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INCANTATION And HATE To Team Up For European Tour

INCANTATION and HATE will team up for a European tour in January. Support on the trek will come from DIVINE EVE and NOCTEM. The dates are as follows: Jan. 13 - Nottingham, UK - Seven Jan. 14 - Manchester, UK - Satan's Hollow Jan. 15 - Leeds, UK - Rios Jan. 16 - London, UK ...

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Spectral Extravagance - CEREBRUM

Just as it seems like there has been a resurgence of acts playing an old school Swedish death metal style, so does there seem to be a renewed worldwide interest among labels in releasing albums from the technical/progressive end of the genre. Another case in point is Athens' CEREBRUM who has released a competent, if ...

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DECAPITATED Announces First Shows In Three Years

Guitarist Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka of the Polish extreme metallers DECAPITATED recently tapped Austrian drummer Kerim "Krimh" Lechner (of THORNS OF IVY) as the replacement for Witold "Vitek" Kieltyka, who died on November 2, 2007 in a Russian hospital from injuries sustained in a road collision. DECAPITATED singer Covan (real name: Adrian Kowanek) was also hurt ...

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ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY: New Album Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "The Reign Of Darkness", the new album from the U.K.-based death metal act ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY, can be seen below. The CD is scheduled for release in January 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records worldwide (excluding the U.K.). Drummer Lyn Jeffs recently quit ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY in order to focus ...

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WYKKED WYTCH: Video Interview Posted Online

Portugal's Riff magazine conducted an interview with Florida-based extreme metallers WYKKED WYTCH at this year's Ilha do Ermal festival, which was held August 28-30 in Vieira do Minho, Portugal. Watch the chat below. WYKKED WYTCH is putting the finishing touches on the songwriting process for the band's fifth album, tentatively titled "Prayers Of The Decapitated", ...

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SYN:DROM Begins Recording Debut Album

Swedish death metallers SYN:DROM (formerly BLACKBREATH) have just entered Nevo studios in Sundsvall, Sweden to begin recording their debut album. The CD, which will be engineered and mixed by the bandmembers themselves, is tentatively due in February 2010 via ViciSolum Productions. Two songs from SYN:DROM can be heard using the MyFlashFetish.com player below. The band ...

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VADER: 'Necropolis' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Necropolis", the new album from Polish death metal veterans VADER, sold around 1,130 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. (Note: Internet/digital sales **ARE** included in the SoundScan totals.) The CD landed at position No. 19 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the ...

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VADER: Tilburg Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of VADER's September 28, 2009 performance at 013 in Tilburg, The Netherlands can be viewed below (courtesy of "letthedeathmetalflow"). VADER's new album, "Necropolis", was released in North America on September 22. The CD was recorded at Hertz studios in Bialystok, Poland with the Wieslawski Bros.. Tue Madsen, who previously worked with such ...

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VADER: 'Never Say My Name' Video Released

"Never Say My Name", the new video from Polish extreme metallers VADER, can be viewed below. Inspired by Patrick Graham's bestselling book "L'Évangile Selon Satan" (translation: "The Gospel According to Satan"), the clip tells an alternate story of the death of a messiah who curses humanity before his death on the cross and chooses life ...

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CRIONICS Completes Work On New EP, Seeks New Label Home

Polish metallers CRIONICS have finished mixing their new EP, "N.O.I.R.", with the Wieslawski Bros. at their Hertz Studio in Bialystok. The CD, which was recorded at Cracow's Shindler Factory Studio, contains three new songs plus two covers: IMMORTAL's "Blashyrk (Mighty Ravendark)" and RAMMSTEIN's "Moskau", the latter of which features guest appearances by Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek ...

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ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY Drummer Quits

Drummer Lyn Jeffs has quit the U.K.-based death metal act ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY in order to focus on his other band, INGESTED. He says in a statement, "I feel that they [ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY] deserve a drummer who is 100% committed to what the band is doing." He adds, "I've had a great ...

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VADER: New Video Interview Posted Online

The German edition of Metal Hammer magazine recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek of Polish extreme metallers VADER. Watch the chat at this location. Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of VADER's new video, "Never Say My Name", can be viewed below. Inspired by Patrick Graham's bestselling book "L'Évangile Selon Satan" ...

