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ANAAL NATHRAKH To Release 'Desideratum' In October

Birmingham extreme metal miscreants ANAAL NATHRAKH will release their new full-length album on October 28 via Metal Blade. Titled "Desideratum", the follow-up to 2012's critically acclaimed "Vanitas" was again produced by guitarist/bassist/programmer Mick Kenney, with vocals recorded at Necrodeath Studios in Birmingham, while the music was tracked and mixed at The Black Flamingo in Orange ...

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IN FLAMES: 'Through Oblivion' Video Premiere

"Through Oblivion", the new video from Swedish metallers IN FLAMES, can be seen below. The clip was once again helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE and LACUNA COIL, among many others. "Through Oblivion" is taken from IN FLAMES' eleventh album, ...

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EVILE Taps Former FALLEN FATE Guitarist

British thrashers EVILE have announced the addition of guitarist Piers Donno Fuller (formerly of FALLEN FATE) to the group's ranks. It came as a huge shock when EVILE guitarist Ol Drake announced he was leaving the band last year. The remaining members — Matt Drake, Ben Carter and Joel Graham — took some time out ...

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EVERGREY: 'King Of Errors' Video Released; New Lineup Unveiled

"King Of Errors", the new video from Swedish metallers EVERGREY, can be seen below. The clip was helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with IN FLAMES, HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE and LACUNA COIL, among many others. "King Of Errors" is taken from EVERGREY's new album, ...

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IN FLAMES: 'Siren Charms' Track-By-Track Breakdown Part 2

The second of five video clips featuring a track-by-track breakdown of IN FLAMES' eleventh album, "Siren Charms" can be seen below. Due in the U.S. on September 9 via Sony/RED, the CD was recorded at Hansa Tonstudios (DAVID BOWIE, DEPECHE MODE, U2) in Berlin, Germany. The cover artwork was created by Blake Armstrong of Space ...

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IN FLAMES: 'Siren Charms' Track-By-Track Breakdown Part 1

The first of five video clips featuring a track-by-track breakdown of IN FLAMES' eleventh album, "Siren Charms" can be seen below. Due in the U.S. on September 9 via Sony/RED, the CD was recorded at Hansa Tonstudios (DAVID BOWIE, DEPECHE MODE, U2) in Berlin, Germany. The cover artwork was created by Blake Armstrong of Space ...

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ASTARTE's MARIA 'TRISTESSA' KOLOKOURI Dies After Leukemia Battle

Maria Kolokouri, better known as Tristessa, the vocalist of the Greek black metal band ASTARTE, has died from complications of leukemia. Kolokouri's husband Nick Maiis has released the following statement regarding her passing: "Maria, she's left from this world. "You are leaving a lot behind and my soul is in pain. "You are a special ...

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MACHINE HEAD: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Zwolle Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of MACHINE HEAD's August 6 performance at Hedon in Zwolle, The Netherlands can be seen below. MACHINE HEAD will embark on a 21-show North American tour in the fall. Support on the trek will come from Finnish heavy metal powerhouse CHILDREN OF BODOM, Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA and American melodic death/thrash ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of LOKERSE FEESTEN Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of DIMMU BORGIR's August 3 performance at the Lokerse Feesten in Lokeren, Belgium can be seen below. Asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for DIMMU BORGIR's follow-up to 2010's "Abrahadabra", guitarist Sven Atle Kopperud (a.k.a. Silenoz) told Kaaos TV at the end of June: "We are still just writing individually ...

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MESHUGGAH To Release 'The Ophidian Trek' DVD, Blu-Ray

Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the recording of their first EP, Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH will release a concert DVD / 2CD set and Blu-ray, "The Ophidian Trek", this fall via Nuclear Blast. With visual footage shot in the U.S. and Europe during "The Ophidian Trek" tour and festival footage from Wacken Open Air ...

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I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN: 'Bright Enough' Video Released

"Bright Enough", the new video from the Australian metalcore outfit I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's first album in six years, "Beloved", which was released on February 18 in the U.S. via Epitaph Records. By their own admission, I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN have endured ...

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SNOWY SHAW Releases 'Dusk" Digital Single

Having played with such legendary bands as MERCYFUL FATE, KING DIAMOND, THERION, DIMMU BORGIR, MEMENTO MORI, DREAM EVIL, NOTRE DAME and SABATON, Swedish multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw will release a solo digital single titled "Dusk" on July 22. The track is taken from Snowy's forthcoming live DVD/CD package titled "The Liveshow: 25 Years Of Madness In ...

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MACHINE HEAD's ROBB FLYNN Eats Cock Cake For His 46th Birthday

MACHINE HEAD singer-guitarist Robb Flynn celebrated his 46th birthday on Saturday, July 19 while on tour and was presented with "a giant cock cake" for the occasion. Writes Flynn in the latest installment of his online blog, "The General Journals: Diary Of A Frontman... And Other Ramblings": "[Phil] Demmel [MACHINE HEAD guitarist] and Jared [MacEachern, ...

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HAMMERFALL: Second '(r)Evolution' Trailer

After taking a creative break last year, Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL are fully recharged and back with a vengeance. The band's new album, "(r)Evolution", will be released on August 29 in Europe and September 2 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The second trailer for "(r)Evolution" can be seen below. It was edited by David Havlena ...

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AMORPHIS Talks To METAL4 At Germany's ROCKHARZ OPEN AIR (Video)

Metal4 conducted an interview with guitarist Esa Holopainen and vocalist Tomi Joutsen of Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS at this year's Rockharz Open Air festival on July 10 in Ballenstedt, Germany . You can now watch the chat below. AMORPHIS will perform a special concert at the Olavinlinna Castle, a stone fortress built in ...

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SONIC SYNDICATE Talks To KERRANG! Magazine About New Album (Video)

Kerrang! magazine recently conducted an interview with the Anglo-Swedish modern metal powerhouse SONIC SYNDICATE. You can now watch the chat below. The self-titled fifth album from SONIC SYNDICATE was released on July 4 via Nuclear Blast. The CD includes a total of 11 tracks, while the limited edition digipak features no less than three bonus ...

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MACHINE HEAD: Fourth Video Blog From The Studio

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD entered GREEN DAY's Oakland, California's JingleTown Recording compound on February 9 to begin recording their new album for a late 2014 release via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The fourth in a series of short segments regarding the production side of making MACHINE HEAD's new CD can be seen below. ...

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Video Premiere: IN FLAMES' 'Rusted Nail'

Loudwire is hosting the U.S. premiere of "Rusted Nail", the new video from Swedish metallers IN FLAMES. The clip, which can be seen below, was helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE and LACUNA COIL, among many others. "Rusted ...

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SONIC SYNDICATE: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

The self-titled fifth album from Anglo-Swedish modern metal powerhouse SONIC SYNDICATE can be streamed in its entirety. The CD will be released on July 4 via Nuclear Blast. "Sonic Syndicate" will include a total of 11 tracks, while the limited edition digipak will feature no less than three bonus tracks. "Sonic Syndicate" track listing: 01. ...

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