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CANDLEMASS, MAYHEM, SOLITUDE AETURNUS Confirmed For Romania's ROCK CITY OPEN AIR

CANDLEMASS, MAYHEM, SOLITUDE AETURNUS and DEW-SCENTED are among the newly confirmed bands for the Rock City Open Air 2009 festival, set to take place August 20-23 in Fetesti, Romania. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGATHODAIMON AMON AMARTH ANCIENT RITES BELPHEGOR BETRAYER BLAZE BAYLEY BLOOD RED THRONE BRAINSTORM BUCOVINA CANDLEMASS CIRITH GORGOR CLAYMORE ...

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WARBRINGER: 'Severed Reality' Video Released

"Severed Reality", the new video from Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed on February 22 at The Rave in Milwaukee, Wisconsin by Dave Brodsky (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, SUICIDE SILENCE) during WARBRINGER's tour with DARKANE and SOILWORK. Commented vocalist John Kevill: "The video for 'Severed Reality' got done in ...

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WARBRINGER: 'Severed Reality' Video Teaser Available

A teaser for "Severed Reality", the new video from Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed on February 22 at The Rave in Milwaukee, Wisconsin by Dave Brodsky (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, SUICIDE SILENCE) during WARBRINGER's tour with DARKANE and SOILWORK. WARBRINGER last week posted a new song, "Living In ...

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NECROVILE: 'The Pungency of Carnage' Now Available

United Guttural has released the full-length debut from the Transylvanian brutal death metal act NECROVILE, entitled "The Pungency of Carnage". According to a press release, "NECROVILE's music can be described as straight forward crushingly heavy death metal. Fans of brutal acts like CANNIBAL CORPSE, SUFFOCATION and DYING FETUS take note. Expect creative songwriting with strong ...

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WARBRINGER: New Album Artwork Unveiled

Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER have unveiled the cover artwork — created by esteemed artist Dan Seagrave (MORBID ANGEL, ENTOMBED) — for their sophomore album, "Waking Into Nightmares", which is scheduled for release on May 19 via Century Media Records. The CD was mixed by Zack Ohren (SUFFOCATION, ALL SHALL PERISH). A video for the song ...

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MANTIC RITUAL: New Video Interview Available

HardTimes.ca conducted an interview with Pennsylvanian thrashers MANTIC RITUAL (formerly MELTDOWN) on March 8, 2009 when the band made a stop in Montreal, Quebec, Canada during the "D.E.V.O.L.U.T.I.O.N. - 25 Years Of Total Destruction" North American tour with DESTRUCTION and KRISIUN. Watch the 22-minute chat below. MANTIC RITUAL's debut album, "Executioner", was released ...

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THE ABSENCE Added To Last Three Shows Of AMON AMARTH Tour

Tampa, Florida melodic thrash outfit THE ABSENCE will replace LAZARUS A.D. on the last three shows of AMON AMARTH's "Twilight Of The Thunder God North American Tour Pt. 2" with GOATWHORE and SKELETONWITCH. The affected dates are as follows: Apr. 30 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade May 01 - Orlando, FL @ Club Firestone May ...

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HAMMERFALL, KREATOR, BELPHEGOR Confirmed For Germany's ROCK AREA Festival

HAMMERFALL, KREATOR, BELPHEGOR and ICON have been confirmed for the Rock Area festival, set to take place August 20-22, 2009 in Loreley, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH A.O.K. BELPHEGOR BOLT THROWER BRAINSTORM CALLEJON CLEAN STATE DIMPLE MINDS ELUVEITIE ENDSTILLE EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS HACKNEYED HAMMERFALL HEAVEN SHALL BURN LETZTE INSTANZ ICON ...

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THE ABSENCE In Writing Mode

Guitarist Patrick Pintavalle of the Tampa, Florida melodic trash outfit THE ABSENCE has issued the following update: "We are writing for our third full-length album. It's been a bit of a slow going thing. We are trying to make a record that has a classic and timeless feel to it. Some of you may also ...

