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MÅNEGARM: Another New Song Posted Online

"Vetrarmegin" (English translation: Winter Force), a brand new song from the Swedish "Viking metal" act MÅNEGARM, can be streamed on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the group's new album, "Nattväsen" (English translation: "Night Creatures"), which is now scheduled for release on November 19 via Regain Records. Commented the band: "'Megin' ...

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MÅNEGARM: New Song Posted Online

"Mina Fäders Hall", a brand new song from the Swedish "Viking metal" act MÅNEGARM, can be streamed on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the group's new album, "Nattväsen" (English translation: "Night Creatures"), which is scheduled for release on October 22 via Regain Records. "Nattväsen" track listing: 01. Mina Fäders Hall ...

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MÅNEGARM: 'Nattväsen' Track Listing Unveiled

Swedish "Viking metal" act MÅNEGARM has unveiled finalized the track listing for its new album, "Nattväsen" (English translation: "Night Creatures"), due on October 22 via Regain Records. It is as follows: 01. Mina Fäders Hall 02. Nattsjäl, Drömsjäl 03. Bergagasten 04. I Den Svartaste Jord 05. Hraesvelg 06. Vetrarmegin 07. Draugen 08. Nattväsen 09. Delling ...

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SATYRICON, SHINING, NEGURA BUNGET Confirmed For Holland's EINDHOVEN METAL MEETING

SATYRICON, SHINING, NEGURA BUNGET, ELITE and GENETIC WISDOM have been confirmed for the Eindhoven Metal Meeting, set to take place December 19, 2009 at the Effenaar in Eindhoven, Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: DARKENED NOCTURN SLAUGHTERCULT DESTRÖYER 666 DEVIOUS ELITE ENTOMBED EQUILIBRIUM GENETIC WISDOM GRAVE HACKNEYED IMPALED NAZARENE KRISIUN LEGION OF ...

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ENTOMBED, GRAVE, KRISIUN, MERAUDER, NILE Confirmed For EINDHOVEN METAL MEETING

ENTOMBED, GRAVE, KRISIUN, LEGION OF THE DAMNED, MERAUDER and NILE are among the confirmed bands for the Eindhoven Metal Meeting, set to take place December 19, 2009 at the Effenaar in Eindhoven, Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: CORPUS MORTALE DARKENED NOCTURN SLAUGHTERCULT DESTRÖYER 666 DEVIOUS ENTOMBED EQUILIBRIUM GRAVE IMPALED NAZARENE KRISIUN ...

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AMORPHIS Frontman On Australia's 'Anger Management'

Deryk Thomas of Western Australia's "Anger Management" metal radio show recently conducted an interview with vocalist Tomi Joutsen of Finnish metallers AMORPHIS. Listen to the chat at this location (click on "Amorphis Interview" in the audio player to access). "Skyforger", the new album from AMORPHIS, sold around 1,300 copies in the United States ...

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AMORPHIS: 'Skyforger' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Skyforger", the new album from Finnish metallers AMORPHIS, sold around 1,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. (Note: Internet/digital sales **ARE** included in the SoundScan totals.) The CD landed at position No. 33 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums ...

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AMORPHIS Guitarist: 'This Band Has Stayed Together Because It's Fun And We Enjoy Making Music'

Tom Valcanis of FrantikMag.com recently conducted an interview with Tomi Koivusaari, founding guitarist of the Finnish metal band AMORPHIS. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. FrantikMag.com: Let's talk about your new record, "Skyforger". It sounds much more psychedelic and spaced out than your previous records in recent years. How did ...

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AMORPHIS' 'Skyforger' Tops Finnish Chart

"Skyforger", the new album from Finnish metallers AMORPHIS, has entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 1. Released on May 29 via Nuclear Blast Records (May 27 in Finland), the follow-up to the "Eclipse" and "Silent Waters" LPs, both of which were certified gold in the band's native ...

