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EX DEO: Performance Footage Of New Song Available

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, debuted a brand new song "I, Caligvla", this past Sunday, April 1 at Club Soda in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as part of the "Paganfest America Part III" tour with TURISAS, ALESTORM, ARKONA and HUNTRESS. Video footage of the performance can be seen below. ...

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THE AGONIST: New Album Title, Release Date Announced

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based female-fronted melodic death metallers THE AGONIST have completed work on their long-awaited third studio album, "Prisoners", due on June 5 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media Records. Produced by Christian Donaldson (CRYPTOPSY) and mixed by Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, DARK TRANQUILLITY, SUICIDE SILENCE), the CD "picks right up where 2009's 'Lullabies ...

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EX DEO: More 'Caligvla' Guest Musicians Announced

"Caligvla", the sophomore album from KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono's Ancient Roman-themed arsenal EX DEO, is scheduled for release on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records. In addition to the previously announced guest appearances by ALL SHALL PERISH guitarist Francesco Artusato and TRISTANIA singer Mariangela Demurtas, the CD will feature contributions from SEPTICFLESH's Seth Siro Anton ...

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ALESTORM Mastermind Launches GLORYHAMMER

GLORYHAMMER is the "heroic fantasy power metal" project led by Christopher Bowes, the mastermind behind pirate metal sensation ALESTORM, with a desire to explore the more symphonic and epic side of metal. Due in late 2012 via Napalm Records, GLORYHAMMER's debut album, "Tales From The Kingdom Of Fife", will tell an original story based in ...

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VOYAGER To Support RHAPSODY OF FIRE On North American Tour

Western Australia's masters of progressive metal experimentation VOYAGER will be main support for Italian symphonic power metallers RHAPSODY OF FIRE on their North American tour in May/June. Commented VOYAGER: "Fresh on the heels of releasing their latest opus and critically acclaimed masterpiece 'The Meaning of I' and after winning over U.S. crowds at the prestigious ...

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EX DEO Begins Mixing Sophomore Album

Producer Jean-François Dagenais (KATAKLYSM, MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX, DESPISED ICON) has begun mixing "Caligvla", the sophomore album from KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono's Ancient Roman-themed arsenal EX DEO. Due on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records, the CD will feature guest appearances by Italian singer Mariangela "Mary" Demurtas of Norway's TRISTANIA and Italian guitar virtuoso Francesco ...

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EX DEO: 'Caligvla' Track Listing Revealed

KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono's Ancient Roman-themed arsenal EX DEO will release its sophomore album, "Caligvla", on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD is being recorded with producer Jean-François Dagenais (KATAKLYSM, MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX, DESPISED ICON) and will feature guest appearances by Italian singer Mariangela "Mary" Demurtas of Norway's TRISTANIA and Italian guitar ...

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EX DEO: 'Caligvla' Release Date Announced

KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono's Ancient Roman-themed arsenal EX DEO will release its sophomore album, "Caligvla", on August 31 via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD is being recorded with producer Jean-François Dagenais (KATAKLYSM, MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX, DESPISED ICON) and will feature guest appearances by Italian singer Mariangela "Mary" Demurtas of Norway's TRISTANIA and Italian guitar ...

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TRISTANIA Singer To Guest On EX DEO Album

Italian singer Mariangela "Mary" Demurtas of Norway's TRISTANIA will make a guest appearance on "Caligvla", the sophomore album from KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono's Ancient Roman-themed arsenal EX DEO. According to Iacono, "every invited guest on this album will have Roman or Greek descent." Iacono recently completed laying down vocals for "Caligvla". He says, "It wasn't ...

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EX DEO: Vocal Tracking Complete For Sophomore Album

KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono has completed laying down vocals for "Caligvla", the sophomore album from his Ancient Roman-themed arsenal EX DEO. He says, "It wasn't without any hard work, blood and sweat and also close to a fainting spell after one of the hardest-longest screams I ever made. Ten days of vocal tracking, some of ...

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TALETELLERS Change Name To AC ANGRY, Complete Work On New Album

German rockers TALETELLERS have officially changed their name to AC ANGRY. The band has just finished recording its new album, "Black Denim", to be released later in the year. After issuing two full-length albums and completing a full European tour supporting GRAVE DIGGER and ALESTORM, the band decided to change its name to something more ...

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EX DEO Pulls Out Of 'Paganfest America Part III' Tour

EX DEO — the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal led by KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono — has canceled its participation in the "Paganfest America Part III" tour with TURISAS, ALESTORM, ARKONA and HUNTRESS. Commented Iacono: "We were all excited to play this festival and premier some new material, but unfortunately our new album, 'Caligvla', has been delayed, ...

