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ANGELCORPSE Adds Second Guitarist

Long-running extreme metallers ANGELCORPSE have added a second guitarist Kelly McLauchlin of PESSIMIST, UNHOLY GHOST and DIABOLIC fame just in time for their West Coast shows. According to a press release, "it was quite important to get back to the wall of sound that could not be accurately recreated live with only one guitar." ANGELCORPSE's ...

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STORMWARRIOR Confirmed For Holland's DOKK'EM Festival

German metallers STORMWARRIOR have been confirmed for the Dokk'em open-air festival, set to take place August 9, 2008 in Raard (near Leeuwarden), Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ANGER AS ART AWAKE BLAZE BAYLEY CARACH ANGREN DIAMOND HEAD DYLATH-LEEN HEIDEVOLK INCURSION DEMENTA IZEGRIM MOTHER OF SIN SALACIOUS GODS STORMWARRIOR TANKARD THE LUCIFER ...

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CANDLEMASS: Albuquerque Concert Cancelled

CANDLEMASS' previously announced June 4 concert at Launchpad in Albuquerque, New Mexico has been cancelled due to a fire at the venue. No further details are currently available. CANDLEMASS recently spent time in the studio recording a new EP, "Lucfer Rising", for a tentative Septeber release via Nuclear Blast Records. It will include two brand ...

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MOONSPELL: First 'Night Eternal' Chart Positions Revealed

MOONSPELL's new album, "Night Eternal", has registered the following first-week chart positions: Portugal: #3 Germany: #62 The follow-up to 2006's "Memorial" was recorded at Antfarm studios in Denmark with producer Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, DARK TRANQUILLITY, HALFORD). Two editions of the record were made available: A limited double digipack with different artwork, one bonus track ...

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VANMAKT Launches Drummer Search

Swedish black metallers VANMAKT have issued the following update: "Since we have no drummer at the moment for live purposes, we are looking for one. So, if you live in Sweden, Denmark or Norway and feel that you want to join a hard-working and serious band that wants to go all the way, don't hesitate ...

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MOONSPELL Performs On Portuguese TV; Video Available

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL performed their new single "Scorpion Flower" and the group's singer, Fernando Ribeiro, took part in a short interview with the Portuguese TV station RTP1 this past Saturday, May 17. Watch footage of the interview and performance below. MOONSPELL's video for the track "Scorpion Flower" is one of two (along with "Night Eternal") ...

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CARACH ANGREN Confirmed For Holland's DOKK'EM Festival

CARACH ANGREN, a rising star in the Dutch black metal scene, has been confirmed for the Dokk'em open-air festival, set to take place August 9, 2008 in Raard (near Leeuwarden), Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLAZE BAYLEY TANKARD DIAMOND HEAD TRAIL OF TEARS VENGEANCE ANGER AS ART HEIDEVOLK IZEGRIM THE MONOLITH ...

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CANDLEMASS: New York City Concert To Be Filmed For DVD Release

CANDLEMASS' May 20, 2008 concert at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City will be filmed for future DVD release. No further details are currently available. CANDLEMASS' North American tour with DAYLIGHT DIES kicks off this coming Monday (May 19) at Jaxx in Springfield, Virginia. As previously reported, CANDLEMASS recently spent time ...

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KULT OV AZAZEL To Enter Studio In August

Floridian black metallers KULT OV AZAZEL will enter Mana Recording in St. Petersburg, Florida in August to begin recording their fourth album, entitled "Destroying the Sacred". The CD will consist of ten new songs plus a POSSESSED cover with vocals by POSSESSED frontman Jeff Becerra. Songtitles set to appear on "Destroying the Sacred" include "Prelude ...

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VANMAKT Announces New Lineup

Swedish black metal band VANMAKT has issued the following update: "Here are some updates regarding our second album, 'Ad Luciferi Regnum' (rough translation: To the Kingdom of Lucifer). As we have announced before, the album will be recorded by Bjrn Lindgren at EPM Studios during June/July 2008. "The album will be mixed and mastered by ...

