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AVERSIONS CROWN: 'Vectors' Video Released

The official video for the song "Vectors" from Australian death machine AVERSIONS CROWN can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Tyrant", which will be released on November 24 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Formed in 2010 in Queensland's Brisbane, the same sunny stretch of Australian coastline that is responsible for ...

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NIGHTINGALE To Release 'Retribution' In January

Sweden's NIGHTINGALE will release its seventh studio album, "Retribution", on January 27, 2015 in North America via InsideOut Music. The follow-up to 2007's "White Darkness" features artwork by Travis Smith (OPETH, NEVERMORE, KATATONIA) and the music should appeal to fans of bands like RUSH, MARILLION, STYX, KANSAS, THRESHOLD, and even OPETH and KATATONIA. NIGHTINGALE was ...

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HAMMERFALL Parts Ways With Drummer ANDERS JOHANSSON

Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL have released the following statement: "Life in a heavy metal band is indeed filled with twists and turns, highs and lows, ups and downs. On Monday, we rolled out our own whiskey, Legacy Of Kings. Today is a shocking and monumental day for all, HAMMERFALL members and fans alike: Anders Johansson has ...

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ATKINS MAY PROJECT Featuring Original JUDAS PRIEST Singer AL ATKINS: New Song 'A World At War' Streaming

ATKINS MAY PROJECT, the band featuring original JUDAS PRIEST singer Al Atkins and Christian guitarist and music artist Paul May, will release its third album, "Empire Of Destruction", on September 29 via Gonzo Multimedia. Like its predecessors, "Empire Of Destruction" comes once again straight out of the heart of "Black Country" in the United Kingdom, ...

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AVERSIONS CROWN: 'The Glass Sentient' Lyric Video Released

The lyric video for the song "The Glass Sentient" from Australian death machine AVERSIONS CROWN can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Tyrant", which will be released on November 24 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Formed in 2010 in Queensland's Brisbane, the same sunny stretch of Australian coastline that is ...

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ATKINS MAY PROJECT Featuring Original JUDAS PRIEST Singer AL ATKINS: New Song 'Here Comes The Rain' Streaming

ATKINS MAY PROJECT, the band featuring original JUDAS PRIEST singer Al Atkins and Christian guitarist and music artist Paul May, will release its third album, "Empire Of Destruction", on September 29 via Gonzo Multimedia. Like its predecessors, "Empire Of Destruction" comes once again straight out of the heart of "Black Country" in the United Kingdom, ...

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Pale Communion - OPETH

"Heritage" turned more than few heads in the metal world as OPETH all but declared themselves liberated from the genre. Death metal is now practically exorcised from the songwriting process of these virtuosos, who turn in a prog-chopped masterpiece bearing the influences of GENTLE GIANT, KING CRIMSON and NEKTAR. "Pale Communion" may be a horror ...

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EVERGREY: EPK For 'Hymns For The Broken' Album

An EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for "Hymns For The Broken", the new album from Swedish metallers EVERGREY, can be found below. Not too long ago EVERGREY was almost dead. Long live EVERGREY. Yes it's true, one of the most original metal bands to come out of Sweden almost called it quits. It wasn't a decision ...

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ABYSMAL DAWN: New Song 'Inanimate' Available For Streaming

Modern death metallers ABYSMAL DAWN will release their fourth full-length album, "Obsolescence", on October 28 via Relapse. The effort will be available in CD, LP and digital formats. A song from the album, "Inanimate", can be streamed below. "I'm very happy to present a new ABYSMAL DAWN track after almost three years of waiting," commented ...

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THE SKULL Featuring Former TROUBLE Members: 'For Those Which Are Asleep' Debut Due In November

THE SKULL — the new band featuring two original members of American doom metal legends TROUBLE, Eric Wagner (vocals) and Jeff "Oly" Olson (drums), alongside longtime TROUBLE bassist Ron Holzner, guitarist Lothar Keller (SACRED DAWN) and former PENTAGRAM guitarist Matt Goldsborough — will release its debut album, "For Those Which Are Asleep", on November 4 ...

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ACCEPT's WOLF HOFFMANN Discusses 'Blind Rage' Album On 'Rich Davenport's Rock Show' (Audio)

Guitarist Wolf Hoffmann of German/American metallers ACCEPT was interviewed on the latest edition of "Rich Davenport's Rock Show". The program can be streamed using the Mixcloud player below. (Note: The interview with Hoffmann begins around the one-minute, 38-second mark.) ACCEPT's new album, "Blind Rage", was released on August 15 via Nuclear Blast. Like its two ...

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TEXAS IN JULY: New Song 'Sweetest Poison' Available For Streaming

"Sweetest Poison", a brand new song from the Pennsylvania metal band TEXAS IN JULY, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is taken from the group's fourth full-length album, "Bloodwork", which will be released on September 16 via Equal Vision Records. "'Sweetest Poison' is a perfect representation of all that 'Bloodwork' has ...

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Australia's AVERSIONS CROWN Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST ENTERTAINMENT

Australian death machine AVERSIONS CROWN has signed a worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment for the release of its new slab of astral punishment, "Tyrant". Formed in 2010 in Queensland's Brisbane, the same sunny stretch of Australian coastline that is responsible for launching the careers of PORTAL and THE AMITY AFFLICTION, AVERSIONS CROWN developed its ...

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SLASH Composes Original Score For Universal Studios Hollywood's 'Halloween Horror Nights' Maze

Grammy Award-winning musician Slash, hailed as one of the 10 best electric guitar players of all time by Time magazine, is joining forces with Universal Studios Hollywood to compose an original score for the theme park's hypnotizing new 3D maze "Clowns 3D Music by Slash" at "Halloween Horror Nights" beginning Friday, September 19. While partnering ...

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EVERGREY: 'King Of Errors' Video Released; New Lineup Unveiled

"King Of Errors", the new video from Swedish metallers EVERGREY, can be seen below. The clip was helmed by Swedish director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB, who has previously worked with IN FLAMES, HAMMERFALL, DIMMU BORGIR, EUROPE and LACUNA COIL, among many others. "King Of Errors" is taken from EVERGREY's new album, ...

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ACCEPT: Lyric Video For New Song 'Final Journey'

"Blind Rage", the new album from German/American metallers ACCEPT, will be released on August 15 (postponed from the previously announced July 18) via Nuclear Blast. Like its two predecessors, 2010's "Blood Of The Nations" and 2012's "Stalingrad", the new effort was helmed by British producer Andy Sneap, who has previously worked with MEGADETH, EXODUS, TESTAMENT, ...

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ACCEPT: 'Teutonic Terror' Performance Clip From 'Blind Rage' Bonus DVD

"Blind Rage", the new album from German/American metallers ACCEPT, will be released on August 15 (postponed from the previously announced July 18) via Nuclear Blast. Like its two predecessors, 2010's "Blood Of The Nations" and 2012's "Stalingrad", the new effort was helmed by British producer Andy Sneap, who has previously worked with MEGADETH, EXODUS, TESTAMENT, ...

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UNISONIC: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'Exceptional' Video Shoot

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Exceptional", the new video from UNISONIC — the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany's PINK CREAM 69) — can be seen below. The song is taken ...

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ACCEPT: Third 'Blind Rage' Trailer Available

The third and final trailer for "Blind Rage", the new album from German/American metallers ACCEPT, can be seen below. The CD will be released on August 15 (postponed from the previously announced July 18) via Nuclear Blast. Like its two predecessors, 2010's "Blood Of The Nations" and 2012's "Stalingrad", the new effort was helmed by ...

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