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MYGRAIN: 'Waking Up The Damned' Video Released

"Waking Up The Damned", the new Mika Kettunen-directed video from Finnish melodic death metallers MYGRAIN, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's fourth album, "Planetary Breathing", which was released on September 27 via Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded during August and September 2012 at Sound Supreme studio with Janne Saksa, who ...

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CANDLEMASS' MATS 'MAPPE' BJÖRKMAN Visits FRAMUS And WARWICK Headquarters In Germany (Video)

Guitarist Mats "Mappe" Björkman of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS was recently inivited to tour the Framus and Warwick headquarters in Markneukirchen, Germany. Check out video footage of his visit below. CANDLEMASS will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its third album, "Ancient Dreams", with special live concert on December 28 at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, ...

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Halo of Blood - CHILDREN OF BODOM

For the most part, CHILDREN OF BODOM has been given liberty to tool and tinker with their sound by their fans. Not everyone's a fan of the radical changes Alexi Laiho and his Finnish blast pack took on "Are You Dead Yet?", "Blooddrunk" and even their metal-mashed covers album "Skeletons in the Closet", yet CHILDREN ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Keyboardist Loves PRINCE And BRITNEY SPEARS

O2 Academy TV recently conducted an interview with keyboardist Janne Wirman of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM. You can now watch the chat below. CHILDREN OF BODOM will make its triumphant return to North America this February. The band has announced a six-week major market headlining tour that will kick off on February 14 in ...

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HIM's VILLE VALO Talks To MUSIC INTERVIEW CORNER (Video)

Music Interview Corner conducted an interview with vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM before the band's October 18 concert in Cologne, Germany. You can now watch the chat below (in Finnish, with English subtitles). HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release ...

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AYREON: 'The Theory Of Everything' Trailer Released

Dutch guitarist/composer Arjen Lucassen will release the new AYREON album, "The Theory Of Everything", on October 28 via InsideOut Music. The artwork was once again created by Belgian artist Jef Bertels, who has an incredible and distinct fantasy/sci-fi style. "The Theory Of Everything" track listing: Disc 1 Phase I: Singularity 01. Prologue: The Blackboard 02. ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed By JERSEY BEAT Magazine (Video)

Jersey Beat magazine conducted an interview with singer Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM on September 28 at Williamsburg Park in Brooklyn, New York during the "Rock Allegiance" tour. You can now watch the chat below. HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of ...

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HIM Drummer Interviewed By PopCultureMadness.com (Video)

Kristyn Clarke of PopCultureMadness.com and ConcertBlogger.com conducted an interview with drummer Mika Kristian Karppinen (a.k.a. Gas Lipstick) of Finnish "love" metallers HIM on September 26 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the "Rock Allegiance" tour. You can now watch the chat below. HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its ...

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HIM: 'Into The Night' Video Released

"Into The Night", the new video from Finnish "love" metallers HIM, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Stefan Lindfors, who also directed the band's classic, award-winning video "Funeral Of Hearts" and the recent "Tears On Tape" clip. "Into The Night" comes off HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", which sold 20,000 copies ...

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AMORAL Completes Work On New Album

Guitarist Ben Varon of Finnish metallers AMORAL has issued the following update: "The [new AMORAL] album is ready! Recorded, mixed, mixed some more, mastered, tweaked, mastered some more, done! "We've had the album in our hands for a couple of weeks now, and let me just say it sounds GOOD. Been playing it through everything ...

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MYGRAIN: 'Dreamscape' Video Released

"Dreamscape", the new Tage Rönnqvist-directed video from Finnish melodic death metallers MYGRAIN, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's fourth album, "Planetary Breathing", which will be released on September 27 via Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded during August and September 2012 at Sound Supreme studio with Janne Saksa, who previously worked ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Keyboardist Interviewed By GROOVEY.TV (Video)

On July 7, Groovey of Groovey.tv conducted an interview with keyboardist Janne Wirman of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM at the Englewood, Colorado stop of this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. You can now watch the chat below. CHILDREN OF BODOM's eighth album, "Halo Of Blood", sold 8,400 copies in the United States in ...

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THE MAN-EATING TREE Announces New Singer

THE MAN-EATING TREE — the atmospheric metal band featuring former SENTENCED drummer Vesa Ranta alongside current/former members of POISONBLACK, REFLEXION and EMBRAZE — has announced the addition of singer Antti Kumpulainen (pictured below) to the group's ranks. Says Ranta: "For the last six months, we've been looking for a new singer to join our troops ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed By 'Natalie's World' (Audio)

Natalie Perez of Natalie's World recently conducted an interview with vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. HIM's new album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 15 ...

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WARMEN Completes Mastering New Album

WARMEN, the brainchild of CHILDREN OF BODOM keyboardist Janne Wirman, has finished mastering the follow-up for the band's critically acclaimed 2009 studio album "Japanese Hospitality". A late 2013 release is expected. WARMEN celebrated its 10-year anniversary with a concert during the Helsinki Metal Meeting weekend in February 2010 at Dante's Highlight in Helsinki, Finland. The ...

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