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THE AGONIST To Release 'The Escape' EP

After spending a few months in the studio, Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based female-fronted melodic death metallers THE AGONIST are ready to hit the road in North America as part of a package tour with KAMELOT, ALESTORM, and BLACKGUARD. Unfortunately, THE AGONIST lead guitarist Danny Marino will be unable to join the band on this trek, and ...

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SVLK Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

Norwegian "bear metal" band SVLK has inked a deal with Napalm Records. "Bear metal" is described as "the perfect blend of stoner, metal, and Nordic redneck attitude." Commented the band: "We are thrilled and proud to announce that we've signed a worldwide record deal with one of the biggest labels in the world, Napalm Records! ...

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Australia's VOYAGER Signs With SENSORY RECORDS

Western Australia's masters of progressive metal experimentation VOYAGER have signed with the New Jersey-based prog metal pros at Sensory Records for the release of the band's upcoming fourth full-length album, "The Meaning Of I". Conceived in 1999 by German-born musician Danny Estrin, VOYAGER is certainly well known throughout the prog metal circuit worldwide, having carved ...

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TURISAS: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From European Festival Appearances

Finnish "battle metal" warriors TURISAS have uploaded a series of video blogs/reports from their recently appearances at various European summer music festivals. You can check out the clips below. TURISAS will co-headline the Heidenfest package tour from September 30 to October 23. Also scheduled to appear are FINNTROLL, ALESTORM, ARKONA, TROLLFEST, and SKALMOLD. Fellow Finns ...

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THE AGONIST Frontwoman Named PETA2'S 'Sexiest Female Vegetarian'

Already named one of the "Hottest Chicks In Metal" (Revolver magazine), Alissa White-Gluz known as the powerful voice of the Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based metal band THE AGONIST is now also the world's "Sexiest Female Vegetarian" (peta2)! Her star-studded competition for the 2011 title included celebrities such as Natalie Portman, Anne Hathaway, and Olivia Wilde, but ...

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ALESTORM: 'Back Through Time' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Back Through Time", the third album from the Scottish folk/power metal band ALESTORM, sold around 1,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD debuted at No. 24 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who ...

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ALESTORM's 'Back Through Time' Lands On German Chart

"Back Through Time", the third album from the Scottish folk/power metal band ALESTORM, has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 42. "Back Through Time" was produced by Lasse Lammert at LSD Studios in Lbeck, Germany. The effort was made available as a jewelcase, mediabook, LP, and special-edition boxset "featuring bonus tracks and ...

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ALESTORM: 'Shipwrecked' Video Released

"Shipwrecked", the new video from the Scottish folk/power metal band ALESTORM, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed in Belgrade, Serbia with director Ivan Colic, who has previously worked with EPICA, KAMELOT and KATAKLYSM. The song comes off the band's third album, "Back Through Time", which will be released via Napalm Records on the ...

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DRACONIAN: 'A Rose For The Apocalypse' Track Listing Unveiled

Swedish gothic/doom metal band DRACONIAN will release its new album, "A Rose For The Apocalypse", on June 24 via Napalm Records. The cover artwork was created by Seth Siron Anton (PARADISE LOST, KAMELOT, ROTTING CHRIST, MOONSPELL) and can be seen below. A limited digipack version of the CD with one bonus song will also be ...

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DRACONIAN: New Song Featured On Free NAPALM RECORDS Sampler

Swedish gothic/doom metal band DRACONIAN will release its new album, "A Rose For The Apocalypse", on June 24 via Napalm Records. The cover artwork was created by Seth Siron Anton (PARADISE LOST, KAMELOT, ROTTING CHRIST, MOONSPELL) and can be seen below. A limited digipack version of the CD with one bonus song will also be ...

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ALESTORM Films 'Shipwrecked' Video

Scottish folk/power metal band ALESTORM recently filmed a video for the song "Shipwrecked". The track comes off the band's third album, "Back Through Time", which will be released via Napalm Records on the following dates: June 1 - Spain, Finland, Sweden June 3 - Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy June 6 - Rest Of Europe ...