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BLISS OF FLESH: Three New Songs Available For Streaming

French black/death metallers BLISS OF FLESH released their new album, "Emaciated Deity", on February 20 via Twilight-Vertrieb. According to a press release, the CD is a must-have "for all fans of BELPHEGOR, BEHEMOTH, MERRIMACK and ARKHON INFAUSTUS!" "Emaciated Deity" track listing: 01. Book Of Enoch: Imprecation 02. Perversion / Domination 03. Cursed Bodies 04. Apokalyptic ...

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BELPHEGOR: Photos From The Studio Posted Online

Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR entered Andy Classen's (LEGION OF THE DAMNED, DEW-SCENTED, NEAERA, ASPHYX) Stage One Studios in Kassel, Germany earlier this week to begin recording their new album. The follow-up to 2008's "Bondage Goat Zombie" will contain nine new compositions and is tentatively scheduled for release in early September via Nuclear Blast ...

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NECROVILE To Release New Album Via UNITED GUTTURAL

United Guttural will release the new album from the Transylvanian brutal death metal act NECROVILE, entitled "The Pungency of Carnage". According to a press release, NECROVILE's music can be described as "straightforward, crushingly heavy death metal. Fans of brutal acts like CANNIBAL COPRSE, SUFFOCATION and DYING FETUS, take note. Expect creative songwriting with strong riffing, ...

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WARBRINGER Completes Tracking New Album

Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER became road warriors over the course of the last twelve months. The band spent the entire year on the road, hitting nearly every location you could imagine, in support of their Century Media debut, "War Without End". Now the group has completed work on its sophomore effort and is back on ...

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BELPHEGOR Begins Recording New Album

Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR entered Andy Classen's (LEGION OF THE DAMNED, DEW-SCENTED, NEAERA, ASPHYX) Stage One Studios in Kassel, Germany earlier this week to begin recording their as-yet-untitled new album. The follow-up to 2008's "Bondage Goat Zombie" will contain nine new compositions and is tentatively scheduled for release in early September via Nuclear ...

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PRIMORDIAL, THYRFING Confirmed For Austria's KALTENBACH OPEN AIR Festival

PRIMORDIAL and THYRFING have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Kaltenbach Open Air festival, set to take place July 16-18, 2009 in Spital am Semmering, Austria. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH DARK TRANQUILLITY EINHERJER DYING FETUS PRIMORDIAL BELPHEGOR THYRFING ROTTEN SOUND ABSU DARK FORTRESS EVOCATION VOMITORY LIVIDITY HACKNEYED ...

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MANTIC RITUAL: 'One By One' Video Available

"One By One", the new video from the Pennsylvanian thrash metal band MANTIC RITUAL (formerly MELTDOWN), can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's debut album, "Executioner", which will be released in the U.S. on March 10 via Nuclear Blast Records (February 27 in Europe). The CD was recorded at Andy Classen's (LEGION ...

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MANTIC RITUAL: Two New Songs Posted Online

Pennsylvanian thrash metal band MANTIC RITUAL (formerly MELTDOWN) has posted two new songs — "Next Attack" and "Murdered To Death" — on the group's MySpace page. Both cuts come off MANTIC RITUAL's debut album, "Executioner", which will be released in the U.S. on March 10 via Nuclear Blast Records (February 27 in Europe). ...

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BELPHEGOR Working On Nine New Songs

Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR are in the final stages of the writing process for their as-yet-untitled new album. The follow-up to 2008's "Bondage Goat Zombie" is tentatively scheduled for release in the fall via Nuclear Blast Records. Commented vocalist/guitarist Helmuth: "Yes brothers and sisters, currently we're working on nine new sound collages. We ...

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DECADENCE To Support UNLEASHED In Sweden

DECADENCE, the Sweden-based melodic thrash metal quintet fronted by Kitty Saric (a.k.a. Metallic Kitty), will replace DIABOLICAL on two Swedish dates on UNLEASHED's upcoming "Hammer Battallion North Tour" (also featuring BELPHEGOR and DEVIAN): Mar. 13 - Klubben - Stockholm, Sweden Mar. 14 - Sticky Fingers - Gothenburg, Sweden DECADENCE recently parted ways with guitarist Simon ...

