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NECRODEATH To Release 'Idiosyncrasy' In October

Italian black/thrash metal veterans NECRODEATH will release their brand new album, "Idiosyncrasy", in October via Scarlet Records. This new effort is arguably the band's most challenging so far, both musically and lyrically, consisting in one single, 40-minute-long track which sums NECRODEATH's musical approach without necessarily trying to sound "progressive." Drummer Peso has once again written ...

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Switchtense - SWITCHTENSE

We've heard a lot of this new school, hardcore-tough thrash metal these last several years and fortunately quite a few bands do it well. But progression is not a characteristic of the genre, which suits the bands and many fans of the style just fine. Separation from the pack however is difficult to achieve, a ...

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CANDLEMASS: 'Epicus Doomicus Metallicus' To Be Re-Released As Special Double-Disc CD

Peaceville Records will celebrate the 25th anniversary of CANDLEMASS' classic debut album, "Epicus Doomicus Metallicus", by re-releasing it on May 14 as a special double-disc CD. "Epicus Doomicus Metallicus" is a true classic. Heavy metal riffs blended with almost neo-classical touches, plus some theatrical elements bringing to mind bands like MERCYFUL FATE (thought to be ...

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DEW-SCENTED: 'Arise From Decay' Video Released

"Arise From Decay", the new video from German thrashers DEW-SCENTED, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's latest album, "Invocation", which was released on May 24, 2010 in Europe via Metal Blade Records and May 25, 2010 in North America through Prosthetic Records. The Japanese edition of the CD came with an ...

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THE PROJECT HATE MCMXCIX: New Song Available For Free Download

"Summoning Majestic War", a brand new song from THE PROJECT HATE MCMXCIX — the Swedish band featuring Jörgen Sandström (vocals; VICIOUS ART, KRUX, ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE), Lord K. Philipson (guitar; TORTURE DIVISION, ex-GOD AMONG INSECTS, HOUSE OF USHER, LEUKEMIA), Anders Bertilsson (guitar; COLDWORKER), Tobben Gustafsson (drums; TORTURE DIVISION, VOMITORY) and Portuguese vocalist Ms. Roque (a.k.a. Ruby ...

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SIX REASONS TO KILL Signs With MASSACRE RECORDS

Koblenz, Germany-based extreme metallers SIX REASONS TO KILL have inked a deal with Massacre Records. The band's fourth album, "Architects Of Perfection", is scheduled for release on January 28, 2011. Commented the band: "After several months of working and recording on our forthcoming album, we're happy to have [Massacre Records, a] strong an established partner ...

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CANDLEMASS To Perform Entire 'Epicus' Album With Original Singer At ROADBURN Festival

Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Roadburn Festival. Originally scheduled to celebrate 25 years of doom at this year's Roadburn in April, CANDLEMASS ended up stuck in Stockholm due to logistic complications arising from the volcanic eruption in Iceland. CANDLEMASS is now scheduled to play on Saturday, ...

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DEW-SCENTED: New European Dates Announced

German thrashers DEW-SCENTED have scheduled the following dates: Oct. 22 - La Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland) - Bikini Test Oct. 23 - Lu Monferrato / Alessandria (Italy) - Mephisto Rock Cafè Oct. 24 - Legnano / Milano (Italy) - Land Of Live Oct. 25 - Vicenza (Italy) - Jack Hole Club Oct. 26 - Genzano / Roma ...

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CANDLEMASS's 'Nightfall' Gold-Colored Vinyl Reissue To Include New Liner Notes

"Nightfall", the classic 1987 album from Swedish doom legends CANDLEMASS, will be reissued by Peaceville Records on September 20. This special vinyl edition of "Nightfall" features new liner notes from bassist/songwriter Leif Edling. It is limited to just 2,000 numbered copies and comes presented on heavyweight (180-gram) gold-colored vinyl with gatefold sleeve. "Nightfall" is often ...

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FOLLOW THE FOOLS: New Song Posted Online

FOLLOW THE FOOLS, the new band featuring four former members of the Swedish heavy metal outfit CRYONIC TEMPLEMagnus Thurin (vocals), Leif Collin (guitar), Hans Kallin (drums) and Mika Nyyssölä (bass) — has posted a new song, "Resurrection", on its MySpace page. FOLLOW THE FOOLS — whose lineup is completed by guitarist ...

