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ANTAGONIST ZERO To Release Debut EP Next Month

Finnish metallers ANTAGONIST ZERO will release their debut digital EP, "Nighttime Harmony", on March 14 via Violent Journey Records. ANTAGONIST ZERO is a five-piece metal band from Porvoo, Finland, formed in 2010. Despite the bandmembers' relative young age, they have many years of experience playing in different groups such as ADASTRA, CAVUS, COPROLITH and LOST ...

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FINNISH METAL AWARDS: Winners Announced

TURISAS was the big winner at the Finnish Metal Awards, which was held Saturday night (February 18) during the Finnish Metal Expo (the main event of Helsinki Metal Meeting) at the Cable Factory in Helsinki, Finland. The winners were selected by the general public in the months preceding the event, by Internet and SMS. In ...

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BATTLE BEAST: 'Steel' Album Trailer Released

A four-and-a-half-minute trailer for "Steel", the debut album from Finnish female-fronted metallers BATTLE BEAST, can be seen below. "Steel" — which was originally released in Finland last year via Hype Records — will be made available internationally on January 27 through Nuclear Blast Records. Formed in 2008, BATTLE BEAST won the Wacken Open Air Metal ...

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BATTLE BEAST: New Tampere Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of BATTLE BEAST's December 30, 2011 performance at Pakkahuone in Tampere, Finland as the support act for NEGATIVE can be seen below. BATTLE BEAST recently inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's debut album, "Steel" — which was originally released in Finland last year via Hype Records — will be ...

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CHAOSWEAVER Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

Finnish cinematic extreme metallers CHAOSWEAVER have inked a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. The band has completed work on its second album, due later in the year. Commented the group: "We are thrilled and honored to join the Napalm family, the home of some of our favorite bands such as TIAMAT, SUMMONING and CANDLEMASS. Cooperation ...

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Finnish Horror Heavy Metallers DOMINATION BLACK To Release Third Album

Finnish horror heavy metallers DOMINATION BLACK will release their long-waited third full-length studio album, "Dimension: Death", on February 22 via Kanki Rekords. In the fall of 2009, DOMINATION BLACK went on a break during which the former singer Kari A. Killgast was replaced by Matias Palm (MERGING FLARE, HEAVY METAL PERSE). The band started arranging ...

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BATTLE BEAST: Footage From 'Steel' Recording Sessions Posted Online

Finnish female-fronted metallers BATTLE BEAST recently inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's debut album, "Steel" — which was originally released in Finland earlier this year via Hype Records — will be made available internationally on January 27, 2012. A four-minute video clip featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the "Steel" recording sessions can be ...

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APOCALYPTICA: More Interview Footage About New Photo Book

A new four-minute video clip in which Paavo Lötjönen of Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA and the band's photographer and close friend, Ville-Akseli Juurikkala, present the group's newly released photo book can be seen below. APOCALYPTICA has played more than 1,000 live shows in over 50 countries and experienced countless stages, backstage areas and extraordinary encounters ...

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APOCALYPTICA: Photo Book Video Preview

A four-minute video clip in which Paavo Lötjönen of Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA and the band's photographer and close friend, Ville-Akseli Juurikkala, present the group's newly released photo book can be seen below. APOCALYPTICA has played more than 1,000 live shows in over 50 countries and experienced countless stages, backstage areas and extraordinary encounters in ...

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INSOMNIUM Interviewed In Ljubljana (Video)

Profanity TV conducted an interview with Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM when the band played at the Gala Hala in Ljubljana, Slovenia on November 18, 2011. You can now watch the chat below. INSOMNIUM's latest album, "One For Sorrow", entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 6. The ...

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BATTLE BEAST Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Finnish female-fronted metallers BATTLE BEAST have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's debut album, "Steel" which was originally released in Finland earlier this year via Hype Records will be made available internationally on January 27, 2012. Formed in 2008, BATTLE BEAST won the Wacken Open Air Metal Battle contest in Finland last ...

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APOCALYPTICA: Photo Book Preview

A couple of images of APOCALYPTICA's new photo book can be seen below. Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA have played more than 1,000 live shows in over 50 countries and experienced countless stages, backstage areas and extraordinary encounters in all parts of the world. Since 1993, APOCALYPTICA not only overcame borders musically, but also took its ...

