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'Metal Evolution' Creator Discusses Lost 'Extreme Metal' Episode (Audio)

In 2011, Banger Films released the biggest-ever series on the history of heavy metal and hard rock, "Metal Evolution". Based on Banger's groundbreaking "Heavy Metal Family Tree," the series explored over 40 years of metal history — from early metal and shock rock to thrash and nu metal. Following metalhead-turned-anthropologist Sam Dunn, "Metal Evolution" took ...

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SINISTER: Audio Samples Of Entire New Album

Dutch death metallers SINISTER will release their new album, "The Carnage Ending", on September 28 via Massacre Records. The CD was once again recorded at Soundlodge studios in Rhauderfehn, Germany with producer Jörg Uken (GOD DETHRONED, OBSCENITY). "The Carnage Ending" track listing: 01. Gates Of Bloodshed (Intro) 02. Unheavenly Domain 03. Transylvania (City Of The ...

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AEON: New Album Details Revealed

Swedish death metal overlords AEON have unveiled the details of their fourth studio offering, "Aeons Black". Set to drop on November 20 via Metal Blade Records, the mammoth 15-track effort was recorded at Empire Studio in Östersund, Sweden, engineered, mixed and mastered by Ronnie Björnström (Garageland Studios) and featuring cover art by Kristian "Necrolord" Wåhlin ...

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'Metal Evolution' Creators Seeking Funding For 'Extreme Metal' Episode

In 2011, Banger Films released the biggest-ever series on the history of heavy metal and hard rock, "Metal Evolution". Based on Banger's groundbreaking "Heavy Metal Family Tree," the series explored over 40 years of metal history — from early metal and shock rock to thrash and nu metal. Following metalhead-turned-anthropologist Sam Dunn, "Metal Evolution" took ...

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RAGE NUCLÉAIRE: New Song Available For Streaming

"Unrelenting Fucking Hatred", the debut album from Montreal's RAGE NUCLÉAIRE, will be released on October 19 in Europe and November 6 in North America via Season Of Mist. A 2LP vinyl edition will be available in North America, strictly limited to 300 copies. "Unrelenting Fucking Hatred" track listing: 01. Violence Is Golden 02. Hunt With ...

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EX DEO: 'Per Oculos Aquila' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for "Per Oculos Aquila", a brand new somg from EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, can be seen below. The track will appear on EX DEO's sophomore album, "Caligvla", which will be released via Austria's Napalm Records on the following dates: Aug. 29 - Spain, ...

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RAGE NUCLÉAIRE: Debut Album Track Listing, Cover Artwork Unveiled

"Unrelenting Fucking Hatred", the debut album from Montreal's RAGE NUCLÉAIRE, will be released on October 19 in Europe and November 6 in North America via Season Of Mist. A 2LP vinyl edition will be available in North America, strictly limited to 300 copies. "Unrelenting Fucking Hatred" track listing: 01. Violence Is Golden 02. Hunt With ...

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EX DEO: 'Caligvla' Preview Available

Audio samples of the tracks that will appear on "Caligvla", the sophomore album from EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. "Caligvla" will be released via Austria's Napalm Records on the following dates: Aug. 29 - Spain, Finland, Sweden, Greece Aug. 31 ...

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TRIVIUM Frontman Launches 'Extreme Metal' Project

Guitarist/vocalist Matt Heafy of Florida metallers TRIVIUM took part in a special one-night-only acoustic performance to benefit MOSCOT Mobileyes Foundation. The event was held last night (Monday, August 13) between 7:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at The MOSCOT Gallery & Music Space in New York City. In addition to playing a seven-song set, Heafy took ...

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SINISTER: New Song Available For Streaming

Dutch death metallers SINISTER will release their new album, "The Carnage Ending", on September 28 via Massacre Records. The CD was once again recorded at Soundlodge studios in Rhauderfehn, Germany with producer Jörg Uken (GOD DETHRONED, OBSCENITY). "The Carnage Ending" track listing: 01. Gates Of Bloodshed (Intro) 02. Unheavenly Domain 03. Transylvania (City Of The ...

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EX DEO: 'I, Caligvla' Video Released

"I, Caligvla", the new video from EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, can be seen below. The clip, which was filmed last month in Philadelphia, features an appearance by Iacono's girlfriend, Colombian model Suzzy, and is described by the band as "a resurrection in time, blood and courage." The ...

