPHEGOR's eighth full-length studio album, "Walpurgis Rites - Hexenwahn", which is scheduled ...

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BELPHEGOR: New Song Posted Online

"Walpurgis Rites", a brand new song from the Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR, is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the group's eighth full-length studio album, "Walpurgis Rites - Hexenwahn", which is scheduled for release on October 9 in Europe and October 20 in North American ...

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GOD DETHRONED Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

Dutch melodic death metal band GOD DETHRONED will embark on a headlining tour of North America in support of its newest album, "Passiondale". Also taking part in the trek, which is scheduled to start on September 30, are ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, AUGURY and Metal Blade labelmates WOE OF TYRANTS. Commented GOD DETHRONED's Henri Sattler: "Our 'Storming ...

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BELPHEGOR: 'Walpurgis Rites – Hexenwahn' Artwork Revealed

Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR has completed work on its eighth full-length studio album, "Walpurgis Rites - Hexenwahn", on October 9 in Europe and October 20 in North American via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Bondage Goat Zombie" was recorded at Andy Classen's (LEGION OF THE DAMNED, DEW-SCENTED, NEAERA, ASPHYX) Stage One ...

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BELPHEGOR: New Album Track Listing, Release Dates Revealed

Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR has completed work on its eighth full-length studio album, "Walpurgis Rites - Hexenwahn", on October 9 in Europe and October 20 in North American via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Bondage Goat Zombie" was recorded at Andy Classen's (LEGION OF THE DAMNED, DEW-SCENTED, NEAERA, ASPHYX) Stage One ...

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WARBRINGER Vocalist On 'Talking Metal'

The latest episode of "Talking Metal" features interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with vocalist John Kevill of Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER. The 45-minute podcast can be downloaded at this location. "Waking Into Nightmares", the sophomore album from WARBRINGER, sold around 2,000 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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BELPHEGOR Completes Work On New Album

Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR has completed work on its eighth full-length studio album, "Walpurgis Rites - Hexenwahn", due in October via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Bondage Goat Zombie" was recorded at Andy Classen's (LEGION OF THE DAMNED, DEW-SCENTED, NEAERA, ASPHYX) Stage One Studios in Kassel, Germany. Commented frontman Helmuth: "With ...

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BELPHEGOR: New Album Title Announced

Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR has set "Walpurgis Rites - Hexenwahn" as the title of its eighth full-length studio album, due out in October via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Bondage Goat Zombie" was recorded at Andy Classen's (LEGION OF THE DAMNED, DEW-SCENTED, NEAERA, ASPHYX) Stage One Studios in Kassel, Germany. Commented ...

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MOR DAGOR To Release 'Mk. IV' In July

A trailer for "Mk. IV", the new album from German black/death metallers MOR DAGOR (featuring Torturer of BELPHEGOR), can be viewed below. "Mk. IV" is scheduled for release on July 17 through ARTicaz. The CD was produced, mixed and mastered by Andy Classen at Stage One Studios (BELPHEGOR, KRISIUN, LEGION OF THE DAMNED, NAGLFAR). "Mk. ...

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WARBRINGER: 'Waking Into Nightmares' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Waking Into Nightmares", the sophomore album from Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER, sold around 2,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD landed at position No. 14 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined ...

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