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NECROPHAGIST, SUFFOCATION, SUICIDE SILENCE Pull Out Of Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

NECROPHAGIST, SUFFOCATION, SUICIDE SILENCE, THE FACELESS and DAATH have cancelled their participation in this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2009 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. Commented the festival organizers: "DAATH have cancelled all European shows for the month of August, including their Summer Breeze appearance. Secondly, the entire Summer ...

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BLACK SUN AEON Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

BLACK SUN AEON — the new "dark, death, doom" project from Tuomas Saukkonen (BEFORE THE DAWN, THE FINAL HARVEST, DAWN OF SOLACE) — has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2009 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH ...

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AMORPHIS: Second 'Skyforger' Video Trailer Available

The second video trailer for "Skyforger", the new album from Finnish metallers AMORPHIS, which is scheduled for release on May 29 via Nuclear Blast Records (May 27 in Finland), can be viewed below. The follow-up to the "Eclipse" and "Silent Waters" LPs, both of which were certified gold in the band's native Finland, was recorded ...

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ARKONA: 'Noch Velesova' DVD Due This Month

Moscow, Russia-based "Slavic pagan metal" band ARKONA will release its eagerly awaited live DVD, "Noch Velesova" ("Night of Veles"), on May 29 via Napalm Records. The highlight of this release is the band's Moscow performance, where they performed a stunning selection of songs from their voluminous discography. The DVD also includes two video clips, as ...

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RAZOR OF OCCAM Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

RAZOR OF OCCAM, the London, England-based black/thrash metal band featuring members of DESTRÖYER 666 and ADORIOR, has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2009 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH AMORPHIS BACKYARD BABIES BATTLELORE BEFORE THE DAWN ...

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EXCREMENTORY GRINDF**KERS, EVERGREEN TERRACE Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE

EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS, EVERGREEN TERRACE and THE CUMSHOTS have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2009 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH AMORPHIS BACKYARD BABIES BATTLELORE BEFORE THE DAWN BENEATH THE MASSACRE BLACK MESSIAH BORN FROM PAIN BRAINSTORM ...

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AMORPHIS: Winter Fun Video Posted Online

Finnish metallers AMORPHIS have posted a new clip showing them skiing in Levi before their show at Hullu Poro Areena last week. Watch it below. AMORPHIS will embark on a one-month "Forging Europe Tour 2009" European headlining tour in October/November. Tickets for the trek will go on sale on Monday, April 27. A video trailer ...

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KRYPTERIA Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

German-Korean four-piece KRYPTERIA, which is fronted by lead singer Ji-In, a "stunningly talented and breathtaking beauty," has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2009 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH AMORPHIS BACKYARD BABIES BATTLELORE BEFORE THE DAWN ...

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AMORPHIS Announces 'Forging Europe Tour 2009'

Finnish metallers AMORPHIS will embark on a one-month "Forging Europe Tour 2009" European headlining tour in October/November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 07 - Kato, Berlin (D) Oct. 08 - Club Romein, Leeuwarden (NL) Oct. 09 - De Nieuwe Pul, Uden (NL) Oct. 10 - Underworld, London (GB) Oct. 11 - Biebob, Vosselaar (B) ...

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AMORPHIS: 'Skyforger' Trailer Available

A video trailer for AMORPHIS' new album, "Skyforger", which is scheduled for release on May 29 via Nuclear Blast Records (May 27 in Finland), can be viewed below. The follow-up to the "Eclipse" and "Silent Waters" LPs, both of which were certified gold in the band's native Finland, was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in ...

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AMORPHIS: New Video Blog Available

A new AMORPHIS video blog featuring footage from singer Tomi Joutsen's birthday party on stage can be viewed below. AMORPHIS will release a new single, "Silver Bride", in Finland on April 22. The "radio edit" version of the track is now available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The "Silver Bride" single ...

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AMORPHIS: New Single Available For Streaming

Finnish dark metallers AMORPHIS will release a new single, "Silver Bride", in Finland on April 22. The "radio edit" version of the track is now available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The "Silver Bride" single will include the radio-edit and full-length album versions of the title cut along with the non-album ...

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