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ENSLAVED Parts Ways With Keyboardist HERBRAND LARSEN

Keyboardist Herbrand Larsen has announced his departure from Norwegian progressive extreme metal icons ENSLAVED. Commented ENSLAVED vocalist/bassist Grutle Kjellson: "Friends of ENSLAVED, brothers and sisters! Nothing lasts forever, and we have something to announce. Our keyboardist and vocalist for the last 13 years, Herbrand Larsen is leaving the band. There is no drama in connection ...

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IMMOLATION To Release 'Atonement' Album In February; 'Destructive Currents' Single Now Available

New York death metallers IMMOLATION will release their new album, "Atonement", on February 24 via Nuclear Blast. A 360-degree visualizer video for the first single from the effort, "Destructive Currents", can be seen below. "Atonement" was recorded at Millbrook Sound Studios in Millbrook, New York with longtime producer Paul Orofino, and mixed and mastered once ...

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ENSLAVED: Listen To 'Heimvegen' Song From 'The Sleeping Gods - Thorn' Compilation

Norwegian progressive extreme metal icons ENSLAVED will release "The Sleeping Gods - Thorn" compilation this November via ByNorse Music. A full-length album comprised of rare material from 2010-2011, "The Sleeping Gods - Thorn" is a unique collection of experimental material connecting with the band's early roots. The song "Heimvegen", the first single from "The Sleeping ...

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ENSLAVED: 'The Sleeping Gods – Thorn' Compilation Due In November

Norwegian progressive extreme metal icons ENSLAVED will release "The Sleeping Gods - Thorn" compilation this November via ByNorse Music. A full-length album comprised of rare material from 2010-2011, "The Sleeping Gods - Thorn" is a unique collection of experimental material connecting with the band's early roots. The seven tracks comprising "The Sleeping Gods - Thorn" ...

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THE WRETCHED END Feat. EMPEROR Guitarist SAMOTH: Entire 'In These Woods' Album Streaming

"In These Woods, From These Mountains", the new album from Norway's THE WRETCHED END, can be streamed in its entirety below. The CD will be released on April 22 via Indie Recordings. It has been nearly four years since new sounds have emerged from the fiery studio alliance of former EMPEROR/ZYKLON guitarist Samoth, MINDGRINDER/WINDIR guitarist/vocalist ...

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THE WRETCHED END Feat. EMPEROR Guitarist SAMOTH: 'In These Woods' Album Due This Month

Norway's THE WRETCHED END will release its new album, "In These Woods, From These Mountains", on April 22 via Indie Recordings. It has been nearly four years since new sounds have emerged from the fiery studio alliance of former EMPEROR/ZYKLON guitarist Samoth, MINDGRINDER/WINDIR guitarist/vocalist Cosmo, and DARK FUNERAL drummer Nils "Dominator" Fjellstrom. Boasting a darker ...

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ENSLAVED Announces 25th-Anniversary European Tour

Norwegian progressive extreme metallers ENSLAVED will continue to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the band with a European tour in the fall. The more progressive-minded set "Spinning Wheel Ritual" will be the focus of the trek, which is scheduled to kick off at the end of September. According to a press release "'Spinning Wheel Ritual' ...

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INTRONAUT: 'Fast Worms' Video Released

"Fast Worms", the new vide from the post-metal progressive powerhouse INTRONAUT, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's fifth studio album, "The Direction Of Last Things", which was released on November 13 via Century Media in the following formats; CD digipak, digital download, and limited-edition first-run LP. The disc was mixed ...

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INTRONAUT: New Song 'Digital Gerrymandering' Available For Streaming

"Digital Gerrymandering", a brand new song from the post-metal progressive powerhouse INTRONAUT, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's fifth studio album, "The Direction Of Last Things", which will be available November 13 via Century Media in the following formats; CD digipak, digital download, and limited-edition first-run LP. The disc was ...

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Under the Red Cloud - AMORPHIS

If there's one band that has run a confusing though prolific course, it's AMORPHIS. You're either down with the stylistic changes they've made since "The Karelian Isthmus" and "Tales from the Thousand Lakes" (by many fans' counts, the band's best works) or you're not. AMORPHIS has proven to be a fearless group; one that has ...

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MAX CAVALERA: 'I'm Not Preaching To Anybody What They Should Be Or What They Should Not Be'

On September 30, Jimmy Cabbs recently conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA and current SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera in Los Angeles, California. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. Asked if he is worried that SOULFLY's new album, "Archangel", will be misunderstood because of its numerous biblical references, Cavalera said: "Being metal, ...

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INTRONAUT: New Song 'Fast Worms' Available For Streaming

"Fast Worms", a brand new song from the post-metal progressive powerhouse INTRONAUT, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's fifth studio album, "The Direction Of Last Things", which will be available November 13 via Century Media in the following formats; CD digipak, digital download, and limited-edition first-run LP. The disc was ...

