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TRISTANIA: New Audio Interview With OLE VISTNES

The Age Of Metal recently conducted an interview with bassist Ole Vistnes of Norwegian/Italian metallers TRISTANIA. You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud player below. TRISTANIA released its seventh studio album, "Darkest White", on May 31 via Napalm Records. The CD artwork, painted by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, SODOM, HATEBREED), can be ...

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Former TRISTANIA Singer VIBEKE STENE To Guest On GOD OF ATHEISTS Debut

GOD OF ATHEISTS, the Norwegian extreme metal project led by Asgeir Mickelson (SARKE, SPIRAL ARCHITECT, BORKNAGAR, TESTAMENT), has announced the addition of bassist Lars K. Norberg (SPIRAL ARCHITECT) and soprano Vibeke Stene (ex-TRISTANIA; pictured below) to the group's recording lineup. Mickelson states: "Excitement is an understatement." GOD OF ATHEISTS is currently recording its debut album ...

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Video: TRISTANIA Singer Covers THE MARS VOLTA's 'The Widow'

Italian singer Mariangela "Mary" Demurtas of Norway's TRISTANIA and Italian guitarist Francesco Marras' (SCREAMING SHADOWS) have released a video for their acoustic cover version of THE MARS VOLTA song "The Widow". Check it out below. The clip was produced by Luigi Marras and Francesco Marras. Says Demurtas about the video: "THE MARS VOLTA is one ...

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EX DEO's MAURIZIO IACONO Interviewed In Hamburg (Video)

Metal-Trails.com conducted an interview with singer Maurizio Iacono (EX DEO, KATAKLYSM) on March 10 at Markthalle in Hamburg, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. EX DEO's sophomore album, "Caligvla", was released in August 2012 via Austria's Napalm Records. "Caligvla" was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, ...

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TRISTANIA: 'Darkest White' Title Track Available For Streaming

Norwegian/Italian metallers TRISTANIA will release their seventh studio album, "Darkest White", on May 31 via Napalm Records. The CD artwork, painted by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, SODOM, HATEBREED), can be seen below. "Darkest White" track listing: 01. Number 02. Darkest White 03. Himmelfal 04. Requiem 05. Diagnosis 06. Scarling 07. Night on Earth 08. Cathedral ...

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TRISTANIA: New 'Darkest White' Album Teaser Posted Online

Norwegian/Italian metallers TRISTANIA will release their seventh studio album, "Darkest White", on May 31 via Napalm Records. The CD artwork, painted by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, SODOM, HATEBREED), can be seen below. "Darkest White" track listing: 01. Number 02. Darkest White 03. Himmelfal 04. Requiem 05. Diagnosis 06. Scarling 07. Night on Earth 08. Cathedral ...

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TRISTANIA: 'Darkest White' Track Listing Revealed

Norwegian/Italian metallers TRISTANIA will release their seventh studio album, "Darkest White", on May 31 via Napalm Records. The CD artwork, painted by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, SODOM, HATEBREED), can be seen below. "Darkest White" track listing: 01. Number 02. Darkest White 03. Himmelfal 04. Requiem 05. Diagnosis 06. Scarling 07. Night on Earth 08. Cathedral ...

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TRISTANIA: New Album Details Revealed

Norwegian/Italian metallers TRISTANIA will release their seventh studio album, "Darkest White", on May 31 via Napalm Records. The CD artwork, painted by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, SODOM, HATEBREED), can be seen below. The band wanted a dark and disturbing cover, and Kantor instantly knew what they asked for after being presented with the music and ...

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TRISTANIA: New Album Mastered In Sweden

The seventh album from Norwegian/Italian metallers TRISTANIA is being mastered today at Cutting Room Studios in Sweden. The CD will be released in May via Napalm Records. Pre-production for the effort finished in December. The album was recorded in January/February and mixed by the producer Christer André Cederberg in the latter weeks in February. The ...

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EX DEO: 'The Tiberius Cliff (Exile To Capri)' Video Released

"The Tiberius Cliff (Exile To Capri)", the brand new video from EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, can be seen below. According to EX DEO, the clip "showcase[s] the band's theatrical and crushing live show, just in time for the upcoming Euro conquests!" "The Tiberius Cliff (Exile To Capri)" ...

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TRISTANIA: Audio Sample Of New Song

Norwegian/Italian metallers TRISTANIA have posted an audio teaser for the new song "Darkest White", to be featured on the band's upcoming seventh full-length album, due for release in May via Napalm Records. Listen to the sample in the YouTube clip below. TRISTANIA's new CD is being produced by Christer André Cederberg, who started his metal ...

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AZURE EMOTE: New Album Details Revealed

Avant-garde death metal unit AZURE EMOTE — envisioned and created by Mike Hrubovcak (MONSTROSITY, VILE, DIVINE RAPTURE, ABRAXAS) and executed utilizing musicians from DEATH, FEAR FACTORY, MONSTROSITY, TRISTANIA, RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER and more — has announces the completion of its second studio album, "The Gravity Of Impermanence". Confirmed for worldwide release on April 3 through Selfmadegod ...