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MANTIC RITUAL Drummer Checks In From ROTTING CHRIST Tour

Pennsylvanian thrash metal band MANTIC RITUAL (formerly MELTDOWN) is currently on the road in North America as the support act for Greek extreme metallers ROTTING CHRIST. MANTIC RITUAL drummer Adam Haritan has issued the following update from the road: "Opening a few shows for a legendary band like EXODUS in December, we learned that those ...

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ONHEIL Signs With CYCLONE EMPIRE RECORDS

Dutch blackened thrash/death metal band ONHEIL has inked a worldwide deal with the German label Cyclone Empire. The group is currently recording its new album, tentatively titled "Razor", at the Sound World Studios with producers Bart Hennephof (TEXTURES, BRUTUS) and Yuma van Eekelen (THE NEW DOMINION, BRUTUS). A March/April release is expected. After the band's ...

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AMON AMARTH: '2009 Is Already Filling Up With Plans'

Swedish Viking metallers AMON AMARTH have issued the following update: "2008 has been one hell of a year for AMON AMARTH. The year has been filled with one exciting event after another. "We started the year with our first-ever Australia/New Zealand tour — one more continent conquered. It was great to finally meet some of ...

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MANTIC RITUAL: 'Executioner' Artwork Unveiled

Pennsylvanian thrash metal band MANTIC RITUAL (formerly MELTDOWN) will release its debut album, "Executioner" in the U.S. on March 10 via Nuclear Blast Records (February 27 in Europe). The CD was recorded at Andy Classen's (LEGION OF THE DAMNED, DEW-SCENTED, NEAERA, BELPHEGOR, ASPHYX) Stage One Studio in Germany. Vocalist/guitarist Dan Wetmore states, "We had a ...

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WARBRINGER's New Album To Be Produced By EXODUS Guitarist

While earning a reputation as road warriors, Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER have spent the last two months at home working on new material that will comprise their second album. The five-piece is now prepared to enter the studio in January to record the follow-up to "War Without End", voted by Revolver magazine one of the ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Issues Year-End Update

Finland's OMNIUM GATHERUM have issued the following update: "The year 2008 is coming to an end and what a great year it was for a camp OMNIUM GATHERUM. The new great album, 'The Redshift', was released and it have accomplished a huge amount of words of praise and cheering among the medias and fans, and ...

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ENSIFERUM Confirmed For Germany's LEGACY FEST

Finnish folk-influenced melodic death metal act ENSIFERUM has been confirmed for next year's Legacy Fest, set to take place May 21-23 in Dessau, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABORTED ANIMA ARCH ENEMY BELPHEGOR BEHEMOTH BURNING SKIES CALLEJON DEMONICAL DESASTER DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DISBELIEF EISREGEN ELUVEITIE ENDSTILLE ENSIFERUM EQUILIBRIUM EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS FACEBREAKER ...

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ARCH ENEMY, BELPHEGOR, MISERATION, ANIMA Confirmed For Germany's LEGACY FEST

ARCH ENEMY, BELPHEGOR, MISERATION and ANIMA have been confirmed for next year's Legacy Fest, set to take place May 21-23 in Dessau, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABORTED ANIMA ARCH ENEMY BELPHEGOR BEHEMOTH BURNING SKIES CALLEJON DEMONICAL DESASTER DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DISBELIEF EISREGEN ELUVEITIE ENDSTILLE EQUILIBRIUM EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS FACEBREAKER GRAVEWORM KATAKLYSM ...

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ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For Austria's SUMMER NIGHTS OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY have been confirmed for the Summer Nights Open Air festival, set to take place May 22-24 at Burg Frauentstein in Mining am Inn, Austria. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABORTED ARCH ENEMY BEHEMOTH BELPHEGOR CALLEJON DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EISREGEN ELUVEITIE EMERGENCY GATE ENDSTILLE ENSIFERUM EQUILIBRIUM EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS ...

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