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CANDLEMASS: 'Doomology' Box Track Listing Revealed

Legendary Swedish doomsters CANDLEMASS will celebrate their 25-year anniversary by performing an extra-long, two-and-a-half-hour set at Debaser Medis in Stockholm on December 18. The band's classic debut album, "Epicus Doomicus Metalicus", will be played in its entirety for the first time with the original singer Johan Längqvist. In addition, the group has been in the ...

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RAUNCHY: New Video Interview, Performance Footage

Loud TV conducted an interview with drummer Morten Toft Hansen of Danish modern metallers RAUNCHY during the band's current European tour with SYBREED and THREAT SIGNAL. The 21-minute clip, which includes performance footage, can be viewed below. As previously reported, regular RAUNCHY vocalist Kasper Thomsen was forced to sit out the band's current trek "for ...

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Former EMPEROR/ZYKLON Guitarist Discusses THE WRETCHED END Project In ROCK MY MONKEY Interview

Rock My Monkey recently conducted an interview with guitarist Samoth (THE WRETCHED END, EMPEROR, ZYKLON). You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. "Ominous", the debut album from THE WRETCHED END — the new Norway-based band featuring Samoth and bassist Cosmo (MINDGRINDER) alongside Swedish drummer Nils Fjellström (DARK FUNERAL, ...

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DEATH Tribute DVD Due In December

The long-awaited DVD featuring footage from the Quebec City, Quebec, Canada benefit concert to honor late DEATH/CONTROL DENIED mastermind Chuck Schuldiner — which took place on December 12, 2007 at the Theatre Imperial — will be released on December 7. The show featured a performance by the local DEATH cover band SYMBOLIC alongside guest musicians ...

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'Classic Rock Presents - Jimi Hendrix: The Guitar Hero' Coming In December

Future, the special-interest media group, has revealed the latest release in its premium-collectable "Classic Rock Presents" "fan pack" series. A new partnership with Cardinal Releasing Ltd. in association with Emperor Media Ltd. and the highly acclaimed "Classic Artists" series brings its first DVD special. "Classic Rock Presents - Jimi Hendrix: The Guitar Hero", a documentary ...

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DECIBEL's 'Black Metal Hall Of Fame' Special Issue Now Available

Decibel magazine presents a "Black Metal Hall Of Fame" special issue featuring eight tales from black metal's vast crypt. The Decibel "Hall Of Fame" provides the definitive stores behind the making of extreme music's most important albums. Each month the expanded stories (upwards of 5,000 words) include interviews with every musician who performed on the ...

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DIVINE HERESY Frontman Rehearsing For RAUNCHY Vocalist Gig (Video)

Video footage of DIVINE HERESY frontman Travis Neal rehearsing for his current gig as the stand-in vocalist for Danish modern metallers RAUNCHY can be viewed below. As previously reported, regular RAUNCHY vocalist Kasper Thomsen was forced to sit out the band's trek with SYBREED and THREAT SIGNAL "for family and personal reasons." The tour kicked ...

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Former EMPEROR/ZYKLON Guitarist Discusses THE WRETCHED END Project In METAL ASSAULT Interview

"Ominous", the debut album from THE WRETCHED END — the new Norway-based band featuring guitarist Samoth (EMPEROR, ZYKLON) and bassist Cosmo (MINDGRINDER) alongside Swedish drummer Nils Fjellström (DARK FUNERAL, IN BATTLE, AEON) — was released on on October 25 through Samoth's own imprint label, Nocturnal Art Productions, and marketed and distributed worldwide by Candlelight Records. ...

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Former EMPEROR/ZYKLON Guitarist Discusses THE WRETCHED END Project In New Interview

"Ominous", the debut album from THE WRETCHED END — the new Norway-based band featuring guitarist Samoth (EMPEROR, ZYKLON) and bassist Cosmo (MINDGRINDER) alongside Swedish drummer Nils Fjellström (DARK FUNERAL, IN BATTLE, AEON) — was released on on October 25 through Samoth's own imprint label, Nocturnal Art Productions, and marketed and distributed worldwide by Candlelight Records. ...

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TRIPTYKON: 'Shatter' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Shatter", the new five-track EP from TRIPTYKON — the group formed by former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Warrior — sold around 500 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 90 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists ...

