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WOLFCHANT: New Album Cover Artwork Unveiled

German epic pagan metallers WOLFCHANT will release their new album, "Embraced By Fire", on March 1 via NoiseArt Records. According to the band, the follow-up to 2011's "Call Of The Black Winds" is "the most elaborate and detailed album in our band history so far! We've made sure to create catchy and interesting song structures ...

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ALESTORM Mainman's GLORYHAMMER: Debut Album Details Revealed

GLORYHAMMER, the "heroic fantasy power metal" project led by Christopher Bowes, the mastermind behind pirate metal sensation ALESTORM, with a desire to explore the more symphonic and epic side of metal, will release its debut album, "Tales From The Kingdom Of Fife", on March 29, 2013 via Napalm Records. The CD, which will tell an ...

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EPICA Guitarist Talks Gear (Video)

Guitarist Isaac Delahaye of Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA gave Music Radar a rundown of his live rig before the band's November 16 concert at the House Of Blues in West Hollywood, California. Check out the footage below. EPICA in October kicked off an extensive North American tour. Support on the trek came from ALESTORM, INSOMNIUM ...

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TERAMAZE To Enter Studio In January

Australian metallers TERAMAZE will enter the studio in January to begin recording their new album. The follow-up to this year's "Anhedonia" will be produced by Dean Wells and TERAMAZE and will be mixed by Lasse Lammert (ALESTORM, STUCK MOJO), who also mastered "Anhedonia". The new CD will once again be made available through Nightmare Records. ...

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EPICA Guitarist Interviewed On 'Nada Que Hacer' Show (Video)

The "Nada Que Hacer" show recently conducted an interview with guitarist Mark Jansen of Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA. You can now watch the chat below. EPICA in October kicked off an extensive North American tour. Support on the trek is coming from ALESTORM, INSOMNIUM and DESTINY POTATO. EPICA will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a ...

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EPICA: New Video Interview With SIMONE SIMONS

Bill Zebub recently conducted an interview with vocalist Simone Simons of Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA. You can now watch the chat in three parts below. The full interview will appear on the DVD "Total Metal Retardation", to be released through Bill Zebub Productions. EPICA last month kicked off an extensive North American tour. Support on ...

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ALESTORM: New Video Interview With CHRISTOPHER BOWES

The Offering's Lisa Jablonski conducted an interview with vocalist Christopher Bowes of Scottish folk/power metallers ALESTORM prior to the band's November 6 concert at Mojoe's in Joliet, Illinois. You can now watch the chat below. ALESTORM's "Shipwrecked" video was filmed in Belgrade, Serbia with director Ivan Colic, who has previously worked with EPICA, KAMELOT and ...

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EPICA Interviewed In Denver (Video)

Superskum conducted an interview with Mark Jansen and Isaac Delahaye of Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA before the band's November 7 concert at the Bluebird Theater in Denver, Colorado. You can now watch the chat below. EPICA last month kicked off an extensive North American tour. Support on the trek is coming from ALESTORM, ...

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EPICA: New Video Interview Posted Online

The Age Of Metal conducted an interview with Mark Jansen and Rob Van Der Loo of Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA before the band's November 17 concert at Joe's Grotto in Phoenix, Arizona. You can now watch the chat below. EPICA last month kicked off an extensive North American tour. Support on the trek is coming ...

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INSOMNIUM: New Audio Interview Posted Online

KASC The Blaze 1330 AM (web site) conducted an interview with guitarist Ville Friman of Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM. The chat is now available for streaming using the SoundCloud player below. "One For Sorrow", the new video from Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM, can be seen below. The song is the title ...

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EPICA: New Video Interview With COEN JANSSEN

Metal Storm conducted an interview with keyboardist Coen Janssen of Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA on November 7 in Denver, Colorado. You can now watch the chat below. EPICA last month kicked off an extensive North American tour. Support on the trek is coming from ALESTORM, INSOMNIUM and DESTINY POTATO. EPICA will celebrate its ...

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SYSTEM DIVIDE Drops Off EPICA Tour

Vocalist Sven De Caluwé of the extreme metal formation SYSTEM DIVIDE — featuring members of FEAR FACTORY and ABORTED — has released the following statement: "It is with great regret we have to announce that SYSTEM DIVIDE has to drop off our north american tour with EPICA. Miri [Milman, SYSTEM DIVIDE co-vocalist and Sven's wife] ...

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EPICA Drummer Interviewed In Montreal (Video)

UpVenue conducted an interview with drummer Ariën Van Weesenbeek of Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA on October 30 at Metropolis in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. You can now watch the chat below. EPICA last month kicked off an extensive North American tour. Support on the trek is coming from ALESTORM, INSOMNIUM, SYSTEM DIVIDE and DESTINY POTATO. EPICA ...

