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BATTLE BEAST: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Finnish metallers BATTLE BEAST — who last fall parted ways with lead singer Nitte Vänskä and replaced her with Noora Louhimo — will release their second, self-titled full-length album on May 17 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced and mixed by the band at JKB Studios in Helsinki and mastered by Mika Jussila ...

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RAVEN To Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of 'All For One'

New Wave Of British Heavy Metal legends RAVEN are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their seminal album "All For One" in 2013. Originally released in 1983, "All For One" was not only the band's breakout LP, it was also a massively influential slab of classic metal. The band's groundbreaking and high-energy approach was a vital ...

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RAVEN Performs With Stand-In Drummers In Greece (Video)

RAVEN drummer Joe Hasselvander was forced to miss the band's performance last Saturday night (March 9) at the Up The Hammers festival in Athens, Greece because of a Northeastern U.S. snowstorm that caused many flight cancelations. Filling in for him were three local musicians: Spiros Poullos (STEAMROLLER ASSAULT), Nick and Manos. Fan-filmed video footage of ...

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LORDI Mainman Interviewed In Frankfurt (Video)

Marc Debus and HP Hündorf of Promoportal-Germany.com conducted an interview with Mr. Lordi of Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI on March 5 in Frankfurt, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. LORDI's new album, "To Beast Or Not To Beast", was released on March 1 in Europe (excluding Finland) via AFM Records. The CD ...

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LORDI: New Video Interview Posted Online

Über Röck recently conducted an interview with Mr. Lordi and Mana of Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI. You can now watch the chat below. LORDI's new album, "To Beast Or Not To Beast", was released on March 1 in Europe (excluding Finland) via AFM Records. The CD will be made available in North America on ...

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Video: LORDI Performs 'The Riff' On German TV

Last Saturday, only one day after the release of their new album, "To Beast Or Not To Beast", Finnish monster rockers LORDI not only presented their new single, "The Riff", on German TV; "Team Lordi" also competed in Pro 7's "wok racing championships!" And as cool as the team retained its composure in the ice ...

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LORDI: 'The Riff' Video Released

"The Riff", the new video from Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new album, "To Beast Or Not To Beast", which will be released on March 1 in Europe (excluding Finland) via AFM Records. The CD will be made available in North America on March 19 ...

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RAVEN LORD Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

Multinational metallers RAVEN LORD have have parted ways with drummer Larry Paterson and have replaced him with Rich Smith (POWER QUEST). Commented Smith: "I'm delighted to of been offered the throne to drum for RAVEN LORD. I can't wait to get in the rehearsal room with these guys and hit the road to play some ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS: New Album Cover Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans VICIOUS RUMORS will release their eleventh studio album, "Electric Punishment", on April 26 in Germany, April 29 in the rest of Europe and May 7 in U.S./Canada via Steamhammer/SPV. It will be available as a jewel case, on double gatefold colored vinyl and as a digital download. The cover ...

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SURTR: 'Pulvis Et Umbra' Due Next Month

"Pulvis Et Umbra", the new album from French doomsters SURTR, will be released on March 15 via Altsphere Production on CD and transparent blue limited-edition vinyl. "Pulvis Et Umbra" track listing: 01. Rise Again 02. Three Winters of War 03. Sonic Doom 04. The Call 05. Rebellion 06. I Am The Cross 07. Fred Karno's ...

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LORDI Talks New Album In Video Interview

Sonic Shocks recently conducted an interview with Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. LORDI will release its new album, "To Beast Or Not To Beast", on March 1 in Europe (excluding Finland) via AFM Records. The CD will be made available in North America on March ...

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AETERNUS: New Album Details Revealed

Details of "...And The Seventh His Soul Detesteth", the new album from dark metallers AETERNUS, have just been revealed. The ten-track CD, which will be the band's seventh full-length release, will first appear as a limited edition containing AETERNUS' classic 1995 debut EP, "Dark Sorcery", as a bonus, and is set for release on Dark ...

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LORDI: 'The Riff' Lyric Video Released

Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI will release their new album, "To Beast Or Not To Beast", on March 1 in Europe (excluding Finland) via AFM Records. The CD will be made available in North America on March 19 through The End Records. The album's first single, "The Riff", will be issued on February 9. You ...

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LORDI: 'The Riff' Single Artwork Unveiled

Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI will release their new album, "To Beast Or Not To Beast", on March 1 in Europe (excluding Finland) via AFM Records. The CD will be made available in North America on March 19 through The End Records. The album's first single, "The Riff", will be issued on February 9. You ...

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ATTACKER Signs With METAL ON METAL RECORDS

Metal On Metal Records has announced the signing of U.S. power/heavy metal veterans ATTACKER. The band's fifth album, "Giants Of Canaan", will be released on February 2 at the Metal Assault festival where the band will perform alongside other legendary traditional metal acts like MANILLA ROAD, BROCAS HELM and RAVEN, as well as their labelmates ...

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FEAR FACTORY: New Video Interview With BURTON C. BELL

Audio Addict's Raven Lyness conducted an interview with vocalist Burton C. Bell of Los Angeles cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY backstage at the Mo'Club in Southampton, England on December 17. You can now watch the chat below. FEAR FACTORY's video for the title track of their new album, "The Industrialist", was directed and edited by James ...

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LORDI Mainman Talks New Album In Video Interview

DeConte Figures & Collectibles conducted an interview witeh Mr. Lordi of Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI at WireWorld Studio in Nashville, Tennessee during the recording sessions for the band's new album, "To Beast Or Not To Beast". You can now watch the first part of the chat below. "To Beast Or Not To Beast" will ...

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LORDI: New Album Details Revealed

Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI will release their new album, "To Beast Or Not To Beast", on March 8 in Europe (excluding Finland) via AFM Records. The CD will be made available in North America on March 19 through The End Records. "To Beast Or Not To Beast" was recorded last fall at WireWorld Studio ...

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RAVEN LORD: Second 'Raven Lord TV' Episode Posted Online

The second episode of Raven Lord TV from multinational metallers RAVEN LORD can be seen below. RAVEN LORD recently announced the addition of keyboardist Alessandro Duo (VOODOO HIGHWAY) to the group's ranks. The Italian musician will join RAVEN LORD on the road in 2013 and will take part in all of the band's future recordings. ...

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BELIEVER To Enter Studio Next Month

A 17-minute video clip in which guitarist/vocalist Kurt Bachman of Pennsylvania-based technical thrash metal veterans BELIEVER answers questions that were submitted by fans via Facebook can be seen below. BELIEVER is preparing to enter the studio to begin recording its fifth album, due next year via Metal Blade Records. "The writing for the basic tune ...

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LORDI Signs With AFM RECORDS, Unveils New Lineup

Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI have inked a deal with AFM Records. The Hamburg, Germany-based label will release the band's new album, "To Beast Or Not To Beast", on March 8 worldwide (excluding Finland and USA). According to a press release, "All fans can look forward to a masterpiece full of huge hard rock and ...

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RAVEN LORD: Keyboardist Announced

Multinational metallers RAVEN LORD have announced the addition of keyboardist Alessandro Duo (VOODOO HIGHWAY) to the group's ranks. The Italian musician will join RAVEN LORD on the road in 2013 and will take part in all of the band's future recordings. Commented singer Csaba Zvekan: "Alessandro is a true Raven Lord and fits the bill ...

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