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FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE: New Video Interview Posted Online

Asif Salam of SoundShock.com conducted an interview with Cristiano Trionfera (guitar, vocals), Paolo Rossi (bass, clean vocals), Francesco Ferrini (piano) of Italian brutal/symphonic horde FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE on January 12 at the Underworld in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE's second full-length album, "Agony", was released last August via ...

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OVERKILL: Making Of 'The Electric Age' (Video)

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "The Electric Age", the new album from New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL, can be seen below. Due in North America on March 27 via eOne Music and in Europe on March 30 through Nuclear Blast Records, "The Electric Age" was recorded and mixed at Gear Recording Studios in ...

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OVERKILL Schedules New Jersey In-Store

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL will take part in an in-store signing session on Tuesday, March 27 at 7 p.m. at Vintage Vinyl in Fords, New Jersey. OVERKILL will release its new album, "The Electric Age", in North America on March 27 via eOne Music. The CD will be made available in Europe on ...

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MORTAD: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'The Myth Of Purity' Recording Sessions

Behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions for "The Myth Of Purity", the forthcoming debut album from the London, England-based, female-fronted metal band MORTAD, can be seen below. The three-minute clip also includes a preview of the CD's cover artwork. "The Myth Of Purity" was recorded last October with producer Russ Russell (NAPALM DEATH, DIMMU BORGIR, ...

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OVERKILL: New Album Title, Cover Artwork Unveiled

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL will release their new album, "The Electric Age", in North America on March 27 via eOne Music. The CD will be made available in Europe on March 30 through Nuclear Blast Records. "The Electric Age" was recorded and mixed at Gain Studios in New Jersey, owned and operated by ...

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LOCK UP's SHANE EMBURY To Sit Out U.S. Tour; DAN LILKER To Step In

Extreme metal supergroup LOCK UP will embark on its first-ever North American headlining tour in February. Support on the trek will come from GOATWHORE and STRONG INTENTION. LOCK UP bassist Shane Embury will be unable to make the trek and will be temporarily replaced by Dan Lilker (NUCLEAR ASSAULT, BRUTAL TRUTH, S.O.D., VENOMOUS CONCEPT). "It's ...

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MORTAD: 'Waste Of My Rage' Video Released

"Waste Of My Rage", the new video from the London, England-based, female-fronted metal band MORTAD, can be seen below. The clip was sponsored by the Alchemy apparel clothing brand and produced by the Manchester-based video production company Video Ink. More than a dozen actors were cast for the video, including Collette Von Tora, who agreed ...

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DEGRADEAD To Release 'Live At Wacken And Beyond' DVD

On August 6, 2010, Stockholm, Sweden-based melodic death metallers DEGRADEAD played for their first time at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken. Germany. Their full set, as performed on the W.E.T Stage before an enthusiastic audience, along with many extras, is included on the brand new DVD release, "Live At Wacken And Beyond", due ...

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PESTILENCE Drummer's THE NEW DOMINION Recording Sophomore Album

Two years after releasing their debut album, "…And Kindling Deadly Slumber", Tilburg, Holland-based death metallers THE NEW DOMINION have commenced the recording sessions for the follow-up effort at Split Second Sound Studios in Amsterdam. According to the band's drummer, Yuma van Eekelen, who is also a member of the resurrected Dutch death metallers PESTILENCE, the ...

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KAMPFAR: Video Interview With DOLK

Northern Fury has conducted an interview with vocalist Dolk of Norwegian old-school black metallers KAMPFAR when the performed in Portland, Oregon on September 7, 2011 as part of "The Black Path Of America Tour 2011" with VREID and NECRONOMICON. You can now watch the chat below. "The Black Path Of America Tour 2011" marked KAMPFAR's ...

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OVERKILL Frontman Interviewed In Chile (Video)

La Dosis conducted an interview with vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL before the band's November 4, 2011 performance at Club Chocolate in Santiago, Chile. You can now watch the chat below. OVERKILL will embark on the "Killfest 2" headlining tour in April/May 2012. Support on the trek ...

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KATAKLYSM Frontman And CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS Join Forces To Launch ROCK THE NATION AMERICA

The North American metal scene just got a lot heavier. The launch of Rock The Nation America celebrates a groundbreaking booking agency partnership between KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono, his agent and Canadian metal promoter Stephan Mellul, and Century Media Records. Rock The Nation America will be focused on bringing the best names in heavy metal ...

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MORTAD: New Video Interview Posted Online

Nick Azinas of Peek From The Pit conducted an interview with Iranian vocalist Somi Arian of the London, England-based metal band MORTAD on November 26, 2011 at the Intrepid Fox in London. You can now watch the chat below. A two-and-a-half-minute video teaser for "The Myth Of Purity", the forthcoming full-length debut album from MORTAD, ...

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MORTAD: Teaser For 'The Myth Of Purity' Album Available

A two-and-a-half-minute video teaser for "The Myth Of Purity", the forthcoming full-length debut album from the London, England-based, female-fronted metal band MORTAD, can be seen below. The CD was recorded this past October with producer Russ Russell (NAPALM DEATH, DIMMU BORGIR, EVILE) and is scheduled for an early 2012 release. MORTAD was formed in 2009 ...

