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TESTAMENT's ERIC PETERSON To Sign Copies Of His Black Metal-Influenced Comic 'The Burner' At COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL

TESTAMENT and DRAGONLORD guitarist Eric Peterson will sign copies of his original 20-page full-color comic "The Burner" at San Diego's Comic-Con International during his TESTAMENT signing on Thursday, July 19 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The signing will take place at the Nuclear Blast / Stern Pinball / JSR Merchandising booth (#501). "The Burner" ...

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BEHEMOTH And DIMMU BORGIR Members Are Recording Third BLACK RIVER Album

BLACK RIVER, the Polish punk/rock/metal band featuring BEHEMOTH's Tomasz "Orion" Wróblewski and DIMMU BORGIR's Dariusz "Daray" Brzozowski, has entered the studio to record its third album. After causing a stir with its 2008 debut release, "Black River", and equally powerful follow-up, "Black'N'Roll" (2009), it's high time for the exciting supergroup to unleash another musical assault. ...

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REDEMPTION: 'Someone Else's Problem' Video Released

The official music video for the song "Someone Else's Problem" from REDEMPTION, the U.S. progressive metal band led by guitarist/songwriter Nick Van Dyk, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's seventh full-length album, "Long Night's Journey Into Day", which will be released on July 27 via Metal Blade. The disc was ...

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SPADES AND BLADES: 'Beat The Odds' Video Released

Los Angeles metalcore outfit SPADES AND BLADES has released the official video for the brand new track "Beat The Odds". The song was produced by Dino Cazares of FEAR FACTORY fame and was engineered by Damien Rainaud (ONCE HUMAN, DRAGONFORCE). The video was produced by Tommy Jones of Videohammer (KATAKLYSM, TESTAMENT, DIMMU BORGIR, SLAYER). This ...

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MAYAN Feat. EPICA's MARK JANSEN: 'Dhyana' Album Due In September

MAYAN — the band featuring EPICA guitarist/songwriter Mark Jansen alongside Jack Driessen (ex-AFTER FOREVER) and Frank Schiphorst — will release its new album, "Dhyana", on September 21 via Nuclear Blast. Through his musical contributions in EPICA, AFTER FOREVER and MAYAN, Jansen has introduced another piece of knowledge, spirituality and mystery into the Dutch metal scene. ...

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ROTTING CHRIST: 'Under Our Black Cult' CD+Book Set Due In July

Marking 30 years of ROTTING CHRIST, "Under Our Black Cult" is a deluxe five-CD, 72-page book-set charting the early years of the Greek black metal legends. The set, which is due on July 6, also includes a limited hand-signed certificate from Sakis "Necromayhem" Tolis (while stocks last). Written by "The Cult Never Dies" author Dayal ...

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KREATOR And DIMMU BORGIR Announce European Co-Headlining Tour

German thrash titans KREATOR and Norwegian symphonic black metal giants DIMMU BORGIR will team up for a big European co-headline run in late fall. Support on the trek will come from U.S. hardcore institution HATEBREED and death metal supergroup BLOODBATH. Commented KREATOR frontman Mille Petrozza: "I am more than excited to team up with three ...

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ROTTING CHRIST Begins Recording New Album

Greek extreme metal veterans ROTTING CHRIST have entered the studio to begin recording their brand new album, to be released in early 2019 via Season Of Mist. The disc will be produced by vocalist Sakis Tolis, and Jens Borgen (AMON AMARTH, KREATOR, DIMMU BORGIR, OPETH, KATATONIA) will again take on the job of mixing and ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Recruits ENTOMBED A.D. Bassist VICTOR BRANDT

DIMMU BORGIR has announced the addition of Swedish bass player Victor Brandt (ENTOMBED A.D., FIRESPAWN) to the group's ranks. The Norwegian symphonic black metal titans will play their first show since 2012 in June and will visit all corner of the world throughout this year and 2019, and Victor is ready to storm the stage ...

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Video Premiere: EUROPE's 'The Siege'

EUROPE's video for the song "The Siege" can be seen below. The clip was helmed by acclaimed director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB (IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL). "The Siege" is taken from EUROPE's latest album, "Walk The Earth", which was released last October via EUROPE's own Hell & Back label ...

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Video Premiere: AT THE GATES' 'Daggers Of Black Haze'

Swedish melodic death metal pioneers AT THE GATES continue to promote their upcoming studio album, "To Drink From The Night Itself" by launching its newest single and video for the song "Daggers Of Black Haze". The clip, created by Costin Chioreanu of Twilight 13 Media (who was also in charge of the album's artwork concept), ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Frontman On Eight-Year Gap Between Albums: 'We Were Feeling That We Were Losing A Little Bit Of Our Identity'

Vocalist Shagrath of Norwegian black metallers DIMMU BORGIR recently spoke to Lords Of Metal about the eight-year gap between the release of the band's last studio album, "Abrahadabra", and the arrival of the follow-up effort, "Eonian". He said: "[It's] strange to have been away for quite some time; it feels kind of weird ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Guitarist SILENOZ: 'We've Never Been Afraid Of Exploring'

Metal Wani editor in chief Owais "Vitek" Nabi recently conducted an interview with vocalist Shagrath and guitarist Silenoz of Norwegian black metallers DIMMU BORGIR about the band's forthcoming "Eonian" studio album. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the anticipation of releasing "Eonian" after a nearly ...

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KAMELOT's THOMAS YOUNGBLOOD: 'When It Comes To Our Mobile Phones, So Many Of Us Are Prisoners Of These Screens'

France's United Rock Nations recently conducted an interview with KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood. You can now listen to the chat via the Soundcloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he's nervous or afraid of AI (Artificial Intelligence) having a stronger influence in society, which is one of the ...

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AT THE GATES's TOMAS LINDBERG On Departure Of Guitarist ANDERS BJÖRLER: 'In A Weird Way, It Was Almost A Relief'

Metal Wani's Chuck Marshall recently conducted an interview with frontman Tomas Lindberg of Swedish melodic death metal pioneers AT THE GATES about their forthcoming new studio album, "To Drink From The Night Itself". You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the concept behind "To Drink From ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Announces August 2018 U.S. Tour Dates

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR will embark on a short U.S. tour in August. The four-date trek will kick off on August 19 at the Psycho Las Vegas festival in Las Vegas, Nevada and conclude six days later at the PlayStation Theater in New York City. Confirmed shows: Aug. 19 - Las Vegas, NV ...

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Video Premiere: AT THE GATES' 'A Stare Bound In Stone'

The official video for "A Stare Bound In Stone", a new song from Swedish melodic death metal pioneers AT THE GATES, can be seen below. The clip was created by created by Costin Chioreanu of Twilight 13 Media. "A Stare Bound In Stone" is taken from AT THE GATES' upcoming album, "To Drink From The ...

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Video Premiere: DIMMU BORGIR's 'Council Of Wolves And Snakes'

"Council Of Wolves And Snakes", the new video from Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Eonian", which will be released on May 4 via Nuclear Blast. The songwriting core of DIMMU BORGIR furthermore consists of charismatic vocalist Shagrath, as well as the ...

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