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SOILWORK: Second 'The Living Infinite' Trailer Released

The second trailer for "The Living Infinite", the ninth studio album and first dual-disc release from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, can be seen below. Check out what singer Björn "Speed" Strid has to say about the production process and the CD's artwork. "The Living Infinite" will be unleashed on February 27 in Asia (via license to ...

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BENEA REACH To Release 'Possession' In March

Norwegian tech metallers BENEA REACH will release their third full-length offering of epic progressive metal on March 25 via Spinefarm Records. Titled "Possession", the CD was produced by BENEA REACH and Thomas Wang, then mixed and mastered by Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, MNEMIC, RAUNCHY) at Antfarm Studio. Known for his bipolar vocal ability, BENEA REACH ...

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SOILWORK Frontman On 'Attitude Inked' (Video)

Attitude Clothing has released episode 1 of "Attitude Inked", a new online tattoo series that sees metal moguls being interviewed whilst under the needle at one of London, England's premiere tattoo studios, The Circle. Episode 1 features Björn "Speed" Strid, lead singer of Swedish powerhouse SOILWORK, having an anchor tattooed on his leg in reference ...

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SOILWORK: 'Rise Above The Sentiment' Video Released

"Rise Above The Sentiment", the new video from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's ninth studio album and first dual-disc release, "The Living Infinite", which will be unleashed on February 27 in Asia (via license to Marquee Records), in Europe on March 1, and in North America on ...

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Ex-NEVERMORE/FORBIDDEN Guitarist Teams Up With BIOMECHANICAL, MNEMIC, MERCENARY Members

ONE MACHINE is the brainchild of critically acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth (NEVERMORE, FORBIDDEN, DRAGONLORD, VICIOUS RUMORS). An international metal band with classic and modern influences, it features members carefully selected by Smyth: Mikkel Sandager (MERCENARY) on vocals, Jamie Hunt (BIOMECHANICAL) on guitar, Tomas "O'Beast" Koefoed (MNEMIC) on bass and Raphael Saini (CHAOSWAVE) on drums. Smyth ...

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SOILWORK: First 'The Living Infinite' Trailer Released

The first trailer for "The Living Infinite", the ninth studio album and first dual-disc release from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, can be seen below. Check out what singer Björn "Speed" Strid has to say about the idea of a double album, the songwriting process and working with new guitarist David Andersson for the first time. "The ...

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SOILWORK Discusses New Album In Video Interview

LoudTV.net recently conducted an interview with Swedish metallers SOILWORK. You can now watch the chat below. SOILWORK's ninth studio album and first dual-disc release, "The Living Infinite", will be unleashed on February 27 in Asia (via license to Marquee Records), in Europe on March 1, and in North America on March 5 through ...

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SOILWORK: New Video Interview Posted Online

Anna Dave Bertram of Sweden's Access: Rock recently conducted an interview with Swedish metallers SOILWORK. You can now watch the chat below. SOILWORK's ninth studio album and first dual-disc release, "The Living Infinite", will be unleashed on February 27 in Asia (via license to Marquee Records), in Europe on March 1, and in North America ...

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SOILWORK: 'The Living Infinite' Disc 2 Track-By-Track Commentary

"The Living Infinite", the ninth studio album and first dual-disc release from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, will be unleashed on February 27 in Asia (via license to Marquee Records), in Europe on March 1, and in North America on March 5 through Nuclear Blast Records. Produced by Jens Bogren (OPETH, AMON AMARTH, BLOODBATH), the CD features ...

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HATESPHERE: 'Smell Of Death' Video Released

"Smell Of Death", the new video from Danish thrashers HATESPHERE, can be seen below. The clip was filmed during the band's October 2012 European tour and was produced by the art of Mircea Gabriel Eftemie (MNEMIC). "Smell Of Death" comes off HATESPHERE's latest album, "The Great Bludgeoning", which entered the official chart in Denmark at ...

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ILLDISPOSED: 'Eyes Popping Out' Video Released

"Eyes Popping Out", the new video from Danish extreme metallers ILLDISPOSED, can be seen below. The clip was directed by MNEMIC guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie. "Eyes Popping Out" comes off ILLDISPOSED's new album, "Sense The Darkness", which entered the official chart in Denmark at position No. 78. Released on September 21, 2012 via Massacre Records, ...

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SOILWORK: 'The Living Infinite' Disc 1 Track-By-Track Commentary

"The Living Infinite", the ninth studio album and first dual-disc release from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, will be unleashed on February 27 in Asia (via license to Marquee Records), in Europe on March 1, and in North America on March 5 through Nuclear Blast Records. Produced by Jens Bogren (OPETH, AMON AMARTH, BLOODBATH), the CD features ...