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OVERKILL Frontman Interviewed In Peru (Video)

Motor Rock conducted an interview with vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL when the band played in Lima, Peru on November 2, 2011. You can now watch the chat below. OVERKILL will embark on the "Killfest 2" headlining tour in April/May 2012. Support on the trek will come from BELPHEGOR, ...

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LOCK UP Announces North American Headlining Tour With GOATWHORE

Extreme metal supergroup LOCK UP will embark on its first-ever North American headlining tour in February. Support on the trek will come from GOATWHORE and STRONG INTENTION. Originally formed by Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH, VENOMOUS CONCEPT), Nick Barker (ex-CRADLE OF FILTH, DIMMU BORGIR) and Jesse Pintado (NAPALM DEATH, TERRORIZER) to blast out the most caustic, ...

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ZONARIA Completes Work On Third Album

Swedish death/black metallers ZONARIA have completed work on their long-awaited third album for an early 2012 release. The CD was recorded in part at Abyss studio in Sweden with producer Jonas Kjellgren (SCAR SYMMETRY, SONIC SYNDICATE, HYPOCRISY, CENTINEX, CARNAL FORGE). Comments bassist Max Malmer: "After recording for quite a long time, we are happy to ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Confirmed For Next Year's METALFEST

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Metalfest festival. Metalfest 2012 festival billing so far: ALESTORM BEHEMOTH BLIND GUARDIAN DARK TRANQUILLITY DEATH ANGEL ENSIFERUM HYPOCRISY IN EXTREMO KREATOR LEGION OF THE DAMNED POWERWOLF SALTATIO MORTIS VADER W.A.S.P. Metalfest 2011 was a huge success, having taken place over ...

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OVERKILL: Santiago Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of OVERKILL's November 4, 2011 performance at Club Chocolate in Santiago, Chile can be seen below. OVERKILL will embark on the "Killfest 2" headlining tour in April/May 2012. Support on the trek will come from BELPHEGOR, ABORTED, BLACKGUARD, SYSTEM DIVIDE and DIAMOND PLATE. OVERKILL is currently in the studio working on its ...

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W.A.S.P. Confirmed For Next Year's METALFEST

W.A.S.P. has been confirmed for next year's installment of the Metalfest festival. Metalfest 2012 festival billing so far: ALESTORM BEHEMOTH BLIND GUARDIAN DEATH ANGEL ENSIFERUM HYPOCRISY IN EXTREMO KREATOR LEGION OF THE DAMNED POWERWOLF SALTATIO MORTIS VADER W.A.S.P. Metalfest 2011 was a huge success, having taken place over two weekends in five countries. Bands such ...

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HYSTERICA Continuing Work On Sophomore Album; London Show Announced

Swedish MANOWAR-inspired all-female metal band HYSTERICA will perform at Camden Underworld in London, England on November 19. HYSTERICA is working on a new album titled "The Art Of Metal". According to a press release, HYSTERICA is planning "something different and unique" for the upcoming CD by "unit[ing] the music with another form of art. The ...

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OVERKILL Announces 'Killfest 2' Tour

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL will embark on the "Killfest 2" headlining tour in April/May 2012. Support on the trek will come from BELPHEGOR, ABORTED, BLACKGUARD, SYSTEM DIVIDE and DIAMOND PLATE. The dates are as follows: Apr. 20 - Trocadero Theater - Philadelphia, PA Apr. 22 - Lost Horizon - Syracuse, NY Apr. 23 ...

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BEHEMOTH Confirmed For Next Year's METALFEST

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Metalfest festival. Metalfest 2012 festival billing so far: BEHEMOTH BLIND GUARDIAN DEATH ANGEL ENSIFERUM HYPOCRISY IN EXTREMO KREATOR LEGION OF THE DAMNED POWERWOLF SALTATIO MORTIS VADER Metalfest 2011 was a huge success, having taken place over two weekends in five countries. Bands ...

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BELPHEGOR Frontman Undergoes 'Serious And Difficult' Operation

Guitarist/vocalist Helmuth Lehner of the Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR underwent "a serious and difficult" operation 16 days ago, shortly after the group completed its South American tour. As a result, all of the band's previously announced shows between now and May 2012 have been canceled. BELPHEGOR's ninth full-length album, "Blood Magick Necromance", sold ...

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DEATH ANGEL Confirmed For Next Year's METALFEST

San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans DEATH ANGEL have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Metalfest festival. DEATH ANGEL will play a special set featuring the entirety of its classic 1987 debut album, "The Ultra Violence". Metalfest 2012 festival billing so far: BLIND GUARDIAN DEATH ANGEL ENSIFERUM HYPOCRISY IN EXTREMO KREATOR LEGION OF ...

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HYPOCRISY, ENGEL, F.K.. Confirmed For Sweden's ROCKSTAD: FALUN

HYPOCRISY, ENGEL and F.K.. have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Rockstad: Falun festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2012 at Lugnet Falun in Falun, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): HYPOCRISY ENGEL F.K.. SABATON AMARANTHE NOCTURNAL RITES IN MOURNING Krister Lindholm, one of the organizers ...

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