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New CRIMFALL Album To Feature Guest Appearances By FINNTROLL, MOONSORROW Members

Tapio Wilska (SURVIORS ZERO), Ville Sorvali (MOONSORROW) and Mathias "Vreth" Lillmåns (FINNTROLL, CHTHONIAN, DECOMPOSTER) are among the musicians who will make guest appearances on the second album from the Finnish folk metal band CRIMFALL, due later in the year via an as-yet-undetermined record label. The band states, "We are aiming much more natural sound compared ...

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HIM: 'Scared To Death' Video Released

"Scared To Death", the new video from Finnish "love" metallers HIM, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", sold 26,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 25 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's ...

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SUBURBAN TRIBE: New Album Artwork Unveiled

Finnish rock/metal act SUBURBAN TRIBE will release its new album, "Now And Ever After", on April 21 via Cobra Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. No Promises 02. Now And Ever After 03. Stay 04. Wheels Of Time 05. Smallest Little Things 06. Stretch Marks 07. Song Of The Whale ...

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BLACK SUN AEON's TUOMAS SAUKKONEN Discusses Making Of 'Routa'

Stalkermusic recently conducted an interview with Tuomas Saukkonen (BLACK SUN AEON, BEFORE THE DAWN, THE FINAL HARVEST, DAWN OF SOLACE). Watch the chat below. BLACK SUN AEON will release its second CD, "Routa" (Finnish for "ground frost"), on March 31. The follow-up to "Darkness Walks Beside Me" is a double album with a Finish-winter theme ...

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EVEMASTER Signs With SUPERNOVA RECORDS

EVEMASTER — the Finnish "dark metal" band which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen — has inked a deal with Supernova Records, a division of Bonnier Amigo. The group's new album, "III", will be released later in the year. A single release will precede the full-length effort. "III" track listing: 01. Enter 02. New ...

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INSOMNIUM: New Interview, Performance Footage Available

Stalkermusic conducted an interview with the guitarists Ville Friman and Ville Vänni of Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM on January 23, 2010 at Kairo Bar in Kotka, Finland. The eight-minute clip, which can be viewed below, includes exclusive footage from INSOMINUM's last European tour with SWALLOW THE SUN and OMNIUM GATHERUM. (Note: The interview was ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed On Germany's BIG FM; Video Available

Vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM was recently interviewed on the Stuttgart, Germany Internet radio station Big FM. Watch the chat below. HIM's new album, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", sold 26,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 25 on The Billboard ...

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POISONBLACK: New Song Available For Streaming

"Buried Alive", a brand new song from POISONBLACK — the Finnish band featuring former SENTENCED frontman Ville Laihiala — is available for streaming on the group's MySpace page. The track comes off POISONBLACK's fourth album, "Of Rust And Bones", which will be released via Century Media Records on the following dates: * Finland: ...

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SUBURBAN TRIBE To Release 'Now And Ever After' In April

Finnish rock/metal act SUBURBAN TRIBE will release its new album, "Now And Ever After", on April 21 via Cobra Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. No Promises 02. Now And Ever After 03. Stay 04. Wheels Of Time 05. Smallest Little Things 06. Stretch Marks 07. Song Of The Whale ...

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BLACK SUN AEON: 'Routa' Release Date Announced

BLACK SUN AEON — the new "dark, death, doom" project from Tuomas Saukkonen (BEFORE THE DAWN, THE FINAL HARVEST, DAWN OF SOLACE) — will release its second CD, "Routa" (Finnish for "ground frost"), on March 31. The follow-up to "Darkness Walks Beside Me" is a double album with a Finish-winter theme and consisting of two ...

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HIM Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

Finnish "love" metallers HIM will guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn on Monday, February 22 at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET. Fans are encouraged to speak with HIM by calling 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). For more information, visit RocklineRadio.com. In other news, HIM's new album, "Screamworks: Love ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed By MISS SWITZERLAND

Vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM was recently interviewed by Linda Fäh, a Swiss model and a pageant titleholder who will represent Switzerland at the Miss Universe 2010. Watch the chat below. "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", the new album from HIM, sold 26,000 copies in the United States in its first ...

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HIM: 'Screamworks' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", the new album from Finnish "love" metallers HIM, sold 26,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 25 on The Billboard 200 chart. HIM's previous CD, "Venus Doom", opened with 38,000 units back in September 2007 to land at No. ...

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POISONBLACK: Finnish Tour Dates Announced

POISONBLACK — the Finnish band featuring former SENTENCED frontman Ville Laihiala — has scheduled the following tour dates in its home country: Mar. 20 - Raahe, Finland - Nightclub Gina Apr. 02 - Kouvola, Finland - Rytmikatti Apr. 03 - Seinäjoki, Finland - Rytmikorjaamo Apr. 04 - Turku, Finland - Klubi Apr. 08 - Pori, ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed On Germany's BRAVO WEB TV

Vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM was recently interviewed on Germany's Bravo Web TV. Watch the chat below. HIM recently recorded several songs at the legendary BBC Maida Vale Studios in London, England for an exclusive BBC Radio 1 "Rock Show" session which aired this past Monday night (February 8) as part of ...

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HIM: 'Screamworks' Projected To Sell 20-25K First Week

According to Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", the new album from Finnish "love" metallers HIM, is on track to sell between 20,000 and 25,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release. HIM's last album, "Venus Doom", opened ...

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HIM: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", the new album from Finland's hard-rock heroes HIM, is available for streaming in its entirety on the band's MySpace page. HIM will tour North America this spring in support of "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", which will be released by Sire Records on February 9. The ...

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THE CHANT: New Album Details Revealed

Finnish melancholic metallers THE CHANT will release their second album, "This Is The World We Know", on March 17 via Full Metal Music. The first single from the CD, "New Reality", is currently available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. 01. New Reality 02. Reflected 03. November 1987 04. The Black Ascension ...

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POISONBLACK: 'Of Rust And Bones' Cover Art Revealed

POISONBLACK — the Finnish band featuring former SENTENCED frontman Ville Laihiala — will release its fourth album, "Of Rust And Bones", via Century Media Records on the following dates: * Finland: Wednesday, March 17 * Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy: Friday, March 19 * Spain: Tuesday, March 23 * Sweden, Hungary: Wednesday, March 24 * Rest ...

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