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DIVINE HERESY Singer To Join RAUNCHY For European Tour

Vocalist Kasper Thomsen will sit out RAUNCHY's upcoming European tour with SYBREED and THREAT SIGNAL "for family and personal reasons" and will be temporarily replaced by "good friend" Travis Neal from DIVINE HERESY. The trek is scheduled to kick off on November 13 in Bournemouth, U.K. "A Discord Electric", the new album from RAUNCHY, was ...

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TRIPTYKON: Toronto Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of TRIPTYKON — the group formed by former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Warrior — performing on October 11, 2010 at the Wreckroom in Toronto, Ontario, Canada can be viewed below. TRIPTYKON followed its highly acclaimed debut album, "Eparistera Daimones", with the release of "Shatter", an all-new five-track ...

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TRIPTYKON Guitarist Interviewed In Denver (Video)

"Superskum" (web site) conducted an interview with guitarist Victor Bullok (a.k.a. V. Santura) of TRIPTYKON when the band played in Denver, Colorado on October 19, 2010. You can now watch the chat below. TRIPTYKON will follow its highly acclaimed debut album, "Eparistera Daimones", with the release of "Shatter", an all-new five-track EP, on ...

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THULCANDRA To Enter Studio In December

THULCANDRA — the reactivated German black/death metal band featuring members of OBSCURA, DARK FORTRESS and HELFAHRT — has issued the following update: "We are very proud to announce that we have almost completed the songwriting process for our upcoming release, which will be entitled 'Under A Frozen Sun'. "With our second album, we are going ...

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TRIPTYKON: 'Shatter' Video Released

"Shatter", the new video from TRIPTYKON — the group formed by former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Warrior — can be viewed below. Based on a concept devised by Warrior and directed and filmed by Philipp Hirsch of Film-M in Leipzig, Germany in late September 2010, the clip combines the imagery ...

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TRIPTYKON Mainman Checks In From The Road

Current TRIPTYKON and former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Warrior has posted the following message on his official blog: "On tour again in North America... In April of 2008, when I departed CELTIC FROST and began to lay the foundation for TRIPTYKON, this was but a mere intention, the fulfillment of ...

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TRIPTYKON Mainman Interviewed By Swiss Church Publication REFORMED

TRIPTYKON/ex-CELTIC FROST mainman Tom Gabriel Warrior was interviewed by the Reformiert (German word for "reformed"), the monthly German-language publication of the evangelical-reformed church of Switzerland and one of Switzerland's largest publications (with a circulation in excess of 719,000). Among the other personalities interviewed for the feature — a thematic examination of the topic of "evil" ...

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THE WRETCHED END Listening Party To Take Place In Toronto

"Ominous", the debut album from THE WRETCHED END, the new Norway-based band featuring guitarist Samoth (EMPEROR, ZYKLON) and bassist Cosmo (MINDGRINDER) alongside Swedish drummer Nils Fjellström (DARK FUNERAL, IN BATTLE, AEON), will receive its North American premiere on October 9 at The Bunker @ Hard Luck (812 Dundas St.) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Besides spinning ...

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Ashes to Ashes - CANDLEMASS

Whatever your thoughts concerning the exit of Messiah Marcolin and his replacement by SOLITUDE AETURNUS's Robert Lowe, you must at least admit that CANDLEMASS career has been on the upswing since the Texan joined the Swedish doomsters. Much of that has to do with the release of a couple of great albums in "King of ...

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A Discord Electric - RAUNCHY

The time has arrived to tell it like it is. RAUNCHY are incapable of making a bad album. They are however capable of making a mildly disappointing one, at least compared with the benchmark of excellence established with albums like 2006's "Death Pop Romance" and 2008's grand slam "Wasteland Discotheque". The emphasis should be on ...

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Bassist FRANK WATKINS: 'I Am NOT Playing With OBITUARY Anymore'

Bassist Frank Watkins has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET that he is no longer a member of the veteran Florida death metal act OBITUARY. SIX FEET UNDER/ex-MASSACRE bassist Terry Butler has been playing bass for OBITUARY on some of the band's most recent dates, leading to speculation that Watkins had left the group. When asked about Frank's ...

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TRIPTYKON Announces Dates With DIMMU BORGIR

TRIPTYKON, the group formed by former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Warrior, will support norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR on the following dates: Sep. 27 - Milan, Italy - Alcatraz Sep. 28 - Zagreb, Croatia - Boogaloo Club Sep. 30 - Luxembourg, Luxembourg - Den Atelier TRIPTYKON will follow its ...

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