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ABYSMAL DAWN: 'Obsolescence' Album Details Revealed

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. ABYSMAL DAWN strikes the perfect balance between extreme songwriting and exceptional skill with an infectious blend of technical-yet-memorable riffs, throat-shredding vocals, and crushing rhythms delivered with machine-gun ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO's PHILM: Trailer For 'Fire From The Evening Sun' Album

PHILM — the Los Angeles-based experimental post-hardcore triumvirate featuring drummer Dave Lombardo (SLAYER, AMEN), guitarist/vocalist Gerry Paul Nestler (CIVIL DEFIANCE), and bassist Francisco "Pancho" Eduardo Tomaselli (WAR) — will release its sophomore album, "Fire From The Evening Sun", on September 16 (one day earlier internationally) via UDR. A one-minute trailer for the CD can be ...

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ACCEPT: Second 'Blind Rage' Trailer Available

The second of three trailers 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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DAVE LOMBARDO's PHILM To Release 'Fire From The Evening Sun' In September

PHILM — the Los Angeles-based experimental post-hardcore triumvirate featuring drummer Dave Lombardo (SLAYER, AMEN), guitarist/vocalist Gerry Paul Nestler (CIVIL DEFIANCE), and bassist Francisco "Pancho" Eduardo Tomaselli (WAR) — will release its sophomore album, "Fire From The Evening Sun", on September 16 (one day earlier internationally) via UDR. "UDR is honored to be working with PHILM. ...

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ACCEPT: First 'Blind Rage' Trailer Available

The first of three trailers 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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Video: SLAYER Performs New Song 'Implode' In Dublin

Fan-filmed video footage of SLAYER's July 1 performance at Academy in Dublin, Ireland can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Hell Awaits 02. The Antichrist 03. Necrophiliac 04. Mandatory Suicide 05. Captor Of Sin 06. War Ensemble 07. Disciple 08. Postmortem 09. Hate Worldwide 10. At Dawn They Sleep 11. Die ...

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UNISONIC: 'Exceptional' Video Released

"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 from UNISONIC's second album, "Light Of ...

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MACHINE HEAD Settles Lawsuit Filed By Former Bassist ADAM DUCE

A $1.8 million-dollar suit against San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD, their manager Joseph Huston, record label Nuclear Blast, and current bassist Jared MacEachern filed by the band's former bassist Adam Duce (pictured) was settled out of court yesterday (Wednesday, July 2). The terms of the deal remain confidential, but both sides were able ...

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UNISONIC's MICHAEL KISKE, DENNIS WARD Featured In New Video Interview

Louis Eustache and Aurélie Piquet recently conducted an interview with UNISONIC members Michael Kiske and Dennis Ward. You can now watch the chat below. 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 ...

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Video Premiere: ACCEPT's 'Stampede'

"Stampede", the new video from German/American metallers ACCEPT, can be seen below. The clip was filmed on location in the high desert of California at the Devil’s Punchbowl (a rock formation that looks like it's from another world) with director Greg Aronowitz ("Batman & Robin", "A.I. Artificial Intelligence", "The Lost World: Jurassic Park"). "Stampede" is ...

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EVERGREY: 'Hymns For The Broken' Album Artwork Unveiled

Swedish metallers EVERGREY will release their new album, "Hymns For The Broken", on September 26 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at a few different studios and mixed at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, AMARANTHE, EPYSODE, PRETTY MAIDS, DORO). "Hymns For The Broken" track listing: 01. The Awakening 02. King ...

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KIX To Release 'Rock Your Face Off' In August

For KIX, not recording any new music for two decades has been far too long. Fans have made it known for years that they want new music. And now, the time has finally come. The Maryland band is primed and ready to "Rock Your Face Off" with their seventh new album, set for release August ...

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TESLA's 'Simplicity' Cracks U.S. Top 25

TESLA's new studio album, "Simplicity", sold around 14,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 24 on The Billboard 200 chart. The record arrived in stores on June 10 via Tesla Electric Company Recording's arrangement with Entertainment One Music and distribution. The Sacramento rockers are back ...

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TESLA: 'So Divine…' Video Released

TESLA's video for the song "So Divine…" can be seen below. The track is taken form the band's new studio album, "Simplicity", which is likely to sell between 8,000 and 10,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to industry web site Hits Daily Double. The estimate was based on ...

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TESLA's 'Simplicity' Projected To Sell 8K-10K First Week

TESLA's new studio album, "Simplicity", is likely to sell between 8,000 and 10,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to industry web site Hits Daily Double. The estimate was based on one-day sales reports compiled after the record arrived in stores on June 10 via Tesla Electric Company Recording's ...

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DEEP PURPLE Working On New Music

Legendary rockers DEEP PURPLE are writing material for their 20th studio album, tentatively due in 2014. The band's lead singer, Ian Gillan, tells Zeitung: "The whole band is [in Portugal]. We have a studio in the Algarve where we're working on new songs. "In the evening we take a sip of good red ...

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Simplicity - TESLA

"So here we are, we're back again, with a brand new record and ready to spin". So declares Jeff Keith on "Ricochet" from TESLA's new album, "Simplicity". He's not talking about spinning it through an iPod, either. TESLA has always been a dependable hard rock band whose appeal has come not only through their banging ...

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Napalm Nights - NOCTURNAL BREED

It's been seven years since Norwegian death-thrash vets NOCTURNAL BREED put out a new album. A band that has shared with the metal world members of SATYRICON, DIMMU BORGIR, AETERNUS and GEHANNA, NOCTURNAL BREED's contributions, oddly enough, get mentioned far less than they should. Following a lengthy sojourn from their last offering "Fields of Rot", ...

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EVERGREY To Release 'Hymns For The Broken' In September

Swedish metallers EVERGREY will release their new album, "Hymns For The Broken", on September 26 via AFM Records. The CD was recorded at a few different studios and mixed at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, AMARANTHE, EPYSODE, PRETTY MAIDS, DORO). "Hymns For The Broken" track listing: 01. The Awakening 02. King ...

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UNISONIC's MICHAEL KISKE, DENNIS WARD Talk To Spain's 'Metalovision' About 'Light Of Dawn' Album (Video)

Zayk Mov of Metalovision recently conducted an interview with UNISONIC members Michael Kiske and Dennis Ward. You can now watch the chat below. 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 ...

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UNISONIC To Release 'Light Of Dawn' Album In August

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), will release its second album, "Light Of Dawn", on August 1 in Europe and August 12 in the U.S. via earMUSIC. ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN: 'Magic Forest' Video Released

The official video for "Magic Forest", the title track of the new album from the Finnish female-fronted symphonic metal band AMBERIAN DAWN, can be seen below. The CD will be released on July 8 (one day earlier internationally) via Napalm Records. Says AMBERIAN DAWN songwriter Tuomas Seppälä: "I'm very glad about this new deal with ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN: 'Magic Forest' Audio Samples

Finnish female-fronted symphonic metal band AMBERIAN DAWN will release its new album, "Magic Forest", on July 8 (one day earlier internationally) via Napalm Records. Audio samples of all the songs that are set to appear on the CD can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. Says AMBERIAN DAWN songwriter Tuomas Seppälä: "I'm very glad ...

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