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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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HIM Frontman Talks About 'Love, The Hardest Way'

Video footage of vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love metallers" HIM talking about the band's new song "Love, The Hardest Way" can be viewed below. HIM's seventh studio album, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", will be released by Sire Records on February 9. Recorded at The Lair in Los Angeles, "Screamworks: Love In Theory ...

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HIM: New Video Interview With VILLE VALO Posted Online

Berlin, Germany's PitCam Production and More-Metal.com recently conducted an interview with vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love metallers" HIM. Watch the chat below. HIM's seventh studio album, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", will be released by Sire Records on February 9. Recorded at The Lair in Los Angeles, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice" ...

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MORGAN HARRINGTON Update: Clothing Found Near Skeletal Remains

Virginia State Police Col. Steve Flaherty made the announcement during a press conference held at the scene where forensic teams are "fairly confident" that skeletal remains found on a remote farm with no public access are those of Morgan Harrington, the 20-year-old Virginia Tech student who was last seen at a METALLICA concert in Charlottesville. ...

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POISONBLACK: 'Of Rust And Bones' Track Listing 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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HIM: 'Like St. Valentine' Video Released

"Like St. Valentine", the new video from Finnish "love metallers" HIM, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's seventh studio album, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", which will be released by Sire Records on February 9. Recorded at The Lair in Los Angeles, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice" was produced ...

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CATAMENIA: Four New Songs Available For Streaming

Finnish melodic black metallers CATAMENIA will release their new album, "Cavalcade", on February 26 via Massacre Records. The CD was recorded and mixed by Kari Vähäkuopus at Mastervox Studios in Oulu, Finland and was produced by CATAMENIA. POISONBLACK/ex-SENTENCED frontman Ville Laihiala makes a guest appearance on the album's opening track, "Blood Trails". "Cavalcade" track listing: ...

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NOWEN: Debut Album Release Date Confirmed

Finnish metallers NOWEN will release their full-length debut, "Nothing But Hate", on February 10 via Violent Journey Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Intro 02. The Sick Weakness 03. Dead Meat 04. Fragile 05. Bleed, Suffer And Die 06. Sofia 07. Nothing But Hate 08. After The Suicide 09. From ...

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HIM Frontman Talks About New Album; Video Available

A nine-minute video clip of vocalist Ville Valo of Finland's hard-rock heroes HIM talking about the band's new album, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", can be viewed below. 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. ...

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HATEFORM Begins Recording New Album

Finnish death/thrash metallers HATEFORM have issued the following update: "A couple of years of playing gigs, little lineup changes and other shit hitting the fan, and again it's time for a new HATEFORM album to emerge. "The recordings for the upcoming album just started at the Ansa studio and the release date is set for ...

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CATAMENIA: New Album Details Revealed

Finnish melodic black metallers CATAMENIA will release their new album, "Cavalcade", on February 26 via Massacre Records. The CD was recorded and mixed by Kari Vähäkuopus at Mastervox Studios in Oulu, Finland and was produced by CATAMENIA. POISONBLACK/ex-SENTENCED frontman Ville Laihiala makes a guest appearance on the album's opening track, "Blood Trails". "Cavalcade" track listing: ...

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DARK DAYS AHEAD: Four Songs Posted Online

Finnish metallers DARK DAYS AHEAD, who feature in their ranks members of TIMO RAUTIAINEN & TRIO NISKALAUKAUS, MANUFACTURERS PRIDE and WHERE VICTIMS LIE, have uploaded four new tracks from their upcoming promotional CD on their MySpace page. An excerpt from the band's official biography: "Formed amongst the concrete desolation of Jyväskylä, Finland, DARK ...

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HIM: 'Heartkiller' Video Released

"Heartkiller", 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", which will be released by Sire Records on February 9. Recorded at The Lair in Los Angeles, the CD was produced by Matt Squire (TAKING BACK SUNDAY, THE ...

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HIM: Photos From 'Heartkiller' Video Shoot Available

Finnish "love" metallers HIM recently filmed a video for the song "Heartkiller". Photos from the video shoot can be viewed below. HIM's new album, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", will be released by Sire Records on February 9. Recorded at The Lair in Los Angeles, the CD was produced by Matt Squire (TAKING BACK ...