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INSOMNIUM: New Audio Interview With NIILO SEVNEN

MetalsPeak recently conducted an interview with vocalist Niilo Sevnen of Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. INSOMNIUM's latest album, "One For Sorrow", entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 6. The group's previous CD, "Across The Dark", ...

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INSOMNIUM Parts Ways With Guitarist, Announces Replacement

Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM have parted ways with guitarist Ville Vnni and replaced him with Markus Vanhala (OMNIUM GATHERUM). Commented Vnni: "With a heavy heart I have reached the decision to resign from INSOMNIUM. The decision is mutual and final, and there is no big drama behind it. "During the last year I have ...

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POISONBLACK To Support NIGHTWISH In Finland

POISONBLACK the Finnish band featuring former SENTENCED frontman Ville Laihiala will support NIGHTWISH on the following dates: March 02 - Joensuu, FIN @ Areena March 03 - Sotkamo, FIN @ Vuokattihalli March 04 - Oulu, FIN @ Teatria March 09 - Jyvskyl, FIN @ Paviljonki Areena March 10 - Helsinki, FIN @ Jhalli March 11 ...

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APOCALYPTICA Releases Photo Book In Cooperation With PLEDGE MUSIC

Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA have played more than 1,000 live shows in over 50 countries and experienced countless stages, backstage areas and extraordinary encounters in all parts of the world. Since 1993, APOCALYPTICA not only overcame borders musically, but also took its tour program around the globe relentlessly. Ville-Akseli Juurikkala, photographer and close friend, has ...

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PROFANE OMEN: 'Wastehead' Video Released

"Wastehead", the new video from Finnish metallers PROFANE OMEN, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Jussi Hyttinen and Pete Voutilainen. The track comes off the group's third album, "Destroy!", which was released on September 28 via Spinefarm Records. The CD was produced by Ville Sorvali (MOONSORROW) and Mikko Herranen (RUST) and was ...

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POISONBLACK: 'Scars' Video Released

"Scars", the new video from POISONBLACK the Finnish band featuring former SENTENCED frontman Ville Laihiala can be seen below. The song comes off the group's fifth album, "Drive", whichentered the official chart in the group's home country at position No. 3. Released in Scandinavia on April 27 via Hype Records, the CD was recorded at ...

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MORS PRINCIPIUM EST Adds Second Guitarist

Finnish melodic death metallers MORS PRINCIPIUM EST have announced the addition of Andhe Chandler from New Zealand as the group's second guitarist. The band states, "Yes, New Zealand is pretty far, but don't worry, it will not affect our gigs in the future. Now we can concentrate on the new material with full force!" MORS ...

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INSOMNIUM: 'Through The Shadows' Video Released

"Through The Shadows", the new video from Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new album, "One For Sorrow", which will be released on October 12 in Finland, October 17 in the rest of Europe and October 18 in North America via Century Media Records. The CD ...

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TAAKE: New Album Details Revealed

The past few years have seen Norway's TAAKE busier than ever before with numerous tours around the world and increased productivity. With its fifth studio offering, "Noregs Vaapen", TAAKE has refined its respected black metal sound, expanding this time around to include new elements. The album is filled with Hoest's trademark riffs, melodies and vocals, ...

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HIM Working On New Music

Guitarist Mikko "Linde" Lindstrm of Finnish love metallers HIM has revealed to Attention Deficit Delirium that the band is currently working on music for the follow-up to 2010's "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice". He said, "I am very proud of the material so far and look forward to sharing our new music ...

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INSOMNIUM: New Song Available For Streaming

Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM will release their new album, "One For Sorrow", on October 12 in Finland, October 17 in the rest of Europe and October 18 in North America via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded in Gothenburg, Sweden with sound engineer Daniel Antonsson (also bassist in DARK TRANQUILLITY and guitarist in ...

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PROFANE OMEN: New Album Track Listing, Artwork Unveiled

Finnish metallers PROFANE OMEN have set "Destroy!" as the title of their third album, due on September 28 via Spinefarm Records. The CD was produced by Ville Sorvali (MOONSORROW) and Mikko Herranen (RUST) and was recorded in part at Petrax studios in Hollola, Finland. The effort was mastered at Chartmakers in Helsinki. "Destroy!" track listing: ...

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