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FULLFORCE Films New Video

FULLFORCE — the new Swedish melodic metal outfit featuring Mike Andersson (CLOUDSCAPE, SILENT MEMORIAL, PLANET ALLIANCE) on vocals, Stefan Elmgren (HAMMERFALL) on guitar, Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on drums, Carl-Johan Grimmark (NARNIA) on guitar, and Tommy Larsson (HEED) on bass — recently filmed a music video with director Rainer Holmgren (PAIN OF SALVATION). The ...

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FULLFORCE Signs With SPV/STEAMHAMMER

FULLFORCE — the new Swedish melodic metal outfit featuring Mike Andersson (CLOUDSCAPE, SILENT MEMORIAL, PLANET ALLIANCE) on vocals, Stefan Elmgren (HAMMERFALL) on guitar, Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on drums, Carl-Johan Grimmark (NARNIA) on guitar, and Tommy Larsson (HEED) on bass — has inked a worldwide deal with SPV/Steamhammer. The band's debut album, "One", will ...

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DIVINEFIRE: 'Eye Of The Storm' Trailer Released

DIVINEFIRE, the melodic metal band led by guitarist and composer Jani Stefanovic, will release its fifth studio album, "Eye Of The Storm", on March 25 via Liljegren Records. DIVINEFIRE is now fronted by two vocalists — Christian Liljegren (GOLDEN RESURRECTION) and German Pascual (NARNIA) — both of whom previously sang for the now-defunct melodic, neo-classical ...

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DIVINEFIRE To Release 'Eye Of The Storm' In April

DIVINEFIRE, the melodic metal band led by guitarist and composer Jani Stefanovic, will release its fifth studio album, "Eye Of The Storm", in late March 2011 in Japan through King Records and in April in the rest of the world via Liljegren Records. DIVINEFIRE is now fronted by two vocalists — Christian Liljegren (GOLDEN RESURRECTION) ...

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FULLFORCE: New Song Posted Online

A rough-mix version of "None Of Your Concern", a brand new song from FULLFORCE — the new Swedish melodic metal project featuring Mike Andersson (CLOUDSCAPE, SILENT MEMORIAL, PLANET ALLIANCE) on vocals, Stefan Elmgren (HAMMERFALL) on guitar, Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on drums, Carl-Johan Grimmark (NARNIA) on guitar, and Tommy Larsson (HEED) on bass — ...

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FLYLEAF Singer Will Take Long Break For Baby

FLYLEAF releases a new EP called "Remember To Live" next Tuesday (December 7) and it's likely to be the band's last record for a while. Singer Lacey Mosley Sturm is expecting her first child in 2011 and told The Pulse Of Radio she plans to take things slow for a while. "What's cool about getting ...

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Original NARNIA Keyboardist To Play Last Two Shows With Band

Original NARNIA keyboard player Martin Härenstam (formerly known as Martin Claesson) will perform with the Swedish epic/melodic metal band when it plays its final two concers in November/December. The group states, "We can't think of a better way to say goodbye to our fans than with this hybrid classic/modern lineup." NARNIA's lineup for the last ...

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NARNIA Announces Final Two Shows

Swedish epic/melodic metallers NARNIA, who announced this past spring that they were calling it quits, will play their last two shows in November and December. The details are as follows: Nov. 20 - Mexico City, Mexico - Together For The Revolution Dec. 3-4 - Ennepetal, Germany - Christmas Rock Night Commented C.J. Grimmark (guitar, keyboards): ...

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Former NARNIA Frontman Launches GOLDEN RESURRECTION

Christian Liljegren, vocalist and founder of DIVINEFIRE, NARNIA and AUDIOVISION, is back with a new Swedish melodic neo-classical metal sensation called GOLDEN RESURRECTION. In 2008 Christian Liljegren joined forces with Tommy Johansson, a 20-year-old super-talented vocalist and guitar hero. Both shared a big passion for melodic neoclassical metal and GOLDEN RESURRECTION was born. The complete ...

