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BATTLE BEAST To Release 'Bringer Of Pain' Album In February

Finnish female-fronted metallers BATTLE BEAST will release their fourth album, titled "Bringer Of Pain", on February 17, 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records. Recorded and produced at JKB Studios by keyboardist Janne Björkroth, the ten-track album was mixed by Björkroth alongside Viktor Gullichsen and Mikko Karmila, while mastering was done by Mika Jussila at Finnvox Studios. ...

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VISION OF DISORDER Releases 'Electric Sky' Video

"Electric Sky", a brand video from New York's VISION OF DISORDER, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Razed To The Ground", which wasreleased in November 2015 via Candlelight Records. Produced by Chris "Zeuss" Harris (HATEBREED, DEMON HUNTER, ROB ZOMBIE), it is the band's second recording for Candlelight. "This ...

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Echoes of the Tortured - SINSAENUM

A smorgasbord of musicians from death and black metal bands with power metal and nu metal luminaries coming together in one band doesn't make much sense on paper, but the devil is in the details. It seems that's what SINSAENUM is attempting to summon with their debut, "Echoes of the Tortured", sonically, anyway. Former SLIPKNOT ...

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RAVENEYE Releases Video For 'Madeline'

U.K. rock trio RAVENEYE has unleashed a new video for the song "Madeline". Described by Classic Rock as "modern blues rock with healthy shots of ROYAL BLOOD and MUSE," it's the third track RAVENEYE has made available from its debut album, "Nova", which was released on September 23 via Frontiers Music Srl. RAVENEYE singer/guitarist Oli ...

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KING 810 Releases 'Alpha & Omega' Video

Roadrunner Records group KING 810 has released the second gripping track from their forthcoming album, "La Petite Mort Or A Conversation With God". "Alpha & Omega", which made its world premiere today on Sirius XM's Liquid Metal, is available now along with an official music video, which can be seen below. The clip was conceptualized ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Announces North American Tour With ABBATH; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM will embark on a 21-date North American tour with special guests iconic black metal artist ABBATH, California-based metal act EXMORTUS, and Canada's progressive metallers ONI. The trek, presented by The Noise, will commence in Quebec on November 23 and will hit three Canadian cities as well as Chicago, San Francisco, ...

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DANIEL LIONEYE Feat. HIM Members: 'Aetherside' Video Released

"Aetherside", the new video from DANIEL LIONEYE — the Finnish band featuring HIM members Mikko "Linde" Lindström on guitar and vocals, Janne "Burton" Puurtinen on keyboards and Mikko "Mige" Henrik Julius Paananen on bass, alongside Bolton from ENOCHIAN CRESCENT on drums — can be seen below. The clip was directed by Matti Penttila. Mige stated ...

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RAVENEYE: 'Hero' Video Released

"Hero", the new video from the U.K. rockers RAVENEYE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's debut album, "Nova", which will be released on September 23 via Frontiers Music Srl. Speaking about the song, singer/guitarist Oli Brown says: "'Hero', ironically, is inspired by the idea of complacency and how it can ...

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RAVENEYE To Release 'Nova' Album In September

U.K.-based rock band RAVENEYE will release its debut album, "Nova", on September 23 via Frontiers Music Srl. Since forming in 2014, RAVENEYE has toured globally, supporting bands such as THE DARKNESS, SLASH, DEEP PURPLE, HALESTORM and BLUES PILLS. The band has headlined tours through Europe and America and has performed at major international rock festivals ...

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Beyond Refugeeum - BLACK SPACE RIDERS

German ambient metal troupe BLACK SPACE RIDERS released one of 2015's finest albums, "Refugeeum". This band's knack for marrying retro rock tones with groove-laden psych metal makes BLACK SPACE RIDERS one of the most forward-thinking bands on the planet. As well-fleshed as "Refugeeum"'s songs were, it stands to reason a crop of outtakes existed from ...

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CREMATORY: 'Haus Mit Garten' Video Released

"Haus Mit Garten", the new video from the German gothic metal act CREMATORY, can be seen below. The clip was once again directed by Dirk Weiler of Brand-X-Films. The song is taken from the band's thirteenth studio album, "Monument", which was released on April 15 via Steamhammer/SPV. "Monument" track listing: 01. Misunderstood 02. Haus Mit ...

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Sword Songs - GRAND MAGUS

Anyone who has idled time lounging in their rooms with power metal and barbarian pulp novels cracked open will consider it time hanging with GRAND MAGUS well spent. Particularly if you're underage, the appeal of it all is amped by sneaking beers behind your folks' backs with the sound of whumping fantasy metal yarns covering ...

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Video: RATT's JUAN CROUCIER Performs At Whisky A Go Go

Video footage of Juan Croucier (RATT) and his new band performing the classic RATT song "Nobody Rides For Free" on April 29 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California can be seen below (clip filmed by Jake Perry). A U.S. District Court recently denied RATT drummer Bobby Blotzer's latest application for a ...

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THE CROWN Releases 'Iblis Bane' Video

"Iblis Bane", the new video from reactivated Swedish death/thrash metallers THE CROWN, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest studio album, "Death Is Not Dead", which was released in January 2015. The CD's cover artwork was created by Björn Gosses of Killustrations. Said the band: "'Death Is Not Dead' is ...

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Video Premiere: CREMATORY's 'Ravens Calling'

"Ravens Calling", the new video from the German gothic metal act CREMATORY, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's thirteenth studio album, "Monument", which is being released today (Friday, April 15) via Steamhammer/SPV. "Monument" track listing: 01. Misunderstood 02. Haus Mit Garten 03. Die So Soon 04. Ravens Calling 05. Eiskalt ...

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RATT's BOBBY BLOTZER Vs. JUAN CROUCIER: Judge Denies Request For Temporary Restraining Order

U.S. District Court Judge Dean R. Pregerson has denied RATT drummer Bobby Blotzer's latest application for a temporary restraining order against the band's original bassist, Juan Croucier, explaining that he isn't convinced either party owns the group's trademark. Blotzer and RATT guitarist Warren DeMartini are the only remaining shareholders in WBS, Inc., the company which ...

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KISS's GENE SIMMONS: Having THAYER And SINGER Wear 'Spaceman' And 'Catman' Makeup Was 'Right Decision'

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has once again defended the band's decision to have current KISS members Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer dress up as Peter Criss's and Ace Frehley's respective "Spaceman" and "Catman" personas, explaining that every musician is replaceable. Speaking to Rolling Stone, Simmons said: "The saddest thing of all is here ...

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GRAND MAGUS: Lyric Video For New Song 'Varangian'

Swedish riff lords GRAND MAGUS will release their eighth studio album, "Sword Songs", on May 13 through Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the CD was created by acclaimed artist Anthony Roberts. The official lyric video for the song "Varangian", taken from "Sword Songs", can be seen below. GRAND MAGUS vocalist Janne "J.B." Christofferson commented: ...

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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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Video Premiere: CREMATORY's 'Misunderstood'

"Misunderstood", the new video from the German gothic metal act CREMATORY, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's thirteenth studio album, "Monument", which will be released on April 15 via Steamhammer/SPV. "Monument" track listing: 01. Misunderstood 02. Haus Mit Garten 03. Die So Soon 04. Ravens Calling 05. Eiskalt 06. Nothing ...

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