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HATESPHERE: 'Smell Of Death' Video To Debut Next Week

"Smell Of Death", the new video from Danish thrashers HATESPHERE, will make its online debut on January 7. The clip was filmed during the band's October 2012 European tour and was produced by the art of Mircea Gabriel Eftemie (MNEMIC). A screenshot from the video can be seen below. "Smell Of Death" comes off HATESPHERE's ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION Completes Recording New Album

Swedish metallers DEATHDESTRUCTION have finished recording their sophomore album, tentatively titled "Death Is The Winner", at Bohus Sound studios in Kungälv, Sweden with producer Roberto Laghi (IN FLAMES, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, LOK, SONIC SYNDICATE). Laghi is currently mixing the CD, whose sound is described by the new DEATHDESTRUCTION singer Tony Jelencovich as "much wider than [that ...

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SOILWORK: New Song Available For Streaming

"Spectrum Of Eternity", a brand new song from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track, which was premiered earlier tonight (Monday, December 17) on the on the Stockholm, Sweden-based radio station Bandit Rock, comes off the band's ninth studio album and first dual-disc release, "The Living Infinite", which will ...

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SOILWORK: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

"The Living Infinite", the ninth studio album and first dual-disc release by Swedish melodic metal maestros SOILWORK, will be unleashed on February 27 in Asia (via license to Marquee Records), in Europe on March 1, and in North America on March 5 through Nuclear Blast Records. Produced by Jens Bogren (OPETH, AMON AMARTH, BLOODBATH), the ...

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MASSDISTRACTION Signs With MIGHTY MUSIC

Swedish thrashers MASSDISTRACTION have inked with Mighty Music. The band's debut album, "Follow The Rats", will be released on January 28, 2013. The critically acclaimed CD was issued in Sweden in August and will now be made available in the rest of Europe. MASSDISTRACTION was founded by the end of 2007 by guitarist Jon Hjalmarsson ...

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ILLDISPOSED Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Danish extreme metallers ILLDISPOSED have parted ways with bassist Jonas "Kloge" Mikkelsen and have replaced him with Kussen. The band states, "That's Danish for 'The Cunt.' Unfortunately, Jonas couldn't find the time to keep up with our activities anymore." ILLDISPOSED's new album, "Sense The Darkness", entered the official chart in Denmark at position No. 78. ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION: New Songtitles Revealed

Swedish metallers DEATHDESTRUCTION entered Bohus Sound studios in Kungälv, Sweden this past Monday, November 19 with producer Roberto Laghi (IN FLAMES, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, LOK, SONIC SYNDICATE) to begin recording their sophomore album for a 2013 release. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Set The Sail", "I Promised You Nothing", "Die Tomorrow", "Moscow Morning", ...

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CRYPTOPSY: New Album Premiere

The self-titled new album from Canadian extreme metallers CRYPTOPSY is being released in the U.S. today (Tuesday, November 20) via Cryptopsy/Defen Society in association with Revolution Harmony/Candlelight Records. The cover artwork for "Cryptopsy" was created by Mircea Gabriel Eftemie (MNEMIC) and can be seen below. "Cryptopsy" track listing: 01. Two-Pound Torch 02. Shag Harbour's Visitors ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION To Enter Studio Next Week

Swedish metallers DEATHDESTRUCTION will enter Bohus Sound studios in Kungälv, Sweden on Monday, November 19 with producer Roberto Laghi (IN FLAMES, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, LOK, SONIC SYNDICATE) to begin recording their sophomore album for a 2013 release. DEATHDESTRUCTION recently announced the addition of singer Tony Jelencovich to the group's ranks. Commented the band: "Tony is a ...

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HATESPHERE: 'Resurrect With A Vengeance' Video Released

"Resurrect With A Vengeance", the new video from Danish thrashers HATESPHERE, can be seen below. The clip was recorded and produced in September by Søren Dybdal Jensen and Claus Reinhold for Division 666. "Resurrect With A Vengeance" comes off HATESPHERE's latest album, "The Great Bludgeoning", which entered the official chart in Denmark at position No. ...

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CRYPTOPSY In Japan: 15-Minute Video Recap

A 15-minute video recap of CRYPTOPSY's visit to Japan to perform at the Loud Park festival on October 27 at Saitama Super Arena, a multi-purpose indoor arena located in Saitama City can be seen below. CRYPTOPSY guitarist Jon Levasseur is sitting out the band's dates in support of their new, self-titled album. Filling in for ...

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ILLDISPOSED: New Album Lands On Danish Chart

"Sense The Darkness", the new album from Danish extreme metallers ILLDISPOSED, has entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 78. Released on September 21 via Massacre Records, the CD was recorded at Antfarm Studio in Aabyhøj, Denmark with producer Tue Madsen (MOONSPELL, DARK TRANQUILLITY, GOREFEST, SICK OF IT ALL). The ...

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Brazil's EMINENCE To Perform In U.S. For First Time

Brazilian extreme metallers EMINENCE will make their U.S. live debut on Friday, October 19 aboard The Star of Palm Beach at Pier 40, West Houston St. at West Side Highway, in New York City. Headlining the event will be PRONG, with additional support from FOR SLEEPING OR JUMPING. For more information, go to

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