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KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI: New Video Interview Posted Online

Rock The Nation TV conducted an interview with the Finnish symphonic folk metal band KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI during the group's Paganfest tour of Europe with KORPIKLAANI, UNLEASHED, MOONSORROW, VARG and ARAFEL. You can now watch the chat below. KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI's second album, "Betrayal, Justice, Revenge", was released on April 26, 2010 via Century Media Records. The ...

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ALESTORM: 'Back Through Time' Album Details Revealed

Scottish folk/power metal band ALESTORM will release its third album, "Back Through Time", via Napalm Records on the following dates: June 1 - Spain, Finland, Sweden June 3 - Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy June 6 - Rest Of Europe June 14 - U.S./Canada The CD was produced by Lasse Lammert at LSD Studios in ...

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KAMELOT Announces North American Headlining Tour

American melodic metallers KAMELOT will embark on a full headlining North American tour in August/September. Support on the trek will come from ALESTORM, BLACKGUARD and THE AGONIST. Due to continuing medical and personal issues, KAMELOT vocalist Roy Khan will not be able to finish the remaining touring in support of the band's latest album, "Poetry ...

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HAMMERFALL Confirmed For Holland's DOKK'EM OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Dokk'em Open Air festival, set to take place May 28, 2011 at Spriens Raard in Dokkum, Netherlands. Raard is a mound in the village Dongeradeel in one of the most beautiful areas of the province of Friesland. A pre-festival party, Dokk'em Rockt!, ...

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SVARTSOT To Enter Studio In March

Danish folk metal band SVARTSOT has issued the following update: "After spending the past year or so on writing new tracks, we will be heading back into the studio from the second week of March to record our third album. The recording will once again take place at Lasse Lammert's LSD Tonstudio in Lübeck, Germany, ...

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VIRGIN STEELE, TAAKE, THE OCEAN, BULLDOZER, Others Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

VIRGIN STEELE, TAAKE, THE OCEAN, BULLDOZER, SERENITY and AVA INFERI have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 11-16, 2011 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABINCHOVA ACCEPT ALESTORM AMORPHIS ARKONA AVA INFERI BLIND GUARDIAN BREZNO BULLDOZER DEATH ANGEL ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN, DEICIDE, DEATH ANGEL, Others Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

BLIND GUARDIAN, DEICIDE, DEATH ANGEL, MERCENARY, OBSCURA and OCTOBER FILE have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 11-16, 2011 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABINCHOVA ACCEPT ALESTORM AMORPHIS ARKONA BLIND GUARDIAN BREZNO DEATH ANGEL DEICIDE HATE HEAVEN´S ...

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ACCEPT, KREATOR, IN EXTREMO, HATE Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

ACCEPT, KREATOR, IN EXTREMO, HATE and IMPERIUM DEKADENZ have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 11-16, 2011 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ACCEPT ALESTORM AMORPHIS ARKONA HATE IMPERIUM DEKADENZ IN EXTREMO IN SOLITUDE KALMAH KREATOR KYLESA MOONSORROW ...

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THAUROROD Parts Ways With Singer, Announces Replacement

Finnish epic power metallers THAUROROD have parted ways with vocalist Markku Kuikka and have replaced him with former VISION DIVINE singer Michele Luppi (pictured below). Commented THAUROROD in a statement: "Markku left the band during our last tour we did with SABATON and ALESTORM and we had to finish the tour with a replacement singer. ...

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ALESTORM To Enter Studio In January

Scottish folk/power metal band ALESTORM has issued the following update: "It is my very great pleasure to announce that on January 10th ALESTORM will be heading to the studio to record our third album, which we're gonna call 'Back Through Time'. It's gonna be an epic adventure through piratical badassery in 11 tracks, with more ...

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KYLESA, RISING DREAM, KALMAH Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

KYLESA, RISING DREAM and KALMAH have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 11-16, 2011 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABINCHOVA ALESTORM AMORPHIS ARKONA BREZNO HEAVEN GREY IN SOLITUDE KALMAH KYLESA MOONSORROW MOONSPELL RISING DREAM VANDERBUYST WATAIN WINTERSUN ...

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