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INTRONAUT To Release 'The Direction Of Last Things' Album In November

Post-metal progressive powerhouse INTRONAUT has revealed release details for its upcoming fifth studio album. Mixed by Devin Townsend, "The Direction Of Last Things" will be available November 13 via Century Media in the following formats; CD digipak, digital download, and limited-edition first-run LP. The initial LP run of "The Direction Of Last Things" will be ...

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Shadow World - WOLFHEART

Disbanding all of his prior units BEFORE THE DAWN, BLACK SUN AEON, THE FINAL HARVEST, DAWN OF SOLACE and ROUTASIELU, multi-instrumentalist Tuomas Saukkonen created WOLFHEART in 2012 as his one-man show. Now with a full ensemble behind him for the entity's second offering, "Shadow World", WOLFHEART sounds like a proper harbinger of Hell, corralling black ...

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SOULFLY/CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Guitarist MARC RIZZO Releases New Solo Single 'Spectral Intensities'

Guitarist Marc Rizzo (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY) has released the third single from his fourth solo album, which was recently recorded with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (SUICIDE SILENCE, ALL THAT REMAINS, SHADOWS FALL, SOULFLY). The track, titled "Spectral Intensities", is now available for download via iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and other digital retailers. A preview of ...

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ATKINS MAY PROJECT Feat. Original JUDAS PRIEST Singer AL ATKINS: 'Anthology' Collection Released

ATKINS MAY PROJECT, the band featuring original JUDAS PRIEST singer Al Atkins and Christian guitarist and music artist Paul May, returns with a compilation, "Anthology", available now through Gonzo MultiMedia. For the last four years, the rock world has been buzzing about Atkins and May's music. Together they have created three records available on Gonzo ...

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In Times - ENSLAVED

Because of the blunt extremity of their music, ENSLAVED may not always get the widespread attention of IRON MAIDEN or MASTODON, who have both conjured more than one masterpiece in their esteemed careers. Most ENSLAVED fans would have no qualms in saying "Below the Lights" and "Isa" are inarguable masterpieces, like OPETH (for all intents ...

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ENSLAVED: 'In Times' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"In Times", the thirteenth studio album from Norwegian progressive extreme metallers ENSLAVED, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Norway: #28 Finland: #39 Germany: #66 Netherland: #97 UK: #133 USA: #105 (Current Albums) Canada: #198 The band states: "This is such an adventure, seeing how the album is getting such an amazing reception around the ...

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ENSLAVED: Entire New Album 'In Times' Available For Streaming

"In Times", the thirteenth studio album from Norwegian progressive extreme metallers ENSLAVED, is available for streaming in its entirety below. Due on March 6 via Nuclear Blast, the CD's hand-painted artwork was created by longtime collaborating artist and "sixth ENSLAVED member" Truls Espedal. The main recording sessions for "In Times" took place at Duper Studios ...

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ENSLAVED: Lyric Video For New Song 'One Thousand Years Of Rain'

The official lyric video for the song "One Thousand Years Of Rain" from Norwegian progressive extreme metallers ENSLAVED can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's thirteenth studio album, "In Times", which will be released on March 6 via Nuclear Blast. The CD's hand-painted artwork was created by longtime collaborating artist and ...

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ENSLAVED: Lyric Video For New Song 'Thurisaz Dreaming'

The official lyric video for the song "Thurisaz Dreaming" from Norwegian progressive extreme metallers ENSLAVED can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's thirteenth studio album, "In Times", which will be released on March 6 via Nuclear Blast. The CD's hand-painted artwork was created by longtime collaborating artist and "sixth ENSLAVED member" ...

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ENSLAVED: First Trailer For 'In Times' Album

"In Times", the thirteenth studio album by Norwegian progressive extreme metallers ENSLAVED, will be released on March 6, 2015 via Nuclear Blast. The CD's hand-painted artwork was created by longtime collaborating artist and "sixth ENSLAVED member" Truls Espedal. The band has just released the first album trailer detailing the development of artwork. Watch the clip ...

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ENSLAVED To Release 'In Times' Album In March

"In Times", the thirteenth studio album by Norwegian progressive extreme metallers ENSLAVED, will be released on March 6, 2015 via Nuclear Blast. The CD's hand-painted artwork was created by longtime collaborating artist and "sixth ENSLAVED member" Truls Espedal. The main recording sessions for "In Times" took place at Duper Studios and Solslottet Studio in Bergen, ...

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ATKINS MAY PROJECT Featuring Original JUDAS PRIEST Singer AL ATKINS: New Song 'A World At War' Streaming

ATKINS MAY PROJECT, the band featuring original JUDAS PRIEST singer Al Atkins and Christian guitarist and music artist Paul May, will release its third album, "Empire Of Destruction", on September 29 via Gonzo Multimedia. Like its predecessors, "Empire Of Destruction" comes once again straight out of the heart of "Black Country" in the United Kingdom, ...

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