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AMARANTHE's ELIZE RYD On Upcoming Album: 'Musically, We're Heavier!'

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE recently completed work on their fifth album at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, EPICA, DELAIN). The follow-up to 2016's "Maximalism" will mark the band's first release with DYNAZTY's Nils Molin, who officially joined AMARANTHE in July 2017 as the replacement for Jake E. Singer Elize Ryd ...

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Listen To New ATROCITY Song 'Bloodshed And Triumph'

"Bloodshed And Triumph", a brand new song from German gothic death pioneers ATROCITY, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Okkult II", which will be released on July 6 via Massacre Records. The production was once again handled by ATROCITY mainman Alex Krull (Mastersound Studio), who made sure that ...

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EPICA's 'Attack On Titan' EP To Receive Worldwide Release

Last December, Dutch symphonic metal giants EPICA surprised their fans with a very special covers EP titled "Epica Vs. Attack On Titan". The release, which was only available in Japan, featured metal versions of the theme songs from the highly successful manga-series-turned-worldwide-aired anime "Attack On Titan". Today, the band announced the EP will be available ...

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AMARANTHE Completes Work On Fifth Album

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE have completed work on their fifth album at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, EPICA, DELAIN). The follow-up to 2016's "Maximalism" will mark the band's first release with DYNAZTY's Nils Molin, who officially joined AMARANTHE in July 2017 as the replacement for Jake E. Commented guitarist Olof ...

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AMANDA SOMERVILLE's TRILLIUM: 'Shards' Lyric Video

TRILLIUM, the metal project launched by American-born, Dutch-based singer/songwriter Amanda Somerville, will release its sophomore album, "Tectonic", on June 8 via Frontiers Music Srl. The official lyric video for the disc's second single, "Shards", can be seen below. Amanda's husband and musical collaborator Sander Gommans (AFTER FOREVER, HDK) stated about "Tectonic": "Writing, producing and mixing ...

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ATROCITY To Release 'Okkult II' Album In July

German gothic death pioneers ATROCITY will release their new album, "Okkult II", on July 6 via Massacre Records. The production was once again handled by ATROCITY mainman Alex Krull (Mastersound Studio), who made sure that the songs are as heavy as possible, while the atmosphere and energy of the songs let the listener immediately dive ...

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EPICA Releases 'Universal Love Squad' Video

Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA have released a brand new music video for the song "Universal Love Squad". The clip was filmed at the band's recent sold-out 1000th-show-anniversary concert at 013 in Tilburg, Netherlands in front of 3,000 ecstatic fans. "Universal Love Squad" shows a different and more intimate side to the band, as it is ...

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Watch New AMARANTHE Singer NILS MOLIN Lay Down Vocals For Upcoming Album

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE recently entered Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, EPICA, DELAIN) to begin recording their fifth album, due later in the year. The follow-up to 2016's "Maximalism" will mark the band's first release with DYNAZTY's Nils Molin, who officially joined AMARANTHE in July 2017 as the replacement for ...

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EPICA Guitarist Says 'It Won't Take Long' For Work To Begin On Follow-Up To 'The Holographic Principle'

EPICA guitarist Mark Jansen says that "it won't take long" for the band to begin writing material for the follow-up to 2016's "The Holographic Principle" album. EPICA's latest release was "The Solace System" EP, featuring six songs which were created during the sessions for "The Holographic Principle". Asked in a new interview with Metal Wani ...

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AMANDA SOMERVILLE's TRILLIUM To Release 'Tectonic' Album In June

TRILLIUM, the metal project launched by American-born, Dutch-based singer/songwriter Amanda Somerville, will release its sophomore album, "Tectonic", on June 8 via Frontiers Music Srl. The official video for the disc's first single, "Time To Shine", can be seen below. Amanda's husband and musical collaborator Sander Gommans (AFTER FOREVER, HDK) stated about "Tectonic": "Writing, producing and ...

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AMARANTHE Begins Recording Fifth Album

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE have entered Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, EPICA, DELAIN) to begin recording their fifth album, due later in the year. The follow-up to 2016's "Maximalism" will mark the band's first release with DYNAZTY's Nils Molin, who officially joined AMARANTHE in July 2017 as the replacement for ...

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EPICA Releases 'Decoded Poetry' Animated Video

Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA have released the music video for "Decoded Poetry", which is taken from the band's latest EP, "The Solace System". The animated clip was created/produced by anime master Davide Cilloni and completes the video trilogy of EPICA's masterful title track "The Solace System" and "Immortal Melancholy", all taken from "The Solace System", ...

