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DESTRUCTION To Release 'Thrash Anthems II' Collection Of Re-Recorded Classics In November

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION will release their new "best-of-old-school" album, "Thrash Anthems II", on November 10 via Nuclear Blast. A decade ago, DESTRUCTION proved how successful re-recording some of their timeless classics and re-imagining history could be. The follow-up to 2007's "Thrash Anthems" is ready to rock the metal world and shows how fans ...

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DORO's Next Album Is 'Eighty Percent Done'

Doro Pesch says that her forthcoming album will contain "more anthems than usual," and will include a guest appearance by her former WARLOCK bandmate Tommy Bolan. The long-awaited follow-up to 2012's "Raise Your Fist" will arrive in August 2018 and will be the German singer's first release since last year's "Love's Gone To Hell" single. ...

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Deluxe Vinyl Reissue Of DEATH's 'Individual Thought Patterns' Due In October

Relapse Records has announced the vinyl reissue of DEATH's legendary fifth album, "Individual Thought Patterns". The reissue will be available as a standard single LP and a limited-edition deluxe 2xLP boxset. The deluxe version has been packaged into a limited-edition (500), one-time pressing deluxe vinyl box set containing "Individual Thought Patterns" remastered on the first ...

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MARK TORNILLO Says He Was 'Extremely Nervous' Replacing UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER In ACCEPT

Australia's "The Moshpit Backstage" podcast recently conducted an interview with vocalist Mark Tornillo of German/American metal veterans ACCEPT. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether new ACCEPT members Christopher Williams (drums) and Uwe Lulis (guitars) contributed to the band's new album, "The Rise Of Chaos": ...

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ALMANAC Feat. Ex-RAGE Guitarist VICTOR SMOLSKI: First Trailer For 'Kingslayer' Album

ALMANAC, the band featuring former RAGE guitarist Victor Smolski, will release its sophomore album, "Kingslayer", on November 24 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at HeyDay Studios in Wuppertal, Germany and once again features cover artwork by Hungarian artist Gyula Havancsák (ACCEPT, DESTRUCTION). The first trailer for "Kingslayer" can be seen below. "Kingslayer" track ...

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ACCEPT Guitarist: 'As Long As The Fans Don't Get Tired Of What We're Doing, I Think We're Doing Fine'

Sweden's Metal Covenant recently conducted an interview with guitarist Wolf Hoffmann of German/American metal veterans ACCEPT. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the band's new "The Rise Of Chaos" album was designed to be an extension of the band's previous effort, 2014's "Blind ...

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POWER QUEST Releases Lyric Video For 'Kings And Glory'

POWER QUEST, the renowned melodic power metal band based in the U.K., has released a lyric video for "Kings And Glory", the first single from its long-awaited sixth album, "Sixth Dimension". The disc will be released on October 13 via Inner Wound Recordings in Europe and USA and on October 11 in Japan via Marquee/Avalon. ...

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DORO's Next Studio Album To Feature Guest Appearances By AMON AMARTH, SABATON, KREATOR Members

Doro Pesch's forthcoming album will contain a special "anthem" featuring guest appearances by a number of prominent metal musicians, including members of AMON AMARTH, KREATOR and SABATON. The long-awaited follow-up to 2012's "Raise Your Fist" will arrive in August 2018 and will be the German singer's first release since last year's "Love's Gone To Hell" ...

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Dimension Hatröss - VOIVOD

I'm going to ask for your indulgence and forgiveness for this review's blatantly personal tone. If you've been reading my writing, you're used to it already when it comes to VOIVOD. This is a band that has affected my core as much as much my ears since 1987 when a longtime buddy placed the cassettes ...

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ACCEPT Guitarist 'Would Love To' Perform With Orchestra Again

German/American heavy metal veterans ACCEPT celebrated the release of their new album, "The Rise Of Chaos", with a special performance last Thursday, August 3 at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany. The set consisted of three parts: a classic ACCEPT set, packed with new and old hits; ACCEPT guitarist Wolf Hoffmann playing tracks ...

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ACCEPT Announces 2018 European Headlining Tour

German/American metallers ACCEPT have announced the details of their early 2018 European tour, which will start on January 12 in Hamburg, Germany. The band will be promoting its new album, "The Rise Of Chaos", which will be released on August 4 via Nuclear Blast. Tour dates: Jan. 12 - DE - Hamburg - Mehr! Theater ...

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