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HIM: More Performance Footage Of New Songs Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Finnish "love" metallers HIM performing two brand-new songs — "Heartkiller" and "Love, The Hardest Way" — on December 28, 2009 on the first night of the Helldone Festival at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland can be viewed below (courtesy of "1wildwillow"). HIM's new album, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", will be ...

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HIM: More HELLDONE Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of HIM's December 30, 2009 performance at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland as part of the Helldone festival can be viewed below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Buried Alive By Love 02. Heartkiller 03. Right Here In My Arms 04. Wings of a Butterfly 05. Bleed Well 06. Join Me 07. ...

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HIM To Kick Off U.S. Tour In March

HIM frontman Ville Valo tells Billboard.com that the band will start touring in mid-February, with showcase dates in Europe and followed by a run on the Soundwave tour in Australia with JANE'S ADDICTION and FAITH NO MORE. The Finnish hard rockers will then tour the U.K. and hit North America for a lengthy ...

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THE CHANT To Release 'New Reality' Single In January

Finnish melancholic metallers THE CHANT recently entered the studio with producer Ville Sorvali (MOONSORROW) to begin recording their second album, tentatively titled "This Is The World We Know", for an early 2010 release via Full Metal Music. The first single from the CD, "New Reality", will be made available in January. The first two in ...

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HIM: Performance Footage Of Three New Songs Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Finnish "love" metallers HIM performing three brand-new songs — "Heartkiller", "Love, The Hardest Way" and "Scared To Death" — on December 28, 2009 on the first night of the Helldone Festival at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland can be viewed below. HIM's new album, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", will be ...

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EVEMASTER: 'III' Video Teaser Available

A video teaser for "III", the new album from EVEMASTER — the Finnish "dark metal" band which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen — can be viewed below. "III" is scheduled for an early 2010 release via an as-yet-undetermined record label. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Enter 02. New ...

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NOWEN Signs With VIOLENT JOURNEY RECORDS

Finnish metallers NOWEN have inked a deal with Violent Journey Records. The band's full-length debut, "Nothing But Hate", is scheduled for release in the spring. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Intro 02. The Sick Weakness 03. Dead Meat 04. Fragile 05. Bleed, Suffer And Die 06. Sofia 07. Nothing But ...

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PROFESSORI HEIKKERÖ Signs With VIOLENT JOURNEY RECORDS

Finnish "humor/parody act" PROFESSORI HEIKKERÖ, which features current/former members of NATIONAL NAPALM SYNDICATE, AFTERWORLD, SILENTIUM and CATAMENIA, has inked a deal with Violent Journey Records. The band's new video for the song "Kolmekymppinen" can be viewed below. Formed in 1997, PROFESSORI HEIKKERÖ has released two albums and a numbers of EPs. Many popular Finnish metal ...

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BLACK SUN AEON: 'Routa' Artwork Unveiled

BLACK SUN AEON — the new "dark, death, doom" project from Tuomas Saukkonen (BEFORE THE DAWN, THE FINAL HARVEST, DAWN OF SOLACE) — entered the studio on December 6 to begin recording its second CD, "Routa" (Finnish for "ground frost"). The follow-up to "Darkness Walks Beside Me" will be a double album with a Finish-winter ...

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BLACK SUN AEON Begins Recording New Album

BLACK SUN AEON — the new "dark, death, doom" project from Tuomas Saukkonen (BEFORE THE DAWN, THE FINAL HARVEST, DAWN OF SOLACE) — entered the studio on December 6 to begin recording its second CD, "Routa" (Finnish for "ground frost"). The follow-up to "Darkness Walks Beside Me" will be a double album with a Finish-winter ...

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EVEMASTER Completes Work On New Album

Finnish "dark metal" band EVEMASTER — which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen — has completed work on its new album, "III: Newtopia", for an early 2010 release via an as-yet-undetermined record label. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Enter 02. New Age Dawns 03. Humanimals 04. Losing Ground 05. ...

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INSOMNIUM: New Video Interview Available

Asif Salam at SoundShock.co.uk conducted an interview with vocalist/bassist Niilo Sevänen of Finnish metallers INSOMNIUM when the band played the Camden Underworld in London, England on December 7, 2009. Watch the chat below. INSOMNIUM's latest album, "Across The Dark", recently entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 5. ...

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