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DEGRADEAD Recording Third Album

Stockholm, Sweden-based melodic death metallers DEGRADEAD have entered Peter Tägtgren's (HYPOCRISY, PAIN) Abyss studios in Pärlby, outside Ludvika, Sweden with producer Jonas Kjellgren (SCAR SYMMETRY, CENTINEX, WORLD BELOW) to begin recording their third album for a late 2010 release. The first in a series of video clips containing behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions can ...

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OVERKILL Frontman Interviewed On 'Talking Metal'

The latest episode of "Talking Metal" features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL. Topics include recording the band's new album, "Ironbound"; Blitz's long-standing partnership with bassist D.D. Verni; drummer Ron Lipnicki; and new thrash artists including, WARBRINGER. Photos as well as the ...

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OVERKILL Frontman Interviewed On 'The Metal File'

Vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL was interviewed for this week's "The Metal File" podcast from Montreal's CHOM-FM. You can stream the show using the audio player below. Quality video footage of OVERKILL's March 18, 2010 performance at Teatro Flores in Buenos Aires, Argentina can be viewed below. OVERKILL's new ...

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OVERKILL Frontman Interviewed On 'Black Night Meditations'

Vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL was interviewed on WSCA 106.1 FM's "Black Night Meditations" show. Topics discussed include the band's new album, "Ironbound"; the upcoming Killfest tour; live setlists; the possibility of a U.S. tour with MOTÖRHEAD; and his home life. The 21-minute discussion is now available for streaming ...

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OBITUARY, GAZA Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT

OBITUARY and GAZA have been confirmed for the 15-year-anniversary edition of the Brutal Assault festival, set to take place August 12-14, 2010 in Josefov, Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGNOSTIC FRONT AHAB ARSIS AURA NOIR BAL-SAGOTH BLEED FROM WITHIN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CATAMENIA CONVERGE DEMONIC RESURRECTION DESPISED ICON DEVIN TOWNSEND ...

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W.A.S.P., CROWBAR Confirmed For Finland's TUSKA Festival

W.A.S.P. and CROWBAR have been confirmed for the thirteenth annual Tuska festival, set to take place July 2-4, 2010 in Helsinki, Finland. Devin Townsend will perform his "Ziltoid The Omniscient" concept album in its entirety on Friday, July 2 as a special one-off world-exclusive show. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, July ...

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KREATOR Confirmed For Germany's ROCKHARZ OPEN AIR Festival

German thrash metal veterans KREATOR have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Rockharz Open Air festival, set to take place July 8-10 at Flugplatz in Ballenstedt/Harz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLACK MESSIAH BURNING SKIES DARK AGE DEVILDRIVER DELAIN DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DORO EISBRECHER END OF GREEN ENSIFERUM EQUILIBRIUM ...

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XI Reasons to See - DESTINITY

Count DESTINITY as one of a long line of French bands that don't so much reinvent their chosen style of metal - the obvious exceptions (GOJIRA, DEATHSPELL OMEGA, etc) notwithstanding — as do things a little differently or simply march to the beat their own appointed drummer. "XI Reasons to See", the band's fifth full-length ...

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TRIPTYKON, SKELETONWITCH, WARBRINGER Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

TRIPTYKON, SKELETONWITCH and WARBRINGER have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 19-21, 2010 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 AGNOSTIC FRONT AHAB ANATHEMA ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY ASPHYX BARREN EARTH BEHEMOTH CALLISTO CANNIBAL CORPSE CHILDREN OF BODOM CUMULO NIMBUS ...

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OVERKILL: Quality Buenos Aires Footage Available

Quality video footage of OVERKILL's March 18, 2010 performance at Teatro Flores in Buenos Aires, Argentina can be viewed below. OVERKILL's new album, "Ironbound", sold 4,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 192 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD landed at No. 4 on ...

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WATAIN, AGNOSTIC FRONT Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT

WATAIN and AGNOSTIC FRONT have been confirmed for the 15-year-anniversary edition of the Brutal Assault festival, set to take place August 12-14, 2010 in Josefov, Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGNOSTIC FRONT AHAB ARSIS AURA NOIR BAL-SAGOTH BLEED FROM WITHIN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CATAMENIA CONVERGE DEMONIC RESURRECTION DESPISED ICON DEVIN ...

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VISIONS OF ATLANTIS To Enter Studio In May

Austrian symphonic metallers VISIONS OF ATLANTIS will enter Dreamscape Studios in Munich, Germany in late May to begin recording their fourth album for a fall 2010 release. The band states, "The producers [at Dreamscape] exactly know how to bring out the best of our work and we enjoy working together with such nice guys." Working ...

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OTEP: 'Rise, Rebel, Resist' Video Available

"Rise, Rebel, Resist", the new video from California's OTEP, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Scott Hansen, whose video work ranges from pop-hardcore heroes A DAY TO REMEMBER to the legendary singer-songwriter WILLIE NELSON. "I had this idea to have some politician enveloped inside of their own chaos," explains Hansen. "What better ...

