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FIRESPAWN Feat. ENTOMBED, UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC Members: Debut Album 'Shadow Realms' Due In November

FIRESPAWN (formerly FIREBORN) — the new Swedish death metal project featuring Lars Göran Petrov (vocals; ENTOMBED) and Victor Brandt (guitar; ENTOMBED), Alex Friberg (bass; NECROPHOBIC), Fredrik Folkare (guitar; UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC) and Matte Modin (drums; DARK FUNERAL, DEFLESHED) — will release its debut album, "Shadow Realms", on November 13 via Century Media. The cover artwork was ...

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Video Premiere: CRYPTOPSY's 'Detritus (The One They Kept)'

Montreal extreme metallers CRYPTOPSY have unleashed a concept video for the song "Detritus (The One They Kept)", from their forthcoming EP, "The Book Of Suffering Tome 1", set to be released on October 30. The clip was produced by Chris Kells from Front to Back Video Production and can be seen below. "The Book Of ...

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BLACK TIDE: Teaser For 'Chasing Shadows' Album

Florida-based metallers BLACK TIDE will release their third full-length album, titled "Chasing Shadows", on October 16 through Pavement Entertainment. The follow-up to 2011's "Post Mortem" has the classic BLACK TIDE vibe that critics and fans alike have hailed as "old-school metal with a new-school sound." A teaser for "Chasing Shadows" can be found below. "Chasing ...

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FIRESPAWN Feat. ENTOMBED, UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC Members: 'Lucifer Has Spoken' Video

FIRESPAWN (formerly FIREBORN) — the new Swedish death metal project featuring Lars Göran Petrov (vocals; ENTOMBED) and Victor Brandt (guitar; ENTOMBED), Alex Friberg (bass; NECROPHOBIC), Fredrik Folkare (guitar; UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC) and Matte Modin (drums; DARK FUNERAL, DEFLESHED) — will release its debut album in November via Century Media. A seven-inch EP, "Lucifer Has Spoken', will ...

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SHINEDOWN's BRENT SMITH Reveals Vocal Issues Delayed New Album

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SHINEDOWN frontman Brent Smith has revealed that he developed vocal problems which contributed to a delay in recording the band's fifth studio album. Smith explained that his throat was ailing after 21 months of touring for 2012's "Amaryllis", telling "Loudwire Nights" host Full Metal Jackie: "When we got off ...

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FIRESPAWN Feat. ENTOMBED, UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC Members: 'Lucifer Has Spoken' Single Teaser

FIRESPAWN (formerly FIREBORN) — the new Swedish death metal project featuring Lars Göran Petrov (vocals; ENTOMBED) and Victor Brandt (guitar; ENTOMBED), Alex Friberg (bass; NECROPHOBIC), Fredrik Folkare (guitar; UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC) and Matte Modin (drums; DARK FUNERAL, DEFLESHED) — will release its debut album in November via Century Media. A seven-inch EP, "Lucifer Has Spoken', will ...

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DEF LEPPARD's PHIL COLLEN: SPOTIFY Is As Bad As NAPSTER Was For Songwriters And Artists

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen says that music streaming service Spotify is an exploitative enterprise which is just as bad as Napster, the pioneering file-sharing service which unleashed piracy on the record business and began the cataclysm that caused worldwide revenues to decline from a peak of twenty-seven billion dollars in 1999 to fifteen billion ...

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FIRESPAWN Feat. ENTOMBED, UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC Members: Debut Album Due In November

FIRESPAWN (formerly FIREBORN) — the new Swedish death metal project featuring Lars Göran Petrov (vocals; ENTOMBED) and Victor Brandt (guitar; ENTOMBED), Alex Friberg (bass; NECROPHOBIC), Fredrik Folkare (guitar; UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC) and Matte Modin (drums; DARK FUNERAL, DEFLESHED) — has signed a deal with Century Media. Hailing from Stockholm, FIRESPAWN is the unholy union of five ...

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VII: Sturm und Drang - LAMB OF GOD

A lot has happened in the LAMB OF GOD camp the past five years, the most intense events surrounding vocalist Randy Blythe. Consult the band's haunting "As the Palaces Burn" docufilm if you're not up to speed on Blythe's exoneration following his captivity in Prague following the death of a fan at a 2010 LAMB ...

