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Video Premiere: DARK TRANQUILLITY's 'The Pitiless'

"The Pitiless", the new video from Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's eleventh album, "Atoma", which will be released on November 4 through Century Media Records. "The Pitiless" video was filmed during DARK TRANQUILLITY's appearance at Germany's Turock Open Air festival in Essen by ...

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OPETH Releases Lyric Video For New Song 'The Wilde Flowers'

The official lyric video for "The Wilde Flowers", a brand new song from Swedish progressive metallers OPETH, can be seen below. The track is featured on the band's highly anticipated twelfth studio album, "Sorceress", which is scheduled for release on September 30 via the band's imprint label Moderbolaget Records with Nuclear Blast. Speaking with Metal ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY: 'Atoma' Track Listing, Album Formats Revealed

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY will release their eleventh album, "Atoma", on November 4 through Century Media Records. Fans needing a first taste of the album can hear the new track "The Pitiless" this coming Friday, September 23 at Music Choice or by pre-ordering the digital album via Apple Music, Amazon or Google Play. ...

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OPETH: Eighth 'Sorceress' Making-Of Webisode

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will release their twelfth album, "Sorceress", on September 30. The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart ...

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OPETH: Seventh 'Sorceress' Making-Of Webisode

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will release their twelfth album, "Sorceress", on September 30. The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart ...

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OPETH: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'Will O The Wisp'

The official lyric video for "Will O The Wisp", a brand new song from Swedish progressive metallers OPETH, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's twelfth album, "Sorceress", which will be released on September 30. The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief ...

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OPETH: Sixth 'Sorceress' Making-Of Webisode

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will release their twelfth album, "Sorceress", on September 30. The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart ...

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OPETH: Fifth 'Sorceress' Making-Of Webisode

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will release their twelfth album, "Sorceress", on September 30. The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart ...

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OPETH's MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT: What Fans Can Expect From 'Sorceress' Tour

Sweden's musical alchemists OPETH will release their bewitching twelfth studio album, "Sorceress", on September 30 via the band's imprint label Moderbolaget Records with Nuclear Blast Entertainment. In celebration of the release, the band has planned special shows at historic venues around the world in support of the record, including Radio City Music Hall in New ...

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OPETH: Fourth 'Sorceress' Making-Of Webisode

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will release their twelfth album, "Sorceress", on September 30. The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart ...

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OPETH: Third 'Sorceress' Making-Of Webisode

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will release their twelfth album, "Sorceress", on September 30. The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart ...

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OPETH: Second 'Sorceress' Making-Of Webisode

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will release their twelfth album, "Sorceress", on September 30. The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart ...

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OPETH: Lyric Video For Title Track Of 'Sorceress' Album

The official lyric video for "Sorceress", the title track of the new album of the twelfth album from Swedish progressive metallers OPETH, can be seen below. "Sorceress" will be released on September 30. OPETH's first effort for Nuclear Blast via the band's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless ...

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OPETH: First 'Sorceress' Making-Of Webisode

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will release their twelfth album, "Sorceress", on September 30. The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart ...

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OPETH: 'Sorceress' Artwork, Track Listing, Release Date Revealed

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will release their twelfth album, "Sorceress", on September 30. The band's first effort for Nuclear Blast via OPETH's imprint label Moderbolaget Records is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart ...

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OPETH: Second 'Sorceress' Album Teaser

The second teaser for "Sorceress", the forthcoming album from Swedish progressive rockers OPETH, is available below. The CD is being helmed by English producer Tom Dalgety, who has previously worked with ROYAL BLOOD, KILLING JOKE and GHOST, among others. "Sorceress" will be made available this fall via Moderbolaget/Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Always an unstoppable force for ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY To Release 'Atoma' Album In November

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY will release their eleventh full-length album, "Atoma", on November 4 through Century Media Records. The CD is being recorded at Rogue Music in Gothenburg, the studio owned by DARK TRANQUILLITY keyboardist Martin Brändström. Mixing duties will be handled by David Castillo, known for his work with bands such as ...

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The Fall Of Hearts - KATATONIA

Of their own respective accord but coming to the same relative meeting point, OPETH and KATATONIA have inadvertently founded their own subgenre of dark prog. The common bond between the groups (aside from Mikael Åkerfeldt and Jonas Renkse going full-time clean singing) is a sophisticated hub where goth, prog and dirge rock meet. All but ...

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OPETH: First 'Sorceress' Studio Teaser

The first teaser for "Sorceress", the forthcoming album from Swedish progressive rockers OPETH, is available below. The CD is being helmed by English producer Tom Dalgety, who has previously worked with ROYAL BLOOD, KILLING JOKE and GHOST, among others. "Sorceress" will be made available this fall via Moderbolaget/Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Always an unstoppable force for ...

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AYREON Signs With MASCOT LABEL GROUP

Mascot Label Group has announced the signing of AYREON, the highly acclaimed project from singer / songwriter / multi-instrumentalist / record producer Arjen Lucassen. The AYREON catalog, comprising seven studio albums, will be released on various digital platforms on April 22. Arjen Lucassen and Mascot Label Group CEO Ed van Zijl go back twenty years. ...

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