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DEFECT DESIGNER Signs With MY KINGDOM MUSIC

Siberian extreme death metal act DEFECT DESIGNER has signed with My Kingdom Music for the release of its debut album, "Wax". Due on September 7, the CD was recorded at the Hertz studio (VADER, DECAPITATED, SCEPTIC, BEHEMOTH) in Poland. According to a press release, DEFECT DESIGNER will be "a surprise for all fans of complicated ...

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VADER: 'Never Say My Name' Video Trailer Available

A trailer for "Never Say My Name", the new video from Polish extreme metallers VADER, can be viewed below. Inspired by Patrick Graham's bestselling book "L'Évangile Selon Satan" (translation: "The Gospel According to Satan"), the clip tells an alternate story of the death of a messiah who curses humanity before his death on the cross ...

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SYN:DROM: Video Footage From Debut Album Pre-Production Posted Online

Swedish death metallers SYN:DROM (formerly BLACKBREATH) have posted a video clip (see below) featuring footage from the pre-production sessions for their forthcoming debut album, tentatively due in February 2010 via ViciSolum Productions. Two songs from SYN:DROM can be heard using the MyFlashFetish.com player below. The band describes its musical direction as "high-quality death metal in ...

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NERVECELL Signs With LIFEFORCE RECORDS

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based death/thrash act NERVECELL has inked a deal with Lifeforce Records. The band's "Preaching Venom" album will be released in Europe on October 26. Commented Lifeforce CEO Stefan Lüdicke: "After meeting the guys at this year's With Full Force festival, it was an easy decision for us to say that we need ...

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VADER To Film 'Never Say My Name' Video

Polish extreme metallers VADER are preparing to film a video for the new song "Never Say My Name". According to guitarist/vocalist Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek, "This is gonna be a miniature inspired by bestseller by Patrick Graham, 'Evangile Selon Satan'. An alternative death of messiah, who curse humans before his death on the cross and choose ...

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A Higher Place - BORN OF OSIRIS

Sumerian Records did well to sign bands like THE FACELESS and BORN OF OSIRIS. Not only have both been successful for the label, but the pair has been a breath of fresh air in an era of modern death metal and deathcore that too often falls flat. BORN OF OSIRIS' sophomore effort, "A Higher Place" ...

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DECAPITATED: New Drummer Announced

Guitarist Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka of the Polish extreme metallers DECAPITATED has tapped Austrian drummer Kerim "Krimh" Lechner (of THORNS OF IVY) as the replacement for Witold "Vitek" Kieltyka, who died on November 2, 2007 in a Russian hospital from injuries sustained in a road collision. DECAPITATED singer Covan (real name: Adrian Kowanek) was also hurt ...

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VADER Frontman Interviewed By TERRORIZER Magazine; Video Available

Terrorizer magazine's Jill Mikkelson conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek of Polish extreme metallers VADER at this year's Metalcamp festival, which was held on July 2-8, 2009 in Tolmin, Slovenia. Watch the six-minute chat below. "We Are The Horde", a new song from VADER, is available for streaming on the band's

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HATE To Tour Brazil In September

Polish death metallers HATE will embark on a tour of Brazil in September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 18 - Sao Paulo/SP, Brazil - Hangar 110 Sep. 19 - Belo Horizonte/MG, Brazil - Lapa Multishow Sep. 20 - Campinas/SP, Brazil - [to be announced] Sep. 21 - Porto Alegre/RS, Brazil - Bar Opiniao Commented ...

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VADER: New Song Posted Online

"We Are The Horde", a new song from Polish extreme metallers VADER, is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the band's new album, "Necropolis", which will be released in North America on September 22. The CD was recorded at Hertz studios in Bialystok, Poland with the Wieslawski ...

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VADER: New Song To Make Its Online Debut This Friday

"We Are The Horde", a new song from Polish extreme metallers VADER, will make its online debut on July 3 via MySpace. The track comes off the band's new album, "Necropolis", which will be released in North America on September 22. The CD was recorded at Hertz studios in Bialystok, Poland with the Wieslawski Bros.. ...

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VADER: Performance Footage Of New Song Available

Video footage of Polish extreme metallers VADER performing a new song, "Rise Of The Undead", on June 25, 2009 at The Baroeg in Rotterdam, Holand can be viewed below (courtesy of "letthemetalflow"). VADER will embark on the 38-date "Decibel Presents: Nuclear Blast's Monsters Of Death Tour" through North America beginning November 4 in Baltimore, Maryland. ...

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