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TRISTANIA Announces Producer For New Album

Norwegian/Italian metallers TRISTANIA have tapped Christer André Cederberg (pictured below) to produce their seventh full-length album for a late May release via Austria's Napalm Records. Says TRISTANIA singer Kjetil Nordhus: "This was agreed a while ago, and we started the working together already at the pre-production stage. "We already know this will be fruitful and ...

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TRISTANIA Begins Recording New Album

Norwegian/Italian metallers TRISTANIA entered the studio on Friday, January 4 to begin recording their seventh full-length album for a late May release via Austria's Napalm Records. The first part of the recording sessions (drums) will take place at Tanken Studio in Oslo with engineer Fredrik Wallumrød, before the band moves to another location where they ...

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TRISTANIA Singer Performs Acoustic Covers Of ALICE IN CHAINS, DEEP PURPLE Classics (Video)

Video footage of Italian singer Mariangela "Mary" Demurtas of Norway's TRISTANIA and Italian guitarist Francesco Marras (SCREAMING SHADOWS) performing acoustic cover versions of ALICE IN CHAINS ("Down In A Hole") and DEEP PURPLE ("Soldier Of Fortune") classics can be seen below. Demurtas joined TRISTANIA in 2007 and is featured on the band's sixth album, "Rubicon", ...

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ZONARIA: 'Silent Holocaust' Video Released

"Silent Holocaust", the new video from Swedish death/black metallers ZONARIA, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Jakob Arevärn (MOBY, CARNAL FORGE, ADEPT, TRISTANIA, DRACONIA, DEAD BY APRIL) and was filmed 35 kilometers from the band's hometown of Umeå. Commented ZONARIA guitarist Emil Nyström: "We've been looking forward to working with Jakob for ...

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EX DEO: 'Per Oculos Aquila' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for "Per Oculos Aquila", a brand new somg from EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, can be seen below. The track will appear on EX DEO's sophomore album, "Caligvla", which will be released via Austria's Napalm Records on the following dates: Aug. 29 - Spain, ...

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EX DEO: 'Caligvla' Preview Available

Audio samples of the tracks that will appear on "Caligvla", the sophomore album from EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. "Caligvla" will be released via Austria's Napalm Records on the following dates: Aug. 29 - Spain, Finland, Sweden, Greece Aug. 31 ...

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EX DEO: 'I, Caligvla' Video Released

"I, Caligvla", the new video from EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, can be seen below. The clip, which was filmed last month in Philadelphia, features an appearance by Iacono's girlfriend, Colombian model Suzzy, and is described by the band as "a resurrection in time, blood and courage." The ...

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EX DEO: More 'Caligvla' Release Dates Announced

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, will release its sophomore album, "Caligvla", via Austria's Napalm Records on the following dates: Aug. 29 - Spain, Finland, Sweden, Greece Aug. 31 - Germany/Austria/Switzerland, Benelux Sep. 03 - Rest of Europe Sep. 11 - USA/Canada "Caligvla" was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François ...

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EX DEO Preparing To Film 'I, Caligvla' Video

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, will release its sophomore album, "Caligvla", on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX and DESPISED ICON, among others. The artwork and layout for the album ...

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EX DEO: More 'Caligvla' Album Details Revealed

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, will release its sophomore album, "Caligvla", on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX and DESPISED ICON, among others. The artwork and layout for the album ...

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EX DEO To Film 'I, Caligvla' Video

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, will film a video for the song "I, Caligvla" on June 23 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with American director Tommy Jones, who has previously worked with DEATH ANGEL, SOILWORK and KATAKLYSM. EX DEO states, "After much debate, we decided to go with a realistic ...

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EX DEO: First 'Caligvla' Trailer Released

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, will release its sophomore album, "Caligvla", on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX and DESPISED ICON, among others. The artwork and layout for the album ...

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EX DEO: 'Caligvla' Artwork Unveiled

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, has completed work on its sophomore album, "Caligvla", for an August 31 release via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX and DESPISED ICON, among others. The artwork and ...

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EX DEO Completes Mixing Sophomore Album

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, has completed work on its sophomore album, "Caligvla", for an August 31 release via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX and DESPISED ICON, among others. The artwork and ...

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XANDRIA Bassist Forced To Sit Out European Tour

German female-fronted symphonic metallers XANDRIA have issued the following update: "Bad luck for our bass guitar player Nils [Middelahauve]. Whilst we were playing the most recent shows with EPICA, Nils severely hurt his right forefinger on stage which eventually led to a serious blood poisoning after the last show. Due to this sepsis, he had ...

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EX DEO: Performance Footage Of New Song Available

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, debuted a brand new song "I, Caligvla", this past Sunday, April 1 at Club Soda in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as part of the "Paganfest America Part III" tour with TURISAS, ALESTORM, ARKONA and HUNTRESS. Video footage of the performance can be seen below. ...

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EX DEO: More 'Caligvla' Guest Musicians Announced

"Caligvla", the sophomore album from KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono's Ancient Roman-themed arsenal EX DEO, is scheduled for release on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records. In addition to the previously announced guest appearances by ALL SHALL PERISH guitarist Francesco Artusato and TRISTANIA singer Mariangela Demurtas, the CD will feature contributions from SEPTICFLESH's Seth Siro Anton ...

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