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7DAYS To Release 'Into Forever' In October

7DAYS, the epic metal project led by DARKWATER/HARMONY guitarist and composer Markus Sigfridsson, will release its second album, "Into Forever", on October 15 via Liljegren Records. The CD features contributions from the following musicians: * Markus Sigfridsson (HARMONY, DARKWATER) - Guitar, Keyboards And Programming * Daniel Flores (THE MURDER OF MY SWEET, MIND'S EYE) - ...

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FULLFORCE Putting Finishing Touches On Debut Album

FULLFORCE — the new Swedish melodic metal project featuring Mike Andersson (CLOUDSCAPE, SILENT MEMORIAL, PLANET ALLIANCE) on vocals, Stefan Elmgren (HAMMERFALL) on guitar, Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on drums, Carl-Johan Grimmark (NARNIA) on guitar, and Tommy Larsson (HEED) on bass — is putting the finishing touches on its debut album, tentatively due in early ...

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AUDIOVISION: 'Keep The Fire Burning' Video Released

"Keep The Fire Burning", the new video from the Swedish melodic metal band AUDIOVISION, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Ronny Hemlin (SCAR SYMMETRY, STEEL ATTACK).The song comes off the group's second album, "Focus", which was released in Europe and North America on April 23 through Ulterium Records. The CD was produced ...

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NARNIA Guitarist Collaborates With MASTERPLAN

C.J. Grimmark (guitar, keyboards) of Swedish epic/melodic metallers NARNIA has collaborated with the German/Norwegian metal act MASTERPLAN on a song called "Fiddle Of Time", to be included on the forthcoming MASTERPLAN album, "Time To Be King". Commented Grimmark: "I'm proud to say that I've had the opportunity to to collaborate with one of my favorite ...

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ROYAL HUNT: New Song Posted Online

"Shadowman", a brand new song from the Denmark-based hard rock/progressive metal band ROYAL HUNT, is avaialble for streaming on the group's MySpace page. The track comes off ROYAL HUNT's new album, "X", which will be released in Europe in June 2010 via Scarlet Records. The CD came out in Japan and Southeast Asia ...

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NARNIA Calls It Quits

C.J. Grimmark (guitar, keyboards) of Swedish epic/melodic metallers NARNIA has issued the following update: "Some of you may have heard rumors, and some of you may be surprised by what you're about to read. "We confirm today that we're facing the end of the journey of this band. "We want to thank all our fans, ...

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AUDIOVISION: 'Invitation' Video Released

"Invitation", the new video from the Swedish melodic metal band AUDIOVISION, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Ronny Hemlin (SCAR SYMMETRY, STEEL ATTACK).The song comes off the group's second album, "Focus", which will be released in Europe and North America on April 23 through Ulterium Records. The CD was produced and mixed ...

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ROYAL HUNT Signs European Deal With SCARLET RECORDS

Denmark-based hard rock/progressive metal band ROYAL HUNT has signed a deal with Scarlet Records for the European release of its new album, "X". ROYAL HUNT decided to revisit its roots and incorporate some of the musical values of the '70s into its songwriting as well as — in order to reinforce that particular atmosphere — ...

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FULLFORCE Issues Studio Update

FULLFORCE — the new Swedish melodic metal project featuring Mike Andersson (CLOUDSCAPE, SILENT MEMORIAL, PLANET ALLIANCE) on vocals, Stefan Elmgren (HAMMERFALL) on guitar, Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on drums, Carl-Johan Grimmark (NARNIA) on guitar, and Tommy Larsson (HEED) on bass — has issued the following update: "Anders Johansson has almost completed the drum recording. ...

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AUDIOVISION To Release 'Focus' In April

Swedish melodic metal band AUDIOVISION will release its second album, "Focus", in Europe and North America on April 23 through Ulterium Records. The CD was produced and mixed by Erik Mårtensson (W.E.T., ECLIPSE) and mastered by Micke Lind (DIO, CANDLEMASS, TALISMAN). According to a press release, "Focus" is "a high quality melodic metal release influenced ...