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EPICA: Video Interview Posted Online

Metal4 conducted an interview with Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA at the 2012 edition of the Rockharz Open Air festival, which was held July 12-14 at Airport Ballenstedt in Harz, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. EPICA will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a special performance, dubbed "Retrospect", which will take place on March ...

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A Knight in York - BLACKMORE'S NIGHT

Jaws around the world hit the floor with a collective thud many solstices ago when Ritchie Blackmore organized a band of Medieval-minded (and clad) minstrels with his wife, Candice Night. Potshots ringing along the line of "D&D dweebs" have trailed BLACKMORE'S NIGHT ever since and yet if you stop and think about things, ol' Ritchie ...

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VOYAGER: 'The Meaning Of I' Video Released

"The Meaning Of I", the new video from Western Australia's masters of progressive metal experimentation VOYAGER, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's fourth full-length album, which came out in October 2011 via Sensory Records. VOYAGER will embark on a tour of the Australian east coast in November, venturing ...

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SYSTEM DIVIDE Singer Forced To Leave EPICA Tour

Vocalist Miri Milman of the extreme metal formation SYSTEM DIVIDE — featuring members of FEAR FACTORY and ABORTED — has released the following statement: "My dear friends and SYSTEM DIVIDE fans out there, I'm afraid I have some bad news to share. Due to a family crisis back home, I had to depart the [North ...

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EPICA Members Answer Fan-Submitted Questions (Video)

Fans of Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA recently submitted questions for the band via the Nuclear Blast Europe Facebook page. Video footage of EPICA guitarists Mark Jansen and Isaac Delahaye answering the questions at this year's edition of the Summer Breeze festival, which took place August 16-18 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany, can be seen below. EPICA will ...

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INSOMNIUM: 'One For Sorrow' Video Released

"One For Sorrow", the new video from Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's latest album, which was released in October 2011 in North America via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded in Gothenburg, Sweden with sound engineer Daniel Antonsson (also bassist in ...

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EPICA: Rio De Janeiro Concert Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of EPICA's September 29 performance at Fundição Progresso in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil can be seen below. EPICA will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a special performance, dubbed "Retrospect", which will take place on March 23, 2013 at Klokgebouw in Eindhoven, Holland. "Retrospect" will be EPICA's most ambitious project to date, joined ...

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SYSTEM DIVIDE: Official 'Ephemera' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for "Ephemera", a brand new song from the extreme metal formation SYSTEM DIVIDE — featuring members of FEAR FACTORY and ABORTED — can be seen below. The track's release coincides with the start of the band's North American tour with EPICA, ALESTORM and INSOMNIUM. The single was mixed by producer Pete ...

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SYSTEM DIVIDE: New Song Available For Streaming

"Ephemera", a brand new song from the extreme metal formation SYSTEM DIVIDE — featuring members of FEAR FACTORY and ABORTED — can be streamed using the audio player below (courtesy of AOL's Noisecreep). The track's release coincides with the start of the band's North American tour with EPICA, ALESTORM and INSOMNIUM. The single ...

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EPICA Featured On 'Acoustic Dance Sessions' Compilation Album

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA are featured on the "Acoustic Dance Sessions" compilation album, featuring artists from different genres contributing exclusive acoustic cover versions of popular dance hits. EPICA recorded a cover version of ALEXIS JORDAN's "Happiness" for the CD, which also features TRIGGERFINGER and MILOW with their covers of LYKKE LI and 50 CENT, ...

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EPICA: Buenos Aires Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of EPICA's September 25 performance at Teatro de Flores in Buenos Aires, Argentina can be seen below. EPICA will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a special performance, dubbed "Retrospect", which will take place on March 23, 2013 at Klokgebouw in Eindhoven, Holland. "Retrospect" will be EPICA's most ambitious project to date, joined ...

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TURISAS Begins Recording New Album

Finnish "battle metal" warriors TURISAS have entered the studio to begin recording their fourth album for an early 2013 release. The first in a series of video updates from the studio can be seen below. TURISAS earlier in the year toured North America as part of "PaganFest: America Part III", the band's first-ever U.S. headlining ...

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EPICA To Celebrate 10th Anniversary With Special 'Retrospect' Performance

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA will celebrate their 10th anniversary with a special performance, dubbed "Retrospect", which will take place on March 23, 2013 at Klokgebouw in Eindhoven, Holland. "Retrospect" will be EPICA's most ambitious project to date, joined by a 70-piece symphonic orchestra and choir, international guests and lots of special effects. Tickets will ...

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