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SINISTER: Complete 'The Carnage Ending' Track Listing Revealed

Dutch death metallers SINISTER will release their new album, "The Carnage Ending", on September 28 via Massacre Records. The CD was once again recorded at Soundlodge studios in Rhauderfehn, Germany with producer Jörg Uken (GOD DETHRONED, OBSCENITY). "The Carnage Ending" track listing: 01. Gates Of Bloodshed (Intro) 02. Unheavenly Domain 03. Transylvania (City Of The ...

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Eremita - IHSAHN

Vegard Sverre Tveitan is a genius. Okay, so that's common knowledge. Accredited, even, given the numerous awards, commendations and honorariums Tveitan ? better known to the metal community as Ihsahn ? has reaped throughout his prolific career. Ihsahn is metal, whether or not you appreciate his relentless embryonic exploration modes. EMPEROR is forever legend, sure, ...

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RAGE NUCLÉAIRE: Debut Album Release Date Announced

"Unrelenting Fucking Hatred", the debut album from Montreal's RAGE NUCLÉAIRE, will be released on October 19 in Europe and November 6 in North America via Season Of Mist. A 2LP vinyl edition will be available in North America, strictly limited to 300 copies. RAGE NUCLÉAIRE was formed by legendary vocalist Lord Worm (ex-CRYPTOPSY) and includes ...

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EX DEO: More 'Caligvla' Release Dates Announced

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, will release its sophomore album, "Caligvla", via Austria's Napalm Records on the following dates: Aug. 29 - Spain, Finland, Sweden, Greece Aug. 31 - Germany/Austria/Switzerland, Benelux Sep. 03 - Rest of Europe Sep. 11 - USA/Canada "Caligvla" was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François ...

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IHSAHN: 'Eremita' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Eremita", the fourth album from former EMPEROR vocalist/guitarist Ihsahn, sold around 900 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 32 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared ...

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IHSAHN Interviewed On 'Black Night Meditations' (Audio)

WSCA 106.1 FM's "Black Night Meditations" recently conducted an interview with former EMPEROR vocalist/guitarist Ihsahn. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. "Black Night Meditations" is a four-hour metal show focusing on black, death, thrash, folk, shred, prog and power metal. The program is broadcast every Tuesday night at 10 ...

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EX DEO Preparing To Film 'I, Caligvla' Video

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, will release its sophomore album, "Caligvla", on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX and DESPISED ICON, among others. The artwork and layout for the album ...

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IHSAHN: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"Eremita", the fourth album from former EMPEROR vocalist/guitarist Ihsahn, can be streamed in its entirety at AOL Music. Due on June 19 in North America (one day earlier in Europe) via Candlelight Records, the CD was recorded and produced at Telemark's Ivory Shoulder Studios, with additional tracking completed at Notodden's Juke Joint Studio ...

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EX DEO: More 'Caligvla' Album Details Revealed

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, will release its sophomore album, "Caligvla", on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX and DESPISED ICON, among others. The artwork and layout for the album ...

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THY MAJESTIE Completes Work On Long-Awaited Fifth Album

Italian "symphonic power epic" metal band THY MAJESTIE will release its long-waited fifth album, "ShiHuangDi", later in the year via Scarlet Records. The CD, which marks the first THY MAJESTIE release since 2009's "Dawn", was recorded at Wreck Studios in Palermo, Italy, mixed by Giuseppe Orlando (NOVEMBRE) at Outer Sound Studios in Rome, Italy and ...

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HEXEN: New Song Available For Streaming

"Stream Of Unconsciousness", a brand new song from Los Angeles progressive thrashers HEXEN, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Being And Nothingness", which will be released on May 28 in Europe and July 17 in North America. The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered at ...

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Former EMPEROR Frontman IHSAHN To Release 'Eremita' In June

Candlelight Records has set a June 19 North American release date (one day earlier in Europe) for "Eremita", the fourth album from former EMPEROR vocalist/guitarist Ihsahn. Recorded and produced at Telemark's Ivory Shoulder Studios, with additional tracking completed at Notodden's Juke Joint Studio and Seattle's Envisage Audio, "Eremita" was mixed by Jens Bogren (OPETH) at ...

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THE WRETCHED END: 'Death By Nature' Video Released

"Death By Nature", the new video from THE WRETCHED END — the Norway-based band featuring guitarist Samoth (EMPEROR, ZYKLON) and bassist Cosmo (MINDGRINDER) alongside Swedish drummer Nils Fjellström (DARK FUNERAL, IN BATTLE, AEON) — can be seen below. The clip was produced by Vedi Djokich and THE WRETCHED END and edited by Vedi Djokich. "Death ...

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