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AYREON: 'The Theory Of Everything' Trailer Released

Dutch guitarist/composer Arjen Lucassen will release the new AYREON album, "The Theory Of Everything", on October 28 via InsideOut Music. The artwork was once again created by Belgian artist Jef Bertels, who has an incredible and distinct fantasy/sci-fi style. "The Theory Of Everything" track listing: Disc 1 Phase I: Singularity 01. Prologue: The Blackboard 02. ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed By JERSEY BEAT Magazine (Video)

Jersey Beat magazine conducted an interview with singer Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM on September 28 at Williamsburg Park in Brooklyn, New York during the "Rock Allegiance" tour. You can now watch the chat below. HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of ...

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HIM Drummer Interviewed By PopCultureMadness.com (Video)

Kristyn Clarke of PopCultureMadness.com and ConcertBlogger.com conducted an interview with drummer Mika Kristian Karppinen (a.k.a. Gas Lipstick) of Finnish "love" metallers HIM on September 26 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the "Rock Allegiance" tour. You can now watch the chat below. HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its ...

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HIM: 'Into The Night' Video Released

"Into The Night", the new video from Finnish "love" metallers HIM, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Stefan Lindfors, who also directed the band's classic, award-winning video "Funeral Of Hearts" and the recent "Tears On Tape" clip. "Into The Night" comes off HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", which sold 20,000 copies ...

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AMORAL Completes Work On New Album

Guitarist Ben Varon of Finnish metallers AMORAL has issued the following update: "The [new AMORAL] album is ready! Recorded, mixed, mixed some more, mastered, tweaked, mastered some more, done! "We've had the album in our hands for a couple of weeks now, and let me just say it sounds GOOD. Been playing it through everything ...

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MYGRAIN: 'Dreamscape' Video Released

"Dreamscape", the new Tage Rönnqvist-directed video from Finnish melodic death metallers MYGRAIN, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's fourth album, "Planetary Breathing", which will be released on September 27 via Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded during August and September 2012 at Sound Supreme studio with Janne Saksa, who previously worked ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer's REVAMP: Fourth 'Wild Card' Trailer Available

Former AFTER FOREVER frontwoman and current NIGHTWISH touring singer Floor Jansen will release the second album from her REVAMP project, "Wild Card", in Europe on August 23 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at SandLane Studio in Rijen, The Netherlands with Joost van den Broek (ex-AFTER FOREVER) and will feature guest choir parts ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Keyboardist Interviewed By GROOVEY.TV (Video)

On July 7, Groovey of Groovey.tv conducted an interview with keyboardist Janne Wirman of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM at the Englewood, Colorado stop of this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. You can now watch the chat below. CHILDREN OF BODOM's eighth album, "Halo Of Blood", sold 8,400 copies in the United States in ...

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THE MAN-EATING TREE Announces New Singer

THE MAN-EATING TREE — the atmospheric metal band featuring former SENTENCED drummer Vesa Ranta alongside current/former members of POISONBLACK, REFLEXION and EMBRAZE — has announced the addition of singer Antti Kumpulainen (pictured below) to the group's ranks. Says Ranta: "For the last six months, we've been looking for a new singer to join our troops ...

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LINGUA MORTIS ORCHESTRA: First 'LMO' Track-By-Track-Breakdown Video

On Friday, August 2, LINGUA MORTIS ORCHESTRA will release its new album titled "LMO". The three RAGE musicians — Victor Smolski (guitar), Peavy Wagner (vocals and bass) and André Hilgers (drums) — worked at full stretch to finish their opulent orchestral project that can be considered a continuation of 1996's "Lingua Mortis" album, back then ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed By 'Natalie's World' (Audio)

Natalie Perez of Natalie's World recently conducted an interview with vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. HIM's new album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 15 ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer's REVAMP: Third 'Wild Card' Trailer Available

Former AFTER FOREVER frontwoman and current NIGHTWISH touring singer Floor Jansen will release the second album from her REVAMP project, "Wild Card", in Europe on August 23 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at SandLane Studio in Rijen, The Netherlands with Joost van den Broek (ex-AFTER FOREVER) and will feature guest choir parts ...

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WARMEN Completes Mastering New Album

WARMEN, the brainchild of CHILDREN OF BODOM keyboardist Janne Wirman, has finished mastering the follow-up for the band's critically acclaimed 2009 studio album "Japanese Hospitality". A late 2013 release is expected. WARMEN celebrated its 10-year anniversary with a concert during the Helsinki Metal Meeting weekend in February 2010 at Dante's Highlight in Helsinki, Finland. The ...

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