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FULLFORCE: First Photos Of New Lineup Posted Onine

The first photos of the new FULLFORCE lineup — the new Swedish melodic metal project featuring Mike Andersson (CLOUDSCAPE, SILENT MEMORIAL, PLANET ALLIANCE) on vocals, Stefan Elmgren (HAMMERFALL) on guitar, Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on drums, Carl-Johan Grimmark (NARNIA) on guitar, and Tommy Larsson (HEED) on bass — can be found at

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FULLFORCE: New Demo Sample Posted Online

FULLFORCE, the new Swedish melodic metal project featuring Mike Andersson (CLOUDSCAPE, SILENT MEMORIAL, PLANET ALLIANCE) on vocals, Stefan Elmgren (HAMMERFALL) on guitar, Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on drums, Carl-Johan Grimmark (NARNIA) on guitar, and Tommy Larsson (HEED) on bass, has posted a one-minute audio sample of the demo version of the song "Mythomaniac" on ...

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FULLFORCE Announces New Bassist

FULLFORCE (now apparently written as one word), the new Swedish melodic metal project featuring Mike Andersson (CLOUDSCAPE, SILENT MEMORIAL, PLANET ALLIANCE) on vocals, Stefan Elmgren (HAMMERFALL) on guitar, Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on drums, and Carl-Johan Grimmark (NARNIA) on guitar, has announced the addition of bassist Tommy Larsson (HEED) to the group's ranks. FULLFORCE ...

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AUDIOVISION Signs With ULTERIUM RECORDS

Ulterium Records has announced the signing of the Swedish melodic metal band AUDIOVISION. The group's new album, "Focus", will be released in the spring. AUDIOVISION is: Christian Liljegren (DIVINEFIRE, ex-NARNIA) - Vocals Simeon Liljegren (ex-MODEST ATTRACTION) – Bass, Vocals Torbjörn Weinesjö (VENI DOMINE) - Guitars & Vocals Thomas Weinesjö (VENI DOMINE, SAVIOUR MACHINE) - Drums ...

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ROYAL HUNT: 'X' To Receive Japanese Release This Month

Denmark-based hard rockers ROYAL HUNT have extended their contract with Marquee/Avalon Records in order to include their 10th studio album, "X", set to be released on January 21 throughout Japan and Southeast Asia. ROYAL HUNT decided to revisit its roots and incorporate some of the musical values of the '70s into its songwriting as well ...

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GAIA EPICUS To Release 'Dark Secrets' In The Spring

Norwegian power metallers GAIA EPICUS are putting the finishing touches on their fifth album, "Dark Secrets", to be released this spring. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Beyond The Universe", "The Raven", "Lost Forever" and "Behind These Walls". The cover artwork will once again be created by J.P Fournier. In other news, GAIA ...

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ROYAL HUNT: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Denmark-based hard rockers ROYAL HUNT have revealed the cover artwork and track listing for their 10th studio album, "X", due later this year. ROYAL HUNT decided to revisit its roots and incorporate some of the musical values of the '70s into its songwriting as well as — in order to reinforce that particular atmosphere — ...

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FULLFORCE Parts Ways With Bassist MAGNUS ROSÉN

FULLFORCE (now apparently written as one word), the new Swedish melodic metal project featuring Mike Andersson (CLOUDSCAPE, SILENT MEMORIAL, PLANET ALLIANCE) on vocals, Stefan Elmgren (HAMMERFALL) on guitar, Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on drums, and Carl-Johan Grimmark (NARNIA) on guitar, has parted ways with bassist Magnus Rosén (HAMMERFALL, X-WORLD/5, REVOLUTION RENAISSANCE). According to the ...

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ROYAL HUNT Completes Vocal Tracks For New Album

Mark Boals of Denmark-based hard rockers ROYAL HUNT has finished laying down the vocals for the band's new studio album. A short video clip of Mark in the studio can be viewed below. ROYAL HUNT is continuing to post regular updates, photos, video clips as well as offering a "track-by-track" breakdown of the recording ...

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