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'70000 Tons Of Metal' Video Recap

Metal Injection boarded the second edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise this past January and has posted a recap of all the madness that happened on the high seas in a five-minute video clip, featuring footage of fans and bands and all the craziness that happened aboard the Majesty Of The Seas cruise ...

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70000 TONS OF METAL: CNN Video Report Available

A four-and-a-half-minute CNN video report on this year's installment of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise — which set sail Monday, January 23 aboard the Royal Caribbean Majesty Of The Seas from Miami, Florida to George Town, Cayman Islands and will return to the real world today (Friday, January 27) — can be seen velow. ...

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VENOM Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

British black metal pioneers VENOM have been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as ...

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KATAKLYSM Frontman And CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS Join Forces To Launch ROCK THE NATION AMERICA

The North American metal scene just got a lot heavier. The launch of Rock The Nation America celebrates a groundbreaking booking agency partnership between KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono, his agent and Canadian metal promoter Stephan Mellul, and Century Media Records. Rock The Nation America will be focused on bringing the best names in heavy metal ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Confirmed For Next Year's METALFEST

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Metalfest festival. Metalfest 2012 festival billing so far: ALESTORM BEHEMOTH BLIND GUARDIAN DARK TRANQUILLITY DEATH ANGEL ENSIFERUM HYPOCRISY IN EXTREMO KREATOR LEGION OF THE DAMNED POWERWOLF SALTATIO MORTIS VADER W.A.S.P. Metalfest 2011 was a huge success, having taken place over ...

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W.A.S.P. Confirmed For Next Year's METALFEST

W.A.S.P. has been confirmed for next year's installment of the Metalfest festival. Metalfest 2012 festival billing so far: ALESTORM BEHEMOTH BLIND GUARDIAN DEATH ANGEL ENSIFERUM HYPOCRISY IN EXTREMO KREATOR LEGION OF THE DAMNED POWERWOLF SALTATIO MORTIS VADER W.A.S.P. Metalfest 2011 was a huge success, having taken place over two weekends in five countries. Bands such ...

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THE AGONIST Goes 'Black Metal' For Halloween Performance; Video Footage, Photos

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based female-fronted melodic death metallers THE AGONIST donned coprse paint for their special Hellaween Fest performance on Saturday, October 29 in Val-des-Monts, Quebec. Video footage of the concert can be seen in two parts below. THE AGONIST recently completed a North American tour with KAMELOT, ALESTORM and BLACKGUARD. Unfortunately, THE AGONIST lead guitarist ...

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THE AGONIST: Video Interview With ALISSA WHITE-GLUZ

On September 2, Philippe Langelier conducted an interview with vocalist Alissa White-Gluz of Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based female-fronted melodic death metallers THE AGONIST. You can now watch the chat below. THE AGONIST recently completed a North American tour with KAMELOT, ALESTORM and BLACKGUARD. Unfortunately, THE AGONIST lead guitarist Danny Marino was unable to join the band ...

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THE AGONIST: Final Video Update From KAMELOT Tour

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based female-fronted melodic death metallers THE AGONIST have posted the third and final of video update from their recently completed North American tour with KAMELOT, ALESTORM and BLACKGUARD. Check it out below. Unfortunately, THE AGONIST lead guitarist Danny Marino was unable to join the band on this trek, and was replaced by ex-THE ...

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THE AGONIST Singer Joins KAMELOT On Stage (Video)

THE AGONIST vocalist Alissa White-Gluz joined KAMELOT on stage on September 23 in Orlando, Florida to perform the song "March Of Mephisto". Fan-filmed video footage of her appearance can be seen below. The Orlando concert was the final date of KAMELOT's North American tour with THE AGONIST, ALESTORM and BLACKGUARD. Singer Simone Simons of Dutch ...

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THE AGONIST: Second Video Update From KAMELOT Tour

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based female-fronted melodic death metallers THE AGONIST have posted the second in a series of video updates from their current North American tour with KAMELOT, ALESTORM and BLACKGUARD. Check it out below. Unfortunately, THE AGONIST lead guitarist Danny Marino was unable to join the band on this trek, and is being replaced by ...

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THE AGONIST: First Video Update From KAMELOT Tour

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based female-fronted melodic death metallers THE AGONIST have posted the first in a series of video updates from their current North American tour with KAMELOT, ALESTORM and BLACKGUARD. Check it out below. Unfortunately, THE AGONIST lead guitarist Danny Marino was unable to join the band on this trek, and is being replaced by ...

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