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MOONSPELL: 'Scorpion Flower' Video Posted Online

MOONSPELL's video for the track "Scorpion Flower" can be viewed below. The clip is one of two (along with "Night Eternal") off the group's new album, "Night Eternal", which were shot by Ivan Colic (TYPE O NEGATIVE, SYMPHONY X, HAMMERFALL) in Belgrade, Serbia. Colic previously worked with the group on the "Memorial" video for "Finisterra". ...

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MOONSPELL: 'Scorpion Flower' Video To Premiere Next Week

MOONSPELL's video for the track "Scorpion Flower" will be premiered exclusively on the band's MySpace page on May 5. The clip is one of two (along with "Night Eternal") off the group's new album, "Night Eternal", which were shot by Ivan Colic (TYPE O NEGATIVE, SYMPHONY X, HAMMERFALL) in Belgrade, Serbia. Colic previously worked with ...

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Bondage Goat Zombie - BELPHEGOR

Since the release of the beloved "Lucifer Incestus" in 2003 BELPHEGOR's stock has risen across the globe, signing to Nuclear Blast, becoming a known quantity with more than just the cave dwellers, and spending some quality time with American audiences. The Austrian blasphemers demonstrated progression on "Goatreich-Fleshcult" and "Pestapocalypse VI", yet retained the blasting mayhem ...

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CANDLEMASS: 'Lucifer Rising' EP To Include Two New Tracks

Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS are currently recording a new EP, "Lucfer Rising", for a tentative Septeber release via Nuclear Blast Records. It will include two brand new tracks "Lucifer Rising" and "The White God" plus a whole bunch of live tracks from the previous tour. A new album will be recorded in the fall ...

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VANMAKT Signs New Deal With PULVERISED RECORDS

Swedish black metal band VANMAKT has issued the following update: "VANMAKT has decided to continue our work with the extreme metal home Pulverised Records and a new deal has been signed! Our second album entitled 'Ad Luciferi Regnum' (rough translation: To the Kingdom of Lucifer) will be recorded in June/July at EPM Studios with Bjrn ...

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MOONSPELL: 'Night Eternal' Widget Available

One month before the release of their new studio album, Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL and SPV have unleashed the "Night Eternal" widget (see below), featuring the entire album stream, a "Making Of the Scorpion Flower" video (featuring former THE GATHERING singer Anneke van Giersbergen) and a blog from MOONSPELL singer Fernando Ribiero. The widget will be ...

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A Conversation With IHSAHN

By: Scott Alisoglu After much speculation, Vegard "Ihsahn" Tveitan finally released a solo album called "The Adversary" in 2006, one that allowed him complete freedom to delve into the heavy metal influences that shaped the man, while still maintaining the mystical aura that defines EMPEROR's entire catalogue. As it turned out, EMPEROR reunited to play ...

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VANMAKT To Support IMPIETY In Gothenburg

Swedish black metal band VANMAKT will support IMPIETY on September 23 at the Hellraiser club in Gothenburg, Sweden. Also scheduled to appear are NOMINON and SPEARHEAD. VANMAKT has set "Ad Luciferi Regnum" (rough translation: To the Kingdom of Lucifer) as the title of its second album, tentatively due before the end of the year. According ...

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THE MONOLITH DEATHCULT Confirmed For Holland's DOKK'EM Festival

Dutch metallers THE MONOLITH DEATHCULT have been confirmed for the Dokk'em open-air festival, set to take place August 9, 2008 in Raard (near Leeuwarden), Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ANGER AS ART (USA) AWAKE (UK) BLAZE BAYLEY (UK) DIAMOND HEAD (UK) DYLATH-LEEN (FR) HEIDEVOLK (HOL) INCURSION DEMENTA (HOL) IZEGRIM (HOL) MOTHER ...

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