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PENUMBRA Announce New Singer

French gothic metal band PENUMBRA have announced the addition of new female singer Asphodel (MySpace) to the group's ranks. "Asphodel's beautiful voice perfectly suits the new musical direction PENUMBRA has taken since their last album, 'Seclusion' [2003]," the band write on their web site. "Jarlaath [vocals/oboe] also declared that she conquered PENUMBRA with ...

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AXENSTAR Hard At Work On New Album

Swedish power metallers AXENSTAR have posted the following message on their official web site: "We are now halfway through the recording process of our new [fourth] album and everything is going according to our plans. The sound is much heavier than before and we are really satisfied with how the songs are taking form. Some ...

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E-FORCE: French Festival Date Confirmed

E-FORCE, the band featuring former VOIVOD bassist/vocalist Eric Forrest, have scheduled an appearance at the Festival Combines A Sons on September 10 in Toulouse, France. As previously reported, E-FORCE have posted four songs from their 2006 demo on their MySpace.com page. Check out the tracks "Satanic Rituals", "Lobotomized", "Agent 99" and "Exterminator" at

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MACABRE To Headline Germany's BRINGER OF DEATH FEST VI

"Murder metallers" MACABRE have been confirmed as the headliners of the Bringer Of Death Fest VI, set to take place Saturday, April 29 at the Sportshall I-Park Klingholz in Giebelstadt (close to Wurzburg), Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: MACABRE (USA) JUNGLE ROT (USA) EMETH (B) MINCING FURY (CZ) DISPARAGED (CH) LAY ...

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RED HARVEST: Live DVD Delayed

RED HARVEST's live DVD, which was previously scheduled for release on June 12 in Europe and July 12 in the U.S., has been delayed, according to a posting on on the Norwegian band's official web site. A new release date has not yet been announced. The disc will feature the group's entire September 2005 gig ...

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DAGOBA Confirmed For France's RAISMESFEST

French metallers DAGOBA, whose successful European tour as opening act for IN FLAMES and SEPULTURA, is nearing its end, have been confirmed for the ninth edition of the Raismesfest, set to take place September 9-10 at Le Château de la Princesse d'Arenberg in Raismes, France. Also scheduled to appear are ADAGIO, ANDROMEDA, EPICA, FREAK KITCHEN, ...

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GORGOROTH: New Song Sample Posted Online

An unmastered MP3 sample of a brand new GORGOROTH track, entitled "Wound upon Wound", has been made available for download at the band's official web site. The song comes off the group's new album, "Ad Majorem Satanhas Gloriam", due in Europe on June 19 via Regain Records. The CD is scheduled to be ...

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ROTTING CHRIST: Brazilian Tour Dates Announced

Legendary Greek death metallers ROTTING CHRIST have confirmed the following Brazilian tour dates during May: May 12 - Belo Horizonte MG @ Lapa Multishow May 13 - Osasco SP @ Arena Metal May 14 - Cuiaba MT @ TBA May 17 - Porto Alegre RS @ Manara May 19 - Guaramirim SC @ Curupira Rock ...

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GORGOROTH Complete Work On New Album

Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH have completed work on their new CD, "Ad Majorem Satanhas Gloriam". Next week (April 11-12), the band's bassist and songwriter King ov Hell will take off for New York to sit in on a listening session for the new CD and to give interviews. A summer release via Regain Records is ...

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ARCTURUS: 'Shipwrecked In Oslo' DVD Delayed

Due to "manufacturing issues," Season of Mist has pushed back the release date of the ARCTURUS DVD, entitled "Shipwrecked in Oslo", to May 22 from the previously announced April 24. The disc contains footage of the band's September 24, 2005 appearance at the Sonic Solstice Festival at Rockefeller in Oslo, Norway. Check out the "Shipwrecked ...

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MACABRE: First DVD Due In June

Season of Mist has set a June 2 release date for "murder metallers" MACABRE's first DVD, entitled "Live in Holland – True Tales of Slaughter and Slaying". The disc contains multi-camera footage shot during the "Murder Metal" tour on August 26, 2005 at the Bibelot in Dordrecht, Holland and will be released in a special ...

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CARPATHIAN FOREST: European Tour Dates Announced

Norwegian black metallers CARPATHIAN FOREST have announced the first part of the upcoming world tour; the band will later announce a North American leg, a South American eg and an Australian leg. CARPATHIAN FOREST are also scheduled to headline the Kaltenbach Open Air festival in Austria with SODOM on July 14-15. CARPATHIAN FOREST will release ...

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CARPATHIAN FOREST: New Song, Album Artwork Posted Online

Norwegian black metallers CARPATHIAN FOREST will release their new album, "Fuck You All!!!!", on May 22 via Season of Mist. The CD will be available in a limited "metalpak" edition and regular jewel case. Songtitles set to appear on the album include "The Frostbitten Woodlands of Norway", "Submit to Satan!!!", "Start Up the Incinerator (Here ...

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COUNCIL OF THE FALLEN: New Song Posted Online

COUNCIL OF THE FALLEN, the band featuring Kevin Quirion on bass/guitar/vocals and Derek Roddy (HATE ETERNAL) on drums, have posted a new song, entitled "Seeking the Prophets", at this location. The track comes off the group's new album, "An Examination of Being", tentatively due this summer. The CD was recorded at Derek's personal ...

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CONFESSOR: 'Live In Norway' DVD Release Date Announced

Reunited North Carolina-based progressive metallers CONFESSOR will release their "Live in Norway" DVD on May 15 in Europe and June 13 in the USA and rest of the world. "The footage [which was filmed in late September 2005 in Oslo, Norway] has beed edited and the mix is all finished up," the band write on ...

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RED HARVEST To Release Live DVD In June

Norway's RED HARVEST will release a live DVD on June 12 in Europe and July 12 in the U.S. The disc will feature the band's entire September 2005 gig at Rockefeller Music Hall in Oslo that was recorded with a professional, 12-camera film team. The DVD will also include as-yet-undisclosed bonus material. As previously reported, ...

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Threshold of Revelation - TWELFTH GATE

I had been patiently waiting for the follow-up to 2003's "Summoning" from Chicago's TWELFTH GATE, figuring that if it is in league with the NEVORMORE-esque, mildly proggy traditional/thrash metal of the debut that I'd be in for a treat. After parting ways with Crash Music, Inc., the band settled on Season of Mist and now ...

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TWELFTH GATE: Guest Singer To Perform At CHICAGO POWERFEST

Due to uncontrollable circumstances, singer Scott Huffman will not be performing with TWELFTH GATE during their performance at the Chicago Powerfest. Guest singer and close friend of the band, Brent "Red" Erickson, will be handling vocal duties for the show. "The band would like to apologize to anyone who may be disappointed because of Scott's ...

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DAGOBA To Support IN FLAMES, SEPULTURA On European Tour

French metallers DAGOBA have been confirmed as the support band for IN FLAMES and SEPULTURA on their upcoming European tour beginning on March 19 in Berlin, Germany. The trek is scheduled to run through April 20 in Hamburg, Germany. DAGOBA's sophomore album, "What Hell Is About…", was released in February via Season of Mist. The ...

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