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THE WRETCHED END Feat. EMPEROR Guitarist SAMOTH: 'In These Woods' Album Due This Month

Norway's THE WRETCHED END will release its new album, "In These Woods, From These Mountains", on April 22 via Indie Recordings. It has been nearly four years since new sounds have emerged from the fiery studio alliance of former EMPEROR/ZYKLON guitarist Samoth, MINDGRINDER/WINDIR guitarist/vocalist Cosmo, and DARK FUNERAL drummer Nils "Dominator" Fjellstrom. Boasting a darker ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND's 'Only Half There' Autobiography Due In August

Canadian multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and producer Devin Townsend has collaborated with the London, U.K.-based publisher Rocket 88 on his autobiography titled "Only Half There". Due in August, the book is available in two editions, both produced to the highest standard. The Classic comes with a CD of newly recorded music titled "Iceland" and includes previously ...

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EMPEROR Frontman IHSAHN: New Song 'Pressure' Available For Streaming

"Pressure", a brand new song from EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan), can be streamed below. The track is taken from Ihsahn's sixth solo album, "Arktis", which will be released on April 8. The effort will be available in standard CD, deluxe CD (featuring additional exclusive content), and vinyl formats via Candlelight Records. ...

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SLIPKNOT Announces Full Details Of North American Headline Tour With MARILYN MANSON And OF MICE & MEN

SLIPKNOT has announced full details of its massive summer headline tour with MARILYN MANSON and OF MICE & MEN. The North American trek will see the Grammy Award-winning group bringing their explosive live show across North America, kicking off June 9 at Salt Lake City, Utah's USANA Amphitheatre. SLIPKNOT fan club ticket presales will begin ...

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Listen To MARILYN MANSON And SHOOTER JENNINGS Cover DAVID BOWIE's 'Cat People'

Marilyn Manson has contributed guest vocals to country personality Shooter Jennings's cover version of David Bowie's "Cat People (Putting Out Fire)". The track will appear on Shooter's upcoming album, "Countach (For Giorgio)", which honors Bowie and electronic/disco legend Giorgio Moroder. Moroder produced the original Bowie song for the soundtrack to the 1982 film "Cat People", ...

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EMPEROR Frontman IHSAHN's 'Arktis' Album Pushed Back To April

"Arktis", the sixth solo album from EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan), has had its release date pushed back to April 8 from the previously announced March 4. The album will be available in standard CD, deluxe CD (featuring additional exclusive content), and vinyl formats via Candlelight Records. The album's first single, "Mass ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: Video Footage Of San Antonio Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of CRADLE OF FILTH's February 12 performance at the Aztec Theatre in San Antonio, Texas can be seen below. Support on CRADLE OF FILTH's North American tour is coming from BUTCHER BABIES and NE OBLIVISCARIS. CRADLE OF FILTH's eleventh studio album, "Hammer Of The Witches", was released on July 10 via Nuclear ...

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Dystopia - MEGADETH

Two gems in recent years followed by two head-scratchers. The only given in this band comes when a MEGADETH album truly tanks, the band storms back with sheer ferocity. Just when many listeners had given up on Dave Mustaine and MEGADETH following 2013's awkward, if occasionally fun "Super Collider", the proverbial storm gathers and strikes ...

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MEGADETH: 'Dystopia' Title Track Available For Streaming

The title track of MEGADETH's forthcoming fifteenth studio album, "Dystopia", can be streamed below. Due on January 22, 2016, the follow-up to 2013's "Super Collider" was recorded last year in Nashville, Tennessee and was produced by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine. The CD was mixed by Josh Wilbur, who has previously worked with LAMB OF GOD, ...

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EMPEROR Frontman IHSAHN To Release 'Arktis' Album In March

Candlelight Records has set a March 4 global release date for "Arktis", the sixth solo album from EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan). The album will be available in standard CD, deluxe CD (featuring additional exclusive content), and vinyl formats. The album's first single, "Mass Darkness", is released today via iTunes and Amazon. ...

