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CREMATORY: 'Monument' Album Details Revealed

German gothic metal act CREMATORY will release its thirteenth studio album, "Monument", on April 15 via Steamhammer/SPV. Infinitely more strongly than on its predecessor, "Antiserum" (2014), the twelve tracks on "Monument" are based on brute guitar riffs and hard-as-nails drum grooves, replete with sinister keyboard hooks and that mix of growls and clear vocals — ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Recruits Former NORTHER Guitarist DANIEL FREYBERG

Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM have announced the addition of guitarist Daniel Freyberg (NAILDOWN, NORTHER) to the group's ranks. The band says: "Look for him on all upcoming tours!" CHILDREN OF BODOM last year recruited Antti Wirman, the younger brother of the band's keyboardist Janne Wirman, to handle second-guitar duties for their recent shows. Antti, ...

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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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Volto Del Demone - MOONBOW

Kentucky hard rockers MOONBOW follow up their impressive 2013 debut album, "The End of Time", with an equally striking, acoustically driven album, "Volto Del Demone". The tracks here were recorded over the past couple of years while multi-instrumentalist David McElfresh saddled up with cowpunk legend Hank 3. As it turns out, Hank Williams, III pays ...

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BLACK SABBATH's BILL WARD On Paris Terrorist Attacks: 'May Peace Reside In The Hearts Of The Suffering Forever'

This weekend's edition of legendary BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward's radio show "Rock 50" included his tribute to the Paris attack survivors and a few words about late MOTÖRHEAD drummer Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor, who died on November 11 at the age of 61. Speaking about terrorist attacks in France that left 130 people dead, ...

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KILLING JOKE: New Song 'Euphoria' Available For Streaming

KILLING JOKE are on a mission to take their music of resistance to a whole new level with their sixteenth studio album, "Pylon", due on October 23 via Spinefarm Records. The song "Euphoria" from "Pylon" can be streamed below. With the original lineup of Jaz Coleman, Geordie, Youth, and Big Paul continuing to hold firm, ...

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Video Premiere: GRAVEYARD's 'Too Much Is Not Enough'

"Too Much Is Not Enough", the new video from Swedish rockers GRAVEYARD, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's fourth full-length album, "Innocence & Decadence", which is being released on September 25 via Nuclear Blast. The CD was recorded at Atlantis Studios in Stockholm, Sweden with Janne Hansson (ABBA, THE HIVES, ...

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Video Premiere: CHILDREN OF BODOM's 'Morrigan'

"Morrigan", the new video from Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES, SONIC SYNDICATE and KAMELOT, among others. Patric states: "The last time I worked with CHILDREN OF BODOM, we did ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM: Lyric Video For New Song 'I Hurt'

The official lyric video for the song "I Hurt" from Finnish metallers can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's ninth studio album, "I Worship Chaos", which will be released on October 2 via Nuclear Blast. The artwork for the CD was created by Finnish artist Tuomas Korpi and can ...

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KILLING JOKE To Release New Album 'Pylon' In October

KILLING JOKE are on a mission to take their music of resistance to a whole new level with their sixteenth studio album, "Pylon", due on October 23 via Spinefarm Records. The band has shared the lyric video for "I Am the Virus", the lead track from "Pylon". Check it out below. "I Am The Virus" ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Unveils Music Video For 'Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart'

SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell has released the official video for his new song "Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart", the debut single from his forthcoming solo album, "Higher Truth". The clip — envisioned by Cornell and directed by Jessie Hill — features a cameo by acclaimed Hollywood actors Eric Roberts ("Runaway Train", "Heroes", "The Expendables"), W. ...

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SLASH Joins GRAVEYARD On Stage In Stockholm; Video Available

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash joined Swedish classic rock heroes GRAVEYARD on stage this past Friday, August 21 at the Marshall London party at Berns in Stockholm, Sweden, where the company introduced its brand new smartphone. GRAVEYARD opened the set by playing two new songs, "Magnetic Shunk" and "The Apple And The Tree", before ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM's ALEXI LAIHO, JANNE WIRMAN Answer Fans' Questions In Online Video Chat

Guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho and keyboardist Janne Wirman of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM answered fans' questions live earlier today (Tuesday, August 25) on the band's YouTube channel. Check out the video chat below. CHILDREN OF BODOM's ninth studio album, "I Worship Chaos", will be released on October 2 via Nuclear Blast. The artwork for the ...

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