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ARTIZAN: New Song Available For Streaming

"The Death Of Me", a brand new song from melodic power metallers ARTIZAN, can be streamed below. According to a press release, the track "showcases all of the elements ARTIZAN established on their first album, 'Curse Of The Artizan'." Fantasy artist Marc Sasso created artwork for the "The Death Of Me" single which displays the ...

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CREST OF DARKNESS: New Album Release Date Announced

Norwegian black metallers CREST OF DARKNESS will release their sixth album, "In The Presence Of Death", on February 11, 2013 via My Kingdom Music. The ten-track CD promises to be the most complete, extreme and dark album the band has ever recorded. CREST OF DARKNESS recently announced a change in lineup that saw the departure ...

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The Great Pretender - FREDDIE MERCURY

The death of Freddie Mercury remains today a sensitive topic. One of rock music's most versatile and colorful voices has been lost to us for twenty-one years now and we still have no full grasp of who the man really was. Mercury's legacy to not only the music world but the entire human race will ...

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BROKEN HOPE Taps PSYCHOTIC GARDENING Vocalist For Canadian Shows (Video)

Reunited death metallers BROKEN HOPE utilized the services of vocalist Chuck Labossiere (PSYCHOTIC GARDENING, EYAM, SERRATED SCALPEL, IMMORTAL POSSESSION) for the Canadian leg of the "Carnival Of Death" tour with OBITUARY last month because the band's current touring singer, Damian Leski of GORGASM, is unable to enter Canada until next year. Fan-filmed video footage of ...

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Reunited BROKEN HOPE Performs In Winter Park (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of reunited death metallers BROKEN HOPE performing on September 8 at The Haven Lounge in Winter Park, Florida as part of the Carnival Of Death tour can be seen below. After 12 years, a sleeping death-metal monster praised by the likes of SLIPKNOT, DEVILDRIVER, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, DYING FETUS, JOB FOR ...

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BROKEN HOPE Guitarist Discusses Reunion In New Audio Interview

Keith Chachkes of Nefarious Realm recently conducted an interview with guitarist Jeremy Wagner of reunited death metallers BROKEN HOPE. You can listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. After 12 years, a sleeping death-metal monster praised by the likes of SLIPKNOT, DEVILDRIVER, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, DYING FETUS, JOB FOR A COWBOY and ...

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Yellow & Green - BARONESS

In the beginning, it appeared BARONESS was chasing the sludge-prog shadows of MASTODON and ISIS. Between "The Red Album" and their 2007 split with UNPERSONS, "A Grey Sigh in a Flower Husk", the uber-talented BARONESS initially made a name for themselves by turning ugly tones into frequently stunning grandiosity. Of course, the Amazonian-mused psychedelics adorning ...

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ANTROPOMORPHIA Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Dutch death metallers ANTROPOMORPHIA. The band's new album, "Evangelivm Nekromantia", will be released on October 22 in Europe (one day later digitally in North America). ANTROPOMORPHIA was created under the influence from bands such as HELLHAMMER, CELTIC FROST, INFERNÄL MÄJESTY and BATHORY in a tiny town in ...

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OBITUARY, BROKEN HOPE: 'Carnival Of Death' Tour Dates Announced

After 12 years, a sleeping death-metal monster praised by the likes of SLIPKNOT, DEVILDRIVER, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, DYING FETUS, JOB FOR A COWBOY and more, has awoken from the bowels of Chicago. BROKEN HOPE has announced not only its highly-anticipated comeback, but also its direct-support position on the upcoming Carnival Of Death tour, brought ...

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LORDI: 'Scarchives Vol. 1' Artwork, Release Date Revealed

Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the release of their debut album and the 20-year anniversary of LORDI's conception (then just featuring the band's mainman, Mr. Lordi) the by issuing a new CD/DVD, entitled "Scarchives Vol. 1", containing rare and previously unreleased material. On the CD you will find the ...

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LORDI To Enter Studio In September

Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI will enter WireWorld Studio in Nashville, Tennessee in September with renowned producer Michael Wagener (METALLICA, OZZY OSBOURNE, SKID ROW, DOKKEN, RAVEN, MEGADETH) to begin recording their new album for an early 2013 release. LORDI previously worked with Wagener on 2010's "Babez For Breakfast", which sold around 1,000 copies in the ...

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WINTERSUN: New Album Details Revealed

WINTERSUN mainman Jari Mäenpää (formerly of ENSIFERUM) has issued the following update on the band's long-awaited second album, titled "Time". "'Time' is going to be two albums, titled 'Time I' and 'Time II'. We made this decision simply because of few reasons: * All the 80 minutes of material won't fit on a regular CD ...

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EXES FOR EYES: 'Stop Thinking, Start Feeling' Video Released

"Stop Thinking, Start Feeling", the new video from EXES FOR EYES — the new project featuring vocalist "Big" James Arsenian from ENDAST and Dave Sheldon, former bassist of ANNIHILATOR and MAN WITH TARGET — can be seen below. The song comes off the band's debut album, "The Amsler Grid", which came out last year via ...

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EXES FOR EYES: 'Feel Again' Video Released

"Feel Again", the new video from EXES FOR EYES — the new project featuring vocalist "Big" James Arsenian from ENDAST and Dave Sheldon, former bassist of ANNIHILATOR and MAN WITH TARGET — can be seen below. The song comes off the band's debut album, "The Amsler Grid", which came out last year via Year Of ...

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LORDI To Release 'Scarchives Vol. 1' CD/DVD

Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the release of their debut album and the 20-year anniversary of LORDI's conception (then just featuring the band's mainman, Mr. Lordi) the by issuing a new CD/DVD, entitled "Scarchives Vol. 1", containing rare and previously unreleased material. Commented LORDI mainman Mr. Lordi: "The [proposed] ...

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VALLENFYRE Schedules First-Ever Live Show

VALLENFYRE the new U.K. death metal band featuring Gregor Mackintosh, songwriter and guitarist of PARADISE LOST, alongside members of MY DYING BRIDE, AT THE GATES and DOOM will make its live debut on February 2, 2012 at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland. Commented Gregor: "I have a long and happy history with Helsinki. From the Lepakko ...

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VALLENFYRE: 'Cathedrals Of Dread' Video Released

"Cathedrals Of Dread", the new video from VALLENFYRE the new U.K. death metal band featuring Gregor Mackintosh, songwriter and guitarist of PARADISE LOST, alongside members of MY DYING BRIDE, AT THE GATES and DOOM can be seen below. The song comes off the group's debut album, "A Fragile King", which will be released on October ...

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Former NINE INCH NAILS Guitarist To Release KRASHKARMA Debut

KRASHKARMA, the band featuring Ralf Dietel who had a 30-day stint as the guitarist in NINE INCH NAILS in 2005 before venturing off on his own endeavors will release its debut album, "Straight To The Blood", on October 4 through EMI. "The album represents our ever-evolving creative path as it was recorded in Los Angeles, ...

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The Birth Of METALLICA Discussed In 'Shockwaves' Videocast

Episode 2 of the Shockwaves videocast is a three-part interview with heavy metal stalwarts John Kornarens and Jon Sutherland. During the chat, the two discuss the birth of Metal Blade Records and the conception of the original "Metal Massacre" compilation album which was instrumental in kick-starting METALLICA's career. They also talk about how Jason Newsted ...

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