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ARISE: 'The Reckoning' Trailer Available

A two-minute video trailer for "The Reckoning", the fourth album from Swedish death/thrashers ARISE, can be viewed below. Due on March 22 through Regain Records, the CD features guest appearances by Jonas Kjellgren (SCAR SYMMETRY, ex-CARNAL FORGE), Mikael Stanne (DARK TRANQUILLITY) and Jake Fredém (NOSTRADAMEUS). "The Reckoning" track listing: 01. Adrenaline Rush 02. No Memory ...

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BAL-SAGOTH, AHAB Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT

BAL-SAGOTH and AHAB have been confirmed for the 15-year-anniversary edition of the Brutal Assault festival, set to take place August 12-14, 2010 in Josefov, Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AHAB ARSIS AURA NOIR BAL-SAGOTH BLEED FROM WITHIN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CATAMENIA CONVERGE DEMONIC RESURRECTION DESPISED ICON DEVIN TOWNSEND DEVOURMENT DIABLO ...

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THE COLD EXISTENCE Calls It Quits

Swedish melodic death metallers THE COLD EXISTENCE have issued the following update: "We have come to the conclusion that we need to put THE COLD EXISTENCE on hold for undecided time. The main reason for this is that we feel we have working really hard for many years now and the band will not really ...

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OVERKILL Frontman Interviewed On 'Saturday Night Scream'

Vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL was recently interviewed by Joe D, host of the metal show "Saturday Night Scream", which airs every Saturday night from 9:00 p.m. to midnight on WAQX (95X) in Syracuse, New York. The chat is now available for streaming using the audio player below.

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Free Online NUCLEAR BLAST Sampler

Nuclear Blast and Amazon.com have teamed up to provide metalheads everywhere with the "Sinister Spring Sampler" featuring the following eleven bands and tracks from the label's all-star roster: * EXODUS - "The Hammer And Life" (demo) * ELUVEITIE - "Thousandfold" * ARSIS - "Beyond Forlorn" * ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY - "Cryogenica" * MNEMIC - ...

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SUICIDAL ANGELS, LOST SOUL Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT

SUICIDAL ANGELS and LOST SOUL have been confirmed for the 15-year-anniversary edition of the Brutal Assault festival, set to take place August 12-14, 2010 in Josefov, Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ARSIS AURA NOIR BLEED FROM WITHIN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CATAMENIA CONVERGE DEMONIC RESURRECTION DESPISED ICON DEVIN TOWNSEND DEVOURMENT DIABLO ...

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DARK FUNERAL To Play Its 'Longest Set' To Date On European Tour

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL will kick off their "A Declaration Of Hate - European Tour 2010" with ZONARIA, CARACH ANGREN and NEFARIUM tonight (Friday, March 5) at Valhall in Skövde, Sweden. Commented DARK FUENRAL guitarist Lord Ahriman: "We have just completed two days of pre-production for the tour at Avenyn, which is a big ...

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ENSIFERUM, MACABRE Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT

ENSIFERUM and MACABRE have been confirmed for the 15-year-anniversary edition of the Brutal Assault festival, set to take place August 12-14, 2010 in Josefov, Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ARSIS AURA NOIR BLEED FROM WITHIN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CATAMENIA CONVERGE DEMONIC RESURRECTION DESPISED ICON DEVIN TOWNSEND DEVOURMENT DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA ...

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THE HAUNTED Confirmed For Germany's ROCKHARZ OPEN AIR

Swedish metallers THE HAUNTED have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Rockharz Open Air festival, set to take place July 8-10 at Flugplatz in Ballenstedt/Harz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLACK MESSIAH BURNING SKIES DARK AGE DEICIDE DELAIN DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DORO EISBRECHER END OF GREEN ENSIFERUM EQUILIBRIUM EXCREMENTORY ...

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THE COLD EXISTENCE Parts Ways With Drummer

Drummer Joakim Antonsson has left Swedish melodic death metallers THE COLD EXISTENCE in order to focus on his other band NOX AUREA. The remaining members of THE COLD EXISTENCE say in a statement, "There is no hard feelings between the band and Joakim for this and we wish him good luck with his other bands." ...

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SLAYER, ALICE COOPER, MOTÖRHEAD, Others Confirmed For France's HELLFEST

The following bands have been added to this year's installment of the Hellfest, set to take place June 18-20, 2010 in Clisson, France: AIRBOURNE ALICE COOPER ANNIHILATOR AS I LAY DYING BLASPHEME CARCASS DEFTONES DOOM ELECTRIC MARY VULCAIN EXODUS FEAR FACTORY FIELDS OF THE NEPHILIM HYPOCRISY INFECTIOUS GROOVES KALISIA MASS HYSTERIA MOTÖRHEAD SAXON SLAYER STONE ...

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