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BLOODBATH Featuring PARADISE LOST's NICK HOLMES: Video Footage Of COPENHELL Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of the Swedish/British death metal supergroup BLOODBATH, which features in its ranks KATATONIA's Jonas Renkse and Anders Nyström, along with OPETH's Martin Axenrot and PARADISE LOST's Nick Holmes, performing on June 20 at the Copenhell festival in Copenhagen, Denmark can be seen below. Holmes made his BLOODBATH debut on the band's latest ...

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Finland's SWALLOW THE SUN Signs With CENTURY MEDIA

Century Media Records and SWALLOW THE SUN have announced a worldwide deal to release the band's upcoming albums. Jens Prüter, head of A&R at Century Media Records in Europe, comments: "It's probably no news that we love the dark side of Finland. But we are very proud to finally work with one of the darkest ...

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SKINLESS: Video For 'Skinless' Song

"Skinless", the new video from reunited New York death metallers SKINLESS, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's first new studio offering in nearly a decade, titled "Only The Ruthless Remain", which will be unleashed on CD, LP and digitally via Relapse on June 2 in North America. The sadistic, seven-minute "Skinless" ...

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SKINLESS: New Song 'Serpenticide' Available For Streaming

"Serpenticide", a brand new song from reunited New York death metallers SKINLESS, can be streamed below. The track comes off the band's first new studio offering in nearly a decade, titled "Only The Ruthless Remain", which will be unleashed on CD, LP and digitally via Relapse on June 2 in North America. Featuring the band's ...

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UNLEASHED: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'Defenders Of Midgard'

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will release their twelfth full-length album, "Dawn Of The Nine", on April 24 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (IMMORTAL, DEMONAZ, EXODUS) and can be seen below. UNLEASHED's follow-up to 2012's "Odalheim" was once again produced by the band's guitarist, Fredrik Folkare, at his Chrome Studios ...

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UNLEASHED: Third 'Dawn Of The Nine' Track-By-Track Breakdown Video

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will release their twelfth full-length album, "Dawn Of The Nine", on April 24 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (IMMORTAL, DEMONAZ, EXODUS) and can be seen below. UNLEASHED's follow-up to 2012's "Odalheim" was once again produced by the band's guitarist, Fredrik Folkare, at his Chrome Studios ...

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UNLEASHED: Second 'Dawn Of The Nine' Track-By-Track Breakdown Video

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will release their twelfth full-length album, "Dawn Of The Nine", on April 24 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (IMMORTAL, DEMONAZ, EXODUS) and can be seen below. UNLEASHED's follow-up to 2012's "Odalheim" was once again produced by the band's guitarist, Fredrik Folkare, at his Chrome Studios ...

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UNLEASHED: First 'Dawn Of The Nine' Track-By-Track Breakdown Video

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will release their twelfth full-length album, "Dawn Of The Nine", on April 24 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (IMMORTAL, DEMONAZ, EXODUS) and can be seen below. UNLEASHED's follow-up to 2012's "Odalheim" was once again produced by the band's guitarist, Fredrik Folkare, at his Chrome Studios ...

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UNLEASHED: Lyric Video For New Song 'Where Is Your God Now?'

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will release their twelfth full-length album, "Dawn Of The Nine", on April 24 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (IMMORTAL, DEMONAZ, EXODUS) and can be seen below. UNLEASHED's follow-up to 2012's "Odalheim" was once again produced by the band's guitarist, Fredrik Folkare, at his Chrome Studios ...

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SLASH: Pro-Shot Footage Of NAMM TEC Awards Acceptance Speech

Iconic guitarist Slash received the prestigious Les Paul Award during the 30th annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards on January 24 in Anaheim, California. Comedian Sinbad provided the laughs as the evening's host. The NAMM TEC Awards honors individuals and companies across 30 categories, for outstanding achievement in professional audio technology and production. The ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Inducted Into SWEDISH MUSIC HALL OF FAME

Legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen has been inducted into the Swedish Music Hall Of Fame. For an artist to be elected to the Swedish Music Hall Of Fame, 20 years must have passed since their debut album in order to "guarantee an enduring historical value." The Swedish Music Hall Of Fame is situated on Djurgården ...

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UNLEASHED To Release 'Dawn Of The Nine' Album In April; Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will release their twelfth full-length album, "Dawn Of The Nine", on April 24 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (IMMORTAL, DEMONAZ, EXODUS) and can be seen below. UNLEASHED's follow-up to 2012's "Odalheim" was once again produced by the band's guitarist, Fredrik Folkare, at his Chrome Studios ...

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