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MEGADETH Releases 'The Threat Is Real' Animated Video

MEGADETH's animated video for the new song "The Threat Is Real" can be seen below. The track was released last month as a 12-inch single as part of Record Store Day's annual Black Friday bonanza. The effort also includes the title cut and a cover of FEAR's "Foreign Policy", both of which are taken from ...

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Video Premiere: CRADLE OF FILTH's 'Blackest Magick In Practice'

"Blackest Magick In Practice", the new Sam Scott-Hunter-directed video from British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH, can be seen below. Comments the director: "There's dark madness in this video. 'Blackest Magick In Practice' is a deeply tragic tale of lost love. It's the grief stricken insanity of trying to bring back that loved one from ...

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Listen To New MEGADETH Song 'The Threat Is Real' (Audio)

MEGADETH's 12-inch single, "The Threat Is Real", will be released this week as part of Record Store Day's annual Black Friday bonanza. The effort will include the title track and a cover of FEAR's "Foreign Policy", both of which are taken from MEGADETH's forthcoming fifteenth studio album, "Dystopia". "The Threat Is Real" is now available ...

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DARK FUNERAL To Record New Album In Early 2016

Long-running Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL will enter the studio in early 2016 to begin recording their new album, to be released via Century Media. Mastermind Lord Ahriman comments: "During the past months, we have been forging the foundation of what will become the new DARK FUNERAL album. Music and lyrics are falling in place, ...

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FIRESPAWN Feat. ENTOMBED, UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC Members: 'The Emperor' Video

"The Emperor", the new video from FIRESPAWN (formerly FIREBORN) — the new Swedish death metal project featuring Lars Göran Petrov (vocals; ENTOMBED) and Victor Brandt (guitar; ENTOMBED), Alex Friberg (bass; NECROPHOBIC), Fredrik Folkare (guitar; UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC) and Matte Modin (drums; DARK FUNERAL, DEFLESHED) — can be seen below. The song is taken from FIRESPAWN's debut ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Announces 'Inquisitional Tourture' North American Tour With BUTCHER BABIES

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH will embark on the "Inquisitional Tourture" North American headlining tour in January. Support on the trek will come from BUTCHER BABIES and NE OBLIVISCARIS. A special BLABBERMOUTH.NET presale will take place on Tuesday, November 3 from 10:00 a.m. until Thursday, November 5 at 10:00 p.m. local time. When prompted, ...

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KATAKLYSM Frontman's EX DEO Project To Release New Album In 2017

EX DEO, the reactivated Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, is working on a new studio album for an early 2016 release via Napalm Records. According to a press release, the new CD "already has a working title, a master conductor on the orchestration and world-renowned mixer at the helm." Regarding the ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: Video Footage Of Manchester Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of CRADLE OF FILTH's October 22 performance at Academy 2 in Manchester, England can be seen below. CRADLE OF FILTH's eleventh studio album, "Hammer Of The Witches", was released on July 10 via Nuclear Blast. The CD marks the first release with CRADLE OF FILTH's new lineup, which includes new guitarists Ashok ...

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EMPEROR Frontman IHSAHN Completes Work On New Solo Album

EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan) has completed work on his new solo album, to be released soon via Candlelight Records. Ihsahn played a brand new song, "My Heart Is Of The North", at this year's edition of the Heavy Montreal festival in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can ...

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Audio: PHILIP ANSELMO Joins Forces With CHILD BITE For Cover Version Of CELTIC FROST's 'The Usurper'

Next month, Corpse Flower Records will unveil "Morbid Tales: A Tribute To Celtic Frost", a maniacal 12-inch compilation featuring the likes of PERSEKUTOR, ACID WITCH, TEMPLE OF VOID, MUNICIPAL WASTE, HAYWARD featuring Scott Kelly and Jason Roeder of NEUROSIS, EVOKEN and COFFIN'S SLAVE featuring Scott Carlson of REPULSION all paying tribute to one of extreme ...

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