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KRUX To Enter Studio In The Fall

KRUX — the Swedish band featuring CANDLEMASS bassist Leif Edling, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Mats Levén, ex-ENTOMBED drummer Peter Stjärnvind, guitarist Jörgen Sandstrom (also in THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED/GRAVE), OPETH/ex-ARCH ENEMY guitarist Fredrik Åkesson and OPETH keyboardist Pär Wiberg — will enter the studio this fall to record its third album for an early 2011 release. ...

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Former CRYONIC TEMPLE Members Launch FOLLOW THE FOOLS

Four-fifths of the Swedish heavy metal outfit CRYONIC TEMPLEMagnus Thurin (vocals), Leif Collin (guitar), Hans Kallin (drums) and Mika Nyyssölä (bass) — has left the band and has launched a brand new project called FOLLOW THE FOOLS. FOLLOW THE FOOLS — whose lineup is completed by guitarist Tomas Andersson — is scheduled to ...

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DEW-SCENTED Guitarist Interviewed At France's HELLFEST

Guitar amp company Hughes & Kettner conducted an interview with guitarist Michael Borchers of German thrashers DEW-SCENTED at this year's Hellfest, which took place June 18-20 in Clisson, France. Watch the chat below. DEW-SCENTED released its new album, "Invocation", on May 24 in Europe via Metal Blade Records and May 25 in North America through ...

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CANDLEMASS Forced To Cancel ROADBURN Appearance

Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS have been forced to cancel tonight's (April 17) appearance at the Roadburn festival — which is being held this weekend at the 013 and Midi Theatre in Tilburg, Holland — after a cloud of ash from an Icelandic volcano continued to blanket Europe Saturday, shutting down airspace in 23 countries ...

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DEW-SCENTED: New Album Artwork Unveiled

German thrashers DEW-SCENTED have unveiled the cover artwork for their new album, "Invocation", due on May 24 in Europe via Metal Blade Records and May 25 in North America through Prosthetic Records. The artwork was created by Björn Goosses of Killustrations and can be viewed below. Commented vocalist Leif Jensen: "We were lucky to work ...

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DEW-SCENTED New Album Track Listing Revealed

German thrashers DEW-SCENTED have finished recording and mixing their new album, "Invocation", at Soundlodge Studio in Northern Germany with producer Jörg Uken (GOD DETHRONED, SINISTER). The band's eigth full length will be released May 25 in North America via Prosthetic Records, and May 24 in Europe through Metal Blade. Commented vocalist Leif Jensen: "It is ...

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DEW-SCENTED's 'Invocation' To Receive U.S. Release Via PROSTHETIC RECORDS

"Invocation", the new album from German thrashers DEW-SCENTED, will be released in North America on May 25 via Prosthetic Records. Recorded by Jörg Uken at Soundlodge studios (GOD DETHRONED, SINISTER, DESPONDENCY) in Rhauderfehn, Germany, the CD marks the first appearance of drummer Marc-Andree Dieken (ex-OBSCENITY), and guitar team Michael Borchers and Martin Walczak, alongside long-term ...

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DEW-SCENTED: New Album Title Revealed

German thrashers DEW-SCENTED have set "Invocation" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in May in Europe via Metal Blade Records. The band entered Soundlodge Studios in Northern Germany this past Monday (February 1) with producer Jörg Uken (GOD DETHRONED, SINISTER) to begin recording the CD. The cover artwork is being created by ...

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DEW-SCENTED Signs European Deal With METAL BLADE RECORDS

German thrashers DEW-SCENTED have inked a European deal with Metal Blade Records. The band will enter Soundlodge Studios in Northern Germany in February with producer Jörg Uken (GOD DETHRONED, SINISTER) to begin recording its new album for a May release. Commented the band: "We have known the European staff at Metal Blade for many years ...

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CANDLEMASS To Release 'Ashes To Ashes Live' DVD

Bassist/mainman Leif Edling of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS was interviewed live on tonight's (Monday, December 21) edition of Greece's "Metalzone" radio show (web site) with Kostas Purevil Kyriakakis. One of the topics raised during the chat was the upcoming CANDLEMASS DVD, which will probably be out in late February/early March via Nuclear ...

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