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Audio: CANDLEMASS And ENTOMBED Cover Each Other To Celebrate SWEDEN ROCK MAGAZINE's 100th Issue

Sweden Rock Magazine, Scandinavia's biggest hard rock magazine and Sweden's top-selling music magazine, has joined forced with two of the country's most legendary metal bands. To celebrate Sweden Rock Magazine's 100th issue, CANDLEMASS and ENTOMBED have recorded cover versions of each other's songs for a CD single sent exclusively to the magazine's subscribers with issue ...

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CANDLEMASS And ENTOMBED To Celebrate SWEDEN ROCK MAGAZINE's 100th Issue

Sweden Rock Magazine, Scandinavia's biggest hard rock magazine and Sweden's top-selling music magazine, has joined forced with two of the country's most legendary metal bands. To celebrate Sweden Rock Magazine's 100th issue, CANDLEMASS and ENTOMBED have recorded cover versions of each other's songs for a CD single sent exclusively to the magazine's subscribers with issue ...

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FLYLEAF's 'New Horizons' Cracks U.S. Top 20

FLYLEAF's third studio album, "New Horizons", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 16 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous CD, "Memento Mori", opened with 56,000 units in November 2009 to enter the chart at No. 8. "New Horizons" was released on ...

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FLYLEAF: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

FLYLEAF's third studio album, "New Horizons", is available for streaming in its entirety below (courtesy of Buzznet). Released on October 30 via A&M/Octone, the CD's cover artwork was designed by FLYLEAF bassist Pat Seals, who also created a fold-out poster as part of the packaging. FLYLEAF has just released the second single from ...

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SABATON: New Video Interview Posted Online

Metal-Trails.com consudtced an interview with Swedish metallers SABATON prior to the band's October 13 concert at Grosse Freiheit 36 in Hamburg, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. SABATON has announced details of its most explosive London show to date. As part of their seven-date U.K. tour, the mighty militant metalheads will bring a ...

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SABATON: Video Footage Of Stockholm In-Store Acoustic Performance

Swedish metallers SABATON performed a short acoustic set on October 22 at Bengans in Stockholm. Video footage of the entire event can be seen below. The band played the following tracks: 01. Primo Victoria 02. Gott Mitt Uns 03. Carolus Rex 04. Attero Dominatus (Swedish Grisfest cover) 05. Swedish Pagans SABATON has announced details of ...

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3 INCHES OF BLOOD Completes Recording DAYGLO ABORTIONS Cover; Photos Available

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada metallers 3 INCHES OF BLOOD entered the studio last week to record a cover of a DAYGLO ABORTIONS track, to be included on the upcoming DAYGLO ABORTIONS tribute album, due out in 2013. The song was recorded with Reversed Records founder, producer/engineer/manager Rob Shallcross (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, GWAR, Gene Hoglan, MELDRUM, ...

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MOTÖRHEAD: 'Live To Win' Book Due This Month

The nearly forty-year career of heavy metal legends MOTÖRHEAD is chronicled in a new collectable book, "Motörhead: Live To Win", by Alan Burridge, to be released on August 28 via Cleopatra. "Live To Win" is the full, in-depth MOTÖRHEAD story, with previously unpublished, revealing facts, rare and early photos, and is fully approved and endorsed ...

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KITTIE To Release 'Best-Of' Compilation

Canadian metallers KITTIE will release a best-of compilation, "Not So… Safe", on September 11 via eOne Music. The collection will feature tracks from the band's records "Spit" (1999), "Oracle" (2001), "Safe" (2002), "In The Black" (2009) and "I've Failed You" (2011). "Not So… Safe" track listing: 01. Brackish 02. Charlotte 03. Spit 04. Paper Doll ...

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THE CONTORTIONIST To Release 'Intrinsic' In July

Indiana progressive metallers THE CONTORTIONIST will release their new album, "Intrinsic", on July 17 via eOne/Good Fight Music. The CD was produced and recorded by Eyal Levi (DAATH, JOB FOR A COWBOY) and Jason Suecof (TRIVIUM, DEVILDRIVER) at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida. Commented THE CONTORTIONIST vocalist/keyboardist Jonathan Carpenter: "On 'Intrinsic', we've found ourselves focusing ...

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AFFECTOR: 'Harmagedon' Album Samples, Artwork Available

AFFECTOR — the highly skilled, new international band consisting of German guitar-player Daniel Fries, Dutch drummer Collin Leijenaar (NEAL MORSE, DILEMMA) as well bass player Mike LePond (SYMPHONY X) and vocalist Ted Leonard (SPOCK'S BEARD, ENCHANT, THOUGHT CHAMBER), both from the United States — has been preparing for the release of its debut album, "Harmagedon", ...

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DISTURBED Frontman Working On 'Industrial' Project

DISTURBED frontman David Draiman has revealed via a series of tweets that he is working on a new musical project while the band is on hiatus. According to the singer, the as-yet-unnamed project will feature a more "industrial" sound in the vein of NINE INCH NAILS and MINISTRY. Draiman first spoke about the new project ...

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AFFECTOR Signs Worldwide Deal With InsideOut Music

InsideOut Music has announced the signing of the progressive rock/metal band band AFFECTOR to a worldwide deal. The group's debut album, "Harmagedon", was mixed and mastered at The Mouse House in Los Angeles by Rich Mouser (SPOCK'S BEARD, TRANSATLANTIC, NEAL MORSE) and is scheduled for release on May 22 (one day earlier internationally). AFFECTOR is ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS Working On New Material

SPIRITUAL BEGGARS — the Swedish band featuring ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott and bassist Sharlee D'Angelo, along with vocalist Apollo Papathanasio (FIREWIND) — is busy in the studio all this week, writing "new riffs" and coming up with "new songs," according to Amott. SPIRITUAL BEGGARS last year released a live CD entitled "Return To Live: ...

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LACUNA COIL's Tribute To Fallen TYPE O NEGATIVE Frontman

Vocalist Andrea Ferro of Italian heavy rockers LACUNA COIL revealed in a new interview with Bulgaria's Tangra Mega Rock radio (stream audio below) that "My Spirit", the last song on the band's new album, "Dark Adrenaline", is dedicated to Peter Steele of TYPE O NEGATIVE, who died a couple of years ago. Ferro said, "H? ...

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LAMB OF GOD With Full Orchestra, Opera Singer; Audio Available

The third trailer for "Resolution", the forthcoming album from Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD, can be seen below. The one-minute clip features the song "King Me", which closes the CD. The track, one of the most musically ambitious the band has ever put forth, features a full orchestra as well as opera singer Amanda ...

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MARDUK Recording New Album

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have issued the following update: "After over 220 shows in support of the hightly acclaimed 'Wormwood' album and the 'Iron Dawn' EP, the touring cycle has come to an end with the participation of the Hatefest tour. "MARDUK is currently in the studio recording the next album set for a spring ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Is 'The King Of Metal'

Former IRON MAIDEN and current WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley has commenced work on his new solo album, "The King Of Metal", for a tentative March 2012 release. A European headlining tour in support of the CD will kick off in early March in Belgium. Commented Blaze: "Over the many years I have been a professional ...

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ETHS: New Album Title, Release Date Announced

Marseille, France-based female-fronted metalcore band ETHS has set "III" as the title of its third album, due on March 12, 2012 in North America (March 2 in Europe) via Season Of Mist. Commented vocalist Candice Clot on her recording sessions: "Sensitivity, right tone, right grunt, breath, emotion, be exposed, introspection, re-do, re-do, tiredness, insomnia, re-do, ...

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