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ALEXANDER KRULL Says There Is 'Really Great Chemistry' With New LEAVES' EYES Vocalist ELINA SIIRALA

Planetmosh recently conducted an interview with LEAVES' EYES frontman Alexander Krull and new frontwoman Elina Siirala. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the fact that since Siirala had already toured with LEAVES' EYES made the recording of the band's new studio album, "Sign Of ...

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EXIT EDEN Feat. AVANTASIA, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Singers: 'Paparazzi' Performance From HAMBURG METAL DAYZ

Professionally filmed video footage of EXIT EDEN, the all-female four-piece ensemble featuring Amanda Somerville, Clémentine Delauney, Marina La Torraca and Anna Brunner, performing a cover version of "Paparazzi", originally recorded by Lady Gaga, on September 22 at the Hamburg Metal Dayz festival in Hamburg, Germany can be seen below. EXIT EDEN unites all attributes ascribed ...

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LEAVES' EYES: Lyric Video For New Song 'Jomsborg'

LEAVES' EYES new album, "Sign Of The Dragonhead", will be released on January 12 via AFM Records. Produced by Alexander Krull at Mastersound Studio, the disc features cover artwork by Stefan Heilemann (LINDEMANN, EPICA, KAMELOT). The official lyric video for the song "Jomsborg", taken from "Sign Of The Dragonhead", can be seen below. "Sign Of ...

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LEAVES' EYES Releases Video For New Song 'Across The Sea'

LEAVES' EYES new album, "Sign Of The Dragonhead", will be released on January 12 via AFM Records. Produced by Alexander Krull at Mastersound Studio, the disc features cover artwork by Stefan Heilemann (LINDEMANN, EPICA, KAMELOT). The official video for the song "Across The Sea", taken from "Sign Of The Dragonhead", can be seen below. "Sign ...

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EXIT EDEN Feat. AVANTASIA, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Singers: 'Incomplete' Performance From HAMBURG METAL DAYZ

Professionally filmed video footage of EXIT EDEN, the all-female four-piece ensemble featuring Amanda Somerville, Clémentine Delauney, Marina La Torraca and Anna Brunner, performing a cover version of "Incomplete", originally recorded by BACKSTREET BOYS, on September 22 at the Hamburg Metal Dayz festival in Hamburg, Germany can be seen below. EXIT EDEN unites all attributes ascribed ...

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ISAAC DELAHAYE Says EPICA Likes 'To Do Something Out Of The Box' On Studio Albums

Metal & High Heels recently conducted an interview with guitarist Isaac Delahaye of Dutch symphonic metal giants EPICA. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether EPICA's productivity in the studio comes naturally: Isaac: "It kind of comes naturally. We've always liked the challenge here and there ...

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TARJA Releases Video For Solo Version Of 'Feliz Navidad'

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has released a video for her solo version of "Feliz Navidad". Check it out below. With Christmas only being less than three weeks away, earMUSIC and former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen have announced the release of a very special version of "Feliz Navidad": the Barbuda Relief And Recovery Charity Version. ...

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Ex-THE GATHERING Vocalist ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN Credits DEVIN TOWNSEND And ARJEN LUCASSEN For Inspiration To Form VUUR

Rocker.sk spoke with VUUR singer Anneke Van Giersbergen (ex-THE GATHERING) prior to the group's November 10 performance alongside EPICA and MYRATH in Zlin, Czech Republic. The full chat can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On VUUR's origins: Anneke: "I did THE GENTLE STORM with Arjen Lucassen [AYREON]. We made ...

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Listen To Title Track Of ATROCITY's 'Masters Of Darkness' EP

Long-running German metallers ATROCITY will release a new EP, "Masters Of Darkness", on December 8 via Massacre Records. The disc is the perfect harbinger of the upcoming album "Okkult II", which will be released in 2018 via Massacre. Fans of harder ATROCITY material like the first "Okkult" album and the death metal classics "Hallucinations", "Todessehnsucht", ...

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EXIT EDEN Feat. AVANTASIA, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Singers: 'Impossible' Performance From HAMBURG METAL DAYZ

Professionally filmed video footage of EXIT EDEN, the all-female four-piece ensemble featuring Amanda Somerville, Clémentine Delauney, Marina La Torraca and Anna Brunner, performing a cover version of "Impossible", originally recorded by Shontelle (and later covered by James Arthur), on September 22 at the Hamburg Metal Dayz festival in Hamburg, Germany can be seen below. EXIT ...

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